Breakfast Links: August 11, 2011

— Interesting fight inside LA teacher’s union.

Smart ideas from Daron Acemoglu, but I’m skeptical of the Bayh-Dole bit.

— A two part historically informed series on the limits of FDR/Obama comparisons.

— Rep John Larson wants a jobs supercommittee.

— Robust growth in the farmer’s market sector.

— Editing rule: “Never use the prefix ‘cyber’ unless you’re William Gibson.”

— Barack Obama isn’t stocking the bench with the kind of young Circuit Court judges who can be elevated to the Supreme Court later.

— Debt ceiling hostage taking worked as a political strategy.

— White House rolls out first ever fuel efficiency standards for trucks and buses.