Reason Morning Links: Killer Cops, Incompetent Teachers, Joe Biden, and Other Public Servants


• The House votes to extend the expiring elements of the PATRIOT Act without adding any privacy protections.

• Joe Biden proposes new regulations on retirement savings.

• A New Orleans cop pleads guilty to covering up a half-dozen shootings of unarmed civilians after Hurricane Katrina.

• A school board in Rhode Island attempts to fire some teachers.

• The Brits get their own tea party movement. I didn't think the Boston Tea Party had the same resonance over there that it has here.