Tuesday Commentary: Daines, Trump, Tribune, & Taxes

Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom. – Thomas Jefferson

Today’s commentary deals with:

  • U.S. Senator Steve Daines
  • Tribune Follow-up
  • President Donald J. Trump
  • Property Taxes by State
  • Final Thought

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Monday’s Quick Hits: Daines, Broward County Deputies, & Poll

Today’s quick hits deal with these issues:

  • When Daines Flies
  • Broward County Deputies
  • TWW Arming Teachers Poll
  • Final Thought

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Tuesday Commentary: Manning, Shutdown, Football, & More

The Founding Fathers gave the free press the protection it must have to bare the secrets of government and inform the people. – Hugo Black

Today’s commentary deals with:

  • Chelsea Manning
  • Government Shutdown
  • Aaron & Danica
  • Football

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The Wednesday Read: Alabama, Noel Tree, Gillibrand, Trump, & Daines

Victory is always possible for the person who refuses to stop fighting. – Napoleon Hill

Today’s commentary deals with:

  • Alabama Special Senate Election
  • Noel Tree Update
  • Gillibrand, Trump, & Daines

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Monday’s Quick Hits: Taxes, Flynn, and Football

Democracy is the art and science of running the circus from the monkey cage. – H. L. Mencken

Today’s quick hits deal with:

  • Senate Tax Bill
  • Down Goes Flynn
  • CFB Playoffs
  • Kansas City Chiefs

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Tuesday Commentary: Daines, Gianforte, & Pocahontas

The only difference between death and taxes is that death doesn’t get worse every time Congress meets. – Will Rogers

Today’s commentary deals with:

  • Daines & Taxes
  • Gianforte – Just Shut Up
  • Pocahontas

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Tester to Zinke – Lifetime Pass for Veterans

It was nice to read a press release from U.S. Senator Jon Tester (D-Mont.) that said he was asking Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke to support the creation of a lifetime national park pass allowing America’s veterans to enter all of the nation’s National Park Service sites for free.

Tester has introduced a bipartisan bill with Senator Jim Risch (R-Idaho) to allow veterans to purchase a lifetime pass good for all federal sites for a discounted, one-time fee.

I think this is a good idea. The bill, S- 521, makes the cost $80 for a lifetime pass. That seems like a Washington, D.C. amount. I was thinking $25 would be perfect – I mean if you want to make it a good thing for veterans.

Now to get picky – it’s not really free as Tester says in his press release “America’s veterans to enter all of the nation’s National Park Service sites for free.”

The cost is $80 according to the bill.

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Thursday Numbers

Kind words do not cost much. Yet they accomplish much. – Blaise Pascal

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 Senate and House fundraising, Glacier National Park, unemployment, the VP’s trip, High Tech Job Summit, Thursday Numbers, Keystone XL Pipeline protests, Trump & nukes, playoff baseball, Kansas City Chiefs, and much more!

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Caught My Eye…

If you could kick the person in the pants responsible for most of your trouble, you wouldn’t sit for a month. – Theodore Roosevelt

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 Bump Stocks, Rep. Tim Murphy – Hypocrite, Political Parties, Cam Newton – Sexist, Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, and One More Thing!

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The Wednesday Read: MT Senate/House 2018, Primary, & Kilmeade

A pessimist is one who makes difficulties of his opportunities and an optimist is one who makes opportunities of his difficulties. – Harry S Truman

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

  • MT Senate: Daines vs Zinke
  • Tester & Trump
  • Grant Kier – U.S. House
  • Moving On
  • Brian Kilmeade

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