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Beyond Rush: Hannity, Beck, Levin Hit with Advertiser Bans
Newsmax.com ^ | March 11, 2012 | Newsmax Wires

Posted on 03/11/2012 6:09:46 PM PDT by Tolerance Sucks Rocks

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1 posted on 03/11/2012 6:09:54 PM PDT by Tolerance Sucks Rocks
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To: 3D-JOY; abner; Abundy; AGreatPer; Albion Wilde; AliVeritas; alisasny; ALlRightAllTheTime; ...

PING!


2 posted on 03/11/2012 6:10:33 PM PDT by Tolerance Sucks Rocks (Occupy DC General Assembly: We are Marxist tools. WE ARE MARXIST TOOLS!)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

Sounds like collusion.


3 posted on 03/11/2012 6:11:44 PM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum (Government is the religion of the sociopaths.)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

Rush lost 98 of 18000 advertisers. He is in big trouble.


4 posted on 03/11/2012 6:12:19 PM PDT by mountainlion (I am voting for Sarah after getting screwed again by the DC Thugs.)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

Well, I can think of a lot of left wing shows that are “offensive and controversial”. So I assume these advertisers will target them as well? /s

This seems to be a coordinated attack to shut up the alternate media. It’s just wrong!


5 posted on 03/11/2012 6:14:39 PM PDT by berdie
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

the company says 98 advertisers no longer wanted to air ad spots on any “offensive or controversial” talk programs.

This will really hurt the lib talk programs! Oh, wait... we would like that list to watch it backfire.


6 posted on 03/11/2012 6:16:33 PM PDT by Mark (Don't argue with my posts. I typed while under sniper fire..)
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To: mountainlion

Not quite. Sleep Train is begging to come back and Carbonite saw a major sell-off of shares.


7 posted on 03/11/2012 6:16:39 PM PDT by jmacusa (Political correctness is cultural Marxism. I'm not a Marxist.)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

This is a corporate assault on the First Amendment Rights of good Americans.


8 posted on 03/11/2012 6:16:59 PM PDT by Uncle Slayton
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks
Do I need to eat a 'Crappy Meal' from McDonalds? NO | Do I need to eat a halal-friendly Subway sandwich? NO | Do I need a new FORD? NO

I believe there are also 95 other things I don't need.

9 posted on 03/11/2012 6:17:04 PM PDT by stars & stripes forever (Blessed is the nation whose God is the Lord!)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

It just means smaller companies will get better
advertising.


10 posted on 03/11/2012 6:17:04 PM PDT by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

Is there a complete list of the chicken shyt companies that don’t want my money?

I shop(ed) with many listed. I know where my conservative dollars are wanted. I’d like to know where they are not.


11 posted on 03/11/2012 6:19:36 PM PDT by cableguymn (Good thing I am a conservative. Otherwise I would have to support Mittens like Republicans do.)
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Unrelated...

I’d like to hear Levin, a Disney fan, take the corporation to task for its promotion of “Good Christian Bitches”. Maybe he could suggest a new title, “Good Disney Bitches”.


12 posted on 03/11/2012 6:20:05 PM PDT by Gene Eric (Newt/Sarah 2012)
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

Sounds like they were going to leave anyway at the drop of a hat, this or some other. Like an election year ploy.


13 posted on 03/11/2012 6:20:40 PM PDT by irgbar-man (had to sell my good tagline for food)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

...because this was never about being (or being called) a slut. It’s all about silencing dissent. You know - like the hildebeast melodramatically accused the right of doing.

And the Balkanization of America continues apace. I can’t wait until the shooting starts.


14 posted on 03/11/2012 6:20:47 PM PDT by rockrr (Everything is different now...)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

IF we’re sliding back into a recession (I think we are, Europe is already back in recession) the former advertiser’s dropoff in sales will have an interesting effect in a lot of boardrooms.


15 posted on 03/11/2012 6:20:47 PM PDT by Sooth2222 ("Suppose you were an idiot. And suppose you were a member of congress. But I repeat myself." M.Twain)
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To: Uncle Slayton

This is not a first admendment issue. That only protects people from government independance. No one from the U.S. government has attemped to stop Rush from speaking his mind. He can talk about anything he wants. This is just people that don’t want to do business with him at this time. You are allowed to not do business with someone that you don’t like, as these businesses are doing. This is just the free market at work.


16 posted on 03/11/2012 6:22:32 PM PDT by christx30
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

Newflash for the Liberals: You get those guys taken off the air, 50-60% of the talk radio stations will go to music formats.

NO ONE WANTS TO LISTEN TO LIBERAL PROPOGANDA ON THE RADIO.


17 posted on 03/11/2012 6:24:13 PM PDT by Bryan24 (When in doubt, move to the right..........)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

HBO is owned by Time Warner.

Bill Maher claims that he’s immune because HBO has no sponsors. That much is true, but Time Warner would feel the heat of an advertiser rebellion.


18 posted on 03/11/2012 6:24:43 PM PDT by IncPen (Educating Barack Obama has been the most expensive project in human history)
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To: stars & stripes forever

I’m with you. I have always driven Ford because it made feel good as an American. But, if this the blowback then I will print out the list so as I go through my day I will have a reminder of these companies who are leftist frauds.

No more $1 chicken sandwiches. Skip Subway and any other company.

The world of choices for products and vendors is large enough so I can make other choices.


19 posted on 03/11/2012 6:25:03 PM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously, you won't live through it anyway)
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To: christx30

The SECULARISTS WANT ONE THOUGHT

THE SPEECH POLICE

THE THOUGHT POLICE

1984

Whatever Obama wants for the country....he needs to be dictator.
He said that in front of a Latino group.

Dissenters w/ Sebelius and Obama....off with your head!

Off with your talk show!

It’s a short step til killing us all in our sleep.

Yes, there is no dissent with the dictator.

His word is God.

Now let us kill the dissenters. Put them in work prison.

And poison all their children.

Kill them all.


20 posted on 03/11/2012 6:26:04 PM PDT by preamble
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

Keep posting as the names come up. We can speak loudly with our pocketbooks.


21 posted on 03/11/2012 6:26:33 PM PDT by Fireone (Gingrich/West 2012. (did I mention FUBO?))
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

we need a list of democrat corporation, so to know where not to shop


22 posted on 03/11/2012 6:27:31 PM PDT by 4rcane
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

Anyone have a copy of this list?


23 posted on 03/11/2012 6:27:59 PM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously, you won't live through it anyway)
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To: christx30

“””””No one from the U.S. government has attemped to stop Rush from speaking his mind. He can talk about anything he wants.”””””

Incorrect. Carl Levin wants him off the military band and some doosh democrat Rep has a petition going to get rid of him.


24 posted on 03/11/2012 6:29:06 PM PDT by shelterguy
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

There are more conservatives than liberals in this country.So lets just play tit for tat and boycott their shyt and see who survives.You have to play hardball with these goons.Its the only thing they understand.


25 posted on 03/11/2012 6:29:11 PM PDT by HANG THE EXPENSE (Life's tough.It's tougher when you're stupid.)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

If this is about women, I am not sure why 2 1/2 men has a single sponsor.


26 posted on 03/11/2012 6:30:43 PM PDT by Shanty Shaker
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

Meh, I listen to talk radio about as much as I watch “news entertinament” ... pretty much never.


27 posted on 03/11/2012 6:30:49 PM PDT by RIghtwardHo
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

Advertisers will buy space wherever there is an audience.


28 posted on 03/11/2012 6:34:04 PM PDT by Brownie63
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To: Sooth2222

IF we’re sliding back into a recession


You can’t slide back in to something you never left.


29 posted on 03/11/2012 6:39:12 PM PDT by cableguymn (Good thing I am a conservative. Otherwise I would have to support Mittens like Republicans do.)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks
These advertisers are not only pansies but also sluts.
30 posted on 03/11/2012 6:39:25 PM PDT by ConservativeStatement (Obama "acted stupidly.")
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

This isn’t necessarily a new thing. A lot of large companies have always had this policy. They don’t want to get political.


31 posted on 03/11/2012 6:39:50 PM PDT by AndrewB (FUBO)
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To: mountainlion

I strongly suggest you go to Rush’s website. You could not be more wrong in your statement. As a matter of fact, Sleep Train begged to come back. Carbonite lost 12% of it’s stock after dropping Rush. I don’t think this is as much of an issue as those on the left are hoping for.


32 posted on 03/11/2012 6:40:00 PM PDT by navymom1
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

Some of the things they advertise on those shows amount to ways to pay money for stuff which is basically free. For instance Go-To-Meeting (and Microsoft Live-Meeting for that matter) are commercial versions of older (and free) technology called VNC (RealVNC, TightVNC etc)...


33 posted on 03/11/2012 6:40:29 PM PDT by varmintman
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

Media Matters is doing this. So much for the First Amendment.


34 posted on 03/11/2012 6:40:34 PM PDT by popdonnelly (Socialism isn't going to work this time, either.)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

mcdonalds, after all Mark ate there, F them. Burger King is better.


35 posted on 03/11/2012 6:41:18 PM PDT by longfellow (Bill Maher, the 21st hijacker.)
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To: E. Pluribus Unum
I have no doubt that their was a premeditated plan by Obama OWS type thugs for just the right moment. They jump on this one and frankly jumped the shark. Several of the advertisers like Carbonite, had deep tie-ins to the Democrat party. Use alternatives like Crashplan.com Also, buycott sponsors who had the guts to stick with Rush and the others. Boycott the ones who pulled out.
36 posted on 03/11/2012 6:42:45 PM PDT by FreeAtlanta (Liberty and Justice for ALL)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

Read Rush’s “inside baseball” explanation if anyone still thinks he’s “losing advertisers”. Radio time is fungible, there are others who will snap it up in a heartbeat, and if anything I expect Premier/CC will show record profits as the result of all this.

Haven’t we learned by now that a) you can’t believe anything the left says and b) when they say something, nearly always the opposite is the truth?


37 posted on 03/11/2012 6:43:19 PM PDT by bigbob
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To: preamble

Audio??


38 posted on 03/11/2012 6:43:31 PM PDT by longfellow (Bill Maher, the 21st hijacker.)
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To: HANG THE EXPENSE

Levin Hit with Advertiser Bans, HANG THE EXPENSE wrote:
There are more conservatives than liberals in this country.So lets just play tit for tat and boycott their shyt and see who survives.You have to play hardball with these goons.Its the only thing they understand.


In the talk radio world that has already been fought and won. Now they are trying to kill conservative talk radio by cutting off the funding.

We should be mounting the same sort of attack on PBS/MSNBC/CNN and the such.

I canceled my HBO.. They where blown away when I called since I was on the free 3 month free promo.

Just said I don’t want what they peddle in my house.


39 posted on 03/11/2012 6:44:53 PM PDT by cableguymn (Good thing I am a conservative. Otherwise I would have to support Mittens like Republicans do.)
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To: mountainlion
Rush lost 98 of 18000 advertisers. He is in big trouble.

LOL - great comment - we should all be so lucky in life. And what's the deal with some of the major ones wanting to come back because they've lost so much business? That should be included.

40 posted on 03/11/2012 6:45:24 PM PDT by GOPJ (Democrat-Media Complex - buried stories and distorted facts... freeper 'andrew' Breitbart)
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To: Gene Eric

Hannity parties it up down in Orlando, too. Maybe, he they both should show some spine and put their standards where their wallet and heart are?


41 posted on 03/11/2012 6:46:33 PM PDT by FreeAtlanta (Liberty and Justice for ALL)
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To: 4rcane

There use to be a great website, www.buyblue.org but it’s not around anymore. I frequented the site so I would know where not to shop.


42 posted on 03/11/2012 6:47:22 PM PDT by peggybac
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

Sucks that I drive a Toyota and my car and home insurance is State Farm.


43 posted on 03/11/2012 6:49:02 PM PDT by peggybac
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To: navymom1; mountainlion

It’s sarcasm. Go back and look at Mountainlion’s numbers.

98 out of 18,000.

Mountainlion is using sarcasm


44 posted on 03/11/2012 6:51:05 PM PDT by netmilsmom (I am Breitbart)
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To: cableguymn

I pulled the plug on my support for Susan G Komen organization when I learned of their support for leftwing Planned Parenthood.

I don’t support GE, GM, Progressive Insurance, Ben and Jerry’s, and I try not to buy Made in China stuff.


45 posted on 03/11/2012 6:51:22 PM PDT by FreeAtlanta (Liberty and Justice for ALL)
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To: christx30

“No one from the U.S. government has attemped to stop Rush from speaking his mind.”

Well it isnt the govt doing it officially. The organizations pushing it are the same ones controlled by BO and the left.


46 posted on 03/11/2012 6:51:37 PM PDT by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do that when I have a fire.)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

War.


47 posted on 03/11/2012 6:54:20 PM PDT by SueRae (Tale of 2 Towers - First, Isengaard (GOP-e), then, the Tower of Sauron on 11.06.2012)
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To: bigbob; Tolerance Sucks Rocks

Here is the story.
http://www.rushlimbaugh.com/daily/2012/03/07/clearing_up_misinformation_on_our_sponsors


48 posted on 03/11/2012 6:54:20 PM PDT by cableguymn (Good thing I am a conservative. Otherwise I would have to support Mittens like Republicans do.)
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To: jmacusa

In 2 days, Carbonite stock fell -12%.

Screw em.

Let these companies survive without customers.

See how they do selling to OWS clowns. The only product they buy is delicing powder.


49 posted on 03/11/2012 6:55:08 PM PDT by LyinLibs (If victims of islam were more "islamophobic," maybe they'd still be alive.)
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To: netmilsmom
From NEWSMAX, enough said.

Remember the days they started as a conservative organization? They kept getting money from Soros, they caved.

Great $$$ business decision. Now they are just irreverent as the other lefties.

50 posted on 03/11/2012 6:56:34 PM PDT by AGreatPer (Obama has NEVER given a speech where he did not lie!!!)
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