Olympics and other thoughts

First a little about the Olympics! Let's start with Michael Phelps. He's 31 years old, which is very old for swimming, and in fact he was briefly the oldest individual gold medalist in Olympic swimming history with the TWO golds he's won in individual events so far these games (although I believe someone just broke that mark so he only briefly held it). He's had such an amazing career so far that there would be so much to choose from, but it's what he's doing right now that is the most inspiring to me personally. In poker, there's always a wave of young kids coming in to the game fearless and hungry to achieve, while older faces lose ground and fall off the map. And while poker is obviously

Trump: negative caricature of an American

I was just sent this video to watch about Donald Trump by someone who thought it would convince me to think differently about him. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TmHwLaOloh4 in a Whatsapp chat group I responded with the following, mostly about the video. I am in the middle of watching this video and I'm really not sure what I'm supposed to be finding..? This video showcases trumps typical total arrogance about all topics. Most things he says have nothing backing them up... Total straw man claims by a braggart. And other times he just uses non-sensical things to back them up like this, "I sell apartments to Chinese people. I get along great with them." Please! Trump talking positive about Al

2016 Dem Primary voting scandal!?

Wow, this stuff is disturbing. How much election fraud is going on in the good ole' US of A? How about the 2016 Democratic Primary? Here's an article and video showing a strange recount process which swung the Dem primary in Iowa from Sanders to Clinton (http://www.thepoliticalinsider.com/clinton-iowa-caucus-exposed-caught-commiting-voter-fraud/) and here is a youtube video discussing how stuff like this occurred in multiple states that injects some humor to stop you from crying (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gPISK6_xAbc) If this stuff is true, then Bernie got hosed. Really the primary wasn't that close and it probably doesn't matter practically. But any impropriety in our election

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