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« on: September 19, 2011, 07:17:55 PM »

This past Friday in Kansas City, Missouri, the rock band Foo Fighters were all set to play a scheduled concert. The Westboro Baptist Church, led by Fred Phelps and known for their provocative anti-gay placards, held a protest. The Foo Fighters, in turn, protested right back.

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Band members jumped onto a flatbed truck, sporting costumes they wore in a recent video parody, parked across the street from the protest, and sang "Hot Buns," CNN affiliate KSHB reported.
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« Reply #1 on: September 19, 2011, 07:44:40 PM »

Whew, I'm glad someone finally has the guts to stand up to those mean people!
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« Reply #2 on: September 19, 2011, 10:19:03 PM »

Actually they sang "keep it clean"

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« Reply #3 on: September 19, 2011, 10:35:18 PM »

It might not make them better as a band (though their rendition of Down in the Park wasn't half bad), but nonetheless, good show, boys.  Good show.
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« Reply #4 on: September 26, 2011, 04:31:42 PM »

I live in the KC metro area, Westboro-they so get my gander up!    While I don't like the Foo Fighters style of music, they get a thumbs up from me. Kind of wished I had been down there in the Power and Light district to see it !(And I hate that entertainment district)
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« Reply #5 on: October 07, 2011, 11:20:10 AM »

This was incredible!!!

Love the Foo.
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« Reply #6 on: October 07, 2011, 11:46:59 AM »

Whew, I'm glad someone finally has the guts to stand up to those mean people!

 Grin I know.  Way to take on a tiny and almost universally despised group.  That takes some gumption.  I wonder if they're anti-cancer as well. Heroes they are.
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