The Wednesday Read

I like to burn my bridges while I’m still standing on them so people know that I’m serious about my crazy. – Unknown

Today’s topics include:

  • Clowns in Helena
  • U.S. Space Force
  • Bernie 2020

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The Wednesday Read: The Three Stooges

A single lie discovered is enough to create doubt in every truth expressed. –Anonymous

In a perfect world, Republican President Donald Trump would say he wanted $5.7 billion for a border wall and Democrats Chuck Schumer and Nancy Pelosi would counter with a $3 billion offer. They would then find a compromise somewhere in between and we’d all live happily ever after.

But that is not the case across the fruited plains in today’s reality TV approach. The three stooges go on television in primetime and state their cases to the American people while interrupting their TV shows.

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Tuesday’s Quick Hits: MT Legislature, Impeachment, & the Border

I often wonder who Pete is and why we do things for his sake… -Unknown

Today’s quick hits deal with these important subjects:

  • MT Legislature – Stinking Rules
  • MT Legislature – A Challenge
  • Impeachment
  • The Border

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The Wednesday Read: Daines, Trump, Biden, & the Packers

Pretty words aren’t always true and true words aren’t always pretty. – Anonymous

Today’s topics include:

  • Daines & Afghanistan
  • Trump Campaign Travels
  • Biden in Montana
  • Green Bay Packers

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The Monday Memo: Trump, McRaven, & Football

**Posting may be a little lighter this week due to the Thanksgiving holiday**

One of the best gifts you can give someone is a genuine thank you for being in your life. -Unknown

Today’s independent commentary deals with these issues:

  • Retired Admiral Bill McRaven
  • Self-Grading
  • Football
  • One More Thing

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TWW Poll: Space Force?

Now the time has come to write the next great chapter in the history of our armed forces, to prepare for the next battlefield where America’s best and bravest will be called to deter and defeat a new generation of threats to our people and to our nation. The time has come to establish the United States Space Force. – Vice President Mike Pence 08/09/18

Today’s poll here at The Western Word asks, “Do you agree with the Trump Administration’s plan to create the U.S. Space Force?”

If you do not see the poll, click on “more.”

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Tuesday’s Quick Hits: Security Clearances, Sexual Assaults at Military Bases, & Bullock

No matter how big your house is, how recent your car is, or how big your bank account is. Our graves will always be the same size. Stay humble. – Unknown

Today’s independent commentary deals with these issues:

  • Security Clearances
  • Sexual Assault at Military Bases
  • Bullock Heading to New Hampshire

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Monday’s Quick Hits: Poll Results, Edwards, Malmstrom, & Manziel

Elections remind us not only of the rights but the responsibilities of citizenship in a democracy. – Robert Kennedy

Today’s quick hits deal with these issues:

  • U.S. Senate Poll Results
  • U.S. House (MT-AL) Poll Results
  • Sheriff Bob Edwards
  • Daines & Malmstrom
  • Johnny Manziel

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Caught My Eye…

If you don’t stick to your values when they’re being tested, they’re not values: they’re hobbies. – Jon Stewart

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

If you are a first-time visitor, CME is posted right 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. I often throw in a touch of sarcasm to make you smile – or to irritate you just a little – maybe both.

Topics that I am providing commentary about today include the Senate tax bill, Bobby Hauck, the Thunderbirds, Alabama Senate Race, and One More Thing!

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Tuesday Thoughts: Special Session, USAF, & Election Day

Never neglect details. When everyone’s mind is dulled or distracted the leader must be doubly vigilant. – Colin Powell

Today’s commentary deals with:

  • Montana Legislature Special Session
  • U.S. Air Force & the Mass Shooting
  • Election Day 2017

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