Caught My Eye…

It is during our darkest moments that we must focus to see the light. – Aristotle

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

If you are a first-time visitor, CME is posted right 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. I often throw in a touch of sarcasm to make you smile – or to irritate you just a little – maybe both.

Topics that I am providing commentary about today include the Republican tax plan, Hillary & the DNC, Sarah Huckabee Sanders, Election Day is Tuesday, and One More Thing (that is actually two things).

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Monday’s Quick Hits

I believe in luck: how else can you explain the success of those you dislike? – Jean Cocteau

Today’s quick hits deal with:

  • Montana Legislature
  • Trump Addresses Congress
  • Navy Secretary
  • Tom Perez
  • Academy Awards
  • Daytona 500

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Thursday Numbers

Although the federal government shutdown continues, they can’t shut down another exciting edition of “Thursday Numbers!”

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 veterans’ disability compensation, The Kelly File, new claims for unemployment, Fisher House, dark money initiative, health care, Who will blink first poll results, David Lee Roth, Brett Favre, Republicans’ unfavorable ratings, Democratic National Committee and the U.S. House, winless/unbeaten NFL teams, the Daines Diet, and much much more!

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Thursday Numbers

Thanks for stopping by The Western Word for another great edition of “Thursday Numbers!”

If you are a new visitor, this column is where I take a look at the numbers that are in the news (in descending order) and provide commentary (sometimes laced with just a little sarcasm).

PLEASE NOTE: By reading this column you may be able to use the information to impress your family, friends, and co-workers. Consider this your warning.

This week I write about debt, immigration reform, unemployment, Democratic and Republican Twitter followers, 564th missile squadron, Montana Democratic Party convention, Pioneer Baseball League, prescription drug use, F-15s, political party unfavorable ratings, Tony Soprano, Game 7, U.S. Army Spc. Bowe Bergdahl, and much more!

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Politics 2012: Campaign Ads

Although we are getting deeper and deeper into the holiday season, the political ads are still being aired to try and get voters’ attention.

This week I found four that caught my eye:  Mitt V. Mitt from the DNC, failed promises from the RNC, get on board from the Obama campaign and The Challenge from Conservatives4Palin!   Plus, I added one more special video.  Enjoy…

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