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By PAUL DELANEY
Staff Reporter 

Sad numbers come out of primary vote totals

Write to the Point

 

August 3, 2017



I’m a numbers guy.

We’re not talking the bank account kind either. When it comes to making sure every penny in the monthly credit union statement is accounted for, close is good enough.

Certain kinds of figures intrigue me and get my Q & A pot simmering.

I’m still intrigued by the 70-parts-per-trillion number that has once again surfaced. And not once to my knowledge has anyone in our business questioned what that infinitesimal fraction looks like. They choose to simply — and blindly — repeat it.

Another number often trotted out is, “97 percent of climate scientists agree with...



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