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You hit the nail on the head with that post Bill. But can you be banned from substack for such comments? You violated two taboos in one post, racism and vaccine heresy. Keep up the good work. I haven't missed a post in 5 years and I'm glad to be a subscriber.

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Teams should hire the best for any position. Currently there isn't enough black coaches, but nothing was said about too many black players. Then based on Federal and media guidelines let us set aside good white coaches, and good black players. Mediocrity can be the resulting theme song.

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A good worker, does not automatically make a good supervisor, or manager. A good player may be exceptional at completing a play, but that does not mean that they are great at choosing the right play, or being able to help other players develop their own talents. That is true no matter what color of your skin. If we want to diversify, then establish training programs, and determine the psychological profiles that tend to generate success in the field.

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And, when you apply the money multiplier of the fractional reserve system to the $8 trillion of new base money, it becomes at least $40 trillion of fake money.

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Oh wow, Bill. You are writing truths I don't dare say to my wife.

Hey, say hello to Chris for me. I'm still pissed you stole him away from the 12% Letter. And I'm getting too old to join up every startup!

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Nepotism, favoritism, brutalism, tribalism... not unique to any people nor continent nor timeframe and certainly not unique to the USA as some wound have ya believe. What does seem unique to modern Western culture is the lack of awareness that most of humanity is a slave in the most real sense of the word. The reality of a slave master does not require the slaves’ awareness of the slave master. Anyone who carries debt and measures life in government fiat has entered into master-slave relationships even if they don’t see it as such. We are encouraged to rail at skin color while never asking who the slave masters really are. That’s the point. The one makes the other unlikely. Thank you Bill for initiating the conversation.

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What a convoluted bunch of crap! This shameful post is nothing but a pitiably trite attempt to defend the ol' "White Man = Master / Black Man = Slave" argument! Disgusting, Bill!!

There is no comparison between "individuality" and "equality." You are trying to compare apples to oranges, to use that worn-out dictum. Yes, individuality is the way God designed the Universe, and thanks to Him for that. But, equality is also a God-given Right that racists love to ignore.

To use your analogy of the bakers . . .

One baker makes better cakes than the other. Fine. So, does that mean that the baker, whose cakes don't taste as good, should only be allowed to open a shop in the most destitute and run-down part of town? Does that mean that he should be denied a loan by the banks to finance his business because "someone" has decided that his cakes are inferior? Does that mean that the baker with the less-tasty cakes should be chased down by a mob and lynched because his cakes are considered inferior by some?

Let's move on to the NFL and their blatantly racist policy of hiring only white coaches . . .

The majority of coaches are former players, themselves, if my observations are correct. I'm not a fan of football, so I can't say for certain. But, let's assume that I'm correct. If the majority of players in the NFL are black, then it logically follows that the majority of NFL coaches should, also be black. I see that you fail to explain that discrepancy, Bill!

Let's use NFL quarterbacks as an example of the NFL's flawed firing policies . . .

For most of its history, only white men played at the quarterback position in the NFL. There was the old joke: "If you have ten black guys and one white guy, what do you call the white guy? The quarterback." But, wait! In the past couple of decades, black men have finally been ALLOWED to become quarterbacks in the NFL. And what happened? We got standout quarterbacks like Michael Vicks (bad example, for non-football-related reasons), Cam Newton and Patrick Mahomes, who is, as you pointed out, the highest-paid player in the NFL. How many other Patrick Mahomes, Cam Newtons and Michael Vicks went unnoticed and never got to play because of the NFL's inherent racism?

Stick to talking about money, Bill. Your ingrained biases invalidate you as a commentator on equality, individuality and race.

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Feb 16, 2022·edited Feb 16, 2022

Bill knocking it out of the park again. Another one I will pass along to the younger generation.

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Spot on as usual Bill!

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All to often folk confuse equality of outcomes which is a recipe for equal poverty with equality of opportunity. This increases the level of competition and therefore wealth for everyone which can make for a better safety net via a sense of noblesse oblige (ideally) and tax for those who need support.

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I don't follow sports, except Olympic Sports. I don't know anything about NFL, NHL, NBL. I do like Baseball. Have you ever noticed the great amount of Black Baseball Coaches? My thoughts on the Black players who could become coaches; they go for the money in commercials, ads, TV, movies, and notoriety. They seem to be the smart ones. As the saying goes, "Money talks and BS walks". I haven't seen too many coaches in that venue. Florida Jimmy just saying!

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Correction: Typo alert. I meant to type " . . . the NFL's flawed hiring policies," not 'firing.'

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In case you are siloed off from the type of people who believe in the coaches thing:

When these people see a bunch of black people (players) being ordered around by white people (coaches/quarterbacks), they see a pre-civil war southern plantation, which is why they think it is racist. The high pay to black players just makes them the equivalent to house slaves in this scenario. This same type of thinking is applied across all industries. Hence, the push to place black people (and, similarly, other minorities) in top leadership roles (as if being placed into "top" leadership by someone above you is the same as placing yourself into top leadership through entrepreneurship).

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i think you need to explain to everyone what ESG is

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Geez, this would start a riot if said publicly in the current political landscape, taking the argument away that generations of blacks being kept down is the culprit. How dare you.

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