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 NO. 390 “Expect the Ironic” MARCH 3 - 9, 2008 

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BUSH SURPRISED TO LEARN OF HIGH GAS PRICES
“When I was elected eight years ago it was only a buck!”
 
WORLD NEWS
New York Philharmonic Visits
North Korea

Venerable orchestra performs for country's elite, then sent to slave labor camp, their instruments recycled for raw materials.
Fidel: Medvedev in Charge
Putin: Raul in charge.
 
FACTOID
Report: 1 in 100 American
Adults in Jail

Everyone else under house arrest.
 
ALSO IN THE NEWS . . .
Heightened Air Security Bans Clothes, Luggage, Carry-Ons
Airlines report few complaints.
U. S. NEWS
Consumers Cutting Back on Food, Clothing, Health Care
Everything but cable.
Pentagon: When Surge Ends,
There Will Be 8,000 More
U.S. Troops Than Before

After all have been withdrawn, there will be 50,000 left.
 
REMINDER
  Sometimes you have to go over to the dark side.
 
Bush: We're Not in Recession
Cites strong yacht sales.
ACLU: FBI Lists Over 900,000 as Known or Suspected Terrorists
Including every member of ACLU.
GAO Investigators Travel to
Cayman Islands to Track
Offshore Tax Evaders

“We'll get to the bottom of this if we have to drink a thousand banana daiquiris,” says one.
Mukasey Pays Surprise Visit to Guantanamo
Nobody expects the Spanish Inquisition.
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