TKC BLOG COMMUNITY OUTRAGE FORCED SCHLITTERBAHN VERRÜCKT SHUTDOWN NOW READERS DEMAND KANSAS CITY, KANSAS LOCAL GOV ACCOUNTABILITY!!!
Like it or not, our blog community took the lead in calling for the dangerous and deadly world's tallest waterslide to be torn down after tragedy. Lesser local media outlets followed our path but we were first.
Thankfully, the KICK-ASS ADVOCACY of our blog community has elicited even more change.
Here's a bit of good news on that front . . .
KMBC: Amusement park regulations in Kansas could be tightened after a lawmaker's son was killed last year on a water slide that a passed private inspection.
However . . .
CHECK OUT THIS KICK-ASS TKC READER SHARING THE QUESTION TO HOLD THE KCK UNIFIED GOVERNMENT ACCOUNTABLE FOR THE TRAGEDY!!!
The words are powerful and represent a great deal of public sentiment held by people who don't want to see this kind of tragedy happen again.
TKC Reader Demands Accountability
The grieving parents still do not want to call it what it was--a decapitation.
They do cite negligence.
We need to go after the Gang of Five, not engineers, just middle managers at the UG who made up the science and demanded Schlitterbahn install the death net hoops.
And of course, greedy corporate interests -- who didn't question the order, didn't hire ANY licensed engineers to check it for safety--just complied--SO THEY COULD BE THE LEAD STORY ON A CABLE TV SHOW.
Jesus. The public remains endangered because we are not telling the full stories.
What about the local engineer who contacted the owners, in advance, and TOLD them it was structurally dangerous???
What does it take?
You decide . . .