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51 Is it ironic that a message alert from the White House interrupted television viewing, told them to stand by for an emergency message and warned them not to use their phones and On the screen was a television show giving tips on how to take charge of the laundry?...

52 Having noted that most people do not understand the meaning of irony, we now have a crowd-sourced website that uses majority rule voting to decide what is and is not ironic....

53 Some lawmakers voted for a reduction to ALS research but paticipted in the Ice Bucket Challenge?...

54 Ben Hueso, a California State Senator who voted for more regulation on ride-sharing apps like Uber and Lyft Thursday, was arrested early Friday morning for driving under the influence. Oh, and his family owns a taxi cab company....

55 we bomb countries to achieve peace...

56 Is it ironic that The Tea Party, controlled by those who would turn the constitution on its head and subjugate the majority of Americans for personal gain, posted "I would rather die standing on my two feet supporting our Constitution than live a lifetime on my knees in tyranny," which is based on the famous "Prefiero morir de pie que vivir de rodillas.," attributed to Emiliano Zapata??...

57 A tree limb falls onto a car after the car was parked under the tree to protect it from hail....

58 Is it ironic that the pledge of allegiance that conservatives hold so dear to their hearts was written by a socialist that was outraged by corporate greed, capitalism, and the widening economical gap between the rich and the poor?...

59 Bob said that everyone should see a video by CNN, when he really thinks they are a shitty news organization...

60 I was sickened when I learned Hillary Clinton had killed those people from the Consulate in Benghazi, but her kidnapping nearly 300 girls in Nigeria is just too much! (Thanks for keeping me informed FOX News)...

61 Chris Brown, awaiting trial for assaulting a guy who was trying to take his picture, has to sit and have his picture taken by the police mugshot person...

62 It happened in Colombia, a heavy car crash in a Highway, near to a tollbooth forces to call the firemen, they cannot arrive because they don't have money to pay the toll...

63 currently in Los Angeles, a bill is up for vote that would ban electronic cigarettes for fear that they will lead people to smoking tobacco cigarettes, which may end up killing them. But, not only in California, but in the U.S. at large, no one can even get close to getting a gun ban bill up for vote, and we have proof that guns kill people every day, all the time....

64 Chinese journalists covering MH370 in Canberra a furious at they see as Australian government control of the media....

65 democratic votes caving to the NRA (a conservative cause) could preserve their senate majority, ultimately preserving and expanding the progressive agenda in the USA...

66 3/6/2014, the 5th anniversary of the 3/6/2009 stock market bottom, turns out to be the market top?...

67 Is it ironic to use a picture of a semi naked Barbie doll to advertise a film night for international women's day?...

68 U. S. Secretary of State John Kerry would say that Russia's "incredible act of aggression" amounts to "a stunning willful choice" by Putin to invade another country on a "trumped-up pretext," when that is exactly what George W. Bush and his posse did with Iraq?...

69 The chief of a drug squad is caught hiding 1.5 kg of cocaine in his locker at work?...

70 The day after Texas Senator Wendy Davis filibustered a bill that would have severely restricted abortions in Texas, Rick Perry gives a speech about how they value all life in Texas. On the day that they execute their 500th prisoner....

71 President Obama received a Nobel Peace Prize and Edward Snowden has just been nominated for one?...

72 A local news paper ran a story in which they said "It's both sad and a bit ironic. The world-renowned street artist famous for his graffiti drawings had his own murals defaced in Park City." I don't think that's ironic, but what is it? Somebody vandalized his vandalism. I can't think of the right word....

73 On the same day, in the same city...A news website reports that airfares are going up in price and another reports that they are going down in price?...

74 The name of conservative party in Thailand is Democrat Party.

75 Representative Henry Radel supported legislation that would require mandatory drug testing for food stamps and subsequently was found guilty of possession of cocaine?...