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Hank Williams, Jr.'s new music takes on Obama
Reuters ^ | 7-13-2012 | Vernell Hackett

Posted on 07/13/2012 9:43:24 AM PDT by smoothsailing

Hank Williams, Jr.'s new music takes on Obama

By Vernell Hackett

NASHVILLE (Reuters) - Hank Williams, Jr. is a country singer, record executive and political pundit, and he wears all those hats on his new CD, "Old School, New Rules". He picks up on politics where he left off last year with some more fighting words for President Barack Obama.

Williams calls himself "an executive hillbilly," but he's more than that. The second son in a line of country stars - legend Hank Williams is his dad and country/punk/metal singer Hank III his son - Williams is known for such standards as "Family Tradition" and "A Country Boy Can Survive." He runs his own label and scouts for up-and-coming talent.

He speaks his mind, too, and has become a voice for some Americans who are discontent with Obama. Last year, cable TV network ESPN pulled his song from its "Monday Night Football" telecast after he publicly compared Obama to Adolf Hitler.

But the singer turned the backlash to his advantage by gaining some new fans for his outspokenness, and he continues to voice his political with the new CD released this week. ...............

(Excerpt) Read more at in.reuters.com ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Extended News; Philosophy; Politics/Elections
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1 posted on 07/13/2012 9:43:31 AM PDT by smoothsailing
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To: smoothsailing

I’m a Hank Jr. fan already so this probably doesn’t mean much but I picked up this album last night. His best in years. IMHO.


2 posted on 07/13/2012 9:45:44 AM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Help reduce voter fraud in America! If you see something, say something!)
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To: smoothsailing
Hank's new one "Take Back Our Country"

It's Hank Jr.'s song about obama from Gateway Pundents story.

3 posted on 07/13/2012 9:57:02 AM PDT by GloriaJane (Pro Choice = Pro Death - Pro Life = Pro LIFE!)
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To: smoothsailing

Unlike the Dixie Twits, Hank knows his audience.


4 posted on 07/13/2012 9:59:47 AM PDT by jimmygrace
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To: smoothsailing
GO Hank Jr.!!

Obama at 2:45 minute, song ends at 3:40.

Hank Williams Jr - Take Back Our Country [2012 NEW SONG]

5 posted on 07/13/2012 10:00:36 AM PDT by jazusamo ("Intellect is not wisdom" -- Thomas Sowell)
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To: GloriaJane

I like it! :-)


6 posted on 07/13/2012 10:02:19 AM PDT by jazusamo ("Intellect is not wisdom" -- Thomas Sowell)
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To: jazusamo; GloriaJane; FlingWingFlyer
♫♫ “Hey Barack, pack your bags, head to Chicago… Take your teleprompter with you - so you'll know where to go!” ♫♫

LOL, I love it!

Going out this afternoon to buy the CD for my car! :o)

7 posted on 07/13/2012 10:17:22 AM PDT by smoothsailing
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To: smoothsailing
The Great Reneger
8 posted on 07/13/2012 10:18:42 AM PDT by SERKIT ("Blazing Saddles" explains it all.......)
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To: smoothsailing

LOL!

I love it too, he leaves absolutely no speculation with his position on Zer0.

Gonna get one too!


9 posted on 07/13/2012 10:26:17 AM PDT by jazusamo ("Intellect is not wisdom" -- Thomas Sowell)
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To: smoothsailing

LOVE IT ... thanks for posting!!


10 posted on 07/13/2012 10:40:13 AM PDT by Fast Moving Angel (A moral wrong is not a civil right: No religious sanction of an irreligious act.)
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To: smoothsailing

Junior needs to become the lead act for Romney’s roadshow. Then Romney needs to pick West as his VP. That would be a strategy Mr. Straitjacket needs right now to liven things up.


11 posted on 07/13/2012 10:45:39 AM PDT by iontheball
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To: SERKIT
Hank Williams, Jr. Compares Obama to Hitler FULL INTERVIEW

As Hank says; "You don't want to ask me a question cause I'm gonna give you too straight of an answer".

12 posted on 07/13/2012 10:48:06 AM PDT by smoothsailing
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To: iontheball

Never happen, but I wish it would!


13 posted on 07/13/2012 10:50:51 AM PDT by smoothsailing
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To: smoothsailing

Just downloaded the album from Amazon. Have to listen to it on the way home.

So far, I really like “Take back our country”, especially with the Hank Sr. bits. It sounds like he took the lyrics from the pages of FR.


14 posted on 07/13/2012 11:45:20 AM PDT by chrisser (Starve the Monkeys!)
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To: smoothsailing

Way to go Hank!

From us at Free Republic to you Hank:

“All your rowdy FRiends are ready for some Knock-Down POLITICS!”


15 posted on 07/13/2012 12:10:36 PM PDT by Graewoulf ((Traitor John Roberts' Obama"care" violates Sherman Anti-Trust Law, AND the U.S. Constitution.))
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To: smoothsailing

WHOS READY FOR SOME FEETBALL?...

Feetball = soccer.. America football uses only one foot..


16 posted on 07/13/2012 12:47:17 PM PDT by hosepipe (This propaganda has been edited to include some fully orbed hyperbole..)
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To: hosepipe

CORRECTION: American “football” uses armpits!


17 posted on 07/13/2012 12:52:41 PM PDT by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong!)
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To: Revolting cat!

[CORRECTION: American “football” uses armpits! ]

You can’t punt using an armpit...


18 posted on 07/13/2012 1:16:21 PM PDT by hosepipe (This propaganda has been edited to include some fully orbed hyperbole..)
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To: hosepipe

You can’t score kicking a punt! (I know, I know, it’s happened.) Armpitball is armpits and crotches.


19 posted on 07/13/2012 1:20:33 PM PDT by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong!)
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To: Revolting cat!

Junior, watch your back! Obama/Holder will have the IRS on your case!


20 posted on 07/13/2012 1:25:06 PM PDT by blues-train (blues train)
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To: smoothsailing

You got yourself another winner there Junior. Good song.


21 posted on 07/13/2012 2:29:54 PM PDT by Ron H. (Obama, America's public enemy #1.)
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To: Mears

bfl


22 posted on 07/13/2012 9:01:12 PM PDT by Mears
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