October 24, 2013

Middle Class Political Economist: The Irish austerity exodus continues.

Truth Out: Not only is Social Security spending not a major driver of the long term U.S. national debt, it’s great for the U.S. economy.

Legal Schnauzer: Two Alabama Republicans sue blogger over reporting about their alleged extra-marital affairs.

Ramona’s Voices: If headlines about Republicans decrying “socialized medicine” sound familiar, they should.

Speaking of which, your quotes of the day:
“People have access to health care in America. After all, you just go to an emergency room.” (President George W. Bush, July 2007.)
“There is no one who doesn't have health care in America. No one. Now, they may end up going to the emergency room.” (Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant, January 23, 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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