Area celebrates King Day

Jan 21, 2013 | Posted by: roboblogger | Full story: The Daily Republic

Martin Luther King Jr. celebrations will continue Monday with a breakfast hosted by the Fairfield-Suisun City-Vacaville Section of the National Council of Negro Women.

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The Truth

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The truth is everybody that gets a day off today just sleeps in. MLK Day is a joke.
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The Truth wrote:
The truth is everybody that gets a day off today just sleeps in. MLK Day is a joke.
Yep, racism is alive and well here in Solano County.
The Truth

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When confronted with the truth, those that use excuses to cover up their shortcomings always claim racism is the cause of their misery, right Dre?

Run along to the mall, I heard there is an MLK sale today at Macy's.
Barry

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Kinda like Easter, thanksgiving day, Christmas, Presidents' Day, the Fourth of July, etc. so what is your point
The Truth

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Barry wrote:
Kinda like Easter, thanksgiving day, Christmas, Presidents' Day, the Fourth of July, etc. so what is your point
You're mixing up religion and politics. What is the fourth of July other than a day in the beginning of July? Do you mean Independence Day perhaps?

The truth is days like today are merely paid days off for government workers. Ask anyone that had the day off and they will tell you they sat at home sleeping in, watching TV, and doing a whole lot of nothing.

Put all these non-holiday holidays on a weekend.
Dre

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The Truth wrote:
<quoted text>You're mixing up religion and politics. What is the fourth of July other than a day in the beginning of July? Do you mean Independence Day perhaps?
The truth is days like today are merely paid days off for government workers. Ask anyone that had the day off and they will tell you they sat at home sleeping in, watching TV, and doing a whole lot of nothing.
Put all these non-holiday holidays on a weekend.
^^^^^Pen!s envy of civil servants.^^^^^^^

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The Truth wrote:
The truth is everybody that gets a day off today just sleeps in. MLK Day is a joke.
Wow!! It is good to see Vacaville and Bay Area people. There were some functions today. In the capital city there was a march. There will be more functions next month. I got the day off too.

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The Truth wrote:
When confronted with the truth, those that use excuses to cover up their shortcomings always claim racism is the cause of their misery, right Dre?
Run along to the mall, I heard there is an MLK sale today at Macy's.
I doubt that you refused to take the day off with pay huh idiot.
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iamcuriousnow wrote:
<quoted text>I doubt that you refused to take the day off with pay huh idiot.
The truth is I work for a living. Taking days off like that on a perfectly good Monday in January is foolish.
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Dre wrote:
<quoted text>^^^^^Pen!s envy of civil servants.^^^^^^^
Personal insults like that just show me I'm right and you have no answers to the truth.

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Jan 23, 2013
 
Dre wrote:
<quoted text>Yep, racism is alive and well here in Solano County.
Yep is sure is as noted the the event is sponsored by the "Negro" Women's group. What would you say to an event sponsored by the "White" women's group?

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The Truth wrote:
<quoted text>The truth is days like today are merely paid days off for government workers. Ask anyone that had the day off and they will tell you they sat at home sleeping in, watching TV, and doing a whole lot of nothing.
The truth is that many people spent their day off volunteering and giving back to their communities, myself included.

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Birds Landing Bob wrote:
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Yep is sure is as noted the the event is sponsored by the "Negro" Women's group. What would you say to an event sponsored by the "White" women's group?
I'm surprised that, these days, the song "White Christmas" hasn't been labeled racist yet.
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Emjoe wrote:
<quoted text>I'm surprised that, these days, the song "White Christmas" hasn't been labeled racist yet.
you're a real @ssssHole sonnyBoy!
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Emjoe wrote:
<quoted text>I'm surprised that, these days, the song "White Christmas" hasn't been labeled racist yet.
When I was in Vietnam...we use to sing White Christmas every December 25th. Yup, when I was out on patrol shooting those gooks between the eyes with my M-14 rifle, I'd be humming White Christmas. Yes sir...I'm a real Vietnaaaaam veteran. I used my GI Bill money to go to Providence College when I got out. Yup, GI Bill, Vietnam, all to protect my country from those communists. Now I collect a disability check. Why? Because I can...
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Emjoe wrote:
<quoted text>I'm surprised that, these days, the song "White Christmas" hasn't been labeled racist yet.
Nope, just you, you are labeled racist.

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Antwan wrote:
<quoted text>Nope, just you, you are labeled racist.
Maybe by you. But you on the other hand, are labeled a moronic idiot by almost everyone.
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“King Day”? Didn’t we fight a war to get away from a king?

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Adam Lambert wrote:
“King Day”? Didn’t we fight a war to get away from a king?
Yes, in addition to excessive taxation and taxation without representation. Pretty much the same things we are seeing now.
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It's funny how all of a sudden they are complaining about taxation without representation and excessive taxation. When we started two undeclared wars some of the same people were saying taxation was a good thing. Back then they were all, "If you're not with us, then you're against us." Now that the war drums have ebbed and it's time to sober up and pay the bills they come crying about the taxes and divided we need to be.

Don't 'cha just love the irony?

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