Ironic Times

 NO. 229 "Expect the Ironic" JAN 31 - FEB 6, 2005 

Jan 24
Feb 7
 
CHENEY BLASTED FOR VISITING AUSCHWITZ IN SKI PARKA
Later, raises more eyebrows by wearing loud Hawaiian shirt at Buchenwald.
 
WORLD NEWS
Taiwan, China Initiate Commercial Jet
Service For First Time

Flights will be used to exchange spies, saboteurs, terrorists.
Report: Point of No Return on Global
Warming in Ten Years or Less

Researchers advise public to eat, drink, and be merry.
 
FACTOID
Study: 9.3 Million Victims of
Identity Theft Last Year

But their increased purchasing helped boost the economy.
 
PICTURE OF THE WEEK
Army to Send New Remote- Controlled Weapon to Iraq
The unmanned Rube Goldberg Fighting Vehicle (shown) goes through a series of goofy, seemingly pointless maneuvers before firing.
U. S. NEWS
Bush Sets Busy Agenda for
Second Term

“Plunge world into final conflict where righteous ascend to heaven” just one of many ambitious goals.
White House: Civil Service
Promotions to Depend on
Supervisor Approval, Not Seniority

Policy shift returns traditional American practice of ass-kissing to government work.
 
REMINDER
  We have nothing to fear but Social
  Security running out of money,
  higher taxes, and frivolous lawsuits.
 
More Journalists Reportedly
On White House Payroll

All employees of Fox News, The Washington Times, The New York Post, eighty-nine other newspapers and magazines, plus seventy-seven op-ed columnists, fifty-four political cartoonists, and three hundred and twenty-six radio personalities were paid a total of $13.2 billion to promote Bush agenda.
 
ALSO IN THE NEWS . . .
Homeland Security Drops Terror
Alert Level Chart

“It served its purpose before the election,” says spoksman.
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