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 NO. 396 “Expect the Ironic” APRIL 14 - 20, 2008 

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PETRAEUS, CROCKER TELL CONGRESS WHAT THEY TOLD THEM LAST TIME
And the time before that.
 
WORLD NEWS
China Condemns Itself for Tibet;
U.S. Condemns Itself for Iraq

Part of “Backwards Day” at UN.
Iraq: U.S. Recruits Sunnis
To Fight Shiites

Who we recruited to fight Sunnis.
IMF: Credit Crisis Will Cost $1 Trillion
Which we'll have to borrow.
 
ALSO IN THE NEWS . . .
Obama Gaining on Hillary in Pennsylvania
Thanks to his new animated TV spot (shown).
U. S. NEWS
DHS Ignoring 30 Laws in Rush
To Complete Border Fence

Including Law of Unintended Consequences.
Pentagon to Provide Troops With Hand-Held Lie Detectors
To gain Iraqis' trust.
 
REMINDER
  Drink eight glasses of wine a day.
 
Bloomberg’s Plan to Tax NYC Drivers
For Clogging City Dies Without a Vote
Lawmakers stuck in traffic.
Florida Passes “Take Your
Guns to Work” Law

Decision hailed by disgruntled postal workers.
 
FACTOID
Lobbyists Spend $17 Million
A Day on Members of Congress

According to phone records of D.C. madam.
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