The Wednesday Read

We meet no ordinary people in our lives. ― C.S. Lewis

These topics caught my attention in the last 24 hours:

  • Back to School
  • Morning Consult Poll
  • Joe Biden

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Caught My Eye…

I’m stuck between a rock and someone I’d like to hit with it. – Unknown

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

If you are a first-time visitor, welcome! 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:

  • Mueller, Mueller
  • Reefer Madness
  • Online Jail Roster
  • One More Thing

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Thursday Numbers

Imagine what seven billion humans could accomplish if we all loved and respected each other. – A.D. Williams

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, humor, and bluntness.

This week’s topics include the Mega Millions jackpot, Bullock fundraising, unemployment, Sun River Wildlife Management Area, Trump radio, the Alabama abortion law, Electoral College, a Fox News Poll, best/worst in MLB, NBA playoffs, Stanley Cup playoffs, and much more!

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The Wednesday Read: Daines, Big Money, Working Together, & One More Thing

I know what I bring to the table…so trust me when I say I’m not afraid to eat alone. – Unknown

Today’s topics include:

  • Steve Daines – Fact-Checked
  • I-185 – Big Money
  • Working Together
  • One More Thing

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Monday’s Quick Hits: MT SoS, Trump in Missoula, 60 Minutes, Warren, & More

Once you have seen a woman take off her bra without removing her shirt, it makes more sense why they should be in charge of things. – Unknown

Today’s independent commentary deals with these issues:

  • Montana Secretary of State
  • Trump in Missoula
  • Trump on 60 Minutes
  • Elizabeth Warren
  • Congress Approval
  • One More Thing

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The Wednesday Read: Pay Raise, Kavanaugh, & Midterms

Caring about what people think of you is useless. Most people don’t even know what they think of themselves. – Unknown

Today’s commentary deals with these issues:

  • 69% Pay Raise?
  • Faith & Freedom Coalition
  • Midterms

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The Sunday Message

I’m against abortion. On the other hand, I believe in a woman’s choice. – Nancy Reagan

Many people felt that Nancy Reagan was trying to be on both sides of the abortion issue by what she said in that quote.

That seems to be the answer some people have these days – it’s kind of like “walk a mile in her shoes” before you judge.

One of the quotes that I like most that deals with abortion came from former U.S. Senator Alan Simpson of Wyoming:

I consider abortion to be a deeply personal and intimate issue for women and I don’t believe male legislators should even vote on the issue.

With the process of appointing a new member to the U.S. Supreme Court beginning this week, Gallup Polling released the results of a poll about Roe v. Wade:

As the U.S. Senate prepares to hold confirmation hearings for Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, the public is strongly opposed to any attempts to overturn Roe v. Wade, the landmark 1973 ruling that made abortion legal nationwide. Currently, 64% of Americans believe Roe v. Wade should stand, while 28% would like to see it overturned.

It’s not like the Justices of the Supreme Court check the polls before deciding a case.

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