News Headline: “Premature birth during vacation in the U.S. costs Canadian family nearly $1 million.”
Adventurous tourists are to be admired.
But they should take precautions when visiting backward nations.
+ Ronald Bruce Meyer, a Baltimore reader, regarding news that an Alaskan underwear thief has been arrested and awaits a court hearing once briefs have been submitted, writes:
“So the police finally got their hanes on him. . . .”
+ Dave Carr, an Owen Sound, Ontario, reader, writes:
“I wonder if they got him on the fly.”
+ Ron Micetic, a Bloomington, Ill., reader, writes:
“I’ll bet witnesses are already jockeying for position.”
+ Larry Rand, a Chicago reader, writes:
“Without a thong the day would never end.”
Stop it now.
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News Item: “. . . The report suggests that U.S. foreign policy has played a big role in making the problem worse: ‘The rise in terrorist activity coincided with the U.S. invasion of Iraq,’ it concludes. . . .”
Next they’ll be telling us it’s a bad idea to poke a hornet’s nest with a stick.
Bunch of elitist know-it-alls.
The City Union Mission, a Christian ministry in Kansas City, Mo., announced it will continue to rescue the homeless. cold and hungry–but only if they are not same-sex couples.
+ Indiana Gov. Mike Pence (R) said plans to cut food stamps would be “ennobling” to the poor because they would be less dependent on government.
+ Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) said refusing Medicaid health care is a good way to help the poor “live the American dream” of not being dependent on government.
Ho, Ho, Ho!
A man in Russia’s Arkhangelsk region called police to report that 24 of his marijuana plants had been stolen.
News Headline: “Ebola nurse: Stop calling me ‘Ebola nurse.’ ”
And shouldn’t we respect the Ebola nurse’s wishes here?