Terrific News Tuesday!

You won’t find any griping or complaining today – just some terrific news – which for this week is being called Terrific News Tuesday (TNT).

Here is some of the good stuff that made TNT:

  • Local Media & National Police Week
  • Higher Education in Montana
  • Crime in Montana
  • Rain, Rain, Rain
  • Pay Raises
  • Montana Veterans Memorial
  • Doubles Title
  • POTUS & Twitter

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Caught My Eye…

Three things cannot be long hidden: the sun, the moon, and the truth. – Buddha

Welcome to “Caught My Eye!”

If you are a first-time visitor, “Caught My Eye” is posted here every Friday morning. This column is where I take a look at some of the stories I did not have time to write about during the week. Sometimes I throw in a touch of sarcasm to make you smile – or to irritate you just a little – maybe both.

Today I provide independent commentary about Armed Forces Day, Brad Johnson, Amtrak, Jeb Bush & Iraq, Walmart II, Tom Brady, darts, plus we have a winner who is Making Montana Proud!

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Caught My Eye…

Welcome to the Big Show – which is also called “Caught My Eye!”

If you are a first-time visitor, “Caught My Eye” is posted here every Friday morning. This column is where I take a look at some of the stories I did not have time to write about during the week. Sometimes I throw in a touch of sarcasm to make you smile – or to irritate you just a little – maybe both.

Today I provide independent commentary about 348 jobs, Copper Commando & Montana Cowgirl, getting ready for 2016, tax relief bills, Jim Messina, Cleveland Cavaliers, the Worst Mother Selfies, plus we have a winner who is Making Montana Proud!

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Caught My Eye…

Welcome to the Big Show – which is also called “Caught My Eye!”

If you are a first-time visitor, “Caught My Eye” is posted here every Friday morning. This column is where I take a look at some of the stories I did not have time to write about during the week. Sometimes I throw in a touch of sarcasm to make you smile – or to irritate you just a little – maybe both.

Today I provide independent commentary about the Montana Legislature wrap-up, media access for bloggers, the Birthright Citizenship Act of 2015 & Ryan Zinke, Baucus speaking, thugs, Keeping the Bastards Honest, and much more so buckle up!

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Thursday Numbers

Welcome to the last Thursday Numbers…for April! By the way, where did April go?

In case you’re new around here, “Thursday Numbers” 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.

This week’s topics include the Montana Legislature, the Chippewa Cree Tribe, unemployment, the Mayweather vs. Pacquiao fight, Malmstrom’s RED HORSE squadron & the Montana Congressional delegation, Sen. Bernie Sanders, the Truman Dinner, the NFL Draft, judicial candidates & campaign contributions, and the Box Score for the Orioles/White Sox game.

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MT Legislature: That’s a Wrap

Back in January at the start of the Montana legislature I wrote:

Many people head to Helena with the best intentions, but for some reason they end up drinking out of a “stupid fountain” that must be somewhere down a dark hall in the capitol. Many of these people end up making asses of themselves and embarrass Montana.

Wait and see…

Yes – it happened!

By now you’ve seen the spin being spewed by both sides and their supporters after the end of the 2015 Montana Legislature. Read on to get an independent view!

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