Caught My Eye…

If it makes you happy, no one else’s opinion should matter. –Unknown

Welcome to another exciting edition of 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:

  • Democratic National Convention
  • Steve Bannon
  • Montana Green Party
  • We Are Pawns
  • Goodyear
  • One More Thing

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The Wednesday Read

Quote of the day:

The best way to avoid disappointment is to not expect anything from anyone…

Today’s independent commentary deals with the Montana Primary Election. I will provide independent commentary about:

  • Presidential Primary
  • U.S. Senate
  • Montana Governor
  • U.S. House At-Large
  • Disappointments/Surprises
  • One More Thing

The Montana Primary was held Tuesday. It was not as exciting as I thought it would be. The Montana Secretary of State’s election website did not work for about 40 minutes. I used the New York Times election coverage for Montana and seemed to be ahead of most other folks who were posting the results.

Here are some brief thoughts on some of the races. Thanks to all the candidates!

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The Wednesday Read

Kinda feeling like the Earth just sent us all to our rooms to think about what we’ve done. – Unknown

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

  • MT U.S. House 2020
  • Trump Parade
  • One More Thing

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The Wednesday Read

The Western Word 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!

Quote of the day…

Please do not take medical advice from a man who looked directly at a solar eclipse. – Hillary Clinton (@HillaryClinton)

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

  • We Have a Deal
  • MT Republicans = Cheaters
  • Montana Secretary of State
  • One More Thing

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Caught My Eye…

It’s a little sad that today’s youth don’t get to experience a red rubber dodgeball to the face like we did back in the day. – Unknown

Happy 2020! The Western Word is back! I missed you crazy people!

There’s no better place to start 2020 with than 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” over the holiday break:

  • Stapleton
  • New Year’s Eve
  • Trump Tweets
  • College Football
  • One More Thing

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