The Monday Memo

Quote for the Day:

You never fully realize how anti-social you are until a pandemic strikes and your life does not really change that much…

Today’s independent commentary deals with these people/issues:

  • Colin Powell
  • Presidential Polls
  • The Supreme Court
  • Dear Class of 2020

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The Wednesday Read

The Western Word is coming to you, STILL, I repeat STILL, coronavirus free, from deep inside an underground bunker in Montana. The bunker also serves as the worldwide headquarters for The Western Word blog!

Quote of the day…

When this is all over, please continue to stay at least six feet away from me. –Unknown

Today’s independent commentary deals with these people/issues:

  • Republican Legislative Leadership
  • No Red Flags
  • It’s About Me
  • Watching Baseball
  • One More Thing

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Caught My Eye…

The fridge is the perfect example of what matters is on the inside. -Unknown

Welcome to Caught My Eye (CME)!

CME is the once a week column that is posted 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. There may be some sarcasm and pointed independent commentary so be warned!

Here are the topics that “Caught My Eye” this week:

  • Obama & Bullock
  • MT Democrats Get Nasty
  • Trump’s Total Acquittal Speech
  • Pete Rose
  • One More Thing

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Tuesday’s Quick Hits

So often times it happens that we live our lives in chains, and we never even know we have the key. –The Eagles (Already Gone)

Today’s quick hits deal with these important subjects:

  • Face the Nation
  • Miss Montana
  • We Build The Wall
  • Memorial Day Thoughts…

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The Wednesday Read

Courage is knowing it might hurt, and doing it anyway. Stupidity is the same. And that’s why life is hard. – Jeremy Goldberg

Today’s topics include:

  • What if Fox News…
  • Joe Biden
  • Kansas City Royals
  • Megyn Kelly

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The Monday Memo

Tolerance is giving to every other human being every right that you claim for yourself. – Robert Green Ingersoll

Today’s independent commentary deals with these people/issues:

  • Threats & Hate
  • Joe Biden & SNL
  • Another One Bites the Dust
  • Trump’s Tax Returns

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The Monday Memo: Barr’s Summary of Mueller Report

The further a society drifts from the truth, the more it will hate those that speak it. ― George Orwell

If you watched cable news Sunday afternoon, you saw some very different opinions when Attorney General William Barr released a summary of the Mueller report to key members of Congress.

Fox News was saying the summary was historical and basically cheering about it, while MSNBC was saying there needs to be a full release of the Mueller report and some of their people were almost crying. As for CNN, Wolf Blitzer took the helm and directed coverage that was pretty vanilla.

That’s cable news in 2019.

Those who lean to the right are cheering about Barr’s summary and saying that President Trump is exonerated. Those on the left are saying that the full report needs to be made public and that there will be more hearings in Congress and that Trump is not exonerated.

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