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QT 2016 vote count countdown update

Donald Trump
News Headline: “Donald Trump has a ‘foolproof’ plan to defeat ISIS–but he won’t share it.”
QT has obtained the plan.
Convince ISIS it could make use of Trump’s business acumen.
Then wait for the bankruptcy.

From the QT police blotter

Arizona State
News Headline: “ASU football player pleads guilty to misdemeanor.”
Only a misdemeanor?
Maybe with some NFL experience. . . .

QT trickle-on economics update

JPMorgan CEO
JPMorgan Chase, which nearly doubled the pay package of its CEO last year to
$20 million, is expected to lay off more than 5,000 workers this year to reduce costs.

QT Grammar R Us Seminar on the English Language

Bench Warrant
News Item: “After refusing to come to court, a judge issued a bench warrant to
bring him in. . . .”
And why the judge refused to come to court, we may never know.

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Separate but equal

Affinity Group
News Item: “. . .  a unique approach to preventing racism among its students. . . students at Fieldston Lower School on Manhattan’s Upper West Side have been divided into ‘affinity groups’ based on the color of their skin. . . .”
Science tells us that if the human race survives long enough, it will likely become a
golden race.
And the members of it will look back at racial affinity groups and smile to themselves.
And shake their golden heads.

QT Summer Travel Advisory

Taste of Omaha
One day remains until Taste of Omaha.
Ninety-two days remain until Taste of Cleveland.

QT national conversation update

Annual Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) Held In D.C.
News Headline: “Ann Coulter: Immigrants are worse than ISIL.”
News Headline: ” ‘Are You Smarter than a Fifth-Grader?’ returns.”
The two stories seemed to go together, for some reason.

QT Grammar R Us Seminar on the English Language

Epidemic Crisis
News Item: “. . . has reached crisis proportions. . . .”
News Item: “. . . has reached epidemic proportions. . . .”
News Item: “. . . a crisis of epidemic proportions. . . .”
News Item: “. . . an epidemic of crisis proportions. . . .”
It may take a while to sort this out.

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Which isn’t to mention Donald Trump and
Chris Christie combined

Sanders And DeFazio Introduce Legislation To Strengthen Social Security
News Headline: “Bernie Sanders’ presidential campaign has more support than Graham, Jindal, Fiorina and Kasich combined.”
Wait.
Warning.
Do not attempt to visualize Lindsey Graham, Bobby Jindal, Carly Fiorina and John Kasich combined.
Too late?
Sorry

The case for zero tolerance of modern school administrators

Happy Graduation
Mustang High School in Mustang, Okla., has named 64 valedictorians.
And six salutatorians.
We can stop now.
The commencements have commenced.
Happy graduation, valedictorians!
And to the scattering of high school seniors who aren’t!