Thursday Numbers

After I drink coffee I show my empty mug to the IT guy and tell him I’ve successfully installed Java. He hates me. -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 the federal deficit, Facebook’s fake accounts, Disney’s new streaming service, Montana Public Service Commission, unemployment, crime in the USA, favorite sitcom theme song poll, college admissions scandal, Kansas City Chiefs, Cy Young winners, NFL winners and losers, and much more!

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Thursday Numbers

A real friend is one who walks in when the rest of the world walks out. – Walter Winchell

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 just a little bit of sarcasm.

This week’s topics include urinals at Target, unemployment, Bullock/Gianforte & Twitter, Trump delegates, the Bar Exam in Montana, Thursday Numbers number, Cruz/Fiorina reactions, Montana Public Service Commission, Fiorina’s delegate, and much more!

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Wednesday’s Political Odds & Ends

If you smile when no one else is around, you really mean it. – Andy Rooney

Welcome to Wednesday! It’s also January 20, so that means that one year from today a new President will be inaugurated!

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!

Here are today’s topics:

  • Gianforte Finishes Exploring
  • Electricity Rate Increase
  • SCOTUS & Immigration
  • Palin Endorses Trump
  • Trump & Liberty University
  • U.S. Senator Charles Grassley

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Thursday Numbers

Prejudice is a great time saver. You can form opinions without having to get the facts. – E. B. White

Welcome to “Thursday Numbers!” Are you ready for Christmas? Me neither…

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 just a little bit of sarcasm.

This week’s topics include the Presidential debate, Montana Public Service Commission, climate change, Scholastic & James Patterson, unemployment, omnibus spending bill, red kettle, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Thriller, Golden State Warriors, inmates in Montana, and much more!

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Caught My Eye…

Welcome to the first “Caught My Eye” of September.

If you are a first-time visitor, “Caught My Eye” 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 – or both.

Today I write about the dam sale, Bullock, Beach & clemency, Bob & Maureen McDonnell, Congress returns, Joan Rivers, TWW on Facebook, plus we have a winner who is Making Montana Proud!

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Wednesday’s Political Potpourri

For some reason, Tuesday was a big day in the Montana political world. Today I write about talking dams to death, Walsh fundraising, Lewis’ C.L.E.A.N. Platform, Zinke is a Young Gun, Wittich loses round one, and a wolf safety zone.

Of course, I provide my independent commentary about each!

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“Delivering a Bright Future” & Recipes

I am starting off this week by writing about a new subject, NorthWestern Energy. NorthWestern Energy is my electricity supplier. They provide the electricity so that I may use this computer, watch television, etc.

I don’t normally pay too much attention to their monthly bill (except for the amount I owe), but this month I noticed NorthWestern Energy is not only “Delivering a Bright Future” (the company motto), but they are also delivering recipes.

Food recipes. Yes, an electricity company is now sending recipes with their bills. I wonder if our Public Service Commissioners are aware of NorthWestern Energy’s new direction into the world of food…

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