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On George Floyd, Donald Trump, and Social Progress

[Listen to the audio version here: https://soundcloud.com/user-31492767/on-george-floyd-donald-trump-and-social-progress-jttg-june-2020] A number of people have asked about my thoughts on the George Floyd situation, so I’ll explore that below.

How to Make Money by Going Against The Herd: An Underdog Story

(image credit: Rawbot) Over at my buddy, Jon Bales’ site, a compelling read: “…identify situations where others are overconfident and fragile and put yourself in a position to be the beneficiary if things don’t go their way. That was my approach here, as it is in DFS, but it’s very applicable to many facets of …

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Lessons From Election 2016

My article on the 2016 election generated some reaction, some of which I’ll address in this post. But before I get to that, some notes (and jokes) on Donald Trump’s shocking victory:

Black Lives Matter and Police Fatalities – The Struggle For Progress in an Imperfect World

A number of readers sought my opinion on the recent wave of police shootings and civil unrest this month. I hadn’t planned to write anything about this topic, as much of my opinion on Black Lives Matter (BLM) and the police can be found in a few articles I’ve already posted: https://justtaptheglass.com/post/104760565394/ferguson-and-race-relations-part1 https://justtaptheglass.com/post/117772177598/freddie-gray-protests I’ll highlight …

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