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· · · September
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War Pigs · <i>Item:</i> Ehud Olmert <a href='http://www.haaretz.com/hasen/spages/758660.html'>says</a> “The claim that we lost is unfounded. Half of Lebanon is destroyed; is that a loss?”<br/> <i>Item:</i> Charles Krauthammer <a href='http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/09/14/AR2006091401413.html?nav=rss_opinion/columns'>calls for war</a> with Iran: “The decision is no more than a year away.”<br/> <i>Item:</i> George W. Bush <a href='http://www.whitehouse.gov/news/releases/2006/09/20060915-2.html'>asks</a> “What does that mean, ‘outrages upon human dignity’?”
Wikipedia: Resistance is Absent · What happened was, I went to check out the new Microsoft search engine at <a href='http://www.live.com/'>live.com</a> (it’s not bad), and I started by looking for myself. I was kind of surprised when my Wikipedia entry came in ahead of <span class="o">ongoing</span>. (Wikipedia’s #2 at Google and Yahoo.) I’m seeing this pattern of Wikipedia inching up the search-result charts for a whole lot of things. Search-result rank, on the Internet, more or less equals Authority. So this trend has to worry the anti-Wikipedians. It worries me too. Maybe it could be reversed, but I don’t think so. <i>[Update: Byron Saltysiak <a href='http://www.bloglines.com/blog/byronsalty?id=5'>suggests a more positive aproach</a>.]</i>  ...
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