Monthly Archives: December 2017

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13 days until Christmas


News Headline: “How about a cannabis Christmas wreath this year?”
Ho, Ho, Ho!

Russian assets in the news


News Headline: “Carl Bernstein: Fox News hosts are ‘abetting a cover-up.’ ”
Reality?
Fox News sees right through it.
And now you can, too.

Those were the days


News Headline:
“Donald Trump has made Roy Moore the face of the Republican Party.”
News Headline: “Roy Moore: Last time America was ‘great’ was during slavery.”
But let’s keep this straight:
Republicans are not pro-slavery.
Republicans are soft on slavery.

16 days until Christmas


News Headline:
“6-year-old writes scathing letter to Santa.”
News Headline: “Santa Claus burglar on the loose.”
Ho, Ho, Ho!

QT Grammar R Us Seminar on the English Language


News Item:
“. . . According to Goodlatte, the Department of Justice agreed to cooperate and give the committee a ‘fulsome response’ to its request for documents by January 15. . . .”
A reminder that “fulsome” is correctly defined as “excessively flattering” or “insincerely earnest.”
So we can all look forward to the response.

This just in. . . .


News Headline: “Trump approval rating: President hits new low of 32 percent.”
Which still means that three out of 10 people you see on the street are people you’ll want to cross the street to avoid.
Except that across the street, you will find that three out of 10 people are people you’ll want to cross the street to avoid.
Which means. . . .

QT trickle-on economics update


Santas will lead strike actions at Wal-Marts across the nation to protest the chain’s elimination of holiday pay for its workers.
Ho, Ho, Ho!

From the QT news ticker


News Headline: “Mysterious condition hits weed smokers, causes them to vomit
and scream.”

Or you can skip the weed and just take in a White House press briefing.

Frontiers of science

News Headline: “The human race has peaked: Scientists warn this is as good as it gets
for mankind.”

Add peaks to the list of things that aren’t what they used to be.

18 days until Christmas


News Headline: “Police find loaded gun in Christmas stocking.”
Ho, Ho, Ho!