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Michael Vick talks about owning a dog

Posted on: December 15, 2010 2:12 pm
 
Posted by Andy Benoit

On the surface, it sounds like one of the most audacious statements in the history of mankind. "I would love to get another dog in the future," Michael Vick told TheGrio.com. Vick, you may have heard, doesn’t have a great track record with dog ownership. A court order rule prohibits him from owning a canine.
M. Vick (US Presswire)
But the Vick of today obviously views dog ownership in a different light than did the Vick of four years ago. "I think it would be a big step for me in the rehabilitation process. I think just to have a pet in my household and to show people that I genuinely care, and my love, and my passion for animals."

Strange as it is, Vick’s dogfighting trial was one of the best things to ever happen to pit bulls. It pulled back the curtain on the heinous underground activity and brought about a wave of public awareness and sympathy for the animals. Vick’s work with the Humane Society – including the work he has done not by legal obligation but by choice – has had a similar impact. And, perhaps most important, it has eliminated the pretext that dogfighting is simply part of back roads culture.

"I hate to use our culture as an excuse, but it is what it is and that's what happened and that's the way I thought about it growing up," Vick said. "This is just the way we were brought up."

Not anymore. Thanks to Vick, there isn’t a person in America who sees dogfighting in shades of grey.

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Since: Dec 15, 2010
Posted on: December 16, 2010 2:38 pm
 

Michael Vick talks about owning a dog



@streetrat

Dogfighting should be legal... why? because I love to watch animals being forced to duel to the death. Do you not remember when the Roman's ruled the world? Gladiator's were slaves and they were forced to fight for their life. This is entertainment. Our Government should put PIT fights on T.V. I would much rather watch that then UFC. Mike Vick should get a EMMY not 2 years in prison.

As far as what money he stole and from who. I could careless.



Since: Jan 17, 2010
Posted on: December 16, 2010 2:21 pm
 

Michael Vick talks about owning a dog


Guy did almost 2 years in Jail, thats extreme.  He did the time he almost lost his career but he climbed is way back to the top, better than before, he paid his debt to society and then some, he should be able to own a mutt if he wants to



The dogfighting is just one thing.

HE RAN AN INSTERSTAE GAMBLING RING.

HE STOLE OVER $1.3 MILLION DOLLARS.



Two years is extreme?




he paid his debt to society and then some

He has not paid back the stolen money and will only be forced to pay back a small portion of it.  That is NOT paying his debt.  Those people are left without what he stole from them and he doesn't care.



Since: Sep 9, 2009
Posted on: December 16, 2010 2:18 pm
 

Michael Vick talks about owning a dog

Get me a barf bag. These people who support this piece of garbage thug make me want to puke. Disgusting.



Since: Dec 15, 2010
Posted on: December 16, 2010 2:13 pm
 

Michael Vick talks about owning a dog


Mike Vick is the best QB in the NFL. Tom Brady hasn't one squat since spygate " fact ". Manning is not the same without his first round draft picks surrounded around him.



Since: Jan 3, 2009
Posted on: December 16, 2010 2:10 pm
 

Michael Vick talks about owning a dog

Your obsurd with your comparison, dogs are pets, maybe your babies are pets to you but mine are my children.  I am no Vick fan but if you think he didn't get punished enough for his dog abuse than how much more should he have to suffer?  Guy did almost 2 years in Jail, thats extreme.  He did the time he almost lost his career but he climbed is way back to the top, better than before, he paid his debt to society and then some, he should be able to own a mutt if he wants to.



Since: Oct 22, 2010
Posted on: December 16, 2010 1:07 pm
 

Michael Vick talks about owning a dog

This whole thing is too funny.

So Vick wants a dog, and there are people out there dumb enough to think he should have one....

He also illegally bled dry the pension funds to pay off his defense lawyers.  How many of you would line up to give him signing athority of your 401K ???

How many of you would let a convicted peophile babysit your kids?



I know he can run fast, but that doesn't change the fact he's a thief and a scumbag.



Since: Sep 9, 2009
Posted on: December 16, 2010 12:47 pm
 

Michael Vick talks about owning a dog

The real idiots are the ones who support this piece of garbage excuse for a human being..




Since: Sep 28, 2010
Posted on: December 16, 2010 12:14 pm
 

Michael Vick talks about owning a dog

You wan to be pounded where?  How does one become"doused"with a solid?  Sounds as if you may be the idiot?




Since: Sep 9, 2009
Posted on: December 16, 2010 11:44 am
 

Michael Vick talks about owning a dog

I'm just curious..what kind of prison was this piece of garbage in? Was it a federal pound me in the ass prision or was it a white collar resort?  I would guess it would be the latter.

This idiot should be stripped, doused in red meat and have a pack of dogs have their way with him. You want justice? There it is.




Since: Jan 17, 2010
Posted on: December 16, 2010 11:16 am
 

Michael Vick talks about owning a dog

Grow up dude.  He lost 2 years in the NFL, spent 2 years in a federal penitentiary, lost 100 million in endorsements and was disgraced North American wide if not world wide.  That's not enough for you? 

Am I supposed to feel sorry for him?




And how do you know he's not sorry?  Do you read minds?

He stole over $1 million dollars and is not paying it back.  If you are sorry about stealing something, you replace it.  Just common sense.










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