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ann leota April 19, 2014 at 10:07 am
Boss.....LOL.... have a GREAT DAY!!!!!!!
Boss Hogg April 19, 2014 at 10:14 am
Thanks Ann, you too! ;-)
Lesley Karen Luscombe April 19, 2014 at 10:26 am
Julie the Airhead's idea about not posting honest numbers of stories about Pit Bulls, in the deludedRead More notion that those who are genuinely interested in the subject might get bored with it all, is hilarious. No thanks, Airhead - we prefer the TRUTH, rather than watered-down, thinned or ignored.
Jaimie Cura (Editor) April 18, 2014 at 08:37 am
Oh they shrieked, alright - with anger, because a raccoon ate all their gold coins!
Brian Moloney - The Freelance Retort April 18, 2014 at 08:44 am
Ha! Thanks, Jaime. I was going to say...you're traditions were lot more affluent than mine!
Jaimie Cura (Editor) April 18, 2014 at 12:54 pm
Haha! That would have been divine! But I daresay the kids would have picked chocolate over gold. TheRead More adults, on the other hand...
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Boss Hogg April 18, 2014 at 06:20 pm
Yeah, tribble is right, be wary of the imposter Boss Hogg.
bayboat April 18, 2014 at 06:36 pm
* Complete sentences not * Confusing "article" * Drunk or stoned both maybe? * RemedialRead More writing course soon needed
Boss Hogg April 18, 2014 at 06:39 pm
Your mom is Lulu
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Gina April 19, 2014 at 07:27 am
And id just like to say that NO ANIMAL IS "BRED" to do ANYTHING! It's who they are in theRead More hands of! ANYTHING STRAIGHT OUT OF THE WHOM IS INNOCENT! They only know what they are TAUGHT! My pitbull had one beautiful litter of 6 blue females, and we loved and cuddled with them Everyday! Now - if we kept them separate, abused them, Locked in a dark room.. They would be aggressive as shit! THEY ONLY KNOW WHAT THEY ARE TAUGHT! Any dog just wants to be loved and pet! Which is why they can be rehabilitated to TRUST humans again, when they are shown GOOD CARE. Ignorant people on here think they know anything about Pitbulls. Go read the horrid stories on how pits are burned and left on chains with bones showing on their bodies..... U WONDER WHY THOSE ATTACK THEIR OWNER???? if everyone's mother told them "treat others the way you wanna be treated", this world would be a better place.
tribble April 19, 2014 at 09:33 am
sooooo, the ones that are cuddled and love and trained and suddenly, out of the blue (I say thatRead More because of all the "Never did anything like this before" and "raised from a puppy" quotes I've read TIME AMD TIME AGAIN) attack their owner or some innocent VICTIM.....you're saying they were TAUGHT to do so? People raise dogs so they can be attacked by them? Explain it to me like I'm a six year old.
Boss Hogg April 19, 2014 at 09:41 am
Tribble, come on man, don't sell yourself short. We know you are closer to an 8-year old inRead More intellect!
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Nancy Gilberg April 18, 2014 at 09:45 pm
Jesus, is this ridiculous blog still happening?
Gus Sotirakis April 18, 2014 at 09:48 pm
JD You're 100% correct about the person walking the street. It's the owner of the dogsRead More responsibility. The mass breeding of the Pit Bull has also contributed to the problem. A big contributor to this Pit Bull mania was Sports Illustrated. In 1987 they put a pit baring its teeth on the cover with the headline "Beware of this dog". This attracted a lot of types of people that wanted them. Gang members sought the breed in droves. Back yard breeders began over breeding because the demand was so high. Many of these dogs were abused, abandoned and became sought after for the ring. To make them meaner they would pump them with steroids, beat them, chain them with heavy chains around their necks all day to make them stronger and force them with hours of exercise daily. It is human scum that have made Pit Bulls the problem. The monsters are humans not these wonderful animals. Joe R why don't you add the most savage of those animals to your list, humans.
Gus Sotirakis April 18, 2014 at 11:29 pm
The Pit Bull story repeats in a 1/2 hour at midnight tonight on Nat Geo Wild with Cesar Millan.
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christie nicolle April 17, 2014 at 06:08 pm
yes, Liberalism IS a mental disorder -- I heard a psychiatrist on the news discuss his book - it wasRead More his findings that over 90% of mentally sick patients all blathered liberal rants. Leftist philosophy is all emotion, while conservative is logical.
Boss Hogg April 18, 2014 at 11:43 pm
You go Christie, well said! Now go stick your head back up Rush Limbaugh's a$$.
Boss Hogg April 18, 2014 at 11:46 pm
Joseph Esposito, you were on fire on this post brother! Hey, are we getting together again thisRead More weekend to try on our skirts and panties again? You can't wait either, am I right!? Rock on stud!
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Linda C April 16, 2014 at 01:31 pm
Agreed but the problem we are running into here is at the end of the tragedy, you are told the dogRead More belongs to the child (usually a teenager) and the parents refuse to take any responsibility at all. Even to the extent of telling authorities themselves to put the dog down. It's disgusting the measures some take to avoid responsibility and get away with it! You are correct the laws are there for the law abiding citizens, the rest couldn't careless.
Jack Baillargeron April 16, 2014 at 04:57 pm
Doesn't matter, If the teen lives in the home or one the parents property they are responsible.Read More Their home owners insurance company can be sued as well. Putting the dog down does not negate the incident. It is like destroying the knife used to stab somebody. The stabber is still responsible. I am not a lawyer or anything like that but read enough cases and know enough victims as a Retired firefighter to know you can win on these things easily. Might not be able to get money from some of these people but you can get them banned from being able to own an animal again at the least in my opinion.
Jack Baillargeron April 16, 2014 at 05:05 pm
Would point out also that is the reason for getting leash law or town ordinances. They merely stateRead More the rule and have no age limitation. I have seen children walking a 40lb dog as young as 8 to 10. There is no way they could control that dog unless the dog has been very well trained along with the child being trained so the dog will obey it. Problem with society right now is that no one takes self-responsibility for their own action anymore (well any criminal activity or incidents like this). Idiot owners like to blame the dog also to negate their responsibility. Start throwing them in jail with sentences they would give to a person for doing what the dog does and you would have deterent. But there will always be some excuse. It sickens me to no end.
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Maya April 14, 2014 at 08:31 pm
Boss Hog I see you changed your subtitle from "telling the whole story" to "helpingRead More people make decisions". Was that because I pointed out the FACT that you were NOT sharing the "whole story"? Let me point out something else, your NOT helping anyone with you simpleton approach to a Blog. I get it, you don't like certain dogs. It's your choice and your opinion. Your NON blog is just a collection of stories written by someone else and pictures that have nothing to do with the stories you recycle. It it exactly this biased reporting of a collection of horror stories about people being attacked that creates a fear of these dogs. Not all bully breed dogs are evil and bad. I feel bad for the people injured. It's terrible. But you neglect to tell the OTHERSIDE of the bully breeds. I personally know many pitbull type dogs that do good things but unfortunately we live in a drama addicted society so happy stories don't sell. you are in no way helping anyone. Try actually writing more than five bullet points about a terrible story. It would be nice to see some real discussion. It's unfortunate that many people hate these dogs based solely on the news instead of based on personal experience. I used to be that person until I actually met several pitbull dogs.
Jeremy McHugh April 14, 2014 at 08:46 pm
Hi Maya- I hopped back on this thread for one purpose- you and others on this thread have madeRead More sincere, intelligent comments. But you are ignoring the cardinal rule of the internet: Don't Feed the Trolls. Boss Hogg is a troll. His biased presentation of one sided material, "culled" (pun intended) from a broad, unrelated array of news sources, is classic trolling. Remember: Trolling is not just for the comments! The whole purpose of a blog can be to troll for outrage, and pageviews, as seems to be the case here.
Gary Renfrod April 15, 2014 at 06:33 am
You people all should get a life. By definition none of you who speak out against pit bulls haveRead More any first hand experience with pit bulls let alone owned, or taken care of one. My pit mix is the best, sweetest dog ever. And he was the eighth of seven prior fosters - some good, others great. I know there are bad dogs out there, and pits like any larger dog are powerful. So when they're bad, they're dangerous - but there's nothing unique to the breed that makes them so. By the way, my cocker spaniel/beagle mix is crazy and dangerous.
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