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 NO. 519 “Expect the Ironic” AUGUST 23 - 29, 2010 

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  ONE OUT OF FOUR AMERICANS THINKS OBAMA IS MUSLIM
Only 6% think he's Jewish.
 
 
WORLD NEWS
Last U.S. Combat Troops Leave Iraq
Only 50,000 “support troops” remain, says Office of Slippery Language.
Russia to Limit Hours When
People Can Buy Vodka

Sparks panic, hoarding, talk of revolution.
 
ALSO IN THE NEWS
School Opens in Many States
Where it's desperately needed.
U. S. NEWS
Most of Spilled Oil Still in Gulf
Didn't magically get removed, refined and shipped to ARCO stations, as BP claimed.
Workplace Deaths Fall to
Lowest Level Since 1992

Deaths at the unemployment office on the rise.
 
REMINDER
  Never compromise your principles, unless you're in a tight race.
 
POLITICS
Murdoch's News Corp. Gives $1 Million to GOP
Expects “fair and balanced” return on its investment.
California Statehouse Race: Whitman's $104 Million vs. Brown's $1 Million
For every thirty-second Whitman commercial, Brown hands out another flyer.
 
CONSUMER NEWS
Half a Billion Eggs Recalled
After reports of sudden acceleration.
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