The Monday Memo

I recently bought a toilet brush. To make a long story short, I’m going back to toilet paper. – Anonymous

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

  • Bad Week for Daines
  • Tester & Morning Joe
  • One More Thing

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Caught My Eye…

Thanks for visiting! For those keeping track, there are just 39 days until the November election!

If you are a first-time visitor, “Caught My Eye” 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 – or maybe both.

Today I write about Ryan Zinke & John Lewis, debating, Eric Holder, Bob Seger, people who need to get off Facebook, follow me, plus we have a winner who is making Montana proud!

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MT Politics: The Graduation Speaker

What lies behind you and what lies in front of you, pales in comparison to what lies inside of you. -Ralph Waldo Emerson

Do you remember the speaker at your high school graduation? How about your college graduation? If so, do you remember a line or two from their speech?

Me neither. That’s probably the way it is for most graduates.

Ironically, during my high school graduation, a man running for the U.S. House in Missouri was the speaker. At my college graduation here in Montana, another U.S. House candidate spoke at my graduation. I also took part in a junior college graduation back in the day, but I don’t remember if they even had a speaker. Those days were kind of hazy…

During the days leading up to my college graduation, several people voiced their concerns about political candidates speaking at the graduation ceremony. We were assured that politics would not be discussed, and they weren’t.

So what does my graduation history have to do with anything? Read on…

It’s been fun to read about some people being outraged at Greg and Susan Gianforte being invited to speak at the Montana Tech in Butte spring commencement ceremony on May 17. On May 3, Greg Gianforte is scheduled to speak at the Rocky Mountain College graduation in Billings.

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Caught My Eye…

Thanks for stopping by for “Caught My Eye!”

If you are a first-time visitor, “Caught My Eye” is posted right here every Friday morning! This is when I take a quick 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.

Everyone and everything is fair game!

Today I write about Col. Robert Stanley, the Air Force’s “Bloody Thursday,” Shrimp Peel, Powder River Training Complex, National Monuments, Zombie Apocalypse, plus I have declared TWO winners who are Making Montana Proud!

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