Thursday Numbers

Blessed are the curious, for they shall have adventures. – Lovelle Drachman

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 Mega Millions & Powerball lotteries, James Holzhauer & Jeopardy!, unemployment, Democrat Presidential debates, panhandlers in Newark, NJ, best/worst in Major League Baseball, misunderstood songs, Mount Everest, Districting and Apportionment Commission, a Florida man, and much more!

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Thursday Numbers

Welcome to the last Thursday Numbers of February! Hang on – Sequester Day is tomorrow!

If this is your first time visiting The Western Word, “Thursday Numbers” is my weekly column where I take a look at the numbers in the news (in descending order) and provide commentary sometimes laced with just a little sarcasm.

Please note that if you read this column you may be able to use the information to impress your family, friends, and co-workers. Then again, when they find out that you spend your time reading blogs they may not be too impressed…

This week I write about constituent accounts, Grantsdale Elementary School, Jack Lew, well-being index, Chuck Hagel, B-52s, sequestration, Bobby Brown, minimum wage, Kansas City Chiefs, unemployment, Mount Everest, beer in the NBA, and much more!

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