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 NO. 617 “Expect the Ironic” JULY 9 - 15, 2012 

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  RECORD NUMBER OF PLACES WHERE DAILY MAXIMUM TEMPERATURES BROKEN IN JUNE
But it was really quite nice in Seattle.
 
WORLD NEWS
Fukushima Declared Man-Made Disaster
By panel of computers.
Poll: German Elite View Southern Europeans as Inferior
Uh-oh, here we go again.
Vatican Reports $19 Million Deficit
Announces “mother of all yard sales.”
 
ALSO IN THE NEWS
Higgs Boson Almost Certainly Exists, Says CERN
But we don't.
U. S. NEWS
Bailed-Out AIG Wants $30.2
Million in Tax Interest
From 1991 Overpayment

And free ride to bank to cash it.
Some Blame Climate Change for Extraordinary Heat Wave
Others convinced it's been preordained by Mayan calendar.
 
REMINDER
  No penalization without representation.
 
Local Governments Have Cut 130,000 Teachers in Last Year
Fortunately, we donít nede teachers.
Romney, Who Once Called it a “Penalty,” Now Calls Mandate a “Tax”
Once called Certs a “breath mint,” now calls it a “candy mint.”
 
POLLS
Obama, Romney in Dead Heat
Experts say it'll all come down again to Justice Roberts.
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