Liveblogging: David Horowitz at GWU Updates

posted at 9:30 pm on October 25, 2007 by Bryan

George Washington University is apparently still “investigating” the smear of Young America’s Foundation by a bunch of leftists a couple of weeks ago. That smear concerned Islamo-Fascism Awareness Week, which is going on right now, and David Horowitz is at GWU delivering an IFAW address, right now. As if we needed to stir things up a little more, Mr. Horowitz was silenced when he attempted to address a group at Emory University last night. Leftists stifled his right to speak and others’ right to hear him.

This has all the makings of a very interesting night, and Stacy McCain is liveblogging it for the Washington Times. We also have a couple of cameras on the scene. If the leftists pull anything devilish tonight, we will have video.

Update: Well Horowitz was able to speak and get through the Q&A, but it wasn’t entirely roses.

Protesters unfurl orange banner, disruption, shouting, are ejected by security.

Horowitz about protester: “You have to admire his discipline. To sit through this whole evening … and wait until the end.”

In closing remark, mentions that YAF is forced to pay for security after threats from left-wing groups.

And that’s the end of the speech. I’m checking to see if we got video of it.

Update: I was just on the phone with our splinter cell operatives, and we didn’t get video of the banner incident, but we got something better. It’ll be a while before we have it online here, but keep an eye on this space or come back in the morning and we’ll have some video.

Update (1:54 am): Getting the video transferred, edited and then posted is going to take a while. I’ll have it first thing in the AM, so come back here and look for it. It’ll be worth the wait.

Update (2:04 am): Here’s a hint of what’s in the video.

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The man on the left needs no introduction; the man on the right is Adam Kokesh.

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Fight the good fight, David, and bring the truth to America’s brainwashed youth.

madmonkphotog on October 25, 2007 at 9:32 PM

Its gotten ugly. The scene in berkley just a few days ago was surreal

William Amos on October 25, 2007 at 9:36 PM

“Devilish”?

HATER! HATER! HATER!

You’re a right-wing oppressor. Not that that’s a bad thing ….

Ali-Bubba on October 25, 2007 at 9:41 PM

Thanks for the link to the liveblogging. This remark of Horowitz was one of the ones that caught my eye:

If I were a raving, American-hating traitor, I could come to this campus without any protection. (APPLAUSE) If I were Cindy Sheehan or Michael Moore.

INC on October 25, 2007 at 9:44 PM

“If I were a raving,American-hating traitor,I could come
to this campus without any protection.(APPLAUSE)If I were
Cindy Sheehan or Michael Moore.

INC on October 25,2007 at 9:44PM.

INC,It caught your eye,no kidding,who would think
in this day in age a guest would need security,
I thought schools were supposed to be free of this toxic
hate,or do Liberal students get a free pass Columbine style.

canopfor on October 25, 2007 at 10:05 PM

David Horowitz’ intelligence is “Hitchensonion”

TheSitRep on October 25, 2007 at 10:05 PM

how many of these “left wingers” are Ron Paul supporters? They should poll them

jp on October 25, 2007 at 10:10 PM

Ron Paul is a big tent guy. He gets support from extreme whackos from both the left and right. Commies. Libertarians, Conservatives, Liberals, Truthers, now KKK fu*kers. You just have to be a nutjob to support the barney fife man.

TheSitRep on October 25, 2007 at 10:18 PM

The leftards just keep on proving David right, over and over again. But that’s to be expected, nobody knows them as well as he does, he used to be one of them.

Tony737 on October 25, 2007 at 10:26 PM

Come on folks. It’s only considered suppression of free speech when people on the right do it. Remind me again when ‘people on the right’ have done this?

thedecider on October 25, 2007 at 10:40 PM

Ron Paul is a big tent guy. He gets support from extreme whackos from both the left and right. Commies. Libertarians, Conservatives, Liberals, Truthers, now KKK fu*kers. You just have to be a nutjob to support the barney fife man.

TheSitRep on October 25, 2007 at 10:18 PM

Golly! I’ve been waiting for someone to say something like this. Go the Ron Paul 2008 webpage, look at the lower left corner. It’s the Party Affiliation Change Deadlines Link! Ron Paul truly is a gathering of the lunatics.

This may not be subtle what I want to say next, but my feelings about the Ron Paul nutjobs is no different than Ted Rall’s about our troops.

thuja on October 25, 2007 at 11:17 PM

It’ll be a while before we have it online here, but keep an eye on this space or come back in the morning and we’ll have some video.

Oh I hope it’s some bro getting tased.

infidel4life on October 25, 2007 at 11:57 PM

Hey, I thought this was a thread about David Horowitz. Why does everybody keep talking about Ron Paul?

Hehhehhehheh …

Ali-Bubba on October 26, 2007 at 1:11 AM

thuja on October 25, 2007 at 11:17 PM

I’m sorry. What did you say? I was busy google-bombing Ron Paul. ;)

Connie on October 26, 2007 at 1:29 AM

Speaking truth to impotence.

If Islamofascism says “Shut up!

It’s then time to speak louder.

Kudos David H.

profitsbeard on October 26, 2007 at 3:32 AM

Hey, wait a minute. Why is Adam Kokesh “on the right”?

These hints, they’re so … confusing.

Ali-Bubba on October 26, 2007 at 3:46 AM

AS lonbg as you have the right opinuion, and thought, they’ll let you speak.

Otherwise, you need to take your medicine and report to camp before the Maintainers get you.

benrand on October 26, 2007 at 5:26 AM

From a very good opinion at The American Thinker:

http://www.americanthinker.com/2007/10/islamophobia_and_the_islamist.html

“According to the “Global Patterns of Terrorism” report, the incidents of terrorism in 2006 highlight the extremely serious nature of the current situation. As most of these incidents have been carried out by extremist Islamist factions and Muslim terrorists, we can clearly deduce that the deliberate promotion of the concept of “Islamophobia” was a supporting factor in stirring up the feelings of resentment and anger against the West, thus adding more fuel to the fire of terrorism. The term itself can also be perceived as some form of blackmail that has had an intimidating effect on Western societies, with the intent of dissuading those societies from hunting Muslim extremists and terrorists, and putting them in a situation where they are required to coddle the Islamic organizations instead of subjecting most of those to lawful trials.

“According to the report, 14,352 terrorist operations took place across the world in 2006, and as a result 74545 military persons and 20,570 civilians were killed; 1800 children were wounded and killed, 430 students, 215 teachers and 129 reporters lost their lives; 8,200 policemen were wounded and killed, in addition to 1300 public leaders and guards. The number of individuals abducted during 2006 is estimated to be around 15,855; and the number of buildings, schools and governmental institutions targeted amounted to 19,500; 300 terrorist groups took responsibility for these operations, in addition to the individual incidents of terrorism.

“The report indicates that at least 50% of those operations targeted Muslims and were carried out by Muslims as well, and during that same period, 350 mosques were subject to terrorist attacks. When so much death and destruction takes place during a single year, and given that 90% of that horror was unleashed by Muslim terrorists, it is highly absurd to talk about Islamophobia in relation to the current state of affairs. Fear and misgivings are completely warranted in this situation. People are entitled to react in fear when they face a lethal situation, otherwise they would be lacking sensibility and good judgement.”

Anyone else see why the lefties and islamics are so determined to shut down honest debate about islamofascism?

Texas Nick 77 on October 26, 2007 at 8:03 AM

The more they pull this stuff, the worse the Democrats look. But as in the 1930′s, the Brownshirts will escalate the violence, especially as America starts to reject them. It’s what they did in the late 60′s, when a bunch of them broke off and started bombing and burning down buildings.

I predict an assassination attempt on Horowitz, Coulter, Limbaugh, and others associated with our cause in the next few years.

And I predict a “counter” revolution of ordinary Americans fed up with the left wishing to do something about it in return. When these asshole start screaming “truth to power,” don’t be surprise to see “power” kicking ass and taking names.

georgej on October 26, 2007 at 8:10 AM

georgej,

It will be difficult for the sane, working people of the right to make the enormous social leap to vigilantism, even if shrouded in the larger concept of supporting law enforcement and social justice.

But I hope you’re right.

Jaibones on October 26, 2007 at 8:29 AM

Why did you put a pic of Ron Paul next to some dude trying to break into amateur gay porn? I don’t get it?

RW Wacko on October 26, 2007 at 9:06 AM

Why did you put a pic of Ron Paul next to some dude trying to break into amateur gay porn? I don’t get it?

RW Wacko on October 26, 2007 at 9:06 AM

Its Kristelnacht all over again and is part of the rovian chimperor conspiracy

William Amos on October 26, 2007 at 9:12 AM

RW Wacko on October 26, 2007 at 9:06 AM

Here’s the video.

Bryan on October 26, 2007 at 9:22 AM

Sorry, Bryan, I know who the douche is, I was just being a d*ck by implying he looked kind of, um sissy-boyish posing like he was in that picture.

RW Wacko on October 26, 2007 at 3:22 PM