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Putting on airs

Developed Nation
News Item: “. . . The U.S. is the only developed nation where workers are not guaranteed paid vacation or holidays. . . .”
News Item: “. . . the only developed nation that does not guarantee paid sick leave for its workers. . . .”
News Item: “. . . the only developed nation in the world without paid maternity leave. . . .”
Or put it another way:
Who said the United States is a developed nation?

QT Grammar R Us Seminar on the English Language

Weekend System
News Item: “. . .   a progressive condition which is a result of weekend immune systems. . . .”
. . . and another good reason to look forward to Fridays.

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Jeb Bush
News Headline: “Jeb Bush: ‘I learned about protecting the homeland’ from the way
George W. Bush ‘kept us safe.’ ”
Well. Except for that one day.
But what is one little day?

Libertarian deadbeats in the news

Nevada Rancher And Federal Gov't Face Off Over Land Use Battle
Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy a year after his standoff with federal land management agents:
“From the moment they left, we have felt freedom on this ranch. We might be the freest place on Earth.”
Bundy has refused to pay more than $1 million in federal grazing fees.
Talk about free.

QT Exploding Cell Phone Worldwide Pinpoint Locator

Cell Phone Explodes
Saturday, May 30, on a motorcycle, in Bagalkot, India.

QT 2016 vote count countdown update

Ted Cruz
News Headline: “Ted Cruz–who voted against Hurricane Sandy aid–calls for federal relief following Texas floods.”
News Headline: “Scientists slam Ted Cruz for avoiding climate question after Texas floods.”
The scientists ask too much.
How can they criticize a politician for being evasive when he is obviously busy being hypocritical at the moment?