Thursday, October 4, 2007


These damn PETA people are starting to make my ass itch over all the bitching, moaning and groaning they're doing regarding Mike Vick and those damn dogs. I truly believe they sit around and find things to complain about. I don't see their asses throwing a bitch-fit when alligators and crocodiles and bears and snakes and tigers and whatnot are eating babies and old people for breakfast. Pretty soon they're gonna be protesting against folks eating Gummi Bears and Teddy Grahams and Goldfish crackers. I'm too through.

People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals headquarters in Norfolk, VA quietly welcomed suspended Atlanta Falcons quarterback Michael Vick last month for an eight-hour course on empathy and animal protection in connection with his dogfighting scandal. Vick was the only student at the Sept. 18 class, which was taught by several PETA staff members according to Dan Shannon, Vick's escort for the day. The NFL star passed a "very rigorous" written test at the end of the course, he added. "He was asking questions, following up on points we were making, taking notes," Shannon said. "He seemed to be putting an honest effort into trying to get something out of the course." Shannon said Vick told him "he wished he had gotten to take a course like this five years ago."

Vick's first trip to PETA's office was on Sept. 7, when he met with the group's president, Ingrid Newkirk. According to PETA's Web site, Vick apologized for his abuse of dogs. It was Newkirk's idea to make the course available to Vick, Shannon said. "Actually, we were very surprised he took us up on it," he said. "We made it clear to him that this was something he needed to try to get something out of. We weren't interested in some kind of PR ploy." He said PETA officials also told Vick they still believe he deserves prison time. The quarterback is scheduled to be sentenced Dec. 10 on a federal dogfighting conspiracy conviction and faces up to five years in prison. He also has been indicted on state dogfighting charges.


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