Monthly Archives: April 2014

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It’s next to the station of the city clerk

News Item: “A Michigan mayor has turned down an atheist’s request to place a ‘reason station’ inside city hall which would promote ‘the use of reason’ because he claims it would disrupt an existing prayer station. . . .”
The mayor may have a point.
Nothing disrupts prayer like reason.

Situation normal, all fracked up

News Headline:Oilfields are spinning off thousands of tons of radioactive trash as the U.S. drilling boom leads to a surge in illegal dumping. . . .”
As we continue to explore the magic of the free marketplace.

News from the 1 percent

News Headline: “Yahoo’s fired COO gets $58 million severance package.”
QT renews its offer:
Put QT in charge of your corporation.
QT will run it into the ground in only six months, guaranteed.
And it will charge only $1 million.
Why are there no takers?

QT Grammar R Us Seminar on the English Language

T.F., a Luxemburg, Wis., reader, writes:
“When did actresses become actors? And is it only a matter of time before seamstresses become seamsters, and princesses become princes?”
Yes.
QT can’t begin to countess the number of times these distinctions have been lost. . . .

WRITE TO QT:  zaysmith.qt@gmail.com

There’s always Benghazi

News Headline: “Jindal: Obama is worst president in history.”
News Headline: “Obama is on trend to leave a budget surplus.”
See? He can’t even maintain a simple deficit.

Rabbit, run

Easter Bunny
News Headline: “Michigan man accused of fondling Easter Bunny.”
Hippity, hoppity, Easter’s on it’s way. . . .

Currency events

News Headline: “Sheldon Adelson spent  $93 million on 2012 election.”
News Headline:
“Bloomberg to spend $50 million to challenge NRA on gun safety.”
As the Supreme Court says, money is a form of free speech.
And aren’t there always a few loudmouths in any group?

QT is back! Sort of!

QT is back–in a new format.
No longer will you see collections of items on Monday, Wednesday and Friday.
Now each item will be published as it written through the week.
Check in when the mood strikes you at zaysmith.com
Or you can arrange Twitter alerts at @ZaySmithQT.
And remember the QT motto.
QT: Always Ready with the Breaking News.
Unless It Is Binge-Watching “Deadwood.”

On Vacation

QT will resume April 16.