Thursday Numbers

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…

One minute you’re young and fun. And the next, you’re turning down the stereo in your car to see better. –Anonymous

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 unemployment claims, body bags, sale of alcoholic beverages, coronavirus deaths in a single day, coronavirus/Trump poll, gas prices, checking temperatures, REO Speedwagon, earthquake, Trump & Facebook, and much more!

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Thursday Numbers

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…

I’m waking up, I feel it in my bones
Enough to make my systems blow
Welcome to the new age, to the new age
Welcome to the new age, to the new age
Whoa, oh, oh, oh, oh, whoa, oh, oh, oh, I’m radioactive, radioactive
Whoa, oh, oh, oh, oh, whoa, oh, oh, oh, I’m radioactive, radioactive
– Imagine Dragons (Video)

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 cash infusions, throwing money at the virus, unemployment, gas prices, virus polls, federal government plan, 2020 Census, those eight U.S. Senators, our wartime president, the non-partisan virus, spring has sprung, and much more!

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Thursday Numbers

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…

I keep hearing it takes a village to raise a child. Do they just show up or is there a number to call? – 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 and humor.

This week’s topics include airlines & coronavirus, U.S. House & coronavirus, Great Falls Public Schools, Mike Bloomberg, U.S. Census Bureau, unemployment claims, Nik Wallenda, gas prices, and much more!

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Thursday Numbers

Accept what is, let go of what was, and have faith in what will be. – Sonia Ricotti

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 the Mega Millions lottery, outside money in Montana’s U.S. Senate race, VP Pence and the NFL, unemployment, Taylor Swift, Dow Jones, campaign material, unemployment rate, gas prices, and much more!

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Terrific News Tuesday

Failure will never overtake me if my determination to succeed is strong enough. – Og Mandino

Hey kids – it’s time for another edition of Terrific News Tuesday!

In case this is your first time reading Terrific News Tuesday (TNT), this column is all about good news. I know it’s hard to believe, but I won’t be complaining or criticizing anyone or anything today – just writing about some terrific news that caught my attention!

Here is some of the good stuff in this edition of TNT:

  • Domestic Air Fares
  • Gas Prices
  • Small Business Workshop
  • Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition
  • Loyal Service

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Terrific News Tuesday

You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean; if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty. – Mahatma Gandhi

Hey kids…it’s time for another edition of Terrific News Tuesday!

In case this is your first time reading Terrific News Tuesday (TNT), this column is all about good news. I know it’s hard to believe, but I won’t be complaining or criticizing anyone or anything today – just writing about some terrific news that caught my attention!

Here is some of the good stuff in this edition of TNT:

  • Gas Prices
  • Montana Pro Rodeo Circuit Finals
  • Richie Melby & Slim Kimmel
  • Presidential Debates
  • Breweries
  • Kansas City Sports
  • Trenton, Missouri

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Thursday Numbers

Maybe Christmas, the Grinch thought, doesn’t come from a store. – Dr. Seuss

Welcome to the Christmas Eve edition of “Thursday Numbers!” Are you ready for Christmas? I think I finished shopping Wednesday which may be a personal record!

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 just a little bit of sarcasm.

This week’s topics include the “12 Days of Christmas,” The Beatles, Christians, broadband Internet service, U.S. Senator Steve Daines & Christmas, Danny Berg Memorial Christmas Dinner, “Dazed and Confused” & “Everybody Wants Some,” richest game show hosts, Kobe Bryant’s toughest opponents, my third-place finish, gas prices, and much more!

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