Thursday Numbers

Be decisive. Right or wrong, make a decision. The road of life is paved with flat squirrels who couldn’t make a decision. –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 Jeopardy, unemployment, taxes & corporations, Trump’s job approval, Mueller report, NFL schedules, Josh Huestis, Columbine High School, Madonna, and much more!

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Just Football…Super Bowl XLVI Edition!

Hey football fans – Super Bowl Sunday is almost here!  Are you ready?  Before we start it’s the New York Giants versus the New England Patriots.  The game is in Indianapolis.  The Patriots will be the “home” team.  Kickoff is around 4:30 (Mountain Time).

As the ultimate football fan, I came up with six “rules” and “things to consider” and “stuff to know” for the big day…

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Being Cool

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.

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