Caught My Eye…

Never in a million years could I have imagined going to a bank teller with a mask on and asking for money. – Unknown

Welcome to “Caught My Eye” (CME)!

NOTICE: CME is coming to you, STILL, I repeat 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:

  • The Conspiracy
  • Opening Up America Again
  • Major Polls
  • 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…

When all of this is over, please continue to stay six feet away from me. –Anonymous

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 the coronavirus economic rescue package, Montana’s piece of the big pie, positive tests in the USA, unemployment claims, pages in the economic rescue package, coronavirus relief checks, USA deaths from the coronavirus, rating the responses, Montana coronavirus cases, WalletHub’s response ratings, 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

So put me on a highway
And show me a sign
And take it to the limit one more time
-Eagles “Take it to the Limit”

Tuesday’s Quick Hits is the column where I post a short narrative from recent major stories and provide brief commentary.

Today’s quick hits deal with these important subjects:

  • Election 2020
  • Mike Bloomberg
  • NASCAR/Ryan Newman
  • One More Thing

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Tuesday’s Quick Hits

No matter how big a hammer you use, you can’t pound common sense into stupid people. – Unknown

Tuesday’s Quick Hits is the column where I post a short narrative from recent major stories and provide brief commentary.

Today’s quick hits deal with these important subjects:

  • Montana House Republicans
  • Iowa Caucuses
  • Trump’s Job Approval
  • One More Thing

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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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