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Rush Limbaugh dropped from radio stations after 'slut' comments cause controversy
U.K. Daily Mail ^ | 5:25 AM on 6th March 2012 | Laura Cox

Posted on 03/05/2012 10:42:19 PM PST by Outlaw Woman

Two radio stations have dropped The Rush Limbaugh Show from their schedules following the firestorm surrounding his offensive attack on law student Sandra Fluke on his show last week.

KPUA in Hilo, Hawaii, and WBEC in Pittsfield, Massachusetts, announced today that they would no longer carry the show after the right-wing radio host called Georgetown law student Sandra Fluke a ‘slut’ and ‘prostitute’ over her support of President Barack Obama’s new contraception plan.

Limbaugh made a rare public apology on Saturday in the wake of the uproar caused by his comments, which led to several advertisers pulling out of the show,...

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TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Culture/Society; News/Current Events; US: Hawaii; US: Massachusetts
KEYWORDS: billmaher; oldnews; partisanmediashills; purge; rushlimbaugh; sandrafluke; sandytheslut; slut; sluts4obama; talkradio
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To: funfan

He was dropped from two very small stations smackdab in thee middle of progressive sewage. Do I care? Heck no. Can Rush make up for these petty little sh!ts? Heck yeah. If they have a contract, even if they DON’T air his show, they still have to pay him, or he has ALREADY been paid for it. He wins. They lose. And they will keep on losing.
Besides that, he might lose their paltry few listeners and gain thousands or maybe even millions more. NEVER believe the left when they are shreiking at the tops of their lungs.
Speak softly and carry a big stick. Rush has a BIG stick. US.

41 posted on 03/06/2012 12:21:50 AM PST by MestaMachine (obama kills)
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To: funfan

Now we know what it was like to be under Nazi Germany and how the denizens DID know and did nothing or blamed the jews...

Interesting how McCain is not attacking the obvious homosexual sexual harassment by government contraception welfare mandate.

I did not know McCain was so blind, hypocritical or cowardly to attack those calling government sponsored and paid homosexual rapists like Fluke sluts.

Isn’t it like accusing a child victim of a pedophile rape a heinous kid for calling the perp a slut?

42 posted on 03/06/2012 12:28:24 AM PST by JudgemAll (Democrats Fed. job-security Whorocracy & hate:hypocrites must be gay like us or be tested/crucified)
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To: toldyou

facebook also dropped their ads on Rush. UNLIKE facebook about a gazillion times.

If Sarah Palin and other popular conservatives pulled off facebook and said exactly why, she and they still have Twitter and their own websites to get their message out.
And the opposite is ALSO true. Put up MORE conservative sites and unlike facebook a few more gazillion times. Don’t buy their stock. Shame zucki.

43 posted on 03/06/2012 12:34:30 AM PST by MestaMachine (obama kills)
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To: Outlaw Woman
Those broadcasters loss will be some other station's gain.

Rush has loyal listeners and just because these stations drop him means they'll lose that audience while someone else will gladly carry Rush and jump up in both the ratings numbers and commercial sales dollars.

You win a few... lose a few... and some get rained out.

44 posted on 03/06/2012 12:38:30 AM PST by VideoDoctor
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To: Outlaw Woman

2 radio stations, out of 500+? BFD!!!

If I was a station owner in those markets, I’d be jumping on the opportunity to build a conservative talk format around the nations #1 talk radio program. These station managers are spineless wimps. This will end up costing them much more in the long run...

45 posted on 03/06/2012 1:48:23 AM PST by lquist1
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To: LeoWindhorse

Love it! My rentals in LA always have ‘mariachi’ music programmed in

46 posted on 03/06/2012 1:49:10 AM PST by 11th_VA (Keep your laws OFF my light bulbs !)
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To: Outlaw Woman

From FOX News: The rush to censor Limbaugh

So why are the Left and the media still pushing and publicizing a campaign for advertisers to dump the Limbaugh show and end his career?

Because it has little to do with his words. This is all about disingenuous politics. Liberals want this government-mandate controversy to be not about religious liberty, which is devastating, but about contraceptives, which works in their favor.

That is intellectually dishonest.

They want to position conservatives as “anti-women.” That’s as ugly as it is untrue.

Everyone remembers Ed Schultz calling Laura Ingraham a “slut” on his radio show.

Fellow talk show host Mike Malloy hoped Sarah Palin “drives herself into madness” and insisted Michele Bachmann is an “evil bitch from Hell” who would have gladly supervised the Holocaust.

Montel Williams rooted on Air America for Bachmann to slit her own wrist or throat.

Randi Rhodes insisted that teenage boys weren’t safe from Palin’s advances if they stayed over at her house. There’s no news coverage or “war on women” narrative when the mud-covered women are conservatives.

Maybe these hosts aren’t prominent enough?

Then consider the case study of Bill Maher, who’s welcomed all over TV news shows.

A year ago on his HBO show, he called Sarah Palin a “dumb twat.”

He followed up days later in a Dallas stand-up routine by calling Palin the C-word.

Last July on HBO, he said Palin was “a bully who sells patriotism like a pimp, and the leader of a strange family of inbred weirdos.”

Last September on his show, Maher said Palin would have sex with Rick Perry if he was black.

Days after he called Palin the T-word, he appeared with then-CNN host Eliot Spitzer, where Spitzer concluded, “Your show is brilliant. I love watching it.”

On Sunday, Democratic Party chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz huffed on “Meet the Press” that "I don't know any woman in America that thinks that being called a slut is funny." But two months ago, she accepted an invitation to sit on the set with the man who called Palin a “c---.”

A couple of years ago, “comedian” Louis CK “joked” on the Opie and Anthony radio show about Palin coming to the Republican convention “holding a baby that just came out of her f-ing, disgusting [C-word], her f-ing retard-making [C-word]. I hate her more than anybody,” he said.

On Twitter, this “comedian” attacked Palin in 2011 as a “f—ing jackoff [C-word]-face jazzy wondergirl” who “has a family of Chinese poor people living in her [C-word] hole.”

Guess which event this same fellow is headlining in June? -- The Radio and Television Correspondents Dinner.


47 posted on 03/06/2012 1:51:54 AM PST by Brown Deer (Pray for 0bama. Psalm 109:8)
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To: Outlaw Woman

I was shocked to read that stations dropped Rush. When I read it was Hawaii and Massachusetts, I wasn’t surprised. In fact, I laughed.It was too obvious.

48 posted on 03/06/2012 1:58:10 AM PST by 1_Rain_Drop
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To: Outlaw Woman

Radio stations do not have to air all of the content they purchase.
They are free to substitute either other purchased content or local content.
Rush is obligated to provide them with content they are not obligatged to air it.

49 posted on 03/06/2012 1:58:26 AM PST by verga (Party like it is 1773)
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To: Oldexpat

The question I have is, why should I have to pay for her screwing around? Could very well be that she has chosen the wrong profession and should consider getting paid for what she enjoys doing? In turn this would help to defray her expenses.

I do believe that Rush was right on target as he usually is by calling a spade a spade. Should all else fail she always could consider requesting from her Beau to use condoms what could reduce her expenses considerably. Times certainly have changed as I would have been embarrassed to death to testify and advertise my behavior at a congressional hearing and for the whole world to know that I have a hard time keeping my legs closed.

It certainly comes as no surprise to me that a liberal/socialist would come to her defense and condone her behavior along with her request for some one else to shoulder the expenses for her recreation. At the same time attacking some one who properly identified her behavior by comparing it to an age old profession.In closing I would like to state that I am certainly not a beacon of morality, but I do profess still having a few ounces of common sense at my disposal apparently more than some of the advertisers on Rush’s show.

This is is my take Saintgermaine

50 posted on 03/06/2012 2:18:52 AM PST by saintgermaine
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To: ReneeLynn

Hawaii and Massachusetts, not surprised

51 posted on 03/06/2012 2:41:26 AM PST by skr (May God confound the enemy)
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To: Outlaw Woman
Two talkradio stations in the same broadcast area don't play the same shows—in Columbia SC one plays Rush and the other Neal Boortz and I can guarantee that if Rush is dropped from one station he will end up on the other—and Neal would probably end up on the station that had Rush first.

The Leftist haters think they have won but it's just the last laugh game playing out.

52 posted on 03/06/2012 2:45:56 AM PST by Happy Rain ("Better add another wing to The White House cause the Santorum clan is coming.")
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To: Dapper 26

That last sentence is a perfect description of the lapdog media that infests the airwaves.

53 posted on 03/06/2012 2:49:49 AM PST by SueRae (Tale of 2 Towers - First, Isengaard (GOP-e), then, the Tower of Sauron on 11.06.2012)
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To: Outlaw Woman
A Massachusetts station dropped Rush? The pro-abortion sodomite hellhole that sent Barney Frank, Gary Studds, John Kerry and assorted booze-running Kennedys to Washington? A state so vile and filthy one has to take a shower after merely driving through? The state that elected Romney as Governor?

ROTFLMAO! To quote Chris Rock; "N*****, please..."

54 posted on 03/06/2012 3:06:45 AM PST by who knows what evil? (G-d saved more animals than people on the
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To: Dapper 26

I think I saw that guy on TV a couple days ago. The lava guy, that is.

55 posted on 03/06/2012 3:12:12 AM PST by FreedomPoster (Islam delenda est)
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To: lquist1
2 radio stations, out of 500+? BFD!!!

I thought it was over 600 stations? If I'm right he's lost 0.003 percent of his stations? If you're correct, he's lost 0.004%. Big woop. Go lefties! Celebrate your "victory." LOL

56 posted on 03/06/2012 3:17:33 AM PST by Big Giant Head
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To: ReneeLynn
You have to be a complete, liberal knucklehead to remove Rush’s show from your lineup or you were just waiting for an excuse to do it in the first place.

You got that right.....Watch another station in that are pick him up. Years ago, here in the Detroit area, station 1200 a.m. dropped him and switched to a sports format. Before the paperwork even hit the floor Rush was picked up by WJR......

WJR, by the way, is the #1 a.m. station in all of S.E. Michigan. From early morning till 5:00 pm. they're all conservative talk radio. At 5, Mitch Albom, who's a libtard, comes on and that's when I turn the radio off......

57 posted on 03/06/2012 3:24:17 AM PST by Hot Tabasco (The only solution to this primary is a shoot out! Last person standing picks the candidate)
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To: Qbert
They just keep hammering one advertiser, etc. until they cave, and then they move on to the next one. It’s all AstroTurf- the real numbers aren’t there...

Don't worry. Try reading this (shameless plug):

(Vanity) Strength in Numbers: The REAL meaning of the Limbaugh Flap


58 posted on 03/06/2012 3:27:07 AM PST by grey_whiskers (The opinions are solely those of the author and are subject to change without notice.)
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To: Outlaw Woman

Hilo, Hawaii and Pittsfield, Massachusetts?

Was anybody listening in those Leftist bastions anyway???

Doubt it.

59 posted on 03/06/2012 3:29:34 AM PST by Jack Hammer
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To: Outlaw Woman

These two tiny stations will be surprised when one of their competitors immediately signs up Rush’s program. Dropping Rush’s show is a stupid business move.

60 posted on 03/06/2012 3:34:08 AM PST by BlueStateBlues (Blue State business, Red State heart. . . . 2012 for change, this time for the people)
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