Come on, you can say it... I told you so didin't I?
So the white loose canoon itching to shoot a black kid because of racism who fell innocent victim to an unprovoked attack has changed a bit, hasn't it?
I won't pontificate. But I will say that I was right wasn't I, when I pointed out that too many things didn't add up? We haven't seen the last of the craziness that the media ran with, I mean with a million hoodie march planned for NYC to the black panthers competing for camera time with Al Sharpton and his gang of exortionists, I'd say that we almost lynched a man with a lot of wrong facts. Who knows, he may still get the death penalty. The judicial process has not dealth with this because I'm guessing that the police believe his story checks out because they saw him and noticed the injury to his face.
Anyhow all that being said I was less than 20 miles from ground zero in Sanford, as I was visiting my grand daughter at my mother's house in Oviedo. We didn't see any craziness there, but we did have a couple of seemingly related run ins in Disney. I went to the park with my spectacular (don't ask me what she sees in me) Panamanian woman, my very black Barbudian (not Bermuda, it really is Barbuda; an island in the leeward islands with pink sandy beaches) daughter in law and biracial grand daughter. I'm sure people couldn't figure us out with so many different people, but I did run into a neo-nazi in one of the lines. This guy had tats all over his body, his arms and neck were plastered with SSs swastikas, iron crosses and other racial hatred garbage. When he crossed in line I had my grand daughter on my shoulders and we were having a great time joking around and laughing when I saw her mom so I pointed her out having to look around this guy and he all of the sudden gave me the stink eye trying to stare me down. I had my baseball cap on backwards and it was bothering me like that anyhow (I had/have pretty good sun burn), so I flipped it around and point my SF ring at him too. He perked up, grabbed his son and started climbing over ropes to get out. They're all a bunch of gutless women alone, so I wasn't surprised that a stupid baseball cap could scare him off. Anyhow that was one odd event.
The others were all with my daughter in law. Other than that jerk I just told you about, the rest were all black people. She'd say something nice about their children, offer them seats in crowded places, try to chit chat in line and was in treated very rudely by most. It happened so much that I couldn't miss it if I wanted to, but it was pretty much the opposite than you would think if you listened to left wing jaw in the media. White folks were very nice to us, and my daughter in law and grand daughter in particular were treated great by everyone except the neo nazi and other back families.
So perhaps along with the black panthers there were neo-nazis in the area, and blacks were on edge that lived in the area. I'm guessing, but I live here and yesterday was not normal at Disney. Shopping locally and all it was completely normal. We go to local yocal joints ourselves, so we would not be crossing paths with any of the people in town just to stir it up in all likelihood.
Normally that part of Florida is very lazy and quiet, so these types of things are a shock to a local community I would suppose, but we were only there for a few days and didn’t get out but to go to Walgreens, gas station, etc. It is a very southern US town so it is segregated like any other, the South is just like that. Folks tend to stick to “their” own neighborhoods, and only mix in public places like school, shopping, church, etc. The trouble in this case was imported…
Just like I figured.
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© 2012 Peter Lounsbury - 3/27/12