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Barkley Shooting for Governor’s Post in Alabama

He wasn’t always known for his coolheaded leadership skills during his 16-year NBA career, but now, after almost 10 years off the court, Charles Barkley is apparently gearing up to compete in the political arena, telling the New York Daily News that he aims to run for governor of Alabama in a few years.

Posted on Aug 28, 2008 READ MORE


Dan Abrams

Rush Runs Onto Shaky Ground

Rush Limbaugh’s “Operation Chaos” is meant to throw the Democrats into disarray by keeping their primary race close, but according to MSNBC’s Dan Abrams, it just might be illegal.

Posted on Mar 26, 2008 READ MORE


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Colbert on Rush’s Bluster

Stephen Colbert pokes fun at Mike Huckabee’s miracle strategy and Rush Limbaugh’s inability to move the Republicans against McCain.

Posted on Feb 13, 2008 READ MORE


Rush Limbaugh
anniemayhem.com

Limbaugh Is Called Out for ‘Phony Soldiers’ Remark

He’s certainly not famous for his magnanimity, but this time Rush Limbaugh’s sharp tongue seems to have gotten him into a real pickle.  The conservative radio talk show host is under fire from congressional Democrats for his recent statement that U.S. troops who oppose the war are “phony soldiers.”  Limbaugh’s ill-conceived rant also caught this active-duty soldier’s attention, judging by his blog.

Posted on Oct 2, 2007 READ MORE


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AP Photo / Chitose Suzuki

Moore Pays Foe’s Health Bills

Michael Moore is enjoying major buzz at the Cannes Film Festival for his new film, “Sicko,”  about the U.S. healthcare system.  Meanwhile, one of his staunchest detractors has discovered that the anonymous benefactor who paid off his sick wife’s $12,000 yearly medical insurance bill was none other than the documentary filmmaker.

Posted on May 18, 2007 READ MORE


Michael J. Fox

Fox Strikes Back

Michael J. Fox defends his advocacy against Rush Limbaugh’s ignoble attack: “Because the thing about ... being symptomatic is that it’s not comfortable. No one wants to be symptomatic; it’s like being hit with a hammer.”

Posted on Oct 27, 2006 READ MORE


Molly Ivins: A Campaign of Sleaze

Even judged against his own gutter-level standards, Rush Limbaugh’s attack on Michael J. Fox set a new low.

Posted on Oct 26, 2006 READ MORE


Michael J. Fox

Limbaugh Maligns Michael J. Fox on Parkinson’s

Hate-spewing talk show host Rush Limbaugh accused actor Michael J. Fox of exaggerating the symptoms of Parkinson’s disease in a pro-stem cell ad. Rush is about as despicable as one can be.

Posted on Oct 24, 2006 READ MORE


Limbaugh Blames Dems for GOP Scam

Rush Limbaugh, with the kind of moral vacuousness that has come to define the man, recently blamed the “stupidity” of Democrats for allowing Republicans to disenfranchise voters: “And they show up on Wednesday to vote when the polls are closed, and the Democrats claim a trick has been played on them. That’s how stupid some of their voters are.”
(h/t: Crooks and Liars)

Posted on Sep 23, 2006 READ MORE


Rush

Limbaugh Brings His Claptrap to CBS

Rush Limbaugh said something stupid again, only this time on CBS? nightly ?Free Speech? segment, where the radio show host railed against those evil people who are ?more interested in punishing this country over a few incidents of Abu Ghraib and Guantanamo Bay than they are in defeating those who want to kill us.? (Video & Transcript)

Posted on Sep 8, 2006 READ MORE


Rush Limbaugh

Limbaugh: ‘The Government Is Killing the Poor…With Too Much Food.’

Rush Limbaugh, pioneer of inane babble, has accused the left, the government and the United Nations of exacerbating the obesity epidemic in America by attempting to feed the hungry.  Limbaugh, in a trail of thought Magellan couldn’t have navigated, used as his inspiration a recent study which noted the prevalence of obesity-related health problems in poor communities.  (audio & transcript)

Posted on Aug 30, 2006 READ MORE


GOP in Bed with Oil Execs
Luckovich

GOP Gas Rebate Plan Draws Bipartisan Scorn

Republican senators received a flood of angry e-mails and phone calls in response to their plan to mail $100 checks to voters to ease the pinch of ever-rising gasoline prices. Even Rush Limbaugh said the GOP was treating Americans like “whores.”

Posted on May 1, 2006 READ MORE


Drug Rush
From the NY Post

Rush Limbaugh Arrested on Prescription Drug Charges

The radio talk show host has been arrested for concealing information in order to obtain prescription drugs. He turned himself in to Palm Beach County, Fla., authorities and was released on $3,000 bail.

Posted on Apr 28, 2006 READ MORE


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