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Survivor Frontman Furious ‘Eye Of The Tiger’ Was Used At Kim Davis Hate Rally, May Sue

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Minutes after Kim Davis was released from jail, she walked onto a stage to the sound of Survivor’s “Eye of the Tiger.” 

Eye of the Tiger” is literally one of the most popular songs of all time, and one of the best-selling singles of all time.

The 1982 song by Survivor was the theme song for “Rocky III,” and Governor Mike Huckabee’s presidential campaign thought it a fitting tribute for anti-gay county clerk Kim Davis.

UPDATE: ‘Go F*ck Yourself’: R.E.M. Frontman Slams Donald Trump For Using Band’s Song At Tea Party Rally

This afternoon the unrepentant Rowan County clerk was released from jail, having served just six days over a contempt of court charge. She’s promised no changes and to return to her job this week.

As Davis walked onto the stage for what originally was to be Huckabee’s “#ImWithKim Liberty Rally,” the music blaring in the background was “Eye of the Tiger.”

Survivor frontman Frankie Sullivan, TMZ reports, is “outraged” Huckabee used the song, and the group my sue.

UPDATE: Huckabee’s Unauthorized Use Of ‘Eye Of The Tiger’ At Kim Davis Rally Gets A Cease And Desist Letter

“The group is hedging on its plan of attack, but the band rep tells us they are determined to protect the integrity of their music,” TMZ adds.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ydyFhIjdRlU

Of course, it’s not unusual for conservatives to ignore copyright and use music or other creative content without permission or payment.

NCRM has well-documented NOM’s use of copyrighted material, like they’ve done here, here, here, and as we’ve documented here, here, and here.

Recently, Neil Young slammed Donald Trump for what he said was the unauthorized use of his “Rockin’ in the Free World” song, Sarah Palin was sued for her unauthorized use of an iconic 9/11 image, and the band Dropkick Murphys tweeted to Scott Walker, “please stop using our music in any way…we literally hate you !!!”

 

EARLIER:

Watch: Kim Davis Addresses Hundreds Of Supporters, Thanks God

As Kim Davis Walks Out Of Jail Her Attorney Says She ‘Will Not Violate Her Conscience’

UPDATED: Kim Davis To Be Released From Jail

 

Image: Screenshot via Courier-Journal

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Trump Is ‘Untethered to Reality’ and His Thanksgiving Rant Proves It: CNN’s Berman

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CNN host John Berman on Friday lit into President Donald Trump for going on an unhinged Thanksgiving rant about the 2020 election in which he once again falsely claimed that he won.

Berman in particular zeroed in on Trump’s seething anger at Reuters White House correspondent Jeff Mason, who asked the president on Thursday if he’d concede that he lost the election.

“He was yelling at Jeff Mason, who is the most mild-mannered reporter in America, who was asking one of the most obvious questions in America, which is, ‘Will you concede the race that you lost?’” Berman said. “I think it gave a window into where the president is this morning and how untethered to reality he may be.”

Guest Ron Brownstein shared Berman’s assessment and talked about the harm it’s doing to the United States.

“[He’s] doing real damage,” Brownstein said. “You’ve seen the polling: Three-quarters of Republicans now believe the election was stolen. We’ve never seen anything like this, an effort by a president to systemically undermine the results of the election.”

Watch the video below.

 

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Trump Serves Up Paranoid Election Conspiracy Rant for Thanksgiving: ‘Flick of a Switch Can Change Course of History’

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President Donald Trump on Thanksgiving broke weeks of refusing to answer questions from reporters, and focusing his anger on Georgia called its Republican Secretary of State “an enemy of the people” while brewing up an insane new conspiracy theory.

After praising GOP Senators in two run-off elections fighting to keep their seats, Trump said he told Kelly Loeffler and David Perdue, “you have a fraudulent system.”

“You have a system where the flick of a switch or the putting in of a new chip can change the course of history.”

He also falsely claimed voting rights advocate and former Georgia House Minority Leader Stacey Abrams had illegally “harvested” 850,000 ballots. In reality, Abrams says 750,000 Georgia voters have requested absentee ballots.

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Earlier –
‘No I Can’t Say That’: Trump Says He Will Not Concede – but Will Exit White House if Electoral College Makes ‘Mistake’

 

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‘No I Can’t Say That’: Trump Says He Will Not Concede – but Will Exit White House if Electoral College Makes ‘Mistake’

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President Donald Trump used the occasion of Thanksgiving, weeks after Election Day, to declare he will not concede.

Speaking to reporters after calling troops overseas – at 1:16 AM their time, several hours later than scheduled – the President was asked if he will finally concede.

“No I can’t say that at all,” Trump replied, the first time he’s taken questions from reporters in weeks.

President-elect Joe Biden has 306 Electoral College votes, against Trump’s 232.

He also said the Electoral College members will have made a “mistake” if they do not declare him the winner of the 2020 presidential election, as Bloomberg’s Jennifer Jacobs reports.

But he also said he would leave the White House if Biden is the official winner. (Trump frequently denies making remarks he has made.)

Trump, however, is not planning on believing the results.

“I don’t know what is going to happen. I know one thing, Joe Biden did not get 80 million votes,” he added.

 

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