Thursday Numbers

And I know what I have to do now. I gotta keep breathing. Because tomorrow the sun will rise. Who knows what the tide could bring? – Chuck Noland (Cast Away)

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 Defense Authorization Act, Montana campaign fundraising, health insurance, Murdoch tweets, airfares, Olbermann, unemployment, game day signs, U.S. Supreme Court, NFL, and much more!

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