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|3 days 6 hours ago||Cheapo by Wisco||
Cheapo by Wisco
|3 days 6 hours ago||Compher again? Ah yeah.||
Compher again? Ah yeah. Again and again.
|3 days 6 hours ago||Fuck. Good penalty though.||
Fuck. Good penalty though. That looked like trouble.
|3 days 7 hours ago||Played pretty well the last||
Played pretty well the last 10 minutes. On the attack
|3 days 23 hours ago||Anyone else watching McGary?||
Anyone else watching McGary? Jesus. Pick and rolling. Guy can run the court.
|4 days 24 min ago||Sierra Nevada Nooner. Dang,||
Sierra Nevada Nooner.
|4 days 21 hours ago||Pretty amazing third period.||
Pretty amazing third period. Six minutes of Wings pp netted nothing. Then two backhanders.
|4 days 23 hours ago||Luke Luke Luke!!!!||
Luke Luke Luke!!!!
|1 week 1 day ago||Good call. Rose is a better||
Good call. Rose is a better guy, from what I can tell.
|1 week 1 day ago||You may be right that 0-10%||
You may be right that 0-10% of rape cases involve false accusations, but I am not sure what conclusions can be drawn from that.
Your statistic for sending innocent people to jail is probably far too low. Studies estimate that 4% of people on death row are innocent. http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/apr/28/death-penalty-study-4-percent-defendants-innocent. To me, this data implies that false accusations (by the government or the victim) are pretty common, maybe no more or less so than rape. I think having serious criminal charges filed is a horrible stigma for other crimes as well.
I think that the difference is that rape cases draw extreme emotional responses from the general public. With rape there is often (1) a counter-active knee jerk reaction to protect the accused, and denigrate the victim, and (2) an equally reactionary response from people who think we live in a "rape culture." This doesn't happen as often with murder, or other crimes.
|2 weeks 1 day ago||They have had some fine||
They have had some fine seasons, and hard fought wins over Michigan. The 1985 loss to Iowa may have been the bitterest of the Bo era. And under Ferentz they have won exactly as many BCS bowls as Michigan in the last 15 years, plus Ferentz is 6-6 in bowls overall, which is great given the B1G record over that same period. I understand his program has been mediocre the last four or five years, but let's get some perspective here.
|2 weeks 3 days ago||Ranger IPA. Some syrup and a||
Ranger IPA. Some syrup and a bit much heft if you want to be honest about it.
|3 weeks 2 days ago||Yeah but how much of that is||
Yeah but how much of that is just plain east coast elitism? Michigan will still be Midwestern and I suspect that's the root of the issue. (I was at "elite" east coast law firms for ten years, did recruiting, and I think a lot of hiring came down to preexisting geographic networks, which slants east coast if that's where you are.)
|3 weeks 2 days ago||I have historically been a||
I have historically been a Blarney Stone regular but this year I watched games at work or my place in the City because I could handle getting loaded and dealing with a loss. I am under contract on a house in Moraga (mgowife is preggers) so I am probably going to have to rethink all of this.
|3 weeks 2 days ago||Wait, you make wine!? What||
Wait, you make wine!? What type of operation ?
|3 weeks 2 days ago||Yeah I mean would it somehow||
Yeah I mean would it somehow really be more prestigious if everyone were paying 40k? I bet U of M would lose out on its constituency of top talent who turned down schools like Northwestern or Notre Dame to graduate debt free.
|3 weeks 2 days ago||The U of M has always been||
The U of M has always been OOS oriented as far as grad schools were concerned. Of all my law school friends, I was the only one from the state.
|3 weeks 2 days ago||Familiar with the VY. Like||
Familiar with the VY. Like the Santa Lucia Highlands stuff. Especially Gary's. Those '07s came out big and brash. Have some of the 07s from around there stashed. Do you do Cellar Tracker? Good resource but I haven't kept up much for a few years ( I am FieldingYost).
|3 weeks 2 days ago||How's it showing?||
How's it showing?
|3 weeks 2 days ago||Firestone Pivo. And the||
Firestone Pivo. And the Pogues "Rum Sodomy & the Lash"
|3 weeks 2 days ago||Thanks Bro!||
|3 weeks 2 days ago||Earle for the wine list||
Earle for the wine list alone. You can buy mid 1990s cabs for less than market auction. Menu ain't changed much in 15 years but still very good if you like continental.
|3 weeks 2 days ago||Oh and I didn't do any of||
Oh and I didn't do any of that shit you mentioned, and I got into Michigan twice.
|3 weeks 2 days ago||Cal is acceptable as an||
Cal is acceptable as an alternative.
|3 weeks 3 days ago||Sorry but in my view non||
Sorry but in my view non litigators are piker asses with no skin the game when push comes to shove and we are talking about representing a plaintiff who has been harmed and is looking to the only people in the world who can give him de jure recompense.
|3 weeks 3 days ago||Yeah the unwashed masses||
Yeah the unwashed masses typically cast out the whistle blower. But if you have both stones and integrity you do it anyway.
|3 weeks 3 days ago||No, the issue is whether it||
No, the issue is whether it was material to Webber's decision that his position coach would be there. A question only he can answer.
|3 weeks 4 days ago||But a 100% chance of being||
But a 100% chance of being awesome. THE FOLLOWING IS NOT LEGAL ADVICE: maybe what we really need is a class action challenging the legality of the NLI system generally.
|3 weeks 5 days ago||Some Legacy Blue. That is in||
Some Legacy Blue. That is in keeping with the HC hire. Big shoes to fill, for everyone.
|4 weeks 3 days ago||Sierra Nevada Beer Camp Hoppy||
Sierra Nevada Beer Camp Hoppy Lager. Good enough but staying in this vein I would take any number of dry hopped session ales. It tastes like a lager with the tiniest bit of hoppy syrup at the back end.