State Rep. Ralph Arza made a different kind of call this morning: He resigned his office and bowed out of his re-election race. The former lawmaker is facing criminal charges for his irate, curse-laden phone calls to State Rep. Gus Barreiro.
Here's the complete transcript of the calls, left on Barreiro's cell phone, which Riptide first published last Friday. The first two calls are from Arza; calls three through five have been traced to his cousin, 25-year-old Paulino Barbon, Jr.
Call #1: Hey bitch, You're nothing but a bitch. You're a bitch. You're nothing but a bitch. God bless you, bitch.
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Call #2 Hey bitch. You're nothing but a bitch. You're ain't nothing but a bitch, brother. My nigger. Fuck.
#3: Hey. You're a pussy-assed mother fucker. You're gonna see what's coming to you, you little punk-assed bitch. You're gonna see what's coming for you, you punk-assed motherfucker. You're gonna see what's coming, nigger...you fuck-assed bitch. You gonna see. You're gonna see me nigger. That's right, bitch-assed, punk-assed motherfucking, slut-bagged bitch.
#4: Oye, tu eres singado por culo. Me recibo en tu madre. Yo me encago en la parida de ti. Singado. Tu eres una puta que no vale un tiro. Una puta. You don't know me fuck. Nigger, you see me nigger, Ill crack your face open, punk. boy. You don't know nothing. You don't see nothing, nigga. I'm gonna fuck you up, you piece of shit. You don't know a goddamn thing, fuck bitch I'm gonna fuck you up, you fucking no good son of a bitch. You're gonna see what it is to be a snitch bitch, fucking boy., I'm gonna fuckin set your ass straight boy. I'm gonna punch your ass plain. I'm gonna punch you like a fuckin' piece of shit...You son of a bitch. Fuck you.
#5: Oye, eres singado. Tu eres un culo rojo. Singado de tu madre, tu padre, tu tia, todo el mundo, Singado. Chivaton...Eres una puta que no vale un kilo en el mundo. Una puta que no ni vale pinga. Singado. You'll see me, motherfucker. You'll see me mother fucker. You know who this is. I'm gonna get you.