Thursday Numbers

You are free to choose, but you are not free to alter the consequences of your decisions. ― Ezra Taft Benson

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 and humor.

This week’s topics include Bill Simmons, Academy Awards, unemployment claims, a milestone, age of Presidential candidates, confidence in the next presidential election, the federal deficit, and much more!

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The Wednesday Read

Character is how you treat those who can do nothing for you. – Unknown

These topics caught my attention in the last 24 hours:

  • New Hampshire Primary
  • Roger Stone
  • Lt. Colonel Vindman

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Tuesday’s Quick Hits

It’s strange how common sense isn’t that common anymore. – Unknown

Tuesday’s Quick Hits is the column where I post a short narrative from recent major stories and provide brief commentary.

Today’s quick hits deal with these important subjects:

  • Great Falls Public Schools
  • Dixville Notch
  • Gallup Polling

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The Monday Memo

The problem with the world is that the intelligent people are full of doubts, while the stupid ones are full of confidence. ― Charles Bukowski

Today’s independent commentary deals with these people/issues:

  • Circling the Drain
  • Great Falls Public Schools
  • Iowa Caucus
  • The XFL

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Caught My Eye…

The fridge is the perfect example of what matters is on the inside. -Unknown

Welcome to Caught My Eye (CME)!

CME is the once a week column that is posted here every Friday morning. This is when I take a look at some of the stories I did not have time to write about during the week. There may be some sarcasm and pointed independent commentary so be warned!

Here are the topics that “Caught My Eye” this week:

  • Obama & Bullock
  • MT Democrats Get Nasty
  • Trump’s Total Acquittal Speech
  • Pete Rose
  • One More Thing

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Thursday Numbers

As I’ve grown older, I’ve learned that pleasing everyone is impossible, but pissing everyone off is a piece of cake. – Unknown

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 and humor.

This week’s topics include a lucky player in Florida, unemployment, Kobe Bryant, Iowa Democratic Caucuses, Articles of Impeachment, Leap Year, State of the Union viewers, Rush & Donald, Kansas City Chiefs, State of the Union length, and much more!

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The Wednesday Read: State of the Union

America is the place where anything can happen. America is the place where anyone can rise. And here, on this land, on this soil, on this continent, the most incredible dreams come true. – President Donald J. Trump 02/04/20

After watching the State of the Union address last night, I think the actual state of our union is much divided. There’s a lot of hate, not just in Congress and the White House, but all across the fruited plains.

It may never be repaired.

If you are a Republican, Democrat, Independent, or something else, you should be worried about our Republic.

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