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What rhymes with "Vick"?
July 27, 2009 - Amy Jo Hanna-Eckenrode
Just announced: The NFL has conditionally reinstated Michael Vick.
Omg, I could seriously throw up.
That is, NFL commissioner Roger Goodell, (Roger.Goodell2@nfl.net or phone #: (212) 450-2000 or (212) 450-2027) reinstated the federal criminal – the man who admitted he tortured and brutally killed dogs – dogs who “would not fight”. He hung them, electrocuted them, shot them. Pitt bulls. Pitt bulls who “would not FIGHT, who did not WANT to fight” were viciously murdered.
Take a look at how Vick is being rewarded for this behavior:
NFL Conditionally Reinstates Michael Vick, Former QB Could Play As Soon As October
JOHN WAWROW, AP Sports Writer
PITTSFORD, N.Y. -- Michael Vick was reinstated by NFL commissioner Roger Goodell on Monday and could play in regular season games as early as October. Vick can immediately participate in pre-season practices, workouts and meetings and can play in the final two pre-season games -- if he can find a team that will sign him. A number of teams have already said they would not.
"Needless to say, your margin for error is extremely limited," Goodell said in a letter to Vick. "I urge you to take full advantage of the resources available to support you and to dedicate yourself to rebuilding your life and your career. If you do this, the NFL will support you."
Goodell suspended Vick indefinitely in August 2007 after the former Atlanta Falcons quarterback admitted bankrolling the "Bad Newz Kennels" dogfighting operation. Goodell said then that Vick must show remorse and signs that he has changed before he would consider reinstating him.
Once the season begins, Vick may participate in all team activities except games, and Goodell said he would consider Vick for full reinstatement by Week 6 (Oct. 18-19).
Already, the owners of the New York Giants and New York Jets said they have no interest in the 29-year-old quarterback, who once was the league's highest-paid player.
I guess that means that child molesters and murderers should now be given the chance to be reinstated back into society where they can show they have ‘matured as an individual and fully understand the terrible mistakes they have made in the past and what type of life they must lead moving forward” (Vick’s quote)
How much does it take to keep murderers from serving in a high profile and often ROLE MODEL position? Why is this okay? I do not understand. I do not understand at all.