The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #122909   Message #2701776
Posted By: SharonA
16-Aug-09 - 04:08 PM
Thread Name: BS: Michael Vick, dog-fighter, is an Eagle
Subject: RE: BS: Michael Vick, dog-fighter, is an Eagle
Tens of thousands of people, divided by hundreds of communities, equals at least one hundred people per community. Hmmmm...??? I too wonder where those figures came from... and how Pacelle defines "community". Is Philadelphia considered one community? Is each neighborhood within the city one community? Or is each dogfighting ring one community? Sounds vague to me.

Anyway, "community support" for HSUS's position is great but it will be a long time in coming, no matter what Vick does. A more immediate, more forceful means of impressing the "community" would be to demonstrate to them that crime doesn't pay in the long term as well as in the prison term. One way of doing that is to boycott and protest to Vick's advertisers, Eagles advertisers and NFL advertisers, and urge them to withdraw their financial support of his comeback. A list of sponsors of the Eagles is at