Skip to comments.Liberals Disrupt Tancredo Speech at UNC-Chapel Hill
Posted on 04/14/2009 7:37:52 PM PDT by SamInTheSouth
Tom Tancredos speech at UNC tonight was disrupted multiple times and from what I understand may have never even began. Several immature children who are students at the university ran up to the front of the room when Tancredo entered and held up a banner and began chanting over and over not allowing him to speak. A police officer eventually removed them and then several members of the audience began getting belligerent and shouting profanities at Tancredo. Ironically, they did all of this under the guise of free speech, claiming it was their First Amendment right to continue preventing Tancredo from speaking. Evidently free speech to them is only important when its speech they agree with and Tancredos First Amendment rights dont matter. Dont be surprised by this, however. Incidents like these go on all the time at college campuses. Bear in mind these are children who are there on their parents dimes and who have never lived a day in the real world in their entire sheltered lives.
Everytime I hear of liberals pulling these kinds of stunts, I get visions of the Manson family. They all remind me of Manson family members.
Two can play this game.
Tancredo’s a patriot. If these kids value their future they’d listen to him.
And Homeland Security has a pamphlet to watch for right-wing activists, and these idiots can do this crap all the time?
> Evidently free speech to them is only important when its speech they agree with and Tancredos First Amendment rights dont matter.
exactly. There lies the hypocrisy that the left cannot simply understand..that free speech goes both ways. Heck, you don’t even need to stay at the Holiday Inn to grasp this simple concept.
This is typical. In order to _value_ something, you have to understand it first. Their studies make sure that doesn't happen.
Zero’s Brown Shirts are getting more aggressive all the time. God Help the USA
Unsurprising behavior from the Tar Holes.
I don’t know why a conservative or libertarian would even bother speaking (or attempting to in this case) at a university. They are nothing but an incubator of most that is bad in the country.
What I find to be just crazy is how we have a culture of which if you haven’t attended one of these dreadful places for “education”, you can’t get a good job. WTF is up with that? Look at all of our pathetic politicians, and the people that have overseen the destruction of our country. All of them have one thing in common, they attended one of those God-forsaken universities.
At this point in time, I would find the absence of a diploma from such a place to be a resume enhancer if I was looking to hire someone...
Yup. And one novel way to do it is to take the audio from these idiots (and other incidents, Code Pink, etc.) and to infiltrate a liberal speech and start blaring on some boom box(es) or tapping into the forum's amplification setup the very recording of libs disrupting a conservative speech. Inevitably the crowd will denounce the "childish behavior" just before they realize that the recorded disruptors are actually libs doing to a conservative just what they had denounced. Make sure that a separate recording is made by an "outraged" liberal that wants to record proof of the "assault" but who, in reality, is recording the episode for internet posterity.
What a surprising turn of events! Nobody could have seen this coming!
If this kind of thing continues to happen a few more times, maybe some kind of preemptive security measures could be considered.
What do you think?
Now yer thinkin’.......
In 1987, then-VP George Bush made an appearance at the University of Minnesota. A full capacity crowd (myself included) met him with at least 90% of the people wanting to hear his speech at Coffman Memorial Union.
The other 10% were the problem.
They chanted, swore and otherwise carried on in a manner intended to disrupt the speech. I had the great misfortune of being seated near a bunch of these babbling fools. I asked one of them why they’re doing this and they said “To exercise our rights of free speech”.
I replied “What about my rights to hear someone speak freely?”
This fat-ass dork looked at me and said “Aw, you don’t wanna hear what this fascist (Bush) has to say anyway”.
I replied in a surly tone “Yeah, actually I do”.
He turned around and resumed chanting and yelling. I felt an overwhelming urge to club this dork over the head with my bookbag but being arrested for assault wasn’t something I was looking for.
The bottom line for these assclowns?
Free speech for me - but not for you or anyone I disagree with.
LOL! That’s a really good idea.
Be careful. Your criticism will get you labeled as a right wing extremist and thus you will come under the close observation of Homeland Security.
I applaud any Republican who dares to show up at a university or college and speaks the truth.
If one or two minds can be changed, I see it as a victory. Not a huge victory - but a victory nonetheless.
My biggest problem is that campus police and the administration need to get tough on those who attend these speeched solely to scream, yell and prevent the speaker from giving their speech or keeping others from hearing that speech.
In a mature world, a campus cop or member of the administration shouldn’t have to get up in advance and say “Now, I encourage you to behave and not disrupt this speech. Let’s be respectful of our speaker and others in attendance”.
But it definitely needs to be made clear that any person disrupting the speech will be subject to immediate removal and will face possible sanctions including arrest if they don’t abide by the rules.
More DemoFsacist Brownshirt activity.
The people shouting down speakers, and hiding behind the first amendment are hypocrites. Their disruptions are depriving someone else of their first amendment rights! Their problem is they can’t even tolerate beliefs other than their own. They can’t tolerate other ideas because their philosophy is so terribly shallow, they don’t survive minimal scrutiny.
“Evidently free speech to them is only important when its speech they agree with and Tancredos First Amendment rights dont matter.”
This was the Modus Operandi of the “Free Speech Movement” at Berkley in the 60’s so there is no reason to expect a different one from the commie’s of today. “Free Speech Corner” was only for the radicals.
Just keep kicking sand in the teeth of the working taxpayers of North Carolina. We might have to take a closer look at this Fourth Branch of North Carolina’s state government, seeing that it enjoys more line-item authority over its massive budget than the entire Judicial Branch.
When thinking about these liberal ass clowns, I remember a certain college student, tazers, several campus cops and “DON’T TAZE ME BRO”!! Why don’t we taze these ass clowns to remind them that free speech comes at a price..
Local news coverage
not much sympathy in the comments.
Here’s the link to another story on DRUDGE.
Radical democrat liberals are Neo-Nanzis
Look up Herbert Marcuse’s “repressive tolerance”
In addition to the sanctions you mentioned, if a university had any intention to actually protect free speech rights, it would threaten these goons with (and enforce when necessary) expulsion. Maybe if some of these children had to leave their 4-year beer and sex orgy early, go home to Mom and Pop, and explain to them why they just wasted all those thousands put up for their college by getting kicked out over some childish stunt, then we might have some semblance of decorum at speeches on campus. Of course, some of their hippie parents would probably take their spoiled brat’s side in the whole thing.
Zeros Brown Shirts are getting more aggressive all the time. God Help the USA
That’s putting it mildly.