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 NO. 436 “Expect the Ironic” JANUARY 19 - 25, 2009 

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WHITE HOUSE INTERNS FILL EMPTY SEATS AT BUSH'S FINAL PRESS CONFERENCE
Most reporters covering Labradoodle show.
 
WORLD NEWS
Bin Laden's Son Reportedly in Pakistan
And hasn't called him, “not even once,” says father.
Britain's Prince Harry Apologizes for
Latest Racist Remark

Blames centuries of inbreeding.
State Dept. Places Sanctions on A.Q. Khan's Nuclear-Proliferation Network
No more nuclear proliferation after 11 PM.
 
ALSO IN THE NEWS
Latest Warning Issued by Bin Laden
Warns viewers they'll need digital converter boxes to see his next broadcast.
U. S. NEWS
Bush Heading Back to Texas
Cheney returns to Mordor.
Incoming Treasury Secretary
Underpaid Taxes by $48,000
In What Transitions Officials
Call “Common Mistake”

Better go check your returns to see if you’ve done that, too.
 
REMINDER
  Help is ostensibly on the way.
 
California May Have to Issue IOUs Instead of Tax Refunds
Taxpayers can then borrow against IOUs to pay next year's taxes.
Army Rejecting Record Number of Overweight Recruits
Pentagon mulls widening hatches on tanks.
Bad News: B of A, Citigroup,
Morgan Stanley, Wells Fargo,
J.P. Morgan, Chase, AIG All
Have Offshore Tax Havens

Good news: no bailout funds will be wasted paying taxes.
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