Military Cancels Ted Nugent Performance Citing Violent Rhetoric About Obama

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Military Cancels Ted Nugent Performance Citing Violent Rhetoric About Obama

Citing inflammatory language while expressing his displeasure with President Barack Obama, the military has uninvited rock star and conservative political activist Ted Nugent from performing at Fort Knox in Kentucky, according to the U.S. Army post's Facebook page.

Military Cancels Ted Nugent Performance Citing Violent Rhetoric About Obama

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I want to stand behind that

I want to stand behind that elbow.

Whatever you do, Ted, [u]please[/u] don't issue one of those politically correct statements: If my words offended you, I'm sorry ...

Mike G
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A visit from the secret

A visit from the secret service? ewww Obama's ho masters

http://usnews.msnbc.msn.com/_news/2012/04/21/11324165-spirit-airlines-pu...

Bruce Libby
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Well which one is it a 1st or

Well which one is it a 1st or 2nd amendment issue?

BlueJay
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General Patton must be

General Patton must be whirling in his grave about now.

Bruce Libby
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Let us remember that he was

Let us remember that he was not invited to a lot of things also by the military ,such as D Day and a couple other things before that !

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Well....look at it this way.

Well....look at it this way. The Nuge gets up there an goes on a rant about The Obmessiah and the troops give a rousing OOORAH!!

The career REMF's (borrowed from Tom Clancy) and Obama's political advisers would never give it a chance to happen

Naran
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WV - precisely. After

WV - precisely. After President Obama's [url=http://hotair.com/archives/2012/04/21/obama-video-message-booed-at-fenwa... message was reportedly booed at Fenway Park[/url] the other day, I wouldn't give odds on the troops necessarily dissing Nugent.

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Bruce Libby - Let us remember

Bruce Libby - Let us remember that he was not invited to a lot of things also by the military ,such as D Day and a couple other things before that !

He was invited to Vietnam in the 60's, but declined the offer.

Mike G
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swaybar that's funny, that

swaybar that's funny, that part of the nuge is conveniently forgotten

Bruce Libby
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Sorry, I was talking about

Sorry, I was talking about Patton ,as far as Vietnam well each to his own and given the times I would say it probably wasn't a bad choice to make , career wise !

Actually for those who were there, who did come and who didn't , really didn't rise to a high priority actually most really didn't give a crap one way or the other,IMHO.

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Far worse that the language

Far worse that the language used by Nugent is the REPORT of same by some aspects of the MSM. They imply he predicted that Obama would be dead or in jail. In fact, Nugent stated that NUGENT HIMSELF might be dead or in jail. The reports did so by using the ambiguous "he".

Roger Ek
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I have said before on these

I have said before on these pages that my ideal ticket this year would be Palin/Nugent. We are praying for a brokered convention. Can we keep Romney under the "magic number"? Time will tell.

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I'd vote for Nugent! We

I'd vote for Nugent! We have a Bangor City Council member who is calling for cancelation of Ted's scheduled Concert on the Bangor Waterfront as well. RT

Naran
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Poll Question Should Ted

Poll Question
Should Ted Nugent be allowed to play in Bangor?

Yes 78.29% (1,410 votes)

No 21.71% (391 votes)

Total Votes: 1,801

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To me, the Bangor councilors pressuring the concert promoter to cancel are way out of line.

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Two Bangor councilors want Ted Nugent concert scratched, promoter sees no need
By Nick McCrea, BDN Staff
Posted April 22, 202

BANGOR, Maine — Waterfront Concerts promoter Alex Gray ...doesn’t plan to call off Ted Nugent’s Bangor performance despite remarks from two city councilors that...controversial rock star shouldn’t be allowed to play in the city.

Last week, Councilor Charlie Longo emailed a letter to Gray saying that the concert series shouldn’t allow Nugent to perform because of comments he made during a National Rifle Association convention in St. Louis. Longo later posted the letter to his website.

http://bangordailynews.com/2012/04/22/news/bangor/two-bangor-councilors-...

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[url=http://www.charlielongo.com/news-room/ted-nugent]Longo's website showing the letter, written as a Bangor City Councilor.[/url]

Robert Reed
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Hey as long as Bangor gives

Hey as long as Bangor gives equal opportunities or lack of them...no Dixie CHicks for example...

Bruce Libby
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Yes he should because it

Yes he should because it would be a violation of his 1st amendment rights if not IMHO.
However the military is free to operate under different criteria in it's decisions as to what goes on on bases!

I am sure it is me but if not for his notoriety of his 2nd amendment stands I, cannot remember one bit of music that I can attribute to TN.

Butch Moore
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Bruce, here's one you might

Bruce, here's one you might remember:

Bruce Libby
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Not a chance Butch!

Not a chance Butch!

Butch Moore
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Seriously, you've never heard

Seriously, you've never heard that song before?

Bruce Libby
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Seriously,Butch if I have it

Seriously,Butch if I have it didn't register w/ me enough to have me connect it to him.

Butch Moore
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Bruce, I'm sure you must have

Bruce, I'm sure you must have heard it before you retired, but like you said, didn't connect it with him.

And in today's BDN:

http://bangordailynews.com/2012/04/23/news/bangor/bangor-councilors-larg...

Naran
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Thanks, Butch. In which

Thanks, Butch. In which Baldacci and Longo fold like cheap sideshow tents.

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Bangor councilors largely silent on Ted Nugent controversy at meeting
By Andrew Neff, BDN Staff
Posted April 23, 2012

BANGOR, Maine —

...snip
“I find the thought of using the council to try to limit freedom of speech repugnant,” said Stephen Breau. ....
...snip

“The rate of sales for that show doubled over the weekend,” Gray said. ....

...snip
Longo ...felt it was his right to exercise his freedom of speech, but he also recognized other rights.

“I also respect Alex Gray’s decision that a private entity shouldn’t be dictated to about what they should be doing,” he said.

[url=http://bangordailynews.com/2012/04/23/news/bangor/bangor-councilors-larg...

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Oy. We're rockin' to Cat

Oy. We're rockin' to Cat Scratch Fever here on AMG.

Could you picture Romney trying to look presidential dancing to that song with Ann?

Or how about Ron and Carol?

Or how 'bout Newt and Obama agreeing to a one-on-one Basketball match to settle their differences? O might have inside game, but don't doubt Newt's accuracy from 3 point land

Seriously, if we get to a brokered convention, as Roger and I hope for, I'd like it to be settled to good old fashioned way - with a chess match round robin style! - we could even invite Santorum back for it. And let Nugent be the referee. If things get "out of hand", "The Nuge" gets to decide how to settle it best (gulp).

Or how 'bout cribbage?

Who's got "his Nobs"?

The suns out, I'm gettin' giddy with it...

Naran
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MATTHEW GAGNON Outrage, Inc.:

MATTHEW GAGNON
Outrage, Inc.: Councilor’s Nugent comments nothing but political showboating
By Matthew Gagnon
Posted April 26, 2012

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....Longo sent a letter to Alex Gray, CEO of Waterfront Concerts...hosting Nugent’s performance in Bangor. ....Longo decided to take a self-congratulatory victory lap for his good deed, and post the letter to his website and mention it every chance he could.
....snip

....Longo closes by declaring, “Regardless of your feelings on the upcoming election this November, I believe we both agree there is no room for violence in our democracy.”

...snip
Attempting to punish political speech should be something we all seek to avoid, and a city councilor should know better.

[url=http://bangordailynews.com/2012/04/26/opinion/outrage-inc-councilors-nug...

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Ted Nugent Drummer Arrested

Ted Nugent Drummer Arrested In Bangor

According to police in Bangor, Maine, Nugent’s drummer, 55-year-old Mick Brown, was arrested Sunday after allegedly stealing a golf cart from Bangor’s waterfront pavilion, where Nugent had just performed with Styx and REO Speedwagon. When confronted by officers, an intoxicated Brown allegedly attempted to flee in the golf cart, according to police reports. Brown reportedly shoved an officer away from the commandeered cart before another officer pulled him out of the vehicle.

Only in Maine!

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Almost like the low speed

Almost like the low speed chase when OJ got taken in !

Rock and roll means you never have to grow up.

Stephen Carmichael
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OJ made the white Ford Bronco

OJ made the white Ford Bronco famous, but the golf cart will still remain dull unless you’re an islander that used one as the primary mode of transportation.

Off to the races... :)

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