WATCH: Video of Walkout at Sinclair Community College Proves Professor Kate Geiselman Lied in Salon Hit-Piece
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Dear AFTAH Readers,
Refuting a leftist lie is hard work, but it must be done.
Below is the video of the Sinclair Community College walkout on my speech at the Dayton, Ohio college April 9, 2014–provided by the Traditional Values Club, which sponsored the talk. As you can see, the professor-led walkout began right after I started speaking–and ironically, after I had commended the audience for demonstrating true tolerance by listening to a dissenting viewpoint!
Note that I did not come even close to uttering the quotation absurdly attributed to me by SCC writing professor Kate Geiselman in the liberal online magazine Salon. Geiselman accused me (the “antigay bigot” in the headline) of responding recklessly to the walkout: “You’re leaving? Are you ‘effing’ [substituting for the F-word] kidding?”
Below is a transcription of my remarks at the podium as the professor-led walkout begins–painstakingly produced by pro-family writer Gina Miller [see Miller’s excellent piece on the controversy on Barbwire.com HERE]:
[See my attorney Chuck LiMandri’s letter demanding a retraction and apology from Geiselman HERE.]
Constructing a bogus narrative
Honestly, I think the admittedly hard-of-hearing Geiselman heard me say “effing”–I was merely relaying a barb from a man in the audience who hurled the real F-bomb to denounce my talk–and then used that to concoct a bogus narrative casting me as the angry “homophobe.” Later, Professor Rebecca Morean, who can be seen leading the walkout in the video below, repeated the Geiselman’s lie [see graphic at bottom of this article]. Morean has boasted about her role in the walkout.
What these politicized professors–who greatly dishonor their noble profession–fail to appreciate is that real tolerance and diversity were on display at their college that day, between conservatives like me and the few liberals (including some students) who did not take part in Morean’s cowardly exercise in leftist groupthink. We went back and forth on the homosexual issue, and perhaps emerged with the same views with which we came–but also with greater understanding of the other side’s position. In other words, we had a civil, lively, yet respectful discussion at an institution of higher learning. Imagine that. –Peter LaBarbera, AFTAH
Read the Traditional Values Club’s description of their YouTube video of the professor-led “walkout” below. The walkout begins at :16 point of video; notice Prof. Morean standing up and signaling the mass exodus:
The following description accompanies the YouTube video of the walkout posted by the Traditional Values Club at Sinclair Community College:
Published on Apr 10, 2014
One of the teachers has claimed a great victory saying “how effective this was and how empowered the students felt.” She says it “was a truly great day for all” since “no one engaged, which is what made this so successful. The moment you engage you’ve lost.” Now putting aside the victory perhaps we should also ask ourselves what these teachers have taught their students. What were they empowered to do? At what were they so successful? Insulting someone? Not listening to an opposing idea? And what do we make of the concern that they will lose the moment they engage? It would seem to suggest a lack of confidence in the validity of your position and your ability to make your case. But shouldn’t students be taught to reason, debate and justify their views?
Now watch the full talk in two parts to see what Peter had to say [see below or go HERE for Part One and HERE for Part Two]. A DVD of the talk was watched by Canadian authorities to determine if it was hate speech and Peter LaBarbera should be granted entrance to Canada. He was able to enter Canada!
Part One of Peter LaBarbera’s presentation at Sinclair Community College April 8, 2014 (video shot by the Traditional Values Club at SCC):
Part Two of Peter LaBarbera’s presentation at SCC:
Below is an online comment on Salon made April 24 by SCC professor Rebecca Morean backing up the Salon magazine piece by fellow SCC professor Kate Geiselman–who made up a provably false quote surrounding the word “effing” (see above) in her article. [See pro-family attorney Chuck LiMandri’s letter to Geiselman and Salon demanding a public retraction HERE]:
This article was posted on Tuesday, May 13th, 2014 at 11:06 am and is filed under "Civil Unions" & "Gay Marriage", "Gay" Subversion of Institutions, Academic Bias, diversity, Diversity Propaganda, Left-wing activism, Leftist Hate in Action, News, YouTube videos. You can follow any updates to this article through the RSS 2.0 feed.
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