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College Football Top 25 for 9/13/03

For all college games played up to 9/13/03, here are the rankings:
(Methodology of the computer poll - Week 1 - Week 2)

Rank - Team - Previous
1 --- Oklahoma (1)
2 --- Kansas State (2)
3 --- Ohio State (3)
4 --- Texas Tech (10)
5 --- Iowa (6)
6 --- Michigan (7)
7 --- Georgia (9)
8 --- Miami (8)
9 --- USC (11)
10 -- Tennessee (13)
11 -- Virginia Tech (12)
12 -- Pittsburgh (18)
13 -- TCU (14)
14 -- Florida State (16)
15 -- Texas A&M (19) Read more »


Speaking of royalty...

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This is Princess Madeleine of Sweden. She used to party a lot. She aced her art history exams at the University of Stockholm. This concludes this blog entry.


God save the Queen

In perusing the many blogs from his blogroll presented by Kevin White a couple of weeks back, I came across a post from Josh of Quibbles 'n Bits, which talks about 'good government'.

A good government is one that has a peaceful method for its own removal.

Simple. Clearly identifiable. And indisputable.


The prostitution of Buzz?

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The Georgia Tech student newspaper, the Technique [note: current issue not yet available online], is up in arms today about the Athletic Association's decision to sell autographed memorabilia, premium seats, and appearances by "Buzz", the school's mascot, through ebay. Read more »


Austrian everyday reality question - newspapers and soda cans

Why are newspapers in the US sold in boxes that allow the customer access to all the newspapers in the box...

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...while soda cans are sold in boxes that dispense only one can of soda at a time?

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Discuss.
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Quote of the Day


9/12 - The next day

Two years and one day after the tragedy, it is time to reevaluate our responses. If it was in fact an attack on our freedom then is our freedom any better served or has it been trampled? If it was instead a retribution for some slight, real or imagined, have we done anything to bridge our differences? Above all, no matter the motive of the attackers, have we found the attackers and sought restitution, sought justice? Have we learned anything? Read more »


Remember, they were collectivists

I don't have much to say about 9/11 that won't be said much more eloquently by others. However, I want to remind people, especially libertarians, that the people who planned and carried out the attacks two years ago were barbarians (funny that should need reminding). Read more »


Human Action, Not Human Design

Alternatively titled: The Incredibly Strange Meme Which Stopped Living and Became Mixed-Up Anti-Capitalism.

For those of you not following the Norberg vs. Kuttner debate, it's starting to get downright nasty. Read more »