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  • Sleep Train begs Rush Limbaugh: Take us back; Limbaugh: Request denied

    03/09/2012 6:57:28 AM PST · by AAABEST · 109 replies · 1+ views
    Examiner ^ | 03-09-2012 | Joe Newby
    Sleep Train, one of the companies that dropped its ads from Rush Limbaugh's radio program after Limbaugh called Sandra Fluke a "slut" and a "prostitute," asked Limbaugh for another chance. But Limbaugh denied the company's request. (snip) The Times added that Limbaugh spokesman Brian Glicklich forwarded an email he said had been sent to Sleep Train President Dale Carlsen. According to that email, Limbaugh himself considered the company's request and denied it. “Thank you for your requests last week and this week to restart your voiced endorsement in local markets of The Rush Limbaugh Show,” the email began. “Rush received...
  • Sleep Train & the Betrayal of Rush Limbaugh

    03/03/2012 8:43:31 PM PST · by gaijin · 183 replies
    my brain ^ | march 4th, 2012 | me
    Dale Carlsen was about 24 years old and had been merely selling mattresses, but finally Dale got frustrated and went into the biz for himself. He was coming up on having to make a payment on the loan for his new, tiny mattress company. He didn't have much money, and this loan was at over 20% interest, ok? Worse was that Dale had chosen the location of his first mattress store in gritty South Sacramento, near Sac State, alongside some train tracks, next to a flea market. He'd thought the flea market foot traffic would bring customers, but in fact...