THE TKC SATURDAY NIGHT PLAYLIST!!! CELEBRATE THE KICK-ASS TKC 2014 COMMENCEMENT SPEECH!!!
Continuing our graduation theme for the week . . . Let's make this quick and dirty once again because I've learned that keeping it short is important.
And so . . . As we celebrate graduation day for the Kansas City Class of 2014 I can only ask . . .
What have we learned so far???
Here are the Kansas City teaching moments coming to mind over the past year . . .
- Kansas City Democracy isn't so important for politicos to be considered "popular" by their supporters. Seriously, last election had less than 8% voter turnout. Our political elite started a toy train that's eating up close to a BILLION DOLLARS over the long run with less than 500 votes. If the Administration of Mayor Sly James has learned one thing . . . It's that they're too smart for voters and the electorate must be pushed out of the process in order to make "progress" for this cowtown.
- Ethics aren't important in Kansas City. In the last year we've seen a Council dude show his wang in a horrific selfie and a Council Lady pretty much celebrates her patronage deals in public. Also . . . Let's not forget the upcoming race for City Council has politicos shacking up under shady circumstances in order to beat residency requirements.
- Corporations rule Kansas City . . . Most of our elected leaders now have open disdain for the public and they seem more interested in giving away MILLIONS in tax breaks to local corporations than having any kind of meaningful interaction with the voting public.
- Because these life lessons are kind of a bummer . . . We also want to remind Kansas City graduates of the classic and immortal words of Rodney Dangerfield: "Always look out for #1 and be careful not to step in #2." Not a bad life philosophy really.
FOR TONIGHT . . . WE HOPE OUR BLOG COMMUNITY WILL OFFER MORE WORDS OF WISDOM TO THE GRADUATING CLASS OF 2014!!!
More than anything, the graduates in Kansas City's Class of 2014 can rest assured that political connections are far more important than any academic work they have accomplished.
And all this has inspired tonight's playlist.
As always, thanks for reading this week and have a safe and fun Saturday Night . . .