Mike's Blog Round Up
Credit: photo by M. Bouffant
May 23, 2019

Jared Bernstein on lies, damned lies & statistics being used by the Admin. to "update" the poverty line, &, of course, screw the poor.

Shakesville questions Speaker Pelosi.

Money report: No Harriet Tubman on the $20 bill while that creep Mnuchin's in charge, from Splinter.

Donna is Steamed.

Bonus Track: Padre Steve on the pardoning of war criminals.

Compiled by M. Bouffant.

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