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12-17-07, 01:58 AM #1
student loses job over VT shooting victim costume.
Penn State student loses job over Tech victim costume
Nathan Jones, one of the Penn State University students who dressed for Halloween as a Virginia Tech shooting victim, said the controversy has cost him his job.
In an e-mail Friday, Jones said he was asked to resign Thursday from his post at Bank of America or be fired.
"They were worried that my name may be attached to the Bank of America brand, and that this controversy would lead to a scandal," he said.
Photos of Jones and another Penn State student were posted on Facebook and caused a national outcry.
In interviews with several media outlets, including an on-camera piece on CNN this week, Jones refused to apologize.
"Things are going to be hard now, especially since I have no outside support. ... However, even though I will be starving over the holidays and my credit cards will all default, I still will not apologize," he wrote.
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good riddance, dumbass, and good luck finding a job you fucking turd burglar.
12-17-07, 03:08 AM #2
Total idiot. He deserves what he got.Calm Like A Bomb...
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12-17-07, 03:56 AM #3
Watch the ACLU pick this up.\\` ` ` ` < ` )___/\
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12-17-07, 04:04 AM #4
I can't believe some jackass would think this was funny.
12-17-07, 04:55 PM #5
I hope he gets his ass beatdown at some college party.It's better to be judged by 12 than carried by 6.
12-17-07, 05:45 PM #6
Hmmm.....looks like someone is learning that there our consequences for one's actions. The 1st Amendment DOES NOT protect you from the results of your free speech, so think before you do/say something stupid and go public with it. DeDe De!!!
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12-18-07, 11:13 PM #7
He should come to Lane Stadium and pull that shit. Asshole.
I wish Mike Vick would tourture this guy. Not funny regardless of the school. PRICK!!!!!"And don't go home, and don't go to eat, and don't play with yourself. It wouldn't look nice on my highway", Buford T. Justice
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The whole tragedy happened less than a month after our school heard the "School Safety: Psychology of a Shooter" speech from Dave Grossman. Our college started defense against active shooters last year as a result.
12-19-07, 05:23 AM #9
Talk about messing up your life with this one.... He deserves what comes to him.
12-19-07, 11:49 AM #10
Yeah, he has the right to free speech, just as his employer has the right to fire him for being a total and complete idiotAlpha Phi Sigma Alum - Alpha Delta Chapter
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