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Stop me if you’ve heard this before:

A few dozen student protesters brought a laundry list of complaints when they blocked University of Oregon President Michael Schill from giving his State of the University speech Friday, but unsurprisingly, it all boiled down to “fascism and neo-Nazis.”

Apparently, the students rushed the stage, chanting that Shill — who is (gasp!) white — is the university’s “CEO.” The Daily Emerald reported on senior Charlie Landeros’s passionate speech:

He spoke about indigenous rights, minority student safety and oppression, and tuition increases. “Our demands will be heard, we will be heard, we are the students, we will not be ignored,” Landeros said. “Expect resistance to anyone who opposes us.”

Okay, so I hate to get all logical on this kid, but the fact that he is forcibly suppressing opposition and criticism by shutting down speech actually is fascism.  In other words, these kids are just fascists, calling non-fascists “fascist” and “new-Nazi.”

At the end of the day, the university President gave up and went home, giving the victory of the loudest and most obnoxious people on campus.  It’s time administrators grow a backbone and start actually showing they know what the First Amendment actually does… instead of kowtowing to these demanding, ignorant children.

Watch their “tolerance in action” below:

Hat Tip: The College Fix

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Mark Meckler

Mark was a co-founder of the Tea Party Patriots, and served as the national coordinator. He left the organization to work more broadly on expanding the self-governance movement beyond the partisan divide. Mark appears regularly on television in outlets as diverse as MSNBC, ABC, NBC, Fox News, CNN, Bloomberg, Fox Business and the BBC. He’s highly sought after for the tea party perspective from print and electronic media outlets, from the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, L.A. Times, Washington Examiner, Politico and the The Hill. Mark blogs at, and his opinion editorials regularly run in many of the leading political newspapers both on and offline. Mark has a BA in English from San Diego State University and graduated with honors from University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law in 1988. He practiced real estate and business law for almost a decade. For the last eleven years of his legal career he specialized in Internet advertising law. When not fighting for the future of our nation, Mark is an avid horseman, and lives in rural northern California with his wife Patty and two children.

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