Thursday Numbers

Being president is like being a jackass in a hailstorm. There’s nothing to do but to stand there and take it. – Lyndon B. Johnson

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 the Montana Legislature, gun sales, unemployment, Chicago, 2016 & The Western Word, Montana Child & Family Services, Megyn Kelly, Marsy’s Law, Marine Corps, anniversary, lottery, and much more!

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Thursday Numbers

Hey – it’s the first Thursday in October – and it’s chilly out here in Big Sky Country!

Thanks for stopping by The Western Word to read “Thursday Numbers.” 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.

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 Facebook users, tweets during the Presidential debate, Big Bird, unemployment numbers, KRTV “Likes,” anti-flopping, Leave it to Beaver, Electoral College, Houston Astros, Washington Nationals, Alicia Silverstone, Miguel Cabrera, Marine Corps’ Infantry Officer Course, and much more!

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Thursday Numbers – Honoring Veterans

Almost every Thursday I present “Thursday Numbers” where I take a look at some of the numbers behind the news.

Since Friday (November 11) is Veterans Day, today’s “Thursday Numbers” will talk about numbers as they pertain to veterans.  Today, and every day, you should thank a veteran…

According to the Department of Veterans Affairs website devoted to Veterans Day:

Veterans Day is intended to thank and honor all those who served honorably in the military – in wartime or peacetime. In fact, Veterans Day is largely intended to thank living Veterans for their service, to acknowledge that their contributions to our national security are appreciated, and to underscore the fact that all those who served – not only those who died – have sacrificed and done their duty.

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