Tuesday’s Quick Hits

Sooner or later everyone sits down to a banquet of consequences. ― Robert Louis Stevenson

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

  • MT Governor
  • Steve (iPhone)
  • Mike Pence
  • Ever Notice
  • One More Thing

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Tuesday’s Quick Hits

The truth is still the truth, even if no one believes it. A lie is still a lie, even if everyone believes it. -Unknown

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

  • The Militia
  • The RGA & Cooney
  • The Jobs Report

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The Monday Memo

Pretty funny how we used to eat cake after someone had blown on it. Good times... – Unknown

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

  • Max Baucus
  • MT Governor 2020
  • Social Media
  • One More Thing

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The Monday Memo

The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go. – Dr. Seuss

Hello March – you beautiful thing! I can’t wait to meet your friend, April…

The Western Word is coming to you, STILL coronavirus free, from deep inside an underground bunker in Montana. The bunker also serves as the worldwide headquarters for The Western Word blog!

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

  • Gianforte Picks Juras
  • Great Falls Schools
  • Jury Duty
  • One More Thing

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Caught My Eye…

It doesn’t matter how fit you are you will never reach your full potential if your character is unhealthy. -Unknown

If you are a first-time visitor, welcome! Caught My Eye (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:

  • The Debate
  • Relax, Mr. President
  • National Debt
  • Kansas/Kansas State
  • NFL Concussions
  • One More Thing

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Tuesday’s Quick Hits

In order to be old and wise, you first need to be young and stupid. – 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:

  • Trump Picks Gianforte
  • Red Flag Laws
  • Rev. Franklin Graham
  • Brawl of the Wild

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Thursday Numbers

The most damaging phrase in our language is ‘We’ve always done it this way.’ – Grace Murray Hopper

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, humor, and bluntness.

This week’s topics include Greg Gianforte’s fundraising, unemployment, squirrel problems, impeachment poll, Bronze Star, St. Louis Cardinals, Washington Nationals, friends, city of St. Louis is #1, and much more!

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Tuesday’s Quick Hits: MT Gov Poll

So far there are five Republicans who have announced that they intend to run for Governor of Montana.

They are Attorney General Tim Fox, U.S. Representative Greg Gianforte, State Senator Al Olszewski, former State Senator Gary Perry, and Army veteran Peter Ziehli.

So today The Western Word asks, who do you think will win the Republican primary election for Montana Governor?

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The Wednesday Read

Life has never given me lemons. It has given me anger issues, anxiety, a love for alcohol, and a serious dislike for stupid people, but not lemons. – Unknown

Today’s topics include:

  • Q2 Breaking News (Gianforte)
  • Politics Stops at Water’s Edge
  • Special Day of Prayer

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Afternoon Extra: Montana Governor 2016

If an outsider looked at the Montana gubernatorial race, they would probably think that there’s no way that incumbent Governor Steve Bullock, a Democrat, can win re-election. But after examining his opponent, Republican Greg Gianforte, they could probably see why this race is competitive.

The Montana Governor’s race somewhat mirrors the presidential race: One side is tarnished in possible scandals and the other side basically turns people off.

It’s hard to get away from Gianforte – he’s on our TVs, radios, and on our computers.

Here are my very independent thoughts about Steve Bullock and Greg Gianforte with two weeks left before Election Day 2016. Enjoy.

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