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Sammy Hagar Speaks On Van Halen-John McCain Issue

Former Van Halen vocalist Sammy Hagar has said the following regarding Presidential candidate John McCain using the Van Halen song "Right Now":

"When I wrote the lyrics to 'Right Now' I intended them to inspire people to not sit around and wait for something they believed in but to go out and get it ' to make a change however they needed to," he said in a statement. "Whether it was McCain who used the song or if Obama had chosen to use the song, with the current political climate, the lyrics still have the same meaning, and we all need to do something to make a difference, every action counts. In fact, I still feel so strongly about this that I wrote a new song "Cosmic Universal Fashion" with a young Iraqi musician in an attempt to motivate a new generation to the same affect. I am pleased to be associated with the lyrics to my original song and the new one in hopes that both will make people move to make a difference."

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1. Kalis_wrath writes:

Atleast Sammy is no idiot! Not a fan of his music with the exception of "I can't drive 55" he in my opinion does not sound like an idiot like the rest of Van Halen!

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2. XWigglesX writes:

Meh most rich people are idiots. Maybe not money wise but certainly socially and intelligence wise haha.

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3. ATHENA writes:

McCain pandering to the 'youth'vote(they might get a couple if they play the"right now"video as a RNC ad-one of VH's better videos('cause it MAKES YOU THINK).His Veep choice,Sarah Palin-her face could stop a train-oh wait,you could vote for Oh Bummer&Joe Bide-a-wee(I'll never forgive him for calling Serbian people"scum"on national t.v.)SO VOTE INDEPENDENT_

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4. Kalis_wrath writes:

As a Libritarian/Independant voter my choice and convictions do lay with the McCain and Palin ticket! I wish that people (more or less the Dem hippies) would realise that America does not need a rock star president, but a fighter in office!

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