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 NO. 672 “Expect the Ironic” JUL 29 - AUG 4, 2013 

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IT'S A BOY!
Royal family look-alikes welcome Herman E. Blodgett, Jr. into the world.
 
WORLD NEWS
Pope Chastises Church Leaders, Public Officials in Brazil for “Interplay of Vested Interests” Indifferent to Plight of Poor
In private he calls them “rich bastards.”
French Parliament: Being Rude to President No Longer an Offense
That leaves nobody French people can't be rude to.
UK: Jane Austen to Grace 10-Pound Note, Replacing Charles Darwin
U.S. considers replacing Ulysses S. Grant with Edith Wharton.
 
MILESTONES
Mick Jagger Turns 70
Seventy is the new seventy.
U. S. NEWS
Study: Most New Jobs Low
Wage, Going to Women

Men holding out for executive positions where they can hire an attractive young temp to do their work for them.
Goldman Sachs's Control of
Aluminum Market Costs
Taxpayers $6 Billion a Year

Their control of White House, Congress costs us considerably more.
 
REMINDER
  The world wants to see what you look like naked.
 
Rand Paul Aide Who Defended
John Wilkes Booth Resigns

Became distraction in Paul's quest to represent “Party of Lincoln.”
 
ALSO IN THE NEWS ...
OED Changes Definition of Marriage to Include Same-Sex Couples
Now defines it as “a union of two individuals who constantly bicker” instead of “a union of a man and woman who constantly bicker.”
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