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POLITICO - Limbaugh: "Ladies and Gentlemen, For the First Time In My Life, I Am Ashamed of My Country"

But here’s the real crisis: “We can’t afford any of this.”

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By Kevin Cirilli | 2/21/13 | Politico

Rush Limbaugh said Thursday that for the first time he’s “ashamed” of the United States — this as President Barack Obama and Democrats plead to the public to urge Congress to reach a deal on the sequester.

“Ladies and gentlemen, for the first time in my life, I am ashamed of my country,” the conservative commentator said on his radio program.

Read more: http://www.politico.com/story/2013/02/limbaugh-sequestration...

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I view this as a positive thing.

Resentment and old grunges are okay, but I allow people to change their mind and welcome them if they change their mind in OUR direction.

The goal is to convert majority of intellectuals. Media is part of that group. Our message does not spread well based on its own strength. But bad economy drives desperate people into our direction. Welcome! Should BECK and LIMBAUGH start preaching Ayn Rand, the things will accelerate. Tea Party will be on the right track.

Fuck you Rush.

Where was your leadership or backbone while Dubya was shoving his for of liberalism... or conservatism (depending on your view) when Bush didnt have the balls to actually lead our country and hid behind those that stood up and died.

Where was Rush when the Patriot Act, torture and rendition were official policy?

Where was Rush holding leadership accountable.. demanding some heads fall for the security failures of 9/11 and the sinking of our economy in 2008.

In short. Screw Rush Limbaugh. The only difference between Limbaugh and a Henson puppet.. is that Henson puppets have a backbone.

Limbaugh can fire up another stogie after he removes his lips from the establishments ass.

'Peace is a powerful message.' Ron Paul

Where was Rush when torture was official policy?

The last time I listened to him, he was supporting the use of waterboarding. That will forever be -- the last time I listened to him.

Recommended reading: The Most Dangerous Superstition, http://www.amazon.com/Most-Dangerous-Superstition-Larken-Ros...

You can add Hannity to the F-You list as well...

and I use to listen to them both...religiously.

Rush should be ashamed of himself.

The only words I will accept are "I'm sorry to the libertarians (and present and former audience). I was wrong with my massive, buffoonish hypocrisy about the War in Drugs and my chick-hawkish, irresponsible inteventionist foreign policy advocacy."

Until he is ashamed of himself, Rush Limbaugh can fuck himself.

**I should add that in 2008, after discovering conservatism, I was a paying Ditto suscriber. By 2009 I had canceled that account and was using the the still active email to bitch him out for his hypocrisy. He fooled me for a period.

NeoCon Revelation

Does that mean Rush has accepted his own neocon naivety?
Has he looked deeply into the mirror and seen the errors of his neocon beliefs?

limbaugh said what i was thinking

The statists are winning now badly. They are exploiting fear to expand the state. The American people are to blame. This is no longer a country of self reliance or the ability to work for the common good. We have become a bunch of self centered Mormons.

All the Mormons I know are libertarian.

And I know them through work, not politics.

funny - ron paul and his supporters were maligned

and marginalized by the likes of limbaugh, levin, hannity, and others for saying the same very things......

I am a little torn - because they have huge audiences and I am happy they are finally getting it.

Just imagine if Romney had won - they would be cheerleading

but either way - his message on this one is right

both parties have screamed fear for a long time to get whatever they want - regardless of the facts

so kudos Rush
but I still can't listen or trust you

They only "get it" when it is

They only "get it" when it is convenient for them.
They are never to be trusted. My hope is that there is a short drop from a sturdy tree awaiting them in the very near future.

"The United States can pay any debt it has because we can always print money to do that." — Alan Greenspan

true that!

and a double AMEN. The parties divide our country. Rush hasnt done a damn thing to advance conservatism. He hides behind his supporters, both in and out of politics. He is the Pauly D of Conservatism.

'Peace is a powerful message.' Ron Paul

If he was a real American

he would be ashamed of himself first.

Josie The Outlaw http://www.josietheoutlaw.com/

"What if the American people learn the truth" - Ron Paul

If he was a real American

he would have been ashamed a long time ago.

Isaiah 2:4
And he shall judge among the nations, and shall rebuke many people: and they shall beat their swords into plowshares, and their spears into pruning hooks: nation shall not lift up sword against nation, neither shall they learn war any more.