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  • Ann Coulter, Berkeley, and YAF

    05/19/2017 4:40:44 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 5 replies ^ | May 16, 2017 | Mike Adams
    Occasionally, my liberal friends who despise Ann Coulter will bring up her name in my presence – as if they are defying me to defend her. On those occasions, I always offer up a partial defense of Ann. I tell them she is brilliant – so much so that she could have been the next William F. Buckley. But I also add that her almost pathological need for publicity has badly damaged her credibility over the years. On occasions, it has also damaged the conservative movement. More recently, it has inflicted damage on some friends of mine who run an...
  • Coulter Worried The ‘Trump-Haters Were Right’

    05/15/2017 6:53:41 AM PDT · by Paul46360 · 36 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 5-14-17 | ALEX PFEIFFER
    In an interview Sunday with The Daily Caller, Coulter let it be known she still has hope in the Trump presidency, but is ready to jump ship.
  • Ann Coulter Is Worried The ‘Trump-Haters Were Right’

    05/15/2017 5:54:42 AM PDT · by brucedickinson · 127 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 5-14-2017 | Alex Pfeiffer
    Uhhhh. I’m not very happy with what has happened so far. I guess we have to try to push him to keep his promises. But this isn’t North Korea, and if he doesn’t keep his promises I’m out. This is why we voted for him. I think everyone who voted for him knew his personality was grotesque, it was the issues. I hate to say it, but I agree with every line in my friend Frank Bruni’s op-ed in The New York Times today. Where is the great negotiation? Where is the bull in the china shop we wanted? That...
  • Swamp People: 47; Trump: 0

    05/03/2017 11:21:52 AM PDT · by blackbetty59 · 170 replies
    Breitbart ^ | May 3, 2017 | Ann Coulter
    If this is the budget deal we get when Republicans control the House, the Senate and the presidency, there’s no point in ever voting for a Republican again. Not only is there no funding for a wall, but — thanks to the deft negotiating skills of House Speaker Paul Ryan — the bill actually prohibits money from being spent on a wall. At a CYA press conference on Tuesday, Trump’s ridiculously chipper budget director, Mick Mulvaney, described the bill’s prohibition on building a wall as a MAJOR win. (At least Mulvaney said it in English, unlike his all-Spanish 2014 townhall.)
  • UC Berkeley Student Leader: Police Protecting Campus Free Speech Brings ‘Trauma’ To Minorities

    05/03/2017 4:48:36 AM PDT · by topher · 9 replies
    Heat Street ^ | 1-May-2017 | Lukas Mikelionis
    Full Title: UC Berkeley Student Leader: Police Protecting Campus Free Speech Brings ‘Trauma’ To Minorities A University of California student senator who deemed the cancelled Ann Coulter speech a “violent conversation” has complained the police presence on campus brings “trauma” to minority students. On Sunday, a student-run publication, The Daily Californian, published an article about the security measures UC Berkeley and the local police department took after the protest broke out last Thursday following the cancellation of Ann Coulter’s speech. According to the article, almost 300 police officers were present in order to prevent any potential violence.
  • How Ann Coulter wowed GOP faithful in Modesto (tonight)

    04/28/2017 11:12:45 PM PDT · by WilliamIII · 23 replies
    Modesto Bee ^ | April 28 2017 | Kevin Valine
    Conservative firebrand Ann Coulter’s Friday evening speech at Modesto Centre Plaza drew hundreds of GOP faithful as well as dozens of demonstrators who lined the sidewalk and lawn outside the downtown convention center to show their support and disgust for Coulter. Read more here:
  • Gavin McInnes Reads Ann Coulter's speech at UC Berkeley

    04/27/2017 11:46:19 PM PDT · by Jess Kitting · 9 replies
    Youtube ^ | April 27, 2017 | Gavin McInnes
    See video at link.
  • UC Berkeley Gears Up For Violent Protests Over Coulter Speech Cancellation

    04/27/2017 8:23:40 AM PDT · by Mariner · 37 replies
    KCBS (San Francisco) ^ | April 26th, 2017 | Unattributed
    BERKELEY (CBS SF) — Following the cancellation of the Ann Coulter speech at University of California, Berkeley, far-right supporters plan to hold a rally Thursday to denounce what they claim is the attempted silencing of their conservative views, stoking fears of another violent encounter with far-left groups. UC Police said it was preparing for violence Thursday between militant factions on both sides, even as the speech by the conservative firebrand Coulter was canceled over fears of violence. Gavin McInnes, founder of the pro-Trump “Proud Boys,” said he would fly to Berkeley to speak Thursday and was encouraging other alt-right forces...
  • Ann Coulter: Not Building the Wall Is a Government Shutdown

    04/26/2017 9:20:54 PM PDT · by EliRoom8 · 117 replies
    Breitbart ^ | April 26, 2017 | Ann Coulter
    No one voted for Trump because of the “Access Hollywood” tape. They voted for him because of his issues; most prominently, his promise to build “a big beautiful wall.” And who’s going to pay for it? MEXICO! You can’t say that at every campaign rally for 18 months and then not build a wall. Do not imagine that a Trump double-cross on the wall will not destroy the Republican Party. Oh, we’ll get them back. No, you won’t. Trump wasn’t a distraction: He was the last chance to save the GOP. Millions of Americans who hadn’t voted in 30 years...
  • Not Building the Wall IS a Government Shutdown

    04/26/2017 3:43:24 PM PDT · by scottinoc · 7 replies
    Ann Coulter ^ | 4/26/2017 | Ann Coulter
    Fake News' question of the week: Will Trump risk a government shutdown over the wall? The media flip back and forth on who's to blame for a government shutdown depending on which branch is controlled by Republicans. But the "shutdown" hypothetical in this case is a trick question. A failure to build the wall IS a government shutdown. Of course it would be unfortunate if schoolchildren couldn't visit national parks and welfare checks didn't get mailed on time. But arranging White House tours isn't the primary function of the government. The government's No. 1 job is to protect the nation....
  • Milo Responds to Ann Coulter Cancellation: ‘I Will Bring an Army’ to Berkeley ‘If I Have To’

    04/26/2017 12:02:45 PM PDT · by vladimir998 · 66 replies
    Breitbart ^ | April 26, 2017 | Charlie Nash
    Former Breitbart Senior Editor Milo Yiannopoulos declared that he would “make sure” UC Berkeley would “become the free speech capital of the United States once again” in response to the cancellation of Ann Coulter’s event on campus. “Awful to see my friend Ann Coulter forced to cancel her speech,” wrote Milo on his official Facebook page. “I don’t understand why Young America’s Foundation would capitulate so close to victory. Ann can hardly be expected to show up without insurance, security or a venue, so I completely understand why she had to cancel. She is Ann Coulter, after all.” “My proposed...
  • UPDATE: Conservative commentator Ann Coulter says she has canceled her speech planned [tr]

    04/26/2017 10:49:51 AM PDT · by C19fan · 55 replies
    Reuters ^ | April 26, 2017 | Staff
    UPDATE: Conservative commentator Ann Coulter says she has canceled her speech planned for this week at UC Berkeley
  • Ann Coulter cancels her speech at UC Berkeley

    04/26/2017 10:27:54 AM PDT · by Altura Ct. · 49 replies
    Reuters ^ | 4/26/2017
    April 26 (Reuters) - Conservative commentator Ann Coulter has canceled her speech planned for this week at the University of California's Berkeley campus after a dispute with university officials, who feared violent protests, over whether a safe venue could be found. "There will be no speech," she wrote in an email to Reuters on Wednesday, saying two conservative groups sponsoring her speech were no longer supporting her. "I looked over my shoulder and my allies had joined the other team," she wrote. (Reporting by Mark Hosenball in Washington and Jonathan Allen in New York)
  • Ann Coulter On Verge of Pulling Out of Speech at Berkeley

    04/26/2017 8:41:43 AM PDT · by Drango · 73 replies
    NYSlimes ^ | April 26 2017 | JEREMY W. PETERS
    Ann Coulter said Wednesday that she is likely to cancel her planned appearance at the University of California, Berkeley, because she faced threats of violence and felt she was left without the support of local law enforcement who have said it cannot guarantee her safety. ~snip
  • ‘I Think She Is an Idiot’: Fox’s Beckel Clashes With Co-Hosts Over ‘Irrelevant’ Ann Coulter

    04/26/2017 7:52:31 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 60 replies
    Days after the University of California – Berkeley first announced that they were canceling a speech by conservative provocateur Ann Coulter, along with Coulter rejecting their offer of a new date and planning to show up as originally scheduled, the issue is still a big topic on cable news. On this evening’s broadcast of Fox News’ The Five, the four conservative co-hosts ended up taking turns tearing into the college, students, liberals, and the Democratic Party for blocking Coulter’s free speech. Greg Gutfeld, for example, decried it as “sharia law for snowflakes.” Eventually, the one panelist who is supposed to...
  • ’99 Percent’ Chance of Violence if Ann Coulter Speaks at Berkeley

    04/26/2017 7:20:45 AM PDT · by rktman · 52 replies ^ | 4/26/2017 | Joel B. Pollak
    YAF and the Berkeley College Republicans are suing the university, and on Tuesday YAF withdrew its support for the Coulter event, citing the refusal of local law enforcement to protect participants. Berkeley’s mayor, 32-year-old Jesse Arreguin, expressed sympathy for the protests against Milo. He is also allegedly a member of the Facebook group of By Any Means Necessary (BAMN), a local left-wing militant group that has played a leading role in the unrest.
  • UC-Berkeley readies police as Ann Coulter plans to speak in public plaza on campus

    04/25/2017 4:09:53 PM PDT · by BackRoads775 · 43 replies ^ | April 25 at 6:29 PM | By Susan Svrluga and William Wan
    The University of California at Berkeley is bracing for massive protests in a public plaza on campus after learning that conservative commentator Ann Coulter plans to give a speech there Thursday afternoon. Sproul Plaza, site of the iconic Free Speech Movement protests in the 1960s, is both symbolic and logistically challenging for the university. On an open campus, anyone can flock to the plaza.
  • YAF Officially Files Charges Against UC Berkeley and Janet Napolitano Over ANN COULTER Campus Speech

    04/24/2017 6:22:28 PM PDT · by blueyon · 15 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 4/24/17 | Jim Hoft
    Young America’s Foundation officially filed charges on Monday in federal court against UC Berkeley and Janet Napolitano, the president of the University of California, for appropriate & safe venue for Ann Coulter’s speech on Thursday plus damages.
  • Harmeet Dhillon press conference on Berkeley Ann Coulter event

    04/24/2017 6:44:15 PM PDT · by kvanbrunt2 · 20 replies
    FOX 10 Phoenix ^ | Published on Apr 24, 2017 | FOX 10 Phoenix
    This is the full presser of the lawyer suing UC Berkeley over Ann Coulter's speech.
  • Howard Dean: No, really, the First Amendment doesn’t protect hate speech

    04/24/2017 7:29:01 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 31 replies
    Hot Air ^ | April 24, 2017 | Allahpundit
    I grudgingly admire this dude’s willingness to go all-in on his position after having been scolded last week by half the lawyers on the Internet. If you’re out to censor your political opponents on “hate speech” grounds, you can’t let some clucking by First Amendment experts frighten you. He mentions three cases that supposedly make Ann Coulter’s right to speak at Berkeley a “close call” which ultimately can be infringed on “safety” grounds or whatever. One is the Chaplinsky decision from 1942, in which the Supreme Court held that “fighting words” can be banned because they’re likely to lead to...