Mustaine On Obama: 'I'm Disgusted With This Guy'

After months of media silence, Mustaine returns with his trademark controversial views and comments. What did he say this time?

Mustaine On Obama: 'I'm Disgusted With This Guy'
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Dave Mustaine has broken his media silence with another awesomely controversial interview, this time with right-wing radio host Alex Jones. During the 40-minute interview, which you can hear in the player below (via Blabbermouth), Mustaine aired his views on how the USA is becoming a police state, Obama, and how people look up to him as a "father figure". His rant on Obama appears to be based on a misinterpreted quote where a speech was edited to suggest the President hated small business owners. The audio clip was later found to be made from two separate sound bites and taken out of context, but Mustaine remains outraged: "I'm disgusted with this guy. He's my president, I respect the office of the presidency, but I think as a person and the things that he says, I've never heard anything this offensive ever come out of the mouth of a president. "Why hasn't somebody moved to impeach this man? With all of the proof about his birth certificate being fake. And you see the signs in Kenya that say 'the birthplace of Barack Obama.' Hello?! C'mon, guys. How stupid are we right now?" The conspiracy guns go blazing when he reinterprets the dress Michelle Obama wore during his inauguration, where "she had a black dress on with two red triangles, so she looked like a black widow turned upside down... you just don't wear something like that to some event like that without there being some kind of future message being told." Presumably this means she plans to kill and eat the president after they mate, though evidence of this is yet to be uncovered. Mustaine moves on to more plausible topics when he discusses the USA becoming like a police state: "Sometimes our fans that are younger, they look to me as a big brother, or even a father figure, because I really care a lot about them. But I have never been more terrified in my life about what's happening to our country. "It's amazing how our liberties are being taken away from us. It's like the frog in a pot of boiling water. If it was boiling water when he jumped in, he'd jump back out. But if they slowly turned the temperature up, the frog will stay in there until he boils to death. And that's what's happening to us right here. We don't know what's going on. "I believe that if we continue on the same path that we're on right now that America will never be the same." Meanwhile, Megadeth are about to embark on a tour of Asia and will seek to sign a new record contract now their deal with Roadrunner has expired. Hear the full interview here:

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    Shread_6009
    saint_berzerker wrote: flaphead325 wrote: GIVE BLOODY DAMN EXAMPLES! These guys keep talking about how they hate some polical actions without being able to give any facts. That's stoopid. Gun control laws...cameras on street corners...OBAMACARE...Income TAX...Property TAXES...PATRIOT ACT...the list goes on and on. Patriot act alone has hundreds of "rights" that have been trampled on...nobody has the time to spout off every one of them for you. All you Brits that don't understand....well just shut up. We kicked you clowns out of here for a reason. If you like being watched and tracked everywhere you go, and like having to defend yourselves with a baseball bat, then great. Without giving facts? You don't want to listen. He was on Alex Jones' show...listen to that...he'll give you facts. We're from 2 different countries. What's freedom to you isn't freedom to us.
    You see, maybe it's because I'm canadian, but how does getting FREE HEALTHCARE FOREVER count as trampling on peoples rights? Also, I'd like to point out that in a list of the most "democratic" and "free" countries in this world, america ranks somewhere in the mid 40's, below more socialist-leaning countries like Sweden (who I believe is number 1), Canada, and even Britain (which is a monarchy), Countries that, by the way, have stricter taxes, gun control laws, and health care. And the patriot act was a republican idea. I cant defend Obama for keeping it around, but don't try pinning it on him at least
    Meta1H3ad
    ...and he says he's not republican....right! Dave, just shut the hell up and play your damn guitar! no wonder metallica calls you a big mouth!
    gateway01
    Presumably this means she plans to kill and eat the president after they mate, though evidence of this is yet to be uncovered.
    Oh, well...umm.....I..uhhh.....what?
    metalgod96
    *facepalm*...dammit Dave. I love Megadeth, they're one of my favourite bands, but seriously, Dave is just an idiot now.
    poland
    Disagree an idiot probably would not have busted his butt to play again (relearning how to play after his nerve problem in 2002 I think that was when it happened). He kept rehabbing both his mind (from drug use) and physically TO PLAY AGAIN IDIOTS I DOUBT would go through all of that.
    dumbface12
    And you see the signs in Kenya that say 'the birthplace of Barack Obama.' Hello?! C'mon, guys. How stupid are we right now?"
    Let's answer that question with another question to find the answer. Have you ever seen that sign in Kenya?
    TheExterminator
    rock-n-roll101 wrote: Isn't it funny how every slightly conservative comment gets thrashed while the democratic ones get thumbed up. Policies such as Obamacare end up creating more government control. Anyone with a High school diploma can vouch for that. Look at the themes of 1984 by Orwell and 2112 by Rush. Government control is something musicians have been protesting for a good fifty years, yet people of today want it more than ever. If anything America needs to start going in a more Libertarian direction, and by that I mean that we need to follow the Constitution. Every party is corrupt and nothing is going to change without America's people actually doing something about it. Instead we just sit on our asses and complain.
    Libertarian? Ass-backwards economic policies mixed with isolationist/anti-interventionist/America-first policies, supported by people who still think the US is in the 1800s? Yeah, that's a GREAT idea. Let's go back to the true, unregulated Capitalism that was shown to favour corruption and exploitation over fair and equal business. Child labour, 5 cents/hour wages, and smog up the ass is the only way to be! It's one thing to do something, it's another thing to make things worse. And, trust me, Healthcare is the last thing you need to worry about when it comes to "creating more government control". Lemmy forbid the American people actually be healthy, hey? If a government really wanted to control the people, they'd make it absolutely impossible for people to receive healthcare, not try and give it to them.
    saint_berzerker wrote: flaphead325 wrote: GIVE BLOODY DAMN EXAMPLES! These guys keep talking about how they hate some polical actions without being able to give any facts. That's stoopid. Gun control laws...cameras on street corners...OBAMACARE...Income TAX...Property TAXES...PATRIOT ACT...the list goes on and on. Patriot act alone has hundreds of "rights" that have been trampled on...nobody has the time to spout off every one of them for you. All you Brits that don't understand....well just shut up. We kicked you clowns out of here for a reason. If you like being watched and tracked everywhere you go, and like having to defend yourselves with a baseball bat, then great. Without giving facts? You don't want to listen. He was on Alex Jones' show...listen to that...he'll give you facts. We're from 2 different countries. What's freedom to you isn't freedom to us.
    The moment anyone lists Alex Jones, his show, or anyone he has on it, as a reputable source to get facts.. You can pretty much just throw their argument out. I'd sooner believe that Alex Jones was a CIA plant with the sole purpose of ruining the credibility of the CTist movement by saying a load of bullshit, than I would believe any of the bullshit Alex Jones spews. Then again, the moment you list obamacare and taxes as bad... Well.. Let me tell you, as a Canadian, healthcare and taxes have DEFINITELY eroded all my freedoms away! Shit. I no longer have the freedom to die by curable diseases, or be financially crippled by debt brought on by medical bills, I no longer have the freedom to walk on unpaved roads, I no longer have the freedom to just sit back and watch my house burn down because now we have these horrible things called firemen, and I definitely no longer have the freedom to feel threatened in my neighbourhood, because now these damn police are here to keep the peace! Damn these taxes and affordable healthcare! Ruining my shit life and making it better! DAMN THEM ALL!
    flaphead325
    GIVE BLOODY DAMN EXAMPLES! These guys keep talking about how they hate some polical actions without being able to give any facts. That's stoopid.
    purplexing
    saint_berzerker wrote: flaphead325 wrote: GIVE BLOODY DAMN EXAMPLES! These guys keep talking about how they hate some polical actions without being able to give any facts. That's stoopid. Gun control laws...cameras on street corners...OBAMACARE...Income TAX...Property TAXES...PATRIOT ACT...the list goes on and on. Patriot act alone has hundreds of "rights" that have been trampled on...nobody has the time to spout off every one of them for you. All you Brits that don't understand....well just shut up. We kicked you clowns out of here for a reason. If you like being watched and tracked everywhere you go, and like having to defend yourselves with a baseball bat, then great. Without giving facts? You don't want to listen. He was on Alex Jones' show...listen to that...he'll give you facts. We're from 2 different countries. What's freedom to you isn't freedom to us.
    Are you really that stupid? 1. What Gun control laws? Obama has done nothing in regards to Gun Control. Fact. 2. Cameras on Street corners? What the ****, how could you blame that on Obama? 3. Obamacare? yes because giving you cheap health insurance is going to destroy your liberty of getting sick? 4. Income Tax? I'm guessing you didn't pass history class. For that matter what kind of moron belives Obama created Income tax. As a matter of fact, he's actually cut taxes. 5. Property taxes have to do with the state government. 6. Patriot act. Idiot the patriotic was enacted by Bush and his administration, Obama had nothing to do with that. Hell he wasn't even a senator when that passed. Go get your facts straight, and stop listening to FOX and Glenn Beck. On a side note, I've pretty much been desensitized to whatever Mustaine says about Obama cause he's probably already said it all. But going after the first lady, for no ****ing reason is detestable.Michelle Obama, has done NOTHING wrong to be out into scrutiny.
    HavokStrife
    First of all, the person that he speaks of, that you cannot listen to, and is the most offensive president ever, that's George Bush. That was one term ago, how the **** does everyone forget this poor-spoken, military-evading president. Well, military-evading til he gathered them all up to finish pop's job of ****ing up the whole world. What dress Obama's wife wears, or where the man was born means nothing to me. The fact of the matter is, he's an average president, in serious problems that he just cannot fix. And every try loses more money. Just because he's not FDR doesn't mean he's the scourge of the planet. USA'd probably be a third world country right now if McCain would've got voted in. There's two big political voices in metal right now, Dave and Randy. Randy knows -exactly- what he's talking about, and Dave NEEDS to STFU.
    poland
    +30 replyHavokStrife Obama is BY THE NUMBERS THE WORST PRESIDENT TO EVER HOLD THE OFFICE. Go to Drudge report and GET THE CORRECT NUMBERS.
    HavokStrife
    GEORGE BUSH SON, GEORGE BUSH. Drudge forgot him, whatever the hell that is anyway. Thanks for replying to a post I made 3 months ago.
    poland
    BigMikeBDDposted on Aug 06, 2012 12:25 pm # Dave may be a little crazy, but when you're right you're righ. Anyone still supporting Obama is completely uninformed and refuses to pay attention to what he has done and is doing to this country. The man needs to go and he is the worst President in the history of this country. Just look at the unemployment rate people! WAKE UP! havokstrife you and the mass media are SHEEP!
    spiff-corgi
    With all of the proof about his birth certificate being fake. And you see the signs in Kenya that say 'the birthplace of Barack Obama.'
    Legal document: FAKE. Sign put up by a Kenyan: DEFINITELY GENUINE.
    How stupid are we right now?
    Yes, David, that's a very good question. In all seriousness, I don't even listen to Megadeath and I love this guy. He's just so fricking funny. I'd love to see him in a televised debate with Richard Dawkins.
    jpk6044
    saint_berzerker wrote: flaphead325 wrote: GIVE BLOODY DAMN EXAMPLES! These guys keep talking about how they hate some polical actions without being able to give any facts. That's stoopid. Gun control laws...cameras on street corners...OBAMACARE...Income TAX...Property TAXES...PATRIOT ACT...the list goes on and on. Patriot act alone has hundreds of "rights" that have been trampled on...nobody has the time to spout off every one of them for you. All you Brits that don't understand....well just shut up. We kicked you clowns out of here for a reason. If you like being watched and tracked everywhere you go, and like having to defend yourselves with a baseball bat, then great. Without giving facts? You don't want to listen. He was on Alex Jones' show...listen to that...he'll give you facts. We're from 2 different countries. What's freedom to you isn't freedom to us.
    . Fact one: Income taxes are at a 60-year low (http://www.cbsnews.com/2100-250_162-7326... Fact two: The Bush administration enacted the Patriot Act (http://www.cbsnews.com/2100-250_162-7326... Fact three: Dave Mustaine is a total d bag (ok, that's just my opinion).
    qrEE
    New headline - Dave Mustaine believes America is a Frog.
    iCarebear
    One of the funniest things he said that they cut out in this article is that when they are on the airport in moscow they get through security in five minutes and then he complains there is too much security in america when they get there. Lol
    pile645
    Democrats and Republicans are just two piles of shit from the same *****. They all have their own agenda which is usually in favor of those with the deepest pockets. If people really want to change anything in America we need to vote for alternative candidates and get away from a system dominated by two parties.
    Ryan_Good1
    "Freedom turns to anarchy when one man gains his freedom by taking it from another" You Americans are one of the least free countries in the world. The media plays you like a puppet, I have been to America, you guys practically speak in adverts. The greatest trick any government has played was when the American one tricked it's people into thinking that they are free. As a side note I am not making any claims that we Brits are more free, we're not, but we don't try and make out that we are.
    sn00ze
    Ah, Dave is back. He never disappoints when it comes to stupid and misinformed comments
    DickHardwood
    Either run for office or shut the hell up already.
    poland
    Include ALL OF HOOLLYWOOD ALSO PLEASE. Then I agree. Then destroy all off the mass media who love Obama more than his wife.
    xterminator2121
    since running for office is that easy, good point dick maybe tomorrow ill decide to run...hey you should too
    Jimmyboba
    Anyone think UG has decided to feature Mustaine's political opinions to try and see how many arguments they can make? I see this EVERYTIME a Mustaine article is posted.
    rock-n-roll101
    Isn't it funny how every slightly conservative comment gets thrashed while the democratic ones get thumbed up. Policies such as Obamacare end up creating more government control. Anyone with a High school diploma can vouch for that. Look at the themes of 1984 by Orwell and 2112 by Rush. Government control is something musicians have been protesting for a good fifty years, yet people of today want it more than ever. If anything America needs to start going in a more Libertarian direction, and by that I mean that we need to follow the Constitution. Every party is corrupt and nothing is going to change without America's people actually doing something about it. Instead we just sit on our asses and complain.
    diskothek
    purplexing wrote: 3. Obamacare? yes because giving you cheap health insurance is going to destroy your liberty of getting sick?
    Sorry, but Obamacare is not going to make health care cheaper. All it does is mandate that you purchase it or pay a penalty come tax time. We have the same thing in Massachusetts and our health care isn't any cheaper. Oh and its also forces the state to run at a deficit, whoopie!
    6. Patriot act. Idiot the patriotic was enacted by Bush and his administration, Obama had nothing to do with that. Hell he wasn't even a senator when that passed.
    Obama could have let the Patriot Act expire, but he chose to EXTEND it. So regardless of what Bush did, Obama now has his fingerprints on it as well.
    KJP
    I'd be very interested to know precisely which liberties Dave thinks are being taken away, though I suspect even he doesn't really know what he means by that. What a load of empty rhetoric. Shame on him for being a scaremongering fool. In the interest of balance, I saw Megadeth a few months ago and they were excellent. Their setlist was perfect and Dave was on top form.
    DEGSY1986
    Every time dave opens his mouth I dislike him more and more! What a ****in idiot!
    kylealex09
    saint_berzerker wrote: flaphead325 wrote: GIVE BLOODY DAMN EXAMPLES! These guys keep talking about how they hate some polical actions without being able to give any facts. That's stoopid. Gun control laws...cameras on street corners...OBAMACARE...Income TAX...Property TAXES...PATRIOT ACT...the list goes on and on. Patriot act alone has hundreds of "rights" that have been trampled on...nobody has the time to spout off every one of them for you. All you Brits that don't understand....well just shut up. We kicked you clowns out of here for a reason. If you like being watched and tracked everywhere you go, and like having to defend yourselves with a baseball bat, then great. Without giving facts? You don't want to listen. He was on Alex Jones' show...listen to that...he'll give you facts. We're from 2 different countries. What's freedom to you isn't freedom to us.
    Considering the Patriot Act was put into place by the Bush Administration...Good one. Also, Alex Jones is a huge nut.
    hosified
    Dave Mustaine has no understanding of world politics nor governance of his own country. He listens to CNN and Foxnews. Media manipulation plays a big part into his perceptions. Stick to the fretboard Dave.
    poland
    Yes the fretboard is where his best work is achieved BUT he does write some good political lyrics. My fav Mustaine albums are with Marty and Chris -- Not saying Brodrick is not a great talent. Personally I like the music he made with Marty and "The System has Failed" with Chris they just go good together.
    Metallilmeister
    I don't think a president has as much power as we are lead to believe. Either way, Dave is an idiot
    thf24
    barbquebutt wrote: This is just another reason why religion is a cancer on the human race. It turns a normally intelligent and well-spoken person into another blithering, gun-toting, racist, sexist, degenerate Republican.
    That's an extremely ignorant and bigoted statement. It's just like saying a Democrat is automatically a communist. Contrary to what a portion of the media and pop culture have conditioned you to think, it's possible for a person to be a Republican and not support any of those adjectives you used.
    cV333
    Krackula wrote: Wow, a racist metalhead. You never see those.
    I miss the good ol' days when metal bands were into Satanism. Fundamentally Conservative Metal just doesn't have the same flair. But, I guess you could argue it's serving the same purpose.
    cV333
    Panda_Baird wrote: Obama brought free healthcare to the USA, that is probably the biggest prestigious achievement for a US president since Lincoln abolished slavery.
    Obama didn't give us free healthcare. The Affordable Care Act began as a market based solution to health care in the Heritage Foundation, a conservative/Republican think tank. The Left wanted a Single payer or universal healthcare system. Medicare for everyone, something similar to every other developed country in the world. Obamacare is just Romneycare. The basis is a universal mandate. Basically, a giant handj@b to the insurance companies who co-authored the bill. Millions of new paying customers. Some of the regulatory actions in the bill will help somewhat. But, you are fooling yourself if you think this is anything other than another corporate subsidy handed down to the tax payer.
    Big4ThrashMetal
    (I know I'm gonna get a lot of negative feedback for this, but...) Judging from how the comments have been going, it seems that the highly rated comments are from people supporting Obama/ opposing Mustaine and the negatively rated comments are from those supporting Mustaine/ opposing Obama. I just wanted to point that out. There is one thing that's bothering me though... the people saying "Dave, shut up with the politics and stick to your guitar" type of stuff. I don't know if any of you who say that realize that since Peace Sells (which was back in 1986), Mustaine had incorporated his political beliefs into a lot of his lyrics and has done so on almost every Megadeth album since(yet no one complains when that's the case). With all due respect, the people who put such comments should double check their info before typing away at your keyboards.
    rebeltildeth87
    saint_berzerker wrote: Gun control laws...cameras on street corners...OBAMACARE...Income TAX...Property TAXES...PATRIOT ACT...the list goes on and on. Patriot act alone has hundreds of "rights" that have been trampled on...nobody has the time to spout off every one of them for you. All you Brits that don't understand....well just shut up. We kicked you clowns out of here for a reason. If you like being watched and tracked everywhere you go, and like having to defend yourselves with a baseball bat, then great. Without giving facts? You don't want to listen. He was on Alex Jones' show...listen to that...he'll give you facts. We're from 2 different countries. What's freedom to you isn't freedom to us.
    1st off i agree that Obama is a pile of shit, but everything except Obamacare was made possible by OTHER presidents. as for your comments towards the brits... dude really? im sorry but our politics have been ****ed up for more than half a century and they effect more than just the US, they effect the world. if the British government was responsible for doing some of the ****ed up things our government has been doing then we would be firing back at them.
    kiba56
    Really...Why do people have to complain about Daves own OPINION? It's his opinion not yours and most of the comments on here are just bashing him for bassically stating his opinion when teh people interveiwing him asked him the question. LEt him be.