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Rush Limbaugh, Girlfriend Pledge $100,000 Toward Holiday Decorations (Rush Saves Christmas!)
Palm Beach Daily News ^ | Tuesday, October 13, 2009 | William Kelly

Posted on 10/14/2009 8:08:48 AM PDT by kristinn

Conservative talk show host Rush Limbaugh and girlfriend Kathryn Rogers have promised the town $100,000 toward the cost of new holiday decorations.

The gift is part of $350,000 in private donations pledged by a few town residents, Town Council President David Rosow said at Tuesday's council meeting.

Limbaugh wanted to help bring "brightness and cheer" to a town he dearly loves, said Rosow, who is a friend of Limbaugh's.

Rosow solicited the donations to cover the entire cost of the new lights and garlands, and installation of wiring to support them.

"No one I called said 'no,' " Rosow said. "Everyone I spoke to said, 'This is great.' "

Rosow has said he couldn't justify spending more than $300,000 to celebrate the holidays in a year when the council expected town employees to do without raises, and trimmed their health benefits.

Rosow himself tossed in $25,000, which in turn prompted Councilman Robert Wildrick on Tuesday to pledge another $25,000.

The plan calls for annual leasing of LED lights to wrap around palms, and purchase of garland for light poles on County Road, Worth Avenue, Royal Palm Way and Royal Poinciana Way.


TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events; US: Florida
KEYWORDS: christmas; kathrynrogers; limbaugh; merrychristmas; palmbeach; philanthropy; rushlimbaugh
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1 posted on 10/14/2009 8:08:50 AM PDT by kristinn
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To: kristinn
HOLIDAY decorations? Which “holiday” are they referring to?
2 posted on 10/14/2009 8:10:19 AM PDT by Gay State Conservative (Host The Beer Summit-->Win The Nobel Peace Prize!)
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To: kristinn

What? They’re not turning down his donation because he’s conservative?


3 posted on 10/14/2009 8:10:43 AM PDT by Jeff Chandler (Hear us, O Bama: Mmm, mmm, mmm.)
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To: kristinn

Driving the libs crazy!!! LOL!


4 posted on 10/14/2009 8:10:52 AM PDT by notaliberal (Right-wing extremist)
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To: Gay State Conservative

Festivus.


5 posted on 10/14/2009 8:11:43 AM PDT by Recovering Hermit (I shot the rooster, the one that used'er, wake me up at four A.M....)
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To: Recovering Hermit

Kwanzaa


6 posted on 10/14/2009 8:13:12 AM PDT by ArmedConservative (Visualize No Liberals!)
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To: kristinn
Imagine this: you've had a rough day, and on your drive home you see your adopted hometown decked-out in festive lights.

And you think to yourself, "I helped make this happen." What a boost.

7 posted on 10/14/2009 8:14:03 AM PDT by 1rudeboy
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To: kristinn

Rush should stipulate his $$$$ go toward CHRISTMAS decorations only.


8 posted on 10/14/2009 8:14:34 AM PDT by bgill (The framers of the US Constitution established an entire federal government in 18 pages.)
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To: kristinn

Rush only wants his money to go toward buying white lights.


9 posted on 10/14/2009 8:14:50 AM PDT by Loyal Buckeye
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To: Loyal Buckeye

^^^^^^^It’s a joke.


10 posted on 10/14/2009 8:15:44 AM PDT by Loyal Buckeye
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To: kristinn

“girlfriend Kathryn Rogers” ????!!!!


11 posted on 10/14/2009 8:15:50 AM PDT by US Navy Vet
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To: kristinn

What a wonderful thing to do! Merry Christmas, Rush!


12 posted on 10/14/2009 8:16:00 AM PDT by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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To: Gay State Conservative

“HOLIDAY decorations? Which “holiday” are they referring to?”

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The Winter Solstice undoubtedly.

I hope Rush is making it clear, long and loudly, that they are Christmas decorations,

The Palm Beach Daily News obviously has a problem with Christmas, and undoubtedly Christians as well.

For the usual reasons.


13 posted on 10/14/2009 8:16:49 AM PDT by EyeGuy
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To: Loyal Buckeye
^^^^^^^It’s a joke.

Yeahhhh...sure.... ;^)

14 posted on 10/14/2009 8:18:26 AM PDT by Night Hides Not (If Dick Cheney = Darth Vader, then Joe Biden = Dark Helmet)
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To: kristinn
How dare the city accept a donation from an avowed racist. /sar
15 posted on 10/14/2009 8:19:41 AM PDT by animal172 (Fire the Johnson City Mall management)
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To: Night Hides Not

haha.


16 posted on 10/14/2009 8:21:25 AM PDT by Loyal Buckeye
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To: ArmedConservative

HanaRamaKwanzaaMas


17 posted on 10/14/2009 8:25:23 AM PDT by Carpe Cerevisi
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To: US Navy Vet

18 posted on 10/14/2009 8:25:25 AM PDT by Bratch
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To: Loyal Buckeye

Bwahahahahaha!


19 posted on 10/14/2009 8:25:36 AM PDT by LongElegantLegs (Raise the fanged and warlike mistress, stern, impassive, weaponed mistress...)
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To: Gay State Conservative

I just did a little research and this Kathryn Rogers is some 31 year old hottie. IMO, it’s kind of creepy to see Rush (58 yo) dating somebody this young. She’s young enough to be his daughter!


20 posted on 10/14/2009 8:27:20 AM PDT by oldvike
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To: kristinn

Anybody have a picture of Rush’s girlfriend?


21 posted on 10/14/2009 8:27:45 AM PDT by Old Retired Army Guy (tHE)
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To: Old Retired Army Guy

see 18


22 posted on 10/14/2009 8:35:28 AM PDT by facedown (Armed in the Heartland)
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To: US Navy Vet

Future ex wife number what? four?

I love Rush, but man the dude has had awful luck with women in his life.


23 posted on 10/14/2009 8:37:38 AM PDT by Names Ash Housewares
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To: bgill
Rush should stipulate his $$$$ go toward CHRISTMAS decorations only.

Let's be frank: at least half the population of Palm Beach is Jewish. Hannukkah is the festival of lights. I see nothing wrong with the money going to a "holiday" celebration considering the demographics of the area.

24 posted on 10/14/2009 8:38:12 AM PDT by ottbmare (I could agree with you, but then we'd both be wrong.)
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To: kristinn

But, but...what about the 18 million Americans who go to bed hungry each night?


25 posted on 10/14/2009 8:38:27 AM PDT by blam
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To: blam

Wait until Sharpton and Jackson hear this...!


26 posted on 10/14/2009 8:42:09 AM PDT by Russ (Repeal the 17th amendment)
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To: oldvike
I just did a little research and this Kathryn Rogers is some 31 year old hottie. IMO, it’s kind of creepy to see Rush (58 yo) dating somebody this young. She’s young enough to be his daughter!

I didn't even know he had a girlfriend.She is just about young enough to be his daughter.And I'm inclined to agree...it's rather disturbing.Apart from the sleep number bed what do they *talk* about?

Yes,disturbing.

27 posted on 10/14/2009 8:43:29 AM PDT by Gay State Conservative (Host The Beer Summit-->Win The Nobel Peace Prize!)
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28 posted on 10/14/2009 8:44:37 AM PDT by Enterprise (When they come for your guns and ammo, give them the ammo first.)
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To: Names Ash Housewares

I think he goes for all of the wrong “qualities” in women. He should have married me years ago.


29 posted on 10/14/2009 8:45:52 AM PDT by JudyinCanada
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To: Names Ash Housewares
I love Rush, but man the dude has had awful luck with women in his life.

When it happens once it might qualify as "bad luck".Three times....I think it's something else.

30 posted on 10/14/2009 8:45:53 AM PDT by Gay State Conservative (Host The Beer Summit-->Win The Nobel Peace Prize!)
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To: ottbmare
Let's be frank: at least half the population of Palm Beach is Jewish.

That may well have been true *before* Bernie Madoff.But now.....not so sure.Seriously...check out the database on his victims.It gives addresses.

31 posted on 10/14/2009 8:48:02 AM PDT by Gay State Conservative (Host The Beer Summit-->Win The Nobel Peace Prize!)
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To: Bratch

Come on Rush, do you really have to date a young lady who could be your daughter? Typical white rich male..
And yes, I am a Rush fan but come on.... really?


32 posted on 10/14/2009 8:50:50 AM PDT by JFC
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To: Bratch
It's good to have money, you can buy more than football teams.


33 posted on 10/14/2009 8:52:06 AM PDT by USS Alaska (Nuke the terrorist savages - In Honor of Standing Wolf)
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To: JudyinCanada
I think he goes for all of the wrong “qualities” in women. He should have married me years ago.

Hey,whaddya talking about? You're just after a Green Card,aren't you! Only kidding!

But seriously...I think you're right.Good character,sanity and a good intellect are more important than looks.Not that good looks *hurt* the situation. ;-)

34 posted on 10/14/2009 8:53:00 AM PDT by Gay State Conservative (Host The Beer Summit-->Win The Nobel Peace Prize!)
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To: oldvike

“IMO, it’s kind of creepy to see Rush (58 yo) dating somebody this young. She’s young enough to be his daughter!”

Men have beer goggles, women have money goggles. Besides, she could do much worse then Limbaugh. He’s not the Hunchback of Notre Dame! I don’t think she is embarrassed to be seen in public with him.

“Money makes the world go around, the world go around”


35 posted on 10/14/2009 8:54:33 AM PDT by Right Wing Puppy
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To: Right Wing Puppy
Men have beer goggles, women have money goggles. Besides, she could do much worse then Limbaugh.

I understand what you're saying. It's still creepy. I mean, 27 years difference? I'm sorry, that's really stretching it.

36 posted on 10/14/2009 8:58:21 AM PDT by oldvike
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To: kristinn
Kathryn is in the West Palm Beach hospitality and events planning business. She works in organizing events for organizations such as the South Florida Super Bowl Hospitality Committee.

They seem to have enjoyed each other's company for quite a while now. Good for them.

Leni

37 posted on 10/14/2009 8:59:15 AM PDT by MinuteGal (Somewhere in Kenya, a Village is Missing Its Idiot!)
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To: Bratch

If Rush would quit w/ the Blonde “Bimbo” types and search out Laura Ingram, Michelle Malin or Anne Coulter type then he would have a lifetime match.


38 posted on 10/14/2009 8:59:21 AM PDT by US Navy Vet
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To: oldvike

“You are only as old as the woman you feel” Groucho Marx


39 posted on 10/14/2009 9:01:36 AM PDT by Right Wing Puppy
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To: Gay State Conservative

Well, the green card is a bonus, for sure! Heck, do you even NEED one any more? Can’t I just be illegal, like a third of the population? Guess not....I would be coming across the northern border.


40 posted on 10/14/2009 9:04:28 AM PDT by JudyinCanada
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To: Jeff Chandler
donations pledged by a few town residents
turning down his donation because he’s conservative

You are ready to live in Oregon. The headline here would be:

"Plutocrats force vile religious beliefs on unsuspecting proletariat!!

41 posted on 10/14/2009 9:08:38 AM PDT by JimSEA
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To: USS Alaska
Yes, Rush has lots of “peso-nality!” He is responsible for the conservative AM talk radio revolution, and I will be eternally grateful to him. Rush and his like-minded media personalities are keeping Obama-style Marxism at bay until conservative politicians (hopefully) grow some gonads and realize Reaganism is not dead. But he also is, as are most powerful individuals, a man of great appetites. For women, food, prescription painkillers (that destroyed his hearing), you name it. If he's smart, he'll continue to date and not try marriage again...it won't work.
42 posted on 10/14/2009 9:08:40 AM PDT by twister881
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To: oldvike

How much is too much? 5? 10? 25?


43 posted on 10/14/2009 9:09:32 AM PDT by Eagle Eye (3%)
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To: kristinn

I misses something along the way. What happened to Rush’s former wife, Marta? She seemed a sweet person and good counterpoint to Rush.


44 posted on 10/14/2009 9:11:30 AM PDT by dools007
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To: dools007

I just wrote Rush an email telling him how sad I was that he has to go with the hot young babe way of thinking and living. It really does change his credibility.

Many many many of us have been left by rich white husbands for younger, firmer blondes. It does get old!


45 posted on 10/14/2009 9:19:17 AM PDT by JFC
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To: ArmedConservative

Silly!

(To properly celebrate Kwwaaanzaaaa all you need is a battery, jumper cables, some duct tape and a sharp knife.)


46 posted on 10/14/2009 9:21:03 AM PDT by shibumi (" ..... then we will fight in the shade.")
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To: blam; kristinn
what about the 18 million Americans who go to bed hungry each night?

I was thinking more along the lines of the FReepathons....I've always wondered if it were Rush (we know he or Snerdley FReep like hell during his show) who was the benefactor a few years ago that sopped up the quarterly fundraiser after just a couple of days.

47 posted on 10/14/2009 9:27:08 AM PDT by ErnBatavia (Mmm mmm mmm - Barack Hussein Obama (repeat endlessly))
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To: Eagle Eye

I’m not gonna answer your questions but I will say that 27 is obviously too much.


48 posted on 10/14/2009 9:29:14 AM PDT by oldvike
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To: JFC
Many many many of us have been left by rich white husbands for younger, firmer blondes. It does get old!

Rush didn't leave his wife for her.

You are projecting your own biases into his life.

Seems you should to keep them to yourself.

49 posted on 10/14/2009 9:33:24 AM PDT by sausageseller (http://coolblue.typepad.com/the_cool_blue_blog/)
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Big deal. Rush likes younger woman....so what! They’re all over 21 and know exactly what they’re doing. You go Rush and forget getting married again!


50 posted on 10/14/2009 9:37:13 AM PDT by ladyvet (WOLVERINES!!!!!)
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