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|1 day 18 hours ago||He must have taken back the||
He must have taken back the promise ring. Or returned it? Whatever...
|1 day 22 hours ago||Awesome plan until the final||
Awesome plan until the final score of 21-20 Sparty.
|1 day 23 hours ago||It's Lynn Henning obviously.||
It's Lynn Henning obviously.
|3 days 20 hours ago||This Seems Like A Reasonable Place For This:||
I hate to say it, because his love for and depth with the program is obvious, but Branstatter is not good at play-by-play. I listened to the radio broadcast last week and he seriously got calls wrong on like 20% of the pays (maybe more?). It was painful, kind of Hokeian.
But whatever, GO BLUE!!!
|4 days 20 hours ago||White Dudes Like Hoes Too||
Here is a mirror.
|4 days 20 hours ago||I am feeling myself||
I am finding myself respecting Sparty right now.
It is as if the ocean parted and the totally unexpected never-before-seen is now visible. Spiritual man. Crazy. Love it.
|4 days 21 hours ago||I love this so much. We are||
I love this so much. We are all in it together. Nice work boys.
|4 days 21 hours ago||Perfect. Now the Illini||
Perfect. Now the Illini board can get all verklempt as well.
Go B1G or go home!!!!
|4 days 23 hours ago||Read the complaint. Not||
Read the complaint. Not establishing consent is murky at best...it was HER phone for heaven's sake, just how do you so easily hide that under the circumstances? Are there passwords involved? Anyway, bottom line, just read the complaint, envision the situation, and then think fairly rather than reactively.
My contention is the authorities over-reacted. I think that makes much more sense.
If he had distributed it I would have a very different opinion, but there is no real evidence there; only that it synced to her computer (and he sent it to his phone). That is not "distribution" in any fair sense of the word. He sobered up, he deleted it. She should have gotten that assurance the next day and this never should have been a story.
|5 days 1 hour ago||I obviously have no idea what||
I obviously have no idea what she was trying to accomplish but again don't begrudge her in anyway for anything. She did no wrong. I think we agree 100% on that point. Wanting to eliminate the video is paramount of course. The existance of it was really the only thing that had to be handled the next day.
I mean, if LTT had distributed the video than I would have a totally different opinion. Send him to the damn wolves in that case. However (other than to himself and he subsequently deleted it) that is not in the record. I don't pretend to know the whole story, am only going off the complaint, but every indication is that when he sobered up he did the right thing and got rid of it.
Yet he is still paying a price for the highly-charged emotional issues behind internet porn, massive duplicative media, and the horrible numbing discomfort of being exposed that you describe so well. These are bad things, but not his problem.
"...unfortunately the repercussions Logan is facing are a byproduct of her self-protection." I contend that is not unfortunate, but every bit the undeserved numbing discomfort you describe reversed onto a new innocent.
LTT should be forever responsible for any copy of the video and that should be the end of it; the cops should have given him that warning and if he had destributed it than he would live in fear. If the video poped up somewhere then he should face the consequences. However, without that he is being tarred and feathered WAY out of line to his actions. In the context of the video he is being punished for the POTENTIAL of bad things happening rather than actual bad things happening. That is not a "land of the free".
A final important point on the consent issue: let's face it, things were foggy. I would not be defending LTT if things were more obvious.
Thank you for the intelligent discourse.
|5 days 3 hours ago||I have been a loud-mouth on||
I have been a loud-mouth on this topic in several threads because I believe the facts as presented serve classic warning to a shift away from personal accountability towards community hyper-sensitivity and fear which ultimately is resulting in a more punitive and judgemental society.
However, you are absolultely correct about the woman's role in this. She went for help and one should always feel safe doing so. 100% always. It was the community reaction AFTER she seeked counsel (I suspect because many people involved thought they had to do SOMETHING) that is a betrayal of fairness and due process for LTT.
Also, I think age is important to the perspective of this conversation; I am 44. I was aware (fortunately not fully) of a world that existed before my time where victims were treated like perpetrators. I think this story shows us going too far the other way by creating victims and blaming false perpetrators.
The woman should have received guidance and comfort and that should have been the end of it.
|5 days 3 hours ago||What makes you think he has||
What makes you think he has any other choice? I don't recall him coming from money based on recruiting tid-bits.
|5 days 13 hours ago||What wrong did he do?||
What wrong did he do? Seriously. Also: this is a perfectly appropriate place to share opinion. :)
|5 days 14 hours ago||Feel free to evacuate to your||
Feel free to evacuate to your safe zone.
|5 days 14 hours ago||If it came down between ND||
If it came down to between ND and us for the final spot...well, to HELL with the chickenshits! I would like to think the playoff committee knows why there is no head-to-head reference. This opinion will stand for at least a decade.
|5 days 16 hours ago||If by "idiot", you mean||
If by "idiot", you mean "criminal", then yes. Obviously yes.
|5 days 16 hours ago||Have you read the complaint?||
Have you read the complaint? Do so, then come back and paraphrase for all of us the horrors that LTT brought upon his victim. I personally find the entire case to be a classic example of contemporary college society hyper-sensitivity and police over-reaction.
Sometimes shit just happens. Having read the facts I don't think his actions come anywhere even close to criminal behavior. I speak for freedom and fairnes and predict the case will be plea-barganed to some very trivial punishment as it should be.
|5 days 17 hours ago||Frankly, the "icky" thing||
Frankly, the "icky" thing about this story is that he was charged period. He has already suffered far more than his "crime" warrants.
|6 days 1 hour ago||What we did to native||
What we did to native cultures in this country was purposeful and stratigized. It is what it is, but don't sugar-coat it. It was violent and bent on elimination through re-education of those that were not killed.
Back to my original point all these arguments about names are so silly when these simple facts is still not accepted by the population at large.
|6 days 15 hours ago||It wasn't a "loss", it was||
It wasn't a "loss", it was genocide. These stupid arguments about team names continue to betray self-conciousness of what our country did to the natives of the land.
|6 days 18 hours ago||26-19 Michigan||
|1 week 2 days ago||He said playoffs. No /s||
He said playoffs. No /s necessary.
|1 week 2 days ago||1991||
|1 week 2 days ago||This person has thoeretically||
This person has thoeretically graduated from college (with a masters degree).
|1 week 3 days ago||All time record vs. Indiana:||
All time record vs. Indiana: 54-9 Last loss: 1987
We have their number in a crazy deep fashion. I listened to the radio broadcast and our fans sounded twice as loud in their stadium.
Plus, they play crazy football. How can you not love them?
Basketball is a different story of course: 53-98
|1 week 3 days ago||I am listening to the radio.||
I am listening to the radio. Brandstatter makes a shocking number of incorrect calls. I feel for him; he is not good.
|1 week 4 days ago||Tea||
Caught a bug. :(
|1 week 5 days ago||I do not fear your ability to||
I do not fear your ability to create off-season material Alex. Nice work.
|2 weeks 2 days ago||Rutgers:||
|2 weeks 2 days ago||Sound Advice||
Make sure to start the conversation with: WOMAN...