Mike's Blog Round Up
July 25, 2019

Calculated Risk: New home sales data suggest that a recession is not coming in the near future.

Blue NC: University of North Carolina study shows climate change is fueling “off the charts” precipitation levels along the coast of the Tar Heel State.

Juanita Jean’s: The Southern Baptist Convention, founded in 1845 to defend slavery, has trouble with a resolution against white supremacy.

Eschaton: Reporters like Chuck Todd conclude Mueller hearings were not sufficiently entertaining to have any impact.

Speaking of which, your quote of the day:
"Serious journalists correct the record, serious journalistic organizations allow themselves to be held to account, own up to mistakes, and learn from them so they can do a better job the next time.." (Chuck Todd, September 3, 2018)

Guest blogging Mike's Blog Round Up this week is Jon Perr from Perrspectives. Send your tips, recommendations, comments and angst to mbru AT crooksandliars DOT com.

Can you help us out?

For 18 years we have been exposing Washington lies and untangling media deceit, but now Facebook is drowning us in an ocean of right wing lies. Please give a one-time or recurring donation, or buy a year's subscription for an ad-free experience. Thank you.

Explore more


We welcome relevant, respectful comments. Any comments that are sexist or in any other way deemed hateful by our staff will be deleted and constitute grounds for a ban from posting on the site. Please refer to our Terms of Service for information on our posting policy.