Gongol.com Archives: July 2005
Brian Gongol

Threats to Western Civilization (7.27.2005)
Influence of Religion on Democracy Reducing Freedoms in Basra

Threats to Western Civilization (7.27.2005)
Debating "Why They Hate Us"

Weather and Disasters (7.27.2005)
Big Floods in India

Computers and the Internet (7.27.2005)
British Hacker Faces Extradition Over Hacking into US Military Computers
He used Windows insecurities to worm his way in

Socialism Doesn't Work (7.27.2005)
Paranoia in the Ukraine Not Good for Reforms
Adoption of Soviet-style conspiracy theories abounds

Business and Finance (7.27.2005)
No Guarantee on Mexico's Economic Stability
(Spanish) Gets BBB and BBB- debt ratings

News (7.27.2005)
Islam Loses Ground in Indonesia
Despite laws against it, Christian evangelists are converting Indonesians. Fascinating from a purely sociological standpoint.

Threats to Western Civilization (7.27.2005)
London Bombings a Turning Point?

Socialism Doesn't Work (7.27.2005)
Venezuela's President as TV Presenter
Chavez lectures and propagandizes on socialism for up to eight hours every Sunday...and people watch