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The Sex Pistols' Johnny Rotten For Ron Paul!

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This is from shortly after the SP were on the Tonight Show with RP back in October 2007. I remember it since I was in the TS audience. It was hilarious watching RP watching the SP.

What is begun in anger, ends in shame.

this video Reminded me

of how much I used to love the Sex Pistols. Just bought their album again.

Anarchists Like Rotten Should Endorse Obama

What makes Ron Paul stand out is that he is the most law-abiding person in Congress. Anarchy is flagrant disregard for the rule of law. Not that Mr. Rotten is truly an anarchist (he just plays one on tv), but if he were, he need look no further than the current occupier of the White House for his movement's icon. Rolling up the Constitution and using it as toilet paper, enslaving America under debt and totalitarian control and breaking every campaign promise made while selling his soul to the international bankers, Mr. Obama is the paragon of anarchy. By upholding the Constitution, Ron Paul is the exact opposite of an anarchist.

Dude, you need to do some

Dude, you need to do some homework on the ACTUAL definition of anarchism. Anarchism is the absence of ARBITRARY authority. It is the rule of law by CONSENT of those who VOLUNTARILY participate in the order. Obama, like all authoritarian rulers, are the perfect OPPOSITE of anarchy.

The problem with so many self-proclaimed anarchists is that they in fact, simply want no societal order, voluntary or otherwise, and have no respect for private ownership of anything. That's not anarchism.

Aimee Allen said it first (that I'm aware of)

Ron Paul is the punk rock presidential candidate. :)

LOL! I don't think his fan

LOL! I don't think his fan base is who we are trying to appeal to in NH or SC....

Anyway, I love or loved punk at one time in the past, but rock musicians have never helped a person get into the White House.


...what revolution would be complete without the help of some musicians? ;D

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Unfortunately, we need

Unfortunately, we need someone to bring out the vote, like Oprah did for Obama.

We need an influential female to say "I love Ron Paul!" who is not a rock musician, but of course, I'm just blissfully speculating....

You Want A Rock Star With Some Influence

We need Springsteen.

And maybe, to a lesser extent, Neil Young.

"Bipartisan: both parties acting in concert to put both of their hands in your pocket."-Rothbard

Nah, I get what you're saying

Musicians, for the most part, don't carry enough weight to have a big impact on politics (at least not by themselves), I was just saying that musicians (or at least their songs) have played a part in revolutions.

The only influential female I can think of who'd carry any serious weight would be Nancy Reagan. How great would that be?

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Rock does not matter? ;)

Take it from someone who has personally watched the disintegration of the last Empire (SU), all started back in 50s by people making their own rigs to make plastic records of Jass, cut out of used X-ray film, thus "Jazz on the Bones" (30 years before my time); then my time, 80s, we were listening to underground tapes of rock and hard rock (Jim M. Is my personal favorite, but we went way much harder than that! WASP, anyone? Another one from that era...). We have had our own musicians, some like Bob Dylan, some like Johnny Rotten, and the music just kept us alive and eager to change things! (you might want to look into my previous comments to see my pathetic attempts of translating that passion into English! ;) )...

It's not by a chance that Reagan used the "Tear down that Wall" metaphor, he knew exactly the right reference to fall into Russian ears...

And, after all, as Ron Paul said, "Have Fun!" :)

Paul B.

P. S. it touched me that during the latest anti-corruption demonstrations in Russia the soundtrack was the song "We Want Change!" by the Russian-Korean dude Victor Tsoy, which kept some of us going back in 80s (I, personally, was thinking of him as too corny, but have to admit... Liked him! ;) He died shortly after in motorcycle accident, so his revival is not due to his own efforts, and I do appreciate his music more now! ;) )..

That's not what I said at all

In fact, I said quite the opposite. Specifically;

"What revolution would be complete without the help of some musicians?" and "[...] musicians (or at least their songs) have played a part in revolutions."

That said, there's a difference between music playing a part in political movements and a few rock stars making an endorsement. Millions of people aren't going to vote for Dr. Paul just because Joe Perry or Johnny Rotten said to (as much as I like both of them).

Let's use Ozzy as an example. Millions of people know who Black Sabbath is and associate their music with anything from pot parties to anti-war movements to anti-establishment 'culture' in general. But Ozzy himself starring in a World of Warcraft commercial isn't going to bring in millions of new customers simply because he's Ozzy.

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Sorry! ;)

I did know from the beginning that I wanted to reply to the GP, but somehow ended up replying to you! Sorry!

I guess we are on the same page!

Paul B.

P. S. Did you actually look up my messages from 4 years ago? ;)


Sorry about that. I was thinking "it sounds like this person agrees with me, but maybe I didn't explain myself well enough." (I'm not very articulate).

"P.S. Did you actually look up my messages from 4 years ago?"

No I didn't. Despite it being all public and whatnot, it kinda feels like I'm invading someone's privacy, heh. But, should I? ;0

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too cool!


Please consider the following and if you believe it has merit

help spread the word.

While I personally see all people with one label only-an individual(themselves only), the world of politics currently does not see with like eyes.

Our many opponents seek any excuse to diminish the standard bearer of our cause.

"He is a Kook, Crank, Crazy...AND he is not a REPUBLICAN or a CONSERVATIVE."

Endorsements and other statements of support are great, however, please consider whether the public perception of the individual making the endorsement assists or hinders our immediate goal.

The group we have the most difficulty winning over is the older folks, people of another age, far different from the age of the internet, ipods, cell phones even voice mail and caller ID is alien to many of them.

One Mantra of our opponents is that Paul supporters are (INSERT OUTSIDE "MAINSTREAM" LABEL HERE).

Which endorsements and statements of support aid that mantra and which abet that mantra.

Please take a moment to consider each and every thing you do with the best intention of helping RP-How might this be used against RP by our opponents.

Thanks for your consideration.

Personal SP fave:

but right now let us:

"You are a den of vipers and thieves."

I mean to rout you out!

-Just because you are among us, does not make you with us

-The door is wide open, anything can slither in


Chuck Norris needs to endorse Ron Paul. That would rock.

Does anyone speak British!!!

I had no idea what he said in the middle!!! Please help me :)

"had the nerve _________________________________"

Silence Dogood IX



Oh MY!!!

LOL :)

Thank you for that!

Silence Dogood IX



"If ever time should come, when vain and aspiring men shall possess the highest seats in Government, our country will stand in need of its experienced patriots to prevent its ruin."
Samuel Adams

Bob Dylan

Been sitting here listening to Bob D., while getting in my dose of dailypaul and wonder why he hasn't supported RP? I know he has met the Zero and may have supported him in 08, but his music screams Ron Paul.
Bob, we know you lurk here at dailypaul, come in and join us for the big win!


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His very good friend Joan Baez sang and

simpered for Obama AFTER the Afghanistan surge. Don't expect any principled new protest songs from these phonies who rode the movement when it was popular, then went silent on war.

God Save The Queen

God save the queen
The fascist regime
They made you a moron
Potential H-bomb

God save the queen
She ain't no human being
There is no future
In England's dreaming

Don't be told what you want
Don't be told what you need
There's no future, no future,
No future for you

Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has. - Margaret Mead

all time fav

'cuz tourists are money
and our figurehead
is not what she seems

I'm glad that it was on...


Electable Ron Paul is my hero.

This is defintely recent?

Not from the last go round?

Just bought 'Never Mind the Bollocks'!

Thanks Johnny!

In Liberty