MrJeff2000 Explains It All It’s a mad, mad, mad, mad, um what was I talking about again?

In the headlines (last) week:

Construction on housing finally scheduled to get underway near CitiField

MetroCard upgrade delayed because it was scheduled for Super Bowl weekend

Trump will probably refuse to release Democratic memo and blame the FBI

Plastic bag tax is underway on Long Island but not state-wide

Did you know there are five public toilets in New York City, and that it took 25 years to open them?

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Has it been 300 podcasts already?
This week, I play the very first episode I ever recorded (sorry for low quality) and then come back with some thoughts on the past six years.

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When temperatures drop way below freezing, people act like we're in another Ice Age.

Social media doesn't help this impression. And some people act like a few days of arctic temperatures invalidate every scientific fact about what's happening with the environment.

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I had some bitcoin and wanted to sell part of it, to get "real cash."

And here is where my adventures began.

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General Motors is going to conduct test drives of robo-cars (driverless vehicles) on the streets of Manhattan next spring.

This means the technology is getting closer to being made available to the public, which is thrilling, challenging, and depressing at the same time.

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The President is a charlatan.

His administration is a shame.

This past week was a series of disasters and embarassments to our nation and around the world.

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I was never a big "play sports" guy.

Did some running, played badminton (yes) and tennis.

Some of my "play sports" stories this week.

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I talked about getting a parking violation and getting towed a few weeks ago.

This week, I dwell more specifically on parking violations and the way things used to be.

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The MTA has unleashed its "Summer of Hell" for commuters, specifically those who take the LIRR.

This gives me an opportunity to clear out a bunch of MTA-related articles I've been meaning to discuss on the podcast.

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The day after I purchased a new car (discussed last podcast) but the day BEFORE I picked up that same car, I experienced a very long day.

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