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Maya Angleou Dispatcher Suspended
yahoo/ET online ^ | 5/30/14

Posted on 06/01/2014 4:26:54 PM PDT by SoFloFreeper

An emergency dispatcher who made disparaging remarks about Oprah Winfrey during the Maya Angelou 911 call has been suspended.

John Ruckh was heard on the 911 tape saying that Oprah, a friend of Angelou's had "fallen out of grace" after a controversial interview in which Oprah expressed her thoughts about race in America.

"Unfortunately, I work in a high-profile job and everything's recorded," Ruckh told the Winston-Salem Journal. "This is in no way a racial slur, slander, associated conversation ... I really hate that this happened at the time that it did, because this is taking away from Maya Angelou's passing."

(Excerpt) Read more at tv.yahoo.com ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: dispatcher; emergency911; fascism; fraud; johnruckh; mayaangelou; oprah; oprahwinfrey; thoughtpolice
So what is this...not agreeing with The Oprah can cause you to get suspended from your job? What a bunch of crap.
1 posted on 06/01/2014 4:26:54 PM PDT by SoFloFreeper
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To: SoFloFreeper

And private recorded conversations can cause you to be kicked out of the NBA. That’s the politically correct world we live in now. Oprah is a diety of sorts. One does not “diss” Oprah and not face the consequences.


2 posted on 06/01/2014 4:28:50 PM PDT by Dilbert San Diego (et)
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To: SoFloFreeper
So what is this...not agreeing with The Oprah can cause you to get suspended from your job?

Amazing isn't it? This is PC run amok. I have no doubt it will get a lot worse. These slime bags are not going to let up.

3 posted on 06/01/2014 4:32:41 PM PDT by Mark17 (Chicago Blackhawks: Stanley Cup champions 2010, 2013. Vietnam Vet 70-71 Msgt US Air Force, retired)
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To: SoFloFreeper

I don’t understand what he actually said?


4 posted on 06/01/2014 4:32:55 PM PDT by nickcarraway
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To: SoFloFreeper

It’s a largely one sided affair for now.


5 posted on 06/01/2014 4:35:20 PM PDT by lee martell
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To: Dilbert San Diego

She is a goddess. Rub the Buddhess belly and get a new car.


6 posted on 06/01/2014 4:51:22 PM PDT by ViLaLuz (2 Chronicles 7:14)
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To: nickcarraway
BETTER INFO, w/entire 7 min call

The conversation is a bit garbled on the 911 recording and takes up less than a minute of the 7-minute call, but Ruckh appears to be saying that “Oprah has fallen out of grace” with a lot of people and asks someone if they have heard her recent rant. He says she is upset because people are not supportive of President Barack Obama and, apparently paraphrasing one of her statements, says that racism is alive because so many white people have been raised in the era of hating black people.

This thread source article is lousy, and a linked 2 min excerpt of the 911 call doesn't even have the right portion from the 7 min call. Sheesh.

7 posted on 06/01/2014 4:58:16 PM PDT by cyn (Benghazi)
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To: cyn

Fallen out of grace with who? I can’t even tell what he is trying to say?


8 posted on 06/01/2014 5:02:38 PM PDT by nickcarraway
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9 posted on 06/01/2014 5:03:11 PM PDT by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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To: lee martell

I haven’t had a “real” job since Carter destroyed the economy and I became self employed. I don’t think I could be rehabilitated or indoctrinated enough to handle a job in todays society.


10 posted on 06/01/2014 5:03:53 PM PDT by shelterguy
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To: nickcarraway
Yeah, someone had to listen REALLY hard to catch the background conversation to be offended by it.

The topic actually seems to be racism/bama (4:50); oprah would seem to be oblique part of it w/her comments in BBC interview "There are still generations of people, older people, who were born and bred and marinated in it, in that prejudice and racism, and they just have to die.".

11 posted on 06/01/2014 5:10:16 PM PDT by cyn (Benghazi)
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To: SoFloFreeper

Really hard take down of Angelou at The American Spectator.

http://spectator.org/articles/59438/dead-poets-society


12 posted on 06/01/2014 5:15:27 PM PDT by yefragetuwrabrumuy ("Don't compare me to the almighty, compare me to the alternative." -Obama, 09-24-11)
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To: yefragetuwrabrumuy
She was, without doubt, a hustler's hustler.

Great article in the Spectator.

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13 posted on 06/01/2014 6:01:10 PM PDT by JCG
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To: yefragetuwrabrumuy
But Angelou is to be admired because she didn't kill her baby, it sez so right here:

http://freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3161060/posts


14 posted on 06/01/2014 6:18:01 PM PDT by 867V309 (GOPe? NOPe!)
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To: Dilbert San Diego
Don't worry about it.

Oprah likes her money but it won't buy her what she really wants .... to be a beautiful, slender and probably close to if not all the way white woman.

She's altered her nose, straightened her hair and catered to almost completely white audience. But she is still a fat black lady who most certainly does not look like Halle Berry.

I can't stand her politics and her blatant using and manipulation of the idiotic white women in her audience. But I've seen her acting chops and she's good at that.

15 posted on 06/01/2014 6:18:29 PM PDT by Lizavetta
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To: SoFloFreeper

FUOW


16 posted on 06/01/2014 6:18:52 PM PDT by Rome2000
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To: yefragetuwrabrumuy

Was she an actress, poet, dancer, or singer? People liked her politics, and, out of ideological solidarity, reflexively praised her talents in multitudinous endeavors. At her most irresponsible, she embraced Fidel Castro, Malcolm X, and Bill Clinton—a mistake for a lady of any age.

“I’m not modest,” Angelou explained last year to the AP. “I have no modesty.” She got to know herself, apparently, after getting to know poetry and politics and songs and stage. She usurped her parents’ privilege by renaming herself after finding “Marguerite Johnson” not quite arresting enough. In this spirit, she insisted that others call her “Dr. Angelou” though she never obtained a college degree.

The doctor without a doctorate became a teacher without students at Wake Forest. “She collects an annual salary well into the six figures, yet presently teaches no classes and has no campus office,” John Meroney, then a senior at the North Carolina school, wrote in The American Spectator twenty-one years ago. “The office listed for her in the Wake Forest telephone directory is a storage closet in a building far from the main part of campus.”

If I had a dollar for every time I was told to revere this fraud I'd be close to Oprah money.

17 posted on 06/01/2014 6:24:33 PM PDT by Rome2000
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To: shelterguy

I salute you for being sufficiently self employed for the last few decades to have survived. You made it work! I’m a better dreamer than doer. I’m very good at advising others how to plot their career goals.


18 posted on 06/01/2014 6:59:52 PM PDT by lee martell
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To: SoFloFreeper

What kind of ego must a person have to write 7 autobiographies? Give me a break


19 posted on 06/01/2014 8:44:14 PM PDT by Lil Flower (American by birth. Southern by the Grace of God! ROLL TIDE!!)
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To: Lil Flower
What kind of ego must a person have to write 7 autobiographies? Give me a break

Obammy's on track, he has two, he's just 50 and has been busy the last 6 years shootin' golf.


20 posted on 06/01/2014 8:52:14 PM PDT by 867V309 (GOPe? NOPe!)
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To: cyn
The stupid SOB deserves to be canned.

Since when is a 911 call an appropriate venue for critics of TV performers adn social commentary?

21 posted on 06/01/2014 9:20:36 PM PDT by Kenny Bunk (Vote for a gay African Marxist for POTUS? Sure. What could go wrong?)
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To: Kenny Bunk

http://myfox8.com/2014/05/29/emergency-dispatcher-suspended-over-conversation-on-angelous-911-call/

It was not the 911 call.

The conversation in question was an independent concurrent incidental conversation that happened going on in the background between others (including the fired dispatcher) re: obama, racism, and oprah. It was not apparently related to the dispatchers life-saving urgent conversation with Maya’s caretaker, which was on target throughout the 7 minute call.

To be noted is that someone on Maya’s end was quite remiss in not ensuring that this caretaker had the DNR paperwork on hand and knew what to do, who to call in this case. /imo


22 posted on 06/02/2014 7:07:13 AM PDT by cyn (Benghazi)
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