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 NO. 397 “Expect the Ironic” APRIL 21 - 27, 2008 

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  DALAI LAMA, BISHOP TUTU ATTEND NBA PLAYOFF GAME
 
  Shown: holy men react to spectacular dunk.
 
WORLD NEWS
Mile-High Tower Planned
For Saudi Desert

Building will have separate elevators for men, women, camels.
French National Assembly
Passes Law Against Promoting “Excessive Thinness”

Anyone thinner than Sarkozy's new wife will be prosecuted.
 
ALSO IN THE NEWS . . .
Peru Demands Yale Return 36,000 Artifacts Taken From Machu Picchu
Or have university president's heart ripped out of his chest in Incan ceremony.
U. S. NEWS
Bush Sets Tough Deadline
On Global Warming

Says we should start talking about it “no later than” 2025.
Americans Worried About
Higher Food Prices

And smaller portions.
Pentagon's Own Study Puts
Positive Spin on Iraq War

Calls it “major debacle.”
 
REMINDER
  The Great Depression lasted less than a decade.
 
TSA Defends New Device Which Shows Passengers Without Clothing
But agrees to stop selling photos.
New Book: Gitmo Torture Techniques Inspired by TV Series “24”
Overall war strategy inspired by movie Duck Soup.
 
POLITICS
Cindy McCain's “Family Recipes” Lifted From The Food Network
Husband's foreign, domestic policies lifted from Fox.
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