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Sat Nov 10, 2012, 07:12 PM

Fordham College Republicans disinvite Ann Coulter, apologize for inviting her in the first place

The comments from the college president are also very much worth reading, they are at the link as well.

http://blogs.ajc.com/get-schooled-blog/2012/11/10/ann-coulter-vs-the-jesuits-a-college-invite-is-rescinded/?cxntfid=blogs_get_schooled_blog

From the College Republicans late Friday:

The College Republicans regret the controversy surrounding our planned lecture featuring Ann Coulter. The size and severity of opposition to this event have caught us by surprise and caused us to question our decision to welcome her to Rose Hill. Looking at the concerns raised about Ms. Coulter, many of them reasonable, we have determined that some of her comments do not represent the ideals of the College Republicans and are inconsistent with both our organization’s mission and the University’s. We regret that we failed to thoroughly research her before announcing; that is our error and we do not excuse ourselves for it. Consistent with our strong disagreement with certain comments by Ms. Coulter, we have chosen to cancel the event and rescind Ms. Coulter’s invitation to speak at Fordham.

We made this choice freely before Father McShane’s email was sent out and we became aware of his feelings – had the President simply reached out to us before releasing his statement, he would have learned that the event was being cancelled. We hope the University community will forgive the College Republicans for our error and continue to allow us to serve as its main voice of the sensible, compassionate, and conservative political movement that we strive to be. We fell short of that standard this time, and we offer our sincere apologies.

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Reply Fordham College Republicans disinvite Ann Coulter, apologize for inviting her in the first place (Original post)
Enrique Nov 2012 OP
NoPasaran Nov 2012 #1
BouzoukiKing Nov 2012 #30
Evasporque Nov 2012 #52
ChisolmTrailDem Nov 2012 #78
Panasonic Nov 2012 #2
MrModerate Nov 2012 #50
Panasonic Nov 2012 #61
MrModerate Nov 2012 #69
11 Bravo Nov 2012 #76
onenote Nov 2012 #60
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Confusious Nov 2012 #66
Posteritatis Nov 2012 #80
niyad Nov 2012 #3
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BREMPRO Nov 2012 #72
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Response to Enrique (Original post)

Sat Nov 10, 2012, 07:14 PM

1. Well, good for them

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Response to NoPasaran (Reply #1)

Sat Nov 10, 2012, 08:48 PM

30. Whatever. Coulter? Check back with them...

...in twenty years.

I'm out of tolerance.

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Response to NoPasaran (Reply #1)

Sat Nov 10, 2012, 09:58 PM

52. Having to have fresh AND rancid dead bats for her to feed on was too much....nt

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Response to NoPasaran (Reply #1)

Sun Nov 11, 2012, 02:03 PM

78. No, not good for them.

There is no way in hell they didn't know of Ms. Coulter's radicalism when they booked her. They backpedaled only after strong community resistance. Otherwise, they would have allowed Coulter's form of insanity to go on and to poison the minds of those who attended the event.

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Response to Enrique (Original post)

Sat Nov 10, 2012, 07:14 PM

2. Fordham should suspend College Republicans for even THINKING about inviting Coultergeist.

 

Seriously.

The club needs to be dissolved and permanently barred from being formed at Fordham.

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Response to Panasonic (Reply #2)

Sat Nov 10, 2012, 09:55 PM

50. Bull. College is where you go to learn . . .

The club, the college administration, and the community have all learned something.

The only ones likely not to have learned anything are Ms. Coulter herself — and perhaps you.

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Response to MrModerate (Reply #50)

Sat Nov 10, 2012, 10:44 PM

61. Clubs do something extreme that wastes funds

 

This is one of them. And that is a major waste of funds.

College Republicans *FIGHT* people and wants them uneducated.

The club has no purpose to benefit mankind, and must be dissolved, and permanently banned from ever reforming again.

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Response to Panasonic (Reply #61)

Sat Nov 10, 2012, 11:58 PM

69. Your assignment for this week is . . .

To think of something thoughtless you did in your late teens or early twenties and present two arguments:

1) Why you should have been drummed out of the human race for your error, and

2) Why you shouldn't have been drummed out of the human race for your error.

For extra credit, look up the term "humility" and write a short essay on how the word is typically used.

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Response to Panasonic (Reply #61)

Sun Nov 11, 2012, 01:22 PM

76. Horseshit. The funds were theirs, to do with as they wish.

If they want to piss it away on the Coultergeist, let them. (And I hope you never wind up in ANY position of authority.)

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Response to Panasonic (Reply #2)

Sat Nov 10, 2012, 10:42 PM

60. Seriously? Really? Seriously?

That's one of the more ridiculous posts I've seen here in a while.

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Response to onenote (Reply #60)

Sat Nov 10, 2012, 10:53 PM

63. Yes seriously.

 

I'm so sick and tired of Republicans coming up with ways to indoctrinate people into their party.

The club idea is one of them - and at _THIS_ toxic political environment, the College Republicans should be dead last on the funding list - hell tell them to go beg RNC for funds, don't bother the nice college people. The exception to the rule is the Democratic Party which is very inclusive and open to all - a clear and diametric opposite of each other.



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Response to Panasonic (Reply #63)

Sat Nov 10, 2012, 11:13 PM

66. And you're better then them how?

Please, I await your defense of banning.

Maybe we could apply it to books, TV, maybe some other groups.

Just don't be surprised when it comes back to bite you on the ass.

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Response to onenote (Reply #60)

Sun Nov 11, 2012, 02:09 PM

80. We've had a lot of budding little tyrants here in the last week or so, it's nuts. (nt)

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Response to Enrique (Original post)

Sat Nov 10, 2012, 07:18 PM

3. "We regret that we failed to thoroughly research her before announcing; "

what a load of bull puckey-- as though people do not know the kinds of insane, hate-filled, vituperative, ugly remarks this "person" makes?

come on, you repubs, none of us out here is stupid enough to think you had no idea about some of her views. you are only trying to cover your own asses because of the amount of pushback you were getting for this. sorry, I am not impressed.

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Response to niyad (Reply #3)

Sat Nov 10, 2012, 07:31 PM

10. What bullshit

These little Repuke turds masturbate every night to this cretin's most disgusting thoughts and opinions.

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Response to ProudToBeBlueInRhody (Reply #10)

Sat Nov 10, 2012, 11:00 PM

65. Of course

Why do you think she poses in a tough, commanding pose on the cover of every book? It's wanking material for young Repubs.

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Response to niyad (Reply #3)

Sat Nov 10, 2012, 08:34 PM

20. No kidding

What a pack of lying sacks of shit. Why else WOULD they have invited her if not because of her ultra-right wing venom and bigotry? Certainly not because she adds any depth and insight to the kind of challenging intellectual discourse that a college is supposed to promote.

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Response to skepticscott (Reply #20)

Sun Nov 11, 2012, 12:13 PM

71. I think the point is that the rest of the community made their lives miserable, made it socially

unacceptable for them to have her. Her ultra-right wing venom and bigotry got slammed by a very conservative community. That's a good thing.

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Response to Squinch (Reply #71)

Sun Nov 11, 2012, 12:22 PM

72. i hope this is a beginning of a trend of republicans turning away from the extremes of their party

simply self preservation.. they realize now after being soundly whipped in this election that the country is changing, that the conservative entertainment industry (eg. Coulter) is part of the problem and sinking the party, and they are an endangered species if they don't change and evolve to a more broader coalition.. this means turning to more moderate voices to regain their appeal.. The youth realize this more than any other..

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Response to BREMPRO (Reply #72)

Sun Nov 11, 2012, 12:56 PM

74. I'm torn here.

I think a reasonable discussion among reasonable people who disagree is how we can come up with solutions to the hard issues we face today. But this election made me so damn happy! I am almost hoping they get crazier.

But no. Not really. We need to have an opposition that actually makes sense sometimes so we don't become our own echo chamber.

...OK, OK, I hope the Republicans become sane.

(But wasn't Tuesday so much fun????)

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Response to Squinch (Reply #74)

Sun Nov 11, 2012, 05:24 PM

84. it was fun! but i'm hoping they become less radical for the good of the country

their obstructionism and nutjob teabagging gets us nowhere close to solving the real problems that face us... but I see the fear and defeat in their eyes and it's sweet

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Response to niyad (Reply #3)

Sat Nov 10, 2012, 08:40 PM

24. "We thought we could get away with it". n/t

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Response to Enrique (Original post)

Sat Nov 10, 2012, 07:19 PM

4. They didn't know her comments and opinions

before they asked her to speak?

I call bullshit.

Or these are some of the most ignorant college students in history.

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Response to Curmudgeoness (Reply #4)

Sat Nov 10, 2012, 07:24 PM

5. IF they are that stupid

They need to be investigated for cheating on exams to even still be in college.

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Response to get the red out (Reply #5)

Sat Nov 10, 2012, 08:37 PM

23. Thanks for savin' me the keystrokes! nt

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Response to Curmudgeoness (Reply #4)

Sat Nov 10, 2012, 09:59 PM

53. That's what I believe as well

 

Seems rather fishy

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Response to demmis19566ie (Reply #53)

Sat Nov 10, 2012, 10:42 PM

59. Welcome to DU.

Fishy is a good description of it.

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Response to Curmudgeoness (Reply #4)

Sun Nov 11, 2012, 01:07 PM

75. It's possible. We've seen her in action for 20+ years, they are only 20 years old.

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Response to reformist2 (Reply #75)

Sun Nov 11, 2012, 06:21 PM

86. Ah, an eternal optimist!

And the glass is half full, isn't it?

I don't buy it. I do realize that they have not heard her for as long as she has been spouting venon, but she gets worse over time, and she has more face time on TV and radio now than she had 20 years ago. They knew.....they just agreed with her.

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Response to Enrique (Original post)

Sat Nov 10, 2012, 07:25 PM

6. Translation:

"We were informed our school funding would be eliminated, and we wouldn't be able to sell enough tickets to pay for her speaking fee, thus the College Republicans would be facing financial ruin"

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Response to Enrique (Original post)

Sat Nov 10, 2012, 07:27 PM

7. This has to do

with Obama winning. I don't see them canceling on Coulter if Robme had won. The college republicans looked at the political landscape and saw overwhelming evidence that the country is left leaning and that Coulter is just a right wing political hack on steroids. Coulter would have made them look like extremists repukes.

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Response to Unknown Beatle (Reply #7)

Sat Nov 10, 2012, 08:08 PM

15. That's very magnanimous of you.... but...

I think they were getting too much flack from the college itself and chickened out... may due to financial reasons as someone pointed out above.

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Response to Unknown Beatle (Reply #7)

Sat Nov 10, 2012, 11:30 PM

67. maybe they can find a rhino-one that has been purged from the "neo-con wacko repug party

and learn what the republican party once stood for. even goldwater is too liberal for today's repugs and he's not a liberal. or even an eisenhower repug, oh, he may be too liberal also. and lincoln, why he's nothing but a damn traitor-all that freeing of slaves and stepping on states' rights.

well, there's still snowe, chaffee (that informed us about the cheney meeting before little boots even took office) and I believe there's another repug who had enough integrity initially not to vote for the big pharma-screw-the-elderly giveaway bill(he was threatened).

there are some decent repugs, but they've been purged from their own party because some were too honest, not greedy enough and listened to their constituents once in a awhile instead of prostituting themselves to any corporation.

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Response to Enrique (Original post)

Sat Nov 10, 2012, 07:28 PM

8. News sure gets around slowly in the conservative world

Ann Coulter was infamous for her hatreds a decade ago:

E-mails Still Support Paper's Coulter Cancellation
posted: 9/9/2002
by: Dave Astor

... After the State College, Pa., Centre Daily Times dropped the conservative Coulter last week, more than 95% of the 4,000-plus e-mails it received supported the cancellation ...

The Coulter column angering the Centre Daily Times said Republicans are nicer than they should be to liberals. "I will say that there is only one thing wrong with liberals: they're no good," she wrote, later calling the Kennedys "a family of heroin addicts, statutory rapists, convicted and unconvicted female-killers, cheaters, bootleggers, and dissolute drunks."

Unger responded in a column addressed to Coulter: "You're fired. ... You are either a hater or a hypocrite who calls names and spews enmity because you believe it will get your pretty face on television more or sell more copies of your best-selling books. ... I'm not going to defend the Kennedy family or liberals. ... But, Ann, you're mean -- vicious, really -- which is why we do not believe that you in any way serve the public good" ...


http://www.editorandpublisher.com/Archive/E-mails-Still-Support-Paper-s-Coulter-Cancellation

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Response to struggle4progress (Reply #8)

Sat Nov 10, 2012, 08:41 PM

25. Coulter's rhetoric changed a lot at that time

she became much more "controversial". At the time I chalked it up as differentiating herself from the rightwing herd. Im not surprised if her previous reputation still floats around.

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Response to aletier_v (Reply #25)

Sat Nov 10, 2012, 09:08 PM

34. dunno. i wasn't aware of her until late 2002, at which time she struck me as 100% a-hole

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Response to struggle4progress (Reply #34)

Sat Nov 10, 2012, 09:16 PM

40. i think that was the point. until then she wasnt well known

i think she took her cue from Rush, an adopted an almost cartoonish outlandish persona.

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Response to Enrique (Original post)

Sat Nov 10, 2012, 07:28 PM

9. The slothing off continues.

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Response to Enrique (Original post)

Sat Nov 10, 2012, 07:33 PM

11. College Republicans failed to thoroughly research her? Really?

Is this a joke?

Coulter's poo-flinging is EASILY searchable.

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Response to Canuckistanian (Reply #11)

Sat Nov 10, 2012, 08:48 PM

29. Maybe they meant research OUTSIDE the bubble! n/t

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Response to Enrique (Original post)

Sat Nov 10, 2012, 07:35 PM

12. I love to see them eating their own

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Response to Rosa Luxemburg (Reply #12)

Sat Nov 10, 2012, 08:12 PM

16. It is delightful to watch, isn't it?



I don't want anything for Christmas. Just want to hear the replay when Rush's diseased brain finally, permanantly explodes . . .

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Response to Rosa Luxemburg (Reply #12)

Sat Nov 10, 2012, 09:12 PM

36. We should send them some mustard to help with the taste.

Grey Poupon, but of course.

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Response to Enrique (Original post)

Sat Nov 10, 2012, 07:35 PM

13. Ann Coulter = the new Orly Taitz.

Remember where you were when her transformation began!

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Response to randome (Reply #13)

Sat Nov 10, 2012, 08:12 PM

17. Nah, she predates Orly. She isn't the new anything - same old hate.

Just pure hatred, like Limbaugh. Her time has come and gone.

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Response to randome (Reply #13)

Sat Nov 10, 2012, 09:14 PM

37. Wouldn't that be nice!

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Response to randome (Reply #13)

Sat Nov 10, 2012, 10:03 PM

54. She's been active since *at least* Clinton's second term.

No transformation... same shit, different decade.

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Response to Enrique (Original post)

Sat Nov 10, 2012, 07:37 PM

14. such a vile individual eom

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Response to Enrique (Original post)

Sat Nov 10, 2012, 08:24 PM

18. What a difference an election makes.

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Response to Enrique (Original post)

Sat Nov 10, 2012, 08:33 PM

19. What a crock: Republicans are NOT "...sensible, compassionate..."

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Response to Enrique (Original post)

Sat Nov 10, 2012, 08:36 PM

21. Wait a minute, these COLLEGE STUDENTS expect folks to believe they don't know her schtick

or even how to use "the Google"? PUHLEEZE!

Nice try, jackasses! LOL

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Response to Enrique (Original post)

Sat Nov 10, 2012, 08:37 PM

22. They shouldn't be questioning inviting her, they should be questioning their membership in the group

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Response to Enrique (Original post)

Sat Nov 10, 2012, 08:41 PM

26. Sometimes conservatives believe that opposition validates their positions.

It sounds like this group might've realized that, sometimes opposition just means you're wrong.

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Response to Beartracks (Reply #26)

Sat Nov 10, 2012, 09:14 PM

38. You are too kind.

No, really.

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Response to BouzoukiKing (Reply #38)

Sat Nov 10, 2012, 10:24 PM

58. LOL I know.

My contempt is more obvious in-person.

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Response to Beartracks (Reply #58)

Sat Nov 10, 2012, 11:35 PM

68. Yeah, mine too sometimes.

But that's the big problem with living on the left wing - we were raised right, figured stuff out right, and we're all mostly too damn polite. As the wheel of politics grinds on, I'm beginning to wonder if politeness is all that valuable - at least politically.

Those scumbunnies in the House are going to try to walk all over us. Again. We'll see how it goes.

I feel a lot better having Grayson back in there.

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Response to Enrique (Original post)

Sat Nov 10, 2012, 08:45 PM

27. EVERYONE...

knows her ridiculous views and hateful thoughts

bunch of liars

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Response to Enrique (Original post)

Sat Nov 10, 2012, 08:48 PM

28. So glad this was publicly played out

Great they made the decision before the president's public statement. The president's statement eas fantastic.

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Response to Enrique (Original post)

Sat Nov 10, 2012, 08:52 PM

31. In Other Words:

We lost the election and we have nothing else.

Funny how Republicans only see shit AFTER it happens. Did you not THINK that Ann Coulter's appearance would cause controversy.

Please. Had Romney won the election, she would have gotten an Honorary Doctorate from them.

Forward.

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Response to Caeser67 (Reply #31)

Sun Nov 11, 2012, 05:33 PM

85. You obviously are not familiar with the Jesuits

From the President of Fordham University (Father McShane)

"To say that I am disappointed with the judgment and maturity of the College Republicans, however, would be a tremendous understatement. There are many people who can speak to the conservative point of view with integrity and conviction, but Ms. Coulter is not among them. Her rhetoric is often hateful and needlessly provocative — more heat than light — and her message is aimed squarely at the darker side of our nature."

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Response to Enrique (Original post)

Sat Nov 10, 2012, 08:58 PM

32. 66th rec for this thread

add one more 6 and you'd have Coulter's number down perfectly.

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Response to Enrique (Original post)

Sat Nov 10, 2012, 08:58 PM

33. So god damn funny !!!

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Response to Enrique (Original post)

Sat Nov 10, 2012, 09:10 PM

35. As the GOP ship sinks, they start throwing rats overboard.

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Response to nolabear (Reply #35)

Sat Nov 10, 2012, 09:19 PM

41. They've hit the iceberg - psycho pundits and pro lifers first!

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Response to Enrique (Original post)

Sat Nov 10, 2012, 09:16 PM

39. Nice!!! My brother goes to Fordham, I gotcto get his take on this.

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Response to Enrique (Original post)

Sat Nov 10, 2012, 09:22 PM

42. "We regret that we failed to thoroughly research her before announcing;" ????

Oh please, as if we all don't know Ann Coulter and the vile she spews. I was hoping they'd shave her head and put a dunce cap on her head and march her through the campus.

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Response to Enrique (Original post)

Sat Nov 10, 2012, 09:24 PM

43. My best friend went there in the early seventies and it was a much nicer

place. Critical thinking was considered an important part of the learning process.

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Response to Enrique (Original post)

Sat Nov 10, 2012, 09:31 PM

44. Wow, did people read the president's awesome statement? From Father McShane.....

<snip>

To say that I am disappointed with the judgment and maturity of the College Republicans, however, would be a tremendous understatement. There are many people who can speak to the conservative point of view with integrity and conviction, but Ms. Coulter is not among them. Her rhetoric is often hateful and needlessly provocative — more heat than light — and her message is aimed squarely at the darker side of our nature.

As members of a Jesuit institution, we are called upon to deal with one another with civility and compassion, not to sling mud and impugn the motives of those with whom we disagree or to engage in racial or social stereotyping. In the wake of several bias incidents last spring, I told the University community that I hold out great contempt for anyone who would intentionally inflict pain on another human being because of their race, gender, sexual orientation, or creed.

“Disgust” was the word I used to sum up my feelings about those incidents. Hate speech, name-calling, and incivility are completely at odds with the Jesuit ideals that have always guided and animated Fordham.

Still, to prohibit Ms. Coulter from speaking at Fordham would be to do greater violence to the academy, and to the Jesuit tradition of fearless and robust engagement. Preventing Ms. Coulter from speaking would counter one wrong with another. The old saw goes that the answer to bad speech is more speech. This is especially true at a university, and I fully expect our students, faculty, alumni, parents, and staff to voice their opposition, civilly and respectfully, and forcefully.


I'm in awe, Father McShane! What a brilliant statement! He goes on to say the college Republicans had "unwittingly provided Fordham with a test of its character." IMO, if it's a test of his character, he passes with flying colors! Wow!


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Response to tpsbmam (Reply #44)

Sat Nov 10, 2012, 09:41 PM

46. Jesuits value critical thinking and facts.

And they also know what a bigot looks and sounds like.

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Response to Ikonoklast (Reply #46)

Sat Nov 10, 2012, 10:50 PM

62. That's why the local Jesuit colleges have more respect than Dominion colleges.

 

Fordham and Regis University are well-known Jesuit colleges.

Regis just "lost" one of their baseball coaches to the MLB - Walt Weiss was a former Regis HS coach before being asked to manage for a year for the hapless Rockies. If anybody can turn it around, it's probably Weiss. He knows the game, the fundamentals of baseball, and is now emphasizing hitting as the key to success.

Walt Weiss holds a World Series ring with the A's, and have had many years of experience playing shortstop, including a 4 year stint with the Rockies where he was extremely popular in the clubhouse.


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Response to Enrique (Original post)

Sat Nov 10, 2012, 09:38 PM

45. Does she still get her honorarium?

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Response to Enrique (Original post)

Sat Nov 10, 2012, 09:42 PM

47. Gah! You should have mentioned that if you click on the link

you will be forced to see Coulter's picture!

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Response to Enrique (Original post)

Sat Nov 10, 2012, 09:46 PM

48. Kissed the devil, sorry we got pregnant somehow

oopsie!

We all know Coulter's gig - obviously.

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Response to Enrique (Original post)

Sat Nov 10, 2012, 09:52 PM

49. I wonder how long she had been booked for?

Maybe the election results have forced some people to evaluate the company that they keep?

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Response to Enrique (Original post)

Sat Nov 10, 2012, 09:57 PM

51. Ann responding to this latest criticism of her nasty canine self.

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Response to Nika (Reply #51)

Sat Nov 10, 2012, 10:55 PM

64. Ann's dog

 

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Response to Enrique (Original post)

Sat Nov 10, 2012, 10:05 PM

55. Someone who posts on another message board is a student there. Apparently College Repubs invited her

but a dean or someone high up reviewed it and shamed them into rescinding the invite.

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Response to Mayberry Machiavelli (Reply #55)

Sun Nov 11, 2012, 02:15 PM

81. We should launch a DU email campaign congratulating who ever shamed them

into rescinding the invitation.

They thought they could get away with it; that no one was watching.
Apparently someone was and they deserve recognition for shutting it down.
Furthermore....
I don't believe a word of their "apology."
They got caught, that is all.

Little shit heads.
Like most republicans, they think they are above ethical and moral behavior.

BHN

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Response to Enrique (Original post)

Sat Nov 10, 2012, 10:10 PM

56. Father McShane's statement was wonderful. (at the link)

Thank you for bringing this. I'm glad to hear that she won't be speaking.

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Response to Enrique (Original post)

Sat Nov 10, 2012, 10:19 PM

57. Could it be the real concern is that no one will show up for coultergeist?

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Response to Enrique (Original post)

Sun Nov 11, 2012, 12:04 AM

70. Fordham College Repubican Weenies

"We really want Ann, but we have to try to appear normal an caring."

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Response to Stinky The Clown (Reply #70)

Sun Nov 11, 2012, 02:49 PM

83. Exactly Stinky...n/t

bhn

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Response to Enrique (Original post)

Sun Nov 11, 2012, 12:36 PM

73. I call BS

Last edited Mon Nov 12, 2012, 06:35 PM - Edit history (1)

She was uninvited because they under estimated the backlash this witch would generate. Anyone that does not know what she is about is either not paying attention or lying.

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Response to Lebam in LA (Reply #73)

Sun Nov 11, 2012, 02:36 PM

82. I call BS too Lebham in LA- they got caught, that is all.

And I would wager that Father McShane is a powerful figure in their academic
setting. (On edit: He is the president of the school )
They wrote their "apology" to APPEAR remorseful for their actions
simply as a last minute dodge of the criticism they deserved and
to try to salvage their standing on the campus and academic peers.

Father McShane will be getting an email from me congratulating him
on the way he handled the situation.

It is likely his letter will cost the school financially, by way of donations
from wealthy republicans, and therefore it took courage for him
to write it and make his STRONG sentiments public.

Rock on Father McShane!
May the souls of good people continue to reject and expose
the hatred of a few.
BHN

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Response to Enrique (Original post)

Sun Nov 11, 2012, 02:01 PM

77. Great read

fantastic link Enrique, thanks.

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Response to Enrique (Original post)

Sun Nov 11, 2012, 02:06 PM

79. Do you feel change coming? Is rejection of the larger corporate media next?

Can we step outside the sea of propaganda that we have been marinated in for the past 30 years? Is it possible that we are seeing the start of an awakening?

Keep talking. Keep educating. Keep telling the truth. America is starting to wake up.

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Response to Enrique (Original post)

Sun Nov 11, 2012, 07:05 PM

87. "we failed to thoroughly research?"

What nose is this? Ann Coulter's not exactly an obscure voice, guys... You knew exactly what she was about, what she says, what she does, when you invited her. Don't try to fake.i

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Response to Enrique (Original post)

Sun Nov 11, 2012, 07:10 PM

88. Good for them

she's a nasty troll.

She should be repudiated by everyone, not just people on our side of the political fence.

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Response to Enrique (Original post)

Sun Nov 11, 2012, 07:20 PM

89. What did she say that They object to and why they are disinviting her ?

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Response to JI7 (Reply #89)

Sun Nov 11, 2012, 08:08 PM

90. about ten years ago I heard Coulter on a conservative radio show

Milt Rosenberg in Chicago, a neoconservative professor in Chicago that does a call-in show. She was scheduled to be on for the whole two hour show, but he ended the interview after about 15 min. He said that her routine didn't belong on his show and it did his audience a disservice. That was ten years ago, if anything she has ramped up her hate act since then.

Read the students' explanation that I put in the OP, and even more, read the Fordham president's statement, at the link. It makes perfect sense to me. Every time I see Coulter on TV I am disgusted because I think the TV shows should make the same judgement.

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