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Whoopi Goldberg Defends Vick
wsbtv.com ^ | 9/4/2007 | wsbtv.com

Posted on 09/04/2007 9:37:46 AM PDT by Red in Blue PA

NEW YORK -- Whoopi Goldberg started her stint on ABC's "The View" Tuesday by coming to the defense of convicted felon Michael Vick.

Just 15 minutes into the show she brought up Vick's conviction on dogfighting charges.

"You know from his background this is not an unusual thing for where he comes from," said Goldberg.

"There are certain things that are indicative to certain parts of our country."

Co-host Joy Behar seemed shocked at Goldberg's statements.

"How about dog torture and dog murdering," Behar asked.

(Excerpt) Read more at wsbtv.com ...


TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: anotherwhoopioops; dixie; dogfighting; dumbass; itsablackthang; michaelvick; multiculturalism; vick; whoopigoldberg
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To: Biblebelter
You take a very high minded and fairly modern view of sport. In the late nineteenth and early twentieth century, sport was not something associated with gentleman.

Yeah, those fox hunts where pretty base and uncivilized. Falconers are notoriously boorish and physically abusive to their animals.
101 posted on 09/04/2007 10:56:23 AM PDT by IronKros ( The pig put foot. Grunt. Foot in what? ketchup)
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To: Biblebelter

Cool, so I am a sporting man in 3 centuries?


102 posted on 09/04/2007 10:56:39 AM PDT by When do we get liberated? ((Ok, Im the official Pit Bull Defender/If you can't stand behind our troops, stand in front of them.)
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To: Frank_Discussion

Idiot. Dog fighting is a “Culture” that promotes illegal gambling, weapons, gangs and drugs in neighborhoods across the US, not just in the South. Let’s numb kids to horrific suffering and promote enthusiasm for violence with a lack of respect for the law. Let’s promote a “Culture” that brings illegal gambling, weapons, and drugs into our communities.


103 posted on 09/04/2007 10:56:55 AM PDT by Idahogirl888
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To: Red in Blue PA

From the looks of Whoopi, she should probably be fighting in the ring herself. She looks more like a bulldog than a primate.


104 posted on 09/04/2007 11:02:12 AM PDT by Neoliberalnot
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To: Red in Blue PA
"How about dog torture and dog murdering," Behar asked.

Correct me if I'm wrong, but it's my understanding that murder is a crime that involves the killing of a *human*. The irony that hard-core libs now think that dog-killing is the moral equivalent of murder, but abortion is just a "choice."

Makes me sick.
105 posted on 09/04/2007 11:05:00 AM PDT by Antoninus (The greatest gifts parents can give their children are siblings.)
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To: Old Retired Army Guy

There is more animal fighting in CA than any state in the country, by far.


106 posted on 09/04/2007 11:05:45 AM PDT by Neoliberalnot
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To: IronKros
Yeah, those fox hunts where pretty base and uncivilized. Falconers are notoriously boorish and physically abusive to their animals.

Although I did not directly state it, my comments were targeted toward this country in that time period. English gentleman and the English aristocracy is quite another matter. Their penchant for cruelty goes beyond animals, as a man I would not have wanted to be taken and put on one of their ships in the late 18th or early 19th century or even go to one of their all male boarding schools for gentleman as far as that matters.

107 posted on 09/04/2007 11:08:33 AM PDT by Biblebelter
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To: Red in Blue PA
"How about dog torture and dog murdering," Behar asked.

It's not possible to "murder" a dog you stupid tw(a)it.

108 posted on 09/04/2007 11:09:59 AM PDT by KenHorse (It may be the only purpose of your life is to serve as a warning to others)
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To: RexBeach

I actually agree w her for the first time....On the other hand she equates abortion less reprehensible than dog killing...so figure that one out...

nikos


109 posted on 09/04/2007 11:10:07 AM PDT by nikos1121 (Thank you again Jimmy Carter.)
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To: Red in Blue PA
http://www.tmz.com/2007/09/04/humane-society-auctions-off-vicks-talking-points/

Humane Society Auctions Off Vick's Talking Points

After Vick's four-minute speech, a rep with the Humane Society of the United States went up to the podium to retrieve his microphone, and found a a nearly illegible note left by Vick containing his talking points.


110 posted on 09/04/2007 11:11:03 AM PDT by maggief
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To: Red in Blue PA
You're a dog lover. For a lot of people dogs are sport," she added.

Baseball is a sport. Torturing animals is evil.

Sell your moral relativism somewhere else, Whooped.
111 posted on 09/04/2007 11:11:26 AM PDT by elizabetty (I will announce my tagline message May 1..July 4.or.6.... Aug 8... Aug 25....Sept 6 on Dharma & Greg)
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To: Neoliberalnot

Really? You must also be one of those defenders..
pigment of skin is thicker than blood? JK


112 posted on 09/04/2007 11:12:06 AM PDT by sanjacjake
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To: Extremely Extreme Extremist

How do you know that?


113 posted on 09/04/2007 11:13:06 AM PDT by red irish (Gods Children in the womb are to be loved too!)
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To: Petronski
Ted Danson once said that making love to Whoopi Goldberg was like throwing a hot dog down the hall.

Oral Sex?
114 posted on 09/04/2007 11:13:14 AM PDT by RedMonqey ( The truth is never PC)
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To: Biblebelter

You were saying that “sport” has taken on virtues that it does not deserve. I pointed out in a sarcastic tone that “sport” did have virtue and it’s history was that of aristocracy who could afford the luxury.


115 posted on 09/04/2007 11:13:14 AM PDT by IronKros ( The pig put foot. Grunt. Foot in what? ketchup)
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To: Red in Blue PA

No big suprise here. Whoopi would defend Jesse Jackson and the notorious double murderer O.J. Simpleton too.


116 posted on 09/04/2007 11:17:46 AM PDT by hgro (Jerry Riversd)
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To: Badeye
What we do know is your memory is lacking on this topic.

Not really. You simply can't seem to comprehend that different people find different things funny. You can play your tapes of the racist b!tch and roll on the floor laughing. I' d most likely look at them and get up and leave. I looked at the DVD of Ghost about a year ago and wondered why I ever bought it.

117 posted on 09/04/2007 11:18:45 AM PDT by from occupied ga (Your most dangerous enemy is your own government, Benito Guilinni a short man in search of a balcony)
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To: IronKros

Sorry, that I may have taken the defensive without due consideration.


118 posted on 09/04/2007 11:20:14 AM PDT by Biblebelter
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To: Red in Blue PA

Nothing to do with Whoopi but I heard a clip of another black comedian who said this:

“You know, everyone is getting on Michael Vick for killing dogs. And he was killing dogs because they were losing, which is ironic because he plays for the Atlanta Falcons.”


119 posted on 09/04/2007 11:21:12 AM PDT by Tall_Texan (Global warming? Hell, in Texas, we just call that "summer".)
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To: Idahogirl888

“Idiot.”

I presume you mean Whoopi, not yours truly?


120 posted on 09/04/2007 11:22:31 AM PDT by Frank_Discussion (May the wings of Liberty never lose a feather!)
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To: Red in Blue PA
"You know from his background this is not an unusual thing for where he comes from," said Goldberg."

Talk about perpetuating stereotypes.

121 posted on 09/04/2007 11:24:58 AM PDT by Ditto (Global Warming: The 21st Century's Snake Oil)
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To: Red in Blue PA
Wow!

Michael Vick defended by a snarling bitch!

122 posted on 09/04/2007 11:25:17 AM PDT by N. Theknow (Kennedys: Can't drive, can't fly, can't ski, can't skipper a boat; but they know what's best for us)
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To: oh8eleven
"You know from his background this is not an unusual thing for where he comes from," said Goldberg. "There are certain things that are indicative to certain parts of our country."

If anyone other than a liberal was saying these things, they would be called racist, racially profiling, etc.

I am from Louisiana (the south, you know) and I have never heard of, much less seen, dog fighting. How can she speak for us, she doesn't know us...

123 posted on 09/04/2007 11:25:54 AM PDT by alligator (To be ignorant of one's ignorance is the malady of the ignorant.)
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To: Red in Blue PA

Bring back Rosie....


124 posted on 09/04/2007 11:27:17 AM PDT by traumer
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To: Biblebelter

Well, no real need to apologize. I put on a sarcastic tone even though I intended no malice. It is part of my nature which doesn’t transfer to web forums very well.


125 posted on 09/04/2007 11:33:35 AM PDT by IronKros ( The pig put foot. Grunt. Foot in what? ketchup)
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To: maggief

I didn’t see “found the lord” on that list. Wonder if he came up with that later.


126 posted on 09/04/2007 11:34:21 AM PDT by IronKros ( The pig put foot. Grunt. Foot in what? ketchup)
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To: Lizavetta

***Like lynchings, Ms. Goldberg?***

Ohhhhh, I can’t improve on that, Lizavetta.


127 posted on 09/04/2007 11:34:56 AM PDT by kitkat (I refuse to let the DUers chase me off FR.)
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To: sanjacjake

Yep, the widespread prevalence of cock-fighting by illegal criminal aliens is the reason the END outbreak of 2003 was so difficult to contain. Go south and watch bull fighting sometime.


128 posted on 09/04/2007 11:45:55 AM PDT by Neoliberalnot
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To: Red in Blue PA

I just hope I don’t become disillusioned with black culture.


129 posted on 09/04/2007 11:53:07 AM PDT by ProCivitas (Duncan Hunter = Pro-Family + Fair Trade = Pro-America)
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To: jdm
But what does that mean?!

I'll give you a hint: in this analogy, the "hall" represents her gaping, dessicated womanly hell-chasm.

130 posted on 09/04/2007 11:53:10 AM PDT by Petronski (Cleveland Indians: Pennant -20)
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To: NativeNewYorker

“Don’t blame Whoopi. Blame the advertisers who clearly *demand* the service she willingly provides.”

No sponsor would approve of Whoopie’s latest crackpot utterance: Vick didn’t do anything so bad; torturing animals isn’t evil as long as there are other people in the vicinity who do it too.

Along with others on this thread, I can’t believe Whoopie hasn’t long ago been yanked out of the public spotlight. Even liberals ought to be sickened by her idiotic, inhumane and illogical comments.


131 posted on 09/04/2007 11:53:12 AM PDT by CaliGirlGodHelpMe
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To: Red in Blue PA

Whopie is as disgusting as Rosie.


132 posted on 09/04/2007 11:54:24 AM PDT by 1Old Pro
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To: Petronski

Good Lord ... I’m sorry I asked!!!! :)


133 posted on 09/04/2007 12:00:43 PM PDT by jdm
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To: Old Retired Army Guy

Buck Owens had a song out with the lyric “I wouldn’t take her to a dog fight even if she had a chance to win “

Buck was from Bakersfield CA
Don’t know where he was born


134 posted on 09/04/2007 12:03:51 PM PDT by uncbob (m first)
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To: TexasCajun

Is that Medusa Goldberg?


135 posted on 09/04/2007 12:05:15 PM PDT by windsorknot
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To: jdub

well, in New York City we go down into the sewers and stage fights between alligators and packs of giant rats. sometimes we throw in a half-human mutant, too.

seems like people are people, no matter where ya go!


136 posted on 09/04/2007 12:21:35 PM PDT by drhogan
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To: CaliGirlGodHelpMe
No sponsor would approve of Whoopie’s latest crackpot utterance

Alas, they mostly care only about the eyeball count.

137 posted on 09/04/2007 12:32:06 PM PDT by NativeNewYorker (Freepin' Jew Boy)
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To: Red in Blue PA

Wonder if this means that she would be in favor of torture of prisoners to get important information about a bomb?

Well, yeah. You know it’s indicative of the South to torture and enslave. Send the prisoners down here we know how to get information out of them. We have secret torture weapons such as a 24 hour audio/video of Rosie O hanging upside down by her ankles - works everytime


138 posted on 09/04/2007 12:35:50 PM PDT by Bitsy
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To: NautiNurse
McClatchy News report: Half the nation's families earn below the median family income

OMG! Stop the presses. LOL

139 posted on 09/04/2007 12:37:17 PM PDT by SergeiRachmaninov
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To: Red in Blue PA

http://abc.go.com/daytime/theview/index

go here and leave your opinon.

They are ALL very ignorant.


140 posted on 09/04/2007 1:30:58 PM PDT by spacejunkie
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To: Red in Blue PA
This is from a woman who thinks she’s bigger than life talking about a football player who thinks he’s bigger than life.

These people don’t think about anybody but themselves. Other people are lower than life, so what does a dog matter?

If you view the view you’re getting what you hoped for, people with views lower than dogs...

141 posted on 09/04/2007 2:12:44 PM PDT by detch
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To: Petronski
Ted Danson once said that making love to Whoopi Goldberg was like throwing a hot dog down the hall.

Is that true?

142 posted on 09/04/2007 5:42:16 PM PDT by doesnt suffer fools gladly (Liberals lie.)
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To: doesnt suffer fools gladly

It was a joke he told on his horrible Minstral Night performance.


143 posted on 09/04/2007 5:45:53 PM PDT by Petronski (Cleveland Indians: Pennant -20)
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To: Dilbert San Diego
So she says that we should feel sorry for Michael Vick and that it’s part of the “culture” of who? Black youth from the streets? Black people in general? Rural people, black rural people?

Whoopie sez,"It's a black thang, you crackers wouldn't understand."

144 posted on 09/04/2007 5:53:36 PM PDT by Uncle Meat
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To: Red in Blue PA

She needs an ego enema.


145 posted on 09/05/2007 5:19:02 AM PDT by redstates4ever
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To: from occupied ga

Not really. You simply can’t seem to comprehend that different people find different things funny. You can play your tapes of the racist b!tch and roll on the floor laughing. I’ d most likely look at them and get up and leave. I looked at the DVD of Ghost about a year ago and wondered why I ever bought it.

I doubt you even remember the HBO show I’m referencing. No problem.


146 posted on 09/05/2007 5:45:01 AM PDT by Badeye (You know its a kook site when they ban the word 'kook')
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To: Idahogirl888

I think that this whole thing is just blown way out of proportion. First of all, these are just dogs. When did we start putting the value of dogs over human life? He was wrong for his actions, I’m not defending them, but he doesn’t deserve prison time. If this were to happen to a human being then I would certainly understand everyones hatred for him but, lets just be real, “THESE ARE JUST DOGS”.
Whoopi has a point. You may not understand it, but bottom line, it’s a reality. It happens, it’s accepted, and Vick was wrong but he was wrong for being a product of his environment, just like anyone else who grows up with hatred or unacceptable behavior in our society. He doesn’t need persecution, just understanding, as do all of us.


147 posted on 09/05/2007 9:33:51 AM PDT by chris10 (More understanding, not persecution)
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To: NautiNurse

I suspect she meant “indigenous”.

[my conjecture is, of course, contingent on whether or not she actually knows that the word exists]


148 posted on 09/05/2007 2:29:36 PM PDT by Salamander (And don't forget my Dog; fixed and consequent.......)
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To: Red in Blue PA

It’s good to see that The View found somebody “less controversial” than Rosie O’Donut.


149 posted on 09/05/2007 4:27:47 PM PDT by Excuse_My_Bellicosity (Sharpei diem -- Seize the wrinkled dog.)
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To: lesser_satan
I heard that. I never thought that she was the slightest bit funny. One thing that she has in common with Rosie O'Donut: she became famous because the media says she's funny and a good actress. She's never done a thing to back it up, all she has is reasonably good marketing and a backing of women who watch what they're told to.

I rented Jumpin' Jack Flash and couldn't get through half of it. I like Star Trek: The Next Generation, but Whoopi was nothing but lame on that show. She sounded like an idiot when talking about "her people", but it was fun to try to guess the shape of hat she'd be wearing (yield sign, stop sign, railroad crossing, etc).

150 posted on 09/05/2007 4:35:31 PM PDT by Excuse_My_Bellicosity (Sharpei diem -- Seize the wrinkled dog.)
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