Thursday Numbers

Thanks for stopping by for your weekly fix of “Thursday Numbers.” The weekend is in sight!

If you are a first-time visitor, “Thursday Numbers” is the column where I take a look at the numbers that are in the news (in descending order) and provide commentary (sometimes spiked with sarcasm) just to make you smile, shake your head, or make you send me nasty e-mails or Tweets.

This week I write about unemployment, Missoula County, Rep. Eric Cantor, Healthy Montana Initiative, Montana GOP Convention sponsor packages, President Ronald Reagan, Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel, Charter Cable, Barry Beach, AG Tim Fox, Rep. Steve Daines, Sen. John Walsh, President George H.W. Bush, veterans, DUI, and much more!

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Caught My Eye…

We made it! I did not know if last week’s column was the last, so I am happy to be here. In fact, since I am getting up there in years, I’m happy to be about anywhere…

If this is your first time visiting The Western Word, the “Caught My Eye” column is posted every Friday morning right here – in fact this is my 125th “Caught My Eye” column. This is where I take a quick look at some of the stories I did not have time to write about during the week – and I often throw in some sarcasm just to make you smile. So get ready to head into your weekend armed with knowledge and a smile.

Today I write about “Plan B” failure, ATP Documents, Baucus/Tester & Guns, Senate Filibuster, Exodus of Baucus staff, Top Stories of 2012, Worst Columns of 2012, Suzy Favor Hamilton, birthdays, and much more!

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Monday Morning Politics

Welcome to Monday and Monday Morning Politics! I hope you enjoyed your Thanksgiving holiday and time with family and friends (and watched some football). By the way, there are only 29 days left until Christmas!

Today in Monday Morning Politics I write about the certification of the general election results, Satisfaction, Outdoors bills, Compromise, the Bullock Cabinet, Baucus & the fiscal cliff, Brian’s (Swan) Song, Cantor talks about Missoula, and much more!

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Caught My Eye…

Congratulations on making it to Friday! We are now just 11 days from Election Day 2012.

If this is your first time visiting The Western Word, the “Caught My Eye” column is posted every Friday morning right here! It’s where I take a quick look at some of the stories I did not have time to write about during the week – and I often throw in a touch of sarcasm just to make you smile. So, get ready to head into your weekend armed with knowledge and a smile.

Today I write about Rick Hill’s money, the Inter Lake editorial, the Republican Governor’s Association, Fox returns money, don’t sign the checks, the libel suit, the worst campaign ad, the Rolling Stone interview, Sununu crashes, I crack open my political inbox and share, and there’s a lot more to make your Friday go by more quickly.

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