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QT Yellowstone Caldera (the eruptions of which can be violent enough to send a layer of ash six feet deep as far away as Chicago and which erupts every 600,000 or so years and last erupted 640,000 years ago) update

Yellowstone Earthquakes
The Yellowstone earthquake count during October was 83, including a swarm of earthquakes at mid-month.
But it was a “small earthquake swarm.”
Scientists continue to estimate the annual chance of an eruption at only 1 in 700,000
In other news, a Louisiana golf foursome managed two holes-in-one during a single round, beating odds of 1.3 million to 1.

The sporting life

Pheasant Hunt
News Headline: “Four GOP presidential candidates take part in Iowa pheasant hunt.”
It was all a huge misunderstanding.
The candidates thought the plan was to flush out some peasants.

In other news. . . .

Don Lemon
News Item: “A petition is calling for CNN’s Don Lemon to be fired after he called for more information before condemning a South Carolina senior deputy who tossed and dragged a black female student on the ground. . . . ”
And the sooner, the better.
We can’t have all these news reporters running around trying get the entire story.

QT Exploding Cell Phone Worldwide Pinpoint Locator

Exploding Cell Phone
Friday morning, October 30, at the Panna Tiger Reserve near Chhatarpurk, India.

And we’ll expect regular progress reports from
Gen. Westmoreland

Special Ops
News Headline:“Obama seeks to intensify operations in Syria with special ops troops.”
QT Abridged Too Far Dictionary of the English Language:
intensify verb 1. to make intense or more intense. 2. to escalate. 3. to be waist-deep in the Big Muddy. 4. and to push on. . . .