Thursday Numbers

Prejudice is a great time saver. You can form opinions without having to get the facts. – E. B. White

Welcome to “Thursday Numbers!” Are you ready for Christmas? Me neither…

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 just a little bit of sarcasm.

This week’s topics include the Presidential debate, Montana Public Service Commission, climate change, Scholastic & James Patterson, unemployment, omnibus spending bill, red kettle, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Thriller, Golden State Warriors, inmates in Montana, and much more!

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Monday’s Potpourri

Hello Monday!

I think I may have overdosed on football this weekend – or maybe it was the barbecue ribs. There are still two NFL games left to watch tonight. The good news is that I still have some ribs left over!

It’s time for another potpourri edition from the past weekend! When there are several stories out there that I want to comment about, I combine them into a “potpourri” column. Today’s topics include:

  • Jess O’Hara & Closed Primaries
  • Jim Nelson & Kim Davis
  • Phil Drake & Helena
  • What the Hay Contest
  • Gary Richrath & REO Speedwagon

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Caught My Eye…

Welcome to the first Friday of August and a new edition of “Caught My Eye!”

Buckle up!

If you are a first-time visitor, “Caught My Eye” is posted right 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. I often throw in a touch of sarcasm to make you smile – or to irritate you just a little – or both.

Today I write about War College-Department of Defense-War College, RED HORSE, Daines’ Ad “Handshake,” Veterans Reform Bill, Suing President Obama, MTV, plus we have a winner who is Making Montana Proud. There’s much more so read on!

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Thursday Numbers

Welcome to “Thursday Numbers!” If you are a first-time visitor, “Thursday Numbers” is the column where I take a look at the numbers that are in the news (in descending order) and provide commentary (sometimes spiked with a little sarcasm).

This week I write about Medicare payments to doctors, John Walsh, unemployment, Montana State Fair, Champ Edmunds, Titanic, ESPN’s Bracket Challenge, stolen explosives, armed agents from the BLM and FBI, quality of education, Minuteman III missiles, Archie Andrews RIP, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Tax Day, approval ratings for congress, election performance rankings, UConn women, seven astronauts, and much more!

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Caught My Eye…

Welcome to the last Friday of February! Get ready – next Friday is “Sequestration Day 2013.” I wonder if the House and the Senate are taking it off…

If this is your first time visiting The Western Word, the “Caught My Eye” column is where I take a quick look at some of the stories I did not have time to write about during the week – and I often throw in some sarcasm just to make you smile. So get ready to head into your weekend armed with knowledge and a smile.

Today I write about Sequestration, A Facebook Photo, Brian Schweitzer, Identical Letters, Live Every Moment, and much more!

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Thursday Numbers

Welcome to the latest edition of “Thursday Numbers” where I take a look at the numbers in the news and provide commentary with them – with nothing being off limits.

By reading this column, you may just find yourself armed with more knowledge that you can use to impress your family, friends and co-workers!  It’s been known to change lives…

Today I look at the numbers dealing with redistricting, balancing a budget, comic books, unemployment, Mount Suribachi, taxes, posing nude, concerts, U.S. House candidates, Claire McCaskill, Jon Tester, and much much more!

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Caught My Eye…

Here we go – we made it to Friday (FINALLY).  This is your chance to get away from it all for a few minutes and enjoy this week’s edition of “Caught My Eye.”

Caught My Eye is posted almost every Friday morning right here!  This is the column where I take a look at some of the stories I did not have time to comment about during the week (and often with just a touch of sarcasm).

Today I talk about Obama and REO, Three Cups, Schweitzer-care, contraceptives, eating wings, a poll, I share some of the e-mails from my political inbox, I write about No Child Left Behind, I give you a laugh with a Will Ferrell video, I mention the Governor Candidates forum, and the Winter kick-off.

One more thing – some important people were born today…and I tell you who they are!

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