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    News: I'm convinced it's all part of the culture wars...

    I'm convinced it's all part of the culture wars used to distract from the lack of action on more important issues (economic, environmental, etc.). It's why you see so many news stories about M&Ms,...
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    News: A bit of a straw man argument considering your...

    A bit of a straw man argument considering your distorting the language here. Namely, your use of the word "consenting", which is still up for interpretation. In addition, your use of the word...
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    News: Let's see if similar logic can be used here: ...

    Let's see if similar logic can be used here:

    hE wAsN't cHaRgEd. tHe lAw fOuNd hIm nOt gUiLtY

    Ok, since some on here want others to accept this, then they have to accept that Bauer's employer...
  4. The ghost runner is not exciting to watch at all....

    The ghost runner is not exciting to watch at all. I get the idea about speeding up games, but it's boring. Some other ideas i'd like to see:

    1.) A swing off. This could end the game even faster...
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    News: There aren't multiple interpretations of cancel...

    There aren't multiple interpretations of cancel culture. It is a made up concept by a group of people with a belief that society's attempts to hold individuals/entities accountable is somehow a joint...
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    News: Me asking you to drop it is just that: drop the...

    Me asking you to drop it is just that: drop the false narrative. I'm totally fine with continuing my attempts to change your mind about this topic and hopefully persuade others who are simply reading...
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    News: The can keeps getting kicked down the road....

    The can keeps getting kicked down the road. First, it's "cancel culture". Then it's "no criminal charges were filed". Now it's "MLB's policy is impartial".

    There are two interesting things I've...
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    News: Well that's the issue here. The lack of a...

    Well that's the issue here. The lack of a criminal case only signaled something for you. Not for MLB since there is no language in the CBA that says lack of a criminal case excuses a player from an...
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    News: Two questions: what indicated that public...

    Two questions: what indicated that public perception led to MLB's decision to extend the leave? has anything indicated that the leave is illegitimate?

    The extension of the leave is not sufficient...
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    News: Unfortunately for Bauer and the anti-cancel...

    Unfortunately for Bauer and the anti-cancel culture patriots, there must be no language in the CBA that says criminal charges are a condition for MLB's decision to put a player on leave. The CBA that...
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    News: "Ostracism to push someone out of society while...

    "Ostracism to push someone out of society while simultaneously punishing anyone with association would be a step too far."

    And there it is. The jumping to conclusions that haven't happened to...
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    News: Is there any indication that MLB isn't using an...

    Is there any indication that MLB isn't using an evidence based approach in their investigation? Stating the obvious fact that evidence based approaches are standard implies that you feel MLB is not...
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    News: Yeah, that's the disappointing thing. The label...

    Yeah, that's the disappointing thing. The label "cancel culture" has somehow been twisted to exonerate people from responsibility.

    Bauer's 9 figure contract hasn't been cancelled. We also still...
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    News: I'd like to share a interesting "theory" that I...

    I'd like to share a interesting "theory" that I heard many years ago. It's called the "polar bear theory". Basically, it suggests that we don't need to study every polar bear on the planet to know...
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    News: Maybe it's worth repeating: Baur is a smart man...

    Maybe it's worth repeating: Baur is a smart man and should know that entering this business means that public relations and public perception are part of the job. If you think the general population...
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    News: Saying things like: "corporate component where...

    Saying things like:

    "corporate component where they are afraid they may lose money due to the moral dilemma."
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    putting the word character in quotes when referring to the hall fame

    Only...
  17. Not this again. There's another thread to discuss...

    Not this again. There's another thread to discuss vaccine status and how it affects players/teams. The "force" word has already been debunked in that thread as well. There's no denying that some...
  18. The word "forced" is being thrown around way too...

    The word "forced" is being thrown around way too loosely. Are players being physically restrained? Jailed? Nobody's freedumbs are being violated here. They have all the freedumb in the world to avoid...
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    News: https://www.mlbtraderumors.com/2022/03/mlb-apple-f...

    https://www.mlbtraderumors.com/2022/03/mlb-apple-friday-night-baseball-streaming-deal.html

    This article outlines another deal that was just announced with NBC.

    "Under MLB’s previous deals with...
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    News: I hear ya. I'm just worried that these owners are...

    I hear ya. I'm just worried that these owners are so greedy that the jerseys will look like NASCAR cars.
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    News: It's too risky to do what fans would want, which...

    It's too risky to do what fans would want, which is easy access to games.

    Owners will go as far as putting advertisements on jerseys, which will look ridiculous. Not because they're desperate to...
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    News: To those of us living in reality and...

    To those of us living in reality and understanding that the owners are trying to hoard wealth by exploiting the talent of players and the enjoyment had by fans....

    What do you all think will be...
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    News: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Major_League...

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Major_League_Baseball_principal_owners

    ^^This was the sale price of teams the last time they were sold.
    ...
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    News: Agreed...a quick google search yielded this...

    Agreed...a quick google search yielded this result: https://www.forbes.com/sites/kurtbadenhausen/2020/06/10/mlbs-10-richest-team-owners-worth-31-billion-in-2020/?sh=2920040869d1

    The A's owner is...
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    Interesting how no one has been able to reply to...

    Interesting how no one has been able to reply to my previous posts, including the one below:
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