Author Archives: Zay Smith

Frontiers of science

News Headline: “The Great Barrier Reef is in its ‘terminal stage.’ ”
News Headline: “Receding glacier causes immense Canadian river to vanish in four days.”
For those interested in the most important news stories this week that no one is paying attention to.

. . . born every minute

News Headline: “Trump’s amazing ignorance.”
News Headline: “Trump’s authoritarian vision.”
News Headline: “Trump’s Russian connections.”
News Headline: “Let’s strive for empathy toward Trump voters.”
Let’s not.

Rabbit, run

News Headline: “This is the week for eggcitement.”
News Headline: “Eggsactly what to eat for Easter.”
News Headline: “Eggcellent weather for Easter hunt.”
Stop it.
Stop it now.
And. . .  well. . . Happy Easter!

High crimes and misdemeanors in the news

News Headline: “Trump administration won’t release White House visitor logs.”
It might seem to some as if  President Trump is hiding something.
But not really.
Most of what he’s hiding is in his tax returns.

We have seen the present, and it does not work

News Headline: “How United turned the Friendly Skies into a flying hellscape.”
News Headline: “ ‘Calculated misery’: how airlines profit from your miserable flying experience.”
Can it be 39 years since we deregulated airlines in favor of the magic of the free marketplace?
And is everyone having fun so far?

Breaking news. . . .

News Headline: “Were Trump voters tricked by Satan?”
Finally, a reasonable explanation.

Rabbit, run

News Headline: “Grill’d launches rabbit Bunny Burger to celebrate Easter.”
News Headline: “6 Easter scams you want to avoid..”
Hippity, hoppity, Easter’s on its way.

Narcissistic sociopathy in the news

News Headline: “Donald Trump just keeps saying things that aren’t true.
“It’s my nature,” said the scorpion to the frog.

From Poor QT’s Almanack

Beware the ides of National Car Care Month.

Investigators at the -gate

News Headline:   “ ‘It’s not too late’ to get rid of FBI Director James Comey, Trump says.”
. . .  as the feds slowly close in.