News Item: “. . . was froth with difficulties. . . .”
A reminder to be careful where you order your cappuccinos.
News Item: “. . . as we continued with wanton soup. . . .”
Best just to avoid some restaurants entirely.
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
The latest update to the U.S. Geological Survey national volcanic threat assessment does not list Yellowstone among volcanoes that are “very high risk.”
Yellowstone is only “high risk.”
So we can relax.
News Headline: “Chinese spies are reportedly listening to Trump’s phone calls.”
Did you ever think you would find yourself feeling sorry for a Chinese spy?
News Headline: “Saudi crown prince pledges justice for journalist’s death.”
As we keep in mind that the Arabic for “scapegoat” is “كبش فداء.”
Bernie Sanders on the events of the week:
“With all these bombs being planted by right-wingers, I suggest that people read up on the Reichstag fire.”
Then again, what do you expect from–
Those are the words of Bruce Bartlett, a former top adviser to Ronald Reagan.
The Hillsborough County (Fla. ) Republican Party announced last month that general admission tickets for its upcoming Trump Anniversary Dinner were $125.
It announced earlier this month that the ticket price had been reduced from $125 to $50.
It announced this week that the ticket price had been reduced from $50 to $0.
There have been no further announcements.
A Belgian shopkeeper told robbers he would have more money for them if they came back later in the day, which they did, police said.
News Headline: “Man accused of groping woman on plane: Trump ‘says it’s OK.’ ”
In related news, a White House spokesman said President Trump has withdrawn his endorsement of stop-and-frisk.
It was all a terrible mix-up, the spokesman said.
Trump thought he was being asked about stalk-and-grab.
News Headline: “Beer prices could double because of climate change, study says.”
News Headline: “Students demand bold action on climate change.”
M.U., an Evanston, Ill., reader, says the two stories seemed to go together, for some reason.
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