March 1, 2013

Shakesville: Ladies, apparently you need to pick up the vacuum cleaner to drop some pounds.

Colorlines: Florida stands its ground on Stand Your Ground.

Deep South Progressive: Rest in peace, Marco McMillian.

Brad Delong: Having tried and failed to reanimate Herbert Hoover, Amity Shlaes has begun the exhumation of Calvin Coolidge.

Mike Norman Economics: Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-TX) announces that the national debt is as immoral as slavery.

Speaking of which, your quote of the day: “We are seeing eclipsed in front of our eyes a similar death and a similar taking away. It is this disenfranchisement that I think we have to answer to.” (Michele Bachmann, comparing the national debt to the Holocaust, April 2011)

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.

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.