Gongol.com Archives: May 2006
Brian Gongol

The American Way (2006.05.08)
May 8, 2006 Carnival of the Capitalists

Business and Finance (2006.05.08)
Poll: Utah residents say they won't pay to drive in special expressway lanes
But what people say they'll pay to do and what they actually decide is worthwhile often differ. Watch what happens when the plan actually goes into effect; many current opponents will probably change their minds.

News (2006.05.08)
"Unschooling": Or, how to make sure the next generation of voters is full of dunces
Some homeschooling parents take the laissez-faire approach so far as to leave the children free to study whatever they want, with no curriculum, no hours, and no comparative performance metrics. Competition makes things better -- so removing all competition from the educational process is likely to produce a less satisfactory result than if classroom competition is left in.

Water news: Nebraska to Monitor and Report on Algae
Graphics: Rio Las Vegas