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Lawyer: Fluke could ‘definitely’ sue Limbaugh for slander

An attorney says that Georgetown law School student Sandra Fluke could “definitely” sue Republican talk show host Rush Limbaugh for slander because she does not fit the legal definition of a public figure. On his radio show last week, Limbaugh called Fluke a “slut,” a “prostitute” and demanded that she…

Cenk bets $10,000 that Rush cannot prove massive audience size

Current TV host Cenk Uygur said Monday night that he would pay Republican radio talker Rush Limbaugh $10,000 in a “Mitt Romney-like wager” if he can prove his show’s frequent claim that they get up to 20 million listeners a week. “You know why the advertisers are leaving?” he asked.…

Pat Robertson: Tornadoes wouldn’t happen if enough people prayed

Televangelist Pat Robertson on Monday tried to deflect the blame for tornadoes away from God, saying people shouldn’t build houses in the Midwest and could prevent the deadly storms by praying. “God doesn’t send tornadoes to hurt people,” he said. “We call them acts of God, but they’re not. All…

Republican support of Limbaugh plummets in Georgia, Ohio and Tennessee

Republican’s view of conservative radio host Rush Limbaugh has fallen deeply in the wake of misogynistic remarks he made about a Georgetown University law student. Less than half of Republicans in Georgia, Ohio and Tennessee have a favorable opinion of Limbaugh, according to Public Policy Polling. The last time PPP…

Bioethicist: Jon Stewart is America’s greatest public intellectual

A bioethicist at Loyola University claims that comedian Jon Stewart is currently the top public intellectual in the United States, a position that has typically been attributed to Henry Kissinger. “Jon Stewart is our greatest public intellectual. This is no joke,” Dr. Kayhan Parsi wrote in an article published in…

Limbaugh: ‘I acted too much like the leftists’

Rush Limbaugh on Monday insisted that his apology for calling a Georgetown University law student a “slut” was “heartfelt,” adding that liberals were to blame for the whole incident. In a statement on his website over the weekend, the conservative radio host said he “sincerely” apologized to Sandra Fluke, who…

Four more advertisers flee from Limbaugh

Update, below: Tax Resolution Services, Co., Bonobos outfitters also drop Limbaugh The exodus of advertisers from Rush Limbaugh’s radio program continued Monday with Internet publisher AOL announcing that they are suspending further placements on his show following offensive, sexist comments he made about a law student called by members of…

Imus calls Limbaugh ‘insincere pig’ after ‘slut’ apology

Fox Business Network host Don Imus is calling Rush Limbaugh an “insincere pig” after the conservative icon begrudgingly apologized to a Georgetown University law student for calling her a “slut” and a “prostitute.” In a statement on his website over the weekend, Limbaugh said he “sincerely” apologized to Sandra Fluke,…

New revenue model elusive for U.S. papers: study

US newspapers are searching for a new revenue model in an era of falling circulation, declining print advertising dollars and free online competition. A study published on Monday suggests they have a long and difficult road ahead — although there are a few encouraging signs. The 16-month study by the Pew Research Center’s Project for…

‘Star Wars’ designer of Darth Vader, Chewbacca and R2-D2, dead at 82

Ralph McQuarrie, the cinematic designer known for the famous “Star Wars” characters such as Darth Vader, Chewbacca and R2-D2, has died at age 82, his website announced Sunday. McQuarrie, who died Saturday, collaborated with George Lucas on the original “Star Wars” trilogy in the 1970s and with Steven Spielberg on…

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