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 NO. 442 “Expect the Ironic” MARCH 2 - 8, 2009 

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U.S. TAKES 36% STAKE IN CITIGROUP
You're two months behind in your payments to yourself.
 
WORLD NEWS
Pakistan: Government Declares Victory in Tribal Border Region
Withdraws all its troops.
Mexican President Rejects
“Failed State” Label

But statement may have been coerced by his kidnappers.
 
ALSO IN THE NEWS . . .
Psychedelic Frogfish Found at Ocean's Bottom
Marine biologists haven't seen anything like it “since the sixties.”
U. S. NEWS
Fed Downgrades Economic Forecast
From “weak” to “run for your lives!!”
Consumer Confidence Hits
All-Time Low

Consumer self-esteem takes hit as well.
Baby Boomers Putting Off Retirement as Nest Eggs Vanish
Can’t afford to quit being unemployed.
 
REMINDER
  Learn a skill valued by foreign employers.
 
Obama Wants $634 Billion
For Health Care

Will provide for more current magazines in doctors' waiting rooms.
 
EDUCATION
Colleges Warn Students About
Spring Break in Mexico

Urge common sense precautions during binge drinking, drug taking, orgies.
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