Posts Tagged ‘Michael Vick’

DAILY GRINDER: Green Guilt, School Vouchers, Private Booze

A new poll released yesterday re-iterates what the Pennsylvanian people overwhelmingly want: Private liquor sales. [Quinnipiac] We barked too soon: Michael Vick actually will not be on Oprah “for unspecified personal reasons.” [Fox 29] Can we get an Amen (eventually)? 476 is being widened to six lanes! And it will only take five years of construction before...

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DAILY GRINDER: Sheriff’s Department, State, Philadelphia Families Who Eat, All Need Some Money; Rick Santorum Needs a Hug

The Philadelphia Sheriff’s Department has until April to print up fake money, put it in a fake bank account and write a fake check for $45 million to the state Treasury Department. Well, it’s either that or tell the truth about where all that money went, right? Nah, we’re joking. Start the presses! [Daily News] Set your whatever the new version of taping...

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WATCH: Michael Vick Given Key To City Of Dallas, Confronted by Owner of Ex-Fighting Dog

Over Super Bowl Weekend, Eagles Quarterback Michael Vick was in Dallas where it was announced he’d received the Associated Press award for “Comeback Player of the Year.” Dallas Mayor Pro Tem Dwaine Caraway also gave Vick a key to the city – apparently, without the mayor’s approval – which has incited a minor uproar in Dallas and beyond. Radio host...

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DAILY GRINDER: Running For or From Something?

What do you know about State Rep. Kenyatta Johnson? Now you know one thing: He’s running for City Council to replace Anna Verna. He announced Saturday. [PoliticsPA] Councilman Jones, one of the, well, stranger members of Council, has announced his re-election bid. [Newsworks] And the others. [Philly Clout] Philly is getting its first solar power plant....

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Second Chance: On Vick’s Endorsement

The Eagles’ season is over – and you’re depressed about it – but Quarterback Michael Vick’s endorsements have begun, after a more than 3-year hiatus. First it was Woodbury Nissan, now it’s Unequal Technologies, a sports gear company whose shock-absorbing padding Vick sported after his rib injury against the Redskins: It’s unknown at this time how...

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WATCH: PBS On Where Vick’s Dogs Are Now

This weekend, PBS’ Need To Know dedicated part of its show to the ongoing Michael Vick controversy and, specifically, where the dogs of his fighting ring are today. After Vick’s arrest, the show claims, the government received thousands of letters pleading to keep the dogs alive, though most were skeptical any of the animals could ever be safe for society...

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Tucker Carlson No Longer In Favor Of Giving Michael Vick Lethal Injection

Tucker Carlson No Longer In Favor Of Giving Michael Vick Lethal Injection

That didn’t take long. Last night, Tucker Carlson returned to Sean Hannity’s late night comedy hour to give his ever-so-sought-after “official comment” on his earlier comment, in which he stated, regarding the Eagles quarterback, “Michael Vick killed dogs, and he did (it) in a heartless and cruel way…I think personally he should have been executed...

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DAILY GRINDER: As 2011 Approaches, Arlen Specter And Christine O’Donnell Are Down; Tucker Carlson Finally Gets Some Attention

DAILY GRINDER: As 2011 Approaches, Arlen Specter And Christine O’Donnell Are Down; Tucker Carlson Finally Gets Some Attention

Public Policy Polling: Arlen Specter is leaving office a hated man. The second worst “net approval” rating in the entire senate, with -31. Twenty-nine percent approval, 60 percent disapproval. Your Bob Casey is at 36 percent approval, 40 percent disapproval, which goes to show what we’ve been saying all along: An entire 24 percent of Pennsylvanians have...

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DAILY GRINDER: Ed Rendell’s Football And Other Related Woes

DAILY GRINDER: Ed Rendell’s Football And Other Related Woes

First up: Quick reminders. As of 9 p.m. last night, the city’s snow emergency is deemed over. If you were supposed to put your trash out yesterday, you have to wait until January 3. If you’re going to the Eagles game tonight, SEPTA’s got a “Sports Express” in which trains will be leaving from Fern Rock every 10 minutes between 6:08 p.m. and 7:38 p.m....

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‘Not only should Michael Vick be allowed to own a dog, he ought to be forced to, via court order’: Reactions To (Recent) Vick Controversy

We assume you heard about this: “I would love to have another dog in the future. I think it would be a big step for me in the rehabilitation process,” Vick said in an interview on TheGrio.com. Michael Vick is currently barred from owning a dog for the rest of his probation. Nevertheless, his comments sparked some controversy over the past couple...

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