Skip to comments.Rush: Sponsors 'practically begging to come back'
Posted on 03/07/2012 10:53:11 PM PST by Impala64ssa
PALM BEACH, Fla. After national controversy over his calling a Georgetown University law student a slut and prostitute, radio giant Rush Limbaugh says he has brand-new sponsors lined up to advertise on his program, and some who had canceled are now asking to return.
We have three brand-new sponsors that will be starting in the next two weeks, Limbaugh said this afternoon, adding he was not going to identify them today.
Two of the sponsors who have canceled have asked to return. We are being very careful about that. Im not gonna give you any names here. One of them is practically begging to come back.
There have been reports among some news agencies that at least 40 advertisers have abandoned Limbaughs top-rated program since the furor involving Sandra Flukes push for insurance-covered birth control erupted last week, but Limbaugh said those news outlets are not being honest.
Because they lie, and because they dont understand how it works, he said. Everything is fine on the business side. Everything is cool. There is not a thing to worry about. Whatever youre seeing on television about this program and sponsors and advertisers is just incorrect.
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I feel sorry for Rush. He's had a horrible life.
Ridicule works. The left has had a monopoly on it. It’s about time we threw some their way.
I hope we never have to go to war with some of you keyboard jockeys. I hear the DNC is looking for some more knee-jerk pansies...
Dump on Rush all you want, but there has been no other person in modern times to be the most informed, articulate, and entertaining voice for American conservatism than him.
I agree and I wish he would learn from this. He does our cause no favors.
Now all everyone is talking about is BC and Rush Limbaugh. There are far too many real issues that should be focused on but they can’t be because of this mess.
We always have "Lazamataz".
On the day I found out Carbonite pulled sponsorship,
I cancelled my automatic renewal.
I’m sure they had many more than me doing that,
and such a huge blip would have had to raise a panic.
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I can honestly say there are several companies I had never heard of unless listening to Rush’s show.
Just got an e-mail from Pro Flowers and I replied to them that I was disappointed in their dumping Rush and was cosidering .... Grocery Store Flowers.
Those three words put fear in their heart. And actually grocery store flowers...at least at my local Tom Thumb are really nice, come already arranged and are cheaper when you consider the shipping and handling charges Pro Flowers never mentions.
Good website: http://istandwithrush.org/?
Lists contact info for sponsors who dumped Rush....
Time to fight back:
I believe you are nit picking. If you are really a Rush listener, you know he gets outrageous from time to time, uses humor and parodies and over the top stuff.
Most of his listeners enjoy it. We like a little entertainment with our news and commentary, but he’s not ‘just an entertainer.’
If you think he was wrong, fine. I think you took the bait as did his pathetic sponsors, leaping to placate the sort of people who would probably never use their products anyway unless they gave them away.
Just reading that pious, sanctmonious screed from the computer back-up guy was sickening enough.
Rush himself seems to think he went over the top with comments that drifted into being personal about the woman and maybe he did. I wasn’t offended and neither was anyone else, except the fake, phony offense of the left.
When the left and the NOW group starts objecting to slurs on conservative women, they may deserve some respect.
They don’t now.
Letting Carbonite or Sleep Mattress Train back would be a big mistake IMO. Rush really pushed those products.
Hey man, don’t you be callin a spade a spade!
That's what I was thinking too. Knowing that the stinking CEO is a Media Matters Move-On.org kinda guy, I would hope that Rush would insist on his being fired as a requirement for taking the company back.
I know the whole fluking company is probably left wing extremists, but even they know about the bottom line.
Think of the PR we'd get if they did it and it would sure be a deterrent for the future.
Even the threat might be a deterrent, especially if the company takes a real dump for not complying! It wouldn’t even matter that their quality has nose-dived and might be a big secondary reason for the dump. I didn’t know it was doing poorly on some of its service and I bet most people don’t either.
Navratilova called Magic Johnson (or was it Wilt?) a “male slut.” I cannot recally anybody making a fuss over it.
That’s a nice snotty remark. Why is it any better than just calling me a slut?
I think that’s because they see their fathers and boyfriends addicted to porn. The girls are just desperate for love.
You set the bar awfully low for what you consider “impossible”.
I don’t live or die by what any talk show host says, so yes, if they aren’t performing to my standards I have no problem going somplace else.
It’s not the end of the world.
Enjoy Rush’s show.
You sound proud of that.
Rush might mention getting some “grocery store flowers” for his sweetie on the air.. just because she’s so cute..
[ Just a tad too long for a bumper sticker, but clever nevertheless! ]
THEN; you would not be interested in “Fluke Obama! Nov. 2012”...
Could get your car “keyed”... Democrats that never heard of Sandra Fluke would “git it” immediately..
Republicans would be as clueless as a Romney voter..
Posted by someone who thinks The Simpsons are great entertainment? Tells me a lot. So by your logic we should all listen to Romney, Sorros, Buffet, etc and take their advice because they are rich?
Actually I can't stand hearing A. M. Talk Radio as in Amplitude Modulated type radio. I have some sensory damage and it triggers seizures. Does that explain a lot more? Or do you simply think everyone who refuses to listen to his show hates him?
My voting in the General Election is very likely far more Conservative than yours especially if you voted for GW Bush. Go Pound Sand.
Exactly. All other isues suddenly went off the table and that happened when? A few days before Super Tuesday. You get it but some never will.
Seek Professional Help.
I don't either. My wife watches on Fox Business sometimes to put her too sleep. Other day he was gripping about being out of pain meds. Vicodin or Hydrocodoine I think it was or same thing as it. Most of his show isn't coherent but just stupid picking fights with others on the show. No Thanks.
It is very simple. If Obama wins reelection the country really will come apart. We are broke at the federal level, at the state and local levels, and those who produce will cease to support a parasitic, destructive federal crime machine.
If the Supreme Court rules in favor of the individual mandate and forces compliance, I predict that Texas and a few other Southern states will start fighting back and refuse to comply. The Constitution is not a suicide pact. The Left will be what it is but once they run out of everybody else’s money, the party will be over.
I think the jig is up moment has already arrived. The Left is having a terrible time holding this farce together. The Catholic Church has not forgotten this birth control mandate. Bring out this Fluke woman to publicly tell us how she goes to Georgetown and needs over $3 thousand to pay for what must be a hell of a lot of poking really does disgust a lot of those in the middle.
As a Catholic myself, I know a lot of Catholics who are in the mushy middle,they want to be ‘fair’ and not ‘judgmental’. They were being ‘open-minded’ and all that crap when they voted Obama. Sure, many are simply liberal dolts. But many are the kind who don’t follow politics closely but then watch the liberal press right before the election and decide based on that garbage.
This is a bt different. In 2009, Notre Dame University bestowed an honorary doctorate on Obama. Obama used the chance to talk a lot of fluff to how much he respects religious freedons., blah, blah, blah His historical votes for infanticide never came up. Many, many bishops publicly criticized and even condemned ND for that disgusting display. By now it would be forgotten, but for the fact that Obama and the Left never spare themselves the chance to attack and mock the church. Rather than going away, the problem grows and stays in our minds in this election year. Obama will not get the same percent of the Catholic vote he got the first time around. This contraception mandate on Catholic employers, abortion mandates and this game with Fluke is not good for Obama and the left.
Shiela Jackson Lee and Schakowsky, the other leftist congresswoman from Chicago, ran away from that TV interviewer because they too know that this is no good for them, either.
Physician, heal thyself.
Physician, heal thyself.
Whoever the beggars are, I hope Rush tells them to get bent. Or better yet, doubles their old rates.
Well Lazzie, if you are as cute as that Fluke character...somebody out the might “hit it”(you)
I think the Supreme Court will strike down the individual mandate but they will let the tax provisions stand because they are authorized under the 16th Amendment. It really is the 1913 16th Amendment that is killing our liberty here.
The issue of severability is a nonstarter because already in the Appeals court they are saying severability is implicitly understood, in other words Congress meant to do it. It’s possible they could make Congress vote on it again and that would be the death of Obamacare. So severability is a big issue but I am skeptical the SCOTUS would not give Obama a chance to revise its intent on severability as saying it was implicit or was an oversight.
But letting the tax provisions stand in Obamacare means that our US Govt can tax expensive health plans and incomes to pay for health plans of uninsured or underinsured. In other words it will be a huge expansion of State Medicaid.
So the 16th Amendment has screwed us.
The best I see is that people wake up and become aware that SCOTUS upholds Obamacare as a constitutional tax under authority of the 16th Amendment AND they take action and start to debate whether we need this 16th Amendment or can we replace out tax code with the FairTax which can be understood here:
Did you say that in your Rush Limbaugh voice? Or, your Bill Maher voice?
Your language indicates you've been listening to one of them...possibly both. Or, maybe even Ed Schultz.
Yep, you've surrendered...
I say it'll never happen but ping us to the article when it does...........
I too am Catholic and it doesn’t look to me like the church is going to drop this thing. It’s been covered in my mass the last four Sundays with vigor from the pulpit.
I’ll say it again...Alinsky’s rules might work well when instituted behind the scenes while the rest of us are busy carrying this country on our backs and raising the soldiers and citizens of tomorrow.
But once it gets silly we stop and take a look and the sound bytes....ie Republicans want to keep women pregnant and barefoot....don’t carry the day as was the intent.
They walk a fine line with Alinsky.
It’s like children. One child surreptitiously keeps smacking another child while mother is not looking. The torment continues and mother swats the air and tells the children to behave.
Push this kind of sneaky behavior too much and Mom gets suspicious and starts to pay more attention.
Heh. Nobody in this country thinks it’s okay for Bill Maher to call Palin a Slut while carrying on like screaming hyenas over a similar Rush Limbaugh comment. They kinda hope the Bill Maher thing would go under the radar and it would most times as the Lamestream media plays along with the “children” and their sneaky game.
But you really can’t be too absurd about it....that’s the rub with the Alinsky pact.
Alinsky is about FOOLING people if you note.
It’s hard to fool people if they’re paying close attention and this little game of pulling some activist woman out of the air to testify before congress about her very active sex life and the cost of her contraceptives is not playing to sympathetic ears in Peoria.
No one would be proud of their daughter, sister or Mama doing such a thing and good bunch of them agree with Rush’s assessment. Add the Bill Maher thing which maybe those in Peoria didn’t know much about, add a few Lamestream seeing this whole thing as too big to try to cover the elephant in the room....I say...
...good work on the Obama team. I think the Dems are desperately embarrassed and really wish it would all go away. Even Shiela Jackson Lee. Heh.
NEXT time they try to orchestrate some fake thing the public once fooled looks on with raised skeptical eyebrows.
I’m so happy the Obama team tried to ram this past us though I was quite nervous for a while, scared silly that they would finally bring down Rush.
You just lost dude!
Abandon this thread before your ignorance digs you a deeper hole than you're already in........
Make ‘em beg, Rushie, and then tell ‘em you don’t need their filthy money, you’d rather broadcast for free from your mother’s basement!
Are you posting under the name Hot Tabasco, too?
no. your comments speak for themselves.
Then you voted for Michael Bednarik in 2004 and are a current Paulbot.......
YOU HAZ JUST BEEN BUSTED DUDE!
I was addressing the fool and citing his comment to you...........
“”could have “
Du you gave grammar police duty today?