The Conservative Voice of Personal Liberty - RIP Rush Limbaugh

Posted by $ mshupe 1 week, 6 days ago to Politics
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"In philosophy, individualism means our lives are our highest value; our rights are a moral principle. In economics, it means that we produce and freely trade value for value with others for mutual personal profit. In politics, it means justice and protection from the threat of government force. The domain of The Rush Limbaugh Show is almost entirely conservative Republican politics, to a fault. But he is also a staunch defender of free market economics and the founding principles of individualism at the root of American exceptionalism. He fights his rhetorical battles in the muck of politics because that’s where cultural trends manifest themselves, the swamp where the beast used to dominate, and where the mass audience is, the collectivists’ dreaded bourgeoisie."
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  • Posted by $ 1 week, 6 days ago
    The phrases he invented are inspired. The term "drive-by media" is a conceptualization that integrates several ideas into bomb throwing (figurativly) activists who pretend to be objective journalists.
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  • Posted by Suzanne43 1 week, 5 days ago
    Some day Rush will be replaced, and his show will go on. I think that he would want that. The person who replaces him will do a great job, but never up to the level that Rush did it. Rest in peace, Rush. You were such a part of my life for a very long time.
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  • Posted by JuliBMe 1 week, 5 days ago
    I have my usual radio station on right now wondering what will fill the airwaves.

    Lately, however, I've always shut it off when there was no Rush and opted to listen to music instead.

    It's just curiosity holding me here right now.

    Rush was the best friend and teacher I never met and I loved him.
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    • Posted by Joy1inchrist 1 week, 5 days ago
      What a sweet tribute. I have a long-term friend who never quite bought into Rand's philosophy, but the last few years found her enthusiastically listening to Rush daily. I found out about his passing before her and when I shared the news, we cried together. What a great loss ... for so many of us.
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  • Posted by NealS 1 week, 5 days ago
    The Left Media Smears are some of the most disgusting inhuman drivel I have ever heard. And notice they mentioned nothing at all about Rush giving St, Jude's a million dollars under the promise that they would not reveal his donation. Our media is so sick today that we must break them and make them disappear. What happens when they change and go against those that they are currently on their side?
    Take a look: https://patriotpost.us/articles/77849...
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  • Posted by $ Commander 1 week, 5 days ago
    Thanks for a great insightful tribute.
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    • Posted by $ 1 week, 5 days ago
      My pleasure, thanks for noticing! Recognition for what is good in our society is sorely lacking. One thing I learned from Ms. Rand is that its the most important element of justice in a civilized society. Even though I don't like some of Rush's conservative rants, the good he has achieved is overwhelming.
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  • Posted by minesayn 1 week, 5 days ago
    He was definitely Rush. RIP! The funny thing is that he was not a fan of Ayn Rand or her writing. I heard him totally rip some caller who asked about him at least once.
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    • Posted by freedomforall 1 week, 5 days ago
      Rush was first an entertainer.
      He was a fast thinker though and he knew his audience wasn't full of objectivists.
      Unfortunately, action from fast thought is often less productive than more considered action.
      Rush was great at getting past any objections and on to his points, especially when the objections were valid ones.
      He was an excellent entertainer and his audience loved having the left cut to bits verbally - when they wanted them to be cut to bits in reality.
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    • Posted by $ 1 week, 5 days ago
      Well maybe because of her atheism, or because Buckley ripped her and that was good enough for him. His fealty to conservatism was, at best, in my view a pragmatic business decision.
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  • Posted by starguy 1 week, 5 days ago
    Reading the vile comments, by the unhinged lefties, Rush must have been finding their weak spots. No wonder the snowflakes hated him. As bomber pilots would tell you: when the flak gets really bad, it means that you're over the target.
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  • Posted by $ 1 week, 4 days ago
    For what its worth, the term "body politic immune system" for this article came from the anointed one, Hillary Clinton. She used it in a November 2016 interview to blame FOX News and talk radio for her loss to Trump.
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