Terrific News Tuesday

Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that. – Norman Vincent Peale

Welcome to another edition of Terrific News Tuesday (TNT)!

In case this is your first time reading TNT, this column is all about good news. I know it’s hard to believe, but I won’t be complaining or criticizing anyone or anything in this column today – just writing about some terrific news that caught my attention!

Here is some of the good stuff in this edition of TNT:

  • Anita and Jason
  • High School Graduation Rate
  • Rock & Roll Hall of Fame
  • Last Presidential Debate
  • Lee Newspapers Polls
  • Register to Vote

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Terrific News Tuesday

When you arise in the morning, think of what a precious privilege it is to be alive – to breathe, to think, to enjoy, to love. – Marcus Aurelius

Welcome to another edition of Terrific News Tuesday (TNT)!

In case this is your first time reading TNT, this column is all about good news. I know it’s hard to believe, but I won’t be complaining or criticizing anyone or anything in this column today – just writing about some terrific news that caught my attention!

Here is some of the good stuff in this edition of TNT:

  • Under 50
  • First Presidential Debate
  • Self-Driving Rides
  • Montana Highway Patrol
  • Autumn
  • Powerball

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Terrific News Tuesday

You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean; if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty. – Mahatma Gandhi

Hey kids…it’s time for another edition of Terrific News Tuesday!

In case this is your first time reading Terrific News Tuesday (TNT), this column is all about good news. I know it’s hard to believe, but I won’t be complaining or criticizing anyone or anything today – just writing about some terrific news that caught my attention!

Here is some of the good stuff in this edition of TNT:

  • Gas Prices
  • Montana Pro Rodeo Circuit Finals
  • Richie Melby & Slim Kimmel
  • Presidential Debates
  • Breweries
  • Kansas City Sports
  • Trenton, Missouri

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Thursday Numbers

Prejudice is a great time saver. You can form opinions without having to get the facts. – E. B. White

Welcome to “Thursday Numbers!” Are you ready for Christmas? Me neither…

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 just a little bit of sarcasm.

This week’s topics include the Presidential debate, Montana Public Service Commission, climate change, Scholastic & James Patterson, unemployment, omnibus spending bill, red kettle, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Thriller, Golden State Warriors, inmates in Montana, and much more!

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Debate #3: Horses, Bayonets, & the 1980s

In the first Presidential debate it was “Big Bird.” The second debate was “Binders Full of Women.” Last night the third and final Presidential debate at Lynn University in Boca Raton, Florida, gave us the “Horses and Bayonets” moment, and “the 1980s, they’re now calling to ask for their foreign policy back” moment.

Here’s my analysis of the final Presidential debate!

The voters taking part in The Western Word poll gave President Obama an overwhelming victory 79% to 21%. A CNN/ORC post-debate poll gave the victory to Obama 48% to 40% over Mitt Romney. A CBS poll of uncommitted voters had Obama beating Romney 53% to 23%.

A Fox News poll had Romney winning 99% to 1% (just kiddin’).  Continue reading