[Report Abuse]
[Login to Blog] PoliticsNation's Blog
MLK Parade Unsafe and Lacked Substance
Last comment by Funkentelecky 1 year, 12 months ago.

Take Me To Post Comment Form

I was very disappointed with the parade today because it was unsafe. The car clubs were driving crazy and the horses were not disciplined.

I don't think MLK would have been pleased with the music some of the car club members were playing.

The requirements for the parade need to change because the quality of the parade was not good, there was no substance or positive message for the community to walk away with.

I left thinking: MLK day is about cars with big rims, cars that play loud rap music, it's okay to drive in the parade with your child out of the car seat, it's okay to talk on the cell phone while driving and it's okay to drive recklessly.

Please consider revising the standards for the parade participants, let's make sure the participants fall in line with the theme and children aren't allowed to ride in the parade if their not in a car seat or their not allowed to sit on top of the car-not a certain age or weight.

This should have been a day of honor and I should have left feeling empowered and proud.


Latest Activity: Jan 21, 2013 at 7:20 PM


Bookmark and Share
Forward This Blog
Print Blog
More Blogs by PoliticsNation
Send PoliticsNation a Message
Report Abuse


Blog has been viewed (718) times.

Sheran commented on Monday, Jan 21, 2013 at 20:25 PM

Why blame the horse?

PoliticsNation commented on Monday, Jan 21, 2013 at 20:34 PM

"Why blame the horse" if a horse isn't tamed and goes out of control-someone could end up hurt. I don't have a problem with the horse...I have an issue with the problem it could pose if the owner can't control it.

Sheran commented on Monday, Jan 21, 2013 at 20:40 PM

Blame the owner, not the horse!

PoliticsNation commented on Monday, Jan 21, 2013 at 20:43 PM

Sheran...you want to go back and fourth about a horse? lol....Bless you...

lholmes commented on Tuesday, Jan 22, 2013 at 07:20 AM

I stopped going to the MLK Parades in Savannah a few years ago. Some peoples were shooting on MLK Day, on MLK Boulevard, during the MLK Parade in between 3 churches. Then the next year as I was home watching on TV, I was on the phone with my son and daughter who were in attendance of that year's parade and shots rang out...again. The phone went dead. 15 minutes later, my daughter called from CiCi's pizza on the South Side of Savannah to say they were alright. None of my family has been back.

Funkentelecky commented on Sunday, Jan 27, 2013 at 22:05 PM

JimmyMack, you are one wild and crazy guy! I like you when you are in control of you emotions.


Log In to post comments.

Previous blog entries by PoliticsNation
 
Why Is The GOP After Social Security?
January 26, 2015
"Most of us are too young to remember when growing old in America almost inevitably meant a miserable descent into poverty, but until the middle of the 20th century, that's what it was." Social Security keeps 25 million elderly Americans out of poverty, so why are Republicans once again trying ...
Read More »
 
Right-Wing Pundits Are "Damaging" America ?
January 26, 2015
Right-wing commentators like Rush Limbaugh and Bill O'Reilly have damaged the country, according to Alex S. Jones, the outgoing head of Harvard University's Shorenstein Center on Press, Politics and Public Policy, who announced his departure Wednesday after 15 years leading the prestigious media training center. "I wish they could be ...
Read More »
 
Clergy Unites-Stands Up To Racism/Bigots in South
January 26, 2015
When National Guard Sgt. Valerie Deant arrived at a shooting range in Medley, Florida for annual weapons qualifications training in December, she was expecting a typical military exercise. But as she readied for target practice, she noticed several bullet-hole-ridden mug shots of young black men hanging near the range, left ...
Read More »
 
Gov.Deal dream for school staff/no insurance
January 19, 2015
Nathan Deal’s budget would eliminate health insurance for 11,500 school workers Talk on social media is pointing to this portion of Gov. Nathan Deal’s proposed budget, which apparently foresees eliminating health insurance coverage for school cafeteria workers, bus drivers and other employees who work fewer than 30 hours a week. ...
Read More »
 
What Happens Outside the South/Coastal Empire?
January 15, 2015
Over the past few weeks I've read letters and heard complaints from a handful of citizens that are upset that our local officials' participated in a local protest (black lives matter). Well, Black lives do matter; police brutality needs to be addressed and protest/marches are great tools to promote the ...
Read More »
 
[View More Blogs...]





 
Powered by
Morris Technology