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A 7th Advertiser Pulls out of Limbaugh's Show [SCUM]
ABC "news" ^ | 3/5/2012 | TALI ARBEL

Posted on 03/05/2012 4:49:52 AM PST by SoFloFreeper

A flower company is the seventh advertiser to pull its ads from conservative talk show host Rush Limbaugh's radio program in reaction to his derogatory comments about a law student who testified about birth control policy.

ProFlowers said Sunday on its Facebook page that it has suspended advertising on Limbaugh's program...

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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Constitution/Conservatism; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: alinsky; bias; boycott; freedom; proflowers; sandytheslut; spatulacity; talkradio
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To: traditional1
Using the slut Fluke to try to secure un-informed women's votes, black votes, illegals' votes, etc.

..you left out the newest voter base...MUSLIMS. Don't think for a minute any and all Washington policies in regards to foreign and domestic issues aren't handled with Muslim voter in mind AND FOREIGN UNTRACEABLE CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE DNC

51 posted on 03/05/2012 5:13:18 AM PST by Doogle (((USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated)))
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To: traditional1

Of course the media is focusing on the WRONG APOLOGY - here’s what Newt said yesterday:

“‘I am astonished at the desperation of the elite media to avoid rising gas prices, to avoid a presidential apology to religious fanatics in Afghanistan, to avoid a trillion dollar deficit … and suddenly decide that Rush Limbaugh is the real national crisis this week,’ he said.”


52 posted on 03/05/2012 5:13:29 AM PST by MissMagnolia (Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren't. (M.Thatcher))
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To: SoFloFreeper

Anybody hear that old addicted prune called dImus this morning? What a piece of human debris he is. dHe lambasted Rush for telling the truth about Fluke. How quick this hypocrite was to forget how Rush came to his side when he (Imus) called the Rutgers ladies basketball team a “bunch of nappy headed how”.


53 posted on 03/05/2012 5:14:40 AM PST by kenmcg (How)
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To: edpc

Why is “baby” such a common term of endearment among romancing adults? If boyfriends are buying teddies for their girlfriends and the latter are delighted, who are we to complain about it.


54 posted on 03/05/2012 5:14:53 AM PST by HiTech RedNeck (Sometimes progressives find their scripture in the penumbra of sacred bathroom stall writings (Tzar))
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To: SoFloFreeper

I rarely listen to Rush except snippets when I’m on the road, but WILL be listening in today just to see what happens.

I won’t be the only one tuning in for the same reasons.


55 posted on 03/05/2012 5:15:19 AM PST by wolficatZ (:"TV is king, you're my everything..")
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To: kabar

Rush will weather this just fine.


56 posted on 03/05/2012 5:15:32 AM PST by HiTech RedNeck (Sometimes progressives find their scripture in the penumbra of sacred bathroom stall writings (Tzar))
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To: HiTech RedNeck

Does anyone buy flowers for sluts?


57 posted on 03/05/2012 5:15:32 AM PST by listenhillary (Look your representatives in the eye and ask if they intend to pay off the debt. They will look away)
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To: SoFloFreeper

I was seriously disappointed to learn that Rush apologized.


58 posted on 03/05/2012 5:15:39 AM PST by cuban leaf (Were doomed! Details at eleven.)
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To: DarthVader

This isn’t going to be a popular opinion here, but Rush stepped in it. The argument should have remained in the arena of separation of Church & State, not the morality of an individual woman — you can’t win that one with Democrats & Independents. You CAN win the former argument with Independents, and so that would be a winner for conservatives.

One other comment: The is just a little tast of what the Obama media has in store for the Republican nominee. Buckle your seatbelts it’s going to get nasty.


59 posted on 03/05/2012 5:15:44 AM PST by Tallguy (It's all 'Fun and Games' until somebody loses an eye!)
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To: SoFloFreeper

This is nothing. Rush’s ratings will now be through the roof and new advertisers will jump on the bandwagon.


60 posted on 03/05/2012 5:16:01 AM PST by tobyhill
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To: listenhillary

cactii.


61 posted on 03/05/2012 5:16:48 AM PST by Doogle (((USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated)))
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To: kevslisababy
I really can’t see some fanatic liberal buying flowers for anyone.

They're far more likely to pick them in a park, or steal them from some neighbor's garden.

62 posted on 03/05/2012 5:17:03 AM PST by Fresh Wind ('People have got to know whether or not their president is a crook.' Richard M. Nixon)
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To: SoFloFreeper

Sturm Ruger,Smith & Wesson, Bushmaster etc. should step up and fill the void of Rush advertisments.


63 posted on 03/05/2012 5:17:30 AM PST by Renegade
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To: cuban leaf

It really was a rather vague “apology.” And the entirety of Ratdom was getting ready to crucify Rush on the issue and now that thrust has fallen flat on its face.


64 posted on 03/05/2012 5:17:33 AM PST by HiTech RedNeck (Sometimes progressives find their scripture in the penumbra of sacred bathroom stall writings (Tzar))
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To: HiTech RedNeck

Birth control pills don’t protect you from STDs including HIV. So is Fluke advocating unprotected sex? Condoms are cheaper and offer better overall protection for Ms Fluke. Someone should bring that up.


65 posted on 03/05/2012 5:18:19 AM PST by kabar
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To: SoFloFreeper

Rush made some of these companies.

I’ve done a little business with these flower folks, and am a Carbonite subscriber because of their advertising on Rush’s show. I had plans for some work with Legal Zoom as well.

Guess I’ll check out some of Carbonite’s competitors. A shame, they’ve built a nice product.


66 posted on 03/05/2012 5:18:41 AM PST by gitmo (Hatred of those who think differently is the left's unifying principle.-Ralph Peters NY Post)
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To: NYer

My posting on proflowers Facebook page was this:

Really ProFlowers? Americans are having to pay more and more for gasoline and you’re upset that one of your clients disagrees with government-subsidized sex practices? You haven’t felt the bullet wound in your foot yet.....but you will....


67 posted on 03/05/2012 5:20:05 AM PST by TheRobb7 (OBAMA 2012: NO TAX LEFT BEHIND)
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To: SoFloFreeper

I sent ProFlowers an e-mail yesterday to protest their decision to pull out of Rush’s show. I pointed out that unlike most of the people who were complaining about Rush, I was an actual customer with an active purchase history. I had purchased from them partly because I wanted to support the talk radio shows I listened to. But that was ending as of now because of their decision.

They replied with a generic, canned answer saying that they advertise in a variety of markets, that the opinions of the talk hosts don’t reflect theirs, and that they just want to “delight” their customers, blah, blah, blah.


68 posted on 03/05/2012 5:20:45 AM PST by rightwingintelligentsia (Be careful of believing something just because you want it to be true.)
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To: kabar

When Rush did his original calculations he figured as though the balance of Fluke’s claimed $3000 budget was made up of condoms, and to consume that many condoms it would have required her to get, er, laid more times a day than the average prostitute does.

I was wondering, what happened to the guy’s responsibility. Shouldn’t he be the one who pays for his condoms?


69 posted on 03/05/2012 5:21:50 AM PST by HiTech RedNeck (Sometimes progressives find their scripture in the penumbra of sacred bathroom stall writings (Tzar))
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To: kabar

“Chicago politics...strong arm and threaten American companies to tow the line and do what they say OR ELSE....you WILL have tax problems, you will spend millions defending your employment policies,your local tax code,your personal tax form,your place of employment,building codes,fire regulations,HEALTH ISSUES.....it’s what they do.....” it’s why they have to be defeated!

Well as I see it, it’s Obama’s “Armerican Dream”....He has about completed it and soon there won’t be elections as we knew them.


70 posted on 03/05/2012 5:22:02 AM PST by DaveA37
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To: kabar

“Chicago politics...strong arm and threaten American companies to tow the line and do what they say OR ELSE....you WILL have tax problems, you will spend millions defending your employment policies,your local tax code,your personal tax form,your place of employment,building codes,fire regulations,HEALTH ISSUES.....it’s what they do.....” it’s why they have to be defeated!

Well as I see it, it’s Obama’s “Armerican Dream”....He has about completed it and soon there won’t be elections as we knew them.


71 posted on 03/05/2012 5:22:48 AM PST by DaveA37
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To: HiTech RedNeck

—And the entirety of Ratdom was getting ready to crucify Rush on the issue —

But why would an apology stop them?

And the apology takes the power out of what he said. I would like to see the slut meme continue forward. It’s time we call this “free contraception” thing what it is. And the religious organization thing is only part of it. The government has no business telling companies WHAT they have to insure regarding their employees. It’s none of the government’s business.

At least, that is how it would be in a non-socialist country.


72 posted on 03/05/2012 5:24:32 AM PST by cuban leaf (Were doomed! Details at eleven.)
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To: HiTech RedNeck
These are not normal times. Obama and his henchmen smell blood in the water and will go after Rush in ways not seen before. They would like to take him down before the election and attacking Rush helps energize the Dem base. I am sure the Dems see this as a once in a lifetime opportunity to get him. And the Rep politicians are distancing themselves from Rush whose apology has just added fuel to the fire.

The next salvo will be to get him off the air. Look for NOW and the feminazis to go after him hammer and tong.

73 posted on 03/05/2012 5:24:46 AM PST by kabar
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To: Progov

Chicago seems to be mainly a haven for banks, from my observations in exploring its job market.


74 posted on 03/05/2012 5:25:05 AM PST by HiTech RedNeck (Sometimes progressives find their scripture in the penumbra of sacred bathroom stall writings (Tzar))
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To: Rashputin

He should have apologized only for imprecise choice of words. She’s not a whore, she’s a common thief. When you pay a whore, you at least get sex. This THIEF is stealing our money to finance her own casual sex.


75 posted on 03/05/2012 5:27:01 AM PST by samtheman
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To: C. Edmund Wright

My wife and I were talking about checking out the Sleep # Bed just this weekend. Guess not.


76 posted on 03/05/2012 5:27:32 AM PST by gitmo (Hatred of those who think differently is the left's unifying principle.-Ralph Peters NY Post)
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To: kabar
Rush should (and probably will) beginning advertising their competitors for free. He will make them pay, I think. Anyone remember Snapple?

I'm waiting to find out who is competing with Carbonite so I can switch

77 posted on 03/05/2012 5:27:49 AM PST by cb
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To: DarthVader

I agree - post 800 numbers of all of these advertising balers and then flood them with phone calls advising them that we will no longer patronize them.


78 posted on 03/05/2012 5:28:12 AM PST by Mr. Wright
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To: cuban leaf

Oh, there is still much to be said about sluts, whether or not Fluke personally qualifies to be one. She raises suspicions, but really if her personal sex life were as pure as the driven snow and she only took the Pill (an inexpensive item) out of a belief in “being prepared,” she’s still advocating on behalf of actual sluts and sluttery. This is a technicality. The Rats cannot nail Rush now on that technicality.


79 posted on 03/05/2012 5:28:26 AM PST by HiTech RedNeck (Sometimes progressives find their scripture in the penumbra of sacred bathroom stall writings (Tzar))
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To: samtheman

That’s pretty much how his vague apology reads, as I see it.


80 posted on 03/05/2012 5:29:22 AM PST by HiTech RedNeck (Sometimes progressives find their scripture in the penumbra of sacred bathroom stall writings (Tzar))
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To: SoFloFreeper

Pro Flowers is a rip-off anyway. They charge about $30 just for delivery.


81 posted on 03/05/2012 5:31:02 AM PST by Bigg Red (Pray for our republic.)
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To: KansasGirl

Thanks for the list. I’m printing it out and posting on my basement bulletin board.


82 posted on 03/05/2012 5:31:22 AM PST by samtheman
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To: C. Edmund Wright

I have seriously been considering a sleep number bed. They won’t be getting my $2.5K now!


83 posted on 03/05/2012 5:31:53 AM PST by bk1000 (A clear conscience is a sure sign of a poor memory)
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To: KansasGirl

Thanks for the list. I’m printing it out and posting on my basement bulletin board.


84 posted on 03/05/2012 5:31:58 AM PST by samtheman
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To: Pinkbell

Yes.


85 posted on 03/05/2012 5:32:17 AM PST by Bigg Red (Pray for our republic.)
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To: HiTech RedNeck

Well, this was my experience:

At Rush’s suggestion, I went to their website to order the $29.95 bouquet. There were various discounts offered. By the time the order was placed, ther order price amonted to over $60. Then, the discount came into play. Surprise, surprise, the discount is good only on your SECOND order.

They sent an email to ask how I liked the service. I told them that I thought their service was misleading, etc. They sent me another discount. My mother did not raise a dummy, and I declined. I’ll never order from them again.

And the flowers weren’t that nice, either.

I report; you decide. (I did not blame Rush. I blamed myself for falling for such a scam.)


86 posted on 03/05/2012 5:32:17 AM PST by afraidfortherepublic
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To: kabar

This is going to blow over and the feminazis end up looking like the fools they are. Rush ceded a technicality which had virtually nothing to do with the issue he was preaching about. Who cares if Fluke uses her own body like an alley cat, which remains to be documented. We care very much that she advocates and sympathizes on behalf of taxpayer subsidized alley cattery.


87 posted on 03/05/2012 5:32:31 AM PST by HiTech RedNeck (Sometimes progressives find their scripture in the penumbra of sacred bathroom stall writings (Tzar))
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To: SoFloFreeper

Interesting, I got a 40% discount email coupon from PRO Flowers this morning about five minutes ago.

Maybe an “oops” moment?


88 posted on 03/05/2012 5:32:46 AM PST by C. Edmund Wright
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To: traditional1

Excellent post! This is just another “story” to run with
to “occupy” the news cycle. It keeps the real problems caused by the radicals on the left on the back burner.
With a complicit media, they’ll keep this up until Fall.


89 posted on 03/05/2012 5:33:30 AM PST by Fireone (Gingrich/West 2012. (did I mention FUBO?))
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To: bk1000

I would let them know it too...


90 posted on 03/05/2012 5:33:38 AM PST by C. Edmund Wright
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To: SoFloFreeper
There needs to be another Dan's Bake Sale to ‘help Rush out.’ I believe the attendance would exceed the Tea Party Rally at the Lincoln Mall and would send a message to the MSM: Don't mess with Limbaugh.
91 posted on 03/05/2012 5:33:38 AM PST by stars & stripes forever (Blessed is the nation whose God is the Lord!)
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To: afraidfortherepublic

And of course Rush is not going to say “be careful, they are offering X% off your next order, not your first one.”


92 posted on 03/05/2012 5:33:55 AM PST by HiTech RedNeck (Sometimes progressives find their scripture in the penumbra of sacred bathroom stall writings (Tzar))
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To: 1_Rain_Drop

“Levin and Hannity should drop the advertisers who dropped Rush”

That’s not how it works. All the shows need advertising bucks to survive. How far can you go on survival food and gold? Pretty soon all the conservative talk show hosts will be saying how much they love Rush but they just can’t support his inappropriate use of the word slut....and Rush will understand that it has nothing to do with loyalty.
For what it’s worth, Clear Channel is standing by their man.


93 posted on 03/05/2012 5:34:05 AM PST by FryingPan101 (Good-bye, Andrew. Thank you.)
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To: SoFloFreeper

You can go to their Proflowers facebook page: http://www.facebook.com/ProFlowers?sk=wall

and comment...


94 posted on 03/05/2012 5:35:23 AM PST by Wpin ("I Have Sworn Upon the Altar of God eternal hostility against every form of tyranny...")
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To: kabar
“These are not normal times. Obama and his henchmen smell blood in the water and will go after Rush in ways not seen before. They would like to take him down before the election and attacking Rush helps energize the Dem base. I am sure the Dems see this as a once in a lifetime opportunity to get him. And the Rep politicians are distancing themselves from Rush whose apology has just added fuel to the fire.
The next salvo will be to get him off the air. Look for NOW and the feminazis to go after him hammer and tong. “

If they couldn't ‘get him’ when the prescription drug thing occurred, they're not going to get him now. We can help. A boycott of these advertisers IS in order. In addition, we need to put together a list of those companies that advertise on programs that have made egregious slurs against Palin and others on the right - especially if those companies happen to be on the list of those pulling their advertising from Rush. Finally, we should send letters to the remaining companies that are advertising on Rush's show, and tell them we are specifically going to buy their products because of their bravery in the face of media hype.

95 posted on 03/05/2012 5:35:50 AM PST by pieceofthepuzzle
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To: bk1000

The old fashioned way of stiffening a mattress was to put a bed board beneath it. Some enterprising soul should sell something like four different stiffnesses of bed board.


96 posted on 03/05/2012 5:35:59 AM PST by HiTech RedNeck (Sometimes progressives find their scripture in the penumbra of sacred bathroom stall writings (Tzar))
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

I just emailed customer service at Pro Flowers demanding a refund for my Valentines day purchase. I told them I had been too busy to “rush” my refund request sooner.


97 posted on 03/05/2012 5:36:15 AM PST by C. Edmund Wright
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To: Thank You Rush
I think it's called MOZY. I'm on my 3rd Carbonite renewal now, heard about it from Rush.

They may regret their action.

98 posted on 03/05/2012 5:36:27 AM PST by SWAMPSNIPER (The Second Amendment, a Matter of Fact, Not a Matter of Opinion)
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To: MulberryDraw

Rush should say good things about his advertisers - - they are not scum - - they are playing the political game as defined by the liberal media.

Remember who the real enemy is; never lose focus.


99 posted on 03/05/2012 5:36:54 AM PST by Loud Mime (When conceit and anger are part of your religion, it's a political movement, not a religion.)
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To: HiTech RedNeck

I’m not complaining, I’m ridiculing.


100 posted on 03/05/2012 5:38:24 AM PST by edpc (Wilby 2012)
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