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 NO. 433 “Expect the Ironic” DEC 29, 2008 - JAN 4, 2009 

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Eclipsing Barack Obama, Vladimir Putin, Sarah Palin, Hank Paulson and Joe the Plumber, daring Iraqi journalist al-Zaidi was a shoo-in.
 
WORLD NEWS
Report: CIA Bribing Afghan Warlords With Viagra
Tells them to “make love, not war.”
 
POLL
20% Say Dick Cheney Worst
Vice President Ever

Here's the breakdown:
 
U. S. NEWS
Bush Points to Achievements
All rooms in White House now get cable.
Home Values Lost $2 Trillion in 2008
Prices return to levels of 1850.
UAW Complains About Tough
Provisions in Bush Auto Bailout

Particularly requirement they drive an American car.
 
REMINDER
  Don't spend your multimillion-dollar bonus all in one place.
 
Some Banks Don’t Know, Others
Won’t Tell What They’ve Done
With Bailout

But bank officers observed laughing all the way to the bank.
Unemployment at 26-Year High
Not counting outgoing Republicans hitting the streets on Jan. 20.
 
POLITICS
Jeb Bush Mulling Campaign
For Florida Senate Seat

Would run as “the smart one.”
 
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