The Wednesday Read: No Comments & New Campaign Ads

Criticism may not be agreeable, but it is necessary. It fulfils the same function as pain in the human body. It calls attention to an unhealthy state of things. – Winston Churchill

Today the following items caught my attention:

  • Billings Gazette – No Comments
  • New Campaign Ad – Juneau
  • New Campaign Ad – Gianforte

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Monday’s Odd & Ends

And now we welcome the new year. Full of things that have never been. – Rainer Maria Rilke

Hello Monday – Welcome to 2016!

It’s time for another odds and ends edition from the past weekend! When there are several stories out there that I want to comment about, I combine them into one column and call it “Potpourri” or “Odds & Ends” or something catchy to get your attention.

Today’s topics include:

  • Gianforte & the Gazette
  • Gianforte & Money
  • Cooney’s Pay Cut
  • Obama & Guns
  • Fiorina & the Rose Bowl
  • NFL Playoffs

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Monday’s Odds & Ends

Hello Monday – the last Monday of October! It’s time for another odds and ends edition from the past weekend! When there are several stories out there that I want to comment about, I combine them into one column and call it “Potpourri” or “Odds & Ends” or something catchy to get your attention.

Today’s topics include:

  • Ehrlick & Montana Family Foundation
  • Wittich’s Trial Delayed
  • Trump/Carson & Religion
  • Tea Party – Circling the Drain?

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Campaign 2014: The Wrap-Up

It’s Monday. I scooped snow this morning. It’s cold.

Unlike the local TV weather guy, I don’t get too excited over snow and bitterly cold weather. I really want to like the local TV weather guy, but he’s making it difficult.

There’s also sporadic Internet access possibly because there’s a power outage in some parts of Great Falls, Montana. I really want to like Charter Communications, too, but they are making it difficult.

So Monday is not off to a great start. But there’s still politics to write about!

There are some political stories still trickling in about last Tuesday’s election. Over the weekend, I happened to read three of them.

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