Based on Google’s “Reverse Links” Search.
No surprise that Dean’s in the lead. He has the most internet savvy campaign I’ve seen.
I was expecting a bit more from Kucinich. He seems to have a lot of support from left wing bloggers.
I suspect Clark’s poor showing is due to sites still linking to various “draft Clark” web sites rather than the official web site.
Note: rankings are current as of 18 November 2003. I plan on updating these rankings
whenever I feel like it (I plan on eventually automating the process).
Thanks to Public Nuisance for
pointing out the “correct” Clarke web site.
I’m in the process of compiling a Frequently Asked Questions page (in this case, frequent means one or greater). If there’s a question you feel must be answered feel free to ask it via the comments.
Guinness good for you – official (from BBC News):
A pint of the black stuff a day may work as well as an aspirin to prevent heart clots that raise the risk of heart attacks.
They found that those given the Guinness had reduced clotting activity in their blood, but not those given lager.
For once, good news about something many people enjoy.
Though this article from Linux Journal pretty much rehashes “A Technical Summary of the Major Presidential Candidates’ Web sites“, it’s worth checking out for this tidbit:
For what it’s worth, the
Committee is running Microsoft IIS on Windows 2000, while the
Committee is running Apache on Linux.
As of this writing, November 5, 2003, the RNC has an uptime of 4.26
days (maximum of 39.04) and a 90-day moving average of 16.91. The
DNC has an uptime of 445.02 days (also the maximum) and a 90-day moving
average of 395.38 days.
Draw your own conclusions
Here’s a page to keep track
of the the status of the
As of 2003-11-01, Miserable Failure has yet to appear in the top 100.
As if web polls aren’t bogus in general, there’s this poll on
Dr. Evil’s Bill Frist‘s
It seems Dr. Frist thinks nothing about rigging a poll to give him the desired
results no matter how the vote goes.
Miserable Failure‘s biography is the number 2 result when searching for “miserable failure” with Google. You can also check this page to keep track
of the the status of the
Ummmm, Bill Janklow is a Republican.
Update: Looks like CNN corrected their error (11 November 2003). The
Moonie Rag Washington Times, on the other hand, has yet to correct the same error in their initial August 17, 2003 report:
(via APS – What’s New by Bob Park – November 7, 2003)
DOE will subject all 4,500 employees with top-secret clearance to polygraph tests (WN
5 Sep 03). How likely is it that a polygraph test will uncover a spy, assuming there is one? In 1984, with the Green River body count at 46, Gary Ridgway, who has since confessed to 48 murders, was cleared after denying he knew the most recent victim. Actually, he didn’t know any of his victims. He passed a polygraph test. If the sheriff’s office had used a coin toss instead of a polygraph (WN
18 Apr 03), it’s even odds they would have wrapped up the Green River murders 19 years ago.
See also: Polygraph Testing Less than Worthless