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A message from Bruce Springsteen
brucespringsteen.ne ^ | October 17, 2012 | Bruce

Posted on 10/21/2012 9:00:51 AM PDT by dennisw

Dear Friends:

The election is coming up on all of us and we all have strong feelings about it. I’ve been getting asked a lot about where I stand, so for those who are interested, here goes.

This presidential election is different than the last one because President Obama has a four year record to run on. Last time around, he carried with him a tremendous amount of hope and expectations. Unfortunately, due to the economic chaos the previous administration left him with, and the extraordinary intensity of the opposition, it turned into a really rough ride. But through grit, determination, and focus, the President has been able to do a great many things that many of us deeply support.

Domestically, that record includes working to increase and expand employment for all, protecting our all important social safety net, passing guaranteed health care for most of our citizens, with important new protections for all of the insured, rescuing the auto industry and so many of the American jobs that go with it, protecting and enhancing the rights of women, and bringing us closer to full acceptance of our gay and lesbian brothers and sisters.

In foreign affairs, that record includes following through on the removal of troops from the misguided and deceptive war in Iraq, and vigorously pursuing our real foreign enemies, especially the killing of Osama Bin Laden.

Right now the opposition’s resort to voter suppression in so many states is not receiving as much attention as it deserves. I believe that all of us, of whatever views, should be opposing these anti-voter, anti-citizen efforts.

Right now, for the President to be effective in his next term he needs our increased support and he needs support in the Congress, where some sterling candidates, such as current Senator Sherrod Brown of Ohio, challenger Elizabeth Warren in Massachusetts, and so many others, are fighting to make their constructive voices heard.

Right now, there is an ever increasing division of wealth in this country, with the benefits going more and more to the 1 percent. For me, President Obama is our best choice to begin to reverse this harmful development.

Right now, there is a fight going on to help make this a fairer and more equitable nation. For me, President Obama is our best choice to get us and keep us moving in the right direction.

Right now, we need a President who has a vision that includes all of our citizens, not just some, whether they are our devastated poor, our pressured middle class, and yes, the wealthy too; whether they are male or female, black, white, brown, or yellow, straight or gay, civilian or military.

Right now, there is a choice going on in America, and I’m happy that we live in a country where we all participate in that process. For me, President Obama is our best choice because he has a vision of the United States as a place where we are all in this together. We’re still living through very hard times but justice, equality and real freedom are not always a tide rushing in. They are more often a slow march, inch by inch, day after long day. I believe President Obama feels these days in his bones and has the strength to live them with us and to lead us to a country “…where no one crowds you and no one goes it alone.”

That’s why I plan to be in Ohio and Iowa supporting the re-election of President Obama to lead our country for the next four years.

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1 posted on 10/21/2012 9:00:55 AM PDT by dennisw
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To: dennisw

I never cared for springsteen or his music. Now I know why.


2 posted on 10/21/2012 9:02:31 AM PDT by 43north (BHO: 50% black, 50% white, 100% RED)
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To: dennisw

Brain dead.....


3 posted on 10/21/2012 9:03:06 AM PDT by Sacajaweau (r)
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To: dennisw

Bruce the intellectual giant speaks.


4 posted on 10/21/2012 9:03:21 AM PDT by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do that when I have a fire.)
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To: dennisw

more details here if you can stand it, are a glutton for punishment>>>
http://www.magicmiami.com/musicnewsstory.aspx?target=PULSE_NEWSITEMID_1133777&for=today


5 posted on 10/21/2012 9:03:33 AM PDT by dennisw (Government be yo mamma - Re-elect Barack Obama)
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To: dennisw

Boo-hoo, Brucie! Obama IS responsible for the state of our country! Blaming someone else for all his ills is no longer possible!


6 posted on 10/21/2012 9:03:33 AM PDT by originalbuckeye
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To: dennisw

Sounds like Bruce needs to change the bong water.


7 posted on 10/21/2012 9:04:07 AM PDT by unixfox (Abolish Slavery, Repeal The 16th Amendment!)
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To: dennisw

Idiots who vote for Obama because Bruce Springsteen tells them to should not be voting.


8 posted on 10/21/2012 9:06:37 AM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Get the transcript Candy! - Barack Hussein Obama)
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To: dennisw

Who is Bruce Springsteen?

(point made)


9 posted on 10/21/2012 9:08:17 AM PDT by JimSp
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To: dennisw

Was just in Parma Ohio yesterday—The Bent One and Bruce were just rallying for BO a day or so before—don’t think the message took—I think Romney and Ryan are going to shock a lot of people.

Hey Bruce-shut up and sing. No wait, just shut up (and maybe take a bath) HAHAHAHAHAHA!!!!!!!


10 posted on 10/21/2012 9:09:45 AM PDT by mortdecai
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To: dennisw

“57 Channels and there’s nothing on”


11 posted on 10/21/2012 9:09:45 AM PDT by vetvetdoug
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To: dennisw
Wow, you mean to say at least from the neck down springstooge is still alive?

Now that IS a surprise. I guess old has beens never was' never die.
12 posted on 10/21/2012 9:10:03 AM PDT by Dr.Zoidberg (With (R)epublicans like these, who needs (D)emocrats?)
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To: dennisw
Many have said Springsteen never got over Jimmy Carter's loss to Ronald Reagan in 1980. Why do you think two of his darkest albums, The River and Nebraska, were produced the few years after Reagan won in 1980?
13 posted on 10/21/2012 9:10:22 AM PDT by RayChuang88 (FairTax: America's economic cure)
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To: dennisw
Bruce is an idiot. Universal health coverage does not guarantee actual care.

Expanding employment? With 23 million unemployed?

14 posted on 10/21/2012 9:10:41 AM PDT by austingirl
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To: unixfox

WOW! Absolutely too funny. Mr 1% taking to the common man. Sounds like he and strisand are in collusion to me. What a dolt. Can’t sing and can’t play guitar but yet due to capitalism makes millions. He and little stevie need to go back for a refresher from the little red book. And, yeah, I’d say it too his face. How many trips to Iraq or Afgahnistan have they made? Maybe they could go with Gary Sinise next time he goes to do a USO tour.

Helping keep mankind warm for 65 years.


15 posted on 10/21/2012 9:10:56 AM PDT by rktman
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To: dennisw

The liberal prix live in a world where “reality” is an illusion to them!


16 posted on 10/21/2012 9:11:01 AM PDT by sirchtruth (Freedom is not free.)
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To: dennisw

Right now, Bruce, I think you are an idiot and a useful tool for socialism. Don’t wear the flag anymore, you have no idea what it means.


17 posted on 10/21/2012 9:12:59 AM PDT by presently no screen name
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To: sirchtruth

Wait till he finds out Obama wasn’t “Born in the USA”.


18 posted on 10/21/2012 9:13:09 AM PDT by wolfman
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To: dennisw

Nice try man, but black people still won’t buy your music.


19 posted on 10/21/2012 9:13:15 AM PDT by Argus
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To: dennisw

Sigh. I used to like Springsteen’s music. Now he’s just another actor/musician who thinks he’s important because crowds cheer for his stage performances.


20 posted on 10/21/2012 9:14:53 AM PDT by Flatus I. Maximus (OVERTHROW OBAMA!)
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To: dennisw

STFU Bruce. No-one cares what you think.


21 posted on 10/21/2012 9:16:30 AM PDT by bergmeid
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To: dennisw

Sure Bruce.Its the previous administrations fault.What’s the matter with those Liberal morons.They couldn’t see the forest for the trees.Or is it that they really don’t care?All they want is Obama reelected.No matter what the price to the country.


22 posted on 10/21/2012 9:17:04 AM PDT by puppypusher (The World is going to the dogs.)
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To: Flatus I. Maximus

Bob Seger is the REAL Bruce Springsteen anyway. For the most part he he keeps his politics out of your face. Fixes his own motorcycles & stays out of trouble.


23 posted on 10/21/2012 9:17:57 AM PDT by LongWayHome
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To: dennisw

Where’s the BARF alert!!!!


24 posted on 10/21/2012 9:18:28 AM PDT by Heff (Half this country is that stupid.)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...

Thanks dennisw. Springsteen? What a ridiculous LIAR.
...Obama has a four year record to run on. Last time around, he carried with him a tremendous amount of hope and expectations. Unfortunately, due to the economic chaos the previous administration left him with, and the extraordinary intensity of the opposition...
Especially during that first two years, when his party controlled both houses of Congress.


25 posted on 10/21/2012 9:18:39 AM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: driftdiver

Bruce the intellectual giant speaks.
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Yes, his endorsement was written at the 8th grade level so that his mindless followers can understand it. And not so long that it would exceed their short span of attention. (By the way, thanks to the alliance of the federal education bureaucracy and teacher unions an 8th grade comprehension level is now equivalent to what the 3rd grade level used to be.)


26 posted on 10/21/2012 9:18:49 AM PDT by Starboard
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To: dennisw

More unicorn poop...


27 posted on 10/21/2012 9:20:15 AM PDT by ez (When you're a hammer, everything looks like a nail.)
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To: dennisw
I believe President Obama feels these days in his bones and has the strength to live them with us and to lead us to a country “…where no one crowds you and no one goes it alone.”

Written by a true socialist. Actually, the whole thing is probably the funniest piece of crap I have read in quite some time. Gives a whole new meaning to the word "brainless."

28 posted on 10/21/2012 9:20:21 AM PDT by Gerish (Feed your faith and your doubts will starve to death.)
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To: dennisw

“Right now, there is an ever increasing division of wealth in this country, with the benefits going more and more to the 1 percent. For me, President Obama is our best choice to begin to reverse this harmful development.”

There are no capitalists as ruthless as those in the entertainment industry. Try to do a free download of Springsteen’s music. The wrath of God, the entertainment industry and the federal government will come down upon you. They protect like a female grizzly with her cubs their intellectual property. Mostly because it means big bucks to them. Don’t play Springsteen in your bar or restaurant without kicking back royalties to the Boss.


29 posted on 10/21/2012 9:21:40 AM PDT by artichokegrower
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To: puppypusher

According to this website, http://www.celebritynetworth.com/richest-celebrities/rock-stars/bruce-springsteen-net-worth/, Bruce is worth about $200Million.

STFU Bruce, YOU are the 1%


30 posted on 10/21/2012 9:22:41 AM PDT by GRRRRR (He'll NEVER be my President, FUBO! Treason is the Reason! Impeach the Kenyan)
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To: FlingWingFlyer
Idiots who vote for Obama because Bruce Springsteen tells them to should not be voting.


31 posted on 10/21/2012 9:25:10 AM PDT by Cheerio (Barry Hussein Soetoro-0bama=The Complete Destruction of American Capitalism)
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To: dennisw

Hey Bruce:

1) At some point you’ve made enough money.
2) You didn’t build that, you had help(E Street Band)
3) Spread the wealth —Your Royalties!
4) If you care so much for people, why charge so much for tickets?
5) Roy Orbison sang about the lonely and he was also a republican.
6) Useful Idiots are often the 1st to be eliminated

That said, Born to Run is STILL one of my top 5 albums ever.


32 posted on 10/21/2012 9:25:25 AM PDT by Le Chien Rouge
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To: dennisw

Go to the site and click feed back and tell Sony Bruce needs to STFU


33 posted on 10/21/2012 9:25:42 AM PDT by CGASMIA68
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To: dennisw

Bruce is excercising his right to be dumber than spit. Rock on.


34 posted on 10/21/2012 9:25:54 AM PDT by Leep (Forward! to serfdom)
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To: dennisw

Bruce you are as full of crap as our LOUSY President is...


35 posted on 10/21/2012 9:26:00 AM PDT by SECURE AMERICA (Where can I sign up for the New American Revolution and the Crusades 2012?)
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To: dennisw

Have to tell it again. I was working at the BushHq in the 2004 election, in Columbus, oh. It was the week before election, Springsteen was doing a live concert for Kerry, Bsh was in town that night, lots of energy. Bush’s nephew ws at the HQ and press was everywhere. As I was leaving I met him and at the same time a local news crew came to me for an interview. I was asked what I thought about Springsteen stumping for Kerry that night blah, bah. I responded that I could not imagine what an aging has been rock star could possibly say that could sway voters. I made the evening news dissing Springsteen. Highlight of my life. Lol


36 posted on 10/21/2012 9:26:42 AM PDT by Toespi
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To: rktman
How many trips to Iraq or Afgahnistan have they made?

None-but he really should go and visit the troops in Iran. Joker Biden can go with him and show his support as well. Harry Reid can be Springstooge's roadie and sell "Iran-Palooza 2012" t-shirts...It'll be a blast-literally!
37 posted on 10/21/2012 9:27:01 AM PDT by gimme1ibertee (If you want to kick a tiger in the ass, you better have a plan for dealing with his teeth.)
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To: rktman

Mr 1% taking to the common man. Sounds like he and strisand are in collusion to me. What a dolt. Can’t sing and can’t play guitar but yet due to capitalism makes millions.
******
BS has a net worth of $200 million! 2010 Earnings according to Forbes: $70.0 million. According to Celebrity House Pictures he has three homes, one of which is in Beverly Hills. He’s in the 1% of the 1%.


38 posted on 10/21/2012 9:27:03 AM PDT by Starboard
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To: dennisw
His albums in the '70s were nothing short of brilliant (Thunder Road, IMHO, is one of the greatest R&R songs ever written); but THEN, he accumulated incredible wealth and incredible guilt, and adopted the persona of the disaffected left wing working man. Bruce is now a phony looking for redemption not underneath a dirty hood, but in the socialism of a rich man.
39 posted on 10/21/2012 9:27:44 AM PDT by Pharmboy (Democrats lie because they must.)
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To: dennisw

Never could stand him.


40 posted on 10/21/2012 9:28:42 AM PDT by 2 Kool 2 Be 4-Gotten
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To: Le Chien Rouge

To your five points: GREAT STUFF!!!


41 posted on 10/21/2012 9:30:49 AM PDT by Starboard
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To: mortdecai
Was just in Parma Ohio yesterday—The Bent One and Bruce were just rallying for BO a day or so before—don’t think the message took—I think Romney and Ryan are going to shock a lot of people.

Can you tell us true or false  ---
That Ohio has 30 days of pre-voting and that outside the Bruce/Obama rallies there were voting machines. Or they were very nearby at a church school etc where people could get immediate transportation to

42 posted on 10/21/2012 9:31:20 AM PDT by dennisw (Government be yo mamma - Re-elect Barack Obama)
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To: dennisw
Unfortunately, due to the economic chaos the previous administration left him with, and the extraordinary intensity of the opposition, it turned into a really rough ride.

When the Democrat Congress replaced the Republican Congress in Jan. 2007, unemployment was at 4.5% and dropping, the deficit was at a 911 induced $165 billion and shrinking, and the DOW was at 14,000.

The GOP made an attempt to prevent the housing mess with a bill to establish an over site committee over Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. It was the Democrats including then Senator Obama who blocked it. That's right, President Obama inherited the housing mess from Senator Obama.

And as for the US auto industry, it wasn't Bush's fault that Americans chose foreign makes over their own.

And speaking of leaving messes for the next administration, "Bill Clinton’s failure on terrorism".

But through grit, determination, and focus, the President has been able to do a great many things that many of us deeply support.

Like increasing our deficit 10 fold since Jan, 2007, and the policies it was spent on failed to keep unemployment below 7.8%? If the workforce participation rate was the same as it was in 2009 - in other words, if everyone wasn't so disgusted with not being able to find a job - unemployment would be at 10.7%.

In foreign affairs, that record includes following through on the removal of troops from the misguided and deceptive war in Iraq, and vigorously pursuing our real foreign enemies, especially the killing of Osama Bin Laden.

Which is a contradiction, since much of the intelligence that led to getting Bin Laden was found in Iraq.

However, I will give Obama credit for continuing Bush's policies, taking much flack from his own side in the process, and seeing it through until he got Bin Laden.

Right now the opposition’s resort to voter suppression in so many states is not receiving as much attention as it deserves.

That's because there is no such effort. What they're working for is the prevention of voter fraud, which as we know always favors the Dems.

Right now, there is an ever increasing division of wealth in this country, with the benefits going more and more to the 1 percent. For me, President Obama is our best choice to begin to reverse this harmful development.

So walk the walk, and redistribute your wealth.

Right now, there is a fight going on to help make this a fairer and more equitable nation.

True. At this rate, we'll all be broke before long.

Uh, that was all I could take.

43 posted on 10/21/2012 9:31:52 AM PDT by TwelveOfTwenty (Ho, ho, hey, hey, I'm BUYcotting Chick-Fil-A)
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"Right now the opposition's resort to voter suppression in so many states is not receiving as much attention as it deserves." -- the reason it isn't? Because it ISN'T HAPPENING, YOU LYING PIECE OF TRASH.

Not a peep from the undertalented, overpaid, undertaxed party line hack about the New Black Panthers' voter suppression in 2008 or even the alleged Attorney General's giving the NBP criminals a free pass.

Lies:
44 posted on 10/21/2012 9:34:24 AM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: dennisw
feh..
45 posted on 10/21/2012 9:34:45 AM PDT by Chode (American Hedonist - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: dennisw

What a well thought out piece of crap from a brain dead moron. Would anyone care to debate this idiot on the soundness of his superficial arguements? The Boss has always been a communist and a Russian sympathizer, probably Castro also.


46 posted on 10/21/2012 9:36:08 AM PDT by dirtymac
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To: JimSp

a tax-dodging farmer in New Jersey.


47 posted on 10/21/2012 9:37:15 AM PDT by granada
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To: dennisw

Easy for you to say Bruce, as a limosine liberal you don’t have to experience the economic pain this administration has caused.


48 posted on 10/21/2012 9:37:33 AM PDT by Huskrrrr
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To: bergmeid

Ditto!


49 posted on 10/21/2012 9:37:33 AM PDT by Northern Yankee (Where Liberty dwells, there is my Country. - Benjamin Franklin)
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To: dennisw

What really ticks me off is MLB using Springsteen for their post season ads etc.

Selig should have used a little thought on that one.


50 posted on 10/21/2012 9:38:23 AM PDT by Vaquero (Don't pick a fight with an old guy. If he is too old to fight, he'll just kill you.)
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