Caught My Eye…

I pointed to two old drunks sitting across the bar from us and told my friend, “That’s us in 10 years.” He said, “That’s a mirror, dummy!” – Unknown

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:

  • Stapleton vs Bullock
  • Cascade County Pay Raise
  • Robert Mueller Speaks
  • Mitch McConnell
  • One More Thing

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The Monday Memo

Growth is painful. Change is painful. But, nothing is as painful as staying stuck where you do not belong. – Unknown

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

  • Montana Sports Betting
  • Trump & Mueller
  • Nancy Pelosi

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Thursday Numbers

How do you know when a man is about to say something intelligent?
When he starts his sentence with, “My wife once told me…” –Unknown

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, humor, and bluntness.

This week’s topics include the Powerball jackpot, the Mueller investigation, unemployment, Kamala Harris & teachers, MLB opening day & the Kansas City Royals, Aerosmith’s Steven Tyler, CNN poll, Planned Parenthood of Montana, 2019 Division 1 Men’s & Women’s NCAA tournament, CVS & Walgreens & Cannabidiol, and one perfect bracket!

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The Monday Memo: Barr’s Summary of Mueller Report

The further a society drifts from the truth, the more it will hate those that speak it. ― George Orwell

If you watched cable news Sunday afternoon, you saw some very different opinions when Attorney General William Barr released a summary of the Mueller report to key members of Congress.

Fox News was saying the summary was historical and basically cheering about it, while MSNBC was saying there needs to be a full release of the Mueller report and some of their people were almost crying. As for CNN, Wolf Blitzer took the helm and directed coverage that was pretty vanilla.

That’s cable news in 2019.

Those who lean to the right are cheering about Barr’s summary and saying that President Trump is exonerated. Those on the left are saying that the full report needs to be made public and that there will be more hearings in Congress and that Trump is not exonerated.

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Tuesday’s Quick Hits

I’m afraid of a world run by adults who were never spanked as kids and got trophies just for participating. – Unknown

Today’s quick hits deal with these important subjects:

  • Daylight Saving Time
  • Russian Investigation – The End is Near?
  • Kamala Harris
  • Sheriff of Social Media
  • Thirty Days Hath…

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Thursday Numbers

You have to be odd to be number one. – Dr. Seuss

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 and humor.

This week’s topics include the Farm Bill, border wall funding, Stormy Daniels, unemployment, Arrowhead Stadium, world’s oldest skydiver, special counsel’s approval, Trump’s job approval, bowl games, Michael Cohen, and much more!

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