Thursday Numbers

How do you know when a man is about to say something intelligent?
When he starts his sentence with, “My wife once told me…” –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, humor, and bluntness.

This week’s topics include the Powerball jackpot, the Mueller investigation, unemployment, Kamala Harris & teachers, MLB opening day & the Kansas City Royals, Aerosmith’s Steven Tyler, CNN poll, Planned Parenthood of Montana, 2019 Division 1 Men’s & Women’s NCAA tournament, CVS & Walgreens & Cannabidiol, and one perfect bracket!

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The Monday Memo: Barr’s Summary of Mueller Report

The further a society drifts from the truth, the more it will hate those that speak it. ― George Orwell

If you watched cable news Sunday afternoon, you saw some very different opinions when Attorney General William Barr released a summary of the Mueller report to key members of Congress.

Fox News was saying the summary was historical and basically cheering about it, while MSNBC was saying there needs to be a full release of the Mueller report and some of their people were almost crying. As for CNN, Wolf Blitzer took the helm and directed coverage that was pretty vanilla.

That’s cable news in 2019.

Those who lean to the right are cheering about Barr’s summary and saying that President Trump is exonerated. Those on the left are saying that the full report needs to be made public and that there will be more hearings in Congress and that Trump is not exonerated.

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Tuesday’s Quick Hits

I’m afraid of a world run by adults who were never spanked as kids and got trophies just for participating. – Unknown

Today’s quick hits deal with these important subjects:

  • Daylight Saving Time
  • Russian Investigation – The End is Near?
  • Kamala Harris
  • Sheriff of Social Media
  • Thirty Days Hath…

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Thursday Numbers

You have to be odd to be number one. – Dr. Seuss

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 the Farm Bill, border wall funding, Stormy Daniels, unemployment, Arrowhead Stadium, world’s oldest skydiver, special counsel’s approval, Trump’s job approval, bowl games, Michael Cohen, and much more!

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Thursday Numbers

One way to get the most out of life is to look upon it as an adventure. – William Feather

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 unemployment, photos with Michael Flynn, NFL Draft, Fox News poll, Most Beautiful Democrats running for President, Trump’s approval rating, Jon Tester & Ronny Jackson, the American Bankers Association & Tester, and much more!

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TWW Poll: Who will President Trump fire next?

Who will President Trump fire next? The choices are:

  • Robert Mueller (Special Counsel)
  • H.R. McMaster (National Security Advisor)
  • Ryan Zinke (Sec. of the Interior)
  • Ben Carson (Sec. of HUD)
  • Betsy DeVos (Sec. of Education)
  • David Shulkin (Sec. of Veterans Affairs)
  • Other

If you do not see the poll, click on “More.”

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