Gongol.com Archives: August 2005
Brian Gongol

Socialism Doesn't Work (8.12.2005)
"I Made Pizza for Kim Jong-Il"
Chef's recollection of a trip to Pyongyang: Part 1, Part 2, Part 3

Agriculture (8.12.2005)
Farmers Should Apply Manure to Beans, Not Corn
Self-regulating nature of the nitrogen-fixing nodules on legumes like soybeans means they can better handle variations in nitrogen application. Prevents nitrogen from ending up in the water and creating dead zones in the Gulf of Mexico.

The United States of America (8.12.2005)
More Love Needed Between US, UK
Why in the blazes did the White House leave the ambassadorship to the UK empty for a year? That's the kind of job that should be filled without a moment's hesitation.

Threats to Western Civilization (8.12.2005)
Confronting Home-Grown Terrorists
Australian prime minister says "small number of Australians" have joined Al Qaeda. Warns, "Any Australian who thinks that joining al-Qaeda is a way for the future is an Australian who is taking up arms against the Australian people - and will find themselves, if captured, in enormous difficulty."