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California's Computers Crash
The left coast government's inability to figure out how to eradicate bugs restores our faith in humanity's slothfulness, ineptitude, and idiocy.
Government Should Tell the Truth
So far government officials haven't revealed all the Y2K info they have to the American public. It's time for this to change.
The Psychology of Panic
Is Y2K panic really a problem? Solveig Singleton analyzes what was discussed at an event in Washington DC.
Russia Says No Y2K Help
Russian officials agreed to cooperate with the US on nuclear Y2K problems. But the bombing of Yugoslavia changed their minds.
Foreign Aid in Trouble
US foreign aid may be imperiled because of Y2K problems. At least Americans won't notice.
The Y2K Presidential Race
Political pundits predict what impact Y2K will have on the US presidential election.
Clueless in the Capitol
The Senate on Tuesday released its much-touted report on the millennium bug. The scariest part? Our political leaders are so ill-informed.
Senators Suggest Stockpiling
When the Senate's Y2K chairmen took to the Sunday talk shows, they recommended Y2K stockpiling. What caused this sudden about-face?
Avoiding Atomic Annihilation
Transcript: At a Pentagon briefing, the military describes how it's working with the Russians to head off nuclear disaster.
Korea's Re-Militarized Zone
North and South Korea realize only one phone line crosses the border. There could be Y2K problems. Oh-oh.
Citizens Against Y2K Waste
A taxpayer watchdog group finds Y2K a convenient way to bash Big Government. Hey, it sounds good to us.
The Senate's Secret Sessions
The greatest deliberative body in the world seems to have something to hide. Many Y2K discussions are happening in secret.
Pentagon in Peril?
A conservative firebrand says that in trying to avoid panic, Bill Clinton is endangering military readiness.
Emergency Planning, or Planning an Emergency?
The Feds have been talking about Y2K and martial law. Should we be worried?
The head of the US Defense Department's Y2K project tells us how successful the military has been in repairing its computers.
What Washington thinks and fears
Government officials and lobbyists have the Y2K-jitters too, attendees at a luncheon admit.
Transcript of Declan McCullagh's December 14 broadcast to Poland via the US Information Agency.
Y2K problems in the private sector likely will be dwarfed by the government's computer problems. But that's not the only thing to worry about.
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