Thursday Numbers

If you don’t know where you are going, you might wind up someplace else. – Yogi Berra

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 Blackfeet Tribe, refugees, homeless in LA, ESPN layoffs, New Jersey National Guard, Pope Francis, Bruce Springsteen, Brad Johnson, Yogi Berra quotes, Marco Rubio, Montana Highway Patrol, Brian Williams, Jesus and politicians, baseball playoffs, and much more!

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Thursday Numbers

I never learned from a man who agreed with me. – Robert A. Heinlein

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 our national debt, the war against coal, American Pie, astronauts, unemployment, the stock market, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the Montana Legislature & the vote to adjourn, cheapest beer in baseball, the Montana VA, Geno Auriemma and UConn, Brian Williams, John McCain, Mike Krzyzewski & Duke, and congrats to Sarah Thomas!

Buckle up – your free dose of knowledge awaits!

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Thursday Numbers

It’s Thursday and that means “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. Everyone and everything is fair game.

This week I write about Powerball, yoga pants, Jon Krakauer, Bob Simon, “Fifty Shades of Grey,” “Saturday Night Live,” Jon Stewart, unemployment, Abraham Lincoln, Veterans Affairs, Brian Williams, and much more!

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Caught My Eye…

Welcome to the first Friday of February – how about that! I can almost see spring from my kitchen window…

If you are a first-time visitor, “Caught My Eye” 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. Sometimes I throw in a touch of sarcasm to make you smile – or to irritate you just a little – or maybe both.

Today I write about the Tribune’s Capital Bureau Chief, Department of Homeland Security, NBC’s Brian Williams, National Prayer Breakfast, Harvard University & sex, plus we have a winner who is Making Montana Proud!

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Politics 2012: MT Governor, MT AG, Money, & Drunks

Welcome!  It’s a cool and rainy (kind of gloomy) Tuesday here at The Western Word (TWW) World Headquarters.  The gloomy weather kind of reminds me of some of the campaigns being run in the state this season!

I have some good news – In just 14 days the Primary Election will be over!  That’s at least enough time for Jon Tester’s campaign to release four more campaign commercials…

Today I write about Lunch at the Lake, loans to campaigns, outside money, drunk driving, clemency, 2014 fundraising, Booker’s damage control, and commencement speeches!  There’s a lot more so read on…

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