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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Caught My Eye…

We are going to have peace even if we have to fight for it. – Dwight D. Eisenhower

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

If you are a first-time visitor, CME is posted right 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. I often throw in a touch of sarcasm to make you smile – or to irritate you just a little – maybe both.

Topics that I am providing commentary on today include Tester’s big bucks, grading the Montana legislature, Mayor of Billings, Chocolate Cake & Missiles, I Like Big Bombs, Reefer Madness in Canada, and much more!

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