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THE RIGHT STUFF - Rush cashes in on Democrat demonizing (Rush on a roll)
wnd ^ | 3/11/09 | Joe Kovacs

Posted on 03/11/2009 12:36:40 PM PDT by Evil Slayer

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. – Rush Limbaugh, the most listened to radio host in America, says recent efforts by the White House and Democrats to demonize him are actually helping his show in financial success and personal popularity.

"Revenues at the EIB Network in the first quarter of 2009 are up 13 and a half percent over first quarter revenues of 2008," Limbaugh announced this afternoon, "and at our revenue baseline, that is not an insignificant percentage or amount represented by it."

He also noted his staff had just finished an analysis of Arbitron listening data for the first few months of this year, and said the cumulative audience, meaning "total bodies" listening, was up 32 percent.

"Now when you're starting at baseline of 20 to 22 million, 32 percent is a significant number," Limbaugh said.

The conservative icon also said the McClatchy Company, the publisher which owns the Sacramento Bee among other newspapers, just conducted a national poll finding about a third of Americans have a highly favorable opinion of him.

"That makes me one of the most popular Americans in the country," Limbaugh said.

"If I have an approval rating above a third, that makes me higher than Congress, that makes me higher than lawyers, that puts me with a higher approval rate than Hollywood. Also my approval number of 33 percent is higher than Obama's numbers are going to be when his presidency is over in 2012. If my approval number is 33 percent, that's higher than Vice President Biden's I.Q."

(Excerpt) Read more at worldnetdaily.com ...


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Front Page News; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: backfire; bho2009; carville; debate; democrats; demonizing; eibnetwork; fail; obama; rushlimbaugh; talkradio; waronrush
Radio giant says revenues, ratings, popularity all soar....


1 posted on 03/11/2009 12:36:40 PM PDT by Evil Slayer
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To: Evil Slayer

Earth to Dems...Rush in an ENTERTAIN...ah nevermind. They’ll never get it.


2 posted on 03/11/2009 12:39:34 PM PDT by Slapshot68
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To: Evil Slayer

HAHAHAHA!

You go, Rush!


3 posted on 03/11/2009 12:39:44 PM PDT by Infidel Heather (I AM JOE THE PLUMBER!)
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To: Evil Slayer

Bodes well for conservatism, bodes ill for Obama.


4 posted on 03/11/2009 12:40:12 PM PDT by deannadurbin
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To: Evil Slayer

“...higher than Joe Biden’s IQ... .”

ROFLMAO!!!!


5 posted on 03/11/2009 12:42:08 PM PDT by hoe_cake (" 'We the people' tell the government what to do, it doesn't tell us." Ronald Reagan)
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To: Evil Slayer

Rush was on a roll today. If you missed it, he reported that video has surfaced of James Carville saying he hoped Pres. Bush would fail...on some morning show a few minutes before the planes crashed into the Trade Center on 9/11. The news media helpfully buried his statement so as not to make the Democrats look bad, of course.
Sean and Glen need to get hold of this and blast it over TV tonight.


6 posted on 03/11/2009 12:43:14 PM PDT by kittymyrib
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To: hoe_cake

Rush has more intelligence than the entire Obama WH with one arm tied behind his back.


7 posted on 03/11/2009 12:43:41 PM PDT by techno
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To: techno

I’ve said it before: go up against RUSH and you will always lose.


8 posted on 03/11/2009 12:45:16 PM PDT by Blue Turtle
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To: techno

Folks will poo poo me, but IMO Rush and Newt Gingrich are two of the most articulate, logical, and politically intelligentl spokesmen we have.


9 posted on 03/11/2009 12:46:49 PM PDT by hoe_cake (" 'We the people' tell the government what to do, it doesn't tell us." Ronald Reagan)
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To: hoe_cake

True, but Gingrich has made some mystifying comments over the last couple of years.


10 posted on 03/11/2009 12:48:11 PM PDT by Loyal Buckeye
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To: Evil Slayer

Rush is not participating in the recession.


11 posted on 03/11/2009 12:48:47 PM PDT by Loyal Buckeye
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To: Loyal Buckeye

he’s human, he slips, I suppose. You’re still not gonna find a person more astute about American government, IMO.


12 posted on 03/11/2009 12:49:43 PM PDT by hoe_cake (" 'We the people' tell the government what to do, it doesn't tell us." Ronald Reagan)
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To: kittymyrib
Rush was on a roll today. If you missed it, he reported that video has surfaced of James Carville saying he hoped Pres. Bush would fail.

Yes, and so did you, just now.

It wasn't hard, was it?

Almost anyone could have done it.

So why praise Limbaugh for it?

13 posted on 03/11/2009 12:50:57 PM PDT by humblegunner (Where my PIE at, fool?)
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To: Evil Slayer

>> THE RIGHT STUFF - Rush cashes in on Democrat demonizing

And the Democrats cash in on Rush’s earnings.

It’s a free market conspiracy /s


14 posted on 03/11/2009 12:50:57 PM PDT by Gene Eric
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To: hoe_cake

True.


15 posted on 03/11/2009 12:54:57 PM PDT by Loyal Buckeye
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To: Evil Slayer

That’s a really good picture of Rush! I liked it when he was talking about how much he wished that his parents were still alive to see their reactions to all of this on their faces. Especially his father’s.


16 posted on 03/11/2009 1:00:27 PM PDT by NellieMae (Here...... common sense,common sense,common sense,where'd ya go... common sense......)
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To: hoe_cake
Glenn Beck is coming on strong and giving the dems nightmares. I just started watching Glenn on FOX and have become a regular fan of Glenn just as much as Rush.
17 posted on 03/11/2009 1:06:39 PM PDT by Evil Slayer (Onward, Christian soldiers, marching as to war)
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To: Evil Slayer

Didn’t I hear that Glenn Beck’s show has become the most watched conservative show these days?

I’ll pay better attention.


18 posted on 03/11/2009 1:08:39 PM PDT by hoe_cake (" 'We the people' tell the government what to do, it doesn't tell us." Ronald Reagan)
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To: Evil Slayer
rushboard I hope that POS in the White House is getting the message here.
19 posted on 03/11/2009 1:10:17 PM PDT by Nateman (Until I see some ID he is PRES_ENT Obama.)
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To: Loyal Buckeye

What about the theory that this Rush storm is a political smoke screen to keep Americans from paying attention to the Democrats in Washington.


20 posted on 03/11/2009 1:10:47 PM PDT by hoe_cake (" 'We the people' tell the government what to do, it doesn't tell us." Ronald Reagan)
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To: hoe_cake
If anything, it is just the opposite. Now, more people are tuning in on Rush and finding out what the REAL obama and the dems are doing to America by destroying it. NOW, for the first time millions of dems and republicans as well as just stupids are hearing for the first time why voting for zer0 was a mistake and where it is taking us.
21 posted on 03/11/2009 1:14:07 PM PDT by Evil Slayer (Onward, Christian soldiers, marching as to war)
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To: hoe_cake
I just started watching Glenn on FOX and have become a regular fan of Glenn just as much as Rush.

Same here. Beck is a very interesting person. I am sure the left wingers must hate him.

22 posted on 03/11/2009 1:15:00 PM PDT by Mark17
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To: Evil Slayer
If my approval number is 33 percent, that's higher than Vice President Biden's I.Q."

Ouch!

23 posted on 03/11/2009 1:17:50 PM PDT by wastedyears (April 21st, 2009 - International Iron Maiden Day)
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To: Evil Slayer

7 million new listeners? That will translate into a lot of new conservatives - just like it has in the past.


24 posted on 03/11/2009 1:18:19 PM PDT by Titus Quinctius Cincinnatus (True nobility is exempt from fear - Marcus Tullius Cicero)
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To: hoe_cake
Folks will poo poo me, but IMO Rush and Newt Gingrich are two of the most articulate, logical, and politically intelligentl spokesmen we have.

If I may, I don't see why. You are simply stating an obvious truth.

Amazing << Hear this. Feel this, and tell me that this isn't music.

Hey Barack HUSSEIN Obama, I went to Harvard too! That was the worst fieldtrip of my life, but I went there...


25 posted on 03/11/2009 1:23:00 PM PDT by rdb3 (The mouth is the exhaust pipe of the heart.)
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To: hoe_cake
but IMO Rush and Newt Gingrich are two of the most articulate, logical, and politically intelligentl spokesmen we have.

That is NOT a good thing, btw.

L

26 posted on 03/11/2009 1:24:38 PM PDT by Lurker (The avalanche has begun. The pebbles no longer have a vote.)
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To: rdb3

You are a gracious person. Many folks here are so self righteous they can’t get beyond Newt’s - or any other persons’ - discretions.

I never hesitate to include IMO to ward off flamers.


27 posted on 03/11/2009 1:26:51 PM PDT by hoe_cake (" 'We the people' tell the government what to do, it doesn't tell us." Ronald Reagan)
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To: hoe_cake
You are a gracious person.

I dunno bout all dat... ;-)

Many folks here are so self righteous they can’t get beyond Newt’s - or any other persons’ - discretions.

True.

I never hesitate to include IMO to ward off flamers.

Stick around. You'll learn to not let it bother you.

Amazing << Hear this. Feel this, and tell me that this isn't music.

Hey Barack HUSSEIN Obama, I went to Harvard too! That was the worst fieldtrip of my life, but I went there...


28 posted on 03/11/2009 1:37:12 PM PDT by rdb3 (The mouth is the exhaust pipe of the heart.)
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To: hoe_cake

People who disagree with you either don´t listen to Rush, or don´t think Newt Gingrich is one of the most articulate, logical, and politically intelligentl spokesmen we have.


29 posted on 03/11/2009 1:46:44 PM PDT by villagerjoel ("Gun control is a prerequisite for genocide." - Unknown)
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To: villagerjoel

I don’t mind disagreement. Reasonable folks can disagree. It’s the flaming that ticks me off.


30 posted on 03/11/2009 1:50:03 PM PDT by hoe_cake (" 'We the people' tell the government what to do, it doesn't tell us." Ronald Reagan)
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To: hoe_cake

Beck is the most watched Lunatic show.


31 posted on 03/11/2009 1:55:45 PM PDT by csmusaret (You can't spell Democrat without R-A-T.)
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To: villagerjoel

I agree with Rush. I liked the old Gingrich better than the new one who is playing footsie with liberalism.


32 posted on 03/11/2009 2:13:10 PM PDT by techno
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To: Titus Quinctius Cincinnatus

That might become meaningful politically IF it results in our having CONSERVATIVE candidates to vote for.


33 posted on 03/11/2009 2:37:14 PM PDT by Elsiejay
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To: Mark17
I just started watching Glenn on FOX

If Glenn was in Hannity's time slot, he would crush him. His new show is a stinker, even Greta is doing a better job, on politics, than Sean.

34 posted on 03/11/2009 2:53:22 PM PDT by itsahoot (We will have world government. Whether by conquest or consent. Obama it is then.)
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To: Blue Turtle

Obama 0 Rush 2

1. was the reid smear letter which obama signed
2. was the Rush is the leader of the republicans spin (though every republican who commented was nailed hook line and sinker.)


35 posted on 03/11/2009 3:01:09 PM PDT by longtermmemmory (VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
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To: itsahoot

I wish Beck would Replace OReily.


36 posted on 03/11/2009 3:02:20 PM PDT by longtermmemmory (VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
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To: longtermmemmory

I agree Oreilly is really an Embarassement,He comes across as uninformed,Beck and Rush much More Knowledgeable.
All these Pundits need to read the Book Beck Talks About The 5000 Year Leap,Then start reeducating the Ignorant Masses .


37 posted on 03/11/2009 4:53:38 PM PDT by ballplayer
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