From Russia with love

News Headline: “Did Trump collude with Russia to defeat Republican opponents in primaries?”
Heavens to Betsy, what a dreadful thing to think.

Modern education + the criminal mind =

+ A man who robbed a pizzeria in Iowa City, Iowa,  returned later to ask for a job application, police said.
+ A drug dealer in Okaloosa County, Fla., called 911 to report that someone had stolen money and a bag of cocaine from his car, police said.

GovernMania MMXVII

News Headline: “Will Trump have a mental breakdown in office?”
How could we tell?

QT Man-Bites-Dog Worldwide Pinpoint Locato

6:30 p.m. Sunday, July 16, along 132nd Street near 40th Avenue in Surrey, British Columbia.
This is the 16th dog day of summer.
There are 24 dog days to go.

QT trickle-on economics update

Sears Canada will pay top management up to $9.2 million in bonuses while laying off 2,900 workers without severance.

Subversive plots in the news

News Headline: “Let Obamacare fail–Trump’s new plan.”
News Headline: “GOP sabotage hobbles Obamacare reforms.”
Maybe Russia could help.

QT Man-Bites-Dog Worldwide Pinpoint Locator

As of the 15th dog day of summer, there have been no reports of a man biting a dog.
But a horse bit another horse in the final stretch of a race in Australia.
Where it is winter.
So never mind.
There are 25 dog days to go.
Up here.

And get off our lawn

News Headline: “White House backs senate bill to cut legal immigration, move to merit-based system.”
Note to the tired, the poor, the huddled masses yearning to be free:
Get lost.

In other news. . . .

News Headline:
“North Korea likely has more plutonium than thought.”
As we look toward a day when our nuclear powers have more thought than plutonium.

. . . born every minute

News Headline:“Trump’s magic words: ‘A lot of people don’t know that.’ ”
News Headline: “Russia developments have little effect on Trump’s base.”
A reminder that a lot of people aren’t even sure what day it is.