Reason Morning Links: Gates Announces DoD Cuts, Russian Heat Wave, Mayor Levi? Radley Balko | 8.10.2010 9:16 AM Media Contact & Reprint Requests Def. Sec. Gates proposes Pentagon cutbacks. Rand Paul says libertarian is an emotionally-charged word, says he's a "constitutional conservative." Levi Johnston to run for mayor of Wasilla, Alaska. School district eliminates the grade of D. Stifling heat wave hits Russia, may have killed 15,000.