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Ex Sparty Plaxico Burress going to jail for STUPIDITY! Good!
Plaxico Burress Pleads Guilty
"Don't be afraid to see what you see.
"Far better it is to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checkered by failure than to rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy much nor suffer much, because they live in a grey twilight that knows not victory nor defeat."
...20 months in prison. He will also serve 2 years probation after he is released...
maybe he can play for the Eagles.
"Words can be as lethal as bullets; Choose them carefully, Aim them well & Use them sparingly."
I wonder what specific gun he was carrying that discharged as it slid down his pants.
“Monsters are real and so are ghosts. They live inside of us, and sometimes they win.”
~ Stephen King
It was a Glock .40. Not sure of the model, though.
From Plaxico Burress pleads guilty, agrees to two-year prison term - NFL - SI.com "The former New York Giants wide receiver pleaded guilty to one count of attempted criminal possession of a weapon..."
Because he attempted to grab it when it slid?
Man,I'm glad I don't live in NYC.You couldn't pay me enough to live there.
It doesn't matter where you live,there are laws,I'm not saying I agree with their gun laws,but if you break the law there are consequences,and he knew he was breaking the law,he's just lucky nobody was killed by a possible ricochet
"Outside of the killings, Washington has one of the lowest crime rates in the country,"
--Mayor Marion Barry, Washington , DC .
He probably only serve half of that sentence because he has lots of money. I guess that's the way the cookie crumbles sometimes.
Mixed Martial Arts Record= 2-0.......Kyokushin Karate Record=5-0
USMC.....helping enemies of America die for their countries since 1775
Even though I believe that such laws requiring permission to carry a gun are unconstitutional, you must be aware that violating even such a stupid law has consequences.
I am not bothered in the least that he carried a gun in NY.
What bothers me is that he is so stupid or careless that he did not bother to adequately secure the gun.
fortiter in re, suaviter in modo (resolutely in action, gently in manner).
He'll go to jail and then get out to a job in the millions...how many of you could do that?
Proverbs 27:12 says: “The prudent see danger and take refuge, but the simple keep going and suffer for it.”
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