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|4 days 3 hours ago||Really happy to see Levy||
Really happy to see Levy talking about this, especially so well. I've been proud of our Detroit teams and their spokespeople lately for speaking out for good.
|4 weeks 1 day ago||If there is anyone in the||
If there is anyone in the world who's going to enjoy messing with your head using all sorts of weird TE packages, it's Jim Harbaugh. I fully expect at least ten plays this season where the announcers open question what they're seeing on the field.
|9 weeks 5 days ago||A couple of white guys||
A couple of white guys actively stopped helping black customers to prioritize helping a white customer.
Does that help clear it up?
|11 weeks 4 days ago||They have a private plane,||
They have a private plane, which means that the costs are somewhat different to calculate.
UM also pays Harbaugh alone $13699 per day, so the extra $10K/day for a short period is really not that significant.
|11 weeks 6 days ago||That's a tax-evading||
That's a tax-evading maneuver. Pfizer isn't going anywhere.
|11 weeks 6 days ago||That's my birthday. I turn||
That's my birthday.
I turn 30. I'm now wondering if I should drag my family to the Spring Game.
|13 weeks 1 hour ago||If you're reading it on||
If you're reading it on something like a kindle (the way I've been working through it for roughly a year, now), it links to the end notes right on the page, so you just tap the link to go to the relevant end note. You need to set a digital bookmark on the page you're leaving, though, so you can go back.
|13 weeks 6 days ago||(No subject)||
|15 weeks 6 days ago||A Candidate Harbaugh would||
A Candidate Harbaugh would have a very difficult time carrying the state of Ohio in a general election, which would make getting elected pretty difficult.
|16 weeks 4 days ago||Fair points, and I agree, I'm||
Fair points, and I agree, I'm not going to dive in any further because we're into an area that's really murky in terms of forum appropriateness. I agree with your core hypothesis, that you'd get paid less if taxes went away. :)
|16 weeks 4 days ago||Counter-intuitively, removing||
Counter-intuitively, removing all taxes would actually increase cost of living in a lot of places, unless the assumption is that we simply stop having the things that taxes purchase. Assuming we still need roads, water service, fire protection, sewer service, schools, etc, removing taxes means that you'd have to pay for those things individually. If we removed the Government's ability to eschew a profit motive and their very long Government ROI timelines for infrastructural projects, most things that we take for granted in modern society would become very expensive very quickly.
I mean, if every elementary school class needed to cover the ~$80K in pay and benefits that an elementary school teacher is paid, the average class size would need to become much, much larger or people would need to pay through the nose to fund their child going to school. This is why private schools are so much more expensive than public schools.
That tax number on your paycheck might feel bad, but in reality you're generally getting a very, very good deal out of it. Most of us would be able to afford a lot less if taxes stopped existing.
|16 weeks 4 days ago||It's not that good, he saved||
It's not that good, he saved you two hours.
|16 weeks 6 days ago||If you have Amazon Prime and||
If you have Amazon Prime and you have not watched The Wire, you're neglecting your duties as a human being. Step up to the plate!
|17 weeks 5 days ago||You expect him to eat||
You expect him to eat somewhere other than Cracker Barrel?
|18 weeks 6 days ago||Rich Rodriguez gets credit||
Rich Rodriguez gets credit for inventing the zone read option, not the spread offense. He gets credit for that because he invented the zone read option, at Tulane.
|18 weeks 6 days ago||So, there are two layers||
So, there are two layers here. The first is that a no huddle offense doesn't necessitate an up-tempo offense. You can no huddle and run the clock down to 3 seconds every time. You can also huddle and snap the ball with 25 seconds left on the playclock every time (though it'd be really hard).
The reason an offense doesn't huddle is to prevent the defense from substituting players. This helps make the defense fatigued and provides the opportunity for mismatches where the offense's players are in good position to have success based on matchups. Additionally, maximizing your time available to audible allows the offense to call a play based on the way the defense is lined up, which provides an information assymmetry that huddling offenses can't execute as effectively.
Up tempo offenses are run in order to maximize the number of plays run by the offense per game. If you regularly practice and play at 90+ plays per game by your offense, your defense is going to also practice and play at that level, which means they're going to be ready to handle it. If the opponent's defense is only used to playing and practicing at 60 plays per game, you've effectively created a full extra half a game that the opponent's defense is going to need to play, which is a big part of the reason that team's like Oregon have fantastic second halves even when the first half looks rough.
Neither of these are requirements for spread and shred or passing spread offenses, but they come from the same foundational goal by a coach, which is to maximize the number of opportunities your offense has to exploit weaknesses on the defense, so you often see them go hand-in-hand.
|21 weeks 6 days ago||Tilt the basketball player to||
Tilt the basketball player to the left 15 degrees and elongate the ball he's catching and it's Woodson's interception. Problem solved!
|22 weeks 1 day ago||Yeah...but zone left.||
Yeah...but zone left.
|22 weeks 3 days ago||Need's Meyer's face over the||
Need's Meyer's face over the guy watching, and it would be perfect.
|22 weeks 6 days ago||10-2 with a 3-1 OOC record.||
10-2 with a 3-1 OOC record. Pretty decent chance, actually.
He did say we wouldn't shut out Maryland, though. The timelines must have shifted.
|23 weeks 10 min ago||(No subject)||
|23 weeks 4 days ago||Houston is undefeated and in||
Houston is undefeated and in the top 25. That would be nothing like the Horror.
|23 weeks 6 days ago||Don't book appointments at||
Don't book appointments at all. Simply show up whenever is convenient for you and instruct the people in question to make it happen.
|24 weeks 2 days ago||If Florida is the SEC||
If Florida is the SEC Champion, they would already be in the CFP. If they weren't the SEC Champion, it would mean that 'Bama beat them in the SECCG, at which point there's no way they'd be chosen over the actual B1G champ.
|24 weeks 6 days ago||And the other loss was to a||
And the other loss was to a (at the moment) playoff team in which they were competitive throughout. This seems like a good move.
|25 weeks 8 hours ago||That's going to make it||
That's going to make it really difficult for a QB to call out a cadence.
|25 weeks 2 days ago||Of course this would alienate||
Of course this would alienate people. Leaving the statue up also alienates people. Almost everything you do within society will alienate *someone*, which is why we can't worry about divisiveness as a primary concern when we're looking to remove opression within society.
Ending slavery alienated people. Ending Jim Crow alienated people. Ending racial segregation in schooling alienated people. There are going to be lots more things which we have to do in order to build a more just society which will alienate people. Eventually, those people will get over it or die, and our society will be better for it in the long run. If we waited until everyone promoting the oppression of racial minorities in our world was comfortable with the changes we were making, no changes would ever be made.
|25 weeks 2 days ago||Of course people thought he||
Of course people thought he was a racist back then. The moral case among enlightenment thinkers (with which Jefferson was well-familiar) for abolition was well established by the 18th century. Jefferson chose to ignore those arguments because it was socially acceptable and economically advantageous for him to do so. Giving him a pass because it was a long time ago ignores that there were lots of people who recognized that black people were persons and not property for a lot longer than most people seem to think.
|25 weeks 2 days ago||It's a good thing you didn't||
It's a good thing you didn't intend to make a pun, because you didn't make a pun. You also don't seem understand what white washing history means. Removing Jefferson's statue at Mizzou is the direct opposite of white washing history - it's accepting Jefferson's full role in society and refusing to glorify him while ignoring the unsavory things he did.
|25 weeks 2 days ago||Jefferson fathered multiple||
Jefferson fathered multiple children with Sally Hemmings, his slave. It is impossible to consent to have sex with someone who can legally kill you whenever he wants. Any sexual contact between a slave and a master is rape. Jefferson raped Hemmings for years.