Since we’re within a year of the 2012 Election, we’re seeing more and more campaign ads hit the airwaves – and also some issue-related ads are out which can help or hurt candidates.
Here at The Western Word we’re going to try to publish as many of them as we can find, so if you see a campaign commercial, please feel free to send me the link to my e-mail address listed on the right side of the screen.
Today we have six videos! They are about Veterans and the Postal Service, Huntsman’s weather vane, Romney hits Perry on illegal immigration, Cain on the EPA, a thank you to Max Baucus, and a thank you to Jon Tester. Enjoy! Continue reading →
I happened to catch the Republican Presidential debate last night at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library. It was televised by MSNBC. I tweeted during the debate that it was like “anything you can do, I can do better” time.
I decided to sleep on it and then write this column (besides I was listening to a baseball game). So, here are a few short lines about each of the eight contenders. I give medals (Gold, Silver, and Bronze) to the three who made the podium. Enjoy and discuss. Continue reading →
Happy Friday – we made it again! Summer vacations are winding down and school starts soon – what a freaking bummer – but we do have about three weekends left before “the end.”
For the new folks, Caught My Eye is the (almost) award-winning weekly column where I take a look at some of the stories I did not have time to write about during the week. I offer some brief comments about the stories and sometimes add just a touch of sarcasm!
This week I talk about the Iowa debate, the Downpour Music Festival, I check the e-mails in my political inbox, I comment about rural air service, talk about the supercommittee and much more! So please read on… Continue reading →