Thursday Numbers

Defeat is not the worst of failures. Not to have tried is the true failure. – George Edward Woodberry

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 cash to Iran, state revenue concerns, state liquor stores, Gianforte donations, unemployment, Home Depot in Missoula, the Montana GOP invoice, Bullock’s airfare, Obama’s commutations, the Fox News presidential poll, and much more…

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Politics 2016: Zinke & Trump

Unfortunately, in American politics there are no standards for shame. – Mark McKinnon

Welcome to Wednesday faithful readers! It seems we can count on a couple things in August each year here in Montana: fairs and fires. Let’s keep those who are fighting the fires in our prayers!

Today there are just two topics: Montana Congressman Ryan Zinke and Republican Presidential candidate Donald Trump.


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