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QT Super Bowl XLIX final countdown updVIII

Super Bowl
A poll has found that XLI percent of Americans believe the New England Patriots cheated their way to Super Bowl XLIX, with  XVII percent believing the Patriots did not cheat and XXXII percent having no opinion, while the final count of NFL players arrested since Super Bowl XLVIII is XLVI, which isn’t to be confused with the arrests of CDX pimps and prostitutes by Arizona law enforcement in preparation for the weekend. . . with II days to go.

Downward bound

Sheldon Whithouse
News Item: “. . . Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.) complained that the Holder-bashing was ‘frankly beneath the dignity of this committee’. . . .”
News Item: “A journey to the Earth’s mantle layer could begin within the next decade, drilling deeper into the planet than anyone has ever delved before. . . .”
As scientists continue their search for something beneath the dignity of the Senate Judiciary Committee.

Quick like a. . . .

Mitt Romney
News Headline: “Why 2016 may be Mitt Romney’s year.”
Romney, Run.
News Headline:
“Romney shifts on climate change again.”
Romney Re-ducks.
News Headline:
“Romney may have a mansion problem (again).”
Romney is Rich.
News Headline:
“Mitt Romney says he will not make 2016 White House bid.”
Romney at Rest

From Poor QT’s Almanack

January 30
Today’s Birthdays:Strange Interlude,” 87; Dick Cheney, 74.

Sounds like a plan

Halls of Ivy
News Headline: “Walker calls for steep cuts to Wisconsin university system.”
News Headline: “Ducey proposes budget cuts for Arizona universities and
community colleges.”
News Headline: “Brownback’s budget cuts $124.7 million from Kansas schools.”
Just how stupid do these Tea Party governors think we are?
Not stupid enough, evidently.

Damn! Torpedoes! Full speed astern!

Dem Retreat
News Headline: “Democrats cave in to another round of sequestration cuts.”
News Headline: “Most Democrats avoid health care on campaign trail.”
News Headline: “Senate Democrats drop assault weapons ban from gun bill.”
News Headline: “Democrats give in on transportation funding, accept GOP plan.”
News Headline: “Obama, Biden expected in Philadelphia for Dems’ policy retreat.”
. . . and will have so many retreats to talk over.

QT Super Bowl XLIX countdown updVIII

Chicken Wings
News Item: “. . . 1.25 billion chicken wings will be consumed during Super Bowl XLIX. . .  .
If one laid 1.25 billion wings end-to-end, assuming an average length of 3.5 inches, they would stretch to and from CenturyLink Field in Seattle to Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Mass., almost 28 times. . . . The wings would also circle the Grand Canyon 120 times. It’s enough wings to put 572 on every seat in all 32 NFL stadiums, and they weigh about 5,955 times more than the poundage of the Seahawks and Patriots entire 52-man rosters combined. . . .”
And we haven’t even gotten to the chips and dip. . . .

QT 2016 vote count countdown update

GOP Candidates
News Headline: “Rick Perry: ‘We’re moving right along’ on 2016 despite indictment.”
News Headline:
“Post-bridge scandal investigation into Chris Christie’s office grows.”
News Headline: “More Scott Walker investigation documents released.”
We were all tiring of the Clown Car.
What we may need now is a Paddy Wagon.

QT all’s well that ends wells update

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News Headline: “BP Gulf spill harmed wildlife, habitat ‘everywhere it went,’ expert testifies.”
News Headline: “Obama proposes opening Atlantic coast to oil drilling.”
What could possibly go wrong?

The case for zero tolerance of modern school administrators

Colorado Mesa
Any of the 9,500 students at Colorado Mesa University who want to say out loud what they think must do so in a Free Speech Zone, which is a concrete patio toward the southeast corner of the 86-acre campus.