Caught My Eye…

Courage doesn’t mean you don’t get afraid. Courage means you don’t let fear stop you. ― Bethany Hamilton

Welcome to the big column to end the week, “Caught My Eye” (CME)!

If you are a first-time visitor, welcome! 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:

  • Go Easy On Me, Kid
  • Debate Second Night
  • Joe 30330
  • One More Thing

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Tuesday’s Quick Hits: Security Clearances, Sexual Assaults at Military Bases, & Bullock

No matter how big your house is, how recent your car is, or how big your bank account is. Our graves will always be the same size. Stay humble. – Unknown

Today’s independent commentary deals with these issues:

  • Security Clearances
  • Sexual Assault at Military Bases
  • Bullock Heading to New Hampshire

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Thursday Numbers

Welcome to “Thursday Numbers” which 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).

DISCLAIMER: If you read this column you may be able to use the information to impress your family, friends, and co-workers. Then again, when they find out that you spend your time reading blogs they may not be too impressed…

This week I write about the Powerball jackpot, Beartooth highway, unemployment, a tax hike proposal, sexual violence, first town meeting, coins, Steve Daines, cable TV for prisoners, Pope Francis, MMMBop, term limits, the Montana Legislature, Allied Veterans, Pi Day, Congressional approval, Tickle, DUI, Crossword champ, and much more!

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Caught My Eye…

FRI—-DAY!  Congratulations for getting another week under your belt!

If this is your first time visiting The Western Word the “Caught My Eye” column is posted every Friday morning right here!  It’s where I take a quick look at some of the stories I did not have time to write about during the week – and I often throw in a touch of sarcasm just to make you smile.  So, get ready to head into your weekend armed with knowledge and a smile.

Today I talk about the elite heading to Tampa, Fox News screwing up, Daines speaking, signing a bus, the 2016 presidential race, polls, Lance, Mariani, plus I peek inside my political inbox and share.  There’s a lot more so read on…

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Caught My Eye…

It’s Friday, so that means another edition of “Caught My Eye” the (almost) award-winning, sometimes tongue-in-cheek, look at some of the stories that I did not have time to write about during the week.

This week “new” ice cream, an Eagle, Malmstrom AFB, an underdog, shrimp and zucchini, bullying, and being “hot” are some of the things that Caught My Eye. Continue reading