Individual 1 in the news

News Headline: “Trump complains ‘my generals don’t understand business.’ ”
Not surprising.
The generals just don’t get it.
Along with the investigators.
And the prosecutors.
And the grand juries. . . .

QT Grammar R Us Seminar on the English Language

Howard Schultz, a potential presidential candidate in 2020, on his chances as an independent:
“There is a credible path for an independent to win more than the necessary 270 electoral votes — a key criteria in my consideration of whether to run.”
Another criterion might involve finding a candidate who knows the difference between singlular and plural.
And is it time for QT’s quadrennial reminder that it isn’t “gild the lily,” but “paint the lily”?


QT Latest Carjacker Who Didn’t Know How to Work a Stick Shift Worldwide Pinpoint Locator

Shortly after midnight Monday, March 4, near  6700 West at 3900 South in West Valley City, Utah.

Day 775, America held hostage

News Headline:Trump claims asking Russia for Clinton’s emails was joke.”
Another joke!
Stop it!
You’re killing us!
News Headline: “GAO report confirms Trump EPA slow-walking chemical safety.”
News Headline: “Trump signs bill reversing rule to ban gun purchases by mentally ill.”
Or maybe you really are.

QT Yellowstone Caldera (the eruptions of which can be violent enough to send a layer of ash six feet deep as far away as Chicago and which erupts every 600,000 or so years and last erupted 640,000 years ago) update

Yellowstone monthly earthquake counts in the past year have gone from 97 to 200 to 123 to 76 to 153 to 102 to 57 to 68 to 126 to 121 to 84 to 81.
The trend is apparent.

From Poor QT’s Almanack

QT forgot to mention that February was National Boost Your Self-Esteem Month.
Can’t seem to get anything right.

The sounds of silence

News Headline:
“Saudi Arabia is torturing a U.S. citizen. When will Trump act?”
News Headline: “Saudi prince says he ‘loves’ working with Trump.”
Asked and answered.

The universe and related matters in the news

News Headline: “Physicists claim parallel universes are real.”
And we get the one with Donald Trump.

In other news. . . .

News Headline:Grandmother posed for photo on an iceberg, then floated out to sea.”
As Republicans continue their exploration of alternatives to Social Security.

Turn off, tune out. . . .

News Headline:
“Shut down your devices in observance of the National Day of Unplugging.”
It will happen from sunset tonight to sunset tomorrow.
And if you have any questions during the event, just go to