Ted Nugent

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The Supreme Court, that is.

In a letter released today, rocker Ted Nugent blasted four unnamed Supreme Court justices—though presumably he means Justices Stevens, Souter, Ginsburg and Breyer—for dissenting in a ruling that overturned a Washington, D.C., law that had banned handguns.

Despite the victory for gun-rights supporters, the Detroit musician, hunting advocate and National Rifle Association board member unloads on the decision in a letter titled, "A 'Supreme' Court? I Can Do Better." Nugent sounds off on what he sees as the "lunatic fringe of anti-freedom Americans" who would place limits such as owner registration or trigger locks on the Second Amendment right to bear arms.

He writes: "When the evil King’s gangsters came to collect unfair taxes from Americans, we tossed their tea into the drink. When they came to disarm us into helplessness against their old world tyrannical ways, we met them at Concord Bridge and shot them dead till they quit treading on us. Any questions children? I didn’t think so."

Included in the Motor City Madman's epistle are Democratic Senators Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton and Ted Kennedy, along with notorious dictators, mass murderers and non-U.S. citizens such as Adolf Hitler, Mao Tse Tung, Pol Pot and Saddam Hussein.

For his part, Senator Obama released his own statement about the Supreme Court ruling, which reads in part: "I have always believed that the Second Amendment protects the right of individuals to bear arms, but I also identify with the need for crime-ravaged communities to save their children from the violence that plagues our streets through common-sense, effective safety measures."

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