Caught My Eye…

Beware of false knowledge; it is more dangerous than ignorance. – George Bernard Shaw

Welcome to the big show to end the week “Caught My Eye” (CME)!

If you are a first-time visitor, CME 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 – maybe both.

Topics that I am providing commentary about today include the Pearl Jam poster, Security Clearances, Trump’s Parade, and One More Thing!

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Thursday Numbers

I am fond of pigs. Dogs look up to us. Cats look down on us. Pigs treat us as equals. – Winston Churchill

Welcome to “Thursday Numbers!” 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 sarcasm.

This week’s topics include the defense bill, AmeriCorps, unemployment, sexual abuse in Pennsylvania dioceses, U.S. Space Force poll results, Aerosmith, Congressional approval ratings, Twitter & Alex Jones, July was hot, and inmates on the fire lines.

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The Wednesday Read: Pearl Jam – Concert & Poster

Rock bottom has built more heroes than privilege. – Unknown

Today’s commentary deals with these issues:

  • The Pearl Jam Concert
  • The Pearl Jam Poster

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Tuesday’s Quick Hits: Gianforte Ad, Sea-Tac, & Poll

The older I get, the earlier it gets late. – Unknown

Today’s independent commentary deals with these issues:

  • Gianforte for U.S. Congress Campaign Ad
  • Seattle-Tacoma International Airport
  • TWW Poll: U.S. Space Force?

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TWW Poll: Space Force?

Now the time has come to write the next great chapter in the history of our armed forces, to prepare for the next battlefield where America’s best and bravest will be called to deter and defeat a new generation of threats to our people and to our nation. The time has come to establish the United States Space Force. – Vice President Mike Pence 08/09/18

Today’s poll here at The Western Word asks, “Do you agree with the Trump Administration’s plan to create the U.S. Space Force?”

If you do not see the poll, click on “more.”

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Published in: on August 13, 2018 at 12:00 pm  Comments (2)  
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The Sunday Message

Within the covers of the Bible are the answers for all the problems men face. – Ronald Reagan

It was recently announced that President Donald Trump’s nominee to be the next justice on the Supreme Court, Judge Brett Kavanaugh, is set for a confirmation hearing on Sept. 4. (ABC News)

In July, NPR did a story about the religion of the members of the U.S. Supreme Court reporting, “… for most of U.S. history, the court, like the country, was dominated by Protestant Christians. But today, it is predominantly Catholic and Jewish.”

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Published in: on August 12, 2018 at 2:00 am  Leave a Comment  
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Caught My Eye…

No matter how long you have traveled in the wrong direction, you can always turn around. – Unknown

Welcome to the big show to end the week “Caught My Eye” (CME)!

If you are a first-time visitor, CME 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 – maybe both.

Topics that I am providing commentary about today include Great Falls Public Schools, U.S. Space Force, Chain Migration, Trump & Mueller, and One More Thing!

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Thursday Numbers

I would like to think I’ll die a heroic death, but more likely I’ll trip over my dog and choke on a spoonful of frosting. – Unknown

Welcome to “Thursday Numbers!” 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 sarcasm.

This week’s topics include the Powerball lottery, Paul Manafort, Ford Mustang, unemployment, media poll results, Richard Gere, Big Mac, Kansas City Royals & Baltimore Orioles, Kathleen Williams, Matt Rosendale, NFL pre-season, derailment, the Oscars, and much more!

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The Wednesday Read: Rosendale & Trump, Ohio Special Election, & More

Be careful when you blindly follow the masses. Sometimes the M is silent. – Unknown

Today’s commentary deals with these issues:

  • Rosendale’s New Campaign Ad
  • Ohio 12th District Special Election
  • Be in the Know

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Tuesday’s Quick Hits: Bullock, Counting Bills, NRA, & Trump

No matter how bad it gets I’m always rich when I go to the dollar store. – Unknown

Today’s independent commentary deals with these issues:

  • Bullock & Butter Cow
  • If You’re Counting at Home
  • NRA & Financial Crisis
  • Trump & LeBron & Lemon
  • TWW Poll

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Published in: on August 7, 2018 at 6:15 am  Comments Off on Tuesday’s Quick Hits: Bullock, Counting Bills, NRA, & Trump  
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