Thursday Numbers

Wise men speak because they have something to say; Fools because they have to say something. – Plato

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 lottery, unemployment, snow, Christie Brinkley, presidential approval rating, attorney general, Steve Daines, Congressional job approval, University of Montana, Saturday Night Live, Oliver North, naturalization ceremonies, and much more!