Punk Rock Legend: Democrats Are Fascists Disguised As Liberals

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President Barack Obama may enjoy rubbing shoulders with supporters who are mainstream Hollywood superstars and pop music behemoths like Beyoncé. But on the fringes of fame, either because they have faded from the spotlight or because they never sought mainstream approval, are a number of celebrities using their media microphones from time to time to voice disapproval of the President — often quite eloquently.

Joining the ranks of Hank Williams Jr. and Motor City Madman Ted Nugent, acclaimed punk rock legend Glenn Danzig, founder and driving force of The Misfits, Samhain and Danzig, pointedly criticized the President and the Democratic Party in a recent interview with Minneapolis City Pages. 

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Danzig’s name has been recognized by fans of punk and heavy metal music since 1977. And if you have less affinity for heavy metal than you do politics, you may still recognize him as a musician who took a stand, along with the likes of Twisted Sister front man Dee Snider and the legendary Frank Zappa, against the Parents Music Resource Center formed in 1985.

The PRMC was a Democratic-led effort, spearheaded by Tipper Gore (wife of Mr. Global Warming), to decide what should be deemed appropriate for American listening audiences. Proposals from the group ranged from all-out bans on records containing lyrics deemed explicit by government censors to the later-adopted practice of affixing “Parental Advisory” stickers to offending albums and disallowing purchase by minors.

While Zappa and Snider, along with folk rocker John Denver, testified before Congress about the chilling effect the PRMC proposals would have on free speech, Danzig set about writing “Mother,” one of the only songs protesting the censorship effort to reach widespread acclaim.

Speaking with Minneapolis City Pages, Danzig said of “Mother,” “Yeah, you know, Al Gore wanted to tell people what they could listen to and what they couldn’t, what they could record. It was basically coming down to the idea that he wouldn’t let anybody record any music that he didn’t think you should be doing. There was going to be an organization that would tell you what you could and couldn’t record. And certainly if you couldn’t record it, you couldn’t put it out. It was really fascist.”

The same problem illustrated in the Democrat-led effort to censor music in 1985, Danzig went on, remains today. Many Americans see the Democratic Party as one of hip, liberal ideas. But it’s a ruse.

“My view on Democrats is that they’re fascists disguised as liberals, or liberal moderates. You’re not allowed to say anything that they don’t agree with. You’re not allowed to do anything,” Danzig said. “Also, the whole Obama, ‘I can kill anybody with a drone with no trial,’ is kind of disturbing. I’m surprised that more people who are supposedly liberal aren’t more disturbed by it. I think whatever Obama does is OK with them, because he’s Obama. It’s bullshit.”

As for why a Danzig album with none of the seven words on George Carlin’s infamous list was slapped with a parental advisory sticker, the singer said that the government simply doesn’t want lyrics that make people question authority to be deemed acceptable.

“We’re making people think. You’re not allowed to make people think in the United States,” he said. “You’re not allowed to have them question the government or authority.”

Find below  the 1985 PRMC hearings:

Some key moments from the testimonies:

Zappa contended that “the PMRC proposal is an ill-conceived piece of nonsense which fails to deliver any real benefits to children, infringes the civil liberties of people who are not children, and promises to keep the courts busy for years dealing with the interpretation and enforcement problems inherent in the proposal’s design.”

Denver testified that censorship, in any form, is dangerous.

“That which is denied becomes that which is most desired, and that which is hidden becomes that which is most interesting,” he said. “Consequently, a great deal of time and energy is spent trying to get at what is being kept from you.”

And Snider, speaking of a song he wrote about a friend’s fears of undergoing a surgical procedure titled “Under The Blade,” defended his work, noting that Gore must simply have had a dirty mind.

“The only sadomasochism, bondage, and rape in this song is in the mind of Ms. Gore,” he stated, “Ms. Gore was looking for sadomasochism and bondage, and she found it. Someone looking for surgical references would have found it as well.”

Snider concluded his testimony with a rebuke of the Democratic Party’s long held and enduring belief that government knows best: “The full responsibility for defending my children falls on the shoulders of my wife and I, because there is no one else capable of making these judgments for us.”

Sam Rolley

Sam Rolley began a career in journalism working for a small town newspaper while seeking a B.A. in English. After covering community news and politics, Rolley took a position at Personal Liberty Media Group where could better hone his focus on his true passions: national politics and liberty issues. In his daily columns and reports, Rolley works to help readers understand which lies are perpetuated by the mainstream media and to stay on top of issues ignored by more conventional media outlets.

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  • Alex

    Wow—the Reich Wing is just swarming with celebrities:

    Hank Williams JUNIOR, whose father is rolling in his grave, ashamed that his lug nut cracker son bears his name,
    Pedophile Kelsy Grammer,
    Ted Nugent the convicted baby deer-baiter who filled his one pair of pants with poop for ten days to avoid the draft,
    and now Glenn Danzig, named after the first city the Nazis set out to capture in 1939.
    Glenn Danzig—“Punk Rock Legend”?!? Where do you get this stuff?
    Nobody listens to Danzig.

    You want a Punk Rock Legend? Put Joe Strummer’s ashes in a bowl, add a little water and stir—you will have a chunky grayish paste with more integrity and intelligence than Glenn Danzig does while walking the Earth.

    Punk Rock Legend! HAAAAAAAAAAAAAAaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa!!!!!!!!!!!

    • Average_Joe56

      Such vitriol…how pathetic….

    • Average_Joe56

      Such vitriol…how pathetic….

    • antiliberal00

      You sound like a typical liberal with their panties all in a knot.
      The best thing for your kind to do is to crawl back into the hole you slithered out of and pull the hole in with you.
      BTW, most draft dodgers were liberals that were too scared to serve their country with back bones made out of jelly.

      • Guest

        Witch 1were u?

    • FreedomFighter

      Dipstick

    • CongressWorksForUs

      Please don’t feed the troll.

      He’s using Progressive Rule #1: when you can’t defeat the message, shoot the messenger. Don’t play his game.

    • red neck

      Go to hell.. Alex!

    • jag

      Just jealous? Or did someone PISS on your cherrio’s, I agree with mr. Redneck!

    • Nadzieja Batki

      Apparently you must have because you knew who Glenn Danzig is.

    • Vis Fac

      Yeah and I suppose we are to listen to people like Beyonce Streisand, Sarandon, Penn, and let’s not forget Jaimie Foxx who proclaimed ODUMBO to be his “Lord and Savior”!

      Give me a break who with an IQ higher than a mushroom would listen to let alone give credence to any Hollywierd Hypocrite that makes their living pretending to be someone else? People who have no live and live vicariously through others that are so far removed form reality are those who give credence to these BOZOS . And Alex in La-La Land of course.

      The Only Thing Necessary for the Triumph of Evil is that Good Men Do Nothing–Edmund Burke

      A republic is defined as a state in which supreme power is held by the people and their elected representatives, and which has an elected or nominated president…

      Our republic no longer exists because we have an omnipotent self centered clown in the Oval office who is as unconstitutional as anyone can be. Anyone thinking we still live in a republic had best take notice of what OUR elected officials are doing WITHOUT OUR consent. Our republic no longer exists because the people no longer have power!

      Benjamin Franklin once said … A democracy can be best described as two wolves and a sheep deciding what to have for lunch. Liberty is a well-armed lamb contesting the vote.”

      Our Republic that allows for a well armed sheep to contest the vote!”
      shall soon be a fond memory for our rubber stamp liberally controlled congress is eagerly waiting to disarm us.

      Libertas inaestimabilis res est

      Semper-Fi

    • michiganminuteman

      Alex, I don’t like you very much! Let’s go have a beer, I’ll drive. What’s your address so I can pick you up.

      • Alex

        I don’t drink.

        • momo

          You must be on something with all the wacko sh!t you write.

    • Jeff

      Are you saying Ted’s really a Cheney? Can you imagine how different Viet Nam would have been if Nugent, Cheney, O’Reilly, and Fatbaugh had all fought? It would have been no contest. The Viet Cong might have surrendered just to shut them up.

  • jag

    Today they open their newest tv station here in amerika! Algeezera tv! Joy to amerika,we let them march over here, now the new amerikan way,RIP!BASEBALL,APPLE PIE,AMERICAN VALUES , posted by a truly sad American!

  • Little.huey@frontier.com

    Mr. Climate change Gore said the East and West Coasts would be under water by now, what does he know. Oh yea, he invented the Internet, GPS, reduced government regulations, and reduced paperwork!

    • LeAnn Addleman

      Mr. “Climate Change” Gore knows nothing about climate science or anything else for that matter. He has claimed alot of accomplishments but really has nothing substantial to show.

  • No Jizya

    Damn! He is actually smarter than he looks.

  • Michael Shreve

    FASCISM and COMMUNISM both spring from SOCIALISM.

    • TIME

      Dear Michael,
      Its really as follows: {A Socialist is a Marxist “with out” a GUN.}
      {A Marxist / Communist is a Socialist “with” a GUN.}
      {A Fascist is a Marxist / Socialist with a really BIG GUN.}
      See its that simple, thus they are all one of a KIND.
      The truly strange part of this whole equation is that all of these really special people all claim to LOVE HUMANITY, oddly as they fill yet one more MASS GRAVE with the people whom they feel are
      “SUB HUMAN.” Now think terms like Fright wingers.
      Now to see examples of these special people – think Cass Sunstein, Valerie Jarrett, as two a prime example of the above, now just think Barry is their Puppet on a string. How special for them.
      Peace and Love
      The BUS is getting very close, as in just a few months not years people…. Make your call – will you live the dream of the above special people, as in be more of the land fill who will be doomed to Lucifer’s home, or will you ask to be forgiven for your ill behavior – Allowing in the Holy Sprit, then ride with The Christ.

      • Vis Fac

        How do you tell a communist? Well, it’s someone who reads Marx and Lenin. And how do you tell an anti-Communist?
        It’s someone who understands Marx and Lenin. — Ronald Reagan

        The Only Thing Necessary for the Triumph of Evil is that Good Men Do Nothing–Edmund Burke

        A republic is defined as a state in which supreme power is held by the people and their elected representatives, and which has an elected or nominated president…

        Our republic no longer exists because we have an omnipotent self centered clown in the Oval office who is as unconstitutional as anyone can be. Anyone thinking we still live in a republic had best take notice of what OUR elected officials are doing WITHOUT OUR consent. Our republic no longer exists because the people no longer have power!

        Benjamin Franklin once said … A democracy can be best described as two wolves and a sheep deciding what to have for lunch. Liberty is a well-armed lamb contesting the vote.”

        Our Republic that allows for a well armed sheep to contest the vote!” shall soon be a fond memory for our rubber stamp liberally controlled congress is eagerly waiting to disarm us.

        Libertas inaestimabilis res est

        Semper-Fi

      • Julie

        Communist use Socialists for their own end game, then they get rid of the Socialist when they don’t need them any more. Communist don’t trust anyone, not even each other.

    • Vis Fac

      No Michael Fascism and Communism ARE liberal one dimensional socialistic idiot-ology.

      The Only Thing Necessary for the Triumph of Evil is that Good Men Do Nothing–Edmund Burke

      A republic is defined as a state in which supreme power is held by the people and their elected representatives, and which has an elected or nominated president…

      Our republic no longer exists because we have an omnipotent self centered clown in the Oval office who is as unconstitutional as anyone can be. Anyone thinking we still live in a republic had best take notice of what OUR elected officials are doing WITHOUT OUR consent. Our republic no longer exists because the people no longer have power!

      Benjamin Franklin once said … A democracy can be best described as two wolves and a sheep deciding what to have for lunch. Liberty is a well-armed lamb contesting the vote.”

      Our Republic that allows for a well armed sheep to contest the vote!”
      shall soon be a fond memory for our rubber stamp liberally controlled congress is eagerly waiting to disarm us.

      Libertas inaestimabilis res est

      Semper-Fi

  • Jeff

    Explain how a parental advisory sticker is the same as censorship? It doesn’t even prevent kids from buying CDs the way an R or X rating will keep them out of a movie. My son is 16 and bigger than me, but I still have to sign a slip to allow him to buy a “mature” video game. And we’re not talking about Grand Theft Auto or anything really violent or graphic, either. I am totally opposed to censorship (That seems to be a right wing thing, keeping the school libraries free of real literature.), but I can’t get too worked up over parental advisory stickers. When my son was younger, some parents wouldn’t let their kids watch movies that weren’t Disney cartoons. It’s more the parents’ issue than it is the kid’s.

    • Julie

      Study up on “mind Control” which is used by the ruling elitist to control the populace. There are subliminal messages put into movies, music videos, and video games. With continuous use it will program your mind to respond to their needs and wants, and your child can’t help but follow, say human robot. If they activate the mind, and tell you to kill, you will do it. It’s almost like being hipmotised (sp). Most people know Gore is part of the Illuminati (CFR). Is Danzig warning us about it in his video with the illuminati signs (one eye, half of his face blacked out)and the satanic blood worship with the chickens blood on the victims stomach, and then the satanic sign traced in the blood with his figure. OR Is he telling the illuminati that he is on their side?

      • Jeff

        Thank you for that. If I’m ever in your home galaxy, I’ll be sure to visit.

      • LeAnn Addleman

        Yes, and even the Disney movies are full of subliminal messages that can mess us kids minds. Check into some of the productions and production companies Disney was involved in in the later years. Walt Sr. would roll over in his grave.

    • ChiefBoring

      “That seems to be a right wing thing.” Oh?…Were the Gores right wingers? We conservatives believe in the Bill of Rights, especially the First and Second Amendments. It is the parents’ responsibility to raise their children, not the village’s.

      • Jeff

        I was talking about the banning of books from school libraries. Books like Catcher In the Rye, books by Steinbeck, Harry Potter, etc., etc. Those efforts are generally by religious fanatics. You think Tipper (not Al) Gore’s efforts to warn parents of offensive lyrics even comes close to depriving kids of actual literature?

        • ChiefBoring

          The original intent was censorship; Tipper settled for the label. That’s OK, as long as actual access is the provence of the parents. Conservatives are not book banners. There are kooks in any group. Please don’t paint us all with the same brush.

          • Jeff

            Granted not every conservative is nuts, but the nuts seem to be ascendant in the party at the moment – a state of affairs favorable for the Democrats.

          • ChiefBoring

            In the interest of equal opportunity, there are plenty of nuts amog the dems, as well. We all have our crosses to bear.

      • Jeff
  • Julie

    Notice his half blacked out face in the video “Mother.” It shows one eye, which is one of the signs of the Illuminati (the top of the pyramid). Then at the end, satanic worship. And the symbol he drew in the blood on her stomach, is another satanic symbol. All this is to let the Illuminati know that they are with them, and this is just for show. lo. Learn what their symbols are and what they mean. A lot of them are out in the open. When you see them, be forewarned. Keep your distance from whom ever is giving them, for they are not with you, but against you.

    • WTS/JAY

      Good catch!!!

    • WTS/JAY

      Julie: All this is to let the Illuminati know that they are with them, and this is just for show.

      That they are with them should be obvious to anyone who is paying attention. They are more than just with them; they are Illuminati-coadjutors.

  • Dave Suchy

    some call me a right-winger and I oppose evolution being taught in school. Is this because I want creationism taught? no. Evolution is what is known as.. a theory, not a physical law, therefore, it should be treated as such. I hold a few theories Ive came up with on my own….should they be taught in schools? not until they become physical law.