Gongol.com Archives: July 2006
Brian Gongol

July 12, 2006

News Why convincing talk about immigration won't come from the left
Even though the right arguments are in favor of openness

Computers and the Internet Free business books online

Science and Technology Making arguments based upon theory, not technology
Changes in the world of fertility could throw all the conventional arguments about abortion out the window

Iowa Vilsack says 1,000 people a year get jobs because of eminent-domain capture
That assumes it's government's duty to create jobs, which doesn't seem to be one of the duties assigned via "life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness"

Computers and the Internet Firefox 2.0 released for beta testing

News Chicago subway fire appears to be an accident
NTSB investigating smoke-related evacuation; wide praise for the conduct of the evacuation

Business and Finance Microsoft fined $357 million for non-compliance with EU rules
EU ordered Microsoft to share information with rivals; Microsoft refused. Now, the EU wants to fine them around $3 million a day until they capitulate. Microsoft apparently will turn it over before those daily fines go into place.

CommerceBucket How a former PayPal executive is improving micro-lending

Water News Legionnaires' Disease outbreak in Holland

Graphics Countdown Clock

The American Way July 10, 2006 Carnival of the Capitalists