About Jackie M. (Mike) Brown

CONTACT: Western_Word@Yahoo.com I am a military veteran who honorably served my country in different parts of the world with the last stop being in Montana. I am a husband, a father, and I attend church regularly. I am also a college graduate, and I have worked and volunteered on several political campaigns (local, state, national). I have also been employed in various government positions (city, state and federal) as well as in the private sector. In my spare time, I enjoy sports, reading a good book, writing, and enjoying a fine glass of wine while visiting with friends around the fire.

Caught My Eye…

The longer you live in the past, the less future you have to enjoy. –Robert Tew

Welcome to another exciting edition of Caught My Eye (CME)!

CME is the once a week column that is posted 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.

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

  • Still Undecided
  • U.S. Attorney for Montana
  • Trump Train Caravan
  • One More Thing

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Thursday Numbers

It doesn’t matter what’s been written in your story so far. It’s how you fill up the rest of the pages that counts. – Unknown

Welcome to “Thursday Numbers!” In case you are 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 coronavirus stimulus plan, unemployment claims, USA deaths from coronavirus, my Spotify this year, many columns, Biden/Trump favorability rating, NBA players & COVID-19, Trump’s Facebook speech, Trump’s 2021 calendar, youngest/oldest Presidents, Wednesday NFL games, plus much more!

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The Wednesday Read

The fact that Hooters hasn’t launched a home delivery service called Knockers seems like a missed business opportunity to me. –Pinterest

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

  • AG William Barr
  • The Chosen
  • Georgia
  • Wednesday Football
  • One More Thing

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Tuesday’s Quick Hits

Today’s quote…

I need to get in shape. If I were murdered right now my chalk outline would be a circle. – Pinterest

Welcome to December, you beautiful people!

Today’s column takes a quick look at these people/issues:

  • Finalized Votes
  • 2020 Census
  • Trump’s Emails
  • Silver Monolith
  • One More Thing

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The Monday Memo

Doing crunches twice a day now – Captain in the morning and Nestle in the afternoon. –Unknown

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

  • Back in School
  • Biden’s Foot
  • Federal Funding
  • Tyson/Jones Fight
  • One More Thing

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