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Hank Williams Jr. calls Obama 'Muslim president' at festival

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Hank Williams Jr. performs in support of Sarah Palin in Iowa in 2008. Mark Hirsch/Getty Getty Images file

Hank Williams Jr. loves to bash President Obama. The fiery, conservative country music icon lost his "Monday Night Football" paycheck last October when ESPN yanked "All My Rowdy Friends" after he compared Obama to Adolph Hitler on "Fox & Friends."

And he's at it again.

"We've got a Muslim for a President who hates cowboys, hates cowgirls, hates fishing, hates farming, loves gays, and we hate him!"

That was Williams' message at the Stockyards Music Fest in Fort Worth, TX, reports Thor Christensen on the Dallas Morning News. The line met with a not-overwheliming response according to the report, though there was plenty of applause.

Obama has been the subject of sporadic, and untrue, accusations of being a Muslim throughout his national political career.

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Hank Williams Jr is a talentless drunk who lives off his Daddy's name.

Overall I agree with Hank. At least he does not sugar-coat things and he speaks his mind. "You have to stand for something or you will fall for anyhing!"

You liberals need to open your ears, read your Bibles, think for yourselves.

ARE YOU BETTER OFF NOW THAN 4 YEARS AGO?

MR OBAMA, ITS PASS THE TIME THAT YOU NEED TO PACK YOUR SUITCASES AND MOVE ON; ENOUGH LIP SERVICE!

OK, I believe you might be correct that Hank Jr does drink. However, do you have personnel knowledge of him being a drunk? Do you drink with him Cheryl? If not, then you are speculating. Obama has many documented instances where he attended rallies held by extreme Muslims like Louis Farrakhan. This is a fact along with the many speeches he has given when he refers, quotes and even admits to studying the Koran, again a fact. We live in a Christian based society and it's worked for the US for many years. Last time I checked drinking wasn't illegal but blowing up the World Trade Center? Having a religion where it’s states if you don’t worship/convert to their god then you’ll be killed? Come on America wake the heck up! I'll vote for a Christian in future elections who's not scared to admit their religion.

Hank Williams Jr. is a joke. He's always trying to get publicity by pulling stunts like this. Just another uninformed redneck.

I agree Hank is a washed up hasbeen who has always rode on his daddys coat tails Keep your mouth shut Hank

OK, I believe you might be correct that Hank Jr does drink. However, do you have personnel knowledge of him being a drunk? Do you drink with him Cheryl? If not, then you are speculating. Obama has many documented instances where he attended rallies held by extreme Muslims like Louis Farrakhan. This is a fact along with the many speeches he has given when he refers, quotes and even admits to studying the Koran, again a fact. We live in a Christian based society and it's worked for the US for many years. Last time I checked drinking wasn't illegal but blowing up the World Trade Center? Having a religion where it’s states if you don’t worship/convert to their god then you’ll be killed? Come on America wake the heck up! I'll vote for a Christian in future elections who's not scared to admit their religion.

If you are retired or children of senior citizens you need to vote out Obama. Think of our parents during this election and vote to save medicare and retirement benefits for them. We senior citizens paid for our retirement benefits and medicare through hard work. Now the president wants to move money from medicare to Obamacare then reduce benefits for the senior citizens. Our hard earned payments into a retirement system are now to be used to pay for illegal immigrants and benefits for those who don't want to work. Help out the senior citizens by voting out Obama and his clown, Joe Biden.

Is this president American? He has never attended a Memorial Day Service. You rarely see an American Flag in his presence. Why, because he wants to show his Muslim party that he is not an American but a true Muslim.

More to come, just want to see if this post will be declined for some reason.

OMG! I've never seen this before! An entertainer/star using the stage he or she is on to publicly opine their PERSONAL feelings about matters political. If you're going to convict Hank on those charges (in the court of public opinion) you'd better build a pretty BIG jail 'cause almost EVERY movie star/celebrity of the past 30 years or so is every bit as guilty as Hank here (& with EXACTLY the same qualifications, too...none!). Sorry Hank! I'm a conservative, too, but, if I'm at one of your CONCERT appearances, it's 'cause I want to hear your MUSIC, not your political views (not even if they're the same as mine!). If it's a political rally, then, of course, I expect to hear about matters government. This blog isn't big enough to hold my feelings (opinions) on presidential politics.
Here's a little something to dream about (you know, it's like "fantasy politics" instead of "fantasy football".) It's 2016 & All political candidates are REQUIRED to campaign ONLY on THEIR OWN issues, (absolutely ZERO tolerance for negative ads) no "mud slinging". Also, if something is a part of your platform, you MUST at least BEGIN the process of enacting whatever it was you campaigned for (like "truth in advertising" for politicians!) within a certain amount of time. Of course it sounds impossible, it is! It's FANTASY POLITICS! (Cool idea, huh? Remember, you heard it here first!)

Wow, sounds like Doug is just another uninformed redneck too. Good post and very accurate. Folks simply search the internet and you can see Obama in action quoting the Koran, speaking in Arabic and admitting his Muslim roots. Our forefathers choice a phrase Hank Jr. washed up or not believes in but I'm not so sure Obama does "In God we trust". Think about it, shouldn't someone who's elected President ensure they improve a country's economic state and not make it worse than when they took the office? I'm just saying Hank might be washed up and he might have rode his Dad’s coat tails to fame but at least he's using his time in the spotlight to help affect "Change" in our country.

I doubt that Hank has any personal knowledge of Obama being a Muslim or hating cowboys or hating cowgirls or .........he has an opinion and that's about all he's got.


White man speak truth

its funny,when when you have someone,in office,who's doing a job without the support of the country,was never given one from the get go, have some one accusing him of being a muslim. but look at who he's running against,a mormon,who dont believe in christianty. hank, your a racist.....i use to like your music,but cant listen to someone who dont like,"my kind". want to find you cd,it'll be in the trash tomorrow!

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