Thursday Numbers

The forest was shrinking, but the trees kept voting for the axe because its handle was made of wood and they thought it was one of them. -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 Trump’s fundraising, ransom to hackers, unemployment, U.S. Senator Susan Collins, Montana AFL-CIO convention, NBA Draft, Trump’s job approval rating, Bullock & the second debate, the congressional women’s softball game, Yellowstone, and much more!

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Thursday Numbers

Your attitude towards failure determines your altitude after failure. – John C. Maxwell

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 suicide prevention, unemployment, Dennis Hastert, classified briefings, NFL draft, ESPN, Montana AFL-CIO Convention, U.S. House poll, Presidential poll, national monuments, Dale Earnhardt, Jr, Rob Quist & Greg Gianforte, Kansas City Royals, Trump’s tax plan, and much more!

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Caught My Eye…

Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life. – Confucius

Welcome to the big show to end the week and to start your Labor Day weekend “Caught My Eye” (CME)!

If you are a first-time visitor, CME is posted right 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. I often throw in a touch of sarcasm to make you smile – or to irritate you just a little – maybe both.

Topics this week include the 2nd Debate, Lie, Lying, Liar, Carstensen & Gianforte, Labor Day Picnics, Recess Ends, Colin Kaepernick, and much more!

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Wednesday’s Political Odds & Ends

Management is doing things right; leadership is doing the right things. – Peter Drucker

Welcome to Wednesday – also known as “Hump Day” or “Wine Wednesday” or whatever works to help you make it to the weekend! Today is also 4/20! More on that later.

Today is another one of those days in which there are several major political stories out there that I want to comment about – so it’s another “Political Odds & Ends” day!

Today’s topics include:

  • 406 Tax Relief
  • Initiative 182 & 4/20 day
  • New York Presidential Primary

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Thursday Numbers

An investment in knowledge pays the best interest. – Benjamin Franklin

Welcome to Thursday Numbers and to your weekly dose of knowledge!

In case you’re new around here, “Thursday Numbers” 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 CEO pay in Montana, Sprint and Verizon Wireless, unemployment, law enforcement officers, Amtrak, high school diploma, funniest women on Twitter, the Brady poll, Congressional job approval, Laramie Wyoming, Army War College, the Parental Bereavement Act, Christians, sage grouse and much more!

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