• Black Homosexual Liberal Bigot Vester Flanagan Threatened Coworkers, Pl

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    The cold-blooded Roanoke killer kept getting fired, kept
    threatening co-workers, and kept claiming he was the real victim.
    Vester Lee Flanagan claimed in a suicide note Wednesday that
    June’s massacre of black parishioners at a South Carolina church
    was “the tipping point” that sent him on the path to murdering
    two journalists on live television Wednesday.

    But in court papers and interviews with The Daily Beast, former
    colleagues describe Flanagan as a problematic employee, who was
    repeatedly reprimanded for his harsh treatment of coworkers, and
    complained that racism was behind harsh evaluations of his work.

    “He just had a history of playing the race card,” former WTWC
    anchor Dave Leval told The Daily Beast. “I know he did that in
    Tallahassee a couple of times…”

    The day Flanagan was fired from a Virginia TV station in 2013,
    his bosses called 911 because of his volatile behavior—an
    incident captured on camera by Adam Ward, a man who would later
    become one of his victims.

    At a February 2013 meeting, managers at WDBJ7 in Roanoke told
    Flanagan he wasn’t a good fit and would be terminated. Flanagan
    became “agitated” before issuing a threat, one boss recalled in
    court papers.

    “I’m not leaving,” fumed Flanagan, who went by “Bryce Williams”
    on air. “You’re going to have to call the fucking police. Call
    the police, I’m not leaving. I’m going to make a stink and it’s
    going to be in the headlines.”

    One former manager, Dan Dennison, said Flanagan terrified
    employees so much they took shelter in a locked office.

    “He repeated… his feeling that firing him would lead to negative
    consequences for me personally and for the station,” Dennison
    said, according to a statement in a racial discrimination
    lawsuit Flanagan filed in 2014, which was dismissed.

    The disgruntled newsman handed Dennison a small wooden cross and
    warned him, “You’ll need this.”

    But no one could guess that two years after he was fired,
    Flanagan would shoot two other journalists at his former TV

    Shortly after 7 a.m., Flanagan approached Ward and reporter
    Alison Parker from behind at a local park while they were
    interviewing Vicki Gardner of the local chamber of commerce.
    Dressed in black, Flanagan drew a camera phone and a gun, and
    started shooting.

    Ward was hit first, but managed to raise his camera for a final
    look at Flanagan before dying. Parker tried to run but was shot
    dead. Gardner was shot but survived and is now in stable

    Flanagan fled in a rental car and sparked an hours-long manhunt,
    during which he tweeted perceived slights from the victims.

    Then Flanagan made the final, and surely most-watched broadcast
    of his career, sending out snuff films online.

    Minutes later, authorities caught up with him. Flanagan
    apparently shot himself and crashed his car. He was transported
    to a hospital, where he later died.

    WDBJ’s station manager Jeff Marks painted a picture of
    Flanagan’s erratic behavior at a news conference Wednesday.

    “Vester was an unhappy man,” Marks said, adding, “when he was
    hired here, he quickly gathered a reputation as someone who was
    difficult to work with. He was sort of looking out for people to
    say things that he could take offense to.”

    Flanagan also filed an employment discrimination suit against a
    Tallahassee, Florida, station where he worked from 1999 to 2000.
    (That case was settled out of court.)

    According to one news report, Flanagan said he and another black
    employee were called “monkeys” and claimed a supervisor once
    said, “Blacks are lazy and do not take advantage of free money”
    for scholarships and other opportunities.

    Don Shafer, Flanagan’s former boss at WTWC in Tallahassee,
    called Flanagan a “pretty good reporter” but said “things
    started getting a little strange with him.”

    “We ended up having to terminate his contract and let him go for
    bizarre behavior and fighting with other employees,” Shafer said
    on San Diego 6, where he now serves as news director.

    “He threatened to punch people out, and he was kind of running
    fairly roughshod over other people in the newsroom,” Shafer

    Former colleagues told The Daily Beast that Flanagan blew up at
    two female coworkers in Florida—and that one woman’s husband
    considered coming to work to defend her.

    “In one case, the husband of one of the women came this close to
    coming into the station and pounding the hell out of him,” Leval

    “When he left WTWC in Tallahassee, I don’t think anybody shed a
    tear,” Leval added.

    Leval said photographers repeatedly tried to get out of
    assignments with Flanagan, who was difficult and acted like a

    Former news producer Greg Sextro said Flanagan was “the biggest
    dork I’d ever met in my entire life, but he was a really nice
    guy. A horrible reporter, but really nice.”

    Sextro, who was called to a deposition in the Florida
    discrimination suit, said the budding journalist was treated
    well at the station and that colleagues tried to help him with
    his writing.

    “The fact that he kept his job was because he was an African-
    American gay man. That’s pretty hard to say no to,” Sextro told
    The Daily Beast.

    “He was just a goofy guy,” Sexro added. “I cannot see him doing
    this ever. He had to have been pushed to the limit to do
    something like that.”

    Meanwhile ABC News reported Wednesday it received a suicide note
    via fax from “Bryce Williams” about two hours after the
    shooting. Flanagan claimed he purchased his gun two days after
    nine black parishioners were killed in Charleston in June—and
    that he was fighting back in the race war Dylann Roof supposedly
    wanted to start.

    “The church shooting was the tipping point… but my anger has
    been building steadily,” Flanagan wrote. “I’ve been a human
    powder keg for a while… just waiting to go BOOM!!!!”

    Flanagan also claimed he was attacked for being a gay black man,
    and that he suffered bullying, sexual harassment, and racial
    discrimination at work, ABC News reported.

    Court papers in Flanagan’s 2013 discrimination case also reveal
    an apparent preoccupation with perceived racism against him.

    “I am hereby requesting a trial which will be heard by a jury of
    my peers,” he wrote in a letter to the judge. “I would like my
    jury to be comprised of African-American women.”

    Flanagan also mentioned a frequently appearing watermelon as
    evidence of racial harassment at the Roanoke TV station and
    claimed he had photos of it.

    “This was not an innocent incident,” Flanagan claimed. “It
    appeared after a meeting during which ‘watermelon’ comments were

    He also claimed head photographer Lynn Eller was the mastermind
    of a “carefully orchestrated effort by the photography staff to
    oust me,” court documents show.

    “Why did one of the photographers go to HR on me after working
    with me ONLY ONCE,” Flanagan wrote, in an apparent reference to
    victim Adam Ward. “There was nothing to report! That, Your
    honor, is just plain wrong.”

    In further documents, he alleges that two station employees
    behaved in an inappropriate and threatening manner to him—with
    one of them “holding a sharp object (a pen) which could have
    been used as a weapon.”

    Personnel records from May 2012 and filed in the case show
    Flanagan made colleagues feel “threatened or uncomfortable.”

    He allegedly told one cameraman shooting b-roll from his
    shoulder, “I’m not trying to be an asshole, but the shaky video
    isn’t going to work.” Flanagan then allegedly turned to an
    interview subject and said, “I’m sorry, sir, the footage he just
    shot is completely unusable.”

    A July 2012 document warned that Flanagan “must make
    improvements immediately” or “face termination of employment.”

    In a performance review one month later, Flanagan scored a 1 out
    of 5 in the category of “works well together with photographer,
    producer and assignment editor;” he scored 3s on evaluations
    about delivering news “in an understandable manner” and
    “covering beat and enterprising stories.”

    Bosses reprimanded Flanagan that November for wearing an Obama
    sticker when he voted, a violation of the nonpartisan conditions
    of his contract.

    “While this is the first incident of this nature, and we trust
    the last, you need to quickly and diligently move from the
    category of an employee who commits misstep after misstep to the
    kind of problem-free employee we hope you can become,” Dennison
    wrote in a letter to Flanagan.

    One of the final memos before his termination included a harsh

    “Avoid being merely a human tape recorder” and report the real

    Among the missteps that led to this admonition was his decision
    to cover a local creamery over the governor’s comments on gun
    control after the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre.

    Despite some coworkers’ warnings about Flanagan, friends
    struggled to understand what could make him crack.

    Larrell Dean, a friend from college, told The Daily Beast the
    alleged killer “was a good soul and a bright spirit” when he
    knew him.

    “This is very emotional for me,” said Dean, who choked up on the
    phone. “He was a nice person, always a good guy.”

    “I had a better chance of winning the lottery before I thought
    he’d do something crazy like this,” Dean added. “All I can do is
    pray for the victims and pray for his family.”

    http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2015/08/26/tv-station- called-911-when-they-fired-vester-flanagan.html

    Illegal alien muslim Barack Hussein Obama seizes on this tragedy
    caused by one of his mentally ill homosexual, black racist nuts,
    to wave the flags for more gun control.

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