Mike's Blog Round Up
October 18, 2019

Eschaton: New Pew Research Center survey shows the “nones” share of the American religious pie continues to increase.

Echidne of the Snakes: A woman has won the Nobel Prize for Economics for only the second time in history.

Juanita Jean’s: Energy Secretary Rick Perry announced he is resigning on what Donald Trump called “a great day for civilization.”

Obsidian Wings: Torture enthusiast John Yoo weighs in on why impeaching Donald Trump is a bad idea.

Speaking of which, your quote of the day:
"I think it depends on why the president thinks he needs to do that." (John Yoo, asked "If the president deems that he's got to torture somebody, including by crushing the testicles of the person's child, there is no law that can stop him?", December 2005)

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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