Caught My Eye…

Equality is the soul of liberty; there is, in fact, no liberty without it. – Frances Wright

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 Pence visit, Bullock & cellphones, Special Election fliers, Gallup poll, Trump Derangement Syndrome, Montana Ag Summit, and much more!

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Monday’s Quick Hits

Good judgment comes from experience, and a lot of that comes from bad judgment. – Will Rogers

Today’s quick hits deal with:

  • Pre-existing Conditions
  • Quist & Gianforte Poll
  • Junior Returns
  • Raising Fuel Taxes

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Thursday Numbers

Your attitude towards failure determines your altitude after failure. – John C. Maxwell

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 suicide prevention, unemployment, Dennis Hastert, classified briefings, NFL draft, ESPN, Montana AFL-CIO Convention, U.S. House poll, Presidential poll, national monuments, Dale Earnhardt, Jr, Rob Quist & Greg Gianforte, Kansas City Royals, Trump’s tax plan, and much more!

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The Wednesday Read: Gianforte, MTN’s Debate, Fuel Taxes, & REAL ID

It is not how old you are, but how you are old. – Jules Renard

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

  • Price of Freedom
  • Montana House Debate
  • Fuel Taxes
  • REAL ID

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Monday’s Quick Hits

There is no comparison between that which is lost by not succeeding and that which is lost by not trying. – Francis Bacon

Today’s quick hits deal with:

  • Sanders & Quist
  • Won Battle/Lost War
  • Mail-Only Voting
  • Montana Legislature & Infrastructure
  • Thank You Scott

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The Wednesday Read: Trump, Sales, & Parker

I never considered a difference of opinion in politics, in religion, in philosophy, as cause for withdrawing from a friend. – Thomas Jefferson

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

  • Trump’s Tax Return
  • Scott Sales & Cyclists
  • John Parker – District Court Judge

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Monday’s Quick Hits

A champion is someone who gets up when he can’t. – Jack Dempsey

Today’s quick hits deal with:

  • Montana Democrats Pick Quist
  • Tester Town Hall
  • Closing a State Campus
  • Trump Tweets
  • Jeff Sessions & Forrest Gump

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