"Breakfast Links: August 18, 2011"
— Some people are way too into their favorite brands.
— Who suing whom in the great mobile phone patent war?
— Groupon appears to be a ponzi scheme.
— The next local insurgency featuring Muslims to be proclaimed a global security menace is in Nigeria.
— Another good review of Fed Up.
— Sentencing children to the foster care system for the “crime” of having parents in possession of tiny quantities of recreational marijuana seems ludicrous.
— S&P cripples US recovery.