Balloon Juice: Federal Reserve study confirms American consumers paid for the cost of Trump’s tariffs. All of it.
Mock Paper Scissors: The guy who sent F-52’s to Norway wants you to know your 409K’s are doing great.
Bonddad Blog: Data on new jobless claims suggest a recession is not imminent.
Sarah Posner: Mike Pence and Mike Pompeo are just two of the evangelicals praying for war with Iran.
Speaking of which, your quote of the day:
"The United States must join Israel in a pre-emptive military strike against Iran to fulfill God's plan for both Israel and the West...a biblically prophesied end-time confrontation with Iran, which will lead to the Rapture, Tribulation, and Second Coming of Christ." (Chief Justice Pastor John Hagee, founder of Christians United for Israel and speaker at the opening of the U.S. embassy in Jerusalem, 2006.)
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.