Michael Vick Proves Rebab Works

September 29, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

I always proceed with extreme caution when it comes to honoring comeback stories, especially ones in the same vain as Michael Vick's. First, I believe celebrating one's triumphs over self-inflicted adversity is doing a great injustice to those who did the right thing and didn't put themselves in such positions in the first place. Second, I have a hard time finding sincerity in those who say they changed. When a man gets caught cheating by his wife he usually breaks down and apologizes. But, is he sorry for what he did, or for the fact that he got caught? Michael Vick is changing that.
It gets lost on us what the prison system is actually called. They are correctional facilities. In which the purpose is for inmates to correct their mistakes of the past, learn from them, and become a productive member of society. Unfortunately, that is rarely the case. It's well documented the majority of inmates released end up going back to jail. Over 60 percent return to jail within a year of the...

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