The Wednesday Read

Quote of the Day:

If freedom of speech is taken away, then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter. – George Washington

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

  • Plane to Plane
  • Hanoi Jane
  • One More Thing

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Thursday Numbers

The funny thing about getting older, your eyesight may weaken yet you can see through people much better. -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, humor, and bluntness.

This week’s topics include federal government spending, Mega Millions jackpot, duck boat crash, unemployment, Global Peace Index rankings, St. Louis Blues & the Stanley Cup, best/worst records in MLB, a Florida man, U.S. women’s national team, Montana Democrats & Senator Daines, plus much more!

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