Thursday Numbers

Stand up for what is right even if it means standing alone. ― Suzy Kassem

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 Trump/Biden fundraising, unemployment, projected COVID deaths, coronavirus cases/deaths in the USA, social media misinformation, Trump’s disapproval rating, 2020 Census, Tester announces, Americans’ satisfaction, every 80 seconds, and much more!

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The Wednesday Read

Quote of the day:

I don’t like to brag, but I’ve been avoiding people since way before the coronavirus. -Unknown

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

  • Great American Outdoors Act
  • Five Words
  • One More Thing

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The Wednesday Read

Quote of the day:

When people throw stones at you, don’t throw them back. Collect them all and build an empire. ― Anonymous

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

  • Daines & China
  • National Republican Senatorial Committee
  • Fake News
  • One More Thing

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Caught My Eye…

The police came around last night and told me my dogs were chasing people on bikes. I told the officer that my dogs don’t even have bikes. -Unknown

Welcome to “Caught My Eye” (CME)!

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:

  • Fair Care for Vietnam Vets Act
  • Judge Greg Pinski
  • Cognitive Tests
  • Fox News Polls
  • One More Thing

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Caught My Eye…

In politics, nothing happens by accident. If it happens, you can bet it was planned that way. ― Franklin D. Roosevelt

Welcome to “Caught My Eye” (CME)!

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:

  • Toss-Up
  • Klobuchar Out
  • NASCAR & MAGA
  • One More Thing

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Thursday Numbers

Quote of the day:

I can explain it to you, but I can’t comprehend it for you. ― Edward I. Koch

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 new unemployment claims, new coronavirus projections, COVID-19 cases and deaths, Bob Marshall Wilderness, Aunt Jemima, Gallup polls, Trump’s disapproval rating, 2020 Census, U.S. Senator Jon Tester, Congressional approval ratings, John Bolton, a new bump in COVID-19 cases, and much more!

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Caught My Eye…

In the end, people will judge you anyway, so don’t live your life impressing others – live your life impressing yourself. ~ Anonymous

Welcome to “Caught My Eye” (CME)!

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:

  • CME Milestone
  • Tester’s Haircut
  • Montana GOP
  • Trump & Social Media
  • One More Thing

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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…

When all of this is over, please continue to stay six feet away from me. –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 the coronavirus economic rescue package, Montana’s piece of the big pie, positive tests in the USA, unemployment claims, pages in the economic rescue package, coronavirus relief checks, USA deaths from the coronavirus, rating the responses, Montana coronavirus cases, WalletHub’s response ratings, and much more!

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Tuesday’s Quick Hits

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…

How to avoid contact with coronavirus stupidity: Wash your hands often and don’t touch your Facebook. – Nick Anderson Editorial Cartoons

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

  • Gallatin County (MT)
  • Set Them Free
  • REAL ID
  • Silly Outrage
  • One More Thing

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The Monday Memo

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! I may have a photo or two from the underground bunker to share later this week…

Quote of the day…

I’m pretty sure my dream job would be Karma delivery person. -Anonymous

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

  • Bullock Is In
  • MT GOP & Bullock
  • Republicans & Coronavirus
  • Biden’s Running Mate

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