Thursday Numbers

America was not built on fear. America was built on courage, on imagination and an unbeatable determination to do the job at hand. – Harry S Truman

It’s the last day of June – summer just got real!

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 Mega Millions, Andrew Luck, preparedness funding, campaign funding, unemployment, beer, American airstrike, drunkest cities, Barry Beach, most patriotic states, Michael Phelps, and much more!

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Caught My Eye…

Hey – you’ve made it through another week so congratulations are in order! Spring can’t be too far away, right? RIGHT?

For your trouble this week, I present you another edition of “Caught My Eye” where I take a look (sometimes sarcastically) at stories that I did not have time to write about during the week.

This week I take a look at Montana’s two drunkest cities, a special funeral request, the stuff in my political inbox, a job opening, aliens, and much more!

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