Gongol.com Archives: September 2006
Brian Gongol

September 19, 2006

Socialism Doesn't Work Annan: Peaceful world possible only through the UN
Wrong. That doesn't mean the UN can't help, but it's certainly not a necessary condition for world peace. People who are convinced that technocrats are necessary in order to make things work imagine a world of fixed laws and static consequences. In reality, the world is one big dynamic system in which voluntary cooperation (often bilateral) is more important than trying to achieve some mythical universal consensus.

Business and Finance Hard-working employees get their co-workers to work harder

Humor and Good News Free-tuition scholarship purchased in 1866 still works today

Gongol.com original content
Computers and the Internet How to use Gmail filters to control spam

Threats and Hazards Australian Cardinal says violent reaction to Pope's comments makes his point

News UK defense chief: We underestimated Afghanistan
Now NATO really needs more troops on the ground and isn't getting them

The United States of America Schwarzenegger divides and conquers
Since Republicans don't have anyone else to vote for, he's going after Democratic votes -- and getting them

Computers and the Internet Firefox released
An automatic update for most users. Fixes four big security problems and three lesser ones. Meanwhile, a newly-discovered security hole in Internet Explorer appears to take advantage of Microsoft's Patch Tuesday cycle of updates -- giving the crooks maximum time to do their damage.

Humor and Good News "It isn't easy being a multi-millionaire in California"
Huffington's "On Becoming Fearless"

Threats and Hazards Violence in Hungary
And reports of a coup in Thailand

Broadcasting Old BBC News intros

Water News Postville meatpacker to pay half-million-dollar fine

Graphics Opening Headlines