News Headline: “Teen to carry brother 40 miles to raise awareness for cerebral palsy.”
Isn’t it a happy commentary that young people exist who will make such efforts?
And a sad commentary that they have to?
The valedictorian at Plant City High School in Florida has a 10.03 GPA on a 4-point scale.
News Headline: “Lasagna was everywhere: Train plows into tractor-trailer at crossing.”
A warning that these things happen in threes.
Or put it another way:
What’s pasta is prologue.
Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla,), an opponent of marijuana legalization, evading when asked if he had ever smoked it:
“If you say that you did, then suddenly there are people out there saying, ‘Well, it’s not a big deal.’ On the other side of it is if you tell people that you didn’t, they won’t believe you.”
Rubio meanwhile continues to deny climate change, demonstrating, at least, that when he was in science classes years ago, he didn’t inhale.
Cole Middle School in East Greenwich, R.I., has canceled it annual honors night because of concerns about its “exclusive nature.”
News Item: “. . . Currently, about 9 billion tons a year of CO2 are being emitted globally into the atmosphere–the equivalent weight of 4.5 billion pickup trucks being launched into the atmosphere. . . .”
Or the equivalent of 163.7 billion Jennifer Anistons being launched into the atmosphere, if you are still trying to visualize it.
News Headline: “Manhattan man suing everyone for everything.”
As reasonable a response as any to the news of the day.
News Headline: “FCC: Basic cable prices increased at four times the rate of inflation.”
News Headline: “AT&T to buy DirecTV for $48.5 billion, countering Comcast and Time Warner merger.”
Will someone explain to QT why the antitrust feds let these deals survive for more than, say, 30 seconds?
News Headline: “Comcast, Time Warner execs have been big Obama supporters.”
Move along, nothing to see here. . . .
Eleven days remain until Taste of Omaha.
News Headline: “Operation American Spring: The revolution begins?”
News Headline: “Guarantee of 10 million ‘Operation American Spring’ protesters off by just under 10 million.”
Asked and answered.