Caught My Eye…

I used to wonder what it’d be like to read other people’s minds. Then I got a Facebook account, and now I’m over it. – Unknown

Welcome to Caught My Eye (CME)!

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:

  • Congressional District Census
  • MT Public Service Commission
  • Limbaugh/Buttigieg
  • Stop/Frisk
  • One More Thing

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Thursday Numbers

As I’ve grown older, I’ve learned that pleasing everyone is impossible, but pissing everyone off is a piece of cake. – 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 and humor.

This week’s topics include a lucky player in Florida, unemployment, Kobe Bryant, Iowa Democratic Caucuses, Articles of Impeachment, Leap Year, State of the Union viewers, Rush & Donald, Kansas City Chiefs, State of the Union length, and much more!

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The Wednesday Read: State of the Union

America is the place where anything can happen. America is the place where anyone can rise. And here, on this land, on this soil, on this continent, the most incredible dreams come true. – President Donald J. Trump 02/04/20

After watching the State of the Union address last night, I think the actual state of our union is much divided. There’s a lot of hate, not just in Congress and the White House, but all across the fruited plains.

It may never be repaired.

If you are a Republican, Democrat, Independent, or something else, you should be worried about our Republic.

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Caught My Eye…

The fact there’s a highway to hell and only a stairway to heaven says a lot about anticipated traffic numbers. – Unknown

Welcome to the big show 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 commentary so be warned!

Here are the topics that “Caught My Eye” this week:

  • Trump in Missoula
  • Williams/Tester Ads
  • The Zinkes
  • Rush Limbaugh
  • One More Thing

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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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Monday’s Political Odds & Ends

There’s a big, wonderful world out there for you. It belongs to you. It’s exciting and stimulating and rewarding. Don’t cheat yourselves out of this promise. – Nancy Reagan

Happy Monday! Today is another one of those days in which there are several major stories out there that I want to comment about – so it’s another “Political Odds & Ends” day!

Today’s topics include:

  • Gianforte’s Lt Governor
  • Bullock & the Plane
  • Darby (MT) & Islam
  • Nancy Reagan
  • GOP Presidential Race

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Campaign 2016: Reality TV

Donald Trump is the candidate who just keeps giving!

Last month I said that Trump was gaining traction in the GOP Presidential race and that listening to Trump is like watching a NASCAR race at Daytona – maybe you don’t care for NASCAR too much, but you like to see a good crash so you just have to watch.

Trump has managed to say negative things about immigrants, U.S. Senator John McCain, and most recently, Fox News star Megyn Kelly.

Now Trump is dividing the Republican Party. Since his dust-up with Kelly during the debate last week, he has managed to harm the Republicans with the all-important women’s vote. Trump is also causing several problems for Fox News.

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