America's Got Talent' alum loses gig on ZZ Top guitarist's tour after posing in MAGA hat, holding Ch

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  1. Josephwalker

    Josephwalker Well-Known Member

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    First off this shows you how the left operates. If you dare express a conservative view your career will suffer in these liberal enclaves of Hollywood and the music industry.
    Secondly this guy was banned from Facebook for posing with a trump hat and eating a Chic-fil-A? WTF? What you see here is how socialism quickly morphs into fascism.

    "America’s Got Talent” alum Benton Blount abruptly lost his opening-act gig on ZZ Top guitarist Billy Gibbons' concert tour after his pro-Trump Facebook post got him temporarily banned from the social media website."

    "Drove down here (Atlanta) from Greenville, South Carolina to the venue. I get a call from my friend from California who informs me that not only have I been banned from Facebook but as a result from being banned from Facebook I was pulled off of the Billy Gibbons tour, effectively immediately,” Blount said in a Facebook Live video."

    "Blount was four shows into the seven-show slot when he learned he was kicked off the tour,"

    "The post showed Blount wearing a red “Make America Great Again” hat and an “I Voted” sticker on Election Day while holding a Chick-Fil-A sandwich and drink. The photo carried the caption, "Someone reading this just got offended multiple times. My work here is done! #Vote."

    “Drove down here (Atlanta) from Greenville, South Carolina to the venue. I get a call from my friend from California who informs me that not only have I been banned from Facebook but as a result from being banned from Facebook I was pulled off of the Billy Gibbons tour, effectively immediately,” Blount said in a Facebook Live video."

    "But suppression of Conservative opinion doesn’t happen and it doesn’t effect (sic) your career!,” he posted."

    https://www.foxnews.com/entertainme...icas-got-talent-alum-gets-him-kicked-off-tour
     
  2. Josephwalker

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    First off this shows you how the left operates. If you dare express a conservative view your career will suffer in these liberal enclaves of Hollywood and the music industry.
    Secondly this guy was banned from Facebook for posing with a trump hat and eating a Chic-fil-A? WTF? What you see here is how socialism quickly morphs into fascism.

    "America’s Got Talent” alum Benton Blount abruptly lost his opening-act gig on ZZ Top guitarist Billy Gibbons' concert tour after his pro-Trump Facebook post got him temporarily banned from the social media website."

    "Drove down here (Atlanta) from Greenville, South Carolina to the venue. I get a call from my friend from California who informs me that not only have I been banned from Facebook but as a result from being banned from Facebook I was pulled off of the Billy Gibbons tour, effectively immediately,” Blount said in a Facebook Live video."

    "Blount was four shows into the seven-show slot when he learned he was kicked off the tour,"

    "The post showed Blount wearing a red “Make America Great Again” hat and an “I Voted” sticker on Election Day while holding a Chick-Fil-A sandwich and drink. The photo carried the caption, "Someone reading this just got offended multiple times. My work here is done! #Vote."

    “Drove down here (Atlanta) from Greenville, South Carolina to the venue. I get a call from my friend from California who informs me that not only have I been banned from Facebook but as a result from being banned from Facebook I was pulled off of the Billy Gibbons tour, effectively immediately,” Blount said in a Facebook Live video."

    "But suppression of Conservative opinion doesn’t happen and it doesn’t effect (sic) your career!,” he posted."

    https://www.foxnews.com/entertainme...icas-got-talent-alum-gets-him-kicked-off-tour
     
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    Such a good OP it got posted twice by the gods of the internet. Lol
     
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    Socialism!!! :eek:

    Fascism!!! :eek: :eek:

    But call me a skeptic if you must; I have a funny feeling there may be a little more to this story...
     
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    How disappointing...I like ZZ Top....Been to several concerts of theirs...Even had them and Lynard Skynard invite my son onto the stage during one of their shows when he was a little guy.....He was dressed head to toe in like a true southern rock n roller....Complete with bandanna....Do you think this was Gibbons directing this, or some pencil neck promoter?
     
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    They are liberal fascists with guitars

    There is no room for dissenting opinions in lib la la land
     
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    I'm a big ZZ fan too and it is dissapointing
     
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    I'm not saying you are wrong, but do you have anything from them siding with liberal fascists? Just curious...I am well aware of today's political climate on the left, and how they deal with dissenting opinions....But, many times the band itself has little to do with the decisions of who opens for them....That would be the promotions companies...
     
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    Awwwwwwww, poor snowflake.

    So a conservative fascist got tossed off a concert tour ? I see the source is FauX news, which immediately makes the facts of this suspect.

    He should sue. Maybe he can take it all the way to the SCOTUS, which, according to a post on this site, can redress the "tyranny of the left".
    LMAO
     
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    Amazing that a band that objectifies women would be offended by a citizen expressing their constitutionally protected opinion.
     
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    So pointing out the dangerous direction the New Democratic Party is taking the United States requires further insult?

    All you've done is add to the evidence.
     
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    Hey now, "Legs" is my favorite ZZ song! Lol
     
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    Ditto. And the video checks all my boxes.....
     
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    Very informative post that shows how the leftist mind works. To them the fascist is the one expressing his opinion not the ones punishing him for doing so.
     
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    Libs celebrating liberal Mccarthyism. Disgusting.
     
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    A distinction without a difference. The guy was discriminated against for his politics.
     
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    A private company/ business has the right to do this sort of thing. I don't agree with it but there it is.
     
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    Excellent point! This is just what happened to anyone suspected of being communist in that era.
     
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    Discrimination is legal? Since when?
     
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    Totally.

    No mention of the REAL reason he got canned?

    On the tour bus, when Billy was sleeping off a 3-day drunk, he tried to shave off Billy's Beard.

    Billy woke up when the dude fired up the electric razor.

    Btw--I ain't askin' for much.:salute:

     

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