Tuesday, January 29, 2013

KANSAS CITY MEDIA STUMBLES ALL OVER ITSELF TO HONOR RICH, OLD, BELOVED AND NOW DEAD WHITE LADY ADELE HALL!!!



Forget about the KANSAS CITY TRIPLE MURDER NIGHT, local media seems more interested in honoring the legacy of rich, old and recently deceased white lady Adele Hall.

SORRY, BUT DIDN'T THE OCCUPY MOVEMENT MAKE IT COOL TO DESPISE THE RICH 1% LAST YEAR?!?! IS THAT TREND ALREADY OVER?!?! BECAUSE I JUST FINISHED SAVING UP TO BUY A T-SHIRT!!!

Anyhoo, check the celebratory coverage that doesn't really have any impact on the lives of 99.9% of all Kansas City residents:

Adele Hall, 'first lady of Kansas City,' dies

Tributes pour in after Kansas City icon Adele Hall dies

Philanthropist Adele Hall dies at 81

KC civic leader Adele Hall dies

Longtime civic leader Adele Hall dies

KC Philanthropist Adele Hall Has Died in Hawaii

For the record, I'm not "hating" on the dead, rich, white lady . . . I care about her about as much as she cared about me.

However, there is one more aspect of this upper-class tribute coverage that's exceptionally offensive.



While Adele Hall might have been a very nice lady . . .

EVERYBODY KNOWS THAT IDA McBETH IS THE FIRST LADY OF KANSAS CITY!!!

Still, I don't want to interrupt public grief and I'm pretty sure none of her family read or care about this blog . . . R.I.P Adele Hall. She will certainly be mourned in the media far more than any of the murder victims in this city . . . Many of whom were innocents gunned down and have a lot more in common with locals than this really nice rich, old white lady.

32 Comments:

Anonymous said...

She never sat down with me, shot the shit and offered to pick up the tab for some coffee -- so I see no reason to assume she was a nice woman.

Reality said...

The money she married into compounded because they denied full-time status and therefore benefits to many thousands of talented people. She never made a public statement about how that is wrong. She just lived in Hawaii and felt superior. Swell Gal.

Anonymous said...

Can I be the "First Lady of Paris," if I live in Kansas City?

Anonymous said...

On a more uplifting topic, has anyone acertained the whereabouts of the missing 15k.

Anonymous said...

Stay classy, Tony. Maybe when your mom dies, we can all get together and trash her, too.

Tony said...

That's VERY classy. And I would care what you said, why?

Anonymous said...

Get real, there are several wealthy families who sit on the sidelines in this town and act like Mr. Burns. The Halls aren't one of them. They drive around in a busted old Buick and Don wears suits from Sears. They have given millions of their dollars to a whole host of people and organizations and have made possible a lot of the cool shit that makes this city better than dumps like Peoria and Buffalo. There wasn't a pretentious bone on this woman's body. Don't hate on her because she got lucky. Shit, she was one of those rare rich folk who actually knew she was lucky and that her wealth wasn't some divine right handed down from God or something.

chuck said...

7:25 makes some good points, but forgets that Hating on White People is the number one priority on ANY given day in ANY given situation whenever possible.

Anonymous said...

Not nice Tony. She was a great lady and doesn't deserve to be trashed simply because she is white.
Reverse racism is just as ugly as regular racism.

Anonymous said...

True dat.

Anonymous said...

Ida's a pain in the ass. She's hard to work with, a DIVA, and she plays the same 30 songs over and over again for the past 25 years. First lady of KC? I think not.

Anonymous said...

And you've contributed what to KC Tony?

Anonymous said...

Damn TKC, he hasn't even contributed anything to Hawaii!

Anonymous said...

Why did she raise her son to be a drunken Poofter?

Miss Sweetie Pie said...

Mr. Tony,
You got it wrong, dear.
Mrs. Hall was a true great lady. I gladly bestow the title "First Lady" to this very nice person. Unlike the ho who tried to grab the spotlight, (I am thinking of you, Gloria "Fatty" Squitiro), Mrs. Hall worked hard at making Kansas City a healthy and beautiful place to raise our families. I knew Mrs. Hall well enough to regret that I am a slacker compared to her activities that enriched all of our lives. Many people and agencies were lucky to have her support. Perhaps they initially saw her as Mrs. Money Bags, but if she joined their cause she came with more than a checkbook. She came with an open mind and heart.

When last I saw Mrs. Hall at a Christmas party just off the Plaza I saw a healthy woman eager to continue her work. She spoke of her newest commitment to the arts and of our mutual efforts on the same board here in town. Her face lit up and I caught a glimpse of what she must have looked like when she was much younger - gorgeous!
God bless her and her family. Every bereaved family deserves that much, even on this blog.

Peace,

Anonymous said...

But she mainly brought a checkbook, and if she had not married that checkbook, she would have simply been a pretty chick sitting home with some kids watching I Love Lucy reruns and sipping the cooking sherry. She never understood that. She always thought she was special, and not that she had been given special things.

spyke1 said...

Well said.

Mel "The" Gibson said...

Spending a man's money is neither "work" nor an accomplishment.

Anonymous said...

-they denied full-time status and therefore benefits to many thousands of talented people-

Ah, yes. Creative on call-the slave labor pool of Hallmark.

Anonymous said...

What exactly have you done, Tony, to better our city?! The Hall's have donated millions and she dedicated her life to trying to make our city a better place to live. I met her one time, at Crown Center shopping. She was delightful and pleasant to chat with. I'm not so sure that you do anything but whine and complain about the city and your own life. Since when did it become fashionable to trash talk white women, or those who have died. Shame on you....

Anonymous said...

I never knew the lady. Those who did and whose opinions I respect said she was a very genuine nice person.

Anonymous said...

You've hit bottom, Tony.

Rest in peace, Mrs. Hall.

Anonymous said...

Watch it, Tony.
You won't be left anything in her will.

Anonymous said...

Touche'! It seems the 6:58AM comment struck a nerve with TKC by pointing out the logically obvious.
It's generally always in poor taste to make disrespecting comments about the recently departed. If you feel yourself with the urge to do so, take a deep breath, and reconsider.

Also, isn't there some hypocrisy in picking on a "rich white lady" in our area, when I don't hear TKC trashing the President and First Lady for instance? Do you think the Obama's know who you are, or give a damn about your life? Are they not opportunists to the nth degree? Go to Ivy League schools on "diversity" scholarships, ingratiate yourself with the ruling class, join the corrupt Daley Chicago machine, cavort with corrupt developers and profit from their illegality (Hyde Park home anyone?), work to penalize the poor (Michelle @ UnivChicagoHospital), write a fictional autobiography when you're still a young adult, carry on homosexual affairs with members of Rev. Wright's church which then leads to their deaths as your political star rises,.....and generally just lie and cheat your way to power while disrespecting the American people and trashing the U.S. Constitution!
These are but a few of their terrible acts.

Anonymous said...

Ida McBeth, the first lady of KC?? Nah, just another big, fat, NIGGER.

still pissed off over no cream & sugar said...

Hey, where's the "F her in the A, C on her face" guy? I thought he'd want to test the limits of this Free Speech forum!

Anonymous said...

When Occupy KC was around, TKC didn't give them the time of day. Tony only talked about a single report of some homeless woman selling sex for food. As if women haven't done that forEVER! Suppose his eyes are on Toni Bones? Naah.

Anonymous said...

Adele Hall gave me 5 dollars once. I used that 5 dollars to buy a gun and now I live comfortably!

Anonymous said...

Well kid, obviously you care or you wouldn't have replied. It's no more or less classy than your calloused and spiteful characterization of Ms. Hall.

Anonymous said...

I thought Gloria Squitiro was the first lady of Kansas City?

Anonymous said...

She is first at being over weight.

The Nigger Word Guy said...

Ida is cool. She's one of the BEST things about Kansas City!