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 NO. 408 “Expect the Ironic” JULY 7 - 13, 2008 

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McCAIN MAKING APPEAL TO YOUNGER VOTERS
Shown: “Star Wars Stormtroopers for McCain” hand out campaign literature.
 
WORLD NEWS
Human Rights Concerns Won’t Keep
Bush From Olympics Opening

China ignores violations, grants him visa.
Report: Biofuels Have Raised
Global Food Prices by 75%

Suggests we look for ways to convert biofuels to food.
 
ALSO IN THE NEWS . . .
Archeologists Unearth George Washington's Boyhood Home
Had to chop down grove of cherry trees to find it.
U. S. NEWS
Bush Disagrees With Latest Polls Showing 23% Job Approval Rating
Insists he's doing “heckuva job.”
State Dept. Admits Snooping on Celebs' Passport Records Not Uncommon
“Guess which two-time Oscar winner's been lying about her age?” says spokesman.
 
REMINDER
  This is the golden age of competitive eating.
 
Average CEO Pay Rises to $8.4 Million in 2007
“But hey, the price of rice has practically doubled,” says one.
 
CAMPAIGN '08
Obama Continues Shift to Right
On pace to be to the right of McCain by mid-August.
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