Echidne of the Snakes: In their new bill further restricting federal funding for abortion, House Republicans redefine "rape."
Taegan Goddard's Political Wire: Freshman Rep. David Rivera (R-FL) facing criminal investigation after pocketing $60,000 in campaign reimbursements.
Ohio Daily Blog: After naming an all-white cabinet, Governor John Kasich reportedly told a member of the Ohio Legislative Black Caucus, "I don't need your people."
Booman Tribune: The filibuster reform that wasn't.
Papamoka Straight Talk: Michele Bachmann, who opposed health care reform in the name of "the men and women today who are bleeding for us in Afghanistan," now proposes freezing VA health care spending and cutting veterans' disability benefits.
Salon: While the National Review echoed Elliot Abrams' WaPo op-ed that Egypt protests show "George W. Bush was right about freedom in the Arab world," one right-wing blogger still loves Hosni Mubarak.
Speaking of which, your quote of the day: "Mubarak is no doubt asking us, "Do you support me in my war against the fundamentalists?" Our answer has to be: Given the alternative – yes. Are we not violating the very tenets of democracy that are supposed to be the moral core of American foreign policy? No. Because democracy does not mean one man, one vote, one time." (Charles Krauthammer in 1993)
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.