Terrific News Tuesday

And I know what I have to do now. I gotta keep breathing. Because tomorrow the sun will rise. Who knows what the tide could bring? –Chuck Noland (Cast Away)

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:

  • Malmstrom AFB
  • HELP-Link
  • Health Insurance
  • USAF Thunderbirds
  • New Hampshire Primary

Continue reading

Thursday Numbers

If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader. – John Quincy Adams

Welcome to “Thursday Numbers!” In case you’re new around here, “Thursday Numbers” 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 Discovery channel and the Duggars, health insurance and Montanans, unemployment, Tom Brady’s pool cover, the bonsai tree, the Marine Corps congressional fellow, Voting Rights Act, questions for the debate, worst moments in Presidential debates, the 24/7 sobriety program, the August recess, and much more!

Continue reading