Gongol.com Archives: April 2006
Brian Gongol

News (2006.04.22)
Feds Threaten to Crack Down on Employers of Undocumented Immigrants
Critics say that's like a parent threatening to "turn this car around and go home"

Aviation News (2006.04.22)
Airline Passenger Gets Loony, Other Passengers Take Care of Business
Man on board flight from Chicago to Sacramento tries to open a door in flight. Other passengers subdue him. Those other passengers happen to have been Secret Service agents who were on the plane between assignments. After emergency landing in Denver, everyone but the crazy guy got to Sacramento.

The United States of America (2006.04.22)
Puerto Rico's Government Runs Out of Cash
(Spanish) Possibly no paychecks until July. Puerto Ricans are Americans, too.

Humor and Good News (2006.04.22)
Law of Unintended Consequences: Palestinian Leader Not a Member of Swedish Band
Mahmoud Abbas is not a member of Abba
The automatic ad-insertion system used by Lebanon's Daily Star interprets Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas's name as the name of the rock group ABBA

Water News (2006.04.22)
Japanese Toilets May Be Ruining the Environment
With heated seats, water jets, and even blow-drying mechanisms, environmentalists think they're flushing too much water and too much energy down the drain

Computers and the Internet (2006.04.22)
Security Update for April 22, 2006
A printable checklist of steps every computer user should take today