On Monday the market dropped 1175 points. On Wednesday it was back up about 500 points. Today it dropped again. It went down 1032 points. I think we can safely say we are in a market correction. Of course Trump won’t say anything about the market going down and won’t tie it to his horrible economic decisions. Congress is battling out a new spending plan. Sounds like they have one almost set…it will only last two years. It continues to be a Trump mess in the United States. We will continue to slide into a recession I’m sure.
In other news, Mardi Gras is next week. We are having a party on Saturday night. It should be fun!
1.55 miles today.
It’s happening. The Trump effect is beginning. The country is in the midst of a horrible decline…in every aspect. Today it was the stock market. At one point it dropped 1600 points. The most in history. He’s ruining everything. The Dow closed down 1179 points. The single biggest drop in history. There goes some retirement accounts. I blame it all on Trump.
In other news I have been working on another computer. I got this 17-inch Late 2006 CD iMac on eBay for 99 bucks. It is in great shape. However, when it was shipped the guy stuck tape all over it. I had to use WD-40 to clean all the sticky off it. Then I maxed out the ram and replaced the hard drive with a 60 gig SSD. This one wasn’t nearly as bad as taking that eMac apart. And when I first plugged this thing in it began to stick like Indian food. So while I had it open to put the SSD inside, I cleaned it out really well. Now it’s like a new iMac! It’s fast and clean. I don’t have much use for it though. Maybe I’ll sell it on eBay and make some money. I don’t know. We’ll see.
I walked 1.81 miles today.
Today I decided to take a walk on the trail and look for birds. I didn’t find any new birds but I did see some icy creeks. I thought it was beautiful.
In other news our horrible president said this about immigration: “Why do we want all these people from ‘shithole countries’ coming here?” Can you believe this is the leader of the free world? What a shithole racist he is. I don’t know how much more of this man I can take. Our country is so embarrassed by his words. It’s so sad. He really needs to be removed from office.
Total of 3.65 miles today.
Today I walked 2.77 miles on the trail. The fall leaves were beautiful! The weather was just about perfect.
In other news, yesterday the indictments came down for Manafort and Gates and George Papadopoulos plead guilty. I predict Trump will be going down in the near future. Let’s hope!
This is our president. Such a disgrace to our country.
I just can’t even begin to describe how I feel today. When the President of the United States comes out defending white supremacists, the KKK and Nazis, there isn’t much else you can say. He clearly is trying to play to his base. I say keep talking Mr. President. You will talk your way out of a second term (crossing fingers) and possibly out of the White House during your first term. In case you are reading this at a later date, look up the news for his date and you will see what I’m talking about. The man is a true idiot. He is not my President.
On a different note, I did walk today. I had to walk indoors because of the rain we had today. I walked 2.25 miles down the halls and up and down the stairs at my building. On the third floor I saw this and thought it was good in case Trump gets crazier than he is already.
I skipped walking on Saturday to take a day off but I was back at it again this morning. I walked 2.17 miles at the track at American University. It rained a lot yesterday so the track was wet but the weather was beautiful. Here’s a shot from the campus.
On another note, I was sickened yesterday by the death and violence in Charlottesville. We have visited the town many times and my father lives there now. Trump did not denounce the violence by the white supremacists. Instead blamed “many sides” for the violence. These people are a dying breed and Trump should have called them out for what they are, terrorists. This is not the America it should be in 2017. We already fought a war against the Nazis. We shouldn’t be doing it again and not on American soil. I’m disgusted with Trump and his ilk. I stand with #charlottesville