Wednesday, November 10, 2004

Link Roundup


The Chicago Sun-Times reports that casino plans in the Chicago area are hitting a snag: the horse-racing industry wants a piece of the action.

Mayor Daley, having privatized the Skyway, now looks toward privatizing O'Hare and Midway airports. Privatization of a means of transportation seems wierd to me, but my rule of thumb is that taking something out of the public sector is good. Anyone have some good analysis on this?

Chicago cops are finding grenades all over the place.

The Chicago Cubs tap Bob Brenly, former Diamondbacks manager, as color analyst. At least, I believe he'll be doing color; does anyone know whether it'll be color or play-by-play?


President Bush selects an old Texas friend to replace John Ashcroft as attorney general.

The ACLU is defending street preachers in Sin City.

Christopher Hitchens, a hardcore fire-breathing atheist, defends Bush's secularist policies and condemns the left's defense of religious fanaticism.

Airlines are submitting to random testing of water quality on domestic and internatonal flights.


Thinklings offers a Christian slant on blogger oppression in Iran.

A senior Iranian official admits to state sponsorship of terrorists.

Don't ever say France's armed forces never did anything useful.

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