The Wednesday Read: Legislature, Budget, Emails, Cabinet, & Fake News

People who think they know everything are a great annoyance to those of us who do. – Isaac Asimov

These items caught my attention for this edition of The Wednesday Read:

  • Montana Legislature
  • Governor’s Budget
  • Campaign/Private Emails
  • Cabinet & Appointees
  • Fake News

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Thursday Numbers

A fool and his money are soon elected. – Will Rogers

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 unemployment, Greg Gianforte, Bar-S Foods, the oldest American, Hillary and our guns, Mike Pence, support for police officers, Ted Cruz, the Republican National Convention, the Democratic National Convention, and much more!

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Caught My Eye…

One of the key problems today is that politics is such a disgrace, good people don’t go into government. – Donald Trump

Welcome to the big show to end the week – “Caught My Eye” (CME). It’s also the first CME of May!

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 this week include Montana & Trump, bumper sticker update, Gianforte’s patch, Trump & the Republicans, Fox News & Ed Henry, Cruz & Twitter, Beer & ice cream & cupcakes & blood, and much more!

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Wednesday’s Quick Hits

May the fourth be with you today…

Welcome to Wednesday! Here are some “Wednesday Quick Hits” about these important issues:

  • Montana Veterans & Suicide
  • Montana Open Primary
  • Indiana Primary
  • Ted Cruz & Donald Trump

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Thursday Numbers

A real friend is one who walks in when the rest of the world walks out. – Walter Winchell

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 just a little bit of sarcasm.

This week’s topics include urinals at Target, unemployment, Bullock/Gianforte & Twitter, Trump delegates, the Bar Exam in Montana, Thursday Numbers number, Cruz/Fiorina reactions, Montana Public Service Commission, Fiorina’s delegate, and much more!

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Wednesday’s Quick Hits

The Democrats are the party of government activism, the party that says government can make you richer, smarter, taller, and get the chickweed out of your lawn. Republicans are the party that says government doesn’t work, and then get elected and prove it. – P. J. O’Rourke

Welcome to Wednesday! Here are some “Wednesday Quick Hits” about these important issues:

  • Gianforte Part Two
  • Cellphone Ordinance
  • Gambling-Addicted States
  • Tom Brady
  • Primary Night Analysis

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Thursday Numbers

Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world. – Harriet Tubman

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 just a little bit of sarcasm.

This week’s topics include initiative/referendum signatures, a bag of air, robocalls, Republican nomination for President, high temperatures, Vietnam 50th anniversary commemorative lapel pins, Presidential job approval, greenest states, Jennifer Aniston, Harriet Tubman, Windows, Where is George, unemployment, and much more!

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