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Michael Vick

Original post made by John on Jul 20, 2009

Michael Vick was release today from prison. Was justice served? Should he be able to play again? No justice was not served. We fight for those who can't. We fight for the dogs who can't defend themselves. At a minimum he should suffer the same pain each dog under his care sufferred.

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Posted by Cholo, a resident of Livermore
on Jul 20, 2009 at 10:41 pm

What he did was butt ugly. Hopefully, he'll meet up with an angry that will strangle him.

pretty is as pretty does...

signed,

susan birdy


Posted by Cholo, a resident of Livermore
on Jul 20, 2009 at 10:42 pm

Correction: Hopefully, he'll meet up with an angry pit bull that will strangle him!

America needs another criminal on the streets...duh...


Posted by Jerry, a resident of Oak Hill
on Jul 20, 2009 at 10:54 pm

When does he join the Raiders...:)


Posted by Doug, a resident of Downtown
on Jul 21, 2009 at 6:47 am

Give me a break they were just dogs and he did way more time than he should have. Ted Kennedy did not time for kiliing a woman.


Posted by J, a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Jul 21, 2009 at 12:01 pm

I suggest we fill his athletic cup with raw hamburger and have him run from the dogs he brutalized...If he can make it to safety, then we can discuss letting him play again. If not, then he has saved the taxpayers having to house him after his next felony.

The NFL needs to start making examples of the men who are giving the whole league a bad rep- Do they want to be considered a collection of thugs and criminals? Or highly skilled athletes and positive members of the community? I would think other players would resent a man who has sullied all of their reputations in the public eye, and that they would protest his returning


Posted by J, a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Jul 21, 2009 at 3:07 pm

Doug- I need to remember not to ask you to pet sit. There are some of us who view our pets as a member of the family. We would just as soon injure our dear old grandmother as injure that creature who greets us every evening when we arrive home, with such unbridled joy

Comparing anything a member of the Kennedy family does with something a human does is unfair- All you need to do is look at Ted to know he isn't human. If he were, his liver would have failed years ago! LOL


Posted by john, a resident of Downtown
on Jul 21, 2009 at 9:59 pm

Doug
Ted should have been on death row long ago, don't worry he is close now. Money paid for his freedom. For the dogs they don't have that same freedom. Sorry if I don't see you in the crosswalk because you think your better than everybody else and your heads in the clouds.


Posted by Doug, a resident of Downtown
on Jul 21, 2009 at 10:07 pm

A dog is not a human being and as such its life should not be valued at the same level. People murder human beings and get less time than Vick got. How about Ray lewis a few years back and those two guys who were stabbed to death but no one was ever convicted. How about all of the poor babies butchered every single day. When there is justice for human beings and the innocent then come tell me about a dog.


Posted by J, a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Jul 22, 2009 at 11:31 am

Doug- I was not saying EITHER form of abuse was okay. I was not on the jury for any of the cases, but trust me, I would have not taken a human life being lost lightly.

I believe that what Vick did was unecessarily cruel, and I don't think he deserves a second chance. He was only on trial for what he did to the dogs in his possession, that doesn't mean that was all he was guilty of.

I should add that I don't believe the people you mentioned deserved a second chance either. I can take solace in the fact that I didn't elect Ted Kennedy- he doesn't represent me


Posted by Cholo, a resident of Livermore
on Jul 22, 2009 at 12:24 pm

I think it's time to pack and give vicky something to turn and run. I hear that the vick changed his name to miss vicky while imprisoned...hmmmmmmmm...why would he do that?


Posted by BobbyB, a resident of Foothill Knolls
on Jul 22, 2009 at 12:53 pm

this is ridiculus! he served almost two years in jail for killing dogs while donte stallworth only has to serve 30 days for killing a PERSON!
does society now value the lives of animals over the lives of people??


Posted by J, a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Jul 22, 2009 at 1:39 pm

I am a huge fan of football, and I do not want to see it become a collection of the dregs of society. This post was not asking about if Stallworth (or any other of the assorted criminals served enough time-we all know they didn't) The question asked was if members thought Vick should play again. I, for one, would rather never see the man in a uniform again. If you are willing to abuse an animal, how much of a stretch is it to injure any other living thing? He has displayed a lack of regard for living things and should not be given the comfortable lifestyle he enjoyed as an active player. He can wash dishes somewhere, and some other decent human being can have his spot on a roster somewhere


Posted by Jack, a resident of Del Prado
on Jul 22, 2009 at 1:53 pm

he has served his time just like anyone else convicted and deserves to make a living just like anyone else and his trade is a football player and that is what he should be allowed to do and immediately.


Posted by Cholo, a resident of Livermore
on Jul 22, 2009 at 3:37 pm

To: bobolina

I think that any dog's life is worth saving. If I knew you were about to be euthanized for shopping downtown, I would look the other way!

signed,

pardiniyo


Posted by Cholo, a resident of Livermore
on Jul 22, 2009 at 3:41 pm

I am more of a donkey girl myself :O) teeeeeeee heeeeeeeeeeeeeee


Posted by Deputy Dog!, a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Jul 27, 2009 at 12:33 pm

Justice is served!!!! Michael Vick was just released to once again play in the NFL!!!!

Yes! I sure hope the Raiders sign him.


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