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 NO. 559 “Expect the Ironic” MAY 30 - JUNE 5, 2011 

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G8 SUMMIT MEETS TO DISCUSS CURRENT CRISIS
Mainly, giant alien spaceship hovering above them.
 
WORLD NEWS
Pakistan Will Allow CIA to
Search Bin Laden Compound

Some believe there is still a huge treasure trove of porn.
Report: U.S. In 4th Place
In Income Inequality

But comin’ down the backstretch, starting to make our move.
 
ALSO IN THE NEWS . . .
  500-ft Observation Wheel on Vegas Strip Gets OK from FAA
Giant ferris wheel features air-conditioned suites with slot machines, lap-dancers.
U. S. NEWS
Patriot Act Extension Passes
Senate 72-23

Also known as Last Refuge of Scoundrels Act.
Spy Agency's “Metaphor Program” Analyzes Other Languages
For example, do they have a metaphor for “government bloat.”
 
REMINDER
  This is the best of all possible worst-case scenarios.
 
POLITICS
Palin: No Thoughts Yet About Running
Too busy hiring political advisers, buying estate in Arizona, promoting film about herself and embarking on bus tour of East Coast.
Pawlenty Enters Race, Says He'll Cut Spending on Everything
Everything except 60 to 100 new stealth bombers that can reach Moscow in less than eight hours.
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