A note on the Amazon ads: I've chosen to display current events titles in the Amazon box. Unfortunately, Amazon appears to promote a disproportionate number of angry-left books. I have no power over it at this time. Rest assured, I'm still a conservative.
Monday, April 18, 2005 Cardinals can't agree on a pope: The first day has come and gone, and black smoke issued from the chimney indicating that no one received enough votes to be named pope.
Using the worldwide reach of Hoystory.com and intrepid reporting, Hoystory.com managed to get the results of the first vote. Of a total of 115 votes -- one per cardinal -- Hoystory can reveal that the first vote was a tie. Each cardinal received one vote for pontiff.