The Monday Memo

Real liberty is neither found in despotism or the extremes of democracy, but in moderate governments. – Alexander Hamilton

Today’s independent commentary deals with these people/issues:

  • Discharging of Fireworks
  • Kimberly Guilfoyle
  • Trump’s Weekend
  • One More Thing

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Caught My Eye…

May we think of freedom not as the right to do as we please but as the opportunity to do what is right. ― Peter Marshall

Welcome to “Caught My Eye” (CME)!

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:

  • UM Big Sky Poll
  • D.C. Statehood
  • Lone Ranger
  • One More Thing

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The Wednesday Read

Quote of the day:

The best way to avoid disappointment is to not expect anything from anyone…

Today’s independent commentary deals with the Montana Primary Election. I will provide independent commentary about:

  • Presidential Primary
  • U.S. Senate
  • Montana Governor
  • U.S. House At-Large
  • Disappointments/Surprises
  • One More Thing

The Montana Primary was held Tuesday. It was not as exciting as I thought it would be. The Montana Secretary of State’s election website did not work for about 40 minutes. I used the New York Times election coverage for Montana and seemed to be ahead of most other folks who were posting the results.

Here are some brief thoughts on some of the races. Thanks to all the candidates!

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The Wednesday Read

Kinda feeling like the Earth just sent us all to our rooms to think about what we’ve done. – Unknown

Today’s independent commentary deals with these people/issues:

  • MT U.S. House 2020
  • Trump Parade
  • One More Thing

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The Wednesday Read

Guess what? The Western Word is coming to you, STILL, I repeat STILL, coronavirus free, from deep inside an underground bunker in Montana. The bunker also serves as the worldwide headquarters for The Western Word blog!

Quote of the day…

I love sarcasm. It’s like punching people in the face with words. – Unknown

Today’s independent commentary deals with these people/issues:

  • Rosendale – Scheduling Conflicts
  • Amash for America
  • Wear Your Mask, Pence
  • Trump & Meat
  • One More Thing

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The Monday Memo

The Western Word is coming to you, STILL coronavirus free, from deep inside an underground bunker in Montana. The bunker also serves as the worldwide headquarters for The Western Word blog!

Quote of the day…

Your grandparents were called to war. You’re being called to sit on your couch. You can do this. – Unknown

Today’s independent commentary deals with these people/issues:

  • Public Policy Polling
  • Montana Fundraising
  • Coronavirus Task Force Briefing
  • One More Thing

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Thursday Numbers

Staying positive does not mean that things will turn out okay. Rather it is knowing that YOU will be okay no matter how things turn out. – Unknown

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, humor, and bluntness.

This week’s topics include U.S. House fundraising, unemployment, Matthew Stafford, Jack Eaton & the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, civil war coming, impeachment poll, America’s Scariest Haunted House, House Republicans – storm troopers, Houston Astros & Washington Nationals, undefeated and winless NFL teams, and much more!

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The Wednesday Read

The greatest accomplishment is not in never falling, but in rising again after you fall. – Vince Lombardi

These topics caught my attention in the last 24 hours:

  • The Democratic Debate
  • Montana Campaigns
  • One More Thing

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Caught My Eye…

Being positive in a negative situation is not naive. It’s leadership. – Unknown

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:

  • Trump’s Bill
  • Giuliani & Trump
  • Applause for PETCO
  • One More Thing

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The Monday Memo

Try to remember, the greener grass across the fence may be due to a septic tank issue. – Unknown

Welcome to another Monday – the last Monday of June!

Today’s independent commentary deals with these people/issues:

  • Gazette & Stapleton
  • Concentration Camps
  • Rep. Ilhan Omar
  • One More Thing

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