Mike's Blog Round Up
April 27, 2019

Booman Tribune: Republicans are inviting court-packing pushback.

Shakesville: "Unity."

Conversable Economist: The Captain Swing riots; workers and threshing machines in the 1830s.

Economic Policy Institute: Raising the federal minimum wage to $15 by 2024 would lift pay for nearly 40 million workers.

McSweeney's: Put aside your purity politics and embrace my feckless centrism.

This installment by Batocchio. E-mail tips to mbru AT crooksandliars DOT com.

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