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Rap Kid Rock inaugural pick
New York Daily News ^ | 01/07/05 | MAKI BECKER

Posted on 01/07/2005 8:33:37 AM PST by nypokerface

Conservative Christians are flabbergasted about reports that raunchy rock-rapper Kid Rock will perform at a youth concert at the presidential inauguration.

"What in the world are these people thinking?" asked Donald Wildmon, chairman of the American Family Association in Tupelo, Miss. "This is the biggest slap in the face to the Christian conservatives."

Kid Rock reportedly will perform at "America Rocks Today: A Call to Service," a multimedia concert.

Bush's daughter Barbara is the event's co-managing director.

But Kid Rock doesn't exactly seem like her dad's kind of guy.

The almost-34-year-old Detroit bad boy is currently dating porn actress Jessie James, never goes anywhere without a pint of bourbon in his back pocket and rattles off X-rated lyrics that regularly earn his albums parental advisory warnings.

At the same time, he's a die-hard Republican and a big fan of Dubya. He put on a concert during last summer's Republican convention at the Manhattan nightclub Avalon - which the Bush twins attended.

But Kid Rock has a funny way of showing his support.

In his 2001 song "You Never Met a Motherf---er Quite Like Me," he boasts, "I Met the President when I was half-stoned."

And back in 1990 - when President Bush's father was in the White House and his mother, Barbara, was First Lady - Kid Rock sang: "Pimp of the Nation, I could be it/ As a matter of fact, I forsee it/ But only pimpin hoes with the big tush/ While you be left pimpin Barbra Bush."

"Boy," Wildmon admonished. "Where I come from, you talk about my mama like that, those are fightin' words. Shooting words!"

Inauguration planners seemed to be backpedaling yesterday about the event following a call from the Daily News. "Kid Rock has not been confirmed," insisted Tracey Schmitt, a spokeswoman from the Presidential Inaugural Committee. "But I can tell you Hilary Duff has been confirmed, as has JoJo."

Schmitt added, "There's no greater defender of family values than President Bush."


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: inaugural; kidrock; kidsuck; snottytaliban; theprudeswillcome; w2
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1 posted on 01/07/2005 8:33:38 AM PST by nypokerface
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To: nypokerface

He should be disqualified on account of bigtime suckage. Alternatively, ripping a hole in an American flag and wearing it like a poncho in front of 50 million Americans should also be disqualifying.


2 posted on 01/07/2005 8:35:58 AM PST by thoughtomator (Flush twice, it's a long way to France)
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To: nypokerface

Rerun:
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1314967/posts


3 posted on 01/07/2005 8:36:31 AM PST by mnehring (Fear leads to the Dark Side. Fear leads to anger. Anger leads to hate. Hate leads to the DNC.)
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To: nypokerface

Here's the thing. Kid Rock is a "South Park Republican" which means he supports low taxes, a strong defense, and the overall Republican platform but isn't a religious conservative. I am a milder version of a South Park Republican myself in many ways.

IOW, Kid Rock is a conservative in the vein of a Ted Nugent, not Pat Robertson.

And-about half of Dubya's voters would rather see Kid Rock in concert than Michael W. Smith.


4 posted on 01/07/2005 8:37:53 AM PST by RockinRight (Let's start now-Mark Sanford for President in 2008!)
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To: RockinRight

I'd rather see Metallica than either of those.


5 posted on 01/07/2005 8:40:38 AM PST by mnehring (Fear leads to the Dark Side. Fear leads to anger. Anger leads to hate. Hate leads to the DNC.)
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To: mnehrling

different article


6 posted on 01/07/2005 8:42:09 AM PST by KneelBeforeZod ( I'm going to open Cobra Kai dojos all over this valley!)
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To: mnehrling

I'd rather see Metallica than either of those.

I'm with ya there... some people just need to lighten up a bit... I mean Dick Cheney has said worse things on the senate floor than we will hear from Kid Rock. Doesn't offend me a bit.


7 posted on 01/07/2005 8:44:00 AM PST by Bigturbowski
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To: nypokerface

The Kid's from Detroit? Maybe he'll move to Crawford, TX like Ted Nugent did. Kid's very big on the Country scene, FWIW.


8 posted on 01/07/2005 8:44:25 AM PST by sarasota
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To: nypokerface

9 posted on 01/07/2005 8:45:19 AM PST by KidGlock (W-1)
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To: RockinRight

He is pro-life though


10 posted on 01/07/2005 8:45:23 AM PST by since1868
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To: thoughtomator

I would much rather see a conservative patriot like "The Kid" going to Iraq, performing for the troops, boosting the hell out of the moral of our men and women over there and TRULY supporting the troops, not just saying "Oh, oh, oh I support the troops, I just don't support this unnecesary war" BULLSHIT..... I'd rather see him wearing our American flag, than seeing any of these left wing, Hollywood, Dixie Chic, Madonna scumbags perverbally pissing on it!!!!

/sorry for the rambling sentence...



11 posted on 01/07/2005 8:47:46 AM PST by Hand em their arse
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To: mnehrling

as a christian conservative, I'm to the point where I have to say "Donald Wildmon, please shut up." Christians weren't the only people to get Bush elected, and whomever 20-something Barbara Bush wants to put on for a concert aimed at other 20-something "south park Republicans" is her business. They wouldn't come to see Michael W. Smith, and this is a way of saying thank you for their vote in a way they'd respond. If he's so concerned about this, why doesnt he put on a concert featuring christian artists and stop whining. Bush can't possibly please everybody. Its time special interest groups stop trying to force the government to make everybody happy and turn that energy into something positive, an individualized, grass roots effort to build up the people who belong to it, rather than trying to force other people to change.


12 posted on 01/07/2005 8:48:11 AM PST by timtoews5292004
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To: nypokerface

Donald Wildmon continues in his futile efforts to find relevancy.

Not a big fan of Kid Rock's music (though "Only God Knows Why" is fantastic), but he is every bit as big a GWB supporter as anyone. He speaks to a large segment of conservatives that the theo-cons can't touch.


13 posted on 01/07/2005 8:51:45 AM PST by NCPAC (Social Darwinists Unite!)
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To: nypokerface

In his 2001 song "You Never Met a Motherf---er Quite Like Me,"
he boasts, "I Met the President when I was half-stoned."

======

At least he's not queer. How do I know he's not queer? The song
would be, "You Never Met a Fatherf---er Quite Like Me" !!! ;-))



14 posted on 01/07/2005 8:53:19 AM PST by GeekDejure ( LOL = Liberals Obey Lucifer !!!)
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To: mnehrling

Personally, I'd prefer Slayer....


15 posted on 01/07/2005 8:54:07 AM PST by hobbes1 (Hobbes1TheOmniscient® "I know everything so you don't have to" ;)
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To: RockinRight

This is ridiculous. These people are way too uptight. The Ball is basically a gazillion parties throughout town and Kid Rock is at one of them - at the Armory by JFK. This is an inaugural party, not the rapture.


16 posted on 01/07/2005 8:55:57 AM PST by KC_Conspirator (I am poster #48)
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To: KC_Conspirator
You are right plus celbs, who come out and support the president should be rewarded.
17 posted on 01/07/2005 8:57:52 AM PST by since1868
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To: KC_Conspirator; agrace

well said


18 posted on 01/07/2005 8:57:58 AM PST by lightingguy (Go Steelers!!)
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To: hobbes1

Metallica / Slayer / Exodus would be cool. Would take me back to the early 80's

\''/


19 posted on 01/07/2005 9:03:39 AM PST by adaven
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To: timtoews5292004

Thank you for your intelligent post. Ya' know, Rush always talks about how the left is made up of fractionalized groups with their own agendas. I often think our side is similar. As mentioned in another post, this is a huge event with many different parties going on. Kid Rock should be welcome at one of them. IMHO.


20 posted on 01/07/2005 9:08:44 AM PST by Hard Way (Razor nothin'. I'm firing up Occam's Chain Saw)
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To: thchronic

A hard rock inauguration...what could possibly we wrong wiht that? The "values vote" was about American values, not necessarily Conservative Christian Values. With all due respect to the Christian Conservatives, it's not all about you!


21 posted on 01/07/2005 9:09:15 AM PST by Electrowoman
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To: sarasota
"Maybe he'll move to Crawford, TX like Ted Nugent did."

Ted isn't living between Moscow and Concord anymore? Michigan FReepers. Help me out! I can't visit the Nuge-Res anymore?

22 posted on 01/07/2005 9:10:30 AM PST by Cletus.D.Yokel (lex orandi, lex credendi)
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To: RockinRight; E Rocc; PJ-Comix; Dog; Miss Marple; Howlin; Poohbah; Southack; Nick Danger; ...

Agreed. I resent the notion that I'm not a "real" conservative because I don't see such a big fuss about Kid Rock's music (or for that matter, the show South Park or Howard Stern's radio show).

If you don't like Kid Rock's music, you can turn the channel, not go to his concerts, and not buy his CDs. Same goes for South Park or Howard Stern. Why do conservatives feel the pressing need to run to the government when it comes to stuff they don't like?


23 posted on 01/07/2005 9:10:55 AM PST by hchutch (A pro-artificial turf, pro-designated hitter baseball fan.)
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To: Electrowoman

And besides, if we want to remain in the majority (and make gains), we better d@mn sure be trying to attract "South Park" Republicans. I've got a son & a daughter who will not be attracted to the Pat Robertson wing (flame away at my parenting skills if you must), but they have cast every vote for the Pubbies, due to fiscal philosophy, 2nd amendmant concerns and foriegn affairs interests. I don't think they're alone, especially in the under-30 crowd.


24 posted on 01/07/2005 9:13:38 AM PST by Hard Way (Razor nothin'. I'm firing up Occam's Chain Saw)
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To: RockinRight

I dont know if Kid rock is conservative or not. He has been to iraq and afganistan several times to entertain the troops. He is ok in my book. And I think he was against the war.

President Bush has made it clear that he is the president of everybody not just evangelicals.


25 posted on 01/07/2005 9:14:38 AM PST by Beeline40@aol.com (What is an Esthetician...?)
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To: nypokerface

Awwwhhh not another one.

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1315540/posts


26 posted on 01/07/2005 9:16:07 AM PST by Tempest (Click on my name for a long list of press contacts)
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To: Cletus.D.Yokel

Believe the post said he bought a place last summer near the Bush ranch but still mainted a residence in MI.


27 posted on 01/07/2005 9:19:45 AM PST by sarasota
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To: anyone

Kid Rock needs to get another midget. Nothin' like a foul-mouthed midget performer to make any concert better.

/Or should that be "Little Person"


28 posted on 01/07/2005 9:26:43 AM PST by roostercashews
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To: Beeline40@aol.com
He was always in support of the war. Big time pro-Bush guy. I read an article where he was out partying with some other entertainers (can't remember who) and they wanted to see Fahrenheit 911 and he said no. Later one of the other guys saw a note from Rock on his car saying "Bush Rules" or something to that effect.
29 posted on 01/07/2005 9:28:22 AM PST by RockinRight (Let's start now-Mark Sanford for President in 2008!)
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To: mnehrling
I'd rather see Metallica than either of those

As would I. Just making a point.

30 posted on 01/07/2005 9:29:15 AM PST by RockinRight (Let's start now-Mark Sanford for President in 2008!)
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To: since1868

Kid Rock is? I never knew one way or another, but if so it's not surprising.

Most "South Park Republican" types are pro-life. You don't have to be a Bible-thumper to see that abortion is murder.


31 posted on 01/07/2005 9:31:39 AM PST by RockinRight (Let's start now-Mark Sanford for President in 2008!)
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To: Electrowoman
With all due respect to the Christian Conservatives, it's not all about you!

Right-o. There are at least 20 other parties in town that night that they can go to.

32 posted on 01/07/2005 9:32:14 AM PST by KC_Conspirator (I am poster #48)
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To: Hard Way
Ya' know, Rush always talks about how the left is made up of fractionalized groups with their own agendas. I often think our side is similar.

And you would be right.

33 posted on 01/07/2005 9:32:47 AM PST by Howlin (I need my Denny Crane!)
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To: Electrowoman

Kid Rock ought to invite Ted Nugent, Sammy Hagar, Charlie Daniels, and Alice Cooper. Would make a nice eclectic concert of pro-Bush guys. And I like all of them musically, even Charlie Daniels.


34 posted on 01/07/2005 9:33:48 AM PST by RockinRight (Let's start now-Mark Sanford for President in 2008!)
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To: sarasota

Whew! Can't wait to tell him. He'll laugh at me for being so quick to conclude.


35 posted on 01/07/2005 9:35:08 AM PST by Cletus.D.Yokel (lex orandi, lex credendi)
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To: nypokerface

Hillary Duff? JoJo? there went the party.


36 posted on 01/07/2005 9:36:45 AM PST by linn37 (Have you hugged your Phlebotomist today?)
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To: FierceDraka; Howlin; Ginifer; exnavychick; Tempest; TheBigB; The Coopster; JeffAtlanta; Long Cut

Here's another one.


37 posted on 01/07/2005 9:38:01 AM PST by Howlin (I need my Denny Crane!)
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To: Beeline40@aol.com
I dont know if Kid rock is conservative or not.

Read some of the lyrics from Kid Rock's song F*ck Off (which I have attempted to sanitize so as not to get kicked off FR), and tell me whether you still aren't sure if he is conservative or not:

A shimmy shimmy cocoa cocoa f*ckin puffs b*tch
It's the K-K-Kid Rock with the K-K-Kid Rock sh*t
I'm on top b*tch and rock for tricks
Hella whips and nips and flip trips for whips
I get all the money p*ssy falls like rain
Been gettin' laid and paid that's why I never complain
If I ain't in it for the money I'm in it for the P
It's 1998 yo and you still can't f*ck with me
You don't be f*ckin' with the blue eye
F*ckin' with my 2-5 up your f*ckin' *ss like my shoe size

With my pants half hangin' off my *ss and sh*t
Bowl filled hash pockets stuffed with cash
I be the mushroom trippin' sippin' shots of Jack
'Cause the kids don't listen gettin' lots of flack
I be the do wa diddy up and down you block and
The 10 karat Kid with my triggers cockin'
The K the I the D R-O-C K motherf*cker and you still don't know me
So blow me b*tch I don't rock for cancer
I rock for the cash and the topless dancers

I roam the country like a Greyhound bus
Put faith in lust and in God I trust
I'm not Peter Pan I don't f*ck with fairies
But I bust more rhymes than virgin cherries
And Harry Carey couldn't call my game
F*cked so many hoes I'm in the hall of fame
And I show no shame from coast to coast
I don't mean to brag, but I like to boast
F*ck Off
Yeah right in your mother f*ckin' *ss b*tch
38 posted on 01/07/2005 9:39:06 AM PST by drjimmy
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To: Cletus.D.Yokel

Are you a friend of his?


39 posted on 01/07/2005 9:39:13 AM PST by sarasota
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To: roostercashews

I see Big and Rich have one.


40 posted on 01/07/2005 9:39:45 AM PST by sarasota
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To: RockinRight

Kid Rock Rocks... I have seen him live twice... He is an American BadA$$ that supports the troups as well.


41 posted on 01/07/2005 9:39:59 AM PST by todd1
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To: sarasota

Kid and Hank Williams have been touring together...


42 posted on 01/07/2005 9:40:56 AM PST by todd1
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To: Hand em their arse

Kid has gone overseas and performed for our troups many times. He went with the USO and I saw him on tv in Germany giving performances and hanging with the troups... He picked up a guitar at a local pub and jammed for a couple of hours... The troups loved it.


43 posted on 01/07/2005 9:42:34 AM PST by todd1
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To: nypokerface

Conservative Christians more than most should not mind this performer. Evidently he is a Bush supporter and not all of his material is made up of what Conservative Christians would be offended about.

God at times took the worst examples of humanity and remolded them to work toward His good.
God finds Christians/people where they are at, and all are sinners.

So if Republicans find supporters where they are at, why hold Republicans to a higher standard that God?

I think Kid Rock will be reasonable, have a discussion of what will be sung before he performs and won't feature the wild side of his work at all.

Pushing people away doesn't seem real Christian and comes off as a very myopic thinking and rather stuck up. (Almost humanism in fact).

We are to love the sinner, don't tolerate the sin.

I suspect he won't be cussing or being crass on stage at all.


44 posted on 01/07/2005 9:42:49 AM PST by A CA Guy (God Bless America, God bless and keep safe our fighting men and women.)
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To: nypokerface

Thanks!


45 posted on 01/07/2005 9:45:14 AM PST by countrydummy (#RIGHTALK.. http://www.rightalk.com)
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To: A CA Guy
I agree ,I'm a bible thumbing Christian conservative.
I know we are not the only ones who got Bush reelected!
46 posted on 01/07/2005 9:48:11 AM PST by since1868
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To: nypokerface
Up and down that lonely road of faith
I have been there
Unprepared for the storms and the tides that rise
I’ve realized one thing, how much I love you
And it hurts to see, see you cryin’
I believe we can make it through the winds of change

God is great indeed
If you believe, in the everlife
Yeah we gotta
Make some sense of the piece that’s not defined
And if you just hold on, I wont let ya fall
We can make it through the storms and the winds of change

Though I walk through the valley of darkness
I am not afraid
Cause I know I’m not alone

And if the wind blows east, would you follow me
And if the wind blows north, would ya stay your course
And if the wind blows west, would ya second guess
And if it blows to the south, would you count me out
And if the sun don’t shine, would you still be mine
And if the sky turns grey, would you walk away
Would you say I do, if I say I’ll be
And walk this road through life with me
You know I love youuuuuu

On this lonely road of faith
On this lonely road of faith

Kid Rock - Lonely Road of Faith
47 posted on 01/07/2005 9:48:34 AM PST by BraveMan
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To: drjimmy

While you are at it, why not supply us with a long list of ex drug dealers and murderers that went into the ministry?

You can find some working for TBN and other places and it seems God found them to without people going overboard about their past.

The world will survive and perhaps Kid will be better off for it as well.

PS: Not a fan by the way.


48 posted on 01/07/2005 9:48:53 AM PST by A CA Guy (God Bless America, God bless and keep safe our fighting men and women.)
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To: todd1

http://www.celiberal.com

http://www.famousidiot.com


49 posted on 01/07/2005 9:48:59 AM PST by bicyclerepair (Help I'm surrounded by RATS (S. FL))
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To: todd1

Aren't they part of The Outlaws with Gretchen Wilson, Montgomery Gentry and Big and Rich?


50 posted on 01/07/2005 9:49:57 AM PST by sarasota
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