"The University of Illinois is also in turmoil. The university sports an Interim Chancellor, an Interim Athletic Director, and an Interim Football Coach; the game will be played at Soldier Field, making this an Illini Interim Home Game."
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|1 week 22 hours ago||He needs to police that||
He needs to police that moustache
|1 week 5 days ago||I think there were multiple||
I think there were multiple uncalled penalties on Indiana on that play. First the targeting, and then undoubtedly whatever caused his helmet to come off.
|3 weeks 6 days ago||What exactly is your point?||
What exactly is your point? While what you're saying is accurate, you are implying that the USG (and by extension all governments and all societies) should be analyzed in a vacuum. The history of humanity is terrible. Most governments have a long history of doing terrible things.
I would also point out that the very concept of human rights is a deeply contested issue, which further complicates whatever argument you're attempting to make.
EDIT: Some of this is addressed further down in this thread, which I didn't see. HOWEVA, I stand behind my argument that the concept of "human rights" is still debatable.
|4 weeks 5 days ago||I never play this card, but I||
I never play this card, but I feel like I have to at this point. I know you aren't an alum, and this fact almost certainly affects your comprehension of the MSU game. Hell, I'm an out of state alumnus, and I am devastated by the UM-MSU outcome.
For any Michigan fan to suggest that the GT-Florida State outcome is "bigger" is ludicrous. I don't feel like this requires explanation because it is that crazy.
|9 weeks 5 days ago||I'm pretty late to this||
I'm pretty late to this conversation, but what exactly is the point of this thread? We have who we have on the roster and we have a coach who excels at developing QBs. Are people ANGAR that Harbaugh isn't a god?
|10 weeks 4 days ago||Keep the double bird||
The Double Bird is a one-time-only event that should retain its unique place in our lore. Harbaugh tantrums will be many and varied.
|10 weeks 4 days ago||You're right, and I didn't||
You're right, and I didn't make my point clear. I'm simply saying that equating income with success is misguided, and that in many cases those who draw a lesser income often contribute more to society than, say, a professional athlete or Judge Judy.
|10 weeks 4 days ago||I agree with almost||
I agree with almost everything you have said, particularly since my problem is with the people on this thread who equate success with income.
I view this from the perspective of someone who works in the national security apparatus, where there is a ton of room for people in STEM and also the liberal arts to make a contribution. But all of those people make far less than people from similar backgrounds, which is my point: there are a lot of people out there (Michigan grads especially) who forego higher salaries in order to make the world a better place, yet there is a vocal segment of our alumni base who doesn't seem to understand that.
|10 weeks 4 days ago||There are many ironies in||
There are many ironies in this thread, but the one that strikes me the most is that so many equate success with income. Aside from that being an ignorant and destructive way at viewing society, it runs antithetical to the Michigan ethos.
There are many Michigan grads who, ten years after enrollment, aren't making more than 60k annually. This is also true for other well-respected universities. This segment includes teachers, nurses, members of the armed services, other government employees (to include the entire national security apparatus), academia, and other non-profit positions.
The holier-than-thou tone of some folks on this thread is really interesting, considering (and I welcome a counter-argument) they are likely the ones contributing the least to humanity.
|11 weeks 14 hours ago||I was in the middle of a||
I was in the middle of a practice debate round in high school, the topic of which was the liklihood of terrorists using WMD in an attack against the United States. Pretty surreal.
|11 weeks 1 day ago||Now I understand why they||
Now I understand why they buried the tape. Wow.
|11 weeks 3 days ago||Yes, Harbaugh mentioned it in||
Yes, Harbaugh mentioned it in his Monday presser. It's unclear which play he was talking about but he did say "we played with ten on one play; we can't have that."
|11 weeks 5 days ago||Obviously you're not a||
Obviously you're not a golfer.
|11 weeks 5 days ago||Safeties?||
Safeties (aside from Peppers) being a non-factor in your opinion is actually a huge positive, given the scheme we deployed in this game. We asked our secondary to do a lot and they handled it. The weaknesses we saw were in the LBs; Bolden got pulled for Ross perhaps a little too late.
Complaining about playing our often single-high safety 20 yards deep implies you either have no idea what this staff is trying to do defensively, or you're just complaining for the sake of complaining. Which is of course totally acceptable for Michigan fans.
|11 weeks 5 days ago||Can you point to a play where||
Can you point to a play where our DBs playing off the line by 15 yards resulted in a significant play? Do you have any reason to believe this is purely contextual or indicative of a larger flaw in our defensive scheme for the season?
|12 weeks 2 days ago||We're all clearly paranoid||
We're all clearly paranoid about Stribling being involved in another transporter accident.
|12 weeks 2 days ago||Drake Harris on offense and||
Drake Harris on offense and Channing Stribling on defense. Good play out of both of them could have a huge impact on the overall perfomance of both units.
|15 weeks 1 day ago||Flight simulation, Star Trek,||
Flight simulation, Star Trek, military hardware, space
|15 weeks 2 days ago||LIBERALS AMIRITE!?!?||
|15 weeks 5 days ago||Getting to stadium from DC||
If I'm coming from DC without a car, what's the best way to get to the stadium? It's not exactly on the metro...
|19 weeks 2 days ago||I learned how standards work||
I learned how standards work on my first dirt bike when I was 12 or so, and it wasn't hard to translate that into driving a stick. The first car I really drove extensively was my ex-gf's father's 944 in high school.
|20 weeks 13 hours ago||I understand the law||
I understand the law completely, and I stand by my point. A free-rider criticizing those who pay for the good they are consuming for free is an interesting concept.
|20 weeks 13 hours ago||I find it interesting that||
I find it interesting that someone advocating an illegal alternative would strike such a holier than thou tone, but that's just me.
|21 weeks 2 days ago||I think you have it wrong||
What I never understood is how "cocksucker" became a derogatory term. It seems to me that, no matter your orientation, they are doing a service to somebody. Are you anti-blowjob?
Seems to me like they should be praised for the good they are doing society. Cowherd, on the other hand, is awful.
|22 weeks 3 days ago||Something about this seems||
Something about this seems weird.
|22 weeks 4 days ago||Draftageddon!||
The mere mention of Draftageddon has me excited for the coming season. HARBAUGH!
|22 weeks 5 days ago||Assuming that Wuxia films||
Assuming that Wuxia films also count, I'm going with Hero.
|24 weeks 1 day ago||Utilities are absolutely||
Utilities are absolutely "national security stuff," and they should be more than fretting about the "possibility" that their systems may be compromised.
|24 weeks 1 day ago||From a national security||
From a national security perspective, this pales in comparison to what Snowden released. And I'm saying this as one of the affected.
|24 weeks 2 days ago||'68 Mercury Cougar||
Dad bought it when I was 13 (1999) and we spent the next couple of years restoring it. Convinced him to drop a 351C in place of the 302 it came with stock.
Pros: chick magnet, a ton of fun to drive
Cons: cop magnet, 13MPG, no A/C
Never going to get rid of it. Too many memories.