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 NO. 573 “Expect the Ironic” SEPTEMBER 5 - 11, 2011 

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Sep 12
JOB PICTURE BRIGHTENS
We know a guy who knows a guy who just got hired.
 
WORLD NEWS
ExxonMobil, Russia Strike $500 Billion Deal for Arctic Drilling Rights
l to r: Prime Minister Tillerson of ExxonMobil, Prime Minister Putin of Russia.
McCourt Offered $1.2 Billion for Dodgers by Chinese Government
Would be more caring, responsible owners.
 
ALSO IN THE NEWS . . .
NASA: Massive Amount of Useless Junk Circling Earth
Mulls placing giant garage in orbit.
U. S. NEWS
Obama Drops EPA Plan to Limit Pollution
And he's smoking again.
Good News: Republicans Want to Raise Taxes
Bad news: only on the poor.
 
REMINDER
  Totally batshit crazy is the new normal.
 
Airline Billing Dispute Reveals Existence of CIA Rendition Flights
Detainees still owe money for in-flight drinks, meals.
Report: Weapons Manufacturers
Lost More Than 16,000 Guns in
Two Years

Hopefully they fell into the right hands.
 
ECONOMY
25 CEOs of Richest Corporations
Earned More Than Their Firms
Paid in Taxes

Firms' accountants did well, too.
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