Gongol.com Archives: August 2006
Brian Gongol

August 30, 2006

Socialism Doesn't Work Is your town short on cash?
Just install automatically-enforced red-light cameras and watch the money roll in! But tell the people it's about safety...not money. That's not necessarily true, but by the time they notice and complain, it'll be too late anyway.

Humor and Good News Gauging CPU usage...literally

Computers and the Internet PayPal cancels the "money-back guarantee"
The update can only be read by registered users, but the guarantee will be cancelled in September. It has previously been asked whether anyone ever gets money back through the program anyway.

Water News Heavy rains cause sewer bypass in Clearfield

Graphics Vote for Me

The United States of America Rep. Harris: "If you're not electing Christians, then in essence you are going to legislate sin"
Dear Rep. Harris: Please review your Constitution. Article VI unequivocally states, "No religious Test shall ever be required as a Qualification to any Office or public Trust under the United States"

News Marine reservists headed back to Iraq for third tour
There's a point at which this project needs to stop interrupting the lives of people who are not supposed to be full-time fighters

Broadcasting "24" wins Emmy awards

Computers and the Internet How much is revealed by Internet searches
It's easy to miss how much information we give away through our searches

Computers and the Internet Whistle-blowing via YouTube
Laid-off Lockheed engineer posted his own video on YouTube detailing major shortcomings in the design of a Coast Guard ship

Threats and Hazards Darfur refugees to world: We're still here
UN official thinks they're on the brink of another humanitarian disaster, largely because no one has really intervened to stop the fighting

Health Problems you only get with socialized medicine
Doctors in the UK think fat women shouldn't get free help with in-vitro fertilization unless they lose weight

News US government funding anti-Chavez groups
Diplomatic warfare in Venezuela is surely much more economical than real combat, no?