"Breakfast Links: July 27, 2011"
— George Lucas loses storm trooper copyright case.
— Taliban assassinate mayor of Kandahar.
— Al-shabaab bans samosas.
— Third parties don’t work.
— Male birth control pills won’t catch on.
— Back when policy could change by majority vote.
— The White House says Aug. 2 is still D-Day, but maybe Treasury actually has a week’s worth of extra money.
— The war in Hipstamatic.
— No do-over for Norway.
— As I wrote a couple of weeks ago, the deep issue here is fundamental flaws in our political system.