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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The Wednesday Read

A liar’s worst enemy is someone with a good memory. – Unknown

Today’s topics include:

  • It Just Got Real
  • MT-Gov – Reilly Neill
  • MT-Gov – Casey Schreiner
  • Superintendent of Public Instruction
  • One More Thing

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Thursday Numbers

Motivation is the art of getting people to do what you want them to do because they want to do it. – Dwight D. Eisenhower

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.

This week’s topics include National Parks, unemployment, NFL schedule, Veterans Choice Program & Jon Tester, #Happy420, University of Montana, Elsie Arntzen, University of California, Berkeley, & Ann Coulter, Bill O’Reilly, Patriots at the White House, Jason Chaffetz quits, best pro players by the numbers, and much more!

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The Wednesday Read: Georgia, Montana, Daines, Elsie, & Ivanka

He who is not courageous enough to take risks will accomplish nothing in life. – Muhammad Ali

Today I provide independent commentary about the following items for this edition of The Wednesday Read:

  • Georgia Special Election
  • Get Ready Montana
  • A Beef with Daines’ Trip
  • Working for Elsie
  • It’s Good to be Ivanka

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Caught My Eye…

Knowledge is power. Information is liberating. Education is the premise of progress, in every society, in every family. – Kofi Annan

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 on today include Guns in the Capitol, Superintendent of Public Instruction, Obamacare, independent candidates, Presidential polls, Stephen K. Bannon, and much more!

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The Wednesday Read: Vogel, Motl, the Six, & Emails

Words are, of course, the most powerful drug used by mankind. – Rudyard Kipling

These items caught my attention for this edition of The Wednesday Read:

  • Randy Vogel
  • Jonathan Motl
  • State of Montana Emails
  • The Six

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