The Song Of Fools

By David J. Stewart | June 2006

 “It is better to hear the rebuke of the wise, than for a man to hear the song of fools.” —Ecclesiastes 7:5

       This wicked generation would rather listen to the songs of fools, than to listen to the rebuke of the man of God who is preaching the truth. I am rebuking these evils, because our youth are under attack. Do you know that teens drink one-fifth of U.S. alcohol? Toby Keith has certainly done his shameful part to encourage young people to become alcoholic drunkards...

A song that has recently hit the top of the country music charts is GET DRUNK AND BE SOMEBODY by singer Toby Keith.

When I first heard the song, I couldn't help but think of all the innocent people who have been victimized by a drunk driver, and how they would feel after hearing such a foolish and horrible song. Here is the chorus to the song...

All week long bunch of real nobodies,
but we just punched out and its paycheck Friday, Weekends here, good God almighty,
People lets get drunk (lets get drunk!)
All week long we're some real nobodies,
but we just punched out and its paycheck Friday, Weekends here, good God almighty,
People lets get drunk and be somebody
Yeah, yeah, yeah...

Be somebody? Are you an idiot? Do you really think getting drunk makes you a somebody? Or is it that you don't really mean what you're singing, but it'll sell some records because that's what a lot of fools want to hear? No doubt, Toby Keith and his producers are getting rich. This is just further evidence of the apostate condition in America. 

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Singers Jimmy Buffet and Toby Keith ought to be ashamed of themselves for their latest song. In barrooms all across America beer drinkers are singing in unison their new (July 2013) shameful hit song... “TOO DRUNK TO KARAOKE.” Karaoke is popular in nightclubs and taverns. It's simply the backing track versions of original songs, which allow anybody and everybody to sing along with the song. Toby Keith seems to have a sinful infatuation with booze and alcoholism in his music. In the video “TOO DRUNK TO KARAOKE,” both Jimmy Buffet and Toby Keith are portrayed as being drunks. What a horrible shame to glorify the sin of drunkenness. The Bible condemns drunkards to Hell. That's how serious the sin of drunkenness is to God. 1st Corinthians 6:9-10, “Know ye not that the unrighteous shall not inherit the kingdom of God? Be not deceived: neither fornicators, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor effeminate, nor abusers of themselves with mankind, Nor thieves, nor covetous, nor drunkards, nor revilers, nor extortioners, shall inherit the kingdom of God.”

Here are some of the shameful lyrics to the evil song, “TOO DRUNK TO KARAOKE” . . .

Last night at the bar it was Karaoke night
Yeah, everybody down there was feeling' alright
They got big margarita pitchers (bitches?) 2-for-1... yum, yum
They were feeling foot loose and ready for some fun

When I signed up I was ready to go
but they didn't call my name for an hour or so
Damn if it didn't make me wait too long
I was in no kind of shape to sing a John Bon song

Too drunk to karaoke. Too drunk to karaoke
If you keep on drinking, you're going to be too drunk to karaoke just like me

Well the place got rockin, temptation was too strong
All the pretty girls kept eggin' me on
We'll I should have kept my flip flops glued to the chair
Well no, I jumped right up and slicked back my hair

Too drunk to karaoke. Too drunk to karaoke
Well you can sing in the shower til you sound real good
You can terrorize the whole damn neighborhood
But when you hit that stage with that mike in your hand
You better pace yourself son,

If you keep on drinking, you're going to be too drunk to karaoke just like me

It's a shame that Toby Keith and Jimmy Buffet don't care about their influence as role models on America's youth and around the world. Teens hear 34 liquor bands a day in Hip Hop and Rap. Country music is just as bad. Toby Keith just released another pro-alcohol song titled, “I Like Girls Who Drink.” Only God in Heaven knows how many teen girls are going to start drinking because of Toby Keith's stupid song!!! Country Music Television (CMT) these days, and Great American Country (GAC) are becoming increasingly risqué, raunchy and saturated with sexual immorality. God hates lasciviousness, which leads

We have forgotten God! We are a nation of drunken gluttons, who glorify getting drunk, acting the fool, and suffering a hangover the next morning. I've never understood the self-gratification that people receive from bragging to others that they got drunk, danced naked on the roof, woke up in a stranger's apartment, puked on their neighbors lawn, or drove the car through the garage door. Oh boy, sounds like fun doesn't it? Idiots! We are living in a nation of idiots. Sadly, the biggest idiots are the judges and legislators who allow this debauchery to continue. 

I mean, we're crazy in America. Our government is more concerned about children drowning in open 5-gallon buckets, than they are about children being killed by drunk drivers. Every year in America, millions of people are either killed, injured or permanently crippled because of alcohol. Alcohol is a deadly poison... "deadly" because it is NOT recognized in society as such. Beer is without a doubt one of the MOST consumed beverages today. Is it any wonder that so many people are still becoming victims.

One of the most hypocritical sayings in America is the slogan, "Say No To Drugs."  I've heard songs aired over the radio condemning the use of illegal drugs, while never mentioning a word about it's evil brother—ALCOHOL! Alcoholics have killed many more people than all of the illegal drug users put together. Yet, why do we not outlaw alcohol? It's because too many people love their beer. 

So then why don't we prosecute drunk drivers with first-degree murder, and send them to the electric chair?  It's because too many people would stop drinking for fear of facing the consequences or their irresponsible actions. In effect, drinking beer wouldn't be fun anymore, and the beer companies would lose billions of dollars. Follow the money! The beer companies have all become filthy rich, at the expense of innocent lives.

Beer is a substance best left alone...

"The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's (NHTSA) position on the relationship between blood alcohol concentration and driving is that driving performance degrades after just one drink."


How many people drive a car after drinking one beer? Millions! According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, they are potentially DANGEROUS! Yet, nothing is done about this evil in America. Even worse, musical artists like Toby Keith glamorize getting drunk. He even has the audacity to mention "God" in his song—a song that anyone should be ashamed to sing. 

Instead of being the proper type of role model for America's youth, he has sent out a clear message that GETTING DRUNK is the cool thing to do. It's not! It's a totally stupid thing to do! I wonder how many people are going to get drunk this weekend because of Toby Keith's song. The song is a clear INVITATION to get drunk...

"People lets get drunk and be somebody"

Who do we think we are as Americans? We think we can do anything we feel like doing, whether it be risking other people's lives by getting drunk, or outright murdering innocent Iraqis to steal their oil. God is angry with America as a nation. We have forsaken God, morality, and justice. 

Toby Keith is just one of many singing fools these days. I didn't write this article to personally attack anyone, I simply wrote this article to point out that it is a crying shame for America's top entertainers to glorify something as dangerous as getting drunk. It is irresponsible as far as I'm concerned.

by David J. Stewart, webmaster of

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“I've stood for more sneers and scoffs and insults and had my life threatened from one end of the land to the other by this God-forsaken gang of thugs and cutthroats because I have come out uncompromisingly against them.”Billy Sunday

Isaiah 24:9, “They shall not drink wine with a song; strong drink shall be bitter to them that drink it.”

"Whiskey and beer are all right in their place, but their place is in Hell." —Billy Sunday

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