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Garth Brooks on Obama: I Love Him to Death; It's Got to Be Hell In That Office (Barf Alert!)
CNS News ^ | 03/23/11 | Nicholas Ballasy

Posted on 03/23/2011 10:24:08 AM PDT by MissesBush

(CNSNews.com) - Grammy award-winning singer Garth Brooks told CNSNews.com that he "fully" supports President Barack Obama and that it must be "hell" serving as President of the United States.

Before his performance at the Points of Light Institute's ceremony honoring former President George H. W. Bush at the Kennedy Center on Monday, Brooks was asked if President Obama has lived up to his expectations.

"Yeah, I think what President Obama is finding out is all that we want to do, the system kind of doesn't allow the most powerful guy in the world to kind of do his job and I'm sure nobody's more frustrated than him to complete those promises that he did and I think he's trying his heart out. I love him to death and I fully support him and I just wish him well because it's got to be hell in that office," said Brooks.

Brooks' comments come as many celebrities who supported President Obama in the 2008 election including Matt Damon and Barbra Streisand have publicly expressed disappointment in President Obama.

Brooks, the closing act in the ceremony, also said the entire political system in America has him "concerned."

"The whole political system kind of has me concerned right now to tell you the truth --200 years old and we might think of about, you know, kind of kicking it in the ass a little bit. It just seems like we vote for things because they're Republican or Democratic," he told CNSNews.com.

"I think we should vote for them because they're right or wrong and we kind of have seemed to have fallen into that trap so that would be the one warning I would give all us," he said. "Put down where you're from and what flag you fly under and let's get to putting the best person, man or women in the office and let's start making some strides."

When asked for a specific example, Brooks said, "For me, it's if my guy didn't get in then I drag my feet for four years and we don't get anywhere and if my guy gets in, you drag your feet for four years and we don't get anywhere," he said. "We've got to stop doing that. Once we get there let's try to be four years down the road further than we were and let's see what happens. Let's all work together and that's kind of what this is all about tonight."


TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: celebrities; countrymusic; isgarthgay; obama
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Yeah Garth, it must be hell golfing 3 rounds a week, vacations every other month, long stays in Hawaii on the taxpayer's dime. No, it's hell on US having him in that office, not on him being in it. Sounds like Garth needs to get cult deprogramming.
1 posted on 03/23/2011 10:24:13 AM PDT by MissesBush
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To: MissesBush
Old Garth wants Hollyweed to like him...

Mike

2 posted on 03/23/2011 10:26:05 AM PDT by MichaelP (The ultimate result of shielding men from the effects of folly is to fill the world with fools ~HS)
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To: MissesBush

Knew there was a reason I never liked that boot scoot whiny bastard..


3 posted on 03/23/2011 10:26:14 AM PDT by Michael Barnes
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To: MissesBush

I know Garth. Wouldn’t it be so much easier if we were like China?


4 posted on 03/23/2011 10:27:20 AM PDT by massgopguy (I owe everything to George Bailey)
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To: MissesBush

Another Hollywood Useless Idiot !!


5 posted on 03/23/2011 10:27:54 AM PDT by W-Girl
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To: MissesBush

Garth ...If I told ya once I told ya a thousand times. You might have the sound but ya ain’t got the country soul! Ya don’t get that at Julliard. Ya gotta pay yer dues, play the honky tonks, ice houses and dives.


6 posted on 03/23/2011 10:28:34 AM PDT by prisoner6 (Right Wing Nuts bolt The Constitution together as the loose screws of the Left fall out!)
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To: MissesBush

Yes, it is hell in the office - I noticed how much patience and support Hollywood gave the previous office holder.


7 posted on 03/23/2011 10:29:43 AM PDT by edcoil (Rule One: Fear No Man)
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To: MissesBush

Well, Garth DOES have friends in low places...


8 posted on 03/23/2011 10:29:43 AM PDT by WayneS (Enlightened statesmen will not always be at the helm. -- James Madison)
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To: MissesBush

What’s the problem here? He can like anyone he wants. Who cares what this has-been star thinks?


9 posted on 03/23/2011 10:30:42 AM PDT by tirednvirginia
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To: MissesBush

all hat no cattle


10 posted on 03/23/2011 10:30:51 AM PDT by Vaquero ("an armed society is a polite society" Robert A. Heinlein)
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To: MissesBush

To quote Laura Ingraham’s book, “Shut up and Sing!”


11 posted on 03/23/2011 10:31:10 AM PDT by zerosix (native sunflower)
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To: MissesBush
And I'd imagine he has company in the Ditzy Chits. Good for Garth. He should use his mega-millions to help fund Bary's socialist schemes.
12 posted on 03/23/2011 10:31:15 AM PDT by South40 (Evil is powerless if the good are unafraid. ~Ronald Reagan)
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To: Michael Barnes

Me either, I have never had muc use for Garth Brooks and his flashy music.

Has Obama met my expectations?? Yes he has, I knew he would be a POS when he was elected.

He is nothing more than Marion Barry with better Public Housing. But at least Marion can produce a Birth Certificate.


13 posted on 03/23/2011 10:31:30 AM PDT by Venturer
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To: MissesBush
 

14 posted on 03/23/2011 10:32:17 AM PDT by Vendome ("Don't take life so seriously... You'll never live through it anyway")
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To: MissesBush

Garth, in another country, another time, Marxist Punks like Obama put guys like YOU in prison, or worse. You are a musical genius and a political fool. Bob


15 posted on 03/23/2011 10:33:09 AM PDT by alstewartfan ("I don't wanna think. Just leave me here to drink, wrapped up in the warmth of New York City." Al S.)
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To: MissesBush

Cya, Garth, you dope...


16 posted on 03/23/2011 10:33:27 AM PDT by CarryaBigStick (My office is an Airtractor 402)
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To: MissesBush

Dope In The Wind


17 posted on 03/23/2011 10:33:41 AM PDT by Poison Pill
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To: Venturer
No, no...How do you really feel?

;)

18 posted on 03/23/2011 10:33:46 AM PDT by Michael Barnes
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To: MissesBush

What would you expect from someone named “Garth”.


19 posted on 03/23/2011 10:33:56 AM PDT by WKUHilltopper (Fix bayonets!)
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To: MissesBush

Barf should have stayed in retirement.


20 posted on 03/23/2011 10:34:17 AM PDT by Rappini (Pro Deo et Patria)
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To: MissesBush
Garth Brooks,who is that..haven't heard much about him lately or is it that I really don't care to hear from him..Do these idiots really know what Obama is..I don't think so they live dream world.A world many of us could only think about and a world the people of this country put them in..by buying the music they sell..Go out and study Obama, Garth or better still read Free Republic and you will find out what a loser your guy is..
21 posted on 03/23/2011 10:34:17 AM PDT by PLD
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To: MissesBush

Damn! Had to throw away several CDs and a couple of cookbooks to add him to my boycott list. My friends list doesn’t go to those “low places”.


22 posted on 03/23/2011 10:34:23 AM PDT by nolongerademocrat ("Before you ask G-d for something, first thank G-d for what you already have." B'rachot 30b)
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To: prisoner6

Julliard?

I saw him at Eskimo Joe’s, in Stillwater, OK and people were throwing quarters in his tip jar. This was one year before he exploded onto the scene in country music.


23 posted on 03/23/2011 10:34:25 AM PDT by Vendome ("Don't take life so seriously... You'll never live through it anyway")
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To: MissesBush
Hey Garth, you're an idiot. Oh, and all your songs sound the same.
You sucked at the rodeo because it sounded like you were singning
the same song over and over.
24 posted on 03/23/2011 10:34:49 AM PDT by MaxMax
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To: alstewartfan

Remind me what this dope sings so I can change the station everytime he comes on.


25 posted on 03/23/2011 10:36:35 AM PDT by Vigilanteman (Obama: Fake black man. Fake Messiah. Fake American. How many fakes can you fit in one Zer0?)
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To: MissesBush

Garth is an idiot.


26 posted on 03/23/2011 10:36:38 AM PDT by CodeToad (Islam needs to be banned in the US and treated as a criminal enterprise.)
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To: CarryaBigStick

Dumb as a tumbleweed.....


27 posted on 03/23/2011 10:37:10 AM PDT by alstewartfan ("I don't wanna think. Just leave me here to drink, wrapped up in the warmth of New York City." Al S.)
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To: MissesBush

“I love him to death.” Garth, then I don’t see any reason you should stop.


28 posted on 03/23/2011 10:37:10 AM PDT by Toespi
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To: MissesBush

He is saying in one sentence
I love him to death and I fully support him.
and in another
The whole political system kind of has me concerned right now to tell you the truth.
Very much like a country song - where someone falls in
love with the wrong kind of person - but keeps coming
back for more abuse - so sad...


29 posted on 03/23/2011 10:37:18 AM PDT by savage woman
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To: MissesBush

This mindless nationalism is disgusting. We have to support 0bama because he is our leader? I wonder if the 1930s Jews felt the same way about their fuhrer?
These shallow thinkers cannot commit to a principle, they must slavishly follow a leader even if it leads to the county’s destruction.


30 posted on 03/23/2011 10:38:10 AM PDT by grumpygresh (Democrats delenda est)
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To: MissesBush

Chicken-fried pop, and not as manly as the Dixie Chicks. What happened to country music?


31 posted on 03/23/2011 10:38:22 AM PDT by OldNewYork (social justice isn't justice; it's just socialism)
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To: Venturer
He is nothing more than Marion Barry with better Public Housing. But at least Marion can produce a Birth Certificate.

Good one! Is that available for a tagline?

32 posted on 03/23/2011 10:38:30 AM PDT by Vigilanteman (Obama: Fake black man. Fake Messiah. Fake American. How many fakes can you fit in one Zer0?)
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To: MichaelP
I lamented never having seen him in concert but not so much now....

his wife is a lefty...I knew that....

what is it with people who hit the big money then want the middle and working classes to get the shaft all the time...

hey Garth...lets change SS...from now on we start at the very top of the wealth ratings and take 8% off of you income or 16%...then come back and talk your crap....

33 posted on 03/23/2011 10:38:59 AM PDT by cherry
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To: MissesBush

Isn’t Garth Brooks pro-”gay” as well?


34 posted on 03/23/2011 10:39:14 AM PDT by Zionist Conspirator (Velo' `amad 'echad lifneyhem! Velo' `amad 'echad bifneyhem!)
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To: MaxMax

I recently saw Gene Watson in concert. Now there’s a real country singer! None of this Nashville pop masquerading as country!


35 posted on 03/23/2011 10:39:18 AM PDT by pkajj
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To: MissesBush

Garth went down a few rungs on my ladder when he cheated on his family...now he ain’t fit to carry my ladder....


36 posted on 03/23/2011 10:39:24 AM PDT by Kimmers (Tell a lie often enough it becomes political........)
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To: Vendome
IIRC - and I'm pretty sure I do - He studied music at Julliard. His career was all markteting. Sizzle and no country steak. His stage show - the one Mrs p6 dragged me to here - was like a circus act. they never stood still...ran all over the stage.

He wrapped up with a solo of Starry, Starry Night.

Decent musician but NOT country. No Way! The opening act was much better. Traditional "cowboy" band standing around a fake campfire but at least playing passable country. Sons o the Pioneers stuff mixed with, oh, '40s -60's C/W.

37 posted on 03/23/2011 10:41:55 AM PDT by prisoner6 (Right Wing Nuts bolt The Constitution together as the loose screws of the Left fall out!)
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To: MissesBush

His sentences make no sense. How old is this guy?


38 posted on 03/23/2011 10:42:10 AM PDT by ReneeLynn (Socialism is SO yesterday. Fascism, it's the new black. Mmm mmm mmm...)
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To: Venturer

A Time/Warner pollster would respond as follows: “Well okay, then. Thank you for your input. I’ll just put you down as having a SOMEWHAT favorable view of Barack Obama’s performance as president”.

;-)


39 posted on 03/23/2011 10:42:19 AM PDT by WayneS (Enlightened statesmen will not always be at the helm. -- James Madison)
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To: MissesBush

I’m glad these entertainers are trying to help me form my opinion but I think I’ll wait until Justin Bieber checks in.


40 posted on 03/23/2011 10:43:09 AM PDT by MichiganCheese (I "gotta sit in the back with all the other typical bitter clinging enemies"!)
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To: MissesBush

That’s it for Garth. I’ve taken him out of my music library.


41 posted on 03/23/2011 10:43:41 AM PDT by chainsaw
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To: MissesBush

Perhaps I could cut Garth some slack, and say he’s just respecting the office. Did he ever say anything bad about W? Consider the fact he was at a function honoring HW.


42 posted on 03/23/2011 10:44:51 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: OldNewYork
What happened to country music?

The "o" fell off.

43 posted on 03/23/2011 10:45:18 AM PDT by prisoner6 (Right Wing Nuts bolt The Constitution together as the loose screws of the Left fall out!)
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To: prisoner6

Naw, he ain’t country but more pop country. Better than Achy Breaky Heart no talent hack.

Country is defined in the emblematic sounds of Randy Travis and George Strait.


44 posted on 03/23/2011 10:46:39 AM PDT by Vendome ("Don't take life so seriously... You'll never live through it anyway")
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To: pkajj
I agree, Gene Watson is one of my favorites.
Gene Watson Farewell Party
45 posted on 03/23/2011 10:48:44 AM PDT by MaxMax
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To: alstewartfan

You are a musical genius

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Garth is an entertainment genius, if a genius at all. A musical genius? Not in the slightest.


46 posted on 03/23/2011 10:48:47 AM PDT by dmz
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To: MissesBush

low friends in high places


47 posted on 03/23/2011 10:49:31 AM PDT by jjsheridan5
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To: prisoner6

Not sure about your recollection. I believe he went to OSU.


48 posted on 03/23/2011 10:52:19 AM PDT by Vendome ("Don't take life so seriously... You'll never live through it anyway")
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To: All

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49 posted on 03/23/2011 10:52:22 AM PDT by Maverick68
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To: OldNewYork

Alan Jackson covered it’s demise with “Murder On Music Row”.


50 posted on 03/23/2011 10:52:26 AM PDT by Crcl1
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