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.
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 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?
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?”
QT can’t begin to countess the number of times these distinctions have been lost. . . .
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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.
News Headline: “Michigan man accused of fondling Easter Bunny.”
Hippity, hoppity, Easter’s on it’s way.
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–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.
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And remember the QT motto.
QT: Always Ready with the Breaking News.
Unless It Is Binge-Watching “Deadwood.”