Friday, May 10, 2019

Kansas City 'Save The Paseo' And MLK Blvd Push Back: Court Fight Coming Soon!?!?!

Northeast denizens, grassroots petitioners and sponsored content newspaper publishers better have deep pockets because local civil rights lawyers are gearing up for a fight they literally cannot lose. Whilst petitioners deserve credit for bringing this issue to a vote when some members of the clergy couldn't despite promises . . . Citizen initiative power is tenuous at best and very dependent on more powerful forces flexing their muscles inside City Hall -- Where voters high ideals usually go to die. Take a look:

Changing name of Dr. Martin Luther King Boulevard could go on November ballot

KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- Changing the name of Dr. Martin Luther King Boulevard in Kansas City could go on the November ballot. It was confirmed on Thursday night. A group is pushing for the street that used to be called Paseo to get its original name back.

15 comments:

Anonymous said...

it's an illegal petition. It will be thrown out.

Anonymous said...

How much is the greedy King family getting paid ???

Anonymous said...

Burn down those illegal signs!

Anonymous said...

Shove those signs up the fat fake revruns asses.

Anonymous said...


There's no such thing as an illegal petition! This thing will be fought hard by the city because it's been done by black racist people who are trying to make a racial statement. Changing the name of The Paseo was done under the table with tax dollars spent on new signs and to the King family every year not just a one time fee. It needs to be fought until they change the name back! Hispanics need to know this name change was also a nasty statement towards you too!

Anonymous said...

Monkeys
Love
Killing

Hyperblogal said...

Ignore the petition at your own peril council the people are almost at the pitchfork and torches stage.

Anonymous said...

Finally a cause I can vote for.

Anonymous said...

What a bunch of idiots, how is this going to help the black community? It's just a feel good proposition to make these ministers feel like they are doing the city a great service, yet the murder rate of K.C. will remain the same.
Naming a street isn't going to placate the gang bangers. Idiots.

Colombo said...

Yea id vote to turn it back..i had rationalized well its just another street name, why not name it after him, i can call it in my own vernacular martin luther, like the protestant to shorten it and save face, becuz as we kno every mlk in America is synonymous with killings n crime. Like, wat were they thinking, the fat bully phony revs think its 1991, its done been proved a name change to honor ameriafro history dont do shit. Fake rev was quoted " thank god we free at last"...over a road sign my guy, everytime you have a bowel movement are u moved by the spirit.

Anonymous said...

Can we get a petition to integrate highway 71 into I-49 too?

Also, if this name change goes on the ballot it will get me out to vote. i want to keep the paseo

Mr. Diversity said...

Finally a cause I can vote for.

5/10/19, 9:19 AM

Ditto +1000

Anonymous said...

@10:31, you might be on to something. If they converted 71 into an interstate, they could even call it MLK section of I-49. I'd vote for it, several times. As long as you don't have to go through those ghetto-empowerment stoplights.

Retro ROCKER said...

7:47 is on the Money. A half a Dozen Black ministers .That want to change the name. And Four hundred thousand citizens That want to keep the name THE PASEO. DID YOU HEAR THE JOKE, ABOUT A BLACK MINISTER WALKS INTO A BAR.... REMEMBER IN THE BIBLE IT STATES not to worship false gods. And the minister's want to rename a street After M.L.K.

Anonymous said...

@10:31 and @11:52, a lawsuit filed with a Federal Court resulted in those stoplights rather than overpasses (and has been the direct cause of several pedestrian deaths).

Since there cannot be any stoplights on Interstate Highways, that is why Fed Hwy 71 was not an extension of Interstate 29, and why Interstate 49 cannot go any further north.

The only possibility would be an appeal to Federal Courts getting the original ruling overturned, building the originally planned six overpasses, and connecting I-29, with I-49 going away.