Wednesday, April 2, 2008

Joker of the WEEK Nominations


Congrats to Hillary Clinton for a landslide, and I do mean landslide, Joker of the Week victory last week. I have no idea who will dethrone her this week as there are some serious contenders.

James Tubman - For calling me insecure after I dared disagree with his assertion that money does not matter in relationships, and then as the conversation disintegrated telling Grown Woman that she needed "mental help." Now normally, I do not engage Sir Tubman on his often misguided thoughts about women, educated successful black women in particular, because it is not really worth my time. But when he took to personal attacks on me and my girl Grown Woman, he got it twisted. I think you can have meaningful discussions and differences of opinion in the blog world without being condescending and insulting. Apparently he feels differently. So he sure as heck gets my vote this week.

Pat Buchanan - For responding to Barack Obama's speech on race relations by saying, "What is wrong with Barack’s prognosis and Barack’s cure?Only this. It is the same old con, the same old shakedown that black hustlers have been running since the Kerner Commission blamed the riots in Harlem, Watts, Newark, Detroit and a hundred other cities on, as Nixon put it, “everybody but the rioters themselves.”" Buchanan went on to say, "America has been the best country on earth for black folks. It was here that 600,000 black people, brought from Africa in slave ships, grew into a community of 40 million, were introduced to Christian salvation, and reached the greatest levels of freedom and prosperity blacks have ever known." (Pat is almost making it hard for me to vote for James. Almost. LOL)

Khia - For saying that Janet Jackson placed Khia on a T.V. set in the "So Excited" video because she was "intimidated" by Khia and that Khia the "Queen" was edited out. She went on to say "NOWWWWWWW!!!!!MYT ADVICE TO JANET. MS. JACKSON IF U NASTI!!! STOP TRYNA TO COMPETE WITH THE LITTLE GIRLS. GO TO VEGAS AND DO SIDE SHOWS WITH CELINE DION AND MAKE REAL MONEY…….. WITH DOSE TRAMPESE CIRCUS ACTS!!!" I'm going to go out on a limb here. If Janet Jackson had a list of 100,000 things she was worried about, number 99,999 would be Khia outshining her in a video, right before hell freezing over.

Emanuel Cleaver (an African American Clinton supporting superdelegate) - For implying that Barack Obama was only successful because he was black and dismissing Obama's oratory skills by saying, "He is articulate - in the black tradition, he would probably be mediocre, but in White America...For White Americans, it's like, this guy can speak"

14 comments:

!*!*!*!*!Fresh and Fab!*!*!*!*! said...

kia is a mess,i dont knwo why we bloggers pay attention to her, shes a pest. she should put out a single, mixtape anything, then ill listent o the S**t she has to say.

TravelDiva said...

You know, I've never really thought about her, except that the one "hit" she had was pretty skanktastic. But her latest rant did catch my eye.

Nadja said...

Um, wow. This one is going to take some thinking. People have really outdone themselves this week. I'm impressed.

TravelDiva said...

LOL Nadja!

12kyle said...

What did James say? I must've missed that? I'm here everyday and I didn't see it. What happened?

TravelDiva said...

Hey 12Kyle.

LOL - It was one of those conversations that kept going even though other posts were up. http://chicasinthecity.blogspot.com/2008/03/random-question-of-day-does-money.html - that's a link to all the comments.

The gist - He said that if women wanted a man who made more money, they should create one. I said I didn't think that responsibility should fall on women. He said the problem was in my head, that it was about my own insecurities and my buying into media hype. I was kind of like whatever. Then he got into it with Grown Woman and said that she should try women if she has such a problem with men. Then he apologized for that statement. Then he took back the apology and told her to get mental help for her daddy issues.

12kyle said...

dayyyyyum!!! I'll have to go back and read it. I remember the post. I must've missed what came after it. He apologized and then took it back? WOW!!!

TravelDiva said...

LMBAO.

KreativeMix said...

LMAO!!!!

Pretty.Hip said...

Khia is very annoying, but I have to agree with her. I feel like Janet is trying to keep up with the younger acts. Honestly, I'm tired of the woman!

I'm probably gonna give it to James or Pat... I'm undecided!

Product Junkie Diva said...

Hello TravelDiva
I will have to go with Khia on this one because this isn't the first time she has made such a statement. Clearly the gal needs medication. Oh and Khia is such a "queen" that she will soon appear on an amateur rap show on
VH1.lol She is pathetic.
Prodcut Junkie Diva

TravelDiva said...

LOL Pretty Hip. Yeah, I've heard others say the same thing about Janet with respect to Ciara and all of the younger chicks. She might need a more mature sound--something like "Got Till It's Gone", but she still has to have some dance videos--it's her trademark. Maybe a little reinvention like Madonna.

Hey PJD! Khia is going to be on an amateur rap show? I think there's nothing left to be said.

Still_Pocahontaz said...

Khia reminds me of a used and soiled tampon, she is funly and gross...

sorry for the potty mouth/image..LOL, but for real she makes my arse tired!

TravelDiva said...

Stop SP!!!!!!!! LOL! She is grimy.