Thursday Numbers

These times are so uncertain
There’s a yearning undefined
People filled with rage
We all need a little tenderness
How can love survive in such a graceless age?
– “The Heart of the Matter” by Mike Campbell/Don Henley/John David Souther

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 Powerball lottery, the Cascade County (MT) courthouse, Michael Cohen, unemployment, the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints & Boy Scouts, Jane Fonda, Donald Trump’s job approval rating, Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive, North Korea, and much more!

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