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TIME Names Michael Vick to Top 10 Everything of 2010 List


Animals  (tags: outraged, vick, dog torturer, dog killer, time, animal abuser, listed )

Simone
- 1217 days ago - animals.change.org
TIME's Alexandra Silver writes: "Though his return to the field got us talking about a comeback last year, it's his performance in 2010 that has everyone talking about a most valuable player designation. Vick racked up remarkable stats in his spectacular



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RebeccaAWAY S. (38)
Wednesday December 15, 2010, 8:47 pm
This makes me sick. Some of his dogs still sit in corners and shake. God forgive him because I won't. Most of what I think of him is unprintable. I would like to do to him what he did to his dogs! Thank you Simone!
 

Dianne Lynn Eakin (710)
Thursday December 16, 2010, 8:26 am
Agree 100% with you Rebecca,signed and noted,thanx Simone,also will post the link to vote...
PLEASE JOIN ME IN VOTING THAT MICHAEL VICK NEVER OWNS ANOTHER DOG,T.Y.

http://msn.foxsports.com/nfl/story/Mike-Vick-dog-interview-Philadelphia-Eagles-121510?gt1=39002
 

Dianne Lynn Eakin (710)
Thursday December 16, 2010, 8:27 am
You cannot currently send a star to Simone because you have done so within the last week.
 

Lydia S. (171)
Thursday December 16, 2010, 8:30 am
Signed. He admitted sometimes killing dogs w/ his bare hands! He should be donating a good portion of his lucrative income to opening a rehab, shelter for dogs rescued from fighting!
 

Mike H. (213)
Thursday December 16, 2010, 9:06 am
You already signed this petition.
Thank you for taking action!
he now says he misses hav
 

Mike H. (213)
Thursday December 16, 2010, 9:07 am
He now says he misses having a dog. For what- so he he can torture and kill it?
 

Past Member (0)
Thursday December 16, 2010, 9:53 am
Already signed, Simone.
Thanks for not stopping on this issue. We must remember that Vick's sordid bahaviour is noted and registered in the minds of young people. TIME's attitude is a denial of responsibility towards them.
 

Jason Green (227)
Thursday December 16, 2010, 10:42 am
this is DISGUSTING!!!!
 

Kate A. (10)
Thursday December 16, 2010, 12:17 pm
TIME should be ashamed of themselves. This man abused animals and he gets his name printed in their magazine? I won't buy another issue.
 

Susan Anderson (9)
Thursday December 16, 2010, 12:35 pm
Well done. Signed, t y
 

janet f. (29)
Thursday December 16, 2010, 12:43 pm
As long as a football player can score points on the field, all is forgiven (or is it forgotten?). This really says something about society and our values. What really matters to these fans and teams is winning, not individual character or compassion. These people are disgusting and obviously have no soul.
 

Beth Tatum (79)
Thursday December 16, 2010, 1:12 pm
I will never forgive or forget the horrible things Vick did to his dogs. I still don't believe he thinks he did anything wrong. I think the only reason he is sorry about anything, is the fact that he was caught and had to go to prison (not long enough, if you ask me). I know that people can be redeemed, but don't believe Vick will ever be. Even if he does give talks to young people about the horrors of dog fighting, I don't think he really believes it. He is simply a bad person.
 

Laverne Wallace (64)
Thursday December 16, 2010, 1:13 pm
Already signed. I don't think Vick should be on top of anything but the sh*t list. He is a poor person for our young people to look up to and I don't think he should be playing ball. He is a creep.
 

Irene Leggett (0)
Thursday December 16, 2010, 1:14 pm
He's nothing but a disgusting scumbag, and now he's got the nerve to say he wants to own a dog again!!!! Has he forgotten how he tortured and abused his dogs because I certainly haven't and I hope everybody keeps remembering the horrors so he won't get the chance to do it again. Shame on everyone who follows him as he's definately no hero to me.
 

Michael Carney (205)
Thursday December 16, 2010, 1:15 pm
Noted and signed...Sadly I live in the Philadelphia area, and whats even more troubling to me, is how fast, the fans, have forgotten what he did, and the TV and Newspaper people, always have storys about him on TV, or in the Newspaper, saying what a great guy guy is, and he's now redeemed, and doing all the right things Blah, blah, blah...It's absolutely sickening...I remember when he first signed with the Eagles, most everyone was against, it saying, well I'm not rooting for the Eagles anymore, until they get Michael Vick off the team...Amazing what a few wins does to change your mind...These same people are now running around in Michael Vick Jerseys, saying he's great, be paid for his mistakes, everyone deserves a second change, and all the other BS...However, I know Philadelphia and it's fans, the first time, they lose a big game, Michael Vick will be a bum again...
 

Linda eduarte (1)
Thursday December 16, 2010, 1:30 pm
Okay, I signed...but..I must add my two cents...I think Vick got away with a "slap on the wrist".That seems to be the usual punishment for abusing animals...How sad..Of all people to set a good example for others, especially children, Vick sure fell short..He may have "paid his debt to society" as the saying goes...but I'm not at all satisfied. I certainly won't give him any extras...Forget MVP...So, commit a crime, serve alittle time, resume your career, make millions, and that's it??? Not for me. I won't forget the cruelty he forced upon the dogs...not ever...either should you...
 

Neil Hunt (0)
Thursday December 16, 2010, 2:34 pm
SIGNED AND SHARED ON TWITTER! that scum DESERVES TO BE MAULED BY A DOG!!!!!
 

CANDIS B NESTOR (5)
Thursday December 16, 2010, 2:45 pm

i saw on the tampa news a few minutes ago., he is told the press he would like another dog and wont take his
role so lightly this time. I say he DOES NOT DESERVE ANY PETS OR CHILDREN............
HE NEEDED TIME SPENT BEHIND BARS AND NOT JUST A PAT ON THE HAND
 

Heather L. (3)
Thursday December 16, 2010, 3:30 pm
Every time I see this SOB's face in the paper or on the news I hope it's going to say his knee has been shattered in a game and his career is over. I will never forget or forgive what this sorry excuse for a man did and as for him wanting a dog, you've got to be kidding me ! He should be treated the same way as a pedophile and never be allowed anywhere near a dog or any animal ever again.
 

Ralph F. (63)
Thursday December 16, 2010, 3:33 pm
I guess in the eyes of the NFL executive$, he didn't trip a dog on the sidelines like the NY Jets coaching staff member did (and who will probably lose his job). Twisted priorities in this modern world!
 

Lilo Prinz (23)
Thursday December 16, 2010, 4:02 pm
SIGNED!!!
 

Susan Lynch (126)
Thursday December 16, 2010, 4:26 pm
Despicable. there is no excuse for that waste of human space to have returned to society, much less his multi-million dollar job. Every penny he earns should be donated to animal welfare. Monstrous murderer.
 

Kate Kenner (202)
Thursday December 16, 2010, 4:56 pm
He may be the one of the top ten of something but not it wouldn't be for anything good. All he did was abuse dogs in the eyes of too many people and he's such a good player. Shouldn't we let that go? I think not.
 

Ann L. (34)
Thursday December 16, 2010, 5:22 pm
Noted and FB.
 

Charlene Rush (2)
Thursday December 16, 2010, 5:37 pm
His greatest success may be, in lecturing children on the depravity of bull fighting.
 

Marti Williams (170)
Thursday December 16, 2010, 5:40 pm
Noted...
 

Past Member (0)
Thursday December 16, 2010, 5:55 pm
Add him to the Top 10 List of animal abuser instead.
 

Gloria H. (88)
Thursday December 16, 2010, 5:59 pm
Time also had Adolf Hitler as cover man of the year when he was just getting started. We aren't far removed from times of the gladiators in social conscience are we? Charles Manson still gets fan letters. Go figure.
 

Lou Peluso (3)
Thursday December 16, 2010, 6:03 pm
This animal abuser is thumbing his ugly nose to the world with the help of short-minded, short-sighted sports casters and so-called "journalists". For Time to even suggest this dog-killer should be in the Top 10 exposes the lack of compassion, ethics, and spines this rag magazine encompasses. Let's face it, the MAJORITY of people who do not live in and around Philadelphia, view this low life for what he's done off the football field more than his antics on the field. The overwhleming majority of pet owners see this creep for what he is-- a dog killer. And not to worry, the Eagles will NOT make the Superbowl. The spirits of the dogs this creep has tortured and killed will make sure of that.
 

Constance F. (434)
Thursday December 16, 2010, 7:54 pm
Signed. Thank you
 

june bullied (569)
Thursday December 16, 2010, 11:29 pm
signed with pleasure. vick the prick is a lowlife scumbag coward. he needs to be terminated.
 

Rose N. (9)
Friday December 17, 2010, 1:49 am
Signed. Thank you for posting.
 

Andrew Butt (84)
Friday December 17, 2010, 3:20 am
Signed and noted. Thanks Simone.
 

Marianna Molnar Woods (9)
Friday December 17, 2010, 4:30 am
signed
 

Esther Z. (101)
Friday December 17, 2010, 7:10 am
Noted and already signed.
 

Nancy Roussy (79)
Friday December 17, 2010, 9:22 am
Signed and noted, thank you!
 

Patricia W. (4)
Friday December 17, 2010, 10:15 am
This really makes me sick to my stomach, what an outrage to glorify Michael Vick shame on the NFL for allowing him to return to football. He IS NOT SORRY for what he did, He is an animal and shame on Time, I will never ever buy another issue of Time for making this man a Hero. He is NOT a hero I'm just sick about this !!!!!!! He is not sorry about what he did only sorry he got caught. MONEY MONEY MONEY is the only thing he is interested in, He should be TERMINATED.
 

Roberta Z. (20)
Friday December 17, 2010, 10:38 am
I wouldn't read a magazine or newspaper that glorified Vick. I believe his sentence has too lenient and he should be banned from ever having contact with any kind of animal ever again.
 

J R. (0)
Friday December 17, 2010, 10:58 am
Time Magazine is really F... up! I will never buy it again! I do not support dumb and rotten editors!
 

Quinie L. (10)
Friday December 17, 2010, 12:07 pm
Signed and noted!! Get this freak out of the NFL and out of the media!!!!!
 

NO MORE FWD to Ana Marija R (220)
Saturday December 18, 2010, 9:55 am
already signed this petition.
noted
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. (0)
Sunday December 19, 2010, 4:17 am
Petition signed.
 

Roberto Vivas (48)
Sunday December 19, 2010, 7:58 am
signed, and noted-he got away with murder,this country always forgives the criminals and condemns us hard workers
 

Dianne D. (450)
Sunday December 19, 2010, 4:23 pm
Vick discusts me. He is the sole reason I no longer watch sports. I lost all respect for sports when he was allowed to play. Petition signed.
 

Denise P. (65)
Tuesday December 28, 2010, 4:28 am
Seems like TIME magazine condones everything this sick, cruel individual has done to those poor dogs and rewarding him for it. I am so disgusted with his fans who think that this "man" is some sort of hero just because he plays, what I think, is the most stupid game on earth (you don't need any brains to play it, just height) and it's obvious that he is brainless! No wonder there is so much animal abuse in the world when he’s regarded as a role model to impressionable young people. I think TIME needs to reconsider as this “man” is nothing more than an animal abuser and murderer. Enough said! Noted. Thank you Simone!
 

SAM LOVES PETER H. (143)
Tuesday December 28, 2010, 10:32 pm
IT'S A SHME THAT EVERYONE IS
SOOO STUPID & PROBABLY GREEDY
THAT THEY ARE IMMORTALIZING A
RORAL WASTE OF HUMANOID.
AND SHOULD BE STRIPPED OF
EVERYTHING AND ALL HIS WORLDLY
ASSETS AUCTIONED OFF TO NON-
PROFIT CHARITIES THAT CAN HELP
ALL THE ANIMALS OF THE EARTH.
SIMPLY STATED ... HE'S AN ... ASS.
 

Genoveva M M. (323)
Thursday December 30, 2010, 7:11 am
Signed and noted
 
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