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9-11 professor sues over canceled speech (terror-praising Churchill claims rights violated)
World Net Daily ^ | February 8, 2005 | WorldNetDaily.com

Posted on 02/08/2005 3:26:48 PM PST by ViLaLuz

Ward Churchill, the University of Colorado professor who prompted a national furor by condemning 9-11 victims as "little Eichmanns" and praising the terrorists for their "gallant sacrifices," went to federal court today to challenge the school's cancellation of a speech he was scheduled to give tonight.

On Monday, CU administrators announced they had canceled Churchill's planned speech because of security concerns, reported the Denver Post. Earlier this month, Hamilton College in upstate New York canceled a speech by Churchill because of death threats against the professor and its administrators.

Regardless of what the judge decides, students of Churchill, an ethnics studies prof, say he'll speak on campus tonight – at an alternative venue if the court does not clear the way.

In his filing, Churchill claimed the cancellation was "nothing but an effort to stifle me and not let me speak on a matter of public and personal concern."

Saying both his rights and those of the people who planned to listen to him were violated, Churchill said, "I was intending to explain my meaning to the audience, in particular the CU student body."

David Lane, an attorney for a pro-Churchill student group, told Denver station KDVR-TV: "The university ... is obligated to provide security for Ward Churchill. They simply can't put a gag in his mouth by telling him, 'Well, there are these violent wackos out there that want kill you so we're not going to let you give your speech.'"

School personnel told the Post they are prepared to provide appropriate security if the court rules the speech must go on. A hearing was scheduled for 4 p.m. Mountain time.

As WorldNetDaily reported, the controversy swirling around Churchill stems from an essay he wrote titled "Some People Push Back: On the Justice of Roosting Chickens," written shortly after the Sept. 11 attacks. In it, he describes the thousands of American victims who died in the World Trade Center inferno as "little Eichmanns" (a reference to notorious Nazi war criminal Adolf Eichmann) who were perpetuating America's "mighty engine of profit." They were destroyed, he added, thanks to the "gallant sacrifices" of "combat teams" that successfully targeted the World Trade Center towers and the Pentagon.

The American Civil Liberties Union has defended Churchill, calling on regents, legislators and the governor "to stop threatening Mr. Churchill's job because of the content of his opinions."

Churchill resigned his position as head of the Colorado University ethnic studies program but kept his $96,000 per year teaching post. He has steadfastly refused to apologize for his comments.


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The University needs to countersue Churchill for fraud.
1 posted on 02/08/2005 3:26:49 PM PST by ViLaLuz
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To: ViLaLuz

His buddies at the ACLU helping him?


2 posted on 02/08/2005 3:34:46 PM PST by BushisTheMan
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To: BushisTheMan

His buddies at the ACLU helping him?
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I am suprised the Anti-American Communist Losers Union is not all over this one. What a fine citizen, being persecuted for expressing his opinion....(frankly he is lucky to still be alive...)


3 posted on 02/08/2005 3:36:56 PM PST by EagleUSA
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To: ViLaLuz
His lawyer claims free speech since he is a government employee. I did not know teachers were considered government employees.
4 posted on 02/08/2005 3:46:06 PM PST by satchmodog9 (Murder and weather are our only news)
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To: RepCath; Liz; IronJack; Grampa Dave; MeekOneGOP; Iris7; wkdaysoff; ApesForEvolution; EdReform; ...

Ping!


5 posted on 02/08/2005 3:47:39 PM PST by Jay777 (Gen. Tommy Franks for President in 08)
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To: All
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6 posted on 02/08/2005 3:48:19 PM PST by Jay777 (Gen. Tommy Franks for President in 08)
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To: Jay777

I have seen a headline floating around that he's going to speak anyway...

He's the last one who should be talking about having his rights violated...People gave him huge room to be a fraud in!

http://respublica2004.blogspot.com/2005/02/ward-churchill-academic-fraud.html


7 posted on 02/08/2005 3:50:12 PM PST by Knitting A Conundrum (Act Justly, Love Mercy, and Walk Humbly With God Micah 6:8)
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To: ViLaLuz

No one is stifling him. He's free to give his speech, off-campus. I agree, he has the right to speak out, but the university is under no obligation to sponser that right. He's such a big believer in free speech - let him go to the town square and make his speech.

It's one thing to stand under the protective umbrella of academia - but let's see how he slithers when he has to step into the public spotlight.


8 posted on 02/08/2005 3:50:20 PM PST by Tennessee_Bob (Come on you sons of bitches! Do you want to live forever?)
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To: Knitting A Conundrum
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9 posted on 02/08/2005 3:52:43 PM PST by Jay777 (Gen. Tommy Franks for President in 08)
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To: Tennessee_Bob
Join The Fight at StoptheACLU.org
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10 posted on 02/08/2005 3:56:51 PM PST by Jay777 (Gen. Tommy Franks for President in 08)
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To: ViLaLuz
Churchill resigned his position as head of the Colorado University ethnic studies program but kept his $96,000 per year teaching post.

So, thats what they get for indoctrination these days..

11 posted on 02/08/2005 4:00:01 PM PST by cardinal4 (George W Bush-Bringing a new democracy every term..)
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To: ViLaLuz

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1338973/posts

Exposed as a Fraudulent Native American, Ward Churchill Embraces His Asian Female Heritage
2/8/5 | Ima Mamasan, Associated Press Typist


Posted on 02/08/2005 3:56:44 PM PST by dead



BOULDER, Colo. - Stung by recent revelations that left his decades-old American Indian persona in tatters, controversial University of Colorado professor, Ward Churchill announced today that he is no longer claiming to be a Native American man. Appearing in a flowery satin kimono and faux kabuki hairstyle, Churchill revealed to the world that he has always been a petite Asian girl.

“For too long, I ran from my heritage, ashamed and outcast,” Professor Churchill told a gathering of his rapt, semi-literate, trustafarian followers, “The persecution I suffered, as an Asian woman, is a legacy of Eurocentric colonialism from which those of us who have endured it may never recover.”






Newly Asian Professor, Ward Churchill


Asked if the sudden change in Churchill’s ethnic background and sex bothered him, one of his loyal students, David Rhone answered simply, “Dude!” while his chronically-unemployed friend, Jo-Jo, tunelessly plucked a Japanese koto in inappropriate accompaniment.

“Shut up! You shut the f#ck up! He has a right to his free speech!” added a supporter known only as Firefly, before she jumped off the second story balcony to protest allegedly environmentally-destructive US agricultural practices.

“Why can’t you just leave him alone, hater! He’s suffered enough!” she moaned from the hood of the car she landed on. “I think my spine is broken and I don’t have healthcare, you fascists!”

“I just pray to Buddah that somebody will blow up a busload of school children so that those who are denied unending welfare payments can at last have the measure of retribution they so richly deserve,” muttered the professor as he desperately searched for a television camera.


12 posted on 02/08/2005 4:01:10 PM PST by Grampa Dave (The MSM has been a WMD, Weapon of Mass Disinformation for the Rats for at least 4 decades.)
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To: ViLaLuz
Perhaps the Nutty Professor should petition his brethren, the Islamic terrorists, for a redress of grievances.
13 posted on 02/08/2005 4:03:15 PM PST by Natural Law
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To: ViLaLuz

Subhuman filth. Stand him against a wall.


14 posted on 02/08/2005 4:05:46 PM PST by 7.62 x 51mm ( veni vidi vino visa "I came, I saw, I drank wine, I shopped")
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To: BushisTheMan
His buddies at the ACLU helping him?

Of course.

15 posted on 02/08/2005 4:09:27 PM PST by zip (Remember: DimocRat lies told often enough became truth to 48% of Americans)
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To: Knitting A Conundrum
"I have seen a headline floating around that he's going to speak anyway..."

Just announced on Fox cable news that U. of Colorado buckled and will allow Churchill to speak anyway.

I still think the University should have countersued. Must be they are in cahoots with Churchill and the ACLU behind the scenes, and only banned him for appearances only.

16 posted on 02/08/2005 4:33:31 PM PST by ViLaLuz
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To: BushisTheMan
Yep, ACLU is behind this, too:

"The American Civil Liberties Union has defended Churchill, calling on regents, legislators and the governor "to stop threatening Mr. Churchill's job because of the content of his opinions."

17 posted on 02/08/2005 4:34:23 PM PST by ViLaLuz
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To: Grampa Dave

Hahh!


18 posted on 02/08/2005 4:34:49 PM PST by ViLaLuz
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To: ViLaLuz
In his filing, Churchill claimed the cancellation was "nothing but an effort to stifle me and not let me speak on a matter of public and personal concern."

Ya think? Tell us conservatives all about it. It happens to us all the time, and with your full support probably.

19 posted on 02/08/2005 4:36:45 PM PST by farmfriend ( Congratulations. You are everything we've come to expect from years of government training.)
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To: ViLaLuz

It is a riot and goes along with your thread!


20 posted on 02/08/2005 4:37:51 PM PST by Grampa Dave (The MSM has been a WMD, Weapon of Mass Disinformation for the Rats for at least 4 decades.)
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To: ViLaLuz
Unless WC can produce 3,000 Nazi ID Papers and armbands for all the Eichmans, I'd say it is an open and shut case of defamation!

Shut down the Alphabet Channels (ABJazerra & Her Sister Stations, AB CB NB CN its all the same propaganda)!
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21 posted on 02/08/2005 4:38:39 PM PST by rawcatslyentist (Man, You should have seen them, kickin Edgar Allen Poe! Koo Koo Kachoo)
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To: ViLaLuz

Do ANY leftists or telemarketers in this country understand what freedom of speech means? Answer: No.


22 posted on 02/08/2005 4:40:05 PM PST by HighWheeler (RATS hero is an impeached, dis-barred, lying, perjuring, cheating, lazy, cowardly sexual predator)
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To: Jay777

Thank you for the ACLU action links. I will check them out.


23 posted on 02/08/2005 4:41:59 PM PST by ViLaLuz
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To: Tennessee_Bob
This terrorist loving weasel deserves to be strung up from a light pole for the disgusting insults he hurled at the victims of 9/11.The liberal freaks like this professor are supporting the most vile group of murderers because of their misguided hate of America.They should be sent to a place that is run by the terrorist they support so they can have their heads chopped off like they deserve.It's funny how he calls the people who are threatening to kill him a bunch of crazies but can't seem to label the terrorist as anything but heroes.The sick bastard is gross.
24 posted on 02/08/2005 4:42:40 PM PST by rdcorso (When Will The UN Admit It Is Being Run By A Stupid Bastard ???????????)
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To: ViLaLuz

Boy, these elite "educated" people sure get everything wrong.

Governments can only censor. And it's a stretch to say he's being censored by government because his employer, a state run university, is punishing him and doesn't want him so speak at a university sponsered event. The private sector does it all the time.


25 posted on 02/08/2005 4:48:23 PM PST by Fledermaus (I Googled "Democrat+Sane" and got no hits.)
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To: BushisTheMan

If Mr. Churchhill thinks he has been scrutenized about this matter so far, wait until depositions and discovery take over in this matter. We will know about every time he has farted over the past 30 years. All of his personal life will be laid bare. I do not believe even this craven entriguer will enjoy this attention. He is clearly self-destructive. We all should sit back and enjoy the show because he represents thousands and thousands of the Clinton generational anti-American sentiment held by so many in academia. This may start a purge which will make Stalin seem tame. It couldn't happen to a nicer group.


26 posted on 02/08/2005 4:49:10 PM PST by Texas Songwriter (p)
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To: ViLaLuz

Someone needs to sure the 60s maggot retread for living in America, rather than North Korea.


27 posted on 02/08/2005 5:06:34 PM PST by Reactionary
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To: Reactionary

Make that "sue."


28 posted on 02/08/2005 5:06:47 PM PST by Reactionary
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To: Tennessee_Bob
"The university ... is obligated to provide security for Ward Churchill. They simply can't put a gag in his mouth by telling him, 'Well, there are these violent wackos out there that want kill you so we're not going to let you give your speech.'"

So the University has "obligations" and Ward Churchill has "rights". Funny how come it is never the other way around.

29 posted on 02/08/2005 5:12:12 PM PST by oldbrowser (You lost the election...........get over it)
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To: ViLaLuz; All
I forget, has the ACLU taken up the cause of the Philly Four yet?
30 posted on 02/08/2005 5:51:02 PM PST by Texas_Jarhead (I believe in American Exceptionalism! Do you?)
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To: satchmodog9

I can't say it enough: Remember Earl Butz. Churchill doesn't have a leg to stand on.


31 posted on 02/08/2005 7:15:43 PM PST by jiggyboy
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To: ViLaLuz

"The University needs to countersue Churchill for fraud."

And prosecuted for high hate crimes and malevolence misdemeanors.


32 posted on 02/08/2005 8:56:25 PM PST by purpleland (The price of freedom is vigilance.)
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To: ViLaLuz
This "person" (and I use that term lightly) is of NO SUBSTANCE. The University may be hurting it's academic standing by having a professor speak on the campus about his fraudulent "research" of past crimes of the United States and his belief of an "evil" America. This guy needs therapy!
33 posted on 02/09/2005 5:44:26 AM PST by Edgerunner (Proud to be an infidel.)
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To: purpleland

and the very lese for being too stupid to teach others.

That's why his contract at the University should be taken away...he's too dumb to teach.


34 posted on 02/09/2005 1:02:30 PM PST by BushisTheMan
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To: BushisTheMan

"That's why his contract at the University should be taken away...he's too dumb to teach."

Remember this: Evil (pathological aspects)is never dumb; dumb is dumb, but evil is clever, manipulative and ruthless, and uses many guises. The dumb (willing fools & tools) are too easily led by evil false-prophets like Ward Churchill, Napoleon, Hitler, Lenin, Hillary Clinton, Jesse Jackson, et al.

Churchill decried "profit motive" in his essay, and his own "profit motive" permits him to rant his hate speech under the protective armour of university-sinecure employment. If American citizens aren't outraged by this phony deranged sociopath's agenda, then they will eventually reap the adverse benefits of his hate speech which contaminates youth.

Unfortunately, Churchill's deserved exile to a Muslim country is countered by the ACLU's founding mandate to protect, if not advance, fanatical rabble-rousers and radical leftist activism. As unfortunate, America's college youth is denied true intellectual exploration because of entrenched leftist-academia's strangle-hold on youth's thinking. Twas the very same in the 1960's, and its permeation proves true to present times.






35 posted on 02/10/2005 7:26:32 AM PST by purpleland (The price of freedom is vigilance.)
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