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 NO. 343 “Expect the Ironic” APRIL 9 - 15, 2007 

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GONZALEZ WON'T QUIT
Says he'll remain in office (right) as long as he has President's support.
 
WORLD NEWS
Iraq Update: U.S. Attacks Shiites;
Shiites Attack Sunnis

Sunnis attack U.S.; U.S. attacks Sunnis; Sunnis attack Shiites; Shiites attack Shiites; Sunnis attacks Sunnis; U.S. attacks U.S.
U.S. “Shocked” By British
Action on Captured Sailors

Use of diplomacy “goes against everything we stand for,” says spokesman.
French Train Sets Speed Record of 357 MPH
And it's still late.
 
POLITICS
  Candidates Release First Quarter Fundraising Totals
Also names of major contributors:
U. S. NEWS
Supreme Court Disagrees With White House on Air Pollution
Decides it's bad.
Gates: Gitmo Court
Illegitimate in World Opinion

But good conversation starter.
 
REMINDER
  Appointed political hacks serve at the pleasure of the President.
 
Florida Allows Most Felons to
Regain Voting Rights

All except those holding office.
Dept. of Homeland Security Battles
Invasive Border Weed Where
Terrorists Can Hide

If there are weeds in your backyard, you could be eligible for federal funds.
 
ENVIRONMENT
Report: Global Warming Will
Hit Poor Hardest

Rich will prosper selling poor air conditioners.
  Candidate   Amount Raised   Biggest Donors  
    Clinton       $26 M      NOW, ACLU, AFL-CIO, AARP  
    Obama       $25 M      Philip Morris, Nicorette  
    Romney       $23 M      Temperance League, Osmond family  
    Giuliani       $17 M      Divorce lawyers, Soprano family  
    Edwards       $14 M      Trial lawyers, Brylcreem  
    McCain       $12.5 M      VFW, Hulk Hogan family  
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