[Report Abuse]
[Login to Blog] PoliticsNation's Blog
MLK Parade Unsafe and Lacked Substance
Last comment by Funkentelecky 3 years, 11 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 (1149) 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
 
The New Trend- Racists Anonymous-Will You Join?
January 15, 2017
On a September evening at the United Church of Christ in Sunnyvale, California, a dozen people are sitting in folding chairs arranged in a circle. Nearby, a plastic folding table is topped with cookies and fruit. (Coffee is notably absent.) The setup is basically that of an Alcoholics Anonymous meeting, ...
Read More »
 
Staunch Republican Tells Paul Ryan Like It Is!
January 12, 2017
An entrepreneur and former life-long Republican explained to House Speaker Paul Ryan that he was against Obamacare and then he got diagnosed with a terminal, but curable cancer. "I want to thank President Obama from the bottom of my heart" Speaker Paul Ryan town hall in two minutes @CNNPolitics http://www.cnn.com/videos/politics/2017/01/13/paul-ryan-cnn-townhall-two-minutes-origwx-js.cnn/video/playlists/paul-ryan-town-hall/ ...
Read More »
 
Trump Voter-Please Don't Take My ObamaCare..
January 09, 2017
Trump/GOP PLan---Make America Sick Again! Trump Presidency is going to bring a lot of people together. People from all races and backgrounds are now faced with the fact that you can't hurt one race without hurting the other. This man voted against his best interest and it will soon bite ...
Read More »
 
Trump Voters In Kentucky-Mad Has H**
January 09, 2017
Republican Voters in Kentucky are upset because they voted for Trump and voted against their best interest. You've got it folks--they woke up Saturday Morning and realized they've been Trumped. It's sad because the coal miners are out of work (jobs are not coming back-Trump lied) and they will soon ...
Read More »
 
Breaking News! Trump, GA Lawmakers & US Intelligen
January 05, 2017
Former CIA director splits with Trump team http://thehill.com/homenews/administration/312963-former-cia-director-splits-with-trump-team#.WG8CZrW2OGQ.twitter BREAKING: US intelligence identified the go-betweens Russians used to provide stolen emails to WikiLeaks, officials say Intel report says US identifies go-betweens who gave emails to WikiLeaks @CNNPolitics http://cnn.it/2ih26tl Ga. lawmakers return with pockets full of PAC cash http://www.myajc.com/news/state--regional-govt--politics/lawmakers-return-with-pockets-full-pac-cash/UYmVTEFDOuUyR55wKQW8fJ/ Group Of Contractors ...
Read More »
 
[View More Blogs...]





 
Powered by
Morris Technology