Gongol.com Archives: September 2018

Brian Gongol


September 19, 2018

Iowa Iowa dropped straight-ticket voting last year

Only eight states still offer it.

Threats and Hazards They're just kids. Where they were born isn't their choice.

Per the Voice of America: "Save the Children said a million more children in Yemen now risked falling into famine, taking the total number to 5.2 million." That is, for perspective, about the same as the combined populations of Iowa and Nebraska. Innocent children who have no choice in the matter.

Threats and Hazards "They don't know whose boat that is...Maybe it becomes theirs"

When below-average intelligence and a total absence of empathy collide.

Socialism Doesn't Work Shining a light on the corruption of the Belt and Road

China's 120,000-person China Communications Construction Co. is taking some heat as people start to pay attention to the corruption that's inevitable from combining practically unlimited (debt) funding with an urgent need to "do something".

Science and Technology The greenhouse as an actual home for living

A cool concept in theory that most people would never tolerate in actual practice.


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