Monday’s Political Quick Hits

We should all consider each other as human beings, and we should respect each other. – Malala Yousafzai

Welcome to Monday! Here are some “Political Quick Hits” about some issues that caught my attention over the weekend:

  • Montana Republican Delegates
  • Vietnam Veterans Commemoration
  • Great Falls Deputy City Manager
  • Public School Bathrooms
  • TWW Poll – Public School Bathrooms Policy

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Caught My Eye…

This is the 200th edition of “Caught My Eye!” It’s party time! Please, no gifts.

If you are a first-time visitor, “Caught My Eye” is posted right here every Friday morning! This is when I take a quick 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 – or both.

Today I write about Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki, the director of the Montana VA, Montana Marijuana, Voting on Tuesday, the moral acceptability poll, Air Force Global Strike Command, Kate Middleton, Maya Angelou, plus we have two winners who are Making Montana Proud.

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Thursday Numbers

Thanks for stopping by for your weekly dose of “Thursday Numbers!”

NOTICE: There are no secret waiting lists here at The Western Word.

If you are a first-time visitor, “Thursday Numbers” is the column where I take a look at the numbers that are in the news (in descending order) and provide commentary (sometimes spiked with sarcasm) just to make you smile, shake your head, or make you send me nasty e-mails.

This week I write about unemployment, veterans, cadets, Malmstrom AFB, Great Falls Deputy City Manager Jennifer Reichelt, Montana GOP convention, Maya Angelou, Montana State Parks, Affordable Care Act, CMR’s Lindsay Martinez, centrist Republicans in Montana, Montana U.S. House Debate, Electric City Rugby club’s Lady Havoc, Simms Rugby, and much more!

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Caught My Eye…

Welcome to November! Hey, at least it’s Friday…

If this is your first time visiting The Western Word the “Caught My Eye” column is posted every Friday morning! This is when I take a quick 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 just to make you smile – or maybe to irritate you just a little.

Today I write about “A Special Event,” “If you like your plan, you can keep it,” city elections, don’t be alarmed, a wine shortage, Funniest Photos from the 2013 MLB Season, plus there are two winners who are Making Montana Proud!

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