mon 20 jan 03
"i refuse to accept the view that mankind is so tragically bound to the starless midnight of racism and war that the bright daybreak of peace and brotherhood can never become reality. i believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word."
- martin luther king, jr.
+ national center for policy analysis: tax cuts and deficits. should be titled 'deficits and interest rates.'
+ iol: statues of the 'black pharaohs' found in the sudan. a little bit more about the black pharaohs.
+ open source digest: introduction to skunkweb. part uno.
+ xmlhack: what's (really) new in xhtml.
+ webmasterbase: case study, get rich quick with expired domain names. vultures and coyotes be lying in wait for thy domain. beware.
+ scientific american: stones self-organize into circles. one of the more fascinating articles this evening. actually, *the* most fascinating.
+ cnn: racing yacht crew jumps ship just before hit by supertanker. that's a razor-close shave, that is.
+ food ingredients first: farmers irked over milk substitute. "... milk protein concentrate, or mpc, is a highly filtered form of dried milk protein, imported to make cheese products at a lower cost and with less milk."
+ al bawaba: britain grants former taliban righter asylum. because, "his life would be at risk if he returned home ..."
+ wwf: cactus rustling! come get some of my chain cholla, dudes. the picture in the article, of an ocotillo (oak-o-TEE-yo), doesn't do it justice. in wetter weather, it has leaves all the way up the branches, and blooms with a beautiful bunch of red blossoms on the ends. the picture makes it look somewhat forlorn; it's a desireable plant. except to keep trimmed. long needles. evil.
+ "i wanna see the sun blotted out from the sky
i wanna see it painted, painted, painted, painted black ..."
+ time: how bush gets his way on environmental issues. and, guardian.uk, bush cuts into green laws by stealth.
+ iht: lingerie worth a second glance. more on charles frederick worth.
+ apache's up to 2.0.44.
+ hello!: bruce willis to *finally* die hard. unfortunately, it doesn't sound like he's taking britney with him.
+ my karma. on the rare days when i'm too busy to blog, someone says i link 'machine gun' style. a three year old machine gun, this. i try to keep 'er well oiled, but sometimes she needs some maintenance. action's a bit stiff today.
+ two more added to counterpoint today.
+ no postings today. this monster that is weblogging would increasingly demand brainpower that needs to go elsewhere ...