Tag Archives: Politics

Day 3 Week 9 – A Vicarious Living

7 miles easy pace, cloudy & 78 degree For close to a year, I have been living vicariously through someone. Yes, indeed. You see, I have been campaigning for this candidate who is running in a competitive race for a … Continue reading

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Week In Review – 17 Jun 2018

Week Eight of my Erie Marathon training.  Total miles ran this week: 41.  My weight is 149 pounds and resting heart rate 61 beats per minute. Stephen Covey, author of the the Seven Habits of Highly Effective People, advocated an inside-out approach … Continue reading

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Day 5 Week 8 – Democracy In Actions

  3 miles easy pace, sunny & 72 degree For nearly a year, I have been campaigning on behalf of a candidate running for local political seat.  The Primary election is in 10 days, but the early voting has started … Continue reading

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Day 3 Week 7 – American’s Leap Of Faith

6 miles with steady peace mile 4 & 5, cool & 58 degree By now running a marathon is not a leap of faith for me because I have completed more than a dozen races.  I know I can finish … Continue reading

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Day 3 Week 2 – Real News

4 miles, easy pace with a steady run for mile 3 (my splits: 9:04, 9:02, 8:33, 8:50) , sunny & 65 degree. While I am well into the second week of my marathon training, lots of events are happening around … Continue reading

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Day 5 Week 1 – The Housing Conundrum?

Rest day – no running. When I was visiting Hawaii a couple of months ago, it was clearly pointed out to me that Hawaii has a shortage of houses to meet the demand.  Apparently, Hawaii is not alone. Why don’t … Continue reading

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SNAFU Tuesday

SNAFU is an acronym that stands for Situation Normal. All Foul Up (slightly edited version).  It seems to be a good descriptor today for the White House and our government operations.  Below are examples of what I mean: IRS’ online … Continue reading

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Tell It Like It Really Is?

Tell it like it really is.  Sounds simple and straight forward, right? Not so, not here in Washington DC.  The response one will get most likely is a chuckle, a grunt, or “Say what?  Are you crazy? Nobody does that.”  … Continue reading

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Reblog: Amodei Spins Ryan Resignation Rumor

In a flagrant demonstration of redirecting, Congressman Mark Amodei (R- NV) who spun a rumor about the House Speaker’s resignation made national news.  The redirection orchestrated and conceded by Amodei happened during an on-the-record “Nevada Newsmakers” podcast yesterday. # # … Continue reading

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Redirecting

Often when a child is emotionally worked up, redirecting his or her attention is an effective method to calm the child down.  But when a politician, a spokesperson, or a spin-doctor by any other names use redirection to dodge inquries … Continue reading

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