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Our children is in trouble

You teach a child to read and he or her will be able ot pass a literacy test," said George W. Bush during a speech at Townsend Elementary school.

Like a Virgin

The Wall Street Journal reports that among the most popular surgery in Koreas is the thinning women's calves and the replacing of `lost' hymens.

With puberty and justice for all

State Rep. Ron Wilson (D-Tex.) is sponsoring a bill to lower the state's voting age to 14.

At least it will keep him from making another Conan movie

A grassroots effor is trying to draft actor Arnold Schwarzenegger as the GOP nominee for California governor in 2002.

Give That Man a Cigar

A federal judge ruled that a New York college student can sue a professor for repeatedly referring to her as "Monica Lewinsky."

One Strategy the DEA never considered

Because of the California energy crunch, folks who grow marijuana indoors with 1,000-watt light bulbs are having financial difficulties.

It Went Over Well In a Focus Group

Al Gore has asked students in his journalism class to call him "Your Adequacy."
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Title Annotation:Humor; politicians
Publication:Washington Monthly
Article Type:Brief Article
Date:Apr 1, 2001
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