Campaign 2014: Potpourri

Happy Tuesday! It’s a potpourri of political news!

Today I write about the U.S. Senate and U.S House debates, the new campaign ad from John Lewis, Steve Daines/Ryan Zinke & Veterans, and a $500 per hour lawyer. There’s a lot more so read on.

By the way, The Western Word is once again on Facebook. Please “Like” The Western Word page HERE. I promise to make it enjoyable.

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Thursday Numbers

Can you feel it? It’s here! Welcome to another pretty exciting edition of “Thursday Numbers!”

“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 spiked with sarcasm) just to make you smile, shake your head, or make you send me nasty e-mails or Tweets.

This week I write about a scratch ticket, Deputy Joe Dunn, missing money, journalists, The Simpsons, campaign donations, John Lewis, Jon Tester, Ryan Zinke, Steve Daines, Amanda Curtis, U.S. Navy, unemployment, Hawaii, Ice Bucket Challenge, NFL, breast implants and much more!

Your free dose of knowledge awaits…

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Caught My Eye…

Prayers go out to the family, friends, and co-workers of the Cascade County (MT) deputy sheriff who was killed in the line of duty Thursday.

Welcome to “Caught My Eye!”

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 Amanda Curtis, the nominating convention, Steve Daines and Bob Winger, the nude bike ride, Woodstock, plus we have a winner who is Making Montana Proud!

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Campaign 2014: Potpourri

Happy Monday folks!

Today is “potpourri” day with my commentary about Ryan Zinke’s military records, the Great Falls Tribune’s editor’s note, and my perspective on Lee Newspapers’ “perspective.”

So grab your coffee and read on!

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Caught My Eye…

Welcome to another almost award-winning edition of “Caught My Eye!”

Disclaimer: “Caught My Eye” may be too intense for some viewers.

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 the events surrounding John Walsh pulling out of the U.S. Senate race, Montana Attorney General Tim Fox and online dating, and Beartooth NBC getting aggressive on the wrong issue. I also write about Richard Nixon, Peter Frampton, plus we have a winner who is Making Montana Proud!

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Thursday Numbers

Welcome to the first “Thursday Numbers” of August! Your free dose of knowledge awaits you.

“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 spiked with sarcasm) just to make you smile, shake your head, or make you send me nasty e-mails or Tweets.

This week I write about Shelter Island Estate, Montana State Fair, Sir Paul McCartney, unemployment, Jake Owen, Max Baucus, rats, Malmstrom AFB, Ryan Zinke & John Lewis, gay marriage, Steve Daines & John Walsh, Montana lawmakers & the Affordable Care Act, NFL preseason games, Jason Priest, and much more!

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MT Senate 2014: The End?

Maybe it is time to cue The Doors’ song, “The End.”

This is the end
Beautiful friend
This is the end
My only friend, the end
Of our elaborate plans, the end
Of everything that stands, the end

The talk of U.S. Senator John Walsh withdrawing from the senate race reached fever pitch Tuesday evening when the Bozeman Daily Chronicle reported that Walsh had cancelled several upcoming events.

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