Skip to comments.Alaska investigates racist e-mails (AP Barf Alert)
Posted on 12/17/2008 8:43:39 PM PST by davek70
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - Alaska officials are investigating racist jokes about President-elect Barack Obama that have been circulating on state government e-mail accounts. One of the five e-mails obtained by The Associated Press asks about the outcome of the Democrat's victory after all the time and money invested and concludes: "Another black family living in government housing!" State officials were unaware of the e-mails until asked about them by the AP. Three of the racist messages were confirmed by the state's information technology division after an electronic search of the government's e-mail system, Administration Commissioner Annette Kreitzer said Wednesday. "It's embarrassing to the state," she said. Kreitzer said she alerted the office of Gov. Sarah Palin - the failed Republican vice presidential candidate - about the e-mails. Bill McAllister, Palin's spokesman, said in an e-mail that the matter concerned individual actions taken by a handful of state employees among thousands. "My understanding is that the Department of Administration is following up on this with the individuals who took action to forward the offensive e-mails," he said. "This is, of course, a confidential personnel and disciplinary matter that has nothing to do with the governor's office." The Rev. Alonzo Patterson, state chairman of the Alaska Black Leadership Conference, encouraged Palin to address the e-mails. "They're doing that in a state setting," he said. "She should condemn it." Officials were not releasing the names or positions of workers involved. It appears the original e-mails were sent to state employees from outside the state system, but some state employees forwarded them. One e-mail, with the subject line of "Night Befo Crizzmus," was forwarded dozens of times, Kreitzer said.
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Hate to say this, but I have a feeling this goes on in many states and businesses and NEVER gets reported, so question, why is this even news? Because the idiots in the general public will see her name attached to the story and perceive it as another negative directed at her even though she has NOTHING to do with it!!! They are truly scared to death of her.
Are state officials putting as much effort into finding out who burned down her church? Presumably in the name of Peace, Truth and Justice.
She was the most succesful VP candidate in the history of this country. She almost pulled the failed candidate over the line.
It’s not funny. Another black family in government housing? Anyone using state email to send racist jokes should be dealt with. What the heck are people doing using their work email to send jokes, pictures, or anything else not work related. Use a damn yahoo or hotmail account.
“Are state officials putting as much effort into finding out who burned down her church? Presumably in the name of Peace, Truth and Justice.”
Good question... I seriously doubt it. Which, BTW, when are we going to hear some more news on this story??
Demonrat operative’s plant: perhaps the same person(s) who tourched Palin’s church.
Too bad the MSM are too busy picking out their outfits for the Great Obambi Coronation.
i am so sick of these stupid f%$ks printing “Failed Vice Presidential Candidate.” every time i read something like this it make my blood pressure go up...
Yeah, that must be it. /sarcasm
It’s the same despicable person who wrote it in the other article.
I remember the name because I wrote an email to the paper in Alaska that printed the earlier article.
d’Oro/AP’s sleazy race-baiting to support Barack Obama
Rachel d’Oro of the Associated Press offers an extremely sleazy, disreputable, race-baiting article called “Alaska’s minorities feel ignored by Palin” (link). Articles like this show exactly how a Barack Obama presidency would operate: surrogates - assisted by the mainstream media - would attempt to racialize every decision made by Obama in an attempt to silence critics.
Alaska’s black leaders say they’re not surprised to see Gov. Sarah Palin at the center of the controversy over injecting the race issue into the presidential campaign.
they are trying SO hard to attach everything to her that’s negative...how much do you want to bet that those emails were sent by 0’s minions? isn’t it funny how THEY knew about them first??? i just can’t stand the injustice of all this...it makes me sick to my stomach...
This d’Oro person must be exposed!
She is the same one who wrote the article above your post.
this is an obvious pattern by her.
Fight against the MSM.
EXPOSE THESE PEOPLE AS WE FIND THEM.
i looked around on the website but could not find a way to email or write HER directly...you said you sent them a letter...what did it say?
I’ll have to look thru my sent box, and when i find it, i’ll freep mail you a copy.
This what you get with an affirmative action fraud who has gammed the legal systems all his adult life and now really believes he’s entitled to the job he demands and without having to meet the minimal Constitutional requirements. THIS fraudulent leftist is the end result of allowing affirmative action and political correctness to destory the nation and sissify our governemnt and courts.
Its a safe bet that this same joke (and others like it) have made, and are still making, the rounds on the computers of all 50 state governments, what passes for a government in Washington, DC, the computers of the staffs of all Senators and Representatives, the RNC, the DNC and the rest of the literate world.
Ok, thanks! :)
McCain was the failure.
the only thing that i can make of this is that it had to happen for a reason...i just wish i knew what it was so i wouldn’t have to be pissed off all the time...
Iron...i’m sorry...my post was meant for MHGinTN...i can’t focus right now because i’m seeing red from this article...
Use this one
Tell Sara how much you love her and so on..... I’m sure she will be happy to get some good emails.
“Anyone using state email to send racist jokes should be dealt with.”
Unfortunately, it’s not a joke. It IS a black family and they WILL be in government housing,,,
What happened to free speech, free press, free expression? We can’t get Blagovich’s emails. I’d love to see what college professors at UCLA are saying right now.
Probably not going to happen though.
I am here in DC....you are absolutely correct. I have received that very same joke from a half dozen folks using their fed. gov’t. accounts.
It's a good joke, but it's been around for a while now. I imagine it's been in a few more states than Alaska. BTW, AP, what's the latest on the arsonist who burned down Sarah Palin's church? Or are you too busy tracking down people's jokes on their computers?
I’ve heard worse things said about him from little old ladies in my hometown. Much worse.
How is this racist? Obama himself has called for more Section 8 housing.
Hell, Obama himself moves into government housing in a few weeks.
I believe d ‘oreos email address is:
Frankly, it would be pretty awesome to see some RICO charges brought against AP. I’d pay good money to see that.
Oh my gosh, this is just awful. I think we need a national day of mourning!
Nothing gets the libs and PC’ers more upset than a joke or play on words about themselves or one of their protected classes that is 100% true.
Please put the keyboard down and step back to a neutral corner, Ma'am.
My family lived in AK for 15 years in the 50’s and 60’s and just having food for 7 i’m sure was tough enough. They keep this crap up, it will fail hard.
Well, the drive by media hasn't done much reporting about that incident - yet, and I doubt they will. I asked my wife if she'd heard about the church being set on fire - since she watches the DBM evening news most days before I get home from work. Not one word on ABC evening news...... and you think they will worry about "who done it"?
hahah...i know...i can get ccraaaaazzzy sometimes...:)
So, when do we get to hear Al Gore and John Kerry referred to as the “failed presidential candidate” in every article?