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Rush Limbaugh Show,M-F,12PM-3PM,EDT,WABC AM,May 6, 2013
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Posted on 05/06/2013 8:20:48 AM PDT by Biggirl

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Good Morning/Afternoon, megaRushTalksAboutBenghaziAndOtherIssuesdittos from Biggirl!:)=^..^=

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1 posted on 05/06/2013 8:20:48 AM PDT by Biggirl
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To: NonValueAdded; LibertyisSpecial; HOYA97; ICFN(ICan'tFixNothing); StoneWall Brigade; ...

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2 posted on 05/06/2013 8:21:45 AM PDT by Biggirl ("Jesus talked to us as individuals"-Jim Vicevich/Thanks JimV!)
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To: Biggirl

In and out, for all 3hrs.


3 posted on 05/06/2013 8:24:31 AM PDT by carriage_hill (AR-10s & AR-15s are the Muskets of the 21st Century. Free men need not ask permission.)
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To: Biggirl

Drudge is reporting that Rush is thinking of dumping WABC and moving to WOR at the end of the year. Sick of WABC management blaming him for a revenue dip after the Sandra Fluke affair apparently. WABC may as well go back to Top 40 if that happens.


4 posted on 05/06/2013 8:33:23 AM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: Buckeye McFrog

The problem is that Rush’s show is fed into a number of AM/FM stations around the country, WTIC AM in Hartford/Farmington, CT is one of them.


5 posted on 05/06/2013 8:46:12 AM PDT by Biggirl ("Jesus talked to us as individuals"-Jim Vicevich/Thanks JimV!)
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To: Biggirl

Happy Seis de Mayo!


6 posted on 05/06/2013 8:47:26 AM PDT by Ingtar (Everyone complains about the weather, but only Liberals try to legislate it.)
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To: Buckeye McFrog

That’s right WABC. Bring back Cousin Brucie and all those 77 WABC jingles.


7 posted on 05/06/2013 8:49:01 AM PDT by AMiller (Frank Zappa)
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To: carriage_hill
Congrats to carriage_hill for winning the Rush Limbaugh Show Thread Golden EIB Mic Award for May 6, 2013. :)=^..^= Photobucket
8 posted on 05/06/2013 8:50:32 AM PDT by Biggirl ("Jesus talked to us as individuals"-Jim Vicevich/Thanks JimV!)
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To: Biggirl

Thanks, Biggirl, and Happy Monday! Back soon...


9 posted on 05/06/2013 8:53:23 AM PDT by carriage_hill (AR-10s & AR-15s are the Muskets of the 21st Century. Free men need not ask permission.)
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To: Biggirl

Can’t wait to hear if Rush uses his show to blast Lew Dickey.


10 posted on 05/06/2013 8:59:30 AM PDT by JerseyDvl (Cogito Ergo Doleo Soetoro, ABO and of course FUBO!)
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To: Buckeye McFrog
WABC may as well go back
to Top 40 if that happens.
TOP 40 WHAT????...
HO's..copkiller..Rap Cr@p?..have @ it.
down the liberal sewer & their ilk.

11 posted on 05/06/2013 8:59:44 AM PDT by skinkinthegrass (who'll take tomorrow,$pend it all today;who can take your income & tax it all away..0'Blowfly can :-)
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To: Buckeye McFrog

Was there a ratings dip, or just a dip in advertisers because some weasely ones got skunked by the leftist lynch mobs?

I thought in general Rush’s ratings went up after l’affaire de Fluke.


12 posted on 05/06/2013 9:02:15 AM PDT by rightwingintelligentsia (Truth/Lies; Liberty/Tyranny--WHAT DIFFERENCE DOES IT MAKE??)
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To: JerseyDvl

Would not surprise me.


13 posted on 05/06/2013 9:02:28 AM PDT by Biggirl ("Jesus talked to us as individuals"-Jim Vicevich/Thanks JimV!)
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To: Biggirl

Big Radio HideeHo!


14 posted on 05/06/2013 9:02:31 AM PDT by mylife (Opinions $1, Half Baked Ideas 50c)
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To: AMiller

I miss the great old jingles.


15 posted on 05/06/2013 9:03:40 AM PDT by mylife (Opinions $1, Half Baked Ideas 50c)
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To: Biggirl

Fox and Friends this morning have him leaving radio...


16 posted on 05/06/2013 9:03:44 AM PDT by b4its2late (A Liberal is a person who will give away everything he doesn't own.)
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To: skinkinthegrass

The problem I have is that WOR AM I do not believed is covered by iTunes. That will put pressure to Apple and other digital services to add that station.


17 posted on 05/06/2013 9:04:14 AM PDT by Biggirl ("Jesus talked to us as individuals"-Jim Vicevich/Thanks JimV!)
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To: Buckeye McFrog

WABC can go Fluke themselves.


18 posted on 05/06/2013 9:04:16 AM PDT by Clint N. Suhks (The amount of ammo you need is determined after the gunfight.)
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To: Clint N. Suhks

That will hurt WMAL and the other stations he show is fed from, which is WABC AM.


19 posted on 05/06/2013 9:06:08 AM PDT by Biggirl ("Jesus talked to us as individuals"-Jim Vicevich/Thanks JimV!)
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Out now folks, have a good and blessed afternoon! :)=^..^=


20 posted on 05/06/2013 9:06:47 AM PDT by Biggirl ("Jesus talked to us as individuals"-Jim Vicevich/Thanks JimV!)
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I just posted some radio history to another thread. Allan Wiener World Wide 3/29/13
21 posted on 05/06/2013 9:07:00 AM PDT by mylife (Opinions $1, Half Baked Ideas 50c)
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To: Biggirl

Thanks for the thread.


22 posted on 05/06/2013 9:07:26 AM PDT by mylife (Opinions $1, Half Baked Ideas 50c)
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To: mylife; smokingfrog

The frog went to the NRA convention. Me jealous.


23 posted on 05/06/2013 9:08:41 AM PDT by Clint N. Suhks (The amount of ammo you need is determined after the gunfight.)
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STAND UP!!!


24 posted on 05/06/2013 9:08:55 AM PDT by mylife (Opinions $1, Half Baked Ideas 50c)
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To: Clint N. Suhks

Beautiful weekend for it too.


25 posted on 05/06/2013 9:09:30 AM PDT by mylife (Opinions $1, Half Baked Ideas 50c)
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Frozen shoulder?


26 posted on 05/06/2013 9:11:43 AM PDT by mylife (Opinions $1, Half Baked Ideas 50c)
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To: Biggirl
Heritage Foundation report:

The Fiscal Cost of Unlawful Immigrants and Amnesty to the U.S. Taxpayer
27 posted on 05/06/2013 9:13:09 AM PDT by TomGuy
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Hmmmm.... maybe I need some of this cortizone.


28 posted on 05/06/2013 9:13:43 AM PDT by mylife (Opinions $1, Half Baked Ideas 50c)
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To: mylife

I had it 5 months ago. The pain was so bad I went to the emergency room. They thought it was heart attack. After they cleared me of that they still didn’t give me a cortisone shot which is what I came in for. It got better after a few days, not months.


29 posted on 05/06/2013 9:15:38 AM PDT by Clint N. Suhks (The amount of ammo you need is determined after the gunfight.)
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When will Mexico stop bitchin about America and get mad a Spain?


30 posted on 05/06/2013 9:16:42 AM PDT by mylife (Opinions $1, Half Baked Ideas 50c)
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To: Biggirl
Rush Limbaugh Show,M-F,12PM-3PM,EDT,WABC AM,May 6, 2013

After this year, Will Rush be on WOR?

31 posted on 05/06/2013 9:17:36 AM PDT by ExCTCitizen (Ben Carson/Rand Paul in 2016)
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To: Clint N. Suhks

no pain here.
Just limited range of motion.

Glad they fixed you up.


32 posted on 05/06/2013 9:18:05 AM PDT by mylife (Opinions $1, Half Baked Ideas 50c)
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To: Biggirl

Who is on after Rush on WTIC?? I know ‘TIC dumped Colin Assinhole...


33 posted on 05/06/2013 9:20:24 AM PDT by ExCTCitizen (Ben Carson/Rand Paul in 2016)
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Carville is telling us what they fear.

Ted Cruz.
Ted understands the law and he does not fear what is unlawful.


34 posted on 05/06/2013 9:20:51 AM PDT by mylife (Opinions $1, Half Baked Ideas 50c)
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To: ExCTCitizen

Former Governor John Rowland comes after Rush. He is into radio talk now.


35 posted on 05/06/2013 9:22:43 AM PDT by Biggirl ("Jesus talked to us as individuals"-Jim Vicevich/Thanks JimV!)
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tagline epiphony


36 posted on 05/06/2013 9:22:52 AM PDT by mylife (Ted Cruz understands the law, and he does not fear what is unlawful.)
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To: mylife

I watch SeeBS Sunday Morning. Mo Rocca is actually pretty fair and balanced with totally hidden Libtard leanings. He’s pretty entertaining.

The Mexico piece was about how James K. Polk went to war with them for manifest destiny. Which is true.


37 posted on 05/06/2013 9:24:24 AM PDT by Clint N. Suhks (The amount of ammo you need is determined after the gunfight.)
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To: Buckeye McFrog

Here’s the real story behind the controversy surrounding Rush and WABC.

The station is now owned by Cumulus Communications out of Atlanta. Cumulus inherited WABC (and other former ABC-owned stations) when Citadel Communications had to unload them a couple of years ago. Citadel bought them from ABC when Disney decided to unload most of its radio portfolio; that deal coincided with the onset of the recession and the collapse of the ad market. Citadel was saddled with billions in debt and Cumulus picked up their holdings at a fire-sale price.

Unfortunately, stations like WABC, WLS in Chicago, WBAP in Dallas and KABC in Los Angeles have been laggards in terms of sales and advertising revenues. In New York, for example, WABC has more than twice the audience of WOR, but bills only half of what KFI does in Los Angeles.

Lew Dickey, the Cumulus CEO, is looking for a scapegoat for his sales problems. Not too long ago, there was a minor house-cleaning at WMAL in Washington after Dickey decided that station wasn’t pulling its weight. To be fair, commercial radio is an ad-driven business. But to blame Rush for all of the sales problems at Cumulus is ridiculous. If it’s Rush’s fault, then why is KFI doing so well? Why does WCBS-AM in New York (with about the same number of listeners as WABC) bill far more than the Cumulus outlet? Why are a number of Clear Channel news/talk outlets (other than KFI) doing quite well in ratings and revenue?

Dickey has a notorious reputation as a blowhard and tightwad. Privately, he’s probably been told that his talk stations can’t afford to lose Rush, but by painting him as a revenue drag, he’s hoping for a better deal when his contract comes up for renewal. As I’ve noted on FR before, Rush is one of the few syndicated talk shows where local affiliates have to pay for the program and split the advertising slots with Rush and his syndicator. The vast majority of talk programs are offered for free, with the affiliates giving the syndicator a certain number of commercial minutes per hour.

If Dickey can’t work a better deal, he plans to put Mike Huckabee on stations like WABC in Rush’s time slot. Cumulus signed Huckabee to a deal last year and his show airs in many markets in the same time slot as Rush. Ratings for Huckabee’s show have been disappointing at best, but Cumulus stations will get that show for free and they won’t have to split the ad revenue with Rush.

Here’s how this scenario plays out, IMO. Rush will get a new contract, for eye-popping numbers); Cumulus won’t get the deal they’re looking for, so they will drop Rush for Huckabee. Ratings for WABC, WLS, WBAP and other Cumulus stations will crater. More Clear Channel news/talk outlets will pick up Rush’s show and in some markets, operators like Cox, CBS and Clear Channel will flip station formats to carry his show. This has already happened in markets like Pittsburgh, New Orleans and Raleigh, and it will happen elsewhere.

One more thing: there will be a major bidding war for Rush’s services. Clear Channel/premier wants to re-sign him, but don’t count out CBS and News Corp, among others. Fox News Radio doesn’t have a host with Rush’s audience, and Roger Ailes and Rupert Murdoch can match any offer from Clear Channel. CBS may seem like an odd pairing, but they have hundreds of stations around the country and they could bring even more affiliates into the fold.

Getting rid of Rush would be a colossal mistake, and it would cost Cumulus tens of millions of dollars in the next five years alone.


38 posted on 05/06/2013 9:26:43 AM PDT by ExNewsExSpook
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To: Clint N. Suhks

Well Texas wasn’t exactly clean either.
There was some bad blood, but for the most part we get along.

The Indians were not all sweetness and light either.


39 posted on 05/06/2013 9:28:15 AM PDT by mylife (Ted Cruz understands the law, and he does not fear what is unlawful.)
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To: Clint N. Suhks

Dear Bob S,

Your initials are spot on. You spewed your BS all the way through Nov 6th! You can KMA and if this world were just, you’d be wearing tar and feathers by now.


40 posted on 05/06/2013 9:31:11 AM PDT by CSM (Keeper of the Dave Ramsey Ping list. FReepmail me if you want your beeber stuned.)
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To: mylife

Polk wanted to annex Texas after the Texas Revolution. When Mexico said no we not only got Texas but New Mexico, Arizona and Kalifornia and beat the sh_t out of them all the way to Mexico City. Thus the Marine Hymn about the Halls of Montezuma.


41 posted on 05/06/2013 9:34:09 AM PDT by Clint N. Suhks (The amount of ammo you need is determined after the gunfight.)
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To: ExNewsExSpook

On WBAP Rush pulls the heavy advertisers.
Other programs get subsidized by the Ad council which is like letting the Gov subsidize.

If Gov pays the bills Gov has a say in program content.

You’ll never hear an ad council spot on Rush’s show.
He’ll walk before he allows it.
Cumulus seems to depend heavily on ad council revenue.


42 posted on 05/06/2013 9:34:22 AM PDT by mylife (Ted Cruz understands the law, and he does not fear what is unlawful.)
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To: Clint N. Suhks

Texas had some trepidation about joining the union as well.


43 posted on 05/06/2013 9:36:03 AM PDT by mylife (Ted Cruz understands the law, and he does not fear what is unlawful.)
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To: CSM

If SeeBS is reporting this 0bama will have to respond.

Wait for it!


44 posted on 05/06/2013 9:37:23 AM PDT by Clint N. Suhks (The amount of ammo you need is determined after the gunfight.)
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Here's the basic account of when Washington is notified, according to the state department account, at the 'very top of the incident' the agent calls Washington, the State Department takes 20 minutes to tell the Situation Room, the situation room takes 1 hour to tell Obama, then he and Panetta, at the previously scheduled meeting, 'discuss possible responses' for a half-hour before any order is given.

http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-202_162-57544719/timeline-how-benghazi-attack-probe-unfolded/

9:40 p.m. (3:40 p.m. ET): Gunfire and an explosion are heard. A TOC agent sees dozens of armed people over security camera flowing through a pedestrian gate at the compound's main entrance. It is not clear how the gate was opened.

The agent hits the alarm and alerts the CIA security team in the nearby annex and the Libyan 17th of February Brigade, one of several powerful militias serving as a de facto security presence in Benghazi. The embassy in Tripoli and the State Dept. command center were also alerted.

State Dept. Diplomatic Security follows events in real time on a listen-only, audio-only feed, according to testimony of Charlene Lamb, the deputy assistant director for international programs, given before the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee on Oct 10.

Around 10 p.m. (4 p.m. ET): At the compound, several DS agents leave to get tactical gear from Building B. One stays in Building C with Ambassador Stevens and Information Officer Sean Smith. The mob sets fire to the 17th of February Brigade barracks on site.

DS agent Scott Strickland moves Stevens and Smith to the closest area "safe haven" in Building C.

The other agents, currently in Building B and the TOC come under attack.

The attackers gets into Building C, lights furniture on fire, then the building's exterior. Stevens, Smith and Agent Strickland move to the bathroom and lay on floor but decide to leave safe haven after being overcome by smoke.

Strickland goes out an emergency escape window. Stevens and Smith do not follow. Strickland returns several times but can't find them in the overwhelming smoke. He goes up to the roof and radios the other agents.

Three agents return to Building C via armored vehicle. They search and find Smith's body, but not Stevens.

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is told of the incident "shortly after it began at 4 p.m.," CBS News' Margaret Brennan reported Sept. 14. Clinton spoke to the Libyan President Mohammed Magariaf to "enlist his full support."

Meanwhile, the U.S. military began moving an unarmed drone over Benghazi to provide real-time intelligence to the CIA team on the ground. It would take roughly an hour to arrive.

10:05 p.m. (4:05 p.m. ET): An alert from the State Department Operations Center is issued to a number of government and intelligence agencies, including the White House Situation Room, the office of the Director of National Intelligence, and the FBI. "US Diplomatic Mission in Benghazi Under Attack" -- "approximately 20 armed people fired shots; explosions have been heard as well. Ambassador Stevens, who is currently in Benghazi, and four COM (Chief of Mission/embassy) personnel are in the compound safe haven."

10:25 p.m. (4:25 p.m. ET): A six-member CIA team arrives from the annex with 40 to 60 members of 17th of February Brigade. The team removes Smith's body.

Around 10:30 p.m. (4:30 p.m. ET): Defense Secretary Leon Panetta and his top military adviser learn of the incident.

10:54 p.m. (4:54 p.m. ET): An alert from the State Dept. Operations Center: "the firing... in Benghazi has stopped. A response team is on site attempting to locate COM personnel."

11 p.m. (5 p.m. ET): Just ahead of the weekly meeting with Defense Secretary Leon Panetta and Chairman of Joint Chiefs Martin Dempsey, White House National Security Advisor Tom Donilon tells President Obama of the attack and the fire at the main villa. The president and those officials discuss possible responses to the situation.

45 posted on 05/06/2013 9:38:30 AM PDT by Son House (The Heath Care Recovery Never Gets Here, Like The Economic Recovery, Easily Predictable.)
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To: mylife

They still do LOL!


46 posted on 05/06/2013 9:38:34 AM PDT by Clint N. Suhks (The amount of ammo you need is determined after the gunfight.)
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Obama has a problem with Hicks.
And he was a fool double down on gun control while in Mexico.
F&F is going to bite him on the arse.
Wayne La Pierre is going to bust his nose.


47 posted on 05/06/2013 9:40:14 AM PDT by mylife (Ted Cruz understands the law, and he does not fear what is unlawful.)
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To: Biggirl

Someone should tell Mo Rocca & CBS & that historian that many Mexicans are descendants of Spanish invaders.


48 posted on 05/06/2013 9:42:16 AM PDT by PghBaldy (12/14 - 930am -rampage begins... 12/15 - 1030am - Obama's advance team scouts photo-op locations.)
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Timeline: Libya attack minute by minute (Video)
http://video.foxnews.com/v/1925141359001/timeline-libya-attack-minute-by-minute/?playlist_id=903226511001
49 posted on 05/06/2013 9:42:37 AM PDT by Son House (The Heath Care Recovery Never Gets Here, Like The Economic Recovery, Easily Predictable.)
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Hicks is not just the #2 man in charge in Benghazi.
In the wake of Steven’s death, Hicks becomes THE Authority on site.

Oh, this is very bad for Obama.


50 posted on 05/06/2013 9:44:41 AM PDT by mylife (Ted Cruz understands the law, and he does not fear what is unlawful.)
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