Twenty-three months in prison. That's the final result for Michael Vick. Twenty-three months in prison.
Admittedly, Vick's actions were despicable. But really, come on. How come killing dogs gets a person more jail time than does an involvement with the death of a human being?
As I've written before, I just can't understand why it is that Michael Vick is going to be getting more jail time than Baltimore Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis. Lewis, who is still a star for the Ravens, received only 12 months of probation for obstructing justice -- his obstruction involved the murder of two men.
Then there's Leonard Little, a lineman for the St. Louis Rams, who got drunk, drove and killed two people in a car he smashed into. Little's punishment was 90 days shock time in a St. Louis work house, 1,000 hours of community service and four years probation.
And let's not forget Cleveland Browns running back Jamal Lewis who pled guilty to distributing drugs. His sentence: four months in prison and two months in a halfway house.
I guess the lesson to be learned by the children of this country is, if you're going to kill, make sure you kill a human, because they'll let you off easy. – John Royal