Morning Cram

Morning Cram
9:34 am
Mon May 7, 2012

the morning cram [you wouldn't believe it if I told you, but I can run like the wind blows edition]

"For no particular reason I just kept on going. I ran clear to the ocean. And when I got there, I figured, since I'd gone this far, I might as well turn around, just keep on going. When I got to another ocean, I figured, since I'd gone this far, I might as well just turn back, keep right on going." 

NPR reports the runner's high that pushes some beyond their bounds may have been an evolutionary development.

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Morning Cram
10:20 am
Fri May 4, 2012

the morning cram [heroes, in the real world they got bad teeth, a bald spot, and a beer gut edition]

"I learned that the hard way. ... Wearing a bicycle helmet and having the air vents across the top and not thinking to put sunscreen on the top of your head ... you wind up with what I called a sort of geometrically pleasing — if sort of disturbing-looking — sunburn."

NPR discusses attacking male pattern baldness with a set of clippers. Just take it all off

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Morning Cram
9:37 am
Wed May 2, 2012

the morning cram [good enough for government work edition]

We may resign Afghanistan to a sort of purgatory status. It's not great...not that bad either...kind of so-so. 

NPR reports President Obama paid a surprise visit to Afghanistan, and he says having just part of the country out of Taliban hands might be the best we can do.

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Morning Cram
9:06 am
Tue May 1, 2012

the morning cram [two more will grow in its place edition]

NPR reports one year after the death of Osama Bin Laden, officials are fighting Al-Quaida on two levels; the physical and the ideological. 

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Morning Cram
9:05 am
Mon April 30, 2012

the morning cram [how about three shillings, and we forget the name edition]

And I'd like to thank everyone who helped me along the know who you are.

NPR reports Mitt Romney is breaking with tradition by choosing to keep his "bundlers" anonymous.

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Morning Cram
10:12 am
Fri April 27, 2012

the morning cram [they took our jobs edition]

It seems European leader isn't a steady career. 

NPR reports amid economic struggles, European voters are giving their leaders the boot.

Kentucky ~ No pull for ALEC here.

Illinois ~ The fight against fracking continues.

Morning Cram
9:12 am
Wed April 25, 2012

the morning cram [the Learning Liquor Edition]

Paducah City Commissioners say wait staff serving liquor by the drink in the city limits will need training.

Governor Steve Beshear announces 80 new jobs for Cadiz.

Where will you be come primary day in Kentucky?  If you're on the road, consider voting absentee.

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The Morning Cram
9:35 am
Tue April 24, 2012

the morning cram [if I go down, I'm takin you with me edition]

It's not advisable to swat flies with a sledge hammer. 

NPR reports many believe that if the US Supreme Court takes down the Affordable Healthcare Act, the entire healthcare system could go down with it.

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Morning Cram
9:53 am
Mon April 23, 2012

the morning cram [rarely is the question asked is their children learning edition]

If there aren't enough hours in the day, you should add more hours.

NPR reports Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel wants longer school days, but teachers and parents don't seem to be too fond of the idea. 

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Morning Cram
9:46 am
Tue April 17, 2012

the morning cram [everyone likes their own brand, don't they edition]

America is so full of hot gas, the world just can't take it.

NPR reports the natural gas boom in the US is so large, the market is having trouble absorbing it all

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