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    Quote Originally Posted by ThNozzleman View Post
    Do you throw **** and jack off when you visit the monkey cage at the zoo, too?
    Idiot.
    The defense rest. No substance, no fact, no nothing. Just the typical attack on the person, which is what one does when they have the inability to think, reason, or deal with facts.


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    The defense rest. No substance, no fact, no nothing. Just the typical attack on the person, which is what one does when they have the inability to think, reason, or deal with facts.
    Eh? You blame your gaffs on interacting with liberals instead of your own stupidity, so I just wondered if you do the same when you interact with apes. You didn't deny it, by the way...so what are we supposed to think?

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    Quote Originally Posted by ThNozzleman View Post
    Eh? You blame your gaffs on interacting with liberals instead of your own stupidity, so I just wondered if you do the same when you interact with apes. You didn't deny it, by the way...so what are we supposed to think?
    Actually I would like to see this clown sit there and defend Rush Limbaugh for his comments. After all that is what this thread was started upon. As I stated earlier I think Rush is a moron to make such idiotic comments, whether satire or not. However this thread took on a different life. If anyone really, truly believes in Rush Limbaugh, then his idiotic statements would be tough to defend.
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    Quote Originally Posted by jccrabby3084 View Post
    Actually I would like to see this clown sit there and defend Rush Limbaugh for his comments. After all that is what this thread was started upon. As I stated earlier I think Rush is a moron to make such idiotic comments, whether satire or not. However this thread took on a different life. If anyone really, truly believes in Rush Limbaugh, then his idiotic statements would be tough to defend.
    It seems that the only ones listening to him are the ones critical of his comments. I don't listen to him so I don't know what he says or doesn't say. It seems the liberals in this country like to blame conservative talk shows for everything people are upset about. Fact is, most people who have had enough don't listen to those shows. They are everyday working people who are tired of DC stealing money out of our pockets to fund some useless pet project.

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    I'm still trying to figure why people like SC, who don't like Limbaugh so much, still listen to him...
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    Quote Originally Posted by Bones42 View Post
    I'm still trying to figure why people like SC, who don't like Limbaugh so much, still listen to him...
    Laugh therapy?
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    Quote Originally Posted by scfire86 View Post
    Rush continues to prove he's on the Oxy again.

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    Since Limbaugh found a medical issue (which could have been easily resolved) to avoid serving in the military during wartime he's unaware that a good portion of the fighting and dying is done by teenagers.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ScareCrow57 View Post
    It seems that the only ones listening to him are the ones critical of his comments. I don't listen to him so I don't know what he says or doesn't say. It seems the liberals in this country like to blame conservative talk shows for everything people are upset about. Fact is, most people who have had enough don't listen to those shows. They are everyday working people who are tired of DC stealing money out of our pockets to fund some useless pet project.
    I don't listen to him either and this is the first time that I even seen that he made such idiotic comments. Seems though a post would have some relevance to the topic at hand, which is why I would like to see anyone try and defend such stupid comments. This isn't so much about liberals blaming conservative talk shows, but it would be hard for s diehard conservative to defend such comments made and why would they even try? Also, it is much more than those critical of Rush who are listening, because there are many diehards who act as though his message is gospel and I for one would like to see someone defend the comments made. After all, many diehard conservatives sure jumped on the Rush bandwagon with the "I hope the president fails" comments.
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    Quote Originally Posted by CaptainGonzo View Post
    Laugh therapy?
    That would be a good answer. I have several websites I surf and folks who email me these tidbits.

    Like it or not, he is the de facto spokesperson for the conservative movement. Every GOP politico that criticized him has backpedalled almost immediately.
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    Quote Originally Posted by jccrabby3084 View Post
    I don't listen to him either and this is the first time that I even seen that he made such idiotic comments. Seems though a post would have some relevance to the topic at hand, which is why I would like to see anyone try and defend such stupid comments. This isn't so much about liberals blaming conservative talk shows, but it would be hard for s diehard conservative to defend such comments made and why would they even try? Also, it is much more than those critical of Rush who are listening, because there are many diehards who act as though his message is gospel and I for one would like to see someone defend the comments made. After all, many diehard conservatives sure jumped on the Rush bandwagon with the "I hope the president fails" comments.
    I would tell you that unless you listen to him, understand his satire and grasp the issues he speaks about, you are not qualified to criticize him.

    I defend his comments by saying that it was satire and satire is protected free speech.
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    Quote Originally Posted by GeorgeWendtCFI View Post
    I defend his comments by saying that it was satire and satire is protected free speech.
    Yes it is... so why are conservatives afraid of the Fairness Doctrine?

    Fight satire with satire....
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    Quote Originally Posted by CaptainGonzo View Post
    Yes it is... so why are conservatives afraid of the Fairness Doctrine?

    Fight satire with satire....
    Why are liberals so adamant that the only way they can silence people like Rush is to have the government do it? Seems to me that the American Way would be to put together a liberal network that has programming that people are interested in and put it out there. I would defend their right to do that to the death. People having a choice of what to listen to and what to watch is a good thing.
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    Quote Originally Posted by GeorgeWendtCFI View Post
    Why are liberals so adamant that the only way they can silence people like Rush is to have the government do it? Seems to me that the American Way would be to put together a liberal network that has programming that people are interested in and put it out there. I would defend their right to do that to the death. People having a choice of what to listen to and what to watch is a good thing.
    George...the fairness doctrine would work both ways... a lberal talk show would have to allow a conservative to speak, and vice versa. It is not censorship. I do listen to some talk radio... and I find that if you don't agree the hosts' POV, you get cut off PDQ. They only want to hear from their listening audience who agrees with them.


    As a matter of fact.. after presidential speeches to the Nation, such as the State of the Union, the opposing party does have the right to respond, even thought the Fairtmness Docrtine was ablosihed by the Reagan Adminsitration. The Democrats had a chance at rebuttal and used it, the Republicans will also get their chance.

    BTW... The only Rush I listen to is the band.
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    Quote Originally Posted by CaptainGonzo View Post
    George...the fairness doctrine would work both ways... a lberal talk show would have to allow a conservative to speak, and vice versa. It is not censorship. I do listen to some talk radio... and I find that if you don't agree the hosts' POV, you get cut off PDQ. They only want to hear from their listening audience who agrees with them.


    As a matter of fact.. after presidential speeches to the Nation, such as the State of the Union, the opposing party does have the right to respond, even thought the Fairtmness Docrtine was ablosihed by the Reagan Adminsitration. The Democrats had a chance at rebuttal and used it, the Republicans will also get their chance.

    BTW... The only Rush I listen to is the band.
    I think your explanation of the Fairness Doctrine is a little too elementary. I understand it to be somewhat more complicated.

    Why does the government have to tell a private business (radio station) what a citizen (on-air personality) what they can and can't talk about? In a free market enterprise, the public should be able to take care of this by listening or not listening.
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    Quote Originally Posted by GeorgeWendtCFI View Post
    I think your explanation of the Fairness Doctrine is a little too elementary. I understand it to be somewhat more complicated.

    Why does the government have to tell a private business (radio station) what a citizen (on-air personality) what they can and can't talk about? In a free market enterprise, the public should be able to take care of this by listening or not listening.

    The airwaves are regulated by the government. Licensure of radio and TV stations is based on a stations's ability to serve the public's interest, convienence and necessity.


    To be honest, George... radio and television isn't about political ideology... it's about ratings points, which equal revenue.
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    ...it's about ratings points, which equal revenue.
    That is exactly where I was going with this. Seems to me, if there was a market for liberal talk radio, somebody would have launched it by now.
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    Quote Originally Posted by GeorgeWendtCFI View Post
    That is exactly where I was going with this. Seems to me, if there was a market for liberal talk radio, somebody would have launched it by now.
    Now George,There is no room in these forums for common sense.

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    Quote Originally Posted by GeorgeWendtCFI View Post
    That is exactly where I was going with this.
    I got there first!

    Seems to me, if there was a market for liberal talk radio, somebody would have launched it by now.
    There was Air America...

    You know what's funny? Broadcasting comglomerates own both liberal and conservative based radio and television stations and are making money off of both sides... isn't America great?

    Now George,There is no room in these forums for common sense.
    Sure there is... one has to recognize it first.
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    Quote Originally Posted by CaptainGonzo View Post
    I got there first!



    There was Air America...

    You know what's funny? Broadcasting comglomerates own both liberal and conservative based radio and television stations and are making money off of both sides... isn't America great?



    Sure there is... one has to recognize it first.
    Who is making money off liberal programming? Air America was certainly not.
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    Quote Originally Posted by GeorgeWendtCFI View Post
    Who is making money off liberal programming? Air America was certainly not.
    According to some people... ABC, CBS, NBC, CNN...

    and Fox News.
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