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Liberals Disrupt Tancredo Speech at UNC-Chapel Hill
Carolina Politics Online ^ | 4/14/2009 | Bane Windlow

Posted on 04/14/2009 7:37:52 PM PDT by SamInTheSouth

Tom Tancredo’s 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 it’s speech they agree with and Tancredo’s First Amendment rights don’t matter. Don’t 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.


TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events; US: North Carolina
KEYWORDS: aliens; illegalimmigration; leftismoncampus; rudedems; tancredo; tomtancredo; uncch
There are two videos of the disruptions at the site you can watch. I also heard that somebody broke a window but that is not in the videos.
1 posted on 04/14/2009 7:37:52 PM PDT by SamInTheSouth
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To: SamInTheSouth

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.


2 posted on 04/14/2009 7:40:22 PM PDT by babyfreep
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To: SamInTheSouth

Two can play this game.


3 posted on 04/14/2009 7:41:41 PM PDT by ButThreeLeftsDo (FR. ....Monthly Donors Wanted.)
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To: SamInTheSouth

Tancredo’s a patriot. If these kids value their future they’d listen to him.


4 posted on 04/14/2009 7:42:06 PM PDT by Extremely Extreme Extremist ("President Obama, your agenda is not new, it's not change, and it's not hope" - Rush Limbaugh 02/28)
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To: SamInTheSouth

And Homeland Security has a pamphlet to watch for right-wing activists, and these idiots can do this crap all the time?


5 posted on 04/14/2009 7:44:01 PM PDT by Wisconsinlady
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To: SamInTheSouth
I wish someone would start bringing lawsuits against Universities that do not protect TRUE 1st Amendment rights.
6 posted on 04/14/2009 7:44:37 PM PDT by Kansas58
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To: SamInTheSouth

> Evidently free speech to them is only important when it’s speech they agree with and Tancredo’s First Amendment rights don’t 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.


7 posted on 04/14/2009 7:45:34 PM PDT by max americana
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To: Extremely Extreme Extremist
If these kids value their future they’d listen to him.

This is typical. In order to _value_ something, you have to understand it first. Their studies make sure that doesn't happen.

8 posted on 04/14/2009 7:45:40 PM PDT by Kent C
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To: SamInTheSouth

Zero’s Brown Shirts are getting more aggressive all the time. God Help the USA


9 posted on 04/14/2009 7:46:47 PM PDT by jesseam (Been there and done that!)
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To: SamInTheSouth
alot of old people in the crowd also...teachers...figures.
10 posted on 04/14/2009 7:47:34 PM PDT by stylin19a (Obama - the ethically excepted asterisk administration)
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To: SamInTheSouth

Unsurprising behavior from the Tar Holes.


11 posted on 04/14/2009 7:48:10 PM PDT by Constitution Day (Where is our Lieutenant Robert Maynard?)
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To: SamInTheSouth

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...


12 posted on 04/14/2009 7:50:46 PM PDT by KoRn
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To: ButThreeLeftsDo
Two can play this game.

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.

13 posted on 04/14/2009 7:51:17 PM PDT by torchthemummy (If You Still Have A TV Subscription You Are Funding The Socialist Takeover!)
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To: SamInTheSouth

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?


14 posted on 04/14/2009 7:53:16 PM PDT by airborne (Obama is finishing what Osama started! The destruction of the American economy!!!)
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To: torchthemummy

Now yer thinkin’.......


15 posted on 04/14/2009 7:53:24 PM PDT by ButThreeLeftsDo (FR. ....Monthly Donors Wanted.)
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To: SamInTheSouth

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.


16 posted on 04/14/2009 7:59:27 PM PDT by MplsSteve
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To: torchthemummy

LOL! That’s a really good idea.


17 posted on 04/14/2009 8:00:38 PM PDT by SamInTheSouth
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To: SamInTheSouth
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.

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.

18 posted on 04/14/2009 8:05:44 PM PDT by Jeff Gordon (I don't trust Obama with my country. Do you?)
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To: KoRn

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.


19 posted on 04/14/2009 8:11:57 PM PDT by MplsSteve
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To: SamInTheSouth

More DemoFsacist Brownshirt activity.


20 posted on 04/14/2009 8:13:08 PM PDT by DGHoodini (God's gonna getcha!)
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To: MplsSteve

I agree.

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.


21 posted on 04/14/2009 8:19:45 PM PDT by KoRn
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To: SamInTheSouth

“Evidently free speech to them is only important when it’s speech they agree with and Tancredo’s First Amendment rights don’t 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.


22 posted on 04/14/2009 8:22:28 PM PDT by A Strict Constructionist (I'm studying Voodoo...curses cast daily. Landrieu be gone to the devil...)
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To: MplsSteve
It's a tough gig for a speaker like Tancredo, but I'm sure it goes with the territory. Here is a video of an "activist" getting arrested for pulling similar disruptive antics at an Ann Coulter speech at the College of New Jersey.

The funny thing is these "activists" never seem to change from when I was in school. They're always total candy-ass sissyboys or sexually deranged "wymyn."

They always remind me of a great quote from Ayn Rand:

"There is a level of cowardice lower than that of the conformist: the fashionable non-conformist."
23 posted on 04/14/2009 8:26:37 PM PDT by liberty75
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To: SamInTheSouth

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.


24 posted on 04/14/2009 9:18:18 PM PDT by Prospero (non est ad astra mollis e terris via)
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To: SamInTheSouth

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..


25 posted on 04/14/2009 9:50:58 PM PDT by strykr
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To: SamInTheSouth

Local news coverage

http://www.newsobserver.com/news/immigration/story/1486087.html

not much sympathy in the comments.


26 posted on 04/15/2009 5:22:58 AM PDT by Locomotive Breath
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To: Locomotive Breath
To be clear, not much sympathy for the “protesters”.
27 posted on 04/15/2009 5:26:29 AM PDT by Locomotive Breath
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To: SamInTheSouth

Here’s the link to another story on DRUDGE.


28 posted on 04/15/2009 5:48:44 AM PDT by KansasGirl
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To: KansasGirl

http://abclocal.go.com/wtvd/story?section=news/local&id=6761633


29 posted on 04/15/2009 5:49:05 AM PDT by KansasGirl
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Ping!!!


30 posted on 04/15/2009 9:47:43 AM PDT by justiceseeker93
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To: SamInTheSouth; potlatch; holdonnow; PhilDragoo; ntnychik; MeekOneGOP

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Radical democrat liberals are Neo-Nanzis


31 posted on 04/15/2009 11:48:22 AM PDT by devolve ( - - - - - - - - - - - - - It is just another Pansy Scheme! - - -)
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To: MplsSteve

Look up Herbert Marcuse’s “repressive tolerance”


32 posted on 04/15/2009 3:14:12 PM PDT by rmlew ( The SAVE and GIVE acts are institutioning Corvee. Where's the outtrage!)
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To: MplsSteve

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.


33 posted on 04/15/2009 3:43:29 PM PDT by Emile ("If you don't stand for something, you'll fall for anything" -- Unknown)
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To: jesseam

Zero’s Brown Shirts are getting more aggressive all the time. God Help the USA


That’s putting it mildly.


34 posted on 04/23/2009 2:58:06 AM PDT by Quix (POL Ldrs quotes fm1900 2 presnt: http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/religion/2130557/posts?page=81#81)
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