Skip to comments.Video: Rush Limbaugh on Fred’s “Stellar Performance”(Video)
Posted on 01/11/2008 8:47:12 PM PST by Maelstorm
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I was not either. I was a bit too young to vote then. I found my conservatism in the library and in the life I led in WV. I found it in the value of the patriotism of our forefathers and the plain speaking men and women who surrounded me. The message of the liberal Democrats never appealed to me because of its fatalism. I saw the value of hard work in my one grandfather who worked two jobs all of his life, the farm and the tannery and still knew how to crack a joke and stoke the fire of my grandmothers ire in jest. I saw the value of ones personal sovereignty in a grandfather who believed he owned what he owned and would not back down in a fight for what he believed was right and still found to dream in the darkness of a coal mine.
I saw it in the love of my grandmothers and mom who always let me dream and never saw limits in me. I found in the love of a father who worked every day in the coal mines to make the best life for his family even though he had the simple desire to be a history teacher. I thankful that he taught me through his kindness how to be a good father and a good man.
There is no shame in sacrifice but those who would heap it on us in the name of public charity and guilt laying claim to the gratitude of the weak and lazy for themselves and then feed us on a diet of bitterness and class warfare are not our saviors. We not they are the sovereigns of this great land! We will have our say because those who came before us were not so weak as to sell their souls for the the empty promise of a bit of bread and entertainment.
That is sweet music to my ears!
In addition to his excellent performance, the fact that Fred wore a black suit could be partly responsible for his improved appearance. Those flaccid grey suits just don’t make it. Black brings out the intensity in his dark eyes and makes him look powerful, thinner, and more serious.
How about the Thompson-Limbaugh ‘08 ticket?
I listened on the radio to Rush extol the virtues of Thompson’s performance—wonderful! It just never occurred to me that I would want to watch a video of the radio program. I strongly support Fred, but I guess I’m not a Fred “junky” like you guys. When Fred’s book comes I can look forward to a video of the pages being turned.
It is about one thing. Keeping things moving in whatever small way we can. I’m just glad you support Fred. You don’t have to be a junky. We will handle the junk for you. lol
I hope the evangelicals are listening to Rush, and are taking note of this ( and with Fred’s comments during the debate ) ... are sitting back, and taking another 2nd look at Huck, and are saying,, “ NAAAAAAAaaaaaaaa .... we changed our minds and hearts... FRED IS THE ONE !! “
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BUMP for RUSH and FRED!!!
Great post. It is funny how one can come to conservatism from so many different paths, because it is, after all, the correct way to live. G-d has taught us that we humans are all brothers and sisters and that we must help people who cannot help themselves at all, and the rest should be best helped by not being humiliated with donations but shown a way to make it on their own.
This morning I listened to the radio discussing what my Governator wants to do to get all children covered with free healthcare in CA. I was thinking, if I were poor, why would I need to then include health care into my budget at all? I then can go out and get a widescreen HDTV! I don’t see how it helps the poor (and the illegals - do not get me started) to tell them they needn’t worry about their kid’s health - go out and party.
My arrival at conservatism came so differently from yours. I was brought up upper middle class, Jewish; I was politically somewhat ignorant. But as a teen I read all the women’s magazines that were full of feminist propaganda. I just took it all in as “fact.” Then I went to the university; again, every professor was a liberal.
It was when I went to live in Europe that I learned about socialism by living it. Laid off, I made 90% of my obscene salary by doing nothing. I was married, had a baby, and that cinched it. After trying for 6 years to have an embryo that grew to a real live baby, every embryo was sure as heck life to me. I’ve been a graduate student at the Institute for Advanced Conservative Studies ever since. Spending time with real communists really is quite eye-opening.
But it doesn’t matter how we get here. What matters right now is that we elect a leader who gets it, too.
I think we should send Huckabee to a socialist state for a while.
LOL! He said that? Too funny...
From a Conservative’s standpoint like us, Rush FR, Human Events it really is a very easy and obvious choice to support Fred. It’s not very difficult or complicated...he’s the only Conservative in the race with a chance to win.
I just worry about the rest of the electorate...the mushy middle with no convictions who just vote by the seat of their pants.
We’ve all talked to friends, neighbors and coworkers about politics and I’m sure your conversations go the same way as mine.
“Who do you like for President?”
“I dunno, I sort of like Obama or maybe McCain or Romney. Rudy rubs me the wrong way.”
“What about Fred?”
“I dunno. Something about him.”
Rush may not want to officially endorse during the primaries, but if Fred is the nominee, I can guarantee you he’ll be excited about him, as he’s not been about a Republican candidate in years. That will only give Fred that much more of a boost among those Republicans who hadn’t settled on anyone yet, or who had been with a different candidate in the primaries.
That's the problem with making snap judgements after only three primaries. There is just way too much time for a candidate to break out of the pack, or to put his foot squarely in his mouth, thus alienating lots of would be supporters. This is a wide open race, and ANYTHING can happen!
SO well said!!
Thank you SuziQ. I think so many of us feel the principles in our hearts and do no seek shallow satisfaction bowing down to worship at the steps of bureaucracy.
I think that that mushy middle will take care of itself. All it takes is a bit of inspiration and they are headed to your team. Most independents either do not know enough to make a decision or are really not as much independent as they appear on the surface. Bush won the independents in 2004 not because of any great change of policy but because he spoke what he believed strongly and had a team of support and a blow out convention to build on plus a horrible candidate to run against. Plus we on the net saved him from Dan Rather and deconstructed the anti-War Hero of the left for him. Independents are typically not hard to convince they just are very hard to keep on your team. They are the ADHD class of politics.
That said, we just need to win the battles we are fighting now. The one we will fight in the general election will come soon enough. Does anyone think that we can not deconstruct the most liberal of Democratic party? Both Hillary, Obama, and Edwards are disgusting trolls of victim politics, class warfare, blame America first, and social liberalism. If we can not take them down then we deserve to be ruled by them.
I guess that is our job to reprogram our mushy middle undecided clueless friends and relatives to support Fred.
They trust us. For good reason. We are the only ones paying attention and who have a clue. Scary.
Whoa! Tom Paine, Is that you?
I’ve been gone a few days, but last I heard was that Fred was going to be getting a huge endorsement! Actually when I saw that posted it was in caps-—anyway, I wonder if anyone knows what or who that may have been? thought it might be Rush, but I’d doubt that at this early stage. I haven’t seen any more about it, but then, as I said, I’ve not been on the computer for awhile. Thanks.
Once again, Rush is Right, and Fred’s the Man.
There are a lot of “undecideds” out there still and just a conversation in the grocery store checkout line can lead to a “convert”. We can’t afford to overlook anyone.
I have done my part and converted 23 undecideds in here in the Democratic People’s Republic of New Jersey (DPRNJ). That should raise Fred’s vote total here from 2.112% to 2.113%.
The voters here are stupid. What can I do?
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