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Clearing Up Misinformation on Our Sponsors
rushlimbaugh.com ^ | 03/07/2012 | Rush Limbaugh

Posted on 03/07/2012 1:24:24 PM PST by forbushalltheway

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RUSH: I want to ask if you will indulge me for just a brief few minutes for some inside baseball stuff before we move on to our review of the issues of the day, politics and so forth, Super Tuesday, the results, and where we are. The reason for this is, once again, so much misinformation about this program and advertisers is in the mainstream media. People are reporting things that, A, are not true, and B, I don't even think the people reporting it have the slightest idea what they're talking about, nor do they have the ability to understand it.

But I know that many of you are spending a lot of time -- God bless you -- on the Web doing what you can to express your support for the program. And judging from the reaction of my own brother, who sends me a note last night, "You really lost 28 sponsors?" No, we have not lost 28 sponsors. "Well, how can they say it?" Because they lie and because they don't understand how it works, and that's what I want to try and explain. In fact, folks, we have three brand-new sponsors that will be starting in the next two weeks. Now, obviously, I'm not gonna tell you who they are today, but we've got three brand-new, full-fledged sponsors starting in the next two weeks.

Two of the sponsors who have canceled have asked to return. We are being very careful about that. Not gonna give you any names here. One of them is practically begging to come back. Everything is fine on the business side. Everything's cool. There is not a thing to worry about. What you're seeing on television about this program and sponsors and advertisers is just incorrect.

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: carbonite; fluke; limbaugh; mediamatters; rush; rushlimbaugh; rushlive; rushsponsors; rushtranscript; sandrafluke; sandytheslut; slut

1 posted on 03/07/2012 1:24:25 PM PST by forbushalltheway
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To: forbushalltheway

This has the hypocritical left-twits on suicide watch. Wonder which of Rush’s sponsors are begging to come back?


2 posted on 03/07/2012 1:28:47 PM PST by pallis
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To: forbushalltheway

Rush, fear not!!! This issue has backfired on the low life, Democrat “Dirt Bags” and that “Hate America” POTUS, Barack Hussein “I love the Muslim Brotherhood” Obama!!! End of story!!! This sickening excuse for a woman, Ms. Fluke, did not even last fifteen minutes!!!


3 posted on 03/07/2012 1:31:40 PM PST by JLAGRAYFOX (My only objective is defeat and destroy POTUS Obama & his Democrat Party, politically!!!)
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To: pallis

I’m betting Carbonite is one of them.


4 posted on 03/07/2012 1:31:40 PM PST by Fresh Wind ('People have got to know whether or not their president is a crook.' Richard M. Nixon)
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To: forbushalltheway

If he allows Carbonite back on I’m finding another station for my commute.


5 posted on 03/07/2012 1:33:38 PM PST by Cyber Liberty ("If the past sits in judgment on the present, the future will be lost." --Winston Churchill)
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To: Cyber Liberty

Well...what if he made Carbonite pay DOUBLE the advertising costs????? Capitalism at work!


6 posted on 03/07/2012 1:38:03 PM PST by goodnesswins (2012..."We mutually pledge our Lives, our Fortunes, and our Sacred Honor")
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To: forbushalltheway

Thanks for posting this - nice of Rush to take the time to explain... Our faith in him is well founded.


7 posted on 03/07/2012 1:38:47 PM PST by GOPJ (Democrat-Media Complex¬óburied stories and distorted facts... freeper 'andrew' Breitbart)
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To: Fresh Wind

Pro Flowers, too, I bet.


8 posted on 03/07/2012 1:41:13 PM PST by Bradís Gramma (PRAY for this country like your life depends on it....)
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To: goodnesswins

I don’t much care about the “inside baseball” aspects of the story. I just hated the “gotcha” aspect of the Carbonite commercials. When I’m making an effort to hear what he’s talking about, and it turns out to be a commercial, I feel cheated, I get pi$$ed and change the channel (usually to Sat rad) for the rest of my commute.


9 posted on 03/07/2012 1:42:56 PM PST by Cyber Liberty ("If the past sits in judgment on the present, the future will be lost." --Winston Churchill)
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To: GOPJ

I wish it would not be such a financial sacrifice for Rush to run for the WH. Can you imagine a Sarah/Rush or Rush/Sarah ticket? Win or lose it would be a time to remember.


10 posted on 03/07/2012 1:43:46 PM PST by Don Corleone ("Oil the gun..eat the cannoli. Take it to the Mattress.")
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To: Fresh Wind

Looks like Carbonite might be in the middle of a dead-cat bounce. Only marginally up today. It’s been on a steady downtrend for several months. Every earnings report has indicated a significant loss, although the losses appear to be diminishing each quarter (Earnings -$0.26 for current quarter).


11 posted on 03/07/2012 1:46:55 PM PST by Real Cynic No More (OBAMA!!'s name is all caps as sarcasm to indicate a lack of respect, as he does not deserve it)
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To: Brad's Gramma

Rush explained affiliate advertising very clearly. He lost nothing.


12 posted on 03/07/2012 1:55:07 PM PST by stephenjohnbanker (God, family, country, mom, apple pie, the girl next door and a Ford F250 to pull my boat.)
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To: forbushalltheway

Well that was a nice spin Rush but, a few of the advertisers had you personally speaking for them and we bought their products on your word and endorsement alone.

Would have never heard of CryBabyNite without you, Sean and Levin.

I just wouldn’t.

You also spoke for Stamps.com. Don’t know they if they are on the list of those advertisers who don’t want the ads on during your time slot but there are others you personally endorsed.

The advertisers made it clear their positions and you even said something to the effect “They are saying they don’t need you as a customer”.

This whole thing was a setup and a bunch of bunk.

I won’t be purchasing any of their products and I was considering Sherrie’s Berries for Mother’s Day. Not gonna happen..... Evuh.

They wanted to be moralists, well then fine.

Cram it Clownies.

You Still Rock Rush.


13 posted on 03/07/2012 2:04:43 PM PST by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously, you won't live through it anyway)
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To: stephenjohnbanker

Yep!!! I’m so glad he took the time to say all of this!

He’s been reading FR I bet. Anyone with half a brain would..


14 posted on 03/07/2012 2:21:01 PM PST by Bradís Gramma (PRAY for this country like your life depends on it....)
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To: Brad's Gramma

Even tied behind his back : )

freepmail


15 posted on 03/07/2012 2:26:59 PM PST by stephenjohnbanker (God, family, country, mom, apple pie, the girl next door and a Ford F250 to pull my boat.)
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To: goodnesswins

If you take any of them back, make them pay. Capitalism at work. Smart executives listening to the left.


16 posted on 03/07/2012 2:38:10 PM PST by YukonGreen
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To: goodnesswins

If you take any of them back, make them pay. Capitalism at work. Smart executives listening to the left.


17 posted on 03/07/2012 2:38:21 PM PST by YukonGreen
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To: YukonGreen

Wow, what a miserable bunch.

The whole lot pig piles on Rush like a pack of dogs on the weakest member, then run yelping at the slightest sign of trouble.

Talk about lack of conviction.
Spineless lefties.


18 posted on 03/07/2012 2:52:42 PM PST by Momotaro
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To: Brad's Gramma

I have always suspected that Rush is a FReeper.


19 posted on 03/07/2012 3:01:52 PM PST by rightly_dividing (You cannot put a gun rack in a Volt !)
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To: goodnesswins

Better still... get Mozy on as an advertiser, and then publicly announce that not only did Carbonite screw up. but they gave their rival a large increase in business. .


20 posted on 03/07/2012 3:03:26 PM PST by Salgak
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To: rightly_dividing
I have always suspected that Rush is a FReeper.

Well, he did let the phrase "barf alert" slip out once. Where do you think he picked that up?

21 posted on 03/07/2012 3:05:20 PM PST by Fresh Wind ('People have got to know whether or not their president is a crook.' Richard M. Nixon)
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To: forbushalltheway
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22 posted on 03/07/2012 3:07:09 PM PST by Col Freeper (FR is a smorgasbord of Conservative thoughts and ideas - dig in and enjoy it to its fullest!)
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To: Fresh Wind

Carbonite is next to worthless, and run by a liberal hypocrite.


23 posted on 03/07/2012 3:16:41 PM PST by pallis
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To: Momotaro

I’d also like to see a *very* public apology from the CEO’s...put the limelight on them for a news cycle...


24 posted on 03/07/2012 3:22:40 PM PST by Cacique500
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To: GOPJ

Your welcome!


25 posted on 03/07/2012 3:24:55 PM PST by forbushalltheway
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To: rightly_dividing

I have always suspected that Rush is a FReeper.

&&&
FR is the first place he stops for his show prep.


26 posted on 03/07/2012 3:43:15 PM PST by Bigg Red (Pray for our republic.)
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To: Fresh Wind

If not, then it is Pro Flowers.

These two have taken the brunt of our anger. Gotomeeting is a possibility. There are a lot of good and free replacements for what they do.


27 posted on 03/07/2012 4:41:36 PM PST by FreeAtlanta (Liberty and Justice for ALL)
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To: goodnesswins

I hope he doesn’t take Carbonite back. His sales weasels should give Mozy a call, if he really feels he has to advertise one of these paid backup services. Otherwise, he should do all his fans and listeners a favor and recommend Crashplan.com

I know that would come across as spiteful on his part, and he likely won’t do it because it could hurt with possible future advertisers, but it would be a nice thing to do for all his hard working fans. Especially, now that the economy is so baracked up.


28 posted on 03/07/2012 4:45:14 PM PST by FreeAtlanta (Liberty and Justice for ALL)
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To: Cyber Liberty

I agree. I wish he would just announce that he is doing a commerical instead of leading into it like it is real news. He and other commentators do the same with Lifelock, testosterone ads, and several others.

I usually mute as soon as I realize what they are doing (and I have gotten pretty good at it). Unfortunately, I usually forget to turn the radio back up (programming can cause loss of awarness) and I miss about 10 or 15 minutes.

I really do hate the misleading lead in advertising.


29 posted on 03/07/2012 4:49:26 PM PST by FreeAtlanta (Liberty and Justice for ALL)
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To: rightly_dividing; Fresh Wind; Brad's Gramma

We are show prep for the Network Show Preper! :-)

I don’t fault him if he is a fellow freeper and if he is, I am proud of it. This is a great site and one where I have come for years to get breaking news and intelligent conversation about that news.


30 posted on 03/07/2012 4:54:30 PM PST by FreeAtlanta (Liberty and Justice for ALL)
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