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Limbaugh linked to painkillers.
Palm Beach Post ^ | Friday, October 3, 2003 | By John Pacenti and Mary McLachlin

Posted on 10/03/2003 9:31:18 AM PDT by .cnI redruM

WEST PALM BEACH -- A former housekeeper for Rush Limbaugh claims she supplied the conservative commentator with thousands of doses of painkillers, some of which may have come from a mom-and-pop pill mill busted earlier this year in Lake Worth.

The housekeeper and her husband, residents of The Acreage, told their story to a Miami lawyer, and then to the Palm Beach County State Attorney's Office after a promise of immunity from prosecution. Then they sold the tale to The National Enquirer, which splashed the allegations across their front page in Thursday's edition under the headline: "Rush Limbaugh Caught In Drug Ring."

Whether State Attorney Barry Krischer is interested in prosecuting Limbaugh isn't known. But prosecutors rarely pursue drug addicts unless they catch them with drugs. The Enquirer story stopped short of saying Limbaugh was caught red-handed.

Krischer's office would neither confirm nor deny the allegations Thursday. But sources said prosecutors would not be surprised if Limbaugh contacted them.

Limbaugh, 52, wasn't talking, either, but he was communicating with powerhouse criminal defense attorney Roy Black of Miami, who had no comment.

Limbaugh, in a statement posted on his radio show's Web site, said: "I am unaware of any investigation by any authorities involving me. No governmental representative has contacted me directly or indirectly. If my assistance is required in the future, I will, of course, cooperate fully."

Limbaugh wasn't on the air Thursday. Instead he gave the keynote speech at the National Association of Broadcasters convention in Philadelphia. He made no mention of the drug allegations, but focused instead on his resignation as an ESPN sports analyst late Wednesday.

He gave up the job three days after saying on the sports network's Sunday NFL Countdown that Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Donovan McNabb was overrated because the media wanted to see a black quarterback succeed.

The sources for the Enquirer's exposé were former housekeeper Wilma Cline, 42, and her husband, David, 41, who claim they were Limbaugh's drug suppliers from 1998 to 2002 and that he paid them tens of thousands of dollars.

They said they sold him 11,900 tablets over six months in 2001. Many exchanges of drugs and money took place at a Denny's restaurant parking lot on Belvedere Road, they alleged.

Trail leads to pharmacy

The Enquirer story said the couple got nervous and contacted Edward Shohat, a noted Miami criminal defense lawyer. Late last year, Shohat escorted them to Palm Beach County prosecutor James Martz.

Given immunity, the Clines became part of a drug probe that led to the arrest of Louis and Gloria Beshara last May. Authorities believe that the Clines' illegal supply of painkillers came from the Besharas.

Investigators tracked 450,000 doses of the powerful narcotic painkiller hydrocodone that were dispensed at the Besharas' small pharmacy, World Health Association, in suburban Lake Worth. The Besharas were charged with trafficking and conspiracy to traffic in hydrocodone, a painkiller similar to morphine.

During a six-month undercover operation, law enforcement agents from the multi-agency task force also seized 73,000 narcotic tablets from the Besharas' home in Loxahatchee and from the pharmacy, and unearthed $806,000 in cash.

Louis Beshara's attorney, James Eisenberg, told The Post he knew of no connection between the Clines and the Besharas.

"Those names (the Clines) have never come up. Never," Eisenberg said. "There is nothing in the case about Limbaugh, about the Clines, about anything like that. There is no connection as far as I can tell."

Court documents show as many as four confidential informants were involved in the Beshara case, but Eisenberg said he didn't believe they included Wilma or David Cline.

The Enquirer said the Clines backed up their claim of being Limbaugh's drug suppliers by providing e-mails that Limbaugh allegedly sent them with such messages as, "You know how this stuff works... the more you get used to, the more it takes."

The messages also mention "small blue babies," an apparent reference to the painkillers.

According to Wilma Cline's story, Limbaugh's descent into drug addiction happened after she told him that her husband was hurt in a fall from a ladder and that he was taking some hydrocodone.

"To my astonishment, he said, 'Can you spare a couple of them?' " she told the Enquirer.

She said David Cline was impressed by who Limbaugh was and gave him 10 pills from his prescription.

The next day in the laundry room of Limbaugh's $24 million mansion, he asked his $370-a-week housekeeper for more pills, Wilma Cline told the tabloid. Soon, she said, the couple was supplying Limbaugh with 80 pills a month.

When her husband's doctor stopped prescribing him painkillers, she said, Limbaugh got upset and yelled at her, "I don't care how or what you do but you'd better -- better! -- get me some more."

With the help of an unnamed houseman, she said, she continued to supply Limbaugh illegally, hiding the pills under his mattress so his wife wouldn't find them. Several months later, Limbaugh told her he would be undergoing drug rehabilitation and wouldn't need the drugs.

But one month later, Limbaugh called and asked if he could get an even more powerful painkiller: OxyContin, Wilma Cline told the Enquirer.

She started to keep a log of her purchases, she said, and within the first 47 days she delivered 4,350 pills to Limbaugh.

She said Limbaugh became increasingly paranoid, one time groping her to see whether she was wearing a wire for the authorities.

He tried to kick his habit again at a New York hospital to no avail, she said, and piled up drug bills of $80,000.

In 2002, Wilma Cline said, a Palm Beach attorney showed up on her doorstep, gave her a check for $100,000 and made her sign a promissory note, but said the "loan" would never be collected. Four months later, in November, the attorney gave her a check for $100,000 and told her not to give Limbaugh any more pills.

The attorney also told her to hand over the computer retaining Limbaugh's e-mails, Wilma Cline said, but she took the hard drive from another computer and smashed it in front of him. Then the Clines sought legal help.

Enquirer Editor-in-Chief David Perel declined to say whether the Clines were paid for their story, but said the tabloid does pay for interviews. The Clines could not be reached Thursday.

David Cline was arrested for cocaine trafficking in 1982 in Collier County. He posted bond to get out of jail and then skipped, living as a fugitive in New York and Fort Lauderdale under different names until surrendering in 1989. He was convicted and sentenced to five years in prison.

In April 2000, while he and his wife were allegedly supplying Limbaugh with drugs, Cline was arrested in Palm Beach County and charged with identity theft, having a counterfeit or stolen driver license and a false vehicle registration, possessing marijuana and resisting arrest. He wound up with a combined sentence of time served, 18 months probation, community service and court costs.

The injury that put a hydrocodone prescription into David Cline's hands happened in March 1998, while he was doing odd jobs at the Palm Beach home of Patricia Bradshaw.

A pull-down attic ladder broke, sending him crashing to the floor. The Clines sued Bradshaw for $75,000, but Circuit Judge Jorge Labarga ruled against them in January 2001.

Under questioning by Bradshaw's lawyer, Cline said he had made $40,000 to $50,000 a year and that he had not filed any income tax returns for the preceding five years. He also said he had used an alias to avoid paying child support for two children from a previous marriage.

The Clines live at the end of a dirt road, where some of the 2-acre lots are fenced, with locked gates and "No Trespassing" and "Beware of Dog" signs.

Their house is a 10-minute drive from where Louis and Gloria Beshara live in the Fox Trails community near Lion Country Safari. Their Besharas' house is surrounded by a high stone wall.

Crews from CNN and the NBC network joined local reporters in a stakeout on the road in front of the Clines' yard Thursday. Scott and Cathy Pauldino, who live across the street, said the Clines had always been helpful and neighborly in their five years as neighbors.

"They're good people," Cathy Pauldino said.

Limbaugh called good boss

Wilma Cline had told them Limbaugh was a good person to work for, but revealed no details about the commentator's personal life.

Limbaugh's friends also defended him.

Advertising executive Dina Sontag, who worked with Limbaugh from 1993 to 1996, said she never saw Limbaugh take any drugs.

"As far as I know, it's all ludicrous," she said.

Limbaugh's fill-in host on Thursday, Sacramento broadcaster Tom Sullivan, alluded briefly to the fact that "Rush is in the headlines today."

"Nobody better to talk about Rush than Rush," Sullivan said at the beginning of the three-hour broadcast. "And when he gets back, he will, I'm sure, delve into all of the news about him as he always does."


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Extended News; US: Florida
KEYWORDS: classless; mediafrenzy; michaeldobbs; rush; smearjob; wodlist
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>>>>>>>>>>>>>David Cline was arrested for cocaine trafficking in 1982 in Collier County. He posted bond to get out of jail and then skipped, living as a fugitive in New York and Fort Lauderdale under different names until surrendering in 1989. He was convicted and sentenced to five years in prison.

SO this is the person accusing Rush of pill popping.

>>>>>>>>>>>>In April 2000, while he and his wife were allegedly supplying Limbaugh with drugs, Cline was arrested in Palm Beach County and charged with identity theft, having a counterfeit or stolen driver license and a false vehicle registration, possessing marijuana and resisting arrest.

Where does the Enquirer find these people?

>>>>>>>>>>>>>Cline said he had made $40,000 to $50,000 a year and that he had not filed any income tax returns for the preceding five years. He also said he had used an alias to avoid paying child support for two children from a previous marriage.

All-in-all a total class act.

1 posted on 10/03/2003 9:31:19 AM PDT by .cnI redruM
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2 posted on 10/03/2003 9:33:03 AM PDT by Support Free Republic (Your support keeps Free Republic going strong!)
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To: .cnI redruM
There were two possible motives, 1, Rush's house keeper was attempting to blackmail him and was unsuccessful or 2, (more likely) this couple is in trouble with the law and copped a deal to help the police bust Rush Limbaugh (why else would she wear a wire in conversations with Rush?) in exchange for a reduction in or dropping of charges. She then decided that she could make a quick buck with the Enquirer.
3 posted on 10/03/2003 9:38:33 AM PDT by Blood of Tyrants (Even if the government took all your earnings, you wouldn’t be, in its eyes, a slave.)
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To: .cnI redruM
Were they also given immunity for tax evasion? I presume he could not get immunity for avoiding child support payments. Not exactly credible witnesses.
4 posted on 10/03/2003 9:39:55 AM PDT by Dante3
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To: .cnI redruM
So THAT's what he meant by 'with half of my brain tied behind my back' to be fair.....
5 posted on 10/03/2003 9:40:01 AM PDT by AmericanInTokyo (Beltway's "Attack Iraq At All Costs" Faction Ignored N. KOREA. To your and my possible peril)
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To: .cnI redruM
When did the so-called legitimate press start printing verbatim quotes from a supermarket tabloid? Four years ago the name Juanita Brodderick could not be printed in a newspaper or uttered on TV. Now, one day after the NE publishes material on a conservative talk show host, much of which sounds exagerated and laughably dramatized, a newspaper prints all the gory detail.

You can be certain that if any of the "papers of record" had the least reticence of going with the story before the Palm Beach Post's report, this will relieve their sorry little conciences. Once the story breaks it becomes fair game for the pack, at least when it's a conservative's ox that is being gored.

This story is sad from a multitude of perspectives.
6 posted on 10/03/2003 9:45:50 AM PDT by irish_links
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To: .cnI redruM
Didn't this occur during the period of time he lost his hearing rather suddenly because of the quick onset of a genetic disease?
7 posted on 10/03/2003 9:46:09 AM PDT by lilylangtree
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To: .cnI redruM; nutmeg; harpseal; Dutchy; firebrand; Doctor Raoul; Angelwood; monafelice; AnnaZ; ...
The messages also mention "small blue babies," an apparent reference to the painkillers

I was taking hydrocodone for my shoulder, and they aint blue!!

8 posted on 10/03/2003 9:46:35 AM PDT by RaceBannon (It is perfectly fine to kill people when you are defending yourself)
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I'm confused a bit. The Enquirer initially reported that Limbaugh and Cline met at an Amoco gas station. Here it says a Denny's parking lot. There was a picture of Cline with a cigar box that was supposed to have been used in exchanging the pills and money, yet, in both the Enquirer and this article, Cline is said to have stuffed the pills under his mattress at the house. So which was it...the Amoco gas station, the Denny's parking lot or the mattress? I also heard someone on the radio yesterday reading from the Enquirer, which stated that Cline's husband had a prescription for the pain killer and was getting 60 pills a month. So how were they able to supply Rush with 80 pills a month initially as stated in this article? Too many discrepancies for me folks, not to mention the fact that the allegations are coming from known crooks.
10 posted on 10/03/2003 9:47:52 AM PDT by mass55th
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To: .cnI redruM
A lot of this is probably true. I pray that Rush can get over the horrible addiction of drugs. Drug addiction does not discriminate. It is a horrible thing.
11 posted on 10/03/2003 9:48:00 AM PDT by ItisaReligionofPeace ((the original))
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To: Blood of Tyrants
this couple is in trouble with the law and copped a deal to help the police bust Rush Limbaugh

Informants are used all the time, most are criminals and many are even paid for their efforts. Never heard a conservative complain about using them to bust other users before.

12 posted on 10/03/2003 9:48:05 AM PDT by steve50 (The only good drug addicts are rich drug addicts)
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To: RaceBannon
Uhm, he could have been referring to a different pain killer.
13 posted on 10/03/2003 9:48:40 AM PDT by ItisaReligionofPeace ((the original))
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To: .cnI redruM
"Palm Beach Linked to Stupidity"...sigh

I really wish someone would pull out whatever evidence against clinton was hidden away in the Ford building, so the left could 'have a bad week'.

14 posted on 10/03/2003 9:49:18 AM PDT by monkeywrench
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To: .cnI redruM
She started to keep a log of her purchases, she said, and within the first 47 days she delivered 4,350 pills to Limbaugh.

Rush should be dead if he ingested that many pills in 47 days.

5.56mm

15 posted on 10/03/2003 9:53:42 AM PDT by M Kehoe
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To: .cnI redruM
They said they sold him 11,900 tablets over six months in 2001.

What? That is about 66 pills a day if Rush was using. Or, 33 a day if he and his wife were using. I believe they would not have survived that.

So, now the Rush haters will say he was selling??

I do not blame Rush for staying quiet (per his lawyers instruction no doubt). Something is not right with this scenario.

Let the news percolate for a few more days or weeks. Give the Rush hatersmore rope. Then hang um!!

Would it not be sweet if it is found these terrible excuses for humans were put up to this by the DNC (McAwful)??

16 posted on 10/03/2003 9:54:26 AM PDT by technomage
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To: RaceBannon
I was taking hydrocodone for my shoulder, and they aint blue!!

You're right, Race! AND.....THEY AIN'T SMALL!

17 posted on 10/03/2003 9:57:30 AM PDT by EggsAckley (..........................all my pings are belong to ......YOU.....................)
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To: technomage
Just a few little lies. No harm done. Let's move on.
18 posted on 10/03/2003 9:57:32 AM PDT by AMNZ
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To: technomage
Would it not be sweet if it is found these terrible excuses for humans were put up to this by the DNC (McAwful)??

Unless the story is false I don't see what difference it makes who was behind the probe. Are only republicans allowed to investigate republicans?

19 posted on 10/03/2003 9:58:18 AM PDT by steve50 (The only good drug addicts are rich drug addicts)
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To: .cnI redruM
"In 2002, Wilma Cline said, a Palm Beach attorney showed up on her doorstep, gave her a check for $100,000 and made her sign a promissory note, but said the "loan" would never be collected. Four months later, in November, the attorney gave her a check for $100,000 and told her not to give Limbaugh any more pills. "

So Ms. Cline photocopied the checks and gave them to the

Enquirer as part of her story,where they can be seen,

right? Show me the $$
20 posted on 10/03/2003 9:58:49 AM PDT by COUNTrecount
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To: technomage
With all of the strange news this week, my brain can't seem to retrieve any of the names of celebrities (and there are many) who have been "exposed" by the National Enquirer over the years.

Many of these are victims of complete lies and have won major lawsuits against the magazine. Just wish I could think of who they are.

Is it possible that this is just such an "exposee?"
21 posted on 10/03/2003 10:03:42 AM PDT by EggsAckley (..........................all my pings are belong to ......YOU.....................)
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To: steve50
I am a conservative and I believe that dangling light sentences in front of criminals encourages them to lie through their teeth to the point that they will willingly send an innocent person to jail.
22 posted on 10/03/2003 10:07:00 AM PDT by Blood of Tyrants (Even if the government took all your earnings, you wouldn’t be, in its eyes, a slave.)
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To: EggsAckley
Is it possible that this is just such an "exposee?"

Not in the normal sense as the prosecutors down there have already confirmed that their is an investigation and Rush's name has come up.

Now it is quite possible that that this maid has dreamed up the story to cover her, or her husbands, drug using ass and with the help of the NE they got their story out.

Could be one hell of a law suit coming NE's way on this one if the allegations are false.

23 posted on 10/03/2003 10:07:31 AM PDT by technomage
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To: steve50
" Informants are used all the time, most are criminals and many are even paid for their efforts."

If a prosecutor has to,he will use a dealer they have turned,as a witness. They prefer to have corroboration,from more upstanding members of the community,but,sometimes they don't have any choice. And they do get convictions based on the testimony of the dealers.

" Late last year, Shohat escorted them to Palm Beach County prosecutor James Martz."

If Rush has been consorting with this couple,in the past year,he may well have shown up on surveillance video or interacted with an undercover cop.Anyone who thinks this will be a walk in the park for Rush,should check out the Florida Statutes on narcotics possession, Section 893. If the prosecutors have any solid evidence on Rush,the pressure to prosecute him,will be enormous. Jeb Bush's daughter,Noelle, was jailed for trying to pass a fake Xanax prescription,which is not a narcotic.
24 posted on 10/03/2003 10:09:03 AM PDT by Wild Irish Rogue
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To: .cnI redruM
Call me naive but I don't believe a word of it. Crooks in a jam trying to rat out a conservative doesn't 'rise to the level of' credible evidence.
25 posted on 10/03/2003 10:09:40 AM PDT by redbaiter
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To: .cnI redruM
They said they sold him 11,900 tablets over six months in 2001

That's about 65 pills per day for 6 months or 33.5 per day if he stretched the stash for a full year. The math on this doesn't seem plausible.

26 posted on 10/03/2003 10:11:44 AM PDT by tbpiper
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To: EggsAckley
They said they sold him 11,900 tablets over six months in 2001. Many exchanges of drugs and money took place at a Denny's restaurant parking lot on Belvedere Road, they alleged.

Two things:

1. These two better get HARD TIME for dealing drugs.

2. The only way they would not get thrown in prison is if they were acting as informants for the authorities -- which begs the question, since when does the FBI offer 'immunity' or whatever to nab someone at a lower rung on the food chain?

This stinks to high heaven.

27 posted on 10/03/2003 10:13:31 AM PDT by Rutles4Ever
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To: .cnI redruM
"He tried to kick his habit again at a New York hospital to no avail, she said, and piled up drug bills of $80,000."

This whole thing supposedly started in May 2002, according to the housekeeper, when Limbaugh asked her for a few pills.

IT SHOULD be relatively easy to check her dates, since he is on the radio every day except vacations, on when Limbaugh supposedly went into a New York hospital.

From what I know, a hospital detox stay lasts three weeks, not just a day or two.

"In 2002, Wilma Cline said, a Palm Beach attorney showed up on her doorstep, gave her a check for $100,000 and made her sign a promissory note, but said the "loan" would never be collected. Four months later, in November, the attorney gave her a check for $100,000 and told her not to give Limbaugh any more pills."

Why would this attorney tell her not to give Limbaugh any more pills, if by this account, the attorney was allegedly representing Limbaugh.

28 posted on 10/03/2003 10:26:08 AM PDT by Edit35
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I pray that Rush can get over the horrible addiction of drugs.

I hope that the same legal penalties that would be applied to any of the 'little people' who illegally acquired painkillers---the penalties Rush vigorously applauds---be applied to him in full measure.

29 posted on 10/03/2003 10:27:10 AM PDT by MrLeRoy (The legitimate powers of government extend to such acts only as are injurious to others. - Jefferson)
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To: tbpiper
65/day. That tends to destroy the human liver. On the other hand, Ted Kennedy's continued existence suggests that the human liver may not be an organ requisite for continued longevity.
30 posted on 10/03/2003 10:27:45 AM PDT by .cnI redruM ("We hang petty thieves, we elevate the great ones to public office." Aesop, 600BC)
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To: tbpiper
I know what the answer is!!! They were homeopathic ocycodones!!!!
31 posted on 10/03/2003 10:39:15 AM PDT by Renfield
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To: .cnI redruM
A question: Do these people. the Clines, comment on where they were able to obtain thousands of these pills? were I a prosecutor the answer to that qustion would be more meaningful than who bought the pills. It seems odd that what is said to have begun with "buddy can you spare a pill?" quickly morphs into a major drug trafficking operation. I have some extra vikes from a dental procedure. I might give a couple to a neighbor who needed a painkiller on the spot, but I doubt the neighbor would expect me to be able to keep up or increase the supply. Why would Limbaugh feel these people could supply him?
32 posted on 10/03/2003 10:39:29 AM PDT by xkaydet65
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To: .cnI redruM
They said they sold him 11,900 tablets over six months in 2001. Many exchanges of drugs and money took place at a Denny's restaurant parking lot on Belvedere Road, they alleged.

Hmmm. Let's say that you were indeed Rush's housekeeper and you were indeed selling him almost 12,000 pills. You tell him "no, I won't bring them to your house the next time I'm over there to clean, instead you must meet me at a Denny's parking lot." Sounds a tad fishy to me.

I think that perhaps Rush was buying some drugs from them, but this Cline couple is trying to cover up just how large of an operation they actually ran.

33 posted on 10/03/2003 10:40:18 AM PDT by Yo-Yo
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To: steve50
"Unless the story is false I don't see what difference it makes who was behind the probe."

It makes all the difference in the world. Let's say, for example, that some DNC slime operative WAS behind this, and convinced this housekeeper (for $100,000 paid by the Natl. Inquirer) to embellish her story.

I still want to know the motive of the Palm Beach Co. prosecutor: Is he or she a partisan Democrat, or Republican for that matter.

Did they REALLY have probable cause to investigate. Let's face it, ANYONE can be investigated if a prosecutor is willing to accept even the most bogus of claims by snitches.

After that, it is impossible to disprove a negative.

HEADLINE: RUSH INVESTIGATED FOR DRUGS: So when did you stop abusing drugs, Rush, (when it was never proved in the first place.)

34 posted on 10/03/2003 10:41:07 AM PDT by Edit35
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To: dyno35
Why would this attorney tell her not to give Limbaugh any more pills, if by this account, the attorney was allegedly representing Limbaugh.

Marta was doing an intervention?

35 posted on 10/03/2003 10:41:47 AM PDT by Yo-Yo
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To: EggsAckley
Didn't Carol Burnette win a lawsuit against one of the tabloids as well as Condit's wife?

I do recall one story in a tabloid (not the Enquirer)which claimed that several of our senators are aliens.

36 posted on 10/03/2003 10:42:51 AM PDT by Dante3
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To: .cnI redruM
OCTOBER 3--Meet Louis Beshara and his wife, Gloria Rodriguez. The Florida couple are at the heart of the drug scandal now enveloping radio superstar Rush Limbaugh. Investigators allege that the duo illegally sold hundreds of thousands of prescription painkillers from a Palm Beach-area pharmacy they owned. According to a Palm Beach County Sheriff's search warrant affidavit, Beshara provided Hydrocodone, the powerful and addictive painkiller, to middlemen drug dealers like Joseph Coppola who then resold the pills to users. It has been reported that Limbaugh scored some of the Beshara pills via Wilma Cline, a former maid at the radio star's West Palm Beach mansion. Beshara and Rodriguez, who each face two felony drug trafficking charges, are free on bail, though Beshara is under house arrest. (8 pages)

http://www.thesmokinggun.com/archive/beshara1.html
37 posted on 10/03/2003 10:45:13 AM PDT by Merovingian
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To: Yo-Yo
"Why would this attorney tell her not to give Limbaugh any more pills, if by this account, the attorney was allegedly representing Limbaugh."

""Marta was doing an intervention?"" -- you surmise

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Could be.

But I just don't see Marta getting involved in sending an attorney to pay $100,000 (thereby providing a paper trail).

Time will tell, I suppose.

38 posted on 10/03/2003 10:48:08 AM PDT by Edit35
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To: Dante3
Weekly World News?
39 posted on 10/03/2003 10:49:39 AM PDT by Yo-Yo
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To: dyno35
From what I know, a hospital detox stay lasts three weeks, not just a day or two.


There are versions of treatment that are overnight now. They sedate you and give you some drug.
40 posted on 10/03/2003 10:51:04 AM PDT by steve50 (The only good drug addicts are rich drug addicts)
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To: Dante3
Yeah, stuff like that. Thanks.
41 posted on 10/03/2003 10:55:20 AM PDT by EggsAckley (..........................all my pings are belong to ......YOU.....................)
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To: .cnI redruM
"...she continued to supply Limbaugh illegally, hiding the pills under his mattress so his wife wouldn't find them."

Yeah, and my mom never found those Playboy mags under my mattress either.... sheesh!

42 posted on 10/03/2003 10:57:17 AM PDT by theDentist (Liberals can sugarcoat sh** all they want. I'm not biting.)
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To: Dante3
Kathy Lee Gifford also won a defamation suit against the Enquirer which claimed really only that her young son was disruptive on the set.
43 posted on 10/03/2003 11:08:04 AM PDT by Fraulein (TCB)
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To: theDentist
"...she continued to supply Limbaugh illegally, hiding the pills under his mattress so his wife wouldn't find them."

I thought Rush slept on a Select Comfort bed.

44 posted on 10/03/2003 11:12:55 AM PDT by Yo-Yo
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To: .cnI redruM
[Louis Beshara's attorney, James Eisenberg, told The Post he knew of no connection between the Clines and the Besharas.]

["Those names (the Clines) have never come up. Never," Eisenberg said. "There is nothing in the case about Limbaugh, about the Clines, about anything like that. There is no connection as far as I can tell." ]

[Court documents show as many as four confidential informants were involved in the Beshara case, but Eisenberg said he didn't believe they included Wilma or David Cline.]

I'm confused by what this means. Somehow, reading this story makes me more suspicious that this is a set-up. This article also does not state that the lawyer who paid her $100,00 was hired by Rush.

45 posted on 10/03/2003 11:23:30 AM PDT by sjeann
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To: AmericanInTokyo
So THAT's what he meant by 'with half of my brain tied behind my back' to be fair

We should get you a perscription, maybe it would help.

I'm sure it couldn't hurt.

By the way, re N.Korea, remember who gave them the technology. What's done is done, and there is nothing to be gained from starting a world war.

46 posted on 10/03/2003 12:01:14 PM PDT by tsomer
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To: tsomer
Tell it to Kim Jong il.
47 posted on 10/03/2003 12:31:54 PM PDT by AmericanInTokyo (Beltway's "Attack Iraq At All Costs" Faction Ignored N. KOREA. To your and my possible peril)
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To: tsomer
Maybe they have a 'perscription' [sic] for SDD.

(Spelling Deficit Disease).

48 posted on 10/03/2003 12:33:01 PM PDT by AmericanInTokyo (Beltway's "Attack Iraq At All Costs" Faction Ignored N. KOREA. To your and my possible peril)
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To: .cnI redruM
I saw that Shohat's being vetted as a lowlife associate of Algores. What do we know about the prosecutor Martz?
49 posted on 10/03/2003 12:38:33 PM PDT by lainie
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To: .cnI redruM
Identity Theft?

Gee how easy would it be to make a fake or hijack a real email address.

(kazaa searches will yield instructions on how to hijack hotmail adresses. The hole was closed, per microsoft)

If I was in rushes position, and I caught a maid using my name for illegal activity, I would fire her quietly to get rid of her.
50 posted on 10/03/2003 12:39:20 PM PDT by longtermmemmory (Vote!)
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