Thursday Numbers

Never let the fear of striking out, keep you from playing the game. – Babe Ruth

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 and humor.

This week’s topics include the Powerball lottery, Trump’s golf hobby, unemployment claims, impeachment trial witnesses, Mizzou basketball, Roe v. Wade, Trump’s job approval, Senate Impeachment Trial, Zion Williamson, a blistering rebuke, and much more!

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The Wednesday Read

Society has become so fake that the truth actually bothers people. ― Chanda Kaushik

These topics caught my attention in the last few days:

  • The Impeachment Trial
  • Republican Gubernatorial Debate
  • One More Thing

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Caught My Eye…

I do all my own stunts, but never intentionally. -Unknown

If you are a first-time visitor, welcome! Caught My Eye (CME) is the once a week column that 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. There may be some sarcasm and pointed independent commentary so be warned!

Here are the topics that “Caught My Eye” this week:

  • Impeachment Trial
  • Souvenir Pens
  • AFC/NFC Poll Results
  • One More Thing

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The Wednesday Read

I spend a lot of time holding the refrigerator door open looking for answers. – Unknown

These topics caught my attention in the last few days:

  • Montana Lottery & Sports Betting
  • Marijuana Legalization
  • Commissioner Joe Briggs
  • Major League Baseball
  • One More Thing

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Caught My Eye…

Some people will never like you because your spirit irritates their demons. – Unknown

If you are a first-time visitor, welcome! Caught My Eye (CME) is the once a week column that 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. There may be some sarcasm and pointed independent commentary so be warned!

Here are the topics that “Caught My Eye” this week:

  • Today is a Special Day
  • 2020 Elections
  • High-Speed Chase
  • Ukrainian Jetliner
  • North Dakota State vs James Madison
  • LSU vs Clemson
  • One More Thing

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Caught My Eye…

It’s a little sad that today’s youth don’t get to experience a red rubber dodgeball to the face like we did back in the day. – Unknown

Happy 2020! The Western Word is back! I missed you crazy people!

There’s no better place to start 2020 with than Caught My Eye (CME).

If you are a first-time visitor, welcome! CME is the once a week column that 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. There may be some sarcasm and pointed independent commentary so be warned!

Here are the topics that “Caught My Eye” over the holiday break:

  • Stapleton
  • New Year’s Eve
  • Trump Tweets
  • College Football
  • One More Thing

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