11/05/2004

News
* Final Preparations being made for Fallujah assault ... "We are just awaiting orders from Allawi" ... more here ... Now roads are closed as well
* Bush got 3k 'extra' votes in OH ... still won fair & square, but WOW!
* U.S. Job Gains Strongest in Seven Months ... BUT Dollar falls to record low vs Euro
* Iceland's biggest glacier +1 Volcanic eruption ... transatlantic flights diverting
* Screw Chirac, and Screw France ... Chirac has time to visit a KNOWN TERRORIST (Arafat) but does not have time to visit a newly elected Prime Minister (Allawi). Blair - "The election has happened. America has spoken. The rest of the world should listen ... It is important that America listens to the rest of the world too"
* Arafat officially in a coma ... and Israel is on alert for flare ups
* Speaking of Arafat - would his passing make peace easier
* More thoughts on Bush's plans, moving forward ... again - my thoughts will be posted here shortly.
* More on the murdered Dutch Artist ... and what it may portend for all 'Civilized' nations
* Pre-election terrorist plot averted? ... "law enforcement officials said Thursday they don't know for sure whether any of those arrests or interviews foiled an attack" ... that's the problem with security - if you do it right, you don't know realize the averted danger/cost (including Information Security :) )
* A look back at Kerry's campaign, some good and lots of bad ... in trying to court McCain as VP-"If McCain said yes (Kerry said) he would expand the role of vice president to include secretary of Defense and the overall control of foreign policy" ... Clinton:"urged the Senator to back local bans on gay marriage" ... Kerry:"I can't believe I'm losing to this idiot"
* Putin signs Kyoto ... DOH!
* ... soon we can slow down all of the political talk ... for 3 years, anyway :)

Interesting
* The world's smartest woman - looking for a job
* New Smart Bomb
* Self-assembling 3D Nanostructures
* Turn your clothes into speakers?
* Are you the dangerous network administrator?
* Venus & Jupiter conjunction ... more here
* HP to use Windows-Embedded for its Digital Entertainment Center ... replacing Linux
* MoBo with AGP Express?
* More thoughts on why Kerry loss, but even better - read the 'email of the day'... explains that voting on morals does not mean voting against gays
* More thoughts on why Kerry loss
* More on Nicotine's addictiveness
* Porn for 3rd graders
* Vioxx pulled years late?
* Fat Americans costing the airlines
* Missing Gene in Mouse May Lead to Obesity Cure
* More on getting Specter out, ... from the RedState People
* Xen virtual machine !
* Note to Europe - Bush's Win Was No Fluke
* Rovers still roving!
* LA's air just a bit cleaner
* Smart Guns
* More on the tire-slashing that occurred on Election Day by the peaceful Democrats
* The Zen Micro 5GB, removable battery ...
* Your cel phone can track your car now
* Diverting FCS to Current Forces works for me!
* Halo2 selling early?
* IBM smashes supercomputing record
* U.S. to Buy 75M Doses of Anthrax Vaccine
* Some thoughts on internet governance ... by Vint Cerf
* Americans flock to Canada's immigration Web site ... good luck & good riddance :)
* Why Americans Hate Democrats ... the incomprehensible level of arrogance, and they wonder why Democrats were defeated!

Funny
* No Valid Votes Cast in Presidential Election ... "Florida, for example, has been barred from voting in a presidential election until 2101"
* OBL announces Football picks
* Republicans are sheep ... funny, but wrong :)
* Are you a Liberal Americans needing citizenship abroad?
* Ohio miscount
* Ninja Adoption
* Kerry's loss is all Lovitz's fault - "Lovitz came to the Democratic camp after 'a chance encounter with Ann Coulter, who does a better Mephistopheles impression than I do'"
* Media the 'in' group to criticize
* Exodus of US Gay Population Expected, Europeans Happy
* More on Bush reaching out
* Ronald executes Hamburglar
*TRUE: Greece has its panties in a wad ... because the US calling Macedonia, of all things, Macedonia

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