Tuesday’s Quick Hits

Welcome to September!

So in retrospect, in 2015, not a single person got the answer right to, “Where do you see yourself 5 years from now?” -Unknown

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

  • Political Fundraising
  • COVID-19 Deaths
  • Larry Bird
  • One More Thing

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Caught My Eye…

Quote of the day…

In 2020 we thought we’d have flying cars…but no, here we are teaching people how to wash their hands. – Dejon Simmons @dejonsim

Welcome to “Caught My Eye” (CME) – the Friday the 13th edition!

CME 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!

I’ve got a new photo from the “bunker” to share with you today!

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:

  • Real Invitation
  • Coronavirus Stuff
  • Montana Highway Patrol
  • Bunker Photo
  • One More Thing

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The Monday Memo

Stay focused. Your start does not determine how you’re going to finish. – Herm Edwards

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

  • Trump National Doral
  • World Series Poll
  • 2019-20 NBA Season
  • Most Wonderful Time of the Year
  • One More Thing

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The Wednesday Read

Maybe my mom was right all those years ago. Maybe I won’t be happy until someone loses an eye. Maybe that’s what’s been missing. – Unknown

Today’s topics include:

  • Non-Citizens & Voting
  • NFL Free Agency
  • The NBA Problem

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Thursday Numbers

Life is like an elevator: On your way up, sometimes you have to stop and let some people off. ― Ziad K. Abdelnour

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 the U.S. budget deficit, Mega Millions and Powerball, Montana’s U.S. Senate race, Montana At-Large race, unemployment, deportation cases, Chris Collins (NY-27), National Basketball Association, stricter firearm laws, campaign material, Trump’s spending cuts, Major League Baseball playoffs, and much more!

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