Posted on: August 15, 2009 1:14 am

Michael Vick


I heard in a report last night, that he was in Philly with the humane society and did an appearance in which inner city kids and adults attended, which was geared to stop animal cruelty in Philly (which has been a problem supposedly). The Human Society was impressed, even saying "he attracted and was able to relate with tha community that we would never have been able to reach out to". I guess thats the nice way of saying, "black people" will listen to Vick, and not "crazy animal people". You know what? This could all end up being a good thing. He will NEED to work basically hand in hand with PETA. Maybe Mike Vick could really turn all his negatives to a positives. Imagine that, he becomes some superstar dog fighting activist and he may actually make a difference. people will listen to him, as people follow stars words more than protesters. Kind of like the Jose Canseco of football. He did steroids the whole time, but then outted everyone and basically got the game cleaned up single handedly. My one issue would be the fact of his genuine feelings towards animals and everyhing.But it sorta like when a star gets like a certain disease, then they start a foundation after for it. Like, they didnt care about cancer BEFORE they got it but then they start a full fledged war against it.  It could have just been peer pressure and the way things were down south. I think horse racing is a little cruel, but i have been going to the track my whole life.

I just watched Michael Vicks whole press conference today. Realistically, he doesn't care about the well being of animals. In reality, I really do not expect him to, but he KNOWS he has to do something. He can't just be like "il never kill another dog, i promise"..which we all know he WILL NOT EVER harm another animal as long as he lives, but EVERYONE knows that is not enough for the public. Im all for his second chance, but I do agree with PETA, he most likely has no empathy towards animals. His main point is, "how could i have been so stupid to do such stupid pointless things while being an NFL superstar making millions"...which he is right with that. There was NO point whatsoever for him to be bankrolling a dog fighting ring. To make stupid, at most 10K bets? Dude was the highest paid player. This was his hobby. Understandable. If he was a gambling addict, and opened an underground casino or poker club, he would have gotten in just as much trouble. Again, pointless for a superstar multi millionaire. HOWEVER, the company in which he kept were not rich like him. They were not stars. They were thugs. In so many words, he was probabablly looking to just hook his friends up, so THEY can make some money (the wrong way of course, why get a job?). I do like how he mentioned the "part of our culture" is just a "lame excuse"...As it may be, that is like accepting stereotypes. Should i just accept a drug dealer because that is part of a black culture? No, we can't do that. He needed to grow up, he needed to get away from the thugs. He needs to be a regular rich guy. Go buy a yacht or something, start golfing. Of course im just kidding, but there were many other things he could have done. He knows this now. He has alot of work to do, and this is just the beginning. I'd like to mention that my mother is a PETA supporter, and her and my sister are both vegetarians due to animal cruelty. I believe the same theories as them as far as cruelty towards animals, but i do still eat meat...(kind of hypocritical in a sense if you ever honestly did some simple research on the meat you eat..lets put it this rather be michael vicks pitbull in 2004 than a cow, chicken or pig at a purdue farm)...if you seriously are a meat eater...and have a problem with animal cruelty SO passionately that it wouldnt allow you to forgive a man for a dumb part of his life,then you are also a hypocrite. Even hunting(which i hate with a passion). Its all the same thing. But hunting is part of "our culture" (yes i mean white people)lol so its ok right? Wrong! Again hypocritcal. You are either all for every living creature deserves it's life, or it animals dont mean much to you. Either way, to each his own. Why have animal laws to protect some, but not all? Pick and choose? Pets vs wild animals? Or kill this animal this time of year, but not another? Step on a bug, adopt a cat but blow a deer's head off? There is no law saying that you have to care about animals, just do not run a illegal gambling ring. Which is what he got in trouble for, not 2 years for killing some dogs. 2 years for running an iillegal gambling ring(just so happens animal cruelty is involved in this). He should have just opened up an underground brothel. Atleast that would have been PIMMMP. At the end of the day though, it was the tax evasion and illegal gambling that got him in so much trouble. The dogs are what EVERYONE will remember though.

Posted on: July 11, 2009 5:08 pm

I wish the Jets played the Vikings this year.

Should Jet Fans Hate Brett Favre?

I do now.

I was one of the 1st people to run out and buy the #4 Jets jersey. I could not have been more happy at the time.Was I just to stupid to see what was really going on? I (along with most people) was always a huge Favre fan and welcomed him with open arms. But, Brett Favre used the Jets for a one year route out of Green Bay on his way to the Vikings. He said he didn’t want anything to do with the Jets and then faked his way through an interception filled season at the expense of this organization. Now he will get his wish and be with the Vikings. I hope all Jets fans will now see last season for what it was and will have a little more forethought when similar situations pop up in the future. It’s embarrassing what he did to this team and our guys. Thank goodness Thomas Jones and Kerry Rhodes stood up for the group. Looks like everyone in Green this year, wants to be here! We got the coach we need and we have our "Golden Boy". I guess I can't hate Brett too much, he is actually the ONLY reason we got Rex Ryand and Mark Sanchez. Brett got Mangini fired and Pennington shipped away. I didn't love either of those 2 particularlly, but it seems everyone has found their place now.

As a Jets fan, I could not be any happier going into the 2009 season. I am far more excited about 09 than 08 (and trust me I was excited).

And if the on the feild excitement is not enough, at least we have the " Flight Crew" returning and doubling in size. Thank god for the cheerleaders.
Posted on: June 20, 2009 8:52 pm

Yankees please retire 21 and 51!....24?

Paul O'Neill and Bernie Williams. Enough said. But, I do believe this is what The "New" Yankee Stadium is missing. I would not mind retiring Tino Martinez as well, but some people have argued with me, that he was not with the team long enough. I ask them about Reggie Jackson. We all know 2, and 42 will be there someday (well 42 is already, but im sure it will ceremoniously be ritired when Mo Rivera is done). This may be just what Yankee Stadium needs, the last Yankees champions numbers out in Monument Park. I have a feeling Yankees management is just waiting for Derek Jeter to be the 1st number retired at the New Stadium. Oh, and I forgot one last number that is a lock for monument park, once he's done.... #6.

2, 51, 21, 42, 24, 6......these will be the numbers i will be telling MY kids were Yankees greats (keep in mind im 23)
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Tags: history, Yankees
Posted on: June 11, 2009 3:50 am

Booing at The Stadium

I have watched the Yankees my whole life. I have went to games my whole life. Can someone please tell me when we started booing our players? I am getting pretty sick of it. We can be up 9-3 in the game, have won 10 outta the last 12 games, and we are still booing Arod for hitting into a double play? Does anyone remember the boos Mark Teixeria was getting? I dont like it. The player knows hes doing bad, no need to let him know. How bout some support? As if these players aren't professionals, and not trying thier hardest. You can tell if a player isn't giving it his all, because he will be on the bench, and Derek Jeter or Jorge Posada would not have it. It should be a sin to boo a Yankee while he is playing. Don't get me wrong, if someone strikes out, i curse and say some things, but i would never BOO a Yankee along with a crowd.
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