This is a ridiculous argument. First of all, the reporter says in his piece that there was at least 20 feet of space behind the shuttle, so the notion that it was “boxed in” is a bold-faced lie. If it is actually capable of reversing, then the technology failed. Plain and simple. Are we not supposed to expect that… Read more
We had a really big front yard when I was a kid, and if I was playing near the bottom of the driveway when he came home from work he would slow down so I could jump on the running boards and hang on for the ride up the driveway (about a tenth of a mile).
To teach me a lesson about leaving my car unlocked. It worked.
I get that you’re trying to sound smart and clinical here, but there is not broader implication, subtext, or any sort of coded message in my original post other than I find soccer hooliganism extremely, extremely stupid. Just because a statement doesn’t explicitly acknowledge the universality of violence in sports… Read more
I’m a yankee lib who just happens to appreciate the first amendment, but nice try :)
Like not caring about soccer! :)
No one better bump you off 51 stars now...
That’s a really poor comparison. That fight led to systemic changes at almost every level to prevent something like that from happening again - and what do you know, no fan-player violence since. Meanwhile asshole soccer fans set off smoke bombs and flares and actually attack opposing fans and players on the regular,… Read more