Thursday Numbers

You never know when a moment and a few sincere words can have an impact on a life. – Zig Ziglar

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.

This week’s topics include Jeff Bezos & Amazon, college basketball coaches’ salaries, REAL ID & Montana, Greg Gianforte, NRA & Jon Tester, Rob Quist, unemployment, Cascade County Montana, Montana post offices, Donald Trump, Montana Legislature & mail ballots, and much more!

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The Wednesday Read: Debt/Taxes, Coal, Russia, & Dressing

Politics is the art of choosing between the disastrous and the unpalatable. – John Kenneth Galbraith

Today I provide independent commentary about the following items for this edition of The Wednesday Read:

  • Montana House – Debt & Taxes
  • Trump & Coal
  • Trump & Russia
  • Trump & Russian Dressing

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Monday’s Quick Hits

Opportunities are usually disguised as hard work, so most people don’t recognize them. – Ann Landers

Today’s quick hits deal with:

  • More Quist Financial Troubles
  • Montana Special Election Lawsuit
  • Republicans & Healthcare
  • Fake News & 60 Minutes
  • Koppel & Hannity

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The Wednesday Read: Quist, REAL ID, & Gorsuch

What really matters is what you do with what you have. – H. G. Wells

Today I provide independent commentary about the following items for this edition of The Wednesday Read:

  • Rob Quist
  • REAL ID & Montana
  • Neil Gorsuch

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Monday’s Quick Hits

The human race has one really effective weapon, and that is laughter. – Mark Twain

Today’s quick hits deal with:

  • Montana Democrats & Quist
  • Cotter – Still Complaining
  • This Week in Washington

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Caught My Eye…

May your pockets be heavy and your heart be light, May good luck pursue you each morning and night. – Irish Blessing

Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

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 on today include the Montana Legislature’s party-line votes, the “America First” budget, Sean Spicer & wiretapping, Sean Hannity & Jihad, McDonald’s tweet, and much more!

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Thursday Numbers

We must let go of the life we have planned, so as to accept the one that is waiting for us. – Joseph Campbell

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.

This week’s topics include the Trump budget, the wall, Montana & Medicaid expansion, health care, unemployment, Montana Legislature, bipartisan road trip, March madness, Butte America, Walmart, and much more!

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