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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Caught My Eye…

Look at situations from all angles, and you will become more open. – Dalai Lama

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 Senator Al Franken’s resignation and the “ethics champs,” Ryan Zinke did it again, Matt Rosendale endorsements and Russ Fagg counters, bumper sticker mania, Donald, Melania and Pearl Harbor, and One More Thing!

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Monday’s Quick Hits

It’s a shame the White House has become an adult day care center. Someone obviously missed their shift this morning. –U.S. Senator Bob Corker, R-Tenn. (10/08/17)

Today’s quick hits deal with:

  • Vice President Mike Pence
  • U.S. Senator Bob Corker
  • Montana Senate 2018

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Published in: on October 9, 2017 at 8:12 am  Comments Off on Monday’s Quick Hits  
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Caught My Eye…

When the President does it, that means that it’s not illegal. – Richard M. Nixon

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 on today include the Montana U.S. House race, Alert Message, Montana U.S. Senate 2018, the Sergeant Schultz defense, James Comey, shots fired update, Armed Forces Day, and much more!

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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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Thursday Numbers

No man has a good enough memory to be a successful liar. – Abraham Lincoln

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, data breaches, U.S. House debate, Cubs, Pence vs. Kaine, voter turnout in GF, VP poll results, the hospital bill, fundraising, Rex the beagle, and much more!

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The Wednesday Read: School Levy, Gianforte, Zinke, & VP Debate

We are all born mad. Some remain so. – Samuel Beckett

Today these items caught my attention:

  • GF School Levy Vote
  • Zinke’s Montana Home
  • Gianforte’s Money
  • Analysis of VP Debate

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TWW Poll: Who Won the VP Debate?

Who do you think won the vice presidential debate, Tim Kaine or Mike Pence?

Click “continue reading” to vote. 

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Published in: on October 4, 2016 at 8:15 pm  Comments (4)  
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Terrific News Tuesday

Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see a shadow. – Helen Keller

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:

  • Ben Steele
  • Billings Senior High Homecoming
  • Great Falls School Bond Election
  • Vice Presidential Debate
  • The Oregon Cowboy
  • Get on the Ground

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Published in: on October 4, 2016 at 6:17 am  Comments Off on Terrific News Tuesday  
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Weekend Political Odds & Ends

Your friendly independent blogger happened to catch the following stories/issues over the weekend:

  • Bullock’s Permission Slip
  • MT Dems – An Incredibly Diverse Group
  • Pence & Kaine Are Boring
  • Democratic National Convention & Wasserman Schultz
  • AP Poll about Guns
  • An Interesting Tweet

I have commentary about each one – so read on…

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