Skip to comments.If Rush Limbaugh is a Racist, Are His 20 Million Listeners Also?
Posted on 10/14/2009 12:33:19 AM PDT by Lloyd Marcus
I have been a faithful Rush Limbaugh radio show listener for almost 20 years. I have never heard Rush make one racist comment. As a matter of fact, I am a black man who has been inspired and encouraged by Rush on numerous occasions. Rush is part of a partnership bidding to purchase an NFL football team. I am highly offended watching the liberal media's all out assault on this great American. In their efforts to block Rush from ownership of a team, the liberal media and the Left are attempting to brand Rush as a racist.
The media's charges of racism against Rush are totally based on supposed "racist quotes" which cannot be documented and comments knowingly taken out of context from his radio show. As a member of Rush's weekly 20 million listening audience, I take the assault on him personally. If Rush is a racist, then isn't it logical to assume that we, his listeners, are equally guilty for tolerating his racism? Obviously, Rush's accusers have never listened to his radio show or else have an agenda. It is truly disheartening and infuriating to witness the media's frenzied character assassination of Rush built on falsehoods and hearsay without one shred of evidence. Knowing the truth about Rush, how can I possibly trust any reporting by the mainstream media?
Adding insult to injury, Rev. Al Sharpton, considered to be a respected spokesperson for the black community by the liberal media has weighed in with his opposition to Rush being allowed to own a team. Given Sharpton's role in the Tawana Brawley scam, it is truly amazing that he is considered a credible representative of the black community... talk about Bizarro World. How dare this characterless con man pass judgment on Rush!
Beyond Rush, the larger issue is the tyrannous yoke political correctness has on our society and the swift punishment delivered with an iron fist by its enforcers, the liberal biased media. Rush's true crime is boldly speaking the truth about several of the liberal media's sacred cows, challenging their premises and opposing their far left agenda.
For example, the NAACP, a sacred cow of the Left, is without question a liberal partisan organization. Rush, a white guy, stated this truth out loud, thus violating rule number one on the media's politically correct list of do's and don'ts. "Whites under no circumstances are permitted to publicly criticize blacks." Offenders are verbally flogged within an inch of their lives and branded with a virtual "R" on their forehead for racist.
The liberal media has no problem with throwing Rush's 20 million listeners along with Rush under their "you're a racist" bus. They are relentless in protecting their sacred cows and are willing to sacrifice and impugn all. Take their sacred cow ObamaCare, outrageously, the liberal media calls the over 50% of Americans who oppose it racists. When their married president Bill Clinton had sex with an intern, the liberal media told us that every man in America, fathers, clergy, coaches and whomever would behave as Clinton did if given the opportunity. To defend Clinton, the liberal media sacrificed the morals and character of all men. In essence proclaiming, "All men are dogs".
Remember what the liberal media did to a young beauty pageant contestant who shyly gave a politically incorrect response when asked about gay marriage, another of their sacred cows? Miss California, Carrie Perjean was vilified.
While I stand beside my hero, Rush Limbaugh, as I stated earlier there is a much larger issue at stake extremely threatening to our freedom, liberty and culture. We cannot trust the mainstream media. We are at war; liberal media's and the Left's Political Correctness versus the Freedom and Free Speech of the America people. Our enemy's mission is to silence all dissent. We serfs must worship their sacred cows or suffer the consequences.
The liberal media and the Left have been attempting to silence Rush and other conservatives for years. Make no mistake about it, their latest bogus "Rush is a racist" campaign is another stealth attack on our freedom of speech. It is extremely important that lovers of freedom rally around Rush Limbaugh. Silencing Rush would be a major victory in their quest to silence and control us all.
Lloyd Marcus, Black Unhyphenated American!
Twenty Ten video, Take Back America
Don’t ask stupid questions. Of course, his 20 million listeners are racist. Racist is code word for disagreeing with a Democrat
I believe the NFL is close to telling us they don’t want or need our business. I walked away from being a big major league baseball fan when MLB behaved in a Stalinist manner towards a player for expressing conservative views. I could walk away from the NFL too, if they don’t want my business.
And so, somehow -- though impossible to a rational mind -- are you.
Worth the whole read. Thank you.
Respected!? Al Charlatan is buffoon and a tool. The only thing he respects is the almighty dollar.
MegaDittos! Even if the entire United States population disagreed with the Obama Regime they’d still be ignored and labeled racist. The socialist government train is full steam ahead towards George Soros’ goal and ain’t nothing gonna stop it.
Thanks for the great post Lloyd, you are a great unhyphenated American.
Of course the word “racist” never applied to Dems when they trashed Condoleeza Rice.
Ah, but he hasn’t reckoned on God yet.
As another Black Unhyphenated American, and a Rush Listener I find Al “shakedown” Sharpton to be the money grubbing Buffoon he presents himself to be.
Rush’s problem, from their point of view, is that he speaks his mind and is not a a$$ kisser.
I only pay any attention to the NFL for enjoyment. I do not enjoy being labled a racist because I like Rush. NFL is optional for me. I am opting out.
Lloyd, I despise racism. I’ve listened to Rush for about 15 years, every day that I am anywhere near a radio. I would not stand to listen to him for one hour if he were the crude Klansman these media figures are characterizing him as.
This is the reason I can’t stand to listen to so many on the left, including the President, because they put race above content of character in every speech. It curdles my guts to hear the patronizing of minorities from liberal politicians and talking heads.
I am solidly behind Rush as he pursues full retractions and apologies. I’d be thrilled if these people object, and Rush sues their pants off. I personally want to sock them all in the jaw for repeating such lies about Rush.
Anyone listening to Rush for a good length of time knows he is honest, and faithful to the ideals of America. He’s been a shining light of truth for all the years I’ve been a fan, and he’s been optimistic for every year but this one. He is legitimately a national treasure.
And what do the OBAMA thugs and tools,in the WH and the MSM ,think of all this mess.
I saw a glimmer of bad satisfaction in the eyes of W.BLITZER on CNN when he spoke about that affair with attacks against R.LIMBAUGH
Oh yes, it can be stopped and reversed. It ain’t over ‘til it’s over!
Anyone who's listened to Rush very long knows that he's not racist. The
main stream media partisan liberal media has had it in for Rush for a long time and they see this as their chance to stick it to him for being a conservative voice.
To date, Rush has mostly ignored or joked about all the attacks over the years, but this is different and he needs to draw a line in the sand and go after every single scumbag, and HARD!
And the almighty TV camera.
Rush is being lynched by a bunch of made up by some internet blogger which are being taken by the MSM as fact. Rush has some good lawsuit material here and I hope he pursues it.
Well the truth is that the liberals do not want to here the truth, so they call anyone who disagree with “racists”. They know Rush is RIGHT.
....Also I did hear that Rush is looking to sue those who slander him.
I wasn't until Obama.
I was a white middle class kid in Boston Trade (about 90% black in the early 60's) and I was what the kids call today a 'wigger'
My hip eye days were very intergrated .. but now?
teacher! ... teacher!
No most of the racist today are black and/or liberal.
Well if that is the case, then the college football world is now ready to receive me with open arms. :)
UConn here I come!
I also enjoyed your video. http://www.lloydmarcus.com/?page_id=546
Keep up the worthy fight.
What is evolving is that White, conservative America is being inoculated against the "racism" meme. Soon, we won't care if some Lefty calls us the R word.
Ignorance is one thing; 'willful ignorance' quite another. It is the latter that drives and animates the Left - people of the lie, really - as they construct their false paradigms and/or deconstruct the truth; as they must, to survive.
Time for Rush to take his enemies - and America's - on! As must we all. . .
I'm thinking along those same lines.
Of course they are. Accept it. There is nothing you can do about it. You could be the adopted parents of 14 orphaned black children, you’d still be a racist for daring to let your radio let his voice through. Hell, you could be BLACK YOURSELF and guess what? Yep, you’re a racist. A self hating racist.
I’ve given up even caring what people think anymore. It seems nothing can be done to avoid being called/considered one.
Marcus doesn’t understand the liberal mindset when it comes to looking at others not sharing their views. Liberalism is at its core elitism and true liberals regard the vast majority of Americans as too stupid to make the “right” descisons in their lives. Obama’s famous comment about “bitter people clinging to their guns and religion” is really how he and other liberals see those of us who do not espouse their beliefs. Liberal often denigrated the “ignorant” people who voted for George Bush and the 20 million Rush listeners have always been derided as mind numbed robots who listen only to to brainwashed. It is elitist arrogance that have labeled the town hall protesters as nut jobs and insist on shoving socialized health care own the throats of the American people even when the vast majority are opposed to it. Thus it is easy to characterize Rush as a bigoted racist homophobe as that is how they see us too.
The Left knows this best; and why they crafted this truth-denying construct in the first place. Change minds; the way we think (per the inoculation); change the world. . .the power of the 'word'.
By their own hate; this 'Left' wants the Rush name, not only tarnished; they want it to evoke the most powerful, hateful responses when and wherever Rush's name is mentioned. They want to make 'Rush Limbaugh' a generic for racism, bigotry and ignorance and by turn, all who utter his name in his defense.
(Same MO working against the Left's more recently declared enemy, 'Fox News' - and by association, their audience. Add to that, the 'issue' of global warming and their broad-brushed slanders against all critics. One can safely note in conclusion, that the 'Left' owns a long and hate filled time-line of history where their 'ad nauseum' fills the nastiest and most degraded dustbins of history.)
By the way Lloyd, that “you could be a black person” was for you sweetie.
It makes me sad too. I have said before on other threads, I was born after the civil rights movement. When I went to school, in the ‘deep south’ of Georgia, no one batted an eye at having black teachers, fellow students, anything. Sure, there were some racists around, but my neighbor’s dad was the most racist person I ever met and he was from New York. So region doesn’t have too much to do with it.
Until Obama was elected, I foolishly believed that the goal was to remove skin color from even being an issue at all. It seems that I was wrong and that makes me sad.
Startling in its breadth, Benedict and Yaeger's investigation into the off-the-field violence and criminal behavior that pervades the culture of professional football is as eye opening as it is disturbing. That these guys get into trouble is nothing new, but when their offenses are collected in one place--with mug shots, court records, police reports, and interviews with arresting officers--the effect is as surreal as the statistics: 21 percent of the NFL's players have been charged with a serious crime.
It's not known as the National Felons League fer nuthin'....
If Rush is racist, why isn’t Al Sharpton? Jessie Jackson? The “Reverand” Wright? Senator Byrd?
And the Players Union has a problem with Rush Limbaugh....
The NFL would be foooooooolish not to let Rush in. Just by doing that, they’d gain a potential 20 MILLION fans.
Utter foolishness if they don’t.
Rush’s critics typically listen to his critics tell them “what Rush said (often fabricated on the spot)” and not to what Rush really said. He’s right. His critics should listen to him, Rush Limbaugh.
In selecting Smith this year, the union chose Washington smarts over football experience. Smith, a Washington lawyer, served on the Obama transition team and also worked for Eric Holder before Holder became attorney general.
Demaurice Smith is head of the NFLPA.
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