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Montana County Treasurer Demands $90,000 to Retire After Sending Racist Emails (TEXT and VIDEO)

US Politics & Gov't  (tags: government, Montana, Max Lenington, Americans, racist, homophobic, emails, ethics, politics )

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In a November 2012 email, Yellowstone County Treasurer Max Lenington -- who also serves as the the county treasurer, assessor and superintendent of schools -- complained that there were "more lesbians, queers, Indians, Mexicans and n****** than the rest...

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Rose Becke (141)
Tuesday November 12, 2013, 3:08 pm
Bloody moron

Lois Jordan (63)
Tuesday November 12, 2013, 4:33 pm
Noted. Pond scum.

Jeanne Young (19)
Tuesday November 12, 2013, 10:52 pm
T'M scared of the county/community that has more like HIM

Past Member (0)
Wednesday November 13, 2013, 2:27 am
One question I have is why is this man still being employed by the county at his age ? it's likely that he suffering from the effect of old age.These remarks were completely unacceptable from a public figure.He should not be allowed to continue in office and should be given well deserved boot up the backside.He doesn't deserve any compensation either.

Carrie B (306)
Wednesday November 13, 2013, 2:30 am
Alfred, I do not think his age has anything to do with his obvious bigotry.

Lona G (80)
Wednesday November 13, 2013, 5:57 am
If Max Lenington had used Alzheimer as an excuse for his bigotry, he may have gotten away with it and cashed in on his 'retirement plan'. Now it's just blackmail (I'll save you a lot of trouble and fuss if you pay me) and he should get the boott. No money, no party, just scorn.

. (0)
Wednesday November 13, 2013, 6:58 am
Crazy! Thanks for sharing, Carrie.

Gary L (138)
Wednesday November 13, 2013, 8:54 am
well what can we expect from republinazi's they have no shame and no decency never vote republican under any circumstance

Jim P (3257)
Wednesday November 13, 2013, 11:52 am
Let him have a 2 week severance pay and be done with him.
Let Max Lenington "retire" with how the people are "forced" out of a job.
Bye-bye Max Lenington. You cannot use a public government email address and equipment to email out your obvious hatred, racism and bigotry.

Max Lenington: The Supreme Court has already ruled on ACA. Pay attention.

ty, Carrie.

Sheila D (194)
Wednesday November 13, 2013, 2:13 pm
He's got some balls on about an informal castration?? No anesthetic and a dull knife...

Mike M (40)
Wednesday November 13, 2013, 2:30 pm
Just stick him to a wall way out in the country with a pitch fork

Elizabeth M (65)
Wednesday November 13, 2013, 2:39 pm
Noted. Did I read correctly that he is also School Superintendent???? Not very knowledgeable to using public government email address and equipment for hate mail. Take one of the cowboy's boots and give him a swift kick out of office! One of my relatives in Montana would be happy to just do that!!
Thanks Carrie.

Birgit W (160)
Wednesday November 13, 2013, 2:49 pm
He should be thrown out without a pension.

Joanne Dixon (38)
Wednesday November 13, 2013, 4:12 pm
Here's my take: I think he should PAY $90,000 for the privilege of being allowed to retire instead of kicked out on his a$$ and tarred and feathered.

Mitchell D (87)
Wednesday November 13, 2013, 5:16 pm
I like Joanne and GGmaSheila's ideas. Heretofore, I have saved the castrato solution for rapists, but this guy could just change my mind about that.
I am constantly blown away by the imbecility we hear from public figures...tiny little ones like him, and HUGE idiots like Issa, Cruz, Bubba, Boehner, McConnell, damn! I could go on and on, but my 'puter is starting to smoke and melt.

reft h (66)
Wednesday November 13, 2013, 7:31 pm
I'd like to demand $90k for when I retire, where do I go to do this?

Colleen L (3)
Wednesday November 13, 2013, 7:45 pm
That's insane. Why they always feel they deserve so much? Thanks Carrie

Aurea Aurea Walker (226)
Wednesday November 13, 2013, 9:02 pm
Mitchell D - thank you for a great laugh. Your post is so TRUE and funny, can I just ditto you?

James Maynard (84)
Wednesday November 13, 2013, 9:41 pm
How bout we just lock your sorry arse
up???????? idiot.......

Ben O (154)
Thursday November 14, 2013, 11:10 am
Yet another asshole!

Winnie A (179)
Thursday November 14, 2013, 12:18 pm
Seriously? Come on Montana. You're better than this, aren't you?

Susanne R (235)
Thursday November 21, 2013, 12:32 am
The article states that he used his government email to send the message. I wonder if that's grounds for dismissal. Where I worked, I was told that any email messages I created belonged to my employer.

The old fart might be senile or something, but there's probably a better chance that he's an ignorant bigot. It might be worth it to pay him his extortion money just to get him and his big mouth out of the spotlight...

Alexandra Rodda (180)
Friday November 22, 2013, 5:02 am
Is there any sanity in American right wing politicians?

Lynne Buckley (0)
Friday November 22, 2013, 3:50 pm
What a jerk.

Jason S (50)
Wednesday December 11, 2013, 6:43 pm
Good posting, thanks
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