Thursday Numbers

Learn to discipline your emotions, because if you don’t your enemies will use them against you. – 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 and humor.

This week’s topics include government spending, Heroes Act, unemployment claims, coronavirus deaths, Ben Sasse, surveillance, 2020 Census, Trump’s approval rating, drunk driving sentence, and much more!

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Thursday Numbers

The Western Word is coming to you, STILL coronavirus free, from deep inside an underground bunker in Montana. The bunker also serves as the worldwide headquarters for The Western Word blog!

Quote of the day…

It’s the end of the world as we know it
It’s the end of the world as we know it
It’s the end of the world as we know it and I feel fine
-R.E.M.

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 2020 Census, Malmstrom Air Force Base, unemployment claims, confirmed coronavirus cases, President Donald Trump’s address to the nation, concrete bunkers, Trump’s approval rating, deaths from the coronavirus in the United States, coronavirus & seasonal flu, plus much more!

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