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.

Day334 Friday 07/29/11

ran 3.8 miles
Here are a couple of interesting headlines of the day:

Illegal Aliens Head South To Mexico In Search Of “American Dream”

“It’s now easier to buy homes on credit, find a job and access higher education in Mexico. We have become a middle-class country.”

Sacramento’s Mexican consul general, Carlos Gonzalez Gutierrez

Mexico’s unemployment rate is now 4.9% while America’s is 9.4%.

An estimated 300,000 illegal aliens have left the Sacramento area since 2008 to seek their dreams back home in Mexico.

President Obama Takes Debt Battle to Twitter, Loses More Than 40,000 Followers in One Day

Message: Tweet at your Republican legislators and urge them to support a bipartisan compromise to the debt crisis.

Message received, Mr. President

Republican Twitter accounts were flooded with messages serving the purpose our president intended, but 40,000 drops in one day is a strong message, too.

On a completely separate note, here are some facts about the state of Oregon:
  • Oregon was the thirty-third state to join the union on February 14, 1859, two years before Kansas and one year after Minnesota.
  • Population, as of 2010, is 3,831,074.
  • Senators are Jeff Merkley (D) and Ron Wyden (D).
  • Representatives are David Wu (D), who plans to resign after the debt ceiling issue is resolved, on behalf of sexual charges placed against him, Greg Walden (R), Earl Blumenauer (D), Peter DeFazio (D), and Kurt Schrader (D).
  • Oregon has seven electoral votes. Historically, the state has voted almost exclusively Republican from is founding through 1984. Beginning in 1988, Oregon went blue and has not looked back since. Barack Obama defeated John McCain by 17% in 2008.
1,089.4 miles to go.

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