Breakfast Links: July 15, 2011

— Why has gender equity had so little impact on public restrooms?

— Charlie Gilmour don’t need no education?

— Marine General Cartwright warns that defense cuts might lead to re-institution of conscription.

— NBA PA chief Billy Hunter says players should go to Europe if American teams refuse to hire anyone to play.

— On the very short term, fiscal contraction could make the deficit worse.

— Peter Wallison’s scandalous behavior on the Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission.

— Bob Kuttner on Fannie Mae.

“As for policy, which is the most important element, I’m not convinced Obama is prioritizing the right things.”

— Debt ceiling crisis would plausibly bust political science models so it’s hard to know how people will react.

— Chinese housing values.

— The Revolutionary War was an economic disaster.