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 NO. 369 “Expect the Ironic” OCTOBER 8 -14, 2007 

Oct 1
Oct 15
 
RICE ORDERS NEW RULES FOR SECURITY FIRMS IN IRAQ
They can still shoot first, but must ask questions later.
 
WORLD NEWS
Pakistan: Musharraf Wins in Landslide
Calls vote “mandate” to arrest those who voted against him.
Report: White House Planning
War With Iran

Already taking applications for embedded journalists.
 
FACTOID
1% of World's Population Controls
33% of World's Wealth

They'll be honored at White House dinner.
 
ENVIRONMENT
Global Warming Bad For Some Species, Good for Others
Like this giant spider, (right) spotted in London.
U. S. NEWS
Bush Vetoes Children's Health
Bill, Warning of Dire
Consequences

Says it would lead directly to drop in political contributions from friends in insurance business.
Dems Fall Short Again in Senate
Can't muster enough votes for bathroom break.
Pentagon: Missile Defense
System Up and Running

Like everything else they've done, it's well designed, reliable and cost-efficient.
 
REMINDER
  Don't brush your teeth, play with toys or feed your pets.
 
White House Says Answering
Questions Would Be “Giving
Away Our Game Plan”

Game plan: not answering questions.
 
ALSO IN THE NEWS . . .
Secessionist Groups Meet in Tennessee
Convene, then walk out of meeting.
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