The report from an Arizona courtroom on Tuesday about rapper DMX sounded oddly familiar to the raid on Michael Vick's home in 2007 for dog fighting and animal cruelty. The 38 year-old rapper, plead guilty to drug, theft and animal cruelty charges during his day in court. He will serve at least 90 days in jail for his offenses and has agreed not to own any animals in the future.... The rapper, whose real name is Earl Simmons was, arrested in August 2008 when police raided his home in Maricopa County after someone reported possible animal abuse. They found the bodies of three dead dogs that had been buried in a shallow grave and another twelve malnourished Pit bull terriers at the house. The starving dogs had been left in the hot desert sun without food or water.
animal cruelty. OK, so maybe my anti-smoking militancy is #1, but animal cruelty is certainly a very close second. I simply cannot bring myself to understand how someone could treat another sentient being with the sort of cruelty, dismissiveness, and disregard that Earl Simmons has plead guilty to.There are few things I feel more strongly about than
If I was King of the World, Earl Simmons' sentence would have him enduring the exact same treatment and neglect that he subjected his dogs to. Anyone else with me on this??