The Mahablog: A polarized nation learns polarized lessons on Afghanistan.
Sarah Chayes: The Ides of August.
Pharyngula: Can schadenfreude kill you?
Other Words: Republican election lies are stale, but the stakes are high.
Mike's Blog Round Up was founded by talented musician and generous blogger Mike Finnigan, who passed away earlier this month. We'll be featuring him and his music this week.
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