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 NO. 598 “Expect the Ironic” FEB 27 - MAR 4, 2012 

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ROMNEY RALLY MOVED TO FOOTBALL STADIUM
After his hotel room proves too small.
 
WORLD NEWS
Obama Apologizes to Karzai
For Koran Burnings

Handwritten note delivered inside bag full of cash.
Bin Laden Hideout Demolished
New owner to build much bigger hideout.
British Finally Return Gold
Stolen From Spanish Galleon
They Sunk in 1804

Laden with treasure stolen from Peru in 1802.
France Bans Use of “Mademoiselle” in Official Documents
Won't affect private correspondence, French postcards.
 
ALSO IN THE NEWS
Munch's “The Scream” to Be Auctioned
To the loudest bidder.
U. S. NEWS
After Messy Primaries, Republicans Consider Changing Nominating Process
Nominee would be selected by handful of nation's wealthiest men, behind closed doors, smoking cigars.
Driverless Cars Approved in Nevada
They can only use the carpool lane if there are no passengers.
 
REMINDER
  It's an honor just to be nominated and get all that swag.
 
Explaining 8%-14% Premium
Hikes in CA, Insurers Say
Previous Hikes Caused
Healthiest to Drop Insurance,
Leaving Only Sickest, Who
May Actually File Claims

Leading to further rate hikes. Any questions?
 
THE ECONOMY
Gas Prices Soar
If you have to ask, you can't afford to fill 'er up.
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