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"Security" is the New "Shut Up" (Again)
Steyn Online, by Mark Steyn

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Posted By:KarenJ1, 4/21/2017 9:35:27 AM

On Thursday night, Mark joined Tucker Carlson at Fox News to discuss the ever more open hostility to right-leaning speakers at American campuses: Berkeley recently reversed its cancellation of conservative author Ann Coulter´s speech, but moved it to another date and time. Its chancellor, Nicholas Dirks, said he was "gravely concerned" by Coulter´s announcement she would show up on campus even after the cancellation, threatening "safety" precautions. Steyn called Dirks´ response a "creepy, weasely and evasive speech"... He said colleges like Berkeley now simply claim there are security concerns when a conservative speaker appears, but will not take action against violent rioters that

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These are two of my favorite men on TV. Mark Steyn is so clever, intelligent and profound. I love listening to him.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: alecto2, 4/21/2017 10:02:50 AM     (No. 11228941)

Amen OP

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Reply 2 - Posted by: MDConservative, 4/21/2017 10:04:53 AM     (No. 11228942)

Americans are mostly scardycats. They are willing to surrender their liberties for security because some politician they like says they will be protected, and it´s necessary to be monitored or muzzled, or otherwise restricted in activity.

After 9/11 Americans left the gate wide open, and most of the horses are gone - we´re all being monitored, some more actively than others, and all that data is dumped in the government´s memory banks out in the desert. This "security" is supposed to make us safer...like the war on drugs is supposed to end that social and physical scourge.

We now find the "trusted" intel apparatus is being used against politicians by politicians. Against private citizens, too. But you have nothing to hide, do you? The Constitution will protect you, right?

Feel safe yet?

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Reply 3 - Posted by: mabelkitty, 4/21/2017 11:13:07 AM     (No. 11229017)

Rioting is not ´speech´.
These people should be jailed and then Berkeley won´t have to worry about ´security´.

Ann was right. Expel students who riot. Period.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Lawsy0, 4/21/2017 11:21:52 AM     (No. 11229033)

If they expelled all who riot in Berkeley, California might avoid bankruptcy since nearly all students are on ´´scholarship.´´

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Reply 5 - Posted by: hebrew_hammer, 4/21/2017 2:36:54 PM     (No. 11229257)

How many of these masked people are the sons of wealthy white men, acting out their white guilt?

My guess is ~90%. If otherwise, they could always show up as a member, or an "ally" of BLM or the p#$%^-hats or somesuch.

In order to overcome the "privilege," they´re going to extremes to show they´re down with the Cause.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Heil Liberals, 4/21/2017 2:46:56 PM     (No. 11229267)

These are the tactics of totalitarian fascists leftists. It has been for about 100 years. Safety! Safety! "You can´t (insert reason here) because of public safety."

The fact of the matter is that they allow the violence so that they can suppress the voices of reason. If a leftist speaks, then there is hell to pay for any protesters from the right. They incite violence, then blame the victims for the incitement.

These are dangerous times for free speech and thought.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: mickturn, 4/21/2017 4:04:31 PM     (No. 11229376)

I want to watch this fight. I´m sure the snowflakes at Berkley will shout her down.
I´d show up with a 500 Watt Megaphone just to blow their ears out!

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