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|2 weeks 4 days ago||That's not actually||
That's not actually true.
They were the #1 team in his power ranking. That's not the same.
|2 weeks 5 days ago||So it's not OK to use the||
So it's not OK to use the voting system that the website put on the very post?
|2 weeks 5 days ago||Wait, not paying someone for||
Wait, not paying someone for something robs you of the right to critique it? Am I not allowed to critique David Brooks' column in the New York Times?
|3 weeks 19 hours ago||The argument is not for||
The argument is not for Adidas to pull production from foreign soil and place it in the US. Being in foreign lands is not what landed them in this place.
Contracting with factories that subject workers to subhuman and unsafe conditions (as evidenced by the recent disaster in Bangladesh) in countries with corrupt governments that subject them to no regulation is the problem. I don't want "the food taken off the table" of Bengladeshi's, I want a multi-billion dollar corporation to not use the poverty of a third-world hell-hole as an opportunity to make an extra 5% in margin. Put the production in Bangladesh, hell put ALL the production in Bangladesh. Just:
1) Don't conciously put production in places for the express purpose of shirking government regulation
2) Don't produce goods in unsafe place.
Adidas is more than powerful enough to make their contracted labor provider use a building that isn't falling down. They decided to not do anything about it. That's the problem.
|3 weeks 21 hours ago||I mean...do you see the||
I mean...do you see the distinction between poverty existing, and profiting from it existing?
|3 weeks 21 hours ago||Not like this. There was a||
Not like this.
There was a difference between American firms paying children sub-standard wages during our industrialization and what is occurring here.
Adidas (or their contractor) is in Bangladesh specifically because life in Bangladesh is so terrible that their horrible jobs are slightly better than other alternative horrible jobs. In the US, as workers organized, and the government passes Labor Laws, coporations stayed in the country, abided by the laws, and increased wages (at least, until the last 15-20 years or so).
If the Bangladeshi government begins cracking down, or the workers start to organize, Adidas, a multi-national coporation, isn't going to stick around and pay wages while the nation develops. They will uproot, find a sweat-shop in a nation that will allow itself to be exploited, just as Bangladesh does, and all the people in their current employ will be dropped back down to where they started.
It's a fundamentally different world than when we industrialized.
|3 weeks 1 day ago||Copy and pasting Jason||
Copy and pasting Jason Collins' statement of sexual orientation is not an endorsement, nor a condemnation.
|3 weeks 3 days ago||How many points do we get.for a 4.5||
How many points do we get.for a 4.5 40?
|5 weeks 5 days ago||"Let's stop talking about our||
"Let's stop talking about our recent appearance in the National Championship game, and talk about an open football practice instead!"
|6 weeks 5 days ago||Apparently Ace needed to be||
Apparently Ace needed to be reminded not to believe everything he reads on twitter?
|7 weeks 23 hours ago||Yeah, looks like you reversed||
Yeah, looks like you reversed it. Syracuse lost, Arizona won.
|7 weeks 23 hours ago||Are you sure Arizona lost to||
Are you sure Arizona lost to Kentucky in 1997?
|7 weeks 1 day ago||Admittedly, Beilein has||
Admittedly, Beilein has generally coached against Syracuse with inferior talent, but he's 0-9 against them.
I'm not sure "he has a very good system to beat that 2-3".
|7 weeks 1 day ago||Yes, if you can nullify the||
Yes, if you can nullify the entire purpose of playing a specific defense, you will beat that defense. I hardly see how that specfically applies to the 2-3.
Most sensible people agree that the way to beat the 2-3 is either by getting the ball into the middle via the pass (to cutters) or to reverse the ball.
|7 weeks 1 day ago||Funny. Jim Boeheim's book||
Funny. Jim Boeheim's book says he uses it to stop dribble penetration.
|7 weeks 1 day ago||I think, as always, our||
I think, as always, our defense will be the key, more than any machinations to beat the 2-3. Syracuse will play good half-court defense, they always do. If we can run off misses and TO's, it doesn't matter what their base defense is.
|7 weeks 1 day ago||The 2-3 does not have||
The 2-3 does not have difficulty with penetrating guards. It's expressly designed to stop penetrating guards.
|7 weeks 1 day ago||They were the 3rd best||
They were the 3rd best defensive rebounding team in the BE, and 62nd in the country.
They're absolutely fine at defensive rebounding.
|7 weeks 3 days ago||The entire point is that he||
The entire point is that he didn't do it on Withey - we did a great job of getting Withey out of the paint on pick and rolls.
|7 weeks 4 days ago||"UGH!!! Seems we always have||
|8 weeks 1 day ago||Condensed:||
|8 weeks 1 day ago||Ah nevermind X2||
Ah nevermind X2
|8 weeks 3 days ago||You mean,,other than the fact||
You mean,,other than the fact that he is injured, according to everyone?
|8 weeks 3 days ago||Isn't it a little||
Isn't it a little irresponsible to print Morgan's comment, and not Belein's regarding his playing time? IE, he's still very limits by the injury?
|9 weeks 4 days ago||Who else has shot well in the||
Who else has shot well in the last 11 games?
|9 weeks 4 days ago||Replying to Ghost of Yost is||
Replying to Ghost of Yost is utterly pointless.
He is in every post-game thread throwing a tantrum, rain or shine. Logic will not work.
|9 weeks 4 days ago||The same coach has a team of||
The same coach has a team of freshmen on the tourney bubble this year.
Just so you know.
|9 weeks 5 days ago||Lets change Derek Green's||
Lets change Derek Green's name to Derek Maize n' Blue.
|9 weeks 5 days ago||When I get dressed in the||
When I get dressed in the morning, I take a picture of my outfit in the mirror and forward it to a Michigan Man Tribunal of Stan Edwards, Braylon Edwards, Rick Leach, and Jay Feeley for approval before venturing out my door.
|9 weeks 5 days ago||To a degree? Yes. Of course,||
To a degree? Yes.
Of course, he probably does it to feed red meat to the people that are enamored with such immaturiy.