Links for Sunday, August 04

Here are the links I’ve tweeted about recently. Check them out:
Just watched that horrifying Fox News interview with Lauren Green. Wow. The Young Turks coverage:
Yahoo is shutting down another acquisition. This is weird. I guess they’re just acquiring talent?
“pressure cookers, backpacks and quinoa, oh my!” by @inthefade
RT @ggreenwald: Harvard Law Professor Yochai Benkler on why the “aiding the enemy” charge against Manning is so dangerous…
@TheEconomist on Chris Christie’s “cognition-arresting sentimental appeal” against freedom:
RT @reason: Verdict in Bradley Manning Trial Expected Tomorrow –
Why do we need billion dollar blimps to protect DC? This is not the Cold War.
@TheEconomist critiquing America’s public finances. Please forward to all congressional and state leadership.