Caught My Eye…

When the President does it, that means that it’s not illegal. – Richard M. Nixon

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 on today include the Montana U.S. House race, Alert Message, Montana U.S. Senate 2018, the Sergeant Schultz defense, James Comey, shots fired update, Armed Forces Day, and much more!

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The Wednesday Read: House Race, Trump, Comey, & Images

Like as the waves make towards the pebbl’d shore, so do our minutes, hasten to their end. – William Shakespeare

Today I provide independent commentary about the following items for this edition of The Wednesday Read:

  • Deputy Mason Moore
  • Big Money in House Race
  • Trump & Classified Material
  • The Comey Memo
  • The Image

Deputy Mason Moore:

My condolences and prayers go to the family, friends, and co-workers of Broadwater (Montana) County Sheriff’s Deputy Mason Moore. Moore was killed while on duty early Tuesday morning. Moore is survived by his wife and three children. He was 38.

Your sacrifice will not be forgotten. Rest in Peace.

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The Wednesday Read: Comey, Fliers, Fact Checking, & 13 Men

Every time you walk down the street people are screaming, ‘You’re fired!’ – Donald Trump

Today I provide independent commentary about the following items for this edition of The Wednesday Read:

  • Comey, Comey, Comey
  • Special Election Fliers
  • Fact Checking Campaign Ads
  • The 13 Men

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The Wednesday Read: Montana, Comey, Trump, & Spicer

It is better to be feared than loved, if you cannot be both. – Niccolo Machiavelli

These items caught my attention for this edition of The Wednesday Read:

  • State of the State
  • FBI Director James Comey
  • Trump’s Voter Fraud Claims
  • White House Press Secretary

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Tuesday Political Potpourri

Here’s a roundup of some political news for your Tuesday – plus commentary! Enjoy!

Taxes:

Lee Newspapers is reporting that Montana State Senator Jonathan Windy Boy (Democrat) “owes more than $146,000 in federal taxes, penalties and interest, according to a document filed by the U.S. Internal Revenue Service.”

And here I thought the IRS was only going after people who leaned to the right…

Voter Guides:

The Associated Press reported yesterday that here in Montana “The commissioner of political practices says a political group is not to blame when voters leave guides in the election booth.”

I can agree with that.

The guides were handed out legally, “at least 100 feet from the precinct doors” and then people left them in the precinct.

I guess people “accidentally” left the voter guides behind. Someone, somewhere, just had a light bulb come on…

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