Flaming Lips Are Goddamn Commies

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Flaming Lips Are Goddamn Commies

Postby jonas » Sat Apr 25, 2009 11:24 pm

http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20090425/ap_ ... _rock_song

Most state House members voted for a resolution recognizing 2002's "Do You Realize??," but conservatives who said they were offended by the band's clothing and language mustered enough votes to keep it from being adopted.


Well, somebody thinks so, anyway.

A tip of the Stetson to Governor Brad Henry:

Gov. Brad Henry resolved the issue by announcing he would sign an executive order proclaiming "Do You Realize??" the official rock song of Oklahoma. The song earned more than half of the 21,000 votes cast in an online contest.

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Postby O! » Sun Apr 26, 2009 11:37 pm

Kudos to Gov. Henry. The Flaming Lips are pure genius.

Washington (state) should adopt "Overblown" by Mudhoney or "Underneath The Bridge" by Nirvana. I'd be satisfied with "Magic Man" or "Barracuda" by Heart, though.

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Postby Mixmaster Shecky » Mon Apr 27, 2009 12:24 pm

Michigan's song should be "The Big 3 Killed My Baby". Or anything by The Detroit Cobras.

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Postby steve-o » Wed Apr 29, 2009 11:50 am

Since David Lowery now calls Richmond home, I advocate for Camper Van Beethoven's "Take the Skinheads Bowling" as Virginia's new state song. Couldn't be any worse than the blatantly racist crap that currently holds that distinction.

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Postby sab » Thu Apr 30, 2009 12:12 pm

I think the Flaming Lips should cover that Virginia state song.

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Postby Jake » Thu Apr 30, 2009 12:44 pm

Totally. Word on the street is that nu-minstrel is going to be the next big thing!

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Postby blackhearts08 » Thu May 07, 2009 6:38 pm

I thats very unlikely...


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