Monday, July 20, 2009

40 years ago today...

We first set foot on the moon. It was the first thing as a child I can remember watching on TV, and even though I was only 3 1/2 years old, I can still remember that day vividly, sitting on the floor in my living room with my brother watching it on the old Philco B&W TV.

And searching for an apt song video for today's Music Monday to celebrate this achievement, the FIRST video that's listed on YouTube is this one...

Yet, me, as a reasonably successful white man, I'm a racist. Just because I'm white, have a job and pay my bills, I'm a racist.

So be it then.

Video pinched from YouTube, colorful commentary Copyright 2009 Thomas J Wolfenden

8 comments:

The Ramblin Hillbilly said...

You know RT that the very fact that were white makes us racists. Dont you know that the poor blacks were put through so much and it is our fault. But lets not mention the British occupation of the Scots and Irish, or the trail of tears and the fact that Native Americans live on reservations still today.

Ranger Tom said...

Bill: That's right. It's all my fault...

Becky said...

"Whitey on the moon" What racist ***holes! (I'm trying not to swear, lol) I'd love an opportunity to have someone to call me something like that to my face and I'd fix them right quick!

Edison said...

And here's the un-said verse ... "ah can't bee bah-thurd doin' da raht thang, so ah rob peeple faw a livin' ... whiteys on da moon".

Give me a break for fark sake! We all know that the system favours non-whiteys (I can't mention the other colour because it would be racist), so what's the problem THIS time?

Just another stupid anti-white bleat, no shit.

Ed

honkeie2 said...

I blame Jesus for my short coming and midgets for being short.

Ranger Tom said...

Becky: I have, to many times to recount. I've learned to just shut up and go the other way.

Ed: I hear ya brother...

Honkeie: I knew it was you I saw at that last Dwarf Chucking contest!

Edison said...

How many africannnnn'mericans actually qualified for the space programme in the 60's?
If they weren't smart enough to get into NASA in the first place, why the fark are they bitchin' about not getting the gig?

It's like a street sweeper complaining about not being allowed to be a rocket scientist (pun intended).

Ed

Edison said...

Aaaaaand ...
Bill, we get the same guilt crap here.
We get a huge amount of verbal diarrhoea about things that happened 200 years ago. But I refuse to apologise for any of that alleged stuff that happened before I was born.

Ed