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Climate forum disrupted by screaming protesters

They’re coming for you next: A climate forum set up by the Republican club at Georgetown University College was so disrupted by screaming protesters that the police had to clear the room.

At the start of “Climate Forum: A Rebuttal,” protestors packed the room and, beginning with the introduction of the first speaker, shouted talking points, various obscenities, and hostile chants.

Despite campus free speech policies announced clearly by the hosts at the start of the event, the harassment continued. Amid the frequent disruptions, a protester dressed as a clown intermittently honked a horn.

The College Republicans called campus police, who tried to remove those interrupting the event, but the students refused to comply. They argued with the officers, refused to show the officers their student IDs, and declared the room an “open forum.”

Eventually, police had to clear the room entirely in an attempt to gain control of the situation. The hallway flooded with protestors — as well as students who appeared genuinely interested in listening to the panelists. Numerous campus administrators and even more officers arrived as the event remained postponed.

The panel finally restarted after police had blocked all but one doorway and refused entrance to anyone with signs. But some hecklers made it through, including one protester who had to be escorted out, but not before ensuring all attendees they are “on the wrong side of history.”

Note also that prior to the event and before they had heard anything, the Georgetown Democratic club condemned the forum,

Let us summarize what this event has taught us:

1. Those who believe in global warming are so close-minded that they are entirely unwilling to listen to another perspective.

2. Those who believe in global warming are so close-minded that they are determined to prevent anyone else from hearing another perspective.

3. Those who believe in global warming are so close-minded that they are determined to prevent anyone with a different perspective from speaking.

4. Those who believe in global warming are even willing to commit acts of violence to enforce numbers 2 and 3 above.

5. Law enforcement and the college administration at Georgetown are terrified of these protesters, and are unwilling to do anything to enforce the law and prevent those protesters from doing numbers 2, 3, and 4.

None of these lessons are very hopeful, because eventually this behavior will routinely lead to violence and possible death. In fact, it already has nearly done so in a number of places, such as the shooting at a Republican congressional baseball practice in Washington in 2017, and the routine violence in Portland whenever conservatives try to publicly demonstrate.

And it is why we got Trump, because unlike the police and administrators at Georgetown, Trump does not bow to this kind of childish and close-minded behavior. He fights back.

Finally, in what way do these protesters think they are going to persuade anyone to their perspective, with this kind of behavior?


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  • Cotour

    As far as they are concerned they don’t have to convince you, me or anyone else about their position. The case is closed and you, me and anyone who would dare question their “science” and conclusions about “Climate change” threaten their very lives. The disucssion is over, now it is time for action.

    And so anyone who stands against them must be ignored,objectified and possibly eliminated. This is warfare strategy, and the war will be lead by children on the front lines. How does it look when you sit accross from a 16 year old child and they spew their indoctrinated pablem and you attempt to refute what they say? This is fundamental change. A media climate warrior has been born.

    The children know whats best.

    Its really a brilliant strategy.

  • commodude

    The Children’s Crusade, after all, it’s for their benefit.

    Creating a new generation of useful idiots.

    Same naked exploitation of children for the advancement of adult power.

  • Phill O

    The points might be better phrased as “Man Made Global Warming”

    Third last paragraph “which to publicly demonstrate” should be wish?

    I can sure agree with your conclusions Bob!

    As the Canadian federal election comes (Oct 21 2019) I am hearing the same kinds of arguments against the new conservative leader as the RINOs had against Trump. Now that Trump has had 2 years of economic progress behind him, it shows that those who supported him against all the nay-saying, had him picked right. He is still a jerk (if you are on the other side) but he is getting things done for the average American and border security is getting a bit better.

    Sure wish we had some one like him up here!

  • Cotour

    Its Clintoneque with a touch of Alinski and Marx just for good measure.

    It is effective and but a hint of what is to come as these young SJW indoctrinated people become adults.

  • Cotour

    Phill O:

    “The points might be better phrased as “Man Made Global Warming””

    You are so five years behind the times. Man Made Global warming is much too specific, Climate Change is the preferred reference. Climate Change can really mean just about anything, and no one can argue with it.

    During an unusually warm winter, its Climate change. During an unusually cold summer, its Climate Change, it rains 24 inches, its climate change. Its win, win.

    The Climate changes all the time, that is its nature, the climate can do nothing other than change, and to call it Man Made Global Warming is much too specific and it can only have one specific definition. The agenda requires that there be no wiggle room to possibly argue against it. Its just more strategically productive that way.

    The rule is to redefine all terms and nomenclature to serve your agenda, you have witnessed the Left do this for several years now. If a word or term makes sense and has made sense for all of time and is accepted it is racist because it is the product of the White male domination and oppression model. And so the terms must be politically correctly recast so as to have a new starting point of control.

  • George L

    Climate Change is religion. Must be taken on faith, can’t be questioned, and all other interpretations are heresy. Anyone who dares question it must be demonized, assaulted, and ostracized. No facts are required any longer, data can be “adjusted” to fit the hypothesis, and no reasoning or practicality to their “solutions” need be presented. Furthermore, Climate Change activists aren’t required to conform to these “solutions,” only the Rich and Middle Class Americans.
    I believe that frames “Climate Change” appropriately.

  • Phill O

    Cotour; I agree with you on the use of Climate Change. I was, however, referring to the article above.

    At this point of time, we seem to be in a cooling trend, or, at least, a pause in the warming trend since the Dalton minimum.

    The MSM media relate weather and call it climate. Climate really is spread over decades not a year or two. The leftist zealots have not a clue of the specifics related to the use of terms, so, Bob in the article is talking on their level (relating to how they think and term stuff) when he referred to global warming. I was being more specific that the left is talking about it being man made. Those adhering to the Solar Powered Climate Change model admit that there was a warming trend in the past and now observe the pause or cooling.

    Back to the point, the “Brown Shirts” which make up the democrat party are willing to do anything, including extreme violence, to silence the opposition. THIS is very scary as, not that long ago, Germany saw the results of this type of behavior.

    My guess is that Americans are seeing through the rhetoric and most Americans are reasonable and will reelect old Trumpy Bear. There are other for which reason may have been stunted from drug use or stubbornness.

  • Phill O: I have fixed the text. Increasingly my fingers type their own words independent of my brain.

  • wayne

    “Absurdistan” The Music Video

  • wayne

    broadening this out a little….

    “5 recent examples of the left turning on their own”
    Louder with Crowder #548
    September 20, 2019

  • commodude


    I feel your pain in that regard. I’m not sure whether my issues with typos are JUST because my brain is moving faster than my fingers want to, or whether it’s just because I can’t find a keyboard anymore that is comfortable to use.

    I miss keyboards with full movement keys, and despise the Chiclet keyboards that are now in vogue. I understand they’re cheaper to produce and ship, however, I’d like an old VT-100 keyboard with a USB connector on it.

  • Phill O

    Bob, it is the keyboards these days. They are all made in China!

  • F16 Guy

    Another great reference article to keep on hand:

    50 years of failed Global Warming predictions.

  • F16 Guy: You have not been doing your homework. This article was linked to, with commentary by me, weeks ago. :)

  • Keyboards: I have been using a high quality Microsoft keyboard for almost 20 years. When it started to fail, I bought another on Ebay.

    No keyboard that I have used since the mid-1980s has been anywhere as good as the keyboard on my first home computer, a Radio Shack Model III. The key press was deep, I could rest my fingers on the keys and have nothing happen, and there was a real tactile feel while writing. I still miss that keyboard, though the one I have has been acceptable.

  • Col Beausabre

    Bob, the IBM keyboard Model F was the acknowledged champion of the industry

    with the Model M in second place. The “feel” of the IBM keyboard was legendary and it should have been, the firm invested a large amount of resources perfecting it.

  • Edward

    Robert noted: “A climate forum set up by the Republican club at Georgetown University College was so disrupted by screaming protesters that the police had to clear the room.

    Then the protesters took their powered transportation back home, where they relied upon powered appliances to preserve and cook their meals and keep their rooms comfortable, and used products that had been made and transported to them using power.

    They can protest all they want, but we see through their Chicken Little-ism to their lack of actual concern that the world will end in eleven years unless we stop using power. Neither the Republican club nor the protesters believe the BS we all keep being fed by the climate-change advocates (those advocating for climate change so that they can tell the rest of us how to live our lives while they continue to use power for their own comfort and lifestyles).

  • Edward

    Maybe cows aren’t bad for the climate after all, and the Green New Deal is unnecessary. The Democrats had a big steak-fry over the weekend, where several presidential hopefuls gave stump speeches. If cows are so bad, why the steaks?

    Here is a more disturbing thought, so if you are driving while reading this, please pull over before reading the next line, as it may disrupt your concentration:
    It is entirely probable that there were straws at the steak feast.

    Oh, the humanity! Or at least the fish-ity. Here in California, straws are the worst, at least where the environment is concerned. Maybe straws are not so bad in Iowa.

  • commodude

    Edward, serving steak is fine, it’s reducing the bovine flatulence, so it’s good for the environment.

  • Edward

    Except that it encourages ranchers to raise even more flatulent bovines.

    Oh, wait. What am I thinking. Your answer is correct, and I am going to help the environment right now by running out to get a bacon cheese burger! (Mmm. Cheese burger. Sorry Chick-fil-a; I’ll do chicken tomorrow.)

  • Cotour


    I say child abuse.

    Biden is “Inspired”, she scares the hell out of me, and not because the “climate is changing”.

    People in America are apprehensive about the potential of violence in the up coming presidential election where it is now certain to me that Trump will deliver never before seen numbers of votes and electoral college numbers, a true mandate. I am not really concerned about this election, what I am concerned about is when children like this who have been so totally immersed and indoctrinated in the rhetoric pushed by the Left about “Climate change” become empowered.

    If you watched the video of Greta Thunberg, which is very disturbing to me, you understand that she is sooo indoctrinated that she appears to be lets say a bit too involved in something that she really can not understand other than what she has been fed by her parents and her Socialist oriented schooling. I call that child abuse, a little girls life ruined. An innocent political tool of her elders.

    These are the people that will be feared in the future. Stand in their way, if they still believe as fervently as they appear to believe, and these will be the people who will be forced as they become politically empowered and through the desperation of their own perceived existential survival and how America, freedom and Capitalism threatens them to take matters in their own hands. These IMO are the people who will become violent because anyone who stands in their way must be dealt with because they threaten the righteous cause. “By any means neccessary” is their call. And they mean it.

    This poor little girl has been transformed into a zealot of the first order and I have compassion for her and other children suffering the same offences to rational thought and how fearful of the future her own people with their own politically correct agenda have made her. What a disgrace.

    So as we sail through the Trump “Impeachment” chaos which IMO will only result in Joe Biden choosing to “Spend some quality time with his family” we anticipate the second Trump term with numbers and a mandate never before seen before in America, a truly Trumpian accomplishment.

  • wayne

    It’s child abuse.

    Children of the Damned (1963)

  • Cotour

    Only a Leftist could justify such abuse and call it good.

    What happened to allowing a child to live a childs life and not being dragged into an adult arena? And she is 16, she looks about 12, how many years has she been in training? Since she was 10? 8? I suspect since she was able to speak.

    “By any means neccessary” and at any cost, even a generation of children. “For the cause”.

    There are no longer adults on the Left, they are all childish and emotional and demand their way. This young lady might as well be leading them. I am truly concerned for her, and all of the rest of them.

  • Cotour

    Life imitates art?


    How true.

  • wayne

    She allegedly has Asperger’s Syndrome (autism-spectrum-disorder) so it’s doubly child-abuse.
    Both her parents are hard-core Antifa, so it’s triply child-abuse.

    Who in their correct mind, bases national policy on the jibber-jabber of a developmentally disabled young girl.?
    (I worked in mental health for 30 years, 7 of which specifically with autism. I know of what I speak.)

    Paul Joseph Watson has/had a new video on her, but I can’t find it anymore. (typical)

  • wayne

    Watch Greta Thunberg Channel Hitler In Hate-Filled Rant
    InfoWars 9-23-19

  • wayne

    Obama Kids: Sing for Change (Pyongyang Remix)
    Reason TV

  • Cotour

    The only ultimate accomplishment of the Obama administration would be in his roll in delivering the United States to the “One World Government”, and the Chinese Communists who would with ease have dominated that model.

  • Cotour

    To the “Climate warrior” youth of today essentially being psychologically abused by their parents and those with their politcal agenda of the Left. Priceless.

    A good dose of reality.

  • Cotour

    A billionaire Globalist panders to the man that he wants to lead the world?

    “‘He has to satisfy his constituents, or he’s not going to survive'”

    His constituents? HE IS A COMMUNIST Mr. Bloomberg.

  • wayne

    A bacon-cheeseburger, [from Burger King] sounds very good. We don’t have any Chic-Fil-A’s in our geographic area, although we do have “Chicken Coop,” which was owned by a very religious family for 40 years (up until 2012) and never open on Sunday.

    Paul Joseph Watson appeared on Louder with Crowder this week– he explained his ‘Greta’ video was up for 2 weeks at YT, received a million+ views, and then was permanently deleted by YouTube.
    [It should be up at

  • wayne: The link appears to be bad.

  • wayne

    Mr. Z.,
    Sorry about that–

  • wayne

    Totally off thread, but referencing alternative digital distribution:

    Does anyone know anything about “LBRY?”
    –some sort of newer platform utilizing blockchain protocols. Is this the project Jordan Peterson & Dave Rubin have been working on?

  • The specific video you refer to can be found here.

    This website is very valuable, as it acts to neutralize the effort by leftist employees at Google’s Youtube to squelch legitimate conservative thought.

  • Edward

    wayne wrote: “We don’t have any Chic-Fil-A’s in our geographic area, although we do have “Chicken Coop,” which was owned by a very religious family for 40 years (up until 2012) and never open on Sunday.

    Chick-Fil-A moved into my area just about the time that the first big LGBTDQWERTY brouhaha happened, around 2012. I stood in a very long line in order to check it out. I would have skipped it that day, except for the protest in front of the restaurant, so I decided to defy the protesters. The drive through was also backed up throughout the shopping center parking lot and out onto the road. These days, lines are shorter, and my area has several more Chick-Fil-A restaurants (another about to open near where I volunteer some of my time), and I enjoy most of the items on their menu.

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