Ironic Times

NO. 49 “Expect the Ironic” AUGUST 20 - 26, 2001

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Aug 27
BUSH STOPS BY ROCKY MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK TO HELP WITH TRAIL WORK
Clears area for oil drilling, strip mining.
WORLD NEWS
Castro Celebrates 75th Birthday,
U.S. Sends Cake

Fidel uninjured by explosion.
Middle East Situation Now
Considered Hopeless

But much improved over last week.
Saddam Hussein's Novel to
Be Made into Musical

Working title is “Springtime for Saddam.”
Vatican Victory: Zambian Archbishop Ends Marriage, Moonie Fling
Dumps wife, Moon; goes back to Jesus, Pope.
 
LAW
COURT RULES BARBIE CAN MAKE ADULT FILM
Her contract with Mattel only covers dolls, not movies.
U. S. NEWS
Hundreds of Kansas City
Cancer Patients Received
Watered-Down Drugs

Part of Administration's new watered-down Medicaid program.
Gun Makers Pledge to Discourage
Children with New Ad Campaign

“Homicide is an adult choice.”
Yoga, India's Sacred Path to Divine Realization, Makes Big Splash in U.S.
“Want to get laid” leads list of reasons drawing Americans, “Crush the competition” is next.
 
 
MISCELLANEOUS
Study: More College Students Drop Out Than Graduate
The minority that stay in school suffer severe financial loss, live at home until they're 40.
White House Finds a Lot More in U.S. Treasury than Previously Thought
Bush draws Chance card: “Advance to GO, Collect $4.3 Billion.”
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