Thursday Numbers

The Western Word is coming to you, STILL, I repeat 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…

When I was your age, I had to walk 10 feet through shag carpet to change the TV channel. –Anonymous

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 Census forms in the mail, unemployment claims, coronavirus cases/deaths, Secretary of the Navy’s trip, airline travel, coronavirus poll, Easter & coronavirus, Apollo 13, Census self-response rate, chilling new coronavirus study, plus much more!

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Tuesday’s Quick Hits

The Western Word is coming to you, STILL, I repeat 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…

Every time you are able to find some humor in a difficult situation, you win. – Unknown

Today’s independent commentary deals with these people/issues:

  • Coronavirus Projections
  • All-Mail Ballots
  • Thomas Modly
  • One More Thing

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Caught My Eye…

I don’t understand people who say, “I don’t know how to thank you,” like they never heard of money. – Unknown

Welcome to “Caught My Eye” (CME)!

CME 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!

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:

  • 2020 Census Self Response
  • Fundraising
  • It’s Thicker
  • USS Theodore Roosevelt
  • One More Thing

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