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  • The Rise of Run Rage

    11/17/2017 6:50:24 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 75 replies
    Runner's World ^ | February 27, 2017 | Cindy Kuzma
    Most of the time, Chris Coon is a mild-mannered, low-key pastor at Urban Village Church in Chicago.But when the collar comes off and the running shorts—and especially a race bib—go on, the 49-year-old turns into a different person. An angry one. The things that stoke his ire? Poor race organization. Course volunteers who don’t direct runners at turns. And cars, especially those that don’t yield the right of way or even acknowledge his presence in an intersection. Not only does anger bubble up more frequently when he’s running, he says, he’s also more likely to act on it. “I’ve flipped...
  • Terry McAuliffe for President 2020?

    11/12/2017 11:47:17 PM PST · by LibWhacker · 35 replies
    Terry McAuliffe for President 2020? Posted by    Sunday, November 12, 2017 at 1:00pm | 11/12/2017 - 1:00pm Tuesday’s Virginia election reignites talk of McAuliffe 2020 Presidential Bid: “Let’s Talk After I Get Out of Here” There has long been a lot of buzz about Virginia governor Terry McAuliffe (D) running for president in 2020.  In the wake of Tuesday’s strong showing for Democrats in Virginia, McAuliffe’s potential for a presidential bid in 2020 has improved.In an interview with MSNBC’s Al Sharpton in which Sharpton asked about his 2020 plans, McAuliffe said “let’s talk after I get out of here.”The Washington...
  • American banker denies pushing woman into path of London bus

    08/11/2017 10:48:06 AM PDT · by GrandJediMasterYoda · 20 replies
    Ny daily news ^ | 8/11/17 | David Boroff
    American banker denies pushing woman into path of London bus An investment banker from California has been arrested on suspicion of pushing a woman into the path of a London bus, but he claims he was in the U.S. when the incident took place. Eric Bellquist has "irrefutable proof" he was not in the United Kingdom when the alleged shove took place in May, his lawyers say.
  • *VANITY* Thank You John Robinson *VANITY*

    05/19/2017 2:45:53 PM PDT · by knarf · 46 replies
    Cast of Thousands ^ | May 19, 2017 | knarf
    A superb job well done !
  • President Kamala Harris? She’s making the first moves

    05/09/2017 5:54:41 AM PDT · by LibWhacker · 51 replies
    Star-Telegram ^ | 5/9/17 | Sean Cockerham
    Now's the time prospective presidential candidates start taking the subtle but crucial behind-the-scenes steps that get them noticed by the political intelligentsia, and Sen. Kamala Harris is quietly following the script. She’s making speeches to key national constituencies. She’s due for an appearance at a Washington think-tank panel full of chattering-class presidential favorites that the national media will be reporting and analyzing, probably for days. She’s been fundraising for colleagues and making sure that she is forming relationships with key national reporters. They’re all boxes that prospective presidential candidates routinely check. It’s a chance to ultimately convince insiders they’ve got...
  • New York Food Blogger Busted for Cheating in Fort Lauderdale Half Marathon

    02/26/2017 5:40:00 AM PST · by csvset · 69 replies
    Miami New Times ^ | 22 Feb 2017 | By Nick Sortal
    Jane Seo blazed across the finish line at last weekend's Fort Lauderdale Half Marathon with a stellar time of 1 hour 21 minutes. The professional New York food blogger's blistering 6:15-per-mile pace earned her second place among the thousands who raced. Seo paraded around the finish line while grinning and gripping a gaudy medal. But her pace, it turns out, was too good to be true. Seo has now been disqualified for cutting the course — a crime she confessed to only after a computer sleuth crushed her elaborate coverup. A lengthy post published on marathoninvestigation.com documented her lies in...
  • Florida Marathon Runner Gets Lost, Goes Missing for 12 Hours

    12/06/2016 2:43:42 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 35 replies
    Melissa Kitcher ended up six to seven miles off course — with no phoneMelissa Kitcher had full intentions of completing her first half-marathon Sunday, but it's safe to say she pictured it ending a little bit differently. Kitcher went missing for nearly 12 hours after running off the trail during the Trail Hog Half-Marathon at the Carlton Reserve near Venice in Sarasota County, Florida. "I kept thinking to myself, 'Wow, how do people run these trails? I can't even walk them,'" she said. "When I hit the power lines I said, 'Yes I'm definitely way off course. I'm lost.'" But...
  • An open letter to men, who can help female runners feel safe

    12/06/2016 11:08:19 AM PST · by conservative98 · 162 replies
    NT News ^ | December 6, 2016 | Carolyn Tate
    DEAR man on the street, I’m writing to ask for your help. As a female runner, I am constantly aware of my safety when I’m out on an evening run. What is behind me? Do I hear anything strange? Why is that man running towards me? What is making those bushes rustle? And I am always home before dark. Author Margaret Atwood said, “Men are afraid women will laugh at them. Women are afraid men will kill them.” You may think that’s hyperbole, but I promise you, it’s not. Every woman I know has been in a situation at least...
  • Boy gets hit by a Truck...uh no, a Deer

    11/18/2016 6:37:47 AM PST · by w1n1 · 13 replies
    Cal Sportsman ^ | 11/18/2016 | C Cocoles
    On the next deer hunt, best think twice as you run through the woods. Just ask this kid (once he wakes up, that is). Running is one outdoor activity that comes with minimal risk. Sure, you might run out of breath from time to time. Or worst case scenario, sprain an ankle. Then again, if your name is Justin DeLuzio, you'll be forever remembered as that unlucky runner that got completely owned by a "beast mode deer" one sunny day. Don't be shy with the volume in this clip. You won't want to miss this gem from the peanut gallery,...
  • I’m In!

    06/26/2016 8:21:07 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 12 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 06/26/16 | Jimmy Reed
    Through adversity I had come to know myself; I completed the journey within. Three strikes, I’m out? No, three strikes — I’m in! It was four a.m. on a moonless, muggy night … just the way I wanted it. With 240 pounds of bulging blubber and mushy muscles sagging on a five-foot, eleven-inch frame, I wanted no one to see me trying to jog. At the high school track’s starting line, I punched my stopwatch and groaned into a trot, trying to banish thoughts of rapidly overpowering fatigue by reflecting on the three simultaneous events that led to my being...
  • 100th Running of the Indy 500 presented by PennGrade Motor Oil

    05/29/2016 9:02:03 AM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 34 replies
    Indy 500 ^ | 5/29/16
    The Indianapolis Motor Speedway officially opened with balloon races June 5, 1909, followed by motorcycle races Aug. 14 and automobile races Aug. 19. ...
  • How Neuroscientists Explain the Mind-Clearing Magic of Running

    05/09/2016 4:59:31 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 46 replies
    New York Magazine ^ | Melissa Dahl
    It is something of a cliché among runners, how the activity never fails to clear your head. Does some creative block have you feeling stuck? Go for a run. Are you deliberating between one of two potentially life-altering decisions? Go for a run. Are you feeling mildly mad, sad, or even just vaguely meh? Go for a run, go for a run, go for a run. The author Joyce Carol Oates once wrote in a column for the New York Times that “in running the mind flees with the body … in rhythm with our feet and the swinging of...
  • Mitt Romney’s Facebook Page: “Currently Running For President”

    03/03/2016 11:02:59 AM PST · by Enlightened1 · 64 replies
    Twitter ^ | 03/03/16
  • Benghazi Commission: Obama Admin Gun-Running Scheme Armed Islamic State

    11/30/2015 2:14:32 PM PST · by sheikdetailfeather · 54 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 11-30-15 | Edwin Mora
    The Obama administration pursued a policy in Libya back in 2011 that ultimately allowed guns to walk into the hands of jihadists linked to the Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL) and al-Qaeda (AQ) in Syria, according to a former CIA officer who co-authored a report on behalf of the Citizen’s Commission on Benghazi (CCB), detailing the gun running scheme. In Congress, the then-bipartisan group known as the “Gang of Eight,” at a minimum, knew of the operation to aid and abet America’s jihadist enemies by providing them with material support. So says Clare Lopez, a former CIA officer and the primary author...
  • To arrest Black Lives Matter protesters or not? St. Paul's balancing act

    10/02/2015 11:31:47 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 15 replies
    The Twin Cities Pioneer Press ^ | October 2, 2015 | Tad Vezner
    As Black Lives Matters protesters gear up for another a protest rally -- this time at the Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon this weekend, debate has grown on social forums over when and if arrests should be made. As opposed to legal action taken in Bloomington over a Mall of America protest last winter, thus far St. Paul has arrested or charged no one during Black Lives Matter marches across the city. Permit-free rallies clogging street corners along University Avenue and at the Minnesota State Fair have been met with a quiet police presence, coordinating traffic and little else. Following a...
  • Former Trump advisor: Romney thinking about getting in

    08/23/2015 3:02:51 PM PDT · by sheikdetailfeather · 122 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 8/23/2015 | Curt Mills
    Colorful former Trump advisor Roger Stone thinks 2012 Republican nominee Mitt Romney is thinking about getting back in the presidential race. Stone tweeted his suspicion, and told CNN he had heard that Romney was considering a run from his sources. The move could indicate Romney sees an opportunity to better confront and challenge front-runner Donald Trump. Some see current establishment standard bearer former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush as flailing. Trump has mocked Bush for being "just flat" on the campaign trail and Sunday called him a "low energy" candidate. Romney publicly considered a third run as recently as January, but...
  • Anti-Semitism Is Running Rampant At California’s Elite Public Universities

    06/14/2015 5:13:30 PM PDT · by Nachum · 12 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 6/11/15 | Emmakristina Sveen
    Anti-Jewish agitprop has been appearing with alarming frequency on the prestigious, taxpayer-funded campuses of the University of California (UC) system this academic year. “Unfortunately, anti-Semitism has become fashionable again,” said Joseph Potasnik, a rabbi and the executive vice president for the New York Board of Rabbis, in a statement to the Times of Israel. “It’s not a big deal to hate the Jews,” Potasnik added. “The first group to get attacked is the Jews.” Some observers believe the instances of rank anti-Semitism are related to a campus climate which is favorable to boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) movement campaigns and...
  • Iran Press TV : Food Banks In New York Are Running Out Of Food

    06/12/2015 6:43:42 PM PDT · by Nachum · 27 replies
    Iran Press TV via Zero Hedge ^ | June 7, 2015 | Iran Press TV via Tyler Durden
    Welcome to the Recovery! Food banks across the US state of New York are running out of food (37% of food pantries say they have had to turn away needy people because they ran out of food), amid falling funds and rising demand from people that have trouble affording food. About 2.6 million people have trouble affording food across New York with about 1.4 million New York City residents relying on food pantries to feed themselves, according to the Food Bank For New York City. But as PressTV reports, contrary to the belief that people visiting food pantries are homeless...
  • Video Evidence Emerges Of Freddie Gray Running Into Building During Chase

    05/06/2015 5:22:18 PM PDT · by sheikdetailfeather · 34 replies
    The Conservative Treehouse ^ | 5-6-2015 | sundance
    Baltimore police have continually said their initial reasoning for suspecting Freddie Gray of suspicious activity was his immediate running from police when bicycle officers made eye contact. However, no-one has revealed he ran into a building. State Attorney Marilyn Mosby referenced the chase in her charging details: Mosby Said: “On April, 12 2015 between 8:45 and 9:15 a.m., near the corner of North Avenue and Mount Street. Lt. Brian Rice of the Baltimore Police Department while on bike patrol with Officer Garrett Miller and Edward Nero made eye contact with Freddie Carlos Gray Jr.” “Having made eye contact with Mr....
  • Can you run from police?

    04/30/2015 10:38:54 AM PDT · by QT3.14 · 66 replies
    U-T San Diego ^ | April 29, 2015 | CURT ANDERSON and JULIET LINDERMAN
    When police spotted Freddie Gray and he took off running through his Baltimore neighborhood, officers made a split-second decision to give chase, setting in motion his death in custody and rioting in the streets. Fleeing from police is not, by itself, illegal in America, and the U.S. Supreme Court has made clear that in safe neighborhoods, people not suspected of criminal activity can ignore a police officer who approaches them, even to the point of walking away. But courts have set a different standard for places where street crime is common, ruling that police can chase, stop and frisk people...