Caught My Eye…

I was hoping for a battle of wits, but you appear to be unarmed. – Unknown

Welcome to the big show 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 commentary so be warned!

Here are the topics that “Caught My Eye” this week:

  • Legislative Referendum 129
  • Recounts in Montana
  • Cascade County Elections
  • Ryan Zinke
  • CNN’s Jim Acosta
  • Fox News’ Tucker Carlson
  • One More Thing

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Thursday Numbers

Giving money and power to government is like giving whiskey and car keys to teenage boys. – P. J. O’Rourke

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 Mega Millions, unemployment, goats, Anthony Kennedy, Planned Parenthood, KRTV, a second civil war, Congressional leadership ratings, and much more!

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Monday’s Quick Hits: Man on River, Tester, and Oscar

It is easier to prevent bad habits than to break them. – Benjamin Franklin

Today’s quick hits deal with these issues:

  • Man on River
  • Tester: Dressed for…
  • 90th Academy Awards
  • A Final Thought

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Monday’s Quick Hits

Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I’m not sure about the former. – Albert Einstein

Today’s quick hits deal with:

  • Total Solar Eclipse
  • Trump & Afghanistan
  • Turnover Rate

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Monday’s Quick Hits

The opinion which other people have of you is their problem, not yours. – Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

Today’s quick hits deal with:

  • Quist Campaign Signs
  • Gianforte’s Loan
  • Pence on a Horse
  • Game 7

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Terrific News Tuesday

It is not how much we have, but how much we enjoy, that makes happiness. – Charles Spurgeon

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:

  • Solidarity
  • Make-A-Wish Montana
  • Tooth Fairy Day
  • Ellen & Walmart
  • Shaquille O’Neal

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Terrific News Tuesday

Christmas is a tonic for our souls. It moves us to think of others rather than of ourselves. It directs our thoughts to giving. – B. C. Forbes

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:

  • Scheels
  • Shop with a Cop
  • Secret Santa
  • Salvation Army
  • Bowl Games

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Terrific News Tuesday

Don’t watch the clock; do what it does. Keep going. – Sam Levenson

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:

  • Travis Rudolph & Bo Paske
  • 10th Annual Veteran’s Stand Down
  • Great Falls Realtors Association
  • Register to Vote
  • Jeopardy
  • Monday Night Football

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Published in: on September 13, 2016 at 6:07 am  Comments Off on Terrific News Tuesday  
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Caught My Eye…

I would never die for my beliefs because I might be wrong. – Bertrand Russell

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 this week include Zinke and Trump, Gianforte takes questions, Montana and drunk driving, Obama and ISIS, the DEA and Reefer Madness, and this week’s “One More Thing” is a must read!

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Terrific News Tuesday

Pain heals. Chicks dig scars. Glory lasts forever. – Shane Falco (The Replacements)

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:

  • Juneau/Zinke Debates
  • Recycle for State Fair tickets
  • Malmstrom AFB Commissary
  • Choir! Choir! Choir!
  • Obama’s Speech to the DAV

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