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Arizona Senator Jeff Flake's son Tanner busted for tweeting racist slurs (Blackmail?)
ABC15.Com ^ | June 13, 2013 | Weslie Swift

Posted on 06/13/2013 6:25:03 AM PDT by PJ-Comix

The offensive language used by Senator Jeff Flake's teenage son on the Internet has resulted in a public apology from both father and son.

“I’m very disappointed in my teenage son’s words, and I sincerely apologize for the insensitivity. This language is unacceptable, anywhere. Needless to say, I’ve already spoken with him about this, he has apologized, and I apologize as well,” Senator Flake said in a statement to BuzzFeed .

Before Tanner Flake locked his Twitter account, his public tweets regularly contained offensive slurs, according to Buzzfeed. 

On his Twitter account, Flake also posted screenshots of games revealing his username, "n1ggerkiller." 

Flake's online lingo wasn't restricted to just Twitter, however.

In YouTube comments, Flake has repeatedly called other users "n*****" and "f****t" and referred to Mexicans as the "scum of the Earth."

On several occasions, Flake even bragged about his father's position in Congress.

All of Flake's comments can be found on Buzzfeed .


TOPICS: Politics/Elections; US: Arizona
KEYWORDS: flake; immigrationbill; jeffflake
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Could this explain Flake's support for the immigration bill? How long has this information been known? Blackmail?
1 posted on 06/13/2013 6:25:03 AM PDT by PJ-Comix
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Who knows anymore? About anything?

Everybody is compromised.

2 posted on 06/13/2013 6:29:56 AM PDT by Former Proud Canadian (The IRS--a softer Gestapo)
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if he were my son, i would be disappointed in his stupidity...


3 posted on 06/13/2013 6:31:09 AM PDT by latina4dubya (when i have money i buy books... if i have anything left, i buy 6-inch heels and a bottle of wine...)
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To: PJ-Comix

I would suggest that it is simply a teenager who is angry with his parent and did something to hurt that parent.


4 posted on 06/13/2013 6:32:02 AM PDT by txnativegop (Fed up with zealots)
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If this is true, this kid sounds pretty unstable, but then again how hard would it be for the NSA to hack this guy’s account? They could post anything they wanted. Would be a powerful weapon against its enemies.


5 posted on 06/13/2013 6:32:14 AM PDT by ohiobuckeye1997
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To: latina4dubya

What do you expect? That whole family are Flakes.


6 posted on 06/13/2013 6:32:36 AM PDT by PJ-Comix (Beware the Rip in the Space/Time Continuum)
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If we truly have equal rights, and freedom of speech, why are Negroes permitted to say nigger, and Caucasians not?

Even St Skiddles had nigger in his FB account name!


Free is free, equal is equal. This is neither!

7 posted on 06/13/2013 6:34:19 AM PDT by rawcatslyentist (Jeremiah 50:32 "The arrogant one will stumble and fall With no one to raise him up; And I will set)
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Good thing be didn't use “whitey”, “cracker”, “breeder”, or “gringo”, else there would be hell to, er...never mind...
8 posted on 06/13/2013 6:36:11 AM PDT by twister881
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What do you expect? That whole family are Flakes.

ha!

9 posted on 06/13/2013 6:42:12 AM PDT by latina4dubya (when i have money i buy books... if i have anything left, i buy 6-inch heels and a bottle of wine...)
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What law does this offensive behavior violate?


10 posted on 06/13/2013 6:42:27 AM PDT by Triple (Socialism denies people the right to the fruits of their labor, and is as abhorrent as slavery)
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hard to “blackmail” someone when the dope is making the racist comments on twitter...


11 posted on 06/13/2013 6:45:21 AM PDT by von tirpitz
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Actually we just found out about those twitter accounts. How long has PRISM known about it? That’s what counts.


12 posted on 06/13/2013 6:47:10 AM PDT by PJ-Comix (Beware the Rip in the Space/Time Continuum)
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Look at the dates of the kid’s posts. They go back a year.


13 posted on 06/13/2013 6:49:31 AM PDT by PJ-Comix (Beware the Rip in the Space/Time Continuum)
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I hope Flake has enough fatherly balls to take away all his son’s electronic gizmos.


14 posted on 06/13/2013 6:52:48 AM PDT by Texas Eagle (If it wasn't for double-standards, Liberals would have no standards at all -- Texas Eagle)
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I think it was "nigga."

But no matter, you're still not allowed to say it. In fact, you're not allowed to think it."

15 posted on 06/13/2013 6:57:12 AM PDT by eCSMaster ("God bless Planned Parenthood"- B.H.Obama, 2013)
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The Senators ‘web sire’ is shut down this morning.


16 posted on 06/13/2013 6:58:01 AM PDT by Don Corleone ("Oil the gun..eat the cannoli. Take it to the Mattress.")
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sire=site


17 posted on 06/13/2013 6:58:59 AM PDT by Don Corleone ("Oil the gun..eat the cannoli. Take it to the Mattress.")
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“why are Negroes permitted to say nigger, and Caucasians not?”

I have occasion to travel with a Black man who is a personal friend. I am constantly amazed at his use of this word. We walk into a convenience store while on the road and he uses that term to “greet” every “brother” he comes in contact with while we are in the place. It’s always “Hey nigger, how’s it goin,” or similar phrases. I would never even think to “greet” every white person under the same circumstances. His children are grown and don’t live with him. When they show up it’s the same “greeting.”


18 posted on 06/13/2013 6:59:23 AM PDT by vette6387
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Beck said this morning there are only 70 house members that are willing to stand up to Boehner on immigration.

If the House does not stand against Boehner then the Republic is lost. Whatever the Senate passes is but a Trojan Horse to get the House to pass a bill with stronger border control and no amnesty, no freebies, a strong bill. But when it goes to conference then the betrayal begins, and the Republic dies.

He threw Boehner, Ryan, Rubio, Flake and even "Runt" Paul under his bus this morning. I guess he also has risked his own furure, and that of his family.

19 posted on 06/13/2013 7:01:08 AM PDT by itsahoot (It is not so much that history repeats, but that human nature does not change.)
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While I firmly believe there is not substitute for good parenting I feel that too many parents feel that sense of shame when their kids do something viewed as wrong or immoral and it reflect on the parenthood abilities and own personal stance, I know I have. To paraphrase a movie quote, “you have your kid for a limited amount each day and cannot compete with the barrage of losers (Madonna, Axel Rose, Democrats, homos, illegals, communists) that have them the majority of the day albeit at school or electronic media.

As hard as it is sometimes we need to be able to say “well it was his/her choice and I am sad for it but it does not reflect me”.


20 posted on 06/13/2013 7:01:56 AM PDT by Resolute Conservative
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