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 NO. 676 “Expect the Ironic” AUG 26 - SEP 1, 2013 

Aug 19
Sep 2
CHELSEA MANNING NAMED WIKILEAKS WOMAN OF THE YEAR
Was last year's WikiLeaks Man of the Year.
 
WORLD NEWS
Egypt: Mubarak Released
Leaves some things in prison just in case.
Al Jazeera America Launches
It will compete with only impartial American news channel, Comedy Central.
 
POLL
29% of Louisiana Republicans Blame Obama for Poor Katrina Response
42% blame Carter for Watergate.
 
ALSO IN THE NEWS ...
China: Disgraced Politician Bo Xilai Goes on Trial
He's accused of accepting more bribes than current party head.
U. S. NEWS
White House: We're Preparing for Possible Cruise Missile Attack on Syria
Or at least a strong reprimand.
Solar Panels Re-Installed
At White House

First installed by Carter, then removed by Reagan, they'll remain until next Republican president removes them.
 
REMINDER
  We're living in the golden age of butt dialing.
 
CIA Documents Acknowledge
Agency's Role in 1953 Iran Coup

And just about every coup since.
Report: NSA Employees Spied
On Their Lovers

According to their spouses.
 
POLITICS
GOP Congressman: Businesses
Can't Find Enough “Sober,”
“Drug-Free” Workers

And when they do, they turn out to be humorless party poopers.
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