Tuesday’s Quick Hits

Happy Cinco de Mayo!

Quote of the Day…

Do you remember before the internet, that it was thought that the cause of collective ignorance was the lack of access to information? Well…it wasn’t that. – Unknown

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

  • School Elections
  • Senate Majority PAC
  • Trump & Scarborough
  • One More Thing

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Thursday Numbers

Great News – The Western Word 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!

Quote of the day…

I am about one week away from becoming friends with a volleyball. – BizwareMagic.com

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 unemployment, Great Falls Public Schools, Covid-19 deaths, meat-packing industry, Jonestown deaths, 2020 Census self-response, Los Angeles & coronavirus testing, Roger Goodell’s sacrifice, and much more!

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The Wednesday Read

The Western Word 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!

Quote of the day…

Compassion and tolerance are not a sign of weakness, but a sign of strength. – Dalai Lama

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

  • April 24, 2020
  • Great Falls Public Schools
  • Vote by Mail
  • White House Press Secretary
  • One More Thing

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The Monday Memo

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…

Amazing – during the impeachment trial, Facebook was full of people who were all constitutional experts. With the coronavirus pandemic, they are now experts in science and biology. – Unknown

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

  • Shopping
  • Schools Closed
  • Suggestion
  • Debate

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The Wednesday Read

One of my fondest childhood memories was thinking $100 was a lot of money. – Unknown

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!

These topics caught my attention in the last 24 hours:

  • Super Tuesday Analysis
  • What’s Next?
  • Great Falls Public Schools

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Tuesday’s Quick Hits

It’s strange how common sense isn’t that common anymore. – 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:

  • Great Falls Public Schools
  • Dixville Notch
  • Gallup Polling

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The Monday Memo

The problem with the world is that the intelligent people are full of doubts, while the stupid ones are full of confidence. ― Charles Bukowski

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

  • Circling the Drain
  • Great Falls Public Schools
  • Iowa Caucus
  • The XFL

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Caught My Eye…

It’s fine to eat a “test” grape in the produce section but you take one bite of a rotisserie chicken and it’s all, “sir you need to leave.” – 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 commentary so be warned!

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

  • Tester Outs Bullock
  • Lacey – The Heat Is On
  • Social Media & Guns
  • Making Trump’s Bed
  • One More Thing

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Caught My Eye…

There is a huge amount of freedom that comes to you when you take nothing personally. ― Don Miguel Ruiz

Wow. It’s the end of August.

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

If you are a first-time visitor, CME is posted right 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. I often throw in a touch of sarcasm to make you smile – or to irritate you just a little – maybe both.

Topics that I am providing commentary about today include Trump returns to Montana, the MetraPark, Great Falls Public Schools, and much more!

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Tuesday’s Quick Hits: GF Public Schools, Rudy, & Bullock Poll

Nobody ever drowned in his own sweat. – Ann Landers

Today’s independent commentary deals with these issues:

  • Great Falls Public Schools
  • Rudy, Rudy, Rudy
  • TWW Poll: Bullock’s Comments

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