Monday, January 15, 2007

The Boy Who Cried 'Cracka'

Happy MLK Day! Or is it Merry MLK Day? In the spirit of racial healing, I should apologize for calling the people in my last post "cracka' ass crackers". I assumed they were rich white folks who got the city to tear down their neighbor's house because, in addition to being assholes, they were also predjudiced. Well, it turns out that they weren't rich white folks, they were rich black folks. So they were motivated solely by assholishness, not bigotry. So I apologize. There, I said it.

This has been a good day. The best thing about MLK day (besides getting the day off, with pay!) is the parking. I was able to get a haircut, attempt to return a gift (up yours, L'occitane , ya cheap bastards) and run some other errands in parts of DC where I would never be able to get a parking spot without paying $20 for a parking lot. Anyway, Dr King left many legacies of which he could be proud. There's the whole affirmative thing, which made it possible for white people to play in the NBA; the voting rights thing, which made it a crime to do what republicans did to black people in the last 2 elections (okay no one was prosecuted or anything, and probablly won't be because Jeb Bush is governor, but it's nice to know that it's technically a crime);and the whole day-off-with-pay-and-great-parking thing. I know you had a dream, Dr, King, and I'm glad it included plenty of parking.

6 comments:

Needtsza said...

question I pose to the world: Is every other day 'white boy day'?

Craig said...
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HomeImprovementNinja said...

needtssa, only if you're rich and white.

craig: deleted for spam. Why don't you pay for ads like a normal person?

Law-Rah said...

HIN, sweetie, I am beginning to think you may have some anger issues against the white folk. That was a whole lot of ranting and raving in that last post aimed completely in the wrong direction. Apology accepted.

zulhai said...

Is MLK day a commemoration of the birth of a visionary, or the death of a martyr? Either way, I find the greeting "Happy MLK day," confusing.

Twoste said...

Someone got offended?
Oh lord, call the Seinfeld guy and someone get Jesse Jackson into makeup. Let's let the healing begin! Fire. It. Up.