The Monday Memo

I’ve decided not to have kids. The kids are taking it pretty hard. –Unknown

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

  • Trump & Army/Navy Game
  • Stapleton & Israel
  • Bobcats & Grizzlies
  • One More Thing

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Thursday Numbers

Honesty has a power very few people can handle. — 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 and humor.

This week’s topics include Mega Millions lottery, MLB pitcher Gerrit Cole, Greg Gianforte, unemployment claims, Lawrence VanDyke, FCS football quarterfinals, college basketball, Kansas City Chiefs & the AFC West, plus much more!

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Tuesday’s Quick Hits

Don’t blame a clown for acting like a clown. Ask yourself why you keep going to the circus. – Unknown

Tuesday’s Quick Hits is the column where I post a short narrative from recent major stories and provide brief commentary.

Today’s quick hits deal with these important subjects:

  • Bullock Suspends
  • Trump Won’t Participate
  • Pray for 45 T-Shirt
  • One More Thing

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Caught My Eye…

It’s sad when someone you know becomes someone you knew. – Henry Rollins

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:

  • Child’s Death in GF
  • Impeachment Hearings
  • Brawl of the Wild Poll Results
  • One More Thing

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The Wednesday Read

Sometimes I wish I were a nicer person but then I laugh and continue my day. –Unknown

These topics caught my attention in the last 24 hours:

  • Impeachment Hearings
  • Fifth Democratic Debate
  • Don’t Forget to Vote

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Tuesday’s Quick Hits

Some people create their own storms and then get mad when it rains. – Unknown

Today’s quick hits deal with these important subjects:

  • Daines & China
  • Trump & Hurricane Dorian
  • High School Football
  • College Football
  • Pro Football

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The Monday Memo

Talent is God given. Be humble. Fame is man-given. Be grateful. Conceit is self-given. Be careful. ― John Wooden

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

  • New Zealand & Trump
  • Trump & McCain
  • Trump & Fox News
  • March Madness

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Thursday Numbers

Thinking positively isn’t about expecting the best to happen every time, but accepting that whatever happens is the best for this moment. – 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.

This week’s topics include tax revenues, new millionaires, unemployment, Brawl of the Wild, Ryan Zinke, Trump reelect poll, hate crimes, U.S. Postal Service, still counting votes, Chiefs vs. Rams, LeBron, and much more!

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Caught My Eye…

The truth is that all men having power ought to be mistrusted. – James Madison

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 the Big Sky Poll, Steve Bullock, Montana Legislature, Greg Gianforte, Jon Tester, banking bill, Zinke and trophy hunters, arming teachers, Montana Grizzlies, and One More Thing.

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Monday’s Quick Hits: Politics & Football

If it doesn’t matter who wins or loses, then why do they keep score? – Vince Lombardi

Today’s quick hits deal with:

  • Greg Gianforte
  • Brawl of the Wild
  • Montana High School Playoffs
  • Kansas City Chiefs

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