The best part of Super Bowl XLIX was the actual game. If you are a football fan and don’t normally root for the Patriots or the Seahawks you saw one of the most thrilling Super Bowl games of all time. Trust me – they are not all like that.
If you are a Patriots fan, congratulations, your team has won four titles. Your coach and quarterback can be included in all the “best ever” lists.
For Seahawks fans, it was not a nightmare, the heartbreaking loss actually happened. For many Seahawks fans, the game will probably be a lot like the movie “Groundhog Day” where Bill Murray relives the same day over and over.
Welcome to “Thursday Numbers” and thanks for stopping in! If this is your first time visiting The Western Word, this is my weekly column where I take a look at the numbers in the news (in descending order) and provide commentary sometimes laced with just a little sarcasm.
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This week I write about viewers of the last Presidential debate, Donald Trump, Presidential ads, U.S. Senate ads, selling virginity, the Montana Governor’s race, unemployment, the “You Don’t Own Me PSA,” oil and gas leases in Montana, Katy Perry, Student Debt, Approval ratings, Home Runs, and much more!
After “celebrating” my birthday last week and knowing there’s a pretty good chance that I have lived more days than I have left to live (unless I am in some way related to Walter Breuning, the world’s oldest man), I decided to do the “cool thing” and watch the 53rd Annual Grammy Awards Sunday night.
Besides, there wasn’t any football.
I know this is a shocking revelation for my readers, but there were people performing and nominated for awards who I did not know.
Even more shocking were the people I did know looked old. Some looked very old. Continue reading →