Thursday Numbers

Every election is determined by the people who show up. ― Larry J. Sabato

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 unemployment claims, COVID-19 cases/deaths, fireworks complaints/citations, Election 2020 prediction, Russian bounties, Trump’s disapproval rating, abortion & voting, 2020 Census, George Floyd’s death, Mary L. Trump’s book, Steve Daines & The Lincoln Project, Lara Trump & vote by mail, plus much more!

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The Wednesday Read

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…

Compassion and tolerance are not a sign of weakness, but a sign of strength. – Dalai Lama

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

  • April 24, 2020
  • Great Falls Public Schools
  • Vote by Mail
  • White House Press Secretary
  • One More Thing

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