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58. Forgive a murderer?
Fuck that!
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  -Will Michael Vick ever be forgiven? Liberal_Stalwart71  Nov-21-10 06:32 PM   #0 
  - I hope not. I hope he has a career-ending injury. Soon.  de novo   Nov-21-10 06:33 PM   #1 
  - What you said.  Systematic Chaos   Nov-21-10 06:35 PM   #2 
  - That would make my day.  emilyg   Nov-21-10 06:49 PM   #19 
  - How progressive of you.  Goblinmonger   Nov-21-10 08:56 PM   #65 
     - Not extreme harm, just enough so that he never makes another dollar for playing a game.  de novo   Nov-21-10 08:59 PM   #66 
        - So do hunters.  Goblinmonger   Nov-21-10 09:10 PM   #69 
           - You can't see the difference?  de novo   Nov-21-10 09:17 PM   #70 
           - There are plenty that don't kill the animals they hunt quickly.  Goblinmonger   Nov-21-10 09:31 PM   #82 
              - He is a sick fuck. He killed and maimed animals for money.  de novo   Nov-21-10 09:33 PM   #85 
                 - Now it's for money that is important.  Goblinmonger   Nov-21-10 09:38 PM   #89 
                    - haha. You are in the minority. Enjoy defending this waste.  de novo   Nov-21-10 09:39 PM   #92 
                       - haha. You committed a fallacy.  Goblinmonger   Nov-21-10 09:42 PM   #97 
           - Oh yeah, and on of the activities is illegal.  de novo   Nov-21-10 09:19 PM   #72 
              - And Vick paid the price society put on that illegal activity. n/t  Goblinmonger   Nov-21-10 09:30 PM   #80 
                 - He is still a sick son-of-a-bitch that I do not have to respect. Fuck him.  de novo   Nov-21-10 09:32 PM   #83 
                    - I don't give a shit if you respect him.  Goblinmonger   Nov-21-10 09:39 PM   #91 
                       - Have fun defending this fucking asshole.  de novo   Nov-21-10 09:40 PM   #93 
                          - I'm not defending him.  Goblinmonger   Nov-21-10 09:43 PM   #98 
                             - "As a progressive"....Right.  de novo   Nov-21-10 09:45 PM   #101 
                                - You're right...progressives hope for bodily harm to come to those  Goblinmonger   Nov-21-10 09:46 PM   #104 
                                   - Welcome to the light.  de novo   Nov-21-10 09:47 PM   #105 
  - Unrec.  Codeine   Nov-21-10 06:36 PM   #3 
  - How the heck am I supposed to know this? Geez!!!  Liberal_Stalwart71   Nov-21-10 06:36 PM   #5 
     - ....  tammywammy   Nov-21-10 06:45 PM   #16 
     - I obviously know how to use the Search button, but let's be serious...  Liberal_Stalwart71   Nov-21-10 07:30 PM   #44 
     - I rarely LOL but this one was good.  Happyhippychick   Nov-21-10 07:52 PM   #56 
     - Top of the page, a search icon. Go to simple search, type in Michael  Obamanaut   Nov-21-10 06:58 PM   #26 
     - Whatever. See my response above. You people are unnecessarily rude!!  Liberal_Stalwart71   Nov-21-10 07:31 PM   #46 
     - I dont know why every one gets so upset over multiple postings  left is right   Nov-21-10 07:38 PM   #52 
  - He's just the best darn fella in the whole world.  Balbus   Nov-21-10 06:36 PM   #4 
  - Not by me. n/t  muffin1   Nov-21-10 06:37 PM   #6 
  - Not by me. Psycho fucker deserves to be torn apart by wild pit bulls.  katandmoon   Nov-21-10 06:37 PM   #7 
  - +1.  SammyWinstonJack   Nov-21-10 08:51 PM   #63 
  - It's not for me to forgive him. In his case, it's poor defenseless maimed, traumatized  Catherina   Nov-21-10 06:39 PM   #8 
  - NO. there is no forgiveness for what he did. It's all hype.  johnaries   Nov-21-10 06:39 PM   #9 
  - As long as he has made peace.  demmiblue   Nov-21-10 06:39 PM   #10 
  - I wish more would worry about what he does to make amends  hlthe2b   Nov-21-10 06:40 PM   #11 
  - Thanks for the thoughtful response. n/t  Liberal_Stalwart71   Nov-21-10 06:44 PM   #14 
  - I've sometimes wondered.....  Ken Burch   Nov-21-10 06:42 PM   #12 
  - were the bum fighters killed when they no longer could fight?  dsc   Nov-21-10 06:45 PM   #15 
  - It isn't enough that they were badly impaired street people made to severely injure each other  Ken Burch   Nov-21-10 06:58 PM   #27 
     - I think they are about equal  dsc   Nov-21-10 07:06 PM   #32 
        - I guess I don't see that what Vick did, given everything else that's happening  Ken Burch   Nov-21-10 07:27 PM   #43 
           - Exactly! Thanks for the thoughtful response. n/t  Liberal_Stalwart71   Nov-21-10 07:32 PM   #47 
           - I would feel very different if Vick showed some sign of  dsc   Nov-21-10 07:33 PM   #48 
              - Well, then, he's not worth wasting your indignation on.  Ken Burch   Nov-21-10 07:54 PM   #57 
  - Those guys are fucking scum who should be beaten to death in the street.  superduperfarleft   Nov-21-10 09:04 PM   #68 
     - If you're speaking of those who organize and produce the "Bum Fights" videos, I'm with you.  Ken Burch   Nov-21-10 09:44 PM   #99 
        - I read an article a few weeks ago about one of the "bums" who survived  superduperfarleft   Nov-21-10 09:58 PM   #111 
  - Unrec.  City Lights   Nov-21-10 06:43 PM   #13 
  - he would have to try long and hard to redeem himself  Skittles   Nov-21-10 06:46 PM   #17 
  - Why do these posts keep showing up on DU?  Faygo Kid   Nov-21-10 06:49 PM   #18 
  - +1 nt  Obamanaut   Nov-21-10 07:17 PM   #40 
  - Maybe because I wasn't aware of the other threads. Again, let's be honest...  Liberal_Stalwart71   Nov-21-10 07:35 PM   #49 
  - It's not like he worked for Goldman Sachs.  Skink   Nov-21-10 06:52 PM   #20 
  - did he ask? and maybe we should ask these folks:  CreekDog   Nov-21-10 06:52 PM   #21 
  - Thank you and they are the reasons that I still think he's a POS!  tnlefty   Nov-21-10 07:46 PM   #55 
  - Even if his remorse is genuine, I don't think it will matter to those who are mad at him.......  marmar   Nov-21-10 06:53 PM   #22 
  - Well fuck, so long as HE'S made peace with it.  flvegan   Nov-21-10 06:54 PM   #23 
  - And THIS, ladies and gentlemen,  Codeine   Nov-21-10 06:55 PM   #25 
     - +1.  SammyWinstonJack   Nov-21-10 08:54 PM   #64 
  - Not by me...ever!! n/t  michaz   Nov-21-10 06:55 PM   #24 
  - I hope never. He's sure no role model for youngsters. I personally wish him  williesgirl   Nov-21-10 07:00 PM   #28 
  - Right after Ray Lewis  alcibiades_mystery   Nov-21-10 07:00 PM   #29 
  - Ask the dogs.  Catshrink   Nov-21-10 07:02 PM   #30 
  - Should he be forgiven simply because he's doing well?  rocktivity   Nov-21-10 07:05 PM   #31 
  - That was not my intent!!! There was an interview with Costas this evening!  Liberal_Stalwart71   Nov-21-10 07:37 PM   #51 
  - Michael Vick doesn't need forgiveness,  beam me up scottie   Nov-21-10 07:07 PM   #33 
  - I hope to hell not. Forgive him if you choose, he's a POS now and forever IMO. n/t  tpsbmam   Nov-21-10 07:07 PM   #34 
  - Never!!!!!!!!!! There are some crimes that are deliberative, sick and too  Peregrine Took   Nov-21-10 07:12 PM   #35 
  - no - fuck him  Locrian   Nov-21-10 07:13 PM   #36 
  - Unrecommended.  Quantess   Nov-21-10 07:14 PM   #37 
  - Mike Vick has been forgiven  Alenne   Nov-21-10 07:15 PM   #38 
  - Seems like so many people on this thread are making it a top priority.  Liberal_Stalwart71   Nov-21-10 07:39 PM   #53 
  - Not by me. Nope. Never. He's just mean. nt  Obamanaut   Nov-21-10 07:15 PM   #39 
  - NO!!!!  Howler   Nov-21-10 07:22 PM   #41 
  - Not in this house.  Greyhound   Nov-21-10 07:22 PM   #42 
  - I'm with you.  tilsammans   Nov-21-10 10:09 PM   #121 
  - Forgiven and what?  Amerigo Vespucci   Nov-21-10 07:30 PM   #45 
  - No.  nonconformist   Nov-21-10 07:36 PM   #50 
  - It's sad, but Michael Vick is the new OJ.  political_Dem   Nov-21-10 07:40 PM   #54 
  - Well it couldn't possibly be because he's black. Since elected Obama racism is gone from America!  Sirveri   Nov-21-10 08:10 PM   #59 
  - It has nothing to do with him being black.  Balbus   Nov-21-10 08:27 PM   #61 
  - OJ is in jail? I had no idea until now. But whatever. Thanks  Catherina   Nov-21-10 09:18 PM   #71 
  - Yes, OJ is truly in jail. He was incarcerated last year.  political_Dem   Nov-21-10 09:59 PM   #113 
     - I can't believe I missed that bit of news. Thanks again. n/t  Catherina   Nov-21-10 10:04 PM   #116 
  - Spit it out. Why are you beating around the bush?  de novo   Nov-21-10 09:24 PM   #74 
  - When thinking about the societal reaction to Michael Vick, I do think race is a part of it.  political_Dem   Nov-21-10 11:04 PM   #130 
     - You just completey invalidated yourself with that ridiculousness.  nonconformist   Nov-22-10 12:07 AM   #142 
     - If I were making this up, where's the outrage for these murderers?  political_Dem   Nov-22-10 02:39 AM   #144 
     - Race has nothing to do with it. Not in this case.  flvegan   Nov-22-10 12:33 AM   #143 
        - Yes it does. But not in the way you might think.  political_Dem   Nov-22-10 02:52 AM   #146 
  - Robert Downey Jr? Why on earth would you compare him?  nonconformist   Nov-21-10 11:48 PM   #141 
  - Forgive a murderer?  sellitman   Nov-21-10 08:03 PM   #58 
  - ------------------------ NO ------------------------------  ladywnch   Nov-21-10 08:13 PM   #60 
  - Humble? Made peace with what he did? Who twisted his arm and made he do what he did?  SammyWinstonJack   Nov-21-10 08:50 PM   #62 
  - So one of my friends on Facebook talked about shooting a deer.  Goblinmonger   Nov-21-10 09:03 PM   #67 
  - Yeah that's the same as deliberately torturing dozens upon dozens of innocent dogs.  SammyWinstonJack   Nov-21-10 09:25 PM   #75 
  - entertainment = sport, yes?  Goblinmonger   Nov-21-10 09:33 PM   #84 
  - Who the fuck eats dead dogs?  de novo   Nov-21-10 09:27 PM   #77 
  - So if Vick had eaten the dogs, that would be better?  Goblinmonger   Nov-21-10 09:29 PM   #79 
     - Your analogy fails, so hard.  de novo   Nov-21-10 09:31 PM   #81 
     - Do hunters cause the painful death of animals?  Goblinmonger   Nov-21-10 09:34 PM   #87 
        - What utility does fighting dogs provide?  de novo   Nov-21-10 09:38 PM   #90 
           - What utility does hunting deer provide?  Goblinmonger   Nov-21-10 09:41 PM   #94 
              - Goblinmonger *hearts* dog fighters/dog murderers. Enjoy!  de novo   Nov-21-10 09:42 PM   #96 
                 - Is that what it takes for you to feel good about yourself?  Goblinmonger   Nov-21-10 09:45 PM   #100 
                    - You made your bed!  de novo   Nov-21-10 09:46 PM   #103 
                       - I am warm and comfy in my bed. I have never said what Vick did was OK.  Goblinmonger   Nov-21-10 09:51 PM   #106 
                       - Oh, I sleep sound and warm, thanks!  de novo   Nov-21-10 09:55 PM   #110 
                          - I have no affinity for Vick.  Goblinmonger   Nov-21-10 09:58 PM   #112 
                             - I find it really curious, then, that you would go through such exercises.  de novo   Nov-21-10 10:09 PM   #119 
                       - Take a look above. Post 23. flvegan. He gets it.  Goblinmonger   Nov-21-10 09:54 PM   #109 
     - If Vick had raised the dogs humanely, slaughtered them in a non-torturous fashion, and eaten them...  JVS   Nov-21-10 10:13 PM   #124 
  - I'm not convinced you know all the crimes Vick committed  Fleshdancer   Nov-21-10 09:46 PM   #102 
  - I'm trying to determine the line.  Goblinmonger   Nov-21-10 10:07 PM   #117 
     - What did the dogs endure Goblinmonger?  Fleshdancer   Nov-22-10 10:54 PM   #147 
  - No, that does not equate. False equivalency.  Quantess   Nov-21-10 09:54 PM   #108 
  - So what is the level an animal needs to rise to before we care about them?  Goblinmonger   Nov-21-10 10:09 PM   #120 
     - I didn't say any of that, and you know it.  Quantess   Nov-21-10 10:30 PM   #126 
        - You and I agree on most everything, then.  Goblinmonger   Nov-21-10 10:33 PM   #127 
           - That's cool. I usually stay out of threads like these.  Quantess   Nov-21-10 11:19 PM   #134 
  - I think there is a difference of intention. Your friend was hoping for a clean kill.  JVS   Nov-21-10 10:09 PM   #118 
     - That's a valid point.  Goblinmonger   Nov-21-10 10:11 PM   #122 
  - Is forgiveness a necessity? I mean is forgiving Vick somehow a requisite for  leeroysphitz   Nov-21-10 09:22 PM   #73 
  - WOW. The OP ignores my question. what a surprise. n/t  leeroysphitz   Nov-21-10 09:34 PM   #86 
  - I wish DU were this bloodthirsty about white collar criminals  rucky   Nov-21-10 09:27 PM   #76 
  - I am. It isn't mutually exclusive.  de novo   Nov-21-10 09:35 PM   #88 
  - Yeah, DU totally loves the predator class.  Occam Bandage   Nov-21-10 10:02 PM   #115 
  - As a dog-lover I don't think I can ever fully forgive him.  Nye Bevan   Nov-21-10 09:29 PM   #78 
  - No, I haven't made peace with what he did... you're only humble when caught  NotThisTime   Nov-21-10 09:41 PM   #95 
  - I wouldn't let my kid wear a Vick jersey  Danmel   Nov-21-10 09:51 PM   #107 
  - Excellence in sport is not a good measure of morality.  Occam Bandage   Nov-21-10 10:01 PM   #114 
  - He is a villain. It's time for him, you, and a lot of other fans to accept it.  JVS   Nov-21-10 10:11 PM   #123 
  - Man! He is an AWESOME QB!  outerSanctum   Nov-21-10 10:13 PM   #125 
  - Where have you been? He has been forgiven.  tuckessee   Nov-21-10 10:41 PM   #128 
  - "To a man whose mind is free there is something even more intolerable in the sufferings of animals  beam me up scottie   Nov-21-10 10:52 PM   #129 
  - No justice, just us.  flvegan   Nov-21-10 11:05 PM   #131 
  - Yes, for a few, it is enough.  beam me up scottie   Nov-21-10 11:28 PM   #136 
  - BUT  crotchety   Nov-21-10 11:07 PM   #132 
  - I have seen dogs wag their tails while being abused.  beam me up scottie   Nov-21-10 11:21 PM   #135 
  - Good Lord! Thank you!  Biker13   Nov-24-10 09:43 PM   #150 
     - You are more than welcome.  beam me up scottie   Nov-24-10 10:26 PM   #153 
  - No.  KittyLover   Nov-21-10 11:11 PM   #133 
  - Enough of this poor Michael Vick bullshit.  Dappleganger   Nov-21-10 11:29 PM   #137 
  - Enough of this poor Michael Vick bullshit.  Dappleganger   Nov-21-10 11:29 PM   #138 
  - I say we should put him in a cage full of rabid dogs...  Lucian   Nov-21-10 11:31 PM   #139 
  - Not from me.  Safetykitten   Nov-21-10 11:44 PM   #140 
  - Are you serious?  proteus_lives   Nov-22-10 02:47 AM   #145 
  - lots of people riding their "high horse" against Vick  SHRED   Nov-24-10 08:55 PM   #148 
  - Waa waa waa "poor Michael Vick" FUCK that SHIT  Raine   Nov-24-10 09:04 PM   #149 
  - Oh, phew, as long as HE has made peace with it.  Bluebear   Nov-24-10 09:46 PM   #151 
  - Michael Vick Killed Dogs. Personally. Brutally. Cruelly.  NashVegas   Nov-24-10 10:00 PM   #152 

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