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|13 hours 14 min ago||Need's Meyer's face over the||
Need's Meyer's face over the guy watching, and it would be perfect.
|3 days 8 hours 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.
|4 days 5 hours ago||(No subject)||
|1 week 1 day ago||Houston is undefeated and in||
Houston is undefeated and in the top 25. That would be nothing like the Horror.
|1 week 3 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.
|1 week 6 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.
|2 weeks 3 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.
|2 weeks 4 days ago||That's going to make it||
That's going to make it really difficult for a QB to call out a cadence.
|2 weeks 6 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.
|2 weeks 6 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.
|2 weeks 6 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.
|2 weeks 6 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.
|2 weeks 6 days ago||He was also a rapist. It's||
He was also a rapist.
It's possible to recognize Jefferson's contribution to US society without glorifying him with a statue. This is not dissimilar from the Joe Paterno situation, in which a man who did a lot of good stuff also did a lot of really, really bad stuff and as we grapple with that bad stuff we realize that we should reevaluate how we remember their legacy. Removing Jefferson's statue doesn't magically fix racial tension in the United States, but it's an important symbolic gesture, because it's almost literally the easiest thing possible to do. I mean, if we can't solve problems around a statue that basically nobody actually cares about, how do we deal with issues like racial injustice in mandatory minimum drug sentencing laws?
|2 weeks 6 days ago||Mizzou yanking these||
Mizzou yanking these scholarships would functionally be dissolving the football program. They would not be able to field a team going forward for the rest of the season, would likely lose the vast majority of their commits for upcoming seasons and would have an incredible amount of difficulty replacing those recruits. Yanking these scholarships would also likely have a ripple effect - it's very likely that players in other sports would quickly join the protests and that schools which have scheduled Mizzou would refuse to play those games in solidarity.
Pulling the scholarships would be a fantastically bad idea for Mizzou.
|3 weeks 2 days ago||You can attempt an onside||
You can attempt an onside punt using the same rules as an onside kick.
|4 weeks 2 days ago||And coaching. Durkin's||
And coaching. Durkin's schemes this year have been fantastic.
|5 weeks 5 days ago||Just to touch on your first||
Just to touch on your first point about broken hearts creating fandom - yesterday afternoon, my five year old daughter told me that she really hoped the Lions won because she was still disappointed from Michigan's loss Saturday. I didn't counsel her at that point on the wisdom of using the Lions as an emotional backstop for Michigan losses, but it was the first time that she'd noted having an emotional attachment to Michigan football.
If that's what Saturday's loss - which hurt, a lot - gives me, it's worth it. I'll be toasting Blake and his One Bad Punt for a long time as we enjoy games together.
|6 weeks 1 day ago||I didn't know Bill Ford||
I didn't know Bill Ford posted on this blog.
|6 weeks 3 days ago||I'll be totally honest, I||
I'll be totally honest, I just posted the thread because I started reading it on my work computer, and I didn't want to have to remember the URL for my personal computer.
|6 weeks 3 days ago||My God, it's full of||
My God, it's full of non-blitz pressures.
|6 weeks 6 days ago||That's the greatest testament||
That's the greatest testament to the poor QB play they've had in Minnesota the last few years that I can possibly think of.
|7 weeks 1 day ago||He really needed to poorly||
He really needed to poorly block that safety in the knees.
|7 weeks 2 days ago||26-3 Michigan||
|7 weeks 4 days ago||Yep, called it out to my||
Yep, called it out to my friend as I was watching the game. Don't worry, Pep, you'll get there!
|8 weeks 1 day ago||"There is/will be a movement||
"There is/will be a movement back toward more pro-style offenses and they will be slow to adapt."
This is a joke, right?
|8 weeks 1 day ago||(No subject)||
|8 weeks 4 days ago||Going to be tough to fit that||
Going to be tough to fit that on the back of his jersey.
|8 weeks 5 days ago||I assume they then cook that||
I assume they then cook that food on Ian Bunting's skillet hands?
|8 weeks 5 days ago||Thanks for sharing the story||
Thanks for sharing the story about your dad. That was really something.
|10 weeks 2 days ago||46-9 UM||