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Sadness in the Savage Nation
scottfactor.com ^ | 10/02/12 | Gina Miller

Posted on 10/02/2012 5:02:49 AM PDT by scottfactor

Last Thursday evening it was not surprising to hear Jeff Kuhner of the Washington Times filling for Dr. Michael Savage on his popular, nationally syndicated radio show, The Savage Nation, because Jeff regularly fills in for Dr. Savage, and he does an excellent job. But, I noticed something odd; Jeff did not mention Dr. Savage (which has never happened), and there was different bumper music playing than is normally heard on the program. It was not until the next day that I learned Dr. Savage had won the almost-two-year legal battle with his syndicator, Talk Radio Network (TRN), and had taken complete ownership of his show.

 

This is a bittersweet, good-news-bad-news deal. It is sweet for Dr. Savage, who was miserable with the terms of his syndication and wanted free of his tethers to TRN, but it is bitter for the millions of devoted listeners in the Savage Nation who woke up to the sudden loss of our favorite voice of political reason and sanity on terrestrial radio.

 

Although I am happy for Dr. Savage, this came at an awful time for the country, just before the upcoming, critical election. His voice on the radio was a powerful antidote to the constant stream of lies the weaselly, leftist media and the commie Obama administration spit out every day, and his absence from the radio airwaves will be sorely missed by millions of us.

 

Dr. Savage has been repeating, and building on, his warnings about this criminal administration since before Barack Obama (or whatever his name is) was installed in the United Statespresidency. Since then, he has written two books about this lawless administration, one of which I reviewed in my column, “Savage’s Trickle Up Poverty is Essential Reading.”

 

His second book, released earlier this year, Trickle Down Tyranny: Crushing Obama's Dream of the Socialist States of America, is perhaps an even more essential read, because of the extent of damage done to the United States by the Obama administration and the deadly danger for the U.S. should he be reinstalled for a second, terrible term.

 

Due to an unusually busy work summer, I have not made the time to review it here in my column, but I highly recommend that you get a copy and study it carefully. It is a well-written, heavily-researched, sourced and footnoted book on the criminal actions of this administration, and is packed with Dr. Savage’s keen insight. Chapter by chapter, Dr. Savage lays out the tyrannical actions of this anti-American administration.

 

As he writes in the final chapter, “Crushing Obama’s Cadre Before They Crush Us,”

 

What I’ve delivered in this book is the most important analysis you’ll ever read of why we must stop the tyrant in the White House now, before it’s too late. If we allow Obama another four years, he will have destroyed our country. We’re living in a crypto dictatorship right now. In Trickle Down Tyranny, I’ve shown you the scope of the Obama takeover and I’ve shown you how we can crush it before it crushes us.

 

Dr. Savage’s Trickle Down Tyranny contains what you need to know about the diabolical Obama administration. Read it.

 

We still begin this new week and new month of October without our daily Savage “fix.” He is not on the radio, and there is no word on when he might be back. WorldNetDaily (WND) reported that right after the legal case was won, Dr. Savage began talks with top names in the radio syndication business. Dr. Savage said he will not be heard on the radio “for some time,” but that he will continue to update his website and publish his daily e-mail newsletter, which is free; just sign up for it on his site.

 

WND also reported that Dr. Savage will be doing occasional online broadcasts via UStream, which he began on Sunday. You can follow the UStream website for The Savage Nation (linked above) and watch Dr. Savage’s site to know when he will be streaming his broadcasts.

 

In the same column, WND reported that according to TalkStreamLive.com, shortly after Dr. Savage’s court victory, his radio show received the number-one ranking, in the third quarter, of talk shows streamed on the Internet, beating out Rush Limbaugh for the first time.

 

It may be that we will ultimately end up having to listen to Dr. Savage online instead of on the radio, because if, or when, Dr. Savage signs with another syndicator, he may not be on in all the markets that previously carried him. Now that he is off the radio, his 300-plus affiliates will be turning to other programming to fill Dr. Savage’s time slot, and it may be that not all of them will bring him back, even if he signs with another syndicator. That’s too bad, because no one can ever replace Dr. Savage.

 

Now we wait and hope that he is back on our radios soon. Until then—although I will certainly catch his online broadcasts when I can—I will miss Blue Mondays and Rock and Roll Fridays. I will miss Dr. Savage, Lifestyle Coach, and Teddy occasionally barking in the background. I will miss his “sheeple” imitation. I will miss his hilarious, off-the-cuff remarks that make me bust out laughing. He is such a clever, funny guy—a true “natural.” Of course, I will also miss his scathing, sometimes roaring, words against the worms in our government and society.

 

I will miss getting off work from my job at the radio station just as his show begins, turning up my car radio and hearing his signature sign-on song, Metallica’s “Master of Puppets,” and the announcer saying, “Warning: The Michael Savage Show contains adult language, adult content, psychological nudity. Listener discretion is advised,” followed by the guns and bombs sound effects, and finally, Dr. Savage himself, “It IS the Savage Nation…”

 

I know I am not the only one who is sad in the Savage Nation today. Millions of us hope he is back on our lonely radios very soon.

 

May the Lord bless and keep you, Dr. Michael Savage.


TOPICS: Government; Politics; Society
KEYWORDS: radio; savage; suit; talkradio
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1 posted on 10/02/2012 5:02:52 AM PDT by scottfactor
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To: scottfactor
Savage helped pull Obama over the top by its bashing of Sarah Palin.

Savage helped give democrats a super majority so they could implement socialist Obamacare on us( it bashed Republican congress and Hastert etc. constantly).

Savage donated $5000, the max to ultra liberal democrat governor of california jerry brown.

A long time communist , berkely graduate, san fran cisco liberal calls itself a conservative to make millions off of gullible listeners and at the same time helped advance socialism. Even its name is fake , real name Michael Weiner.

this demon deserves to rot in hell

2 posted on 10/02/2012 5:13:15 AM PDT by Democrat_media (China is destroying all our jobs and manufacturing ability. China makes everything.)
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To: scottfactor

Bill Omoron is on FOX and Friends attacking Savage this morning. Calls him a crazy right winger.

Laura Inghram defending Savage.

I personally am not a savage fan but the guy does say things that need o be said.


3 posted on 10/02/2012 5:15:17 AM PDT by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: scottfactor

No problem, our local station replaced him with the Great One. Unfortunately, they replaced Beck with Geraldo.


4 posted on 10/02/2012 5:26:23 AM PDT by Daveinyork
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To: cripplecreek
Bill Omoron is on FOX and Friends attacking Savage this morning. Calls him a crazy right winger. Laura Inghram defending Savage. I personally am not a savage fan but the guy does say things that need o be said.

I stumbled across Savage shortly after 9/11 and was very happy to have found him. I was dedicated to listening for a couple of years but eventually moved on. He could be great, but he could also get derailed into some pretty esoteric subjects.

5 posted on 10/02/2012 5:31:05 AM PDT by Rummyfan (Iraq: it's not about Iraq anymore, it's about the USA!)
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To: dynachrome; the jogger

SAVAGE!


6 posted on 10/02/2012 5:43:44 AM PDT by beaversmom
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To: Democrat_media

Weiner-Savage talks about Limbaugh, Beck, and Hannity:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=11RrgNqktdU

Weiner-Savage is a flaming a*****e.


7 posted on 10/02/2012 6:10:33 AM PDT by Fresh Wind ('People have got to know whether or not their president is a crook.' Richard M. Nixon)
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To: Fresh Wind

You Savage haters just can’t help yourself, can you?

No one is impressed that you know his real name. No one.


8 posted on 10/02/2012 6:31:50 AM PDT by WXRGina (Further up and further in!)
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To: WXRGina

Do you think Glenn Beck is a “hemorrhoid with eyes”?
Do you think Rush Limbaugh steals material from Weiner-Savage?
Do you think Sean Hannity is a “wallbanger”?

But do watch the video, the picture of Weiner-Savage dressed up like a pimp is priceless.


9 posted on 10/02/2012 7:24:55 AM PDT by Fresh Wind ('People have got to know whether or not their president is a crook.' Richard M. Nixon)
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To: Fresh Wind

I am well aware of Savage’s hostility toward fellow talkers. It makes me cringe.

We all have weaknesses, and we all behave badly at times. I wish he were not so mean in that way, but his meanness does not excuse others who want to broadcast their hatred for him.

This is a column directed at the listeners who like him despite his flaws, and when I wrote it, I knew it would bring out those who despise him, who can’t resist inserting their hatred in the comments, which does no one any good, and that’s too bad, as always.


10 posted on 10/02/2012 7:38:13 AM PDT by WXRGina (Further up and further in!)
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To: WXRGina

Savage is the one who can not resist inserting his bizarre fixation on other radio hosts into his show. His “meanness” does excuse others from expressing their dislike. You seem to want to excuse his bad behavior while bashing others for what you perceive to be the same behavior.


11 posted on 10/02/2012 7:43:47 AM PDT by beandog (All Aboard the Choo Choo Train to Crazy Town)
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To: Daveinyork

“our local station replaced . . Beck with Geraldo”

And ours replaced Gallagher with Whore Aldo. I have no idea what Gallagher’s local ratings were, but I can’t believe that Whore Aldo will have more than 5 or 6 listeners.


12 posted on 10/02/2012 7:54:18 AM PDT by SharpRightTurn ( White, black, and red all over--America's affirmative action, metrosexual president.)
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To: SharpRightTurn

I found Gallagher to be tiresome and pretty much a waste. With that outrage / whiney thing going on and just the timbre of his voice, it was nails on a chalkboard.

I’ve heard Geraldo a couple of times and he’s not bad.


13 posted on 10/02/2012 8:01:21 AM PDT by don-o (He will not share His glory and He will NOT be mocked! Blessed be the name of the Lord forever.)
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To: beandog

I’m not “bashing” anyone, nor am I excusing Savage’s hostility toward other hosts (see my previous comment).

This column is for Savage listeners who are wondering where he is and are feeling bummed out like I am. That’s why I wrote it.

I point out the fact that any mention of Savage ALWAYS brings out the Savage haters, and I’m right.


14 posted on 10/02/2012 8:27:33 AM PDT by WXRGina (Further up and further in!)
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To: scottfactor

Savage has the unique ability to cram 15 minutes of material into three hours.


15 posted on 10/02/2012 8:59:38 AM PDT by SeaHawkFan
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To: WXRGina
I’m not “bashing” anyone...

OK, but then you say:

I point out the fact that any mention of Savage ALWAYS brings out the Savage haters, and I’m right.

That sure sounds like "bashing" to me.

And even worse, you said:

You Savage haters just can’t help yourself, can you?

That's more "bashing". You can't have it both ways.

If you really want to keep out dissenting opinions, perhaps you should consider restricting yourself to your blog where you have full control over reader comments, rather than posting here on an open forum.

16 posted on 10/02/2012 10:44:20 AM PDT by Fresh Wind ('People have got to know whether or not their president is a crook.' Richard M. Nixon)
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To: Fresh Wind

None of what I said is “bashing.” Telling the truth is not “bashing.” If I wanted to “bash,” there are some truly rude, insulting things I could say.

It DOES seem that Savage haters (an apt, truthful description) can’t resist posting their hatred of him on columns that have nothing to do with their hatred, and where their hateful input adds nothing useful to the conversation. There is nothing but truth in that statement.


17 posted on 10/02/2012 11:13:21 AM PDT by WXRGina (Further up and further in!)
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To: beaversmom; 09Patriot; abigail2; Avoiding_Sulla; BellStar; b4its2late; BootsOfEscaping; ...

Thanks for the ping, Beaversmom!

Savage ping.


18 posted on 10/02/2012 1:05:05 PM PDT by dynachrome ("Our forefathers didn't bury their guns. They buried those that tried to take them.")
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To: scottfactor
It was Savage that got me started on Talk Radio about 9 years ago when I get fed up with all the crappy music one day....
So long old FRiend!!! ♠
19 posted on 10/02/2012 2:08:11 PM PDT by ▀udda▀udd (>> F U B O << "What the hell kind of country is this if I can only hate a man if he's white?")
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To: ├čudda├čudd

He does have a streaming video show in the meantime;

http://www.ustream.tv/channel/thesavagenation


20 posted on 10/02/2012 2:17:00 PM PDT by dynachrome ("Our forefathers didn't bury their guns. They buried those that tried to take them.")
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