RSN Fundraising Banner
FB Share
Email This Page
add comment
read more of todays top articles

Who's getting violent with whom? Depends who you ask. Apparently though, Ann just wants everybody to be nice to her.

Ann Coulter on Fox News, 09/15/09. (image: Fox)
Ann Coulter on Fox News, 09/15/09. (image: Fox) your social media marketing partner


A note of caution regarding our comment sections:

For months a stream of media reports have warned of coordinated propaganda efforts targeting political websites based in the U.S., particularly in the run-up to the 2016 presidential election.

We too were alarmed at the patterns we were, and still are, seeing. It is clear that the provocateurs are far more savvy, disciplined, and purposeful than anything we have ever experienced before.

It is also clear that we still have elements of the same activity in our article discussion forums at this time.

We have hosted and encouraged reader expression since the turn of the century. The comments of our readers are the most vibrant, best-used interactive feature at Reader Supported News. Accordingly, we are strongly resistant to interrupting those services.

It is, however, important to note that in all likelihood hardened operatives are attempting to shape the dialog our community seeks to engage in.

Adapt and overcome.

Marc Ash
Founder, Reader Supported News

+15 # Guest 2010-04-02 01:59
The day after the incident Ann told Mike Gallager on radio she was not feeling well and might cancel her appearance for that night. Maybe she was sick the night of the Ottawa speech and was able to get out of the talk and be paid by blaming protesters.
+12 # Guest 2010-04-02 02:14
What if??? Of course they do!!!!!!
+30 # Guest 2010-04-02 04:46
FOX encourages its watchers to ONLY watch FOX so that any possibility of the exposure of their lies won't cause their narrow minded audiences to question FOX's veracity and expose them as the dishonest brokers of the news which they are.
+30 # Guest 2010-04-02 06:04
find the audio tape and I know there is one because I HEARD it..of Rush Limbaugh several weeks before the health care vote: THEY don't know how ANGRY YOU are. THEY don't realize that if they pass health care YOU are ready to do VIOLENCE.

Find that audio tape and maybe CREW can have him arrested for inciting violence.
-16 # Guest 2010-04-02 06:43
Partisans be alert. Many mobs exist in this country now and the most intolerable mob is Congress! They have intentional divided this once great country just because they get more donations when mobs exist. They want mobs to last forever. Wake up and Re-elect no encumbents.
+20 # Guest 2010-04-02 06:50
This is the exact same kind of violence as was caused by the brown shirts just before A.Hitler took control. It appears that Fox News, Glen Beck, and Rush Limbaugh are bringing together there brown shirts getting ready for the election in 2012.
I wonder who there Fascist leader will be.
Fascism is just another word for corporate capital rule. Read your history!
+9 # Guest 2010-04-02 15:56
It's also the kind of violence that led up to timothy mcveigh's act of terrorism. repugs didn't feel responsible then either. TIME TO DEMAND JAIL TIME FOR RIGHT-WING TERRORISTS!
+17 # Guest 2010-04-02 07:38
Don't forget who owns Fox News and determines the station's content every day. This isn't all just an accident.
+4 # Guest 2010-04-02 07:38
Most likely if there were sticks they had protest signs on them. And if there were stones most likely it was people trying to stir up violence in the crowed.
+4 # Guest 2010-04-02 08:10
The latest...Anne Coulter is Eric Roberts in drag...just mentally cut off her hair; but he's not ver mind.

Should have encouraged her to speak in Ottowa, and treated it as a comic act.
+13 # Guest 2010-04-02 08:35
Of course FOX wants violence. Think what coverage will do to their ratings.
+13 # Guest 2010-04-02 09:23
Remember Trust but Verify? The new marching order on the right is DENY and RATIONALIZE. It's all trumped up, they now want the gullible to believe. It did not happen, they say, but it was justified that it did and we hope it keeps happening. Fox News are enablers of terrorists, and a class action lawsuit should be brought against them under the R.I.C.O statute.
+10 # Guest 2010-04-02 09:33
they encourage violence both directly and indirectly almost every day...O'Reilly' s "Tiller the Baby Killer" contributed to the ill will that lead a fox news follower to murder Tiller, and I can't believe O'Reilly got away with it scott free.
+12 # Guest 2010-04-02 10:02
Of course they want violence and citizen upheaval. Ann Coulter is not worth the time it takes to type this out, but the hate mongering has tainted numerous "journalists" and entertainers such as Limbaugh to the point that we must confront and challenge their methods. Far too many citizens listen to and are affect by, the likes of these folks.

Once again I say, good job, Canadian students!
+6 # Guest 2010-04-02 12:24
Free speech still never justified yelling "Fire!" in a theater only to instigate panic.
+8 # Guest 2010-04-02 22:26
Right about now, I suspect that most people realize that FOX incites violence or is at the least a mouthpiece for the right that inflames the gullible with lies, deception and misdirection leading to violence. There is no equivalent from the left, and for some reason most people can't seem to see this. There is still too big a "boys will be boys" kind of apathy about the kind of paranoia and viciousness that FOX breeds all the time.

So when is FOX going to be held accountable for what it does? This is not a freedom of speech issue as much as it is an issue of whether or not anyone or organization has the right to incite public violence, successfully I might add, and escape accountability for the consequences.
+5 # Guest 2010-04-03 13:21
After Ann Coulter's race-baiting speech at the University of Western Ontario in London, Ontario, she was lucky that Immigration Canada did not declare her persona non gratia and frog marched her back over the border.
+8 # Guest 2010-04-04 11:47
Faux News, Limbaugh, Coulter, the other right-wing media nuts, and the leaders of the republican party are all doing their best to cause some crazy person to assassinate Obama. That's what it all comes down to. They have gone so far that they have almost explicitly said it, using the "symbolism" of weapons to an audience not smart enough to understand symbolism, and they know it. When they can't win by stealing elections, they try to get the winner killed. Or at the very least, they hope to foment enough violence that they can say Democrats aren't capable of keeping the country safe. But what they really want is for Obama and hopefully a few other Democrats to be assassinated. It's obvious.
+2 # Guest 2010-04-06 11:19
If FOX NEWS is stirring up anarchy here in the US and elsewhere why are they being allowed to broadcast their venomous poison over the US airwaves? Who gave FOX NEWS license to incite discord amongst the American public: as if we really needed assistance? If Louis Farrakhan tried to do the same he wouldn't be able to buy such media airtime if he paid a billion dollars for it so why Limbaugh and Beck? Are we to conclude that a significant number of Republicans are right wing fanatics trying to over through the US Government?

THE NEW STREAMLINED RSN LOGIN PROCESS: Register once, then login and you are ready to comment. All you need is a Username and a Password of your choosing and you are free to comment whenever you like! Welcome to the Reader Supported News community.