Is This the Death of Free Speech? Chicago | Mar 2016

Brown: Protesters can’t blame Trump crowd for this ugliness

– Chicago Sun-Times

CHICAGO, IL - MARCH 11: Demonstrators celebrate after it was announced that a rally with Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump at the University of Illinois at Chicago would be postponed on March 11, 2016 in Chicago, Illinois. Organizers postponed the rally citing safety reasons after hundreds of demonstrators were ticketed for the event. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images) ORG XMIT: 608579555
CHICAGO, IL – MARCH 11: Demonstrators celebrate after it was announced that a rally with Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump at the University of Illinois at Chicago would be postponed on March 11, 2016 in Chicago, Illinois. Organizers postponed the rally citing safety reasons after hundreds of demonstrators were ticketed for the event. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images) ORG XMIT: 608579555-

“The protesters who caused Trump to cancel his Friday night rally at the UIC Pavilion erupted in elation at the announcement and took to the arena floor to celebrate.

I’m not sure what they were celebrating…..

There was a lot of negative energy being expended inside and outside the UIC Pavilion.

To be clear, I’m glad people came out to protest Trump. I was hoping for it.

But as I watched an elderly man with a walker trying in vain to return to his car because idiots were running wild through the parking garage where many of Trump’s fans parked their cars, I was ashamed.

“This is what free speech looks like!” shouted a leader of the protesters on his megaphone while the old man asked the police if it was safe yet to get to his car.

I hope this isn’t what free speech looks like.”

…Continue reading more of Mark Brown’s piece @ Chicago Sun-Times

 

– As I watched the video below, I wondered if this is how a democratic republic ends? Stifling dissent and free speech anywhere and everywhere, on college campuses, and now at political rallies.

There are candidates and political figures I may vehemently disagree with, but I would never abridge their right to speak freely and without restraint.

Seeing the students celebrating shutting down a political instance of free speech, the rally looked like something from a foreign country, not the United States.  / CJ

 

The Moment Donald Trump Chicago Rally Was Cancelled & The Chaos That Ensued (3-11-16)

– Youtube

– I wonder if the University of Illinois at Chicago gives  a course in Denial of Speech?

(apologies for the inconsistent audio)

 

Diamond and Silk BREAKING NEWS about Chicago Protestors 

– Youtube

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