Ironic Times

NO. 47 "Expect the Ironic" AUGUST 6 - 12, 2001

July 30
Aug 13
HOUSE PASSES ENERGY BILL
Big rush to explore for oil drilling sites causes massive traffic jam at Alaskan National Wildlife Refuge (right).
WORLD NEWS
Next G-8 Summit May Be on Moon
Mars, Venus, Pluto also under consideration.
Prince Charles Hurt in Polo Mishap
Person riding him is also injured.
Rest of World Angry at U.S. for Isolationist Policies
Threatens to shut off supply of reality show concepts, “small” films.
Vieques Voters Want Navy Out
Analysts ponder why islanders don't
want to be bombed.
 
ALSO IN THE NEWS
Ventriloquists' Dummies Set to Strike
Say they're tired of being treated like second-class citizens.
U. S. NEWS
Bush Has His Best Week in Office
Wins on limiting patients' rights, despoiling the planet.
Man Given Monkey Brain
Doing Better

Now watching TV.
“Rolling Depressions” Predicted
By Greenspan

But shouldn't last more than an hour or two.
 
 REMINDER
    Smoke responsibly.
 
Bush to Support All Election Reform Recommendations Except One
Will not admit he lost and resign.
FDA Approves Cheaper,
Generic Prozac

Whatever.
U.S. Surplus Not That
Big, Says Treasury

Bush demands a recount.
House Rejects Cloning for
Scientific Research

But okays cloning for pranks, practical jokes
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