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QT all’s well that ends wells update

News Headline  (2012): “Fracking tied to unusual rise in earthquakes in central U.S.”
News Headline (2013): “Study raises new concern about earthquakes and fracking fluids.”
News Headline (2014): “7 quakes hit Oklahoma in less than a day.”
News Headline (2015): “Experts say it’s only a matter of time before ‘big one’ hits Oklahoma.”
Poor Oklahoma.
If only there had been some kind of warning. . . .

Here’s looking at you, jihadists

Rick's Cafe
News Headline: “Mafia boss warns ISIS against attacking New York.”
Or as Rick says to the Nazi officer at the Café Américain:
“There are certain sections of New York, Major, that I wouldn’t advise you to try to invade.”

In other news. . . .

Pope in Uganda
News Headline: “Will the pope challenge homophobia in Uganda?”
Just as soon as he gets around to challenging it in the Vatican.

The case for the San Andreas Fault

George C. Wallace
The student newspaper at California’s Claremont McKenna College announced it will provide a separate “safe space” on its pages for the school’s “people of color.”
Next up: An editorial recommends that the campus events center be renamed for the late George C. Wallace, a modern pioneer of separate spaces for people of color.

Taking all things into account

Marijuana Dealer
News Headline: “Harry Reid backs bill to give marijuana dealers access to U.S. banks.”
An update here on one of society’s more undesirable elements.
As well as marijuana dealers.

Unscheduled asteroids not in the news

QT recently mentioned that scientists saw no other asteroids heading for close calls with Earth through the end of the year.
Well. Except for Asteroid 2015 WP2, which passed halfway between Earth and the moon last Friday and was discovered today.
Except for that one.
Hey. Nobody’s perfect.

QT Exploding Cell Phone Worldwide Pinpoint Locator

New South Wales
Shortly after 9 p.m. Sunday, November 22, on Argosy Way in Maindee, New South Wales, Australia.

We have seen the present, and it does not work

Free yoga classes have been stopped at the University of Ottawa to avoid “cultural appropriation” from those who “have experienced oppression, cultural genocide and diasporas due to colonialism and Western supremacy.”

QT Latest Carjacker Who Didn’t Know How to Work a Stick Shift Worldwide Pinpoint Locator

Stick Shift
Saturday, November 21, in Albuquerque, N.M.

A Trump tweet verdict‒with 15 characters to spare

Ernest Hemingway
News Headline: “Donald Trump says he’s the Ernest Hemingway of Twitter.”
Ernest Hemingway is no longer with us to tweet a response to Trump’s claim.
But a passage in For Whom the Bell Tolls might work:
“He is waving his arms and jerking his head from side to side and everybody from two hundred yards away can tell he is a fool.”