Finished goal of running the distance of 2,080 miles from Lafayette, LA to Washington D.C and back!!! 339.1 miles

0.0 miles run this week.
Daily running average for the week is 0.00 miles per day.
Total amount run in the past 800 days is 2,419.1 miles.
Daily running average overall is 3.02 miles per day.

Day150 Wednesday 01/26/11

ran 3.0 miles
Last night’s State of the Union Address reminded me of that Seinfeld episode where George relentlessly lied to his deceased fiancée’s parents about having a house in the Hampton’s even though he knew that they knew he was lying. But he persisted and persisted, going so far as to actually drive them out to the nonexistent house. Could Obama be a Costanza so bent on fulfilling a nonexistent agenda that he could drive America to a proverbial house in the Hamptons that does not exist?

If you haven’t seen that episode, I highly recommend it. Last night’s speech was filled with a bunch of fluff and talk about mid to long-term future goals in green energy and very little pertaining to the devastating crises we are currently experiencing or the inadequacies he has fallen short with, leading America further into debt.

George Bush did not create the economic problems we are currently storming, which Barack Obama excessively blames him for. To insinuate that one single man could possibly be to blame for our current state of affairs is absolutely ridiculous. This cup has been at its brim for a long, long time, enduring the volumes of many presidents and many congresses. What I find most interesting about Barack Obama is that we Americans, to a large degree, allowed so many politicians to waltz on our backs for so long with no public recourse. Obama, if any one man should be singled out, has single-handedly driven millions upon millions of Americans to speak out against their government in such overwhelming numbers for the first time in a very long time. In one breath he blames Bush for all of the problems under the American sun and in the next he spends billions of dollars on means that have shown no productive end. Yet there he stood last night before us all, asking that we work toward a future that has little to do with the next two years. He predictably took an escapist approach to the hole he has made for himself, filling it with puffery and utopian goals, which span the next two to three decades. What about right now, President Obama? What about the next two years?

1,686.8 miles to go.

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