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Welcome to All Hat, No Cattle

This is the inaugural edition of my new political blog.  I have enjoyed writing about the antics of Montana’s congressional delegation on my legal blog, but realized that a freewheeling discussion of Montana politics needed its own home.   208 more words

Montana Politics

Thursday Numbers

Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes. – Oscar Wilde

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. 338 more words


Gianforte: Anger Management, Community Service, & No Jail

Monday was not a good day for Greg Gianforte, for Gallatin County Justice Court Judge Rick West, or for Montana.

Lee Newspapers reported that Gianforte was sentenced to 20 hours of anger management counseling and 40 hours of community service. 430 more words

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Montana's Special Election

One of my best writing students ever, a proud Montanan, says this article “represents the nuances of Montana politics in a way more nuanced and accurate way than how MT is usually presented.” 13 more words

Social Sciences

The Wednesday Read: Comey, Fliers, Fact Checking, & 13 Men

Every time you walk down the street people are screaming, ‘You’re fired!’ – Donald Trump

Today I provide independent commentary about the following items for this edition of The Wednesday Read: 746 more words

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Caught My Eye...

Am I doing okay? I’m President. Hey, I’m President. Can you believe it? Right? – President Donald J. Trump (May 4, 2017)

Welcome to the big show to end the week “Caught My Eye” (CME)! 759 more words

Jon Tester

Thursday Numbers

Be careful the environment you choose for it will shape you; be careful the friends you choose for you will become like them. – W. Clement Stone… 763 more words