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JVS Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Dec-28-10 02:05 PM
Response to Reply #37
39. There is a lot of wiggle room between gainfully employed and having a dream job.
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  -Ok I am confused nadinbrzezinski  Dec-28-10 12:51 PM   #0 
  - Whether we like it or not, sports figures are role models and heroes.  ZombieHorde   Dec-28-10 01:00 PM   #1 
  - From the tone of this faux controversy  nadinbrzezinski   Dec-28-10 01:05 PM   #3 
     - Not true. Try to understand that many, many of us are less concerned with  blondeatlast   Dec-28-10 01:13 PM   #12 
     - You are upset that he is doing what EVERY ATHLETE  nadinbrzezinski   Dec-28-10 01:17 PM   #14 
        - No, actually, I'm delighted that big money endorsements aren't coming his way.  blondeatlast   Dec-28-10 01:21 PM   #17 
        - I worked side by side with law enforcement for years  nadinbrzezinski   Dec-28-10 01:23 PM   #19 
           - Jeez, NB--I like you. But geez--it goes way, way, way way back farther than  blondeatlast   Dec-28-10 01:26 PM   #21 
              - Yeah but any historian of the practice will tell you  nadinbrzezinski   Dec-28-10 02:01 PM   #38 
        - Take three deep breathes and count to ten. nt  ZombieHorde   Dec-28-10 01:29 PM   #27 
        - I take it from your post that you're a vegan? n/t  Foo Fighter   Dec-29-10 12:15 AM   #67 
     - Faux controversy? I don't think you know the meaning of the word, "controversy."  ZombieHorde   Dec-28-10 01:26 PM   #22 
     - Yes faux controversy.  nadinbrzezinski   Dec-28-10 01:30 PM   #29 
        - This thread proves the controversy is real.  ZombieHorde   Dec-28-10 01:36 PM   #31 
           - In some minds, you are correct  nadinbrzezinski   Dec-28-10 01:54 PM   #32 
              - Why do you think people are faking being upset? nt  ZombieHorde   Dec-28-10 02:13 PM   #44 
                 - In my experience people get upset over things that really  nadinbrzezinski   Dec-28-10 02:18 PM   #46 
                    - Your link won't work for me. I would not call what I am seeing on DU a cause, I see it as  ZombieHorde   Dec-28-10 02:43 PM   #53 
                       - Worthy yes, but so is making sure  nadinbrzezinski   Dec-28-10 02:54 PM   #54 
     - Exactly. He is the rare working ex-con because he can throw a football.  Still Blue in PDX   Dec-28-10 03:49 PM   #58 
  - Oh well. I doubt Vick cares one way or the other  xchrom   Dec-28-10 01:01 PM   #2 
  - It's probably the ass kissing of a dog killer that has some people upset  AndrewP   Dec-28-10 01:05 PM   #4 
  - Well, people should be upset about things that actually matter  nadinbrzezinski   Dec-28-10 01:07 PM   #7 
  - I completely agree - let's see if we can get Obama to pay attention to our homeless, our unemployed,  TBF   Dec-28-10 02:38 PM   #51 
     - Well obviously the homeless and unemployed need to get off their butts and  Foo Fighter   Dec-29-10 12:39 AM   #69 
  - Yes. nt  Still Blue in PDX   Dec-28-10 03:50 PM   #59 
  - As one who can not forgive Vick for his crimes and thinks he should not be making millions  T Wolf   Dec-28-10 01:06 PM   #5 
  - You know I don't take every statement made by POTUS  nadinbrzezinski   Dec-28-10 01:09 PM   #8 
  - welcome to my world  CatWoman   Dec-28-10 01:07 PM   #6 
  - Yup. n/t.  apocalypsehow   Dec-28-10 01:59 PM   #36 
  - It's a money thing.  Bonhomme Richard   Dec-28-10 01:10 PM   #9 
  - Yes in the US it is cruel and highly ilegal  nadinbrzezinski   Dec-28-10 01:11 PM   #10 
  - there's a faction for life-long punishment for many crimes, witness sex offenders.  Hannah Bell   Dec-28-10 01:12 PM   #11 
  - recommend  TexasObserver   Dec-28-10 01:14 PM   #13 
  - Did you miss the part where he's black?  jobycom   Dec-28-10 01:17 PM   #15 
  - Why I mentioned the color of his skin in the OP  nadinbrzezinski   Dec-28-10 01:20 PM   #16 
     - I caught that.  jobycom   Dec-28-10 01:21 PM   #18 
  - Being an NFL football player has been a dream of huge parts of the American population.  JVS   Dec-28-10 01:23 PM   #20 
  - It is the double standard of classism combined with the vileness  tekisui   Dec-28-10 01:26 PM   #23 
  - And it's not even like Vick is part of the whole class issue, but his employers are.  JVS   Dec-28-10 01:32 PM   #30 
     - Well he has a gift  nadinbrzezinski   Dec-28-10 01:55 PM   #33 
        - A lot of people out there have gifts but don't get another chance.  JVS   Dec-28-10 01:57 PM   #35 
           - Well we will not agree  nadinbrzezinski   Dec-28-10 02:00 PM   #37 
              - There is a lot of wiggle room between gainfully employed and having a dream job.  JVS   Dec-28-10 02:05 PM   #39 
              - So in your world this gentleman should not have gone back to play either  nadinbrzezinski   Dec-28-10 02:08 PM   #42 
                 - I'll have to think about this and find out whether he was drunk or not.  JVS   Dec-29-10 01:51 AM   #73 
              - NB, we agree far more often than we disagree. But I have to  coalition_unwilling   Dec-29-10 01:04 AM   #70 
                 - Yes, salaries are insane  nadinbrzezinski   Dec-29-10 01:30 AM   #71 
  - Oh trust me I get that  nadinbrzezinski   Dec-28-10 01:29 PM   #28 
  - IN the GENERAL terms which you used, YES, most definitely. But the OTHER POINT = Why him and not Joe  WinkyDink   Dec-28-10 01:27 PM   #24 
  - Hehehehe...  one_voice   Dec-28-10 01:28 PM   #25 
  - Dogs are more important than people I guess  nadinbrzezinski   Dec-28-10 02:06 PM   #40 
  - Ding Ding Ding. We have a winner! You just hit the nail on the  COLGATE4   Dec-28-10 05:34 PM   #63 
  - Just imagine if this was the 1960s, '70s or '80s.  sofa king   Dec-28-10 03:34 PM   #57 
  - K&R  rucky   Dec-28-10 01:29 PM   #26 
  - Exactly  nadinbrzezinski   Dec-28-10 01:56 PM   #34 
  - Actually, depending on the state  ismnotwasm   Dec-28-10 02:08 PM   #41 
  - Or killed a person  nadinbrzezinski   Dec-28-10 02:09 PM   #43 
  - Exactly n/t  ismnotwasm   Dec-28-10 02:22 PM   #49 
  - Like that other  CC   Dec-29-10 12:03 AM   #64 
  - It works like this...  Javaman   Dec-28-10 02:16 PM   #45 
  - +1000  nadinbrzezinski   Dec-28-10 02:20 PM   #48 
  - Good summary. nt  jobycom   Dec-29-10 02:32 AM   #74 
  - Recommend.  geardaddy   Dec-28-10 02:20 PM   #47 
  - It is not that Vick is gainfully employed again - it is that our president chooses to focus  TBF   Dec-28-10 02:35 PM   #50 
  - He thanked the owner of a team  nadinbrzezinski   Dec-28-10 02:56 PM   #55 
  - I don't believe for a second that you're ever confused about anything.  lunatica   Dec-28-10 02:41 PM   #52 
  - I know  nadinbrzezinski   Dec-28-10 02:57 PM   #56 
  - For me it has to do with the visceral response to dog fighting.  Mike 03   Dec-28-10 03:51 PM   #60 
  - I don't buy that. Roethlisberger doesn't get this same reaction  jobycom   Dec-28-10 05:21 PM   #61 
     - I wish we would talk about Roethlisburger, too. In fact, DU needs a good discussion about the  blondeatlast   Dec-28-10 05:24 PM   #62 
  - I own a shelter dog and agree with the OP. But I have a thought:  CakeGrrl   Dec-29-10 12:11 AM   #65 
  - Agree with everything you said.  TexasObserver   Dec-29-10 12:14 AM   #66 
  - That is why I think POTUS congratulated the Eagles owner  nadinbrzezinski   Dec-29-10 12:17 AM   #68 
  - omfg who the effing hell is vick?  Ysabel   Dec-29-10 01:44 AM   #72 
  - He invented a vapor rub and cough drops, but he tested them on dogs.  jobycom   Dec-29-10 02:34 AM   #75 
  - At best, it was clumsy  PurityOfEssence   Dec-29-10 03:19 AM   #76 

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