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Old 11-23-2010, 07:23 AM
 
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oh, so flyimetro speaks for all of us?
Of course not. But he represents a sizable and vocal element.

Never forget watching the OJ verdict announcement with people at work. Nearly everyone was silent with disgust except a few 'people' who whooped with joy. The lines were clearly delineated by their demographics.

If folks like FIM dont speak for you please let them know so in order that others like me dont feel the need. That would be fantastic.

 
Old 11-23-2010, 07:53 AM
 
Location: ATL
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Mike Vick>>>Joe Montana
 
Old 11-23-2010, 09:15 AM
 
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Of course not. But he represents a sizable and vocal element.

Never forget watching the OJ verdict announcement with people at work. Nearly everyone was silent with disgust except a few 'people' who whooped with joy. The lines were clearly delineated by their demographics.

If folks like FIM dont speak for you please let them know so in order that others like me dont feel the need. That would be fantastic.
Interesting read on Blacks and their support of Vick. Now I cant even begin to understand this type of mindset but the writer of this article seems to basically sum up why alot of Blacks support Vick and other high profile Blacks when they get caught up in the judicial system.

Why Black People Support Michael Vick - COLORLINES
 
Old 11-23-2010, 09:46 AM
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Interesting read on Blacks and their support of Vick. Now I cant even begin to understand this type of mindset but the writer of this article seems to basically sum up why alot of Blacks support Vick and other high profile Blacks when they get caught up in the judicial system.

Why Black People Support Michael Vick - COLORLINES
Interesting. Every single thing the writer said about Vick has turned out to be completely wrong.
 
Old 11-23-2010, 12:04 PM
 
Location: Atlanta area
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probably, but he still got too much time anyway

people love to pick on entertainers. and it seems to be the "american thing to do" to hate michael vick, but i'm sorry i never jumped on that bandwagon. he made a mistake, he apologized for it, he served his punishment, done deal.

Which is why OJ got off right? Because we love to pick on entertainers.
 
Old 11-23-2010, 12:06 PM
 
Location: Atlanta area
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We put down dogs on the daily at shelters which indicates that even in the US as a whole we don't place the value of canine life as high as we would like to think.
The difference between what Mike Vick and his ilk do and what shelters do is immense. The dogs at shelters are put down in a humane fashion, whilst Vick and his ilk torture dogs.
 
Old 11-23-2010, 01:50 PM
 
Location: 30080
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So I guess yall have an issue with the way chickens, cows and pigs are killed too. Oh wait no theyre just food. oh noes!
 
Old 11-23-2010, 01:59 PM
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So I guess yall have an issue with the way chickens, cows and pigs are killed too. Oh wait no theyre just food. oh noes!



Nobody shows up to get entertained and gamble while chickens, pigs and cows maul each other to death.
 
Old 11-23-2010, 02:00 PM
 
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... & if it was Brett Farve or Eli Manning it would have been sweep under the rug...the same way Clemons using roids was. Some races are simply not allowed to partake in activities the modern american does not understand.
Clemons was just indicted by a federal grand jury, and has been relentlessly pounded in the media. Bret Favre has also been pilloried in the court of public opinion and will likely lose his endorsements. Hardly swept under the rug. Yet you don't hear anyone insisting that people should just leave these poor guys alone, that they're merely products of their environment, that they're just being hassled because of their race, that what they did is no worse than George Bush, etc., etc.

Why is the outcry for special treatment reserved for Vick?
 
Old 11-23-2010, 02:00 PM
 
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Everyone will get over sooner are later...
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