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Bruce Springsteen: George W Bush ruined lives
telegraph.co.uk ^ | January 17, 2009 | Matthew Moore

Posted on 01/16/2009 6:03:38 PM PST by Free ThinkerNY

The Born to Run singer said that the US was now "suffering the consequences" of eight years of rule by a "very radical group of people" who had attempted to undermine the country's democratic values.

Describing President Bush's period in power as a "nightmare" for most Americans, the songwriter said: "We had a historically blind administration who didn't take consideration of the past; thousands of thousands of people died, lives were ruined and terrible, terrible things occurred because there was no sense of real history, no sense that the past is living and real."

In a rare interview, Springsteen said that President-Elect Barack Obama's election represented the triumph of the values and spirit he had attempted to capture in his music.

"His election was an incredible moment for someone who seemed to carry... enormous parts of American history with him. Someone who can reckon with the past, who can live with the past in the present, and move towards the future – that's fabulous," he told Observer Music Monthly, in an article to be published on Sunday.

"And for the country to recognise that was a wonderful moment. This place we've been talking about, singing about ... it's alive. It isn't dead. It exists."

(Excerpt) Read more at telegraph.co.uk ...


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1 posted on 01/16/2009 6:03:38 PM PST by Free ThinkerNY
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To: Free ThinkerNY

You ruined my ears, ‘Boss’. STFU.


2 posted on 01/16/2009 6:04:52 PM PST by RushIsMyTeddyBear
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To: Free ThinkerNY

I wonder if Brucie has himself an Islamoterrorist boyfriend. He sure is upset at President Bush.


3 posted on 01/16/2009 6:05:55 PM PST by FlingWingFlyer (CIA Director!....So easy, a caveman can do it!)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

A mind is a terrible thing to waste.


4 posted on 01/16/2009 6:06:13 PM PST by Lawdoc (My dad married my aunt, so now my cousins are my brothers. Go figure.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY; Coleus

Were it not for a push by John Hammond, Bruce would still be selling surfboards and bathing suits in Belmar.


5 posted on 01/16/2009 6:06:58 PM PST by Clemenza (Red is the Color of Virility, Blue is the Color of Impotence)
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To: RushIsMyTeddyBear

This overrated hack ruined my time...A Flock of Seagulls has more talent that him.


6 posted on 01/16/2009 6:07:29 PM PST by max americana
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Useful Idiot.....


7 posted on 01/16/2009 6:07:33 PM PST by ScreamingFist (Annihilation - The result of underestimating your enemies. NRA)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
Is there something that signifies “who cares” more then “yawn”?
8 posted on 01/16/2009 6:08:08 PM PST by DejaJude (Proud denizen of the fighting fringe and an Arizona zealot.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Boss — Since you were “Born to Run”, why don’t you just run away and STFO. Your political views are not shared by everyone.


9 posted on 01/16/2009 6:08:32 PM PST by Justaham
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To: max americana

one seagull....


10 posted on 01/16/2009 6:08:52 PM PST by going hot (Happiness is a momma deuce)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Who gives a flyin’ fish fart what Springstein thinks. He is so yesterday!


11 posted on 01/16/2009 6:09:35 PM PST by Sunshine Sister
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To: DejaJude
Booorn in the USA...

Or not.

12 posted on 01/16/2009 6:09:37 PM PST by gov_bean_ counter ( Barak Obama: Pontificator in Chief and Poster Child for the Peter Principle)
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To: DejaJude
yeah

The acronym is ICMFCL

13 posted on 01/16/2009 6:09:50 PM PST by going hot (Happiness is a momma deuce)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
Springsteen is, of course, full of cr*p ~ LOTS OF IT.

We must remember to hold him accountable when AlQaida launches its next attack.

14 posted on 01/16/2009 6:10:37 PM PST by muawiyah
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To: Free ThinkerNY
Juicy Brucie is worth about what, about $300 M?

Try living on my my paycheck week to week and tell me how to live my life, Mr. working class hero...

15 posted on 01/16/2009 6:11:21 PM PST by Fintan (Lisa? Lisa??? Wake up, you gotta leave...)
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To: RushIsMyTeddyBear
It not “Boss” anymore, its just “Hoss”.

I hope Hoss ordered new, wider checks, so he will have room to write out the dollar amount that he will be paying the IRS.

.

16 posted on 01/16/2009 6:13:13 PM PST by oyez (Justa' another high minded lowlife.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Democratic values? I could write about you and the rest of the degenerates in your crowd and how your immoral drug use, sexuality, homosexuality, vast and corrupt liberalism has ruined lives. However, because I am an unknown, no one would print it or listen. Clown, do you think that is democratic?


17 posted on 01/16/2009 6:14:46 PM PST by Toespi
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To: Free ThinkerNY
For once, just ONCE, I'd like to hear these juggheads lay blame to the terrorists that actually target kill innocent people...

....just once...please....

18 posted on 01/16/2009 6:14:49 PM PST by RedMonqey
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To: ScreamingFist

More like Useless Idiot.


19 posted on 01/16/2009 6:14:49 PM PST by Ptarmigan (God Hates Bunnies. God Loves Ptarmigans)
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To: Clemenza

John Hammond should be dug up and waterboarded.


20 posted on 01/16/2009 6:15:10 PM PST by Free ThinkerNY ((((Truth to a Liberal, is like a crucifix to a vampire))))
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Mr Springsteen seems to be a little obsessed with the PAST. And when you consider his career, I guess that’s pretty understandable.


21 posted on 01/16/2009 6:15:35 PM PST by JoeDetweiler
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To: DejaJude
Is there something that signifies “who cares” more then “yawn”? ::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::: I like "whatever".
22 posted on 01/16/2009 6:15:42 PM PST by loungitude (The truth hurts.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

When the bombs start dropping ole Brucie will be Frenchie waving the white flag. A pathetic Socialist twit.


23 posted on 01/16/2009 6:15:49 PM PST by VRWC For Truth (Throw the bums out who vote yes on the bail out)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Lookkee here shrimpette:

You were blessed by God with the talent to make two, and only two great albums (Wild Innocent and BTR), and legions of mindless Boss fans/robots who continue 35 years later to still throw wads of cash your way.

Be thankful and humble, and recognize that your gifts do not include astute commentary on world events.


24 posted on 01/16/2009 6:16:59 PM PST by EyeGuy
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Bruce, go shag one of the backup singers, you’ll feel better...


25 posted on 01/16/2009 6:17:38 PM PST by Doctor Raoul (Somewhere In Kenya, A Village Is Missing It's Idiot)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

And how many Americans died while Clinton was in office plus the aftermath? IMHO he’s the one that allowed 9/11 to happen.


26 posted on 01/16/2009 6:18:36 PM PST by SkyDancer ("Talent Without Ambition Is Sad, Ambition Without Talent Is Worse")
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To: Free ThinkerNY

More proof that performance skills do not signify necessarily intelligence or wisdom.

What is so disappointing about such sophomoric idiotic and poorly informed opinions is that they damage your enjoyment of the individuals performances forever after.


27 posted on 01/16/2009 6:18:45 PM PST by AmericanVictory
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To: RushIsMyTeddyBear

LOL, that was the first thing that crossed my mind.


28 posted on 01/16/2009 6:18:46 PM PST by peggybac (Sexual French Silk)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
“We had a historically blind administration who didn't take consideration of the past; thousands of thousands of people died, lives were ruined and terrible, terrible things occurred because there was no sense of real history, no sense that the past is living and real.”

Clinton Administration seems more appropriate...

Or even the Carter years....

29 posted on 01/16/2009 6:18:54 PM PST by RedMonqey
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Well, Bruce, I know a few lives you’ve ruined, too. Quite a few guys back in school chose to listen to your music nonstop rather than study. They’re all losers now.


30 posted on 01/16/2009 6:19:12 PM PST by Melinda
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To: Clemenza
Bruce... go to hell.

More honorable men died then you can even imagine so that idiots like you can mouth off your ignorance to the world.

Dumb bastard!

31 posted on 01/16/2009 6:19:18 PM PST by Northern Yankee (Freedom Needs A Soldier)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

In regards to Mr. Springsteen, some people just need to get their a$$ kicked, there’s no two ways about it.


32 posted on 01/16/2009 6:20:43 PM PST by The Cajun (Mind numbed robot , ditto-head, Hannitized, Levinite)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

What a jack@ss!

What the hell happens to people that bust their tails and make big money? They forget where they came from and what they had to do to get there. Sure wish he went broke so we could see if he has any work ethic left!

His music and democrat party left me along time ago. For that matter, the Republican party has left me as well!


33 posted on 01/16/2009 6:21:05 PM PST by Coachm
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To: Free ThinkerNY

I’m regretting buying his greatest hits cd.

Maybe it’ll make a good frisbie for the kids.


34 posted on 01/16/2009 6:21:05 PM PST by Scotswife (GO ISRAEL!!!)
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To: gov_bean_ counter

I’m not an American Idol type of person. I don’t care if you can sing, write songs or tap dance on ice skates. Artistic ability does not mean I will swoon over your political opinions.


35 posted on 01/16/2009 6:22:22 PM PST by DejaJude (Proud denizen of the fighting fringe and an Arizona zealot.)
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To: loungitude
Hey, Bruce! Image and video hosting by TinyPic
36 posted on 01/16/2009 6:23:32 PM PST by peggybac (Sexual French Silk)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
Well at least the jerkoff has stopped wearing his snot rag around his head. Now if we can just get him to button his shirt so his scrawny chickenchest doesn't show...
37 posted on 01/16/2009 6:24:41 PM PST by hinckley buzzard
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To: Free ThinkerNY; All

I think Bruce needs to tslk to his buddy and get the facts straight:

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2166115/posts


38 posted on 01/16/2009 6:25:46 PM PST by Red in Blue PA (Guns don't kill people; abortion clinics do.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Bruce Springsteen: Denin wearing ass-clown.


39 posted on 01/16/2009 6:25:56 PM PST by ffusco (Maecilius Fuscus,Governor of Longovicium , Manchester, England. 238-244 AD)
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To: Scotswife

2 sharp for your kids. It’ll be good for target shooting though.


40 posted on 01/16/2009 6:27:22 PM PST by max americana
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41 posted on 01/16/2009 6:27:36 PM PST by denydenydeny (People in dictatorships long for truth while pampered, decadent people in the West long for myth.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Springsteen regurgitated cliches and talking points from the last 8 years. Of course stringing these together could not produce a coherent thought.


42 posted on 01/16/2009 6:27:41 PM PST by Ghengis
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To: Free ThinkerNY
Just a second or two of his binding, whining, unhesitating bleating harangue some call singing calls up that constipation feeling.  Never will understand how the resonance of a bleating goat could make someone so rich and famous.
43 posted on 01/16/2009 6:27:59 PM PST by quantim (Victory is not relative, it is absolute.)
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To: going hot
The acronym is ICMFCL

And what does ICMFCL mean?

44 posted on 01/16/2009 6:28:04 PM PST by DejaJude (Proud denizen of the fighting fringe and an Arizona zealot.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
His election was an incredible moment for someone who seemed to carry enormous parts of American history with him.

Yeah, Oprah needs to give him some space.

45 posted on 01/16/2009 6:30:17 PM PST by RepublitarianRoger2
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Further proof that celebrities lose their sanity. By the way Bruce, YOUR MUSIC ABSOLUTELY SUCKS !


46 posted on 01/16/2009 6:30:38 PM PST by kingpins9
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Take an Ex-lax and attempt to sing, Bruce.


47 posted on 01/16/2009 6:31:10 PM PST by autumnraine
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Bruce “The Boss” Springsteen is old enough, but obviously not wise enough, to know that 30 years of decisions by both parties including Bill Clinton (9 years ago) and the Democrat-led Congress (current) led us to where we are today. Both parties have been culpable at some point, somewhere.


48 posted on 01/16/2009 6:31:54 PM PST by JavaJumpy (Thanks, Mark Levin, for being there. You're a lifesaver.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

I would say Bush saved a few lives as well. And I wont get into all the innocent lives lost at the expense of Obama et al.

http://www.jillstanek.com/


49 posted on 01/16/2009 6:32:48 PM PST by Lady GOP
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To: max americana

One more reason to stop attending this idiot’s concerts!


50 posted on 01/16/2009 6:32:49 PM PST by Steelfish (Our Winning Video)
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