The Monday Memo

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…

Doing nothing is hard; you never know when you’re done. – Unknown

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

  • Stay at Home Order
  • Social Distancing Extension
  • Tom Coburn
  • Masks, Gowns, & Respirators
  • One More Thing

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Caught My Eye…

The older I get, the more I understand that it’s okay to live a life others don’t understand. – Unknown

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:

  • June 2020 Election
  • USA, USA, USA
  • Unemployment Claims
  • Governors/President
  • One More Thing

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Tuesday’s Quick Hits

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…

How to avoid contact with coronavirus stupidity: Wash your hands often and don’t touch your Facebook. – Nick Anderson Editorial Cartoons

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

  • Gallatin County (MT)
  • Set Them Free
  • REAL ID
  • Silly Outrage
  • One More Thing

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The Monday Memo

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…

Your grandparents were called to war. You’re being called to sit on your couch. You can do this. – Unknown

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

  • Public Policy Polling
  • Montana Fundraising
  • Coronavirus Task Force Briefing
  • One More Thing

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Thursday Numbers

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…

I’m waking up, I feel it in my bones
Enough to make my systems blow
Welcome to the new age, to the new age
Welcome to the new age, to the new age
Whoa, oh, oh, oh, oh, whoa, oh, oh, oh, I’m radioactive, radioactive
Whoa, oh, oh, oh, oh, whoa, oh, oh, oh, I’m radioactive, radioactive
– Imagine Dragons (Video)

Welcome to “Thursday Numbers!” In case you’re a first-time visitor, this is the weekly column where I take a look at the numbers that are in the news (in descending order) and provide commentary sometimes sprinkled with sarcasm and humor.

This week’s topics include cash infusions, throwing money at the virus, unemployment, gas prices, virus polls, federal government plan, 2020 Census, those eight U.S. Senators, our wartime president, the non-partisan virus, spring has sprung, and much more!

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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! We’ve got plenty of toilet paper, food, and ammo!

Quote of the day…

The police stopped me the other day and asked where I was between five and six. I replied, “Kindergarten.” – Anonymous

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

  • Trump Clinches
  • Biden Sweeps
  • Trump’s Job Approval
  • Economic Rescue
  • One More Thing

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Tuesday’s Quick Hits

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…

May your troubles be less and your blessings be more and nothing but happiness come through the door. – Unknown

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

  • MT Politics & Coronavirus
  • Trump & Coronavirus
  • The Goat
  • One More Thing

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