Thursday Numbers

The best way to find out if you can trust somebody is to trust them. – Ernest Hemingway

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 bipartisan budget deal, NBA teams, unemployment, Berlin Wall, the winter Olympics, military service academies and sexual assaults, acceptance of gays and lesbians in the U.S, REO Speedwagon and Chicago, Nancy Pelosi speaks and speaks, and much more!

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Caught My Eye…

The holidays are quickly approaching – it’s about 43 DAYS until Christmas. OMG!

Since it is Friday and you’re looking for something to do, don’t panic: I have come up with another edition of “Caught My Eye…”

Faithful readers know this is the almost award-winning weekly column where I take a look at some of the stories that I did not have time to comment about during the week. Sometimes I even add a little sarcasm! Psst…It’s a lot more exciting than the Great Falls Tribune’s “The Edge” column on Saturdays…

In this issue, you can find out how your favorite sports star leans in the political world, find out about a new App, see where they found a mouse, try out Google Maps, and much more.

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