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Who Dares Defy King Rush?

Posted on Feb 18, 2009
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Chris Matthews dares GOP strategist Todd Harris to say something negative about Rush Limbaugh. He can’t, which leads the “Hardball” host to wonder whether anyone in the GOP is willing to risk Rush’s ire.




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By shakeitup, February 21, 2009 at 8:41 pm Link to this comment
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Walter say’s “The middle class has been oppressed too long under the Republican administration”. Democrat politicians always refer to us as the “little guy” do you know why? They want to keep you that way. punish the successful and reward the woes me i got it tough whiners. Take the old saying if momma ain’t happy ain’t nobody happy,If big business ain’t happy ain’t nobody working. Slash corporate tax’s and keep government at the job they should be doing keep us safe. Not trying to make government a group of business men.

By the way I find it amazing that a defacto saint, ineradicable asshole, self-absorbed, bloviating lard-ass, dangerous comedian, malignantly narcissist, jerkwad, fat ass, cyst head, Mr Oxycontin, world’s worst comedian, simplistic, full of shit, self centered, mean spirited, bombastic blowhard, clever and smarmy hypocrite, evil, bigot, drug addict, chicken hawk, sociopath, and dildohead. can get into your mind like he does.

Challenge, find one false statement from Rush that can be totally proven, not taken out of context or shown as a half truth. It sounds like you are afraid very afraid. If we could get the primetime media to be news worthy maybe folks like Rush would not be as affective. Dido’s

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By ocjim, February 21, 2009 at 2:16 pm Link to this comment

The windbag fervently hopes that President Obama fails. Right, he actually said that.

He boastfully – and he obviously thinks, heroically—calls himself “the last man standing.”

Now most people would excuse an aging, chubby, white man his drug abuse, after all, he has back problems. But his hypocrisy was so blatant: he had railed—again and again—against drug use: “too many whites are getting away with drug use.The answer is to go out and find the ones who are getting away with it, convict them, and send them up the river, too.”

Sadly, radio networks couldn’t afford to pay Rush Limbaugh some $40 million a year, if millions didn’t listen to his lies and distortions. During the presidential campaign, the song,  “Barack, the Magic Negro,” was one of Limbaugh’s favorites during the presidential campaign.

It is beyond one narcissistic man who is paid for hate and discord, and who happens to like the sound of his voice.

We are speaking of millions who listen to him, so-called “ditto heads.” They do harm to a critical common cause, because of their own orgy of hate, racism, and discontent.

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By lester333, February 20, 2009 at 8:02 pm Link to this comment

All righty then.  To sum up the comments.  Rush is a: defacto saint, ineradicable asshole, self-absorbed, bloviating lard-ass, dangerous comedian, malignantly narcissist, jerkwad, fat ass, cyst head, Mr Oxycontin, world’s worst comedian, simplistic, full of shit, self centered, mean spirited, bombastic blowhard, clever and smarmy hypocrite, evil, bigot, drug addict, chicken hawk, sociopath, and dildohead.  God that was good prose.  I loved every word.

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By Ed Harges, February 20, 2009 at 6:40 pm Link to this comment

That’s really amazing. Obama is totally right: Rush Limbaugh is a de facto saint for the Republican base. God, how I hate these people. The demographic of the GOP base is the price we pay as a nation that came into existence by means of two great crimes: (1) slavery; and (2) the mass murder and dispossession of native Americans. Because of this, the GOP base cannot be removed from our political DNA. American politics has an ineradicable asshole problem.

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By BigIslandDave, February 20, 2009 at 12:28 pm Link to this comment
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Glad you saw the light, Nelson.

Flush is just a self-absorbed, bloviating lard-ass. A comedian, yes, but a dangerous one—because so many gullible mouth-breathers lap up his fetid pronouncements. The fact he grandly refers to himself as “El Rushbo” shows how juvenile and malignantly narcissistic he is.

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By Walter, February 20, 2009 at 8:27 am Link to this comment
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If Republicans look up to Rush L. as their poster boy, The Republican Party is finished as a viable political party.  The more Republicans listen to him, the better for the Democratic Party.  The more you talk, Rush, the more wealth the Democrats will be spreading.  The middle class has been oppressed too long under the Republican administrations.


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By The Old Hooligan, February 20, 2009 at 4:30 am Link to this comment

This jerkwad once escaped service in the Military because he supposedly had a “Pilonidal Cyst” located (I believe it was) somewhere on his fat ass. The Draft Board Physicians should’ve looked a little higher up: The oversized “pimple” resting comfortably atop those plump little shoulders of his could also have been diagnosed as a cyst of some kind or other.

I spent 6 good years in the U.S. Army, got out with an Honorable Discharge in 1972 after attaining the rank of Sergeant. And speaking for myself only, while in the Army the absolute LAST thing I would ever have wanted was “Rusty” on my Six during a firefight.

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By RICHARD RALPH ROEHL, February 19, 2009 at 4:25 pm Link to this comment
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Rush Limburger (a.k.a.: “Mr. Oxycontin”) is simplistic, $elf-centered, mean-espirited, bombastic blowhard, a clever and $marmy hypocrite who has made Amerikans proud of their ignorance and arrogance.

This evil man has done terrible damage to the United $tates. He is a prime contributor to the fall of empire. Everyday… I pray for his comeuppance. Something rrrighteous… like throat cancer or some sort of orifice rot.

Be sure and spell my name right for the files!

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By Clonakilty32, February 19, 2009 at 11:20 am Link to this comment
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Limbaugh is a coward like Dick Cheney hid under a bed for years and claimed a boil on his ass kept him out of the military. I don’t know how many total deferrments Limbaugh had as opposed to Cheney’s but Limbaugh ranks near the top of the “chickenhawk list”. Limbaugh is a bigot and hypocrite (wraps himself in the flag at every opportunity and is quick to call others unpatriotic.  Limbaught was and is quick to vilify anyone addicted to drugs but we can’t hear a word about Limbaugh’s addiction.  Limbaugh is a sociopath who could never hold down a job before finding that there were lots of mindless, cowardly souls out in the general public who loved to hear him espouse hate and intolerance, aka “dildoheads”.  Of course Limbaugh is full of shit as mentioned earlier.  I guess these are the values that the conservative right holds near and dear to their hearts.

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By Purple Girl, February 19, 2009 at 8:55 am Link to this comment

The UAW actually constitute People they represent.
although I love Olbermann, I would not allow him to direct our paty platform,be our sole Representative and certainly Not our leader.He is still only a Media personality. Olbermann does not make policy, or platforms, he just give voice to what a good portion of his audience is thinking already. Apparently those who listen to Rush require someone elses brain to work from,an unfortunate choice, since he is obviously still jacked Up on oxycoton.
To prove he has any real pull, rush should get the balls to run for office- seems he’d do well in say MN’s Bachmann’s district. God she’s an embarassment to Women.
If Rush keeps talking, We dems are going to have to build yet another addition to our Big Blue Tent.
Shit Bristol handed her mother her own ass admitting the mantra of Abstinence was useless. Dared to admit ‘Choice’ also included deciding to give birth- not force abortion- An 18 yr old can comprehend the idea that Pro choice does not mean Pro abortion, what’s that tell you about the cognitive abiliites of those still in the Repug party.Outwitted by a High Schooler!
Repugs are the proof our Education system is in serious disarray, the total loss of Deductive independent reasoning- spoon feed ignorance dished up by the likes of Rush, Cantor and Boner. Is the water dangerously higher in Fluoride in the Repug Caucus, where Rush live? (great enamal density! too bad ya can’t figure out how to handle a tooth brush, to rid yourselves bad breath & gum disease)...Or are they just hoping their listners’ is laced with HGB.Talk about self inflected mental retardation- do all Repugs Huff?

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By greatdogs, February 19, 2009 at 8:41 am Link to this comment
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Nelson, I like you used to listen to Rush.  When I researched and became aware of the lies we were fed regards the invasion of Iraq, I quit listening.  His characterization of veterans who opposed the war as “phoney soldiers” was the icing on the cake.  It seemed pecular that this guy, who could have been in the same basic training company as I and so ardently “supported the troops” could come up with such a statement.

My BILs still listen to Rush and every once and a while they spout one of his talking points.  I ask the where they came up with what they said.  They used to tell me they heard it from Rush. Then they would ask me if I listened and I would say no.  When asked why not I now answer because he is full of

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By photoshock, February 19, 2009 at 7:35 am Link to this comment

The very fact that a pundit for the neo-conservative side of politics refuses to “diss” Rush Limbaugh, is the most telling fact there is.
Rush has used his bully pulpit to build himself a platform that from which no one, will debate or dissent from his opinions.
I, myself, look at him at the world’s worst comedian in the political field. He is not the funniest person around and he is also so enamored of himself that he cannot see the forest for the trees, his ideas are outdated and outmoded.  He does not care one whit for the country that he so “proudly” stands for, neither does he care about biblical principles, in that he could give a tinkers damn about the poor and underemployed in our country.  Just as long as he
has his luxury, he would let the rest of the country go to hell in a handbasket.
I used to listen to Rush avidly, I would build my day
around his show, but since he became such a mouthpiece for the “drug war,” and hypocritically used his power and money not to be adjudicated a criminal because of the overuse of oxycontin, I stopped listening to his loudmouth bloviatiing for 5 years now. 
I will never again, here a Grand Orgy Party member, and listen to the ideas that come forth from the mouths of their members. Republicans, and their ilk, are nothing more than greedy, avaricious bastards that have only self-interest at heart.

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