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Fort Knox drops Ted Nugent from concert plans
The News Enterprise ^ | April 19, 2012

Posted on 04/19/2012 6:12:48 PM PDT by SLB

Following rocker Ted Nugent's recent comments about President Barack Obama, he has been dropped from a scheduled performance at Fort Knox, the post announced Thursday afternoon.

Nugent set off a controversy at last weekend's National Rifle Association convention when he criticized high-ranking members of Obama's administration and offered support for possible Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney.

In a video posted on YouTube by the NRA, Nugent said, "If Barack Obama becomes the president in November again, I will either be dead or in jail by this time next year. If you can't go home and get everybody in your lives to clean house in this vile, evil America hated administration, I don't even know what you're made out of."

He also suggested members of the Obama administration, including the vice president, attorney general and secretary of state were "criminals."

Army Entertainment and the Fort Knox Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation are committed to carrying out the concert, according to a news release. REO Speedwagon and Styx remain scheduled to perform as part of the post's annual summer concert June 23. The possibility exists that a replacement will be selected, post officials said.


TOPICS: Breaking News; Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Kentucky
KEYWORDS: braking; fortknox; mittromney; nugent; tednugent
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To: Mad Dawgg

“Hi Infidelity By REO is a Mutli-Platinum Album Same for Styx Paradise Theater. Critics May not like them But Millions of People bought those albums.”

Then it can be said (IMO) that millions of people had bad taste but not as bad or as many who do today.


101 posted on 04/20/2012 6:20:35 AM PDT by equaviator
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To: ngat
"Hmmm. Isn’t the Fort Knox Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation supposed to take steps to SUPPORT the morale of the troops?"

More to the point, aren't they supposed to defend our nation and the US Constitution from all enemies both foreign and domestic? and doesn't this include the civilian Ted Nugent's first amendment right to freedom of speech?

This military is no longer your father's military I'm telling you what.

102 posted on 04/20/2012 6:21:11 AM PDT by Whats-wrong-with-the-truth (Romney (aka - obomney)... Just put the (D) behind your name and be done with it.)
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To: All

Ft Knox MWR has a Facebook page and it looks like there’s already a discussion going on about it. If you feel like putting a word in for truth it’s at https://www.facebook.com/#!/knoxmwr


103 posted on 04/20/2012 6:47:50 AM PDT by chargers fan
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To: chargers fan

If the Dixie Chicks want to know what censorship looks like. This is it.


104 posted on 04/20/2012 7:30:05 AM PDT by massgopguy (I owe everything to George Bailey)
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To: massgopguy
"If the Dixie Chicks want to know what censorship looks like. This is it."

Well its Closer than what happened to the Dixie Chicks but its still not a First Amendment Issue.

Ted does not have a "Right" to play a concert anywhere even Fort Knox. The People who hire him to play Concerts can change there mind and decide they don't want him, whether there is pay involved or not.

105 posted on 04/20/2012 8:01:01 AM PDT by Mad Dawgg (If you're going to deny my 1st Amendment rights then I must proceed to the 2nd one...)
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To: SLB
Ted really gives a crap!...We all know who the enemy is...big government!
106 posted on 04/20/2012 8:05:44 AM PDT by AngelesCrestHighway
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To: Mad Dawgg

the people hiring him is the federal government.


107 posted on 04/20/2012 8:27:52 AM PDT by massgopguy (I owe everything to George Bailey)
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To: SLB

Any truth to the rumor that he has been replaced by the Indigo Girls?


108 posted on 04/20/2012 8:32:30 AM PDT by Liberty Valance (Keep a simple manner for a happy life :o)
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To: Earthdweller
HMMMMM Somebody is disingenuous or someboy is eskeered and/or bought.

I don't think either applies. I think Uncle Teddy is just one of the millions that feel that we must get rid of Obama at all costs and if that cost is Mitt Romney so be it. I don't subscribe to that idea but I can understand why people would.

109 posted on 04/20/2012 8:34:17 AM PDT by Drill Thrawl (The United States of America, a banana republic since 1913)
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To: massgopguy
"the people hiring him is the federal government."

Yeah and....

Believe it or not the FedGov is allowed to change its mind too.

Doesn't change a thing. Ted Nugent does not have a "RIGHT" to play a concert for the FedGov.

Nor does anyone else. However Ted Nugent does have a "RIGHT" to speak freely about how fricking stupid our Government is for NOT letting him play at the concert.

The First Amendment is very precise. Don't try and expand its meaning just because you are mad at Obama.

110 posted on 04/20/2012 8:37:07 AM PDT by Mad Dawgg (If you're going to deny my 1st Amendment rights then I must proceed to the 2nd one...)
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To: SLB

Commander and Chief can’t have Uncle Ted telling his troops how much he sucks.

This came from the top!


111 posted on 04/20/2012 9:48:04 AM PDT by TV Dinners (Hope is not a Strategy)
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To: animal172

I would guess there are figures to show one way or the other what the makeup actually is, but just being black or Hispanic in the military would not automatically determine support for Obama.

Just look at someone like LT Col Allan West retired, for example.

Having said all that it is a historical fact that the vast majority of military vote Republican. This is more than just opinion but I believe factual. Democrats would rather not include the votes of the military,Time and time again they have fought to not allow the military to vote


112 posted on 04/20/2012 10:37:54 AM PDT by Friendofgeorge (SARAH PALIN 2012 OR FLIPPIN BUST)
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To: goodnesswins
Funny you say that....I’ve been wondering about the melantonin (sp) of those Secret Service guys who got into trouble...

Couldn't be much... I don't think they did much sleeping during the night in question.

113 posted on 04/20/2012 11:20:03 AM PDT by Max in Utah (A nation can survive its fools, and even the ambitious. But it cannot survive treason from within.)
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To: SLB
Hey - Ted's going to be on stage in Texas Saturday 21st of April.

Lone Star Park in Grand Prairie

114 posted on 04/20/2012 11:35:01 AM PDT by tpmintx (Problem: The people who work for a living are outnumbered by those who VOTE for a living.)
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To: SLB
they have a spot picked out for Mr Nugent and me right here at :"Hotel Garden Plot"
115 posted on 04/20/2012 12:54:24 PM PDT by KTM rider
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To: SLB
“REO Speedwagon and Styx remain scheduled to perform as part of the post's annual summer concert”

But, they evict Ted Nugent....That means not going to the concert would be appropriate.

116 posted on 04/20/2012 3:45:57 PM PDT by hummingbird (Just askin' or just sayin' depending on the subject. Oh yeah...OBAMA SUCKS!)
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To: television is just wrong

“Ted will move on and it will not bother or affect him.”

That’s what I think, too.


117 posted on 04/20/2012 3:47:47 PM PDT by hummingbird (Just askin' or just sayin' depending on the subject. Oh yeah...OBAMA SUCKS!)
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To: Rome2000
Nugent is supporting the coward from KOLOB.

Of course he is, who's left?

Your guy?

You know how well that worked out don't you?

118 posted on 04/20/2012 3:51:17 PM PDT by Hot Tabasco (Would I like to be young again? No, I worked too hard to get here, I don't want to do it again)
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To: FlingWingFlyer
“Rimshot Joe”

This is very appropriate, and so funny, too!

119 posted on 04/20/2012 3:58:41 PM PDT by hummingbird (Just askin' or just sayin' depending on the subject. Oh yeah...OBAMA SUCKS!)
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To: SLB

I don’t think Nugent said anything I haven’t heard a lot of other people say.

That said, I’m really disappointed that Ted has chosen to serve as one of Willard’s stooges.


120 posted on 04/20/2012 4:00:46 PM PDT by Tau Food
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To: uncommonsense
Awesome! What a wonderful memory of an awesome show.

I am so jealous!

121 posted on 04/20/2012 4:34:35 PM PDT by hummingbird (Just askin' or just sayin' depending on the subject. Oh yeah...OBAMA SUCKS!)
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To: equaviator; doug from upland

Sid Sodngel sez,

“The Dicksie Chix are a threat to the Country & Western Civilization.”


122 posted on 04/20/2012 8:49:10 PM PDT by Erasmus (BHO: New supreme leader of the homey rollin' empire.)
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To: boomop1

Ted is a true American! Long live mr nugent.


123 posted on 04/21/2012 2:18:13 AM PDT by Jmason
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To: SLB

“the Fort Knox Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation ,”
- Orwellian isn’t it? 1984;He was only 30 years off in his timing.


124 posted on 04/21/2012 2:27:23 AM PDT by LZ_Bayonet ( I AM THE TEA PARTY LEADER !)
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To: Mad Dawgg

The “corporate rock” label is idiotic. I would call a band “corporate” if they had a big hit and then every single song after that sounded just like it in an attempt to hit again. Instead, they throw the label on bands like Journey and Foreigner. Like them or not (I do), they had hit after hit that sounded nothing like the previous hit. It’s a label usually used by snobs who don’t like what is popular. And then they say, “Well, Bieber is popular, too!” as if there’s no difference between a Johnny Bravo who is selling on his appeal to young girls and hard-working guys who play all their instruments and write all their songs.

The idea of Ted putting on his own competing show is appealing, but I doubt if he would do that to the other bands on the bill—especially hit pal, Tommy.

I saw REO live a couple of years ago and they did a mildly anti-Vietnam song. Cronin introduced it by saying, “We were young and didn’t know much, but we love the troops and support them completely.” I think he had some connection to Clinton—something about happily approving the use of “Building the Bridge” for his reelection—but he’s obviously not consumed by politics like your basic Springsteen.

I might be seeing Styx live at an upcoming free festival. I like their music, but I have to say—every live show of theirs I’ve seen on TV has been pretty awful. I’d rather have seen them with Dennis, but . . . free!


125 posted on 04/21/2012 2:54:27 AM PDT by Rastus
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To: Rastus
"I’d rather have seen them with Dennis, but . . . free!"

I saw them many times over the years. Paradise Theater was the best. I was in the 4th row on the floor. J.Y. trod the stage like a guitar god straight from Mount Olympus. The sound was stellar.

126 posted on 04/21/2012 3:07:30 AM PDT by Mad Dawgg (If you're going to deny my 1st Amendment rights then I must proceed to the 2nd one...)
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To: West Texas Chuck

Chuck, when are you going to release those inhibitions and tell us how you really feel lol!


127 posted on 04/21/2012 4:31:36 AM PDT by Silentgypsy
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To: SLB

He’s being punished for stating the truth? The Thought Police are very busy.

I don’t think I would champion Romney, but I sure as Hades will NOT give any kudos to this current corrupt-to-the-Nth-degree “adminstration.” Zero and his cronies have taken this country to a new low in world views.


128 posted on 04/21/2012 11:13:47 AM PDT by Monkey Face (Dis button is "S" for Splort. Don't make me use dis button! ~~ Unknown Kitteh)
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To: SLB

The Nuge reschedules for February 2013.


129 posted on 04/21/2012 1:03:18 PM PDT by reg45 (Barack 0bama: Implementing class warfare by having no class!)
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