QT sunspot and solar wind update:
18 and 831,600 mph.
News Headline: “Fox refers to El Salvador, Honduras and Guatemala as ‘3 Mexican countries.’ ”
News Headline: “White House spokesman twice calls Puerto Rico ‘that country’ in TV interview.’
As we all know, Puerto Rico is not a country.
It is a territory.
One of those Mexican territories.
News Headline: “Brunei to punish gay sex with stoning to death.”
Would Brunei be insulted if we called it a backward nation?
News Headline: “Georgia passes 6-week ‘fetal heartbeat’ bill that bans most abortions.”
K.R., a Baltimore reader, reminds us that at six weeks, the fetus is not a fetus yet, but will be an embryo for another couple of weeks.
Another reason to throw the bill out.
And could it be time for QT’s annual reminder that a speeding car doesn’t careen through an intersection, but careers through it?
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News Headline: “Poll: Most Americans want to see full Mueller report.”
News Headline: “Trump erupts over Congress demand for Mueller report.”
News Headline: “Here are the other investigations President Trump still faces.”
Who knew cover-ups could be so complicated?
News Headline: “Trump considers adding ‘immigration czar.’ ”
Ixnay on the Ussianray ingolay.
How does Vladimir Putin put up with these people?
News Headline: “Kentucky passes bill to outlaw sex with animals.”
In other news, it was legal until now.
News Headline: “Harry Potter books burned by Polish priests alarmed by magic.”
. . . as our planet spins into its bright new millennium.