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Ironic Times

 NO. 587 “Expect the Ironic” DECEMBER 12 - 18, 2011 

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  RUSSIA IN TURMOIL OVER SUSPICIOUS ELECTION RESULTS
 
  Putin calls for calm, reminds public only 146% of vote has been counted.
 
WORLD NEWS
U.S. Criticizes Mexico for Torturing Jailed American
They could have at least flown him to another country.
Pamplona Prepares for Christmas
With annual Running of the Santas.
 
POLITICS
Gingrich Takes Big Lead Over Rivals
Voters who switched from Palin to Bachmann then jumped to Perry and then Cain are now on the Gingrich bandwagon “one hundred percent.”
U. S. NEWS
Alabama Farmers Look to Replace Migrants With Prisoners
If that doesn't work, it's back to slavery.
California Ethics Agency OK's Expensive Gifts Without Disclosure From Lobbyists to Lawmakers If They Are Dating
But not if it was only a one-night stand.
 
REMINDER
  If you're not an enemy combatant, you'll never be detained indefinitely.
 
Wisconsin Governor Proposes Law That Would Charge Protesters for Police, Cleanup
Make them pay for their rights.
Congress Considers Cameras in Supreme Court
They'd be hidden, out of sight, and the justices wouldn't be told about them.
A Few Republicans Hint They Might Be Amenable to a Tax Hike
If in exchange they're assigned Secret Service protection for the rest of their natural lives.
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