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Green Day frontman kicked off flight over saggy pants
KFSNTV (Fresno, CA) ^ | 9/2/11 | Staff

Posted on 09/03/2011 2:55:27 PM PDT by Impala64ssa

Edited on 09/03/2011 3:23:50 PM PDT by Admin Moderator. [history]

OAKLAND, Calif. -- Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong says he was kicked off of a Southwest Airlines flight Thursday night for wearing his pants too low.


TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events; US: California
KEYWORDS: americanidiot; bygreenday; saggypants
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Too bad for Mr. Armstrong that he's White. /sarc Seriously, cut the cr*p and quit "lookin' like a fool wit yo pants on da ground" no matter what color you are!
1 posted on 09/03/2011 2:55:31 PM PDT by Impala64ssa
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To: Impala64ssa

You can’t bring crack on the plane American idiot.


2 posted on 09/03/2011 2:56:27 PM PDT by Winstons Julia (when liberals rant, it's called free speech; when conservatives vent, it's called hate speech.)
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To: Impala64ssa

Good, we need more of this.


3 posted on 09/03/2011 2:57:34 PM PDT by 3Fingas ( Sons and Daughters of Freedom, Committee of Correspondence)
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To: Winstons Julia

Oh my God, that is so bad! I almost died laughing.


4 posted on 09/03/2011 2:58:02 PM PDT by Strk321
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To: Winstons Julia

The guy is 39 years old and still trying to look like he’s 19.

What an American Idiot.


5 posted on 09/03/2011 2:58:46 PM PDT by Carling (DeMint to Obama: I want to read the bill, not listen to talking points off a TelePrompter.)
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To: Impala64ssa

American Idiot!


6 posted on 09/03/2011 2:58:48 PM PDT by ColdOne (I miss my poochie... Tasha 2000~3/14/11)
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To: Impala64ssa

Good. It’s time the slobs of this country get their butts kicked a bit.


7 posted on 09/03/2011 2:59:48 PM PDT by WOSG (Cut the spending! Perry/Rubio 2012)
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To: Carling

He’s a gangsta cracker.


8 posted on 09/03/2011 3:00:09 PM PDT by Winstons Julia (when liberals rant, it's called free speech; when conservatives vent, it's called hate speech.)
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To: Impala64ssa

Even a small child has enough common sense to pull up their pants when they start to sag.


9 posted on 09/03/2011 3:01:14 PM PDT by Isabel C.
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To: Impala64ssa

Good publicity for him for his fans and for Southwest for normal people.


10 posted on 09/03/2011 3:02:26 PM PDT by Right Wing Assault (Dick Obama is more inexperienced now than he was before he was elected.)
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To: Impala64ssa

He should have been tossed for his role in the crime against music that was the 1990’s. His fake punk band was among the biggest offenders.


11 posted on 09/03/2011 3:02:46 PM PDT by WhistlingPastTheGraveyard (Some men just want to watch the world burn.)
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To: WhistlingPastTheGraveyard

And yet I’ve had people tell me that ‘90s Green Day was awesome and that they sold out in the 2000s.

Opinions are like you-know-what. Everybody has one.


12 posted on 09/03/2011 3:07:31 PM PDT by Strk321
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To: ColdOne
American Idiot!

My first thoughts exactly. :-)

13 posted on 09/03/2011 3:08:16 PM PDT by South40 (Perry: There is a path to citizenship for ILLEGAL ALIENS who have served THEIR country)
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To: Impala64ssa

In other words the man was rude and got booted.


14 posted on 09/03/2011 3:09:01 PM PDT by linn37
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To: Impala64ssa

What a Canadian Idiot.


15 posted on 09/03/2011 3:10:26 PM PDT by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Happiness)
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To: Carling

He’s 39 and white and wears baggy pants?

He needs a good swift kick in the....


16 posted on 09/03/2011 3:12:15 PM PDT by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Happiness)
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To: Impala64ssa
Too bad for Mr. Armstrong that he's White.

My Grandkids told me they call these brain dead characters "Whiggers". Sounds about right!

17 posted on 09/03/2011 3:19:30 PM PDT by RVN Airplane Driver
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To: Impala64ssa

Cuz when you are 45, wearing your pants at your knees is so cool.


18 posted on 09/03/2011 3:39:59 PM PDT by riri
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To: Impala64ssa

While he’s at it, he might consider forgoing the eyeliner, too.


19 posted on 09/03/2011 3:48:34 PM PDT by originalbuckeye
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To: Impala64ssa
Sitting on a Southwest flight right now. . .

BRAVO,SOUTHWEST!

20 posted on 09/03/2011 3:50:55 PM PDT by blues_guitarist (Obama's "Manchurian" agenda is right on track . . . HE MUST BE STOPPED!! - Black & Humble)
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To: Impala64ssa

TSA again! They make take off your belt, I am sure this is what happen!


21 posted on 09/03/2011 3:58:56 PM PDT by ThomasThomas ( Congressmen should wear uniforms like NASCAR drivers, so we can identify their corporate sponsors.)
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To: Carling

I was thinking the same thing - this guy is way too old to be wearing his pants like that.


22 posted on 09/03/2011 4:06:39 PM PDT by Gerish (Feed your faith and your doubts will starve to death.)
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To: Impala64ssa

Good grief, your 39 years old. American idiot.


23 posted on 09/03/2011 4:12:09 PM PDT by skeeter
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To: Impala64ssa

This is probably the most dangerous thing he has ever done.


24 posted on 09/03/2011 4:13:58 PM PDT by Blind Eye Jones
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To: Impala64ssa

It’s just a matter of time until there’s an emergency evacuation of an aircraft and one of these clowns trips over his pants, falls, and everybody behind him doesn’t make it out. Whereupon... and you can count on this... the next of kin of the liberals who are crying about his “rights” will sue the airline for letting him get aboard with clothing that impeded his ability to escape.


25 posted on 09/03/2011 4:16:48 PM PDT by ArmstedFragg (hoaxy dopey changey)
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To: Impala64ssa

I knew there was a reason I liked Southwest.


26 posted on 09/03/2011 4:20:55 PM PDT by OldNewYork
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To: Impala64ssa

When will that stupid style fade? I remember this as starting in the 1980s. Good grief! Do the girls really find this appealing?


27 posted on 09/03/2011 4:22:43 PM PDT by Bigg Red (Palin in 2012)
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To: Impala64ssa

Nothing like a idiot white boy who wants to pretend to be a black prison gang-banging slob...


28 posted on 09/03/2011 4:24:10 PM PDT by TheBattman (They exchanged the truth about God for a lie and worshiped and served the creature...)
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To: Bigg Red

1990s not 1980s


29 posted on 09/03/2011 4:25:25 PM PDT by Bigg Red (Palin in 2012)
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To: Impala64ssa
American mental case?

30 posted on 09/03/2011 4:27:04 PM PDT by Menehune56 ("Let them hate so long as they fear" Oderint Dum Metuant), Lucius Accius, (170 BC - 86 BC))
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To: Impala64ssa

I guess he didn’t have the time of his life....


31 posted on 09/03/2011 4:27:54 PM PDT by silverleaf (Common sense is not so common - Voltaire)
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To: Impala64ssa

Now he’s down for the struggle.


32 posted on 09/03/2011 4:30:36 PM PDT by Yardstick
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To: Bigg Red

Some styles seem to never fade. Only recently has the lowcut high rise belly-baring “blouse” over the low rise jeans down to the pubic area faded in this area (for women). It was “in” for probably 5 years. Seemed like the bigger the “muffin” and the fatter the belly the better.


33 posted on 09/03/2011 4:31:22 PM PDT by Twinkie (ANYBODY BUT OBAMA !!!)
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To: Impala64ssa

Such punk cred...39, a multi millionaire getting the boot for wearing his pants too low. Whatta rocknroll rebel! At least say you had droopy drawers because of all the pills and coke you had in your pockets.

Freegards


34 posted on 09/03/2011 4:32:02 PM PDT by Ransomed
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To: Impala64ssa

Drunk, ugly and stupid is no way to go through life...


35 posted on 09/03/2011 4:44:48 PM PDT by edge10 (Obama lied, babies died!)
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To: Impala64ssa
Why is a rockstar ridin' Southwest? Thought they had buckets o' dough.

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36 posted on 09/03/2011 4:57:41 PM PDT by JCG
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To: JCG

What is Green Day? Some eco-weenie?


37 posted on 09/03/2011 5:00:56 PM PDT by Ax
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To: Impala64ssa

American Idiot.


38 posted on 09/03/2011 5:03:52 PM PDT by NoLibZone (Obama is bad luck for the US.)
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To: Strk321

Well, it’s true.

1039? Awesome.
Dookie? Brilliant.
Insomniac? Basket Case? Nimrod? Solid. Damn. Gold.

But the last ten years... uggggggghththosdhifosnc;asnvoawihfoawhp;f89hcq230r8cu 1we0fu


39 posted on 09/03/2011 5:08:21 PM PDT by OnlyTurkeysHaveLeftWings
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To: Strk321

Well, it’s true.

1039? Awesome.
Dookie? Brilliant.
Insomniac? Basket Case? Nimrod? Solid. Damn. Gold.

But the last ten years... uggggggghththosdhifosnc;asnvoawihfoawhp;f89hcq230r8cu 1we0fu


40 posted on 09/03/2011 5:08:27 PM PDT by OnlyTurkeysHaveLeftWings
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To: Strk321
I’ve had people tell me that ‘90s Green Day was awesome and that they sold out in the 2000s.

I'm sure there are people who feel that way. For me, the 90s were the worst decade in popular music history. Next to nothing from that wasted decade sounds awesome these days, least of all Billy Joe faking a Brit accent through his nose to Green Day's ersatz punkisms.

That was the decade of my 20s, so there should be some sentimental value to some of it. But there's not. It all sounds vapid, self-absorbed and pretentious anymore. The only thing worse is early 2000s emo, which I hold the whiny alt-rockers of the 90s personally responsible for.

41 posted on 09/03/2011 5:47:31 PM PDT by WhistlingPastTheGraveyard (Some men just want to watch the world burn.)
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To: Impala64ssa

I guess he gets to walk the streets now... alone.


42 posted on 09/03/2011 5:52:14 PM PDT by swatbuznik
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To: WhistlingPastTheGraveyard

I agree. Outside of a few British bands, the 90s were a quality wasteland for so-called “alternative rock.” Eddie Vedder should be in prison.


43 posted on 09/03/2011 6:05:15 PM PDT by wideawake
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To: Impala64ssa

Wow folks don’t be too harsh maybe I’m wrong. I think we got our answer to the Mooslim flying. Just have them wear saggy pants and poof they are off the plane. =)


44 posted on 09/03/2011 6:08:08 PM PDT by Patriot Babe
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To: Strk321
>"Opinions are like you-know-what. Everybody has one."

Some people have more than one. Some people are nothing but one.

GD till late 90's was real Punk. Heroin/success ruined them.

45 posted on 09/03/2011 7:06:05 PM PDT by rawcatslyentist (It is necessary that a person be born of a father who is a citizen; ~Vattel's Law of Nations)
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To: WhistlingPastTheGraveyard

Funny because from my experience talking to people around my age (which I won’t give away, but I’m under 40) is that the 80s was the worst decade for music. Hair metal is widely viewed by them as an abomination.


46 posted on 09/03/2011 7:41:53 PM PDT by Strk321
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To: Strk321

That is funny, because the last thing I think of when I think of the 80s is hair metal. Never listened to it, it never attached itself to any memories of the period. It was more schtick than music.

Kind of like ska was in the 90s.


47 posted on 09/03/2011 9:14:40 PM PDT by WhistlingPastTheGraveyard (Some men just want to watch the world burn.)
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To: Strk321

Oh, God.....hair metal. Music straight from Satan’s backside, if you ask me. Now for me, 80s metal? Iron Maiden. Well written, tight musical composition, and the lyrics were a cut above, dealing with themes such as the Battle of Britain (Aces High), fencing (The Duellist), a song inspired by the life of legendary Japanese swordmaster and author Miyamoto Mushashi (Flash of the Blade), and literature (To Tame A Land, coming from Dune, and Rime of the Ancient Mariner, from the poem by Coleridge, which inspired me to read that particular masterpiece).

And of course, Eddie was just cool as all get out. And Steve Harris on bass, Bruce Dickinson on vocal.....THAT was metal!

And in some fairness to Mr. Armstrong, at least he was flying a commercial airline, like a normal person. Just be sure to pull up your pants next time. Oh, and I liked GD in the 90s. Good tunes.

And let’s not forget Why Don’t You Get a Job by the Offspring and Pretty Fly for a White Guy.....two great pieces of sociocultural commentary IMHO.


48 posted on 09/04/2011 4:55:17 AM PDT by AnAmericanAbroad (It's all bread and circuses for the future prey of the Morlocks.)
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To: Twinkie

Yeah, don’t you just love it when women of all sizes think they can put on what they see on some skinny minny model or celebrity? The skin tight, clingy tops make me cringe. Why would a woman want to show all of her rolls of fat?(And, BTW, I am a plus sized woman myself.)


49 posted on 09/04/2011 8:58:45 AM PDT by Bigg Red (Palin in 2012)
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To: Bigg Red

Hi Bigg Red!! Long time no see!

I’m a plus size, also, and because of it, I do look at others. I’ve decided that some women just want to be ‘with it’ no matter what — or maybe they just don’t care. I was at a wedding a couple days ago, and was astounded at some of the short cocktail dresses worn with legs that belonged under pants or at least a midi skirt.

That sounds like a ‘meow’ comment, I know, but it seems as tho some just don’t have a clue. And it is not as tho they are just trying to make a statement, like the Green Day guy (who ever he is). They simple don’t see themselves as others see them, I guess.


50 posted on 09/04/2011 9:14:54 AM PDT by Exit148
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