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Rush Limbaugh Show,M-F,12NOONPM-3PM,EDT,WOR AM,November 8,2018
The EIB Network ^ | November 8, 2018 | Rush Limbaugh

Posted on 11/08/2018 8:38:41 AM PST by Biggirl

Good Morning/Afternoon, MEGARushTalksAboutWhatHappenedLastNightDITTOS!

(Excerpt) Read more at rushlimbaugh.com ...


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; News/Current Events; US: Florida
KEYWORDS: politics; rushlimbaugh; rushlive; talkradio
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1 posted on 11/08/2018 8:38:41 AM PST by Biggirl
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To: Biggirl

2 posted on 11/08/2018 8:39:53 AM PST by gaijin
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Bully boy Jim bump!


3 posted on 11/08/2018 8:42:26 AM PST by Enterprise
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A furious CNN national security and legal analyst Susan Hennessey tweeted:
“(Pulling Acosta’s press pass) is a disgraceful and unacceptable attack on a free and independent press.

Excuse me, Susan, but where was CNN’s outrage when Barack Obama unleashed the US Justice system on a Fox reporter?

REMEMBER THIS?-—At his recent comeback appearance, Obama lacerated Pres Trump, saying: “ I complained plenty about Fox News, but you never heard me call them enemies of the people.” (Source ——comeback rally at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign).

REALITY CHECK——N-o-o-o-o, Obama didnt do that....he just unleashed the full force of the DOJ, in the person of AG Eric Holder, to pounce on Fox reporter James Rosen AND to intimidate Rosen’s family. Holder and Obama issued a court order for Fox News reporter James Rosen’s emails, that labeled Rosen a criminal “co-conspirator.” More likely Fox News said things or published stories Obama didn’t like.......or got too close to unveiling his criminality.

SOURCE theguardian.com
Circa 2013

Obama and AG Holder did more than seize a Fox News reporter’s emails while suggesting he was a criminal “co-conspirator” in a leak case — it did so under one of the most serious wartime laws in America, the Espionage Act. It is now well known that the Obama justice department has prosecuted more government leakers under the 1917 Espionage Act than all prior administrations combined - in fact, double the number of all such prior prosecutions.

But as the controversy over the Obama and Holder’s pursuit of the phone records of AP reporters illustrated, this obsessive fixation in defense of secrecy also targets, and severely damages, journalists specifically and the news-gathering process in general.

New revelations emerged yesterday in the Washington Post that are perhaps the most extreme yet when it comes to the DOJ’s attacks on press freedoms. It involves the prosecution of State Department adviser Stephen Kim, a naturalized citizen from South Korea who was indicted in 2009 for allegedly telling Fox News’ chief Washington correspondent, James Rosen, that US intelligence believed North Korea would respond to additional UN sanctions with more nuclear tests - something Rosen then reported. Kim did not obtain unauthorized access to classified information, nor steal documents, nor sell secrets, nor pass them to an enemy of the US.

Instead, the DOJ alleges that he merely communicated this innocuous information to a journalist - something done every day in Washington - and, for that, this arms expert and long-time government employee faces more than a decade in prison for “espionage”.

The focus of a Post report is that the Obama DOJ’s surveillance of Rosen extended far beyond even what Obama did to AP reporters. The FBI tracked Rosen’s movements in and out of the State Department, traced the timing of his calls, and - most amazingly - obtained a search warrant to read two days worth of his emails, as well as all of his emails with Kim. In this case, said the Post, “investigators did more than obtain telephone records of a working journalist suspected of receiving the secret material.” It added that “court documents in the Kim case reveal how deeply investigators explored the private communications of a working journalist”.

But what makes this revelation particularly disturbing is that Obama’s DOJ, in order to get this search warrant, insisted that Fox’s Rosen - a journalist - committed serious crimes. The DOJ specifically argued that by encouraging his source to disclose classified information - something investigative journalists do every day - Rosen himself broke the law.

Describing an affidavit from FBI agent Reginald Reyes filed by the DOJ, the Post reports [emphasis added]: “Reyes wrote that there was evidence Rosen had broken the law, ‘at the very least, either as an aider, abettor and/or co-conspirator’. That fact distinguishes his case from the probe of the AP, in which the news organization is not the likely target. Using italics for emphasis, Reyes explained how Rosen allegedly used a ‘covert communications plan’ and quoted from an e-mail exchange between Rosen and Kim that seems to describe a secret system for passing along information. . . .

However, it remains an open question whether it’s ever illegal, given the First Amendment’s protection of press freedom, for a reporter to solicit information. No reporter, including Rosen, has been prosecuted for doing so.” Under US law, it is not illegal to publish classified information. That fact, along with the First Amendment’s guarantee of press freedoms, is what has prevented the US government from ever prosecuting journalists for reporting on what the US government does in secret. This newfound theory of the Obama DOJ - that a journalist can be guilty of crimes for “soliciting” the disclosure of classified information - is a means for circumventing those safeguards and criminalizing the act of investigative journalism itself.

These latest revelations show that this is not just a theory but one put into practice, as the Obama and Holder submitted official court documents accusing a journalist of committing crimes by doing this. -—Snip-—

Obama and Holder wouldnt lie to a court of law. Would they?

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4 posted on 11/08/2018 8:57:20 AM PST by Liz (Our side has 8 trillion bullets;the other side doesn't know which bathroom to use.)
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To: Biggirl; bgill; fatima; 007girl; 2Jedismom; 4everontheRight; 50cal Smokepole; 76834; abb; ...
Bonjour y'all! Laissez le bon Trump rouler!!!

Cafe au latte.

Do the liberals drink Harvey headbangers?

Teach , your children well ....

In with the

"Ceterum censeo Islam esse delendam."

Garde la Foi, mes amis! Nous nous sommes les sauveurs de la République! Maintenant et Toujours!
(Keep the Faith, my friends! We are the saviors of the Republic! Now and Forever!)

LonePalm, le Républicain du verre cassé (The Broken Glass Republican)

5 posted on 11/08/2018 9:02:54 AM PST by LonePalm (Commander and Chef)
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Mark Levin said, at 6:45pm last night on his show, that what happened wasn’t assault. Obviously Rush didn’t listen. Mark did 15mins on that incident.


6 posted on 11/08/2018 9:20:33 AM PST by carriage_hill (A society grows great when old men plant trees, in whose shade they know they will never sit.)
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Republican control 32 state Senates. So, without the progressive 17 amendment, there would be 64 Republicans in the US Senate.


7 posted on 11/08/2018 10:01:10 AM PST by Moss (Don't believe nothinig no more.)
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Agree. Calling this an assault cheapens what the word assault really means. However, Jim needs some timeout in the corner for his past and present behavior. WH should ban JA, tell CNN to send someone else in his place. Make it about Jim.


8 posted on 11/08/2018 10:08:09 AM PST by sjm_888
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In this Deplorable House, parents as teachers is everyday. As ConservaTeen would say the public indoctrinating center (aka public school) is child abuse.


9 posted on 11/08/2018 10:20:25 AM PST by Deplorable American1776 (Proud to be a DeplorableAmerican with a Deplorable Family...even the dog is, too. :-))
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Rush made a great point again. If gerrymandering resulted in Republicans winning Senate seats, how is it that two Democrats competed for the same Senate seat in California?


10 posted on 11/08/2018 10:49:25 AM PST by Enterprise
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Rush’s speech on what children are being taught was unusually good today, as was his speech about young people who attend “graduate schools of journalism.”

Perhaps they were the same speech, I’m not sure.

I’d love for my (Conservative) daughter who’s a freshman in college to hear them.


11 posted on 11/08/2018 11:54:11 AM PST by Steely Tom ([Seth Rich] == [the Democrat's John Dean])
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You got it.


12 posted on 11/08/2018 1:58:37 PM PST by carriage_hill (A society grows great when old men plant trees, in whose shade they know they will never sit.)
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To: LonePalm

A nice variation. Or use fave sweetener or flavored syrup instead of Cinnamon Dolce. For extra sweetness, add an extra 2 tb of syrup.

CAPPUCCINO EGG CREAM /

Blender smooth cup cold coffee, tb h/cream, 2 eggs, 4 tb Cinnamon Dolce Syrup, 3 ice cubes. Adjust sweetness to taste.

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Micro/melt on HIGH 40 sec in glass measure 1/2 pint water, tb butter.
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13 posted on 11/14/2018 8:37:37 AM PST by Liz (Our side has 8 trillion bullets; the other side doesn't know which bathroom to use.)
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