Ironic Times

 NO. 238 "Expect the Ironic" APRIL 4 - 10, 2005 

Mar 28
Apr 11
 
SARDUCCI NAMED POPE
Promises to make Catholicism more “user-friendly.”
WORLD NEWS
Iraq's National Assembly
Dissolves in Disarray

Sunnis threaten filibuster over appointments, Shiites threaten “nuclear option” to stop them.
India Not Happy With Bush
Sale of F-16s To Pakistan

May shut down all tech support for U.S.
 
ARCHITECTURE
New York City Approves
$1.7 Billion White Elephant
For West Side of Manhattan

Rejects $1.5 billion eyesore, $1.4 billion monstrosity.
 
ALSO IN THE NEWS...
Cheney, Scalia Go Hunting Again
Each bags the limit.
U. S. NEWS
Report: American Intelligence on WMD “Dead Wrong”
Concludes “only an idiot” could have believed it.
Wolfowitz, Like McNamara Before Him, Named President of World Bank
Position traditionally goes to evil mastermind behind disastrous war.
 
REMINDER
  Never trust anyone code-named
  Curveball.
 
Since 2001 More Than 75%
Increase in Gov't Information
Classified as “Secret”

How much more is secret.
Angry Mobs of Gun-Toting Vigilantes Mass at Mexican Border
Hope to keep undesirables from entering.
 
LAW
High Court Ruling Makes
It Easier To Bring Age
Discrimination Suits

In majority opinion, 84-year-old Justice Stevens concludes, “young whippersnappers should hire more old fogies.”
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