L.T.Smash verbally spanks Chirac, while at the same time reminding us of the long alliance between the U.S. and France. So we see that Chirac has not only messed up the present relationship, but also sullied the past and placed the future in jeopardy. Le fool!
Economist Steven Levitt has won the prestigious John Bates Clark medal in economics. Levitt's most famous co-written paper is The impact of legalised abortion on crime. [ thanks, Jason ] GNXP also links this 1999 article in Slate by Levitt and Steve Sailor: Does abortion prevent crime?
In addition to Apple's iTunes Music Store, they announced a new 30GB iPod. Looks really nice. I have a 5GB iPod and only recently filled it up. This one is thinner, lighter, cooler, and holds six times more music. Hmmm...
Salon reports baseball attendence is on the decline, 5% over last year, apparently. Does this mean people have lost interest? Is this an economic effect? War hangover? Interesting... Personally, I become an avid Dodger fan right after the Lakers win the NBA championship.