COS By The Numbers || March 24, 2017

Happy Friday! Some election funding action, poor electoral turnout and Utah craziness to brighten your last day of the work week. Enjoy! $56,700.00 The amount the most well funded candidate in the race for City Council has amassed so far. The leader? Richard Motherf’in Skorman. Fundraising is a big issue in the COS council elections…

COS By the Numbers || March 17th, 2017

Hello my friends! My apologies, it has been many moon since I’ve bombarded you with the latest and greatest in numbers oriented things happening in COS, Colorado and beyond. Has much changed in the last month or so? The days are getting a little bit longer. We recorded yet another taste test that somehow involved some of…

COS By the Numbers || January 27, 2017

A random hodgepodge of numbers for you in this edition of COS By the Numbers. Pay close attention to the salary of COS City Council members. It is low. When compared to similar size cities it is really low. Why does this matter? It results in a non-representative city council. Our candidate pool is composed…

COS By the Numbers || January 10, 2017

I know, I know. It’s been a while. What can I say? The Holidays were a bit more intense than anticipated. Also, I might have had the plague. The blood work is still out. Our episode this week focuses on the Colorado Springs Airport, hence my sudden interest in the number of passengers that fly in…

COS By the Numbers || December 8th

One of the best parts of writing this column is finding random tidbits of information that lend insight into our city, state and country in pretty interesting ways. For instance, we have a fun number below that seems to be a positive side effect of our country imprisoning more people than any other developed country…

COS By the Numbers || November 17

The election last Tuesday was obviously a blow to many people that listen to the show and read this column. It was a signal that many citizens of this country are discontent with how the Federal government has been operating. There are issues that this election brought to the surface that obviously need to be…

COS By the Numbers || October 30

35 and 834,065,926 The number of credible cases of voter fraud (35) out of the number of ballots cast (834,065,926) between 2000 and 2014. For the math heads out there, that means in person voting fraud occurs  a whopping .000004375 percent in national general elections. Voting fraud is often cited as a reason for stricter…