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  • Federal hate crime charge in Missouri Islamic center fire

    05/12/2020 6:03:49 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 28 replies
    Associated Press ^ | May 12, 2020 | Jim Salter
    A man accused of setting a fire that destroyed an Islamic center in southeast Missouri has been charged with a federal hate crime, the U.S. Attorney’s office in St. Louis said Tuesday. A federal grand jury indicted 42-year-old Nicholas J. Proffitt in the April fire that destroyed the Cape Girardeau Islamic Center, the office said in a statement. Proffitt is charged with damaging religious property because of the property’s religious character, using fire to commit a federal felony, and damaging a building used in interstate commerce through use of fire. […] A Muslim advocacy group, which had called for a...
  • Rush Limbaugh's App. Cannot Download Podcasts

    04/17/2020 5:53:07 AM PDT · by Auslander154 · 17 replies
    Is anyone else having problems downloading podcasts from Rush Limbaugh's app for the iPhone? I am a subscriber to Rush's program, but his app does not download the daily podcasts onto my iPhone 6 Plus. software version 12.4.5 I can download Howie Carr, Car Talk, and any other podcast on another 3rd party app called Podcasts. Premier Radio Service is the worst customer service I have ever encountered. They don't respond for days. One guy sent me an email with his phone number but he is never at his desk to take my calls. Another guy wrote me that they...
  • (vanity, stupid question) Would you listen to President Dr. Trump if he did a radio talk show?

    04/15/2020 11:42:07 AM PDT · by Texas Eagle · 77 replies ^ | April 15, 2020 | Texas Eagle
    If you listened to El Rushbo today, you heard him read an article by somebody (I didn't catch the beginning of the segment) who wrote an article saying President Dr. Trump has thunk about doing a daily radio talk show. Would you listen?
  • Do You Know the American Death Toll from Coronavirus?

    03/12/2020 12:47:57 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 129 replies
    Rush ^ | Rush Limbaugh
    RUSH: Now, there are other things still related to this that we didn’t get into in the first hour. And, you know, Trump’s banning travel from Europe. Democrats not happy about this, folks. They do not like losing their precious travel from their precious European Union even for a day. Some people have asked, “What did you think of president’s speech last night? You didn’t say.” I thought he gave the right speech at the right time. Look, I know some people get frustrated. “My gosh, couldn’t they do something with the sound? You could hear the president breathing.” You...
  • My Instant Take on the VP Interview

    02/28/2020 3:11:19 PM PST · by Kaslin · 10 replies
    Rush ^ | February | Rush Limbaugh
    RUSH: Thank you again to the Vice President Mike Pence. We have known that the vice president was going to be a guest on the program for a few days, but we had to keep it quiet for security reasons. WeÂ’re more than happy to do that. But heÂ’s just such a genuine person, nice guy. Very serious. I just was looking here. I wish I had a chance to run this by him, but heÂ’s already off to his meeting with Governor DeSantis. But apparently, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo was being questioned by a member of Congress, Ted...
  • Live updates: Spread of coronavirus in U.S. appears inevitable, health officials warn

    02/25/2020 11:17:14 AM PST · by Mariner · 77 replies
    The Washington Post ^ | February 25th, 2020 | By Erica Werner, Lenny Bernstein, Lena H. Sun and Miriam Berger
    Health officials in the United States warned Tuesday that the spread of the novel coronavirus in the country appears inevitable, marking a significant change in tone as global travel disruptions continued to worsen, South Korea neared 1,000 cases and Iran reported at least 15 deaths. China and South Korea announced new cases of the coronavirus, raising concerns in both nations about how long it could take for normal life to return. South Korea confirmed 144 more cases, bringing its total to 977, the most outside China. President Moon Jae-in visited the city of Daegu, where more than half of the...
  • You’re Likely to Get the Coronavirus

    02/24/2020 1:10:49 PM PST · by 11th_VA · 264 replies
    The Atlantic ^ | Feb 24, 2020 | James Hamblin
    Most cases are not life-threatening, which is also what makes the virus a historic challenge to contain (big snip) The Harvard epidemiology professor Marc Lipsitch is exacting in his diction, even for an epidemiologist. Twice in our conversation he started to say something, then paused and said, “Actually, let me start again.” So it’s striking when one of the points he wanted to get exactly right was this: “I think the likely outcome is that it will ultimately not be containable.” …Lipsitch predicts that, within the coming year, some 40 to 70 percent of people around the world will be...
  • CNN’s Tapper: Buttigieg Is Married to One Man — Don’t Know ‘What Number Spouse’ Limbaugh Is On

    02/14/2020 8:52:45 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 100 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 02/13/2020 | Pam Key
    CNN’s Jake Tapper highlighted conservative talker Rush Limbaugh’s number of marriages when discussing Limbaugh’s comments about openly gay 2020 presidential candidate former South Bend, IN Mayor Pete Buttigieg. Tapper said, “Just days after being awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom, radio host Rush Limbaugh, who has a decade’s long record of bigotry against blacks, woman and the LGBTQ community, attacked Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg because Buttigieg is gay.”
  • Rush Limbaugh ponders a Trump debate against Pete Buttigieg: 'What's gonna happen there?'

    02/12/2020 11:13:30 PM PST · by knighthawk · 67 replies
    Fox News ^ | February 12 2020 | Brie Stimson
    Rush Limbaugh on Wednesday suggested former South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete Buttigieg wouldn't look masculine standing next to "Mr. Man" President Trump on a presidential debate stage because he is an openly gay married man. Democrats are “sitting there, and they’re looking at Mayor Pete, a 37-year-old gay guy ... loves to kiss his husband on the debate stage,” Limbaugh told his radio show listeners while discussing what he perceives as a weak Democratic field. “And they’re saying, 'OK, how’s this gonna look, a 37-year-old gay guy kissing his husband onstage next to Mr. Man Donald Trump? What’s gonna happen...
  • Limbaugh: A Genius at Radio

    02/12/2020 10:35:28 AM PST · by gattaca · 28 replies
    National Review ^ | February 11, 2010 | VICTOR DAVIS HANSON
    <p>His ‘army of one,’ inspiring millions who’d been ignored, changed the political landscape.</p> <p>Genius is often defined in myriad ways. One trusted criterion is the ability to do something extraordinary in a field where others could not — and doing something that perhaps will never be done again by anyone else.</p>
  • Biden Denounces Limbaugh Medal of Freedom Award [semi-satire]

    02/11/2020 1:56:15 PM PST · by John Semmens · 6 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 9 Feb 2020 | John Semmens
    Democratic presidential candidate, former Vice-President Joe Biden denounced President Trump for awarding the Medal of Freedom to talk radio legend Rush Limbaugh, calling it “a travesty and stain on American history. I don’t think he understands the American code of decency and honor.” “President Obama awarded me with this medal in 2017,” Biden remembered. “Compared to me, what has Limbaugh done to advance the cause of freedom? For more than 30 years he has been loudly on the wrong side of every social, political, and economic issue. He believes that people ought to work to support themselves, that babies shouldn’t...

    02/07/2020 9:15:08 AM PST · by JBW1949 · 102 replies
    2-7-2020 | JBW1949
    Glad to hear Rush is back...
  • NBC Analysis: Trump giving Rush Limbaugh the Medal of Freedom was controversial -- and fitting

    02/07/2020 6:33:27 AM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 72 replies
    NBC "News" ^ | February 7, 2020 | By Jackson Katz
    When President Donald Trump bestowed the Presidential Medal of Freedom on ailing right-wing, talk radio icon Rush Limbaugh at the State of the Union, it wasn’t just a feel-good moment for his conservative base. It was also a gesture of thanks to a (fellow) media personality who helped set the stage for Trump’s astonishing political success. Limbaugh’s brash and boorish persona, and his belief that white, male cultural centrality is, to quote the title of Limbaugh's first book, “the way things ought to be," paved the way for the political rise of the bombastic media performer currently sitting in the...
  • Rush Limbaugh expected to return to radio Friday amid cancer treatment, sources say

    02/06/2020 11:25:32 PM PST · by knighthawk · 14 replies
    Fox News ^ | February 6 2020 | Brian Flood
    Talk radio king Rush Limbaugh is expected to return to his golden EIB microphone and host “The Rush Limbaugh Show” on Friday, according to sources close to the program. Limbaugh has been away from the show since he stunned his audience Monday with the announcement he’s been diagnosed with advanced lung cancer. On Monday, he told his audience that his job has provided him with the “greatest satisfaction and happiness” of his life after informing listeners of his diagnosis.
  • Double Standards on Rush Limbaugh's Presidential Medal of Freedom

    02/06/2020 11:04:06 AM PST · by DeweyCA · 6 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 2-6-20 | Tyler O'Neill
    The Presidential Medal of Freedom, the highest honor a president can bestow on a civilian. Obama awarded the most such medals of any president, giving out 123. Many of Obama's recipients arguably deserved the award, including Bill and Melinda Gates, John Glenn, Stephen Hawking, Sandra Day O'Connor, and Sidney Poitier. Obama also gave the award to Republicans like former President George H.W. Bush. Yet a surprisingly large number of Obama's Presidential Medal of Freedom recipients turned out to be campaign donors for both Obama and his hand-picked successor, Hillary Clinton. At least 17 of his donors received the honor, including...
  • Huckabee hits back after AOC rips Trump over Rush Limbaugh honor

    02/05/2020 12:41:20 PM PST · by jazusamo · 52 replies
    Fox News ^ | February 5, 2020 | Joshua Nelson
    Former Arkansas governor Mike Huckabee pushed back Wednesday on Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., for downplaying President Trump's honoring of conservative radio talk show host Rush Limbaugh at Tuesday's State of the Union address. “First of all, the Presidential Medal of Freedom is an extraordinarily sacred award," Ocasio-Cortez said. "We’re talking about putting someone on the same level as Rosa Parks, for example, in terms of their contributions to American progress. Rush Limbaugh is a virulent racist.” “For her to complain about a person with State IV cancer who for longer than she has been alive has actually saved AM radio...
  • Rush Limbaugh receives Presidential Medal of Freedom during State of the Union

    02/05/2020 2:05:15 AM PST · by conservative98 · 80 replies
    C-SPAN on Youtube ^ | Feb 4, 2020 174 107 SHARE SAVE
    Rush Limbaugh receives the Presidential Medal of Freedom during State of the Union Address.
  • Congratulations Rush Limbaugh

    02/04/2020 10:35:45 PM PST · by Sequoyah101 · 50 replies
    Vanity | February 5, 2020 | Vanity
    Wishing Rush Limbaugh Congratulations and warmest regards upon the honor of his being presented the Presidential Medal of Freedom. He is as deserving of this honor as any ever have been. He is a great American. His spirit of determination, unflagging optimism, wisdom and love for this country are an inspiration to millions.
  • Nominate Your Favorite Rush Limbaugh Update Theme

    02/04/2020 6:26:29 PM PST · by OrangeHoof · 89 replies
    02-04-2020 | OrangeHoof
    As a tribute to Rush, I am asking his fans to remember their favorite update theme songs. He mostly stopped the use of these during the Bush43 and Obama years due to music royalty issues but here were some of my favorites:
  • Rush Limbaugh to Attend State of the Union address, Receive Presidential Medal of Freedom Soon, Source Says

    02/04/2020 3:52:00 PM PST · by DoughtyOne · 200 replies
    FoxNews ^ | 02/04/2020 | Sources say...
    Talk radio icon Rush Limbaugh is expected to attend President Trump's State of the Union address Tuesday night, where the president is to announce that Limbaugh will receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom in the coming months, a source told Fox News. This is a developing story; check back for updates.