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Fri Nov 16, 2012, 06:34 AM

 

The defragmentation of Rush Limbaugh, those long pauses, those silent voids are simply

spaces in his mind where crap that once flew like it was on the wings of an eagle now struggle to raise itself off the recording room floor. The dead air only reveals what we already know, the material has gone past its artificial shelf life, the message is old, much of it deleted out of necessity, updates were missed and the defragmenter has forgotten to run the optimize option.

Take away the nonsense, take away the dead air and the long pauses intended to add weight to the so called argument, take away the Rush 1.0 and you have a hour long comedy of perhaps 10 minutes. Someone has taken the wind out of his sails and I'm thinking it was election night that revealed to him just how irrelevant his message has become.

I'm sure he is fighting desperately to hold on to his advertisers but I'm hoping his story is going to go the way of what the heck Beck, a slow and meaningless ride to the bottom of the memory hole.

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Reply The defragmentation of Rush Limbaugh, those long pauses, those silent voids are simply (Original post)
2on2u Nov 2012 OP
madrchsod Nov 2012 #1
Ligyron Nov 2012 #3
GatorLarry Nov 2012 #7
dchill Nov 2012 #12
liberal N proud Nov 2012 #2
TahitiNut Nov 2012 #4
oswaldactedalone Nov 2012 #6
Surya Gayatri Nov 2012 #10
malaise Nov 2012 #11
Turbineguy Nov 2012 #5
rtassi Nov 2012 #8
flygal Nov 2012 #9
CrispyQ Nov 2012 #28
VWolf Nov 2012 #13
Bohunk68 Nov 2012 #14
The Wizard Nov 2012 #21
VWolf Nov 2012 #26
cliffordu Nov 2012 #31
TalkingDog Nov 2012 #33
antigone382 Nov 2012 #42
DaveJ Nov 2012 #15
CrispyQ Nov 2012 #29
Shuhered Nov 2012 #16
reformist2 Nov 2012 #17
Johonny Nov 2012 #37
magical thyme Nov 2012 #18
Puzzledtraveller Nov 2012 #19
cspanlovr Nov 2012 #20
Mira Nov 2012 #22
patrice Nov 2012 #23
nineteen50 Nov 2012 #24
ailsagirl Nov 2012 #25
tularetom Nov 2012 #27
lutefisk Nov 2012 #30
BumRushDaShow Nov 2012 #32
BlancheSplanchnik Nov 2012 #34
K8-EEE Nov 2012 #35
LeftInTX Nov 2012 #36
2on2u Nov 2012 #39
Skittles Nov 2012 #38
2on2u Nov 2012 #40
patricia92243 Nov 2012 #41

Response to 2on2u (Original post)

Fri Nov 16, 2012, 06:51 AM

1. and in his "alleged drug use"....

it seems he`s talking like people who are just a bit senile. one of these days rush will break down on the air and that will be the end of his career.

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Response to madrchsod (Reply #1)

Fri Nov 16, 2012, 07:03 AM

3. Drug use?

Sounds like he keeps nodding off. Increase of opiod use since losing election my guess.

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Response to madrchsod (Reply #1)

Fri Nov 16, 2012, 07:57 AM

7. His Shrinking Universe

All he basically has now is an aging audience of angry white males.

I doubt he's getting new listeners as fast as he's losing them.

But at any rate, that demographic (AWM) can't support a show for much longer.

I do hope he loses it completely on air one day and gets kicked to the curb . . . his sway over Republicans is fading fast. LOL!!

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Response to madrchsod (Reply #1)

Fri Nov 16, 2012, 08:19 AM

12. As far as I've ever been able to tell...

Rush's every broadcast is a breakdown. At least a break from reality. And whatever this syndrome is, it's contagious. I'm talking to you, Lindsey Graham. I'm talking to you, John McCain.

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Response to 2on2u (Original post)

Fri Nov 16, 2012, 06:56 AM

2. He is deflated windbag

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Response to 2on2u (Original post)

Fri Nov 16, 2012, 07:10 AM

4. EIB - Excrement In Broadcasting


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Response to TahitiNut (Reply #4)

Fri Nov 16, 2012, 07:16 AM

6. ^^^ So True ^^^

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Response to TahitiNut (Reply #4)

Fri Nov 16, 2012, 08:13 AM

10. +1,000! Word! n/t

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Response to TahitiNut (Reply #4)

Fri Nov 16, 2012, 08:16 AM

11. Freaking perfect

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Response to 2on2u (Original post)

Fri Nov 16, 2012, 07:11 AM

5. It's hard to believe

his ass would be empty.

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Response to 2on2u (Original post)

Fri Nov 16, 2012, 08:00 AM

8. Maybe the same thing will happen to Coulter ...

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Response to 2on2u (Original post)

Fri Nov 16, 2012, 08:13 AM

9. I'll kick and rec that!

hated that guy since the 1990's! Can't believe he's still on but guess enough of his audience still tunes in from the nursing home. or their mommy's basement.

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Response to flygal (Reply #9)

Fri Nov 16, 2012, 10:32 AM

28. My mother started listening to him in the early 90s.

She'd just come out of a period of bad luck & bad decisions. We were not very close, but I wish I had paid more attention. In 18 months the change in her was unbelievable. I didn't listen to radio, I didn't watch the news. I wasn't even aware of Limbaugh. Then one day we were out to lunch & she said something about feminazis & I did a complete double take. I grilled her on the term & where it came from & she said "Rush Limbaugh" like I would know the name, & she shrugged it off with a laugh. That's the first I'd heard of him. I think she had totally swallowed the Kool-aid by then.

He tells people who are disillusioned & down on their luck or dealing with bad decisions they've made that they are not to blame - someone else is. The Hispanics, the feminists, the gays, the atheists, the liberals, it's anyone's fault but yours. Does my mother share the blame? Hell yes she does, looking for an easy way to soothe her ego. But why hate speech is allowed on our airwaves is beyond me.

Small, hateful man. I will celebrate the day he dies.

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Response to 2on2u (Original post)

Fri Nov 16, 2012, 08:26 AM

13. Remember, there's no evidence that

Rush Limbaugh is a drug-addled pedophile.

As far as I know, anyway. I suppose it's possible that

Rush Limbaugh is a drug-addled pedophile,

but I haven't seen any proof yet.

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Response to VWolf (Reply #13)

Fri Nov 16, 2012, 08:33 AM

14. Drug-addled pedophile?

You couldn't possibly mean Rushie. I think we better have a House committee do an investigation and perhaps question some Domincan Republic teen-aged boys. Some may even be adults by now. Or, how about some of his wives? Could they actually testify to his having any balls? Testify - from the root word for testicles. Having to do with the ancient practice of cupping a witness's balls when they gave testimony. Lie, mofo and we crush yer nads.

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Response to VWolf (Reply #13)

Fri Nov 16, 2012, 09:21 AM

21. Is Rash a drug addled pefophile?

Some say Rush Limbaugh enjoys performing fellatio on camels. His listeners have aright to know if Rush Limbaugh blows camels.

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Response to The Wizard (Reply #21)

Fri Nov 16, 2012, 09:49 AM

26. I have yet to hear a denial that

Rush Limbaugh blows camels.

This is fun.

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Response to VWolf (Reply #13)

Fri Nov 16, 2012, 10:40 AM

31. I havent seen any evidence that

Rush Limbaugh is a drug-addled pedophile, either.

As far as I know, anyway. I suppose it's possible that

Rush Limbaugh is a drug-addled pedophile,

but I haven't seen any proof yet.

If he IS a drug addled pedophile, that would be a tragedy,

But, as I said - like you, I have seen no evidence that

Rush Limbaugh is a drug-addled pedophile.

As far as I know, anyway. I suppose it's possible that

Rush Limbaugh is a drug-addled pedophile,

but I haven't seen any proof yet

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Response to VWolf (Reply #13)

Fri Nov 16, 2012, 12:30 PM

33. I can't say there is NO evidence that Rush Limbaugh is a drug using Pedophile

There, after all, is Rush Limbaugh's drug use. That's well known.

And Rush Limbaugh's vacation to a well know tourist destination for people who want to procure underage prostitutes, that also is known fact.

But you are right, we can't say for certain that Rush Limbaugh is a drug using Pedophile.

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Response to VWolf (Reply #13)

Fri Nov 16, 2012, 10:10 PM

42. You know, I kind of just hope he's not.

I can be disgusted with him as is, I can hope for his downfall because he's a garden-variety piece of shit. Whatever catharsis or moral vindication might come out of evidence that he is a pedophile would be outweighed by the fact that it would mean children were victimized by him.

I don't get joy out of gleefully speculating that someone I despise fucks children. I don't want anyone fucking children.

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Response to 2on2u (Original post)

Fri Nov 16, 2012, 08:50 AM

15. So much waste of the public airwaves

He's polluted the airwaves since the 80s and probably wasted millions of hours of airtime. It's unfortunate that time wasn't spent positively, like education or cultural issues.

At very best, The Rush Show is some kind of sadistic post modern art, like feces splattered on canvas.

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Response to DaveJ (Reply #15)

Fri Nov 16, 2012, 10:34 AM

29. Well said, every word!

At very best, The Rush Show is some kind of sadistic post modern art, like feces splattered on canvas.


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Response to 2on2u (Original post)

Fri Nov 16, 2012, 08:58 AM

16. Yes, Please

He is a relic of days now gone where a white man could spew out hate either blatantly or in amateurishly clandestine ways. He himself will always harbor such feelings but, thankfully, we won't have to hear it anymore.

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Response to 2on2u (Original post)

Fri Nov 16, 2012, 09:08 AM

17. You are so right. I think he realizes his 25 years of bloviating has come to absolutely nothing.


I even heard him admitting that he hasn't been able to convince the public of his ideas. Quite an admission from someone who is/was the most popular figure in talk radio.

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Response to reformist2 (Reply #17)

Fri Nov 16, 2012, 06:56 PM

37. He made a lot of money

he watched the Super Bowl from the owners box. I think he got exactly what he wanted out of it. These people in the end are in it for themselves. Rush made a lot of money, when Rush is dead does he even care if his non-ideas live on. The idea of the conservative cause or whatever is total *. These people would or do sell each other out in a heart beat.

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Response to 2on2u (Original post)

Fri Nov 16, 2012, 09:12 AM

18. I haven't heard Rush blaring from my neighbor's front yard since last February

The day I had to put down my elderly gelding I asked his friend (who was working on his siding) to turn down the volume. When I explained why, he nearly started to cry with me.

But he turned Rush down, and then off completely.

Apparently for good, because all I've heard since then is rock'n roll. Much, much better for all of us

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Response to 2on2u (Original post)

Fri Nov 16, 2012, 09:14 AM

19. How many years have we spoken of his impending demise? Why do we continue to?!!

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Response to 2on2u (Original post)

Fri Nov 16, 2012, 09:17 AM

20. 'Twas beauty killed the beast...

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Response to 2on2u (Original post)

Fri Nov 16, 2012, 09:24 AM

22. So well said and observed. I once, long ago had a Bumpersticker on my car:

Flush Rush - End a Movement.

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Response to 2on2u (Original post)

Fri Nov 16, 2012, 09:31 AM

23. Good observations. I think you're right about those pauses; he's struggling to keep something

together in his mind.

Thanks! for listening to him for the rest of us.

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Response to 2on2u (Original post)

Fri Nov 16, 2012, 09:34 AM

24. Just Koch snorts

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Response to 2on2u (Original post)

Fri Nov 16, 2012, 09:40 AM

25. Wardrobe emergency!!

I'd like to see him 'made over' on 'What Not to Wear.' Lose the tee-shirts, Rush!! Obviously, he doesn't spend any of his ridiculously gargantuan salary on clothes--he does, however, own what seems to be an endless supply of ugly tee-shirts!! ARGH!!!

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Response to 2on2u (Original post)

Fri Nov 16, 2012, 10:32 AM

27. He's run out of material

To understand Limbaugh you first have to realize he doesn't believe 90% of the bullshit he spews. He's nothing more than a "Morning Zoo" type DJ who lucked onto a very profitable schtick and milked it for decades by becoming more and more outrageous.

He's finally reached the end of his imagination and he can no longer even remotely sound convincing. The dead air is him groping for new material to get the hicks pissed off and he's having trouble doing it. The dildoheads would buy if he could come up with it but he can't.

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Response to 2on2u (Original post)

Fri Nov 16, 2012, 10:38 AM

30. OxyContin

His voice sounds like it did a few years ago when he was losing his hearing from drug abuse. The voice is what gives it away. Apparently Limbaugh is up there with some of the top celebrity drug addicts of all time:

Prosecutors' three-year investigation of Limbaugh began after he publicly acknowledged being addicted to pain medication and entered a rehabilitation program. They accused Limbaugh of "doctor shopping," or illegally deceiving multiple doctors to receive overlapping prescriptions, after learning that he received about 2,000 painkillers, prescribed by four doctors in six months, at a pharmacy near his Palm Beach mansion.

http://www.cbsnews.com/2100-201_162-1561324.html

And that number is only what they knew about at the time. It would seem that Limbaugh has some inner demons...

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Response to 2on2u (Original post)

Fri Nov 16, 2012, 11:14 AM

32. I remember hearing his very first show in 1988

while listening to WABC in NYC where he started with this format. I was a regular listener of Lynn Samuels who was on at the noon timeslot on that station and that one fateful Wednesday, she was segued over to him as the new host of the noon show. And things have gone downhill ever since, although she went downhill herself.

What I noticed about many Limpballs listeners that I know (outside of those who listen to monitor) is that they tend to come from "troubled" circumstances themselves. As much as they rant and rave along with him, if you look at their home situation, they may have kids in jail, spouses threatening them, drug and alcohol problems, workplace issues. I.e., Limpballs becomes their paperback "psychiatrist" and feeds more sick things in their minds while telling them that their problems aren't "their fault". It's pretty "soothing" to these folks but it only delays the inevitable - they must face reality and their own problems - some of which IS their fault and others of which are outside of their ability to control but is NOT the fault of people who no more have any relationship with them than the man in the moon.

Frum called these sorts of lunatic shock jocks the "Conservative Entertainment Complex" and if anyone, they have done more damage to the rethug party than anything that the opposition could ever do. But the aftermath is the collateral damage that has now occurred to this nation in terms of societal norms, respect for differing views, and intelligent discourse.

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Response to BumRushDaShow (Reply #32)

Fri Nov 16, 2012, 05:42 PM

34. +a jillion n/t

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Response to 2on2u (Original post)

Fri Nov 16, 2012, 06:07 PM

35. He's a negative for the GOP at this point so

VIVA RUSH! I think if he retired the Dems should feel bummed. He makes all the GOP look loonytunes and/or chicken fo never calling him out!

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Response to 2on2u (Original post)

Fri Nov 16, 2012, 06:25 PM

36. I gotta give you credit for having the stomach to listen to him.

Someone has gotta spy on these creeps.

I couldn't take him for a minute.

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Response to LeftInTX (Reply #36)

Fri Nov 16, 2012, 07:58 PM

39. The only things I hear him say are the clips that crop up on MSNBC, you know when he says

 

something out of the extraordinary.

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Response to 2on2u (Original post)

Fri Nov 16, 2012, 07:02 PM

38. deep down, he knows he is a joke

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Response to Skittles (Reply #38)

Fri Nov 16, 2012, 07:59 PM

40. Stephen King makes movies out of characters likes these and they never end well. n/t

 

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Response to 2on2u (Original post)

Fri Nov 16, 2012, 10:01 PM

41. Beck now has his own cable network -Blaze. Hubby watches faithfully :(

When Rush is gone, another crazy will take his place. People that listen to this type of trash will always be around.

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