The Monday Memo

The Western Word is coming to you, STILL coronavirus free, from deep inside an underground bunker in Montana. The bunker also serves as the worldwide headquarters for The Western Word blog!

Quote of the day…

Doing nothing is hard; you never know when you’re done. – Unknown

Today’s independent commentary deals with these people/issues:

  • Stay at Home Order
  • Social Distancing Extension
  • Tom Coburn
  • Masks, Gowns, & Respirators
  • One More Thing

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The Wednesday Read

The greatest leader is not necessarily the one who does the greatest things. He is the one that gets people to do the greatest things. – Ronald Reagan

These topics caught my attention in the last 24 hours:

  • Impeachment Trial
  • Most Important Race of 2020
  • Super Bowl Poll
  • One More Thing

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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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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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