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Democrats Launch Petition Against Rush Limbaugh After Firing Back at Obama
Fox News ^ | Tuesday, January 27, 2009

Posted on 01/28/2009 4:43:36 AM PST by Hanna548

The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee has launched an online petition to express outrage at conservative radio host Rush Limbaugh for saying he wanted President Obama to "fail."

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TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: dccc; democrats; liberalfascism; petition; rush; schumer; talkradio; waronrush
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Sounds like we've got work to do. People are speculating about whether this will backfire. I think they are about to see the mother of all backfires.
1 posted on 01/28/2009 4:43:36 AM PST by Hanna548
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To: Hanna548

Rush will just become more popular, more famous, more powerful.


2 posted on 01/28/2009 4:46:00 AM PST by jetson
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To: Hanna548

It’s childish and petty.

I wrote to my new democrat congressman and told him to go ahead and make my day.


3 posted on 01/28/2009 4:47:49 AM PST by cripplecreek (The poor bastards have us surrounded.)
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To: Hanna548

LOL. We should start an online petition supporting Rush’s statements. We want Obama to fail!!


4 posted on 01/28/2009 4:48:29 AM PST by penelopesire ("The only CHANGE you will get with the Democrats is the CHANGE left in your pocket")
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To: Hanna548

Bring’em on!


5 posted on 01/28/2009 4:49:24 AM PST by fabrizio
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To: Hanna548

Welcome to the big leagues, Hussein... your honeymoon is so over.


6 posted on 01/28/2009 4:52:31 AM PST by alancarp
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To: Hanna548

7 posted on 01/28/2009 4:54:36 AM PST by RushIsMyTeddyBear (Uuuuuuuum, uh, uh...............aaannnnnnd....................................................um.)
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To: Hanna548

In other words the Dems, who bleat about diversity, are petitioning that dissent from the Party line is not only no longer patriotic, but will not be tolerated. (Why bother calling it the Dem Party, it is simply the Party; it’s the only one allowed).


8 posted on 01/28/2009 4:55:08 AM PST by 6SJ7 (Atlas Shrugged Mode: ON)
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To: RushIsMyTeddyBear

To the extent that Bambi loses, the country wins.


9 posted on 01/28/2009 4:56:15 AM PST by Flintlock
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To: penelopesire
Good list of 25 reasons why o should fail.

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-bloggers/2172707/posts

10 posted on 01/28/2009 4:56:21 AM PST by mathluv ( Conservative first and foremost, republican second)
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To: Hanna548
We're about this close to having actual censorship in this country. The MSM is a propaganda arm of the DNC -- that much isn't new. But now they want to take out the competition as well. Chilling.
11 posted on 01/28/2009 4:56:48 AM PST by ClearCase_guy
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To: fabrizio

The petition has backfired big time. There are more people on it supporting Rush than there are badmouthing him. Same goes for the DCCC comments page.


12 posted on 01/28/2009 4:58:55 AM PST by KamchakTuchuk
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To: Hanna548

If the liberal socialist Democrats can do this to Limbaugh, then they can do this to anyone in this country.


13 posted on 01/28/2009 4:59:12 AM PST by caver (Obama's first goals: allow more killing of innocents and allow the killers of innocents to go free.)
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To: caver

Oh boo hoo! All these people do is whine whine whine when they don’t get their way ..........pathetic!


14 posted on 01/28/2009 4:59:59 AM PST by Cheryllynn
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To: Hanna548
Whoda thunk it? Hillary for our spokesperson {insert screech)

"I am sick and tired of people who say that if you debate and you disagree with this administration, somehow you’re not patriotic. And we should stand up and say we are Americans, and we have a right to debate and disagree with any administration!” (/screech)

15 posted on 01/28/2009 5:00:35 AM PST by Mygirlsmom (Hope is gone. Change is coming.)
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To: Hanna548

Scary stuff. I think Rush will prevail...but let’s not forget the law in Missouri, making it illegal to criticize the One. More muzzling soon to come, I’m sure.

Oh yeah, I bet the media is just outraged over Rush’s first amendment rights...and support him just as much as an ‘artist’ slinging crap at the Virgin Mary.


16 posted on 01/28/2009 5:00:58 AM PST by lacrew (Where's Blago?)
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To: Hanna548

I believe in the separation of Rush and state.
I believe in the separation of Newsmedia and state.
I believe in the separation of democrats and their brains.


17 posted on 01/28/2009 5:01:00 AM PST by healy61
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To: mathluv

Thanks for the link! Perhaps we could use it in an online ‘petition’ of our own!


18 posted on 01/28/2009 5:02:06 AM PST by penelopesire ("The only CHANGE you will get with the Democrats is the CHANGE left in your pocket")
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To: Hanna548

I believe in the separation of Rush and state.
I believe in the separation of Newsmedia and state.
I believe in the separation of democrats and their brains.


19 posted on 01/28/2009 5:02:36 AM PST by healy61
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To: penelopesire
I printed some of Rush's comments across a National Republican Congressional Committee Form they sent me to send money/contribution to them. I added to Rush's comments that the conservative voters are starting a list of Republican elected politicians who do not oppose the stimulus package and if they are smart they will make sure that their names are not on the list. Also I said once the conservative voters see where they stand on the stimulus package then the money/contributions to the Republican Party will begin to flow once again, but not until then!
20 posted on 01/28/2009 5:04:09 AM PST by classified
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To: Hanna548
Here is the link to the petition.

http://www.dccc.org/page/petition/rush

Only name, email, and zip code are required to leave a comment. I have a nice Yahoo email account that I use as an online throwdown registration account for just this sort of occasion.

Here's the comment I left

Rush Limbaugh is entitled to his opinion without interference from the Government. If Mr. Obama wants to implement a marxist/socialist/collectivist/leftist agenda, then I agree with Rush, I hope he fails, too.
FReep away
21 posted on 01/28/2009 5:04:45 AM PST by The_Victor (If all I want is a warm feeling, I should just wet my pants.)
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To: jetson
Rush will just become more popular, more famous, more powerful.

You Nailed it.

The zero tried to do this on the campaign with Hannity (Following Saul Alinsky's rule 13 about making it personal). Now he is going after El Rushbo, talk about stupid. He will now have every single Conservative Radio host gunning for him. Bennet, Hannity, Beck,Levin, Williams, Ingraham, the saying used to be don't tick off people that buy ink by the barrel, what about people that control air time by the hour. People are going to start listening just to hear what they have to say and get converted.

22 posted on 01/28/2009 5:08:09 AM PST by verga (I am not an apologist, I just play one on Television)
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To: Hanna548
Rush is like the little boy who cried out “The emperor has no clothes.”
Now the crowd wants to hang him for stating the obvious.

One thing that is apparent, the Dihms could dish it out in their hatred of Bush, but can't take it when one of their own gets the same treatment. What losers.

23 posted on 01/28/2009 5:09:34 AM PST by Pistolshot ("Democrats don't show respect, they just demand respect " - ClearCase_guy)
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To: classified

Good for you! It is very important for us to send the message now...before we are under the gun of an election. I watched Olympia Snowe vote against every single republican tax measure ammendment in the Senate Finance Committe yesterday on CSPAN! That woman has got to go!!


24 posted on 01/28/2009 5:12:15 AM PST by penelopesire ("The only CHANGE you will get with the Democrats is the CHANGE left in your pocket")
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To: Hanna548

What a bunch of phonies. They somehow consider monetary disbursements to foreign abortion providers “freedom of speech”, but when an outspoken radio host roots for their democratic leader to fail in his socialistic agenda, that’s no longer freedom of speech - he needs to be silenced.


25 posted on 01/28/2009 5:13:03 AM PST by cartervt2k
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To: The_Victor

I left one nasty comment, but the thing that concerns me, is that the dems will remove my obvious comments of support for Rush and just use my name to make it look like I support them.

Sigh....


26 posted on 01/28/2009 5:14:00 AM PST by penelopesire ("The only CHANGE you will get with the Democrats is the CHANGE left in your pocket")
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To: The_Victor

My concern is taht they will just count signatures and not read the comments.
I signed it, I just hope they read it


27 posted on 01/28/2009 5:15:43 AM PST by verga (I am not an apologist, I just play one on Television)
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To: KamchakTuchuk

How do you get to see the comments?


28 posted on 01/28/2009 5:17:48 AM PST by aberaussie
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To: Hanna548

Ironic that these hypocrites had no problem declaring George Bush’s policies dead on arrival, failures and moronic. Let’s see some archive footage of these same members of Congress bad mouthing Bush over the last 8 years. Obviously they believe the First Amendment does not apply to private citizens who choose to disagree with the president.


29 posted on 01/28/2009 5:17:51 AM PST by The Great RJ ("Mir we bleiwen wat mir sin" or "We want to remain what we are." ..Luxembourg motto)
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To: Hanna548

I want him to fail too.


30 posted on 01/28/2009 5:18:04 AM PST by sport
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To: verga; penelopesire
My concern is taht they will just count signatures and not read the comments. I signed it, I just hope they read it

The site does promise to "send Rush your comments." Of course, it is the democRATs.....

31 posted on 01/28/2009 5:19:17 AM PST by The_Victor (If all I want is a warm feeling, I should just wet my pants.)
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To: Hanna548

1. “Rush is unimportant and irrelevant and even Republicans don’t care what he has to say.”
2. “ZOMG RUSH MUST BE STOPPED!!!1`! DON’T LISTEN TO HIM!”
3. Profit...?


32 posted on 01/28/2009 5:19:30 AM PST by BobbyT
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To: Hanna548

Maybe it’s time that we go forward with a petition demanding that Obama produce a valid birth certificate.


33 posted on 01/28/2009 5:20:07 AM PST by kenmcg (cOMMBYAH)
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To: Hanna548

Gee, they had no problem with all the Bush haters who wished for his failure. Freedom of Speech is such a pesky thing, ain’t it?


34 posted on 01/28/2009 5:20:39 AM PST by rbg81 (DRAIN THE SWAMP!!)
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To: Hanna548

1.O’s a failure, period.
2. I suppose they all also wanted Madoff to “succeed” in his schemings and con’ing.

3. Democrates playing the victim card and looks card. That’s racist and cowardly.

4. They’re all wussies. They want O to succeed at America’s expense.

5. Typical Democrates, they cannot find solutions for their own Messiah, so they have to blame and figure imaginary obstacles.

6. They cannot take criticism and punishment. They can only whine and ask for our billions.

7. all the above


35 posted on 01/28/2009 5:22:09 AM PST by JudgemAll (control freaks, their world & their problem with my gun and my protecting my private party)
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To: The_Victor

So long as you sign the petition signifying that you are in agreement with them they do not care what comment you leave.

If you signed the petition that makes you, in effect, another obama supporter.


36 posted on 01/28/2009 5:23:04 AM PST by sport
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To: KamchakTuchuk

If you sign the petition, you are not supporting Rush. You are supporting obama.


37 posted on 01/28/2009 5:24:29 AM PST by sport
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To: sport

I don’t agree. They wouldn’t dare brag about how many signatures they have when everyone knows (and Rush knows) they are all Rush supporters.


38 posted on 01/28/2009 5:26:51 AM PST by dinoparty
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To: sport
The DCCC has a blogging section for additional comments. Lot of pro-Rush comment here:

http://dccc.org/blog/archives/stand_strong_against_rush_limbaugh/

39 posted on 01/28/2009 5:30:26 AM PST by The_Victor (If all I want is a warm feeling, I should just wet my pants.)
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To: penelopesire
I left one nasty comment, but the thing that concerns me, is that the dems will remove my obvious comments of support for Rush and just use my name to make it look like I support them.

Sigh....

26 posted on Wednesday, January 28, 2009 8:14:00 AM by penelopesire

You nailed it. As far as the Democrats are concerned you are just another obama supporter condeming Rush.

40 posted on 01/28/2009 5:30:49 AM PST by sport
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To: Hanna548

I don’t think he wants the country to fail .He just wants the lawn jockey to fall on his face and so far he is doing pretty good at it .


41 posted on 01/28/2009 5:34:12 AM PST by minman (Americans stand up for your rights)
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To: healy61

“I believe in the separation of democrats and their brains.”

They’re already separated from their brains. That’s the problem.

Insofar as the issue at hand...

I, too, want Obama to fail.
And I want our guys to sit on their hands for four years, say nothing, and let the Democrats pass every stupid Socialist, lame-brained “law” they can think of – you know, things like mandating airbags on tricycles, passing laws prohibiting torture of earthworms (hereafter known as “ground kittens”) by evil fisherman, new light bulbs made of “perfectly safe” nuclear waste... you name it.

Maybe someday what’s left of America will wake up, then, and make sure these insane losers never again get control of our country.


42 posted on 01/28/2009 5:39:45 AM PST by Pravious
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“democrats launch ptition against rush limbaugh”

the politburo is getting angry. (the problem for the politburo is that the people are getting angry too.)

IMHO


43 posted on 01/28/2009 5:41:38 AM PST by ripley
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It’s amazing the energy this congress expends toward Rush. They deeply and truly see him as a threat.

I say to the Politburo (might as well refer to the dem congress for what it is): please do circulate the petition. Remember what Rush did to Dingy Harry a couple years ago and doubtless he’ll play you the same way. You’re bringing a peashooter to a gunfight.


44 posted on 01/28/2009 5:43:01 AM PST by ScottinVA (Make my world PURRRFECT, Lord Obama!)
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To: Hanna548

Do they remember any of the horrible comments they made about George Bush? Maybe if they would have shut their mouths, got behind him instead of trying to take him down, this country wouldn’t be where it is today. They not only wanted him to fail, they wanted the country to fail.


45 posted on 01/28/2009 5:43:06 AM PST by Toespi
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To: Hanna548

Did they spell his name right?


46 posted on 01/28/2009 5:44:12 AM PST by Marylander (Marxists are revolting)
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To: Hanna548

On FOX they said Rush has a reverse petition up. I went there and clicked on his link, but it takes you to the DEMOCRAT PETITION. Can someone who has a link for Rush in their bookmarks see if you get the same thing?


47 posted on 01/28/2009 5:44:58 AM PST by Hanna548 (s)
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To: sport

GADS...just what I needed to start the day...lol!


48 posted on 01/28/2009 5:45:12 AM PST by penelopesire ("The only CHANGE you will get with the Democrats is the CHANGE left in your pocket")
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To: penelopesire
I left one nasty comment, but the thing that concerns me, is that the dems will remove my obvious comments of support for Rush and just use my name to make it look like I support them.

Right! This is why I'm afraid to sign the petition.
49 posted on 01/28/2009 5:46:52 AM PST by swatbuznik
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To: Hanna548

I heard Steve say that and rushed to Rush’s site...in fact, it is the Dem’s petition.


50 posted on 01/28/2009 5:46:58 AM PST by Miss Didi ( "After all...tomorrow is another day." Scarlett O'Hara, Gone with the Wind)
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