Can it be 10 days since QT noticed we had gone 26 days without any sunspots on the sun?
And can it be that we now have reached 36 days without any sunspots on the sun?
Not that there is any reason to be concerned.
News Headline: “France becomes the first country to ban all five pesticides linked to bee deaths.”
News Headline: “Trump EPA will allow use of pesticide harmful to bees.”
Because of course it will.
News Headline: “Trump claims he has ‘never met’ sexual-assault accuser, despite photo of pair together.”
News Headline: “Donald Trump on getting women: ‘Grab them by the p—y.’ ”
But never with women he hasn’t met.
Walmart, which takes in an additional $2.2 billion a year from the tax cuts Republicans said would create jobs, has announced plans to start laying off workers.
Jean-Paul Sartre, who wrote, “Nothingness lies coiled in the heart of being–like a worm,” was born 114 years ago on the 21st day of National Country Cooking Month.
News Headline: “Trump eyes starring role in revamped July Fourth celebration.”
Fair warning to avert ours.
News Item: “. . . Target acknowledged the problems online, tweeting at 3:12 p.m., ‘We’re aware that guests are currently unable to make purchases. . . .’ ”
K.R., a Baltimore reader, wants to know when did a store’s customers become guests, and when can we have customers back?
And while we’re at it, when did did a store’s clerks become associates?
And when did its associates become “guest experience specialists”?
And. . . .
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News Headline: “House panel holds hearing on reparations for slavery.”
Not mentioned at the hearing was the slavery that still exists across Africa and the rest of the world.
Maybe next time.
Shortly before 3 p.m. Wednesday, June 19, at Bissonnet Street and Southwest Freeway, in Houston.
News Headline: “Trump says no penalty for Saudi prince in murder of Washington Post journalist.”
For those keeping track of accessories after the fact.
News Headline: “McConnell is blocking any plan to prevent a Russian election attack in 2020.”
For those keeping track of accessories before the fact.
. . . which would seem now to make our government fully accessorized.