Mike's Blog Round Up
February 17, 2020

Eschaton: It’s called “Reagan National University,” so it’s got to be good, right?

Calculated Risk: A Census Bureau analysis explains why the United States needs to expand immigration.

Lawyers, Guns and Money: How the New York Times got Michael Bloomberg wrong…in black and white.

Blue NC: “Silent Sam” should be neither seen nor heard of on the campus of the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill.

Speaking of which, your quote of the day:
"I really think we can go much higher than in the fives once we get trade deals that are rational, and sane, and good to our country." (Donald Trump, on the U.S. economic growth rate, August 8, 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.

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