> Why images?  Do we inherently need images on web pages?  

IMHO a few images, even just a logo add some life and dynamism to the page.

> And as for the
> text size...I'd say that you have a point, but I think that the CSS
> should be very restrictive in dictating font-size.  Just leave it at
> whatever the user chooses, unless there's a need for a special
> font-size.

Default size should be good however. The user shouldn't need to
increase character size to read the page :)