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Conservatives call on rock icon to pen anti-Obamacare song

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A conservative group turned to southern rock icon Charlie Daniels to write a new song in opposition to Obamacare, telling the legend that his “God given talents are needed at this important moment in American history.”

The Patriot Journalist Network launched a Twitter campaign recently asking Daniels to “please help unite grass roots patriots opposing

One sample of countless “retweets” on Twitter:

The tweets link to the Patriot Journalist Network web site, where the group identifies itself as “a team of conservatives working together to support the conservative cause through the use of Twitter,” boasting of 1,759 “united Twitter members.”

“Your song will be our battle cry and spokesman as we unite to oppose Obamacare,” the web site informs Daniels. “We pledge to rally behind you.”

And that pledge may have gotten Daniels attention, as he posted the following message Monday on Twitter:

The fiesty rock star has been a vocal of critic of President Barack Obama and penned an open letter to the president in the lead up to the 2012 election that endeared him to many conservatives.

Daniels made this astute observation Tuesday, the first day of the government shutdown:

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Tom Tillison


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