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Mike's Blog Round Up

Mike's Blog Round Up for Thursday, August 8, 2013.

Connecting the Dots: Our fast-food media now serve up the news like Happy Meals.

Fablog: Oscar Wilde warns the organizers of the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics that morality is simply the attitude we adopt towards people whom we personally dislike.

Truth-Out: Richmond, California is suing Chevron over last year’s toxic refinery fire.

Blog for Arizona: Jan Brewer was on her best behavior during President Obama’s recent visit to Phoenix. Other Arizonans, not so much.

Texas Tribune: Texas joins Arizona, Alabama, Missouri, Oklahoma and Wyoming in declaring it will not enforce new health insurance reforms required by the Affordable Care Act.

Speaking of which, your quote of the day: “Texas will not be held hostage by the Obama Administration's attempt to force us into this fool's errand.” (Governor Rick Perry, April 1, 2013.)

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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