Thursday Numbers

Love is the most important thing in the world, but baseball is pretty good, too. – Yogi Berra

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 worldwide coronavirus cases, unemployment claims, Twitter & QAnon, USA COVID-19 cases & deaths, Bob Dole, Alex Trebek, play ball, Trump’s disapproval rating, 2020 Census, state auditor candidate cheaters, first racist, plus much more!

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Caught My Eye…

You can tell a lot about a person’s character by what they laugh at. – Unknown

Welcome to “Caught My Eye” (CME)!

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:

  • Public Service Commission
  • Conspiracies/Misinformation
  • Trump’s Valet
  • NFL Schedule Release
  • One More Thing

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The Monday Memo

The Western Word is coming to you, STILL, I repeat STILL, coronavirus free, from deep inside an underground bunker in Montana. The bunker also serves as the worldwide headquarters for The Western Word blog!

Quote of the day…

I don’t like the fact that my chances of survival seem to be linked to the common sense of others. -Unknown

Today’s independent commentary deals with these people/issues:

  • Rough Weekend
  • The Lord’s Prayer
  • Henry Kissinger
  • One More Thing

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The Monday Memo

The Western Word is coming to you, STILL coronavirus free, from deep inside an underground bunker in Montana. The bunker also serves as the worldwide headquarters for The Western Word blog!

Quote of the day…

Doing nothing is hard; you never know when you’re done. – Unknown

Today’s independent commentary deals with these people/issues:

  • Stay at Home Order
  • Social Distancing Extension
  • Tom Coburn
  • Masks, Gowns, & Respirators
  • One More Thing

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