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Fascist Ann Coulter Wants to Kill First Amendment
by Kurt Nimmo    Another Day in the Empire
Entered into the database on Sunday, October 23rd, 2005 @ 11:57:11 MST


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I used to think the “conservative” (an insult to real conservatives) Ann Coulter was basically little more than annoying, purposefully going over the deep end, saying hurtful and nasty things about -so-called “liberals” to get attention and sell books.

It is now apparent Coulter is an avowed enemy of freedom and the Bill of Rights, like all fascists. Coulter “criticized the media for being liberal and Democrats for whining about their rights under the First Amendment” at the third annual Ronald Reagan Black Tie and Blue Jeans BBQ held in Alachua County, Florida, the Alligator Online reports. “They’re always accusing us of repressing their speech,” Coulter told her audience, who paid between $25 and $75 to attend the event. “I say let’s do it. Let’s repress them…. Frankly, I’m not a big fan of the First Amendment.”

Coulter finally reveals what many of us have suspected for a long time—the neocons are fascists who believe they deserve special rights—Coulter may keep on writing her slanderous and hackneyed books while “liberals” or anybody to left of her is censored—and deserve by birthright or their warped and murderous ideology to be in positions of power or best selling authors (some folks believe the right-wing billionaire Dick Scaife has bought up Coulter’s books in bulk, thus pushing up her rank up; it is well-known Coulter worked for the Scaife-funded Center for Individual Rights). I don’t know if Coulter is a Straussian but her comments have the same nose-in-the-air elitism demonstrated by the neocon followers of the fascist Leo Strauss (he was mentored by the Nazi Carl Schmitt).

For Coulter, calling for the destruction of the First Amendment comes easily, as it does for all authoritarians and fascists.

“For a long time, we’ve tended to see the primary threat to liberty as coming from the left, from the socialists who sought to control the economy from the center,” writes Llewellyn H. Rockwell, Jr. “But we must also remember that the sweep of history shows that there are two main dangers to liberty, one that comes from the left and the other that comes from the right…. What is the most pressing and urgent threat to freedom that we face in our time? It is not from the left. If anything, the left has been solid on civil liberties and has been crucial in drawing attention to the lies and abuses of the Bush administration. No, today, the clear and present danger to freedom comes from the right side of the ideological spectrum, those people who are pleased to preserve most of free enterprise but favor top-down management of society, culture, family, and school, and seek to use a messianic and belligerent nationalism to impose their vision of politics on the world.”

Ann Coulter, convinced of her talent (actually very marginal—and that’s a compliment) and her place in the neocon hierarchy—and if Strauss taught the neocons anything, it is that they are better than everybody else, they comprise the platoian elite, the rest of us are lowly commoners, cannon fodder—and this is why she believes the First Amendment is not important, in fact she believes it is over-rated and thus she is not a “big fan” of liberty.

It’s time for Coulter’s fawning fans to abandon her and move on to more mature and intellectual literature. Unfortunately, there will always be people who read Coulter and listen to Limbaugh and (remarkably) Michael “Savage” Weiner (who epitomizes the modern American fascist). We can only hope, as Coulter continues to attack the Constitution, the more intelligent of her readers will realize her true nature and begin selling her books at yard sales or donating them to charity (although I cannot think of a charity that would want them, since most charities are dedicated the helping people, not slandering and urging violence against them).