Monday’s Quick Hits: Trophy Ranch or Cosmopolitan Castle, Stapleton & Russians, a Riot, & 99 Days

This is the precept by which I have lived: Prepare for the worst; expect the best; and take what comes. – Hannah Arendt

Today’s quick hits deal with these issues:

  • Trophy Ranch or Cosmopolitan Castle?
  • Stapleton & Russians
  • It’s a Riot
  • 99 Days

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Thursday Numbers

Procrastination is totally a good thing. You always have something to do tomorrow, plus you have nothing to do today. – 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.

This week’s topics include emergency relief for farmers, Mega Millions winner, unemployment, VP in Billings, Cascade County Detention Facility, Thursday Numbers, Montana State Fair, Jennifer Lopez, Club for Growth & Sen. Tester, Impeachment, and much more!

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Caught My Eye…

I ain’t as good as I once was,
My how the years have flown,
But there was a time,
Back in my prime,
When I could really hold my own
– As Good As I Once Was (Scott Emerick /Toby Keith)

Welcome to the big show to end the week “Caught My Eye” (CME)!

If you are a first-time visitor, CME is posted right 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. I often throw in a touch of sarcasm to make you smile – or to irritate you just a little – maybe both.

Topics that I am providing commentary about today include my observations from Tuesday’s Primary Election, Cascade County Sheriff Bob Edwards, August Recess, Plagiarism, and One More Thing!

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Caught My Eye…

I may not agree with you, but I will defend to the death your right to make an ass of yourself. ― Oscar Wilde

Hello June – you beautiful thing!

Welcome to the big show to end the week “Caught My Eye” (CME)!

If you are a first-time visitor, CME is posted right 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. I often throw in a touch of sarcasm to make you smile – or to irritate you just a little – maybe both.

Topics that I am providing commentary about today include Sheriff Bob Edwards, Montana Lottery & debit cards, Primary predictions, Samantha Bee, Free Blago, The Americans, and One More Thing!

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The Wednesday Read: Edwards, Salaries, Havre, & the Pope

Freedom is the right to tell people what they do not want to hear. – George Orwell

Today’s commentary deals with these issues:

  • Sheriff Bob Edwards
  • Superintendent Salaries
  • No Spanish in Havre
  • Pope Francis

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Monday’s Quick Hits: Poll Results, Edwards, Malmstrom, & Manziel

Elections remind us not only of the rights but the responsibilities of citizenship in a democracy. – Robert Kennedy

Today’s quick hits deal with these issues:

  • U.S. Senate Poll Results
  • U.S. House (MT-AL) Poll Results
  • Sheriff Bob Edwards
  • Daines & Malmstrom
  • Johnny Manziel

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Tuesday Commentary: Sheriff, Gianforte, Zinke, & Hannity

The only difference between death and taxes is that death doesn’t get worse every time Congress meets. – Will Rogers

Happy Tax Day 2018!

Today’s commentary deals with:

  • Cascade County Sheriff
  • Montana At-Large Race
  • Ryan Zinke
  • Sean Hannity

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The Wednesday Read: Edwards, Amazon & Trump, and Dilly Dilly

Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter. – Martin Luther King, Jr.

Today’s topics are:

  • Sheriff Bob Edwards
  • Amazon & Trump
  • The Masters Dilly Dilly

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The Wednesday Read: Editorials, Zinke, Trump + Putin, & Resignation

Social media is the ultimate equalizer. It gives a voice and a platform to anyone willing to engage. – Amy Jo Martin

Today’s topics are:

  • Editorials, the Gazette & Zinke
  • Trump + Putin
  • Pondera County Sheriff

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The Wednesday Read: PA 18, Edwards, & Gun Laws

However difficult life may seem, there is always something you can do and succeed at. – Stephen Hawking (RIP)

Today’s topics are:

  • Pennsylvania Congressional District 18
  • Sheriff Bob Edwards
  • Stricter Gun Laws

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