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  • Warrior's Last Request - We Need Your Help!

    12/09/2004 10:48:37 PM PST · by anymouse · 4 replies · 785+ views
    BLACKFIVE Blog ^ | December 09, 2004 | Matthew
    Please help with this one. Damn, just damn. Specialist David Mahlenbrock was killed by an IED on December 3rd in Kirkuk, Iraq. I received this email via Soldier's Angels. It's from David's Squad in Bravo, 65th Engineers and they are forwarding a request from David. It appears that David had a special letter sent to his squad in the event of his death. Hold on to your seats, folks: Dear 1st Squad, If you’re reading this, then I’ve died for our country. I just hope it wasn’t for nothing. After the IED went off yesterday, I wanted to write this...
  • Top Entertainers to Perform at Conference Honoring Wounded Vets

    12/03/2004 11:17:04 AM PST · by anymouse · 16 replies · 800+ views
    1st Annual Road to Recovery Conference & Tribute Begins December 8 MCLEAN, Va., Dec. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- The Coalition to Salute America's Heroes 1st Annual Road to Recovery Conference & Tribute will feature top name musical entertainment including Toby Keith, Lee Ann Womack, Gary Sinise and the Lt. Dan Band, and Chely Wright. The schedule of entertainment follows: Thursday Night -- December 9th * Toby Keith -- Award winning country music singer-songwriter with the current hit single "Mockingbird," from his just released album Toby Keith Greatest Hits 2. * Lee Ann Womack -- The Grammy Award-winning Country star has sold...
  • A city in ruins, sky thick with smoke: 'let's kick ass ... the American way'

    11/14/2004 7:57:55 PM PST · by crushelits · 49 replies · 2,136+ views
    guardian.co.uk ^ | Sunday November 14, 2004 | Lindsey Hilsum
    In the huge, muddy field which serves as a forward base, Major-General Richard Natonski prepared his troops for the battle ahead. 'We're goin' in to raise the Eye-raqi flag above Falluja - to give it back to the Fallujans,' he shouted, the eyes of the entire 1st Marine Division on him. Pausing to remember the marine corps who fought in Vietnam, Korea and the two world wars, they then stood to attention and launched into the marine hymn. 'Only two songs send a shiver up my spine,' said one marine, his face scored with the pockmarks and confidence of youth....
  • The Original Angry American Song

    11/09/2004 3:28:01 AM PST · by gentlestrength · 17 replies · 1,140+ views
    CMT, Toby Keith Concert aired 11/09/04
    Democrats seem the "squirrely" ones sung about in a concert by Toby Keith on Country Music Television tonight. Merle Haggard called in the show, requesting his old song, "The Fightin' Side of Me." It was the original 'Angry American' song. The lyrics seem to fit, some of our own countrymen:
  • With apologies to Toby Keith

    10/25/2004 11:12:34 AM PDT · by StatenIsland · 11 replies · 838+ views
    StatenIsland
    Sung to the tune of "I Love This Bar", with apologies and props to Toby Keith: We got Freepers, NROers, And lefty-lurking troll smoke-blowers. We got yuppies, Soccer mommys, And some sneaky little peekin’ commies - And get lost if you’re a welfare-cheatin’ hog… Hmm, Hmm, Hmm, Hmm, Hmm I love this blog We got Wall Street We got cowpokes, We got porters, merchants, cops and old folks Lefty teachers, Pink-o preachers They slip in here to try to reach us, But take off if you’re a Chirac-loving frog.. Hmm, Hmm, Hmm, Hmm, Hmm I love this blog Chorus: I...
  • Toby Keith's Bus Driver Shot On Dallas Freeway

    10/05/2004 7:02:06 AM PDT · by esryle · 31 replies · 1,806+ views
    FORT WORTH, Texas -- A bus driver for country singer Toby Keith is recovering Tuesday morning after being shot on a North Texas highway. George Hampton told NBC 5 he was driving up Interstate 35 Monday night when a single bullet pierced the bus. Hampton said he didn't know where the shot came from or why he was targeted. Carrollton police have said they do not believe this is a case of road rage. Hampton was heading north toward Oklahoma, wrapping up the last leg of a long trip from Florida, near the George Bush Tollroad when the shooting happened....
  • Toby Keith -- tell me it's not true!

    09/27/2004 2:14:25 PM PDT · by CurlyBill · 18 replies · 910+ views
    A friend told me today that Toby Keith, despite his rhetoric in the past, has endorsed John Kerry. This must have COMPLETELY slipped by me. I told him that this cannot be right. Does anyone have any info on this?
  • Does this hate honor America?

    09/26/2004 8:51:04 AM PDT · by concretebob · 6 replies · 282+ views
    Washinton Dispatch ^ | 24 September 2004 | Thomas D. Segel
    He was wounded, has received two surgeries and was only out trying to enjoy some music when he was hit, thrown to the ground, kicked and beaten unconscious. This was the greeting a 19-year-old soldier received from his countrymen while on medical leave from Iraq, according to a report by the Columbus Dispatch.
  • THE ATTACKED SOLDIER

    09/22/2004 2:47:18 PM PDT · by swilhelm73 · 6 replies · 610+ views
    NROTC ^ | 9/22/04 | Jonah Goldberg
    Two views: Jonah, This story illustrates something I have been telling people for awhile now. For all the Lefts talk of "We support the troops but not the war", what a good number of them want is a return to the days when spitting on soldiers in airports and yelling baby killer was considered socially acceptable. You watch, incidents like these will proliferate as the Left becomes more desperate. Eventually, their political leadership will be on board as well albeit more subtly to be sure. And this one from a guy I suspect came in from a Daily Kos link...
  • Decorated Soldier Reportedly Attacked At Concert

    09/21/2004 2:49:30 PM PDT · by AdrianSpidle · 86 replies · 3,179+ views
    NBC ^ | 9/21/04 | Abu al Dimikrati
    Barton Cannot Return To Iraq Due To Injuries COLUMBUS, Ohio -- A local soldier back from the war in Iraq said he was beaten at an area concert because of what was printed on his T-shirt, NBC 4's Nancy Burton reported. FeedRoom Soldier Reportedly Attacked Foster Barton, 19, of Grove City, received a Purple Heart for his military service in Iraq. He almost lost his leg last month after a Humvee he was riding in ran over a landmine. Barton said he was injured again Friday night in a crowded parking lot as he was leaving the Toby Keith concert...
  • Decorated Soldier Reportedly Attacked At (Toby Keith) Concert

    09/20/2004 7:34:36 PM PDT · by flutters · 171 replies · 7,886+ views
    COLUMBUS, Ohio -- A local soldier back from the war in Iraq said he was beaten at an area concert because of what was printed on his T-shirt, NBC 4's Nancy Burton reported. Foster Barton, 19, of Grove City, received a Purple Heart for his military service in Iraq. He almost lost his leg last month after a Humvee he was riding in ran over a landmine. Barton said he was injured again Friday night in a crowded parking lot as he was leaving the Toby Keith concert at Germain Amphitheatre. The solider was injured so badly that he can't...
  • Vanity - Will Toby Keith be a surprise guest and sing Angry American?

    08/30/2004 2:19:47 PM PDT · by Phsstpok · 15 replies · 497+ views
    none | 8/30/04 | self
    I know that Darryl Worley will be on stage at the RNC convention. I'm betting He'll sing "Have You Forgotten." I'm wondering if their might be a surprise performer one night. What would happen if the opening bars of "Angry American" (Courtesy Of The Red White And Blue) came over the speakers and Toby Ketih rose up on that circular stage? You know that, whether he alluded to "the American way" or not, just singing the song would really piss off the libs (particularly Peter Jennings) and would absolutely delight Bush supporters.
  • It's Time To Remember (Courtesy of Red White & Blue)

    07/22/2004 4:37:17 PM PDT · by Phsstpok · 6 replies · 826+ views
    It's time to remember
  • Elton attacks 'censorship' in US

    07/17/2004 7:56:58 AM PDT · by mcg1969 · 189 replies · 3,482+ views
    BBC (via Drudge) ^ | July 17 | BBC
    Elton John has said stars are scared to speak out against war in Iraq because of "bullying tactics" used by the US government to hinder free speech. "There's an atmosphere of fear in America right now that is deadly. Everyone is too career-conscious," he told New York magazine, Interview. Sir Elton said performers could be "frightened by the current administration's bullying tactics", The singer likened the current "fear factor" to McCarthyism in the 1950s. "There was a moment about a year ago when you couldn't say a word about anything in this country for fear of your career being shot...
  • Keith brings a ‘piece of American pride’ [Toby Keith and Ted Nugent in Fallujah]

    06/20/2004 6:38:23 AM PDT · by SJackson · 22 replies · 998+ views
    Marinelink ^ | 6-20-04 | Lance Cpl. Joseph L. Bush
    CAMP FALLUJAH, Iraq(June 4, 2004) -- Just before midnight on June 4, two helicopters touched down at Camp Fallujah’s eastern landing zone, stirring up dust in the moonlight. Out of the dust cloud appeared country music star Toby Keith and rock legend Ted Nugent. The pair of performers heartily shook the hands of the awaiting escort staff and were whisked away to the base chapel where a crowd of I Marine Expeditionary Force Marines and sailors anxiously awaited their arrival. As Keith was back stage getting ready for the show, he explained coming out here was the least he...
  • Keith, (Ted) Nugent Perform for GIs in Iraq

    06/06/2004 9:59:33 PM PDT · by JohnHuang2 · 8 replies · 138+ views
    AP | Monday, June 7, 2004
    BAGHDAD, Iraq -- More than 500 soldiers, sailors, Marines and airmen crowded around a stage at a U.S. installation to hear country star Toby Keith and 1970s rocker Ted Nugent. "You guys are doing a great job over here," Nugent told the audience Saturday. It was one of several stops in Iraq for the pair, who are visiting Iraq as part of a USO tour. They had previously performed for U.S. service members in Kosovo, Germany and Italy.
  • Toby Keith and Ted Nugent perform for 1st Marines Div, in Falluja.

    06/04/2004 6:03:19 PM PDT · by AmericanMade1776 · 54 replies · 8,932+ views
    Yahoo News Photos ^ | june 4, 2004
    .S. singers Toby Keith (L) and Ted Nugent (R) perform for the 1st Marines Division on stage at their Falluja base, Iraq in the early hours of June 5, 2004. REUTERS/ Nikola Solic
  • Singing stars visit with patients (Nugent and Keith)

    06/04/2004 10:57:25 AM PDT · by SkyPilot · 44 replies · 2,722+ views
    Kaiserslautern American ^ | 4 June 2004 | Todd Goodman
    It was an unusual pairing of VIPs, but one that had patients and staff at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center buzzing. Country Music Association Entertainer of the Year Toby Keith and Motor City Madman and rock legend Ted Nugent stepped off an Army Blackhawk May 30 to visit the wounded at LRMC before playing a free USO concert in Illesheim, Germany. First was lunch at the dining facility. Mr. Nugent, an avid hunter, was pleased with the menu. “Give me the biggest, greasiest, nastiest rib you can get your hands on,” said Mr. Nugent to one of the servers. After lunch,...
  • Ted Nugent, Toby Keith Put On Free Memorial Day Show At Illesheim

    06/03/2004 2:57:41 AM PDT · by KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle · 13 replies · 769+ views
    Stars and Stripes ^ | 6/2/04 | Rick Emert
    ILLESHEIM, Germany — There were no “Angry Americans” in Illesheim as rocker Ted Nugent and country giant Toby Keith unleashed a free Memorial Day concert to pay tribute to soldiers and their families. About 7,000 people from military communities in Germany attended the concert. Many communities offered free bus transportation to the site. Before the concert, hundreds of people had their photos taken with Keith and Nugent. In an effort to get all of the people in line in during the hourlong photo opportunity, groups of at least 10 people were rushed through. Digital photos will be available in about...
  • Nugent is in Iraq now...talking to Sean Hannity on air

    06/02/2004 12:11:23 PM PDT · by fishtank · 68 replies · 756+ views
    Big bump to the Motor City Madman.