The Monday Memo

Always remember…Rumors are carried by haters, spread by fools, and accepted by idiots. – Ziad K. Abdelnour

Hello July – you beautiful thing!

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

  • MTGov – Cooney
  • Trump – North Korea
  • Kamala Harris

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Thursday Numbers

The only person you are destined to become is the person you decide to be. ― Ralph Waldo Emerson

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 Matt Rosendale’s financial disclosure, Jon Tester’s cosmopolitan castle, unemployment, Paul Manafort & his ostrich jacket, Steve Daines & town hall meetings, Barack Obama, USA & North Korea, Rush Limbaugh, Jon Tester & earmarks, and Miracle Treat Day!

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The Wednesday Read: Groceries, North Korea, & Collusion

Two things define you. Your patience when you have nothing and your attitude when you have everything. – George Bernard Shaw

Happy August!

Today’s commentary deals with these issues:

  • Groceries
  • North Korea
  • No Collusion

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Thursday Numbers

Show class, have pride, and display character. If you do, winning takes care of itself. – Paul Bryant

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 Jared & Ivanka, a Capitol Hill home, unemployment, California, Donald Trump, Jr., George H.W. Bush, Matt Rosendale realtor, abortion, Trump & North Korea, the media & the Trump Administration, REO Speedwagon, Flag Day, Jon Tester dirt farmer, and much more.

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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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