Thursday Numbers

Don’t accept your dog’s admiration as conclusive evidence that you are wonderful. – Ann Landers

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 Powerball, unemployment, recycling pays, Airbnb in Montana, mental illness & guns, Facebook Live & Tester, NFL scouting combine, Havre airport & Northwestern Energy, Kate Upton, and much more!

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Thursday Numbers

We proved that we are still a people capable of doing big things and tackling our biggest challenges. – Barack Obama

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 national debt now and in 2008, unemployment, Obama poll, Trump polls, rising temperatures, GOP dinner, Trump donates, Governor’s Inaugural Ball, Twitter followers, NorthWestern Energy, Baseball Hall of Fame, and much more!

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Thursday Numbers

Living well is the best revenge. – George Herbert

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 Bernie Sanders & fundraising, Montana regulators & NorthWestern Energy, unemployment, delegates, Al Gore, President Obama & commuted prison sentences, history’s greatest images, drunk driving, the net favorable ratings of Presidential candidates, plus 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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