Thursday Numbers

Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts. – Winston Churchill

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 Montana’s budget, Papa John’s, unemployment, lifetime pass, walking alone at night, U.S. coal production, family members on campaign payroll, teams that have not won a World Series, Marsy’s Law, Houston Astros, fall back, and much more!

Continue reading

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!

Continue reading