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Sandra Fluke on Limbaugh: I was stunned, then outraged

Georgetown University law student Sandra Fluke responded Thursday to being called a “slut” by conservative radio show host Rush Limbaugh. “I guess my reaction is the reaction a lot of women have when they’ve been called these names,” Fluke said during an appearance on MSNBC. “Initially you’re stunned but then,…

Rep. Speier calls for boycott of Limbaugh sponsors

Rep. Jackie Speier (D-CA) on Thursday said that if the sponsors of Rush Limbaugh’s radio show continued to support his “hate mongering” then women should boycott those companies. “I rise this morning to say to Rush Limbaugh, shame on you,” she said on the House floor. “Shame on you for…

When we say they hate women, we mean they hate women

So, Sandra Fluke—Georgetown law student—testified in front of Congress about using birth control and the expense. The response from the right is to act like she’s the first woman on Earth to have confessed to having sex for reasons other than baby-making, and thus to call her the town dump.…

Limbaugh: Ron Paul ‘sounds like an Islamic terrorist’

Conservative radio host Rush Limbaugh reacted to news that Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) might have been detained by the Transportation and Security Administration (TSA) by saying that it would have made more sense if they detained his father, Rep. Ron Paul (R-TX). “Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul has been detained by…

Limbaugh wins Ed’s ‘Psycho Talker of the Year’

On Friday’s episode of “The Ed Show,” host Ed Schultz revealed that the winner of his “Psycho Talker of the Year” award for 2011 is none other than Republican radio host Rush Limbaugh — but it was still a close race. “You know, this was pretty tough,” he said. “We…

Romney: ‘A lot of us agree with’ Rush Limbaugh

Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney had some kind words for the influential conservative talk radio host Rush Limbaugh on Thursday during an interview with Time‘s Mark Halperin. During the interview, Romney was asked if he thought the often controversial radio host had too much influence on the Republican Party. “You…

Limbaugh: Michelle Obama shows ‘uppity-ism’

Another day, another unfortunate statement made by Republican radio talk show host Rush Limbaugh. On his radio show Monday afternoon, the controversial conservative firebrand supported some NASCAR fans booing Michelle Obama this past weekend, labeling the first lady a racial tinged adjective. “We don’t like paying million of dollars for…

Rush LimBLARGLE FARGLE

Rush Limbaugh neatly and concisely lays out the conservative position on racism today: liberals are terrible. The Politico and the mainstream media has launched an unconscionable, racially stereotypical attack on an independent, self-reliant conservative black because for him that behavior is not allowed. Now, if we had… I want to…

Rush Limbaugh’s ratings have fallen 30% in the last six months

by Jen Ortiz The just-released Arbitron report reveals that a lot less people are listening to right-wing talk radio. With a lull in ratings since November, Rush Limbaugh had a 3.0 share of listeners for his radio time slot, which is a 33% slide from October and from last April,…

Rush Limbaugh: Media exaggerates Japan disaster

WASHINGTON – Right-wing US radio host Rush Limbaugh said on his show Wednesday that the media is overplaying the nuclear crisis in Japan after last week’s 9.0-magnitude earthquake and tsunami. “We have all these people on the media who we’ve never heard of, never heard from ever before, making calls…

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