Thursday, March 21, 2002

The Chronicle: Only Stephen Jay Gould Would Dare to Rewrite Darwin. But Will America's Best-Known Scientist Leave Much of an Imprint?

I'm interested in getting more of a handle on the evolution-creation debate. Here's an interesting overview of one of the "rock stars" of evolution theory.

Interesting that it mentions how the various evolutionists disagree with each other in so many significant ways.
Baltimore Sun- Making sure the figures don't lie

Here's a reprint of a story on the Statistical Assessment Service, the think tank I linked to last week. I love what they claim to do, but I'm still trying to decide how "objective they are". This story gives some perspective on that.

Wednesday, March 20, 2002

Washington Post - Campaign Finance Reform Passes

Finally. It's not perfect but it's a step. And don't give me that garbage about the bill limiting freedom of speech.

Tuesday, March 19, 2002

D-N-I.NET - Star Wars for Dummies

Some interesting technical arguments by CONSERVATIVES who oppose the missile shield.

For the record, I tend to believe that we could deploy some kind of missile shield if we pour enough money into it -- sort of a modern Apollo Mission or Manhattan Project. But I think that the potential payoff for this doesn't merit the money we would need to spend.
weblogs: a history and perspective

What is a CurrentEvents about? Here's an exhaustive explanation of "blogs" or "weblogs" of which this is one.

Monday, March 18, 2002

Defense and the National Interest

Really cool site that I just found (it was a link in the American Prospect article below). From what I can see it's devoted to a re-vamp of the current military. The contributors are supposed to be current and ex-military personnel.

American Prospect - Trouble at High Levels

Is this valid criticism or just progressive military-bashing? You decide.