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*vanity* Michael Savage
06-20-2012 | Me

Posted on 06/20/2012 5:32:15 PM PDT by Kevin in California

I've not listened to Savage in some time (I'm a Levin listener now) and tonight decided to tune him in just to see what his take was on the current events such as F&F, the WH leaks, etc.

Well, to my surprise, he's talking about how to drink wine and how much he likes olive oil. Huh?

Does anyone really wanna hear this crap with all that's going on in this country with our lawless and out of control government?

Does Savage have any listeners left?


TOPICS: Chit/Chat
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1 posted on 06/20/2012 5:32:19 PM PDT by Kevin in California
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To: Kevin in California

He always talked about culture and food. His show wasn’t as good when he didn’t.


2 posted on 06/20/2012 5:36:51 PM PDT by nickcarraway
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To: Kevin in California

Savage is an abject moron that will occasionally find himself on the right side of an issue. Anyone supporting Jerry Brown lost all credibility by doing so. If it wasn’t for his moment of clarity with the Liberalism is a mental disorder” quote, I’d wonder if he had a functional brain at all.


3 posted on 06/20/2012 5:38:00 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart
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To: Kevin in California

He honestly thinks he is a high intellectual. And there are actual people that kiss up to him and make him believe that.


4 posted on 06/20/2012 5:38:17 PM PDT by VanDeKoik (If case you are wondering, I'm STILL supporting Newt.)
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To: Kevin in California

A man as angry as he is has got to have other interests.


5 posted on 06/20/2012 5:41:37 PM PDT by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: Kevin in California

THE SAVAGE OLIVE OIL!!!!

Guess Holder and Fast and Furious wasn’t a huge topic of the day?

Dunno -— but our country is in huge trouble


6 posted on 06/20/2012 5:44:38 PM PDT by F15Eagle (1 John 5:4-5, 4:15, 5:13; John 3:17-18, 6:69, 11:25, 14:6, 20:31; Rom10:8-11; 1 Tim 2:5; Titus 3:4-5)
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To: Kevin in California

He has been talking about Fast and Furious since he has been on the air for the past hour and he is making a lot of sense. Maybe the station that you are listening to is playing one of his repeat shows.


7 posted on 06/20/2012 5:48:10 PM PDT by cradle of freedom (Long live the Republic !)
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To: Kevin in California
He covered in detail earlier, even the democrat on the committee that claimed she was so offended they are investigating the DOJ...said she should not be on an investigative committee.

also..Is the administration buying time to destroy documents and or create new ones.

8 posted on 06/20/2012 5:49:14 PM PDT by opentalk
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To: opentalk
also..Is the administration buying time to destroy documents and or create new ones.

My lights did dim earlier. I assumed it was the shredders being fired up.
9 posted on 06/20/2012 5:56:46 PM PDT by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: Kevin in California

I’ve tried multiple times to give Savage a fair crack of the whip but he wears me out quickly every time.

His show lacks any sort of narrative thread (other than his tiresome digressions - he’s the only one to have a childhood and/or New York origins, you know). The problem is made worse by its stop-start nature vis-a-vis ad breaks. All radio shows have them of course but his are quite frequent. If you look at a visual representation (i.e. a waveform view) of his show it’s obvious that the final hour (or segment) is pre-recorded and merely tacked on. For all we know other segments are as well.

His rants could be made into 1-minute clips and rearranged in random order and you wouldn’t be able to tell the difference. In fact, that may be how his show is actually constructed. Admittedly, listening to someone with an axe to grind with Marxists in academia is entertaining but only for a few minutes.

And then there are the incessant book plugs. Thin-skinned, paranoid and insecure, he refuses to credit the greatest thinkers in the history of Western Civilization for any prior thought on liberty or political science. Instead, he claims (or implies) that every idea or concept expressed is his and his alone. The fact is that a brilliant mind/fantastic writer wouldn’t need to waste a significant portion of his airtime selling his own book - the public would seek it out on their own.

His ‘this is the last book I will ever write’ statement (threat? promise?) has a touch of the Howard Beale about it but without future books to plug how will he fill the airtime?


10 posted on 06/20/2012 5:58:02 PM PDT by relictele
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To: Kevin in California

Michael Weiner is a POS.


11 posted on 06/20/2012 6:20:07 PM PDT by paddles ("The more corrupt the state, the more it legislates." Tacitus)
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To: Kevin in California

Savage may be a tad kooky however he is a master of mind theater.


12 posted on 06/20/2012 6:20:44 PM PDT by TSgt (The only reason I have one in the chamber at all times, is because it is impossible to have two in.)
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To: Kevin in California

I don’t listen to Savage because he’s a Jerry Brown supporter. I listen to Levin.


13 posted on 06/20/2012 6:20:56 PM PDT by Fiji Hill (Deo Vindice!)
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To: relictele

You summed him up better than I could have wrote but agree with completely.


14 posted on 06/20/2012 7:39:37 PM PDT by packrat35 (Admit it! We are almost ready to be called a police state!)
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To: relictele
Savage is the most relentlessly negative, miserable, depressing person on the air, at least judging from what I have heard of him.

Compared to him, Mike Malloy is a cheerful, warm hearted optimist.

15 posted on 06/20/2012 7:51:24 PM PDT by Notary Sojac (Ut veniant omnes)
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To: Norm Lenhart

Have you read Trickle Down Tyranny?? or the previous book Trickle Down Poverty??

If not then I suggest you take your multitude of degrees and all of you sanctimonious judgement to the woodshed for a good whipping


16 posted on 06/20/2012 7:51:50 PM PDT by Nifster
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To: relictele

so don’t listen. He may not be your cup of tea but he does have a better than decent size following


17 posted on 06/20/2012 7:53:50 PM PDT by Nifster
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To: Nifster

My what a perfectly simplistic, immature response combined with the logical fallacy known as appeal to majority.

Who says I listen regularly to begin with?


18 posted on 06/20/2012 8:02:45 PM PDT by relictele
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To: Nifster

Having listened to Savage for a couple years worth of lunch breaks (and even worse fare on other radio stations in his timeslot) I think I got a pretty good picture of the guy. And unlike some, I don’t let starstruck hero worship color my opinion.

Bottom line is the man could write the Bible itself. He intentionally gave money to support a far left moonbat to govern California and bragged about it on his show.

Liberalism is indeed a mental disorder.


19 posted on 06/21/2012 2:21:20 AM PDT by Norm Lenhart
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To: Norm Lenhart

Nice of you to not mention all of the money he has given to support troops charged by the government on jacked up charges (eg the Hadditha Marines and others).

Savage does not claim to be anything other than an independent. His $500 donation to Brown in a campaign years ago is hardly the “liberal” stance you suggest. Savage’s arguments about borders language and culture not only ring true they are true.

Do I agree with him on everything? Not at all but he is not aas you portrya him.


20 posted on 06/21/2012 5:28:13 AM PDT by Nifster
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To: relictele

You start with bombast and then when someone suggest that you don’t listen if you don’t like Savage you claim the response is immature..... I will stop laughing soon.

Note I never claimed you listened to him regularly.


21 posted on 06/21/2012 5:31:04 AM PDT by Nifster
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To: Nifster

I’m glad he has done wonderful things for the troops. I respect that fully. But I also remember a lot of less than rational positions he’s taken.

Lets face it. Anyone who believes liberalism is a mental disorder, writes a book about it and then gows on air and discusses how proud he was of donating any ammount of money to a berking Moonbat Lord like Brown has some cognitive issues.

His highly diploma’d intellect does not seem to grasp the basics of cause and effect. Finance/support liberals=get liberalism ... which he claims to be (and I agree is) is ‘a mental disorder’.

Hello???? Supporting your ideological enemy is also a mental disorder.


22 posted on 06/21/2012 5:37:07 AM PDT by Norm Lenhart
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To: Nifster

No, I gave a point-by-point critique of his program in terms of its construction and content. That isn’t bombast.

Instead of being a stick in the mud why don’t you offer constructive, analytical praise for his program if you like it so well?


23 posted on 06/21/2012 6:09:34 AM PDT by relictele
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To: Nifster

PS in case your memory’s short have a look at your own post #16. More of the same immaturity.


24 posted on 06/21/2012 6:11:05 AM PDT by relictele
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To: Nifster; Norm Lenhart
His $500 donation to Brown in a campaign years ago is hardly the “liberal” stance you suggest.

That was $5600.00 in 2006, a campaign that "Moonbeam" Jerry Brown had to win to be viable to be elected Governor of California in 2010.

25 posted on 06/21/2012 1:00:49 PM PDT by ansel12 (Massachusetts Governors, where the GOP now goes for it's Presidential candidates.)
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To: ansel12

Thanks for the clarification. I couldn’t remember the total but $500 sounded low. But I do remember sitting in my truck on lunch break with my lower jaw in my lap screaming “IDIOT!!!” at the radio.

Even so, throw in the ‘free’ PR Brown got by a supposedly ‘hardcore’ right winger supporting his candidacy and the damage that did/still does. I just don’t understand how any on our side can back him, excuse that or justify it. No, Savage wasn’t singlehandedly responsible for Brown’s election, but supporting a liberal is NEVER a positive thing.


26 posted on 06/21/2012 1:07:52 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart
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To: ansel12

Nonsense. Brown would have been elected governor again in California because it is California.

The election you refer to (and the amount is sited in Wiki but no where else) was for state attorney general....I remember that election...all candidates were dogs....I votyed for no one that year

And of course the tens of thousands of dollars he donated for Behanna’s defense fund count for nothing.


27 posted on 06/21/2012 2:22:51 PM PDT by Nifster
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To: Nifster; Norm Lenhart

Mike Wiener gave Moonbeam close to 6,000 dollars just to get him elected to state Attorney General.

Savage voted for ultra liberal democrat Brown, you didn’t vote at all defending Savage’s choice of Brown as saying they were all equally bad (too bad Savage didn’t refuse to jump in), and I voted for MoonBeam Brown’s republican opponent that was endorsed by Tom McClintock.

Luckily the bad publicity from his gullible but upset audience kept Savage from publicly supporting Brown in 2010


28 posted on 06/21/2012 2:59:57 PM PDT by ansel12 (Massachusetts Governors, where the GOP now goes for it's Presidential candidates.)
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To: Kevin in California

Would you rather he talked about iced tea, or how marvelous Apple products are?


29 posted on 06/21/2012 3:09:16 PM 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: Kevin in California

One of Weiner’s better moments:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4qu0D1s3JoA


30 posted on 06/21/2012 3:12:45 PM 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: Kevin in California

I gave up on Savage (Weiner) in 2003.
He was humorous at the time. And he was playing one of my favorite Metallica songs (The Shortest Straw) for his intro.
But when he called Rush Limbaugh, “Too liberal for me.”
When he was only giving callers about seven seconds to engage in conversation.
When he actually accepted a position at MSNBC when I KNEW it was a trap.

Yeah. I’m done with Mike.


31 posted on 06/21/2012 3:21:23 PM PDT by RandallFlagg (Look for the union label, then buy elsewhere.)
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To: ansel12

I hardly call anything I said a defense of Savage. I merely point out that you ae selective as all get out. You ignore what he has done for our troops. You ignore the more recent donations of nearly 5000 to Allen west.

I started off my responses by saying that Savage has never claimed to be a conservative. He claims to be an independent. Like him or hate him I don;t care. I listen to him sometimes, sometimes I don’t. I don’t hate him as you seem to. Perhaps the mote in your own eye is really a log.

I don’t base my votes on someone else’s opinion or endorsement.

Continue to hate on Savage it probably keeps you busy.


32 posted on 06/21/2012 5:05:51 PM PDT by Nifster
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To: Nifster

I’m not selective, he is a strong supporter of Jerry Brown and he has since been dealing with that getting out, I didn’t get into his relationship with the famous advocate of NAMBLA, or many other things, he is too flaky for me to get into much.

He has his devotees and no influence outside of that audience, he has found a money making niche.


33 posted on 06/21/2012 5:32:01 PM PDT by ansel12 (Massachusetts Governors, where the GOP now goes for it's Presidential candidates.)
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To: Kevin in California

Why does it rankle some people that he uses the name Savage and not his birth name?


34 posted on 06/21/2012 5:38:32 PM PDT by GSWarrior
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To: GSWarrior

Do any other talk radio people use a fake name?


35 posted on 06/21/2012 5:51:18 PM PDT by ansel12 (Massachusetts Governors, where the GOP now goes for it's Presidential candidates.)
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To: ansel12

My life is too busy and full to track down all the trash you want to throw. Obviously you hate him. To take his support of Brown for AG (and the quote from him was that socialist California deserved a socialist AG) six years ago as somehow supporting everything Brown stands for is illogical at best.

Don’t listen.

You never address any of the good things he has done (and continues to do) or the strong measure he has always made of borders, language, and culture.

I guess that you only like yourself because no one is 100% consistent or perfect in their lives. You and Obama have much in common


36 posted on 06/21/2012 9:34:21 PM PDT by Nifster
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To: Nifster

What are you going on about, and why attack me personally?

You gave an incorrect figure and I posted the correct one in post 25.

Don’t make such a big deal about it. He is what he is, Ginsberg was what he was, and his niche audience likes him (Savage).


37 posted on 06/21/2012 9:59:54 PM PDT by ansel12 (Massachusetts Governors, where the GOP now goes for it's Presidential candidates.)
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