The Wednesday Read: Children, Polls, & Chamber

Remember, remember always, that all of us, and you and I especially, are descended from immigrants and revolutionists. ― Franklin D. Roosevelt

Today’s commentary deals with these issues:

  • Migrant Children
  • Montana Senate Race
  • Montana At-Large Race
  • Montana Chamber of Commerce

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The Wednesday Read: Rosendale, Junior, & Working Together

Some of our folks went to Washington to drain the swamp and made partnership with the alligators instead. – Fred Thompson

Today’s commentary deals with these issues:

  • Rosendale in DC
  • Junior Coming to Montana
  • Working Together

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Tuesday’s Quick Hits: Debate, Summit, & Breaking the Law

Great leaders are almost always great simplifiers, who can cut through argument, debate and doubt, to offer a solution everybody can understand. – Colin Powell

Here are some issues that caught my attention for today:

  • The Debate Thing
  • The Summit
  • Breaking the Law

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Monday’s Quick Hits: MT U.S. Senate/House Poll Results & Justify

A person will sometimes devote all his life to the development of one part of his body – the wishbone. – Robert Frost

Today’s quick hits deal with these issues:

  • U.S. Senate Poll Results
  • U.S. House (MT-AL) Poll Results
  • Justify

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TWW Poll: U.S. House (MT-AL) 2018

Which candidate do you think will win the Montana U.S. House (MT-AL) race?

The candidates are:

  • Doug Campbell (G)
  • Greg Gianforte (R)
  • Elinor Swanson (L)
  • Kathleen Williams (D)

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

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U.S. Senate 2018 Poll – Montana

Which candidate do you think will win the Montana U.S. Senate Race?

The candidates are:

  • Jon Tester (D)
  • Matt Rosendale (R)
  • Rick Breckenridge (L)
  • Steve Kelly (G)

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

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Tuesday’s Quick Hits: Election Day, Tweets, & Pardon

If I were president of the United States and I had a lawyer that told me I could pardon myself, I think I would hire a new lawyer. – U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa)

Here are some issues that caught my attention for today:

  • Election Day
  • Junior Tweets
  • Pardon Me

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Don’t Forget to Vote!

Voting is the expression of our commitment to ourselves, one another, this country and this world. – Sharon Salzberg

The ballots for my family have been completed. I am taking them to the Elections Office this morning.

I feel powerful when I vote!

Tomorrow (June 5) is Primary Election Day in Montana. Besides Montana, there are primaries in California, New Jersey, Iowa, and New Mexico.

Don’t forget to vote! You can still register to vote in Montana! Click HERE for more information.

Thanks to all those who are running for public office. Good luck!

Follow me on Twitter (@TheWesternWord) for updates throughout election night.

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Tuesday’s Quick Hits: Memorial Day, Vacation, and One Week!

I don’t know why they call this stuff hamburger helper. It does just fine by itself, huh? I like it better than tuna helper myself, don’t you, Clark? – Cousin Eddie, National Lampoon’s Vacation (1983)

Here we are – it’s a Tuesday that seems like a Monday! Here are some issues that caught my attention for today:

  • Trump’s Memorial Day Tweet
  • Trump’s Memorial Day Speech
  • Vacation Time
  • One Week Out

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The Wednesday Read: Edwards, Salaries, Havre, & the Pope

Freedom is the right to tell people what they do not want to hear. – George Orwell

Today’s commentary deals with these issues:

  • Sheriff Bob Edwards
  • Superintendent Salaries
  • No Spanish in Havre
  • Pope Francis

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