Caught My Eye…

There is a huge amount of freedom that comes to you when you take nothing personally. ― Don Miguel Ruiz

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:

  • New Citizenship Rules
  • James Comey
  • Football Season
  • One More Thing

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Politics 2012: Free Speech and Remotes

There’s too much money in politics, period.  You can ask people in Iowa about that.  New Hampshire – this is your week to feel the wrath of unlimited “Super PAC” spending.  South Carolina – get ready – it’s building up and heading your way like a tsunami.

Even out here in “Big Sky” country, we’re about to see spending on elections go through the ceiling as we get closer to November 2012.  By the way, candidate filing for the 2012 elections in Montana opens next Thursday (January 12).

It’s free speech.  We can’t stop it, but we can mute the TV.  Continue reading