Today’s Birthdays: Sammy “The Bull” Gravano, 73; Rich “The Svengoolie” Koz, ageless.
News Headline: “Donald Trump advocates death penalty for drug dealers in rambling speech.”
News Headline: “Donald Trump’s explosive rally in Moon Township, Pa.”
News Headline: “Trump lashes out at media, Democrats, drug dealers, Oprah in rambunctious speech in Pennsylvania.”
QT Abridged Too Far Dictionary of the English Language:
rambling adj. incoherent.
explosive adj. bursting with falsehoods.
rambunctious adj. vulgar and often vicious to the point where children should not be present.
We’re running out of nice ways to describe Donald Trump.
News Headline: “The moon formed inside a vast cosmic donut, scientists say.”
News Headline: “Comets are like deep-fried ice cream, scientists say.”
So the universe remains a vast, cold and indifferent place.
News Headline: “A week of policy surprises leaves even Trump’s supporters a bit bewildered.”
When have Donald Trump’s supporters been other than a bit bewildered?
News Headline: “Make YouTube better with these awesome Web apps and extensions.”
Add awe to the list of things that aren’t what they used to be.
And J.K., a New York City reader, wonders if it is time for a QT reminder that it isn’t “to the manor born,” but “to the manner born.”
Matter of fact, it is time for QT’s quinquennial reminder on this.
So there we are.
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News Headline: “Oil was central in decision to shrink Bears Ears monument, emails show.”
We can be thankful for Donald Trump’s tweeting.
Keeps us from being distracted by the corporate looting.
News Headline: “Bus-size asteroid to pass within 70,000 miles of Earth.”
Asteroid 2018 DV1 made its pass early this morning.
It was the ninth asteroid to pass between Earth and the moon in a month.
This gives further credence to QT’s theory that the universe is a video game.
And the Intelligent Designer is a lousy shot.
News Headline: “Ryan throws cold water on gun control push.”
News Headline: “McConnell: Senate to skip gun debate for bank bill.”
Good to be coming back to our senses.
This country has more than 70 million children.
We can spare a dozen or two now and then.
News Headline: “The White House chief calligrapher has a higher clearance than Jared Kushner.”
Reassuring news about the calligrapher.
Has any president ever needed more to read the handwriting on the wall?
+ Dr. Seuss intended his name to rhyme with “choice.”
+ James Madison’s last words were: “I always talk better lying down.”