Gongol.com Archives: June 2006
Brian Gongol

Iowa (2006.06.07)
Iowa gubernatorial election will be Nussle vs. Culver
Turnout was low in Iowa, as it was in California

The United States of America (2006.06.07)
Education and exchange program eases immigration tensions
Parts of agricultural Wisconsin depend upon immigrant labor, so instead of getting hot and bothered about the changes those immigrants bring, lots of people are just learning Spanish

Humor and Good News (2006.06.07)
Ending discrimination against the non-blind
South Korea's supreme court has struck down a law that prohibited anyone who wasn't blind from giving massages

Threats and Hazards (2006.06.07)
British cops think there's a UK connection to Canadian bomb plot
Canadian authorities think they broke up a plan to bomb landmarks, kill the prime minister, and take over the CBC. It's another reminder that self-defense should be a universal skill.

News (2006.06.07)
Russia instigating Ukranians into protesting cooperation with US military
Yushchenko wants to join NATO and has invited US forces to cooperate on a couple of projects; RUssia, meanwhile, is stoking the fires against them in Crimea (which is a semi-autonomous region within the Ukraine)

Water news: Des Moines breaks ground on new water plant
Graphics: Tinpot Dictator