The difference between the two men is simple. While both men had no control over their actions while they were committing the crime, only one man made the choice to put himself in a position where he would have no control over his actions. When you ingest, inhale, absorb, or otherwise partake of mind altering drugs, you destroy your agency. If you take drugs with the full knowledge that you will lose this agency, you have made the choice to infringe on the freedom of others. Because this choice WAS conscious, you are held accountable for the actions you may perform in your altered state.* That, ladies and gentlemen, is why the United States government is justified in punishing individuals who choose to take Marijuana, Cocaine, Methamphetamine, and other illegal substances.
Dalrymple to be Honored at Harvest Bowl — Former North Dakota Governor Jack Dalrymple will receive the 2017 Agribusiness Award during the North Dakota State University Harvest Bowl program. Dalrymple grew up on a farm near Casselton. After graduating with honors from Yale University, Dalrymple returned to manage the farming enterprise. Dalrymple was named the Outstanding Young Farmer of the United States; was the founding board chairman for Dakota Growers Pasta Company and enjoyed a long career in public service. The Harvest Bowl awards program will be November 10 in Fargo.
There are elevators that go from the press box to a lobby area of the stadium, which we walk through to get to the locker rooms. After games there’s a mix of fans, media people, security, and others passing through that area. It’s typically busy and noisy in there. As I was walking through the security checkpoint to head toward the locker rooms, I faintly heard my name being yelled, and I identified McGloin’s brother from his Twitter bio, yelling at me like a maniac from around 30 feet away. I couldn’t exactly decipher what he was saying because I was hustling to get to the head coach’s press conference in time, but there was a “scumbag” mixed in there.