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Modern education + the criminal mind =

A man who left a briefcase full of cocaine on a Seattle sidewalk went to police to ask if they had found it, which they had, police said.

We have seen the present, and it does not work

A diversity outreach librarian at  University of Minnesota has warned that shushing a person of color in a library is a microaggression that threatens assimilation into a dominant culture.

QT loud guy at the end of the bar update

News Headline: “Howard Dean asks if Donald Trump’s sniffling during debate was because of cocaine.”
News Headline: “Trump campaign: Howard Dean’s cocaine comment was ‘beyond
the pale.’ “

But a lot of people are talking about it.
There’s something going on.
The whole thing is very strange.
There’s something we don’t know about.
Why won’t Donald Trump prove he isn’t a cocaine addict?
Where is his blood certificate?

This just in. . . .

News Headline: “How fast would Earth need to spin for humans to be thrown into space?”
Sometimes, depending on the news of the day, a reporter wonders at potential solutions.

From Poor QT’s Almanack

Louis XIII of France, who said of the Marquis de Cinq-Mars, “I would love to see the grimace he is now making on the scaffold,” was born 415 years ago on the 27th day of Better Breakfast Month.

QT Planetary Defense Coordination Office

Asteroid 2016 SA2 was discovered Monday, a day after it passed between Earth and
the moon.
It was the second asteroid discovered this week after just missing us.
Well. That we know of.

QT 2016 vote count countdown update

Republican U.S. presidential nominee Trump speaks during presidential debate at Hofstra University in Hempstead

News Headline:
“Donald Trump said 18 false things on Tuesday.”
News Headline: “Donald Trump said 5 false things on Wednesday.”
News Headline: “Donald Trump said 6 false things on Thursday.”
News Headline: “Donald Trump said 34 false things at first presidential debate.”
So at least he’s returned to normal.
Seemed to be slipping last week.

In other news. . . .

News Headline: “Universe has no direction.”
News Headline: “No way out.”
Can someone do something to cheer up our headline writers?

QT Planetary Defense Coordination Office

Asteroid 2016 SJ was discovered Saturday, two days after it passed between Earth and the moon.
It was the fifth asteroid in a month to be discovered while just missing us.
This further bolsters the theory that the universe is a video game.
And the Intelligent Designer is a lousy shot.

ElectMania MMXVI in the news

News Headline: “Donald Trump either lied to the voters or committed perjury.”
News Headline: “Did Donald Trump’s charity commit fundraising fraud?”
News Headline: “Did Donald Trump try to bribe the Florida attorney general?”
News Headline: “A fact-checker’s advice to debate moderators.”
Here is the advice:
Don’t check his facts.
Read him his rights.