The Wednesday Read

The greatest leader is not necessarily the one who does the greatest things. He is the one that gets people to do the greatest things. – Ronald Reagan

These topics caught my attention in the last 24 hours:

  • Impeachment Trial
  • Most Important Race of 2020
  • Super Bowl Poll
  • One More Thing

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Tuesday’s Quick Hits

Become the kind of leader that people would follow voluntarily, even if you had no title or position. – Brian Tracy

Tuesday’s Quick Hits is the column where I post a short narrative from recent major stories and provide brief commentary.

Today’s quick hits deal with these important subjects:

  • Impeachment Trial
  • Lincoln-Reagan Dinner
  • The Circus
  • Super Bowl Poll

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The Monday Memo: Kobe

It was shocking to hear that former Los Angeles Lakers great Kobe Bryant was killed in a helicopter crash on Sunday. Reports also say his daughter was killed, too. There are reports that seven others were killed in the crash.

You can read the Associated Press story HERE.

Kobe was 41. His daughter, Gianna, was 13. Rest in Peace to all.

Kobe was just beginning to be free of the grind of being a pro athlete. He had so much more to offer, but now he’s gone. He will not be forgotten.

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Super Bowl Poll: Chiefs or 49ers?

On Sunday, February 2, 2020, the Kansas City Chiefs play the San Francisco 49ers in Super Bowl LIV. The game will be played in Miami at Hard Rock Stadium.

The game will be televised on Fox and it starts at 6:30 ET.

Who do you think will win, Chiefs or 49ers?

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Caught My Eye…

It doesn’t matter how fit you are you will never reach your full potential if your character is unhealthy. -Unknown

If you are a first-time visitor, welcome! Caught My Eye (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:

  • The Debate
  • Relax, Mr. President
  • National Debt
  • Kansas/Kansas State
  • NFL Concussions
  • One More Thing

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Thursday Numbers

Never let the fear of striking out, keep you from playing the game. – Babe Ruth

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 and humor.

This week’s topics include the Powerball lottery, Trump’s golf hobby, unemployment claims, impeachment trial witnesses, Mizzou basketball, Roe v. Wade, Trump’s job approval, Senate Impeachment Trial, Zion Williamson, a blistering rebuke, and much more!

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The Wednesday Read

Society has become so fake that the truth actually bothers people. ― Chanda Kaushik

These topics caught my attention in the last few days:

  • The Impeachment Trial
  • Republican Gubernatorial Debate
  • One More Thing

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