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    Default Why isnt Kill The President in the music section?

    Under albums, KTP is not under 'The Offspring' album. This is a song that has been cut from the albums since 9/11 but shouldnt the official site allow it?

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    Apperently not...
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    damn, why do they do that?? does this mean they are gonna cut 'tehran' too??

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    Yeah, the new print of S/T doesn't have it. I think the print was released in 2001 or around it and the song was probably removed the current political situation.

    I don't necessarily agree with it getting removed because it basically critisizes a completely different president, as it was released in 1989. But I guess removing it is better than getting into trouble.
    and no wonder hearts and minds have been won

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    Quote Originally Posted by Vera
    Yeah, the new print of S/T doesn't have it. I think the print was released in 2001 or around it and the song was probably removed the current political situation.

    I don't necessarily agree with it getting removed because it basically critisizes a completely different president, as it was released in 1989. But I guess removing it is better than getting into trouble.
    How the fuck would they get in trouble if they left it on the album or not? Name one band that has criticized the government and got into trouble if they have "FREEDOM OF SPEECH" what a lie.

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    This is utter bullshit.

    I'm really disappointed and i hope the band themselves could do nothing about these "policies".

    Im actually really offended by this, i might be being uptight, but Offspring are THE band for me, and i put a lot of faith in them, the music is very personal to me, and for this kinda shit to happen its a kick in the face.

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    Quote Originally Posted by borgy
    How the fuck would they get in trouble if they left it on the album or not? Name one band that has criticized the government and got into trouble if they have "FREEDOM OF SPEECH" what a lie.
    Well, it could have been the record company's decision. I don't know how "the fuck" they could get into trouble and I seriously doubt it but the atmosphere in the USA was what it was at the time.

    Plus I consider there to be a great difference between saying, "I don't agree with Bush's politics" and "kill the president!".
    and no wonder hearts and minds have been won

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    Their record label probably has them by the balls aswell.

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    Quote Originally Posted by smelly poo in a shoe
    damn, why do they do that?? does this mean they are gonna cut 'tehran' too??
    I doubt they will cut tehran. Its not directed at anyone in the US government or any other government for that matter. Its not directed at anyone in particular except Iran. Its just about some battle in Irans capital that I dont think ever happened. (correct me if im wrong). Sure there are some parts about burning flags and soldiers being killed but I think the lyrics to this song are made up to describe to listeners what war is like. (again correct me if im wrong) Now, if this song is cut off the track for some odd reason, then that will be pretty sad.
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    exactly
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