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May 22, 2008

Obama's Opening Act Plays Soviet National Anthem

The unlistenable indy band The Decembrists was an excellent choice to perform for the Obama campaign in Portland last weekend. Not only is it jejune, pretentious, and grating on the ears, it's known to open its acts with a rendition of the Soviet national anthem.

The name "Decembrists" refers to a revolt against the Russian monarchy, which was eventually replaced by a genocidal communist slave state based on economic views strikingly similar to Obama's.

This Decembrists video putting down the USA may explain why O'Bigot doesn't like flag pins:

No one will be able to say we weren't warned where Obama Nation was coming from.

Hat tip: Dummie Funnies; on a tip from Cheetah.

Posted by Van Helsing at May 22, 2008 9:38 AM


...God Damn Art Fag Bands...I used to be in one because I liked making different alternative music. The thing is virtually all Art Fag musicians are so far to the left they don't realize that if their lefty/commie desires were imposed upon them and their bands they would be only making music and art for the state and its collective goals. That means no songs about drugs, booze, sex, or anything else that revolves around the partying slacker unemployed living off his girlfriend Art Fag musician world. All songs would have to be approved by The Bureau of Propanda and Art but the up side is the state would pay you for doing long as you adhered to the strict creative codes. Those who refused would be locked up in the Gulag band rehersal space for a long time.
So as you can guess when I finally started expressing my conservative leanings and ideals to my fellow band mates, I was teased, berated and eventually replaced.
I wonder why The Decemberists won't be on The LollaPalooza Middle East/Iran/Syria/Saudi Arabia tour leg? Oh that's right, only songs that praise Allah and Sharia Law are allowed.
So bands like The Decemberists really have nothing to gripe about, they can bitch about how evil America and Bush/Cheney is and on top of it all they'll say their freedom of speech and expression is not there as they walk free and collect accolades from other MoonBats in the music biz.
There's another Red Diaper Art Fag band named Gang of Four. Yup, A bunch of do nothing marxists that have been hacking it out since their hey day in the early 80's. Gang of Four has a fantastic rhythm section but even the original bassist and drummer has quit for the 2nd time.

Posted by: Bryherb at May 22, 2008 10:26 AM

These bands remind me of that scene in Repo Man where Otto is in his old hangout night club listening to crap like "Shit Hits The Fan" by the Circle Jerks while his stoner friends play with a womans metal hand. That movie was a classic though - hilarious.


in a sluggish economy
hits the land of the free
standing in unemployment lines
blame the government for hard time

we just get by
however we can
we all gotta duck
when the shit hits the fan

10 kids in a cadillac
stand in lines for welfare checks
let's all leach off the state
gee!the money's really great!

soup lines
free loaves of bread
5lb blocks of cheese
bags of groceries
social security
has run out on you and me
we do whatever we can
gotta duck when the shit hits the f

Posted by: Anonymous at May 22, 2008 10:38 AM

The Circle Jerks are cool. I understand(frontman) Keith Morris is actually a pretty right-wing guy.I agree with Bryherb though: These moonbat indy bands are pathetic to think what they do is important in any way.

Posted by: Refuter Of Liberal Vermin at May 22, 2008 10:46 AM

OT - Human rights for a chimp:'s+plea+for+human+rights/

Posted by: Jimbo at May 22, 2008 10:57 AM

...Not to worry, there is hope:

I understand Johnny Ramone had Conservative Leanings.

Refuter, I now get a good belly laff at "these MoonBat pathetic indy bands" still "hacking it out" on their "reunion tours".

Posted by: Bryherb at May 22, 2008 10:58 AM

Oh those commies - filled with so much irony and BS - what song writers !!! LOL!

English translation (of the 1977 version)

Unbreakable Union of freeborn Republics,
Great Russia has welded forever to stand.
Created in struggle by will of the people,
United and mighty, our Soviet land!

Sing to the Motherland, home of the free,
Bulwark of peoples in brotherhood strong.
O Party of Lenin, the strength of the people,
To Communism's triumph lead us on!

Through tempests the sunrays of freedom have cheered us,
Along the new path where great Lenin did lead.
To a righteous cause he raised up the peoples,
Inspired them to labour and valourous deed.

Sing to the Motherland, home of the free,
Bulwark of peoples in brotherhood strong.
O Party of Lenin, the strength of the people,
To Communism's triumph lead us on!

In the victory of Communism's immortal ideal,
We see the future of our dear land.
And to her fluttering scarlet banner,
Selflessly true we always shall stand!

Sing to the Motherland, home of the free,
Bulwark of peoples in brotherhood strong.
O Party of Lenin, the strength of the people,
To Communism's triumph lead us on!

Posted by: Anonymous at May 22, 2008 11:19 AM

Gang of Four was, IMHO, an amazing band.

Posted by: hashfanatic at May 22, 2008 10:14 PM

I have the soviet national anthem on my playlist. I don't care for the lyrics, but the tune is incredible. They still use it, with new lyrics.

Posted by: Archonix at May 23, 2008 1:46 AM

I'm listening to The Decemberists right now, they're on Austin City Limits. They are about 4 songs into their set. All of which have been segued/blended into the other. They're playing this yo ho ho and a bottle of rum pirate sailing the high seas prog celtic din. I swear it sounds like Styx from "The Grand Illusion" era with all the heavy laden keyboards and synths. The video posted is no indication of how they are live. I was expecting some sorta snappy 2-3 minute snotty pop rock ditties but I was wrong.
HashFanatic,Yes Gang of Four, one amazing band, shackled by their reputation, folklore, and socialist work ethic. By their 4th album (Hard) they morphed into a adult contemporary easy listening disco overproduced ensemble because they got seduced by all the dials and outboard effect processors in a big studio. They had the transmission rhythm section and skronky shardy guitar down cold, but alas, they themselves apparently grew tired of what they did best.
But Hash, the big question is, were you one of The Revolutionary Communist Youth Brigade Bolshiks that set up a table/booth and handed out literature and sold overpriced T-shirts at their gigs back in their heyday?

Posted by: Bryherb at May 23, 2008 9:33 PM

Holy crap! Do these guys suck or what? They ought to thank the Lord that Algore had the wherewithal and brilliance to invent the Internet! Otherwise, we may not have been so lucky to have such a video to view...

Gotta go now, I'm felling nauseous...has anyone seen my puking boots?

Posted by: Brent Roos at May 24, 2008 10:14 AM

their name does not come from any russian revolt or anything crazy like that...they are all older musicians and it was supposed to be a joke about how ancient they are compared to most musical acts today...just do a little research before jumping to conclusions.

Posted by: kristi at May 30, 2008 11:14 AM