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Thursday, March 1, 2012

Federal Judge Sent Joke Email Implying Obama’s Mother Had Sex With Dog

I've posted this wearyingly predictable story because I believe these sorts of racists need to be exposed. And so these posts will continue for a while, I'm sorry to say, because we are not in a post-racial America.  That sickness still runs deep and wide in this country. 

Bloggers and others on the right seem not to be able to understand that when Mr. Bush was president and on the receiving end of jokes and slurs, those jokes and slurs came from bloggers and e-columnists.  I don't recall any federal judge disparaging President Bush's mother, wife, or parentage.  I don't recall any federal judge implying Mr. Bush's mother had sex with an animal in order to produce him.

I don't recall any Democratic member of the US House of Representatives shouting "YOU LIE!" while Mr. Bush was addressing that chamber.  Nor do I remember any governor wagging his or her finger in President Bush's face.

I read somewhere recently that Mr. Obama is the Jackie Robinson of US presidents.  And he, like the great and dignified Mr. Robinson, has had to endure the filth of racism that runs deep and wide in this country in the 21st century because he is the first president with brown skin.  Mr. Obama (and sadly his wife as well) have had to rise above the taunts, the lies, and the monumental disrespect that no other modern president and first lady have had to suffer, not just from partisan hacks and the general opposition, but by members of Congress, governors of states, and even federal judges:


Ryan J. Reilly

Montana Chief U.S. District Judge Richard Cebull, a George W. Bush nominee, admitted on Wednesday that he forwarded a racially-charged email implying that President Barack Obama might have been the product of a sexual encounter between his mother and a dog.

“A little boy said to his mother; ‘Mommy, how come I’m black and you’re white?’” the email forwarded from Cebull’s official court email address on Feb. 20 read, according to the Great Falls Tribune. “His mother replied, ‘Don’t even go there Barack! From what I can remember about that party, you’re lucky you don’t bark!’”

The federal judge’s email called the joke “a bit touching” and said he wanted all of his friends to feel what he felt when he read the email. “Hope it touches your heart like it did mine,” he wrote.
Cebull told the newspaper that his brother sent him the racist email which he then forwarded to six “old buddies” and acquaintances. A forwarded version of the email eventually made its way to a reporter at the Great Falls Tribune.

Cebull said he showed “very poor judgment” by forwarding the email and said it was “not intended by me in any way to become public.”

He added that he “did not forward it because of the racist nature of it” although he acknowledged it was racist.

“The only reason I can explain it to you is I am not a fan of our president, but this goes beyond not being a fan,” Cebull explained to the newspaper. “I didn’t send it as racist, although that’s what it is. I sent it out because it’s anti-Obama.”

"We are bound by an inescapable garment of mutuality, whatever affects one directly, affects all indirectly." -Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. ~letter from the Birmingham Jail, 1962


Leslie Parsley said...

Just read there is going to be a formal hearing for judicial misconduct.

Shaw Kenawe said...

Good news, Leslie.

Shaw Kenawe said...

Good news, Leslie.

dmarks said...

Now I agree 100% with you on this one.

Dave Miller said...

Shaw, no kidding this was not meant to go public... it exposes him for what he is, if not a racist, then an idiot.

And again we ask, since the GOP has been out front demanding Muslims leaders around the world denounce hateful speech and terrorist actions from their people, is it unreasonable to expect the same from our supposed GOP leaders in this case?

When is enough enough? When will the GOP national leadership stand up for true American values of acceptance and love of your fellow man?

When will the GOP national leadership stand up and say e-mails such as this, calling women sluts, yelling you lie in Congress at the president and denying the Holocaust, all done by GOP leaders will not be tolerated?

As the GOP has argued in the past, silence is acceptance, pure and simple.

Anonymous said...

Who's the real terrorist? The extremist thar we know about or powerful figures in our own society that are undermining the Office od the President.... This man is no patriot. He should be removed from the bench immediately... No case involving a minority will ever be tried fairly in his court. A sad sad depiction of where our society is going at the hands of the haters.

Anonymous said...

I think the liberals have more problems that commenting about a stupid joke about Obama. Where is your humor? I think all of you liberals need to be more concerned about a president that won't disclose his school records along with all other information about him. Who were the classmates of Obamas? Why have they never come forward? Why is the information about him applying for college kept out of the news? Maybe NBC, CBS, CNN and MSNBC need to answer these questions truthfully. Do you think the American People are Stupid? Apparently you do. We will settle that argument in November!

Anonymous said...

I think that the joke is very apropriate considering that Obama's mother had a black son and a asian daughter and who knows how many mounts.

Anonymous said...

Okay you got what you wanted I replied to this crap & I can't believe it. You are sick and twisted. The same stupid jackass that did the anti obama email is reading your name on your email address and is thinking up an email to send out about your lineage. Be careful what you wish 4. It ain't no fun when the rabit has the gun.