Weekend Linkorama

Non-political links:

  • Oh, men lie about pants size. I totally misread the topic of that article.
  • A funny video about “hysteria” in the 19th century.
  • Angry Man is right. Death to the penny!
  • Political Links:

  • Lovely stuff from the anti-vaccine movement. Also, read the end-note, in which the resurgence of whooping cough has killed six babies in California.
  • Some good words on the Iranian situation from … holy shit, Fidel Castro? That can’t be right.
  • Ooh! Ooh. Koran Burning Men went to high school with Rush Limbaugh, which means … means … something?
  • What is it with this Administration that they simply can not tolerate crticism?
  • Ah, rent control. Is their no wealthy demographic it doesn’t benefit?
  • Defensive medicine apparently costs $46 billion. I think that estimate may be low. Still, it’s something to reduce, not the primary driver of healthcare costs.
  • Question: are the Keynesians ever right? I mean, ever?
  • Andrew Sullivan lets fly on the Obama Administration’s increasingly dispiriting approach to civil liberties and fundamental rights.