Skip to comments.Rush Limbaugh on gay marriage: “This issue is lost” [ What othre issue does Rush concede ?]
Posted on 04/07/2013 12:35:22 PM PDT by NoLibZone
Rush claims the battle was lost when conservatives started modifying the word marriage (traditional marriage, straight marriage) to describe the institution rather than insisting that the word itself necessarily refers to traditional/straight relationships and therefore doesnt require modification.
How would you have enforced that message discipline against the left, though? Their 40 percent of the country would have been calling it gay marriage no matter what.
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Deficit Spending lost?
Is Rush just in it for the cash now?
The low information types win another victory.
Rush didn’t concede the issue, the gist of his commentary was how it seems everyone in power has given up on it. No one who makes the decisions are standing and fighting.
That’s because they don’t know how to deal with being labeled a homophobe.
People are twisting this around —he was advising against our folks adopting psychological tricks the left plays.
Some conservatives are strangely like ghetto folks who resent it when one of their own make it big and leave the hood —they twist anything against that person.
It’s some weird love of pain and abandonment.
Ignore Rush and O’Reilly. They have taken conservatives for a ride and have made tens of millions of bucks on the way. Forget them.
Listen to Ingraham and Palin. These are true social and economic conservatives.
I'm not the least bit afraid of homosexuals, but what they do disgusts me. If that makes me a "homophobe" than so be it. It's right up there with Al Sharpton labeling someone a "racist"...it carries no weight.
Bingo FRiend! It is great to see that some freepers realize that these guys are only in it for the money just like Anne turncoat Coulter. They have only been concerned with preserving their own bank accounts rather than fighting for what is right. These people care very little for the common man although they pretend to.
Eligibility of the usurper.
Cuomo was very verbal about gay marriage...”It will bring money to NY”.
Really? That’s your in depth analysis? You think Rush and O Reilly have anything in common? Why don’t you just admit you don’t listen to Rush before you embarrass yourselves further?
Unfortunately Rush has always been uncomfortable talking about traditional sexual values — even though our welfare state is fueled by unwed motherhood and young thugs growing up without fathers. He made his name with “caller abortions” early in his career but has steered clear more recently. On his shows, he does not oppose gay marriage with much enthusiasm and appears eager to switch the subject to financial or economic topics.
Perhaps he is afraid the the liberals will point to his four marriages. Maybe he gets pressure from his nitwit wives, including the one who hired Elton John to sing at their wedding.
It sounds like Rush is letting his wife do the thinking for him.
A point I have occasionally tried to make.
There is no such thing as "gay" marriage. Never has been, never will be. In 10,000 years of human history, it does not exist. It never will exist.
If we agree to call a dog's tail a leg, how many legs does a dog have?
Four. Calling a dog's tail a leg doesn't make it a leg. Pass all the laws you want to, there is no such thing as "gay" marriage and there never will be.
Voting for socialists [Romney], for one.
That’s one RUSH conceded.
The other is: any question that our elections process is filled with fraud.
RUSH said he “doesn’t want to go there”, when ever election fraud is brought up.
Our election process is as free and fair as our press.
I am as disappointed in RUSH as I am with the GOP.
I happened to hear the show where he talked about this. He, personally, did not concede the issue, but was remarking on an appraisal from someone else that asserted the battle was lost when the verbiage was changed, IOW, as soon as people started referring to “gay marriage” the definition of marriage as it had been known for thousands of years was already compromised.
I would like to think that 2012 taught us that all those suposed “conservative” pundits are in this for one thing and one thing only ... money. They could care less about Conservatism and America. While I stopped watching these nitwits some time ago, 2012 really solidified my decision. The only one’s worse? The LibTard ones.
Rush and crew are irrelevant to the human condition.
To say the issue is lost is the same as giving up.
Rush, by contrast, is not giving up on fighting Obamacare. He fights even though at least 80 percent of the American people support the most important feature of Obamacare — eliminating preexisting conditions. Rush continues to fight socialized medicine because it is right thing to do.
Unfortunately, he doesn’t spend anywhere near the same energy fighting gay marriage.
He's exactly right - I never understood where or why people came up with the term "traditional marriage" - just as absurd as "gay marriage."
Is Rush just in it for the cash now?
What does this even mean in this context - makes no sense. What is it that you disagree with as far as what he said? Our side screwed up the debate and essentially helped them win the argument. He's exactly right.
Who won? I don’t listen to Rush anymore.
I think when he hired Elton John for his wedding that should have told us, how we would be on this issue.
we s/b he
Rush has not only said so, he has said so repeatedly and spent considerable amounts of time of his show dedicated as such.
I am so angry at people on radio and TV telling me to accept this behavior as a given. Like I have figured out some time ago, Rush is about the money and is turning his convictions into some luke watered down we must accept it. Though, his Christian base may want to wise up. Seriously. You guys made him what he is..Don’t take this.
He has spent an incredible amount of time to this issue. What is the deal with you people falsely claiming otherwise?
And your point? Just as false as the first one.
What is it that he said that was incorrect?
No he doesn't either. Here's just a couple recent examples: http://www.rushlimbaugh.com/daily/2013/02/05/democrats_move_to_make_voter_fraud_easier http://www.rushlimbaugh.com/daily/2012/09/07/democrats_count_on_voter_fraud
I guess Rush is just a lefty now /s. O’reilly, he sucks. But Rush is still the most important conservative voice.
You haven’t been listening to his show very much.
furthermore, who the hell is Rush to lecture us on marriage, he alone has done more to make a joke of marriage by not staying married. He took the easy way out - multiple times!
Rush addressed this specifically. He did NOT conceded this. In fact, he berated those who did EXACTLY what you just posted, insinuating that THIS is Rush’s position.
He commented on what other conservatives are saying.
The problem is that, just like Obama guard dog Fx News, Obama guard dog Lamebaugh doesn’t include the Founding States’ division of federal and state government powers in his public policy discussions. Otherwise patriots would know that the Founding States made the 10th Amendment to clarify that the Constitution’s silence about things like marriage means that marriage is a unique state power issue.
Patriots need to get themselves up to speed on the Constitution and its history and then question why they put their faith into so-called conservative commentators like Fx News and Lamebaugh.
Do you ever actually listen to him, or did your lobotomy make it impossible for you to do anything besides knee-jerk react to state-controlled media inflammatory headlines?
He did a lot of damage in the way that he has handled this issue like he handled the issue with the college student. It’s been reported on local news that Rush Limbaugh says there’s no need to challenge the gay marriage issue, it’s over. He didn’t think this through enough. It gives those who are on the edge or a the push to give up, or to just not want to try any further and fight on. He needs to turn this around and make the position clearer for traditional marriage and for the traditional supporters to fight on. I could not believe he did this. He gave the left so much. He’s been slipping here lately. I like Rush though he has been changing the past few years.
Hush Bimbo just wants us all to believe the issue is lost so we stop talking about it and bugging the elites about it.
Hush Bimbo sold out a long time ago.
I agree the issue is lost....as soon as the Republicans began to yield. ....even Newt got on board!
There is going to be homosexual marriages in the end....how could it go any other way? The general public is sold on whatever nonesense they are fed.
I have listened enough to Rush. We don’t need to go to drink our knowledge of conservatism from these fountains of wisdom. The string us along and when push comes to shove they say it’s all a done deal: gay marriage; immigration; Obamacare, and so on. Enough is enough.
I see there is no reasoning with you. If you had heard Rush’s commentary on this, you would understand.
“The media said Rush said”
We can only win by taking down the mainstream media. To take down/abandon Rush as you are doing is helping them win.
He motivated the enemy. Big mistake to do.
Someday society will rediscover the fact that “breeders” are different from every other permutation of “couple”, and need be treated different to improve society.