Caught My Eye…

If you’re lost in the woods start talking loudly about politics. Someone will show up to argue with you. – Unknown

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

REMINDER: Today (Friday, June 21) is the first day of summer!

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:

  • MT-Gov Poll Results
  • The “A” Word
  • Rumble in the Falls II
  • Night Court
  • One More Thing

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Tuesday’s Quick Hits: MT Gov Poll

So far there are five Republicans who have announced that they intend to run for Governor of Montana.

They are Attorney General Tim Fox, U.S. Representative Greg Gianforte, State Senator Al Olszewski, former State Senator Gary Perry, and Army veteran Peter Ziehli.

So today The Western Word asks, who do you think will win the Republican primary election for Montana Governor?

Please click on “Continue Reading” if you do not see the polls.

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The Monday Memo

Don’t regret growing older. It’s a privilege denied to many. – Unknown

Welcome to another Monday!

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

  • MTGov – Gianforte
  • MTAL – Stapleton
  • Trump 2020
  • One More Thing

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Thursday Numbers

The funny thing about getting older, your eyesight may weaken yet you can see through people much better. -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, humor, and bluntness.

This week’s topics include federal government spending, Mega Millions jackpot, duck boat crash, unemployment, Global Peace Index rankings, St. Louis Blues & the Stanley Cup, best/worst records in MLB, a Florida man, U.S. women’s national team, Montana Democrats & Senator Daines, plus much more!

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Tuesday’s Quick Hits

Discipline is doing what needs to be done even when you don’t want to do it. – Unknown

Today’s quick hits deal with these important subjects:

  • Daines & Pence
  • Gianforte & Three Republicans
  • George Ochenski
  • FIFA Women’s World Cup
  • Toronto Raptors

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Caught My Eye…

And now I’m glad I didn’t know
The way it all would end, the way it all would go
Our lives are better left to chance
I could have missed the pain
But I’d have to miss the dance
-The Dance (Garth Brooks)

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:

  • Gianforte – Governor
  • Stapleton vs Bullock
  • Trump at Normandy
  • One More Thing

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The Wednesday Read

When you ask me what I’m doing today and I say “nothing,” it doesn’t mean I’m free. It means I’m doing nothing – Unknown

Today’s topics include:

  • Drunk Driving in Montana
  • Gianforte – MT Governor
  • The Tax Cut Debate
  • Trump & Bernie & Fox News
  • 2019 NFL Schedule

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