This morning I pedaled 20.3 miles on my Schwinn 170. Jim’s Trek breakdown is as follows:
Trek Distance Part I – 4,257.1 miles
Trek Distance Part II – 4,360.0 miles
Trek Distance Part III – 10,362.4 miles
Trek Distance Part IV – 5,922.1 miles
Trek Distance Part V – 2,336.5 miles; 10,963.5 miles to go.
Total Miles to date – 27,238.1 miles; 43,835.6 kilometers.
I have now completed 25% of the distance to my next goal point and destination on Mars.
With the bantering of "fake" versus "real" news, the expediency of social media to run with the hint of a storyline, for example, from USA Today "Trump mulls 20% border tax on Mexico; aides later call it just an option" the general American populace, exponentially, are sludging through an ever-growing mire of "what the hell is going on?".
And it is unbelievable that in less than 1, that is ONE week, the levels of mistrust in our Executive Branch of our government is snowballing.
As everyone else appears to be creating and retracting stories, I felt that I should have the leeway to create my own verb – “to sludge”.
Yesterday I had an encounter with an individual who wanted to get into an argument with me. This person’s train of thought and choice of argument was what he considered that the only reason President Barrack Obama received his education scholarship. He repeated that “Obama got a scholarship because of his immigrant status.” He was adamant.
Per West Hawaii Today (December 22, 2016) “Hawaii sees increase in people leaving for mainland in 2016”.
Punto. Some people are just performing beyond the level of grey matter allotted.
In whom do we trust?
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