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Ann Coulter speech cancelled after thousands protest
thestar.com ^ | March 23, 2010

Posted on 03/23/2010 7:16:21 PM PDT by Free ThinkerNY

OTTAWA—Security officials have scrubbed American right-winger Ann Coulter’s speech at the University of Ottawa after a boisterous protest prompted concerns for her safety.

A spokesman for the group that organized the event said there were fears for Coulter’s well-being after about two thousand people gathered outside the venue to protest her presence there.

Coulter is a darling of the U.S. right-wing who uses incendiary language to sell millions of books as well as her syndicated column.

She sparked more controversy during a speech at University of Western Ontario Monday night when she told a 17-year-old Muslim student to “take a camel” instead of a the flying carpet she has previously suggested Muslims use for transportation.

Even before her Canadian tour began, Coulter received a pre-emptive and private caution about the limits of free speech in this country from the provost of the University of Ottawa.

The letter was immediately leaked to select conservative news organizations, with Coulter telling one that the university was “threatening to criminally prosecute me for my speech.”

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TOPICS: Breaking News; Canada; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: achillwind; anncoulter; coulter; democracy; dncbrownshirts; fascism; leftismoncampus; liberalfascism; ottawa; reds; riot; threadfullofmaniacs
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1 posted on 03/23/2010 7:16:21 PM PDT by Free ThinkerNY
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Liberal fascism. Free speech for me but not for thee.


2 posted on 03/23/2010 7:17:19 PM PDT by Travis McGee (---www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com---)
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To: Travis McGee

The world has gone mad.


3 posted on 03/23/2010 7:18:10 PM PDT by GoCards ("We eat therefore we hunt...")
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To: Free ThinkerNY
From the way this piece is worded it's not hard to figure out which side The *Star* is on.
4 posted on 03/23/2010 7:19:12 PM PDT by Gay State Conservative (Host The Beer Summit-->Win The Nobel Peace Prize!)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

“She sparked more controversy during a speech at University of Western Ontario Monday night when she told a 17-year-old Muslim student to ‘take a camel’ instead of a the flying carpet she has previously suggested Muslims use for transportation.”

Oh wow, I am sure they probably took her out of context, but that is damn funny. Take a camel lol.


5 posted on 03/23/2010 7:19:14 PM PDT by Longbow1969
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To: Free ThinkerNY

So, Canada, how’s that “tolerance and diversity” workin’ out for you?


6 posted on 03/23/2010 7:19:19 PM PDT by elephantlips
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To: GoCards

A world of post-Weimar republics.


7 posted on 03/23/2010 7:19:27 PM PDT by omega4179 (Pelosi: We Must Pass Obamacare So Artists Can Quit Their Day Jobs)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

The left can’t stand to hear the truth.


8 posted on 03/23/2010 7:19:31 PM PDT by Bobalu (Free men are not equal. Equal men are not free.)
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To: Travis McGee

Exactly


9 posted on 03/23/2010 7:19:39 PM PDT by Venturer
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To: Free ThinkerNY
Right...Ann Coulter uses incendiary speech.....her adversaries use sticks and stones.

What a load.

10 posted on 03/23/2010 7:19:51 PM PDT by Radix (What happened in Massachusetts, is going to be times 10 in a few months.)
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To: GoCards

Notice that is anyone says the least little thing about Muslims they are threaten with death. What are they afraid of/


11 posted on 03/23/2010 7:20:12 PM PDT by shadeaud ("If you can't beat them, arrange to have them beaten." -- George Carlin)
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12 posted on 03/23/2010 7:20:22 PM PDT by patriot08 (TEXAS GAL- born and bred and proud of it!)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

It ain’t over yet...

http://www.vancouversun.com/news/Right+wing+firebrand+Coulter+will+file+grievance+with+rights+panel/2713903/story.html


13 posted on 03/23/2010 7:21:37 PM PDT by rockrr (Everything is different now...)
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To: Longbow1969

Your right... “Take a camel” is hilarious. I dont care who you are that is funny stuff.


14 posted on 03/23/2010 7:22:00 PM PDT by GoCards ("We eat therefore we hunt...")
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To: GoCards

Madder.


15 posted on 03/23/2010 7:22:35 PM PDT by Travis McGee (---www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com---)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Ya call that “FReedom of speech” , Canada?

Shame on you.


16 posted on 03/23/2010 7:24:14 PM PDT by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi ... Godspeed .. Monthly Donor Onboard .. Chuck DeVore - CA Senator. Believe.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

I guess we can add Canada as a lost cause. If both of my great uncles, who fought in WW2, were alive today, they would be scratching their heads wondering how the Allied countries turned into such fascist states today.


17 posted on 03/23/2010 7:24:50 PM PDT by Commander X (TOTUS...destroying the USA one lie at a time.)
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To: GoCards

Ditto !


18 posted on 03/23/2010 7:26:28 PM PDT by Mears
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Of course this is Canada and we can’t tell them what to do.

And I certainly don’t want to see Ann harmed.

But part of me thinks they ought to withdraw all Security (except maybe that affecting bombers and snipers) for such speakers, right or left, and let the chips fall where they may.

If Security wasn’t used on the side of the right or the left, and this time it’s being used on the side of the left, I wonder how things would turn out.


19 posted on 03/23/2010 7:30:00 PM PDT by KrisKrinkle (Blessed be those who know the depth and breadth of their ignorance. Cursed be those who don't.)
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To: Commander X
Ain't a lost cause. My Pa and Uncles would be pushing me to FIGHT BACK!

Liberty......Remember that!

20 posted on 03/23/2010 7:30:31 PM PDT by MountainDad (Support your local Militia)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

tried to leave a comment on the paper’s site but comments were closed.If I was able to comment I would have said “hey,before ya know it you Canadians are gonna be praying 5 times a day.Or you’ll be wipped!


21 posted on 03/23/2010 7:30:35 PM PDT by Gay State Conservative (Host The Beer Summit-->Win The Nobel Peace Prize!)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

So, a prentnd complaint about bad behavior from a conservative gets on the front page of the New York Times, but liberals can do this.


22 posted on 03/23/2010 7:31:02 PM PDT by Fido969 ("The hardest thing in the world to understand is income tax." - Albert Einstein)
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To: GoCards

I love Ann. The Canadians are not worth a crap.


23 posted on 03/23/2010 7:31:29 PM PDT by rogertarp
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To: Free ThinkerNY

This is just a preview of what the US will become under Obama’s second term and from thereafter. ( I just hope it won’t happen sooner and we can prevent it by not giving him a second term).


24 posted on 03/23/2010 7:31:36 PM PDT by SmartInsight
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To: Free ThinkerNY
A spokesman for the group that organized the event said there were fears for Coulter’s well-being after about two thousand people gathered outside the venue to protest her presence there.

A handful of anti-speech, anti-truth, anti-freedom collectives control the universities now? Infiltrate, identify, incarcerate their life endangering/threatening elements...or is that hate speech protected?

Idiots.

25 posted on 03/23/2010 7:33:28 PM PDT by PGalt
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To: Travis McGee

Yep, nice bunch of brownshirts they have there.


26 posted on 03/23/2010 7:34:05 PM PDT by FormerLib (Sacrificing our land and our blood cannot buy protection from jihad.-Bishop Artemije of Kosovo)
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To: SmartInsight

“I just hope it won’t happen sooner and we can prevent it by not giving him a second term”

I think it will happen in his first term.

It’s like a roller coaster, it slowly slows builds speed then BOOM, off you go.

Health Care was that BOOM.


27 posted on 03/23/2010 7:34:24 PM PDT by Irenic
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To: Free ThinkerNY

We know she’s doing something right. lol

I had lost faith in her after she cooled on birthers.


28 posted on 03/23/2010 7:34:43 PM PDT by TribalPrincess2U (demonicRATS... taxes, pain and slow death. Is this what you want?)
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To: patriot08

I can’t believe this beautiful woman used to date a muslim guy


29 posted on 03/23/2010 7:35:09 PM PDT by LeoWindhorse
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To: Irenic

sorry ‘bout the extra *slows* in the sentence.


30 posted on 03/23/2010 7:36:10 PM PDT by Irenic
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To: Free ThinkerNY

“Security officials have scrubbed American right-winger Ann Coulter’s speech at the University of Ottawa after a boisterous protest prompted concerns for her safety.”
“fears for Coulter’s well-being after about two thousand people gathered outside the venue to protest her presence there”
“threatening to criminally prosecute me for my speech.”

terrorism
- 5 dictionary results
1. the use of violence and threats to intimidate or coerce, esp. for political purposes.
n. The unlawful use or threatened use of force or violence by a person or an organized group against people or property with the intention of intimidating or coercing societies or governments, often for ideological or political reasons.


31 posted on 03/23/2010 7:36:22 PM PDT by TheNewPundit
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To: Longbow1969

Brings back memories of engineering school at Mizzou in ‘69 to ‘73. The south Asian instructors had such heavily accented English that nobody could understand them and absolutely terrible presence in front of a classroom. They were all known on campus as “camel jockeys.”


32 posted on 03/23/2010 7:36:53 PM PDT by ProtectOurFreedom
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To: Free ThinkerNY

I am laughing so hard about all of this because she knew this would happen from the beginning and now this mess tonight only adds weight to her “human rights abuse” charge that she has filed with Canada.

She’s charging that these people (and one person in particular) are bigots attacking her “thoughts/beliefs” and is going to use Canada’s very own Human Rights Council (aka Leftist attack machine) to reveal their duplicity.

Ann’s playing them for fools and it’s good humor. I just hope she still gets paid.

God, I’m sick of these people.


33 posted on 03/23/2010 7:37:11 PM PDT by Noamie
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To: LeoWindhorse

y is that?


34 posted on 03/23/2010 7:37:23 PM PDT by aumrl (let's keep it real Conservatives -)
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To: SmartInsight

“This is just a preview of what the US will become under Obama’s second term and from thereafter. ( I just hope it won’t happen sooner and we can prevent it by not giving him a second term).”

We have the 2nd Amendment. Vancouver is kind of like Seattle. Bunch of weirdos. Beautiful landscapes.


35 posted on 03/23/2010 7:37:48 PM PDT by ChinaThreat (3)
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To: GoCards
The world has gone mad.

At least North America.

36 posted on 03/23/2010 7:38:24 PM PDT by mlocher (USA is a sovereign nation)
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To: Travis McGee

Can’t you just feel the tolerance?


37 posted on 03/23/2010 7:39:07 PM PDT by rbg81 (DRAIN THE SWAMP!!)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Speech cancelled after left wing extremists riot.

It’s not a “protest” when it is a violent and unlawful (ringing fire alarms) event.


38 posted on 03/23/2010 7:41:31 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (Funny, the same Leftists who denied Obamacare is "Socialist" are calling its critics "Fascist".)
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To: aumrl

well I happen to believe (personally) that non-muslim women should NEVER date or marry or procreate with muslim men .
All offspring are automatically considered as muslims , even if the mother disagrees . Islam is the greatest source of female enslavement that exists within the fabric of humanity .
imho , any gals that hook up with these guys are misguided , at best , and totally insane at worse .
Even the rich ones , like Ann dated , how much is their money worth ? I mean really.


39 posted on 03/23/2010 7:42:03 PM PDT by LeoWindhorse
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To: rbg81

Like a jackboot on the neck.


40 posted on 03/23/2010 7:42:19 PM PDT by Travis McGee (---www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com---)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
Security officials have scrubbed American right-winger Ann Coulter’s speech at the University of Ottawa after a boisterous protest prompted concerns for her safety

NONE of the biased writer's statements call out those protesting as "Left-wingers".

I LOATHE the Pravda Media.

41 posted on 03/23/2010 7:42:37 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (Funny, the same Leftists who denied Obamacare is "Socialist" are calling its critics "Fascist".)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
"thousands" is about 2 thousand?

this is just fear on their part....the truth hurts...

42 posted on 03/23/2010 7:42:43 PM PDT by cherry
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To: rogertarp

After the 2012 election, President Palin should simply annex Canada. Then we should just throw out Ontario and Quebec (forced to survive by themselves without the other provinces supporting them, both would sink into Euro-Socialist mediocrity). We wouldn’t need to bring back any troops from Iraq or Afghanistan to accomplish the annexation. The Buffalo police department could probably handle the job.


43 posted on 03/23/2010 7:42:44 PM PDT by Spartan79
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To: Fido969
So, a prentnd complaint about bad behavior from a conservative gets on the front page of the New York Times, but liberals can do this.

The media hushed up all reports of the antisemitic, violent, Marxist, pro-terrorist rhetoric at the so-called "peace rallies" when Boosh was President. SCREW the damned lying media.

Lies by omission are lies too. I will NOT sit for "Media Matters" and Indymedia" reports of "hate speech" at anti-Socialized Medicine rallies in the MSM. Either give "fair" coverage to the extremists in ALL movements or STFU, Pravda.

44 posted on 03/23/2010 7:45:58 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (Funny, the same Leftists who denied Obamacare is "Socialist" are calling its critics "Fascist".)
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To: Noamie
She’s charging that these people (and one person in particular) are bigots attacking her “thoughts/beliefs” and is going to use Canada’s very own Human Rights Council (aka Leftist attack machine) to reveal their duplicity.

She can fully expect to be charged for using the tactics espoused by a radical (Saul Alinsky).

45 posted on 03/23/2010 7:47:26 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (Funny, the same Leftists who denied Obamacare is "Socialist" are calling its critics "Fascist".)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Ottawa? Isn’t that Indian for “brainless and squishy?”


46 posted on 03/23/2010 7:48:31 PM PDT by sergeantdave
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To: ProtectOurFreedom

Ohmagow sign teeta.


47 posted on 03/23/2010 7:49:06 PM PDT by Paladin2
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To: Free ThinkerNY
The "Retarded Right" had best start learning some lessons from these communist sons of bitches right quick.

The "Tea Party" is a joke these marxist animals laugh at.

The original Tea Party caused MILLIONS OF DOLLARS IN DAMAGE.

This Tea Party cleans up after itself and then stands silently by while characterized by the reds as "Tea Baggers", a homosexual slang term.

The "Retarded Right" ought to just stay home, they have no clue what it takes to send a message.

48 posted on 03/23/2010 7:52:45 PM PDT by Rome2000 (OBAMA IS A COMMUNIST CRYPTO-MUSLIM)
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To: KrisKrinkle

Take a guess! Does the recent antics of ACORN give you a hint?


49 posted on 03/23/2010 7:54:03 PM PDT by Dapper 26
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To: Free ThinkerNY

“...Coulter is a darling of the U.S. right-wing”

Can you feel the love?


50 posted on 03/23/2010 7:54:04 PM PDT by Boucheau
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