Caught My Eye…

Who in your life would have to die from gun violence before you would support gun control? – Unknown

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

If you are a first-time visitor, welcome! CME is the once a week column that is posted 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. There may be some sarcasm and pointed independent commentary so be warned!

Here are the topics that “Caught My Eye” this week:

  • Hearsay & Bribery
  • Favorite Sitcom Theme Song
  • One More Thing

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Thursday Numbers

After I drink coffee I show my empty mug to the IT guy and tell him I’ve successfully installed Java. He hates me. -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, humor, and bluntness.

This week’s topics include the federal deficit, Facebook’s fake accounts, Disney’s new streaming service, Montana Public Service Commission, unemployment, crime in the USA, favorite sitcom theme song poll, college admissions scandal, Kansas City Chiefs, Cy Young winners, NFL winners and losers, and much more!

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The Wednesday Read

Always give your best, never get discouraged, never be petty; always remember, others may hate you, but those who hate you don’t win unless you hate them, and then you destroy yourself. – Richard M. Nixon

These topics caught my attention in the last 24 hours:

  • Impeachment Hearings
  • DACA & SCOTUS
  • Sandy Hook
  • MT GOP Gubernatorial Debate
  • One More Thing

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TWW Poll: Favorite Sitcom Theme Song (Finals)

It’s time to pick your favorite sitcom theme song!

Last week, in two separate polls, I asked readers to pick their favorite sitcom theme songs. There were 12 sitcoms to choose from in two polls. Readers could vote for three in each poll.

You can only vote for one song in this poll. If you are not sure how the theme song sounds, click on (Sample) to watch a video of the song.

Here are the finalists:

Cheers (Sample)
Friends (Sample)
The Office (Sample)
M*A*S*H (Sample)
The Brady Bunch (Sample)
The Partridge Family (Sample)

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Caught My Eye…

We need leaders not in love with money but in love with justice. Not in love with publicity but in love with humanity. – Martin Luther King Jr.

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

If you are a first-time visitor, welcome! CME is the once a week column that is posted 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. There may be some sarcasm and pointed independent commentary so be warned!

Here are the topics that “Caught My Eye” this week:

  • Whistleblower
  • Michael Bloomberg
  • Favorite Sitcom Theme Song
  • Top Searches
  • One More Thing

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Thursday Numbers

I get most of my exercise these days from shaking my head in disbelief. – 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, humor, and bluntness.

This week’s topics include unemployment, voter turnout, Psalms, best Thanksgiving cities, Jefferson Beauregard Sessions, III, The Paseo, Safiya Khalid, congressional job approval, fattest/skinniest states, impeachment hearings, and much more!

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