Ted Nugent To Glenn Beck: ‘I’ve Never Threatened Anybody’s Life In My Life. I Don’t Threaten’


Rocker Ted Nugent, who is the subject of a Secret Service investigation into controversial comments he made about President Barack Obama and Congressional Democrats, appeared on Glenn Beck’s radio program on Wednesday where he denied that he had ever threatened anyone.

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“The bottom line is I’ve never threatened anybody’s life in my life. I don’t threaten, I don’t waste breath threatening,” said Nugent. “I just conduct myself as a dedicated ‘We the people’ activist because I’ve saluted too many flag draped coffins to not appreciate where the freedom comes from.”

Beck and Nugent spent much of the segment, however, discussing how Democratic National Committee Chairwoman Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-FL) was an “America-hating” “maniac.”

“She’s a Che Guevara fan,” said Nugent. “She’s a Mao Tse-Tung wannabe.”

Nugent was asked to explain the comments that he made at a National Rifle Association convention where he said that he believed voters should “chop [Democrats] heads off in November.”

“Well, that’s the season of harvest,” Nugent said wryly. “Every reference I made, whether it’s ‘a shot across the bow’ or ‘targeting the enemy,’ it always ended the sentence with ‘in November.’”

When asked about the Secret Service investigation, Nugent said that he will be meeting with agents on Thursday and he planned to cooperate and would be as “polite and supportive as I possibly can be, which will be thoroughly.”

Beck, for his part, became agitated when he learned that the Secret Service was taking Nugent’s comments seriously. “Would you do me a favor,” Beck asked Nugent. “Would you ask those Secret Service agents how much time they’re spending with Louis Farrakhan, how much time they’re spending with the Occupy Wall Street place – people? How much time they’re spending with the Black Panthers, who are actually threatening people’s lives?”

Listen to the segment below via Glenn Beck’s radio program:

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An experienced broadcaster and columnist, Noah Rothman has been providing political opinion and analysis to a variety of media outlets since 2010. His work has appeared in a number of political opinion journals, and he has shared his insights with television and radio personalities across the country.