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Seven women protest Rush for NOW's big day of protest.
The DC ^ | 5/18/2012 | Caroline May

Posted on 05/18/2012 2:40:46 PM PDT by CometBaby

Seven women participated in the National Organization for Women’s day of protest against Rush Limbaugh in front of Limbaugh’s D.C. affiliate WMAL, Friday.

NOW’s national protest day had been in the works since April 19, when the women’s advocacy group launched their “Enough Rush” campaign.

Pairing with media watchdog Media Matters for America NOW is targeting local affiliates and local advertisers, Friday’s demonstration was touted as the group’s big demonstration of opposition to Limbaugh with affiliates across the country participating in protests.

NOW has had Limbaugh in their crosshairs for nearly two decades, and they renewed their effort to get Limbaugh off the air as a response to the radio host’slate February insult of contraception activist Sandra Fluke.

Standing on a street corner in front of WMAL the seven women bearing signs such as “Enough Rush” and “Stop hate speech” received some honks and smiles.

Erin Matson, NOW action vice president explained to The Daily Caller that Limbaugh crossed the line with his comments about Fluke and that he needs to go.

“Rush captured a new generation of women’s attention when he went on a long sexist tirade against Sandra Fluke for daring to speak up for birth control access,” Matson explained, recalling Limbaugh’s characterization of Fluke as a “slut” and a prostitute.

According to Matson, the community is on NOW’s side, adding that “it is a smart business decision” for affiliates and advertisers to leave Rush.

“Women are the majority of consumers in this country and we influence or make over 80 percent of the consumer decisions,” she said, adding that Limbaugh has already lost a number of advertisers over his Fluke comments.

Still TheDC overheard pedestrian conversations scoffing at the fact NOW is still on Limbaugh’s case, over two months after his Fluke comments.

Last week Limbaugh launched a response to NOW’s campaign against him in the form of a Facebook group for his female listeners, “Rush Babes for America aka the National Organization for Rush Babes,” to show not all women adhere the NOW agenda. His Facebook group surpassed NOW’s Facebook “likes” in under 24 hours.

Matson shrugged off the women who have joined the “Rush Babe” Facebook group explaining that it is just an attempt by Rush to feed his ego.

Limbaugh ranked 19th in Forbes ranking of the 100 world’s most powerful celebrities released this week, just behind Simon Cowell, at 18th.

According to NOW, chapters in New York City, West Palm Beach, Fla., and Phoenix, Ariz., also held protests against Limbaugh today.

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KEYWORDS: limbaugh; now; protest; rush
There were 6 last year. That's a 16.6666% improvement. At that rate... there will be 8.1 next year.
1 posted on 05/18/2012 2:40:52 PM PDT by CometBaby
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To: CometBaby

Yet when there is news in regards to women who are conservative, either very little to non or not in the best light possible.


2 posted on 05/18/2012 2:43:55 PM PDT by Biggirl ("Jesus talked to us as individuals"-Jim Vicevich/Thanks JimV!)
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To: CometBaby

Wow. All SEVEN of them.


3 posted on 05/18/2012 2:44:26 PM PDT by henkster (Wanted: Politicians willing to say "No" to people. No experience required.)
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To: CometBaby
“Women are the majority of consumers in this country and we influence or make over 80 percent of the consumer decisions,”

Yep, and you buy all the worthless crap too.

4 posted on 05/18/2012 2:44:26 PM PDT by unixfox (Abolish Slavery, Repeal The 16th Amendment!)
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To: CometBaby

Seven women participated in the National Organization for Women’s day of protest against Rush Limbaugh in front of Limbaugh’s D.C. affiliate WMAL, Friday.

Mr. Garrison: Who was in charge of the feminist movement of the early ‘60’s?
Cartman: A bunch of fat old skanks on their periods.
Mr. Garrison: Right. But who was the fattest, oldest skank on her period?


5 posted on 05/18/2012 2:45:28 PM PDT by Recon Dad (Gas & Petroleum Junkie)
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To: CometBaby
NOW has had Limbaugh in their crosshairs

HATE CRIME!

INCITEMENT TO VIOLENCE!

INSENSITIVITY!

or something....

6 posted on 05/18/2012 2:47:04 PM PDT by Izzy Dunne (Hello, I'm a TAGLINE virus. Please help me spread by copying me into YOUR tag line.)
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To: CometBaby
Seven women participated .. been in the works since April 19


7 posted on 05/18/2012 2:48:19 PM PDT by tomkat (:^)
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To: CometBaby
His Facebook group [National Organization of Rush Babes]surpassed NOW’s Facebook “likes” in under 24 hours.

Matson shrugged off the women who have joined the “Rush Babe” Facebook group explaining that it is just an attempt by Rush to feed his ego.

Go Rush!

8 posted on 05/18/2012 2:48:20 PM PDT by Yardstick
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To: CometBaby

But where are they going to get that 0.1% for next year? From an aborted fetus from one of the protestors?


9 posted on 05/18/2012 2:48:45 PM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (It's the end of the world as we know it and I feel fine!)
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To: CometBaby

Be gone socialist hags!...


10 posted on 05/18/2012 2:49:03 PM PDT by AngelesCrestHighway
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To: Recon Dad

OMG...too funny!!


11 posted on 05/18/2012 2:50:46 PM PDT by Larry R. Johnson (Power to the people!)
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To: CometBaby

‘We’re fierce. We’re feminists. We’re in your fAAAAAACE....’ ALL seven of us..


12 posted on 05/18/2012 2:51:59 PM PDT by jimsin
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To: henkster

Wow. All SEVEN of them.


Those Gals really wasted their day. They should have stayed home and cleaned house before fixing dinner.


13 posted on 05/18/2012 2:52:23 PM PDT by unkus (Silence Is Consent)
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To: CometBaby
Seven?

7?

If they had been playing Little League baseball, soccer, football, or cheerleading competition, they would have had to forfeit the game for lack of interest by the team.

Seven gets a news item? They should be totally embarassed to have it even reported that only seven NAGS showed up.

14 posted on 05/18/2012 2:54:43 PM PDT by N. Theknow (Kennedys=Can't drive, can't ski, can't fly, can't skipper a boat, but they know what's best for you.)
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To: CometBaby

15 posted on 05/18/2012 2:54:54 PM PDT by Gay State Conservative (Julia: another casualty of the "War on Poverty")
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To: CometBaby
On the news we will see those SEVEN on TV framed in such a way that it will look like 700, and the newsreader will not mention how many were there.

If there is 7,000,000 CONSERVATIVES protesting something, NO MENTION of it will be seen on TV.

16 posted on 05/18/2012 2:55:05 PM PDT by red-dawg
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To: henkster
The Seven Samurai


17 posted on 05/18/2012 2:56:11 PM PDT by Average Al (Forbidden fruit leads to many jams.)
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To: henkster
Wow. All SEVEN of them.

seven? we call that a slow Saturday night at our house.

18 posted on 05/18/2012 2:56:11 PM PDT by Troublemaker
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To: Biggirl

These 7 will probably get more press than 700,000 marching against Obama.


19 posted on 05/18/2012 2:57:27 PM PDT by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Pursue Happiness)
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To: Larry R. Johnson

I would never let a woman kick my ass. If she tried something, I’d be like, HEY! You get your bitch ass back in the kitchen and make me some pie!
Eric Cartman


20 posted on 05/18/2012 2:57:59 PM PDT by Recon Dad (Gas & Petroleum Junkie)
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To: Recon Dad

ROFLMAO!! That is hilarious!


21 posted on 05/18/2012 2:59:39 PM PDT by Jean2
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To: CometBaby

Certainly sounds like Rush had better throw in the towel.


22 posted on 05/18/2012 3:00:24 PM PDT by moovova (OBAMA: The first US President to come out of the closet.)
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To: CometBaby

The Seven Flukes?


23 posted on 05/18/2012 3:00:24 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Dumb, dependent and Democrat is no way to go through life. - Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-Texas)
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To: Gay State Conservative

All you need is a picture of Rosa Delauro.


24 posted on 05/18/2012 3:02:31 PM PDT by Deb (Beat him, strip him and bring him to my tent!)
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To: CometBaby

Seven? Really?

Just wow.


25 posted on 05/18/2012 3:05:07 PM PDT by muir_redwoods (I like Obamacare because Granny signed the will and I need the cash)
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To: CometBaby

As Rush has often (and accurately) reported, the Feminist Movement is designed to allow unattractive women access to the mainstream.


26 posted on 05/18/2012 3:05:45 PM PDT by okie01
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To: CometBaby
Clock-stoppers, 2-baggers, and/or Lesbians, all.....

So typical of the Left's "Women's Rights" losers.

27 posted on 05/18/2012 3:09:02 PM PDT by traditional1 (Don't gotsta worry 'bout no mo'gage, don't gotsta worry 'bout no gas; Obama gonna take care o' me!)
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To: CometBaby

Let’s give NOW credit. That’s probably 2,100 pounds of opposition.


28 posted on 05/18/2012 3:18:49 PM PDT by Our man in washington
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To: Deb

29 posted on 05/18/2012 3:19:14 PM PDT by Kaslin (Acronym for OBAMA: One Big Ass Mistake America)
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To: CometBaby

Half of them were his ex-wives


30 posted on 05/18/2012 3:21:04 PM PDT by almcbean
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To: Kaslin

(heave) I need to go be quiet for awhile. But, good job (heave).


31 posted on 05/18/2012 3:23:23 PM PDT by Deb (Beat him, strip him and bring him to my tent!)
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To: Gay State Conservative
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32 posted on 05/18/2012 3:25:32 PM PDT by EGPWS (Trust in God, question everyone else)
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To: Kaslin

OMG Orson Wells wasn’t lying, they DID invade!!!


33 posted on 05/18/2012 3:27:41 PM PDT by EGPWS (Trust in God, question everyone else)
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To: CometBaby
Went to Rush to excellence tour show in Fayetteville NC 1990 or so, one NAG protested, she probably an import from Chapel Hill.
34 posted on 05/18/2012 3:32:29 PM PDT by boomop1
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To: CometBaby

“Pairing with media watchdog Media Matters for America NOW is targeting local affiliates and local advertisers...”

The femi-nazis pairing with the Soros Nazis - a match made in hell.

Ein Reich!
Ein Volk!
Seig Heil!!


35 posted on 05/18/2012 3:55:32 PM PDT by sergeantdave
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To: CometBaby

I love love my Rush.....Very sour when he decides to take the day off):


36 posted on 05/18/2012 3:59:48 PM PDT by geege
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To: CometBaby

7? I could probably get 10 in our small neighborhood to complain about people that don’t pick up after their dogs.


37 posted on 05/18/2012 4:15:05 PM PDT by ken in texas (I was taught to respect my elders but it keeps getting harder to find any.)
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To: Kaslin; EGPWS
Are we supposed to recognize these dried out, wrinkled has-beens?
38 posted on 05/18/2012 4:16:00 PM PDT by doc11355
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To: CometBaby

The NAGS mustered 7 sisters at WMAL?

SNICKER! SNORT! ROTFLMAO!


39 posted on 05/18/2012 4:51:08 PM PDT by Taxman (So that the beautiful pressure does not diminish!)
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To: CometBaby

All these years later and they are STILL UNHAPPY AND BITTER. Better them than me. Seven huh? Wow... I’m overwhelmed. Go Rush!!!


40 posted on 05/18/2012 5:14:42 PM PDT by cubreporter
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To: CometBaby
Seven women participated in the National Organization for Women’s day of protest against Rush Limbaugh in front of Limbaugh’s D.C. affiliate WMAL, Friday...wow - and I worked in a psychiatric hospital that had 900 patients - I'm just sayin'......
41 posted on 05/18/2012 5:30:42 PM PDT by Intolerant in NJ
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To: CometBaby

Prove one thing RUsh setting up that FB and other stuff Rush love his women they just jealous Rush didn’t hit on them LOL!


42 posted on 05/18/2012 6:10:32 PM PDT by SevenofNine (We are Freepers, all your media belong to us ,resistance is futile)
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To: CometBaby
ROTFLMAO!

I don't use Facebook, or I would have been a Rush Babe!

7 showed up....in DC....ROTFLMAO!

43 posted on 05/18/2012 7:44:04 PM PDT by sarasmom ( http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=xZsFe6dM3EY)
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To: sarasmom

I rarely use Facebook, mostly to keep up with my relatives comings and goings. I don’t click on anything or join things, but I am proud to say I am a Rush Babe.

I am even prouder of my teenage son, standing up to his classmates and repeatedly telling his brainwashed


44 posted on 05/18/2012 8:02:12 PM PDT by 1scrappymom
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To: sarasmom

I rarely use Facebook, mostly to keep up with my relatives comings and goings. I don’t click on anything or join things, but I am proud to say I am a Rush Babe.

I am even prouder of my teenage son, standing up to his classmates and repeatedly telling his brainwashed


45 posted on 05/18/2012 8:02:12 PM PDT by 1scrappymom
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To: 1scrappymom

Sorry for the incomplete and double post. My cat was being demanding.

My son stands up for Rush. Rush can speak extemperaneously, Odummer needs a teleprompter and a speech writer.


46 posted on 05/18/2012 8:07:16 PM PDT by 1scrappymom
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To: Kaslin

What the HELL is that??
Ugly enough to make a train take a dirt road!


47 posted on 05/18/2012 8:29:54 PM PDT by MS.BEHAVIN (Women who behave rarely make history)
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