Thursday Numbers

From every mountain side
Let Freedom ring.
-Samuel F. Smith, “America”

Welcome to “Thursday Numbers!” In case you’re new around here, “Thursday Numbers” 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 Hillary for America campaign, Jeb Bush, Ben Carson, Transportation Security Administration, unemployment, Instagram accounts, driving while impaired, Cuba, top songs for Independence Day, Republican candidates, and much more!

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Happy Independence Day 2014

Friends,

We have so much as a Nation to be thankful – we should especially be thankful for those who have fought and died so that we may have freedom and liberty.  My prayers go out to those protecting us today.

Take a few minutes and listen to Ray Charles singing, “America the Beautiful” and enjoy this great day!

All the best,

-JmB

 

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Thursday Numbers

Thanks for stopping by The Western Word to read this special Independence Day edition of “Thursday Numbers!”

If you are a new visitor, this column is where I take a look at the numbers that are in the news (in descending order) and provide commentary (sometimes laced with just a little sarcasm).

NOTE: By reading this column you may be able to use the information to impress your family, friends, and co-workers. Consider this your warning.

This week I write about fireworks, the Statue of Liberty, our population past and present, unemployment, Freedom of Information Act, the Declaration of Independence, grilling, eating hot dogs, Jefferson and Adams, Liberty, Patriot, our Flag, Funniest 4th of July E-cards, beer consumption, a pot-bellied pig, and much more so read on!

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