Tuesday Commentary: The Daily Show, Downing, Gianforte, & the March

If you’re attacking kids whose classmates and teachers were massacred, you’re losing. – Preet Bharara

Today’s commentary deals with:

  • The Daily Show Visits Helena
  • Trumpeter or Trump Supporter?
  • Give them a Pay Raise
  • March for Our Lives

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Thursday Numbers

There is no desire more natural than the desire for knowledge. – Michel de Montaigne

Prepare yourself – your free dose of knowledge awaits!

In case you’re new around here, “Thursday Numbers” 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 I write about National Parks, the Montana Legislature, Veterans Affairs, The Daily Show, unemployment, Major League Baseball, ramen & coffee, a bold prediction, my brackets, states & drug use, U.S. Senator Robert Menendez, the ladies of Pleasant Pointe Assisted Living Facility, the National Basketball Association, and much more…

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Thursday Numbers

It’s Thursday and that means “Thursday Numbers.”

In case you’re new around here, “Thursday Numbers” 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. Everyone and everything is fair game.

This week I write about Powerball, yoga pants, Jon Krakauer, Bob Simon, “Fifty Shades of Grey,” “Saturday Night Live,” Jon Stewart, unemployment, Abraham Lincoln, Veterans Affairs, Brian Williams, and much more!

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Caught My Eye…

It is day 11 of the Federal government shutdown! Don’t worry, “The Western Word” does not shut down; in fact this is the 167th “Caught My Eye.”

If this is your first time visiting The Western Word the “Caught My Eye” column is posted every Friday morning! This is when I take a quick look at some of the stories I did not have time to write about during the week. By the way, I often throw in a touch of sarcasm just to make you smile – or maybe to irritate you just a little.

Today I write about needing a third major party, firing them all, Krauthammer speaks, drunk dialing Congress, Can’t Get No Satisfaction, Nancy & the guys, missing the bus, 154 MPH, and I’ve got some winners who are Making Montana Proud!

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Caught My Eye…

Here we are – this is the last Friday of November AND there are just 25 days until Christmas!

If this is your first time visiting The Western Word, the “Caught My Eye” column is posted every Friday morning right here! This is where I take a quick look at some of the stories I did not have time to write about during the week – and I often throw in a touch of sarcasm just to make you smile. So get ready to head into your weekend armed with knowledge and a smile.

Today I write about lunch at the White House, Afghanistan, Costco, Reply All, the elevator, the tattoo, boots, Jesus on the slopes, alkaline hydrolysis, Twinkies, Pink Floyd, Michael Jackson, and much more!

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Caught My Eye…

FRIDAY!!! Congrats on making it to Friday! We are now just 18 days from Election Day 2012. You can do a lot in 18 days – like call my house 36 times, send me more campaign literature in the mail, knock on my door a few times, or run a few million dollars more in campaign ads! Whoop, whoop!

If this is your first time visiting The Western Word, the “Caught My Eye” column is posted every Friday morning right here! It’s where I take a quick look at some of the stories I did not have time to write about during the week – and I often throw in a touch of sarcasm just to make you smile. So, get ready to head into your weekend armed with knowledge and a smile.

Today I write about the “Truth” video, a BOLO alert, applauding Bucy, Please proceed Governor, the power plant, dinner and jokes, one more debate, plus I open up my political inbox and share some e-mails! There’s a lot more so read on…

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