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  • Hank Williams Jr. Berates Obama: ‘We’ve Got a Muslim for a President who Hates Cowboys’

    09/04/2012 2:40:18 PM PDT · by lbryce · 14 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | September 4, 2012 | Dylan Stableford
    Full Actual title: Hank Williams Jr. Lashes Out at Obama: ‘We’ve Got a Muslim for a President who Hates Cowboys’ Hank Williams Jr., whose "Monday Night Football" theme song was pulled by ESPN last year after he compared President Barack Obama to Adolf Hitler, lashed out at the president during a Labor Day weekend concert. "We've got a Muslim for a president who hates cowboys, hates cowgirls, hates fishing, hates farming, loves gays, and we hate him!" Williams reportedly told the crowd at the Stockyards Music Festival in Fort Worth, Texas, on Sunday. Williams was the headliner. Concert goers "let...
  • Hank Williams Jr. Claims Obama Hates America

    07/12/2012 11:31:57 AM PDT · by Justaham · 49 replies ^ | 7/12/12 | Wendy Geller
    ... . . Hank Williams Jr. {photo: Frederick Breedon IV}It's no secret that Hank Williams Jr. is no fan of our country's current administration--last year, he infamously compared the president to Hitler during an appearance on Fox & Friends. However, in a new interview with Rolling Stone, the always-outspoken country legend leaves no doubt as to just how much he dislikes President Obama. "The guy is the worst," Hank Jr. noted, point-blank. "Giveaway programs, hates America in the first place, forget about the flag." When asked to elaborate why exactly he thought the president hated America, Junior again minced no...
  • Hank Williams Jr. to Obama: Pack your bags, take your teleprompter with you

    07/10/2012 8:30:32 AM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 19 replies
    Hank Williams Jr. to Obama: Pack your bags, take your teleprompter with you By Judy Kurtz - 07/09/12 06:56 PM ET Getting dropped from ESPN’s “Monday Night Football” telecast doesn’t seem like it’s done much to tone down Hanks Williams Jr. The controversial country crooner’s new album, “Old School, New Rules,” is out Tuesday, and judging by just a few lines from some of his new tunes, it sounds as if Williams is as feisty as ever. The musician, 63, was axed from “Monday Night Football” — for which he sang the classic opening song — after making some head-turning...
  • Just received a Robo-call from Hank Williams jr

    03/23/2012 5:48:05 PM PDT · by cpray · 14 replies · 2+ views
    Just received a Robo-call from Hank Williams jr asking for support of Rick Santorum in tomorrow's Louisiana vote. I do like me some good ol' Hank tunes every now and then, and I loved how he gave Monday night football the finger. Aww to heck with it, I'm in!
  • New Hank Williams, Jr. Song "Keep the Change" Free For 48 Hours!

    10/10/2011 2:18:01 PM PDT · by DoctorBulldog · 26 replies ^ | 10/10/11 | Doctor Bulldog
    In Hank Williams, Jr.'s new song, "Keep the Change," he takes aim at socialism, Fox and Friends, and ESPN. Hurry now and download it for free!
  • George Soros Sponsored "group". VS Hank WIlliams Jr.? you bet

    10/06/2011 11:44:45 AM PDT · by MeshugeMikey · 12 replies
    ESPN ^ | February 24, 2011 |
    three ombudsmen offer regular critiques of its journalistic content, ESPN’s work will be scrutinized for the next 18 months by a faculty panel from the Poynter Institute.
  • Hank Williams Jr. out on Monday Night Football

    10/06/2011 8:44:26 AM PDT · by TheDailyChange · 76 replies
    ABC News ^ | 10062011 | AP
    <p>Monday Night Football doesn't possess 1/10th the Cojones of Hank Williams Jr!</p>
  • ESPN, Hank Williams Jr. part ways

    10/06/2011 8:13:36 AM PDT · by Recovering_Democrat · 43 replies
    ESPN ^ | 10/6/11
    Hank Williams Jr. and his iconic theme song will not return to ESPN's "Monday Night Football," the network announced Thursday.
  • Are You Ready For Some... Free Speech?

    10/04/2011 5:01:09 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 20 replies
    IBD Editorials ^ | October 4, 2011 | DOUGLAS MACKINNON
    I once had a conversation with a well-connected Democrat in Washington, D.C., with regard to lack of advertising in conservative publications. Without missing a beat, she said it was because "advertisers and corporate America are petrified of the far left. The executives at these companies fear that if they advertise in conservative outlets, the far left will harass them, boycott them, threaten them, and picket them forever until they give in to the thuggish behavior." I then pointed out that these same companies who for the most part shun conservative outlets are thrilled to advertise in far-left magazines like Mother...
  • ESPN pulls Williams from MNF opening

    10/04/2011 5:01:11 AM PDT · by New Jersey Realist · 67 replies
    ESPN ^ | 10/4/2011 |
    The Hank Williams Jr. song that has opened Monday Night Football for 20 years was not part of the opening of this week's Indianapolis-Tampa Bay game after Williams made controversial comments about President Barack Obama. Williams compared Obama to Adolf Hitler on Fox News Channel's "Fox and Friends" show Monday morning. ESPN, in a statement, said: "While Hank Williams, Jr. is not an ESPN employee, we recognize that he is closely linked to our company through the open to Monday Night Football. We are extremely disappointed with his comments, and as a result we have decided to pull the open...
  • ESPN pulls Hank Williams Jr. after he compares Obama to Hitler

    10/03/2011 6:51:51 PM PDT · by Justaham · 109 replies ^ | 10-3-11 | Chris Chase
    Hank Williams Jr., the singer whose various videos for the hit song "All My Rowdy Friends Are Coming Over Monday Night" has served as the intro to "Monday Night Football" for 23 seasons, compared President Barack Obama to Adolf Hitler during a Monday morning appearance on "Fox and Friends." The statement led to ESPN pulling his popular intro segment, best known to fans for its "Are you ready for some football?" ending, for Monday night's game between the Indianapolis Colts and Tampa Bay Buccaneers. During a discussion on the 2012 presidential race, Williams began discussing Obama's golf outing with Speaker...
  • ESPN yanks Hank for comparing Obama to Hitler

    10/03/2011 3:23:34 PM PDT · by Nachum · 131 replies
    Politico ^ | 10/3/11 | staff
    Hank Williams, Jr., the voice famous for asking millions of football fans whether they’re ready for some football, has been pulled from tonight’s broadcast of “Monday Night Football” over a comment he made on Fox News this morning. Williams, who sings the lead-in song to the game each week, criticized the president for his golf summit with House Speaker John Boehner this summer. “It would be like Hitler playing golf with (Israeli leader) Benjamin Netanyahu,” Williams told “Fox & Friends.” USA Today, among others, picked up the quote, speculating on whether the comparison would get Williams booted from the broadcast...
  • My letter to ESPN Re: The Firing of Hank Williams, Jr

    10/03/2011 5:30:38 PM PDT · by Howie66 · 100 replies
    Self | 3 October, 2011 | Self
    I am writing to express my displeasure with the decision of ESPN to pull Hank Williams, Jr. from your Monday Night Football opening. Mister Williams did nothing more than express his opinion on a television show. The last time that I checked, we still have a United States Constitution (I served to defend it in the Marine Corps) and we still have the freedom to express our displeasure with our government and our elected officials. There never seemed to be an issue with that when President Bush was in office. Since you choose to ignore Mr. Williams right to free...
  • Hank Williams Jr. bounced from tonight's Monday Night Football opener after controversial comments

    10/03/2011 4:20:02 PM PDT · by Beaten Valve · 71 replies
    NY Daily News ^ | Oct. 3, 2011 | Nina Mandell
    Hank Williams Jr. won't be ready for some football this Monday night. ESPN bounced Williams' trademark opening "Are you ready for some football?" after the longtime voice of Monday Night Football's theme song, after he compared President Obama to Adolf Hitler. "While Hank Williams, Jr. is not an ESPN employee, we recognize that he is closely linked to our company through the open to Monday Night Football," an ESPN spokesman wrote in an email to the Daily News. "We are extremely disappointed with his comments, and as a result we have decided to pull the open from tonight's telecast." The...
  • Hank Williams Jr. Pulled From ‘Monday Night Football’ After Comments Made on Fox News

    10/03/2011 4:29:24 PM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 98 replies
    Hank Williams Jr. Pulled From ‘Monday Night Football’ After Comments Made on Fox News By Alex Weprin on October 3, 2011 6:02 PM Musician Hank Williams Jr.–who doubles as the voice of ESPN’s “Monday Night Football”–has been pulled from tonight’s broadcast as a result of statements he made on Fox News early this morning. On “Fox & Friends,” Williams said this of the so-called “golf summit,” which saw President Obama and VP Biden playing golf with House Speaker Boehner and Ohio Governor John Kasich: “Come on! Come on! It would be like Hitler playing golf with Netanyahu!” adding “They’re the...
  • Hank Williams Jr. Says "Don't Tread on Us, Barack" at Friends of America Rally - Video 9/7/09

    09/08/2009 6:26:42 AM PDT · by Federalist Patriot · 7 replies · 727+ views
    Freedom's Lighthouse ^ | September 8, 2009 | BrianinMO
    Here is video from the Friends of America Rally held in Holden, West Virginia yesterday, where 100,000 people were expected to attend. This video shows Hank Williams Jr. performing. At around the 1:50 mark of the video, Williams points to a flag in the crowd and says he has a flag like that at his house and on his cars which say, "Don't Tread on Me." Williams then said, "Don't Tread on Us, Barack." . . . (VIDEO)
  • Hank Williams, Jr. says Obama doesn't like the National Anthem

    11/03/2008 6:45:22 PM PST · by pissant · 14 replies · 1,265+ views
    CNN ^ | 11/3/08 | staff
    (CNN) — In the waning hours of the presidential race, the toughest shot against Barack Obama may not have come from the Republican ticket, but from country music star Hank Williams, Jr. The country-rocker, a campaign trail fixture who has penned a special song for the GOP ticket called "McCain-Palin Tradition," suggested Monday Obama doesn't like the national anthem. “You know, I’m usually at Monday Night Football tonight, but Colorado, this is a lot more important tonight. Join me now in our national — you know, that song that, uh, Mr. Obama’s not real crazy about, we’re singing it right...
  • McCain/Palin Tradition! Hank Williams Jr Video!

    11/03/2008 2:42:46 AM PST · by TinaJeannes · 9 replies · 381+ views
    watch video ! Mccain/ Palin Tradition !
  • Hank Williams Jr. to perform at Monday's Palin appearance [LIVE FEED NOW - Post 10]

    11/02/2008 8:15:06 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 12 replies · 776+ views
    News Tribune ^ | Sunday, November 2, 2008
    Hundreds of Mid-Missourians braved traffic and parking issues Saturday for tickets to Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin's Monday campaign stop in Jefferson City, now set to include a performance by country singer Hank Williams Jr. Palin is scheduled to appear at 11 a.m. Monday, rain or shine, on the Capitol's south lawn. Admission for the event will open at 8 a.m. About 3,500 free tickets became available Saturday morning and may be picked up through 9 p.m. Sunday or until they are gone at 2015 Missouri Blvd. A total of 10,000 tickets were being distributed at Victory 2008 or GOP headquarters...
  • In Montana GOP Radio Ad, Hank Williams Jr. Hits Obama for "Bitter" Comment

    11/02/2008 8:20:02 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 15 replies · 1,304+ views
    ABC News ^ | October 28, 2008
    Remember last April when Sen. Barack Obama, D-Ill., clumsily described economically struggling small towners as "cling"ing to guns, God, and bigotry? Hank Williams Jr., does. In a new radio spot airing in Montana, Williams says: "When Barack Obama said folks like you and me were bitter, and clinging to religion, I knew he just doesn't understand small town America," says Williams, adding: "We love our God, and we love our guns, 'specially handed down from our grandfathers. And we resent it when liberals like Obama question our way of life. Don't be bitter, vote McCain." One has to say: Montana?...
  • Hank Williams sings... "The McCain-Palin Tradition"

    10/18/2008 12:51:15 AM PDT · by Chet 99 · 19 replies · 900+ views
    Hank Williams JR- "The McCain-Palin Tradition"
  • Hank Williams Jr. joining Palin for Colorado trip

    10/17/2008 8:03:11 PM PDT · by george76 · 16 replies · 1,060+ views
    Rocky Mountain News ^ | October 17, 2008 | Sara Burnett
    Gov. Sarah Palin will be joined in Colorado on Monday by country music singer Hank Williams Jr., who has retooled his classic "Family Tradition" into an ode to Palin and Sen. John McCain. Williams Jr. has been performing at campaign events recently, singing the national anthem and then firing up the crowd with the new version of his song, "McCain-Palin Tradition." The new lyrics take on the "left-wing liberal media" and Democrats, with veiled references to Sen. Barack Obama. Palin will be in Colorado Springs at 8 a.m. Monday, followed by a noon stop in Loveland and a 6 p.m....
  • Hank Williams Jr. song, "McCain-Palin Tradition" on YouTube now!

    10/13/2008 12:31:43 PM PDT · by GVnana · 59 replies · 7,272+ views
    This is the song that opened the Virginia rally today.It's hot!
  • The 2006 Freedom Concerts were a big success

    08/10/2006 2:44:30 AM PDT · by Sergeant Tim · 7 replies · 868+ views
    9 11 Families for a Safe & Strong America ^ | August 10, 2006 | webmaster
    The Freedom Alliance is a 501(c)3 educational and charitable organization founded by USMC Lieutenant Colonel (ret) Oliver North. It has raised over 7 million dollars since its inception in 1990. A primary mission of the foundation is to provide scholarships for the children of service members who are killed or permanently disabled in the line of duty, or currently classified as POW or MIA. The recipients to date include sons and daughters of those killed (or POW/MIA) during the Vietnam War, the 2000 attack upon the USS Cole, the 9/11 attack upon the Pentagon, and during the Greater War on...
  • Freedom Concert 2006

    07/17/2006 8:15:05 AM PDT · by MarkLevinFan · 63 replies · 1,821+ views
    The 2006 Freedom Concert is upon us! The NJ Freedom Concert is Friday, July 21. The CA Freedom Concert is Wednesday, August 2. Who is going?
  • Hannity bringing 'Freedom'concert back to Six Flags (supporting our military families)

    07/20/2006 3:18:50 AM PDT · by ajolympian2004 · 27 replies · 1,979+ views
    NY Daily News ^ | Thursday July 20th, 2006 | David Hinckley
    It's fitting that Sean Hannity's fourth annual Freedom Concert tomorrow will be held once again at Six Flags Great Adventure amusement park in Jackson, N.J. Hannity has had a great adventure of his own the past few years. His afternoon radio show on WABC (770 AM) is syndicated to more than 500 stations, and his 12 million-15 million weekly listeners put him behind only Rush Limbaugh. But numbers are only part of the story. Between the radio and his evening "Hannity and Colmes" on the Fox News Channel, the 44-year-old Hannity has risen above a crowded pack to become one...
  • Hank Williams Jr. surrenders to police

    04/04/2006 7:47:19 PM PDT · by Diverdogz · 81 replies · 6,767+ views
    UPI ^ | April 4, 2006
    MEMPHIS, April 4 (UPI) -- Country music star Hank Williams Jr. Tuesday surrendered to police on charges he allegedly assaulted a Memphis waitress. Williams, 56, cut short a hunting trip after learning a warrant and an all-points-bulletin had been issued for him, E! Online reported. With his attorney in tow, he reported to Shelby County Sheriff's deputies and was booked on a charge of assault with intent to commit bodily harm. Holly Hornbeak, a 19-year-old Memphis hotel bar waitress, claimed Williams cursed at her, asked to kiss her, then lifted her up in a choke hold when she refused just...
  • Hank Jr. knocks down race rumors

    03/18/2006 1:10:29 AM PST · by gg188 · 33 replies · 2,208+ views
    Hank Jr. knocks down race rumors No special requests made on care for daughters, says Med By Pamela Perkins Contact March 18, 2006 Country music legend Hank Williams Jr. and officials at the Regional Medical Center at Memphis held a press conference Friday to dispel rumors -- rampant in local broadcast media -- accusing him of requesting racially motivated changes in the staff members caring for his two daughters. "My blood pressure went up 50 points" upon learning of the rumor, Williams said. "I challenge you to interview anyone in this hospital about what they think about Randall Hank Williams...
  • 7th Infantry Regiment Sees First Combat

    03/24/2003 4:15:36 PM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 7 replies · 153+ views
    Associated Press ^ | 3-24-03 | CHRIS TOMLINSON and MICHAEL LUO
    NEAR NAJAF, Iraq - As the sun sets, nearly 3,000 vehicles are lined up single file on a highway deep inside Iraq. "Holy ... will you look at that," says Capt. Chris Carter, commanding officer of A Company, 3rd Battalion, 7th Infantry Regiment, glancing over his shoulder. "Looks like a traffic jam in Atlanta." Seated in the right hand chair in the turret of a Bradley fighting vehicle, Carter, from Watkinsville, Ga., begins singing. The five others in the vehicle hear him over their headsets, the only way possible because of the roar of the diesel engine and the clack-clack...