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Limbaugh Turnoff
Aug 24, 2005 | polishproud

Posted on 08/24/2005 5:35:23 AM PDT by PolishProud

(I am a staunch conservative converted to the right by Rush Limbaugh. I remember the exact issue of my conversion - Limbaugh pointed out that so called cuts in federal spending were actually cuts in the growth of spending. Clinton's duplicity in using the words "spending cuts" insulted my sense of what defines honesty as did Clinton in general. But over the years I have become critical of talk show hosts. )

In my opinion the best hosts are as follows; Rush Limbaugh, Michael Medved, Hugh Hewitt, Denver's Mike Rosen and Laura Ingraham. Hosts that suffer by comparison include Sean Hannity, Bill Bennett, O'Reilly (radio and TV), Michael Gallagher and Michael Savage. The worse host, by far, is Michael Savage. He gives conservative talk radio a bad name. When liberals excoriate conservative talk, they use Savage as an example and rightly so.

The most overrated talk show host has got to be Sean Hannity. His show consists of promoting his TV show (40%), and telling us what will be on in the next hour (25%). Once in a while he works in a caller, mostly women. Sean really likes women callers. His interviews with politicos are predictable. And the object of recently program content has been used to take advantage of tragedy TV ratings, i.e. the Natalee Holloway's epic.

Rush Limbaugh is very articulate and knows what turns his audience on. But at times Limbaugh takes us back to the sexual innuendoes of the 1970s. He seems to relish "dirty talk." I can remember when, for one week, he talked about women "farting" in their cars. He thought it was so clever that this double entendre could also refer to women putting on make up in their cars. The other day, he was obsessed with the word "condom," asking if anyone on his staff had a condom in his or her billfold. I kept thinking he was getting some little charge in his neither parts as he said "condom." I don't know where the condom bit was going because I turned him off - and besides the next story, was going to be about a guy who died after having sex with a horse.

People listen to Limbaugh for his political bent, but Rush thinks he's a sports talk show. I and others, judging from Rush's own comment about listener input, don't tune in to hear Rush's NFL predictions or golf scores. If you want to get on Rush's show ask him a NFL question. In talk radio there's a conundrum - news talk shows want to be sport shows, and sports shows wants to be news talk shows.

While Rush relates to his audience on most subjects, he disconnects when he talks about social security as an entitlement. He doesn't accept that the government has made a contract with taxpayers; whereby, in return for the payment of social security taxes, the government promised to provide monies for retirees.

Hugh Hewitt is radio's would be PBS talk show host - that is, when he's on the air. He takes more vacations than President Bush. I'm sure talk show listeners can't wait for Hewitt's to feature Shakespeare, religion, extreme sports or NASCAR - at times Hewitt sounds like a religious show host. Whereas Medved doesn't give much worth to single people, Hewitt doesn't take old people seriously, despite talk show listener demographics. For some reason Hewitt comes across as someone trying to make up for his 5 foot 7 inch stature although I have no idea how tall he is. His most redeeming facet, which puts him in my top five, is his recent work on judicial nominations. Plus he has finally realized that his listeners can discuss complicated issues - whereas in the past he would toss out one line questions any idiot caller could answer.

Mike Medved and Mike Rosen are the best debaters. Although recently Medved has gotten off on social rather than political issues. I mean - how many times do we need to discuss homosexuality, TV is bad, movies are good and being single is unnatural? Medved also annoys with his "conspiracy day" where he takes advantage of sickos who tell us over and over that the moon landing was staged in a Hollywood studio and that the secret Yale "Skull and Bones Society" runs the world. Still his debating skills secures the number two spot in my book.

Caustic and irreverent, Denver's Mike Rosen does not suffer fools gladly; but at times, he becomes a sport show host when he shills for the hapless Colorado Rockies - not coincidentally his station, KOA, carries Rockies games. The other day he jeopardized his top five standing when he did a segment on bad breath. I suppose, when you're on air some thirty plus days a year, some shows will stink - pun intended.

Last but least is the Laura Ingraham show, or as it should be known, Laura's musicfest. What Laura does not seem to understand is, while she may be tired of political talk, her audience isn't. Listeners want political talk not music and movie reviews. As the old saying goes "you gotta dance with the one that brung you," and Laura did not get where she is with her personal taste in music. But Laura does scores big with her attack of lefty sound bites. She and her staff must watch every political TV program aired and it pays off with an entertaining show.

The worse talk show host of a national syndicated program is Mike Gallagher. He doesn't bother with research. You will not hear anything new from Gallagher just the latest issues that gets calls. His demographics seem to be pissed off red necks.

While conservative talk appeal to millions of listeners, advertisers don't think much of its demographics as demonstrated by ads for hair growth, belly fat reduction, gold investing and dating services. Surly conservative talk show listeners aren't as dumb as advertisers think we are.


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To: cyborg

Nobody's perfect. Hate to think what my radio show would sound like if I had one. My current favorites:

1. Limbaugh monologues
2. Tony Snow
3. Savage (before 3rd shot of vodka)
4. Hannity (when Ann Coulter weighs in)
5. Ingraham (except bumper music)
6. Dennis Praeger (consistently smarter than me....I know it is easy to be smarter than me but I still like him).
7. Mark Levin although I have never heard his show.
8. Huge Hewitt (after 3rd shot of vodka)
9. Glen Beck (proves LDS folks can be smart and funny)
10. Tammy Bruce ...well maybe not.


201 posted on 08/24/2005 9:07:26 AM PDT by Kokojmudd (Outsource Federal Judiciary and US Senate to India, NOW!)
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To: PolishProud
So these FIVE are YOUR favorites? I would like to see a review of those you DISLIKE.

From you post I suspect you would probably have a positive opinion of Al Franken.

202 posted on 08/24/2005 9:15:35 AM PDT by PISANO (We will not tire......We will not falter.......We will NOT FAIL!!! .........GW Bush [Oct 2001])
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To: PolishProud

CLUB GITMO is the funniest thing Rush has ever done. His Ted kennedy parodys are really funny too.

Judge: "What exactly were you thinking when you drove over the bridge that morning?"

Kennedy: "Ohh, what the hell"

Judge:
"Senator, will you continue to drink scotch for breakfast"

Kennedy:

"Well you can bet your ass I won't be eating Cherrios"


203 posted on 08/24/2005 9:19:45 AM PDT by ElRushbo (Harley Riders against Elton John)
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To: Peach

Say the word "Conservative" and who is the first image that comes into your mind? It has to be Rush. If "Conservative" had a picture in the dictionary, it would be a picture of Rush Limbaugh.


204 posted on 08/24/2005 9:50:23 AM PDT by fish hawk (I am only one, but I am not the only one.)
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To: PolishProud
It's hard to be humble when your making millions of dollars.

I've pretty much tuned out on some shows.

Hanity and Combes was good for a while but I could care less about hearing what the other side has to say.

Fair and balanced is not about some inane smug elitists telling you that America is bad and going to church makes you a genuine bigot.

I know how I want things to be and I damn sure don't want some over educated immoral fool trying to change my mind.

Am I a conservative, you bet your liberal diapers I am.

I'm all the things radical liberals like to look down their noses at and proud of it.

I am Christian who loves America and if thats not being politically correct, then so be it.
205 posted on 08/24/2005 9:55:47 AM PDT by OKIEDOC (There's nothing like hearing someone say thank you for your help.)
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To: mathluv

Tony Snow is one of the nicest, most decent humans in show business.

Just my opinion.


206 posted on 08/24/2005 10:02:23 AM PDT by OKIEDOC (There's nothing like hearing someone say thank you for your help.)
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To: Kieri

Tony is on vacation until Sept 6. He has guest hosts until then. John Gibson was guest host today.


207 posted on 08/24/2005 10:13:27 AM PDT by mathluv (Mercy shown to an evil man is cruelty to the innocent.)
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To: PolishProud; ninenot; sittnick; steve50; Hegemony Cricket; Willie Green; Wolfie; ex-snook; FITZ; ...
In my opinion the best hosts are as follows; Rush Limbaugh, Michael Medved, Hugh Hewitt, Denver's Mike Rosen and Laura Ingraham [...] The worse host, by far, is Michael Savage.

Yesterday Laura Ingraham in a shrill and sanctimonious way was presenting Serbs as guilty of genocide on Bosnia/Kosovo Muslims. I see her as good as Ms Albright.

And Michael Savage was the only host whom I heard to be brave/clever enough to see the Serbian (the true one) side of the story and condemn the pogroms on Serbs in Kosovo.

208 posted on 08/24/2005 10:22:07 AM PDT by A. Pole (" There is no other god but Free Market, and Adam Smith is his prophet ! ")
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To: Vaquero

I bet he's still using


210 posted on 08/24/2005 8:52:42 PM PDT by al baby (Father of the beeber)
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To: tubebender

You really need to get a life. You have waaaay too much time on your hands. Maybe you need a mate...



Tubebender Dont tell him about the nascar thread


211 posted on 08/24/2005 8:57:05 PM PDT by al baby (Father of the beeber)
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To: PolishProud; McGruff; leadpenny; YaYa123; Bahbah; DollyCali; malia

PP, just to let you know, McGruff has a daily talk show thread going. Stop by, if you wish to complain/comment about anything you hear. It has over 3,500 posts on it.

Talk radio ping for everyone.


212 posted on 08/24/2005 9:14:59 PM PDT by Springman
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To: PolishProud

I agree wit hthe writers' assertions on Savage...I don't like to be screamed at in my life, much less by some nut on the radio.


213 posted on 08/24/2005 9:16:56 PM PDT by trubluolyguy (Ew. This tastes like a monkey. A monkey that's past his prime. "Chris Griffin")
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To: PolishProud

So did you post this just for the sake of cracking on Rush and a couple of other talk show hosts or was there a point to it?


214 posted on 08/24/2005 9:17:05 PM PDT by txradioguy (In Memory Of My Friend 1SG Tim Millsap A Co. 70th Eng. K.I.A. 25 April 2005)
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To: PolishProud

I ove Rush but a lesser known talk host I really like, Rusty Humphries.


215 posted on 08/24/2005 9:20:31 PM PDT by trubluolyguy (Ew. This tastes like a monkey. A monkey that's past his prime. "Chris Griffin")
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To: Balding_Eagle
What a dumb statement.

Gee, that's an argument. Perhaps you misunderstood me. I do not mean that he should be censored or banned, merely that he does not have the skills (or has not developed them) requisite to being a good talk show host.

The market is the judge of that, not you.

Perhaps this is painfully obvious, but I am a part of the market, therefore my opinion that he is not qualified to do a three-hour show is quite valid. In short, I am a consumer. That's who I am to say whether or not he is qualified.

Are you sure you're 'qualified' to post here? Seesh. I don't know. Maybe you can tell me /sarcasm

Just as a wild, wild guess, you've been Hannitized, right?

216 posted on 08/27/2005 5:50:53 PM PDT by Seņor Zorro ("The ability to speak does not make you intelligent"--Qui-Gon Jinn)
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To: Red Badger
By the time Sean comes on, FR has already covered everything he could talk about. This site is his show prep............

Same comment would apply to Rush.

217 posted on 08/27/2005 5:53:56 PM PDT by Fresh Wind (It is Watergate yet? Is it Watergate yet?)
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To: E. Pluribus Unum
And exactly which of the enumerated powers delegated to the federal government by the United States Constitution gives the federal government the power to contract with taxpayers to "to provide monies for retirees?"

You big dummy, learn to read!

It's right next to right to privacy, which houses the God-given right to abortion.

I can't quote it, but it's in there. Somewhere. Somehow.

218 posted on 08/27/2005 6:05:51 PM PDT by FatherofFive (Choose life!)
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To: Seņor Zorro
 
What a dumb statement.

Gee, that's an argument.

It's called an introduction, an attention catcher. It seems to have served its purpose.

The market is the judge of that, not you.

Perhaps this is painfully obvious, but I am a part of the market, therefore my opinion that he is not qualified to do a three-hour show is quite valid. In short, I am a consumer. That's who I am to say whether or not he is qualified.

The market is a single entity. You are a part of it like a passenger on a ship. You can choose to be on the ship, or not, but your input as to the course it takes is for all practical purposes, completely irrelevant.  Your assertions that you are qualified is  unsupportable, the market has overridden you.

Just as a wild, wild guess, you've been Hannitized, right?

Hannitized? Baiting doesn't work well with me. What else you got?


219 posted on 08/27/2005 9:25:26 PM PDT by Balding_Eagle (God has blessed Republicans with really stupid enemies.)
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To: wideawake

People don't want to know the honest truth, that FICA is a flat rate income tax with no deductions.


221 posted on 08/27/2005 9:31:41 PM PDT by RobbyS ( CHIRHO)
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To: PolishProud
There are many good radio hosts out there, and I can learn and be entertained by any number of them. I love talk radio.

Here in L.A. we are blessed with Doug McIntyre, Dennis Prager, John and Ken, Al Rantel, and Larry Elder.

But the best of the best, several laps ahead of the next highest in the race, is Mr. Rush Limbaugh. Best political commentary, twinkle-in-the-eye sexy humor, spot on analysis and perfect explanations for the masses. Rush Limbaugh is a national and conservative treasure.

He can talk dirty all he wants in my house.

222 posted on 08/27/2005 9:47:30 PM PDT by Yaelle
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To: Balding_Eagle
It's called an introduction, an attention catcher. It seems to have served its purpose.

Not really. I always answer my hate-mail, as I get quite a kick out of it.

You can choose to be on the ship, or not, but your input as to the course it takes is for all practical purposes, completely irrelevant. It is as relevant as anyone else's. However, as you can see from this thread, there are other people who are on my side.

Hannitized? Baiting doesn't work well with me. What else you got? I'll take that as a yes. A better question is, however, what else have you got? You see, I outlined specifically why I do not think Hannity is all that great. You have neither countered my points or made points of your own--you have just told me that I am unqualified to make that judgement. In short, you argue like a Democrat.

223 posted on 08/28/2005 2:02:39 AM PDT by Seņor Zorro ("The ability to speak does not make you intelligent"--Qui-Gon Jinn)
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To: EveningStar

ping


224 posted on 08/28/2005 2:09:13 AM PDT by FOG724 (RINOS - they are not better than leftists, they ARE leftists.)
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To: PolishProud
Seems to me that you are the only one obsessed with Rush's supposed "dirty talk". I wonder what your Rorschach ink blot test would reveal!
225 posted on 08/28/2005 2:10:46 AM PDT by Quinotto (On matters of style swim with the current,on matters of principle stand like a rock-Thomas Jefferson)
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To: PolishProud

Totally ignorant rant and a hit and run to boot.


226 posted on 08/28/2005 2:11:43 AM PDT by John Lenin (Liberalism: Where shame is a virtue)
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To: PolishProud
Rush Limbaugh Continues to Consistently Beat Liberal Talkers at Ratings Game
Monday July 25, 9:13 pm ET
- Numbers Don't Lie -

LOS ANGELES, July 25 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the Arbitron Spring 2005 ratings survey for Boston, San Francisco, Sacramento, and Washington D.C., Mr. Rush Limbaugh consistently continues to beat liberal talkers. In Boston, Mr. Rush Limbaugh's Persons 12+ audience is 16 times larger than Mr. Al Franken's audience and for Adults 25-54, his audience is 11 times greater than Mr. Franken's. Heard Monday through Friday on WRKO-AM from noon - 3 p.m., "The Rush Limbaugh Show" scored, among Persons 12+, a 4.5 share with an average quarter-hour audience of 34,200 listeners. Among Adults 25-54, he has a 3.5 share with an average quarter-hour audience of 14,800 listeners. Mr. Al Franken, who airs at the same time on WKOX-AM in Boston, has a Persons 12+ share of 0.3 with an average quarter-hour audience of 2,100 listeners. With Adults 25-54, he has a 0.3 share with an average quarter-hour audience of 1,300 listeners. Mr. Jerry Springer also airs on WKOX-AM, but his audience totals did not meet the minimum reporting standard set for that market by Arbitron.

In addition to Mr. Limbaugh and Mr. Franken, below are numbers for liberal talker Mr. Ed Shultz, who broadcasts in a different timeslot:



     Host                Share        Avg. Quarter Hour     Rank (all AM/FM
                      (Persons 12+)      (Persons 12+)        programming-
                                                              persons 12+)
     Rush Limbaugh         4.5               34,200                8
     Al Franken            0.3                2,100               43
     Ed Shultz             0.3                2,300               43

     Host                Share        Avg. Quarter Hour     Rank (all AM/FM
                     (Adults 25-54)     (Adults 25-54)        programming-
                                                              adults 25-54)
     Rush Limbaugh         3.5               14,800               11
     Al Franken            0.3                1,300               44
     Ed Shultz             0.4                1,800               35

227 posted on 08/28/2005 2:20:31 AM PDT by John Lenin (Liberalism: Where shame is a virtue)
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To: tubebender

You really need to get a life. You have waaaay too much time on your hands. Maybe you need a mate...

44 posted on 08/24/2005 5:52:53 AM PDT by tubebender

That's right, every woman needs a man. Doesn't like the dirty talk and therefore she needs a mate? Weird response. But maybe, with the name tubebender, you like the dirty talk. Just maybe.


228 posted on 08/28/2005 2:26:40 AM PDT by flaglady47
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To: Clovis_Skeptic

"You should listen to Rush for more than a week before you start posting vanities about him or anyone else."

Oh come on, it's you who must not have been listening all these years. Rush with some frequency makes sexual innuendos. He gets off on it. It's clever repartee and play on words. Now, some will be offended and some won't. I love Rush and it doesn't make any difference to me as some of these "dirty" comments are also funny. Although occasionally he verges on being a bit obscene. I can see where some would be offended by this, but then they can use their finger to push the off button on their radio. But don't pretend that Rush doesn't make the periodical sexual comment because he does. But it is such a minute part of his schtick as to be totally unimportant in the scheme of things.


229 posted on 08/28/2005 2:32:39 AM PDT by flaglady47
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To: Clovis_Skeptic

As I recall, "FARDing" had something to do with the alleged tendency of women to apply makeup or otherwise groom themselves while driving. Usually when he gets on this kind of a kick, it's in response to some silly study or news report; he takes the words of others and replays them in a clever way. Some of these folks didn't listen to him long enough to know the origins of the comments. Some of them still think Spatula City is a real store.


230 posted on 08/28/2005 2:38:38 AM PDT by Mjaye
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To: flaglady47

I dunno. Those last two posts of yours made me have dirty thoughts....

But then I'm weird, so it's all my fault.

;-)


231 posted on 08/28/2005 2:39:46 AM PDT by RandallFlagg (Roll your own cigarettes! You'll save $$$ and smoke less!(Magnetic bumper stickers-click my name)
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To: Seņor Zorro
Not really. I always answer my hate-mail, as I get quite a kick out of it.

I think you've confused my mockery as hate. I used mockery as an arguing method. In the fact that we are on the same side of the conservative vs liberal conflict, we are more friends than enemies. We are just have a disagreement about fighting techniques, so to speak.

 It is as relevant as anyone else's............................However, as you can see from this thread, there are other people who are on my side

 In the question of marketplace, their opinions aren't very  relevant either. They are just a few individuals in an enormous market.

My point all along isn't about an individuals opinion, my point has been about the meaning of 'marketplace'. You are treating the word as though in the marketplace one person can stand up and say " he just isn't qualified to do a three-hour radio show." and thus the show is taken off the radio.  You aren't that powerful, you are unqualified,  and by making such an assertion you invited ridicule, and I was more than happy to oblige.

 In short, you argue like a Democrat.

Democrats, well liberals really, typical argue from a position of willful ignorance. In that respect the position you've taken is most like a  liberal.

Go to a dictionary and look up marketplace.

232 posted on 08/28/2005 6:14:20 AM PDT by Balding_Eagle (God has blessed Republicans with really stupid enemies.)
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To: flaglady47
Tubebender happens to be my profession. I was referring PolishPride's ability to listen to 8 talk show hosts a day.

Me thinks FlagLady47 has the fixation on dirty talk...

233 posted on 08/28/2005 6:43:27 AM PDT by tubebender
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To: cyborg; PolishProud
Rush is fine just the way he is.

Cyborg touches on a very important point.

Each of these hosts has a distinctive style that is part of his or her market appeal. Laura Schlessinger is the strict mom who doesn't mess around when dispensing practical advice, for example, while Laura Ingraham is lighter, floatier, more political and more interested in entertainment news and views. That she and Michael Medved digress into discussing current movies is perfectly defensible as germane, because movies -- like the plays of Terence, Plautus, Shakespeare, Thornton Wilder, David Mamet, and Aristophanes -- put ideas and the consequences of ideas squarely before the public.

Even Gilbert and Sullivan had something important to say about personalism, cronyism, and honesty in public life; far from just musical comedy, Gilbert and Sullivan's plays have been recognized as the first really "high comedy" since the Golden Age of Greece. It would have been impossible for anyone to comment on The Pirates of Penzance, when it was first mounted, without uttering a form of political speech: Gilbert and Sullivan's kind of comedy was almost the exact opposite of Seinfeld.

Finally, each of these radio hosts has the right to offer his or her unique point of view. If someone out in the audience doesn't care for the show, then that is the audience member's business.

234 posted on 08/28/2005 6:59:30 AM PDT by lentulusgracchus ("Whatever." -- sinkspur)
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To: lentulusgracchus

In fact, he's even better with a clean,pain meds free mind. The only one I think that needs a little help sometimes is Mike Savage *lol* Even HE has his own unique style.


235 posted on 08/28/2005 7:02:26 AM PDT by cyborg (I'm having the best day ever.)
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To: Archon of the East
I might add Quinn and Rose, and Glenn Beck to the positive list.

I also like Neal Boortz, and listen to him, when I can, on an Internet feed. He's not on here in KC.

AND

Nah Nah Nah Nah Nah Nah!

WE GOT JERRY AGAR!!!!

Mark

236 posted on 08/28/2005 7:42:09 AM PDT by MarkL (It was a shocking cock-up. The mice were furious!)
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To: PolishProud
While Rush relates to his audience on most subjects, he disconnects when he talks about social security as an entitlement. He doesn't accept that the government has made a contract with taxpayers; whereby, in return for the payment of social security taxes, the government promised to provide monies for retirees.

That's because it's become just that: An entitlement. What else do you call a program that will pay people without their having contributed to in? It's not an "insurance" policy. Not in that respect.

A contract, huh? Where did I sign? More importantly, I want out. Who do I contact to say I don't want to participate in this contract. And even more importantly, have you seen the mailings you get every now and then from the Social Security Administration? Have you noticed that little line at the bottom of the page that says that Congress can change the terms of that "contract" wheneverthehell they want! Sounds like a terrific deal to me!

Mark

237 posted on 08/28/2005 7:47:42 AM PDT by MarkL (It was a shocking cock-up. The mice were furious!)
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To: E. Pluribus Unum
And exactly which of the enumerated powers delegated to the federal government by the United States Constitution gives the federal government the power to contract with taxpayers to "to provide monies for retirees?"

I don't believe it is there. Please correct me if I am wrong.

Silly you! Just because it's not actually written in the Constitution, doesn't mean it's not IN the Constitution. It all depends on the meaning of "in."

Then again, they may have the authority to do so from the Interstate Commerce Clause. You see, money is used to buy things. And retirees need money to buy things. And retirees might buy things from another state: Hence, the Constitution demands that the government give retirees money to buy things from other states, giving us "interstate commerce!" Q.E.D.

Mark

238 posted on 08/28/2005 7:51:45 AM PDT by MarkL (It was a shocking cock-up. The mice were furious!)
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To: Calm_Cool_and_Elected
Ahhh, but then we get the priviledge of listening to Walter Williams! He's my favorite fill-in for Rush.

Do you remember the booger-eating-moron who called in and spoke to Dr. Willaims while he was talking about judicial activism, and he said that it was judicial activism in the Dredd Scott case before the Supreme Court that outlawed slavery?!?!?!

I nearly drove off the road when I heard that!

Mark

239 posted on 08/28/2005 7:55:38 AM PDT by MarkL (It was a shocking cock-up. The mice were furious!)
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To: Calm_Cool_and_Elected
Ahhh, but then we get the priviledge of listening to Walter Williams! He's my favorite fill-in for Rush.

Another note about Dr. Williams. Given some of the things he says about his wife, I'm thinking that he must have a very comfortable couch downstairs!

Mark

240 posted on 08/28/2005 7:56:36 AM PDT by MarkL (It was a shocking cock-up. The mice were furious!)
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To: duckworth
And then I just turn the dial to Bob Grant, who thank God is still on 710 WOR New York from 4-6.

When I lived in NY, I loved listening to Bob Grant and Barry Farber. I still remember hearing Barry Farber announce that the Son of Sam killer had been aprehended.

Mark

241 posted on 08/28/2005 7:59:42 AM PDT by MarkL (It was a shocking cock-up. The mice were furious!)
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To: laredo44
When he's being funny, Beck is the funniest, even funnier than Rush.

You're a sick freak!

I'm also a big fan of Glen. And Tony Snow, someone who's something of a "velvet hammer." When you listen to him, he's a really nice guy. But he won't take stuff off of anyone, and he'll hammer away at you with the facts.

Another terrific host that I miss here in KC is Brian Wilson (not the guy on Fox News, but the Libertarian talk show host). He got a job as a fill-in host here in KC, and was on the air for about a year! I was really upset when they cut him loose. Many probably remember him as "Chicken-Man!"

Mark

242 posted on 08/28/2005 8:04:53 AM PDT by MarkL (It was a shocking cock-up. The mice were furious!)
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To: cyborg
Glad someone else has noticed the amount of commercials. Ads are everywhere. My sister pointed to a wall in the shopping mall and said 'Brave New World'!

Hey! Radio shows are paid for by selling commercial air time. If you don't want to listen to paid commercial messages during your radio listening, listen to Air America! Or NPR. Hey, why not? You paid for it, you might as well listen to it!

Mark

243 posted on 08/28/2005 8:08:51 AM PDT by MarkL (It was a shocking cock-up. The mice were furious!)
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To: kittymyrib
I use the off button quite a bit. Usually, because Limbaugh over-markets whatever his project du jour is.
(a bit of French lingo in there...)

That, and he may overdo a topic, but that's the nature of midday radio with people tuning in and out throughout
the three hours.

244 posted on 08/28/2005 8:11:25 AM PDT by Calvin Locke
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To: atomicpossum
I guess you never listened to G. Gordon Liddy. (!)

Well, my only problem with GGL's "Stacked and Packed" calendars is that the women are wearing too much!

"Nekkid wimmin with guns is a good thing!"

Mark

245 posted on 08/28/2005 8:12:58 AM PDT by MarkL (It was a shocking cock-up. The mice were furious!)
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To: MarkL
"...must have a very comfortable couch downstairs!..."

He has a Lazy-Boy recliner that has a "Boot-Knock'n" position.

246 posted on 08/28/2005 8:17:08 AM PDT by devane617
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To: Farm Fresh Onions
I love hearing him talk about his wife...and the golf shoes he got for her birthday.

Of course, so when she washed his car in teh winter, she woudln't slip on the ice in the driveway.

As I said in an earlier post, Dr. Williams must have a really comfortable couch downstairs! lol

Mark

247 posted on 08/28/2005 8:24:39 AM PDT by MarkL (It was a shocking cock-up. The mice were furious!)
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To: PolishProud
Bill Bennet proves Rush's adage "Dont try this at home" it is extrememly unprofessionally done, unfocused and painful to listen to: my fav parts are when Bill say things like "What should we do about China" Bill being a former cabnet sec still thinks he has leverage within govt. the most annoying thing about Bill Bennent is that he is a big govt conservative that wants to use govt to socially engineer conservative results. example: Young people arent patriotic enough. Solution: Bring back the draft. Bill often romantizes a period in americas history that never really existed. Duty Honor Country etc. With the exception of 1942-45, these ideals were never at the forefront of american history. He thinks a draft will bring back those ideals
248 posted on 08/28/2005 8:27:16 AM PDT by atlanta67
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To: William Creel

Bash Hannity


249 posted on 08/28/2005 8:27:34 AM PDT by ncpatriot
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To: Reaganghost

""The United States is currently borrowing 2.5 billion dollars every day""

not quite...maybe every business day M-F,

and if you dont like it may i suggest you buy some govt bonds.


250 posted on 08/28/2005 8:32:04 AM PDT by atlanta67
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