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 NO. 604 “Expect the Ironic” APRIL 9 - 15, 2012 

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NORTH KOREA POISED TO LAUNCH SATELLITE, DESPITE
PROTESTS
Especially those from three dissidents sitting inside capsule.
 
WORLD NEWS
Former Chief Anti-Drug Advisor to Mexican President Paid $450,000 a Month by Drug Cartels
Nice work, if you can get it.
Brits Protest Government Plan to Monitor Every Phone Call, E-Mail, Text Message and Internet Search
"That's so 1984," says one.
BP Arctic Oil Spill Response Plan Questioned by Coast Guard
Calls for immediate deployment of PR agents.
 
ALSO IN THE NEWS . . .
New Taxi for New York City Unveiled
It can carry up to five adults in abject terror.
U. S. NEWS
Now More Americans in Jail Than Were Imprisoned in Stalinís Gulag
But still looking for a few good novelists.
Federal Agency That Sets Spending Rules For Other Federal Agencies Spent Excessively on Own Conference
What happened in Vegas didnít stay in Vegas.
 
REMINDER
  It's springtime, when a young man's fancy turns to thoughts of occupying Wall Street.
 
Supreme Court Rules Strip Searches Legal, Even for Minor Offenses
Like streaking.
 
POLITICS
Romney Says Obama Spent
Too Much Time at Harvard

Less than Romney, but Romney didn't do the reading.
Gingrich Think Tank Files for Bankruptcy
After being unable to think of anything.
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