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NY mayor: College entitled
to host anti-Israel panel

Jerusalem Post, by Staff

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Posted By:BuckeyeRon, 2/6/2013 9:59:20 PM

New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg on Wednesday rejected suggestions by city politicians and Jewish groups that a panel discussion on boycotts and sanctions against Israel at Brooklyn College scheduled for Thursday be canceled. “If you want to go to a university where the government decides what kind of subjects are fit for discussion, I suggest you apply to a school in North Korea,” The New York Times quoted Bloomberg as saying at a press conference at City Hall. The New York mayor stated that, while he personally "couldn´t disagree more violently" with the BDS movement, a university should

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Nanny mayor can regulate what you eat and the size of your soda, but can´t effectively deal with hate speech on a publically financed campus...

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: stablemoney, 2/6/2013 10:04:38 PM     (No. 9162731)

The government suddenly grows fastidious about threatening to cut off government funding.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Emmajustin, 2/6/2013 10:21:19 PM     (No. 9162759)

Tell that to the Christians groups, Ann Coulter, conservatives and others who get often throw off or canceled.
Since colleges hate Conservatives, Christians and military, they regularly cancel THEIR conferences.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 2/6/2013 10:47:43 PM     (No. 9162782)

And you wonder little Johnny can´t read, but can protest for weeks.

The ACLU should be taking up the cause for Christians soon. Oh, never mind.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: kono, 2/7/2013 2:18:43 AM     (No. 9162913)

Let´s see if this gets any negative coverage from the NYTimes. They´d send a whole crew down for live coverage if it was an anti-Palestine panel, instead...

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Reply 5 - Posted by: LanieLou, 2/7/2013 3:37:16 AM     (No. 9162938)

Gov´t supported boycotts are nefarious.
University sponsored terrorism via boycotts should be illegal.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Deedo, 2/7/2013 5:25:29 AM     (No. 9162974)

The city with the largest Jewish population in the country is hosting an anti-Israel panel. Up is down, folks.

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