Mike's Blog Round Up
September 3, 2019

EPI Blog: The latest from Mitch Albom is a work of fiction about the minimum wage.

Zandar Versus the Stupid: Trump prefers acting to permanent agency heads, even during an emergency.

Pharyngula: A look at America’s gun cult and its sacred text, the Second Amendment.

Eschaton: As the nation is gripped by crises, journalism in the UK has gone to the dogs.

Speaking of which, your quote of the day:
"Do you think you've been more successful in business or the presidency?" (Chuck Todd, interviewing Donald Trump on Meet the Press, June 23, 2019)

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

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