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 NO. 668 “Expect the Ironic” JULY 1 - 7, 2013 

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  BATTLE OF GETTYSBURG 150TH ANNIVERSARY MARKED BY REENACTMENTS ACROSS COUNTRY
This time however, Democrats fight for the Union, Republicans the Confederacy.
 
WORLD NEWS
Berlusconi Found Guilty of Paying Minor for Sex
Defense, that she was “mature for her age,” fails.
Emir of Qatar Steps Down, Hands Power to 4th Son
Sons one, two, three must settle for riches beyond the dreams of avarice.
 
ALSO IN THE NEWS ...
Record-Setting Alaskan Heat Wave Sees Temperatures Soar Into 90's
Shown: Iditarod competitors take break, catch some rays.
U. S. NEWS
Supreme Court Invalidates Key
Part of Voting Rights Act

By narrow margin of Justice Thomas's three-fifths of a vote
Senate Overwhelmingly Passes
Historic Immigration Reform Bill

Sends it to the House to die.
Report: NSA Stores 1 Billion
Phone Calls a Day

And tries to return each and every one of them.
 
REMINDER
  If you have to ask, you can't vote.
 
ATF Estimates Hundreds of Thousands of Guns Unaccounted For
Fears some might have gotten into wrong hands.
Twinkies Returning to Shelves
If date of expiration is 2053 or later, they're fresh.
 
POLITICS
Rapidly Changing Public Opinion on Gays, Drugs Could Lead to Other Paradigm Shifts
What we think of mimes, for example.
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