Reason Morning Links: Jack Kevorkian Is Dead, Jobs Numbers Are Out, Obama's Solicitor General Hates Rich People


  • Assisted suicide advocate Jack Kevorkian died this morning of kidney disease. He was 83. 
  • John Edwards will be indicted today for using campaign funds to hide his relationship with Jay McInerney's ex-girlfriend. 
  • Jobs report ain't pretty.
  • Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI.) "wants to see how [the GOP] field develops" before he decides on a presidential run.  
  • Pres. Obama's solicitor general told a federal appeals court "that Americans who didn't like the individual mandate could always avoid it by choosing to earn less money."
  • Global HIV rates are falling.
  • A 25-year-old arms dealer from Miami Beach has been banned from contracting with the federal government after selling defective cartridges.  

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