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marce_itec70
08-23-2008, 05:25 PM
Newsgroups: alt.elvis.king
From: ncrdbl1 <mphsric...@aol.com>
Date: Thu, 21 Aug 2008 08:21:35 -0700 (PDT)
Local: Thurs, Aug 21 2008 11:21 am
Subject: Memphis Democrats spits in face of Elvis
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For nearly thirty years Elvis fans have been trying to get two honors
for the King which they have not been successful. One is making Elvis'
birthday a national holiday. The other is to rename the Memphis
airport the Elvis Presley International Airport. This week Memphis
Democrat congressman Steve Cohen has spit in the face of Elvis and
Elvis fans through out the world by proposing that the name of the
airport be changed to the Isaac Hays International Airport:angry:. Cohen
plans to introduce legislation in the house to have the name changed.
With the current political make up of the house and senate. It is
likely that acting purely upon political correctness that the name
change could be approved. In an election year no one is going to risk
being called a racist by voting against changing the name to honor an
african american. If anyone is going to be honored by having the name
of the airport changed that right belongs to Elvis. Contact your local
congressman and senator and demand that if the name is changed that it
is changed to the Elvis Presley International Airport.

Stryx
08-23-2008, 07:42 PM
A poorly written piece, that trys to evoke racisit tension around Elvis.

Lets see..

The article is slightly racist and draws attention to the Democratic party in a negative way.

The author/poster would not perhaps happen to be a white southern republican male by any chance....who has obvious hangups.

Unchained Melody
08-23-2008, 08:46 PM
I find this to be nonsense and I know I ain't going to loose a second of sleep over it. :doh:

WHITETIGERMAN
08-23-2008, 09:12 PM
Yes.......I'm so sick of the racial thing....as far as Elvis and any other topic.This is so stupid.Let's just try and do what we can to keep the memory of Elvis alive.GOD help those out there who are this way.

beckelvis
08-23-2008, 10:07 PM
I can not belive what I read im nor racist but i belive that above everything and everyone, who is ELVIS PRESLEY behalf of the international airport that disrespect

TotallyInsane
08-23-2008, 10:33 PM
I find this to be nonsense and I know I ain't going to loose a second of sleep over it. :doh:

You don't lose any sleep over anything Bradley cause I'm convinced you NEVER SLEEP!!!!:lmfao::lmfao::lmfao:

Unchained Melody
08-23-2008, 10:35 PM
You don't lose any sleep over anything Bradley cause I'm convinced you NEVER SLEEP!!!!:lmfao::lmfao::lmfao:

Well, you know what I mean Gail :P;)

TotallyInsane
08-23-2008, 10:39 PM
Bradley,
When do you go back to school? Do you sleep then?

Unchained Melody
08-23-2008, 10:42 PM
Bradley,
When do you go back to school? Do you sleep then?

I've already started back darlin !! lol (y)

TotallyInsane
08-23-2008, 10:56 PM
OK Honey Pie!!!

KPM
08-23-2008, 11:37 PM
Okay sugar lamb:):)

utmom2008
08-24-2008, 12:34 AM
I've already started back darlin !! lol (y)

Are you a BIG Sr. or a LITTLE college freshman?;):lol::lol:

Brian
08-24-2008, 01:38 AM
In my opinion that's going to far naming Elvis birthday a federal holiday.
I don't think what Elvis did is really comparable to what Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. did so I don't think his birthday should be a holiday like Dr. King's is.
I wouldn't mind the Memphis airport being renamed after Elvis though.

I doubt either will happen.

Getlo
08-24-2008, 01:45 AM
a white southern republican male ... who has obvious hangups.

Mr Stryx, Master of the Tautology!

The airport's name should stay as it is: although Elvis was certainly Memphis' most famous citizen, there are too many musical greats from there for the airport to honour one above the other.

Even Elvis.

Unchained Melody
08-24-2008, 02:40 AM
Are you a BIG Sr. or a LITTLE college freshman?;):lol::lol:

BIG SR. :P(y)

Unchained Melody
08-24-2008, 02:41 AM
I wouldn't mind the Memphis airport being renamed after Elvis though.

I doubt either will happen.

It probably won't but who knows. Like you though I wouldn't mind seeing it happen.

JerryNodak
08-24-2008, 05:37 PM
This is definitely not something I'm going to spend another minute thinking about.

karenC
08-24-2008, 05:43 PM
As much as I love Elvis, he's not the only celebrity that lives there. His image and works surround the city and Memphis is known , in part, because of his legacy. Why not name the airport after Isaac Hayes? I know we are biased, but what about the other famous people who've contributed to the Memphis sound?!

SleepyJack
08-24-2008, 05:45 PM
maybe they should compromise and call it "Elvis Presley" airport"...but only on his birthday every year......Doesn`t really bother me, doubt that it would have bothered Elvis either way.....big fuss about nothing....name it after Priscilla for all I care!

fillaelvis
08-24-2008, 06:41 PM
To me the only person Memphis that should be representive is ELVIS! and NOBODY else. He is the King, and wil always be!

Suspicious Minds
08-24-2008, 06:44 PM
Newsgroups: alt.elvis.king
From: ncrdbl1 <mphsric...@aol.com>
Date: Thu, 21 Aug 2008 08:21:35 -0700 (PDT)
Local: Thurs, Aug 21 2008 11:21 am
Subject: Memphis Democrats spits in face of Elvis
Reply | Reply to author | Forward | Print | Individual message | Show original | Report this message | Find messages by this author
For nearly thirty years Elvis fans have been trying to get two honors
for the King which they have not been successful. One is making Elvis'
birthday a national holiday. The other is to rename the Memphis
airport the Elvis Presley International Airport. This week Memphis
Democrat congressman Steve Cohen has spit in the face of Elvis and
Elvis fans through out the world by proposing that the name of the
airport be changed to the Isaac Hays International Airport:angry:. Cohen
plans to introduce legislation in the house to have the name changed.
With the current political make up of the house and senate. It is
likely that acting purely upon political correctness that the name
change could be approved. In an election year no one is going to risk
being called a racist by voting against changing the name to honor an
african american. If anyone is going to be honored by having the name
of the airport changed that right belongs to Elvis. Contact your local
congressman and senator and demand that if the name is changed that it
is changed to the Elvis Presley International Airport.

Elvis did more for Memphis than Isaac Hays.

Unique Dog
08-24-2008, 06:46 PM
A poorly written piece, that trys to evoke racisit tension around Elvis.

Lets see..

The article is slightly racist and draws attention to the Democratic party in a negative way.

The author/poster would not perhaps happen to be a white southern republican male by any chance....who has obvious hangups.


Your comment could be construde as a racial slur against white southern males.
I didn`t view this as a racial piece. Democrats are what they are and they don`t need any help drawing negative attention to themselves. I hope it`s not named after Isacc Hayes. If it`s not named after Elvis, it should stay as it is.

fillaelvis
08-24-2008, 06:51 PM
Elvis did more for Memphis than Isaac Hays.

Exactly. Nobody is bigger than Elvis. NOBODY!!

marce_itec70
08-24-2008, 08:32 PM
To me the only person Memphis that should be representive is ELVIS! and NOBODY else. He is the King, and wil always be!

yes:notworthy:king::notworthy

fillaelvis
08-24-2008, 08:33 PM
yes:notworthy:king::notworthy


Thanks marce:king::newyear:

shelley.m.
08-25-2008, 03:13 AM
I can't believe what I've read.As for making Elvis' birthday a national holiday,why not? Better yet make it a world-wide holiday.As for the airport re-naming.I think Elvis did a heck of a lot more then Issac Hays ever did.Elvis gave to a lot of charities in his life-time.I say name the airport after Elvis!!!!

Unchained Melody
08-25-2008, 03:18 AM
Elvis did more for Memphis than Isaac Hays.

That isn't the point here Frank.

Its the small fact Elvis wasn't the only one who did something for music from Memphis such as Isaac Hays and they should be honored aswell. Of course majority here will say it should be Elvis, heck its an Elvis Presley messageboard. :blush:

Unchained Melody
08-25-2008, 03:19 AM
Exactly. Nobody is bigger than Elvis. NOBODY!!

What about them Beatles.





*watches as it gets intense*:blush::blush:

jak
08-25-2008, 08:56 AM
Believe it or not the entire Memphis population are not Elvis fans.Actually there is some backlash against him there.Not everyone is content to have their city defined by Elvis.Basically it's their airport and city so they should do whatever they want.

Cherokee
08-25-2008, 09:36 AM
A poorly written piece, that trys to evoke racisit tension around Elvis.

Lets see..

The article is slightly racist and draws attention to the Democratic party in a negative way.

The author/poster would not perhaps happen to be a white southern republican male by any chance....who has obvious hangups.

Exactly. I'm a die hard liberal AND a die hard Elvis fan. I smell a rat.


I can't believe what I've read.As for making Elvis' birthday a national holiday,why not? Better yet make it a world-wide holiday.As for the airport re-naming.I think Elvis did a heck of a lot more then Issac Hays ever did.Elvis gave to a lot of charities in his life-time.I say name the airport after Elvis!!!!

And while we're at it, why don't we change the name of Memphis into "Elvistown", or heck,
better yet: Tennessee to "Elvisania" :rolleyes: Like some others have said here: Elvis wasn't
the only good/important thing (musically or otherwise) to come from Memphis or Tennessee.

Unchained Melody
08-25-2008, 09:37 AM
Exactly. I'm a die hard liberal AND a die hard Elvis fan. I smell a rat.

Elvis & Politics don't mix...

Vegas King
08-25-2008, 11:12 AM
We all would like to see Elvis Birthday as national holiday.(y)
But I think thats not gonna happend.:blush:
Thats sad but true.:blush::blush:

Cherokee
08-25-2008, 11:19 AM
Elvis & Politics don't mix...

The guy who insinuated a political motivation by stoking the fire with this
"Memphis Democrat spits in face of Elvis Options" was trying to make it
political, which is why I responded the way I did.
Proud to be a liberal!:P

Getlo
08-25-2008, 11:41 AM
If it has to be renamed, then it should be after W.C.Handy.

Vegas King
08-25-2008, 07:30 PM
If it has to be renamed, then it should be after W.C.Handy.
I agree with you Getlo

Supertigre
08-27-2008, 08:19 PM
They should name the airport The Shaft international Airport,because that would honor Isaac Hays for his music and Elvis for what they have done to him.

TotallyInsane
08-27-2008, 08:37 PM
They should name the airport The Shaft international Airport,because that would honor Isaac Hays for his music and Elvis for what they have done to him.

:lmfao::lmfao::lmfao::lmfao::lmfao::lmfao:
:notworthy:notworthy:notworthy:notworthy

The King's Queen
08-27-2008, 08:47 PM
They should name the airport The Shaft international Airport,because that would honor Isaac Hays for his music and Elvis for what they have done to him.

ROFLMBO!!!! :lmfao::lmfao::lmfao::lmfao:(y)

EnigmaticSun
08-27-2008, 08:56 PM
Whatever name they choose is not going to change our unconditional love for Elvis.

I think there's a racial issue in the USA, but who cares?

And err.. If anyone would say something negative (concerning Elvis) then I'll smash his backside about it!

thehillbillycat
08-27-2008, 08:59 PM
What about them Beatles.





*watches as it gets intense*:blush::blush:

Not really, they are really equal in their owns ways but the biggest difference is the Elvis is a solo artist while Beatles is a group. Two different fields. Elvis is the biggest solo artist while the Beatles is the biggest group.