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Today We Must Flood Rush's Radio Show With Pleas For Him to Take A Stand in Florida
1/30/12 | Vanity

Posted on 01/30/2012 9:28:20 AM PST by OneVike


I have listened to rush Limbaugh since he was still in Sacramento Ca.. I listen to him every day from Monday to Friday. Even if I am on vacation I do my best to listen to him. It is not because I agree with him, but because he agrees with the vast majority of things I do. I even watched his show when it was on television. I own every news letter he ever put out, even the very first one. I joined in when he helped fire us up to defeat Hilarycare by protesting with other conservatives in Chico where I live. It was a great year, because that protest across the country helped bring the first republican House in almost 50 years.

Well, today we live in a time that sees America's very existence as a sovereign free nation, near an end, and it is my belief that Rush Limbaugh can turn the tide as he did almost 20 years ago. Rush, as you all know, lives in Florida and he has already voted, or he will vote tomorrow. I implore each and everyone of my fellow Freepers to call his show, and plead with his patriotism to step up and help us stop the cultist, Mitt Romney, from winning Florida's 50 delegates.

I have already began calling his show, and every-time I get a busy tone, I redial again. Let us all pin him to the wall, and force him to take a stance.


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To: OneVike
Thanks, OneV, for what you're doing. And maybe a BETTER way to phrase the question, as Rush has himself said again and again flat-out: Romney is not a conservative. Just now, he said, "They know he's not a conservative."

So maybe a BETTER question would be, Rush, why do Romney's supporters think he's a conservative?"

And my question is sincere -- I read pieces by Coulter and others who like Romney, always looking for reasons to vote for him, reasons they think he's a conservative. While they have all kinds of praise for Romney and talk about why think think he's a better choice and call him a "conservative," they NONE OF THEM talk about the ways he's conservative. I really, really want to know: WHY, on WHAT EVIDENCE, do Romney supporters claim Romney is "conservative"?

51 posted on 01/30/2012 10:45:57 AM PST by Finny ("Raise hell. Vote smart." -- Ted Nugent)
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To: HectorOne

>> “selling Snapple tea with a different label.” <<

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Rush’s tea is BARF! - Way too much sugar.


52 posted on 01/30/2012 10:46:05 AM PST by editor-surveyor (No Federal Sales Tax - No Way!)
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To: fight_truth_decay

Who is your candidate?

looking back at your comment history, you really have not supported any candidate. So you take your right of privacy so far as to not even share with your fellow freepers who you support?

Or have I just not looked close enough to see who you support in the primaries?


53 posted on 01/30/2012 10:55:21 AM PST by OneVike ((Just a Christian waiting to go home) internet ID:: impeachobamanow)
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To: OneVike

Except when his opinions differs from ours.


54 posted on 01/30/2012 10:59:31 AM PST by stuartcr ("In this election year of 12, how deep into their closets will we delve?")
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To: OneVike
Rush’s listeners are not like Democrats, but we do trust his opinions.

finish that with .."as long as they are your opinions."

Fox talk show host Pirro in her interview with Palin [which I watched], this weekend said this could be breaking news your endorsement of Newt?..Palin could not be pressed to say yes or no, finally Palin said she would vote for Newt "if she were voting TODAY", emphasis on TODAY but would not commit to later on. She left the door open. It is still early. Politicians still act like politicians.

I think the incident with Herman Cain leads public people in this business to be more guarded on any one candidate, if it happened to Cain could it happen again?--unexpected things happen, unfortunately.

Hannity, for one, had seemed to have aligned himself as a Cain supporter, he was with Cain at Trumps, another friend. It becomes a safety net..they don't want to burn bridges..for those highly rated interviews! ;)

55 posted on 01/30/2012 11:06:56 AM PST by fight_truth_decay
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To: Seaplaner

Rush may not like it but the Vichy Liberal establishment is pushing out 40% of its base. What happens is the Republicans lose 10% of the bases vote in this election? We are not wanted in the Democratic party period. We are wanted in the Republican party to the extent they will allows us in but none of our positions are supported, none of our candidates are allowed to run and win, and we are expected to fully support by working precincts, phone banks and sending in our $$$ for candidates who are to the left of Ted Kennedy in many cases.

When we dare question the establishment we are told to STFU and know your place, they are typical arrogant liberal pukes. How long would you as a principled person stay in a relationship which I described? Rush and the establishment are begging for a third party debacle. I don’t think the Republican party can be salvaged at this point, it’s corrupt to the core.

The question is when Romney wins the nomination and is trounced in the general election what will the conservatives in the Republican party do? Will they come back with the tired old line of working within the party-how has that worked out for us so far? Or will the likes of DeMint, Ryan, Perry, stand up and say we no longer recognize the Republican party and urge a mass exodus toward a tea party or some other party.

If the conservatives leave and coalesce around a new party quickly and absolute neuter any liberals who attempt to gain positions of power they can most certainly begin to have effects on elections and could condemn the remnants of the Republican party to the ash heap of history. Lots of ifs here. The downside is the democrats will win at least two-three election cycles and in the process destroy the country. So take our pick, quick destruction with the democrats or a slow death with the Vichy Republicans, results the same in either case.


56 posted on 01/30/2012 11:07:30 AM PST by sarge83
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To: editor-surveyor
Rush’s tea is BARF! - Way too much sugar.

His wife's run company with his picture on it [I rarely like to see people's faces on my product or every cover of their books, as with Beck, but will give Newman a pass]..

The Unsweetened is excellent--tried several. YUM ;)

I never buy sweetened Tea, not necessary.

57 posted on 01/30/2012 11:14:24 AM PST by fight_truth_decay
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To: stuartcr

Of course.

We are not mind numb robots as the left claims.

It is the leftist who are mindless.

As I said, we like him because he agrees with our already set in stone beliefs. He just conveys them nationally where we cannot.

In this case, he has the chance to tip the balance in newts favor if he takes a stand on his show.

So far I still have gotten nothing but busy signals.


58 posted on 01/30/2012 11:15:31 AM PST by OneVike ((Just a Christian waiting to go home) internet ID:: impeachobamanow)
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To: fight_truth_decay

Pirro used to have a judge show like peoples court. My wife watches them all the time.

When I heard FOX was giving her a show, I promised never to watch it because she was the most liberal of them all. Is she as leftists as I imagined?


59 posted on 01/30/2012 11:23:16 AM PST by OneVike ((Just a Christian waiting to go home) internet ID:: impeachobamanow)
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To: OneVike

You should keep trying until you get through.


60 posted on 01/30/2012 11:32:31 AM PST by stuartcr ("In this election year of 12, how deep into their closets will we delve?")
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To: stuartcr

I am. Still busy.

I have an hour and 40 minutes still.


61 posted on 01/30/2012 11:33:52 AM PST by OneVike ((Just a Christian waiting to go home) internet ID:: impeachobamanow)
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To: OneVike
I am a registered Republican, and I try to stay as unbiased as possible [but not so around close friends, family] as you can pretty much see when I write. I am not here to influence anyone-I like the research and sometimes I must censor myself, and sometimes it is very difficult to do. I do my own research, state my opinions, but whom I will vote for is entirely my business.

I will say I was thinking of changing to Independent status-but have not bothered to do so as of yet-and may remain just as I am.

I never listen to MSNBC or would make my blood boil.

I will vote against Obama.

However I was impressed with an article I posted yesterday and it is quite telling even though I had to pull it up, I found out, on a Paul advertised site, Reason.com. I do not endorse Paul but respect his intelligence on this nations financial woes.

Learning From Kodak's Demise [Private-Sector & Political Duopolies Never Dream People May Abandon]
which is still running on the FR sidebar under Editorial.

I also believe it is the People who make this country great, the ones you never read about, but one I did meet on here yesterday who has run a business for 40 years, continued the education of those that worked for him so that they would also became successful and he was proud to say none of them had ever once found themselves unemployed in their careers. That is an individual i would be proud to endorse.

Enjoy the day.

62 posted on 01/30/2012 11:48:36 AM PST by fight_truth_decay
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To: OneVike
Only watched her that once with Palin and just came across it at night. I did not see icicles forming but would say was not warm and fuzzy either—was more competitive with which was the alpha in the room. :)
63 posted on 01/30/2012 11:51:52 AM PST by fight_truth_decay
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To: fight_truth_decay

Well, one woman just unleashed a 10,000 word campaign commercial for Santorum, without being interrupted once by Rush.

Sigh.


64 posted on 01/30/2012 11:54:39 AM PST by Pravious
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To: sarge83
The downside is the democrats will win at least two-three election cycles and in the process destroy the country. So take our pick, quick destruction with the democrats or a slow death with the Vichy Republicans, results the same in either case.

The damage that second-term Obama Dems will would be, in a large measure, uncoverable.

If you want to change the GOP (I certainly do!), the time to do it is in the off-season, not by letting a Marxist win in order to settle a score.

A third party would split the non-obama vote, and fine, otherwise well-intentioned folks sometimes will opt to make a short-term, when all would be lost, long-term.

Never in my many decades has there been a general election with such dire consequences at stake if we (GOP) does not win.

I say let's (figuratively) go after the GOP blue bloods with all we have after the election, but put the party nominee in office by all (reasonable and legal and ethical) means.

.

65 posted on 01/30/2012 12:25:59 PM PST by Seaplaner (Never give in. Never give in. Never...except to convictions of honour and good sense. W. Churchill)
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To: Seaplaner

“uncoverable” =
“unrecoverable”.


66 posted on 01/30/2012 12:27:58 PM PST by Seaplaner (Never give in. Never give in. Never...except to convictions of honour and good sense. W. Churchill)
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To: Pravious

There you have it folks, this election is nothing more than an ratings bonanza for Rush. He could care less about who wins, it is all about ratings and selling soap. He has no more courage than Boehner when it comes to his career.

Pray for America


67 posted on 01/30/2012 12:28:34 PM PST by bray (More Batting Practice for the Bambino)
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To: Matchett-PI
Listen "between the lines", and you will know that he supports Santorum (as does his brother, David Limbaugh, Mark Levin, and Michelle Malkin.)

Didn't know that, thanks.

I want Newt on the ticket, but as VP -- to punch out Obozo like the Tomato Can of the Month that Don King used to push out there ..... Santorum's the better conservative, bless him in his adversity with his little baby.

I'm hoping for a brokered convention, and a freezeout of the Romneybot billion-dollar trust-fund babies, L33t kolluge snobbz, and God-speaking Cabots and Lodges.

If we can't get Santorum, I would be willing to fight the good fight behind Sarah and Newt. After a campaign like that, even if he won, Obozo would be the President of Zero.

68 posted on 01/30/2012 12:47:59 PM PST by lentulusgracchus
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To: OneVike

I am pretty sure Rush is voting for Santorum tomorrow.

Right near the end of his show is when he likes to hide his personal stuff. Around 50 mins into his 3rd hour he dropped it in. He carefully repeated in that emphatic soft voice he gets, “Every one of them supported health care mandates... Every one of them...” (Paraphrasing - I don’t have the transcript yet) “EXCEPT SANTORUM.” Then he went IMMEDIATELY into his commercial, like a cat covering up his little turd... ;)

I am convinced he wanted to stick his vote into today’s show, and when he wants to do such a thing, he does it the way Alfred Hitchcock placed himself into his oeuvres as an extra.

And I’m convinced Rush’s voting for Santorum.


69 posted on 01/30/2012 12:51:19 PM PST by Yaelle
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To: Matchett-PI

good between the lines listening. see my post 69. I’m with Rush. keep Santorum alive because he can beat obama and he will make the best president.


70 posted on 01/30/2012 12:55:24 PM PST by Yaelle
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To: Pravious

Well, one woman just unleashed a 10,000 word campaign commercial for Santorum, without being interrupted once by Rush.


winner winner, chicken dinner.


71 posted on 01/30/2012 1:01:04 PM PST by Yaelle
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To: lentulusgracchus

You wrote: “I’m hoping for a brokered convention, and a freezeout of the Romneybot billion-dollar trust-fund babies”

You may get your wish. Consider this:

I don’t think Ron Paul expects to get the nomination, but instead, is gobbling up delegates in all the causus states in order to be a “power-broker” at the Convention in Tampa.

Read on:

Monday 12/26/2011 here: http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/2825287/posts?page=31#31

<>

Thursday, January 05, 2012 9:07:30 AM:
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/2828878/posts?page=58#58


72 posted on 01/30/2012 1:07:35 PM PST by Matchett-PI ("One party will generally represent the envied, the other the envious. Guess which ones." ~GagdadBob)
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To: HectorOne
Now he’s lecturing us about the dirty politics between Thomas Jefferson and John Adams.

I missed the beginning of his show today, so I'll have to wait for the transcripts to come out.

But, I hope he talked about how Jefferson used the media to attack Adams. I hope he talked about how Jefferson hid behind a pseudonym when he distorted the record of his "friend" Adams, a man whose son Jefferson chapperoned when they were in Europe together.

It wasn't until late in life that Adams found out that the attacks against him in 1800 came from Jefferson personally.

I hope that Limbaugh was putting Romney in the role of Jefferson and Gingrich in the role of Adams.

-PJ

73 posted on 01/30/2012 1:19:25 PM PST by Political Junkie Too (If you can vote for President, then your children can run for President.)
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To: fight_truth_decay

I give Newman the boot.

He supports Abortion, and homosexualizing children with the proceeds of his crap. His salad oil contains Canola. Just a junk vendor across the board.


74 posted on 01/30/2012 1:41:17 PM PST by editor-surveyor (No Federal Sales Tax - No Way!)
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To: Gator113

Rush has never endorsed candidates in a primary. He articulates conservative views in a language that every American canunderstand, that’s his God given talent.

If somebody is running for the highest office in the land, indeed the planet, as POTUS, don’t you want somebody who can carry their own water and articulate their own vision?

If they can’t do that without his help then it’s their fault not his.


75 posted on 01/30/2012 4:04:49 PM PST by Eric Blair 2084 (I don't always drink beer, but when I do, I prefer to drink a bunch of them. Stay thirsty my FRiends)
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To: OneVike

Rush won’t make endorsements. And he’s smart not to. If his guy loses it will show he’s not as influential has he claims.


76 posted on 01/30/2012 4:19:12 PM PST by Terry Mross (We need a second party.)
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To: Eric Blair 2084

Well said, but my position with Rush remains the same.

That bag of hot air has worked against Newt for several weeks. It was aggravating, but he blended his nonsense with enough other things, that it was tolerable.

However, on “Bloody Thursday”, January 26, 2012, he joined with MSM, Faux news, Drudge and the GOP establishment elite, with the full force of his voice, in an apparent orchestrated effort to take out Newt. On that day, Rush died for me.

I have now seen a side of Rush that nobody could have ever convinced me existed, so I won’t bother to try to sell you on it.

I’d be happy if he would simply retire... soon.


77 posted on 01/30/2012 4:53:09 PM PST by Gator113 (~Just livin' life, my way~..... GO NEWT GO--itÂ’s about the survival of our country!!)
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To: Gator113
Well said, but my position with Rush remains the same.

That bag of hot air has worked against Newt for several weeks. It was aggravating, but he blended his nonsense with enough other things, that it was tolerable.


Are you delusional?
78 posted on 01/30/2012 5:06:23 PM PST by aruanan
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To: Gator113

Did you see Rush’s comments on how the establishment attack against Newt as an anti Reagan guy doesn’t mesh with his memories of the time?


79 posted on 01/30/2012 5:12:38 PM PST by Eric Blair 2084 (I don't always drink beer, but when I do, I prefer to drink a bunch of them. Stay thirsty my FRiends)
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To: OneVike
Why?

The man is an Entertainer and a pseudo political analyst. calling out a name now he looses a portion of his audience, and mostly his ammo. He would be stupid to name a candidate even if he does have one in mind. in doing so, the powers of the left would immediately mobilize and DESTROY who it is who is named.

Wise up and look at the big picture. Pluck yourself out of the limelight... he's not going follow your angle.

80 posted on 01/30/2012 5:16:05 PM PST by sit-rep
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To: HectorOne

what a lame post. Are you one who has been calling and emailing complaining about the dirty politics?? that is why he was sharing that info. not at all lecturing as you put it? I think youre a little full of yourself. if you are smart enough to know history like you state you do, then you should be smart enough to know why he broght up jefferson and adams...

Why dont you add “Mr. Wonderful” to your tag line....


81 posted on 01/30/2012 5:22:01 PM PST by sit-rep
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What a bunch of whiney little parasites on this thread... Calling Rush a “POS”, saying you’re done listening, talking down the only voice we got, and why?? Because he does not say what you want him to say! Because he does not think like you do. Because he does not talk about this guy this way and that guy that way! I aint never seen nuthin like in all my life. Rush oughtta do a John Galt on all your asses, and take his money and quit... What a bunch of pissants!

...no offense to FR’s own...


82 posted on 01/30/2012 5:31:05 PM PST by sit-rep
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To: Finny

did you ever think for a second that Rush does not think Romney has any?????


83 posted on 01/30/2012 5:34:16 PM PST by sit-rep
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To: Gator113

http://www.rushlimbaugh.com/daily/2012/01/26/coordinated_avalanche_against_newt_doesn_t_match_my_memory_of_reagan_years

Coordinated Avalanche Against Newt Doesn’t Match My Memory of Reagan Years
January 26, 2012

BEGIN TRANSCRIPT

RUSH:  How long’s it gonna be, folks, before we start seeing billboards all over, Florida, other upcoming primary states with Rick Perry on ‘em saying, “Miss me yet?”  How long’s that gonna be?  You remember when they had the George Bush billboards, “Miss me yet?” a couple months into the regime? 

Anyway, great to have you here, folks, already Thursday, fastest week in the media.  Goes even faster when one of the days you spend 12 hours, 10 hours, whatever it was, in an airplane, like I did?  Great to have you here, as always, it really is a thrill and a delight.  Telephone number if you want to be on the program today, 800-282-2882, and the e-mail address, ElRushbo@eibnet.com

Boy, this Newt stuff.  Did you know any of this Newt stuff, Snerdley?  Let’s go through the list.  By the way, you should know, there’s a blog in the Washington Post.  It’s called The Plum Line and it’s written by a guy named Greg Sargent, and I think he used to be at Editor and Publisher back when it was in business.  He was one of the guys there when it went out of business.  Very, very left-leaning.  He’s got a post that includes this.  “The New York Times reports today — based on unclear sourcing — that Mitt Romney has endorsed a strategy of raising doubts about Newt Gingrich’s ‘emotional stability.’” And then there are others that are raising questions here about Newt and his mendacity, his forthrightness. 

It is incredible.  Yeah, yeah.  Well, during the CNN debate with John King, he said that he had all kinds of friends that could vouch for the fact that he had never told his wife he wanted an open marriage.  And so yesterday Newt in the campaign said, (paraphrasing) “Nope, nope, there aren’t any friends.  It’s just my two daughters.  What I said in the debate, that wasn’t true.”  But that’s just the tip of the iceberg.  Here’s the front page of Drudge.  Let’s give you the headlines. 

Newt flashback, 1983:  “Reagan Responsible for National Decay.”  This is Newt saying these things. 

Newt 1986: “The Reagan Administration Has Failed, Is Failing.” 

Newt, 1988:  “If Bush Runs as a Continuation of Reaganism, He Will Lose.”  Now, of course, Bush ran as a continuation of Reaganism, and he won, and he soundly defeated the loser, Michael Dukakis. 

Then here’s the story on the debate claim.  “During last Thursday’s debate, when CNN moderator John King asked about Marianne Gingrich’s interview on ABC accusing Newt Gingrich of having requested an ‘open marriage,’ part of Gingrich’s crowd-pleasing answer was this charge: ‘Let me be quite clear. The story is false. Every personal friend I have who knew us in that period said the story was false. We offered several of them to ABC to prove it was false. They weren’t interested because they would like to attack any Republican.’
 
“Now, last night, King reported on his show CNN’s John King, USA that Gingrich had spoken inaccurately when he said that friends had been offered to ABC to rebut the story. ‘Well, tonight, after persistent questioning by our staff, the Gingrich campaign concedes now Speaker Gingrich was wrong both in his debate answer and in our interview yesterday,’ King said. ‘Gingrich spokesman R.C. Hammond says the only people the campaign offered to ABC were the Speaker’s two daughters from his first marriage.’”  So he’s out there, and he told John King during the debate, this is one of the answers that got a standing O.  That he’d offered ABC a whole bunch of friends of his to rebut this point that he never said to his wife he wanted an open marriage.  That turns out not to be true. 

Then there is YouTube video in 1988: “Bush Won’t Win if He Runs to Continue Reaganism.” Of course, Bush 41 won in a landslide in 1988 and it was largely because the American people wanted four more years of Reagan.  There are other examples of this profound criticism of Reagan.  Drudge’s lead headline is, “Insider: Gingrich Repeatedly Insulted Reagan.”  Now, when I saw all of this stuff — and obviously it’s a coordinated document dump here, opposition research dump.  It’s obviously coordinated.  And this stuff, by the way, that’s on Greg Sargent’s blog, Plum Line, that’s the thinly sourced stuff in the New York Times about Newt being emotionally unstable and Romney putting that out, that’s why Romney is not liked by the Republicans that don’t like him.  It’s that kind of stuff that his campaign puts out. 

If you want to know, why do these people hate Romney so much?  In 2008, you recall, Huckabee and McCain hated Romney.  Now they both love Romney, but back then they hated Romney. It’s because of stuff like this. He’s doing stuff like this in ads before they had any money to run their own ads.  And, I’ll tell you what, the way this hit me, I told you people this before.  I first heard of Newt Gingrich when he was perhaps the premiere defender of Ronald Reagan.  This was in the early 1980s of course, Reagan assumed office in 1981.  I was working in Kansas City.  Between 1979 and 1983 I was working for the Kansas City Royals.  In 1983 I left the Royals and corporate America and went back to radio.  I was gonna give it one more shot because that was my passion, it’s what I loved and it’s what I did best.  And I learned that corporate structures were not for me. 

But even during those last two years, of course, I’m in my private time which there wasn’t a lot of when you work for a professional baseball team, 18-hour days, during home stands and so forth. But, nevertheless, I was as immersed in politics then as I am now.  What’s funny is nobody at the Royals knew it because nobody ever talked about it.  All you did was talk baseball there.  If you talked about anything other than what was in the sports page, there was something wrong with you.  So nobody I worked with had any idea that I had any interest whatsoever or knowledge whatsoever in politics.  But I’m watching this stuff and what happened was, the moment Reagan’s inaugurated, the Democrats, the media, it was as vicious an assault on a human being, on a Republican, as there is today. 

Now, those of you who were not paying attention back then — or who were too young to pay attention — don’t doubt me, it was vicious.  And Reagan did not have a media on his side.  It was the three networks and CNN and the newspapers.  There was no talk radio. There were no blogs, of course. There wasn’t the Internet. There was no alternative media.  Reagan had National Review.  That was his lone ally in the media, William Buckley’s National Review.  That was it.  And early on in the Reagan years, does the name David Stockman ring a bell?  David Stockman, the first budget director for Reagan, within the first year goes rogue and says Reaganomics won’t work, can’t work, it was bad. 

It was a total back stab.  That’s where the name “trickle down” actually got created I think, and became standard vernacular in the popular lexicon.  That, and supply-side.  And I remember the stories about Reagan taking Stockman to the woodshed.  That’s a quote from the story.  That’s how it was described, to get his mind right.  But that unleashed a torrent from Tip O’Neill, from every Democrat, I mean all these people. Reagan lied, Bush was right, it is voodoo economics, oh, this is horrible. We were in a great recession at the time here. The Democrats loved what Stockman did, and the guy who self-appointed himself to stop all this was Newt.  And that’s where I first heard of him. 

Newt Gingrich and Bob Walker and a couple of others that were members of what was called the Conservative Opportunity Society, I don’t know that it had been named as such yet, but it was a bunch of young, relatively new members of the House on the Republican side who were conservatives.  They had special orders every night.  Once the House had finished its official business, as long as somebody shows up on the floor of the House to speak, the cameras on C-SPAN stay on.  It didn’t matter that nobody else was in the House chamber.  They stayed on until the last person left the floor.  And Newt and his guys were in there five hours a night.  They were rotating, each of them would speak for an hour. They would yield to each other. They would interrupt themselves for questions and so forth.  But the cameras only were focused on the well.  You never knew that there was no audience there, except there was never any applause.  You never knew that the House chamber was empty, unless you knew what the special orders were. 

And this went on for years. And it’s where I heard of Newt Gingrich. And Newt had appointed himself the personal defender of Ronald Reagan and had appointed himself the singular person with his buddies to counter all of what he thought were the lies of the day being spouted by the media and the Democrats. Then I leave the Royals and I get back into radio. And I decide that I want to get this guy Gingrich on the air to have a chat with, and it was difficult. Couldn’t do it. The requests that Gingrich were getting were overwhelming; he wasn’t really interested in doing a lot of them. He didn’t really have a whole lot of time.

The station I was working on was owned by the Mormon church, Bonneville Broadcasting. It turned out that somebody inside Bonneville Broadcasting unearthed a contact that was able to get to Newt, and I got an interview with him for about 20 or 25 minutes. I don’t remember anything about the interview. These are just little details here to spice up the story. But this went on for years. These special orders went on for years, and it wasn’t just the defense of Reagan. Newt Gingrich was ripping the Speaker of the House at the time, Tip O’Neill; and when Tip left and “Fort Worthless” Jim Wright came in, the assault continued.

It was everything you wish was happening today, is all I can tell you. It was everything you wish the entire Republican Party was doing today. It was led by Newt Gingrich, and what was he doing? He was defending Reagan. Now, all of this stuff that hit Drudge and everywhere else last night about Newt telling everybody the country goes to hell if they continue Reaganism and that Newt insulted Reagan and that the Reagan administration failed and Iran-Contra... I never heard any of that. I started doing this particular program in Sacramento in 1984, and I was just as immersed in national politics then as I am now, and I could honestly tell you this.

I’m not denying it happened, don’t misunderstand. I’m just telling you, because it did happen. I’ve got the audio; the YouTube video is out there. Newt did say this stuff. I just don’t remember it. I don’t remember anybody in 1988 telling George Bush, “You’re gonna lose big if you just continue Reagan,” because the whole Republican Party strategy was to fool Republicans into thinking that that’s what Bush was gonna do. Their whole strategy was to tell the Republicans, “Okay, I’m going to.” I remember George Bush at that New Orleans convention. His theme was, “I’m gonna complete my mission,” and it was based off the fact he had been shot down in World War II.

They had the video of him being rescued at sea after his plane was shot down. He had to parachute out of his plane to be shot down. Great hero story. “Complete my mission.” It was all intertwined with continuing what had happened after Reagan, economically. Now, you people know that I am blessed with a pretty good memory. And I don’t remember Newt Gingrich in the 1980s — I’m not denying it happened. I’m just telling you, this stuff was a total shock to me last night when I learned that Newt had said this stuff. (interruption) I don’t know. Well, we’ve got the audio and we’ll listen to it and see whether it was off the cuff or what, ‘cause Newt does... (interruption)


84 posted on 01/30/2012 5:38:34 PM PST by Eric Blair 2084 (I don't always drink beer, but when I do, I prefer to drink a bunch of them. Stay thirsty my FRiends)
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To: aruanan

yes he is... and it is painfully obvious he does not listen. he only hears what he wants to hear. same with half the lame brains on this thread...


85 posted on 01/30/2012 5:59:45 PM PST by sit-rep
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To: editor-surveyor
He is dead in case you did not know.

Homosexualizing children? i won't even respond to that comment. He had 5 kids of his own. I do know his company donates to Feed America, School lunch programs and many other children's charities. He set up a drug abuse center.

Canola? How did you come up with that?
Canola oil used in Newman-Os are GE (Genetically Engineered) free as the USDAs National Organic Program does not allow the use of GEs in organic food products. They must be grown without the seed.

And who cares.... I could care less in the grand scheme of things. I eat local and organic as much as I can. Am seldom in a corporation grocery box store.

The company does provide jobs for many appreciative people who are proud of the products they put in the market place, which in turn are sold by other stores which provide jobs..

When he died the majority of his wealth would ultimately all go to charity. Children's charities were always high on the list.

Junk Vendor..don't buy the products, plenty of other consumers will continue to do so.

This was also a Junk Conversation. But I did bite.

Farewell.

86 posted on 01/30/2012 7:01:57 PM PST by fight_truth_decay
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To: editor-surveyor
He is dead in case you did not know.

Homosexualizing children? i won't even respond to that comment. He had 5 kids of his own. I do know his company donates to Feed America, School lunch programs and many other children's charities. He set up a drug abuse center.

Canola? How did you come up with that?
Canola oil used in Newman-Os are GE (Genetically Engineered) free as the USDAs National Organic Program does not allow the use of GEs in organic food products. They must be grown without the seed.

And who cares.... I could care less in the grand scheme of things. I eat local and organic as much as I can. Am seldom in a corporation grocery box store.

The company does provide jobs for many appreciative people who are proud of the products they put in the market place, which in turn are sold by other stores which provide jobs..

When he died the majority of his wealth would ultimately all go to charity. Children's charities were always high on the list.

Junk Vendor..don't buy the products, plenty of other consumers will continue to do so.

This was also a Junk Conversation. But I did bite.

Farewell.

87 posted on 01/30/2012 7:01:57 PM PST by fight_truth_decay
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To: fight_truth_decay

Keep on supporting Planned Barrenhood, and the Gay rights agenda. That is wgere 90% of the profits of “Newman’s Own” goes.

Never take your head out of the liberal sand; the sun is too bright for your progressive eyes.


88 posted on 01/30/2012 9:13:33 PM PST by editor-surveyor (No Federal Sales Tax - No Way!)
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To: OneVike

Rush is just like the GOP elites. He feels that he is too important to get involved in the minutea of the fray.

As long as he can stand on the outside and critize he’s just fine, so he will never commit himself one way or another.

Rush likes to be able to play BOTH sides of the table to make sure he can say “I told you so!”

He can’t be counted on to get his fingernails dusty.


89 posted on 01/30/2012 9:32:46 PM PST by Randy Larsen (ROTFLMFAO!)
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To: Seaplaner

The liberal democrats are taking a .44 magnum to our heads, the liberal republicans are giving us slow poison, results are the same, we are just as dead, one way only one takes longer and the liberal republicans have more than proven they will not stop their treachery.


90 posted on 01/31/2012 6:31:06 AM PST by sarge83
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To: fight_truth_decay

Newt. Borrow Chico's soap.

Never give back

91 posted on 01/31/2012 10:17:23 AM PST by freedumb2003 (Spoiler Alert! The secret to Terra Nova: THEY ARE ALL DEAD!!!)
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To: editor-surveyor

I support neither.


92 posted on 01/31/2012 5:11:12 PM PST by fight_truth_decay
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To: Yaelle
winner winner, chicken dinner.

...is that some elite code used in Davos? lol

93 posted on 01/31/2012 5:18:08 PM PST by fight_truth_decay
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To: OneVike

The only thing Rush listens to is ratings. If his ratings drop quickly with everyone complaining about this as their pet peeve, he will listen. Doesn’t guarantee he will change though. He truly sees himself as the one with all the right answers and is on the air to educate us ignorant listeners.

I’m a Rush listener but don’t like the way he talks down to us. I listen to him for info only, not his opinion like he thinks.


94 posted on 01/31/2012 5:32:09 PM PST by Randy Larsen (ROTFLMFAO!)
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To: OneVike

Maybe it’s not the busy tone- ever heard of call blocking?


95 posted on 01/31/2012 9:15:17 PM PST by MonicaG (God bless our military! Praying and thanking God for you every day. Thank you!)
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To: MonicaG

You think I had my number blocked from getting through to Rush?


96 posted on 01/31/2012 9:21:22 PM PST by OneVike ((Just a Christian waiting to go home) internet ID:: impeachobamanow)
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