Shalom Life | October 30, 2014

Ted Nugent Likens Self to “Black Jew at Nazi-Klan rally”

The singer defends the controversial comments he made about Obama at last weekend’s NRA rally.

By: Sarah Bauder

Published: April 18th, 2012 in Culture » Society » News

Ted Nugent Likens Self to “Black Jew at Nazi-Klan rally”

Ted Nugent really loves the sound of his own voice… and in this case, his ignorant and bigoted voice.

Last weekend, Nugent made news when he spewed a series of controversial comments about President Obama at a National Rifle Association convention.

"If Barack Obama becomes the president in November, I will either be dead or in jail by this time next year," Nugent said at the convention.

Nugent’s comments prompted the Democratic party to ask for an apology, and for presumptive Republican Presidential nominee, Mitt Romney, to distance himself from the musician. Additionally, an investigation was triggered by the Secret Service due to Nugent’s implied threat against Obama.

"I have never in my life threatened anyone's life. I'm incapable of threatening anyone's life. Because I'm about positive change, my entire speech, all my articles," Nugent said in response.

On Tuesday morning, Nugent appeared on conservative Dana Loesch’s radio show. During the interview, Nugent stated “I’m a black Jew at a Nazi-Klan rally… And there are some power-abusing, corrupt monsters in our federal government that despise me because I have the audacity to speak the truth.”

Nugent considers himself a “truth-teller” and refuses to take back any of the comments he has made.

"I spoke at the NRA and will stand by my speech. It's 100 percent positive. It's about we the people taking back our American dream from the corrupt monsters in the federal government under this administration, the communist czars he has appointed," he said.

Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz launched a web video and a petition calling on Mitt Romney (who Ted Nugent endorsed) to denounce the singer.

"Wasserman Schultz is such a brain-dead, soulless idiot," complained Nugent. "I could not be more proud that this soulless, heartless idiot feebly attempts to find fault with Ted Nugent, because I am on the right track and she just encourages me to stand stronger."

As of publication, Mitt Romney has kept his distance and stayed mum on the subject.

Amy Winehouse Exhibition Lands in Tel Aviv Amy Winehouse Exhibition Lands in Tel Aviv Trending‘Downton Abbey’ Welcomes a Jewish Character ‘Downton Abbey’ Welcomes a Jewish Character TrendingShalom, Mali: A Jewish Culture Guide Shalom, Mali: A Jewish Culture Guide Trending
 

Haaretz Publish Cartoon Depicting Netanyahu as Pilot Behind 9/11 Attacks

October 30, 2014 | By Daniel Koren
Haaretz Publish Cartoon Depicting Netanyahu as Pilot Behind 9/11 Attacks

Twitter responds, naturally, with outrage

Read More

Gaza Video Game Encourages the Use of Weapons Against Israel [VIDEO]

October 30, 2014 | By Daniel Koren
Gaza Video Game Encourages the Use of Weapons Against Israel [VIDEO]

'The Liberation of Palestine' encourages the "spirit of resistance" in "Palestinian boys and girls"

Read More

German Teens Share Their Love for Hitler, A "Fantastic" Guy, on WhatsApp

October 30, 2014 | By Daniel Koren
German Teens Share Their Love for Hitler, A "Fantastic" Guy, on WhatsApp

Police are currently investigating a Hitler fan club created amongst students from Leipzig, where they share anti-Semitic jokes and slogans

Read More

Police Kill Suspect in Shooting of Right-Wing Activist in Jerusalem

October 30, 2014 | By Noam (Dabul) Dvir
Police Kill Suspect in Shooting of Right-Wing Activist in Jerusalem

Suspect involved in shooting attack of Rabbi Yehuda Glick at Menachem Begin Heritage Center in Jerusalem named as Muataz Hijazi, former Palestinian prisoner and Islamic Jihad member

Read More

Dafy Haiga Challenges Everything You Think You Know About Israeli Girls

October 29, 2014 | By Caitlin Marceau
Dafy Haiga Challenges Everything You Think You Know About Israeli Girls

The photographer's latest work, 'Israeli Girls', captures the uniqueness and personality of her subjects

Read More

Israeli Company Reinvents Deodorant

October 29, 2014 | By Maya Yarowsky, NoCamels
Israeli Company Reinvents Deodorant

ClickStick has raised nearly half of their goal towards marketing their electric, eco-friendly deodorant

Read More

11th Annual Zareinu Fashion Show in Toronto to Raise Funds for Kids with Special Needs

October 29, 2014 | By ShalomLife Team
11th Annual Zareinu Fashion Show in Toronto to Raise Funds for Kids with Special Needs

Will feature TV personality Jeanne Beker, partners with Shops at Hazelton Lanes and the Park Hyatt

Read More

‘American Gigolo’ is Being Adapted For Television

October 29, 2014 | By Ashley Baylen
‘American Gigolo’ is Being Adapted For Television

Paul Schrader and Jerry Bruckheimer are on board for the new take

Read More

More Headlines