Thursday Numbers

People rarely succeed unless they have fun in what they are doing. – Dale Carnegie

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 Jon Tester, unemployment, ballot measure, the new union, Starbucks, oil prices, University of Montana, job approval rating, da bears, and much more!

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Tuesday Commentary: Sheriff, Gianforte, Zinke, & Hannity

The only difference between death and taxes is that death doesn’t get worse every time Congress meets. – Will Rogers

Happy Tax Day 2018!

Today’s commentary deals with:

  • Cascade County Sheriff
  • Montana At-Large Race
  • Ryan Zinke
  • Sean Hannity

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Caught My Eye…

The Universe is under no obligation to make sense to you. – Neil deGrasse Tyson

Welcome to the big show to end the week “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 that I am providing commentary about today include the Secretary of Veterans Affairs, Laura Ingraham, Montana Democratic Party, Little Caesars, and One More Thing that you need to read!

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The Wednesday Read: Sweatpants, Tester, Census, & Second Amendment

You know the message you’re sending out to the world with these sweatpants? You’re telling the world, ‘I give up. I can’t compete in normal society. I’m miserable, so I might as well be comfortable. – Jerry Seinfeld

Today’s topics are:

  • Tester Responds in Sweatpants
  • Tester’s New Campaign Ad
  • 2020 Census & Citizenship
  • John Paul Stevens & Second Amendment

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Tuesday Commentary: The Daily Show, Downing, Gianforte, & the March

If you’re attacking kids whose classmates and teachers were massacred, you’re losing. – Preet Bharara

Today’s commentary deals with:

  • The Daily Show Visits Helena
  • Trumpeter or Trump Supporter?
  • Give them a Pay Raise
  • March for Our Lives

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Published in: on March 27, 2018 at 4:25 am  Comments Off on Tuesday Commentary: The Daily Show, Downing, Gianforte, & the March  
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Caught My Eye…

Charity is no part of the legislative duty of the government. – James Madison

Welcome to the big show to end the week “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 that I am providing commentary about today include the Omnibus Spending bill & Tester, the Republican Senate debate, the Montana ExpoPark grandstands, Biden vs Trump, here comes Bolton, and One More Thing!

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Caught My Eye…

The truth is that all men having power ought to be mistrusted. – James Madison

Welcome to the big show to end the week “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 that I am providing commentary about today include the Big Sky Poll, Steve Bullock, Montana Legislature, Greg Gianforte, Jon Tester, banking bill, Zinke and trophy hunters, arming teachers, Montana Grizzlies, and One More Thing.

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Thursday Numbers

I’ve reached an age where my brain has gone from “you probably shouldn’t say that,” to “what the hell, let’s see what happens.” – 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.

This week’s topics include the Powerball, Mega Millions, unemployment, Conor Lamb, gun violence, Montana candidates, National School Walkout, animals on a plane, Lowe’s and NASCAR, accidental discharge, and much more!

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Tuesday Commentary: Tillerson, House Intel, Hillary, & Tester

One of the penalties for refusing to participate in politics is that you end up being governed by your inferiors. – Plato

Today’s commentary deals with:

  • Tillerson Fired
  • GOP House Intelligence Report
  • Hillary Clinton Speaks
  • Tester Launches First Ad

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Monday’s Quick Hits: Edwards, Red Meat, Donald & Chuck, & Deadline

You don’t run for public office unless you have a specific vision. You are driven by ideas and a vision. – Julie Nixon Eisenhower

Today’s quick hits deal with these issues:

  • Sheriff Bob Edwards
  • Red Meat Speeches
  • Donald & Chuck
  • Deadline

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Published in: on March 12, 2018 at 8:07 am  Comments Off on Monday’s Quick Hits: Edwards, Red Meat, Donald & Chuck, & Deadline  
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