Tuesday’s Quick Hits

I know we’re all going stir-crazy, but does everyone realize you can’t re-open dead. – BizwareMagic

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

  • Daines Concedes?
  • Chuck Woolery
  • Ever Notice

Continue reading

Caught My Eye…

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 “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:

  • UM Big Sky Poll
  • D.C. Statehood
  • Lone Ranger
  • One More Thing

Continue reading

The Wednesday Read

Welcome to July!

Quote of the day:

This President, I’ll tell you, is the most informed person on planet Earth when it comes to the threats that we face. – White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany

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

  • Church & State
  • Dereliction of Duty
  • Testing in the USA
  • One More Thing

Continue reading

The Monday Memo

Quote for the Day:

You never need to apologize for how you chose to survive. ― Clementine von Radics

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

  • Bullock’s First TV Ad
  • Graham Loves Biden
  • Ignorance
  • One More Thing

Continue reading

The Monday Memo

Quote for the Day:

You never fully realize how anti-social you are until a pandemic strikes and your life does not really change that much…

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

  • Colin Powell
  • Presidential Polls
  • The Supreme Court
  • Dear Class of 2020

Continue reading

The Wednesday Read

Quote of the day:

The best way to avoid disappointment is to not expect anything from anyone…

Today’s independent commentary deals with the Montana Primary Election. I will provide independent commentary about:

  • Presidential Primary
  • U.S. Senate
  • Montana Governor
  • U.S. House At-Large
  • Disappointments/Surprises
  • One More Thing

The Montana Primary was held Tuesday. It was not as exciting as I thought it would be. The Montana Secretary of State’s election website did not work for about 40 minutes. I used the New York Times election coverage for Montana and seemed to be ahead of most other folks who were posting the results.

Here are some brief thoughts on some of the races. Thanks to all the candidates!

Continue reading

Tuesday’s Quick Hits

Sometimes I wonder if all this is happening because I didn’t forward that email to 10 people…

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

  • Voting in Montana
  • Memorial Day
  • Trump Plays Golf

Continue reading

Caught My Eye…

Don’t worry about the haters…They are just angry because the truth you speak contradicts the lie they live. ― Steve Maraboli

Welcome to May and “Caught My Eye” (CME)!

UPDATE: CME is coming to you, STILL, I repeat STILL, coronavirus free, from deep inside an underground bunker in Montana. The bunker, where cursive writing is required and the pledge is recited each day, also serves as the worldwide headquarters for The Western Word blog!

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:

  • Montana Gubernatorial Debates
  • Joe Biden
  • Self-Isolation
  • One More Thing

Continue reading

The Wednesday Read

The Western Word is coming to you, STILL, I repeat 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…

When this is all over, please continue to stay at least six feet away from me. –Unknown

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

  • Republican Legislative Leadership
  • No Red Flags
  • It’s About Me
  • Watching Baseball
  • One More Thing

Continue reading

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! We’ve got plenty of toilet paper, food, and ammo!

Quote of the day…

The police stopped me the other day and asked where I was between five and six. I replied, “Kindergarten.” – Anonymous

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

  • Trump Clinches
  • Biden Sweeps
  • Trump’s Job Approval
  • Economic Rescue
  • One More Thing

Continue reading