Before I get to the red and the orange:
Secondly, Ohio State beat Navy 31 to 27 earlier today.
The UGA Bulldogs crossed a time zone to test the Oklahoma State Cowboys. Broadcast on ABC, Sean McDonough and Matt Millen provided commentary. UGA quarterback Joe Cox wasn’t 100% physically well, but still took to the field. The first quarter said hello to a touchdown for the Dawgs, courtesy of Cox and wide receiver Michael Moore. UGA 7 and OSU 0.
The second quarter saw a few near-interceptions by the Dawgs but was predominantly rather dull until there were fewer than three minutes left on the clock. Cowboys quarterback Zac Robinson launched a forty-six yard TD catch to wide receiver Dez Bryant. The Dawgs lost possession of the ball on their next go because Cowboys recovered a fumbled ball. Kicker Dan Bailey made a twenty-eight yard field goal to take the lead going into halftime. OSU 10 and UGA 7.
The third quarter started with a whopping sixty-eight yard return by Cowboys defensive back Perrish Cox. The Dawgs defense were able to thwart a series of TD attempts but couldn’t keep out the one that Zac Robinson ran in himself. OSU 17 and UGA 7. Dawgs kicker Blair Walsh put a fifty-three yard field goal through in the second half of the third quarter. OSU 17 and UGA 10. The fourth quarter scrounged down halfway and Dez Bryant caught another pass for a TD. OSU 24 and UGA 10. Final score. The Dawgs would not recover.
Observations & Miscellania:
2. Upon returning from commercial after UGA’s first TD in the first quarter, the camera went to a low-angle close-up shot of Loran’s Best, such a cutie.
3. Sean McDonough remarked at the end of the first quarter that UGA was the most penalized SEC team last year.
4. Around six minutes in the second quarter, the camera cut to a couple shots of OSU fans: a medium long shot at “eye level” and then a low-angle close-up of a youung man’s concerned face. He had black streaks under his eyes and wore a cap. He must’ve purchased the cap the day of the game because the price tag was visible under the cap’s bill. There were a couple of stickers on either side of the ISBN, though.
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Suing for hundreds of thousands (or for millions) isn’t the point, it’s the principle behind the plaintiff’s case; recommending the death penalty in situations like this one …. maybe I’m too cynical but neither the principle nor the point is even touchable. A life for a life on the one hand, but on the other, wouldn’t there be more satisfaction in knowing that a violent crime offender were living the rest of his/her days in varying states of physical and emotional torment? (Un)fortunately, there is such a thing as the Eighth Amendment. Still, what is cruel and unusual for Group A isn’t so for Group B. Torture and physical mutilation needn’t be necessary. Why not impose something ideologically more wicked, such as giving a vegan nothing but farm animals for caloric intake. Giving a carnivore nothing but fruits and veggies. You’d just have to keep the convicted alive for the duration of their sentencing until they reached the age of curmudgeon. Apres ca, je ne sais pas.
On a tangential note, whether or not brain injuries or brain abnormalities can explain or contextualize an individuals anti-social (socially deviant) behavior, why is it that some of these persons are more a danger to themselves while others are a danger to themselves and other people?