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The A-Team and Ben Bernanke

The A-Team and Ben Bernanke

  The A-Team movie is a guilty pleasure of mine. It’s not fine art by any stretch, but it’s great escapist fantasy. I always stop when I flip past it on the television.   The line from Lynch is the one that makes me laugh every time I hear him say it.   BILLIONS!!!  

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Making $180 an Hour or Why I’m Going To Win a Kindle and You’re Not.

Making $180 an Hour or Why I’m Going To Win a Kindle and You’re Not.

The one thing someone can say to drive me nuts, when they find out I play poker, is “So you like to gamble?”   It’s less that “I like to gamble” and more “I love finding situations with positive expected value (EV)”.   And this is one heck of a plus EV situation.   So a friend of mine, Megan Squires, recently released a book that she has written called Traced: Part One of The Outlier Chronicles.  I’m only a couple of...

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Condescending NFL Replacement Refs

Condescending NFL Replacement Refs

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“We Need A Simplification Of What The Federal Government Is Giving The People”

“We Need A Simplification Of What The Federal Government Is Giving The People”

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Meeting Amanda McCarthy and Brooke Sizemore and a return to my home away from home

Meeting Amanda McCarthy and Brooke Sizemore and a return to my home away from home

Or: That awkward moment when you meet someone that you’ve interacted with on Twitter and can’t think of even 140 characters to say.   I have this friend Becky.  She’s a lawyer, but I try not to hold that against her.  She’s also my baseball buddy and a diehard Padres fan. So, it was only natural that when the Pads came to Oakland to play my beloved Athletics that we go to the game.  I managed to score a 4 pack of tickets and off we...

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