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Kid Rock to appear at Paul Ryan campaign rally
thehill.com ^ | Judy Kurtz

Posted on 10/08/2012 10:55:40 AM PDT by Justaham

Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan is a professed heavy metal fan, but he’ll be getting a little help on the campaign trail from a musician known more these days for his guitar-heavy rock tunes than his headbanging prowess.

Michigan native Kid Rock will appear and introduce the Wisconsin congressman at a Monday rally in the rocker’s home state, according to the local news site mlive.com.

(Excerpt) Read more at thehill.com ...


TOPICS: News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Michigan
KEYWORDS: 2012swingstates; 2012veep; kidrock; mi2012

1 posted on 10/08/2012 10:55:46 AM PDT by Justaham
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To: Justaham

Go Ryan Go!


2 posted on 10/08/2012 11:01:38 AM PDT by Perdogg (Vote like the US Constitution depends on it - it does!!)
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To: Justaham

sober I hope


3 posted on 10/08/2012 11:01:38 AM PDT by junta ("Peace is a racket", testimony from crime boss Barrack Hussein Obama.)
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To: Justaham

This is awesome! Kid Rock could actually sway the vote with a lot of these MI folks. Rock is an all American with a legitimate concern about the future of the Republic and understands why he’s so rich and how to get richer.


4 posted on 10/08/2012 11:03:36 AM PDT by albie ("Work as if you were to live a hundred years. Pray as if you were to die tomorrow." Benjamin Frankli)
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To: Justaham

I saw him on “Diners, Drive ins, and Dives” didn’t have a clue about who he was, I am Old. He came across well, didn’t get my liberal slime feelings up and he brews beer.


5 posted on 10/08/2012 11:10:35 AM PDT by Little Bill
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To: Justaham

Kid Rock use to be the dj at my high school dances.


6 posted on 10/08/2012 11:14:40 AM PDT by dragonblustar (Allah Ain't So Akbar!)
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To: Justaham

Paul Ryan and Kid Rock = 2 American Bad Asses


7 posted on 10/08/2012 11:18:40 AM PDT by erod (This Chicagoan will crawl over broken glass to vote the fake Chicagoan Obama out!)
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To: Justaham

All summer long might be my favorite song of the the past 20 years. I know some of the social convservative here might not like him, but if convservatives want to win, we need his fans.


8 posted on 10/08/2012 11:25:15 AM PDT by sharkhawk (Mr Gorbachev, tear down this wall.)
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To: Justaham
Cowboy
9 posted on 10/08/2012 11:27:44 AM PDT by Mr. K ("The only thing the World would hate more than the USA in charge is the USA NOT in charge")
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To: Justaham

Ok you old f*rts;) How many read Kid Rock & think Chris Rock????

I thought the world was upside down (again) LOL!!!


10 posted on 10/08/2012 11:28:14 AM PDT by sodpoodle (Life is prickly - carry tweezers.)
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To: sharkhawk

i like Kid Rock... and i like his story... how he became successful... it didn’t happen over night, as it really never does... takes hard work and determination... i like that he believes what he believes and isn’t afraid to stand up for it... especially since he is a music artist in the entertainment industry...


11 posted on 10/08/2012 11:29:32 AM PDT by latina4dubya ( self-proclaimed tequila snob)
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To: sharkhawk

Great song!


12 posted on 10/08/2012 11:30:25 AM PDT by riri (Plannedopolis-look it up. It's how the elites plan for US to live.)
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To: sharkhawk
All summer long might be my favorite song of the the past 20 years. I know some of the social convservative here might not like him, but if convservatives want to win, we need his fans.

I like that song too but as he totally lifted the guitar riff from "Sweet Home Alabama" I assume that Lynyrd Skynyrd is getting a lot of royalties from it as well!

Actually it is a stereotype that conservatives are fuddy-duds who sit around listening to Lawrence Welk and Doris Day. Conservatives in the 21st century are pretty much up to speed with current music trends. I think there are a lot more conservative rock stars also, but many of them keep it to themselves as they don't want to hurt their record and ticket sales.

13 posted on 10/08/2012 11:38:34 AM PDT by SamAdams76
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To: sodpoodle

I have been aware of Kid Rock since the late 1990s and the song “Cowboy.” I like the fact he got away from rap and hip hop and is now purely a rock/country singer.


14 posted on 10/08/2012 11:38:41 AM PDT by RochesterNYconservative (ROMNEY/RYAN 20121)
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To: Justaham
I don't care who this douchebag supports.

Cutting a hole in my flag and sticking his greasy sweaty self through it tells me everything I need to know aboout this piece of shit.

15 posted on 10/08/2012 11:57:21 AM PDT by stormer
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To: SamAdams76
He didn't "lift" nothing.....it was all arranged.

"All Summer Long" is the title of a song recorded by Kid Rock. It was released in 2008 as the third single from his seventh studio album Rock n Roll Jesus. The song samples two hit songs of the 1970s, Warren Zevon's "Werewolves of London", and Lynyrd Skynyrd's "Sweet Home Alabama"........

16 posted on 10/08/2012 11:59:32 AM PDT by Osage Orange ( Liberalism, ideas so good they have to be mandatory.)
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To: sharkhawk

Play that song and right after it play Werewolves of London.

My bet is either Kid Rock is a Lican or Warren Zevon enjoys the good weather.


17 posted on 10/08/2012 12:00:55 PM PDT by EQAndyBuzz
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To: stormer

Would you prefer he wrapped the Red FLAG AROUND HIM?


18 posted on 10/08/2012 12:01:12 PM PDT by Little Bill
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To: Justaham; a fool in paradise

We really oughta shield kids from rock and politics!


19 posted on 10/08/2012 12:04:46 PM PDT by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong!)
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To: Little Bill
He can take every other flag and cram them up his ass for all I care. Countless patriots have given their last measure of devotion fighting for what that flag represents, and seeing that level of disrespect makes me want to puke. At least when someone burns a flag they're making a statement; his bullshit is nothing more than a stupid thoughtless gimmick designed to put money in his pocket. It's sickening and absolutely intolerable. He deserves nothing but scorn.
20 posted on 10/08/2012 12:12:00 PM PDT by stormer
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To: stormer; RaceBannon
My family fought in ever war this country ever fought in, Pequot War, 1637, on. I don't feel offended, I did two tours in Viet Nam and I don't feel Offended, I also participated in organizing or showing up and protesting at 150 FReeeps and I still don't feel offended, if you think that a show of patriotism is offensive I think you have a problem.
21 posted on 10/08/2012 12:47:12 PM PDT by Little Bill
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To: Osage Orange

Thanks for the additional info...it’s a great riff and I’m surprised it doesn’t appear in other songs.


22 posted on 10/08/2012 12:49:25 PM PDT by SamAdams76
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To: Little Bill

If you think using Old Glory as costume isn’t offensive, then you are the one with the problem. Sorry that you don’t understand the flag code or the sanctity of the greatest symbol of freedom the world has known.


23 posted on 10/08/2012 1:16:28 PM PDT by stormer
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To: Little Bill
My family fought in ever war this country ever fought in, Pequot War, 1637, on. I don't feel offended, I did two tours in Viet Nam and I don't feel Offended, I also participated in organizing or showing up and protesting at 150 FReeeps and I still don't feel offended, if you think that a show of patriotism is offensive I think you have a problem.

Good post!
24 posted on 10/08/2012 1:19:15 PM PDT by Justaham
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To: stormer

So you would also object to buxom American women in flag based bikini’s as well?

The question is, was his intention to disgrace the flag?


25 posted on 10/08/2012 1:20:21 PM PDT by ace2u_in_MD (You missed something...)
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To: ace2u_in_MD
Huh? Do think tits are what makes America great? Disgracing the flag isn't a matter of intent, it is a matter of action. Cutting a hole in the middle of one so you can wear it like a poncho isn't by any definition a display of patriotism.


26 posted on 10/08/2012 1:29:59 PM PDT by stormer
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To: stormer
I am surprised that Old Glorie was even presented, I understand the Flag Code but I also understand Patriotism.

I revier the Constitution and the Founding Documents and fight to rid the treason of the last 100 years, but I grew up in the 1960’s when to show the colors was was to invite a fight.

If I have to erect a false god and betray the underlying beliefs that created those colors, it is a symbol to be respected, but is not to be revered but to be respected for the symbol that it is and the underlying principles that it stands for, I find no fault with Kid Rock.

27 posted on 10/08/2012 1:40:18 PM PDT by Little Bill
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To: stormer; Little Bill

I disagree with his methods, but his intent was good

he is a favorite of the troops, too, overseas, from what I hear

Not my cup of tea, but he sure aint CODE PINK! :)

I just wish he didn’t us the flag for that, but he isn’t wiping his butt with it, he is wearing it as a sense of pride...

Dumb for us old farts, trendy and slick and “presenting” to the young’uns


28 posted on 10/08/2012 5:24:15 PM PDT by RaceBannon (When Chuck Norris goes to bed, he checks under it for Clint Eastwood!)
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To: sharkhawk

I’m a social conservative and I love Kid Rock’s anthem All Summer Long. I wasn’t always a 61 year old fart you know.


29 posted on 10/08/2012 5:28:38 PM PDT by jwalsh07 (d)
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To: Little Bill
Check this out. Born Free, by Kid Rock. He's come a long way since Cowboy.
30 posted on 10/08/2012 5:31:32 PM PDT by rabidralph
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To: rabidralph

Lol, yes....Kid is now Bob Seger, or at least sings & plays his music these days.


31 posted on 10/08/2012 5:36:23 PM PDT by LongWayHome
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To: stormer

There’s a mission for you to travel this country and find all the places flying an unlit flag at night. They’re all over. These places are showing the same disrespect as that which you’ve expressed outrage.

Have at it.


32 posted on 10/08/2012 6:01:46 PM PDT by Rebelbase (The most transparent administration ever is clear as mud.)
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To: RaceBannon

Here’s what I think: There was a time when respecting the flag meant something. I guess I’m not as up to date as all of you. I’m glad, cause when I see the Stars and Stripes I think about the men at Missionary Ridge, Resaca de la Palma, and San Juan Hill; I think about Belleau Wood and Nicaragua; I think about my father at Guadalcanal, Tarawa, Iwo and Okinawa; I think about Chosin, Quang Tri, and Beiruit; I think about Baghdad and Kandahar; I think about every drop of patriots’ blood shed for an ideal. And I think that every person who wants to apologize for the scum-sucking piece of shit who wants to take the banner that represents the blood and sacrifice of generations and drape it over him like a rag so he can dance around and sing and pretend that makes him patriotic need to reexamine their own hearts. That’s what I think.


33 posted on 10/08/2012 6:26:36 PM PDT by stormer
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To: Rebelbase

Not even close. Try again.


34 posted on 10/08/2012 6:27:38 PM PDT by stormer
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To: stormer; Little Bill

thanks for sharing. :)


35 posted on 10/09/2012 2:50:34 AM PDT by RaceBannon (When Chuck Norris goes to bed, he checks under it for Clint Eastwood!)
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