Tommi Avicolli Mecca's Blog – October 2015 Archive (2)

I despise the blue angels

by Tommi Avicolli Mecca

I do.

I hate those damn planes. I hate the sight of them. I hate the god-awful sound they make as they flaunt this country’s military might across the sky. I hate the fact that they’re allowed to fly over San Francisco. What ever happened to San Francisco as the peace and love capital of the world? Wear a flower in your hair? More like ear plugs and gas mask. 

The Blue Angels are major polluters. They use a fuel that is highly toxic and…

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Added by Tommi Avicolli Mecca on October 9, 2015 at 9:30am — 5 Comments

A southern Italian against Columbus

by Tommi Avicolli Mecca

That’s what I’m proud to be. 

The genocidal legacy of Columbus is not connected in any way, shape or form to my ethnic heritage or my ethnic pride. 

Columbus had nothing to do with Italians. He may have been born in Genoa, but he sailed for Spain, not Italy. There was no Italy at the time he set off in the Nina, the Pinta and the Santa Maria. Italy became a unified nation almost four centuries later.

When Italians (most of us from…

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Added by Tommi Avicolli Mecca on October 4, 2015 at 6:44pm — 13 Comments

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