Thursday Numbers

My father said there were two kinds of people in the world: givers and takers. The takers may eat better, but the givers sleep better. – Marlo Thomas

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.

One thing is for certain – you will be smarter by reading this column!

This week’s topics include the Green New Deal, America farmers’ debt, unemployment, Trump’s false or misleading claims, Walmart greeters, Montana Legislature’s halfway point, Houston Rockets guard James Harden, snow in Great Falls, Montana, Capitol Police, Michael Cohen, Kim Jong Un takes questions, and much more!

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The Wednesday Read

Someone posted they had just baked some synonym buns. I replied, you mean just like the ones grammar use to make? Now I’m blocked. – Unknown

Today’s topics include:

  • Montana Legislature & the Census
  • Michael Cohen Testifies
  • Executing Babies
  • United Methodist Church

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Thursday Numbers

You have to be odd to be number one. – Dr. Seuss

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 the Farm Bill, border wall funding, Stormy Daniels, unemployment, Arrowhead Stadium, world’s oldest skydiver, special counsel’s approval, Trump’s job approval, bowl games, Michael Cohen, and much more!

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Tuesday’s Quick Hits: Big Money, Planned Parenthood & Kavanaugh, & Trump’s Trouble

I finally quit drinking for good – now I drink for evil. –Anonymous

Today’s quick hits deal with these important subjects:

  • Montana’s Most Expensive Political Campaign
  • Planned Parenthood & Justice Kavanaugh
  • Trump’s Simple Private Transaction

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Caught My Eye…

Sometimes I question my sanity, but the unicorn in the kitchen told me I’m fine. -@RebelCircus

Welcome to the big show to end the week “Caught My Eye” (CME)!

If you are a first-time visitor, welcome! CME is the once a week column that is posted here every Friday morning. This is when I take a look at some of the stories I did not have time to write about during the week. There may be some sarcasm and pointed commentary so be warned!

Here are the topics that “Caught My Eye” this week:

  • Montana Can’t Count
  • Daines’ Secret Trip
  • Michael Cohen
  • U.S. Life Expectancy
  • Montana State Bobcats
  • One More Thing

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The Wednesday Read: Montana Green Party, Cohen & Manafort

I don’t think inside the box. I don’t think outside the box either. I don’t even know where the box is. – Unknown

Today’s commentary deals with these issues:

  • Montana Green Party
  • Cohen/Manafort

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Thursday Numbers

These times are so uncertain
There’s a yearning undefined
People filled with rage
We all need a little tenderness
How can love survive in such a graceless age?
– “The Heart of the Matter” by Mike Campbell/Don Henley/John David Souther

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 Powerball lottery, the Cascade County (MT) courthouse, Michael Cohen, unemployment, the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints & Boy Scouts, Jane Fonda, Donald Trump’s job approval rating, Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive, North Korea, and much more!

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