Friday, September 06, 2002

BRAVE NEW WORLD: Police ask stores to take fingerprints.
'Pam Dawson, property manager for the Lincoln Square shopping center, said seven stores have participated in the program since March, and she expects all 88 stores in the center to comply. "Our goal is to show we are a safe shopping center," she said. "If you are a fraudulent check user, we don't want you to come to Lincoln Square."
Dawson doesn't expect complaints from customers. "I anticipate if you are not guilty of anything, it's not going to matter to you if someone takes your thumbprint," she said.'

Thursday, September 05, 2002

Today's New York Times Home & Garden section features an article on one of my favorite Venetian sites: Ca' Rezzonico. Ca' Rezzonico is a mansion turned museum of 18th century art and life. Furthermore, this lavishly appointed musuem is organized to resemble an 18th century mansion (go figure). I recommend this musem highly as well as the article.
(Matthew Alexander recommended I make this one of my stops in Venice on my honeymoon.)
Well, this is news... One-party campuses: Vast majority of college professors registered Democrats

This articles offers real numbers and is a good read.

Wednesday, September 04, 2002

Sex in the City: A show about miserable women who wish they were married in a happy traditional home. Although it has been hyped up to be a show about women's liberation in the new millenium, if one reads between the lines one realizes that these women are desperate for what a traditional marriage offers. Read Rachel DiCarlo's piece in The Weekly Standard.

Tuesday, September 03, 2002