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News Headline: “Stranger repeatedly delivers unwanted bologna.”
Further reports, as developments warrant.

The magic of the free marketplace in the news

News Headline: “OxyContin maker predicted ‘prescription blizzard’ before deadly opioid crisis.”
News Headline: “OxyContin maker explored expansion into ‘attractive’ anti-addiction market.”
Lest we forget the difference between Big  Pharma and a drug pusher hanging out on a stoop:
A marketing budget.

QT Man-Bites-Dog Worldwide Pinpoint Locator

Shortly before 8:30 a.m. Tuesday, January 30, at 15301 Nottingham Dr. in Manassas, Va.

The Trump crime family in the news

News Headline: “Trump says he was ‘very disappointed’ to see Roger Stone raid ‘go down that way.’ ”
Which is to say, without a hitch.

QT Grammar R Us Seminar on the English Language

News Item: “. . . Underweight people are likely to experience problems like a weekend immune system. . . .”
Another reason to look forward to Fridays.
And is it time for QT to offer a reminder that a meteoroid doesn’t become a meteor until it hits Earth’s atmosphere–and doesn’t become a meteorite until it hits Earth?

We have seen the present, and it does not work

A restaurant in Phoenix has been accused of “offensive blackface” in a photo on its walls.
The photo is of Welsh coal miners having a pint after work a century ago at a pub in the village of Cwmbach.

In other news. . . .

News Headline: “Dems introduce bill barring U.S. from using nuclear weapons first.”
A wise precaution.
There is no guarantee we might not someday elect an ignorant sociopath as president.
And then where would we be?

A republic, if you can keep it

News Headline: “Obesity on the rise in U.S.”
News Headline: “U.S. beer sales top $35 billion in 2018.”
News Headline: “Trump mocks ‘good old global warming’ amid U.S. winter storm.”
Fat, drunk and stupid is no way to go through life, nation.

QT Super Bowl LIII countdown updVIII

News Item: “Americans’ consumption of the chicken wing will hit an all-time high of 1.38 billion wings during Super Bowl LIII weekend. . . . If 1.38 billion wings were laid end to end, they would stretch 28 times from Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Mass., to Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. . .  weigh 6,600 times more than the combined weight of both the Patriots’ and Rams’ entire rosters. . . enough to put 640 wings on every seat in all 31 NFL stadiums. . . enough to circle the Earth 3 times. . . .”
And we haven’t even gotten to the chips and dip.

High crimes and misdemeanors in the news

News Headline: “Trump is a fraud.”
Should have given you a Spoiler Alert.