Thursday Numbers

Show class, have pride, and display character. If you do, winning takes care of itself. – Paul Bryant

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 Jared & Ivanka, a Capitol Hill home, unemployment, California, Donald Trump, Jr., George H.W. Bush, Matt Rosendale realtor, abortion, Trump & North Korea, the media & the Trump Administration, REO Speedwagon, Flag Day, Jon Tester dirt farmer, and much more.

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Terrific News Tuesday

A good head and a good heart are always a formidable combination. – Nelson Mandela

Welcome to Terrific News Tuesday (TNT)!

In case this is your first time reading TNT, this column is all about good news. I know it’s hard to believe, but I won’t be complaining or criticizing anyone or anything in this column today – just writing about some terrific news that caught my attention!

Here is some of the good stuff in this edition of TNT:

  • Flag Day
  • Free Taco Tuesday
  • U.S. Beef to China
  • USS Gabrielle Giffords
  • Jimmy Carter
  • On the Road

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Terrific News Tuesday

Our flag honors those who have fought to protect it, and is a reminder of the sacrifice of our nation’s founders and heroes. As the ultimate icon of America’s storied history, the Stars and Stripes represents the very best of this nation. – Joe Barton

Hey faithful readers – welcome to another edition of Terrific News Tuesday (TNT)!

In case this is your first time reading TNT, this column is all about good news. I know it’s hard to believe, but I won’t be complaining or criticizing anyone or anything in this column today – just writing about some terrific news that caught my attention!

Here is some of the good stuff in this edition of TNT:

  • Flag Day
  • Montana & Orlando
  • Great Falls Public Schools
  • Baskin-Robbins
  • Final Primary

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The Sunday Message

Blessed is the nation whose God is the Lord, the people he chose for his inheritance.Psalm 33:12 (NIV)

Today (June 14) is Flag Day. This is a great day to think about the freedoms we have in the United States and to think about all the blessings we have as Americans. I will be proudly flying my flag today and I hope you will, too. Click HERE to learn more about Flag Day.

It’s also a great day to remember The Pledge of Allegiance:

I pledge allegiance to the flag of the United States of America and to the Republic for which it stands, one Nation under God, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all.

Have a great week!

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Caught My Eye…

Welcome to another (almost)award-winning edition of “Caught My Eye!”

Before we get started today, I just want to dispel the rumors about the new movie “Magic Mike XXL.” The movie is not about me. Let’s move on…

If you are a first-time visitor, “Caught My Eye” is posted here every Friday morning. This column is where I take a look at some of the stories I did not have time to write about during the week. Sometimes I throw in a touch of sarcasm to make you smile – or to irritate you just a little – maybe both. Buckle up…

Today’s topics include Veterans’ Graveside Service, MT Legislature lobbyists, COOL, Flag Day & U.S. Army’s birthday, the pool party, Franklin Graham, CNN Quiz Show, plus we have a winner who is Making Montana Proud!

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Caught My Eye…

Welcome to Friday and to Flag Day 2013!

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Today is also a big milestone here at The Western Word – it’s the 150th “Caught My Eye!”

If you are a first-time visitor, this is my weekly column where I take a quick look at some of the stories I did not have time to write about during the week. Often I throw in some sarcasm and poke fun at people just to make you smile.

Today I write about Sen. Tester betting the farm, keeping the ICBMs warm, looking for Shannon, School bus drivers, Barry Beach, Rep. Trent Franks, Sen. McCaskill gets tough, Palin and FOX News, internships, the U.S. Army, Making Montana Proud, father’s day cards, and much more!

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Thursday Numbers…

Thanks for stopping by The Western Word for this week’s 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).

DISCLAIMER: 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 the “Cruise” music video, Twitter followers of CBS, unemployment, deaths in Syria, Stapleton’s goal, the Freemen standoff, an American Flag, arrested in Chicago, my Spotify playlist, the 406 area code, Top 25 Shows, Thursday Numbers milestone, partisan gridlock, Spurs/Heat, Miss Montana, VA in Montana, confidence in Congress, Internet sales tax, school levy, and much more so read on!

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