Link roundup for 26 September 2009 (part 1)
Republican Bob McDonnell is a candidate for Governor of Virginia. His views on women sound like a better fit for Saudi Arabia.
The Crossed Pond has an interesting comparison of the degree of craziness on the right vs. on the left (I stand by what I said here).
The drop in jobless claims shows that the recovery from the Bush recession is starting to be reflected in the employment picture (found via Oliver Willis).
Liberal Values has more on how health-insurance companies abuse people.
Why can't reform get us a normal health-care system like all other developed countries have? In a word, bribery.
For this kind of guy, sorry, but "asshole" is the only right word.
In some ways, China and India are taking the lead in fighting global warming.
New technology may enable us to reverse rheumatoid arthritis and osteoporosis.
Fight Aging addresses the canard that future anti-aging treatments will be available only to the rich.
More later today. Typing is getting easier but still a strain.