Gongol.com Archives: February 2007
Brian Gongol

February 12, 2007

Graphics Graphic of the day: Presto Change-o

Water News Tighter rules on the docket for small wastewater systems

Business and Finance The soaring cost of raw construction materials

Threats and Hazards Iran says it has nothing to do with armor-piercing bombs in Iraq
Some representatives of the Department of Defense think otherwise. Meanwhile, negotiations have resumed over North Korea and its nuclear plans.

Broadcasting Rick Dees is back in Top-40 radio

Socialism Doesn't Work Arizona minimum wage goes up and teens get laid off
Anyone who's surprised by this easily-anticipated consequence of raising the minimum wage should not be making public policy

Science and Technology Ten ways to embarrass proponents of astrology

Computers and the Internet Law professor says South Korean government enforces a Microsoft monopoly
Not just on operating systems, but on web browsers, too. That's important: South Korea is the world's 11th-largest economy.

Business and Finance Part-time jobs for everybody?
British Minister for Children says everybody in the UK should be offered the choice of whether to work part-time or not at their same jobs...as a right. Meanwhile, they're trying to figure out how to get their labor force participation rate above 75%. Both sound like the kinds of things that can be achieved with less government intervention in the economy, but that's never likely when politicians are involved.

Threats and Hazards New Jersey and California may be happier about "Real ID" than other states

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