links for 2009-08-11

  • Well known travel photographer gets threatened with arrest for photographing Coke Museum in Atlanta, Georgia. As has been mentioned here numerous times, photography is protected under the first amendment, and there are no laws against photographing buildings in public places.
  • "In fact, the "All Your Problems Is Because Of Your Fats!" mentality ubiquitous among healthcare providers,* which results in millions of fat people being treated for obesity when there might be a more serious medical problem causing the obesity,** is the real untouchable subject when it comes to the debate about healthcare and fat. " I know for a fact that my respiratory problems were overlooked for exactly this reason – I have some sort of nodule causing my shortness of breath; for years my doctors have been telling me to lose weight to fix the problem. Weight is NOT the cause.
    (tags: healthcare)
  • Get the facts about the stability and security you get from health insurance reform.

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