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126 "Does anyone else find it ironic that the Democratic Mascot is an Ass?" Found on Facebook...

127 Man bites dog

128 a De-motivational poster pokes fun of those with anti-immigration sentiments by showing the face of a Native American with the caption: "Immigrants threatening your way of life?"...

129 someone with the last name Nimrod did a study on what makes people cool?...

130 A hitch hiker and author of the book "The Kindness of America" was shot by a random passerby?...

131 A rally against apathy draws a small crowd

132 when the aurthor writes she always writes it irony:)

133 Is it ironic that a single deranged soldier can do more to end a war than a Commander in Chief?...

134 Labour, a left wing anti privatisation party, unwittingly passed a reform that would as a consequence enable the privatisation of the police force....

135 Robin Tyler and Diane Olson, the poster couple for gay marriage rights in California, are divorcing?...

136 email can save the U.S. Postal Service?

137 A tow truck broke down

138 A waterpark burnt to the ground

139 the news revolves around bad news?

140 Colorado Sheriff (Patrick Sullivan) is arrested and thrown into jail named after him: Patrick J Sullivan Detention Center http://usnews.msnbc.msn.com/_news/2011/11/30/9124926-ex-sheriff-accused-of-offering-meth-for-sex-ends-up-in-jail-named-after-him...

141 Some Republicans are against government legislative intervention in market economics, which obviously affects society, but for government legislative intervention that limits social choice (e.g. abortion, gay issue)....

142 Is it ironic that the Occupy Oakland folks deposited their money at Wells Fargo? http://www.mercurynews.com/news/ci_19296946?source=rss...

143 Astronaut Mark Kelly was honored at the White House for 25 years of Service with NASA, including 4 space shuttle missions? A program killed by the current administration....

144 Libya's Moammar Gadhafi, the self styled "eternal revolutionary", who took power in a coup 42 years ago, is himself being deposed in a revolution?...

145 a terrorist sends a bomb to the us president via mail but he gets it back because of the wrong postage and opens it :)...

146 Burning Man, a self-described radically inclusive and open artistic community in the desert, has had to cap its own attendance and is now seeing scalpers sell tickets for over $200,000 on StubHub?...

147 a Harvard University fellow who was studying ethics was charged with hacking into the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's computer network to steal nearly 5 million academic articles....

148 A billionaire can't pay for his electric bill.

149 reducing funding for student aid programs in the name of future debt reduction would either increase the burden of debt early in one\'s career (when they are least able to afford it) or force potential graduates to opt out of education entirely and thereby lower the nation\'s collective ability to pay future obligations....

150 these supposed 'tolerance' marches have in fact fuelled further racist incidents in the community....