Thursday Numbers

Coming to you, Coronavirus free, from deep inside an underground bunker in Montana that also serves as the worldwide headquarters for The Western Word blog!

People are like books; some deceive us with their cover, and others surprise us with their content. – 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 and humor.

This week’s topics include Service Employees International Union, debate viewers, unemployment, Guam compensation, federal hate crime, U.S. position in the world today, a new mini-moon, obesity, and much more!

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Thursday Numbers

I can’t prove this, but I swear I used to be smarter, funnier, and less tired. – 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 and humor.

This week’s topics include Mega Millions, unemployment claims, Trump lies, Drew Brees, Article I/II impeachment votes, Steve Daines & impartial justice, obesity, Paul Manafort, Trump/Clinton/Johnson, and much more!

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Caught My Eye…

Congratulations on making it to Friday! It’s just not any Friday – it’s the last Friday before Christmas!

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. Sometimes I throw in a touch of sarcasm to make you smile – or to irritate you just a little – or maybe both.

Today I write about the Montana House dress code, the Markus Kaarma trial, Cuba, The Interview movie, Honesty & Ethical Standards poll, obesity & binge drinking, The Western Word Christmas Party, plus we have a winner who is Making Montana Proud.

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