Megadeth Singer Dave Mustaine Says Obama Staged Aurora, Sikh Temple Shootings

The reliably anti-Obama rocker also said he'd consider moving to Singapore.

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Dave Mustaine of U.S band "Megadeth" performs at the Rock in Rio Music Festival in Lisbon May 30, 2010.

Over the past year, Megadeth lead singer Dave Mustaine has been increasingly vocal in his criticism of President Barack Obama. But during an Aug. 7 concert in Singapore’s Fort Canning Park, he suprised his audience claiming that the president is the mastermind behind recent domestic terror:

“Back in my country, my president … he’s trying to pass a gun ban, so he’s staging all of these murders, like the ‘Fast And Furious’ thing down at the border … Aurora, Colorado, all the people that were killed there … and now the beautiful people at the Sikh temple.”

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Later in his monologue, Mustaine went on to suggest that he may move to Singapore — a state not exactly known for its libertarian values — to escape the terror of “Nazi America.”

This is not the first time Mustaine has spoken out against the current Washington regime; in a March interview, he told a Canadian broadcaster that “I know [Obama] was born somewhere else than America,” and in February, the rocker also expressed his support for Rick Santorum in the GOP presidential primaries.

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48 comments
EssBen
EssBen

When did the guy who wrote "99 Ways to Die" become a pro gun, conspiracy fruitcake?!? Sad times!

THORNHILL903
THORNHILL903

Mustaine the "SICKO" would do this country a big favor by moving to Singapore. First they wouldn't take him. Second he wouldn't last 6 month's their. They're far to civilized for freaks like him !

Jeff Christensen
Jeff Christensen

Mustaine doesn't do his credibility any good with ridiculous statements like this. There was no tongue-in-cheek about this, no other context, he's just spouting a conspiracy theory as fact. 

patriot7676
patriot7676

dave mustaine is the man for saying what the presstitute media will not cover,there were more than 1 shooters in aurora and they have multiple witnesses confirming the fact as well as police confirming the fact.if obama and eric holder will kill over 2000 mexicans and americans in fast and furrious why wouldnt they stage the shootings in aurora.resist the un gun ban and buy guns and ammo why you still can,the department of homeland security has bought 1.4 billion 40 calibur rounds for the american people to stop the bankster collapse thats 4 bullets for every american citizen.impeach barry soetoro now and kick the united nations out of our country

IVANIVONOVICH
IVANIVONOVICH

Just another "birther" who will never be satisfied that a "black" man is in the White House...Besides, where does he get his proof that Obama is behind all of these murders ?  Anyone can make a claim such as this, but on what evidence does he make this conclusion ?  This fool needs to provide the "proof" of his accusations, or shut up. This is a sad and sick person who just can't deal with some serious issues of his own.

FreewheelingFranklin
FreewheelingFranklin

I don't think I've ever heard any Megadeth music. Are they a worship group?

FreewheelingFranklin
FreewheelingFranklin

I don't think I've never heard this band's music.  Are they a worship group?

CraigBovia
CraigBovia

Typical romney/ryan mental case.  Any Poor or Middle Class person has to be insane if they are even thinking of voting for the 1% enhancers.  Boycott his band and he will slip into insignificance.  

talyn530
talyn530

Great!!  Another guitar-playing nutcase, making idiotic statements!  We have GOT to get him and that Nugent idiot together for a rift session...in a padded room!

V0IV0D
V0IV0D

I am extremely embarrassed to admit I once liked this guy. Thought his playing was brilliant. Apparently the effects of years of alcoholism are still taking their toll. His former bandmates in Metallica must be shaking their heads in wonder... and then again, maybe not...

SmallSpeakHouse
SmallSpeakHouse

He doesn't know that Singapore has very strict gun laws and is partly authoritarian, doesn't he? He really needs to do more fact-checking.

Adam Greenfield
Adam Greenfield

What most people don't realize is Mustaine has always been political in his music. But for the better part of his career he was a Liberal. No one had aproblem when he was tearing into Bush. Leftist's who are not brainwashed and can think for themselves are aware of how dangerous Obama is.  His theories on these shootings and Holder's arming of a dangerous drug cartel may not be that far off. Obama is a far left extremist ideologue hell bent on imposing his own version of Socialism, it's the "change" he promised.

Rico
Rico

This guy is Megadumb!

Gary Benard Hall
Gary Benard Hall

This is what happens when you smoke too much Crystal Meth, This is why we need to abolish drugs, because they warp the mind like this pitiful tired old Rock guitarist!! Dude's got nothing better to do than the talk out of his Ass!! Dave put the PIPE DOWN!! STOP SMOKING THAT METH IT'S MAKING YOU DELUSIONAL!!!

tednarcotic
tednarcotic

Wow. Too  bad Megadeth lead singer Dave Mustaine is insane.

John Forsthoffer
John Forsthoffer

Those are some bold statements. I know the guy is looking for some publicity but I think that's going a bit too far. 

IVANIVONOVICH
IVANIVONOVICH

 No, they are a heavy metal band. The only thing they "worship" is their own loud music... To hear some of their "music" you might try checking out "Youtube.com" . Just don't get your hopes too high, as in for a wonderful experience. Personally I prefer the original heavy metal, not the more modern forms.

Hukk LeBuk
Hukk LeBuk

See now if it would have been Alex Skolnick moaning about some conservative in power it would be ok.  But whatever, Rock on both you guys, screw these political hacks, all they want is us all at each others throats anyhow.

BBAustin
BBAustin

 Just exactly how is Ted Nugent an idiot??  He is a very patriotic American who does a lot of charity work and good for this country. You apparently have no idea what you are talking about.

IVANIVONOVICH
IVANIVONOVICH

 Ever wonder why they are former band mates ? Perhaps they saw this coming from him.

IVANIVONOVICH
IVANIVONOVICH

 If he did that he wouldn't be saying what he is saying... But, let him go there and see what they do to him for spitting on the sidewalk... I hope he likes getting caned.

Dennis Hastings
Dennis Hastings

What an ignorant and ridiculous statement. Obama has turned these guys into manchurian candidates so that they will go shoot up movie theaters to further his 'leftist agenda'? You know, if you lean too close to an AM radio that it will cause brain damage? Sheesh. One of the stupidest posts I've read... maybe EVER...

CraigBovia
CraigBovia

The Ignorance Virus that you have been living with, Adam, has mutated into Insanity.  You really must get back on your meds.   Typical romney/ryan mental case supporter

V0IV0D
V0IV0D

"Brainwashed"? Physician heal thyself- did it ever occur to you that if Obama was half the jack-booted tyrant you teabaggers accuse him of being, you'd be typing out your missive behind barbed wire in a FEMA camp? Does the irony of that thought give you any reason  for pause, Einstein?

nwilder
nwilder

You and Mustaine should both pack your bags and move to Singapore, to get a taste of real freedom. There you would be locked up for life and the key thrown away for making the kind of statements you are making about the President of your country. By the way , congratulations on your regurgitating of Rush Limbaugh's verbal tripe, the genius of the Far Right who urges his followers to "let (him) do their thinking for them".

IVANIVONOVICH
IVANIVONOVICH

 He's been playing his own music way to loud... Now all he can hear is his own thoughts, and the voices in his own head.

suelle
suelle

So very true. Remember how many threats, insults, 'parodies', and all-out treasonous disrespect was (and still is, btw) shown to Pres. Bush? I'm so tired of hating the sinner, and not the sin, instead of the other way around, as it should be

IVANIVONOVICH
IVANIVONOVICH

 Nugent may have had some good music...Years ago ! Patriotism is a fine line between being a rebel amp; being the one who stands up to do what is right. No patriot should ever be making the accusations that Nugent has been saying. Dissent is fine, but that doesn't make you a patriot. A patriot will stand behind there government in time of war or peace, and accept that they may differ on principles, but still confer the rightful status of those elected to office by legal means. Nugent does none of this.

talyn530
talyn530

Well, I could explain it to you a lot better, but then I would need charts...and an easel.

Dennis Hastings
Dennis Hastings

He knows exactly what he is talking about. It's a well publicized fact that Nugent has an extremely weird past as well as having insinuated that he might actually shoot the president. He narrowly avoided prosecution. But if you think Nugent is 'cool' there will be no reasoning with you.

IVANIVONOVICH
IVANIVONOVICH

 I'd put it up there with all the B.S. about Obama's birth certificate being a forgery...

IVANIVONOVICH
IVANIVONOVICH

 Aren't they all ? Only the wealthy can afford to have this wacko's point of view. But then again...Doesn't he have a fair amount of cash stashed somewhere...

Dennis Hastings
Dennis Hastings

Thanks for that. His post just made me jump up out of my chair it was so stupid. These people live among us. It freaks me out.

Jeff Christensen
Jeff Christensen

If you think blindly following a corrupt government makes you a patriot you are grossly mistaken.  Nugent stands for 'We the People', freedom, gives countless hours and donations to vetrans and pays homage to all of the above during all his concerts and interviews.  There's a group of retired SpecialOps guys shining a light on Obama the cockroach, are they not Patriots? Please.

BBAustin
BBAustin

 Maybe you can enlighten me on the rebel part of Ted in the recent years... Please include viable news sources in your claims.

Kittie J. Becker
Kittie J. Becker

I know the guy is looking for some publicity but I think that's going a bit too far...Millionaire4Project.blogspot.com

Jeff Christensen
Jeff Christensen

No he didnt.  There was no talk about  shooting the prez, no "narrowly escaping prosecution." You're info is about as reliable as Mustaines' LOL 

AdrianarmtRoben
AdrianarmtRoben

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BBAustin
BBAustin

You should go back and check the facts on the "presidential threat". That is a complete lie, he never threatened the president. In fact he is a sheriff and would not be able to keep that position if that were true.  "if you think Nugent is 'cool' there will be no reasoning with you. Dennis, you have no idea anything about me. I am one of the most open minded and HONEST person one  could meet so maybe you shouldn't make assumptions. I was trying to point out something about someone that was not true.

CraigBovia
CraigBovia

Probably in his colon, where he keeps what is left of his brain

IVANIVONOVICH
IVANIVONOVICH

 Scary isn't it ? The worst is that they actually believe this nonsense that they are spouting. I'd rather have Obama for four more years, than to have Romney for a month. The republicans can't even come up with a viable alternative to "Obama Care", yet they keep trying to resend that law, what now, more that 30 times in Congress ? Talk about wasting taxpayers time amp; money.