Pragmatic Capitalism

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Learning to be a Good Loser

I’ve spent a lot of my life losing at things. In fact, I’ve lost at so many things that I’ve gotten really good at it. I’d say I am a proficient loser. Which, in a weird way has really helped me improve my winning percentage over time. It seems strange, but by getting really good… Read More

Are Expectations Too High For Trump?

Back in early 2009 the public was euphoric about President Obama and the change he was ushering in. At the time I asked if expectations were too high: On the bright side, [Obama’s] entering office when things are downright awful, which likely means we’re closer to the bottom than the top.  But you still have… Read More