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Toby Keith Wooed By Sarah Palin, Says 'that Don't Make Me A Bad Guy'
CJTW ^ | 10/28/08 | Steve Hubbard

Posted on 10/28/2008 11:25:09 AM PDT by pissant

Just as his latest CD "That Don't Make Me A Bad Guy" hits store shelves today, Toby Keith tells People magazine he'll be voting Republican come November 4th, solely because of Vice-Presidential contender Sarah Palin. "I think she is the best thing in politics at that level I've ever seen. I hate politicians, and she's as far from one as you can get. She's a mother, she's a human being. And I can sympathize with her. She went from being an unknown governor to being on the cover of every magazine." Believe it or not, Keith is a longtime Democrat, who says he's now registered to vote as an independent.

"That Don't Make Me A Bad Guy" is the second album in a row Keith has produced himself. The first single, "She Never Cried In Front Of Me", currently sits atop the Billboard country chart. Toby's next release will be "God Love Her" and he's already made a video, his first one in a year and a half.

"She Never Cried In Front Of Me" is Keith's 24th Number One.

Keith has sold more than 25 million records in this decade alone.

(Excerpt) Read more at cjfw.ca ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: 2008endorsements; countrymusic; palin; tobykeith
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I thought we had lost him, but Hurricane Sarah swept him off his feet.

"I think she is the best thing in politics at that level I've ever seen. I hate politicians, and she's as far from one as you can get. She's a mother, she's a human being. And I can sympathize with her. She went from being an unknown governor to being on the cover of every magazine."

1 posted on 10/28/2008 11:25:11 AM PDT by pissant
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To: pissant

Yep Sarah’s a drag on the ticket. /s


2 posted on 10/28/2008 11:26:46 AM PDT by Lawdoc (My dad married my aunt, so now my cousins are my brothers. Go figure.)
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To: pissant

This is interesting, because my understanding is that Keith is a dyed-in-the-wool Dem.


3 posted on 10/28/2008 11:27:12 AM PDT by 1rudeboy
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To: pissant

I agree she is the best thing to happen to the Republican party since Reagan and she is young enough to keep the torch going for a long time.


4 posted on 10/28/2008 11:27:14 AM PDT by Moconservative
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To: pissant

That is just great! Real people love Sarah Palin, the rest I don’t wish to discuss.


5 posted on 10/28/2008 11:27:40 AM PDT by Maelstorm (This country was not founded with the battle cry "Give me liberty or give me a government check!")
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To: 1rudeboy

FYI...Toby Keith is voting for Obama...


6 posted on 10/28/2008 11:27:40 AM PDT by auto power
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To: All

Now, multiply this instance of a lifelong Democrat voting Republican by about 10 million...


7 posted on 10/28/2008 11:27:43 AM PDT by Maverick68 (w)
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To: auto power

So you are disputing the article?


8 posted on 10/28/2008 11:28:20 AM PDT by Maverick68 (w)
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To: pissant
I saw a flock of oinkers go by just now.....
9 posted on 10/28/2008 11:28:32 AM PDT by vetvetdoug
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To: 1rudeboy

I recently had a three day visit from my old friend Lacy J. Dalton. Woo boy........the vehemence she has for Sarah is scary. I just kept my mouth shut. I was stunned.


10 posted on 10/28/2008 11:29:31 AM PDT by EggsAckley
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To: pissant

bump


11 posted on 10/28/2008 11:29:41 AM PDT by nickcarraway
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To: 1rudeboy

Well, now he’s a conservative independent.

Like a lot of us.


12 posted on 10/28/2008 11:29:41 AM PDT by rightinthemiddle (Without the Mainstream Media, the Left is Nothing.)
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To: pissant

His latest song is good; his voice is great for power ballads. However, I haven’t liked any of his videos lately.


13 posted on 10/28/2008 11:29:48 AM PDT by Tax-chick (I'll give a cheesecake to anyone who asks a Palin-basher, "How many abortions have you had?")
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To: auto power

You know this personally?


14 posted on 10/28/2008 11:29:56 AM PDT by loungeSerf (Freedom Sucks! Obama 08)
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To: pissant

bump


15 posted on 10/28/2008 11:30:12 AM PDT by nickcarraway
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To: pissant

He voted for Bush in 2004. I knew he would come around. He’s a “blue dog” southern dem.


16 posted on 10/28/2008 11:30:18 AM PDT by Bush Revolution ("All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is that good men do nothing."...Let's win this thing)
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To: auto power
The article says he'll be voting Republican - you say he's voting Obama. Not that one guy's vote matters, but I take it you've got inside information that suggests he's misled People Magazine?
17 posted on 10/28/2008 11:31:19 AM PDT by hoyaloya
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To: pissant
Toby cracks me up. He keeps doing interviews and says he is a "life long Democrat" ...

Except he is Pro-Life

Pro-Gun

Supports the Troops

Believes the war in Iraq was the right thing to do

Pro-small government

Thinks Ronald Reagan was the greatest President the US has ever had

And now...is voting for McCain/Palin

Toby, you're a Republican.

18 posted on 10/28/2008 11:31:56 AM PDT by txroadkill (www.honorandremember.org)
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To: pissant

Following September 11th last year, everybody that was a poet or writer or a song writer of any kind had a reason to write some words down or some thoughts down on a piece of paper. And I was no different than anybody else, that's what you do when you do what I do.

h My father served in the army in the 50's he lost his eye in a combat mission. He came home he put up a flag at the farm I was raised on. I lost him six months prior to the attacks on New York City and the United States and Uhh that flag flew out there in that yard and it's flown there every day.

He raised me right and he never bitched one time about losing his eye. Never heard him cry about it one time, he was glad to go do it, that's why we're free today and it's our turn to stand on what our fathers and fore fathers did for us and make sure we don't let them down.

I wrote a song in the following days after September 11th it's called the "Angry American" and I want to send it out to my father tonight.

Sang .... American Girls and American Guys We'll always stand up and salute We'll always recognize When we see Ole Glory Flying There's a lot of men dead So we can sleep in peace at night When we lay down our head

My daddy served in the army Where he lost his right eye But he flew a flag out in our yard Till the day that he died He wanted my mother, my brother, my sister and me To grow up and live happy In the land of the free.

Now this nation that I love Has fallen under attack A mighty sucker punch came flying in From somewhere in the back Soon as we could see clearly Through our big black eye Man, we lit up your world Like the 4th of July

Hey Uncle Sam Put your name at the top of his list And the Statue of Liberty Started shaking her fist And the eagle will fly And there's gonna be hell When you hear Mother Freedom Start ringing her bell And itll feel like the whole wide world is raining down on you Ahhh Brought to you Courtesy of the Red White and Blue

Ohhh Justice will be served And the battle will rage This big dog will fight When you rattle his cage And you'll be sorry that you messed with The U.S. of A. 'Cause we'll put a boot in your ass It's the American way

Hey Uncle Sam Put your name at the top of his list And the Statue of Liberty Started shaking her fist And the eagle will fly And there's gonna be hell When you hear Mother Freedom Start ringing her bell And itll feel like the whole wide world is raining down on you Brought to you Courtesy of the Red White and Blue

Uhhh Ohhh Of the Red, White and Blue Ohhh Ohh Oh Of My Red, White and Blue

19 posted on 10/28/2008 11:32:02 AM PDT by lewisglad
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To: auto power

Apparently not.


20 posted on 10/28/2008 11:32:02 AM PDT by pissant (THE Conservative party: www.falconparty.com)
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To: EggsAckley
I just kept my mouth shut. I was stunned.

And you could have won the cheesecake.

What happened to her career? I thought she was a terrific performer, but I can't remember the last time I heard a song except on the oldies station.

21 posted on 10/28/2008 11:32:11 AM PDT by Tax-chick (I'll give a cheesecake to anyone who asks a Palin-basher, "How many abortions have you had?")
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To: auto power
FYI...Toby Keith is voting for Obama...

"Toby Keith tells People magazine he'll be voting Republican come November 4th"

Did you read the article?

22 posted on 10/28/2008 11:32:54 AM PDT by Livin_large
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To: auto power

that’s not what he told People magazine. Do you speak to Toby frequently? If so, tell him I’d like to join him on the sidelines of the OU games sometime.


23 posted on 10/28/2008 11:33:06 AM PDT by CharlieOK1 (Pontius Pilate voted "Present" at the Crucifixion of Christ)
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To: txroadkill

Zell Miller is a democrat too. ;o)


24 posted on 10/28/2008 11:33:17 AM PDT by tsmith130
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To: auto power

Gee... it seems he changed his mind... some people see the truth as well... the truth.

LLS


25 posted on 10/28/2008 11:33:30 AM PDT by LibLieSlayer (GOD, Country, Family... except when it comes to dims!)
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To: hoyaloya

You will have to do a Google. Keith endorsed Hussein several months ago because he wants to continue making bad movies and he knows without the blessing of the Messiah it is back to the honky-tonks for him.


26 posted on 10/28/2008 11:33:30 AM PDT by Patrick1
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To: 1rudeboy

“This is interesting, because my understanding is that Keith is a dyed-in-the-wool Dem.”

Yea, I remember a story posted right here on the FR. I’m glad he came to his senses.


27 posted on 10/28/2008 11:33:45 AM PDT by NavyCanDo
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To: loungeSerf

Toby Keith was on Fox ‘n Friends on Saturday morning a couple of weeks ago...promoting his new “movie”...he said he was voting for Obama...that’s when I wrote him off my “good guy” list.


28 posted on 10/28/2008 11:33:49 AM PDT by auto power
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To: hoyaloya
Not that one guy's vote matters ...

Especially if he's still an Oklahoma resident - it will be a McCain blowout. But the thought counts!

29 posted on 10/28/2008 11:33:51 AM PDT by Tax-chick (I'll give a cheesecake to anyone who asks a Palin-basher, "How many abortions have you had?")
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To: EggsAckley

I recently had a three day visit from my old friend Lacy J. Dalton. Woo boy........the vehemence she has for Sarah is scary. I just kept my mouth shut. I was stunned.

_______________________________________

I’m sorry to hear that. But as far as I’m concerned Lacy J Dalton can shove it.


30 posted on 10/28/2008 11:34:08 AM PDT by navymom1 (I support Free Speech. Defeat the Fairness Doctrine.)
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To: EggsAckley
woman
intelligent
successful
five kids
attractive
nice job
handsome husband

I see other women go stark, raving, bat-guano crazy at the mention of Palin's name and all I can think to myself is, "you feel envy."

31 posted on 10/28/2008 11:34:28 AM PDT by 1rudeboy
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To: pissant

Welcome home, Toby!


32 posted on 10/28/2008 11:35:05 AM PDT by LikeLight (http://www.believersguidetolegalissues.com)
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To: hoyaloya

Early on in the campaign...prior to Sarah being chosen as VP candidate, Toby Keith Covell had stated he was voting for Obomber. But, I would believe what he has now told People mag. She has probably changed his mind. He has not made a big deal of his support for Obama in quite some time so I guess he has had a change of heart. Shows the power of Sarah.


33 posted on 10/28/2008 11:35:08 AM PDT by yukong
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To: auto power

Not true.

Toby Keith seduced by Sarah Palin

http://www.femalefirst.co.uk/entertainment/Toby+Keith-58943.html


34 posted on 10/28/2008 11:35:17 AM PDT by Maelstorm (This country was not founded with the battle cry "Give me liberty or give me a government check!")
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To: auto power
Oklahoma’s Toby Keith: The Democrat Party “doesn’t stand for anything that I stand for anymore.” Re-Registers as Independent, plans to vote for McCain-Palin

October 14, 2008

Longtime Democrat Toby Keith is registering to vote as an independent and says the left wing’s verbal attacks against Republican vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin could lead to a win for John McCain in November, the singer-songwriter said Thursday (Oct. 2) in an interview with CMT.com.

Keith also cited erroneous headlines and reports in the media indicating that he supports Democrat Barack Obama.

“I said that he had a chance to win it as the [party’s] best candidate since Bill Clinton,” Keith said. “I said McCain is very able to run this country, too. Very qualified. ... They didn’t put anything about McCain and Palin. They just put that Toby Keith supports Obama.”

Keith said the Democratic party no longer represents his views.

“I’ve been a lifetime Democrat, and I’m re-registering this year as an independent,” he said. “It’s strictly [because] my party, that I’ve been affiliated with all these years, doesn’t stand for anything that I stand for anymore. They’ve lost any sensibility that they had, and they’ve allowed all the kooks in, so I’m going independent.”

He’s convinced the attacks on Palin are likely to backfire on the Democrats.

“It’s just like this: If I was a strong supporter of Obama and Biden ... the kooks in the Democratic party — this extreme left — are hammering Palin so bad, that they’re gonna cause John McCain to win this thing,” he said.



35 posted on 10/28/2008 11:35:38 AM PDT by 1035rep
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To: EggsAckley
Lacy J. Dalton

Who is that?

36 posted on 10/28/2008 11:35:38 AM PDT by lonestar
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To: Tax-chick

Bizarre, literally was just watching “How do you like me now?”
on Youtube.


37 posted on 10/28/2008 11:36:27 AM PDT by Natchez Hawk (Haider was a drunken, suicidial, sad, gay man. At least he lived up to his idol...)
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To: Patrick1

www.huffingtonpost.com/2008/08/19/toby-keith-praises-obama_n_119930.html


38 posted on 10/28/2008 11:36:34 AM PDT by Patrick1
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To: hoyaloya

http://www.femalefirst.co.uk/entertainment/Toby+Keith-58943.html


39 posted on 10/28/2008 11:36:43 AM PDT by Maelstorm (This country was not founded with the battle cry "Give me liberty or give me a government check!")
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To: pissant

Toby’s sorta growing on me.

He jumped up with a bunch of other country stars right after 9/11 and it seemed like just a bunch of opportunistic musicians trying to cash in. Alan Jackson was the worst.

Lately, though, I think I might have misjudged him.
He seems like a pretty straight shooter and may honestly believe what he writes.


40 posted on 10/28/2008 11:36:44 AM PDT by SJSAMPLE
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To: Maelstorm

Geez...I watched him and heard him say he was voting for Obama. Get over it...


41 posted on 10/28/2008 11:36:49 AM PDT by auto power
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To: pissant

I’ve always like Keith. Even when he was a Democrat ... he was the kind that was a credit to Democrats. He was patriotic, sensible and down-to-earth. The world could use more Democrats like Toby Keith.

H


42 posted on 10/28/2008 11:37:16 AM PDT by SnakeDoctor (Keep Austin Quarantined ...)
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To: 1035rep

This just made my day. Toby Keith has always presented himself as Dem.....so great news to Republicans that we have him on board!!!


43 posted on 10/28/2008 11:37:18 AM PDT by IndianPrincessOK (McCain/Palin...2 pit bulls, one with lipstick! Pigs will fly with lipstick Nov. 4th)
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To: Natchez Hawk

LOL! That’s not a bad video, but it’s not recent, either. I heard the song on the radio coming home from Wal-mart earlier this afternoon.


44 posted on 10/28/2008 11:37:33 AM PDT by Tax-chick (I'll give a cheesecake to anyone who asks a Palin-basher, "How many abortions have you had?")
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To: txroadkill

You just described a ton of the Democrats here in Oklahoma. They vote Democrat almost straight ticket, but always vote Republican for president.


45 posted on 10/28/2008 11:38:18 AM PDT by CharlieOK1 (Pontius Pilate voted "Present" at the Crucifixion of Christ)
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To: pissant
Woo Hoo, Toby! You're an Okie, man, we knew you couldn't drink that nasty crap forever! Boomer Sooner, bud!
46 posted on 10/28/2008 11:38:18 AM PDT by singfreedom
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To: Patrick1

Here is what Keith had to say recently:

While many American celebrities are backing McCain’s opponent Barack Obama, Keith insists the Democrats have lost his vote.

He says, “They’ve run me out of the (Democratic Party). They don’t represent anything I stand for anymore. But there are just as many sickos on the right. That’s why I’m not registering Republican. But I don’t see things right and left, I see them right and wrong.”

http://www.femalefirst.co.uk/entertainment/Toby+Keith-58943.html


47 posted on 10/28/2008 11:38:40 AM PDT by Maelstorm (This country was not founded with the battle cry "Give me liberty or give me a government check!")
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To: pissant
“Keith goes on to compare himself to Senator Joseph Lieberman of Connecticut: “a conservative Democrat who is sometimes embarrassed for his party.”

Here is the article it came from:

http://www.boston.com/news/globe/living/articles/2004/07/23/hes_not_afraid_to_speak_out_for_his_country/

If Joe Lieberman can support McAmnesty & Lady Sarah, I guess it's OK for Tobey, too.

48 posted on 10/28/2008 11:38:59 AM PDT by Mr. Jazzy (USMC- Guarding freedom around the world since 1775)
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To: pissant
WHAT??? I thought he was a Bill Clinton dimocrat? While I like some of his music, I was very, very discouraged that a person that can sign about Dad, country, the troops, supporting the Red, White and Blue, could vote for people who HATE the military!!! Maybe, he has at least changed some to change from a Dim to an Indy.
49 posted on 10/28/2008 11:39:37 AM PDT by RetiredArmy (I am a true red, white and blue CONSERVATIVE! I HATE LIBERALS and Dimocrats!!!)
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To: pissant

Folks who have seen TK in concert know what I mean when I say Toby is Sarah’s captain.


50 posted on 10/28/2008 11:39:41 AM PDT by Loyolas Mattman ("Oh, God Love Ya'...Stand Up for Chuck!!!" - Joe Biden)
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