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 NO. 716 “Expect the Ironic” JUNE 2 - 8, 2014 

May 26
Jun 9
LAST AMERICAN POW IN AFGHANISTAN EXCHANGED FOR FIVE GITMO DETAINEES
And a detainee to be named later.
 
WORLD NEWS
Voting Begins in Egypt, Sisi
Expected to Cruise to Victory

Since most supporters of ousted president Morsi are in prison awaiting execution.
Far Right Tea Party-Like Groups Gaining Power Across Europe
Want return to simpler, more tranquil times of August, 1914.
 
LAW
Study: 4% of Those on Death
Row Likely Innocent

“Not too bad,” say prosecutors.
 
ALSO IN THE NEWS ...
Chicago: Cracks Appear in 103rd Floor Glass Skydeck
Popular tourist attraction cuts ticket prices, offers twofers.
U. S. NEWS
CEO's Median Pay Rises for 4th Straight Year to Above $10 Million
U.S. political system downgraded from oligarchy to plutocracy.
FTC: Data Brokers Know More
About Us Than Relatives Do

That's precisely the way we want it.
 
REMINDER
  Beware of Greeks bearing debt.
 
Michelle Obama Criticizes
Attempts to Lower School Lunch
Nutrition Standards, Effort
Backed by Pizza Hut, Coca-Cola

And Jenny Craig.
Oklahoma Gun Range Gets
Liquor License

Half-off drinks during Hand Gun Happy Hour.
 
ENVIRONMENT
Poll: Americans More Worried
About Global Warming Than
About Climate Change

More worried about Armageddon than Apocalypse.
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