QT Summer Travel Advisory


+ There will be no Dry Bean Festival this year in Tracy, Calif.
+ There will be no Central Nebraska Ethnic Festival.

From the QT news ticker


News Headline:
“No food left behind.”
News Headline: “No goat left behind.”
News Headline: “No headstone left behind.”
Does this suggest anything our headline writers might want to leave leave behind?

QT loud guy at the end of the bar update


News Headline: “Trump says he wants to be like Kim Jong Un and have people ‘sit up at attention’ when he speaks.”
He later said he was ‘kidding.”
In other news, Asteroid 2018 LV3 is passing between Earth and the moon as you read this.
It will not hit Earth.
Asteroids are not merciful.

Day 510, America held hostage


News Headline: “Two Norwegian lawmakers nominate Trump for Nobel Peace Prize.”
News Headline: “Should Dennis Rodman get the Nobel Peace Prize?”
T.D., a Chicago reader, says we can add Nobel Peace Prizes to the list of things that aren’t what they used to be.

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We have seen the present, and it does not work


The Welsh town of Chepstow has celebrated declaring itself plastic-free by hanging a large plastic banner at a town entrance.

From Poor QT’s Almanack


Today’s Birthdays:
“The Gong Show,” 42; Donald Trump, 72.

From the QT news ticker


News Headline:  “Is Trump a threat to democracy?”
News Headline:  “Is the G7 obsolete?”
News Headline:  “Success in Singapore?”
News Headline:  “Is Trump’s behavior dangerous–or is it part of a master plan?”
News Headline: “A Sean Hannity presidential run?”
Yes, no, no, both, gasp.
See how easy?

From Poor QT’s Almanack

Beware the ides of National Women’s Motorcycle Month.

QT 2018 vote count countdown update


News Headline: “Nevada pimp wins GOP primary.”
Always sad to see a pimp falling in with a bad crowd.

Frontiers of science


News Headline:“Researchers sample a DC swamp to study a spineless creature.”
News Headline:“Speaker Paul Ryan: ‘No evidence of collusion’ between Trump campaign and Russians.”
Research done.