Caught My Eye…

In three words I can sum up everything I’ve learned about life: it goes on. – Robert Frost

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 that I am providing commentary about today include Trump, Daines, and Twitter, Fagg vs Rosendale, Ethics Complaint, Tester’s number 14, the canceled summit, and One More Thing!

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Thursday Numbers

These times are so uncertain
There’s a yearning undefined
People filled with rage
We all need a little tenderness
How can love survive in such a graceless age?
– “The Heart of the Matter” by Mike Campbell/Don Henley/John David Souther

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 Powerball lottery, the Cascade County (MT) courthouse, Michael Cohen, unemployment, the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints & Boy Scouts, Jane Fonda, Donald Trump’s job approval rating, Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive, North Korea, and much more!

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Thursday Numbers

O’ beautiful, for spacious skies
But now those skies are threatening
They’re beating plowshares into swords
For this tired old man that we elected king
Armchair warriors often fail
And we’ve been poisoned by these fairy tales
The lawyers clean up all details
Since daddy had to lie
— Bruce Hornsby/Don Henley “The End of the Innocence”

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 unemployment, Rudy Giuliani, false or misleading claims, Montana’s campaign contribution limits, “Stand for the Second,” Braveheart, National Day of Prayer, Stormy Daniels’ lawyer & CNN, beer consumption, NASCAR viewership, Nobel Peace Prize, North Korea prisoners, and the Philadelphia Starbucks.

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The Wednesday Read: North Korea, Heenan, & Edwards

The supreme art of war is to subdue the enemy without fighting. – Sun Tzu

Today I provide independent commentary about the following items for this edition of The Wednesday Read:

  • North Korea & Trump
  • Heenan Announces Run for Congress
  • Sheriff Bob Edwards

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Caught My Eye…

Welcome to the first “Caught My Eye” of April and, overall, the 140th “Caught My Eye” column from The Western Word.  Epic!

We’re here every Friday – even through the rain, the snow, the sunshine, or the Montana Legislature…

Since it’s Friday, that means it is time to let your hair down, loosen that tie, and unbutton that top button.

So what is “Caught My Eye?”  It’s the column where I take a quick look at some of the stories I did not have time to write about during the week.  Often I throw in some sarcasm just to make you smile.

Today I write about the Baucus reelection tour, Down goes Williams, Referendums, Cadets, SB 107, North Korea, Unemployment, Tricare, Rutgers, Manatee Gray, Marijuana, birthdays, and much more!

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Dennis Rodman: Diplomat

In case you missed it, former professional basketball player Dennis Rodman visited North Korea for a few days and met with North Korean leader, Kim Jong-un.

Rodman was the first American to meet with Kim Jong-un, who has been the “Supreme Leader of North Korea” since December 2011.

Let me repeat that: Dennis Rodman was the first American to meet with Kim Jong-un.

It was a very successful diplomatic mission. Plus it gave Rodman five more minutes of fame.

Kim Jong-un and Rodman reportedly watched a Harlem Globetrotters game and talked basketball. Rodman is six feet seven inches tall and he was a five-time NBA Champion and seven-time NBA rebounding champion. Kim Jong-un is five feet five inches tall. He has trouble rebounding, but he is the dictator of over 24 million people.

I have not confirmed the rumor they acquired matching tattoos and piercings.

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