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 NO. 406 “Expect the Ironic” JUNE 23 - 29, 2008 

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MORE TROUBLE FOR McCAIN
Wife's “original” burger recipe (half-pounder with cheese, bacon, fried egg between two Krispy Kreme doughnuts) is identical to Paula Deen's.
 
WORLD NEWS
Palestinian Rockets, Israeli Air Strikes
Come Hours Before Truce

To make room for new weapons expected to arrive during cease fire.
 
FACTOID
World Population to Reach
7 Billion in 2012

Thanks to abstinence-only programs.
 
PICTURE OF THE WEEK
30,000 Druids Greet Summer Solstice
Then return to their offices.
U. S. NEWS
Congress Hammers Out Reasonable Compromise on Wiretapping
Telecoms can listen to all your calls, read all your e-mails, but only if Attorney General tells them to.
Flooding Adds to Economic Squeeze
New evidence God no longer Republican.
Billions More Needed to Secure American Embassies
Only alternative, say experts, is diplomacy.
 
REMINDER
  No frontsy-backsy on the bread line.
 
GAO Report: Administration Had No Plans to Deal With Al Qaeda
Was too busy planning Jenna's wedding.
McCain Lays Out His Energy Policy
He'll assign his vice president to hammer out plan, in private, with oil execs.
 
POLL
30% Harbor Some Racial Bias
Remaining 70% hate everybody.
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