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Modern education + the criminal mind =

A 7-foot-4 Michigan man wore a ski mask when he robbed a 7-Eleven so no one would be able to give police a description, police said.

QT trickle-on economics update

Wealthiest
A study has found that the 20 wealthiest persons in the United States now own more wealth than the bottom half of the U.S. population.

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

Stick Shift
9 p.m. Sunday, November 29, at 2300 S. 39th St. in St. Louis.

QT loud guy at the end of the bar update

Donald Trump 1
News Headline: “Donald Trump in Birmingham: ‘The silent majority’ roars.”
Not a majority.
But nostalgia takes hold.
What once was silent now won’t shut up.

24 days until Christmas

Santa Claus
News Headline: “Drug-users targeted as police start annual Christmas campaign.”
News Headline: “Police hunt Santa Claus who stole helicopter.”
Ho, Ho, Ho!

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
Yellowstone recorded 155 earthquakes in November.
This is twice the number of earthquakes that happened in October–and the highest monthly count of 2015 as the region continues what scientists have called “a fascinating year of ups and downs.”
A reminder: Whenever a scientist calls something “fascinating,” it is probably the start of a Syfy network movie.

QT 2016 vote count countdown update

Christian Sharia
News Headline:
“Marco Rubio: The United States is governed by God, not the Constitution.”
For those keeping track of Christian sharia.

QT cheese in the news update

Cheese
+ Dave Carr, an Owen Sound, Ontario, reader, regarding QT’s noting that a captured
cheese smuggler had hoped for probation, but jail was a fetaccompli, writes:
+ “He’ll probably go brie on bail. How was he ricotta, anyway?”
+ S.S., a Minneapolis reader, writes:
“Bail can be be expensive and might provolone is necessary.”
+ Beverly Feldt, a Homewood, Ill., reader, writes:
“At which point, he said, ‘Asiago to prison.’ ”
+ K.R., a Baltimore reader, writes:
‘The defense was full of holes. but you gouda admit it was a good try.”
+ Alex Springer., a Denver reader, writes:
“Will he make a grate escape? Jail would edam alive. And if you want to use this, you don’t need my parmesan.”
Stop it.
Stop it now.

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QT trickle-on economics update

College Education
News Headline: “College enrollment rates are dropping, especially among
low-income students.”
High time.
It’s the only way to maintain a decent servant class.