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 NO. 609 “Expect the Ironic” MAY 14 - 20, 2012 

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OLYMPIC FLAME LIT IN GREECE
Lighter fluid supplied by Germany.
 
WORLD NEWS
Putin Names Medvedev Prime Minister
Reward for his Oscar-worthy performance as “Interim President.”
Britain Slips Back Into Recession as Olympic Games Loom
Cameron pins hopes on winning enough gold medals to pay off debt.
Austerity Out in France, Greece
And looking shaky in Wisconsin.
 
ALSO IN THE NEWS . . .
Long-Range Sonic Weapons Emitting Painfully Loud Beams to Be Deployed at London Olympics
They will be used on anyone caught blowing a vuvuzela.
U. S. NEWS
Romney Defends “One Man, One Woman” Marriage
And to Hell with his ancestors.
Greene County, Virginia Republican Party Calls for “Armed Revolution Should We Fail With the Power of the Vote in November”
Secret Service, FBI: hello?
 
REMINDER
  An affair should be between a married man and a married woman.
 
POLITICS
Report: Romney Bullied Gay
Student While in Prep School

Burnishing his image with conservatives.
Texas Inmate Finishes 2nd to Obama in West Virginia Primary
Says he provides “real alternative” to Romney.
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