"Gary Bauer, president of the conservative organization American Values, drew a distinction between a crack addict and Limbaughs brand of addiction. From a moral standpoint, theres a difference between people who go out and seek a high and get addicted and the millions of Americans dealing with pain who inadvertently get addicted, Bauer told NEWSWEEK.
How many made fun oo JFK. And he was a presidnet on anti-psychotics during the Cuban Missles crises!
-The upper 1% of wage earners pay 37.4% of all taxes and account for only 20.8% of all income in the US
-The top 10% of wage earners pay 67% while earning only 46%
-The lowest 50% of wage earners paid only 4% pay while earning 14% of total income
[ Stock bubble burst reduced tax revenue because the tax base is too heavily dependent on the rich as they pay almost twice their share. ]
Some of JFK's drug use was medicinal while it seems that some was not. It isn't so much that it was wrong for JFK to treat his backpain as it was dangerous to the security of this nation to get some injections, get doped up (for pain), and sit at the table with the leader of Soviet Russia.
It is also dangerous to operate heavy machinery on such medication.
Rush's radio show over those years (leading upto today since he is again seeking rehab) did not seem to suffer in a way detrimental to his ratings or the conservative position.