Thursday Numbers

Life is a great sunrise. I do not see why death should not be an even greater one. – Vladimir Nabokov

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 infrastructure package, Trump’s emergency funding request, James Holzhauer & Jeopardy, unemployment, Alyssa Milano & Joe Biden, the Kentucky Derby, Trump’s Tweetstorm, Major League Baseball, E.W. Scripps Company, Canada’s newest $10 bill, and much more!

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Terrific News Tuesday

He who angers you conquers you. – Elizabeth Kenny

Welcome to Terrific News Tuesday (TNT)!

In case this is your first time reading TNT, this column is all about good news. I know it’s hard to believe, but I won’t be complaining or criticizing anyone or anything in this column today – just writing about some terrific news that caught my attention!

Here is some of the good stuff in this edition of TNT:

  • Early Special Graduation
  • Movie Night
  • The Bag of Cash
  • Twin Toddlers
  • REO Speedwagon
  • Kentucky Derby

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Thursday Numbers

Welcome to the first “Thursday Numbers” of May! I’m glad you stopped by!

If you are a new visitor, this is my weekly column where I take a look at the numbers that are in the news (in descending order) and provide commentary (sometimes with a little sarcasm).

PLEASE NOTE: By reading this column you may be able to use the information to impress your family, friends, and co-workers. Please consider yourself warned.

This week I write about incentive payments, Electric City Power, hiring veterans, The Weather Channel, Brian Schweitzer, Social Security Administration, explosives, Ted Cruz, Cheap Trick, morning after pill, Chicago Newspaper Guild job opening, hearings about extraterrestrials, and bin Laden. There’s a lot more so read on! Continue reading