QT loud guy at the end of the bar update

Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah) asking President Trump to release his tax returns:
“If you’re going to run and try to become the president of the United States, you’re going to have to open up your kimono and show everything.”
Wait. Stop.
Do not let yourself visualize Donald Trump opening–
Too late?

QT Man-Bites-Dog Worldwide Pinpoint Locator

Early Monday morning, April 17, in a house on the 1000 block of Coronado Drive in Rockledge, Fla.
The dog is OK.
Seventy-four days remain until the dog days of summer.

We have seen the present, and it does not work

The University of California, Berkeley, announced it had canceled an appearance by right-wing speaker Ann Coulter because it was unable to find a “safe and suitable venue” on campus for. . . for. . . free speech.

Unsupervised playtime and other styles of governing
in the news

News Headline: “Trump wants gold-plated carriage ride with Queen during
U.K. visit: report.”

Let’s try to avoid another  tantrum.
Give him some chocolate cake.
That might quiet him.

QT Summer Travel Advisory

Fifty days remain until the World Pork Expo in Des Moines, Ia.
Organizers note that it is the “world’s largest pork-specific event.”
+ Seventy-seven days remain until the Welsh Llangollen Eisteddfod in Clwyd.

Ah, nature

News Headline: “Scientists discover massive sulfur-eating hell clams in Philippines.”
. . . as the Intelligent designer walks slowly away, whistling to himself.

In other news. . . .

News Headline: “What is Trump hiding?”
News Headline: “So, what is Trump hiding?”
News Headline: “What isn’t Trump hiding?”
Sometimes a headline writer needs a few tries to get it right.

From the QT police blotter

News Headline: “Wig-wearing robbers hit St. Lucie West jewelry store.”
Police are combing the area.
News Headline: “Fruit-bin thefts investigated.”
Police are seeking persimmons of interest.
News Headline: “Suspected underwear thief is caught by police.”
A court hearing was delayed pending a submission of briefs.
News Headline: “Vandals rip out stadium toilet pipes.”
Investigators say thay have nothing to go on.
QT will stop now.

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This just in. . . .

News Headline: “Majority in U.S. no longer thinks Trump keeps his promises.”
You can’t put anything past us Americans.

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 stories in the world that no one is paying attention to.