The Wednesday Read: Laurel, Trump, & Romney

If one does not know to which port one is sailing, no wind is favorable. – Lucius Annaeus Seneca

Today’s read deals with these important issues:

  • The Laurel, Montana, Circus
  • Trump & Airline Safety
  • Trump’s Bigger Button
  • Hatch & Romney



Caught My Eye…

I’ve always loved investigations. – Robert Mueller

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 about today include Great Falls Police Department, Jimmy Kimmel & healthcare, Facebook & politics, Paul Manafort, dotard, and One More Thing!


Campaign 2014: Last Day!

Happy Monday! Today is March 10, 2014, which the Montana Secretary of State’s office declares is the “last day for candidates to file declarations for Primary Election.”

So if you’re planning on running, you have until 5:00 p.m. today to file. Get the info HERE.

About 59 people have filed since the first of March, and I imagine there will be several more today – maybe even a few surprises. Here’s the place to find the lists for those who filed.

Here are some of my observations so far:


Thursday Numbers

Welcome! Thanks for taking time out of your day to read “Thursday Numbers.”

If this is your first time, this 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 a little sarcasm).

This week I write about nukes, Max Baucus, unemployment, John Lewis, light bulbs, empowering women, Kim Jong-un and Dennis Rodman, Montana State Prison, congress, deferred prosecution, and the baseball Hall of Fame.


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Dennis Rodman: Diplomat

In case you missed it, former professional basketball player Dennis Rodman visited North Korea for a few days and met with North Korean leader, Kim Jong-un.

Rodman was the first American to meet with Kim Jong-un, who has been the “Supreme Leader of North Korea” since December 2011.

Let me repeat that: Dennis Rodman was the first American to meet with Kim Jong-un.

It was a very successful diplomatic mission. Plus it gave Rodman five more minutes of fame.

Kim Jong-un and Rodman reportedly watched a Harlem Globetrotters game and talked basketball. Rodman is six feet seven inches tall and he was a five-time NBA Champion and seven-time NBA rebounding champion. Kim Jong-un is five feet five inches tall. He has trouble rebounding, but he is the dictator of over 24 million people.

I have not confirmed the rumor they acquired matching tattoos and piercings.


Published in: on March 5, 2013 at 8:24 am  Comments Off on Dennis Rodman: Diplomat  
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Thursday Numbers

Welcome to Thursday! If this is your first time visiting The Western Word, “Thursday Numbers” is my weekly column where I take a look at the numbers in the news (in descending order) and provide commentary sometimes laced with just a little sarcasm.

NOTICE: If you read this column you will probably gain knowledge not found on other websites! You may be able to use this information to impress your family, friends, and co-workers. The information might even be life changing – so consider yourself warned…

This week I write about Kim Jong Un, child abuse, unemployment, settlement checks, U.S. Senate, Ted Nugent, Taylor Swift, Steve Daines, breast implants, blood alcohol level, and much more!


Published in: on December 13, 2012 at 8:30 am  Comments Off on Thursday Numbers  
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