2019 Montana Legislature: Time for Grades

The Montana Legislature adjourned Thursday afternoon.

Now it’s time for the faithful readers of The Western Word to grade the 2019 Montana Legislature.

If you do not see the poll, click on “Continue Reading.”

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Tuesday’s Quick Hits

Don’t let yesterday use up too much of today. – Will Rogers

Today’s quick hits deal with these important subjects:

  • Montana & REAL ID
  • Chick-fil-A & Tim Fox
  • Jon Tester & Robocalls

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The Monday Memo

Today is Earth Day and this is a friendly reminder that we only have one earth, so let’s take care of it! –Unknown

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

  • Recreational Marijuana
  • Rudy Giuliani
  • Roger Stone
  • Final Thought

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Caught My Eye…

Common sense is not a gift it’s a punishment. Because you have to deal with everyone who doesn’t have it. – 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:

  • AG William Barr
  • The Mueller Report
  • MTLeg – Medicaid Expansion
  • MTLeg – Firefighter Protection Act
  • One More Thing

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Tuesday’s Quick Hits

I’m at that delusional age where I think everyone my age looks way older than I do. – Unknown

Today’s quick hits deal with these important subjects:

  • Montana Legislature
  • GFPD Lip Sync
  • New GFPD Schedule
  • Mueller’s Redacted Report
  • Trump the Firefighter

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The Monday Memo

As I have grown older, I’ve learned that pleasing everyone is impossible, but ticking everyone off is a piece of cake. – Unknown

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

  • Clowns in a Circus
  • Seventh DUI
  • Sanctuary Cities
  • Tiger Woods

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Caught My Eye…

The unhappiest people in this world are those who care the most about what other people think. ― C. JoyBell C.

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:

  • Medicaid Expansion
  • Colstrip & PSC
  • 350Montana.org
  • Trump & WikiLeaks
  • One More Thing

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