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 NO. 640 “Expect the Ironic” DECEMBER 17 - 23, 2012 

Dec 10
Dec 24
NASA Releases Video Debunking Mayan Calendar Doomsday Predictions
Now everyone's scared.
 
WORLD NEWS
China Invests Record Amount in U.S.
At American Empire Going Out of Business Sale.
Italy Wobbles With Uncertainty in Response to Berlusconi's Possible Return to Power
Stock market down, price of sex up.
 
ALSO IN THE NEWS ...
Kim Jong Un Named Man of the Year by Time's Readers
Who, to everyone's surprise, are mostly North Koreans.
U. S. NEWS
Obama: Prosecution of Pot
Smokers Not “Top Priority”

Impact: if you and a bunch of guys drive around getting stoned and calling yourselves the Choom Gang, don't expect to be brought up on federal charges.
British Banking Giant HSBC
To Pay Record $1.92 Billion
Fine for Money Laundering

If it does so again it will be slapped on other wrist.
 
REMINDER
  Politics is war without bloodshed, while war is politics with drones.
 
U.S. Military Judge Rules That
No Mention of Torture of Accused
May Be Permitted in Trial
of Khalid Sheik Mohammed

Citing Sharia law.
Overcrowded National Mall
May Not Have Room for
World War I Monument

Saving space for World War III monument.
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