ted nugent http://michiganradio.org en Ted Nugent loses gig after remarks about President Obama http://michiganradio.org/post/ted-nugent-loses-gig-after-remarks-about-president-obama <p>The U.S. Army&#39;s Fort Knox Summer Concert canceled an appearance by Michigan-born rocker Ted Nugent.</p><p>The announcement was made on the <a href="https://www.facebook.com/FortKnoxKY">U.S. Army&#39;s Fort Knox Facebook page</a>:</p><blockquote><p>The artist lineup for the Fort Knox annual summer concert scheduled for June 23 changed today. Co-headliners REO Speedwagon and Styx remain scheduled to perform. However, after le<span class="text_exposed_show">arning of opening act Ted Nugent&#39;s recent public comments about the president of the United States, Fort Knox leadership decided to cancel his performance on the installation.</span></p></blockquote><p>Nugent was paid a visit by the Secret Service last Thursday after he told a crowd at an NRA convention &quot;if Barack Obama becomes the president in November, again, I will either be dead or in jail by this time next year.&quot;</p><p>He followed his comments with a pause, telling the audience how serious he was about his statement.</p><p>There was a video of his comments at the NRA convention, but it was recently pulled down.</p><p>Nugent said last Thursday&#39;s meeting with the Secret Service went well. From the <a href="http://www.freep.com/article/20120423/ENT07/204230321/Ted-Nugent-to-pay-for-controversial-comments-actions?odyssey=mod|mostview">Detroit Free Press</a>:</p><blockquote><p>Although the Secret Service didn&#39;t issue a statement following Thursday&#39;s meeting, Nugent called it a &quot;good, solid, professional meeting concluding that I have never made any threats of violence towards anyone. The meeting could not have gone better.&quot;</p></blockquote><p>Nugent was cleared of being a threat to Mr. Obama. Mon, 23 Apr 2012 15:02:22 +0000 Mark Brush 7151 at http://michiganradio.org Ted Nugent loses gig after remarks about President Obama Ted Nugent, Anderson Cooper, and Sarah Palin http://michiganradio.org/post/ted-nugent-anderson-cooper-and-sarah-palin <p>In case you missed it, Michigan's Ted Nugent talked with CNN's Anderson Cooper about Sarah Palin's prospects for the presidency (spoiler alert - he wouldn't vote for her if she was running today). Here's the interview:</p> Fri, 07 Jan 2011 19:41:36 +0000 Mark Brush 797 at http://michiganradio.org