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News Headline: “The White House chief calligrapher has a higher clearance than Jared Kushner.”
Reassuring news about the calligrapher.
Has any president ever needed more to read the handwriting on the wall?

From the QT Archive of Knowledge

+ Dr. Seuss intended his name to rhyme with “choice.”
+ James Madison’s last words were: “I always talk better lying down.”

From the QT police blotter


News Headline: “Be wary of people acting suspiciously, police warn.”
We depend on our police for these insights.

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


10:15 p.m. Thursday, February 22, at
Dumaine Street and Hagan Avenue in New Orleans.

Tough draft-dodger hombres in the news


News Headline: “Trump says he would have run into school unarmed.”
A way to make sure:
Tell him the school is the other way from Vietnam.

QT XXIII Olympic Winter Games final updVIII


News Headline: “17 unforgettable moments from the Winter Olympics.”
News Headline: “4 unforgettable moments from the Winter Olympics.”
Someone forgot 13 unforgettable moments.

QT trickle-on economics update

A study has calculated that the world’s billionaires gained enough new wealth last year to end the world’s extreme poverty seven times over.
Give or take.

This just in. . . .


News Headline: “Republican leaders silent so far on  gun proposals.”
Note to Republican leaders:
Don’t just stand there.
Appear to do something!

QT Grammar R Us Seminar on the English Language


News Item:
Millions of children have peanut allergies, and some may have life-threatening reactions if accidentally exposed to them. . . .”
Just be thankful you haven’t been exposed to children with peanut allergies.
And Ronald Bruce Meyer, a Baltimore reader, wonders if it is time for QT’s biannual reminder that we shouldn’t “tow the line,” but “toe the line.”
Evidently.

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QT 2018 vote count countdown update


News Headline: “Dems want gun control, but worry it would cost them mid-terms.”
To review:
Republicans roll over for the gun industry.
Democrats prefer a sit-stay.