Tag: Rush Limbaugh

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Have been thinking about going to the NRI Half Day Forum in Palm Beach but hadn’t gotten around to figuring out logistics or investigating who the speakers would be. Then last night the following post appeared on the National Review Institute Facebook page and I was SO psyched: “On Tuesday, February 6, Mr. Rush Limbaugh will leave his gold […]

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Jim Geraghty of National Review and Greg Corombos of Radio America celebrate the coup that no one in Zimbabwe will call a coup, as despotic leader Robert Mugabe is placed under house arrest.  They also fire back at Joe Biden as the former vice president either suggests the hero who stopped the church shooter in Texas should not have been able to have a semi-automatic rifle or he ignored a perfectly good question about him wanting to restrict the rights of law-abiding citizens.  And they scratch their heads as Rush Limbaugh points out that Roy Moore was a Democrat at the time his alleged sexual assaults took place and other Democrats at the time said nothing about him.

Rush: I Never Took Trump Seriously on Immigration

 

Many conservatives were frustrated during the primaries to see the entertainment wing of the GOP promote the candidacy of the distinctly non-conservative Donald Trump. AM talk radio hosts, Fox News commentators, and best-selling authors made their fortunes by condemning countless Republican office holders as RINOs, squishes, and sell-outs because they made promises on immigration that they refused to keep once in office.

While few entertainers out-and-out endorsed Trump, a majority cheered on his candidacy despite of his lifetime of flip flops and funding liberal Democrats. Whether it was for ratings, access, or personal friendship, their early boosterism of The Donald helped many self-defined conservatives accept the New York b millionaire as a true-blue Republican. But with Trump’s disorganized retreat from his get-tough immigration policy, Rush Limbaugh admitted today that he never took Trump seriously on the issue.

California Chaos?

 

ChaosWhile I haven’t listened to Rush in years (Limbaugh, not the holy triumvirate), I am wondering how many may participate in one of his political calls to arms: Operation Chaos.

California’s Republican Party doesn’t make it easy to vote Republican if you are “non-partisan” (CA’s version of “Independent”). The state GOP seems to be protecting themselves from lefties participating in disruptive voting as you cannot vote in the current Republican primary unless you are registered as a GOP voter, meaning you can only vote for the GOP slate. The California Democrats however welcome both Democrats and Independents which means Bernie has a stronger likelihood of winning as he has done in other “open-primary” states.

For those outside of Rio Linda, Hillary and Bernie are polling in a statistical dead heat before the CA primary on Tuesday. While Clinton’s nomination is a fait accompli, many would like to see her stumble across the convention finish line severely weakened after losing her most recent primaries accompanying her potential indictment.

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So far this week I have been very disappointed in Rush while trying to listen to the first 90 minutes of his show. Twice I have given up in disgust. He seems to be obsessed with the idea that Trump is fighting the Republican Party’s “Elites.” The possibility that Trump is conducting a hostile takeover […]

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Chris Wallace interviewed Rush Limbaugh today on Fox News Sunday.  I don’t listen to Rush regularly, and was surprised by some of the points he tried to make. He criticized Mitt Romney for speaking out against Donald Trump as the Republican candidate for president.  He did not identify any of Romney’s points as untrue, but […]

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Rush did the unspeakable on his show today. His offense? Defending Rubio for his conservative principles. While he mentioned the “baggage” of the Gang of 8 bill as an issue, he lauded him as an otherwise solid right-winger, despite his “RINO” proclivities, of you know, being more conservative than Reagan. Preview Open

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Rush Finally Turns on Trump

 

4887fae41e3681aa07276309c42ec9c9_400x400Millions of conservatives have listened to Rush Limbaugh since his syndicated show first appeared on their AM dials. For more than a quarter century, the mighty El Rushbo has argued passionately for Constitutional principles from behind his golden EIB microphone, eviscerating liberals and also weak-kneed establishment squishes who deviated from the small government mantra of classic Republicanism.

Which is why so many conservatives have been bewildered by Maha-Rushi’s months of fulsome praise for the pro-gun control, pro-choice, pro-universal healthcare, Clinton-donating, eminent domain-abusing, Republican-as-of-last-Tuesday Donald Trump. Rush has always loved sticking it to the GOP establishment, but selling a literal RINO like Trump to his loyal listeners seemed distinctly out of character.

However, The Donald’s recent attacks on Senator Ted Cruz have finally prompted the nation’s most popular talk show host to give his Palm Beach neighbor a stinging brushback pitch. Over the weekend, Chris Wallace asked Donald Trump what he thought of Ted Cruz. Trump responded:

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So this week my Casper mattress that I purchased at the behest of all of the podcasts I listen to advertising for them arrived today (yes, I did use the coupon code) via UPS. This is the second mattress purchase I’ve made since moving out of my mother’s house in 2008 after graduating college. You […]

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Some pretty awful things were said about Rush Limbaugh in a Democrat fundraising letter. It said he was tolerant of rape which is an ugly lie. But plenty of ugly lies have been said about Rush before, that he is a racist, a misogynist and a homophobe. He’s fought them with his microphone and is […]

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