Thursday Numbers

There was a safety meeting at work today. The boss asked me, “What steps would you take in case of a fire?” “Great big ones” was the wrong answer. -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, fortune cookies and the lottery, the White House & limos, Vice President Mike Pence & U.S. Senator Steve Daines, unemployment, made-up news, Biden/Trump & the Texas poll, Trump’s job approval, Royals/Orioles records, Duckworth & #CadetBoneSpurs, and much more!

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Caught My Eye…

Apparently, it’s “rude” to ask the parents of a kid on a leash if it was a rescue. – Unknown

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

If you are a first-time visitor, welcome! CME is the once a week column that is posted 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. There may be some sarcasm and pointed independent commentary so be warned!

Here are the topics that “Caught My Eye” this week:

  • Biden vs Trump Poll Results
  • Barr – Senate & House
  • Fox News – Ingraham vs Wallace
  • Chiefs’ Tyreek Hill
  • One More Thing

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Thursday Numbers

Life is a great sunrise. I do not see why death should not be an even greater one. – Vladimir Nabokov

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 infrastructure package, Trump’s emergency funding request, James Holzhauer & Jeopardy, unemployment, Alyssa Milano & Joe Biden, the Kentucky Derby, Trump’s Tweetstorm, Major League Baseball, E.W. Scripps Company, Canada’s newest $10 bill, and much more!

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Thursday Numbers

Of all the paths you take in life, make sure a few of them are dirt. ― John Muir

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 Drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline, Parkland gunman Nikolas Cruz, unemployment, Boy Scouts, National Hockey League, NFL Draft, Joe Biden, Bernie Sanders, Donald Trump, Texas execution, Presidential candidates, Biden vs Trump poll, and much, much more!

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The Wednesday Read

Courage is knowing it might hurt, and doing it anyway. Stupidity is the same. And that’s why life is hard. – Jeremy Goldberg

Today’s topics include:

  • What if Fox News…
  • Joe Biden
  • Kansas City Royals
  • Megyn Kelly

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The Monday Memo

Tolerance is giving to every other human being every right that you claim for yourself. – Robert Green Ingersoll

Today’s independent commentary deals with these people/issues:

  • Threats & Hate
  • Joe Biden & SNL
  • Another One Bites the Dust
  • Trump’s Tax Returns

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