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 NO. 700 “Expect the Ironic” FEBRUARY 10 - 16, 2014 

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PUTIN WELCOMES WORLD TO SOCHI OLYMPICS
Says security not a problem.
 
WORLD NEWS
U.S. Accuses Russia of Eavesdropping on Private Diplomatic Conversation
Assistant Secretary of State Pot delivers complaint to Russian Ambassador Kettle.
Earliest Footprints, 800,000 to 1 Million Years Old, Discovered in England
Prehistoric Brits were standing in orderly queue, waiting politely for something.
 
ALSO IN THE NEWS ...
First McDonald's Opens in Vietnam
“Over 2 billion sold” replaces “Over 2 million killed.”
U. S. NEWS
National Guard Caught Up in $50 Million Recruiting Fraud
Scandal might warrant calling out National Guard.
U.S. Banks Ease Loan Standards
What could go wrong?
 
REMINDER
  Nothing is good for you.
 
NSA, Overwhelmed by Cellphone Use, Collecting Only 30% of Our Call Data
Desperately needs to replace Snowden.
In Future War, Justice Scalia Doesn't Rule Out Internment Camps
For people who look like liberals, say.
 
POLITICS
Spreadsheet Listing 40 Top Koch Donors Mistakenly Left Behind by Guest at Seminar
In brief: don't eat Papa John pizza or buy Jockey underwear.
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