Gongol.com Archives: December 2007
Brian Gongol

December 5, 2007

Graphics Graphic of the day: Scattering

Socialism Doesn't Work Economic-development incentives corrupt the free market
Goodyear has raked the state of Ohio over the coals for a $20 million no-interest loan and a big tax discount...just to stay in Akron. The state says the whole package is worth more than $90 million. Just to stay! And it's all because Virginia and North Carolina offered incentive packages of their own to try to lure Goodyear away. The line between "incentives" and "extortion" becomes ever harder to distinguish. There's a huge gap between building roads and sewers to maintain an inviting infrastructure and simply doling out huge grants and tax breaks just to keep what you already have.

Aviation News GAO report says the FAA is completely dropping the ball on airline safety

News Shooting at Westroads Mall in Omaha
19-year-old gunman left a suicide note behind. The Omaha World-Herald is tracking events in real time.

Humor and Good News Tall dudes get the chicks

Water News Creek near Muscatine contaminated with barbecue sauce

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