Thursday Numbers

Yesterday is not ours to recover, but tomorrow is ours to win or lose. – Lyndon B. Johnson

Welcome to “Thursday Numbers!” In case you’re new around here, “Thursday Numbers” 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 sometimes I am actually serious.

This week’s topics include Greg Gianforte, unemployment, .Gov .Mil &, Driver Sober or Get Pulled Over, DoD funding, Jared Fogle & Subway, traffic deaths, Josh Duggar, and much more!

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Caught My Eye…

Happy Friday folks and welcome to Caught My Eye! Today is special because this is the 130th Caught My Eye! The first one was posted July 23, 2010, and I’ve been posting the column almost every Friday since then (Applause). Now if I could just get paid for writing my life would be complete…

If this is your first time visiting The Western Word, the “Caught My Eye” column is where I take a quick look at some of the stories I did not have time to write about during the week – and I often throw in some sarcasm just to make you smile. So get ready to head into your weekend armed with knowledge and a smile.

Today I write about, Jobs for Veterans, Montana Supreme Court, Indian Health Service, Women in Combat, “Wokers,” RNC Strategy, Cardigan Sweaters, Filibuster Reform, Footlongs, and much more!   Continue reading