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  • Peter Gabriel Withdraws Music From Rush Limbaugh Show Following Sandra Fluke Controversy

    03/05/2012 5:16:11 PM PST · by Free ThinkerNY · 97 replies ^ | March 5, 2012 | Sophie A. Schillaci
    Advertisers aren’t the only ones pulling their products from The Rush Limbaugh Radio Show. our editor recommends In the wake of host Rush Limbaugh’s attack on Georgetown student and birth control advocate Sandra Fluke, musician Peter Gabriel has moved to have his music withdrawn from the controversial program. After learning that his song “Sledgehammer” was played during Limbaugh’s rant, in which he called Fluke a “slut” and a “prostitute,” a spokesperson for Gabriel released the following statement: "Peter was appalled to learn that his music was linked to Rush Limbaugh's extraordinary attack on Sandra Fluke. It is obvious from anyone...
  • The Left's eWar On Rush

    03/05/2012 5:20:13 PM PST · by combat_boots · 22 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 3/5/2012 | Dan Riehl
    As part of their 2012 battle strategy, the Left is busy spinning myth from fiction and pressuring advertisers to abandon the Rush Limbaugh show. Despite an apology from Limbaugh, AOL suspended advertising today, making it sponsor number eight to do so. What is now obvious is, this is not about civil discourse, as some would allege. One can find instance after instance of television and radio hosts on the Left making the same comment Rush did, and much worse, against Sarah Palin, Laura Ingraham and other conservative women, yet, there was no outrage from the Left then, supposedly in the...
  • Limbaugh and Birthers

    03/05/2012 4:20:27 PM PST · by Smokeyblue · 22 replies
    PPP ^ | March 05, 2012 | Staff
    On our Georgia, Ohio, and Tennessee Republican polls in addition to looking at the Presidential race we also polled on some of the issues that have been in the news over the last week: Rush Limbaugh and the reemergence of birtherism. SNIP Sheriff Joe Arpaio's press conference last week put the birther issue back in the news and our polling in these states finds that the birther contingent is still pretty strong within the Republican Party: -In Tennessee only 33% of GOP primary voters think Barack Obama was born in the United States, while 45% do not. -In Georgia 40%...
  • Sen. McCain condemns Limbaugh's 'totally unacceptable' remarks

    03/05/2012 10:50:02 AM PST · by Free ThinkerNY · 41 replies
    The Hill ^ | March 5, 2012 | Alicia M. Cohn
    Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) on Monday said Rush Limbaugh’s recent use of the word “slut” on his conservative radio show to describe a woman’s policy position “should be condemned by everyone.” “He’s an entertainer,” McCain said on CNN, acknowledging a defense used by some conservative bloggers. “But his remarks are totally unacceptable, totally and completely unacceptable. And there’s no place for it.”
  • AllState, Sears Join List Of Advertisers Announcing No More Ads On Limbaugh

    03/05/2012 4:02:37 PM PST · by Free ThinkerNY · 112 replies
    Mediaite ^ | March 5, 2012 | James Crugnale
    The furor over Rush Limbaugh‘s controversial comments directed at Georgetown University law student Sandra Fluke has lead to advertisers dropping his eponymous radio program. 12 advertisers, including Sleep Number, The Sleep Train, Quicken Loans, Legal Zoom, Citrix, Carbonite, ProFlowers, AOL, Bonobos, Sears, and Allstate Insurance have pulled ads from the program, and/or distanced themselves from the show, either permanently or temporarily, ThinkProgress’s Adam Peck reports. “Allstate’s advertising purchase strategy has not included the Rush Limbaugh Show,” the company wrote in a statement on their Facebook page. “Earlier today, we responded to inquiries about our advertising relationship with the show by...
  • The Evolution of a Phoney Controversy

    03/05/2012 4:06:43 PM PST · by Starman417 · 2 replies
    Flopping Aces ^ | 03-05-12 | Gary Kukis
    Here is what Democrats want us to think: Republican candidates are going to take away your contraceptive pills; they are going to go on some jihad against you in the bedroom, and the only salvation is reelecting Barack Obama. First of all, Obama cannot run on his record. The last thing that he wants you to think about is what he has done while in office. He does not want you to think about Obamacare, because it has continued to remain unpopular, even to today. Now, they will continue to try to sell Obamacare is becoming more popular, but...
  • Why I Apologized to Sandra Fluke

    03/05/2012 10:29:09 AM PST · by Kaslin · 176 replies
    Rush ^ | March 5, 2012 | Rush Limbaugh
    BEGIN TRANSCRIPT RUSH: Yeah, I knew it was getting bad. I was watching the media on Saturday, and I said, "You know what? I gotta call myself and cancel and suspend the Two If By Tea advertising." So I called myself to cancel the advertising. I got a busy signal so I couldn't cancel my own company's advertising. So Two If By Tea remains a sponsor of the Rush Limbaugh program and the Excellence in Broadcasting Network. Great to have you here, folks, looking forward to talking with you today as the program unfolds before your very eyes and ears....
  • AOL is 8th advertiser to pull Limbaugh ads

    03/05/2012 10:27:01 AM PST · by Free ThinkerNY · 60 replies
    Associated Press ^ | March 5, 2012
    AOL Inc. says it is suspending its advertising on Rush Limbaugh's radio show in reaction to his derogatory comments about a law student who testified about birth control. At least seven other companies have pulled ads from Limbaugh's show because of his comments.
  • AOL Suspends Advertising with Rush

    03/05/2012 2:01:02 PM PST · by 1 spark · 56 replies
    Facebook is pulling advertising from Rush. Also can be found in news if you do a search.
  • Sandra Fluke on “The View”: Rush’s apology “changes nothing” (That's one gracious lady /s)

    03/05/2012 1:02:35 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 114 replies
    Hotair ^ | 03/05/2012 | Tina Korbe
    While Laura Ingraham waits for an encouraging call from the president to compensate for MSNBC’s Ed Schultz calling her a “slut,” “reproductive justice” activist Sandra Fluke rejects Rush Limbaugh’s sincere expression of regret for calling her the same: The Georgetown law student who drew an apology from Rush Limbaugh this weekend after the conservative radio host called her a “slut” on his show said that his public apology wasn’t sufficient during an appearance on ABC’s “The View” today.“I don’t think that a statement like this issued, saying that his choice of words was not the best, changes anything, and especially...
  • Vitacost pulled its ads from Rush Limbaugh -- looking for new vitamin supplier

    03/05/2012 12:26:20 PM PST · by NewJerseyJoe · 74 replies
    self | NewJerseyJoe
    My (formerly) favorite supplement supplier, Vitacost, announced it is pulling sponsorship from Rush's show. Can anyone recommend another supplier? Thanks.
  • Rush Limbaugh: Still has the biggest sponsor on his side

    03/05/2012 12:11:33 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 112 replies
    The Los Angeles Times ^ | March 5, 2012 | Rene Lynch
    Rush Limbaugh is probably not sweating this one, folks. The critics keep piling on. But the immensely popular talk radio host has the biggest "sponsor" of all on his side: Clear Channel radio network. Arizona Sen. John McCain, Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich, and New York's Cardinal Timothy Dolan are among the latest to criticize Limbaugh for calling a Georgetown University student a "slut" and a "prostitute" after she testified in favor of birth control insurance coverage. But Clear Channel's Premiere Radio Networks Inc., which hosts Limbaugh's conservative talk show, has voiced its unwavering support for Limbaugh, whose contract runs...
  • Don't Worry, Folks: Advertisers Who Don't Want Your Business Will Be Replaced

    03/05/2012 11:15:53 AM PST · by Kaslin · 61 replies
    Rush ^ | March 5, 2012 | Rush Limbaugh
    BEGIN TRANSCRIPT The left, folks -- the media -- are giddy that some advertisers have said they're leaving the program. And I'm sorry to see 'em go. They have profited handsomely from you. These advertisers who have split the scene have done very well due to their access to you, my audience, from this program. To offer their products and services to you through this venue is the best opportunity that they have ever had to advertise their wares. Now they've been chosen to deny themselves that access, and that's a business decision, and it's theirs alone to make. They've...
  • VANITY - Thread about radio stations that are pulling Rush's program.

    03/05/2012 11:10:16 AM PST · by ruralvoter · 27 replies
    Vox Communications, LLC has pulled Rush's program from AM 1420 WBEC in Pittsfield, Massachusetts. Vox is based in vermont and has stations in Virginia, Massachusetts, and Texas. Please start listing radio stations in your area that have pulled Rush's program and if possible include their parent company information. I called the local radio station and they said that they were told by higher ups that the show is being pulled. Local stations were not given an official station. The parent company does not appear to have a website and you are can not leave then a voice message.
  • Student called 'slut' by Limbaugh dismisses apology [Maher, Sandra Bernhard prove issue 100% fake]

    03/05/2012 11:08:49 AM PST · by NoLibZone · 69 replies
    The Georgetown University law student labeled a "slut" by conservative radio host Rush Limbaugh says his apology changes nothing and that Americans have to decide whether to support companies that continue to advertise on his program. "I don't think that a statement like this issued, saying that his choice of words was not the best, changes anything, and especially when that statement is issued when he's under significant pressure from his sponsors who have begun to pull their support," Sandra Fluke told ABC’s "The View” on Monday. The 30-year-old Fluke said she hasn't heard from Limbaugh since he issued a...
  • Sandra Fluke Says Rush Limbaugh's Apology Doesn't Change Anything (She's right)

    03/05/2012 9:47:25 AM PST · by tobyhill · 30 replies
    abc ^ | 3/5/2012 | By MATT NEGRIN
    The Georgetown law student who drew an apology from Rush Limbaugh this weekend after the conservative radio host called her a "slut" on his show
  • Time to Fight Back : Be Breitbart. (Vanity)

    03/05/2012 10:04:15 AM PST · by Jim from C-Town · 8 replies
    March 5, 2012 | jimfromctown
    It must stop NOW! The only way to fight these people is by hurting them where it counts. They must be punished. Please, call all the sponsors who have dropped the Rush Limbaugh Show as an advertising vehicle. BE BREITBART Please CALLL THEM AND TELL THEM HOW YOU FEEL. This does two things. 1) It gives them valuable feed back about how their customers and potential customers feel about their disrespect of free speach rights. 2) It clogs up their phone and E-Mail causing them to lose serious income in the process. The offenders: SELECT COMFORT Live Product Support Call...
  • Rush Limbaugh’s Apology: Saving Conservative Line on Obamacare?

    03/05/2012 8:46:39 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 34 replies
    Daily Beast ^ | 03/05/2012 | Michael Medved
    Limbaugh’s career and radio show aren’t in danger. But his professed contrition might help salvage conservatives’ most effective line of attack against Obamacare. Left-leaning pundits and activists who cackle gleefully at the prospect that current controversies will seriously damage Rush Limbaugh’s media career display their own vast ignorance of the talk-radio industry. Yes, El Rushbo’s weekend apology for crude comments about Georgetown law student Sandra Fluke demonstrate his own recognition that these remarks fell far short of the “broadcast excellence” he regularly promises his 15 million listeners. But neither uproar from all quarters against Limbaugh’s language, nor the much-publicized phone...
  • Is Sandra Fluke Gay?

    03/05/2012 8:21:37 AM PST · by Skeez · 56 replies
    Macsmind ^ | 3/1 | macranger
    Fluke has been called a slut. Not only for sleeping herself through law school, but for pimping herself off as some kind of “reproductive rights” expert. But today I received an email from someone who claims to be from Georgetown stating that Sandra Fluke really isn’t who she says she is. That is heterosexual, and that she is in fact gay. I have no idea if the email is real or fake. I don’t care if she’s gay or not. Having family members who are gay I’m not homophobic. The email headers check out and it appears legit. The writer...
  • Phone #'s of Rush Ad-Pullers

    03/05/2012 8:16:01 AM PST · by schmootman · 34 replies
    3/5/12 | Vanity
    sleep number 888-484-9263 carbonite 877-665-4466 citrix 800-424-8749 go to meeting 800-263-6317 legal zoom 800-773-0888 quicken loans 800=863-4332 sleep train 800-378-2337
  • I just unsubcribed to Pro Flowers

    03/05/2012 5:51:16 AM PST · by mfish13 · 62 replies
    proflowers ^ | March 5, 2012 | self
    I just got an email from Pro Flowers and hit the unsubcribe link. They are gutless. Let them get the Libs support.
  • Limbaugh Advertisers Flee Show Amid Storm

    03/05/2012 6:46:44 AM PST · by mandaladon · 126 replies
    The New York Times ^ | 5 Mar 2012 | BRIAN STELTER
    Emboldened by Rush Limbaugh’s public apology over the weekend to a law school student whom he had called a “slut” and a “prostitute,” critics of the radio talk show host are intensifying their online campaign against his advertisers. he apology, they said, was a signal that the campaign was working. On Sunday, a seventh company, ProFlowers, said that it was suspending all of its advertising on “The Rush Limbaugh Show” despite his apologetic statement a day earlier. For now, the ad boycott is uncomfortable but not crippling for Mr. Limbaugh, who is estimated to make $50 million a year and...
  • Rally for Rush

    03/05/2012 6:13:33 AM PST · by SWAMPSNIPER · 125 replies
    AMERICAN SPECTATOR ^ | Mar. 05, 2012 | By Jeffrey Lord
    So. Did you hear about Carbonite and Rush Limbaugh? No, you didn't. Not the way you will in a minute. But first? It's time to turn the tables. It's time to stand up to the bullies. It's time to Rally for Rush.
  • Too Little, Too Late for Rush Limbaugh? Republican Allies and Advertisers Continue To Desert Host...

    03/04/2012 8:53:18 PM PST · by Steelfish · 112 replies
    Daily Mail (UK) ^ | March 05, 2012 | MEGHAN KENEALLY
    Too Little, Too Late for Rush Limbaugh? Republican Allies and Advertisers Continue To Desert Host Despite Apology Conservative radio host slammed Georgetown University's Sandra Fluke Seven advertisers responded by dropping their ads on his show By MEGHAN KENEALLY 5th March 2012 Newt Gingrich was the latest Republican presidential candidate to distance himself from the controversial radio commentator Rush Limbaugh following his tirade against a law student that he deemed a 'slut'. Appearing on a Sunday morning news program, Mr Gingrich said that it was 'silly' to suggest that Mr Limbaugh speaks on behalf of the entire Republican party, and that...
  • So Now Proflowers has joined the Rush Limbaugh boycott

    03/04/2012 4:39:08 PM PST · by southernmomma · 198 replies
    website: Legal Insurrection ^ | March 4, 2012 | William A. Jacobson
    ProFlowers just announced on Facebook that it is dropping its advertising on Rush. DailyKos and others had been organizing a boycott of ProFlowers, which had held out until now. For full article here is the link: Also, Riehl World View: David Friend, CEO of Carbonite, supported Obama.

    03/04/2012 4:13:57 PM PST · by doug from upland · 65 replies
    dfu via youtube ^ | 3-4-2012 | dfu
  • Sandra Fluke and the Democrats’ Sleight-of-Hand

    03/04/2012 11:29:01 AM PST · by Kaslin · 17 replies
    PJ Tatler ^ | March 4, 2012 | Neil Snyder
    Although many of his listeners don’t appreciate the significance of this nuance, Rush Limbaugh freely admits that he’s an entertainer first. As he explains it, he has to keep his audience entertained and engaged, or they will change channels and not return. He’s right. To provoke and entice his listeners, Rush uses hyperbole and grandiose statements, and it works. His audience is huge. Day after day, they keep coming back to hear Rush’s take on the issues of the day. It should come as no surprise that Rush picked up on the importance of Sandra Fluke’s testimony before Congress. She...
  • My Email to Rush Limbaugh (Vanity)

    03/04/2012 4:54:22 AM PST · by ct_libertarian · 74 replies
    03/03/2012 | ct_libertarian
    This email was sent yesterday by me to Rush Limbaugh. Rush, The statement you released today has left some people disheartened, but not me. It did however, leave me concerned: concerned for you, and concerned at how aggressively this Plague of Marxists moved against you, and so soon after the death of Andrew Breitbart. I am stunned, but ultimately not surprised, at their audacity. I can only imagine the details of what influenced your decision to take this course of action, but I implicitly trust your judgment that the statement was needed so that your program could continue the fight....
  • Rush Limbaugh Isn’t the Only Media Misogynist

    03/04/2012 8:03:03 AM PST · by Kaslin · 67 replies
    The Daily Beast ^ | March 4, 2012 | Kirsten Powers
    <p>Rush Limbaugh apologized on Saturday for calling a Georgetown Law student a slut for testifying about contraception and starting a firestorm of outrage. Kirsten Powers says the liberals who led the charge need to start holding their own side accountable.</p> <p>Did you know there is a war on women?</p>
  • My Open Letter to Rush Limbaugh and Sandra Fluke

    03/04/2012 9:42:40 AM PST · by Daffynition · 77 replies
    a seething Daffynition ^ | March 4, 2012 | Daffynition
    Dear Mr. Limbaugh and Ms. Fluke Rush, when Ms. Fluke put herself out in public with her very personal sexual proclivities, what did she expect? You were pointing out the obvious. Yeah maybe your choice of words wasn't the best, Rush. An alternative word, “strumpet” comes to mind. :) What happened to personal responsibility and accountability, Ms. Fluke? I darn well don't want insurance [so my premiums will go up] paying for your promiscuousness. How did you happen become an overnight spokesperson about the Constitution and religious rights? Rush, I dislike stepping right into the Liberal media's cesspool, theater of...
  • Gingrich: Limbaugh right to apologize for remarks (AP headline)

    03/04/2012 6:25:04 AM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 201 replies
    KGW - Portland ^ | March 4, 2012 | AP
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich says Rush Limbaugh was wrong to call a college student a "slut" and "prostitute" in the debate over contraception coverage, and was right to apologize for the comments. Gingrich tells CNN's "State of the Union" that he's glad the conservative commentator issued the apology on Saturday and that it's time to move beyond the controversy. Gingrich says it's "silly" to suggest that Limbaugh speaks for the GOP. Gingrich contends the media are "trying desperately to protect" President Barack Obama.
  • Paul: Limbaugh apologized for personal gain

    03/04/2012 10:57:08 AM PST · by South40 · 61 replies
    CBSNews ^ | March 4, 2012 | Leigh Ann Caldwell
    (CBS News) Republican presidential candidate Rep. Ron Paul said an apology by conservative talk radio host Rush Limbaugh to Georgetown Law student Sandra Fluke for calling her a "slut" and a "prostitute" was not sincere, and was made only because it best served Limbaugh. On CBS News' "Face the Nation," the Texas congressman told host Bob Schieffer that Limbaugh's apology "was in his best interest." "He's doing it because some people were taking their advertisements off of his program. It was his bottom line he was concerned about," Paul said.
  • If You Ain't Got No Condoms, Take Your Broke Ass Home

    03/04/2012 9:41:56 AM PST · by RedMominBlueState · 23 replies
    Misfit Politics ^ | March 2, 2012 | KJ
    A law student at Georgetown wants us to panic, because if she doesn’t have access to free birth control, it’s going to cost her $3,000 a year! My God, how do the common people function without their diamond encrusted platinum diaphragms? I went to a state school, so my government diaphragm was only sterling silver with turquoise. I know, right? Deprived! No, actually, when I was in college, I worked at the Student Health Center, where we had a giant silver cannister of free–count ‘em–FREE condoms for anybody to grab who walked in the center. Most student health centers do,...
  • (Vanity) Perhaps Rush got the "Breitbart Warning"

    03/04/2012 6:45:20 AM PST · by AdamBomb · 92 replies
    So, what if someone told Rush, if you don't stop this now, you are going to get the Breitbart / Jack Wheeler treatment. We live in a crazy world.
  • Save the Georgetown Sluts (Creating Lasting Change for Sluts in Need)

    03/03/2012 7:48:27 PM PST · by smoothsailing · 30 replies
    Save the Georgetown Sluts About our program- Welcome to the world of the slut, promising yet gloomy, hopeful, yet in despair. The hand that holds the Cosmo, the procreator, the aborter of tomorrow; a slut shapes the destiny of civilization. Such is the tragic irony of fate, that a beautiful creation such as the slut is today one of the gravest concerns facing humanity, with a volley of congressional hearings, conferences ...and events held for the cause, with topmost world leaders at the helm. Won't you help? For less than the price of a Latte, you too can ensure...
  • Some Sponsors Rush Away From Limbaugh’s Show

    03/03/2012 6:13:19 PM PST · by Qbert · 144 replies
    ABC News ^ | Mar 3, 2012 | Alyssa Newcomb
    Four sponsors have severed ties with Rush Limbaugh’s radio show after the outspoken host called law student Sandra Fluke a “slut” and a “prostitute.” National advertisers LegalZoom, Quicken Loans and Sleep Number along with West Coast ad buyer The Sleep Train announced this week they were pulling all advertisements. “We don’t condone negative comments directed toward any group. In response, we are currently pulling our ads from Rush with Rush Limbaugh,” Sleep Train wrote on Twitter. Sandra Fluke, a Georgetown Law Student, was thrust into the spotlight this week after Limbaugh called her a “slut” for her stance on a new insurance mandate...
  • Limbaugh apologizes to law student for insult

    03/03/2012 5:03:01 PM PST · by redreno · 118 replies
    AP ^ | 03/03/2012 | By PHILIP ELLIOTT
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- Conservative talk show host Rush Limbaugh apologized Saturday to a Georgetown University law student he had branded a "slut" and "prostitute" after fellow Republicans as well as Democrats criticized him and several advertisers left his program.
  • Maher Refuses to Apologize for Calling Palin C-Word (3/29/2011. Blast to the past)

    03/03/2012 3:55:06 PM PST · by tobyhill · 22 replies
    Fox News ^ | 3/29/2011 | staff
    Bill Maher is asked if he regrets calling Michele Bachmann a bimbo and Sarah Palin the "c-word" and "dumb twat." ,,,, But if you want me to say I'm sorry what I said was wrong, no, sorry, I can't go there."
  • A Statement from Rush, same first apology as Imus and Trent Lott. Left will push for removal

    03/03/2012 3:09:08 PM PST · by Steelers6 · 20 replies
    Rush ^ | March 3, 2012 | Steelers6
    A Statement from Rush March 03, 2012 For over 20 years, I have illustrated the absurd with absurdity, three hours a day, five days a week. In this instance, I chose the wrong words in my analogy of the situation. I did not mean a personal attack on Ms. Fluke. I think it is absolutely absurd that during these very serious political times, we are discussing personal sexual recreational activities before members of Congress. I personally do not agree that American citizens should pay for these social activities. What happened to personal responsibility and accountability? Where do we draw the...
  • Per Bret Baier @BretBaier on Twitter Rush Limbaugh apologies to Georgetown Law student Sandra Flue

    03/03/2012 2:53:35 PM PST · by blueyon · 72 replies
    Twitter | 3.3.2012 | Blueyon
    Per Bret Baier @BretBaier on Twitter "Rush Limbaugh apologies to Georgetown Law student Sandra Flue" ...No link or News Story as yet
  • A Statement from Rush (Rush offers apology to Slut!)

    03/03/2012 2:15:11 PM PST · by TSgt · 742 replies · 1+ views ^ | Mar 3, 2012 | Rush Limbaugh
    For over 20 years, I have illustrated the absurd with absurdity, three hours a day, five days a week. In this instance, I chose the wrong words in my analogy of the situation. I did not mean a personal attack on Ms. Fluke. I think it is absolutely absurd that during these very serious political times, we are discussing personal sexual recreational activities before members of Congress. I personally do not agree that American citizens should pay for these social activities. What happened to personal responsibility and accountability? Where do we draw the line? If this is accepted as the...
  • Paul calls Limbaugh comments 'crude' (Ron Paul joins Liberal chorus)

    03/03/2012 1:57:58 PM PST · by mnehring · 33 replies
    Ron Paul became the latest presidential hopeful to weight in on controversial and incendiary language used by radio commentator Rush Limbaugh to describe a college student, telling reporters Friday the remarks were in poor taste. "It sounded a little crude the way it came across to me," Paul said. "I don't know why it has to be such a political football like this, so you have to ask him about his crudeness."
  • Shorter ‘Washington Post’: Bill '****' Maher’s Million Okay For Obama, GOP Must Abandon Limbaugh

    03/03/2012 11:45:51 AM PST · by Qbert · 40 replies
    Big Hollywood ^ | 3/3/2012 | Dan Riehl
    Today, the editorial board of the Washington Post took a stand against Conservative radio host Rush Limbaugh, claiming that the GOP must distance itself from the popular radio talker. IN A DEMOCRACY, standards of civil discourse are as important as they are indefinable. Yet wherever one draws the line, Rush Limbaugh’s vile rants against Georgetown University law student Sandra Fluke crossed it. His way of showing this anger was to smear Ms. Fluke, who approached Congress to support the plan, as a “slut” seeking a government subsidy for her promiscuity...[Snip] What we are saying is that Mr. Limbaugh has abused...
  • Stop calling loose women sluts! Start calling them "Flukes".(Vanity)

    03/03/2012 11:12:27 AM PST · by Boogieman · 36 replies
    Me | 3/3/2012 | Me
    Alright, here is my proposition. To show solidarity with Senor Rushbo, and to highlight the absurdity of the leftist's objection to his characterization of Sandra Fluke, let's agree to stop calling women sluts if they want to have a lot of sex with no consequences. From now on, I will begin referring to these women as "flukes"! She put herself out in the public square as a prime example of this behavior, and she doesn't like the term we are applying to her, so let's hoist her on her own PC petard. If the Left can change the language to...
  • I think we are DOOOMED.

    03/03/2012 10:49:06 AM PST · by mamelukesabre · 69 replies
    There appear to be a VERY large number of not-so-dumb people in this country who think this Fluke brat is a hero and that Rush is the anti-christ for refusing to see her as such. I am shocked stunned and bewildered. Romney-Obama care is NOT going away, people. This is just the beginning.
  • Just Tweeted to Quicken

    03/03/2012 5:15:30 AM PST · by joeystoy · 14 replies
    3/3/2012 | J. Martini
    Re-financing current home and taking new loan on second home. Will never consider Quicken
  • Pennsylvania doctor was sender of suspicious package to Limbaugh

    03/02/2012 9:15:58 PM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 47 replies
    Palm Beach Post ^ | March 2, 2012 | Julius Whigham II
    A Pennsylvania doctor has been identified as the man who sent the package that caused a scare at the home of radio talk-show host Rush Limbaugh on Thursday evening. Police said that Dr. Eric Brader, an emergency-room physician who lives in the northern Pittsburgh suburb of Wexford, Pa., sent a package that was intended to be a business proposition for Limbaugh.
  • Levin to CNN, MSNBC, and other leftist media: You can go to hell (audio/video)

    03/02/2012 7:42:29 PM PST · by servo1969 · 23 replies ^ | March 2, 2012 | Mark R. Levin
    Levin took to the airwaves today to expose Sandra Fluke and defend Rush Limbaugh over these attacks from Democrats and the leftist media. One thing among many, that I loved about this monologue is that when talking about Obama calling Sandra Fluke, Levin wonders if Brian Terry’s parents ever got a call from Obama. Awesome. He goes on to tell Brian Terry’s story. But the end is where he really takes to calling the media out and defending Rush: "I want the leftists at MSNBC, CNN, and the other so-called news outlets who are dressed up as journalists but are...
  • Rush Limbaugh show is no place for Quicken Loans, Dan Gilbert declares

    03/02/2012 6:39:43 PM PST · by Jim from C-Town · 124 replies
    As the Rush Limbaugh show became embroiled in Rush Limbaugh's attacks on a female college student are scaring off advertisers. controversy Friday, Cleveland Cavalier's owner Dan Gilbert made a hasty exit, declaring his company would no longer support the talk-radio host with advertising dollars. Gilbert announced via his Twitter account that Quicken Loans Inc. was pulling its ads from the show in protest over Limbaugh's verbal attacks on a female college student. "Due to Rush Limbaugh's inflammatory comments along w/valuable feedback from our clients & staff, Quicken Loans has suspended ads on his show," according to a 4:09 p.m. Tweet...
  • Mark Levin Tells Media to 'Go to Hell'

    03/02/2012 6:28:52 PM PST · by katiedidit1 · 54 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | 3/02/2012 | Noel Sheppard
    I want the leftists at MSNBC, CNN, and the other so-called news outlets who are dressed up as journalists but are nothing of the sort, I want you to understand something. You don’t get to decide who the rest of us listen to. You don’t get to decide who the rest of us admire. You’re not going to succeed in driving Rush Limbaugh from the airwaves. I don’t care how many cowardly Republicans you speak to. I don’t care how many inside-the-beltway pseudo-conservatives you speak to and so forth Read more: