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Rush Limbaugh Scandal Proves Contagious for Talk-Radio Advertisers

Rush Limbaugh made the right-wing talk-radio industry, and he just might break it.

Because now the fallout from the “slut” slurs against Sandra Fluke is extending to the entire political shock-jock genre.

Premiere Networks, which distributes Limbaugh as well as a host of other right-wing talkers, sent an email out to its affiliates early Friday listing 98 large corporations that have requested their ads appear only on “programs free of content that you know are deemed to be offensive or controversial (for example, Mark Levin, Rush Limbaugh, Tom Leykis, Michael Savage, Glenn Beck, Sean Hannity).”

This is big. According to the radio-industry website Radio-Info.com, which first posted excerpts of the Premiere memo, among the 98 companies that have decided to no longer sponsor these programs are “carmakers (Ford, GM, Toyota), insurance companies (Allstate, Geico, Prudential, State Farm), and restaurants (McDonald’s, Subway).” Together, these talk-radio advertising staples represent millions of dollars in revenue.

http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2012/03/10/rush-limbau...

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People just looking for an excuse to dump neocons

It's hard to tell your bosses that you your business to not use the monster neocon industry. They are there for a profit. But I bet many loathe being in bed with these slim bags. Especially when Ron Paul is providing moral leadership.

So people are looking for any excuse to dump neocon shows.

All we have to do is keep moral leadership going and eventually the slim will hang themselves.

That is why I dislike all this talk of being deceptive concerning getting delegates and other things. Everything rests on our morality. So fight but don't deceive.

Neoconservatism

Talk radio pundits are a big influence on the Republican party. They continue to push neoconservatism to an uninformed public. I bet half the people that listen to Levin, Limbaugh and Hannity have never heard of neoconservatism.

I'm glad to see this happening; they have ruined the Republican party. If Fox would just get rid of the paid neocons that they employ like Bill Kristol, the party would be in great shape.

Could it be??

People are finally waking up to the lies and diatribe spread by these so called "conservative" commentators? Maybe Dr. Paul's message is having MUCH more of an impact than we or even they realize! Once the sleeping in this country finally wake up and understand Liberty they are screwed!

Maybe we need to "encourage" the media to air non-divisive, non-"anti" Freedom commentators that will talk frankly and honestly about America's problems and solutions rather than war, war, war! Ask Frothy, Newt and Mittens the "tough" questions then have Dr. Paul on for the answers. Judge Nap? What are you doing in the mornings?

GOOD RIDDANCE to these bums!

Give us clear vision, that we may know where to stand and what to stand for - because unless we stand for something, we shall fall for anything.
~ Peter Marshall, US Senate Chaplain 1947

Just another excuse to narrow the content

They always do this.

Use every opportunity to have more rules and regulations and to limit the information flow to only include what supports their big government, total control agenda.

Any excuse is used to increase the propaganda and to make the window of what is to be considered "normal" and "appropriate" even narrower.

We are being brainwashed to only accept their standards, their definition of "normal". This will be used to first further limit and then prosecute freedom and liberty enthusiasts.

Yet another page out of Hitlers blue print.

This implosion of Limbaugh and

now other radio hosts smells fishy to me. There have been much, much, much worse things said on the air than what he said.

When I did listen to him (many moons ago) he was trashing Clinton and Gore unmercifully. No backlash ever came from that.

I don't like the guy, but I do like open airways.

Uncomfortable with the way this is going and where it may lead.

The law cannot make a wicked person virtuous…God’s grace alone can accomplish such a thing.
Ron Paul - The Revolution

Setting a good example is a far better way to spread ideals than through force of arms. Ron Paul

So now controlled media is

So now controlled media is smaller but it's still controlled. You Tube is always choppy on important Ron Paul stuff. I think we still have a long fight ahead in the info war.

I like talk radio

I dont listen to it much but I do consider it an emergency broadcast system. If those corporations want to destroy it, then I want to destroy them. Sounds like they printed up a boycott list for me. For my small part, no more mcdonalds or subway. I just hope starbucks isnt on the list (I live in Singapore now, I like my starbucks)

Conservatives against Rush

I think we should make it well known that we will join forces as a coalition with liberals to take down these so called conservative self annointed kings. We can demand replacements with several talk show hosts who aren't afraid to talk about or even support the constitution...

Mathew 5:9 Blessed are the peacemakers: for they shall be called the children of God.

Yes, this is good.

And it can be a part of the overall plan to destroy the main stream media.
This will put a large dent in the right wing media liars, and the lying about Ron Paul's successes can put a dent into the left wing media.

The point being that none of the MSM is any good, and it ALL has to go. And we can help it to be gone, by constantly pointing out to everyone the lies and misrepresentations and swerves that they do. All the time.

Eventually with enough showing everyone these lies for them to see/hear with their own eyes/ears, nobody will believe anything that the MSM says anymore.
And that is exactly what is needed. The MSM is the mouthpiece of the evil establishment, and it must go the way of the dodo, along with the establishment that it belongs to.
Once people recognize it as propaganda, the MSM is finished.

playing right into

The progressive agends. Soon no alternative view will be allowed. Preachers of limited government, lower taxes, individual liberty will be deemed hate mongers.

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Limbaugh, Beck, Hannity , et al,

are ALL progressives.
They are NOT an "alternative".

They already are

that...anything you say in support of the country or the Constitution is deemed "hate speech". They dump everything into that so you can't say ANYTHING without that accusation...it not only silences the media, but it silences us everywhere...

as evidenced by bumper stickers re: "haters"..and only Democrats are permitted to define "hate speech".

SequoiaTrees4RonPaul

Limbutt's "glory days" are over

20 years ago he was a fun accurate political analyst but now he's a "paid for" drug addicted scumbag.
I remember him making jokes about Bin Ladin simply being a harmless farmer. He also said he'd neve worn denim jeans and explained why low class people wear them. He admitted to being the water boy for the warmongering thieves in DC. I can't imagine seeing someone illegally kill well over a million foreign men, women and children and then support them? One child with their limbs blown off is sad but enough innocents have been killed to start a country over there. And then they WONDER WHY TERRORIST ARE HERE AND WHY OTHERS HATE US.

these scumbags! they think they are gods...

..to tell us what is good for us!
fuck them all

LETS WIN THE INFO WAR!

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Its now on YOU to win the info war!
The media blacks out RP and spins his message of Liberty.


Once people know what the good Dr. stands for without the media spinning his message he wins their minds and hearts!

Its now on US to wake up the sleeping people all over america.
Tell them: Ron Paul is here to restore america!
Freedom, Peace and Prosperity!

+ Dont forget to show up for your county and state GOP conventions to be -or vote for- a RP delegate.

This is the free market talking

and I am glad for it because these talk show hosts have been confusing and dividing Americans for way too long.

"Once you become knowledgeable, you have an obligation to do something about it."- Ron Paul

Yep...you gotta put those Vicious Dogs on a leash...and muzzle.

It couldn't happen to a "nicer" bunch of frothing at the mouth beasts. In a way I want to thank Rush Limbaugh. Let Rush cuddlel upo to Mr. Newt and cry.

fearless brave joyful peaceful loving grateful, compassionate

I thought Limbaugh is only an

I thought Limbaugh is only an entertainer. Why is he being taken seriously all of a sudden?

Time Wounds all Heels!!!

Gives the term "blowback" a whole new meaning...ya' think??

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Ron Paul supporters must have

Ron Paul supporters must have sent hundreds of thousands of complaints to these same sponsors, radio stations, and parent companies.
This story was simply the last straw.

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Rush and the others are not conservative.

Put the people like Judge Nap on the radio, and watch the audience and advertisers grow.

Walter E. Williams already has his own following....due

of course, to Rush...but it's a start.

Hey wouldn't it be cool if Walter E.Wiliams was VP and every week he would hold the "Economic Radio Show" from the Whitehouse?

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