Friday, November 16, 2001

Birmingham News - KKK, Auburn and Halloween

This surely is one of the dumbest things I've seen in awhile, but this move seems grossly unconstitutional. The national frat (a private organization) revoking the charter seems reasonable, but expelling students from a public institution of higher learning begs for a day in court. Yes, their actions were morally reprehensible, but this is a free country.

Thursday, November 15, 2001 - Analysis: Taliban in retreat -- or regrouping? - November 15, 2001

Another optimistic report. The question looms whether the taliban are just regrouping for another day. The pundit in this article suggests that they are not.
LATimes - Blended Tactics Paved Way for Sudden Collapse

Awesome article -- and I hope not too optimistic. It basically says that during the 5 weeks of this war, the U.S. Military was smarter than the rest of the world, and "hollowed out" the Taliban military from the inside out. Amid all the criticism, the U.S. annhilated the Taliban forces, so that once the Northern Alliance started the assault, the Taliban had no way to resupply or command their front-line forces -- so they were quickly routed.

Wednesday, November 14, 2001 - South Carolina students repay old NYC kindness - November 14, 2001

What a cool story. A little north-south unity here.

Tuesday, November 13, 2001

What if today's media covered World War II? \

I stole this link from the Drudge Report. It's pretty funny.