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 NO. 618 “Expect the Ironic” JULY 16 - 22, 2012 

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REPUBLICANS FEAR ROMNEY
APPEARS OUT OF TOUCH TO OTHER REPUBLICANS
Especially those with smaller boats.
 
WORLD NEWS
Conservatives Block Effort to
Reform House of Lords as “Hasty
 
and Ill-
Advised”
Ask for another 400 years to think it over.
Red Cross Declares Syrian
Conflict a Civil War

More blood allocated for civil wars than for mere insurrections.
 
ALSO IN THE NEWS
Important Change Signaled in North Korea
Kim Jong-un entertained by Mickey Mouse (above), Daffy Duck nowhere to be seen.
U. S. NEWS
Obama, Congress Reach
Compromise on Bush Tax Cuts

Agree only Bush's taxes will be cut.
Many Republican Governors
Will Refuse 100% Federal
Funding of Medicaid

Don't want to give up complaining rights.
 
REMINDER
  Keep your BFFs close, but your frenemies closer.
 
LIBOR Banking Scandal Could
Be Biggest Yet

Bigger even than the last one we all forgot about.
7 in 10 Teens Will Be Unemployed This Summer
Helping prepare them for lifetime of unemployment.
 
POLITICS
Report: Romney Ran Bain
During Big Layoffs, Long
After He Says He Left

But foolishly fired guy responsible for destroying records.
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