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 NO. 741 “Expect the Ironic” DECEMBER 15 - 21, 2014 

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$1.1 TRILLION SPENDING BILL RIDDLED WITH RIDERS
Public may be surprised to learn it's now legal to deduct the entire cost of a yacht as “flood insurance.”
 
WORLD NEWS
North Korea Declares War on Sony
Other studios meet, decide to remain neutral.
 
ENVIRONMENT
Bad News: Study Finds an
Estimated 5.25 Trillion Pieces of
Plastic in World's Oceans

Good news: enough plastic to supply the world's Lego needs for the next 50,000 years.
 
ALSO IN THE NEWS ...
Huge Uproar Over Picture of LeBron James and Royal Couple
Etiquette dictates no one should ever physically touch King James.
U. S. NEWS
Following Release of Scathing Senate Report on CIA Torture, Accountability for Those Responsible Unlikely
Bush, Cheney, Rumsfeld “too prominent to fail.”
Senate Report: CIA Paid “Torture Teachers” $81 Million
Your tax dollars at work.
 
REMINDER
  Living better than 99.99% of the population is the best revenge.
 
Report: One in Six Americans
Goes to Bed Hungry

Four in six go to bed stuffed to the gills, chewing on a couple of Tums.
Spending Bill Rider Allows Tenfold Increase in Donations to Parties
Or: 535 members of Congress just got ten times richer.
 
POLL
Only 64% Still Believe in
American Dream

American dream defined as a good job, a happy family, a house in the suburbs with a two-car garage and a meth lab in the basement.
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