Memorial Day 2017

News Headline: “39 percent of Americans can’t name a First Amendment right.”
News Headline: “Nearly a 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.

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Art for something’s sake

News Headline: “Where’s Trump? President’s portrait absent from federal walls.”
Which gives QT an idea.
Readers may recall that QT recently commissioned paintings of President Trump by
Tim Patch, better known as Pricasso, the Australian artist known for painting with his penis.
QT has sent a query to Pricasso:
Would he be willing to make a donation of his Trump art in this cause?
Pricasso has responded:
Yes. I doubt he would want it. But he is hard to predicked.”
Stop it.
Stop it now.
But the problem is solved.
And maybe the Russian Embassy will want one, too.

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QT Planetary Defense Coordination Office

Asteroid 2012 TC4 will pass between Earth and the moon on October 12, it was announced.
But it is a smallish asteroid.
At worst, if it hit us, it would create a crater less than a mile wide and only 1,000 feet deep, destroying everything for only a few miles in every direction.
And a NASA scientist has assured us that there is only “a one-in-a-million chance that it could hit us,” although “more observations could reduce the uncertainties.”
So relax.

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