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|3 days 17 min ago||And Brian Griese||
He only qb'ed us to our last NC
|3 days 19 min ago||Posted in wrong place||
|3 days 19 hours ago||Thanks for an informative thread||
Appreciate the original post and multiple knowledgeable posters providing more information. I'm mystified as to why anyone here received any dowmbotes.
|5 days 19 hours ago||You give yourself too much credit||
I looked at your previous posts this week, and I couldn't find other threads in which you were a bigger prick. It's just in this thread. Sorry to burst your bubble.
|5 days 19 hours ago||I'm not negging you||
Because other people are, I'm negging you because, contrary to your opinion of me, I've read your posts and I think you're acting like an ass.
|5 days 21 hours ago||It wasn't just the one line||
You suggested a number of reasonable reasons to go to Michigan and a bunch of pretty silly reasons to go to Miami. It's hard to read your post and not think that you were saying the smart choice was Michigan and the stupid choice Miami. I just found it a dickish way to characterize an 18 year old's decision making process.
You may also want to consider that if a bunch of people react to your post like you're being a dick, you are in fact being a dick and they are not just throwing hissy fits. Instead of continuing to blame others, maybe you should take a deep breathe and move on.
|6 days 21 min ago||You can do that||
Without suggesting that Mallory is dumb if he doesn;t choose Michigan. If you'd made your comment this way in the first place, you probably would not be getting all the negs. i don't care what his reasons are either, I just don't see the need to criticize the kid.
|6 days 2 hours ago||You do realize that last year||
Miami's leading tight end had more yards and touchdowns than Butt and their second leading tight end had over 300 yards recieving? Further, unless someone on the roster leaves early, we will have more returning tight ends than Miami does?
|6 days 19 hours ago||It's just one of what I suspect are many||
Examples of the fact that Kaepernick's actions had an impact and made a number of people's opinions evolve.
|6 days 22 hours ago||If the consequences are you get kicked out||
It's not really freedom. In China or Russia you can say whatever you want, there is just a high likelihood of getting killed. That's not freedom of speech.
It's not wrong for this blog to put limits on frredom of speech, but it is silly to pretend that free speech still exists on this blog.
|6 days 23 hours ago||Can't I respect the soldier and not the flag?||
Not sure why having an issue with the confederate flag must mean that I disrepect people who were fighting for their beliefs.
Also not sure why you put "evil slavery" in quotes. Is there a form of slavery that is not evil?
|6 days 23 hours ago||I personally think celebrate is appropriate||
Would you rather live in a country that didn't allow protest? I don't think he's saying you need to celebrate the reason they are acting, just their right to act.
|6 days 23 hours ago||Many times people pay a price||
For protesting - getting beaten, arrested or in Kaepernick's case blackballed. That is a risk they are willing to take to try to effectuate change.
|6 days 23 hours ago||I think Harbaugh's support of LSC||
Predates his initial comments on Kaepernick
|6 days 23 hours ago||Not sure this is really true||
While i agree with the blogs policy on politics (even tough I sometimes have difficulty staying within the lines :)), I'm not sure how you can say that "anyone is free to say what they want on this blog". If it just gets deleted and then you are banned from the blog, that is not really freedom. If freedom of speech meant that you could say what you wanted, then you got banned from the country, I doubt most people would consider that freedom of speech.
|6 days 23 hours ago||If Colin had simply been speaking out||
Would he have had as much impact?
There are many things that two people who disagree could have civil discussions on their merits, that doesn't mean they will. There has been plenty of uncivil discourse and action on this topic that had nothing to do with Colin.
|3 weeks 5 days ago||Who did you get good?||
|3 weeks 5 days ago||You could have saved yourself some embarrassment||
By reading the entire article. At the end it says it is an April Fool's Joke
|7 weeks 1 day ago||Take the bus||
Not as comfortable, but much cheaper.
|9 weeks 3 days ago||I can't believe I'm defending climate deniers||
But the evidence of the earth being round is much easier to grasp than climate science.
|9 weeks 3 days ago||But most of them||
Don't accept or be;ieve 2+2=7, so I stand by my comment.
|9 weeks 4 days ago||I think you would have gotten a more positive response||
If this was your original post. Very sorry for the huge challenges your family faces and I think most of us can understand why you feel so strongly.
That having been said a chaallege to consider is that there are finite tesearch dollars to be spent on research. Spending money looking into the links with vacines likely tales away from other research that could be more fruitful.
|9 weeks 4 days ago||You do realize||
That most people accept the scientific comsensus on global warming that was the central point of "An Inconvenient Truth"? You might want to consider a better example.
|9 weeks 4 days ago||If you were comfortable||
That impacts would be very significant, what would you suggest as a solution?
|9 weeks 4 days ago||That is so different than where you started||
If you'd started with this statement, I would have been much more sympathetic to your position. A global scheme is way to complicated. This does not however mean that some levels of global cooperation are not possible. Global cooperation has in fact been highly successful in combatting other environmental issues such as the impacts of compounds such as CFCs.
Further, I think you are overly pessimistic about the potential rate of technical progress (and the impact smart policy can have on it). While I'd agree that tax breaks and renewable mandates have not necessarily been the most economically efficient way to get there (I'd much prefer the carbon tax offset by income tax reduction approach that you scoff at), it is hard to deny that those policies have not been hugely successful at reducing the price of renewable energy.
|9 weeks 4 days ago||It makes me hopeful||
When I can see areas where I agree with people who my initial impressions were strongly forged in disagreement. Thank you
|9 weeks 4 days ago||Thanks for the clarifications||
It is interesting that you list 6 statements in an order of increasing unlikeliness, yet you acknowledge the first two statements are in fact likely.
While i tend to have a much different viewpoint than you, it is much easier to have a rationale discussion when you are much clearer with regards to where you disagree.
Starting with (3) - while i agree that all the potential benefits and disbenefits are hard to tease out, sea level rise is one that in my mind stands out. How could that on net be beneficial? Significant amounts of land, population and infrastructure is at or near sea level. Wouldn't a small rise in sea level logically have a big impact? Isn't sea level rise a pretty logical outcome of increased temperatures?
(4). If the potential problem is caused by increases in GHGs, the core of a potential so.ution seems pretty straightforward (albeit much harder in practice. The idea of a price on carbon is actually an acknowledgment that the market will find better so;utions than bureaucrats, it just needs the right signal. I'm happy to get to the front of the line when it comes to encuraging environmental solutions that are market driven, not buerocrat driven.
5. china and India - China in particular is more on board than the US government at the moment. The Paris treaty is in fact an acknowledgment of what you are saying and moves significantly away from the ideas of global markets and solutions that were much more central to the Kyoto protocol. Huge conjecture on the impact on poorer countries. For instance, from the standpoint of electricity, a more decentralized grid based more on renewables could be in fact much cheaper than a centralized grid in an area that does not currently have significant imvestment in either approach.
6. Here is where I think we disagree the most. I am much more concerned about loss of civil liberties in a world with rising temperatures and rising seas than I am in a world with more reliance on renewable forms of energy and non gasoline powered vehicles.
|9 weeks 4 days ago||Interesting strawman||
As I'm fairly sure you know, most people who accept the scientifice consensus on the impact of GHGs understand very well that the climate has been changing for 4.5 billion years for a variety of reasons. What they are concerned about is the portion of climate that we are impacting through the use of GHGs and the likelihood of rapid and dramatic climate change.
Would be genuinely intersted in your thoughts on the following:
1. Do you agree that absent the presence of any GHGs the earth would be a signicantly colder place?
2. Do you agree that there has been a significant increase in GHG concentration since the advent of the industrial revolution?
3. Presumong you agree with those first two statements, what is it that makes you comfortable that the increase in GHGs won't have the same directional impact and increase temperature? Further, what makes you so comfortable the increase in temperature won't lead to sea level rise through multiple mechanisms including changes in seawater density and melting polar ice, consistent with historical records of times when the earth's temperature were higher?
4. Do you think people buy less of something when it is more expensive? Why don't you think this would happem with carbon based fuels when there are substites available (for at least some uses) today?
|10 weeks 5 days ago||two people can play that game||
"Definitely weird. He had a lot to do with me re-signing back to the team. So, it's definitely weird. For me, it's something that you didn't see coming especially with what he had done in previous years. I mean, unprecedented, first three years that you go to at least the NFC Championship. So, definitely didn't see that coming."
You said you re-signed because of him. What was it about his coaching style that made you re-sign?
"Me and him had a connection. I just liked the way that he goes about his business. The same way that I do. No nonsense type guy. Loves to win. Loves to compete. You see it in the way that he comes to work every day. The guy loves the game of football. I believe if he still could play he would probably be out there. You can see that. So, that had a lot to do with, like I said, me signing back here."
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"So appreciative of everything he has done for me, my teammates, the organization. He's top-notch, class act. We appreciate everything he has done and we love him to death"
Do you think that sentiment is shared by the majority in here?
"Of course. Every single man is appreciative of the things that he has done for our team."
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Everybody in the locker room got along with Harbaugh,” Smith said, via CSN Bay Area. "He was a good guy. He was quirky, this and that, but everybody loved him. And we loved what we were doing. How could you not have fun with that?
Quotes from various places
|10 weeks 5 days ago||When you are asking who the best is||
It's all speculative. I don't think that anyone in their right mind would argue that Harbaugh has enough of a record to be considered the best coach, but, here is another question for you:
If you were given a new NFL team for the 2017 season and you had the ability to pick anyone to coach that team, who would you pick? I don't think Harbugh would be a crazy answer to that question.