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Art Buchwald Bores, Annoys
Remember columnist Art Buchwald? No? Then you really, truly, don't want to read what he has to say about Y2K.
Bugged Out Bozos
Lately we've been told that Y2K is no big deal. Joab Jackson asks if that's true, why can we still buy hardware that won't work properly in 2000?
Time to Welcome Y2K
One web page offers a list of reasons to welcome Y2K. We have our own: No more lame humor sites.
Denver Shooters Were Y2K Buffs
The two teens who stormed a Denver high school and killed about 25 people reportedly were Y2K buffs.
Veterans' Benefits at Risk
A spunky government auditor turns up problems inside the Veterans Administration. They somehow forgot to reveal that prescription-fulfilling computers weren't ready. And VA hospitals aren't checking medical devices either.
Poll: Americans Are Nervous
More people than ever before are stockpiling food and water for Y2K, according to a National Science Foundation poll. Like we didn't know this already?
Air Travel Terror
Air traffic control systems are way behind in Y2K repairs. We're sure not going to travel on 1-1-00.
Y2K Opportunity Knocks The Door Down
From environmentalists to lawyers to federal prosecutors, everyone sees Y2K as an "opportunity." Get real, folks. It's a computer glitch, not a way to change the world.
The Y2K readiness of the Social Security Administration might -- just might -- have been greatly exaggerated.
The 1999 Compliance Craze
You'll be glad to know that companies guarantee plastic cutting boards to be free from Y2K probs. No, we're not kidding.
Congress Fixes Own Y2K Bug
When Congressmen realized the Year 2000 problem threatened their own paychecks, they got religion. Fast.
Just the Facts, Please
Americans want the media to ditch lurid survivalist tales and just report the facts, thankyouverymuch. So says a new poll.
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