July 29, 2006

Attila the Hub on Mel Gibson

"It has to be mortifying for a man to publicly apologize for having gotten drunk and said things that made him sound like Al Sharpton sounds sober."

Yes. And I admire Gibson for his public statement: he's acting like a stand-up guy.

The bulk of this issue is between him and his family. But he let his fans down, too. So in my own small way I can forgive. I cannot forget, though. I'll never forget.

Posted by Attila Girl at July 29, 2006 07:26 PM | TrackBack

from working in the prison system, and having to grow up as a daughter of a hater alcoholic cop, i believe everybody had some kinda hate literally pounded into them from an early age, especially if u were poor. and , if u were white, well, the rest of the world just assumed u had it made. sometimes that old outdated shit might come out in a black-out stage, after we've already figured life ain't worth living nomore

Posted by: patty at August 4, 2006 12:54 AM

we know better, after getting out from under, and seeing people that were depicted as being "less worthy" somehow, having nice cars w/rims, nice homes; keep their yards better than anybody else, compete for sharpest house and lawn in neighborhood. feels good, what i got oppressed by, seeing just the oppoisite. as baby girl was told she couldn't be as good as the boys, no matter how smart & hard working. u know mel; u were just blacked out and a little bit lost, temporarily; that's all. u just was experiencing the old poison temporarily.

Posted by: patty at August 4, 2006 01:03 AM

blacks and jews; a must have.

if u want to know what the LATEST style is, look at videos about what the blacks were doing 2 or 3 yrs ago.

if u want solid financial wisdom, to REALLY take care of your family, look at what the jews in this country have been doing since they've been here.

to my poor white disadvantage, our schools have taught me to work hard and sweat for somebody else; not ever knowing what CAN be.

u can lose your ass in business; and eventually suceed in this country. blacks and jews r all foreignors; however, so am i. i've learned more from african co-workers than was ever taught to me in college; it's not complicated.

Posted by: patty at August 4, 2006 01:15 AM

these folkes come here w/a different perception, desperation, to take care of 6 wives at home, to be a symbol, their household to be a symbol, of respect, to a good man. different kind of world. i respect that, even though it's different.

blacks in this country are only united on a superficial front; theY're black.

the jews, however, deal with their daily lives in SUPPORT OF. their fellow jews; who can blame them; that's how PIKESVILLE, MD. TOOK IT'S ROOT. black's don't trust each other. they explain to me how; they gotta start being more like the jews, period.

Posted by: patty at August 4, 2006 01:25 AM

I relate to that idea of people assuming you have money because you're white . . .

I think every group in this country--from the natives to the various strands of Europeans (including Jews) to blacks have brought something to the party.

We can all learn from each other, ya know?

Posted by: Attila Girl at August 4, 2006 11:24 AM

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