Feds to shut down concert season

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    Confiscate the instruments.

    Lawmakers are scrambling to save the summer concert season from federal agents poised to seize the instruments of rock and country stars because the wood used to make them may have been illegally harvested--and without their knowledge.

    “I don’t want the musicians from Nashville who are flying to Canada to perform this summer to worry about the government seizing their guitars,” said Tennessee Republican Sen. Lamar Alexander.

    Feds threaten to disrupt summer concerts | Washington Examiner

    This is pretty much what a totalitarian government looks like.
     
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    I agree. It's insanity.
     
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    You see what happens when a gov't attains too much power? They absolutely MUST use it SOMEWHERE, ANYWHERE! On ANYBODY!
     
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    Why should musicians get a free pass on destroying the rain forest? Oh because they sing some stupid song. Please. Lock them up, throw them in jail, cut their hair and make them get a real job!
     
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    This is simply a witch hunt to punish Gibson guitars and make their sales go down. The Obama-ites hate Gibson because Gibson moved from union-thug Michigan to union-free Tennessee so they could be profitable. So the Administration has targeted them. Note they are not going after Martin Guitars even though they use the same sources for their wood.
    Personal vendettas fueled by politics is the signature of the Left. We can't vote these morons out fast enough.
     
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    Now I know why some call guitars Axes :)
     
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    Libs really know how to gave a good time.
     
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    Yes -- by making sure no one else can.
     
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    What a bunch of morons you are. The article explicitly states that the federal government has no intention seizing the guitars, and it also states that federal lawmakers are getting involved in order to further guarantee that it doesn't happen. Yet the federal government, somehow, is being tyrannical.
     
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