Ironic Times

 NO. 265 "Expect the Ironic" OCTOBER 10 - 16, 2005 

Oct 3
Oct 17
 
REPUBLICANS SPLIT OVER COURT NOMINEE MIERS
Half call her inexperienced hack with no paper trail, half call her political crony; all will vote for her.
 
WORLD NEWS
European Satellite Designed
To Measure Global Warming
Crashes

Reports it was shot down by U.S. denied.
Al Qaeda Posts Help Wanted
Ads on Websites

Looking for “evil men” willing to embrace “ideology of hate.”
Beer Consumption Down at Oktoberfest
Although official counters admit losing track.
 
ART
Duchamp's Urinal Acquired For $3.4 Million
By the Pentagon.
U. S. NEWS
Democrats Cautious, Waiting
For Bush to Make a Mistake

Party leaders agree: “Sooner or later he's bound to slip up.”
House Approves Overhaul of Endangered Species Act
Bans lifted on hunting bald eagles, condors; limited panda trapping to be allowed.
 
REMINDER
   Things are working out very well
   for you.
 
Goss: Nobody at CIA Will Be Disciplined for 9/11 Intelligence Failures
Move takes agency by surprise.
 
MISCELLANEOUS
Dictionary Adds “bikini wax,”
“brain freeze,” “chick flick,”
“hazmat,” “Wi-Fi”

Drops “wax paper,” “arms freeze,” “tearjerker,” “goo,” “human contact.”
Sexual Theme Park Planned
For London

Attractions include Lady Godiva's Wild Ride, Kama Sutra Mountain, petting zoo.
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