Morning Links for Oct. 2, 2013
Self-insurance, the new Venezuelan president and compulsory dance lessons.
Morning Link has reemerged from the shadowy halls of the American news media with a few select readings.
- The shutdown of the federal government continues, but it's not entirely to blame for problems with the insurance exchanges launched yesterday under President Obama's health care legislation. And yes, the hiccups extended to Wisconsin, according to the Journal Sentinel.
- Could the Walker administration switch state employees' health coverage to a self-insurance model? The State Journal describes the chances.
- Should you force your kids to take dance and/or music lessons? The New Republic has dueling columns on the topic.
- California has now made it a crime punishable by up to six months in jail to distribute photos or videos of an ex-significant other in an attempt to embarrass them. The state Legislature in the state passed the new law with overwhelming support, according to The Verge.