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Kinky Friedman
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    (October 31, 1944- )
    Birth name is Richard S. Friedman
    Led the Texas Jewboys
    Recorded the songs 'Asshole from El Paso,' 'The Ballad of Charles Whitman,' 'We Reserve the Right to Refuse Service to You,' 'Ride 'Em Jewboy,' 'Get Your Biscuits in the Oven and Your Buns in Bed,' and 'They Ain't Making Jews Like Jesus Anymore'
    Wrote the detective novels 'Greenwich Killing Time' (1986), 'Elvis, Jesus and Coca-Cola' (1993), 'Armadillos and Old Lace' (1994), 'The Love Song of J. Edgar Hoover' (1996), 'The Mile High Club' (2000) and 'Ten Little New Yorkers' (2005)
    Ran unsuccessfully for governor of Texas as an independent (2006)
    While discussing the crime rate in Houston, he referred to Hurricane Katrina evacuees as 'crackheads and thugs.'
    He told CNBC the proper punishment for sexual molesters would be to 'Throw them in prison, throw away the key and make them listen to a Negro talking to himself.'
    He hedged his position on abortion, saying, 'I'm not pro-choice and I'm not pro-life. I'm pro-football.'
    He violated the state's open-container law when he drank a Guinness beer in a moving vehicle at a St. Patrick's Day parade in Dallas.
    He smokes cigars.
    He served in the Peace Corps.
    He was politically incorrect before the phrase existed.
    His writing style has been compared to that of Raymond Chandler.
    His campaign slogans include 'Why The Hell Not?' and 'How Hard Could It Be?'
    He supports gay marriage because 'they have a right to be as miserable as the rest of us.'
    He has visited both Bill Clinton and George W. Bush at the White House.
    He founded the Utopia Animal Rescue Ranch, which has saved more than 1,000 dogs from euthanasia.

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