Category Archives: Politics

Columbus Day Observed

  Today is Columbus Day, as in Christopher Columbus. The explorer who discovered America in 1492. At least that is how I learned it. A national holiday in the US (for 82 years) and elsewhere. What I don’t get is … Continue reading

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Public Trust Or Lack Of

  Trust in US government is “near historical lows.”  Not my words but according a Pew Research recent report.  Intuitively, I am not surprised.  Every time the subject comes up, seems we reach a new low. What dominates the news … Continue reading

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Impeach Trump

It’s about time. I have been watching the UK Parliament’s rebuke of Boris Johnson, Brit Prime Minister, on his BREXIT proposal, with envy.  Why can’t we do the same with Trump?  Finally, the Congress is doing something.  Regardless the outcome … Continue reading

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Day 3 Week 20 – A Black & White Day

  Marathon Training 45 min (incl 16 min tempo), sunny & 75 degree A Black & White Day Today is what I call a “black & white” day.  Not a cloud in the sky. The sun is beaming straight down … Continue reading

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Day 1 Week 16 – Mass Shootings

  Marathon Training 57 min (6 mi), overcast & 79 degree Mass Shootings After this past weekend’s two mass shootings, gun control is again a hot topic. And chances are nothing will be done as before. Why?  Issues are being … Continue reading

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Day 2 Week 15 – Big Data & Politics

  Marathon Training 40 days to the Erie Marathon. And this is my last down week (i,e, scheduled break with reduced mileage & volume) in the 20 week marathon training. It is not only a break for the legs but … Continue reading

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Week In Review – 28 Jul 2019

First week of my Speed & Marathon Specific phase, I definitely feel the workout volume (intensity + distance) building up.  Namely, the 400m repeats, tempo interval, and fast finish long run are highlights of the week. Even with the increased … Continue reading

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Day 6 Week 14 – Identity Politics?

Marathon Training 154 min (15 mi incl 4 mi fast finish), sunny & 77 degree The fast finish long run is a marathon specific workout. In that, it is to push when the legs are tired, such as toward the … Continue reading

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Day 3 Week 14 – Mueller Hearings

  Marathon Training 50 min (5 mi) recovery run, sunny & 73 degree Mueller Hearings It’s hard to miss – former Special Counsel Robert Mueller is in Washington to testify before House Judiciary and Intelligence committees on his 2 years … Continue reading

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Week In Review – 21 Jul 2019

It’s summer and the weather is hot.   More of the same can be expected in the months to come.  As a result, I have to modify my marathon training not once but twice this week to accommodate the heat.  Fortunately, … Continue reading

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