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



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!


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


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.


Published in: on August 10, 2015 at 6:00 am  Comments Off on Campaign 2016: Reality TV  
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Thursday Numbers

Happy Thursday – just one more day and you’ve made it to the weekend – so hold on!

If this is your first time reading “Thursday Numbers” this column is where I take a look at the numbers behind the news and provide some commentary with them.

You can also use this information to amaze your friends, family, and co-workers – and you may even seem cooler to them after sharing this information!

Today I take a look at campaign fundraising, a costly misstep, unemployment, the USDA, a couple of birthdays, beef on planes, football, and a class action lawsuit – so read on!


Published in: on January 12, 2012 at 8:39 am  Comments Off on Thursday Numbers  
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