Welcome to “Caught My Eye” where clowns are to the left of me and jokers are to the right! That means everyone and everything is fair game…
If you are a first-time visitor, “Caught My Eye” 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. Sometimes I throw in a touch of sarcasm to make you smile, or to irritate you just a little. Maybe both!
Today I write about C-130s/RED HORSE and the Montana Congressional delegation, the new VA Montana Director, District Judge Kenneth Neill, Net Neutrality, Gov. Scott Walker, Bill O’Reilly, the dress, House of Cards, plus we have a winner who is Making Montana Proud!
Sunday was an interesting day for Montana Veterans. One of the state’s major newspapers, the Missoulian, published an editorial about the Veterans Administration (VA) in Montana. Plus, U.S. Senator Jon Tester penned an opinion piece with his thoughts about the VA.
You can read Tester’s opinion piece HERE and the Missoulian Editorial HERE.
If you are thinking that things must really be screwed up if the VA is getting this much attention, then you are correct.
Welcome to Friday the 13th and another (almost) award-winning edition of “Caught My Eye.”
If you are a first-time visitor, “Caught My Eye” 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. Sometimes I throw in a touch of sarcasm to make you smile – or to irritate you just a little – or maybe both.
Today I write about the Commissioner of Political Practices, Ground Troops & Zinke, letters from Bullock, Daines, and Zinke, Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert McDonald, Ashton Carter & the Department of Defense, plus we have a winner who is Making Montana Proud!
Your mission Robert, should you decide to accept it, will be to fix the Department of Veterans Affairs…
It’s time to play the Mission Impossible theme song.
President Barack Obama nominated former Procter & Gamble CEO Robert McDonald to take over the Department of Veterans Affairs.
McDonald is a veteran, which is a good thing. He graduated from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point.
The Associated Press reported McDonald donated money to Obama’s opponent in 2012, Mitt Romney, which shows me that Obama may be selecting who he thinks can best do the job. McDonald also donated to House Speaker John Boehner.
I asked my Congressman, Steve Daines, via Twitter if he knew Robert McDonald from his Procter & Gamble days, but I have yet to receive a response.