Thursday Numbers

I don’t have a welcome mat at my door because I’m not a liar. – Unknown

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.

This week’s topics include the Mega Millions jackpot, unemployment, newspaper jobs, home run record, Trump’s judicial nominees, Daines’ travels, USA Men’s basketball, mass shooting worries, 9/11, harvest moon, the Democrats debate, and much more!

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Caught My Eye…

Friday the 13th is still better than Monday the whatever. – Unknown.

Welcome to the big show to end the week “Caught My Eye” (CME)!

If you are a first-time visitor, CME is posted right 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. I often throw in a touch of sarcasm to make you smile – or to irritate you just a little – maybe both.

Topics that I am providing commentary about today include Money Laundering, the Montana American Indian Caucus respond to Trump, FBI Agent Peter Strzok, the VP is coming to Billings, the Great Falls Rally fact-checked, and One More Thing!

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Caught My Eye…

The better I get to know men, the more I find myself loving dogs. – Charles de Gaulle

Welcome to the big show to end the week “Caught My Eye” (CME)!

If you are a first-time visitor, CME is posted right 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. I often throw in a touch of sarcasm to make you smile – or to irritate you just a little – maybe both.

Topics that I am providing commentary about today include Trump & Obamacare, Gianforte’s Mugshot, Life is a Highway (Sign), Eminem’s Freestyle, Trump & Weinstein, ALCS/NLCS, and One More Thing!

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Caught My Eye…

If it’s Friday, then it’s another edition of “Caught My Eye!” I want to congratulate you for making it. TGIF.

Spring is in the air and some of us received our first 70 degree day this year, so the last thing on your mind is sitting inside at your computer and reading this column. But we have you covered as The Western Word is available on your mobile device to read when you are sitting in the backyard, at the park, or when traveling! www.TheWesternWord.com

Before we get going, I have to ask a personal question: Do you suffer from friggatriskaidekaphobia?

Friggatriskaidekaphobia is “A morbid, irrational fear of Friday the 13th.” Since today is Friday the 13th, you might be showing symptoms!

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