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76 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....

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

78 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....

79 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?...

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

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

82 A traveling exhibition featuring artifacts from the Titanic has been forced to close due to water damage at Atlanta's Premier Exhibition Center on 11/16/2013....

83 Is it ironic that an advertisement for an internet marketing seminar would appear in a newspaper?...

84 Chris Huhne wrote an article about the press needing more credibility when his credibility is close to nil...

85 on Halloween someone impersonating a cop is arrested?

86 Liberal Women Plan "Sex Strike" to Protest Contraception Ban....

87 I am wearing a Halloween costume that has a chicken head and a chef's hat with a pot and human leg in it...

88 A British psychic canceled a show in Scotland due to "unforeseen circumstances. DUNFERMLINE, Scotland, June 10, 2013...

89 The three members of a Carbon-Neutral Expedition to Greenland were rescued from their capsized yacht a midst hurricane force winds by a 113,000-tonne oil tanker....

90 A TV news crew taping a missing person report was stunned when the man in question walked into the camera shot behind the reporter and introduced himself on May 29, 2013 in Limington, Maine....

91 Mark Zuckerberg spent millions to buy homes around his to protect his privacy? http://www.businessinsider.com/mark-zuckerberg-buys-4-homes-for-privacy-2013-10...

92 Is it ironic that the day that Google memorializes Yosemite National Park's anniversary no one could visit due to the government shutdown?...

93 the producers of electricity is having a power outage?

94 737 houses have been earmarked at a site next to an airport?

95 The current Minister for Immigration and Border Security in Australia (i.e. the man who works to keep refugees out of the country) previously worked in the tourism industry....

96 Someone posted in the newspaper: " Gov. Christie is the most overrated governor: moran" (Or is it just moronic ... or should I say "moranic")...

97 a government implements a scheme to save the public money and it actually ends up costing more than what was in place before...

98 Is it ironic that President Obama said in one speech: "We're sending assault weapons to rebels in Syria to confront a regime that does not represent them.", while stating in another, "There is no reason why any American should own assault weapons."?...

99 Today Shadow transport secretary Maria Eagle was due to speak on BBC news about the need for the HS2 ( High Speed Rail network) but failed to make the slot - due to a delayed train....

100 The author of the departmental newsletter had to write about the news that she was quitting the comms team and the writing of the newsletter....