Gongol.com Archives: July 2012
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July 17, 2012

Socialism Doesn't Work "If you've got a business -- you didn't build that. Somebody else made that happen."
- President Barack Obama, July 13, 2012

News What kind of numbskull pulls the plug on a Springsteen/McCartney concert?
Someone who was more interested in following the letter of the law than in using some common sense, that's who.

Computers and the Internet Yahoo hires (yet another) new CEO
This one -- Marissa Mayer -- is the third in a year. But she comes from Google, where she was one of the first two dozen people on staff. She's young -- only 37 -- and (refreshingly) has her own presence on the Internet, with @marissamayer on Twitter and a Google Plus account that hasn't quite yet been updated to reflect her new job role.

Humor and Good News Thought baby names couldn't get worse? Wrong.
Some people are bound and determined to make their children permanently miserable.

Threats and Hazards Woman pleads guilty to pimping her underage sister in Coralville
Revolting. Just revolting. What kind of human could do that to her own sister?

Threats and Hazards Terrorism suspects are getting through Britain's immigration checkpoints
They've tried to accommodate the rush of Olympics-related travelers by increasing staff levels at places like Heathrow, but the newbies seem to be missing lots of suspicious types

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