Ryan smith on the story from the beginning. Reporter: Another chapter in the ray rice saga. ESPN reporting that rice is claiming the NFL didn’t see the full elevator video, unedited, before suspending him indefinitely. I understand the idealistic argument that musicians should be paid more. If I made a penny per stream, I would be incredibly wealthy, but I haven’t built my project on idealism. I recognize the current state of the marketplace and choose to embrace its realities and use them to my advantage.
Decades ago abalone and lobster abounded and we used to see many blue sharks in the channel. Of course our state fish the Garibaldi abounded, but I was really happy to see abalone, many spiny lobsters and large Sheephead (Semicossyphus pulcher) especially the resplendent tricolored snaggle toothed males. These fish are anadromous hermaphrodites born as females and transitioning to males after around 8 years.
I wonder what Asians need to do to get a fair shake in this country. Do they need to have more divorces? Do they need to value education and work ethic less and have their kids underachieve? Do they need commit more crimes? This is a serious question for anyone who believes in giving preferable treatment of one race over another. What do Asians or any ethnic group have to do, to be allowed to compete equally in meritocratic systems? How do you want to change the general Asian population to make them disadvantaged enough not to discriminate against them?.
All I can say is, this machine exceeded my expectations and pushed my grin level to the max. Started out doing about 5 miles gravel, ran into a road club I ride with and did 10 miles with them on pavement, some more gravel then found a muddy spot with hills to do real Cross testing (grin level 10), and then ended the day with a 15 mile pavement run back to the car. Handled high speed pavement really well considering 33c Grifos.
Instead, Trump’s ascendance has been fueled less by concern over slashing and destroying entitlements, broadly speaking, than by a desire to protect those entitlements for the right people. “Mr. Trump is a political harbinger here of a new strand of populist Republicanism .
In general, people are appalled at the obscenely lax punishment (a two game suspension) meted out for this serious assault. The comparisons to the league’s harsher punishment for other offenses, including four game suspensions (and more) for substance abuse and Michael Vick’s indefinite ban for dogfighting, were astute and on point. The public reaction to the EPSN reporter’s victim blaming ramble was so intense that ESPN suspended him briefly..