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|Barrow deputy forced out after he uses Facebook to hate on Obama, gays|
|Written by Dyana Bagby|
|Friday, 20 May 2011 13:11|
When will people learn that what goes on Facebook stays on Facebook and can cost you your job?
That's what Barrow County deputy Lewis Rusgrove learned this week after he was at first suspended for posting incorrect info about his job title then forced to resign when an investigation into his Facebook postings revealed he called President Barack Obama "camel jockey" and "towel headed leader," according to a story in today's Atlanta Journal-Constitution.
Rusgrove was apparently writing about his displeasure with gas prices. Sure, they are pretty expensive and worthy of whining about. But then Rusgrove goes on to write, “Damocrats, blacks or African-Americans where is the outrage towards your towel headed leader.”
He went on to write that they “voted this camel jockey into office.”
And, of course, he wraps up his conversation with all things social conservatives love to hate:
"I guess you're too busy helping baby killers, gays, and pot heads.”
According to the AJC, an investigation into Rusgrave was started after Sheriff Jud Smith received complaints from co-workers who were uneasy with Rusgrave's opinions.
Good riddance, Rusgrave. And good for the Barrow County Sheriff's Department for standing up to this cyber bully.
Here's video of WSB TV's report:
Top photo: Former Barrow County deputy Lewis Rusgrove resigned this week after attacking Obama, gays and others on Facebook. (courtesy http://barrowsheriff.com)
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