Skip to comments.Hotel cancels Tea Party event after learning that anti-Islam activist was due to be a speaker
Posted on 10/19/2011 9:47:49 AM PDT by rightwingintelligentsia
A hotel in Texas cancelled a Tea Party event that was going to be held in their conference room because it didn't approve of the group's keynote speaker. Pamela Geller, a political activist and blogger, was schedule to headline the event and caused hotel representatives to deny the group use of their space.
Officially, the Hyatt Place Houston Sugar Land hotel cancelled the event citing 'changing security needs' after they learned that Ms Geller would be speaking.
This is not the first time that Ms Geller has ruffled feathers: the staunch conservative has written extensively against Islam and regularly attacks the religion because she deems it 'the radical most radical and extreme ideology on the face of the earth'.
'I'm not bashing Muslims. I'm not bashing people. I love people, It's why I do what I do,' Ms Geller said.
In spite of that, the event was forced to move to the Sugar Land Community Center, where it was held Tuesday night
'I think it's reprehensible, the restriction of free speech, because that's what we're talking about,' Ms Geller said.
While event attendees were boycotting the Hyatt, a few dozen residents of Sugar Land, Texas, which is right outside of Houston, boycotted the event, calling it 'hate speech'.
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Care to wager on that?
Wheres the, it would never happen in Texas Freepers?
Texas is LEADING the pack.
partly due to “evangelical” Perry, who has publicly praised Islam, read from the Quran, proudly signed a “Halal” meat bill so that animals could have their throats cut in Allah’s name, and has been publicly praised by members of CAIR.
Texas is aproaching 1 MILLION Muslims.
(99% of whom are good loyal Texans, i’m sure...)
Recently a Texas legal document was posted here on FR, from a case where they agreed to abide by the decision of the Sharia Court !
...the address of the court, is IN the Texas Court document!
Jill Filipovic and Kirsten Powers are adorable! But then I am a woman and look at it a bit differently than you guys. :)
This after MUSLIMS broke into a county building in San Antonio, and another Sudden Jihad Syndromer on a SW flight that landed in Amarillo. Nah, no Muslim problem in Texas. Bastards. Hyatt consumer affairs: 1-800-323-7249 or 1-402-592-6465.
Send away the Jews but don’t try it with Jihadists.
What’s to wager?
She either will or she won’t, Her not doing it is proof of nothing.
Think what you like.
“Wheres the, it would never happen in Texas Freepers?”
They are too busy tearing down Herman to realize that they may shortly be called the texmexislamic state.
I wonder if the would host one of these His-butt SoDear conferences?
‘Mind you, where does Mahmoud Ahmadinejad stay and entertain his murdering comrades when he comes to New York? The Hyatt,’ Ms Geller wrote.
The Hyatt just lost about 60 million clients. I will never stay there again
Houston has a dangerous “so called Islam School”
The pantie bomber went there for a class. Al Awlaki either spoke are attended it.
You think the hotels don’t know how dangerous the situation is. Wake up America.
The irony is strong with this one.
Kissing up to muslims seems to be coming our national past time...
I think that when it comes to individual businesses, there is no support or help. Leftist agendas are pursued ruthlessly and conservatives do not support or help the individual who is attacked.
It is a public accommodation. It falls within the federal civil rights laws.
They’re worried about security? Then Pamela should bring Ann Barnhardt along.
I just email Hyatt and told them why I am boycotting their chain.
Pam is one hell of a Hottie.
How could any man turn down just 5 minutes of staring at her while she speaks.
I know some TX Freepers were posting about this on the TX message board.
If we ever managed to accomplish your wish, we will have preserved freedom in the US. Just changing the language from "religion" to "ideology" would accomplish this. We'd have to discipline every conservative to learn to say "Islamic ideology"--and it would take a long time, at that.