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 NO. 712 “Expect the Ironic” MAY 5 - 11, 2014 

Apr 28
May 12
REPUBLICANS REOPEN BENGHAZI INVESTIGATION
Also want to take another look at Bobby Baker scandal, and why FDR sent a Navy destroyer to pick up his dog Fala in the Aleutian Islands at taxpayers' expense.
 
WORLD NEWS
Ukraine, Russia on Brink of War
Americans advised to stock up on caviar.
No Deal Between U.S., Germany on Spying, as Obama Says, “We Do Not Have Blanket No-Spy Agreement With Any Country”
“We can all spy a little.”
 
ALSO IN THE NEWS ...
Papers From 1982 Reveal British Diplomats First Thought Reagan a “Bumbler” and a “Bozo”
Later, of course, they'd come to see him as a “bumpkin” and a “boob.”
U. S. NEWS
Supreme Court Upholds Ban on Affirmative Action
Minorities can still get accepted at prestigious universities — if their parents went there.
Report: Record 50% of Congress Millionaires
Who obviously don't need unemployment insurance.
 
REMINDER
  Every cloud has a silver lining backed up in the cloud.
 
Colorado Symphony Offers
“Classically Cannabis” Series

Says one attendee: “It's just like a rock concert, except the music sucks.”
California Supreme Court
Approves New Oath for Lawyers,
Compelling Them to Strive for “Dignity, Courtesy, and Integrity”

Or go back to New York.
 
ENVIRONMENT
Bad News: Smog Worsens in Sao Paulo When Drivers Use Ethanol
Good news: air smells like corn tortillas.
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