QT Yellowstone Caldera (the eruptions of which can be violent enough to send a layer of ash six feet deep as far away as Chicago and which erupts every 600,000 or so years and last erupted 640,000 years ago) update

Michael Alan Krajewski, an Oak Lawn, Ill., reader, writes:

“It’s been some time since we’ve seen any updates on the Yellowstone Caldera. QT has been quiet. Too quiet. . . .”
Nothing much new to report.
Just rest assured that the chance of a Yellowstone eruption larger than all the eruptions of all the volcanoes on Earth for the last 100 years put together remains only 1 in 700,000.

Which is to say it could happen at any moment..

WRITE TO QT:  qt@zaysmith.com

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A word to the wise

News Headline:
 “South Carolina to evacuate coast as hurricane approaches.”
Note to Trump supporters in South Carolina:
You know better than to evacuate.
You’ve heard these so-called “scientific” warnings before.
Do you feel any wind right now?
Of course not.
And if you leave your property behind, guess who gets it.
Thousands of illegal aliens are waiting for their chance.
So stay put.
And have a good weekend.

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Try to remember two days in September

News Headline:
“Never forget the lessons learned on 9/11.”
A reminder of another day’s lessons to remember:
The day was two weeks later.
It was  9/25.
It was on that day in Los Angeles that the story was reported of a German surgeon in a Jewish hospital performing a kidney transplant from a white Muslim woman to a black Christian man.
We can do worse than remember the lessons of 9/25, also.

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