The Wednesday Read

The truth is like a lion; you don’t have to defend it. Let it loose; it will defend itself. ― Augustine of Hippo

Today’s independent commentary deals with these people/issues:

  • 2020 Census
  • Amy Coney Barrett
  • Romney Goes Off

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The Wednesday Read

When you resort to attacking the messenger and not the message, you have lost the debate. – Addison Whithecomb

Today’s independent commentary deals with these people/issues:

  • The Presidential Debate
  • Marc Racicot
  • Montana Mail Ballot Rules

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Thursday Numbers

There are always consequences to your actions. Before you act, make sure you are prepared for them. –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 MacKenzie Scott, Trump/Obama & Twitter, unemployment, coronavirus deaths in the USA, troops in Germany, Baghdad, kneeling, Trump’s disapproval rating, 2020 Census, MLB suspensions, three former presidents & John Lewis, plus much more!

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Caught My Eye…

I was hoping for a battle of wits, but you appear to be unarmed. – Unknown

Welcome to the big show 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 commentary so be warned!

Here are the topics that “Caught My Eye” this week:

  • Legislative Referendum 129
  • Recounts in Montana
  • Cascade County Elections
  • Ryan Zinke
  • CNN’s Jim Acosta
  • Fox News’ Tucker Carlson
  • One More Thing

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