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11-15-09, 12:38 PM #1
Tenn. Trooper Suspended over Email
Tenn. trooper suspended over white pride e-mail - Yahoo! News
Tenn. trooper suspended over white pride e-mail
Fri Nov 13, 3:40 pm ET
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – A Tennessee state trooper who accidentally sent an e-mail proclaiming white pride to 787 state employees has been suspended for 15 days without pay and will have to attend diversity training.
The e-mail from Trooper Brent Gobbell states, in part, "You rob us, carjack us, and shoot at us. But, when a white police officer shoots a black gang member ... you call him a racist." It also includes a list of racist epithets.
The state Department of Safety says Gobbell sent the e-mail to himself so he could print a copy. He did not realize he had also sent it to hundreds of state employees.
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11-15-09, 02:45 PM #2
Dumb for not knowing how to send an email. Ass, for using work resources for that kind of garbage.Pleasing nobody, one person at a time.
That which does not kill me, better start fucking running.
If I lived every day like it was my last, the body count would be staggering.
I intend to go in harm's way. -John Paul Jones
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11-15-09, 02:48 PM #3
Well..I'd say that was a self-learning tool in how to use your email account. lol
Not a bright idea..that is for sure...Never be afraid to do what's right, especially if the well-being of a person or animal is at stake. Society's punishments are small compared to the wounds we inflict on our soul when we look the other way" ~Martin Luther King, Jr
11-15-09, 05:30 PM #4
Lucky he still has a job.SI VIS PACEM PARA BELLUM-Ex-Sheriff Martin Howe to Will Kane in "High Noon"
"It's a great life. You risk your skin catching killers and the juries turn them loose so they can come back and shoot at you again. If your honest , your poor your whole life. And , In the end , you wind up dying all alone on some dirty street. For what? For nothing. For a tin star."
Far from being a handicap to command, compassion is the measure of it. For unless one values the lives of his soldiers and is tormented by their ordeals , he is unfit to command.
-General Omar Bradley, United States Army
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