Gongol.com Archives: October 2007
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October 21, 2007

Broadcasting Show notes from the "Brian Gongol Show" - October 21, 2007

Business and Finance Home prices are the market's way of telling you to move somewhere else
When a four-bedroom home near Phoenix costs $2,000 a month to live in, that's the market's way of telling people that it's time to move someplace less crowded. But when people persist in wanting to live in those overcrowded, overpriced places, then there should be little surprise when crooks move in to fill the gaps -- either through bad construction or fraudulent lending.

Weather and Disasters Big fire breaks out near Malibu
The Los Angeles County Fire Department says it's completely out of control, and covers more than 1,000 acres

Iowa Almost 5,000 runners to marathon in Des Moines
Is anyone really still convinced that there's "nothing to do" here?

Socialism Doesn't Work Russia's St. Petersburg will underwrite about half of a 300-meter skyscraper
Government waste in the form of "economic development" packages isn't solely an American phenomenon. A Russian politician puts it like so: "I still don't understand why the city needs to finance the project at all. It's not the city's priority to be involved in the construction of a business center."

Agriculture Another year, another World Food Prize ceremony

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