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Pat Boone calls Obama a Marxist
By Billboard Staff ,  Billboard

Billboard -- It's safe to assume that Pat Boone did not vote for President Barack Obama's re-election.

The legendary pop/gospel singer and avowed conservative appeared on Fox Business News on Wednesday night, joining Neil Cavuto to give his expert opinion on the deficit fight and sequestration. Instead of fiscal wonkery, though, Boone reached back into the past several years of Tea Party rhetoric to accuse Obama of being a socialist, bent on destroying economic progress through policies advocated by Saul Alinsky.

Bing: More on Boone's Fox appearance

"He is following his playbook, which is Saul Alinsky's 'Rules for Radicals,'" Boone charged. "This is the guy that trained him to be a community organizer, a Marxist, a socialist, a progressive, who wrote the rules for doing what Mr. Obama is doing."

After Cavuto suggested that he differed with Boone on that accusation, the singer doubled down. "He has a plan, he thinks it's good for America -- a virtually socialist nation in which nobody gets rich, government is in charge of everything," he said.

Cavuto suggested, jokingly, that Obama was individually targeting Boone, to which the singer responded that he was, indeed, on the president's "enemies list" in 2009 -- a document published by the tabloid "The Globe."

Boone has long been a critic of Obama, suggesting in the past that he was a Kenyan Muslim, among other things.

Boone scored 18 Top 10 singles from 1955-62, including six that hit No. 1. Billboard ranks him as the No. 2 singles act of the 1950s, behind Elvis Presley.

 

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1702Comments
Mar 30, 2013 8:55PM
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I've admired Pat Boone, and his Family, for over40 years at least. He is an Upright Man.

Blessed with wonderful talent, and he recognizes it's a Gift from the One and Only God;

The Messiah, Yeshua, Abba ( daddy to those who KNOW Him personally... And we call his name

above ALL Names JESUS !! WAKE UP WORLD...Your Day Of Salvation Is Now: The Signs are

showing , All over this Planet. ...YES, The rich getting richer, as they are an elite few, verses the

People, Humans, Hard working Men And Women. Family small Businesses! My own husband who

has SERVED in The Air Force, and as a civil Service Dedicated Worker at Pearl Harbor, for over 32 years.... In Dictator Barrack OBAMA's FIRST erm, he CUT ALL RAISES there, across the board !!!

The one's that are the TRUE working Families, Men & Women...then the latest attack, is OBAMA

& "Associates".. have set out to take $ 800.00 per month, going on furloughs!  PEOPLE STAND UP STOP FOREIGN AID NOW!  

Bro. Pat Boone, is RIGHT, & has a background unblemished, HERE iin AMERICA...where ALL the Admendments our Founding Fathers toiled over to give us Freedom, and to join TOGETHER

as AMERICANS, with GRATEFUL Dedicated Hearts; The Ones that  have their EYES Open, to

See Exactly What Pat Boone is bravely saying., as TRUTH; not Jive !!!

 

Mar 21, 2013 4:45PM
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Hey Pat ...... you peein in your diapers and nobody changing them ... tootie fruity Pat .... 

Mar 21, 2013 6:01AM
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He's worse than a Marxist, he's a Republican.
Mar 20, 2013 7:33PM
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Which may as well be a compliment from Mr. Boone on Obama’s behalf. There was not just the negative in Karl Marx’s philosophy. He simply had a heart to share with the world’s misfortune. Karl Mark was not an enemy of the bourgeoisie. He simply wanted to give them great advices in view to save the great Social Contract, to safeguard the human harmony through the wise distribution of the world’s surplus. The one who has the courage to tell you, wisely or wildly, that you are wrong or that you are on the wrong track, is your best friend. Karl Mark is the all time best friend of the bourgeoisie. He has not created communism. Egocentrism created communism. Two bad extremes.
Mar 20, 2013 7:31AM
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To Lilbitty:

"Oh. Who was in office when the twin towers were hit? Who was in office in 1991 during desert storm and was afraid to get Bin Laden?"

Firstly, by the time the Twin Towers fell in Sept, 11, 2001, OBL had been attacking America abroad for nearly 8 years.  There were two times where we had the chance to kill him but our president decided that it was a police matter.  Who was president then?  I served in Desert Shield/Storm and OBL was not even a terrorist at that time.  He had fought in Afghanistan as a Mujahedeen and while he did not like American troops in Saudi Arabia, he had not attacked the US.  His first attack(not directly against the US)  was the terrorist bombing of the Twin Towers in 1993.  Who was president then.  Please do a bit more research before responding.

Today we have Benghazi as an attack and yet our president and his administration have covered it up.

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