Skip to comments.EBAY Auction hits $100,000: Original Harry Reid/Rush Limbaugh Smear Letter
Posted on 10/17/2007 1:23:30 PM PDT by rface
I told my wife that this was going to go into the several hundred thousands by the time it was through....
The bidding at EBay has reached $100,000.
No word from the signers of the original letter if any of them plan to contribute....much less match the winning bid as Limbaugh has pledged to do.
Do any of the following signers represent your state???
......Harry Reid ......Hillary Rodham Clinton ......Blanche Lincoln
......Richard Durbin ......Kent Conrad .......Bob Menendez
......Charles Schumer ......Christopher Dodd ......Barbara Mikulski
......Patty Murray ......Byron Dorgan ......Bill Nelson
......Daniel Akaka ......Dianne Feinstein ......Barack Obama
......Max Baucus ......Tom Harkin ......Jack Reed
......Joseph Biden .......Daniel Inouye .......Jay Rockefeller
......Barbara Boxer ......Edward M. Kennedy ......Ken Salazar
......Sherrod Brown ......John Kerry ......Bernie Sanders
......Robert Byrd ......Amy Klobuchar ......Debbie Stabenow
......Benjamin Cardin ......Mary Landrieu .......Jon Tester
......Tom Carper .......Frank Lautenberg ......Jim Webb
......Bob Casey ......Patrick Leahy ......Sheldon Whitehouse
......Carl Levin ......Ron Wyden
Notice how many on that list are multimillionaires. Will they make a tax-free donation? H**l, no. How can you tell when a liberal is lying? His lips are moving. Hypocrites all.
A document with the signature of 41 back-stabbing, low-life, scum-sucking senators has absolutely no value to me.
My copy of an email sent to my Senator here in Maryland:
I note with utter disappointment in you and Senator Mikulski, that your names appear on Senator Reid’s letter to the President/CEO of Clear Channel Communications. Unless you and Senator Mikulksi are utterly stupid, which I doubt you are, you have to know that Rush’s comment about phony soldiers had to do with Jesse MacBeth and his ilk and not our men and women who are fighting in Iraq but may be opposed to the war.
I wanted you to know that I find the attempt of the Senate to challenge the Free Speech of a private citizen utterly detestable...made even more so by the fact that Senator Reid’s entire premise for it is based on a lie.
You should be ashamed, sir. Do the Democrats in the Senate really have so little respect for Free Speech and the truth?”
Rush should fly to the winner in EIB1 and personally deliver the document. There should be big publicity surrounding the end of this event.
Which are the more valuable? The signatures of Rats who signed or those who did not sign?
I was talking with my husband about 3:25 p.m., telling him the bid had jumped to $100,00 from $65,100 this morning. When I went back to double-check the price...it had jumped to $102,300 by 3:30, only a few minutes later. The bidding will get really hot the last few hours, and will jump even higher within the last few minutes. I will be online to watch. This is the most fun Ive had in a long time.
Oh, contraire , their evil has been framed for the world to see!!! A document to shake ones head at!!!
Good point. Going after a corporation for exercising its 1st amendment rights must've whetted their appetite for more!
They would be doing Rush a favor, he has spun this into the best publicity he could have possibly hoped for! Someone needs to figure out how long he senators worked on the letter and given their salary whet the tax payer paid and see if Rush gets that money and more back for the Marines ;)
The steps of Capitol Hill would work...
WOW! Can we all Biden your letter to our respective senators? Nobody could have said it better! I’d love Rockefeller and Byrd to get this! Not that they would care.....
Not so...by donating to this foundation of his choice...especially one that benefits the military families...is a masterful maneuver. My favorite is the challenge to the 41 senators individually to match the winning bid, to show their support for the troops. Bwahahahahahaha...maybe Rove was behind this too. The bidding will get very serious now that the closing day is approaching.
Rush is vetting all bidders. No Bozos allowed.
Wow!!!!!..... 13 minutes of Rush that I missed on FOX News!!!!... I am saving this thanks for a great effort in posting this!!!!!.....
Remember that there’s no legal way that they can prevent a leftist from winning the letter if they’re high bidder and pay for it.
Rush was great with the Friends. My pleasure!
Both of my senators signed..Boxer and Feinstein. Ya I know, don’t say it.
I can understand that he does not want to promise a personal delivery, since, as you say - the winner might be George Soros....or his punk helper.
Who are the rat senators who didn’t sign? I noticed that Joe Lieberman’s signature was not on it. Presumably all of them were asked to sign.
It’s a great example of turning lemons into lemonade. Great job Rush!
It will help further the education of the children of those who have given their lives for our freedoms.
>> Sorry to say...KBH is retiring...
I heard about that. Given the tenor of this State, I have no doubt that a qualified conservative Republican will step up to replace her.
I like Hutchinson ... but, the Texas GOP is very large and very strong. She’s good, but she’s not irreplaceable.
I have a letter signed by Senator Alan Kittleman, of the Maryland state Senate. I don’t think it’s worth much though, otherwise I would’ve sold it long ago.
>> Both of my senators signed..Boxer and Feinstein. Ya I know, dont say it.
I’ve gotta tell you ... we Texans have a lot of laughs at the expense of you Californians. You’ve got a bunch of crazy people out there.
Austin is pretty much San Francisco-South, though ... so we get a lot of laughs at the fruitcakes in Austin, too. We ship all of our liberals to Austin to remind our State government how ridiculous things can get if liberals have power.
bidding bumped to $105k
Note: This listing is restricted to pre-approved bidders or buyers only
Interesting Alan Colmes said he would love to buy the letter and then put it up for sale on ebay again giving the money to the ACLU.
BTW it is up to $105K.
Couple of points I want to make here.
First, if this isn't the most amazing backlash and, of course, only someone as well known as Rush could pull it off. If the above, which you point out correctly is the de facto result of the congresses action on this matter, had been you or I, we'd have no recourse but to suffer the possible consequences of this very evil act.
Here's a guy pursuing his happiness as guaranteed by the constitution. In the course of this pursuit he ends up doing the job he is best suited for. And the congress of his country, I am STILL shocked, actually takes an action that could have cost him his job! suppose this had been you or I? We could lose our job and not have the power of Rush Limbaugh to push back. I'm not laughing at this congressional action.
But, next point, Rush Limbaugh has effectively dealt with this matter, taken their stupid action and turning it into one of the biggest PR coups or our era. seriously, this whole thing should be in the history books.
Finally, and I heard Rush alluding to yet another action he may take, I hope that after Rush rubs their stupid noses in what they did all week to what has to be their complete agony, that he'll file a lawsuit.
I mean isn't signing that letter a violation of the oath of office these people took? And no, it isn't the same thing as that congressional condemnation of Move-on.Org. Move-on is NOT a private citizen. It is a 503(c) corp and as such it isn't even supposed to be involved in politics. So if Move-on wanted to file a lawsuit they'd be opening themselves to scrutiny re those pesky IRS rules.
If Rush files a lawsuit I can see this thing going to the Supreme Court and a possible censoring of congress.
I'm perfectly serious.
I hope those people that signed that thing are in unbearable pain and agony this week. Can you imagine what with all the play this thing is getting?
And I hope Rush files a lawsuit. More to protect the lowly you and I than anything else.
Perhaps that is HIS blue streak at the top of the document.
So Byyyrd uses a “signer” like Walt Disney? I think that there were upwards of 40 people authorized to sign Walt’s name and each had a distinctive style.
Move On is a PAC. Media Matter claims to be a non-partisan 501c3.
MoveOn.org most definitely is partisan. They cannot take foreign contributions (and have been caught doing so in the last election). The amount of donations they can receive are capped too.
A caller even asked Rush what would happen if somebody came in with a bid of $30 million...Rush didn't skip a beat and said that would be o.k....his pledge to match whatever came in stands.
I don't think he is worried since there is no lib anywhere, including Soros, that will be caught giving money to any military outfit who does good work.
They will fund abortion clinics, piss christ "art", and scumbag socialist politicians, but not for any good causes which actually end up helping people.
You mean 'cattle' feed, don't you?
I like Rush, but it’s pretty obvious he is behind this bidding.
The publicity alone is worth the 100K.
That said, some bureaucratic loser is probably going to file a lawsuit considering this some sort of "illegal campaign contribution".
I stand corrected.
Here’s my concern...congress drafted a resolution condemning Move-On.org for its “General Betray Us” ad in the NY Times. So Move-On is a Political action committee.
Now I’m pretty sure Rush could file a grievance cause he is a private citizen and his congress did the ONE thing our founding fathers never wanted our government to do.
My question is....did congress also do a bad thing when they condemned the General Betray Us ad by Move-On.org.
Understand I’m not making a value judgement here. Move-on really did take out an ad; no one lied about what they said. Still, even the Moonbats have free speech in this country. While Rush was lied about by congress.
Are each of these congressional condemnations equal in weight in terms of their constitutional illegality?
I’m not sure I believe that. He has some pretty pricey friends.
The President of Clear Channel would do himself well to bid it high as well.
Yes, two of the losers represent my sorry state. In fact, one of them is running for president - Barack Hussein Obama, socialist and moron extraordinaire.
Oh, I can also count on one of my Senators being on the wrong side consistently. I’m lucky in that way...
At least I can have some fun for a change and call up to let them know how the auction is doing. LOL
WooHoo! Six figures. I predicted conservatively it would hit the six figure mark at least. Nice to see that happen today. I’m going to have such fun watching this on Friday, as we all will I’m sure.
God Bless the troops and Rush Limbaugh.
Screw you Reid, Hillary and co.
I don't live in the state of delusion...
The above list of signers gives us all a clear tally of the most notorious Stalinists who have found their way into our government. From their mouths, both truth and the very meaning of language are in jeopardy. Will our voting population send them home soon? Or, disasterously farther down the road, will it take a shogun to sweep the congress clean?
I debated whether a statement like that deserved comment.
I suppose it does, to this point at least. Since, as you say, it’s Pretty obvious” Rush is bidding himself...back up your claim with these “pretty obvious” facts. My guess is that they are as legit as the charge he attacked the troops.