* Perpetual War Portfolio
Death is the best investment: The Perpetual War
* Open Secrets: how is the government ran
Democracy today is not ran by the people, but by corporations
that purchase their own leader. http://www.opensecrets.org
has the data on contributions to the ellections.
* The Best Democracy Money Can Buy:
contributed this post to a thread on slashdot.
* Pentagon Papers
I have been fascinated by the process through which Daniel
Ellsberg leaked the Vietnam study that was commisioned by
McNamara to the New York Times.
Daniel Ellsberg wrote a book after 30 years of silence called
There are a couple of interviews with him in Salon: `My
only regret' and a recent interview:
The man who leaked the Pentagon Papers talks about why
five American presidents lied about Vietnam -- and how to get the
truth on Iraq.
Audio from the Nixon
phone conversations when the Pentagon
Papers were leaked out to the New York Times. Amazing
recordings. The call with Kissinger actually started the
"plumbers" mess that would eventually lead to Watergate, and
later to his impeachment.
* Found the National Security Archive
Lots of information on US National
Security. Including information from the Pentagon Papers
* Operation Enduring Fredom: Best Bloopers
Can be found: here
My friend Adam gave me a link to this interesting story on oil
* Am I a terrorist or Not?
Am I a Terrorist or
Not. Not funny.
* What the world thinks in 2002.
An interesting poll about what
people think in 2002.
* Mozilla 1.2.1 and new Galeon
Am using a set of RPMs compiled by Duncan, and the Xft
packages for Ximian and am loving my web browsing experience
with the new Xft2-based Mozilla and Galeon.
Mozilla 1.2.1 is significantly faster, and the Typeahead
features of it are a delight to use.