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|5 hours 21 min ago||Depends||
On who you ask:
FWIW, Sporcle considers it a country, so it's a country.
|8 hours 26 min ago||I always come back to this quote||
Because it's one of my favorites and seems to apply all the damn time, but Churchill said that "when you are winning a war, almost everything that happens can be claimed to be right and wise."
|9 hours 18 min ago||I don't think it was ever personal||
I always got the feeling it was just a very in-depth football-related disagreement. It was X's and O's and footbal strategy. And everyone was pissed off anyway because of the excessive DERP on the field, so it came off as personal.
|9 hours 40 min ago||Plus||
It's the only* way to learn my real name!
*not counting a rudimentary Google search.
|10 hours 26 min ago||Depends||
When the thing that people believe is flat-out wrong, pointing out their errors is not just okay, it's often the right thing to do. If they believe the Earth is flat, or that the Earth is 6,000 years old and humans rode dinosaurs to work, or that organic foods contain more nutrients, saying "you're wrong" is good. We don't have the need to tolerate incorrect "beliefs" just because people firmly believe them.
Besides, in any setting, challenging people on what they believe (including, and possibly especially, through satire) is an appropriate exercise.
|10 hours 33 min ago||Every generation feels that way||
Before it was the whiny millenials, it was the free-loving hippies, or the beatniks, or the flappers, or any number of other perceived cultural shifts away from "traditional hard-working values" and towards namby-pamby weakness.
Some current trends seem ridiculous (often because they are), but society itself keeps plugging along.
|10 hours 36 min ago||They won't win||
If the question is "does the lawsuit have a chance to succeed on the merits," the answer is no. This doesn't meet all of the elements of any of the causes of action they claim.
So whether it's a money grab, a principled stand by the plaintiff, or a thing he did because he was bored, the plaintiff won't 'win.'
|10 hours 39 min ago||In summary||
Mocking disabled people is bad.
Filing baseless lawsuits that have no prayer of succeeding in court is also bad.
|10 hours 40 min ago||Not to go all Godwin...||
but that was the Germans' theory in WWII. Americans were soft, privileged, effete wimps who would never stand up to the battle-hardened Germans.
|1 day 4 hours ago||FWIW||
Brian Kelly insists that they're sticking with a 3-4 base despite bringing in Brian VanGorder. I don't think they want to waste Day at NT in a 3-4 (he's the most dynamic and disruptive linemen they have), but they don't have another pure nose on the roster (Jarron Jones is 6'6").
|1 day 4 hours ago||They did.||
Louis Nix III, Stephon Tuitt, and 3-4 OLB (so quasi-DL) Prince Shembo. They also lost both inside linebackers (who weren't that good to begin with). The front seven is Sheldon Day, Jaylon Smith, and ¯\_(ツ)_/¯.
|1 day 5 hours ago||Hey Ace||
What about Kurtis Drummond?
|1 day 7 hours ago||So you're saying||
We should be hitting players in the penis.
|1 day 11 hours ago||Yeah||
That's not remotely the same.
And Ohio State sold 30,000 student tickets to Michigan's 13,000.
So, in conclusion, not remotely the same.
|1 day 13 hours ago||At this point||
It isn't even smoke. It's, like, they pay players and everyone knows it. I don't know what that means for the metaphor.
|2 days 3 hours ago||But||
Were the fireworks approved?
|2 days 3 hours ago||Also||
I found a typo. I demand a refund.
|2 days 8 hours ago||But...||
But we're still sending JMFR on an A-Gap blitz, right?
|2 days 9 hours ago||Why?||
They were really, really f***ing good.
|4 days 3 hours ago||Nah||
During the offseason, MGoBlog is sort of a cross between a sports blog and Angie's List. With a dash of "What Are You Drinking?"
|4 days 23 hours ago||Funny you should mention that||
He's now been banned, but not for this comment. A review of his comment history should give you a good idea why.
|5 days 4 hours ago||Luck||
As a way to describe things that happened or didn't happen? Sure, luck exists. As a causal force or predictive indicator? No, very much not.
|5 days 4 hours ago||That's the worst law ever.||
By a lot.
|6 days 3 hours ago||Yeah||
You're my favorite too.
|6 days 3 hours ago||My comment wasn't directed to Shaw's point||
It was directed to Mike and Mike's point. People exclaim a fundamental difference between athletes getting paid and anyone else (GAs, interns, etc.) getting paid, and I don't see it.
|6 days 4 hours ago||Exactly||
I find it hard to reconcile the NCAA's twin arguments that (a) they give these athletes lots of compensation, including a free education, room and board, food, and Bill Walton, and yet (b) compensating athletes would somehow undercut the very fabric of the NCAA.
|6 days 4 hours ago||Even so||
There are lots of people who have jobs while going to school. Does a student who works in the Admissions Office in the afternoons care less about studying because her "job" is at the Admissions Office?
And as far as whether "the education is actually worth more in the long run than what payment would most likely be," why does that matter? This isn't an either/or proposition. Can't they get that education AND get paid for their likenesses?
|1 week 9 hours ago||No way||
Two VERY different systems of punishment, with different standards of proof, rules of evidence, etc. No one suspended for steroids is ever convicted of anything. No one suspended for bumping an official or attempting to injure an opponent is ever convicted of anything. Tropp and Conboy never saw a courtroom.
In this case, there are witnesses to Ray Rice punching a woman in the face. There is video of him DRAGGING an unconscious woman out of an elevator. Conviction or no, you suspend his ass for WAY longer than two games.
|1 week 1 day ago||What I know:||
Run the blade flat-wise on your skin, NOT long-edge-wise on your skin. I'll never make THAT mistake a sixth time...
|1 week 2 days ago||Indeed||
And there are no other variables...