Caught My Eye…

You can give a person knowledge, but you can’t make them think. Some people want to remain fools, only because the truth requires change. – Tony Gaskins

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

If you are a first-time visitor, welcome! 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:

  • Tester/Daines Shutdown
  • Tim Fox Announces
  • Daines Ramping Up
  • The Last Straw
  • MLB Hall of Fame
  • One More Thing

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Thursday Numbers

It is harder to conceal ignorance than to acquire knowledge. – Arnold H. Glasow

Welcome to Thursday Numbers and to your weekly dose of knowledge!

In case you’re new around here, “Thursday Numbers” 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 Chicago & reparations, Montana District Judge George “Jerry” Huss, unemployment,, IRS workers, deflategate, public school testing, National Day of Prayer, Obamacare, water shortage, Stamp Out Hunger food drive, Nielsen Household, Barry Beach, Roger Bannister, Babe Ruth, Barry Bonds, and much more!

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Caught My Eye…

You have enemies? Good. That means you’ve stood up for something, sometime in your life.   – Winston Churchill

Welcome to the Big Show – “Caught My Eye!”

If you are a first-time visitor, “Caught My Eye” is posted here every Friday morning. This column is where I take a look at some of the stories I did not have time to write about during the week. Sometimes I throw in a touch of sarcasm to make you smile – or to irritate you just a little – maybe both.

Today I provide independent commentary about the Montana Legislature, Loretta Lynch & the Montana delegation, Adam Sanchez, Jr., & Cascade County, former Judge G. Todd Baugh, former General David Petraeus, and Barry Bonds. Plus, we have a winner who is Making Montana Proud!

Buckle up…

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Monday Morning Politics

Happy Monday – just six days until Christmas!  Nope, I have not started my shopping yet, either.

Almost every Monday I round up some of the political stories from the weekend and put them all in one place for all to see – and offer some commentary.

Today I take a look at a Braveheart moment and House Republicans, franking, Montana PSC, Little Shell, the U.S. Department of Justice and waste, and much more!

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Opening Day!!!!

Well, beat the drum and hold the phone – the sun came out today!  We’re born again, there’s new grass on the field. 

A-roundin’ third, and headed for home, it’s a brown-eyed handsome man; Anyone can understand the way I feel.

–”Centerfield” by John Fogerty

Here we go…the Major League Baseball (MLB) season starts today. Are you excited? You can almost smell the freshly-cut grass from the fields, right? It means that spring is here and summer is not far behind.

Every team is equal today – with dreams of the World Series dancing through their heads! 12 teams hit the fields today to get season started. Continue reading

Getting Barry

Remember back in 2007 when Barry Bonds was indicted on charges of perjury and obstruction of justice? Those charges were for Bonds allegedly lying to the grand jury by testifying that he never knowingly took any illegal steroids.

The trial started yesterday, March 21, 2011. Bonds last played baseball in 2007.

Some reports say the government has spent over $50 million for the investigation. There’s a good chance even if Bonds is convicted that he won’t serve a day in prison.

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