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EFerrari Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-29-09 07:31 PM
Response to Reply #34
39. It's the second link in the OP. n/t
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  -Boston cop ("English teacher", "I am not a racist") suspended for calling Gates a " jungle monkey" tj2001  Jul-29-09 06:27 PM   #0 
  - He needs to be fired. nt  ShenandoahAspen   Jul-29-09 06:29 PM   #1 
  - I hear the Klan is hiring  bluestateguy   Jul-29-09 06:31 PM   #2 
  - These guys are risking their jobs in this economy.  EFerrari   Jul-29-09 06:33 PM   #4 
  - Good this crap needs to stop.  rwheeler31   Jul-29-09 06:32 PM   #3 
  - Why? It's only a few bad apples, after all.  BlooInBloo   Jul-29-09 07:03 PM   #16 
  - My Respect for the Massachusetts Nat'l Guard Just Went Up, Tremendously  NashVegas   Jul-29-09 06:33 PM   #5 
  - The story does not say if he was on duty or not?  kirby   Jul-29-09 06:33 PM   #6 
  - So, you're comparing Gates standing up for his rights in his home  EFerrari   Jul-29-09 06:39 PM   #7 
  - They can be both viewed as 1st Amend issues...  kirby   Jul-29-09 06:55 PM   #11 
     - Yes, he does have a 1st amendment right to disclose what a racist he is.  EFerrari   Jul-29-09 07:09 PM   #22 
     - Here's the difference. Gates was ARRESTED for exercising his 1st Amendment rights  NoGOPZone   Jul-29-09 07:14 PM   #25 
     - But...  kirby   Jul-29-09 07:22 PM   #30 
        - How much does the First Amendment protect?  NoGOPZone   Jul-29-09 07:31 PM   #36 
     - You are correct  malaise   Jul-29-09 07:25 PM   #31 
  - He's perfectly within his rights to say something like that,  BuyingThyme   Jul-29-09 06:46 PM   #8 
  - I agree... n/t  kirby   Jul-29-09 07:08 PM   #21 
  - Really? You think so?  blogslut   Jul-29-09 07:27 PM   #32 
     - I always defend Constitutional rights.  BuyingThyme   Jul-29-09 07:29 PM   #33 
     - Well  blogslut   Jul-29-09 07:34 PM   #41 
        - Me neither.  BuyingThyme   Jul-29-09 07:35 PM   #42 
     - Isn't he admitting he would be a bad cop to someone who was speaking  Thickasabrick   Jul-29-09 07:31 PM   #38 
  - are you really defending this guy?  lexanman   Jul-29-09 06:46 PM   #9 
  - I'm siding with our Constitution.  kirby   Jul-29-09 06:50 PM   #10 
     - Save some exceptions, the Constitution does not apply to employment  GodlyDemocrat   Jul-29-09 06:59 PM   #12 
     - His employer is the government... n/t  kirby   Jul-29-09 07:01 PM   #15 
     - The police are free to hire and fire anybody  lexanman   Jul-29-09 07:00 PM   #13 
     - There is a police union involved I'm sure...  kirby   Jul-29-09 07:07 PM   #19 
        - They just suspended him and are actively looking to get rid of him  lexanman   Jul-29-09 07:12 PM   #23 
           - Funny. He sounds extremely UNstable to me.  kestrel91316   Jul-29-09 08:15 PM   #45 
              - what do you mean by unstable  lexanman   Jul-29-09 09:53 PM   #56 
                 - Not fit for duty. Police are PUBLIC servants. Severe racism makes  kestrel91316   Jul-29-09 11:22 PM   #58 
                    - I agree completely  lexanman   Jul-29-09 11:33 PM   #60 
     - I think he would have been fine if he hadn't identified himself as a cop  merh   Jul-29-09 08:26 PM   #46 
     - If he were being prosecuted you'd be siding with the constitution.  HiFructosePronSyrup   Jul-29-09 09:36 PM   #53 
        - That is not true...  kirby   Jul-29-09 11:06 PM   #57 
           - Absurdity.  HiFructosePronSyrup   Jul-29-09 11:27 PM   #59 
              - Not what I said...  kirby   Jul-30-09 09:47 AM   #62 
  - I think in his line of work, being a racist would compromise his ability to complete his job.  MadBadger   Jul-29-09 08:30 PM   #48 
  - exactly  merh   Jul-29-09 08:39 PM   #49 
  - If he used police department or national guard computers to send the email, he's terminated.  Selatius   Jul-29-09 11:42 PM   #61 
  - His writing skills are criminal, irrespective of his racist comments.  TexasObserver   Jul-29-09 07:00 PM   #14 
  - Some English teacher. "I might as well ax you the question" is his idea of English. nt  NoGOPZone   Jul-29-09 07:06 PM   #17 
  - That's another racial slur, methinks. This guy is brimming over with hatred. nt  dorkulon   Jul-29-09 08:28 PM   #47 
  - Yes, don't rush to a conclusion. Jungle monkey could mean so many different things, right?  Fuzz   Jul-29-09 07:06 PM   #18 
  - Clearly all the facts aren't in.  BlooInBloo   Jul-29-09 07:07 PM   #20 
  - Don't be a knee jerk. Wait for the facts, you cop hater.  EFerrari   Jul-29-09 07:15 PM   #28 
  - Absolutely... Right out of Gorillas in the Mist, eh? n/t  Fumesucker   Jul-29-09 07:29 PM   #35 
  - Why would Fox News post Barrett's email? Do they want him to  Thickasabrick   Jul-29-09 07:13 PM   #24 
  - Yes, they do. n/t  EFerrari   Jul-29-09 07:14 PM   #26 
  - lol... get f out of my city you racist pig!  fascisthunter   Jul-29-09 07:15 PM   #27 
  - Wow, I just read the actual email...  ljm2002   Jul-29-09 07:20 PM   #29 
  - Link please? - I just found a small paragraph - what does "OC" mean as in  Thickasabrick   Jul-29-09 07:29 PM   #34 
     - Oleoresin Capsicum == Pepper Spray n/t  kirby   Jul-29-09 07:31 PM   #37 
     - Thank you!! I thought they just tasered everyone these days. nt  Thickasabrick   Jul-29-09 07:32 PM   #40 
     - It's the second link in the OP. n/t  EFerrari   Jul-29-09 07:31 PM   #39 
        - OMG.....I bet he beats up women. He's telling the reporter she is  Thickasabrick   Jul-29-09 07:41 PM   #44 
  - Ok, after reading his e-mail that cop needs a full psyche evaluation. PERIOD.  Poll_Blind   Jul-29-09 07:35 PM   #43 
  - Fire him now!  donheld   Jul-29-09 08:43 PM   #50 
  - His defense is -- he didn't mean his words in a racist way:  EFerrari   Jul-29-09 09:00 PM   #51 
  - ROFLOL!!! Oh lord...  SemiCharmedQuark   Jul-29-09 09:14 PM   #52 
  - If that email is an example of dignity and respect  susanr516   Jul-30-09 11:42 AM   #63 
  - Boston people--what's the deal with all the low frequency townies.  Aloha Spirit   Jul-29-09 09:39 PM   #54 
  - "He has no previous disciplinary record"  varelse   Jul-29-09 09:41 PM   #55 

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