Ironic Times

 NO. 242 "Expect the Ironic" MAY 2 - 8, 2005 

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WORLD NEWS
AHMAD CHALABI NAMED IRAQ'S OIL MINISTER
Yes, that Ahmad Chalabi.
China Names Houston Rockets Star Yao Ming Worker of the Year
Mao Tse Tung commits turnover in his grave.
UN Treaty Makes it a Crime for
Individuals to Possess Nukes

“Yet another assault on the 2nd
Amendment,” says NRA.
 
ENVIRONMENT
California Still Leads Nation in Smog
Most of it from governor's Hummers and cigars.
 
ALSO IN THE NEWS . . .
Authorities Troubled by Revival of Interest In Stalin
Especially in Kansas City, where Boy Scouts (left) salute bust of late Soviet dictator.
U. S. NEWS
On 30th Anniversary of Fall of Saigon, Pentagon Ponders Lessons Learned
While Baghdad burns.
Supreme Court to Rule on Tribe's Right to Drink Hallucinogenic Tea
Decision will come after many strong cups of coffee.
 
REMINDER
    It's cheaper to buy a new one.
 
Wiretaps Up Last Year
Most of us now under surveillance approximately 80% of the time.
False Alarm Sends Bush, White
House Staff Into Bunker

Everyone taken to underground shelter except Tom DeLay.
 
HIGH TECH
Bill Gates Introduces New Wallet-Sized Computer
Easy-to-lose model sure to boost sales.
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