Thursday Numbers

A real friend is one who walks in when the rest of the world walks out. – Walter Winchell

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 just a little bit of sarcasm.

This week’s topics include urinals at Target, unemployment, Bullock/Gianforte & Twitter, Trump delegates, the Bar Exam in Montana, Thursday Numbers number, Cruz/Fiorina reactions, Montana Public Service Commission, Fiorina’s delegate, and much more!

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Wednesday’s Quick Hits

The Democrats are the party of government activism, the party that says government can make you richer, smarter, taller, and get the chickweed out of your lawn. Republicans are the party that says government doesn’t work, and then get elected and prove it. – P. J. O’Rourke

Welcome to Wednesday! Here are some “Wednesday Quick Hits” about these important issues:

  • Gianforte Part Two
  • Cellphone Ordinance
  • Gambling-Addicted States
  • Tom Brady
  • Primary Night Analysis

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Thursday Numbers

Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world. – Harriet Tubman

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 just a little bit of sarcasm.

This week’s topics include initiative/referendum signatures, a bag of air, robocalls, Republican nomination for President, high temperatures, Vietnam 50th anniversary commemorative lapel pins, Presidential job approval, greenest states, Jennifer Aniston, Harriet Tubman, Windows, Where is George, unemployment, and much more!

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Wednesday’s Political Odds & Ends

Management is doing things right; leadership is doing the right things. – Peter Drucker

Welcome to Wednesday – also known as “Hump Day” or “Wine Wednesday” or whatever works to help you make it to the weekend! Today is also 4/20! More on that later.

Today is another one of those days in which there are several major political stories out there that I want to comment about – so it’s another “Political Odds & Ends” day!

Today’s topics include:

  • 406 Tax Relief
  • Initiative 182 & 4/20 day
  • New York Presidential Primary

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Wednesday’s Political Odds & Ends

Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom. – Thomas Jefferson

Welcome to Wednesday – also known as “Hump Day” or “Wine Wednesday” or whatever works to help you make it to the weekend!

Today is another one of those days in which there are several major political stories out there that I want to comment about – so it’s another “Political Odds & Ends” day!

Today’s topics include:

  • “Bold” Analysis of the Gianforte Ad
  • MT Dems – Equal Pay Day
  • Ryan – “Count me out”
  • Trump Complains
  • Cruz – Natural Born Citizen

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Wednesday’s Quick Hits

Let us never forget that government is ourselves and not an alien power over us. The ultimate rulers of our democracy are not a President and senators and congressmen and government officials, but the voters of this country. – Franklin D. Roosevelt

Welcome to Wednesday! Here are some “Wednesday Quick Hits” about these important issues:

  • 43 Senators
  • The Old Media Advisory
  • Tribune Question
  • Tim Fox – Tale Grows Taller
  • Mississippi is Closed
  • Wisconsin Analysis
  • TWW Bumper Sticker Contest

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Caught My Eye…

If you haven’t got anything nice to say about anybody, come sit next to me. – Alice Roosevelt Longworth

Welcome to the big show to end the week – and start April, “Caught My Eye” (CME).

There’s no foolin’ around today…well maybe a little!

If you are a first-time visitor, CME is posted right 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. I often throw in a touch of sarcasm to make you smile – or to irritate you just a little – maybe both.

Topics this week include Tim Fox & Jason Thielman , Cruz & Kasich & Montana, Kristen Cates & the Montana Democrats, Female Mayors of Great Falls & KRTV, Bumper Sticker Mania, and much more!

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