Ironic Times

 NO. 235 “Expect the Ironic” MARCH 14 - 20, 2005 

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March 21
 
MORE TROUBLE FOR POPE
His computer has a virus.
WORLD NEWS
Colombia Sends Captured Rebel Leader Known as "Sonia" to U.S.
Due to Colombian laws against torture.
UN: Illegal Drug Trade Now Accounts For 60% of Afghanistan's Economy
Drug enforcement accounts for other 40%.
 
APPOINTMENTS
Bush Names John Bolton, Man Who Hates UN, to Be UN Ambassador
Names white supremacist Matthew Hale to chair civil rights panel.
 
PICTURE OF THE WEEK
World's Largest Particle Collider Being Installed in Geneva
By smashing protons into each other at close to the speed of light, physicists hope to “get rich and go out with beautiful women.”
U. S. NEWS
Bush: Our Goal Should
Be to Export Democracy

To supplement income from weapons, movies, and tobacco products.
Senate Tightens Personal
Bankruptcy Law

Loosens moral bankruptcy law.
Young Blacks, Females
Not Joining Army

Recruiters expect shortfall will be made up by old white men who support war.
 
REMINDER
   It's Spring Break, please binge
   drink responsibly.
 
Big Midwest Shoe Retailer
Latest to Be Hacked by
Identity Thieves

Hackers now know shoe sizes of 100,000 customers.
Raise in Minimum Wage
Rejected by Senate

Lawmakers say they'll “tip a little better” in the future.
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