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Chris Christie, Springsteen agree to disagree on Gay Marriage(Spingsteen won't sing at Inauguration)
northjersey.com ^ | Decmeber 15, 2009 | Claire Heininger

Posted on 12/16/2009 3:22:26 PM PST by Coleus

NEW BRUNSWICK -- Bruce Springsteen doesn't share Chris Christie's views on gay marriage and he won't play at the governor-elect's inauguration, but Christie says there's no hard feelings about the Boss' politics or his State Street freeze out.   "Obviously, two bad decisions on his part," Christie joked Monday after a meeting at Rutgers University with the leaders of several New Jersey colleges and universities.

"Bruce and I don't agree on certain things politically -- big shock," the Republican added. "But it doesn't diminish at all my enjoyment of him as an artist and a performer."   For the record, Springsteen is unaffiliated with either of the two major parties, according to a state voter-registration database, but he has publicly leaned left and last year endorsed Democrat Barack Obama for president. Last week, the singer announced his support for legalizing gay marriage in New Jersey.

"This is where the people of New Jersey obviously have differences of opinion," Christie, who opposes same sex marriage, said Monday. "There are lots of people who feel very strongly about same sex marriage and believe it should be the law of the state, and there are lots of folks like me who believe that it shouldn't.  "The fact that Bruce believes that, that's his right," he continued. "But by the same token, it's my right to believe what I want to believe, too."

The incoming governor also noted there's still plenty of debate ahead about gay marriage. Legislation allowing it has passed a Senate committee and awaits a hearing in the Assembly. Gov. Jon Corzine has said he will sign the bill into law -- but for that to happen it must land on his desk before his term expires at noon on Jan. 19.


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Government; US: New Jersey
KEYWORDS: antibiblicalmarriage; christie; homonaziagenda; homonazis; homonazism; homosexualagenda; springsteen; unbiblicalmarriage
While Christie still pays top dollar to attend all of Springsteen's concerts in the Metropolitan area.   He'll probably attend Bon Jovi's concerts too.

Springsteen must not have paid attention to the good nuns in his Catholic Elementary School, St. Rose of Lima, in Freehold, NJ.  The Catholic Church teaches that marriage is between one man and one woman.   He must of been in another world when they were teaching that.

1 posted on 12/16/2009 3:22:26 PM PST by Coleus
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Chris Christie chooses Paula Dow as attorney general (pro-abortion, liberal Democrat)
2 posted on 12/16/2009 3:23:31 PM PST by Coleus (Abortion, Euthanasia & FOCA - - don't Obama and the Democrats just kill ya!)
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To: Coleus

Was Springsteen threatening to sing at the inauguration? Sounds like Christie dodged a bullet.


3 posted on 12/16/2009 3:24:09 PM PST by Buckeye Battle Cry (Enjoy nature - eat meat, wear fur and drive your car!)
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To: Coleus

Bruce should shut up and sing.


4 posted on 12/16/2009 3:24:39 PM PST by Anti-Bubba182
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To: Coleus
Me bad, you have 2 different news sources.
5 posted on 12/16/2009 3:25:37 PM PST by celmak
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To: Coleus

Forget about it.


6 posted on 12/16/2009 3:25:37 PM PST by bmwcyle (Free the Navy Seals)
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To: Coleus
Me bad, you have 2 different news sources.
7 posted on 12/16/2009 3:25:49 PM PST by celmak
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To: Coleus
""But it doesn't diminish at all my enjoyment of him as an artist and a performer.""

Am I the only child of the 60's & 70's who doesn't enjoy Bruce Springsteen? I've never understood the Springsteen cult.

8 posted on 12/16/2009 3:26:03 PM PST by OldDeckHand
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To: Coleus

bruce springstein is such a homobama.


9 posted on 12/16/2009 3:29:23 PM PST by Vision Thing (He has a white house, and he wants to paint it black.)
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To: OldDeckHand

I never understood his “charm” either.


10 posted on 12/16/2009 3:31:53 PM PST by DJ MacWoW (Make yourselves sheep and the wolves will eat you. Ben Franklin)
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To: OldDeckHand

Bruce Springsteen has always sucked. He needs more cowbell.


11 posted on 12/16/2009 3:32:24 PM PST by tobyhill
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To: OldDeckHand

No, I’ve never understood his cult status either, particularly after checking out the lyrics of his songs. I think it may have something to do with his reportedly putting money back into his community.


12 posted on 12/16/2009 3:42:52 PM PST by skr (May God confound the enemy)
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To: OldDeckHand
The highways are jammed with broken heroes on a last chance power drive who think Springsteen sucks.
13 posted on 12/16/2009 3:44:43 PM PST by The KG9 Kid
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To: tobyhill

1 decent song 30 years ago. Born to Run. 30 years ago.


14 posted on 12/16/2009 3:46:20 PM PST by muleskinner ("You know the Germans always make good stuff')
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To: Coleus
"For the record, Springsteen is unaffiliated with either of the two major parties, according to a state voter-registration database, but he has publicly leaned left"

Sort of the same way Joseph Stalin "leaned left"

15 posted on 12/16/2009 3:47:05 PM PST by circlecity
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To: DJ MacWoW

Nor I.


16 posted on 12/16/2009 3:49:33 PM PST by FrdmLvr ("The people will believe what the media tells them they believe." Orwell)
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To: Anti-Bubba182

Negatory on that. He should just shut up, period. In fact, he should just stFu.
One of the most overrated “musicians” of our time.


17 posted on 12/16/2009 3:51:21 PM PST by Past Your Eyes (You don't have to be ignorant to be a Democrat...but if you are...so what?)
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To: muleskinner
I will say this about Bruce Springsteen: His music was 10 years ahead of it's time in 1975. All of his tracks from the mid-70s could have been released in the mid-80s and they would have sounded like they belonged in that decade.

Of course, everything else he's released since then sounds like it's stuck in 1985.

You have to be a Vinnie from New Jersey to really adore Bruce Springsteen... The same kind of person who thinks Bon Jovi was a great band.

18 posted on 12/16/2009 3:52:17 PM PST by The KG9 Kid
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To: OldDeckHand
Am I the only child of the 60's & 70's who doesn't enjoy Bruce Springsteen? I've never understood the Springsteen cult.

I've never gotten the whole New Jersey music scene - Springsteen, Bon Jovi, lots and lots of boring, over-produced power ballads. It all sounded old when Bruce was young. I did like Nebraska - spare, simple and pure - but Springsteen apparently doesn't want to try recording like that again.
19 posted on 12/16/2009 3:53:42 PM PST by AnotherUnixGeek
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To: Coleus
YO, Bruce..... Go smoke a bone hippie.
20 posted on 12/16/2009 3:53:47 PM PST by jaz.357 ("If the present tries to sit in judgment on the past, it will lose the future." W.Churchill)
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To: OldDeckHand
Am I the only child of the 60's & 70's who doesn't enjoy Bruce Springsteen?

Nope. - Not by a long shot.

21 posted on 12/16/2009 3:55:26 PM PST by Iron Munro (God is great - Beer is good - People are crazy.)
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To: Coleus

Doesn’t anyone else find it ironic that a ‘woman’ DA would support the MURDER of children in the womb?????? Exactly how the hell do you find justice in that?


22 posted on 12/16/2009 3:57:24 PM PST by Doc Savage (SOBAMP!)
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To: DJ MacWoW

Or those fake “cool” looks he’d try to give on his videos


23 posted on 12/16/2009 4:06:02 PM PST by A_Former_Democrat
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To: OldDeckHand

No you are not.


24 posted on 12/16/2009 4:08:01 PM PST by JimC214
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To: A_Former_Democrat

Oh dear. I’ve never seen one of his videos. lol Hated his music so I never watched one. :-)


25 posted on 12/16/2009 4:17:57 PM PST by DJ MacWoW (Make yourselves sheep and the wolves will eat you. Ben Franklin)
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To: NEW YORKCITYGOPMAN

“I’ve never gotten the whole New Jersey music scene - Springsteen, Bon Jovi, lots and lots of boring, over-produced power ballads.”

Of course you have left out ONE very important member of that New Jersey music scene.

The incomparable Jersey Boys,

Frankie-Bob-Tom-Nick

The Four Seasons


26 posted on 12/16/2009 5:22:10 PM PST by NEW YORKCITYGOPMAN ('he who creates something worthwhile, never dies.'')
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To: OldDeckHand

Never like Springsteen music or the concert clips I’ve seen. His on-stage behavior seems so mannered or something.


27 posted on 12/16/2009 5:25:31 PM PST by GSWarrior
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To: Coleus

Who cares about BS. I don’t see his singing is all great. His voice along with the face he makes when singing looks like he is CONSTIPATED.


28 posted on 12/16/2009 6:30:06 PM PST by Patriot Babe
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To: DJ MacWoW

“I’ve never seen one of his videos.”
* * *

I’m not a Bruce fan, but there is that one video of his in which courteney cox came out of the audience and on to the stage, and was “discovered” from that appearance. Just an interesting factoid, imo.


29 posted on 12/16/2009 6:37:55 PM PST by Canedawg (Bring lawyers, guns and money.)
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To: Canedawg

You’re right. I did see that. But I couldn’t tell you what the song was. lol


30 posted on 12/16/2009 6:54:42 PM PST by DJ MacWoW (Make yourselves sheep and the wolves will eat you. Ben Franklin)
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To: Coleus

Detritus


31 posted on 12/16/2009 6:56:53 PM PST by Rome2000 (OBAMA IS A COMMUNIST CRYPTO-MUSLIM)
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To: Coleus

Christie is lucky. Check this out to see the type of person Bruce performs for.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_A._Mulheren


32 posted on 12/16/2009 7:44:38 PM PST by golf lover
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To: OldDeckHand

You’re not alone - I can’t stand the guy and never could.


33 posted on 12/16/2009 7:49:49 PM PST by 2 Kool 2 Be 4-Gotten
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To: Coleus; AdmSmith; Berosus; bigheadfred; Convert from ECUSA; dervish; Ernest_at_the_Beach; ...
"Obviously, two bad decisions on his part," Christie joked Monday after a meeting at Rutgers University with the leaders of several New Jersey colleges and universities. "Bruce and I don't agree on certain things politically -- big shock," the Republican added. "But it doesn't diminish at all my enjoyment of him as an artist and a performer."
Well, in my own way, I have to agree. :')
34 posted on 12/16/2009 7:53:23 PM PST by SunkenCiv (My Sunday Feeling is that Nothing is easy. Goes for the rest of the week too.)
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To: Coleus

The simple fact that Cristie said this “”There are lots of people who feel very strongly about same sex marriage and believe it should be the law of the state” is a red flag.


35 posted on 12/16/2009 7:55:45 PM PST by stevio (Crunchy Con - God, guns, guts, and organically grown crunchy nuts.)
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To: Coleus

Yes. Its amazing how many people think that BS is Jewish, when he is actually Dutch/Italian and Catholic. It’s SpringSTEEN not SpringSTEIN folks!


36 posted on 12/16/2009 7:56:03 PM PST by Clemenza (Remember our Korean War Veterans)
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To: DJ MacWoW

Dancing in the Dark

(I checked on youtube, I surely didn’t know that off the top of my head.)


37 posted on 12/16/2009 8:26:16 PM PST by Canedawg (Bring lawyers, guns and money.)
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To: Anti-Bubba182
Bruce should shut up and sing.

"41 Shots" ... no.

Springsteen is a jacka**. He showed his true colors with "41 Shots", then turned on a dime and was suddenly the NYPD's biggest fan after 9-11. IIRC, didn't the NYPD officers in the audience at the 9-11 fund raising concert boo and jeer him?
38 posted on 12/16/2009 8:30:46 PM PST by tanknetter
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To: Clemenza
Yes. Its amazing how many people think that BS is Jewish, when he is actually Dutch/Italian and Catholic. It’s SpringSTEEN not SpringSTEIN folks! >>>>

lol, I was going to put that in my comments but just wanted people to figure it out for themselves with the st. rose of Lima comment....

 See, if people in the usa lived in a diverse area like NJ, they would know that names with a double vowel like his are usually Dutch.

There are people who still think Jon corzine is Jewish because he spells his first name the Jewish way. Had they read the newspapers during the senate race between franks and corzine, they would have read that they were both a member of the same church in summit, the United Church of Christ.

39 posted on 12/16/2009 8:45:22 PM PST by Coleus (Abortion, Euthanasia & FOCA - - don't Obama and the Democrats just kill ya!)
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To: OldDeckHand

Nope, I grew up in the ‘70s and ‘80s and thought he was a big jerk.


40 posted on 12/16/2009 8:58:07 PM PST by fieldmarshaldj (~"This is what happens when you find a stranger in the Alps !"~~)
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To: OldDeckHand
Am I the only child of the 60's & 70's who doesn't enjoy Bruce Springsteen? I've never understood the Springsteen cult.

Never liked him or his style. He has two or three catchy tunes such as "Glory Days"
Other than those........boring boring boring

41 posted on 12/17/2009 2:42:33 AM PST by dennisw
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To: dennisw

You are not alone. I don’t think he is all that exciting a singer plus I hate his communist politics. We don’t owe him and his homies a damn thing. He can take some of that wealth his kool aid drinking fans shell out and redistribute it to all those people he thinks have been put upon by the man....oh wait, its redistribute other people’s wealth, I keep forgetting. Just like his no soul mate Michael Mwhore.


42 posted on 12/17/2009 3:22:19 AM PST by RushLake (Liberalism--Domestic terrorism financed by your tax dollars.)
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To: OldDeckHand
Am I the only child of the 60's & 70's who doesn't enjoy Bruce Springsteen? I've never understood the Springsteen cult.

Yeah, his "singing" sounds like the dry heaves to me.

43 posted on 12/17/2009 3:53:12 AM PST by fwdude (It is not the liberals who will destroy this country, but the "moderates.")
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To: RushLake

His music sux....all this revved up emoting and excitement for nothing. His muzak does nothing for me


44 posted on 12/17/2009 4:20:52 AM PST by dennisw
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To: OldDeckHand

No, I am also one. Springsteen is nothing more than a Commie,Junkie,Adulterer. Why anyone pays attention to these “celebtards” is beyond me.


45 posted on 12/17/2009 5:12:14 AM PST by eyeamok
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To: Canedawg

:-)


46 posted on 12/17/2009 5:19:45 AM PST by DJ MacWoW (Make yourselves sheep and the wolves will eat you. Ben Franklin)
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47 posted on 01/06/2010 11:00:15 AM PST by Coleus (Abortion, Euthanasia & FOCA - - don't Obama and the Democrats just kill ya!)
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