Tuesday Commentary: NRA, John Kelly, and the Royals

Just a reminder to everyone, I’m here to make jokes. I have no agenda. I’m not trying to get anything accomplished, so everyone that’s here from Congress, you should feel right at home. – Michelle Wolf at the WHCD

Today’s commentary deals with:

  • National Rifle Association Convention
  • White House Chief of Staff John F. Kelly
  • Kansas City Royals

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Published in: on May 1, 2018 at 9:29 am  Comments Off on Tuesday Commentary: NRA, John Kelly, and the Royals  
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Tuesday Commentary: Daytona, NBA, MLB & the Royals

Sports teaches you character, it teaches you to play by the rules, it teaches you to know what it feels like to win and lose-it teaches you about life. – Billie Jean King

This past weekend I watched some sports on television. By the way, I also scooped snow – lots of snow. Here are some thoughts about sports:

  • Daytona 500
  • NBA All-Star Game
  • MLB & the Royals

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Published in: on February 20, 2018 at 5:40 am  Comments Off on Tuesday Commentary: Daytona, NBA, MLB & the Royals  
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Thursday Numbers

People are like stained – glass windows. They sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when the darkness sets in, their true beauty is revealed only if there is a light from within. – Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

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.

This week’s topics include Powerball and Mega Millions lotteries, Kansas City Royals and Eric Hosmer, unemployment, the Buffalo Bills and Andy Dalton, football, Montana highway fatalities, “Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House,” the new senators, and much more!

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Thursday Numbers

The greater the power, the more dangerous the abuse. – Edmund Burke

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.

This week’s topics include budget cuts, unemployment, Rocket Man, baseball, Stanislav Petrov, trust in the government, Mike Moustakas, Substance Use in Montana, NFL viewers, Missouri state trooper, U.S. Senate race, and much more!

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Published in: on September 21, 2017 at 6:45 am  Comments Off on Thursday Numbers  
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Terrific News Tuesday

Remember there’s no such thing as a small act of kindness. Every act creates a ripple with no logical end. – Scott Adams

Welcome to Terrific News Tuesday (TNT)!

In case this is your first time reading TNT, this column is all about good news. I know it’s hard to believe, but I won’t be complaining or criticizing anyone or anything in this column today – just writing about some terrific news that caught my attention!

Here is some of the good stuff in this edition of TNT:

  • Help with Hurricane Harvey
  • On the Road for the Eclipse
  • Mining Ban near Yellowstone
  • Kansas City Royals
  • Driverless Pizza Delivery

Help with Hurricane Harvey

Here’s how you can help Texas residents impacted by Hurricane Harvey (WaPo):

The American Red Cross is encouraging people to donate money on its website or to text 90999 to donate $10. The organization is also asking for volunteers.

Other organizations include the Salvation Army, Samaritan’s Purse, and Heart to Heart International.

More information can be found HERE.

Please help where you can!

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Published in: on August 29, 2017 at 5:36 am  Comments Off on Terrific News Tuesday  
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Thursday Numbers

Your attitude towards failure determines your altitude after failure. – John C. Maxwell

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.

This week’s topics include suicide prevention, unemployment, Dennis Hastert, classified briefings, NFL draft, ESPN, Montana AFL-CIO Convention, U.S. House poll, Presidential poll, national monuments, Dale Earnhardt, Jr, Rob Quist & Greg Gianforte, Kansas City Royals, Trump’s tax plan, and much more!

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Thursday Numbers

Excellence is not a skill, it’s an attitude. – Ralph Marston

Happy National Coffee Day!

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.

This week’s topics include Donald Trump’s net worth, Montana’s budget surplus, debate viewers, unemployment, false statements, Montana’s lottery for liquor licenses, Congress & the spending bill, medical marijuana initiative I-182, Kansas City Royals, the override of President Obama’s veto, and much more!

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Thursday Numbers

The hardest arithmetic to master is that which enables us to count our blessings. – Eric Hoffer

Today is the last day of school for Great Falls Public Schools! Have a great summer!

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.

This week’s topics include unemployment, an eavesdropping satellite, Steve Bullock, Montana voter turnout, satisfaction levels, Bristol Palin & Dakota Meyer, Greg Gianforte, Terry Nelson, Yellowstone National Park, Cascade County elections, school attendance, Kansas City Royals, potential recount, Ryan Zinke & Denise Juneau, Maria Sharapova, and much more!

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Thursday Numbers

One of the sanest, surest, and most generous joys of life comes from being happy over the good fortune of others. – Robert A. Heinlein

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.

This week’s topics include debt, Clinton & Sanders, the Billings escapee, unemployment, Kansas, Trump, Bill Kristol, Major League Baseball, Zinke & Vietnam veterans, the big alligator, Gianforte & Robinson, Taylor Swift & Calvin Harris, special session, Bullock & Cooney, Obama & Hiroshima, and much more!

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Terrific News Tuesday

Do the right thing. It will gratify some people and astonish the rest. – Mark Twain

Hey kids – welcome to another edition of Terrific News Tuesday (TNT)!

In case this is your first time reading TNT, this column is all about good news. I know it’s hard to believe, but I won’t be complaining or criticizing anyone or anything in this column today – just writing about some terrific news that caught my attention!

Here is some of the good stuff in this edition of TNT:

  • Books, Books & More Books
  • NCAA’s Men’s Basketball Champions
  • Four-Peat?
  • World Series Rematch
  • Hello Wisconsin!
  • Girl Scout Cookies

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