News Headline:“Hedge funder Martin Shkreli buys rights to drug used by HIV patients and raises price from $13.50 to $750 a pill.”
News Headline: “Martin Shkreli’s latest plan to sharply raise drug price prompts outcry.”
News Headline: “Pharma CEO Martin Shkreli arrested for securities fraud.”
Yet more government intrusion into the magic of the free marketplace.
News Headline: “Brownsville crews continue oil spill cleanup.”
News Headline: “Toxic debris cleanup continues in Islandia.”
News Headline: “Fact-checking the Las Vegas GOP debate.”
The stories seemed to go together, for some reason.
News Headline: “We can’t stop watching this woman eat 100 slices of bread in one sitting.”
It’s amazing what we can stop doing when we try.
“. . . keep America safe. . . . keep this nation safe. . . . keep America safe. . . . keeping the country safe. . . . keep the country safe. . . . keep our country safe. . . . hasn’t kept us safe. . . . left us unsafe. . . . keep us safe. . . . keeping Americans safe. . . . keep America safe. . . . we are not any safer. . . . keep us safe. . . . keep America safe. . . . keeping this country safe. . . . greater safety. . . .”
Kids, go get grandpa and ask him what it was like during World War II and the Cold War, when we were far less safe and managed not to talk about it so much.
News Item: “. . . Corollarily, the president cannot legislate by. . . .”
News Item: “. . . Corollarily, the issuance of Resolution 9922. . . .”
As we add to the list of Words that Seem to Exist But Shouldn’t.
And C.C., a New York City reader, hopes to remind us that there is no such thing as a Christmas poinsetta.
There are only Christmas poinsettias.
Ho, Ho, Ho!
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News Headline: “12-year-old tricks elderly man, steals car.”
They grow up so fast, don’t they?
Billionaires Charles and David Koch, who will spend nearly $1 billion funding 2016 political candidates friendly to Wall Street, also sponsor an outreach program that teaches the poor how to make “dinner on a dime.”
News Headline: “Ex-lawyer sneaked into woman’s bedroom in purple G-string while high on meth and thought she was a panda.”
A reminder that these things happen in threes.
News Headline: “How to watch the Las Vegas Republican debate.”
News Headline: “Scientists have created a system that absorbs 99.7% of all sound.”
News Headline: “Scientists have figured out how to make entire events disappear.”
. . . which are two possible approaches.