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Pop Star James Taylor: ‘I Really Suffered’ Under 8 Years of ‘Cheney/Bush’ (barphalert)
Cybercast News Service ^ | December 7, 2012 | Elizabeth Harrington

Posted on 12/08/2012 1:42:53 AM PST by Olog-hai

James Taylor said he “really suffered” under eight years of “Cheney/Bush,” while speaking at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. on Friday about election reform.

“It was sort of natural, being so politically active over the years, that I would get involved in the campaign of 2008,” Taylor said. “I really—I was hugely motivated also by eight years of Cheney/Bush, and I say it in that order on purpose.”

“Those were—it was a tough time for me,” he said. “I really suffered.” …

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TOPICS: Chit/Chat; Miscellaneous; Music/Entertainment; Society
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1 posted on 12/08/2012 1:43:17 AM PST by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai

Obviously, he didn’t suffer nearly enough. He’s still here.


2 posted on 12/08/2012 1:46:04 AM PST by MestaMachine (It's the !!!!TREASON!!!!, stupid!)
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To: Olog-hai
That's OK. I really suffer every time I hear this twerp try to sing.



It brings out the Belushi in me.

3 posted on 12/08/2012 1:50:39 AM PST by shibumi (Cover it with gas and set it on fire.)
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To: Olog-hai

First, Liberals begin with a bunch of idiotic nostrums (like pseudo socialism its Fabian phase), crazy desiderata, and mutually exclusive claptrap. Soon after, we realize that it’s not really even about their putative goals. It’s really all about how they feel; they’re suffering because they didn’t get their way. As the nation really suffers under Obama, as much of the unemployed are not even counted now to make sure the unemployment rate drops, as the nation becomes more and more in debt, Liberals feel good because they won! Yippee. They’re too weird to understand as normal adults.


4 posted on 12/08/2012 2:19:49 AM PST by elhombrelibre
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To: Olog-hai

Shut up and try to lip sync


5 posted on 12/08/2012 2:24:09 AM PST by shadeaud (We need to learn to know what our enemies are truly creating)
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To: Olog-hai

The poor dear. What gulag did he serve in ?


6 posted on 12/08/2012 2:34:08 AM PST by fieldmarshaldj (Resist We Much)
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To: fieldmarshaldj

Perhaps he suffered....but he still bought his coffee at Starbucks, drove his SUV around the countryside, sold albums, did concerts, bought L L Bean clothing, stayed at fancy hotels along the North Carolina Outer Banks, and shopped at CostCo. During that eight-year period....he suffered better than suffered badly.

If that is truly suffering....there’s about 900 million guys around the globe who’d be happy to suffer like that...in America.


7 posted on 12/08/2012 2:45:06 AM PST by pepsionice
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To: pepsionice

I’d be suffering too, if married to CARLY Simon.


8 posted on 12/08/2012 2:49:17 AM PST by brivette
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To: brivette

I suspect he had his eye on that Simon & Schuster money, back then.


9 posted on 12/08/2012 2:54:00 AM PST by Olog-hai
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To: elhombrelibre

As I was listening to the radio today, and once again, fearing for the future and my kid’s future, and trying to figure out the best ways to plan ahead I thought “I sure would like to be a Liberal now! Then I would be happy! Obama is making a lot of progress. The economy is on the upswing, unemployment is going down, the best year in a long time for Christmas spending, people can finally get health insurance.... Yep - it is ‘Springtime in America’”

And then I snapped out of it.


10 posted on 12/08/2012 2:59:48 AM PST by 21twelve (So I [God] gave them over to their stubborn hearts to follow their own devices. Psalm 81:12)
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To: Olog-hai

The idjit. At least it lead me to google, who are commemorating my relative :).

And no, he was not a socialist.


11 posted on 12/08/2012 3:02:54 AM PST by Hardraade (http://junipersec.wordpress.com (Vendetta))
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To: Olog-hai
"I felt as though after September 11, the diversion, the distraction of the nation’s concern and energy into Iraq was unpardonable... I was very deeply motivated in 2008 to see Barack Obama—this wonderful, sort of a surprise, really, I couldn’t believe our luck that we had gotten such a real person"

Lemme' see here, Jim...you believe a terrorist attack on U.S. soil resulting in the death of some 3,000 people was a "diversion," a "distraction." Yet you view Obama, a man we know nothing about; a man with a completely fabricated background, to include "composite" girl friends, as "real." FUJT.
12 posted on 12/08/2012 3:03:37 AM PST by PowderMonkey (WILL WORK FOR AMMO)
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To: Olog-hai

He not only lost his hair..................


13 posted on 12/08/2012 3:31:50 AM PST by ronnie raygun (bb)
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To: Olog-hai

James, you made more sense when you were on drugs. Please spare us your feminized nonsense. Time to grow up. How old are you now? Trouble with people who sing well: they assume that they are also intelligent and educated. NOT!


14 posted on 12/08/2012 3:33:17 AM PST by veritas2002
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To: MestaMachine

He should have been flogged every day.

At least he’d have something to whine about.


15 posted on 12/08/2012 3:34:16 AM PST by Hardraade (http://junipersec.wordpress.com (Vendetta))
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To: Olog-hai

No worries Jimmy, a few minutes with Dr. Phil will have you right back in the pink. I Phil your pain so to say.


16 posted on 12/08/2012 3:39:59 AM PST by count-your-change (You don't have to be brilliant, not being stupid is enough.)
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To: PowderMonkey
"I was very deeply motivated in 2008 to see Barack Obama—this wonderful, sort of a surprise, really, I couldn’t believe our luck that we had gotten such a real person"

Yeah, I couldn't believe our "luck", either. It would've been like the late Ed McMahon showing up at our front door telling me I'd just won $20 million and then him saying, "Sucker !" and kicking me hard in the nuts. Well, at least I would've gotten to meet Ed.

17 posted on 12/08/2012 3:41:43 AM PST by fieldmarshaldj (Resist We Much)
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To: brivette
you mean this Carly Simon?
18 posted on 12/08/2012 3:55:41 AM PST by representativerepublic (...loose lips, sink ships)
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To: Olog-hai

Who ever told Taylor that he could sing? His Christmas songs suck and are off key. I turn the station every time I hear one of his nails-on-chalkboard tunes!


19 posted on 12/08/2012 4:04:11 AM PST by broken_arrow1 (I regret that I have but one life to give for my country - Nathan Hale "Patriot")
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To: Olog-hai

Oh, poor poor Sweet Baby Dolt.


20 posted on 12/08/2012 4:06:48 AM PST by Amagi (Chief Justice John Roberts is a traitorous weasel.)
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To: Olog-hai

Drop dead. Never liked his whiney music anyway.


21 posted on 12/08/2012 4:12:38 AM PST by SueRae (It isn't over. In God We Trust.)
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To: shibumi

One of my absolutely positively best scenes in that movie. Hands down.


22 posted on 12/08/2012 4:14:02 AM PST by SueRae (It isn't over. In God We Trust.)
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To: SueRae

you obviously have good taste.


23 posted on 12/08/2012 4:14:26 AM PST by brivette
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To: Olog-hai

If this is true, then Taylor should have been happier than a pig in **** for those eight years. Commie libs love to suffer and they get upset when EVERYBODY else isn’t suffering along with them. KMA Taylor.


24 posted on 12/08/2012 4:35:12 AM PST by FlingWingFlyer (Don't tax me bro! Tax that guy over there!)
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To: Olog-hai
The singer-songwriter was featured at a National Press Club luncheon to discuss election campaign finance reform

WTF?

25 posted on 12/08/2012 4:38:05 AM PST by Focault's Pendulum
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To: fieldmarshaldj
The poor dear. What gulag did he serve in ?

It's deceptively named Martha's Vineyard.

26 posted on 12/08/2012 4:40:02 AM PST by Marylander
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To: Olog-hai

My guess is that you didn’t suffer as much as the wife you beat up all those many years ago, scumbag!


27 posted on 12/08/2012 4:40:18 AM PST by CAluvdubya (We're doomed....)
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To: Olog-hai

WHy is this fool still living in the US?? He belongs in Cuba or Venezuela where his type of people live, and take the adulterer Springsteen with you.


28 posted on 12/08/2012 4:40:29 AM PST by eyeamok
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To: Olog-hai

He would have really suffered more with Palin as President.

Such a pity.


29 posted on 12/08/2012 4:40:29 AM PST by Berlin_Freeper
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To: Olog-hai

Back to the booby hatch, James.


30 posted on 12/08/2012 4:47:40 AM PST by Eric in the Ozarks (In the game of life, there are no betting limits)
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To: MestaMachine

Taylor was one of a group of untalented performers, which included Cat Stevens, and Melanie Safka, who came along either at, or in the wake of, Woodstock, appearing in late 1969, or 1970, who portrayed themselves as 60’s folk singers. 1970 high school graduates bought it, because they fancied themselves as 1960’s people, even though the 1960’s were over.

I remember, after I quit college in 1970, I was driving a catering truck when “Fire and Rain” first was broadcast. I hated it from the first note, and I had been a fan of 1960’s folk and folkrock music.

Nostalgia seems to cloud judgement about how bad some performers and performances really were, but I haven’t fallen prey to that nostalgia. I am neither nostalgic for the 1960’s, or the 1970’s parody of the 1960’s.

My opinion of Taylor was, to my surprise, shared by a local DJ friend of mine, who I thought was always chasing trendy stuff. He said that, with the introduction of Taylor, folk music was dead. He said that in 1970 or 1971.

Taylor, it seems, is still portraying himself as a long-suffering folk singer in the Woody Guthrie tradition, and far too many mid-term baby boomers still buy it.


31 posted on 12/08/2012 4:56:18 AM PST by Daveinyork (."Trusting government with power and money is like trusting teenaged boys with whiskey and car keys,)
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To: Eric in the Ozarks

You wrote: “Back to the booby hatch, James.”

Yes. And that “booby hatch” is his Alma Mater, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where now the word “Freshman” is no longer used to describe first year students.

The late great US Senator from NC, Jesse Helms, once said that we needed to put a fence around Chapel Hill, NC to keep those in that bastion of liberalism contained. He was right.


32 posted on 12/08/2012 5:01:18 AM PST by Joe Marine 76 ("It's The Natural Born Citizenship, Stupid!")
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To: Olog-hai

Gross. He is so feminine....he makes my skin crawl.


33 posted on 12/08/2012 5:02:31 AM PST by Wage Slave (Army Mom!)
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To: Olog-hai

If only his fellow travlers in HHS had known how badly he was suffering, he might have been euthanized.


34 posted on 12/08/2012 5:05:06 AM PST by Joe 6-pack (Que me amat, amet et canem meum)
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To: shibumi

“I really suffer every time I hear this twerp try to sing.”

So true. Cannot tolerate that whining, insipid noise he makes. As my uncle used to say, “He ought to cultivate that voice, or plow it under.”


35 posted on 12/08/2012 5:06:42 AM PST by MayflowerMadam
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To: Olog-hai

like Willy Nelson I chose to listen to the songs by this clown that I like .

if it wasn’t for leftist musicians I would be stuck listening to cat scratch fever as my only musical diversion . and though I like uncle Ted’s politics . I don’t much like his music .


36 posted on 12/08/2012 5:12:38 AM PST 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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To: Daveinyork

“the 1970’s parody of the 1960’s.”

+1


37 posted on 12/08/2012 5:13:31 AM PST by Jim Noble (Diseases desperate grown are by desperate appliance relieved or not at all.)
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To: Joe Marine 76

I was thinking of Taylor’s stay in a nut house.
When he emerged, he still had an insane look in his eyes...


38 posted on 12/08/2012 5:16:30 AM PST by Eric in the Ozarks (In the game of life, there are no betting limits)
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To: SueRae

Has been. Should get back on his meds.


39 posted on 12/08/2012 5:25:18 AM PST by The_Media_never_lie (Actually, they lie when it suits them! The crooked MS media must be defeated any way it can be done!)
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To: SueRae

Has been. Should get back on his meds.


40 posted on 12/08/2012 5:25:33 AM PST by The_Media_never_lie (Actually, they lie when it suits them! The crooked MS media must be defeated any way it can be done!)
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41 posted on 12/08/2012 5:43:26 AM PST by bgill (We've passed the point of no return. Welcome to Al Amerika.)
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To: Eric in the Ozarks

“I was thinking of Taylor’s stay in a nut house.”

I forgot all about his stay at the psych ward!

“Liberalism Is A Mental Disorder.”


42 posted on 12/08/2012 6:20:55 AM PST by Joe Marine 76 ("It's The Natural Born Citizenship, Stupid!")
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To: Olog-hai

I never heard of this guy.
Obviously a homosexually inclined white boy who dreams of sex with Obama.


43 posted on 12/08/2012 6:20:59 AM PST by Venturer
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To: Olog-hai

But drone strikes in sovereign countries without legal justification and targeted assassination of American citizens is okay James? Stay oblivious my friend...


44 posted on 12/08/2012 6:31:25 AM PST by Hotlanta Mike (Us and Them...)
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To: Olog-hai
He's a political idiot. That isn't breaking news.

His finger-style guitar playing is quintessentially James Taylor. Google "James Taylor style of playing" and you'll get over 41 million hits. Many of his songs are classics and, in my opinion, rightfully so.

45 posted on 12/08/2012 6:56:24 AM PST by Scoutmaster (You knew the job was dangerous when you took it)
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To: Olog-hai

What do you expect from a former heroin addict.


46 posted on 12/08/2012 7:05:22 AM PST by KosmicKitty (WARNING: Hormonally crazed woman ahead!!)
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To: Olog-hai

More liars and pea brains who have to be remembered for something.


47 posted on 12/08/2012 7:30:30 AM PST by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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To: Olog-hai

In fairness, nearly everybody took a bath at the end. Those last two years were pretty brutal for the market.


48 posted on 12/08/2012 7:38:02 AM PST by Tau Food (Never give a sword to a man who can't dance.)
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To: Scoutmaster

*bttt* There you go again - separating the wheat from the chaff. Thanks.

His Christmas album is absolutely beautiful
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s49gEmTlOTk
Some Children See Him by James Taylor


49 posted on 12/08/2012 8:45:10 AM PST by Liberty Valance (Keep a simple manner for a happy life :o)
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To: Olog-hai

If he was down and troubled, and needed a helping hand...and nothing, nothing was going right. Why didn’t he just sing his song: “You’ve Got a Friend,” and I’m sure winter, spring summer or fall, all he had to do is call, and someone would have come running to see him again.


50 posted on 12/08/2012 9:54:43 AM PST by mass55th (Courage is being scared to death - but saddling up anyway...John Wayne)
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