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      Thumbs up Bush Supporters Says President Was Disrespected In Song By African American


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      November 25, 2005 Lyricist /Artist Pearl Burrell out of Los Angeles California slammed President Bush and FEMA in a song Burrell wrote regarding Hurricane Katrina titled " Somebody Help Me". Burrell says she wrote the song to remind people of what the victims of Katrina endured. Angry Bush supporters are outraged at the song lyrics saying that the song disrespects the President of the United States and that it should be banned and unheard. The song showcase lyrics such as "while you watched from the white house as I fell down to my knees" Calling me not an American but refugee.

      Bush supporters defended the president saying that the majority of the responsibility lies on the failure of the city officials. Pointing fingers at Nagin while non Bush supporters says the song made great points regarding the Katrina Disaster and may affect the president's ratings. Outraged supporters angrily say that no one should talk to the President in this manner that Burrell has displayed in her song. While some made threats of writing a song to respond to Burrells song regarding the Disaster.
      Some comments were made stating that the "African American Population in New Orleans were welfare recipients always depending on the goverment to bail them out. The song has turned political and racial with various racial comments referring to Burrell as " Brownie" and showing a complete dislike for the style of music the song was set to.

      Supporters have mention contacting the ACLU while non supporters bashed back saying that a white person can and should be able to respond to Burrell's song without fear of the ACLU or the NAACP. The song has touched down in over 30 cities in the United States and 4 International countries. Burrell could not be reached for comment.

      Presently the song is available to be heard for free on ISOUND . http://www.myspace.com/thelirricist.
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      This doesn't surprise me about these Bush supporters. They are quick to criticize the actions of others but never take blame for his and their actions.





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      Pat Burrel is supposed to have freedom of speech. I have heard the song, and no where in the lyrics was the President disrespected. The truth was being told and that why all the Bush supporters have their panties in a wad. The truth is a powerful thing.
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      Ooooh I'm scared
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      Skip bush, and the whatever he rode in on
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      I don't see what all the fuss is about all i got from the song is that Pearl was spittin the truth and we all know sometimes the truth hurts. Bush supporters got their panties in a bunch for nothing.
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      Hotep family!,
      I really like this Sistah!! i think i am going to email her and show my support!, this cd is out in stores now, right? i will probably even buy it!! do you think they will ban it eventually? she should think about getting some protection cause these will do anything to silence her ....



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      Quote Originally Posted by ossean

      Bush supporters defended the president saying that the majority of the responsibility lies on the failure of the city officials. Pointing fingers at Nagin while non Bush supporters says the song made great points regarding the Katrina Disaster and may affect the president's ratings.
      -but Nagin was on the radio saying FEMA stopped him from sending buses... whateva.

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      thats very true

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      The president is to blame as well as the mayor and all the oter city officals froms from the N.O.No one will take the blame because it's easier to deny and make it thru their term of office.
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      I listened to the song and I really don't see what they're so "offended" about! This just goes to show you that a lot of white folks really don't know what it is to struggle or to be disrespected as we have been since our existence in the western hemisphere! It's an insult to anyone who's ever been disrespected to say that this song is "disrespectful" to Bush.

      Get over it! It was a song about a tragedy with a small reference to "Spongegeorge Bushpants" as it truthfully related to him.
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