The Monday Memo

A wise man makes his own decisions. An ignorant man follows public opinion. ― Grantland Rice

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

  • Montana Endorsements
  • Trump & COVID-19
  • Debate Freefall

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Terrific News Tuesday

All of us, at certain moments of our lives, need to take advice and to receive help from other people. – Alexis Carrel

Welcome to another edition of Terrific News Tuesday (TNT)!

In case this is your first time reading TNT, this column is all about good news. I know it’s hard to believe, but I won’t be complaining or criticizing anyone or anything in this column today – just writing about some terrific news that caught my attention!

Here is some of the good stuff in this edition of TNT:

  • #GivingTuesday
  • Lolita Zinke
  • Miracle Baby
  • Powerball Jackpot

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Caught My Eye…

So let’s be stronger together, my fellow Americans. Looking to the future with courage and confidence. Let’s build a better tomorrow for our beloved children and our beloved country. And when we do, America will be greater than ever. – Hillary Clinton 07/28/16

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

Buckle up!

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 this week include my analysis of Hillary Clinton’s speech, the Great Falls Tribune and Cathy Kuntz, Juneau/Zinke & public lands, VCRs, and much more so read on…

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Caught My Eye…

I am concerned for the security of our great Nation; not so much because of any threat from without, but because of the insidious forces working from within. – Douglas MacArthur

Welcome to the big show to end the week – “Caught My Eye” (CME). Be careful today – it’s Friday the 13th!

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 this week include Malmstrom helicopters, unsecured nukes, Gianforte’s donation, the Gianforte jacket patch update, my newspaper column, Trump/Ryan meeting, Stamp Out Hunger, and much more!

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