The Monday Memo

Not knowing the truth doesn’t make you ignorant. Not wanting to know the truth is what makes you ignorant. –Anonymous

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

  • Ruth Bader Ginsburg
  • Fundraising
  • 200,000

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Caught My Eye…

Quote of the day…

Did it bother anybody else that the guy from that “Operation” game was clearly wide awake? – Anonymous

Welcome to “Caught My Eye” (CME)! CME is coming to you, STILL coronavirus free, from deep inside an underground bunker in Montana. The bunker also serves as the worldwide headquarters for The Western Word blog!

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:

  • Montana Air National Guard
  • Monday, Monday, Monday
  • Chuck Schumer
  • One More Thing

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The Wednesday Read

Society has become so fake that the truth actually bothers people. ― Chanda Kaushik

These topics caught my attention in the last few days:

  • The Impeachment Trial
  • Republican Gubernatorial Debate
  • One More Thing

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The Wednesday Read

The one who falls and gets up is stronger than the one who never tried. Do not fear failure but rather fear not trying. ― Roy T. Bennett

Today’s topics include:

  • Districting & Apportionment Commission
  • McConnell: “Case Closed”
  • Trump’s Taxes 1985 to 1994

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The Wednesday Read: The Three Stooges

A single lie discovered is enough to create doubt in every truth expressed. –Anonymous

In a perfect world, Republican President Donald Trump would say he wanted $5.7 billion for a border wall and Democrats Chuck Schumer and Nancy Pelosi would counter with a $3 billion offer. They would then find a compromise somewhere in between and we’d all live happily ever after.

But that is not the case across the fruited plains in today’s reality TV approach. The three stooges go on television in primetime and state their cases to the American people while interrupting their TV shows.

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