Author Archives: Zay Smith

A republic, if you can keep it

News Headline: “Foreign spies could be manipulating Trump through Fox News.”
News Headline: “FBI investigating whether Russian money went to NRA to help Trump.”
Nobody knew undermining the American way of life could be so complicated.

QT Planetary Defense Coordination Office

2018 BD, which was discovered today, is passing between Earth and the moon as you read this.
Which isn’t to confuse it with Asteroid 2018 BC, which was discovered today, also.
It won’t pass between Earth and the moon until tomorrow.
Best we can tell.

Can Valentine’s Day be less than a month away?

News Headline: “Porn star said she had a yearlong affair with Trump.”
Or maybe it just seemed yearlong.

QT trickle-on economics update

News Headline: “California volunteers share food with homeless, get arrested by police.”
What would Jesus do?
Up to six months in El Cajon, Calif.

GovernMania MMXVIII

News Headline: “How low Trump can go?”
News Headline: “Trump’s presidency sinks below rock bottom.”
Asked and answered.

This just in. . . .

News Headline: “AI to ‘sink world into unemployed despair in hellish dystopia.’ ” 
Nobody said AI couldn’t use a little tweaking.

Frontiers of science

News Headline: “Physicists observe particles acting coherently as they undergo phase transitions.”
K.R., a Baltimore reader, wonders, when, oh when, just for a moment, President Trump and the Republicans might act like particles undergoing phase transitions.


Repeal and replace. . . .

News Headline:
“Shocking video shows woman wearing just a gown tossed out of hospital into freezing cold.”
These health-care liberals are never satisfied.
She was allowed to keep her gown, wasn’t she?

QT loud guy at the end of the bar update

News Headline: “Trump again says he’s the ‘least racist’ person there is.”
Let’s be fair.
Donald Trump is the least of so many things.
He is bound to get one wrong from time to time.

QT Super Bowl LII updVII

There have been XXXVII arrests of NFL players reported since Super Bowl LI.
XX days remain until Super Bowl LII.