Thursday Numbers

As I’ve grown older, I’ve learned that pleasing everyone is impossible, but pissing everyone off is a piece of cake. – 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 a lucky player in Florida, unemployment, Kobe Bryant, Iowa Democratic Caucuses, Articles of Impeachment, Leap Year, State of the Union viewers, Rush & Donald, Kansas City Chiefs, State of the Union length, and much more!

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The Monday Memo: Kobe

It was shocking to hear that former Los Angeles Lakers great Kobe Bryant was killed in a helicopter crash on Sunday. Reports also say his daughter was killed, too. There are reports that seven others were killed in the crash.

You can read the Associated Press story HERE.

Kobe was 41. His daughter, Gianna, was 13. Rest in Peace to all.

Kobe was just beginning to be free of the grind of being a pro athlete. He had so much more to offer, but now he’s gone. He will not be forgotten.

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Thursday Numbers

You will never win if you never begin. – Helen Rowland

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.

This week’s topics include unemployment, household income, Steven Mnuchin, Great Falls City Commission primary election, rain and snow, rats in D.C., teddy bears, Kobe Bryant, Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders, congressional approval, Michael Lange, mowing the White House lawn, and much more!

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Thursday Numbers

The most important thing is to try and inspire people so that they can be great in whatever they want to do. – Kobe Bryant

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 just a little bit of sarcasm.

This week’s topics include taxes & WalletHub, Montana State University & Rob O’Neill, unemployment, Stephen Curry, Golden State Warriors, Kobe Bryant, Congress’ approval rating, Congressional Pig Book, Ethan Couch & drunk driving, and much more!

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Thursday Numbers

Maybe Christmas, the Grinch thought, doesn’t come from a store. – Dr. Seuss

Welcome to the Christmas Eve edition of “Thursday Numbers!” Are you ready for Christmas? I think I finished shopping Wednesday which may be a personal record!

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 just a little bit of sarcasm.

This week’s topics include the “12 Days of Christmas,” The Beatles, Christians, broadband Internet service, U.S. Senator Steve Daines & Christmas, Danny Berg Memorial Christmas Dinner, “Dazed and Confused” & “Everybody Wants Some,” richest game show hosts, Kobe Bryant’s toughest opponents, my third-place finish, gas prices, and much more!

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Terrific News Tuesday

The work goes on, the cause endures, the hope still lives and the dreams shall never die. – Edward Kennedy

Welcome to December! It’s time for another edition of Terrific News Tuesday!

In case this is your first time reading Terrific News Tuesday (TNT), this column is all about good news – there’s no complaining or criticizing today – just some terrific news that caught my attention!

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

  • Giving Tuesday
  • Canned Food & Municipal Court
  • Toys for Children
  • Tops in Blue
  • Powder River Training Complex
  • Cyber Monday Sales
  • Kobe Bryant

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Thursday Numbers

Welcome – if this is your first time visiting The Western Word, “Thursday Numbers” 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.

DISCLAIMER: If you read this column you will probably gain knowledge not found on other websites! You may be able to use this information to impress your family, friends, and co-workers. The information might even be life changing – so consider yourself warned…

This week I write about the Kansas City Chiefs, Unemployment, Kobe, Citigroup, Gerald Ford, World’s Oldest Person, Max Baucus, R.E.M., Brian Schweitzer, Same-Sex Marriages, Alan Simpson, Boehner, Toilet Shopping, and Astronauts. There’s a lot more so read on…

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