June 10, 2013

Mad Kane: An ode to Chuck Grassley.

Plunderbund: A black and white portrait of Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted’s on-going vote suppression effort.

Health Affairs Blog: A new state-by-state analysis shows how many more people will be left uninsured thanks to Republican rejection of Obamacare’s Medicaid expansion.

The Reaction: The Wall Street Journal and friends take on out-of-control domestic surveillance by the NSA? No pat down, no problem!

Speaking of which, your quote of the day: “None of your civil liberties matter much after you're dead.” (Senator John Cornyn (R-TX), on NSA warrantless wiretapping, December 20, 2005)

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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