4th of July Facts & Figures

2018 4th of July Facts & Figures
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Thursday Numbers

Love is the most important thing in the world, but baseball is pretty good, too. – Yogi Berra

Welcome to “Thursday Numbers!” In case you’re a first-time visitor, this is the weekly column where I take a look at the numbers that are in the news (in descending order) and provide commentary sometimes sprinkled with sarcasm.

This week’s topics include the Cascade County mill levy, unemployment, President Donald Trump, Montana State University, traffic fatalities, World Series, legalizing marijuana, job approval, National Parks fee increase, VA quality ratings, hurricane relief, and much more!

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Tuesday Commentary: Las Vegas

Respecting the Second Amendment does not mean abandoning common sense. The right to own guns in this country must remain, while we also must strengthen our laws to prevent mass shootings. – Claire McCaskill

I’m skipping my normal Tuesday column, “Terrific News Tuesday” to comment about the shooting Las Vegas.

We saw plenty of “thoughts and prayers” comments and posts after the mass shooting in Las Vegas Sunday night.

The President even took time out to talk about it Monday morning. He’s even going to visit Las Vegas this week because that is what Presidents do.

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Monday’s Political Odds & Ends

It is harder to conceal ignorance than to acquire knowledge. – Arnold H. Glasow

Hello Monday…

Today is another one of those days in which there are several major political stories out there that I want to comment about – so it’s another “Political Odds & Ends” day!

Today’s topics include:

  • Republican Governors Association
  • Steve Bullock & Fundraising
  • Ted Cruz & Montana
  • Bumper Sticker Update
  • Dialing for Dollars

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