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Old 05-14-2018, 12:08 AM
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it's not to say that he doesn't have a fault in here somehow for it to be such a huge fallout.
Absolutely (IMO).
It was just frustrating and worrying to only be hearing one side of the story, and it was a relief to hear something from his side (and to see that he seems to be "business as usual"), regardless of the rights and wrongs of whatever did actually go down.

His public persona is eloquent and diplomatic, and he seems sincere, but for example I can fully sympathize with Stevie perhaps not wanting to be under his thumb in the studio (which is his domain/territory, after all), especially when there's a rocky history going all the way back to your teens.
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Old 05-14-2018, 02:28 AM
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He's ALOUD TO HAVE A FREAKING OPINION!!!!!!!!!!!! Sorry he offended you for that. Your statement makes me raging angry!...
Raging angry because I was disappointed?
I didn't realize my words carry so much weight
with you.

I'm not a doctor but I'm pretty sure they make
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Old 05-14-2018, 02:33 AM
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...it's a free country...
It sure is. And I was expressing how I felt.
While understanding it was a political event.
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Old 05-14-2018, 02:39 AM
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Lol right???
Everything about him screams Democrat. I can't believe some people were mad about it
If that's directed towards me, who's mad about it?

Everything about him screams Democrat. That
only describes about 80+ percent of all artists.
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Old 05-14-2018, 02:54 AM
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The majority of educated Americans who live in big cities tend to be engaged in their communities and politically active. Why is that disappointing?

Thereís a big world out there when you turn off Fox News. Wake the **** up.
Sorry I don't have cable or satellite TV. So no
Fox News for me. But there's a plus side to that,
no MSNBC either.

I'm just a poor uneducated Southerner who's having
difficulty understanding your post. But I thought we
weren't suppose to post personal attacks on The Ledge.

Then again, you've outsmarted me again. You painted
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possibly know that you were trying to cut me down.

You are clever, no doubt about it.
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Old 05-14-2018, 07:01 AM
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I love Lindsey and I say this statement with love...

...he really doesn't have room to talk about raising above anything when he ditched his band in 1987 and left the rest of the members to try and carry on without him before a big tour after a successful album. It's sad that this situation has come about, but we still don't really know what happened other than what has been said by the actual people who are living through it...and we don't really know how honest they are being about their statements either. Everyone else just makes gossip and assumptions around what is being said, and I think it's childish. Everybody is busy dogging on the rest of the band, but it's not to say that he doesn't have a fault in here somehow for it to be such a huge fallout.

Anything that is being said should be taken with a grain of salt.

Beyond that, I think he sounded great and I would even be willing to see a solo show of his if he comes to my area.

Just my 2 cents and that's what it is.
pretending that we don't know what happened and that bands' blathering ridiculous beating around the bush in CBS and RS/SXM interviews is equal to LB's poised and dignified statement is childish. same as bringing up 1987 in 2018.

you have a weird definition of love.
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The fact that he left the band only after producing a successful album for them, under trying circumstances, in 1987 says to me that he did rise above then.
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pretending that we don't know what happened and that bands' blathering ridiculous beating around the bush in CBS and RS/SXM interviews is equal to LB's poised and dignified statement is childish. same as bringing up 1987 in 2018.

you have a weird definition of love.
On either side of the argument, everyone loses. I personally doubt that we will see them all together again. But who knows....the saga continues.
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The fact that he left the band only after producing a successful album for them, under trying circumstances, in 1987 says to me that he did rise above then.
Very well said. And I think all of their "personal" demons...to borrow Lindsey phrase were at an exacerbated state then.
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