Monthly Archives: August 2012

HURRICANE KATRINA PLUS 7

This is not a happy day in New Orleans. Hurricane Isaac is pounding the metro area. Thankfully the multi-billion dollar enhanced levee system installed after Hurricane Katrina appears to be holding. Still hundreds of thousands of residents are without power, … Continue reading

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King Coal Keeps Trucking

Coal wins again. Despite trend lines that show coal production and mining jobs in decline, backlash from industry executives and their pocket politicians led a Republican-controlled federal appeals court last week to strike down an environmental rule that would have … Continue reading

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WEEK 4 TRAINING

WEEK 4 (August 20-August 26) Monday: D/O Tuesday: D/O Wednesday: D/O Thursday: D/O Friday: D/O Saturday: D/O Sunday: D/O Total Running Miles: 0 Weight: 204.2 (-6.2 lbs.) Training Days Remaining: 127 Notes:┬áMan that sure is a depressing score card. The … Continue reading

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2 DEAD IN NYC SHOOTING NEAR EMPIRE STATE BUILDING

Reports coming out of New York City are an armed man with a pistol opened fire on innocent bystanders at the Empire State Building at 9:03 a.m. Friday. This was rush hour around one of the busiest tourist attractions in … Continue reading

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Akin’s “Legitimate Rape” Defines Republicans, Ryan, and Romney

Cue Howard Dean. Remember the “Dean Scream” after he finished a disappointing third in the 2004 Iowa caucuses? [DEAN SCREAM] That one momentary high-pitched scream crystallized Dean’s intangibles and framed him as wacky. That was it. Dean’s presidential campaign was … Continue reading

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DOES SOMETHING SMELL FUNKY?

Kentucky Leads U.S. in Toxic Power Pollution That is the headline I read and it blew me away. The Natural Resources Defense Council found Kentucky is the worst state in the nation when it comes to toxic air pollution emanating … Continue reading

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WEEK 3 TRAINING

WEEK 3 (August 13-August 19) Tuesday: 5-mile run in 47:33 Wednesday: Easy 3-mile run Friday: Easy 3-mile run Saturday: D/O (Injury – Right Knee) Sunday: D/O (Injury – Right Knee) Total Running Miles: 11 Weight: 203.2 (-7.2 lbs.) Training Days … Continue reading

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