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News Headline:
“Is Donald Trump a sociopath?”
There is a simple test for this.
When President Trump’s day is done, does he weep himself to sleep at night?
If not, he’s a sociopath.

60606


Summer reads in the news.
While supplies last. . . .
QT’s comic nuclear terrorism thriller: 60606
“I can’t tell you how charmed I was by it. It’s kind of a detective story. There’s a hint of the end of the world. . . .”
–Rick Kogan, Chicago Tribune and WGN Radio’s “After Hours.”
“60606 is Joseph Heller funny.”
–R.B., Omaha, Neb.
You can now receive QT’s latest short story, “A Day in the Life of Woody and Tree,” with a purchase, setting your own price, of QT’s novel 60606.
You can order at:
zaysmith.com/get-the-e-book-pre-release-of-qts-novel-60606/
The ebook will be sent to you in PDF and versions compatible with Kindle, Nook and iBook.

It’s a small world, after all


News Headline: “UN says world population will hit 9.8 billion by 2050.”
For those interested in the most important story in the world this week that no one is paying attention to.

QT loud guy at the end of the bar update


News Headline:  “Carrier moving Trump jobs to Mexico.”
News Headline:  “Trump proposes immigration law that already exists.”
Note to Donald Trump’s followers:
Are you tired of all the winning yet?

50 shades of grey matter


News Headline: “About a third of gun owners with children keep guns unlocked and loaded, study says.”
A reminder that the brain is not one of the organs necessary for human reproduction.

From the QT Archive of Knowledge

+ President Clinton sent two emails while in office.
+ A 10-gallon hat holds three quarts.

High crimes and misdemeanors in the news


News Headline: “Trump: ‘I did not make, and do not have’ Comey tapes.”
And when President Trump says it, you can take it to the bank.
As long as it’s a Russian bank.

The poor will always be with us, unless, of course, they get sick


News Headline: “Tax breaks for wealthy, Medicaid cuts for low-income in Senate health-care bill.”
News Headline: “Trump says Senate draft bill needs ‘negotiation.’ ”
Nobody knew killing off sick people to make rich people richer could be so complicated.

The shining locker-room upon a hill


News Headline: “Trump seeks sharp cuts to housing aid, except for program that brings him millions.”
The system works.

QT Summer Travel Advisory


Tourists visiting the square at Rustaveli Street in Moscow can now view a monument to Soviet-era processed cheese.