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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Caught My Eye…

Quote of the day…

Did it bother anybody else that the guy from that “Operation” game was clearly wide awake? – Anonymous

Welcome to “Caught My Eye” (CME)! CME 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!

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:

  • Montana Air National Guard
  • Monday, Monday, Monday
  • Chuck Schumer
  • One More Thing

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Tuesdays Quick Hits

Coming to you, Coronavirus free, from deep inside an underground bunker in Montana that is also the worldwide headquarters of The Western Word.

Here are the topics for today:

  • Montana Air National Guard
  • Tenth Democratic Debate
  • One More Thing

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The Wednesday Read

Some people feel the rain. Others just get wet. – Roger Miller

These topics caught my attention in the last 24 hours:

  • Little Shell Chippewa Tribe
  • Triple Homicide in Great Falls
  • Trump’s Letter

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Thursday Numbers

I told my psychiatrist that I’ve been hearing voices. He told me that I don’t have a psychiatrist. – 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 unemployment claims, decriminalizing marijuana, Gianforte & Trump, Jr., Brawl of the Wild poll, Trump’s approval/disapproval ratings, LeBron James, Jon Tester town hall, Joe Biden, Malmstrom AFB, and much more!

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