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Limbaugh hits #BringBackOurGirls
Politico ^ | May 9, 2014

Posted on 05/09/2014 7:18:48 PM PDT by SMGFan

Conservative radio host Rush Limbaugh slammed the Twitter hashtag campaign, #BringBackOurGirls, which is drawing attention to the kidnappings of schoolgirls in Nigeria, calling it “pathetic.”

“I just think this is pathetic. I’m just stunned. We got 300 Nigerian girls kidnapped by an Al Qaeda group, and nobody cared or talked about it for a while, Hillary [Clinton] wouldn’t call ‘em a terror group. Now all of a sudden, for some reason, we’re on a big push to get ‘em back and this is how… ?” Limbaugh said Thursday on his radio program, according to a transcript.

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TOPICS: News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: bokohuma; clintonfoundation; hillaryabedin; humaabedin; limbaugh; muslimbrotherhood; nigeria; rush; rushlimbaugh

1 posted on 05/09/2014 7:18:48 PM PDT by SMGFan
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To: SMGFan

and nobody talks about the boys they just murdered and burned up.


2 posted on 05/09/2014 7:20:59 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man (Gone Galt; Not averse to Going Bronson.)
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To: SMGFan

If I went to Politico I would read the comments and then my blood pressure would spike, so no.


3 posted on 05/09/2014 7:24:43 PM PDT by clintonh8r (Don't give up! The liberals are buggering and aborting themselves into extinction.)
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To: Secret Agent Man

Or the fact that they are “#Christians”.


4 posted on 05/09/2014 7:29:36 PM PDT by RushIsMyTeddyBear (Great vid by ShorelineMike! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KOZjJk6nbD4&feature=plcp)
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To: SMGFan

I bet Hitler is glad he didn’t have to deal with Obama and Twitter. He would have felt the sting of #FreePoland, and retreated back to the fuhrerbunker, defeated.


5 posted on 05/09/2014 7:30:50 PM PDT by TheGipperWasRight
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To: SMGFan

Well they are talking about it now. That Twitter hash tag has TOTALLY changed the conversation and now maybe the girls will be found. I don’t understand his problem with this. Exposure is good in this case. I just don’t think we need to complain about every damn thing. Some things are ok in life.


6 posted on 05/09/2014 7:33:23 PM PDT by napscoordinator (Governor Scott Walker 2016 for the future of the country!)
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To: clintonh8r

Sometimes the Politico comments will surprise you….though I haven’t checked these out yet...


7 posted on 05/09/2014 7:33:31 PM PDT by C. Edmund Wright (Tokyo Rove is more than a name, it's a GREAT WEBSITE)
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To: SMGFan

Heard ABC radio and they speak of the Regime contacting Nigeria before the kidknappings and all the help they are willing to provide. Made me think of Benghazi and how the Regime failed to offer help when it was requested.


8 posted on 05/09/2014 7:33:53 PM PDT by RginTN
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To: SMGFan

Zeros’ administration, getting things done
(They should probably say pretty please)


9 posted on 05/09/2014 7:33:56 PM PDT by daku
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To: SMGFan

To paraphrase Tommy Vietor: Dude, it’s been like three weeks ago.

To paraphrase Hillary: At this point, what difference does it make?


10 posted on 05/09/2014 7:34:04 PM PDT by Bob
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To: C. Edmund Wright

The Democrat Flying Monkeys are all too busy whining about Benghazi on all comment boards


11 posted on 05/09/2014 7:34:59 PM PDT by digger48
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To: napscoordinator

I don’t think he is complaining about this. I think he is complaining about how ridiculous this world has become that it takes a twitter campaign to get our elites to pay attention to something important.

Remember when we used to make fun of Clinton - he licked his finger and stuck it in the air to see what the political will was.

now we use twitter.

it is stupid.

this should have been addressed the moment it happend.


12 posted on 05/09/2014 7:39:17 PM PDT by ican'tbelieveit
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To: RushIsMyTeddyBear

yes.


13 posted on 05/09/2014 7:42:06 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man (Gone Galt; Not averse to Going Bronson.)
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To: ican'tbelieveit

I just think it is the way to communicate today. I know that upsets the old fogies but that is just the way it is. I see it as a good that things are getting done.


14 posted on 05/09/2014 7:44:21 PM PDT by napscoordinator (Governor Scott Walker 2016 for the future of the country!)
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To: SMGFan; napscoordinator
This is an example of John Kerry's 21st Century diplomacy. Of course, Rush who is stuck in the 20th Century can't understand it. ;-)

I would certainly hope that more substantive steps are being taken but I don't see the harm in this effort. At a minimum, it draws attention to the reality of Islam which is rare in today's society.

15 posted on 05/09/2014 7:53:35 PM PDT by CommerceComet (Ignore the GOP-e. Cruz to victory in 2016.)
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To: SMGFan

What happened to those girls is breathtakingly disgusting...but not unexpected from the Religion of Pieces.My gut tells me that the lucky ones will either escape early or die early.


16 posted on 05/09/2014 7:54:21 PM PDT by Gay State Conservative (Rat Party Policy:Lie,Deny,Refuse To Comply)
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To: CommerceComet
I would certainly hope that more substantive steps are being taken but I don't see the harm in this effort.

Participation by an ordinary person probably isn't harmful...but just as probably doesn't do any good.But participation by Osama Obama or his wide bodied bride communicates weakness from the United States which is undeniably harmful.

We all know that Presidents Reagan,Bush and Bush...along with "Presidents" Palin and Romney...would have had a *much* more credible...and effective...response.

17 posted on 05/09/2014 8:01:27 PM PDT by Gay State Conservative (Rat Party Policy:Lie,Deny,Refuse To Comply)
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To: CommerceComet

That is very true. I really like the fact that they are boycotting that Hotel in California. Things are getting better. If only it sticks.


18 posted on 05/09/2014 8:01:33 PM PDT by napscoordinator (Governor Scott Walker 2016 for the future of the country!)
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To: SMGFan

The question to ask is why the press waited nearly four weeks to publish the story. The girls were kidnapped on April 17th.


19 posted on 05/09/2014 8:04:42 PM PDT by aimhigh
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To: napscoordinator

you are missing the point. the complaint had nothing to do with the way people communicate; the complaint is about those in power being to stupid to know when something is important and they should address it.


20 posted on 05/09/2014 8:14:35 PM PDT by ican'tbelieveit
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To: SMGFan

Just like the Kony nonsense.

Just another chance for liberals to spout off and feel good about themselves. They care more than you, don’cha know?


21 posted on 05/09/2014 8:16:56 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: SMGFan
Behold the power of HASHTAG!


22 posted on 05/09/2014 8:19:26 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: ican'tbelieveit

That, and also that a hashtag is ASTONISHINGLY lame when compared with the enormity of the situation. Along the lines of Britney tagging #badBokoHaramBAD!


23 posted on 05/09/2014 8:22:29 PM PDT by JennysCool (My hypocrisy goes only so far)
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To: napscoordinator
He's absolutely right. Exposure means absolutely nothing to this group, who care as much about a #twitter campaign as they care who signed your high school yearbook. This is typical of the idiocracy: they think the trivial things that are so terribly important to them actually matter in the real world.

Bad news: they don't.

Vladimir Putin isn't going to pull back his troops because of nasty Facebook posts, and Islamist slavers/murderers are laughing at everyone who thinks CHANGING THE CONVERSATION means anything other than blowing gas.

24 posted on 05/09/2014 8:24:32 PM PDT by FredZarguna (Das ist nicht nur nicht richtig, es ist nicht einmal falsch!)
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To: FredZarguna

Somewhere in Nigeria.....

“Oh no, they are hashtagging against us.......Abdul, release the girls!”


25 posted on 05/09/2014 8:25:29 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: napscoordinator
#Nothing. #is. #getting. #done.

Get it?

26 posted on 05/09/2014 8:27:00 PM PDT by FredZarguna (Das ist nicht nur nicht richtig, es ist nicht einmal falsch!)
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To: FredZarguna

#WeCareMoreThanYou


27 posted on 05/09/2014 8:27:29 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: FredZarguna

About as effective as #Hey Obama, quit destroying the USA.


28 posted on 05/09/2014 8:28:20 PM PDT by Texas resident (The democrat party is now the CPUSA)
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To: dfwgator
On the same level of seriousness as the #hashtag:


29 posted on 05/09/2014 8:29:02 PM PDT by FredZarguna (Das ist nicht nur nicht richtig, es ist nicht einmal falsch!)
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To: SMGFan

If only they cared so much for the millions of girls aborted around the globe.


30 posted on 05/09/2014 8:31:28 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: Texas resident; dfwgator
How social media could have changed history. First in a very lame series.


31 posted on 05/09/2014 8:36:15 PM PDT by FredZarguna (Das ist nicht nur nicht richtig, es ist nicht einmal falsch!)
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To: FredZarguna

#Yougetit


32 posted on 05/09/2014 8:51:09 PM PDT by Girlene (Hey, NSA!)
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To: dfwgator

IIRC, the one thing about Kony, as he was/is labelled a “Christian,” so they had no problems calling him evil.


33 posted on 05/09/2014 9:20:39 PM PDT by PghBaldy (12/14 - 930am -rampage begins... 12/15 - 1030am - Obama's advance team scouts photo-op locations.)
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To: napscoordinator

Things getting done? boko haram have been slaughtering Christians across north nigeria since the commander zero’s been PRESidENT so ,yeah, I guess twitter makes it impossible to ignore anymore. Maybe they’ll have a concert and the first couple can throw a shindig at the section 8 crib on PA Ave.


34 posted on 05/09/2014 10:55:49 PM PDT by Eagles6 (Valley Forge Redux. If not now, when? If not here, where?e)
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To: Gay State Conservative

OK The hashtag is a good start—but that is all! How about sending a bunch of troops to that sorry land and get the French and Brits and manybe the Germans to come—I bet even Putin might send a few men—If we are going to smash this group and free their prisoners—lets do it and not hashtag and talk it to death. Where is Teddy Roosenvelt when you need him?Even John Edwards would be a better leader in the White House!!!


35 posted on 05/09/2014 11:13:48 PM PDT by Forward the Light Brigade (Into the Jaws of H*ll)
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To: Secret Agent Man

Well, apparently, Hollywood can relate to the exploitation and destruction of boys.


36 posted on 05/10/2014 12:17:03 AM PDT by Gene Eric (Don't be a statist!)
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To: digger48
"The Democrat Flying Monkeys are all too busy whining about Benghazi on all comment boards"

Yup...has that POS Pelosi called it a'stunt' yet?

37 posted on 05/10/2014 12:23:06 AM PDT by blam
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