Tag Archives: Politics

Week In Review – 21 Jan 2018

This week started cold but ended hot, and I am referring to not just the temperature. The end of the week signified the End for the U.S. Government.  It is shut down for now.  Amazing as it might seem, the … Continue reading

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A Happy New Year, Not

A new year, another 365 days of opportunity to find happiness.  However many telltale signs indicate that the new year may not be as happy as one would hope. A case in point is the plight of Federal employees when majority … Continue reading

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Net Neutrality, Part 2

Part 1, here. The news of the FCC (Federal Communications Commission) repealed the Net Neutrality Rules today is disappointing but not surprising. Disappointing because the government by the people is supposed to execute the will of the people.  Not against … Continue reading

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Hope Is Not A Strategy

While hope is not a strategy, it is directly tied to keeping faith and trust.   The outcome of last night’s special election in Alabama reaffirms my hope that the American political system is working. Granted the narrow margin of the … Continue reading

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This Messy Democracy

American democracy the bulwark of the free world is not under siege, but it is what is on my mind as wintry gusts ofrom the Alberta Clipper screaming outside of my study windows. Received a Christmas invite which has the … Continue reading

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Day 2 Week 14 – Puerto Rico’s Fate

tempo interval 2 x 15 min w/ 2 min rest, 3.3 warm up & cool down The struggle we face often is not out there in the external world.  It is within us. Whether it’s conflicting values, competing options, or … Continue reading

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Day 1 Week 11 – Labor Day Celebrations

7 miles easy Celebrated this national holiday by participated in two local Labor Day parades supporting a candidate for local office.  A gorgeous day for parades by the way. Temperature were in low 80s, families of young and old gathered … Continue reading

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Day 3 Week 10 – Net Neutrality Comment Ends Today

6 Mile easy (10:15), PM run, 75 degree Fahrenheit In case you haven’t heard: Last chance to comment on the Federal Communication Commission’s plan to repeal Net Neutrality is midnight tonight.  That’s a little more than 4 hours from now … Continue reading

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Day 2 Week 5 – Net Neutrality Is About Fairness

6 mile easy recovery run, 67 – 69 degree Nice and cool this morning for my recovery run.   It was an easy pace of 11 minute mile as my connective chain from lower back, buttocks, to my legs were … Continue reading

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Week In Review – 14 May 2017

Happy Mother’s Day! President Trump has convinced me this week that he is not the right person for the job. And I say that based on his behaviors since gotten into the White House.  His blatant disregards for the laws, for … Continue reading

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