Skip to comments.Badger Backlash
Posted on 03/24/2008 1:34:58 PM PDT by bs9021
Badger Backlash by: Deborah Lambert, March 24, 2008
Wisconsin-based author/scholar/radio talker Charles Sykes reports that even at the liberal-left bastion known as the University of Wisconsin, students are refusing to be held hostage by the pc zealots.
One major breakthrough: conservative students and their moderate allies now hold a voting majority in the Student Senate.
Of course, hurdles still exist. Last year when conservative groups sponsored a visit by former terrorist Walid Shoebat to speak on Why I Left Jihad, the Muslim Student Association demanded that the event be cancelled.
The administration eventually gave a green light to the event, but slapped a $2500 security fee on the sponsoring groups.
Not so fast, said the students. This sounds a lot like muzzling free speech to us.
Marquette University Law Professor Rick Esenberg agreed. He wrote that the administrations decision to charge conservatives an excessive fee was unconstitutional.
While he acknowledged that a public university may impose reasonable time, place and manner regulations, it does not get to engage in viewpoint discrimination adding that it cant set fees based upon an assessment of the speakers views and the likely reaction to it.
The university waived the fee....
(Excerpt) Read more at campusreportonline.net ...
Damn, you beat me to it.
Conservatives hold a majority in the student senate...wow, never thought I’d see the day. Wonder how they define “conservative”?
Babies start out with little, hesitant steps. Whacking them with a baseball bat because they are not doing it right does not help their learning curve.
Attempting to charge patriotic Americans a fee for the injury that might be done to them by islamofascists and their treasonous leftist friends stifling truth. Only in the stinking swamps of academia could that seem reasonable.
At least it's not "hamsterdance". Close, though.
That you out there in front?
Definitely “quality time”
My daughter’s a Golden
gopher. Her boyfriend is a Badger. He’s got the damn song as a ringtone.
They're working miracles now with plastic surgery.
I’ve always wanted to put the “Mah-Nah, Mah-Nah” song on my phone, just to get it into peoples’ heads for a day.