Monday, November 26, 2012

Link roundup

1.  How Michael Bloomberg's SuperPAC successfully targeted a Los Angeles congressman.  Via.

2.  "Alaskan Island Village Boasts New Planeless Airport and Boatless Harbor. Guess Who Paid?"

3.  And more tax dollars at work:
The Environmental Protection Agency spent nearly $40,000 on a portrait of Administrator Lisa P. Jackson, while a painting of Air Force Secretary Michael B. Donley will cost $41,200, according to federal purchasing records. The price tag for a 3-by-4-foot oil portrait of Agriculture Department Secretary Thomas J. Vilsack: $22,500. 
All told, the government has paid out at least $180,000 for official portraits since last year, according to a review by The Washington Times of spending records at federal agencies and military offices across government.
4.  "Is Adderall becoming the new excuse for steroids users?"

5.  NECA's new Predator Dutch figures are available for preorder at the BBTS.