Thursday Numbers

If it excites you and scares you at the same time, it probably means you should do it. – 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, unemployment, gun laws, best/worst records in Major League Baseball, Trump’s performance rating, gun ownership, the net worth of Presidential candidates, Little League World Series, NFL preseason games, and Tester’s town hall.

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Caught My Eye…

If there’s one thing I’ve learned, it’s that I should have learned some other stuff. – Unknown

Welcome to the big column to end the week, “Caught My Eye” (CME)!

If you are a first-time visitor, welcome! CME is the once a week column that is posted 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. There may be some sarcasm and pointed independent commentary so be warned!

Here are the topics that “Caught My Eye” this week:

  • Federal Jury Duty
  • Bullock Bumper Stickers
  • Healer-in-Chief
  • Shep & Don
  • One More Thing

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Thursday Numbers

The best teachers are those who show you where to look, but don’t tell you what to see. ― Alexandra K. Trenfor

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 Tom & Gisele, unemployment, illegal crossings, ICE raids, paint for the White House, Pizza Hut, mass killings, Curt Brockway, Bullock & Quinnipiac poll, Rod Blagojevich, and much more!

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Tuesday’s Quick Hits

Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren’t. ― Margaret Thatcher

Today’s quick hits deal with these important subjects:

*Montana Delegation Responds
*The Trump Address
*Public Opinion on Guns

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The Wednesday Read: The Debate

I love jokes about the eyes. The cornea the better! –Unknown

The first night of the Democratic Party presidential debates is in the books, and here at The Western Word, I managed to watch the whole thing without falling asleep! There should be an achievement medal or certificate of appreciation for this accomplishment.

Here are my thoughts…

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Tuesday’s Quick Hits

The police came to my house last night and told me my dogs were chasing people on bikes. My dogs don’t even own bikes. – Unknown

Today’s quick hits deal with these important subjects:

  • Presidential Debates
  • Daines & Socialism
  • Worst Counties
  • Mitch McConnell = Russian Asset

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The Wednesday Read

Arguing with an idiot is like playing chess with a pigeon. No matter how good you are, the bird is going to knock the pieces over, crap on the board, and strut around like it won anyway. – Unknown

These topics caught my attention in the last 24 hours:

  • Big Beautiful Wall
  • Article II
  • Top Problems
  • Jane Fonda

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