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Mike's Blog Round Up

The Green Miles: Ranked #4 on the Forbes 400, the Koch brothers now have $50 billion to buy American elections. Oliver Willis: No needle and the damage done as measles outbreak hits Quebec. The Political Carnival: GOP “Buffett Birthers”

The Green Miles: Ranked #4 on the Forbes 400, the Koch brothers now have $50 billion to buy American elections.

Oliver Willis: No needle and the damage done as measles outbreak hits Quebec.

The Political Carnival: GOP “Buffett Birthers” demand Warren Buffett release tax returns he already made public. Will Republican White House hopefuls like $250 million man Mitt Romney do the same?

Florida Politics: Governor Rick Scott’s approval rating dips just in time to play host to GOP debate and straw poll.

The Baseline Scenario: 75 years before the tea party, the right-wing war against taxes, unions and the New Deal was already well underway.

Speaking of which, your quote of the day: "Promises have been made that frankly are not going to be kept for many.” (Eric Cantor, August 3, 2011)

Guest blogging Mike's Blog Round Up today is Jon Perr from Perrspectives. Send your tips, recommendations, comments and angst to mbru AT crooksandliars DOT com.

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