Thursday Numbers

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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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