Thursday Numbers

There are two ways to be fooled. One is to believe what isn’t true; the other is to refuse to believe what is true. ― Soren Kierkegaard

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.

One thing is for certain – you will be smarter by reading this column!

This week’s topics include the trade deficit, unemployment, Alaska’s Don Young, General Motors, migrant children, background checks for guns poll, Trump honesty poll, Trump & Crime poll, legalization of marijuana, Great Falls is freezing, Kylie Jenner, LeBron James, Michael Jordan, and much more!

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Politics 2012: Campaign Ads

More and more ads are hitting the internet and your local television stations as we are getting closer to the first caucus and primaries for Election 2012.  Here at The Western Word, we’re searching every day for new ads – just for my faithful readers!

By the way, if you want to watch all of my columns about Campaign Ads, then you can go to the right side of the screen and under “Categories” and scroll down and pick “Campaign Ads.”

If you see a political ad that might be used in this column, please feel free to e-mail me the link (my e-mail address is on the right side of the screen)!

For this week, here are seven that caught my attention. Enjoy!

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