Mike's Blog Round Up
May 15, 2020

Lawyers, Guns & Money: Trump insists “testing is overrated” because “If we didn't do any testing we would have very few cases.”

Blue Heron Blast: You don’t need to be a rocket scientist to understand the damage being done by Trump’s gutting of environmental regulations.

Off the Charts: Congress shouldn’t let COVID-19 kill Medicaid eligibility, too.

Eschaton: Republicans will never stop trying to crack open the Social Security “lock box.”

Speaking of which, your quote of the day:
"[The plan] offers the option of investing over one-third of their current Social Security taxes into personal retirement accounts." (Paul Ryan, on his “Road Map for America’s Future,” February 2010.)

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.