Breakfast Links: July 7, 2011

— Mapping America’s cell phone use.

— People need to stop underestimating Michele Bachmann.

— US-Mexico trucking deal.

Future catastrophes foretold.


— Kent Conrad now anchoring the left flank of the DC budget debate.

— I’m looking forward to learning how to pronounce Pyeongchang.

— The case for aiming higher on high-speed rail.

— China’s success doesn’t undermine the case for democracy.

— Players’ union raising doubts about NBA owners’ tales of financial woe. As they should.