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Tue Dec 20, 2011, 09:04 PM

Ted Nugent Calls For Punishing The Poor, Claims They Make Poor Decisions To End Up In Poverty

Ted Nugent Calls For Punishing The Poor, Claims They Make Poor Decisions To End Up In Poverty

December 20, 2011
By Stephen D. Foster Jr.

Ted Nugent is part of the cockroach crowd of conservatives. You know, those heartless morons who are obsessed with punishing people for something that isn’t their fault? Yeah, those conservatives. The extreme right wing, dumber than dirt rednecks who think they know everything and want to kill everyone. That’s Ted Nugent alright. Well, Ted Nugent wrote (Nugent knows how to write?) a column for the Washington Times. And in that column, Nugent called for punishing the poor and blamed them for being poor. He also called for killing social safety net programs such as unemployment benefits and Social Security.

Nugent, who frequently appeared on Glenn Beck’s television program on Fox News, wrote in the December 16th column that being poor is a choice and that children of single parents are more likely to commit crimes and have pre-marital sex.

Being poor is largely a choice, a daily, if not hourly, decision. If you decide to drop out of school, fail to learn a skill, have no work ethic or get divorced, a life of poverty is often the consequence. The children of parents who choose a life of poverty quite often pay a horrible price, and so does all of America. Here is part of the column via the Washington Times:

    “Poverty rates among college graduates, those who learn a trade or skill and parents who stay married are much lower than the rates among those who choose opposite paths. As author William J. Bennett pointed out a number of years ago in his book “The Index of Leading Cultural Indicators,” children of single parents are much more likely to be involved in crime and premarital sex, to drop out of school and to get involved with drugs. Ugly and uncomfortable as that may be, it’s the truth.


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Reply Ted Nugent Calls For Punishing The Poor, Claims They Make Poor Decisions To End Up In Poverty (Original post)
Catherina Dec 2011 OP
Sarah Ibarruri Dec 2011 #1
Cerridwen Dec 2011 #24
Sarah Ibarruri Dec 2011 #29
MichiganVote Dec 2011 #2
pepperbear Dec 2011 #3
MrSlayer Dec 2011 #4
Bozita Dec 2011 #5
Catherina Dec 2011 #7
Bozita Dec 2011 #11
Catherina Dec 2011 #13
Bozita Dec 2011 #18
fascisthunter Dec 2011 #28
Catherina Dec 2011 #30
Hugabear Dec 2011 #38
BiggJawn Dec 2011 #15
DCKit Dec 2011 #16
Catherina Dec 2011 #31
krucial Dec 2011 #20
msongs Dec 2011 #6
southernyankeebelle Dec 2011 #8
GReedDiamond Dec 2011 #25
benld74 Dec 2011 #9
quinnox Dec 2011 #10
mbperrin Dec 2011 #12
dawg Dec 2011 #14
BiggJawn Dec 2011 #17
Zalatix Dec 2011 #21
Zalatix Dec 2011 #19
think Dec 2011 #22
Integral Dec 2011 #23
fascisthunter Dec 2011 #26
bhikkhu Dec 2011 #27
Initech Dec 2011 #32
madrchsod Dec 2011 #33
Zorra Dec 2011 #34
47of74 Dec 2011 #35
Ilsa Dec 2011 #36
T S Justly Dec 2011 #37

Response to Catherina (Original post)

Tue Dec 20, 2011, 09:10 PM

1. Ted Nugent is a horse's anus. Aside from that, he's not much. nt

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Response to Sarah Ibarruri (Reply #1)

Tue Dec 20, 2011, 09:42 PM

24. With all due respect, Sarah, a horse's anus serves a purpose. Not to mention it excretes

a product also useful and much less odoriferous than nugent.

I think you owe horses and their anuses everywhere an apology.

(I typed that all with a straight face)

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Response to Cerridwen (Reply #24)

Tue Dec 20, 2011, 09:59 PM

29. You're right. My apologies to horses' anuses. lol nt

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Response to Catherina (Original post)

Tue Dec 20, 2011, 09:11 PM

2. Cuz' Bernie Madoff was just such a genius. Uh..be human, make bad decisions. Simple.

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Response to Catherina (Original post)

Tue Dec 20, 2011, 09:13 PM

3. Adopting an under age woman in order to marry her isn't such a great decision either. n/t

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Response to Catherina (Original post)

Tue Dec 20, 2011, 09:13 PM

4. Great, lectures from a pedophile.

 

Fuck you Ted. Why don't you tell the story of how you avoided the Vietnam draft, you chickenhawk piece of shit?

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Response to MrSlayer (Reply #4)

Tue Dec 20, 2011, 09:14 PM

5. +1!

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Response to MrSlayer (Reply #4)

Tue Dec 20, 2011, 09:16 PM

7. Normally I ignore that loathesome slug

but this jarred me. He avoided the draft did he? Interesting

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Response to Catherina (Reply #7)

Tue Dec 20, 2011, 09:23 PM

11. It was about HOW he avoided the draft!

Filthy bastard, and I do mean FILTHY.

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Response to Bozita (Reply #11)

Tue Dec 20, 2011, 09:24 PM

13. Do I need to google this

or can you sanitize enough to tell me here?

I hate the guy so I don't read much about him.

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Response to Catherina (Reply #13)

Tue Dec 20, 2011, 09:36 PM

18. here...

http://www.dailykos.com/story/2011/12/20/1047159/-Attention-Ted-Nugent,-*I*-say-youre-an-a$$hole-

As the Rutland Herald reported, Here's what Nugent said he would have done if he went to Vietnam:

"... if I would have gone over there, I'd have been killed, or I'd have killed, or I'd kill all the hippies in the foxholes ... I would have killed everybody," he told the Detroit Free Press in an interview published July 15, 1990."

The Herald also noted that Nugent's efforts to avoid the draft make President Bush look like a war hero.

(Nugent claims) that 30 days before his Draft Board Physical, he stopped all forms of personal hygiene. The last 10 days he ingested nothing but junk food and Pepsi, and a week before his physical, he stopped using the bathroom altogether, virtually living inside his pants caked with excrement and urine. That spectacle won Nugent a deferment.

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Response to Bozita (Reply #18)

Tue Dec 20, 2011, 09:49 PM

28. what a piece of crap he is

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Response to Bozita (Reply #18)

Tue Dec 20, 2011, 10:12 PM

30. You weren't kidding when you said "filthy". Unbelievable Thanks n/t

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Response to Bozita (Reply #18)

Wed Dec 21, 2011, 12:15 AM

38. Interesting...Santorum helped him avoid the draft

Showing up at the draft board covered in Santorum...

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Response to Catherina (Reply #7)

Tue Dec 20, 2011, 09:26 PM

15. Yes, he never recorded the song the experience inspired, though...

"Crap-Pants Fever"...

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Response to Catherina (Reply #7)

Tue Dec 20, 2011, 09:28 PM

16. He didn't bathe and defacated in his pants for days before showing up for the physical.

 

Obviously he didn't have the resources of Rove, Cheney, Rumsfeld, Romney, etc....

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Response to DCKit (Reply #16)

Tue Dec 20, 2011, 10:12 PM

31. I almost wish I hadn't learned that. How disgusting. Thanks n/t

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Response to Catherina (Reply #7)

Tue Dec 20, 2011, 09:38 PM

20. Draft

 

As Viet Nam Disabled Infantry Vet,and a draftee,Ted Nugent and most of the Republicans are all spineles cowards,and draft dodging Deferement Recepients like 5 deferment D Cheney.
They are now the first ones to call for war,since they wont have to risk their own life,and they are happy sending off other people to die,while they stay safely behind,showing their patriotism by waving their flags and talking tough,while annointing themself as the 'REAL AMERICANS"
A sorry bunch of Creeps

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Response to Catherina (Original post)

Tue Dec 20, 2011, 09:14 PM

6. didnt he used to be somebody long ago....way long ago? nt

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Response to Catherina (Original post)

Tue Dec 20, 2011, 09:16 PM

8. When you look at this guy who does he do? Play music? Thats it. Not much of a job.

 

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Response to southernyankeebelle (Reply #8)

Tue Dec 20, 2011, 09:43 PM

25. Actually, playing music is difficult work, and it can, most often...

...be a thankless job, with most street-level, local musicians barely scraping by.

That said, Ted Nugent hasn't done anything even partially listenable since "Journey to the Center of the Mind," when he was still in the Amboy Dukes.

Everything he's done since then is pure shit: boring, stupid, mindless, poorly written/performed, and overproduced (although, no level of production can help).

But, believe me, as an indie music (sometimes) writer, performer, and engineer/producer, I know what kind of a job playing music is, and it ain't easy.

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Response to Catherina (Original post)

Tue Dec 20, 2011, 09:20 PM

9. Go clean your guns Ted!,,,,,

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Response to Catherina (Original post)

Tue Dec 20, 2011, 09:22 PM

10. I put as much stock into what Ted Nugent thinks as I do

 

what Ann Coulter, Sean Hannity, Glen Beck or any other wanna-be Nazi thinks, that is, absolutely none. These fools are both morally and intellectually bankrupt.

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Response to Catherina (Original post)

Tue Dec 20, 2011, 09:24 PM

12. Wonder if he'd agree to take a hundred yard headstart while I see if I can figure out how to use a

crossbow?

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Response to Catherina (Original post)

Tue Dec 20, 2011, 09:25 PM

14. And to think,

this line of reasoning actually resonates with some people.

Yes, lots of poor people have made bad choices. I'll bet the "Nuge" has made a bunch of bad choices too, and, but for the grace of God, he'd be in the gutter himself.

A society worth having takes care of its own.

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Response to Catherina (Original post)

Tue Dec 20, 2011, 09:28 PM

17. I've made plenty of bad choices,

but shitting and pissing my pants then living in them for a week wasn't one of them. Can the NOOGE say the same?

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Response to BiggJawn (Reply #17)

Tue Dec 20, 2011, 09:38 PM

21. +111 LULZ! n/t

 

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Response to Catherina (Original post)

Tue Dec 20, 2011, 09:38 PM

19. Nugent only voices the real opinions of the Plutocracy.

 

That's what they really think about the poor.

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Response to Catherina (Original post)

Tue Dec 20, 2011, 09:39 PM

22. If I had any Ted Nugent albums left I'd be burning them...

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Response to Catherina (Original post)

Tue Dec 20, 2011, 09:41 PM

23. Ted Nugent is a cockroach.

 

Plain and simple.

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Response to Catherina (Original post)

Tue Dec 20, 2011, 09:45 PM

26. How about we punish sociopaths like him instead

Still bending over for the wealthy we see... man what some people will do to get ahead.

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Response to Catherina (Original post)

Tue Dec 20, 2011, 09:48 PM

27. The truth is - poverty is more often inherited than anything else

Or the main determiner of whether any given child in this country is likely to be poor in adulthood is whether their parents were poor, not any choices they made in life.

"Meritocracy - my ass!"

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Response to Catherina (Original post)

Tue Dec 20, 2011, 10:34 PM

32. The Nuge doesn't have an original thought in his head.

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Response to Catherina (Original post)

Tue Dec 20, 2011, 10:40 PM

33. good thing his mom ain`t around...

at least she made up for what her son has become.

http://www.erickinkel.com/MaNugentfriend2.htm



i remember reading her column in the illinois entertainer.

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Response to Catherina (Original post)

Tue Dec 20, 2011, 10:42 PM

34. Well, after all, that's why his nickname is Terrible Ted.

Hola, hermana!

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Response to Catherina (Original post)

Tue Dec 20, 2011, 10:43 PM

35. This is the same piece of shit who said he liked my hometown...

...because it was a white town.

I was originally going to call him a horse's ass, but that'd be too insulting to horses!

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Response to Catherina (Original post)

Tue Dec 20, 2011, 11:00 PM

36. I wish some humbling experience would befall this

putrid waste of humanity without an ounce of the milk of human kindness within him. And I wish he was treated with the philosophy he espouses.

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Response to Catherina (Original post)

Wed Dec 21, 2011, 12:06 AM

37. This poster calls for the punishment of Ted Nugent ...

 

Who kept a gymnasium - yea, says a lot about the gigs he was getting before RW funding came his way - full of wilds waiting an hour before he decided to show. And
when he did finally appear, mean and drunk, played a sustained one-note feed-back screech for the first half hour. Fucking clown then, fucking clown now.

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