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.

Tuesday’s Quick Hits

Today’s quote…

What did our parents do to kill boredom before the internet? l asked my 26 brothers and sisters and they didn’t know either. – Unknown

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

  • Associated Press (AP) VoteCast
  • Alec Baldwin
  • One More Thing

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Caught My Eye…

Remember, when you are dead, you do not know you are dead. It is only painful for others. The same applies when you are stupid. ― Ricky Gervais

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

Watch out, today is Friday, the 13th of November! It’s also still 2020. 

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:

  • COVID-19 & Montana
  • Bullock & Interior
  • Gianforte & Corrections
  • Million MAGA March
  • One More Thing

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Thursday Numbers

If you see someone crying, ask if it’s because of their haircut. – 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 unemployment claims, Montana voters, USA deaths from coronavirus, Garfield & Glacier County Montana, Mercer & Grundy County Missouri, belief in Biden’s win, Trump’s Official Election Defense Fund, Trump’s lawsuits, a few minutes for veterans, and much more!

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