Category Archives: Qt

. . . born every minute

News Headline: “Poll finds Trump supporters believe Bowling Green massacre happened.”
News Headline: “Man hammers 38 nails with his head.”
The two stories seemed to go together, for some reason.

From Poor QT’s Almanack

Beware the ides of National Boost Your Self-Esteem Month.

QT loud guy at the end of the bar update

News Item:
“Donald Trump was not wearing a translation earpiece as he nodded along and appeared to listen intently to remarks from Shinzo Abe, the Japanese prime minister, at the White House on Friday. . . .”
It’s all right.
Trump speaks Japanese better than anyone else.

‘. . . and a safe-landing convenience fee of. . . .’

News Headline: “Trump shows interest in privatizing air traffic control.”
Your flight path is very important to us.
All radar representatives are currently busy.

In other news. . . .

News Headline: “Trump deals blow to pro-abortion NGOs.”
News Headline: “Appeals court deals blow to Trump.”
News Headline: “Jeff Sessions will double down on drug war.”
And he had better start with the drug epidemic in Washington D.C.

The Party of Lincoln 2.0, which seeks to fool enough of the people enough of the time, in the news

News Headline: “Republicans fast-track bill that would repeal consumer protections.”
The faster, the better.
Ivanka’s fashion line can distract for only so long.

The Not Me Decade, in which everybody else is responsible for everything, continues

A woman injured when she fell off a donkey statue in a
Florida restaurant has sued the restaurant for failing to warn her that a person who climbs up on a donkey statue  risks falling off the donkey and being injured.

With CCCLVIII days to go until Super Bowl LII

News Headline: “Three New England Patriots plan to skip White House visit.”
News Headline: “Fourth New England Patriot announces plan to skip White House visit.”
News Headline: “Five New England Patriots plan to skip White House visit.”
News Headline: “At least six New England Patriots to skip White House visit.”
Fake news. Rigged count. So-called football players. Highly overrated team. Big losers.

QT Bureau of Waits and Half-Measures

News Item: “. . . Antarctica is losing 130 billion tons of ice each year. This is the weight equivalent of  356,000 Empire State Buildings. . . .”
Or 302,395,906,024,000 cans of soda, if you are still trying to visualize it.

Frontiers of science

News Headline:
“Physicists find the multiverse faintly disturbing.”
What’s disturbing is that we get the universe with a Trump administration.