Daily Archives: March 2nd, 2012

Boycott Rush Limbaugh’s Sponsors to SHUT HIM DOWN

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Here is the List of current Rush Limbaugh Sponsors as of .I have tried to keep our list updated as sponsors come and go.

LIMBAUGH’S SPONSORS

Pro Flowers, Bill Straus, CEO(858) 638-4900 pr@providecommerce.com.

Sleep Train

Domino’s Pizza, Dominos J. Patrick Doyle, CEO 734-930-3030, Dominos Lynn Liddle, Investor Rel. (734) 930-3008  

Lending Tree:  704-541-5351 Web Form Email: http://www.lendingtree.com/

Life Quotes:  800-670-5433

e-Harmony:  626-795-4814; Fax: 626-585-4040 usersupport@eharmony.com

OnStar:  800-947-AUTO (GEICO)

Hotwire Corporate Headquarters:  877-468-9473 333 Market Street, Suite 100, San Francisco, CA 94105 advertising@hotwire.com

CARBONITE, Inc.:  617-587-1100 177 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115 david.friend@carbonite.com Direct Dial Office: 617-587-1100 EXT:1115

Select Comfort: 763-551-7460 d/b/a
Sleep Number Bed:  800-438-2233

The Neptune Society of Northern California Stewart Enterprises 12070 Telegraph Road, Santa Fe Springs, CA 90670

Oreck Corporation:  800-289-5888 100 Plantation Road, New Orleans, Louisiana 70123

Mid-West Life Insurance Co. Tennessee:  800-733-1110 9151 Grapevine Hwy, North Richland Hills, TX 76180 (Web banner ads on rushlimbaugh.com)

AutoZone Inc.:  901-495-7185; Fax: 901-495-8374 P.O. Box 2198, Memphis, TN 38101 investor.relations@autozone.com

Mission Pharmacal (Citrical):  800-531-3333 P.O. Box 786099, San Antonio, TX 78278-6099

LegalZoom 800-773-0888; Fax: 323-962-8300 Site has a Web Form Blue-Emu:  800-432-9334

Citrix Online (GoToMyPC) 6500 Hollister Avenue, Goleta, CA 93117 Phone: 805-690-6400; Fax: 805-690-6471 info@citrixonline.com

American Forces Network Contact Us: @MyAFN.net http://myafn.dodmedia.osd.mil/

ADDITIONAL: Miss America Pageant: Scheduled for January 30, 2010. He is to be one of the judges. Contact person is Sharon Pearce: sharon@missamerica.org

List of Radio Staions that Air Him http://www.rushlimbaugh.com/home/menu/rush.guest.all.html

FCC Consumer Complaint: http://esupport.fcc.gov/… Includes “Obscene or indecent programs” and “unfair/biased” broadcasts.

Syndicated By:  

Premier Radio Networks:  818-377-5300 http://www.premiereradio.com/ Corporate office:  15260 Ventura Blvd., Sherman Oaks, CA 91403

Clear Channel:  210-822-2828 http://www.clearchannel.com/ Corporate Office: 200 East Basse Road, San Antonio, TX 78209

Religious freedom rhetoric should not be a partisan tool

Santorum Wrong to Reignite ‘Freedom of Worship’ Controversy

By Judd Birdsall

2/29/2012

“Rick Santorum has a distinguished record as a champion of religious liberty, but he has tarnished his credibility by repeating a baseless accusation that President Obama and Secretary Clinton are subtly truncating America’s historic commitment to advancing religious liberty abroad.

At recent campaign stops in Michigan, Santorum claimed that as part of his “radical agenda” Obama “has not stood up for religious rights and religious liberty.” I served in the State Department’s Office of International Religious Freedom from 2007 to late 2011—under Bush and Obama—and found the current President and Secretary to be passionate, vocal, and active in opposing persecution. So what proof does Santorum provide for his claim? Use of the phrase “freedom of worship” in official remarks.”

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“…..it was actually President George W. Bush who expelled God from America—he employed the phrase “freedom of worship” scores of times during his presidency, much more than Obama. It’s telling that Bush never received a word of criticism, let alone the kind of conspiratorial derision directed at Obama, for using the phrase.”

More:

http://www.christianitytoday.com/ct/2012/februaryweb-only/santorum-freedom-of-worship.html

Conservative Christians = Southern Strategy = Racism (No Way Around It)

Gingrich pursues Southern strategy to break back into 2-man race: “While Mitt Romney and Rick Santorum flew to Washington state ahead of its Republican presidential caucuses Saturday, Newt Gingrich tended to business in his old stomping ground of Georgia”.

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What is “Southern Strategy”:

Quotes:

“You start out in 1954 by saying, “Nigger, nigger, nigger.” By 1968 you can’t say “nigger” — that hurts you. Backfires. So you say stuff like forced busing, states’ rights and all that stuff. You’re getting so abstract now [that] you’re talking about cutting taxes, and all these things you’re talking about are totally economic things and a byproduct of them is [that] blacks get hurt worse than whites. And subconsciously maybe that is part of it. I’m not saying that. But I’m saying that if it is getting that abstract, and that coded, that we are doing away with the racial problem one way or the other. You follow me — because obviously sitting around saying, “We want to cut this,” is much more abstract than even the busing thing, and a hell of a lot more abstract than “Nigger, nigger.” Lee Atwater, a political strategist for Ronald Reagan and George H.W. Bush, described the Southern Strategy in an anonymous 1981 interview

“For the last 40-plus years we had a “Southern Strategy” that alienated many minority voters by focusing on the white male vote in the South. Well, guess what happened in 1992, folks, “Bubba” went back home to the Democratic Party and voted for Bill Clinton”. Michael Steele, former head of the RNC, on the Southern Strategy

Southern Strategy

“In American politics, the Southern strategy refers to the Republican Party strategy of winning elections in Southern states by exploiting anti-African American racism and fears of lawlessness among Southern white voters and appealing to fears of growing federal power in social and economic matters (generally lumped under the concept of states’ rights). Though the “Solid South” had been a longtime Democratic Party stronghold due to the Democratic Party’s defense of slavery prior to the American Civil War and segregation for a century thereafter, many white Southern Democrats stopped supporting the party following the civil rights plank of the Democratic campaign in 1948 (triggering the Dixiecrats), the African-American Civil Rights Movement, the passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and Voting Rights Act of 1965, and desegregation”.

The “Southern Strategy,” fulfilled – When Ronald Reagan’s invoked “states’ rights” in 1980, it helped seal a massive political realignment

“It was under Nixon that the “Southern Strategy” was born. The idea was simple: Millions of white Southern voters who had been raised to vote straight Democratic tickets were feeling more and more alienated from the national Democratic Party. They were up for grabs — Goldwater had proven it. But Goldwater had also gone too far: His explicit rejection of the Civil Rights Act played well in Dixie, but made him a monster to the rest of the country. The trick, then, was to wink and nod at white Southerners with signals that were simultaneously nebulous and unmistakable. Instead of arguing against civil rights, Nixon talked about “law and order” and, later, busing. In the fall of ’68 his task was complicated by the presence of Wallace, who ran a baldly racist third party campaign and won five Southern states. But Nixon managed to peel off Virginia, North Carolina, Tennessee and South Carolina. He ended up with 301 electoral votes, but without those 43 from the South, he would have fallen short of the magic 270 mark”.

What Is the Southern Strategy?

“The Southern Strategy is the policy of the Republican Party in the United States to gain political support in the Southern section of the country. Politically, the concept generally uses themes traditionally supported by residents of the Southern states to win election in those locations. Since segregation continued well into the late 20th century in the region, the Republican Party officially attempted to utilize this wedge issue as a way of garnering support for their political faction in these states. In addition to the issue of segregation between white residents and African Americans, the party also utilized Southern values of religion, gun control and a distrust of counterculture to win votes. In the 1950s and 1960s, the Republican Party generally opposed desegregation and the Civil Rights Movement. This stance caused a major shift in the voting practices of the African American community to the support of the Democratic Party, the faction which helped legislate laws such as the Voting Rights Act. Party officials, specifically President Richard Nixon’s political strategist Kevin Phillips, understood that in order for the Republicans to win the Southern states, they needed to focus their attention on the Caucasian population”.

The Southern strategy was Richard Nixon’s campaign strategy to win the Southern United States for the Republican Party during the 1968 and 1972 elections

“In 1980, Reagan launched his campaign in Philadelphia, Mississippi, a highly symbolic move showing the Southern strategy was alive and well (that was the town infamous for the murder of three civil rights workers in 1964).  Reagan won with a combination of the Southern strategy and figuring out how to get the working poor angry at the welfare poor, and vote Republican”.

Is the Southern Strategy Dead?

“Since 1968, Republicans have exploited the racial and cultural resentments of Southern whites brilliantly. Their control of the White House for 24 of the last 40 years, and of Congress from 1994 through 2006, was rooted in the overwhelming support they won from Southern whites. The strategy was premised on the South’s distinct identity — that it was home to a more rural, less educated, more militaristic, more churchgoing, less tolerant, more racist white population than the nation’s other regions. It has worked like a charm in areas where Southern backwardness has been immutable. The problem for the GOP is that modernity, in the form of internal development, greater racial diversity, and migration from — oh, the horror — the North, has finally begun to alter the political identity of key Southern states”.

“Special Rights”: City Employees Paid for Attending Church on Good Friday

City Employees in Mansfield, Ohio Will Get Paid for Attending Church on Good Friday:

“The city of Mansfield, Ohio is offering Christian government employees a pretty sweet deal (PDF): On Good Friday, in addition to their lunch break, employees can take an extra hour to go to church.  Oh, and they’ll still get paid for that time.”

More:

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/friendlyatheist/2012/03/01/city-employees-in-mansfield-ohio-will-get-paid-for-attending-church-on-good-friday/

Christians Kill In Iraq Too

Student kills teacher at Christian school in northern Iraq: “An Iraqi student shot his American gym teacher to death and then killed himself Thursday at a private Christian school in the usually peaceful Kurdish north of Iraq. The shooting in Sulaimaniyah, the second largest city in the semiautonomous region of Kurdistan, came after a heated argument between the two at the English-language Medes School, local police said”.

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