Caught My Eye…

It’s a little sad that today’s youth don’t get to experience a red rubber dodgeball to the face like we did back in the day. – Unknown

Happy 2020! The Western Word is back! I missed you crazy people!

There’s no better place to start 2020 with than 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 independent commentary so be warned!

Here are the topics that “Caught My Eye” over the holiday break:

  • Stapleton
  • New Year’s Eve
  • Trump Tweets
  • College Football
  • One More Thing

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The Wednesday Read

Experience is the hardest teacher. It gives you the test first, and the lesson afterward. – Unknown

These topics caught my attention in the last 24 hours:

  • Impeachment
  • Fox News
  • TWW Facebook/Twitter Pages

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Caught My Eye…

If your path is more difficult, it’s because your calling is higher. – Unknown

Happy November!

Welcome to the big column 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 independent commentary so be warned!

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

  • The Impeachment Vote
  • Facebook & Twitter
  • One More Thing

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Caught My Eye…

Everything in life is easier when you don’t concern yourself with what everybody else is doing. – Unknown

Welcome to the big column 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 independent commentary so be warned!

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

  • That Impeachment Thing
  • Trust in Mass Media
  • Follow Me
  • One More Thing

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Thursday Numbers

Patriotism means to stand by the country. It does not mean to stand by the president or any other public official, save exactly to the degree in which he himself stands by the country. It is patriotic to support him insofar as he efficiently serves the country. It is unpatriotic not to oppose him to the exact extent that by inefficiency or otherwise he fails in his duty to stand by the country. In either event, it is unpatriotic not to tell the truth, whether about the president or anyone else. ― Theodore Roosevelt

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 the U.S. Space Force, Dallas Mavericks & Mark Cuban, unemployment, internet speed, Kansas City Royals, United States Air Force, Cascade County Sheriff/Coroner race, WD-40, Pope Francis, The Western Word on Twitter, the Great Falls Voyagers, Jon Tester & hunting, and much more!

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Thursday Numbers

Journalism is what we need to make democracy work. – Walter Cronkite

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 Greg Gianforte, Bill O’Reilly, unemployment, Rob Quist, ACLU, Montana & rape kits, TWW on Twitter, Diocese of Great Falls-Billings, Jon Tester, Steve Daines, World War I, news media favoritism, and much more!

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Thursday Numbers

We proved that we are still a people capable of doing big things and tackling our biggest challenges. – Barack Obama

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 the national debt now and in 2008, unemployment, Obama poll, Trump polls, rising temperatures, GOP dinner, Trump donates, Governor’s Inaugural Ball, Twitter followers, NorthWestern Energy, Baseball Hall of Fame, and much more!

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