Caught My Eye…

All you need in this life is ignorance and confidence, and then success is sure. – Mark Twain

Welcome to the big show to end the week “Caught My Eye” (CME)!

A special shout-out goes to the “paid professional agitators/protesters” who are reading CME today!

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 Western Word town hall poll, mail-in ballots & pot, Planned Parenthood, WH Press Briefing & KECI, Trump & Nukes, one more thing, and much more!

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Thursday Numbers

Wise men speak because they have something to say; Fools because they have to say something. – Plato

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 lottery, unemployment, snow, Christie Brinkley, presidential approval rating, attorney general, Steve Daines, Congressional job approval, University of Montana, Saturday Night Live, Oliver North, naturalization ceremonies, and much more!

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Caught My Eye…

Knowledge is power. Information is liberating. Education is the premise of progress, in every society, in every family. – Kofi Annan

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 Guns in the Capitol, Superintendent of Public Instruction, Obamacare, independent candidates, Presidential polls, Stephen K. Bannon, and much more!

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Caught My Eye…

We will make America strong again. We will make America proud again. We will make America safe again. And we will make America great again. – Donald Trump

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 Inauguration Day 2017, Trump’s first day, Obama’s Clemencies, Montana Cowgirl Blog, Hold My Beer & Watch This, One More Thing, and much more!

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Thursday Numbers

We proved that we are still a people capable of doing big things and tackling our biggest challenges. – Barack Obama

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 national debt now and in 2008, unemployment, Obama poll, Trump polls, rising temperatures, GOP dinner, Trump donates, Governor’s Inaugural Ball, Twitter followers, NorthWestern Energy, Baseball Hall of Fame, and much more!

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The Sunday Message

First, I tell you to pray for all people, asking God for what they need and being thankful to him. Pray for rulers and for all who have authority so that we can have quiet and peaceful lives full of worship and respect for God. ¬1 Timothy 2:1-2 (NCV)

This Friday (Jan. 20) at noon eastern time, Donald J. Trump will become our newest President of the United States. Whether you voted for him or someone else, we all should want him to do well as our leader. We should pray for him and those he appoints to do well, too.

We should also thank President Barack Obama and his family and staff for their work and sacrifices over the past eight years.

There will be things we like and things we don’t like about our new President and other elected leaders. That’s what makes our country great – and guess what? Every few years we, as citizens, get to pick who we want to lead us.

So join me this Friday and pray for our new President. Pray that he makes the right decisions and pray for his safety and that of his family.

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Caught My Eye…

Objective journalism and an opinion column are about as similar as the Bible and Playboy magazine. – Walter Cronkite

Welcome to the big show to end the week “Caught My Eye” (CME) – the 331st 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, Gianforte & the House, Obamacare Repeal, REAL ID, Missouri Legislature, Buzzfeed News & Trump, and much more!

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