Ironic Times

 NO. 294 “Expect the Ironic” MAY 1 - 7, 2006 

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PRICE OF HAY SKYROCKETS
Experts predict increased demand for smaller horses.
WORLD NEWS
Mexican Congress Passes Drug Decriminalization Bill
Will also erect 20-foot fence to keep out undocumented Americans.
Sex Trade Booming in Baghdad; Opium Trade Booming in Kabul
Pimps, dealers support long-term U.S. presence.
 
POLLS
Bush Approval Rating Hits 0%
But that's with a 4% margin of error.
 
ALSO IN THE NEWS . . .
White House: Broken Water Main Repaired
Shown: three Hispanic men who were standing outside Home Depot fix problem.
U. S. NEWS
Tony Snow, Fox News Commentator, New White House Press Secretary
Duties will remain the same.
Analysis: Bush Has Good Week
Karl Rove wasn't indicted, gas prices didn't break $4, and a Senate panel didn't single him out as the only person responsible for Katrina disaster.
 
REMINDER
  Hegemony can't buy happiness.
 
Senate Report: FEMA's Regional Offices Should Be Reorganized into "Strike Teams"
Strike teams would differ from regional offices by sounding way cooler, inspiring TV dramas.
Survey: 4 in 10 Seniors Unaware of Looming Medicare Deadline
Despite numerous mentions in blogs, podcasts.
 
NEWS OF THE FUTURE
Air Rationing Proposed
Odd and even system could help ease oxygen crisis.
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