Tuesday Commentary: Daytona, NBA, MLB & the Royals

Sports teaches you character, it teaches you to play by the rules, it teaches you to know what it feels like to win and lose-it teaches you about life. – Billie Jean King

This past weekend I watched some sports on television. By the way, I also scooped snow – lots of snow. Here are some thoughts about sports:

  • Daytona 500
  • NBA All-Star Game
  • MLB & the Royals

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The Wednesday Read: Body Slam poll, Sessions, Gianforte, & Warriors

Our flag honors those who have fought to protect it, and is a reminder of the sacrifice of our nation’s founders and heroes. As the ultimate icon of America’s storied history, the Stars and Stripes represents the very best of this nation. – Joe Barton

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

  • Body Slam Poll
  • Jeff Sessions
  • Greg Gianforte
  • Golden State Warriors

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Published in: on June 14, 2017 at 4:37 am  Comments Off on The Wednesday Read: Body Slam poll, Sessions, Gianforte, & Warriors  
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Caught My Eye…

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

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 Greg Gianforte, Rob Quist, Mark Wicks, Donald Trump, the Stanley Cup, the NBA Finals, and Memorial Day!

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Terrific News Tuesday

Look at situations from all angles, and you will become more open. – Dalai Lama

Welcome to Terrific News Tuesday (TNT)!

In case this is your first time reading TNT, this column is all about good news. I know it’s hard to believe, but I won’t be complaining or criticizing anyone or anything in this column today – just writing about some terrific news that caught my attention!

Here is some of the good stuff in this edition of TNT:

  • Armed Forces Day
  • Josh Huestis
  • Pawsitively Adorable
  • Crossing the Street
  • NBA Playoffs

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Published in: on May 16, 2017 at 6:11 am  Comments Off on Terrific News Tuesday  
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Monday’s Quick Hits

The opinion which other people have of you is their problem, not yours. – Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

Today’s quick hits deal with:

  • Quist Campaign Signs
  • Gianforte’s Loan
  • Pence on a Horse
  • Game 7

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Terrific News Tuesday

We are always the same age inside. – Gertrude Stein

Welcome to Terrific News Tuesday (TNT)!

In case this is your first time reading TNT, this column is all about good news. I know it’s hard to believe, but I won’t be complaining or criticizing anyone or anything in this column today – just writing about some terrific news that caught my attention!

Here is some of the good stuff in this edition of TNT:

  • Vietnam Veterans Memorial & Zinke
  • On the Road
  • Chobani Yogurt
  • Coachella 2017
  • Stanley Cup & NBA Playoffs

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Terrific News Tuesday

Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall. – Confucius

Welcome to Terrific News Tuesday (TNT)!

In case this is your first time reading TNT, this column is all about good news. I know it’s hard to believe, but I won’t be complaining or criticizing anyone or anything in this column today – just writing about some terrific news that caught my attention!

Here is some of the good stuff in this edition of TNT:

  • The Nurse
  • The Police Officer
  • Northwest Missouri State University
  • Women’s Final Four
  • Men’s Final Four

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Terrific News Tuesday

I had a friend who was a clown. When he died, all his friends went to the funeral in one car. – Steven Wright

Welcome to Terrific News Tuesday (TNT)!

In case this is your first time reading TNT, this column is all about good news. I know it’s hard to believe, but I won’t be complaining or criticizing anyone or anything in this column today – just writing about some terrific news that caught my attention!

Here is some of the good stuff in this edition of TNT:

  • Russell Live Auction
  • Montana’s Farms & Ranches
  • My Neighbor In Need
  • Stephen Hawking
  • Sweet 16
  • Tom Brady’s Jersey

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Published in: on March 21, 2017 at 6:23 am  Comments Off on Terrific News Tuesday  
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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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The Wednesday Read: Pearl Harbor, Daines, Trump, the weather, & more!

Motivation is the art of getting people to do what you want them to do because they want to do it. – Dwight D. Eisenhower

These items caught my attention for this edition of The Wednesday Read:

  • Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day
  • U.S. Senator Steve Daines
  • Donald Trump & Boeing
  • The Weather
  • Larry the Legend

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Published in: on December 7, 2016 at 6:00 am  Comments Off on The Wednesday Read: Pearl Harbor, Daines, Trump, the weather, & more!  
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