Ironic Times

NO. 46 "Expect the Ironic" JULY 30 - AUGUST 5, 2001

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MOUNT ETNA ERUPTS
Will be part of upcoming Fox special, “When Good Planets Go Bad.”
WORLD NEWS
Good News: Powell Wins Release of Scholars Held in China
Bad news: they’re being dismantled and shipped back in small boxes.
Indonesia Swears in Megawati, Sukarno's Daughter, as New President
She's chosen over less-powerful sister, Kilowati.
Macedonian Conflict Victim of
“Balkan Burnout” Syndrome

Consensus: Been there, done that.
U.S. Not Alone Opposing
Enforcement of Biological
Weapons Ban

New partners: Iraq, Iran, China.
 
ALSO IN THE NEWS . . .
BUSH CONSULTS WITH BUST OF CHURCHILL
President does “a lot of listening.”
U. S. NEWS
Cheney Will Open Files of Energy
Task Force to “Appropriate
Oversight Body”

Names Oil & Gas Industry Annual Summer Picnic Entertainment Committee.
Americans Divided on What to
Do With Tax Rebates

Some will buy gun racks, cosmetic surgery, most will pay off loan sharks.
Replacements for Defective Firestone Tires Are Defective
Federal Safety Board declares Ford Explorer “definitely jinxed, possibly cursed.”
NRA Study: Early Smokers'
Deaths Not Only Source of
Health Cost Reduction

Gun deaths also save billions.
GOP Mayor, Ran Against
Lieberman for Senate, Jailed
On Sex with Minor Charge

May switch party affiliation to Democrat.
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