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Rally for Rush (Carbonite CEO tied to MoveOn.org: time for conservatives to fight blacklisting?)
The American Spectator ^ | March 5, 2012 | Jeffery Lord

Posted on 03/05/2012 3:25:36 AM PST by Cincinatus' Wife

................• Carbonite: OK. Now we'll talk Carbonite. And about Mr. McLaughlin of Sleep Number. And two of the co-founders of Legal Zoom.

Carbonite's statement was especially and curiously unctuous, its withdrawal of sponsorship coming as it did after Rush's apology. Here is Carbonite's CEO David Friend:

...Now. Carbonite really deserves some special attention......................

MoveOn.org, America Coming Together and Democracy for America, all three listed here as George Soros funded groups, the latter set up by Howard Dean. Texans for Truth also drew Mr. Friend's support. This group, according to Wikipedia, was set up by MoveOn.org spin-off Drive Democracy.org in 2004. Why? To… wait for it… challenge then-President Bush's service in the Texas National Guard. The precise same stunt for which CBS fired Dan Rather after documents were discovered to have been forged. The Bush-Cheney campaign said of Texans for Truth that it was "a smear group launching baseless attacks on behalf of John Kerry's campaign that will be rejected by the American people." They were. But that didn't quench Mr. Friend's affection for either the smear campaign or supporting leftist candidates such as Howard Dean, and John Kerry.

And get a load of this. Take a look right here at Ed "Laura Ingraham is a slut" Schultz's site for his radio show. Who is listed as a Schultz sponsor? That's right: Carbonite. Like Rush Limbaugh, Ed Schultz apologized. The difference? If Rush uses the word "slut" to illustrate the absurdity of the left-wing Sandra Fluke's views -- David Friend is outraged. But when Ed Schultz refers in hostile fashion out of the blue to conservative and Catholic Laura Ingraham as a "slut" -- hey, no big deal for Carbonite......

(Excerpt) Read more at spectator.org ...


TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: carbonite; fightback; msm; rallyforrush; rushlimbaugh; sandytheslut; slut
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1 posted on 03/05/2012 3:25:42 AM PST by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Rush has never made a professional mistake that I have heard on air... he broke his record by apologizing to a slut that called herself a slut by definition. I will NOT apologize!

LLS


2 posted on 03/05/2012 3:29:25 AM PST by LibLieSlayer (WOLVERINES!)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Well I’m shocked. Shocked, I tell ya.

I hope the people who were talking about Rush throwing us under the bus feel more than a little bit cheesy after reading this.

These liberals and the people on FR who don’t understand are about to get a real big surprise. Rush never says anything without thinking first, and he is a real smart guy.

Can’t wait to hear the start of today’s show.


3 posted on 03/05/2012 3:30:45 AM PST by Mrs. P (Figures can lie, and liars can figure.)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

According to Fluke’s written testimony before the House, she wasn’t specifically asking for $3,000 in contraception for herself.

I think all the government mandates on insurance are a big part of the problem but also do not care for the distortions about her testimony. That is what the left routinely does.


4 posted on 03/05/2012 3:35:17 AM PST by MulberryDraw (Newt: "The high price of gas is the deliberate strategy of the left.")
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

http://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/style/ed-schultz-suspended-from-msnbc-after-calling-laura-ingraham-a-right-wing-slut/2011/05/26/AGOcV2BH_allComments.html?ctab=all_&#comments


5 posted on 03/05/2012 3:39:50 AM PST by silverleaf (Funny how all the people who are for abortion are already born)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife
check out the remarks above for the liberal apologists for Ed Schultz, who unlike Rush, did engage in a direct PERSONAL ATTACK on a fellow professional political commentator

Schultz also apologized but apparently some apologies are accepted and some are “too little too late”

Shame on NEWT and Mitt and Boner and the rest of those GOP weasels for not calling a spade a spade on this “get-Rush” campaign

6 posted on 03/05/2012 3:43:22 AM PST by silverleaf (Funny how all the people who are for abortion are already born)
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To: Gosh I love this neighborhood; GILTN1stborn

Ping.


7 posted on 03/05/2012 3:46:04 AM PST by Mrs. P (Figures can lie, and liars can figure.)
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To: MulberryDraw
Fluke specifically entered Georgetown University to crusade against Church doctrine

With her background in domestic violence I am guessing she sees the Catholic church and anyone else who opposes taxpayer provided abortion and contraception as an oppressor of wymyn

Georgetown once again shows its internal rot as a “Catholic institution” that has no standards for individual conduct for its “students”

I agree that her arguments for free contraception for college age single swingers were anecdotal (BUT ABSURD) and not personal, because something about her sets off my gay-dar

Rush should have stuck to his usual “feminazi” term -

oh wait, no all of a sudden that would offend his jewish sponsors

8 posted on 03/05/2012 3:51:53 AM PST by silverleaf (Funny how all the people who are for abortion are already born)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife
My Carbonite service is due for renewal in 30 days and I'm not buying.
Further I'm going to send them a letter explaining that fact to them.
I don't think anyone will sign up for their service because of dropping Rush,
but they most certainly are going to loose one.
9 posted on 03/05/2012 3:54:49 AM PST by Falcon4.0
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Well, I certainly hope that Rush’s vetting of advertisers gets more stringent...


10 posted on 03/05/2012 3:56:04 AM PST by LRS ("This is silly! It can't be! It can't be!!" "Oh yes it is! I said you wouldn't know the joint.")
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To: LRS
“Well, I certainly hope that Rush’s vetting of advertisers gets more stringent...”
Ditto that!
I would love to support conservative business alternatives to these companies if I could find them. I have only done business a few times with proflowers but never again.
11 posted on 03/05/2012 4:02:26 AM PST by outofsalt ("If History teaches us anything it's that history rarely teaches us anything")
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To: LRS

I have sent a personal note to each company the dropped Rush making them aware of my feelings and loss of and/or potential loss of business.


12 posted on 03/05/2012 4:02:32 AM PST by lynn4303
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To: Falcon4.0
I am planning on cutting my discretionary spending to the bone between now and election day. No need to encourage ABCBSNBCNN and the other MSM SOBs.
13 posted on 03/05/2012 4:07:02 AM PST by BilLies (Save your money until after the Presidential election.)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

I never could understand all the conservative talking heads shilling for Legal Zoom. It is, at least in part, owned by that lawyer, Robert Whatsizface, who, along with the black lawyer, lied their soul to a cinder, defending and springing O.J. Simpson. The black lawyer has since gone on to meet his Maker; but Robert Whoozits is still around, making commercials for Legal Zoom. Is there ANYTHING these guys, Rush included WON’T do for money?


14 posted on 03/05/2012 4:08:59 AM PST by Tucker39 ( Psa 68:19Blessed be the Lord, who daily loadeth us with benefits; even the God of our salvation.KJV)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Great article. Thanks for posting. I was considering using legalzoom but not any more.


15 posted on 03/05/2012 4:16:18 AM PST by MulberryDraw (Newt: "The high price of gas is the deliberate strategy of the left.")
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To: Falcon4.0

With the fine Backup & Restore provided with my Comcast service, I cancelled my Carbonite.....and now am elated that I did. I back up my files automatically to a small inexpensive USB hard drive, and flip the proverbial bird to Carbonite.


16 posted on 03/05/2012 4:17:32 AM PST by Tucker39 ( Psa 68:19Blessed be the Lord, who daily loadeth us with benefits; even the God of our salvation.KJV)
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To: Falcon4.0

Same here, mine has 3 months to go and I alerted them yesterday to not consider my subscription continued, it will not be.


17 posted on 03/05/2012 4:18:07 AM PST by Mouton (Voting is an opiate of the electorate. Nothing changes no matter who wins..)
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To: LibLieSlayer
It takes a fool to buy carbonite to start with, much cheaper to buy a back up computer that is off line and have your system file to it every-hour or every-day.
18 posted on 03/05/2012 4:20:02 AM PST by org.whodat
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To: Tucker39; All

http://www.sosonlinebackup.com/

another alternative to carbonite, but will anyone vet the ownership of this company?

BTW, did the great compassionate obama ever call Rush to apologize after Wanda Sykes-dykes, at a President’s bash at Kennedy Center, wished Rush’s kidneys would fail?

Or did he just laugh and clap?

Help me obi-wan, my memory is dim


19 posted on 03/05/2012 4:29:41 AM PST by silverleaf (Funny how all the people who are for abortion are already born)
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To: Mrs. P
Rush plays chess very well. But, he's human....I wondered if he meant “prostitute”, but slut slipped out, then he added “prostitute” in...but doubled down with the slut thingy.

I was troubled when I saw the apology. I'm curious now to see if Rush is going to turn this around. After all, he really IS good at this chess game he's got going with the Left. Should be interesting.

20 posted on 03/05/2012 4:29:50 AM PST by Pigsley
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To: Cincinatus' Wife
Mozy is a great back up. Time to move[on] to them and drop Carbonite.
21 posted on 03/05/2012 4:31:13 AM PST by jmaroneps37 (Conservatism is truth. Liberalism is lies.)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife
I'm starting with HBO, cancelling all my premium movie channgels.

Then calling Select Comfort, telling them I will not be buying a 2nd bed from them.

22 posted on 03/05/2012 4:34:06 AM PST by TexasCajun
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To: Falcon4.0

I don’t think anyone will sign up for their service because of dropping Rush,


People who gladly hand over their most private information to Carbonite will continue to do so and the company will continue to grow.

You see, if Carbonite is a great success, the people will eventually be conditioned to backup all of their computerized data in the way that lemmings follow each other over a cliff.

When that day comes, the “sheeple” will already be conditioned to then hand over all of their computerized data to the new business succeeding Carbonite,,,THE GOVERNMENT online mandatory data storage system!

Conditioning is everything. Little by little, you can manipulate the population by letting them enter the door one by one and the effect is not even noticed until all are in the room.


23 posted on 03/05/2012 4:35:05 AM PST by DH (Once the tainted finger of government touches anything the rot begins)
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To: Pigsley

“Slut” is the left’s term.
Laura Ingraham was called a Right Wing Slut, they have the “slut walk”. They are proud of slut.

Until Rush uses it.


24 posted on 03/05/2012 4:35:45 AM PST by netmilsmom (Happiness is a choice)
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To: MulberryDraw

“According to Fluke’s written testimony before the House, she wasn’t specifically asking for $3,000 in contraception for herself.”

According to some of the initial news reports, she was. And she sure used “we” a lot if her testimony was supposed to be about “them”.


25 posted on 03/05/2012 4:43:23 AM PST by Mr Rogers ("they found themselves made strangers in their own country")
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To: Mrs. P
Well I’m shocked. Shocked, I tell ya. I hope the people who were talking about Rush throwing us under the bus feel more than a little bit cheesy after reading this.......

Rush uses the absurd to make his point but he got into it a bit deep and sucked all the air out of any other part of the conservative message.

Freedom of religion is crucial but so is winning this election to remove Obama and repair the damage. If conservatism can't hold a place on Capital Hill, nothing we believe in will be safe.

Rush, I might add, took on these advertisers. It's not like they were hiding their affiliations -- Jeffery Lord didn't seem to have much trouble putting this all together. One could say, Rush has endorsed their product and that his listeners by extension, have supported these groups.

26 posted on 03/05/2012 4:46:08 AM PST by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: silverleaf

NEW WORD FOR SLUT.

SLUKE


27 posted on 03/05/2012 4:51:50 AM PST by hejahale (NEW WORD FOR SLUT.)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife; All

When Rush apologized, he had his fingers crossed, which cancelled out the apology.


28 posted on 03/05/2012 4:51:55 AM PST by Gatún(CraigIsaMangoTreeLawyer)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife
Just go out and buy a 500 gb backup drive, plug the usb port in and set windows for automatic backup.

No Carbonite needed.

29 posted on 03/05/2012 4:53:56 AM PST by tobyhill
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To: Cincinatus' Wife
The liberal mainstream media is trying (and almost succeeding) in destroying Rush like they destroyed Sarah Palin. Why can't we have a rally for Palin .We didn't defend Palin enough maybe it's not too late. We need her to cut government spending(socialism) so that we can pay down democrat Obama’s debt and also for her to “drill baby drill” for oil.
30 posted on 03/05/2012 4:56:13 AM PST by Democrat_media (China is destroying all our jobs and manufacturing ability. China makes everything.)
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To: Mrs. P

I went on that flower Facebook site where they had put up a message about Rush.

They had, last night, over 7,000 comments, running about five to one AGAINST the company and FOR Rush. That’s not counting the “likes” for all the comments vowing NOT to use their product. It was incredible.

And so , hey, you can do this without even getting out of your chair, Freepers. Find these products’ sites/Facebook, and blast them.

They ARE selling a product after all and if we have no power at all we are their customer base else they wouldn’t have been advertising on Rush.

Let our capitalist system do our talking.


31 posted on 03/05/2012 4:57:51 AM PST by Fishtalk (http://patfish.blogspot.com/)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife
I have no sponsors to lose:

Photobucket

Pound sand leftists!

32 posted on 03/05/2012 4:58:03 AM PST by Never on my watch (I'd rather light a candle than curse the flatulence.)
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To: Mouton; Falcon4.0

I don’t use Carbonite and neither does my family, but they’ve had computer issues now and then, so was looking around yesterday for some alternatives and found the below

For Windows users, here’s info on backing up files (I wasn’t sure about the process, but you might be):
http://www.microsoft.com/athome/setup/backupdata.aspx?WT.rss_f=At%20Home%20RSS&WT.rss_a=How%20to%20back%20up%20files%20and%20recover%20data&WT.rss_ev=a

Microsoft also has a free online storage and sharing called SkyDrive:
http://explore.live.com/skydrive

Flash drives are so inexpensive these days, that’s always an easy alternative.


33 posted on 03/05/2012 5:00:10 AM PST by Seattle Conservative (God Bless and protect our troops)
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To: Mr Rogers
And she sure used “we” a lot if her testimony was supposed to be about “them”.

So now the left seems to have accomplished:

1. get and keep a socialist in the white house

2. control and redistribute healthcare

3. paint Republicans as the party that hates women and sex

4. drive gas prices over 4.00

5. get the base motivated to come back out and vote all democrat in 2012

The Love Song of Saul Alinsky

34 posted on 03/05/2012 5:00:17 AM PST by alrea
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

35 posted on 03/05/2012 5:01:08 AM PST by jmcenanly ("The more corrupt the state, the more laws." Tacitus, Publius Cornelius)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife
HELP. What alternatives are there to Carbonite?

I have been using Carbonite at my office to back up radiographs. Before I drop Carbonite I need to research the alternatives. Thanx.

36 posted on 03/05/2012 5:03:00 AM PST by steelyourfaith (Expel the Occupy White House squatters !!!)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife
Carbonite SUCKS
37 posted on 03/05/2012 5:07:49 AM PST by Obadiah (Why do they put Braille dots on the keypad of the drive-up ATMs?)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife; IMissPresidentReagan

Thank goodness they are gone! Here’s hoping Rush got the Lifelock folks po’ed too!!!


38 posted on 03/05/2012 5:08:18 AM PST by NonValueAdded (Limbaugh: Tim Tebow miracle: "He had atheists praying to God that he would lose.")
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To: Cincinatus' Wife
It sickens me that the liberal mainstream media has such power. Nobody would have even noticed Rush said that one comment if the media hadn't purposefully made it front page news from a million media outlets.

The media has controlled public opinion and so has ruled this country for the last 100 years, the media got Obama elected by lying against Palin and Bush and Republicans: This is why government and socialism have always been growing. The media is responsible for 99% of the problems we have in the U.S.A.

39 posted on 03/05/2012 5:09:15 AM PST by Democrat_media (China is destroying all our jobs and manufacturing ability. China makes everything.)
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To: org.whodat

I have several forms of LOCAL backup and to allow someone to have all of my data... while they supply the encryption... and they have the seed key... no way. Rush had better apologize to us today for the apology. Franklin Graham and now Rush... are they threatening their lives?

LLS


40 posted on 03/05/2012 5:14:10 AM PST by LibLieSlayer (WOLVERINES!)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

The big revelation here...

Why is EIB shilling for so many Liberal companies...?
So they can make bigger donations to MoveOn.com?

I think a lot folks are going to feel tricked...

You’d think there would be more of a “buy conservative” ethic...


41 posted on 03/05/2012 5:15:20 AM PST by 2ndamendmentpa
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To: 2ndamendmentpa

Absolutely!

Apparently EIB never vetted the sponsors before - or chose not to...Bidness is Bidness... but- come-on.org


42 posted on 03/05/2012 5:37:54 AM PST by libertarian27 (Check my profile page for the FReeper Online Cookbook 2011)
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To: lynn4303

We did as well and several of these businesses we use routinely. Never again! And Rush, I hope today you come out and say what you really meant to call her! I would place a tea order to hear it!


43 posted on 03/05/2012 5:38:29 AM PST by trustandobey (I am Breitbart)
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To: jmcenanly

You beat me to it!


44 posted on 03/05/2012 5:39:21 AM PST by FreedomOfExpression
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To: Democrat_media

Absolutely correct.


45 posted on 03/05/2012 5:39:56 AM PST by Obadiah (Why do they put Braille dots on the keypad of the drive-up ATMs?)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

I emailed Carbonite last night cancelling my subscription. Anyone have a recommendation for a good Mac backup?

And my husband used to always send me Pro Flowers so I told him to never use them again and send an email to that effect. Frankly, I’m glad because other than getting flowers there when you ask, they stunk.


46 posted on 03/05/2012 5:41:11 AM PST by subaru
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

So liberals become his advertisers to pull their ads to control his mouth. Sounds about right - like whoever is fighting with millions upon millions, lying their soul away, for a $400,000 job is doing.

Control the masses to succumb to ‘our’ belief in play.


47 posted on 03/05/2012 5:41:37 AM PST by presently no screen name
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Time for some “blacklisting” of our own?

Starting with Carbonite and the rest of the idiots that
pulled their ads from Rush’s show!


48 posted on 03/05/2012 5:41:47 AM PST by LUV W (This space reserved for heroes............my AF son....our troops....the vets from all wars...)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Any word if the slut-like Mzzz Fluke has accepted Rush’s apology?


49 posted on 03/05/2012 5:42:23 AM PST by Leep (Dueling tag lines=don't worry,you'll be a vegetable guy soon<>It's gonna be a Newt day!)
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To: steelyourfaith

top10cloudstorage

(google that word)


50 posted on 03/05/2012 5:43:33 AM PST by samtheman
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