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Feminist group renews campaign to silence Limbaugh
Daily Caller ^ | 4/19/2012 | Carolyn May

Posted on 04/20/2012 5:54:00 AM PDT by IbJensen

The National Organization for Women (NOW) is attempting, once again, to do what no other group has been able to accomplish — get radio giant Rush Limbaugh off the air.

On Thursday, the women’s advocacy group announced a renewed protest campaign —”Enough Rush” — to bring Limbaugh down.

“He is going to be whining and calling us out about his First Amendment rights” Terry O’Neill, president of NOW, told The Daily Caller about how she expects Limbaugh to react to their campaign. “There is nothing in the Constitution that says Rush Limbaugh gets $38 million a year for being on a radio show.”

The group, which Limbaugh often jokingly refers to as the NAGs (“National Organization of Gals”), is rallying their chapters for a day of protest on May 18th.

Brian Glicklich, Limbaugh’s spokesman, told TheDC that his audience will not be driven away by the group’s efforts.

“Every organization that has tried to censor Rush Limbaugh has failed because his audience won’t stand for being told by agenda-driven activists what speech is acceptable,” Glicklich explained. “NOW has been attempting to silence ideas they dislike for a long time; this is nothing new, and has no more integrity or honesty today than ever.”

While Limbaugh has weathered many campaigns to silence him, NOW hopes to accomplish the thus-far Sisyphean task by bringing their frustrations to local stations and advertisers.

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“Different chapters are going to be doing different things. You might see some chapters picketing a local radio station,” O’Neill said. “But I think mostly what the chapters are doing is finding the local advertisers that advertise at the local level during the Rush Limbaugh Show and urging them to think twice about where they put their money.”

Glicklich noted that NOW is using the campaign to raise money.

“It’s instructive and telling that NOW added a ‘donate’ button to their website to ‘support their campaign,’” Glicklich pointed out, adding that “they have a store, too. Selling T-shirts.”

Indeed, many other campaigns against Limbaugh have failed, but O’Neill believes NOW’s effort has the potential for success, especially in the wake of Limbaugh’s comments about Georgetown Law student and contraception advocate Sandra Fluke.

“He spent three days not only attacking [Fluke] personally, but doing so in a way that was actually threatening,” O’Neill explained. “When he demanded to see video tape of her having sex, that crosses the line into fantasizing about pornography and violence. So this latest is very different.

“Now he says he has weathered the storm and we’ll just have to see if he is right. I don’t think he has,” she added. “I think it is definitely a long-term project but his brand of hate, I think, A) Has finally gone too far and B) I think the American people are really just not interested in that anymore.”

Limbaugh has apologized for his comments about Fluke.

O’Neill added that she expects push back from Limbaugh on his show


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: bagwithtalkingpoints; limbaughisthebest; rushlimbaugh; rushsponsors
It seems that since the "Fluck" attack bombed, the radcal left NOW group wants a second swing at Rush for being a market success. I'm really not sure they want to pick this fight at this time (election year), but the left is pulling out all the stops to get Odumbo re-elected because it will seal thei ideology.

If this election weren't so serious we might find time to laugh over the old sex student flucking her way through $3,000 worth of contraceptive pills when she could buy them at Walmart for $314 for her three year course of study which must be 'How Sexuality Is Ingrained In Law Today.'

1 posted on 04/20/2012 5:54:07 AM PDT by IbJensen
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To: IbJensen

The NAGS are a gaggle of sacs de douche.


2 posted on 04/20/2012 5:57:40 AM PDT by shankbear (If this mandate can stand, what will be next? Forced to buy certain cars, clothes, food?)
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To: IbJensen

Man the N.A.G.S. are just going to get on that menstrual cycle and ride it to Rush’s house or till the wheels fall off.


3 posted on 04/20/2012 5:58:50 AM PDT by Autonomous User ( As God is my witness, I thought turkeys could fly.)
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To: IbJensen
Glicklich noted that NOW is using the campaign to raise money.
And that's the real reason for the protest.
4 posted on 04/20/2012 5:59:20 AM PDT by oh8eleven (RVN '67-'68)
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To: IbJensen

The nag gang is unaware of how many advertisers are quite comfortable serving only a conservative market.

More than enough to keep Rush on the air.


5 posted on 04/20/2012 6:00:06 AM PDT by G Larry (We are NOT obliged to carry the snake in our pocket and then dismiss the bites as natural behavior.)
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To: IbJensen
They won't change any minds.Their efforts will,at most, strengthen the hatred that some have for Rush and will,at the same time,strengthen the respect that many others have for him.My mother always used to tell me “you're known by the company you keep”.The flip side of that statement is also true.I'd be proud proud to have the National Organization Of Lesbians as an enemy.I suspect Rush would be as well.
6 posted on 04/20/2012 6:01:31 AM PDT by Gay State Conservative (Unlike Mrs Obama,I've Been Proud Of This Country My *Entire* Life!)
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To: IbJensen

Yo, Terry O’Neill, Rush earns his 38 million a year. Where does NAG get their money?

Oh, donations. Yeah...


7 posted on 04/20/2012 6:01:51 AM PDT by CPOSharky (The only thing straight, white, Christian males get is the blame for everything.)
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To: IbJensen

Terry O’Neill “There is nothing in the Constitution that says Rush Limbaugh gets $38 million a year for being on a radio show.”

Is Terry O Neal also against Bill Clinton exercising his 1st amendment rights while getting 200 grand per speech??


8 posted on 04/20/2012 6:02:04 AM PDT by Le Chien Rouge
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To: IbJensen

NOW? I can’t believe they are still around. I thought Patty Ireland drove that thing into the ditch during the Clinton years.


9 posted on 04/20/2012 6:02:39 AM PDT by ILS21R (John Locke: When the social contract is broken, the people must revolt.)
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To: IbJensen
O’Neill added that she expects push back from Limbaugh on his show

You're not worth his time.

10 posted on 04/20/2012 6:02:57 AM PDT by justice14 ("stand up defend or lay down and die")
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To: IbJensen
“There is nothing in the Constitution that says Rush Limbaugh gets $38 million a year for being on a radio show.” Uhh, I'm pretty sure he earns FAR more than that. If I remember correctly he recently signed a five year contract worth $400 million...and that's not even counting what he earns through his website, books, merchandise, two if by tea, commercial air time sales, etc. If I had to guess, I would say he earns at least $100 Million a year and that may be on the low side.
11 posted on 04/20/2012 6:04:20 AM PDT by apillar
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To: IbJensen

Rush will have some fun with this when he gets back Tuesday!


12 posted on 04/20/2012 6:04:46 AM PDT by Bushbacker1 (I miss President Bush! 2012 - The End Of An Error! (Oathkeeper))
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To: IbJensen

Their supposed main issue would be better served by voting Obama out of office as a result of his administration handing over $1.5B to the muslim brotherhood in Egypt. Else NOW has no credibility on womens rights.


13 posted on 04/20/2012 6:07:10 AM PDT by OrioleFan (Republicans believe every day is July 4th, Democrats believe every day is April 15th.)
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To: IbJensen

“Now he says he has weathered the storm and we’ll just have to see if he is right. I don’t think he has,” she added.

Wow. They must have invested a lot of time on “the war on women” cause they just can’t stop themselves. This thing is long over. They must have lots of tee shirts, posters, and commercials that they don’t want going to waste.


14 posted on 04/20/2012 6:08:32 AM PDT by marstegreg
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To: IbJensen

http://www.theblaze.com/stories/limbaugh-advertiser-accuses-critics-of-terrorism-for-targeting-his-company/

“Different chapters are going to be doing different things. You might see some chapters picketing a local radio station,” O’Neill said. “But I think mostly what the chapters are doing is finding the local advertisers that advertise at the local level during the Rush Limbaugh Show and urging them to think twice about where they put their money.”


15 posted on 04/20/2012 6:09:44 AM PDT by Bushbacker1 (I miss President Bush! 2012 - The End Of An Error! (Oathkeeper))
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To: IbJensen

The only thing NOW likes is abortion on demand. Period.


16 posted on 04/20/2012 6:10:33 AM PDT by RexBeach (Mr. Obama Can't Count.)
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To: IbJensen

is there an organization for women against women? or women against feminazis?


17 posted on 04/20/2012 6:16:29 AM PDT by 1_Rain_Drop
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To: IbJensen

NAG membership = 150,000

Registerd Republican women = millions

You tell me, NAGS, who is out of touch?


18 posted on 04/20/2012 6:17:52 AM PDT by Huskrrrr
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To: IbJensen

Where’s the list of week kneed sponsors who caved in to crap like this and ditched Rush? I want to make sure I don’t spend my money there.


19 posted on 04/20/2012 6:21:10 AM PDT by WildWeasel
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To: IbJensen

Rush was just saying last week, that it is the left that demands censorship.


20 posted on 04/20/2012 6:22:12 AM PDT by eccentric (a.k.a. baldwidow)
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To: IbJensen

Don’t these women realize how stupid this makes them look? Even liberals know that a radio has an off switch. Even I know how to turn off the TV when obummer or his mooch wife appear on it. Who do they think they are to deprive the 20 million who want to listen to Rush that opportunity? Are they going to try to take apple jelly (for instance) off the market because they don’t like that? Give me an break.


21 posted on 04/20/2012 6:23:47 AM PDT by New Jersey Realist (America: home of the free because of the brave)
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To: IbJensen

“He is going to be whining and calling us out about his First Amendment rights” Terry O’Neill, president of NOW, told The Daily Caller about how she expects Limbaugh to react to their campaign. “There is nothing in the Constitution that says Rush Limbaugh gets $38 million a year for being on a radio show.”

There’s nothing in the Constitution that says Rush can’t either Terry, just like there’s nothing in the Constitution that says you can’t be a whiny, bitter, unattractive head of a feminist organization.


22 posted on 04/20/2012 6:29:06 AM PDT by ScottfromNJ
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To: IbJensen
“There is nothing in the Constitution that says Rush Limbaugh gets $38 million a year for being on a radio show.”

How stupid can one get?

23 posted on 04/20/2012 6:39:35 AM PDT by Graybeard58 (Haggai 1, V6.. and he that earneth wages earneth wages to put it into a bag with holes. (My plight))
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To: RexBeach
The only thing NOW likes is abortion on demand. Period.

Well they are kinda fond of girl on girl sex too.

24 posted on 04/20/2012 6:42:40 AM PDT by Graybeard58 (Haggai 1, V6.. and he that earneth wages earneth wages to put it into a bag with holes. (My plight))
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To: IbJensen
“He is going to be whining and calling us out about his First Amendment rights” Terry O’Neill, president of NOW, told The Daily Caller about how she expects Limbaugh to react to their campaign. “There is nothing in the Constitution that says Rush Limbaugh gets $38 million a year for being on a radio show.”

This gibbering idiot cancels out my vote. Sickening.

25 posted on 04/20/2012 6:43:07 AM PDT by who knows what evil? (G-d saved more animals than people on the ark...www.siameserescue.org.)
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To: Bushbacker1
Rush will have some fun with this when he gets back Tuesday!

Indeed. He will remind the audience of the great orange juice boycott of 1994. NOW would demonstrate in front of a grocer and Rush fans would go in and buy out the entire inventory of OJ. One of the more spectacular boycott failures in history!

The new effort will be just as successful. Every station manager and ad exec knows about the Rush sponsors that pulled their support, were denied reentry and were replaced.

26 posted on 04/20/2012 6:45:04 AM PDT by jimfree (In Nov 2012 my 11 y/o granddaughter will have more relevant executive experience than Barack Obama)
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To: IbJensen

They don’t get it.

Everything they do helps Rush become stronger.

GO RUSH!

The real women hating swine, Stewart, Colbert, Maher etc., don’t
seem to be noticed. Go figure.


27 posted on 04/20/2012 7:10:40 AM PDT by TribalPrincess2U (Anyone not wanting an ID or purple thumb to vote isn't worthy of voting privilege.)
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To: IbJensen
I believe the nags truly deserve this certificate.


28 posted on 04/20/2012 7:12:14 AM PDT by BerniesFriend (Sarah Palin-"Lord knows she's attractive" says bitter Andrea Mitchell and the rest of the MSM)
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To: IbJensen

They going to beat him to death with their dildoes????????????


29 posted on 04/20/2012 7:18:33 AM PDT by Doc Savage ("I've shot people I like a lot more,...for a lot less!" Raylan Givins)
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To: Doc Savage

“O’Neill added that she expects push back from Limbaugh on his show.”
Since that’s the only way she’ll reach an audience, she can dream on.


30 posted on 04/20/2012 7:25:24 AM PDT by Kanzan
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To: Bushbacker1

What a pack of girly girls! They release their stupid press releases while Rush is on vacation!


31 posted on 04/20/2012 7:38:59 AM PDT by miss marmelstein
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To: IbJensen

Rush cannot be brought down by plucking a weak-kneed advertiser here and there. With close to 20 million listeners, advertisers will always be available to his show.

The libs have to figure out a way to stop us from listening to Rush, and that would probably require a world in which there were no more liberals.


32 posted on 04/20/2012 7:59:44 AM PDT by wayoverontheright
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