Wednesday’s Read: Liars, Ads, Immigration, & Primaries

Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world. – Nelson Mandela

Wow – this is the last column for August! Summer is ending and school starts in Great Falls today. Let’s be careful out there!

As we get ready to turn the calendar that means campaign season is heating up! Today the following items caught my attention:

  • Liar, Liar, Pants on Fire
  • New Juneau Ad
  • Trump Immigration Speech
  • Florida/Arizona Primaries

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Monday’s Quick Hits

Failure is success if we learn from it. – Malcolm Forbes

Welcome to Monday – the last Monday of August!

Today I take a look at:

  • Colin Kaepernick
  • Juneau vs. Zinke
  • Lit Drop Saturday
  • Florida Primary
  • Trump & Immigration

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Four Things for Wednesday…

Through chunks of hail, flash floods, and tears from having my tomato crop (my one and only plant) destroyed in the storm, nothing can keep me from posting my daily column!

Are you ready?

Here are four things you need to read today:

  • Trump Self-Destruction Tour
  • Bernie vs Debbie
  • The Blago Appeal
  • Elway vs Osweiler

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Weekend Political Odds & Ends

Your friendly independent blogger happened to catch the following stories/issues over the weekend:

  • Bullock’s Permission Slip
  • MT Dems – An Incredibly Diverse Group
  • Pence & Kaine Are Boring
  • Democratic National Convention & Wasserman Schultz
  • AP Poll about Guns
  • An Interesting Tweet

I have commentary about each one – so read on…

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Thursday Numbers

Welcome to Thursday Numbers! Are you ready for the weekend?

If this is your first time reading “Thursday Numbers,” this is where I take a look at the numbers that are in the news (in descending order) and provide commentary (sometimes spiked with a little sarcasm).

This week I write about the Powerball jackpot, the jobs grant, the Economic Development Summit in Butte, the overzealous hug, Montana State University, Super Bowl tickets, the Unabomber’s Manifesto, Debbie Wasserman Schultz, most corrupt members of Congress, fastest pitch, Ken Norton, government shutdown, state of Hawaii’s computer system, health care spending, Servicemember’s Electronic Health Records Act of 2013, unemployment, and a lot more so read on!

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Monday Morning Politics

It’s December! Welcome to Monday Morning Politics!

This column is where I take a look at some of the political stories that caught my attention from the past weekend and put them in one place for my readers to see. I also provide some commentary!

Today in Monday Morning Politics I write about Federal Judges, the House Office Lottery, Won’t You Stay, Honesty ratings, and much more! Continue reading

Warming Up the Crowd

One thing for sure, Teamster President Jimmy Hoffa sure got the crowd warmed up on Labor Day with these three sentences:

President Obama, this is your army. We are ready to march. Let’s take these son of bitches out and give America back to an America where we belong.

As a kid attending union meetings with my dearly departed dad, I can remember harsher things being said, discussed, and done.

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