“Let’s cut to twenty-five years later, I’m still married – none of my kids have been busted for drug possession. Can Al and Tipper Gore say the same thing? I don’t think so – oh, snap!” — Twisted Sister frontman Dee SniderAh, remember the days of the PMRC's legal fights against Frank Zappa and Dee Snider? Tipper Gore headed up the PMRC's push for warning labels on records.
Hypothesis: folks who can't handle their own relationships or their own kids want the state to do it for them (and for everyone else); folks who can, resist such controls.
I think that Stay Hungry was the first tape I ever bought. I think that was around the third grade.
Here's Snider's testimony before Congress back in '85, along with a bit of context.