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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The Wednesday Read: Election Analysis (So Far)

This race is hotter than a Times Square Rolex. – Dan Rather (2004)

Today’s topics include:

  • Counting Votes
  • House & Senate
  • Gianforte vs Williams
  • Rosendale vs Tester
  • One More Thing

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Tuesday’s Quick Hits: Election Day!

The voting booth joint is a great leveler; the whole neighborhood – rich, poor, old, young, decrepit and spunky – they all turn out in one day. – David Byrne

Today’s quick hits deal with these important subjects:

  • Tonight’s the Night
  • Winner Winner Chicken Dinner
  • Election Night Parties
  • It’s a Holiday (for some)
  • Pete Davidson & Dan Crenshaw

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The Monday Memo: Anon Mailers, Senate/House Polls, & Election Confidence

Vote like you understand that someone died for your right to do so. – Unknown

Today’s independent commentary deals with these issues:

  • Anonymous Mailers
  • U.S. Senate – Montana
  • Montana House At-Large
  • Bonus – U.S. Senate – Missouri
  • Gallup – Confidence in Elections

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Caught My Eye…

Today is another chance to get better. – 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:

  • Kudos – Billings Gazette
  • Faith Leaders & I-186
  • Trump & Pence Visits
  • Zinke in Trouble?
  • Deadly Force
  • One More Thing

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Thursday Numbers

Choosing not to vote isn’t rebellion. It’s surrender. – Unknown

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 spending in the Montana U.S. Senate race, unemployment, troops to the border, Boilermakers Local D239, FiveThirtyEight and the Montana U.S. House and U.S. Senate races, campaign material, anonymous campaign material, Klay Thompson, James “Whitey” Bulger and Great Falls, and much more!

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The Wednesday Read: House/Senate Polls & Birthright Citizenship

Be careful who you pretend to be you might forget who you are. – Unknown

Today’s topics include:

  • Gravis Marketing Poll – U.S. House – MT
  • Gravis Marketing Poll – U.S. Senate – MT
  • Birthright Citizenship
  • Final Thought

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Caught My Eye…

The moment you start acting like life is a blessing, it starts feeling like one. – 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:

  • The Bombs
  • Montana Polls
  • Crosspoint Church
  • Megyn Kelly & NBC
  • Thoughts to Close the Week
  • One More Thing

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Thursday Numbers

Sometimes your circle decreases in size but increases in value. – Unknown

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 Halloween spending, Powerball, Montana Secretary of State, unemployment, the phrase “trick or treat,” campaign material, MT-AL Race, World Series Poll, Initiative 185, dressing like Donald Trump for Halloween, and much more!

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Tuesday’s Quick Hits: MTN/MSU Poll, Montana Victory Tour, Trump, & More

Give me your tired, your poor,
Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free,
The wretched refuse of your teeming shore.
Send these, the homeless, tempest-tossed, to me:
I lift my lamp beside the golden door. 
― Emma Lazarus

Today’s quick hits deal with these important subjects:

  • MTN/MSU Poll
  • Montana Victory Tour
  • Trump Approval
  • Talking Points
  • TWW World Series Poll

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