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  1. you can hear all of the same stuff on TV daily, Warren's statement came off an infomercial, useless.
    5 points
  2. Exactly bill moos said on the radio that us playing in the spring vs everyone else playing in the fall makes us look like a jv program. i love that guy.
    5 points
  3. This just proves that the people in power only run with other people in power and have no real finger on the pulse of “everyday” people. To not think the decision wouldn’t be highly scrutinized??? what in the actual f#&%??? and shutting down entire economies is just “inconvenient” I suppose, done by people who have never run a business or produced one damn thing in their lives. He should be summarily fired for making that comment.
    5 points
  4. the cancel culture is worse than the infection!
    4 points
  5. Wisconsin’s staff walked into a program that has had a good culture building for a long time. Iowa’s staff took years to build that culture. I’m not concerned about the long term culture with this staff.
    4 points
  6. I guess I forgot the part where we had an identical scheme, culture, and coaching staff to Iowa & Wisconsin. Top 40 classes will not work.
    4 points
  7. hunter49: "the cancel culture is worse than the infection!" There's something worse than that. Would your favorite football team ever had over its playbook to the entire world? That's what has happened here with Covid. Now every person on the Earth who wants to mess with the world knows how to do it ay time they want to. Just create a new virus and let it loose and then let everybody fall over in panic over it and have bureaucrats rushing to shut things down. Throw out the rest of the playbook. Everybody's already got the winning play.
    3 points
  8. Not sure I'd be talking about emulating Iowa culture right about now.....YIKES!!
    3 points
  9. "With modern roads, bridges, highways, broadband, ports and airports as a new foundation for economic growth. With pipes that transport clean water to every community. With 5 million new manufacturing and technology jobs so the future is made in America." "With a health care system that lowers premiums, deductibles, and drug prices by building on the Affordable Care Act he's trying to rip away." "With an education system that trains our people for the best jobs of the 21st century, where cost doesn't prevent young people from going to college, and student debt doesn't crush them when they get out." "With child care and elder care that make it possible for parents to go to work and for the elderly to stay in their homes with dignity." "With an immigration system that powers our economy and reflects our values. With newly empowered labor unions. With equal pay for women. With rising wages you can raise a family on. Yes, we're going to do more than praise our essential workers. We're finally going to pay them." "We can, and we will, deal with climate change. It's not only a crisis, it's an enormous opportunity. An opportunity for America to lead the world in clean energy and create millions of new good-paying jobs in the process." "And we can pay for these investments by ending loopholes and the president's $1.3 trillion tax giveaway to the wealthiest 1 percent and the biggest, most profitable corporations, some of which pay no tax at all." "Because we don't need a tax code that rewards wealth more than it rewards work. I'm not looking to punish anyone. Far from it. But it's long past time the wealthiest people and the biggest corporations in this country paid their fair share." "For our seniors, Social Security is a sacred obligation, a sacred promise made. The current president is threatening to break that promise. He's proposing to eliminate the tax that pays for almost half of Social Security without any way of making up for that lost revenue." "I will not let it happen. If I'm your president, we're going to protect Social Security and Medicare. You have my word."
    3 points
  10. Money is what keeps the doors open and the lights on.
    3 points
  11. This is government at its best! Best of intentions, publicly expressed, but never thought out and tested before mass implementation with undesired results. Typically very expensive, inefficient, ineffective and usually perpetual in duration. Normally two new problems created for each perceived problem addressed. The longer the government involvement lasts, the more permanent the indirect and ‘always unexpected’ consequences become. The marketplace by its nature responds with rational reactions in the direction of minimizing the economic fallout but often government in response thereto imposes more restrictions. It becomes a never-ending cycle as government spreads like a noxious weed in the yard.
    2 points
  12. and indoctrinating an entire generation of kids of how to fall in line, obey the orders, ‘we can protect you’, do what we say. I have an 8th and a 10th grader. They are in school 2 days a week. Some of the measures they are taking are just plain stupid. For instance: you have to walk on arrows down either side of the hall. If you are walking on the right and your class is halfway down on the left side, they make the kids walk to the END OF THE HALLWAY AND DO A U-TURN instead Of cutting across to your class. My daughter said both ends of the hallway are bottlenecks and all the kids are crammed in there anyway, making sure-turns! I mean it’s be funny if it weren’t so stupid and bureaucratic
    2 points
  13. You have to imagine that Warren and all these unnamed experts are on their knees praying that the playing teams get hit huge with virus problems.
    2 points
  14. now i know what far right lie you were repeating. and all i can do is laugh some more at you believing that BS.
    2 points
  15. It was a fascinating contest between the least-liked candidates each party could have nominated.
    2 points
  16. The only meaningful parallel is the 1918 Spanish Flu pandemic, and the response looked a lot like it does today: some cancellations, some attempts to play, lots of confusion trying to adjust to a moving target: https://saturdayblitz.com/2020/03/22/college-football-navigated-1918-spanish-flu-pandemic/
    2 points
  17. They may have a better culture for now but I'll take our coaching staff and scheme long term. Plus the fact that this class will still probably be sandwiches with higher classes.
    2 points
  18. Trump out today pushing a lie that is effortlessly disproven - that Dems didn't use "God" in their Pledge of Allegience during their convention - trying to maintain his tenuous mantle as the religious candidate. The entire premise that Trump is some kind of godly president elected by divine intervention has always been absurd and weird to me. Once you get past the naked transactionalism of judge and lip service, the man's entire life has been and continues to be one of apostasy and hedonism. I hope Biden hits him on it in the debates. A devout practicing Catholic doesn't need lectured on being a heathen by a man just recently ordered to pay the court fees of the pornstar he cheated on his wife with and paid off to hush up.
    2 points
  19. Whats next for Nebraska you ask?....Watch Alabama win another National Title via the playoff. A lot of people have yet to figure out that by delaying our season to the spring we (B1G) have just taken ourselves out of the playoff picture without even playing a single game. Should we be upset?...No. But the teams that had a shot at a title should be (OSU...maybe Penn St. or Michigan). PAC 12 will be lucky to win a single National Title in the next 20 years so they really had nothing to lose. So after watching Alabama lift the National Title trophy in January, we will be left with a sinking feeling of a meaningless season. Maybe a great advantage for Nebraska? Time to knock some monkeys off our back?....Wisconsin, Iowa, OSU??
    2 points
  20. I’m angry too but he won’t be let go. The university presidents are appreciating having warren take the heat for the decision. They also hired him, going to look bad that they hired the wrong guy. And as the first black power 5 commissioner, they don’t want any additional scrutiny of firing someone like that
    2 points
  21. FIFY Seriously, best case it is an absolute waste and worst case it is fertile ground for dangerous information and ridiculous conspiracy theories. Every single person who regularly uses FB has some human deficiency. (And yes, I said “every person” and qualified it with “regularly”) The two most common types are attention whores and people with unhealthy political concerns. Normal, stable people aren’t anywhere to found on FB, in my experience.
    2 points
  22. We sold our soul for $$$. Everything other than $$$ is window dressing.
    2 points
  23. So the choice has been distilled to a good, generally honest man calling on a return to decency and telling you he'll leverage decades of experience and negotiate consensus among lots of diverse allies to overcome the pandemic, return us to our normal lives and try to make life better for average people... And a corrupt scumbag who lies like the rest of us breathe, clearly can't be bothered to have any serious plan for the pandemic, wants to implement more tax cuts without understanding the ramifications, clearly doesn't care about anyone but himself and those kissing his butt or giving him money and wants to continue to abuse his power for personal gain. And if it breaks the government, so be it. Worth it in the end. Hard choice.
    2 points
  24. So, the Big Ten is saying that they can start playing in January with each team traveling each week, in the middle of flu season, inside indoor stadiums because of the SaliviaDirect test that was approved 7 days ago. The University of Illinois is already utilizing a similar saliva test. The SalivaDirect test is expected to be widely available to the public in 4-8 weeks. Considering each university has a medical center associated with it then it's conceivable they could start testing earlier, (Illinois already is). So, you could feasibly start testing athletes with the same test they expect to make a winter season feasible (without all the other issues a winter season presents including teams playing at home stadiums) by Sept. 26th. The same weekend the SEC plans to kickoff their season. Big Ten logic right there.
    2 points
  25. I just posted in the Cult of Trump thread some of the below. I think this topic deserves a thread of its own. It is apparent to me that this loose organization of conspiracy theorists and terrorists (see West point anti terror link below) is becoming a real threat. They literally see Trump as a savior and Trump, who has narcissistic grandiose views of himself, is in agreement. Because tRump has messianic views of himself, I believe he will do all that he can to remain in the WH. Remember he said at the 2016 GOP convention that only he can fix Washington. This article details some of the violent acts already conducted by some Q members/believers. Very enlightening. Some events in the news that we all heard about are linked back to Q believers. https://ctc.usma.edu/the-qanon-conspiracy-theory-a-security-threat-in-the-making/ I believe @BigRedBuster posted this in another thread. Trump again won't denounce them. The above link is from this tweet as well and should be read to understand the scope of the threat by this cultish group. However, this cult is more dangerous than just being a strong political cult - infatuated wt an unconventional politician. They are becoming a threat to the country. They brainwash like any other cult and they have a cult leader who happens to be the president of the USA. This makes them more dangerous than any religious cult although they are a religion of sorts. From my post in the Cult of Trump thread: The Cult of Trump is supported by QAnon and my concern is that because Trump is literally their savior, Trump has indeed envisioned himself as such and will refuse to remove himself from the white house when he is defeated or will block, control, delay any election results that are contrary to their messianic vision. The NYT and Atlantic articles share pretty eye opening stuff on what this conspiracy group is all about. I suspect that I have some in-laws that are involved now as they have talked about Tom Hanks and other celebs being involved in child trafficking. Pretty sicko stuff. Yet Trump again won't denounce this fringe group like he wouldn't renounce the white supremacists in Charlottesville. What is QAnon? The NYT & Atlantic tells the history Pretty scary stuff - cultish deception https://www.nytimes.com/article/what-is-qanon.html https://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2020/06/qanon-nothing-can-stop-what-is-coming/610567/ https://www.theatlantic.com/ideas/archive/2019/10/trumps-conspiracy-theories-got-him-into-this/599275/ https://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2019/11/trump-conspiracy-theories-ukraine/602728/
    1 point
  26. Bounced around but the kid has some solid talent. Was going to start at Michigan but decided to transfer to Iowa and barely got PT which baffled a lot of Iowa fans last year. He caught 150 passes and hauled in 30 receiving TDs his JR/SR seasons in high school in 4A (highest class in Iowa). https://nebraska.rivals.com/news/former-michigan-and-iowa-receiver-transfers-to-nebraska
    1 point
  27. We drove to Lincoln on Friday to move my daughter back to school, spent the night and most of the day Saturday in Lincoln, now we're in Columbus. Not to be too judgy but Nebraska seems to be taking this virus thing way lighter than in Colorado. I saw pretty good mask use most places in Lincoln and even at the Big Springs gas stop. But get off the beaten path and nobody seems to care. Hit up the Godfather's at the gas station in Sutherland and nobody was even pretending to have a mask except for us and one couple from California. Columbus seems to be the same, full restaurants and no masks. I'd prepare for things to get worse before they get better based on what I've seen.
    1 point
  28. I liked how he looked playing the run. He looks like he tackles well also and isn't afraid of contact. He was sticking some guys.
    1 point
  29. As a species, we are adapting.
    1 point
  30. On a lesser scale, the 24 hr laundromat started closing at 8pm. People want to be seen as doing something, even if 'something' herds more people into less space and time. As far as sports are concerned, after a university has already decided to open the dormitories and hold live in-person classes, there is no additional risk in playing sports. But there is a reduced risk brought about by athletes being tested often and a mentality not to let the team down.
    1 point
  31. It’s funny you mention this. I am seeing this sentiment in other areas. Our school district is going back half time. 85% of people polled wanted full time school and are mad about the decision. Charter schools do what they want and are going back full time. The 15% that wanted all online are hoping they fail...well maybe not all of them, but I have heard comments from some suggesting and seeming to hope the charters fail. It seems to me we should all be hoping for success against COVID ASAP. I hope the other conferences have a successful season with healthy student athletes, coaches and fans.
    1 point
  32. He won’t go to Kentucky, they just received a 4 star point guard commit today(Nolan Hickman) and are likely to reclassify a 2022 five star point guard(Skyy Clark). I still view North Carolina as the leaders because most likely Caleb Love leaves for the NBA after his lone season and they have no backup plan if they lost out on Sallis. I feel like Kansas and Nebraska are right on their heels coming in as 2nd and 3rd as of now. Gonzaga, Oregon, Louisville, and Kentucky should all be fine at point guard and that should stray Sallis away from them.
    1 point
  33. Yes, creating a deadly and highly communicable virus and spreading it around the globe certainly would mess up the world. But hasn't that always been in the playbook, Dr. Evil? Not sure it matters, but did you read the article?
    1 point
  34. https://twitter.com/adameargle/status/1297224723953332224?s=21
    1 point
  35. She was so unlikable that it makes them nothing the same.
    1 point
  36. I love the optimism, but I still have lots of questions about the coaching staff. Wisconsin's and Iowa's have both proven themselves to be good at what they do. Nebraska's has one good year out of 4, with a much higher talent level than their competitors in the conference. What @Decked is saying is that they need the same level of talent advantage here to be as successful, and I tend to agree. 40s classes won't get it done. The one after could be much higher again, you're right, but we need a very solid winning season next year to recover from 2 straight losing seasons and then a lower ranked class. Another losing season and all the shine is gone on that 13-0 season that feels like it was about a decade ago already.
    1 point
  37. Did you happen to notice the last three words of my post? “in my experience” or put another way, in my opinion, would not be making a grandiose sweeping proclamation but rather commenting on my personal experience with FB. I don’t care how much or how little time your wife spends on FB, I doubt she is among my very limited number of FB friends. To expand on my experience, and remember this is the people who seem to post everyday or multiple times per day. I have two relatives and a few acquaintances that fall into the attention whore category, posting every boring occurrence of their day (like anyone cares) or bragging about that new item they purchased or their trip to the lake. One of them shares such personal information that it’s embarrassing. Her children were actually begging her, in FB responses, to stop airing her trailer trash escapades. As far as the politically unstable folk (one of them the same person), most of them are old HS classmates. A good dozen of them would eat DJT’s turds if he said they were good for them. Another half that many are just as crazy from the far left. And then there are the religion show offs, always trying to one up how religious they are. For me, based on what I’ve seen regularly occurring on Facebook, everyone would be be better off without it. And mind you, I only venture down that rabbit hole maybe once every month or two. I never post anything and only read when one of the notices I receive strikes me as possibly interesting. Im sure there are people who use it responsibly, although I have my doubts about anyone who uses it often. I’d need to actually see an example of someone posting on FB daily that is not a whack job, to believe it’s possible.
    1 point
  38. Once something is severely miss handled from the beginning, it’s very difficult to move forward.
    1 point
  39. I actually feel for everyone in the conference. No normal hate, just saddness that we are all having to go through this. Honestly, this may make me more a fan of the BIG teams-even Iowa. Sucks for all.
    1 point
  40. Occam's razor right here.......The B1G (whom ever ultimately made the decision) failed miserably. I don't think "they" had any intention to play or a plan.....It was a massive failure across the board......I am unsure if some true "college towns" will survive without football. Look at schools cutting sports, cutting salaries, furloughing employees.....And they haven't even missed the season yet.....
    1 point
  41. This class may be in the 40 range ranking. I have no problem offering a lower ranked in state guy but to say the DB recruiting this year has been pretty mediocre is nice. I realize we have been impacted hard but sheesh.
    1 point
  42. Prior saliva test are massively inaccurate, but the Yale saliva test is supposed to be very accurate (>94%). https://www.medrxiv.org/content/10.1101/2020.08.03.20167791v1
    1 point
  43. The World Herald breeds that type of writer it seems; one who writes with overt contempt for their own readers. Shatel and Lee are the prime examples; Dirk goes to that well at times, too.
    1 point
  44. Instead of watching I am going to do. I have spent too much of my life watching.
    1 point
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