Thursday Numbers

I am fond of pigs. Dogs look up to us. Cats look down on us. Pigs treat us as equals. – Winston Churchill

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 defense bill, AmeriCorps, unemployment, sexual abuse in Pennsylvania dioceses, U.S. Space Force poll results, Aerosmith, Congressional approval ratings, Twitter & Alex Jones, July was hot, and inmates on the fire lines.

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