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NOW Launches "Enough Rush" Campaign Directed at Local Advertisers, Radio Stations
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Posted on 04/19/2012 11:47:11 AM PDT by Sub-Driver

NOW Launches "Enough Rush" Campaign Directed at Local Advertisers, Radio Stations

April 19, 2012

Today, the National Organization for Women is launching the "Enough Rush" campaign, which aims to deliver the powerful message to Rush Limbaugh and his apologists that bullying is no longer profitable.

Since Limbaugh's three-day attack on law student Sandra Fluke, scores of advertisers have left the show and two radio stations have dropped Limbaugh's show. Now, through the "Enough Rush" campaign, grassroots activists across the U.S. will reach out to local businesses that continue to advertise on The Rush Limbaugh Show and local radio stations that broadcast it.

"For more than two decades, Rush Limbaugh has degraded women, people of color and anyone who doesn't look or think like him," said NOW President Terry O'Neill. "Like bullies everywhere, Limbaugh uses the age-old tactic of savaging one woman for the purpose of intimidating all women away from the public square. Rush's hostile, hateful speech is destructive to our public discourse, our communities and our democracy."

The Rush Limbaugh Show is broadcast on over 600 radio stations nationwide, syndicated by Clear Channel's Premiere Networks. Clear Channel pays Limbaugh an astounding $38 million a year to spew his hate across the airwaves, and its CEO has, thus far, refused to terminate his contract. NOW activists across the country will picket at some of the local radio affiliates that broadcast the show.

The National Organization for Women first took on Rush Limbaugh with its Flush Rush campaign in the mid-1990s, when NOW succeeded in convincing the Florida Citrus Commission not to renew its million-dollar contract with the radio host. Founded in 1966, NOW is the largest group of feminist activists in the country, with hundreds of chapters nationwide, many of which are taking part in this latest Enough Rush campaign.

"NOW is proud to stand with Sandra Fluke and everyone Limbaugh has degraded and insulted over the years," O'Neill added. "We hope that women's rights and social justice supporters around the country will join us in this campaign."

Some of the cities where protests will be held include Washington, D.C., New York City, Phoenix, Ariz., Indianapolis, Ind., Columbia, Mo., Toledo, Ohio, Grand Rapids, Mich. and West Palm Beach, Fla.


TOPICS: Political Humor/Cartoons
KEYWORDS: feminazis; rushlimbaugh; rushsponsors; talkradio
What a joke..........
1 posted on 04/19/2012 11:47:18 AM PDT by Sub-Driver
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To: Sub-Driver

Suppose this will work as well as their OJ boycott a while back?

I suspect also the word is out among all station owners and advertising executives about the advertisers that pulled out of Rush sponsorship and couldn’t get back in.


2 posted on 04/19/2012 11:50:27 AM PDT by jimfree (In Nov 2012 my 11 y/o granddaughter will have more relevant executive experience than Barack Obama)
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To: Sub-Driver

National Organization Whores.


3 posted on 04/19/2012 11:50:37 AM PDT by izzatzo (Just beat Obama.)
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To: Sub-Driver
The NAG’s are a little late to the party, that controversy was over and done with a month ago...
4 posted on 04/19/2012 11:51:39 AM PDT by apillar
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To: Sub-Driver

...getting Bill Maher to be their spokesman for the “Enough Rush” campaign?

Maybe they can get Hillary Rosen to make some speeches too...


5 posted on 04/19/2012 11:52:29 AM PDT by Tzimisce (THIS SUCKS)
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To: apillar

It’s probably part of their spring funding drive. You know, like the local PBS station.


6 posted on 04/19/2012 11:52:56 AM PDT by BelegStrongbow (St. Joseph, patron of fathers, pray for us!)
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To: apillar

The feminazis are just trying to get some attention, that’s all.


7 posted on 04/19/2012 11:53:11 AM PDT by ReformationFan
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To: Sub-Driver

A woman, a fish and a bicycle walk in to a bar...


8 posted on 04/19/2012 11:53:33 AM PDT by Notwithstanding (Christ Jesus Victor, Ruler, Lord and Redeemer!)
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To: Sub-Driver

Frankly, I’ve had ENOUGH of NOW.


9 posted on 04/19/2012 11:56:47 AM PDT by rightwingintelligentsia (Be careful of believing something just because you want it to be true.)
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To: Sub-Driver

...since those stations all now have The Mike Huckabee Program as a viable option /sarc


10 posted on 04/19/2012 11:57:18 AM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: ReformationFan

That group is so 70’s. A bunch of bra burners is so last century. Memo to NOW, no one cares. Peddle your crap to mooseslims.


11 posted on 04/19/2012 12:00:04 PM PDT by Indy Pendance
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To: Sub-Driver

SO, aren’t the NOW sluts behaving as bullies?


12 posted on 04/19/2012 12:00:26 PM PDT by chris37 (Heartless.)
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To: Sub-Driver; Mrs. B.S. Roberts

You are so correct. I had a great laugh as I read that rant. The NAGS define “hate speech” as anything that states an opinion that opposes their beliefs and aims.
They have no knowledge of what is REALLY “HATE SPEECH”.
On a personal note, I have had a few (extremely few) women stalk from my place of business the moment they hear Rush’s voice on my radio. Being a “hate filled” Rush listener, I’ve kept a running score....to date the total is 3, and that is over the last 14 years. It’s a struggle, but I survive.


13 posted on 04/19/2012 12:00:50 PM PDT by CaptainAmiigaf ( NY Times: We print the news as it fits our views.)
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To: Buckeye McFrog

Did you hear, the huckster’s program manager or whatever title was his first “caller”. He’ll never take down Rush. Pathetic.


14 posted on 04/19/2012 12:02:42 PM PDT by Indy Pendance
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To: Buckeye McFrog

I think Rush makes over $50 million a year while NOW says it’s more like $38M. He still has about 600 stations—picked up a couple new ones to replace the old ones. The Pittsfield MA station that dropped him did pick up Huckabee.


15 posted on 04/19/2012 12:03:44 PM PDT by raccoonradio
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To: Sub-Driver

These idiots give radical lesbians a bad name.


16 posted on 04/19/2012 12:05:36 PM PDT by Deb (Beat him, strip him and bring him to my tent!)
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To: Sub-Driver

F**k N.O.W,.

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17 posted on 04/19/2012 12:09:42 PM PDT by flatfish
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To: CaptainAmiigaf

Thanks for your tireless work. Someone has to do it.

As a side note, the communist, yes, he’s a registered commie from some eastern European country, was fired from my husbands place of work. I don’t know the details of it all. Now, hubbie has been spending MONTHS and 18 HOUR days fixing his code. It was a complete mess, screwing up their machines and attached codes. It’s a complete cluster f***. Their entire code to run machines was dependent upon everyone else’s codes. Ah., the Glory of being a liberal.......


18 posted on 04/19/2012 12:10:34 PM PDT by Indy Pendance
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To: Sub-Driver

STILL pissed at not being invited to the Prom.Losers all.


19 posted on 04/19/2012 12:11:34 PM PDT by Apercu ("Obama is graffiti on the wall of American History")
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To: Sub-Driver
"...that bullying is no longer profitable."

So they will do more of it?

Does that even make sense?

20 posted on 04/19/2012 12:14:16 PM PDT by Only1choice____Freedom (FDR had the New Deal. President 0bama has the Raw Deal.)
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To: Sub-Driver; izzatzo; All
"What a joke..
National Organization Whores"
agree...where were they, after Juanita Broadwich after it was revealed
(NBC) she was RAPED by Bubba "put some ice on it" Klintoon?
IMHO, S. Fluke; is a slut.. whore.. DEMOCRAT.

21 posted on 04/19/2012 12:16:46 PM PDT by skinkinthegrass (the DNC/RNC = D.C. Establishment...an Brazilian saying: $AME OLD $H!T, W!TH D!FFERENT FL!E$. :^)
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To: flatfish

What is wrong with your u & c keys?


22 posted on 04/19/2012 12:25:03 PM PDT by don-o (He will not share His glory and He will NOT be mocked! Blessed be the name of the Lord forever.)
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To: Sub-Driver

I’ve had enough NOW


23 posted on 04/19/2012 12:30:18 PM PDT by CPT Clay (Pick up your weapon and follow me.)
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To: Sub-Driver

NAGS.


24 posted on 04/19/2012 12:34:57 PM PDT by SoFloFreeper
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To: Sub-Driver
What a joke..........

I am quite sure that this will delight Rush to no end. He's in the heads of the NAGS.

25 posted on 04/19/2012 12:53:53 PM PDT by Servant of the Cross (the Truth will set you free)
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To: Servant of the Cross

According to NOW, “bullying is no longer profitable.” So what we’re going to do is bully small businesses into stop advertising with Rush. Pardon me while I choke on the irony.


26 posted on 04/19/2012 1:07:54 PM PDT by VA_Gentleman ("Poor Al Gore. Global warming completely debunked via the very internet you invented." -Jon Stewart)
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To: Servant of the Cross

According to NOW, “bullying is no longer profitable.” So what we’re going to do is bully small businesses into stopping advertising with Rush. Pardon me while I choke on the irony.


27 posted on 04/19/2012 1:08:07 PM PDT by VA_Gentleman ("Poor Al Gore. Global warming completely debunked via the very internet you invented." -Jon Stewart)
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To: Indy Pendance

They won’t do that. Mooselims fight back. It’s easier to attack those who aren’t a real threat as any cowardly bully knows.

I remember back in the ‘80s, a major league baseball player called NOW a “bunch of lesbians” and was forced to apologize. Why should he have had to apologize? Was it not an accurate description? Was NOW not “proud” to be lesbians? Today, the lesbonazi though police crowd would sue NOW for finding the ball player’s statement an “insult.”


28 posted on 04/19/2012 1:42:09 PM PDT by ReformationFan
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To: Sub-Driver

And let’s remember, making fun of a newborn Down’s syndrome kid is NOT BULLYING as long as his mother is a conservative Republican.


29 posted on 04/19/2012 1:47:20 PM PDT by denydenydeny (Admiration of absolute government is proportionate to the contempt one has for others.-Tocqueville)
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To: Sub-Driver

It’s great that they want to add to Rush’s promotion.


30 posted on 04/19/2012 3:07:56 PM PDT by Actually_in_Tokyo (ahead of the game)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia
"Frankly, I’ve had ENOUGH of NOW."

Ohhh, they are fun to play with. Let them alone. They perform a great service.

31 posted on 04/19/2012 3:15:52 PM PDT by AGreatPer (Obama has NEVER given a speech where he did not lie!!!)
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To: Sub-Driver; All

http://elboceto.files.wordpress.com/2009/05/feminazi_bring_hate_1968_2.jpg


32 posted on 04/19/2012 7:59:27 PM PDT by ReformationFan
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To: Sub-Driver

Birth control pill subscription. Walmart price: $9/month.

Get over it, NOW. You’re only making yourself look more foolish.


33 posted on 04/20/2012 9:04:49 AM PDT by samtheman
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