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 NO. 462 “Expect the Ironic” JULY 20 - 26, 2009 

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July 27
CALLS GROW FOR CHENEY PROBE
Report: he's built secret island fortress with shark pits, nuclear weapons.
 
WORLD NEWS
Tibetan Lama Named “Happiest Man in the World”
Shown: Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche, upon learning he won't have to share $3 million prize with ex-wife.
 
ALSO IN THE NEWS . . .
Tokyo: No Change in Standoff Situation
City remains calm.
U. S. NEWS
Geithner Says Recession is Easing
Cites new, bigger bonuses for execs at AIG, Goldman-Sachs.
U.S. Military Mulls Smoking Ban
“Don't Inhale, Don't Exhale” rule would not apply to battlefield situations, Commander-in-Chief.
Congress to Reduce Draconian
Crack Cocaine Sentences

After heavy lobbying from Big Crack Cocaine.
 
REMINDER
  Jobless prosperity is just around the corner.
 
Health Care Bills Passed by First
Three House Committees at
Work on Legislation

Smooth ride predicted from here on out, with only 17 more committees in House, 12 in Senate to weigh in.
California Tax Officials: Legal
Pot Would Raise $1.2 Billion
In Taxes

Much of it from sales of Pringles.
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