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 NO. 402 “Expect the Ironic” MAY 26 - JUNE 1, 2008 

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PRESIDENT SAYS HE'S STOPPED DRIVING BECAUSE OF WAR
“How would it look?” he asks rhetorically.
 
WORLD NEWS
Iceland First, U.S. Ninety-Seventh
On List of Peaceful Countries

Note: if Iceland attacks U.S., standings could change.
U.S. Trying to Weaken
Ban on Cluster Bombs

Wants prohibition lifted on weekends.
 
ALSO IN THE NEWS . . .
London House Sells for Record $230 Million
Although buyer's subprime loan could be problematic.
U. S. NEWS
Oil Company Execs Grilled by Congress About $4/Gal Gas
Will be grilled again when gas hits $5/gal.
Rising Cost of Bullets Affecting
Gun Owners

Forcing some to think twice before going out and shooting up a mall.
 
REMINDER
  Keep your enemies close, but never talk to them.
 
Washington Post: Counterterrorism
Effort Marred by Rivalry Between
FBI, ATF

Effort to report story marred by rivalry between Washington Post, New York Times.
 
POLITICS
McCain's Ambien Use Raises Questions
Will he wake up when phone rings at 3AM?
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