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FCC should clear Limbaugh from airwaves
CNN ^ | 03/10/2012 | Jane Fonda, Robin Morgan and Gloria Steinem

Posted on 03/10/2012 5:09:44 PM PST by Lattero

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These are just a few samples from the arsenal of degrading language Limbaugh deploys on women, people of color, lesbians and gays, immigrants, the disabled, the elderly, Muslims, Jews, veterans, environmentalists and so forth.

Limbaugh doesn't just call people names. He promotes language that deliberately dehumanizes his targets. Like the sophisticated propagandist Josef Goebbels, he creates rhetorical frames -- and the bigger the lie the more effective -- inciting listeners to view people they disagree with as sub-humans. His longtime favorite term for women, "femi-nazi," doesn't even raise eyebrows anymore, an example of how rhetoric spreads when unchallenged by coarsened cultural norms.

At least this most recent incident has turned a spotlight back on the vile, damaging statements Limbaugh has been promulgating for years. His sponsors are dropping him; his stations have begun to follow suit. VoteVets, a coalition of Iraq and Afghanistan veterans, released a statement by female vets, including Katherine Scheirman, former chief of medical operations in the U.S. Air Forces, demanding that the American Forces Network drop Limbaugh from its programming.

They state, "Our entire military depends on troops respecting each other -- women and men. There simply can be no place on military airwaves for sentiments that would undermine that respect."

That makes this a fitting time to inquire of his syndicator, Clear Channel Communications, whether it intends to continue supporting someone who addicts his audience to regular doses of hate speech. Clear Channel's Premiere Radio Networks Inc., which hosts Limbaugh's program, has defended his recent comments.

If Clear Channel won't clean up its airways, then surely it's time for the public to ask the FCC a basic question: Are the stations carrying Limbaugh's show in fact using their licenses "in the public interest?"s program, has defended his recent comments.

If Clear Channel won

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To: Lattero
Limbaugh doesn't just call people names. He promotes language that deliberately dehumanizes his targets.

Fonda, Steinem and Morgan are experts at "promoting language that dehumanizes" their "targets."

Case in point: The word "fetus."

These '60s femi-nazis oops, feminists, realized that a little word substitution was all that was necessary to hoodwink a large part of the population.

Ergo "killing a baby" (clearly unacceptable to most people) became "terminating a fetus." Not so bad, huh?

51 posted on 03/10/2012 5:38:40 PM PST by shhrubbery! (NIH!)
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To: Retired Chemist

52 posted on 03/10/2012 5:39:04 PM PST by Liberty Valance (Keep a simple manner for a happy life :o)
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To: Lattero
There is no more patriotic American than Rush. And he does a HUGE amount for our armed forces and the Marine Corps Law Enforcement Foundation. Compare this true patriotism to Fonda. She should have been thrown in prison for decades for aiding our enemies during wartime. THAT would have served justice.


53 posted on 03/10/2012 5:39:07 PM PST by ProtectOurFreedom
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To: Lattero
Jane Fonda?

The band Motorhead describes her best

54 posted on 03/10/2012 5:40:34 PM PST by Darren McCarty (Time for brokered convention)
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To: A CA Guy

What is the correct pronunciation for Fluke? Does it rhyme with kook or duck? I’ve heard it both ways.


55 posted on 03/10/2012 5:40:43 PM PST by cblue55 (Mr. Obama, was your mother punished with a baby?)
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To: Lattero
This ain't the silenced generation, ladies! That ended when the Reagan Administration put an end to the Left's favorite weapon against opponents, the "Fairness Doctrine."

For decades the Left's Mau-Mauing, threats, and violence worked flawlessly -- opponents would yield 90+ percent just to get the harassment to stop and the Left moved a notch forward to their goal of seceding from and destroying the Republic.

Americans now have modern talk radio and the Internet to fight back and defend FREEDOM.

The Left no longer has iron control over the media!

This ain't the silenced generation, you Left-wing dummies!

56 posted on 03/10/2012 5:40:52 PM PST by WilliamofCarmichael (If modern America's Man on Horseback is out there, Get on the damn horse already!)
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To: Lattero

Fonda and Steinem. A couple of crusty, left-wing, tuna tarts that are so ignorant that they fail to see the irony in calling for the government to silence Rush.


57 posted on 03/10/2012 5:41:10 PM PST by VeniVidiVici (Liberal Democrats love direct democracy until it's time to vote on something)
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To: upchuck
Alinsky tactic to control the news cycle and deflect from their corruption, Obama failures .

They need a reset after the Obama/Bell tapes, interrupted their last distraction, and left one of their own looking like clowns.

58 posted on 03/10/2012 5:42:17 PM PST by opentalk
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To: carriage_hill

I was tuning my FM the other day and I paused to listen in to a couple of morning radio jocks engage in their usual prattle. I could not believe my ears! Here is a sample:

Jock 1: Have you heard about lighting bottle rockets from your zipper?

Jock 2: No. Sounds like something I would think twice about doing.

Jock 1: I could make quite a statement. The only thing I would worry about is blowing up my junk.

Jock 2: What would your girlfriend say about that ? . . .

You can guess the rest of the conversation—it borders on pornography. I say, if this type of conversation goes on with other radio personalities, then to threaten to take Rush off the air for a trivial choice of words is a criminal affront to the First Amendment. The First Amendment has been used to protect pornography. Are we saying that Rush Limbaugh’s speech is worse than pornography?

Now that Zer0 has unleashed the leftist crazies in this country, we are entering an alternate universe where a blind eye is turned to one kind of speech and a microscope is turned to another!


59 posted on 03/10/2012 5:43:00 PM PST by jonrick46 (Countdown to 11-06-2012)
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To: nhwingut

I’m pretty sure that’s the emperor from Star Wars.


60 posted on 03/10/2012 5:44:05 PM PST by mkmensinger
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To: cblue55

On one of his programs, Rush was pronouncing it rhyming with “duck”. That was rich. Bwa ha ha ha ha ha ha! So appropo.


61 posted on 03/10/2012 5:44:25 PM PST by Twinkie (John 3:16)
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To: Lattero
NAGS!!!

National ASSociation of GALs!!! Just ask Rush... He'll tell ya!!!

AAAAAAAAhhhhhh Ha Ha Ha Ha Ha :We're Fierce! We're Feminists!! And we're not goin shoppin!!!

62 posted on 03/10/2012 5:45:32 PM PST by SierraWasp (I'm done being disappointed by "He/She is the only one who can win" and being embarrassed later!!!)
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To: DNA.2012
Most of the "quotes" they use (see the CNN lead in) have been discussed many times before ~ because he didn't say that ~ Leftwingtards made up stuff and passed it around to each other until they had thousands of entries on the internet.

You can do that much easier getting on a more legitimate discussion board (like FR) ~ your expertise in, for example, Mao Tse Tung, will go to the top of the list and Google.com will make your material available ahead of the Chicom propaganda.

Here's a "quote" ~ Jane Fonda says to Ted Turner "Me love you many time big boy" ~

63 posted on 03/10/2012 5:45:46 PM PST by muawiyah
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To: Lattero
Greta Van Susteren is boycotting this year's Radio and TV Congressional Correspondents’ Dinner, which will be hosted by controversial comedian Louis C.K. June 8th

Full Post.

Greta Van Susteren voted by Forbes as one of the most influencial women in America has more pull than the "has beens" who constructed this piece: Jane Fonda, Robin Morgan and Gloria Steinem

64 posted on 03/10/2012 5:47:13 PM PST by fight_truth_decay
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To: cblue55

“Fluke” rhymes with “frappe” ~ just like “cr*p”.


65 posted on 03/10/2012 5:47:52 PM PST by muawiyah
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To: Lattero

CNN: Lying Bastards. Commie News Network. Scum of the earth.
Spawn of Satan. One could go on forever without really insulting them.


66 posted on 03/10/2012 5:48:17 PM PST by yarddog
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To: Lattero

O.K. if Rush is taken off the air..so should all of the MSNBC, HBO, ABC, NBC, CBS blah-blah-blahers that ever uttered a derogatory statement.

Blessed silence at last!


67 posted on 03/10/2012 5:50:41 PM PST by berdie
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To: cblue55
SHe said "Fluck" right during her little diatribe in her phoney "Press Conference" that was done since she couldn't get on the agenda of Issa's committee!!! She said it HERSELF right on National TV!!! (And not just C-SPAM.orgy)

Don't fall for the PC by news casters! Even our locals who just a step above interns themselves say what she actually said. It was a riot to watch them all try to be so PC when they really were totally wrong in doing so... Ha Ha Ha!!!

68 posted on 03/10/2012 5:53:51 PM PST by SierraWasp (I'm done being disappointed by "He/She is the only one who can win" and being embarrassed later!!!)
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To: TigersEye

Well, that’s what I mean. When it’s Jane Fonda night at the movies, I won’t attend, but when it’s Jane Fonda night at the gallows, I hope to be there.


69 posted on 03/10/2012 6:00:17 PM PST by Rider on the Rain
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To: Lattero
Jane Fonda, Robin Morgan, and Gloria Steinem?

Ha! This Rush stuff must really be important, it's raised the dead.

70 posted on 03/10/2012 6:00:31 PM PST by MrBambaLaMamba (This Message Contains Privileged Attorney-Client Communications)
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To: carriage_hill; Lattero
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71 posted on 03/10/2012 6:00:35 PM PST by smoothsailing
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To: Lattero
His longtime favorite term for women, “femi-nazi,”

Gossipy old biddies are too busy flappin’ their gums and being shocked to spend any time actually checking out the truth of what has them all worked up.
72 posted on 03/10/2012 6:00:41 PM PST by crazyhorse691 (Obama is just the symptom of what is destroying the U.S.)
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To: Retired Chemist

73 posted on 03/10/2012 6:04:12 PM PST by mountn man (Happiness is not a destination, its a way of life.)
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To: Lattero

I don’t get it. Libs don’t listen to Rush....they say....so how do they know what he says? How can they be offended when they don’t listen? As for advertisers, they can pull their ads anytime they want. As for Rush’s comments about Ms. Fluke, there was no profanity or vulgar speech, unlike a long, long list of liberal talking heads comments about conservatives. In fact, in the real adult world, Rush’s “opinion” - that’s what he does - was factual and as nicel;y stated as possible.


74 posted on 03/10/2012 6:04:35 PM PST by Dapper 26
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To: nhwingut

That old slut did not age well.


75 posted on 03/10/2012 6:06:14 PM PST by bmwcyle (I am ready to serve Jesus on Earth because the GOP failed again)
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To: M Kehoe
Prayer: Lord, let me outlive Hanoi Jane so that I may piss on her grave before I die, amen.

You are going to need a lot of patience, FRiend. That line is going to be awfully long.

76 posted on 03/10/2012 6:06:27 PM PST by OldPossum (ou)
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To: Lattero

Q: What do you call a feminist who wants to use government power to force feminism down everyone’s throat?

A: A Femi-nazi.

So, shut up, femi-nazis.


77 posted on 03/10/2012 6:07:08 PM PST by Cicero (Marcus Tullius)
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To: smoothsailing


78 posted on 03/10/2012 6:09:15 PM PST by mountn man (Happiness is not a destination, its a way of life.)
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To: Dapper 26
"I don’t get it. Libs don’t listen to Rush....they say....so how do they know what he says? How can they be offended when they don’t listen?

I think that's what finally dawned on some of the advertisers.

The people that were doing the bitching and threatening to boycott were never their customers to begin with.

79 posted on 03/10/2012 6:10:38 PM PST by digger48
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To: A CA Guy
"But use prorection!"

I know that is probably a typo...but..

It's funny as hell.. and fits!!!

lol!
80 posted on 03/10/2012 6:14:59 PM PST by Bigh4u2 (Denial is the first requirement to be a liberal)
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To: Lattero

Haven’t we heard enough from these monotonous vagina monologues? Why didn’t they do the same for the skank, Sarah Bernhard, who said Sarah Palin should be gang-raped?


81 posted on 03/10/2012 6:15:28 PM 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: Lattero
His longtime favorite term for women, "femi-nazi,"

Rush has never used the term "Femi-Nazi" for "women." He's reserved it only for some, very specific women. I'd say the "women" who wrote this article qualify.

Mark

82 posted on 03/10/2012 6:18:18 PM PST by MarkL (Do I really look like a guy with a plan?)
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To: Jane Fonda; Hanoi_Jane; All
His longtime favorite term for women, "femi-nazi," doesn't even raise eyebrows....

That's not his term for women, that's his term for you wild-eyed baby killers. If ever there was a perfect spokesmouth for feminazis it's you Jane.

So, what are you doing walking around free you murdering communist?

ESHJ

83 posted on 03/10/2012 6:18:24 PM PST by ROCKLOBSTER ( Celebrate Republicans Freed the Slaves Month.)
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To: Lattero

Hanoi Jane aiding and abetting the enemy.

84 posted on 03/10/2012 6:20:52 PM PST by E. Pluribus Unum (Government is the religion of the sociopaths.)
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To: Lattero

Last week Rush said he was driving the Libs crazy, and this proves it!


85 posted on 03/10/2012 6:21:01 PM PST by SubMareener (Save us from Quarterly Freepathons! Become a MONTHLY DONOR!)
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To: MissMagnolia
Do these women know women are participating in so called slut-walks since last year and the women paint the word sluts on their foreheads.
86 posted on 03/10/2012 6:21:34 PM PST by funfan
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To: cblue55

In this context it quacks like a duck.


87 posted on 03/10/2012 6:30:38 PM PST by lightman (Adjutorium nostrum (+) in nomine Domini--nevertheless, Vote Santorum!)
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To: mountn man

88 posted on 03/10/2012 6:30:41 PM PST by smoothsailing
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To: Lattero

Jane Fonda is a disgrace and a traitor to this country..she talks about hate against women, hey Fonda, why don’t you watch a segment with Bill Maher when he trashes Sarah Palin and her family, then you will see what REAL hate looks like


89 posted on 03/10/2012 6:31:11 PM PST by Sarah Barracuda
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Ah, the issue has reached skankification phase.

Now let’s discuss the missing title: “Good Disney Bitches”.


90 posted on 03/10/2012 6:34:14 PM PST by Gene Eric (Newt/Sarah 2012)
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To: FrankR
We get to see sluts and prostitutes every day on TV. Just because it's pretend doesn't make it less offensive. Those are living actors and actresses in those beds.

Don't tell me to change the channel...it's part of good entertainment shows...there's just no respect or good editing...

91 posted on 03/10/2012 6:34:14 PM PST by Sacajaweau
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To: moehoward

The origins of “slut”.


92 posted on 03/10/2012 6:35:11 PM PST by Sacajaweau
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To: Lattero
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93 posted on 03/10/2012 6:36:34 PM PST by RightGeek (FUBO and the donkey you rode in on)
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To: FrankR; Lattero
First of all, Rush does not broadcast himself, the FCC would have to go after all of the stations that carry Rush's program,THEY are the ones licensed by the FCC.

And let's not forget the way the senate demonrats, led by that weasely-thug, Dingy harry reid, tried to intimidate Rush's syndicator, insinuating that stations that carried his show would NOT get their licenses renewed by the FCC!

And the way Rush made it public.

Just more leftist attacks on freedom and liberty. They won't be satisfied until they're in control of a police state and have liquidated (i.e. murdered) all the "undesirables." Mao tried, Stalin tried, Hitler tried, Castro tried, Pot tried; Some more successful than others. I have no doubt there are more leftists waiting in the wings to take their stab at it.

Mark

94 posted on 03/10/2012 6:36:44 PM PST by MarkL (Do I really look like a guy with a plan?)
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To: Lattero

‘I Want to See the Hard Core communist/socialist agenda Crushed. I want to see their political philosophy dead and discredited. I want to see those enamored of it eradicated from the media, from politics, from academic positions, from any position of power. I want to see the adherents of that dead and discredited idea in charge of nothing beyond a gandy stick and acknowledged for what they are.
.........................Village idiots........

(CNN would not post the village idiots part so I used instead)

intellectually challenged resident of a small community


95 posted on 03/10/2012 6:40:53 PM PST by W. W. SMITH (Obama is Romney lite)
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To: upchuck

Sluts defending a slut. What a moral quandary.


96 posted on 03/10/2012 6:42:10 PM PST by Cyman
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To: ProtectOurFreedom
There is no more patriotic American than Rush. And he does a HUGE amount for our armed forces and the Marine Corps Law Enforcement Foundation.

And these are just 2 reasons the left hates Rush.

Mark

97 posted on 03/10/2012 6:43:23 PM PST by MarkL (Do I really look like a guy with a plan?)
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To: Lattero

From the Berkly free speech movement to banning “hate speech”, actually speech with which they have ideological differences. Way to go, Jane. Where is your little red book??


98 posted on 03/10/2012 6:53:33 PM PST by JimSEA
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To: Lattero
promotes language that deliberately dehumanizes his targets. Like the sophisticated propagandist Josef Goebbels, he creates rhetorical frames -- and the bigger the lie the more effective -- inciting listeners to view people they disagree with as sub-humans.

Funny, they've just described the entire gamut of the left and their reaction to anyone who espouses something other than rank socialism.
99 posted on 03/10/2012 6:55:49 PM PST by Oceander (TINSTAAFL - Mother Nature Abhors a Free Lunch almost as much as She Abhors a Vacuum)
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To: Lattero

“Jane Fonda, Robin Morgan and Gloria Steinem”

Ah, Robin Morgan. The feminist poet who claims she couldn’t pursue her first love of being a doctor because the “Male Supremacist” society in the U.S. wouldn’t let her.


100 posted on 03/10/2012 6:56:22 PM PST by DemforBush (A Repo man is *always* intense!)
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