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Michael Vick's Sentencing?
« on: December 12, 2007, 10:35:20 AM »
What are the thoughts on Michael Vick's sentencing? Too harsh? Too leniant, or just right? Vick was sentenced to twenty three months in a federal prison.

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Re: Michael Vick's Sentencing?
« Reply #1 on: December 12, 2007, 11:53:33 AM »
What are the thoughts on Michael Vick's sentencing? Too harsh? Too leniant, or just right? Vick was sentenced to twenty three months in a federal prison.

And his boys who ratted got almost the exact same sentence.  So the moral of this story it seems is - keep your big mouth shut.
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Re: Michael Vick's Sentencing?
« Reply #2 on: December 12, 2007, 11:58:29 AM »
True, but one his boys had prior offenses and still landed a shorter sentence. I agree with you 100 percent. Rumor has it that vick could be out in less than a year because of a loophole. Their is a drug treatment program that allows inmates to cut there sentence down a year. Vick has already applied to the program and if completed, sentence will be cut down by a year.

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Re: Michael Vick's Sentencing?
« Reply #3 on: December 12, 2007, 12:03:03 PM »


What are the thoughts on Michael Vick's sentencing? Too harsh? Too leniant, or just right? Vick was sentenced to twenty three months in a federal prison.

And his boys who ratted got almost the exact same sentence.  So the moral of this story it seems is - keep your big mouth shut.


Right.

but if it was anyone else it would've been much longer.  I just think homeboy's an idiot so I'm not sorry he's locked up 
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Re: Michael Vick's Sentencing?
« Reply #4 on: December 12, 2007, 12:13:07 PM »
True, but one his boys had prior offenses and still landed a shorter sentence. I agree with you 100 percent. Rumor has it that vick could be out in less than a year because of a loophole. Their is a drug treatment program that allows inmates to cut there sentence down a year. Vick has already applied to the program and if completed, sentence will be cut down by a year.

I don't doubt it.  I'm sure his lawyers will have him out before 23 months is up.
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« Reply #5 on: January 28, 2008, 06:09:36 PM »
I refuse to accept the view that mankind is so tragically bound to the starless midnight of racism and war that the bright daybreak of peace and brotherhood can never become a reality...  I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word - -Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King

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Re: Michael Vick's Sentencing?
« Reply #6 on: February 08, 2008, 09:36:28 PM »
(socialist) sports writer david zirin has the best analysis of vick's situation (as well as barry bonds, don imus the rutgers women's basketball team, the lynching comment on the golf channel, etc). his website is http://www.edgeofsports.com/.  anyone interested in racism in sports shoudl check him out.
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