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Gayle in MD
10-16-2009, 09:33 AM
Furthermore, according to a June 7, 2000, Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting (FAIR) article, "As a young broadcaster in the 1970s, Limbaugh once told a black caller: <span style='font-size: 20pt'>'Take that bone out of your nose and call me back.' </span>" The article also reported that in the early 1990s, "after becoming nationally syndicated, he mused on the air: 'Have you ever noticed how all composite pictures of wanted criminals resemble Jesse Jackson?' " According to FAIR, "[w]hen Carol Moseley-Braun (D-IL) was in the U.S. Senate, the first black woman ever elected to that body, Limbaugh would play the 'Movin' On Up' theme song from TV's 'Jeffersons' when he mentioned her. Limbaugh sometimes still uses mock dialect -- substituting 'ax' for 'ask'-- when discussing black leaders."

As Media Matters noted, on the March 19 broadcast of his show -- which airs from noon to 3 p.m. on 630 KHOW-AM's sister station, Newsradio 850 KOA -- Limbaugh highlighted a March 19 Los Angeles Times op-ed that described Obama as "running for an equally important unelected office, in the province of the popular imagination -- the 'Magic Negro.' " Some critics of pop culture use the term to describe certain benevolent African-American characters. Referring to the Times column as "racist," Limbaugh referred to Obama as the "Magic Negro" 27 times during the broadcast and at one point sang "Barack, the Magic Negro" to the tune of "Puff, the Magic Dragon."

Later in the broadcast, responding to Silverman's suggestion that "correct-thinking Republicans" should "ostracize" Limbaugh for his offensive Obama song parody, Caplis revived the falsehood that U.S. Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton (D-NY) once made an anti-Semitic remark. Caplis asked, "But ... Craig, does that mean then when Hillary Clinton makes that anti-Semitic remark that Democrats should ostracize her?" However, as Media Matters has noted, this allegation against Clinton originally was advanced by former President Bill Clinton's 1974 congressional campaign manager, who reportedly has "admitted to leveling charges 'without factual foundation' against the Clintons in the past." Moreover, Sen. Clinton's biographer, Gail Sheehy, author of Hillary's Choice (Random House, 1999), told the Associated Press that she did not include the accusation in her book because the source was "only moderately reliable" and "kind of flaky," and because "even he didn't back it up."





On the August 17 broadcast of his nationally syndicated radio talk show, <span style='font-size: 20pt'>Rush Limbaugh referred to Native Americans as "injuns." </span>After a caller suggested that legislation introduced by Sen. Daniel Akaka (D-HI), which would grant limited rights of self-government to Native Hawaiians, was a first step toward establishing Native Hawaiian-owned casinos, Limbaugh responded, "So in your mind they're simply trying to duplicate the actions taken by the American injuns, and get themselves set up so they have casinos over there?"

Media Matters has documented at least four separate instances of Limbaugh using this slur on his program during the past year. In addition to his use of the term on August 17, Limbaugh used the term on the January 26, 2005, September 22, 2004, and November 24, 2004, editions of his program.

Limbaugh calls Native Americans "injuns" -- again
August 18, 2005 5:12 pm ET




http://mediamatters.org/research/200608240003

Limbaugh handicapped races in new Survivor series, suggested "African-American tribe" worst swimmers, Hispanics "will do things other people won't do"
August 23, 2006 8:20 pm ET






http://mediamatters.org/research/200701240010

On the February 1 edition of his nationally syndicated radio show, Rush Limbaugh responded to a Reuters report on a University of Chicago study that found that "a majority of young blacks feel alienated from today's government" by asserting: <span style='font-size: 20pt'>"Why would that be? The government's been taking care of them their whole lives."</span>On the January 24 broadcast of his nationally syndicated radio show, host Rush Limbaugh referred to Sen. Barack Obama (D-IL) and actress Halle Berry as "Halfrican American[s]," stating that "Barack Obama has picked up another endorsement: Halfrican American actress Halle Berry." Limbaugh then said: " 'As a Halfrican American, I am honored to have Ms. Berry's support, as well as the support of other Halfrican Americans,' Obama said." Limbaugh then conceded that Obama "didn't say it."

<span style='font-size: 20pt'>Obama "is the son of a white mother from Kansas and a black father from Kenya." As Media Matters for America has noted, conservative talk radio host Brian Sussman has also characterized Obama as a "Halfrican." Sussman later issued an apology on his website, describing his comments about Obama as "insensitive."</span>
From the January 24 broadcast of Premiere Radio Networks' The Rush Limbaugh Show:
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LIMBAUGH: Hey, Barack Obama has picked up another endorsement: Halfrican American actress Halle Berry.</span> "As a Halfrican American, I am honored to have Ms. Berry's support, as well as the support of other Halfrican Americans," Obama said.

He didn't say it, but -- anyway, there are those out there -- greetings.







http://mediamatters.org/research/200702060001



From the February 1 edition of The Rush Limbaugh Show:

LIMBAUGH: U.S. blacks -- young U.S. blacks believe in politics, according to a new study. "Many U.S. blacks are as confident" -- and we're talking about the clean ones here, folks, I must stipulate this -- young, clean U.S. blacks -- "believe in politics. Many young U.S. blacks are as confident as their white and Hispanic peers that they can use politics to make things better, but a majority of young blacks feel alienated from today's government." Why would that be? The government's been taking care of them their whole lives. Why would they feel alienated from -- maybe "today's government" means the Bush administration.

" 'There's good news and bad news when it comes to politics,' particularly as U.S. Senator Barack" -- the clean -- "Obama, an Illinois Democrat, may try to become the first black to reach the White House, said Cathy Cohen, a political science professor who headed this project at the University of Chicago." This research, by the way, "covered a wide range of social issues from sex to entertainment, also found that young blacks think that rap music and videos are riddled with too much sex and mistreatment of women -- even though they are the biggest consumers of that entertainment. Nearly 80 percent of young blacks, whites and Hispanics think they can make a difference by getting involved in politics. Large numbers of them feel that they have the skills to do so."

So I got -- the headline says "Young U.S. blacks" -- but blacks, whites, and Hispanics. Everybody thinks they can get involved in politics here. No big -- no big shake there.





http://www.abc.net.au/am/content/2009/s2713502.htm
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"The NFL all too often looks like a game between the Bloods and the Crips without any weapons. There, I said it."</span>
In 2003, Limbaugh worked briefly on ESPN's NFL pregame show. He resigned after saying Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Donovan McNabb was overrated because the media wanted to see a black quarterback succeed.
<span style='font-size: 14pt'>
Limbaugh: "We all agree with the Taliban and Iran" that Obama does not deserve Nobel
October 09, 2009 1:49 pm ET
From the October 9 edition of Premiere Radio Network's The Rush Limbaugh Show:</span>
http://mediamatters.org/mmtv/200910090029



(CNN) -- Amid a storm of controversy over his racially charged comments on a weekend TV show, conservative commentator and radio talk show host Rush Limbaugh announced on Thursday that he had resigned from his post at ESPN.

<span style='font-size: 14pt'>Limbaugh said on Thursday he stepped down late Wednesday from the show "Sunday NFL Countdown" to protect the network from the uproar caused by his statement that Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Donovan McNabb was overrated because the media wanted to see a black quarterback succeed. </span>
McNabb said Wednesday that he didn't mind criticism of his performance, but was upset that Limbaugh made his race an issue and said it was too late for an apology.

"It's somewhat shocking to hear that on national TV from him," McNabb said. "It's not something that I can sit here and say won't bother me."

On Thursday, Limbaugh told the National Association of Broadcasters at a convention in Philadelphia, "The great people at ESPN did not want to deal with this kind of reaction."

At the convention Limbaugh did not directly address questions about his name being linked by law enforcement sources to an investigation into a black market drug ring in Palm Beach County, Florida.




The sources said Thursday that authorities are looking into the illegal sales of prescription drugs OxyContin and hydrocodone.

Law enforcement sources said Limbaugh, who has a home in Palm Beach, is not the focus of the investigation. His name came up as a possible buyer, the sources said, during a two-year probe of a suspected multimillion-dollar black market operation.

A spokesman for the state attorney's office in Palm Beach said his office could "not confirm or deny" that Limbaugh's name has come up as part of the investigation.

Limbaugh said in a statement released Thursday: "I am unaware of any investigation by any authorities involving me. No governmental representative has contacted me directly or indirectly. If my assistance is required in the future, I will, of course, cooperate fully."

The statement was issued by Premiere Radio Networks, which syndicates the "Rush Limbaugh Show."

http://www.cnn.com/2003/SHOWBIZ/10/02/limbaugh/


http://mediamatters.org/research/200702070012



http://www.abc.net.au/am/content/2009/s2713502.htm







magicJack.com

Byline: ANI

Washington, Dec 28 (ANI): Republican National Committee Chairman Mike Duncan issued a statement distancing the party's leadership from one of the GOP's best-known operatives, Chip Saltsman, who distributed a CD containing "Barack the Magic Negro" as part of his campaign to be elected chairman of the Republican National Committee next month.

Duncan, who has served the campaigns of five presidents dating back to Richard Nixon, is seeking reelection as the party's 60th chairman in a hotly contested race that includes Saltsman and several other viable candidates, ..

http://www.encyclopedia.com/doc/1G1-199288626.html

LWW
10-16-2009, 09:58 AM
Cracker?

http://www.cepolina.com/freephoto/f/other.food/cracker.snack.bread.jpg

OH DEAR! (http://www.snopes.com/politics/quotes/limbaugh.asp)

LWW

wolfdancer
10-16-2009, 02:54 PM
While all the statements in that article may not be accurate, the overall portrait is that of a true racist. I'm sure that many public figures are racist, and I suppose that we should admire Rush for openly admitting his own racism. However, given the fact that the truly far right families, force their young, impressionable, children to listen to this a'hole, while their tv is decorated to resemble an alter, and candles burn atop it....the rest of society should pull the plug on this bag of foul wind.

pooltchr
10-16-2009, 03:32 PM
<div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: wolfdancer</div><div class="ubbcode-body">While all the statements in that article may not be accurate, </div></div>

you will still draw conclusions based on the mis information simply because it supports your preconceived ideas???????

Wolfie. They are lies, designed to make people think one thing when the truth doesn't support it. I expect Gayle to buy into it hook line and sinker, but I thought you had a little more integrity.

You are playing right into their hands.

Steve

LWW
10-16-2009, 03:55 PM
<div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: wolfdancer</div><div class="ubbcode-body">While all the statements in that article may not be accurate, the overall portrait is that of a true racist.</div></div>

Interpreted ... even thought the allegations are false and you know it, the party tells you to believe it so you do.

LWW

Sev
10-16-2009, 05:54 PM
So. Where are the racist remarks???

llotter
10-16-2009, 07:05 PM
How much longer do the good folks here have to put up with such stupidity. I wish you luck with your blog but stop practicing on us with such garbage here.

bradb
10-16-2009, 07:21 PM
Obama himself said there is no racism here.

Gayle in MD
10-17-2009, 03:01 AM
<div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: wolfdancer</div><div class="ubbcode-body">While all the statements in that article may not be accurate, the overall portrait is that of a true racist. I'm sure that many public figures are racist, and I suppose that we should admire Rush for openly admitting his own racism. However, given the fact that the truly far right families, force their young, impressionable, children to listen to this a'hole, while their tv is decorated to resemble an alter, and candles burn atop it....the rest of society should pull the plug on this bag of foul wind. </div></div>

Jack,

He got fired, for racist comments. He has made plenty of racist comments since, many available on line, in video form.

What we see here is the usual knee jerk RW denial.

We have watched it for years, denials of facts, that is. Rush Limbaugh is a repulsive POS. He is as racist as they come, as is the right, in general, and hence, they defend him, because they agree.

There is a good reason why we see incredibly few faces of color at their events, and in their party. Limbaugh and Glen represent the same Teabaggers who carried racists signs in Washington D.C. a few weeks ago, and believe me, those people WERE racists.

The very idea that amyone would even try to deny the racism of the right, is absolute absurd. but then, denial if their forte, and as always, the right accuses the other party, of their very own flaws.

G.

LWW
10-17-2009, 06:27 AM
<div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: Gayle in MD</div><div class="ubbcode-body">He got fired, for racist comments.

G.</div></div>

Evidenced by?

LWW

LWW
10-17-2009, 06:28 AM
<div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: LWW</div><div class="ubbcode-body"><div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: Gayle in MD</div><div class="ubbcode-body">He got fired, for racist comments.

G.</div></div>

Evidenced by?

LWW </div></div>

OMFG!

I sincerely apologize to the forum.

I forgot who I was responding to.

LWW

wolfdancer
10-17-2009, 04:51 PM
your oft repeated statements, are so f***en,... so childish, boorish...that I'm always surprised that one of your fellow travelers hasn't alerted you to that fact by now....but...then when I read some of their *&^%# fawning approving comments, I realize that these trite er, "put downs" of yours, are considered highly intellectual by these malcontents . It's little wonder that you hold yourself in such high esteem, and consider yourself to be intellectually elite...."in the land of the blind, the one-eyed man is king"
I'm thinking of beginning a thread..."the top <s>100,</s>,er,<s>50</s>,er, <s>25</s>, er, <s>10</s> er 5 quotes by the Dayton Grand Dragon. This would save them the time of wading through all your posts ( a task I wouldn't want to have my worst enemy have to do ) ...anyway, save them time and allow them to print and make wall posters of these....
With your overactive ego, I'm sure you believe they are already doing that?? Have you considered compiling all your posts into book form... "Dairy of a Mad Tea Bagger" (feel free to use that)

Sev
10-17-2009, 09:36 PM
Some people need to grow a thicker skin and stop lowering the bar on what is considered racism.

A real racist takes a black man and ties a chain around his neck and then drags him behind his pickup truck until his head is ripped off.

Perhaps some of you remember that event??

wolfdancer
10-18-2009, 12:48 AM
Here's a slightly different take on Rush...a race baiter....

xxx (http://www.thedailybeast.com/blogs-and-stories/2009-10-16/rush-the-race-baiter?cmpid=p_yahoo)
The NFL can't afford to have this *** as an owner....just my opinion.

Gayle in MD
10-18-2009, 05:54 AM
<div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: wolfdancer</div><div class="ubbcode-body">Here's a slightly different take on Rush...a race baiter....

xxx (http://www.thedailybeast.com/blogs-and-stories/2009-10-16/rush-the-race-baiter?cmpid=p_yahoo)
The NFL can't afford to have this *** as an owner....just my opinion. </div></div>

<div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Quote:</div><div class="ubbcode-body">But even a cursory review of Limbaugh’s radio archives reveal the talk radio host to be a frequent race-baiter, one of the guys who obsessively trades on race.

In fact, based entirely on statements made by Mr. Limbaugh in 2009, one begins to wonder whether he's been a bigger racial demagogue than even Al Sharpton during that period.

At the very least, he's been bandying about the ‘r’ word rather frequently.

Harvard Professor Henry Louis Gates? "He's a racist," Mr. Limbaugh said. "He's an angry racist."

Sonja Sotomayor? "She's a bigot. She's a racist," Mr. Limbaugh said. "How can a president nominate such a candidate? And how can a party get behind such a candidate? That's what would be asked if somebody were foolish enough to nominate David Duke or pick somebody even less offensive."

President Obama? He's "the biggest reverse racist in history." On another occasion: "Just as he is ACORN, just as he is Van Jones, he is racism."On a third: "How do you get promoted in a Barack Obama administration? By hating white people." So implicitly Mr. Limbaugh is labeling multiple figures within the administration as racists too.

Democrats generally? "The racism that everybody thinks exists on our side of the aisle has been on full display throughout their primary campaign."

Liberals? "You know, racism in this country is the exclusive province of the left."

</div></div>

This is what Republicans always do, accuse the left of what their own are doing.

Same thing with the gay issue.

There are so many republican gays on the hill that are still in the closet, it's a joke. there was an influx of them as soon as REagan hit the White House, the gay bars were full of Republican Aides.

Ninety percent of the closeted gays, and there are plnety of them on the Hill, are Republicans.

All their religious BS about the sin of being gay, while Republican Representatives who are gay, vote against gay rights and remain in the closet.

Look at Christ, in Flroida, Ed Koch's famous party line crossings, based on his own interests in the vast number of fellow closeted gays of the right, like Ken Melman.

Yet the Republican Party presents itself as a Christian coalition aginst gay rights, based on their above it all Christian views, while in the congress 90% of Gay representatives, and aides who are closeted gays are Republicans.

Now, gay organizations are outing them, with signed affidavits from their lovers, after becoming disgusted with watching their hypocracy, along with their votes against gay rights.

Reagan wouldn't even say the word, Aids, until the end of his administration.

The whole town knew, for example, about Larry Craig, for decades, and while the press is always eager to out someone for an extra marital affair, when all the equipment involved in an extra marital affair, is male, they back off.

Shepard Smith, Republican Fox newsman, another one, outed.

The list is long, but the repulsive part of all of this is not that people are gay, but that when they are legislating, they vote consistantly against gay rights.

What better way to hide ones homosexuality, than to join the Republican, "Christian" party.

Completely repulsive.

Limpballs is a good example of a Republican accusing others of what he himself is famous for, race baiting, and he is the non stop race baiter of all times, along with his buddy, Beck.

It wouldn't surprise me a bit if both of them weren't gay, too.

G.

LWW
10-18-2009, 06:27 AM
<div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: Gayle in MD</div><div class="ubbcode-body">It wouldn't surprise me a bit if both of them weren't gay, too.

G. </div></div>

Ahhhh ... the leftists are showing their true colors yet again.

After sliming someone who dares oppose the dogma of dearest leader with vicious lies, they prove that they are ... at their core nature ... exactly what they claim to be opposed to by stooping to homophobic attacks.

Now Gayle ... I have no evidence that GB or RL are gay, but what difference would it make if they are?

The only person it would make a difference to are those who believe that gays are somehow inferior or sub-human, IOW it would only matter to a hater.

The far left has demonstrated to us all again with this issue that at their core lives only hate.

LWW

pooltchr
10-18-2009, 07:42 AM
She has already demonstrated that she is a man hater. Now, it would seem that she is a closet gay basher as well. Or maybe it's just attacking Republicans who are gay. She doesn't seem to have a problem with gay Dems, but gay Republicans are repulsive to her.

Steve

LWW
10-18-2009, 09:28 AM
She doesn't even understand the words she uses IMHO.

Because one can teach a parrot to quote Shakespeare doesn't make the parrot a qualified critic of theater.

LWW