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The shining locker-room upon a hill

News Headline: “Senate contenders woo Trump supporters in Alabama.”
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In other news. . . .

News Headline: “100-year-old fruitcake found in Antarctica is ‘almost’ edible.”
Has there ever been a fruitcake that wasn’t almost edible?

QT Man-Bites-Dog Worldwide Pinpoint Locator

+ 6:30 p.m. Sunday, July 16, along 132nd Street near 40th Avenue in Surrey, British Columbia.
+ 4:21 p.m. Friday, August 4, on the Line 2 subway entering St. George Station in Toronto.
These were the two cases reported of a man biting a dog during this summer’s dog days.
And just what is going on in Canada?
Today is the final dog day of summer.

From Poor QT’s Almanack

Beware the ides of National Win with Civility Month.

From Russia with love

News Headline: Trump thanks Vladimir Putin for expelling U.S. diplomats: ‘We’re trying to cut down our payroll.’ ”
News Headline: “Did Russia attack U.S. officials in Cuba? U.S.S.R. used microwaves against diplomats in Cold War.”
President Trump may want to thank Putin again.
Or maybe not.
Never good to butter up the boss too much.

A republic, if you can keep it

A new poll found that more than half of Republicans would agree to postponing the 2020 election of President Trump proposed it.

‘We’ll meet again, don’t know where, don’t know when. . . .’

News Headline:
“Is nuclear war looming?
News Headline: “Trump’s big mouth.”
Asked and answered..

QT Latest Carjacker Who Didn’t Know How to Work a Stick Shift Worldwide Pinpoint Locator

8 a.m. Tuesday, August 8, near Darcel Avenue and Middleshire Drive in Mississauga, Ontario.

But still waiting for the perp walks

News Headline: “FBI conducted predawn raid of former Trump campaign chairman Manafort’s home.”
Give credit to President Trump.
This is more exciting than Watergate.

QT Midwest New Madrid Fault, where the most recent earthquakes two centuries ago changed the course of the Mississippi River and toppled chimneys as far away as Maine, although geologists say there is only a 10 percent chance of a major quake in the next 50 years, which includes any moment now, update

News Headline: “No, the upcoming solar eclipse will not cause the New Madrid fault
to slip.”

Let’s set aside this superstition.
As the U.S. Geological Survey puts it: “Earthquakes are random in time.”
So forget the eclipse. Be reassured. The earthquake could happen tomorrow.