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Mike's Blog Round Up

The Political Carnival: During 2006 midterms, Bush aides violated Hatch Act prohibitions on partisan political activity by government employees. Kaiser Health News: If Republicans can't kill health care law outright, they'll try to amputate one

The Political Carnival: During 2006 midterms, Bush aides violated Hatch Act prohibitions on partisan political activity by government employees.

Kaiser Health News: If Republicans can't kill health care law outright, they'll try to amputate one provision at a time.

Burnt Orange Report: Governor Rick "We Can Take Care of Ourselves" Perry closed last year's massive Texas budget gap – thanks to federal stimulus funds.

Democratic Diva: Arizona Republican legislator blames Roe v. Wade for Tucson carnage.

Feministing: On the eve of her self-proclaimed State of the Union rebuttal, Michele Bachmann joins the long list of Republicans whitewashing the history of slavery.

Jan Schakowsky: Republican rebuttal to the State of the Union features a frightening "Roadmap for America."

Speaking of which, your quote of the day: "Rationing happens today!" (Rep. Paul Ryan, defending his "Roadmap" proposal to privatize - and ration - Medicare.)

Guest blogging Mike's Blog Round Up this week is Jon Perr from Perrspectives. Send your tips, recommendations, comments and angst to mbr AT perrspectives DOT com.

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