Daily Archives: October 13, 2002

CNN.com – 1972 Andes crash survivors reunite – Oct…

CNN.com – 1972 Andes crash survivors reunite – Oct. 13, 2002

Overheard:

“I know Hollywood is going to take some liberties, but Ethan Hawke?”

“Mmm, this is a good pork chop. Hey, where’s Pedro?”

Today’s Mean Joke CNN.com – Historian Stephen A…

Today’s Mean Joke

CNN.com – Historian Stephen Ambrose dies – Oct. 13, 2002

Yeah, there he goes again, copying what other people have done before.

Expert: Children need online monitoring This co…

Expert: Children need online monitoring

This comes as a great surprise to Congress, which thinks passing laws mandating nanny software will stop children from seeing bad things.

ABCNEWS.com : Bali Explosions Spur al-Qaida Fears …

ABCNEWS.com : Bali Explosions Spur al-Qaida Fears

Well, what do we mean by “al-Qaeda”? (However you spell it.) It seems quite likely that the terrorists responsible for this massacre are linked to al-Qaeda. But that doesn’t mean that Osama, or his successor, had anything to do with it. Al-Qaeda is a diffuse organization.

CNN.com – Bali death toll soars – Oct. 13, 2002 …

CNN.com – Bali death toll soars – Oct. 13, 2002

The news gets worse and worse. The death toll stands at 182, and is likely to rise. A journalist at the scene says that an entire city block was destroyed in the double explosion at the club. Bali is a popular destination for Australians; Tim Blair has several entries on the bombing. There is speculation that al-Qaeda is directly involved in this latest outrage.

Falcons notify NFL they might redesign uniforms …

Falcons notify NFL they might redesign uniforms

Yes, the Atlanta Falcons, who except for one bizarre year when they made the Super Bowl (and which I’m still not convinced I didn’t imagine) have been pathetic for most of their existence, have figured out the problem — it’s the uniforms. If they ditch their black jerseys and go with red ones, they’ll turn it around. Of course, they sucked in the red ones as well…

ABCNEWS.com : Zimbabwe to Tighten Media Rules A…

ABCNEWS.com : Zimbabwe to Tighten Media Rules

And Zimbabwe moves more and more towards absolute dictatorship. And nobody but the British seems at all interested in doing anything about it.