Monday’s Quick Hits

The best way to find out if you can trust somebody is to trust them. – Ernest Hemingway

Today’s quick hits deal with:

  • U.S. Attorneys
  • The Final Three
  • Montana VA Problems
  • Kasich on Meet the Press

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Caught My Eye…

Never pick a fight with an ugly person, they’ve got nothing to lose. – Robin Williams

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 this week include the VA in Montana & the congressional delegation, the Debate Games starring Zinke & Juneau, Tester & Women, Three Things You Should Do, My Favorite Comment of the Week, and much more!

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Thursday Numbers

Thanks for dropping by The Western Word for “Thursday Numbers.” Get prepared – your free dose of knowledge awaits!

In case you’re new around here, “Thursday Numbers” 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. Everyone and everything is fair game.

This week I write about federal employees, the Department of Veterans Affairs, the Cascade County Detention Facility, the Montana VA, The Breakfast Club, the anti-bullying law vote, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Jon Tester & Pinocchio, the Keystone Pipeline veto & Montana’s Congressional Delegation, gas prices, unemployment, and much more!

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Caught My Eye…

Congratulations – it’s Friday and there are only two days left in January!

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. Sometimes I throw in a touch of sarcasm to make you smile – or to irritate you just a little – or maybe both.

Today I write about the Keystone XL pipeline bill, Tester/Daines & amendments, Montana Democrats & PACs & Zinke, State of the State speech & the Montana Republicans, Montana VA & Tester, shame on the Great Falls Tribune, Montana’s best political reporters, Marshawn Lynch, plus there’s a Super Bowl poll!

Reminder: Everything and everyone is fair game. Grab your coffee and buckle up…

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