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DUmmie FUnnies 01-27-09 ("What I learned about Rush Limbaugh")
DUmmie FUnnies ^ | January 27, 2009 | DUmmie boobooday, DUmmies, and PJ-Comix

Posted on 01/27/2009 6:04:47 AM PST by PJ-Comix

It's really not complicated as to why Rush Limbaugh is so popular that he has the largest audience in talk radio history. However, DUmmie boobooday has come up with a complicated conspiratorial reason for Rush's success in his THREAD titled, "What I learned about Rush Limbaugh." And what DUmmie boobooday supposedly learned about Rush Limbaugh is completely laughable. It's all part and parcel of the Barack Obama attack on Rush. Think about it. The President of the United States is now completely obsessed about one talk radio host. Does anybody remember Bush obsessing over Chris Matthews or Keith Olbermann? Of course not because he ignored them and all the rest of the innumerable media critics. But not Obama. His obsession with Rush Limbaugh is matched by the DUmmies who now have several threads devoted to El Rushbo. So let us now watch the DUmmies provide their absurd theories about Limbaugh's success in Bolshevik Red while the commentary of your humble correspondent, noting that just a year ago the media pundits were writing Rush off as "irrelevant," is in the [brackets]:

What I learned about Rush Limbaugh

[From your post, apparently nothing. However, please deliver your laugh lines.]

I was having a discussion with another DUer about Rush, and referred to him as a failure. It was pointed out to me that he was the highest-rated radio talk show host. Why is this? I did some research on it for an academic paper a few years ago and this is what I found.

[A DUmmie and rational thought shall never meet?]

Rush is a product of a vertically integrated media market. His initial radio stations were owned by ABC (if you want to go even deeper, look at Reagan's CIA Director, Casey, who owned Capitol Cities Communications, which bought ABC). Now he is syndicated on Clear Channel stations by a subsidiary of Clear Channel. They own every station, and have the power to make sure that there is little competition at his time slot.

[How long did it take you to memorize the phrase, "vertically integrated media market?" And that explains why millions listen to Rush? Because he was FORCED on us? And where did you submit your "academic paper? Randi Rhodes University?]

Who told us, early on, that Rush was a media sensation/phenomenon?

[The Arbitron ratings?]

ABC's Good Morning America
ABC's 20/20
The ABC Evening news

[Yeah, like ABC is a well known rightwing organization. Time to get off your meds.]

Who published his book? A publisher owned by ABC. Who told us his book was great? You guessed it. Who owned the magazines that told us Rush was a phenomenon? That's right.

[Who controls the British crown?
Who keeps the metric system down?
We do! We do!
Who leaves Atlantis off the maps?
Who keeps the Martians under wraps?
We do! We do!
Who holds back the electric car?
Who makes Steve Gutenberg a star?
We do! We do!
Who robs cave fish of their sight?
Who rigs every Oscar night?
We do! We do!]

He is a manufactured phenomenon. He has high ratings because he was plugged so relentlessly that those who agreed and those who disagreed had to check him out. He has no major corporate sponsors other than the Sleep Number Bed, and really never has. How can this be the case for the highest-rated talk show host?

[Yeah, Rush is really financially hurting in Palm Beach from lacking major sponsors. Strange that there is strong competition just to become a sponsor on his show. ]

This is the story of Rush Limbaugh, a sad, pathetic nobody sportscaster who grew into a sad, pathetic tool of corporate media.

[This is the story of DUmmie boobooday, a sad pathetic nobody who grew into a sad pathetic poster from his Mommy's basement.]

My research was done via Lexis Nexis academic. The paper I wrote won a prize in 2005 at the Broadcast Education Association.

[I just checked out the Broadcast Education Association and it consists of a conglomeration of college professors angry at the conservative politics of Rush Limbaugh plus the fact that he earns more in a month than they will in a lifetime. Here is their self description from their website:

For over 50 years, the Broadcast Education Association has served as the critical link between the college professors who teach tomorrow’s radio and television employees and the professionals working in the broadcasting industry.

And now on to the other clueless DUmmies...]

All reasons why it is impossible to get rid of the cockroach

[Of course, it has nothing to do with his popularity with the radio audience since he has been foisted upon us by a massive conspiracy.]

Cross promotion is one of the perks about being a gigantic media corporation. It's pretty anti-competitive as well.

[So that explains why Randi Rhodes isn't the top radio talk show host in the country.]

Yes, my paper was about the consolidation of radio. I called it "The Canary Died."

[You should have called it, "Rationality Died."]

now would be a good time to offer that paper to the NYT

[I thought the NYT didn't have a comics section.]

I didn't say anything about Rush and Obama. Rush is the mouthpiece of the corporate shills. I really don't think Obama is listening to Rush.

[But he is sure obsessing over Rush.]

I would LOVE to go toe-to-toe with Limbaugh and Coulter and Hannity and O'Reilly....we have keith Olbermann and Rachael....like Limp-brain I am also from Missouri....can't be a coincidence!!!

[Posted the suicidal DUmmie.]

Imagine if you had that kind of media machine behind you! We can see how well liberals do when they get a major platform. Imagine if Air America and/or one of its hosts had the same kind of marketing machine!

[I don't have to imagine. Before Air America even began airing they had a massive marketing machine called the Mainstream Media hyping it. And yet they still failed because of incredibly boring hosts like Al Franken.]

Was ABC pushing/promoting him when he was KFBK? He was big here is the Sacramento valley and I am unaware of any promotion other than simple word of mouth. KFBK was affiliated with ABC, but not owned by them.

[Quit asking inconvenient questions!]

That's Ed Schultz's point, that Rush is sustained by ownership, not ratings.

[The same Ed Shultz who, if offered just a small fraction of Rush's earnings, would switch to pretending to be a conservative in a heartbeat.]

I had an offer to publish the original paper in an academic journal (I presented it at a conference, and it was very well received) and like an idiot, I didn't follow up. Now would be a good time to pull it back out and make it ALL about Rush, and look for a publication people (besides academics) read.

[Try the same vanity publishing company that Pied Piper Pitt uses.]

I don't buy the claim that rush is popular because of some conspiracy. ABC and other big media players invest in and launch shows all the time and some succeed and some fail. If rush didn't appeal to a certain audience, he wouldn't have a show. But the sad fact is that he does have an audience -- there are a lot of rw'ers out there that eat up his crap.

[No, no! It MUST be a conspiracy! Perhaps we can implicate Karl Rove!]

I'm not saying Rush was a psyops from the beginning. I'm saying he's using powerful and sophisticated persuasion techniques to do the work of the military industrial complex. He puts out what he's given from the core of the vast right wing conspiracy.

[Karl Rove! No vast right wing conspiracy is complete unless it includes Karl Rove.]

The fun is trying to track down Rushbo's numbers. Today I heard he either had 6 million, 12 million or 20 million listeners (depending on the right wing hag bag talking). Now how do they come up with those numbers? Besides out of their ass? It's taking the POTENTIAL audience a station can attract...a cumulative number rather than quantitative. It's a number derived by the people who happen to tune into the station as opposed to those who are specifically tuning into his show. Thus because you're in the newspaper, it's assumed everyone in town reads about you...this same game is played in radio.

[So why is Obama so OBSESSED with Rush Limbaugh if his audience is really low? BTW, even a 6 million audience is something that Randi Rhodes could only dream about and in actual fact it is well over 20 million listeners.]

I'm one of many (I would like to think a number of people did) who wrote the WH last week to suggest that Limbaugh be taken off AFR because of his unpatriotic stance, i.e. wishing Obama and his administration to fail. Someone here on DU suggested we do that and I followed through.

[Have the DUmmies ever considered what the TROOPS want to hear on Armed Forces Radio? If it were ever put to a vote, Rush's show on AFR would be expanded from one to three hours per day.]


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More Rush obsession from the DUmmies...
1 posted on 01/27/2009 6:04:47 AM PST by PJ-Comix
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To: Xenalyte; RMDupree; AlexW; CzarNicky; Mike Fieschko; motzman; codercpc; thingumbob; tje; ml1954; ...

PING!


2 posted on 01/27/2009 6:05:33 AM PST by PJ-Comix (I finally got rid of my annoyingly obscure tagline)
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To: PJ-Comix

Another Top 5. Now to read


3 posted on 01/27/2009 6:07:04 AM PST by GQuagmire
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To: PJ-Comix
He is a manufactured phenomenon.

I'm quite sure this dolt voted for Obama, so I assume that means he believes being a 'manufactured phenomenon' is a good thing.

4 posted on 01/27/2009 6:07:48 AM PST by MEGoody (Ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free.)
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To: PJ-Comix

Top 5? Been a while.


5 posted on 01/27/2009 6:08:10 AM PST by rollo tomasi (Working hard to pay for deadbeats and corrupt politicians.)
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To: PJ-Comix
I would LOVE to go toe-to-toe with Limbaugh and Coulter and Hannity and O'Reilly....we have keith Olbermann and Rachael....like Limp-brain I am also from Missouri....can't be a coincidence!!!

HA! Does he mean being from Missouri is a coincidence, or that he considers himself to also be limp-brained?

6 posted on 01/27/2009 6:12:29 AM PST by bcsco (Illinois politicians should be read their Miranda rights when sworn in to office...)
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To: PJ-Comix
This DUmmy was told by his parents to never go near the basement door.

For years he stood in fear of opening that door.

Then one day his parents passed away.

It was then with great trepidation, he took control of his life.

He walked to the basement door.

Grabbed the handle...and turned the knob.

Slowly the door opened and the DUmmy saw things he had never seen before.

Trees. Birds. Butterflies. Grass.

7 posted on 01/27/2009 6:13:26 AM PST by N. Theknow (Kennedys: Can't fly, can't ski, can't drive, can't skipper a boat. But they know what's best.)
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To: PJ-Comix

yeah, its a vast right-wing conspiracy.... Or maybe it is that liberalism is a mental illness.


8 posted on 01/27/2009 6:13:37 AM PST by Kirkwood
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To: PJ-Comix

Last night I put on the hip waders and ventured over to the DUmp to see the reaction to the Senator(Conyers?)issuing a subpoena to Rove. Talk about a feeding frenzy. No reaction from the Drunkard yet that I have seen.


9 posted on 01/27/2009 6:15:32 AM PST by GQuagmire
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To: PJ-Comix

top 10


10 posted on 01/27/2009 6:15:38 AM PST by Condor51 (The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits)
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To: PJ-Comix
These DUmmies do not realize that corporate mass media oulets are mostly on their side.

The reason the owners of the drive buys put up with Rush is $$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$.

As financials show, violently suck the teat of Obama/dems and ratings, subscription, and ad revenues will drop.

DUers should retake Econ. 101 and treat the Communist Manifesto as attempt at intellectual comedy that tries to stimulate the mind with hilarious ideas.

Take that stuff seriously the freaking bread lines will extend dozens of blocks and take all day to get.

11 posted on 01/27/2009 6:15:47 AM PST by rollo tomasi (Working hard to pay for deadbeats and corrupt politicians.)
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To: PJ-Comix

I knew it! Rush is a Stonecutter (33 1/3 degree at that!) and his Master Plan is nearly complete.


12 posted on 01/27/2009 6:24:09 AM PST by Army Air Corps (Four fried chickens and a coke)
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To: PJ-Comix
"...to do the work of the military industrial complex."

Is it just me or this phrase almost as annoying as "speaking truth to power." I hate hippies.

13 posted on 01/27/2009 6:28:22 AM PST by gate2wire
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To: N. Theknow
Slowly the door opened and the DUmmy saw things he had never seen before.

Trees. Birds. Butterflies. Grass.


So the DUmmie closed the door and went back to posting garbled nonsense on Democratic Underground. Hey, stick with what you're good at.
14 posted on 01/27/2009 6:32:15 AM PST by Cheburashka (Liberalism: a tale told by an idiot, full of sound and fury, signifying nothing.)
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To: PJ-Comix
DUmmie's paper was most likely perfectly regurgitated professors words ... thus, the purported good grade/award.

Communications/Advertising professors love to hear themselves talk... anyone who repeats their thoughts is an academic genius... especially their mostly left wing jabber

15 posted on 01/27/2009 6:32:51 AM PST by xtinct ("There's a sucker born every minute." P.T. Barnum)
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To: PJ-Comix

Odummy was fixated on Hannity during the campaign.

He’s now moved on to obsessing about Rush.


16 posted on 01/27/2009 6:33:48 AM PST by Carley (Remember when we had a real President)
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To: gate2wire

It’s right up there with “social justice.”


17 posted on 01/27/2009 6:37:05 AM PST by Sloth (I am the governed, and I hereby withhold my consent.)
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To: PJ-Comix
Imagine if Air America and/or one of its hosts had the same kind of marketing machine!

Translation: "That evil nazis Limbaugh is a tool of the military industrial complex making millions with corporate mind control machines and we wish we were him." Is there anything liberals aren't envious of?

18 posted on 01/27/2009 6:41:13 AM PST by techcor (I hope Obama succeeds... in becoming a one term president.)
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To: Sloth

Agree.


19 posted on 01/27/2009 6:42:36 AM PST by gate2wire
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To: PJ-Comix
Reagan's CIA Director, Casey, who owned Capitol Cities Communications, which bought ABC).
Ah-ha! So it was CIA Director Casey who fired Steve Dahl and changed WLS-FM (Chicago) from Rock and Roll to ....DISCO!

Now who wouldda thunk that old man Casey was a ... Disco Duck!

(iirc all ABC / Cap City radio stations dumped Rock for Disco.)

20 posted on 01/27/2009 6:45:22 AM PST by Condor51 (The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits)
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To: PJ-Comix
Thus because you're in the newspaper, it's assumed everyone in town reads about you...this same game is played in radio.

Lots of newspapers have been forced to lower the circulation numbers and pay back advertisers for faking the numbers.

I haven't heard anything like that happening to Rush.

.

21 posted on 01/27/2009 6:45:55 AM PST by Incorrigible (If I lead, follow me; If I pause, push me; If I retreat, kill me.)
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To: PJ-Comix
What I learned about Rush Limbaugh

[From your post, apparently nothing. However, please deliver your laugh lines.]

A DUmmie mind is a perfect thing to waste.


I was having a discussion with another DUer about Rush, and referred to him as a failure. ...

[A DUmmie and rational thought shall never meet?]

Hussein will be an epic failure with his policies.


This is the story of Rush Limbaugh, a sad, pathetic nobody sportscaster who grew into a sad, pathetic tool of corporate media.

[This is the story of DUmmie boobooday, a sad pathetic nobody who grew into a sad pathetic poster from his Mommy's basement.]

Now I would call chris matthews a pathetic tool of corporate media.


All reasons why it is impossible to get rid of the cockroach

[Of course, it has nothing to do with his popularity with the radio audience since he has been foisted upon us by a massive conspiracy.]

Can DUmmies please include matthews, couric, etc., to get rid of on broadcasts?


I didn't say anything about Rush and Obama. Rush is the mouthpiece of the corporate shills. I really don't think Obama is listening to Rush.

[But he is sure obsessing over Rush.]

Hussein is just worried that the conseratives will start listening to Rush, which would spell disaster for him and the left.


.... But the sad fact is that he does have an audience -- there are a lot of rw'ers out there that eat up his crap.

[No, no! It MUST be a conspiracy! Perhaps we can implicate Karl Rove!]

Just like the left wingers eat up the tingly feeling matthews had about BO.


The fun is trying to track down Rushbo's numbers. Today I heard he either had 6 million, 12 million or 20 million listeners (depending on the right wing hag bag talking). Now how do they come up with those numbers?

[So why is Obama so OBSESSED with Rush Limbaugh if his audience is really low? BTW, even a 6 million audience is something that Randi Rhodes could only dream about and in actual fact it is well over 20 million listeners.]

I'm sure Rush reaches more people than matthews.


'm one of many (I would like to think a number of people did) who wrote the WH last week to suggest that Limbaugh be taken off AFR because of his unpatriotic stance, i.e. wishing Obama and his administration to fail. Someone here on DU suggested we do that and I followed through.

[Have the DUmmies ever considered what the TROOPS want to hear on Armed Forces Radio? If it were ever put to a vote, Rush's show on AFR would be expanded from one to three hours per day.]

Rush is probably the most popular host on AFR. Besides that, remember that Hussein was at the gym, instead of visiting the troops when he was in Iraq, and missed the 'Salute to Heroes Inaugural Ball'. Instead, he hobknobed with hollyweird celebs.

22 posted on 01/27/2009 7:00:55 AM PST by Arrowhead1952 (Dissent is patriotic - Hussein is not and will never be my president.)
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To: PJ-Comix

The first two staff members listed at the BEA site are named Heather and Traci. That just oozes unbiased credibility.


23 posted on 01/27/2009 7:48:14 AM PST by Buck W. (BHO: Selling hope, keeping the change.)
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To: PJ-Comix
All reasons why it is impossible to get rid of the cockroach...

Does anyone here remember all of the attempts to boycott Rush's sponsors and force him off the air? One such attempt was launched by DUmmie Symbolman (Michael Stinson), creator of http://www.takebackthemedia.org. When I started to read this DUFU, I decided to go over to that site to see if it was even still there, and I saw this: ============================================================ [Mark Crispin Miller] Two heroes are now homeless December 13th, 2008 Micheal Stinson–a/k/a Symbolman–and Julie Sigwart, the couple behind Take Back the Media, are now homeless. Like millions of their fellow citizens, they lately had the hideous experience of watching as their house was auctioned off: http://www.democraticunderground.com/discuss/duboard.php?az=view_all&address=389×4641233#4641240 ============================================================ Can't say that I'm feeling any freudenschade/schadenfreude over this; I hate to see it happen to anyone.

24 posted on 01/27/2009 8:11:08 AM PST by Purrcival (Obama and Biden: The Marx Brothers! (Thanks FReeper Enduring Freedom for the tagline))
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To: PJ-Comix; Paul Heinzman; Charles Henrickson; franksolich

More about that Symbolman thread in my last post, from 12/12/08:

http://www.democraticunderground.com/discuss/duboard.php?az=view_all&address=389x4641233#4641240


symbolman (1000+ posts) Fri Dec-12-08 05:41 PM
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Anyone else have their home auctioned off on the courthouse steps today?
Advertisements [?]Edited on Fri Dec-12-08 05:54 PM by symbolman
We did. Now we are Homeless. Thanks Mr Bush, thanks one helluva lot.

Shouldn’t have spent 200 thousand fighting these bastards in better times.

Hope your Christmas is better...

Sorry, had to tell someone, and believe it or not this IS Politics..

Appreciate the DU keeping us sane over all these years, but I’ll not be posting any more, hopefully we’ll get it together, but it’s time for me to go.. This is too Grim.

Thanks to all.


OK, I feel bad for anyone who loses their home. But did they not make the connection between spending $200,000 fighting President Bush, and not being able to make their mortgage payments? So now, of course, it’s all Bush’s fault.


25 posted on 01/27/2009 8:17:25 AM PST by Purrcival (Obama and Biden: The Marx Brothers! (Thanks FReeper Enduring Freedom for the tagline))
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To: GQuagmire

So there’s going to be another *yawn* Contempt of Congress citation for Rove? I would consider it an HONOR to be in contempt of THIS Congress.


26 posted on 01/27/2009 8:26:46 AM PST by Purrcival (Obama and Biden: The Marx Brothers! (Thanks FReeper Enduring Freedom for the tagline))
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To: PJ-Comix

“Limbaugh be taken off AFR because of his unpatriotic stance, i.e. wishing Obama and his administration to fail.”

And here I thought that discension was the new patriotism.

This is nothing but envy and envy is evil.


27 posted on 01/27/2009 8:27:48 AM PST by CSM (I’m jubilant! Now that the Dems are completely in charge, we can FINALLY blame THEM for everything!)
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To: gate2wire
"...to do the work of the military industrial complex."

Is it just me or this phrase almost as annoying as "speaking truth to power."

It's not just you. That expression became trite and empty long ago.

I hate hippies.

They're useless.

28 posted on 01/27/2009 8:28:03 AM PST by Windstar
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To: Windstar
"...to do the work of the military industrial complex." Is it just me or this phrase almost as annoying as "speaking truth to power." It's not just you. That expression became trite and empty long ago.

It is also the most misused phrase in speech history. In Eisenhower's speech that it is quoted from, he didn't warn us against it, he said to be vigilant they don't get to big, but to not fear it, it was a natural growth from a changing world where an arms industry was necessary for current and future wars to keep us ready.

29 posted on 01/27/2009 8:30:06 AM PST by mnehring
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To: Purrcival

“DU keeping us sane over all these years,...”

Extreme fail!


30 posted on 01/27/2009 8:35:30 AM PST by CSM (I’m jubilant! Now that the Dems are completely in charge, we can FINALLY blame THEM for everything!)
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To: Purrcival; PJ-Comix; Charles Henrickson; franksolich

I was following Symbolman’s plight when this was happening. This was one of those cases where he was trying to raffle the house off. Raise enough money off the auction to pay off the mortgage and then give the house away. As I recall, Symbolman got around this being an illegal lottery by making it an essay contest that cost $100 to participate in.


31 posted on 01/27/2009 8:40:03 AM PST by Paul Heinzman (Careful, man, there's a beverage here!)
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To: Paul Heinzman

auction=raffle


32 posted on 01/27/2009 8:42:04 AM PST by Paul Heinzman (Careful, man, there's a beverage here!)
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To: PJ-Comix

As far as I know Rush was never a sportscaster. They must be thinking about that loser the sad, pathetic Olberbutt.


33 posted on 01/27/2009 8:51:51 AM PST by beandog
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To: PJ-Comix
My research was done via Lexis Nexis academic. The paper I wrote won a prize in 2005 at the Broadcast Education Association

Hereinafter referred to as the- Boobooday Prize

34 posted on 01/27/2009 9:52:28 AM PST by mikrofon (Better than a Kewpie Doll)
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To: GQuagmire

The question is, when will Conyers, Rangel, Dodd, Obama, Schumer, Biden, and the rest of the crooks get a hearing?


35 posted on 01/27/2009 10:04:13 AM PST by AliVeritas (They serve Moloch/Ba'al. Prepare for punishment. Socialist Occupation, Day 7)
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To: PJ-Comix
now would be a good time to offer that paper to the NYT...

...while it's still around. ...because if there's anything at all that will help the NYT survive, it's more liberal paranoia pieces.

36 posted on 01/27/2009 10:14:14 AM PST by Hillarys Gate Cult (The man who said "there's no such thing as a stupid question" has never talked to Helen Thomas.)
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To: PJ-Comix

Rush is dancing for joy over the free publicity
that he's getting from Zero's dissing him!

37 posted on 01/27/2009 10:21:26 AM PST by LUV W (Aspire to inspire before you expire)
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To: gate2wire
"annoying"

Close, but not as annoying. "Speaking etc." is still the most annoying leftist phrase ever created. Just try speaking truth to Obama, and see what happens. How dare you question The Great Spreader. The people who use that phrase wouldn't know truth if it came up and bit them you know where.

38 posted on 01/27/2009 10:23:30 AM PST by driftless2
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To: mnehrling
In Eisenhower's speech that it is quoted from, he didn't warn us against it, he said to be vigilant they don't get to big, but to not fear it, it was a natural growth from a changing world where an arms industry was necessary for current and future wars to keep us ready.

Yeah, but it sounds so conspiratorial!

39 posted on 01/27/2009 10:26:37 AM PST by Windstar
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To: PJ-Comix
Today I heard he either had 6 million, 12 million or 20 million listeners (depending on the right wing hag bag talking).

The 6 and 12 million numbers were in the first few years of his current show and he never went back. The 20 million has never been disproved, just whined about by the left. They wail and gnash their teeth about how unfair competing in the free market is.

I love how those libs constantly bash the "evil" company Clear Channel yet CC basically gave Air America around 40 stations for affiliates doubling their numbers overnight.

40 posted on 01/27/2009 10:30:33 AM PST by Hillarys Gate Cult (The man who said "there's no such thing as a stupid question" has never talked to Helen Thomas.)
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To: PJ-Comix

OK someone needs to come up with a political cartoon with Obama as Captain Ahab and Rush as the White Whale...


41 posted on 01/27/2009 11:29:26 AM PST by COBOL2Java (Obamanation: an imploding administration headed by a clueless schmuck, with McCain as his Kowakian)
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To: Paul Heinzman; Purrcival; PJ-Comix; Charles Henrickson; franksolich

I vaguely remember this. Why did they stop paying the mortgage?


42 posted on 01/27/2009 11:49:00 AM PST by gate2wire
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To: COBOL2Java; PJ-Comix; Charles Henrickson; Paul Heinzman; Roscoe Karns; Xenalyte; Purrcival; ...
DUmmie ALERT!

DUmmie ALERT!

DUmmie ALERT!

PRIMITIVES CHANGING NAMES!

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THE PRIMITIVES ON SKINS'S ISLAND!

DIRECTORY BEING COLLECTED!

DIRECTORY OF NAME-CHANGED PRIMITIVES!

NEW LABELS!

SAME OLD PRODUCTS!

BLAND LACK OF IMAGINATION, CREATIVITY, IN NEW PRIMITIVE MONICKERS!

link on next comment, below

43 posted on 01/27/2009 11:52:26 AM PST by franksolich (Scourge of the Primitives, in service to humanity)
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To: franksolich

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44 posted on 01/27/2009 11:52:54 AM PST by franksolich (Scourge of the Primitives, in service to humanity)
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To: gate2wire
I vaguely remember this. Why did they stop paying the mortgage?

You know, it's a tragedy, but the cymbals-clanging primitive, the "Symbolman" primitive, has only himself to blame for it.

The cymbals-clanging primitive had a good established academic and work record, and could have made a mint of money, but chose instead to become a left-wing "journalist," pouring what money he had, and all of his hopes, into that "career."

The last three or four years, having exhausted his wife's resources (including the house in Hawaii), the cymbals-clanging primitive was dependent upon primitive donations for his "journalistic" efforts, and things were really tight.

Sadly, about the only coup the cymbals-clanging primitive managed to carry off was an interview with a fourth-level aide on the John Edwards presidential campaign, which in the scale of coups, wasn't much.

The cymbals-clanging primitive had chased this obscure aide from Boston to New Hampshire down to North Carolina, using up a lot of primitive donations on hotels, motels, and rented automobiles, and when he finally caught up with this minor functionary, all he got was a ".....no comment."

It's all very sad, so much wasted, for so little, if anything at all.

The cymbals-clanging primitive apparently once had a job flying over Alaska photographing the landscape and geographic features for some governmental agency; that was probably a well-paying job, and an exciting one, too.

I know I would've rather been doing that, than running around trying to practice "journalism."

It's all very sad, but we all make our own destinies.

45 posted on 01/27/2009 12:05:05 PM PST by franksolich (Scourge of the Primitives, in service to humanity)
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To: PJ-Comix

The Atlas Shrugged President was a manufactured phenomenon and now they are looting the country as it collapses.


46 posted on 01/27/2009 12:05:36 PM PST by GeronL (Had the flu. Not well yet.)
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To: Arrowhead1952; PJ-Comix; Charles Henrickson

I support you in your auditions for becoming a DUFUer. I think PJ and Charles should give you a chance if they are somehow not able to do it one day.


47 posted on 01/27/2009 12:09:39 PM PST by GeronL (Had the flu. Not well yet.)
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To: franksolich

“...managed to carry off was an interview with a fourth-level aide on the John Edwards presidential campaign, which in the scale of coups, wasn’t much.”

Ha. You can say that again.

And he blames Pres. Bush.

Thanks for the info.


48 posted on 01/27/2009 12:10:05 PM PST by gate2wire
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To: N. Theknow

Emo Philips bump!


49 posted on 01/27/2009 12:12:55 PM PST by GSWarrior (To activate this tagline please contact the admin moderator.)
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To: GeronL

Well, it is blocked from work and I don’t want to infect my home computers.....


50 posted on 01/27/2009 12:23:25 PM PST by Arrowhead1952 (Dissent is patriotic - Hussein is not and will never be my president.)
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