Location, location, location

Bank Vault
News Headline: “Wall Street criminals are still a protected class.”
News Headline: “Police nab bank robbery suspect.”
When will these suspects learn?
For a bank robbery to work, the bank has to do the robbing.

QT trickle-on economics update

Boardroom
Profits have grown five times faster than jobs since 2001 at the 100 largest publicly-traded U.S. corporations.
The pay at the jobs has remained about the same.

May he improvise in peace

Robin Williams
News Headline: ” ‘Mrs. Doubtfire’ sequel in doubt after Robin Williams’ death.”
No kidding.
Or try it this way:
Robin Williams was the Jonathan Winters of his generation.
And can higher praise be offered?

QT Worldwide Man-Bites-Dog Pinpoint Locator

Buddy 5
We have arrived at the 40th and final dog day of summer.
There were no reports of a man biting a dog during any of the dog days.
Dogs can rest easy now.
Or there is always the element of surprise. . . .

Desperately seeking Jefferson

Maliki
News Headline:
“Power stuggle in Baghdad streets as Maliki is replaced but refuses to go.”
More evidence that Iraq isn’t ready for democracy. . . .
News Headline: “Almost no one is voting in the 2014 elections.”
. . . and that, well, neither, maybe, are we.

What about schadenfreude?

Albert Camus
News Headline: “How to tell if you’ve got angst, ennui or weltschmertz.”
Or look at it this way:
There’s nothing like a little ennui to relieve the boredom.

And outraged, also

Image: John Boehner
News Headline:
“Boehner supports airstrikes but ‘dismayed’ by Obama’s Iraq policies.”
Keeping in mind that no man is happier than a politician who is dismayed.

QT Worldwide Man-Bites-Dog Pinpoint Locator

Buddy 5
There have been no reports of a man biting a dog so far during the dog days of summer, but a Baptist church leader in Windmere, Mo., was arrested for soliciting sex with a dog after he met with an undercover police officer representing himself as a dog procurer.
This is the 36th dog day of summer.
There are four dog days left.

Time for more rehab

Velella
News Headline: “Native flowers in bloom at Marion Lake.”
This is the Intelligent Designer.
News Headline: “Mysterious electric blue sea creature washes ashore in the thousands.”
This is the Intelligent Designer on drugs.

From the QT news ticker

Teletype
News Headline: “Is monogamy on the way out?”
News Headline: “Should Ebola affect my travel plans?
News Headline: “Has the ‘libertarian moment’ finally arrived?”
No, yes, no.
See how easy?