Gongol.com Archives: August 2006
Brian Gongol

August 10, 2006

Socialism Doesn't Work Al Gore has three houses, but he wants everyone else to cut back on their consumption
There's something wrong with this equation. It's one thing to take Gore's advice to adjust the theromostat, but quite another to keep up more than 14,000 square feet of living space while telling everyone else to cut back. And for those who are bothered by this apparent hypocrisy, it should serve as a reminder that the US has an obligation to maintain its own moral high ground on issues like the rule of law when dealing in international affairs, assuming we don't want to become the Al Gore of the planet. Related: Don't count on scooters with two-stroke engines to save the planet; they can be worse polluters than SUVs.

CommerceBucket What happened to baseball cards?

Water News Texas to get $160 million manure-powered ethanol plant

Threats and Hazards British officials say they've broken up plot to blow up a dozen planes over the Atlantic
Alert levels are raised for airlines, and British Airways has cancelled a huge number of flights in and out of Heathrow. It's obvious that Heathrow remains a major target. 24 people are being questioned and 5 are at large, though Britain's Home Secretary says he thinks they have the "main players" accounted for. Some of the suspects may have recorded martyrdom tapes. Some 400,000 travelers have had their plans disrupted by the reaction.

News A very, very bad person

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