Monthly Archives: May 2016

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QT Early Warning System

World Environment

Five days remain until World Environment Day.
As of this writing, there still was one.

Too Long; Didn’t Watch

Actor LeVar Burton on the need for a “Roots” remake:
“There was a whole new generation of kids out there for whom the original was old and was dated.”
That’s the trouble with history.
It’s so dated.

Poultry in motion

Donald Trump
News Headline: “Trump ducks Sanders debate.”
News Headline: “Trump chickens out of debate with Bernie.”
Yet another indication of what the followers of Donald Trump are:


Memorial Day 2016

Memorial Day

News Headline: Poll shows 41 percent of Americans can’t name U.S. vice president.”
News Headline:“Nearly two-thirds of Americans can’t name all three branches of government.”
About 1 million U.S. soldiers and sailors have died in warfare to protect our democracy.
We honor them.
We mourn them.
And we owe them an apology.

The final frontier

Louie Gohmert
News Headline: “Texas congressman warns against ‘gay space colonies’ to prevent the Apocalypse.”
As the Intergalactic Planetary Federation decides in emergency session that the termination of Earth can be put off no longer.

Modern education + the criminal mind =

A man applying for a loan in South Carolina told the loan company that the purpose was to purchase more methamphetamine, police said.

QT loud guy at the end of the bar update

Donald Trump
News Headline: “Veterans group calls out Trump for overstating donations.”
News Headline: “Donald Trump rages on Twitter after veterans donations are called into question.”
Don’t worry.
Mexico will pay for it.

This just in. . . .

Lightly Beat
News Headline: “Pakistani husbands can ‘lightly beat’ their wives, Islamic council says.”
For those keeping up with compassionate conservatism in the news.

We have seen the present, and it does not work

Low Battery
News Headline: “ ‘Low battery anxiety’ affects 9 out of 10 of us, says survey.”
Be patient.
The pharmaceuticals will soon offer a  medication that many of us can take too much of.

Civilization as we know it in the news

Neanderthal Structure
News Headline: “Elaborate Neanderthal structure found.”
News Headline: “Trump opens campaign headquarters in N.J.”
The two stories seemed to go together, for some reason.