Caught My Eye…

You don’t win a debate by suppressing discussion; you win it with a better argument. – Frank Sonnenberg

Welcome to another exciting edition of Caught My Eye (CME).

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:

  • Dumb vs Dumber Update
  • Voting by Mail
  • The Military & Trump
  • One More Thing

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The Wednesday Read

Freedom of the press is not just important to democracy, it is democracy. ― Walter Cronkite

Today’s independent commentary deals with the second night of the Republican National Convention.

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The Wednesday Read

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…

Please do not take medical advice from a man who looked directly at a solar eclipse. – Hillary Clinton (@HillaryClinton)

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

  • We Have a Deal
  • MT Republicans = Cheaters
  • Montana Secretary of State
  • One More Thing

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Thursday Numbers

May we think of freedom, not as the right to do as we please, but as the opportunity to do what is right. – Peter Marshall

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 unemployment claims, Malmstrom AFB, mass shootings, Major League Baseball winners & losers, U.S. Supreme Court, Trump’s potty mouth, Hillary Clinton/Mike Pompeo, Amber Guyger, Great Falls (MT) weather, Steve Bullock, and much more!

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