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QT trickle-on economics update

News Headline: “As cost of U.S. health care skyrockets, so does pay of health-care CEOs.”
The system works.

A republic, if you can keep it

Forty-five percent of Republicans now believe that the government should “shut down” news outlets that it finds “inaccurate” or “biased.”

Narcissistic personality disorder in the news

News Headline: “Donald Trump: ‘I can be more presidential than any president’ except Lincoln.”
And don’t get Trump started on George Washington.
He hears Washington was a real loser.

QT Planetary Defense Coordination Office

Asteroid 2017 OO1  was discovered late yesterday, four days after it passed between Earth and the moon.
But at worst, if it had hit, it would have left a crater only a mile wide and destroyed everything for only eight miles in every direction.

Day 189, America held hostage

News Headline: “Trump’s transgender plan denounced as ‘shocking and ignorant.’ ”
News Headline: “The cruelty and cynicism of Trump’s transgender ban.”
A time comes to ask:
Does Donald Trump have a single trait that isn’t a flaw?

From the QT news ticker

News Headline: “Does Trump care about human rights?”
News Headline: “Does President Trump believe he’s infallible?”
News Headline: “Can Trump govern?”
News Headline: “Our president, the fool?”
Not really, evidently, not really, evidently.
See how easy?

From the QT Archive of Knowledge

+ There were 2,973 figure skaters in Pennsylvania in 1982.
+ Hamsters can wink.

QT loud guy at the end of the bar update

News Headline: “Trump brings political attacks to the Boy Scouts’ Jamboree.”
News Headline: “Former Boy Scouts condemn Trump Jamboree speech.”
In other news, the Scouts have moved toward rewording the Scout Law:
“A Scout is Trustworthy, Loyal, Helpful and Everything Else Donald Trump Isn’t.”
Which should cover it.

QT Man-Bites-Dog Worldwide Pinpoint Locator

As of the 22nd dog day of summer, there have been no new reports of a man biting a dog.
But a man punched a bear in the nose in Qualicum Beach, British Columbia.
This follows by eight days a man biting a dog in Surrey, British Columbia.
Something is going on in British Columbia.
There are 18 dog days to go.

This just in. . . .

News Headline: “Colorado Springs urged to consider urban deer hunting.”
K.W., a Denver reader, writes:
“What could possibly go wrong?”