Links: August 1 2011

Happy first day of August! Today’s post is not thematic in any way, it merely incorporates a variety of different interesting stories that we here at A4J found compelling. As always, enjoy.

Revisiting George Moscone (and looking ahead to a play about him): http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-adv-moscone-ghost-20110730-1,0,5448707.story

Future treatment for down syndrome? http://www.nytimes.com/2011/07/31/magazine/a-fathers-search-for-a-drug-for-down-syndrome.html?_r=1&ref=magazine&src=me&pagewanted=all

How Google dominates us (feel free to give Ivan crap): http://www.nybooks.com/articles/archives/2011/aug/18/how-google-dominates-us/?pagination=false

On the Sinaloa drug cartel: http://www.latimes.com/news/local/cartel/la-me-cartel-20110727,0,6478850.story

How the Bin Laden raid went down: http://www.newyorker.com/reporting/2011/08/08/110808fa_fact_schmidle?currentPage=all

I enjoy this picture for some reason: http://imgur.com/4uqPJ?full

Bonus debt ceiling deal reactions! Not a lot of fans out there.

http://www.businessinsider.com/an-open-hate-letter-to-the-democratic-party-i-hate-you-2011-8

http://edition.cnn.com/2011/OPINION/08/01/frum.debt.republicans/index.html

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