Caught My Eye…

Happiness is not about getting all you want, it is about enjoying all you have. – 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:

  • Montana vs. Michigan
  • MTN – Gianforte’s ‘domino effect’
  • Montana Tavern Association
  • Sports Gambling
  • One More Thing

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Thursday Numbers

A man who views the world the same at fifty as he did at twenty has wasted thirty years of his life. – Muhammad Ali

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 Powerball jackpot, Beto & Bernie, unemployment, hate groups in America, March Madness, Jimmy Carter, New Zealand’s gun ban, Trump’s weekend tweets, rattlesnakes, C-SPAN, job approval rating of Congress, and much more!

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The Wednesday Read

If you have to choose between being kind and being right, choose being kind and you will always be right. – Unknown

Today’s topics include:

  • Going Around on Facebook
  • Pure Hate
  • More Hate
  • Trump & Social Media

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Tuesday’s Quick Hits

Once you hit a certain age you become permanently unimpressed by a lot of stuff. – Unknown

Today’s quick hits deal with these important subjects:

  • University of Montana Big Sky Poll
  • Scott Sales SoS
  • The Middle Finger

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The Monday Memo

Talent is God given. Be humble. Fame is man-given. Be grateful. Conceit is self-given. Be careful. ― John Wooden

Today’s independent commentary deals with these people/issues:

  • New Zealand & Trump
  • Trump & McCain
  • Trump & Fox News
  • March Madness

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Caught My Eye…

A slice of apple pie is $2.50 in Jamaica and $3.00 in the Bahamas. These are the pie rates of the Caribbean…

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:

  • Staff Sergeant Travis W. Atkins
  • Bullock: No Senate Run
  • Zinke: No Illegal Politicking
  • One More Thing

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Thursday Numbers

It’s better to walk alone, than with a crowd going in the wrong direction. – Diane Grant

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.

One thing is for certain – you will be smarter by reading this column!

This week’s topics include the Powerball lottery, Covington Catholic High School student Nicholas Sandmann, Jon Tester & the Weapons Generation Facility, unemployment, Boeing Co’s 737 MAX jets, defense spending, government spending, quality-of-living rankings, Paul Manafort, Ann Coulter & miles of border wall built, plus much more!

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The Wednesday Read

Maybe my mom was right all those years ago. Maybe I won’t be happy until someone loses an eye. Maybe that’s what’s been missing. – Unknown

Today’s topics include:

  • Non-Citizens & Voting
  • NFL Free Agency
  • The NBA Problem

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Tuesday’s Quick Hits

Every accomplishment starts with the decision to try. ― John F. Kennedy

Today’s quick hits deal with these important subjects:

  • Trump’s Budget
  • Vacancies
  • Trump Golf Count

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The Monday Memo

People who tolerate me on a daily basis…they’re the real heroes. – Unknown

Today’s independent commentary deals with these people/issues:

  • The Judge & the Dog (Update)
  • Donald & Ann
  • Signing Bibles

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