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Ted Nugent

Ted Nugent is an American rock 'n' roll, sporting and political activist icon. He is the author of "Ted, White, and Blue: The Nugent Manifesto" and "God, Guns & Rock 'N' Roll" (Regnery Publishing).

Articles by Ted Nugent

Illustration: Alternative Energy One by Greg Groesch for The Washington Times

NUGENT: Glowing with green energy

The anti-American green goony squad squawks endlessly about the need to ween ourselves from oil after last year's spill in the Gulf of Mexico. Published April 4, 2011

Illustration: Obamacare bandaid by Greg Groesch for The Washington Times

NUGENT: Obamacare is crony-care

The biggest problem President Obama has is a serious lack of trust among the American people. From energy mismanagement to refusal to be fiscally accountable to blatant job-destroying policies, the president has gone off in a gung-ho leftist direction that leaves many Americans shaking their heads in confusion. Published March 28, 2011

Illustration by Tunin, Moscow, Russia

NUGENT: Mideastern behind-the-scenes extremists

It's no secret how the KGB was actively involved in bankrolling and furthering the radical student and hippie movements of the 1960s in hopes that stinky, stoned hippies and violent America-hating radicals like Bill Ayers, Bernadine Dohrn and dupes in the Weathermen, Students for a Democratic Society and others would topple America or cause it great harm. Why do you think they call it dope? Published March 23, 2011

Illustration by Cummings, Winnipeg Free Press, Winnipeg, Canada

NUGENT: No U.S. strategic interest in Libya

Africa isn't called the Dark Continent for no reason. Africa has forever been a political nightmare full of overt corruption, tribal warfare, genocide, murderous regimes and brutal dictators. Published March 21, 2011

Illustration: Unions by Alexander Hunter for The Washington Times

NUGENT: Racism lives at Department of Injustice

Flunking is the new norm at racist Eric H. Holder Jr.'s Department of Injustice. In yet another ugly, blatant and defining racist move, Mr. Holder is forcing the city ofDayton, Ohio, to lower the passing threshhold on the test for those wanting to be police officers because not enough black recruits passed the exam. Published March 14, 2011

** FILE ** U.S. Border Patrol agent Brian A. Terry was fatally shot north of the Arizona-Mexico border while trying to catch bandits who target illegal immigrants. (Associated Press)

NUGENT: Outgunned is a choice

Being a Border Patrol agent on our southern border has got to be a very difficult, harrowing job. It is surely an even tougher job when our agents are told to launch "nonlethal" beanbags at armed, illegal intruders. Published March 8, 2011

Illustration: Dunce hat by Greg Groesch for The Washington Times

NUGENT: Multicultural rot in the melting pot

Europeans are finally awakening from their self-imposed Rumpelstiltskin deep slumber to discover that multiculturalism is actually cultural rot and is ripping their countries apart. Published March 4, 2011

Illustration: Obamacare by Linas Garsys for The Washington Times

NUGENT: Dr. Nuge to the rescue

As ugly and foolish as it is, obesity isn't the most deadly health issue in America. Neither is the insane choice to poison oneself with tobacco. Same goes for lack of exercise and an unhealthy diet. These prime symptoms of the brain-dead are all indications of just how berserk some people can be. We should all pray people will wake up and make responsible choices as soon as possible to make America stronger and healthier. Published March 1, 2011

Protesters bang drums and shout slogans at the state Capitol on Monday in Madison, Wis. They were there to oppose Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker's proposed legislation to curtail collective-bargaining rights for most state employees. (Associated Press)

NUGENT: Sick days for the sick at heart

Teachers across Wisconsin are calling in sick to protest the bill that would require them to pay half the cost of their pensions and roughly 13 percent of their health care coverage. Published February 22, 2011

Illustration: Root canal by Greg Groesch for The Washington Times

NUGENT: Hell just froze over

It's amazing what getting "shellacked" in an election will do to a president. Instead of pandering to and embracing unions, condemning Wal-Mart and telling Joe the Plumber of the need to spread the wealth around, President Obama addressed the business community by speaking to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. Published February 11, 2011

Illustration: Problem and Solution by Greg Groesch for The Washington Times

NUGENT: Mourning in America

President Obama has been trying to saddle up next to former President Ronald Reagan to gain political points with the American people. That's going to put quite the strain on your mystical smoke-and-mirrors machine there, Barry. Published February 8, 2011

President Barack Obama delivers his State of the Union address on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 25, 2011. Vice President Joe Biden and House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio applaud at rear. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivias, Pool)

NUGENT: Obama slept through the election

I don't put much stock in presidential State of the Union speeches. Last night's speech by President Obama was no exception - flat and uninspiring, especially in comparison to his powerful Tucson speech. Published January 26, 2011

** FILE ** In this May 3, 2007, file photo, Keith Olbermann of MSNBC poses at the Ronald Reagan Library in Simi Valley, Calif., (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill, file)

NUGENT: Abort Fedzillacare

In celebrating the Supreme Court's 1973 ruling in Roe v. Wade, President Obama stated his support for the decision by declaring that government shouldn't intercede in private family matters. Really? Published January 24, 2011

Pima County Sheriff Clarence Dupnik speaks with the media at a news conference, Saturday, Jan. 8, 2011, in Tucson, Ariz. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords of Arizona was shot in the head Saturday by a gunman who opened fire outside a grocery store during a meeting with voters, killing a federal judge and four others in a rampage that rattled the country and left politicians fearful for their safety. (AP Photo/Chris Morrison)

NUGENT: Passion essential to American politics

In the wake of violence perpetrated by a Tucson lunatic, liberals and others who should know better are calling for political rhetoric to be toned down. Published January 13, 2011

Illustration: Targeted by Greg Groesch for The Washington Times

NUGENT: Be prepared for evil

There is evil among us. Always has been, always will be. As I write this, in the past four days, a high school assistant principal in Omaha was shot and killed and the principal wounded. Democratic Rep. Gabrielle Giffords of Arizona and 19 other Americans were gunned down at a constituent meeting being held at grocery store in Tucson. Published January 11, 2011

Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell, with his wife, Marjorie, speaks with reporters outside the funeral home after paying their respects to the late Rep. John P. Murtha in Johnstown, Pa., on Sunday, Feb. 14, 2010. Mr. Murtha was a powerful Democrat who headed the House appropriations defense subcommittee. He died Monday, Feb. 8, at 77 after complications from gallbladder surgery. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)

NUGENT: Who let the wuss out?

Speaking about a National Football League game canceled because of a snowstorm in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Gov. Edward G. Rendell stated that America has turned into a nation of "wusses." Published January 6, 2011

Illustration: Napolitano's TSA by Greg Groesch for The Washington Times

NUGENT: Sinister security

The heavy, disjointed and shaky hand of Fedzilla has fumbled squarely on a Sacramento area pilot for videotaping obvious airport security problems and then putting the videos on YouTube. It's almost as if this brazen upstart thinks there is a "we the people" component to this experiment in self-government. Tsk tsk. Published January 4, 2011