Links to Items of Non-Professional Interest
Humor & Strangeness
For those wanting to look at non-partisan information about our elected
- The Vote Smart Home Page is supported by Project Vote Smart. Check it out! It'll allow you to make a choice based on voting records and the candidates' stands on issues (i.e. something other than the usual crud spooned out by advertisers, spin experts, and other peddlers of fantasy).
- For those interested in holding accountable those who would nuke Midland City to get a PAC contribution, look up everything from representitives' addresses to the full text of every bill introduced to Congress. Tell your congress(wo)man what you think!
For those who believe in cheering for teams which somehow have a tragic air about them...
- The Boston Red Sox, once thought to be on their way to the Philippines to be renamed the Manila Folders, are now the Champs. No longer will Sox fans have to ask "Why are we put here on this earth just to cheer for the Sox, suffer, and die?"
- The University of Louisville's Cardiac Cards shorten the lives of their fans by an average of 3 years. Note the careful use of dot com for the sports of an educational corporation, uh, I mean, institution.