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Jay-Z Hits McCain/Palin [Real shock - READ COMMENTS!]
MTV News ^ | 10.23.08 | MTV

Posted on 10/24/2008 12:13:09 AM PDT by swordfishtrombone

Jay-Z clearly appreciated AM's presence, calling on the audience to "make some noise for DJ AM" three separate times throughout the concert. Jay also gave a shout-out to Barker and the people who died in the crash, saying, "We're gonna party it up for them tonight."

But not all the shout-outs were so celebratory. Without naming names, Jay dedicated "99 Problems" to John McCain and a certain "homegirl," whom he described as "the one who says 'You betcha.' "

"I'm gonna get in trouble for this," Jay laughed onstage, "but f--- it, this is freedom of speech."


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KEYWORDS: election; jayz; mtv; music
I was floored

Not by Jay-Z, who obviously doesn't see the irony endorsing a man who would only encouraging subsidizing the 'hood rather than giving them incentives to perform and excel, but by the comments.

This is MTV; the first dozen or so comments I saw were very pro-McCain (or, at least, anti-O)

Not wanting to grasp at straws here, but I can't imagine the people who comment on MTVNews forums being that savvy

Best comment of course: ms2big (10.16.08 | 11:16 PM)

YUP GO DO UR THANG AND EVRYBODY NEED TO GO OUT TO VOTE POR BARACK OBAMA NOV.4TH 2008 GO VOTE FOR BARACK OBAMA NOT SUCK BOOTY MCCAIN.....

1 posted on 10/24/2008 12:13:09 AM PDT by swordfishtrombone
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To: swordfishtrombone
YUP GO DO UR THANG AND EVRYBODY NEED TO GO OUT TO VOTE POR BARACK OBAMA NOV.4TH 2008 GO VOTE FOR BARACK OBAMA NOT SUCK BOOTY MCCAIN.....

I think that Al Gore wrote that one. Remember him? The guy who tried to kill a number of musicians' careers and the music retailers that sold their albums? And then he got blown by Rolling Stoned with an airbrushed cover of his enhanced "package" and he suddenly believed his own bullstalin that he was "hip"?

Yep. I think that comment was posted by Al Gore the Loser.

2 posted on 10/24/2008 12:19:59 AM PDT by weegee (If we're gonna share wealth, those earning > $1 a month are going to have to share with the world.)
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To: swordfishtrombone

this is freedom of speech.

hope you enjoy it because I don’t think we will under an Obama administration.


3 posted on 10/24/2008 12:20:25 AM PDT by ari-freedom (Obama: If we are going into war, then all of us go, not just some.)
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To: swordfishtrombone
Ebonics, always a good way to get the message out...  heh heh heh.


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4 posted on 10/24/2008 12:22:13 AM PDT by DoughtyOne (Is Obamanation what our founding fathers, our fallen men in combat, and Ronald Reagan had in mind?)
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To: swordfishtrombone

Who really gives a crap what the alphabet named thugs do or say? Way too much has been made of the celebrity and music biz opinions, such that they are.

The people who listen to them make noise, not Presidents.

Same applies to the “throngs” of African Americans. If they get half of what they say they got, I’ll be extremely surprised.


5 posted on 10/24/2008 12:23:15 AM PDT by papasmurf (I ain't your Daddy's Conservative, OK?)
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To: ari-freedom

Right... it was freedom of speech

The point is that people posting anti-Obama opinions on MTVNews is an excellent sign the 18-24 y/o demographic isn’t as brainwashed as we thought

I know the MSM shoves the youth vote for O/B down our throats, but I don’t see the generation that’s become so over-saturated with marketing that they can pierce 90% of the veil actually falling for the One


6 posted on 10/24/2008 12:24:23 AM PDT by swordfishtrombone
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To: weegee

Obama and Jay-Z two no talent rap artists


7 posted on 10/24/2008 12:25:18 AM PDT by dennisw (Never bet on Islam! ::::: Never bet on a false prophet!)
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To: swordfishtrombone

on the other hand, maybe it’s because they think Palin is really really hot. :)


8 posted on 10/24/2008 12:25:44 AM PDT by ari-freedom (Obama: If we are going into war, then all of us go, not just some.)
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To: papasmurf

Absolutely

“Who cares what I think China should do? I’m a f*cking actor! ... I’m a grown man who puts on makeup.” -

Brad Pitt quoted in Time Magazine, Oct. 13, 1997


9 posted on 10/24/2008 12:29:11 AM PDT by swordfishtrombone
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To: swordfishtrombone
This is actually not a shock to me. McCain is doing great with 18-24 year old's (74% for McCain and just 22% for Obama). It's the 25 to 64 group where Obama is doing better.


10 posted on 10/24/2008 12:30:00 AM PDT by library user
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To: swordfishtrombone

never owned a hip hop record in my life


11 posted on 10/24/2008 12:31:02 AM PDT by wardaddy (McCain is hanging by his own campaign finance reform petard as we speak)
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To: swordfishtrombone

I couldn’t disagree more.

Barack Obama is the friend of the poor. He and the democrats are all for helping the marginilised and the disadvantaged. Unlike the rubbish republicans, democrats CARE. They know that the best way to help is to empower the people.

Yep, with BO in power, the poor and the “minorities” will be helping themselves for years. In fact, if he has his way, for the rest of their lives.

Come on admit it, you were getting antsy up until the last two sentences :)


12 posted on 10/24/2008 12:33:26 AM PDT by Vanders9
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To: Vanders9

You caught me.

BOOTY SUCK MCAIN/Palin ‘08


13 posted on 10/24/2008 12:34:56 AM PDT by swordfishtrombone
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To: swordfishtrombone

That’s a very mature attitude by Brad (although perhaps he shouldn’t have put it in such salty terms).

Actors are citizens, they have as much right to their opinions as anyone else, but unless they also happen to have doctorates in politics or economics or whatever, (in other words, unless they have some kind of acknowledged expertise) those opinions carry no more weight than anyone elses. The mere fact that they possess “fame” is a very bad basis to accept what they are saying is true.


14 posted on 10/24/2008 12:39:43 AM PDT by Vanders9
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To: Vanders9

I was reaching for my Troll Spray..


15 posted on 10/24/2008 12:52:48 AM PDT by garykfd
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To: swordfishtrombone

I must live a sheltered life because I have no idea what a “Jay-Z” is.


16 posted on 10/24/2008 1:19:38 AM PDT by BigCinBigD ('When a man believes that any stick will do, he at once picks up a boomerang,')
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To: Vanders9
The Troll Bell started ringing and my dog scampered under the bed. After reading to the end, I knew it was meant to wake me up. I called my dog the all clear and he is back in my lap.

The Democrats are no friend of the poor because they turn people into dependent parasites. They are no friend of the rich because they punish the will to succeed with taxation and regulation.

17 posted on 10/24/2008 1:42:41 AM PDT by jonrick46
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To: swordfishtrombone

What’s a Jay Z?


18 posted on 10/24/2008 1:47:55 AM PDT by muir_redwoods (Free Sirhan Sirhan, after all, the bastard who killed Mary Jo Kopechne is walking around free)
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To: library user; P-Marlowe

The youth vote is stunning despite the asterisk. It says that nearly 3/4 of the youth support MCCAIN and not Obama.

More importantly, though, McCain is losing the middle-aged vote. That surprises me. What is it about the 40 to 60 year old group that makes them gravitate to Obama? I’m in that group, and there’s no way that I go with Obama.

McCain is losing the boomers, and it doesn’t make sense. I’d expect him to be a hero to them.

My guess is that too many of them are getting their information from the Left Stream Media.

How do you break them from the LSM in the next week? Or, how do you reach that age group in the next week?


19 posted on 10/24/2008 2:08:20 AM PDT by xzins (Retired Army Chaplain Pro Deo et Patria)
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To: jonrick46

Its a very dangerous theory. The poor are always with us. There are some, no matter how you structure society, who will always sink to the bottom, either because they are lazy, or indolent, or just plain goddam unlucky. And if you have any human decency your heart bleeds for them (especially the last lot).

So when liberals simply advocate giving them money and housing and “relieving” their poverty, it sounds very good and gets lots of support (especially from the poor themselves, of course). What they dont realise is that although this works for a while, and certainly salves their consciences, in the long term it creates an ever increasing demand for more and more “rights”, which are not in any way balanced with “responsibilities”. The country needs both.

Just and wise societies work towards equality of opportunity, not equality of outcomes.


20 posted on 10/24/2008 2:10:46 AM PDT by Vanders9
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To: ari-freedom

That’s what this guy doesn’t understand. His freedom of speech or whatever he calls freedom of speech ain’t gonna be there for him as well as everyone else with Obama.

When his useful uselessness is over; he’s over. You don’t bargain with a dictator. I would think this guy of all people would understand that.


21 posted on 10/24/2008 2:17:03 AM PDT by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote.)
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To: muir_redwoods
What's a Jay Z?

I googled it and this is what I found.

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22 posted on 10/24/2008 2:36:17 AM PDT by spotbust1 (Procrastinators of the world unite . . . . .tomorrow!!!)
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To: swordfishtrombone
No, ’Hova...your boy has ninety-nine problems and the b***h is one. In fact, you might even go as far to say that she’s The One. (Joe Biden, of course, being...what else?...Number Two.)
23 posted on 10/24/2008 3:12:08 AM PDT by RichInOC (McCain/Palin '08: You Called Down The Thunder...Well, Now You Got A Cat 5 Hurricane.)
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To: xzins
What is it about the 40 to 60 year old group that makes them gravitate to Obama? I’m in that group, and there’s no way that I go with Obama

The boomers are known as being a self absorbed demographic.

24 posted on 10/24/2008 3:45:25 AM PDT by fso301
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To: muir_redwoods
What’s a Jay Z?

The proper question would be: Who be a Jay Z? The proper answer is: who cares?

25 posted on 10/24/2008 4:25:27 AM PDT by From The Deer Stand
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To: fso301
self-absorbed

In that case, hit them with Reagan's line. "You can spend your own money better than the government can."

Why should you give your money to Barney Frank to spend?

26 posted on 10/24/2008 4:48:10 AM PDT by xzins (Retired Army Chaplain Pro Deo et Patria)
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To: freekitty

“His freedom of speech or whatever he calls freedom of speech ain’t gonna be there for him as well as everyone else with Obama.”

He will have freedom of speech because he supports Obama. Obama only goes after those that say anything against him.


27 posted on 10/24/2008 5:04:29 AM PDT by imskylark
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To: xzins
That surprises me. What is it about the 40 to 60 year old group that makes them gravitate to Obama?

America has aborted 50 million babies since the Boomer generation became adults. Both McCain and Palin are anti-abortion and I have a feeling that there is a sense that they feel that the presence of McCain and Palin would make those who have had abortions or those who have participated in abortions, or encouraged their children to have abortions feel condemmed.

Those 50 million babies were not murdered in a vacuum. They were murdered by people who vote.

28 posted on 10/24/2008 6:17:05 AM PDT by P-Marlowe (LPFOKETT GAHCOEEP-w/o*)
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To: P-Marlowe

See #26.

1. Appeal to their self interest.

2. Remind that forgiveness is already purchased and available to all who receive it.


29 posted on 10/24/2008 6:20:35 AM PDT by xzins (Retired Army Chaplain Pro Deo et Patria)
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To: xzins
2. Remind that forgiveness is already purchased and available to all who receive it.

I have always been amazed at how many people are violently repelled by that very message. Especially when they learn that in order to be forgiven for your sins, you have to acknowledge that you actually committed one.

The person who has convinced himself that he is not a sinner is the person for whom there is no hope of salvation.

30 posted on 10/24/2008 6:25:21 AM PDT by P-Marlowe (LPFOKETT GAHCOEEP-w/o*)
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To: P-Marlowe

***convinced himself he is not a sinner****

That would be everyone....

Unless God supernaturally enlightens them.

:>)


31 posted on 10/24/2008 6:27:14 AM PDT by xzins (Retired Army Chaplain Pro Deo et Patria)
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To: swordfishtrombone
Not by Jay-Z, who obviously doesn't see the irony endorsing a man who would only encouraging subsidizing the 'hood rather than giving them incentives to perform and excel, but by the comments.

You're giving him WAY too much credit.
32 posted on 10/24/2008 6:32:35 AM PDT by Vision ("Test everything. Hold on to the Good." 1 Thessalonians 5:21)
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To: P-Marlowe; xzins
I have always been amazed at how many people are violently repelled by that very message.

In order to seek forgiveness, one has to first acknowledge one's guilt and shame. It means having to change one's behavior (i.e., repent), and even one's thought process. It is, in a word, ego-destroying.

If God didn't first approach and woo us, no one would ever repent.

Shalom.

33 posted on 10/24/2008 6:43:27 AM PDT by Buggman (HebrewRoot.com - Baruch haBa b'Shem ADONAI!)
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To: BigCinBigD; muir_redwoods
I must live a sheltered life because I have no idea what a “Jay-Z” is.

Well, duh! You don't KNOW???

It's We-Z's grandchild. Idin't it?


34 posted on 10/24/2008 7:04:04 AM PDT by weegee (If we're gonna share wealth, those earning > $1 a month are going to have to share with the world.)
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To: swordfishtrombone
Not by Jay-Z, who obviously doesn't see the irony endorsing a man who would only encouraging subsidizing the 'hood rather than giving them incentives to perform and excel, but by the comments.

How much of Jay-Z's money does the playa spread around?

Every photo and video and "cribs" clip I see of a hip hopper is them "living large" in some house living high on the hog off the profits and advances their labels have given them.

They come up from the "streets" (or at least they all claim it in their bios even when some of them are LYING and MAKING UP police records).

How much of their own money do they give back to the community? How much of their own personal wealth do they give?

I know that Evander Hollyfield does. He's given a lot to the church. But what of Jay-Z who is endorsing a Marxist? What's he done and why does he need the tax man to make him do what he sees as "right"?

35 posted on 10/24/2008 7:11:22 AM PDT by weegee (If we're gonna share wealth, those earning > $1 a month are going to have to share with the world.)
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To: imskylark

Wrong. If you outlive your uselessness; you become like everyone else.


36 posted on 10/24/2008 8:38:04 AM PDT by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote.)
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To: swordfishtrombone

Typical Obama constituent.


37 posted on 10/24/2008 11:01:18 AM PDT by Sig Sauer P220 (Thanks to the robber barons in D.C. and on Wall St. I've been forced to become a minimalist.)
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To: weegee
What do you mean "what has he done" ?! He's shown inner-city children that selling crack rock on the corner and rhyming words together over a synthesized beat is how you make it out of the ghetto. Now that's giving back
38 posted on 10/24/2008 12:14:38 PM PDT by swordfishtrombone
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To: swordfishtrombone
I simply do not give a tinkers damn what some BS, dirt scum, gang thug says about McCain/Palin or even me. I ignore comments from scum. He is trash. He is nothing too me. Who cares? I know I certainly don't.
39 posted on 10/24/2008 12:16:46 PM PDT by RetiredArmy (I am a true red, white and blue CONSERVATIVE! I HATE LIBERALS and Dimocrats!!!)
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