Thursday Numbers

What if they’re not stars, but holes poked into the top of the container so we can breathe? – 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 lottery, unemployment data, the DoD and the Trump Turnberry resort, Brad Tschida, firearm deaths, Justin Trudeau, NFL penalties, most/least diverse states, new Democratic primary voters poll, Eli Manning, and much more!

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