Started by Marc.Knight, March 17, 2011, 10:10:10 AM
Quote from: PB the Deplorable on February 04, 2017, 05:47:13 PMNo, but we're still allowed to have opinions, and voice them.Trump the person is a blustering jerk. He doesn't seem that bright, if he is he hides it well. He treats people very poorly, not a good trait for the nation's top diplomat. He doesn't have the temperament to be president. I still think this is going to end badly. Schwarzenegger badly. So far he's picking the obvious, low hanging fruit, and listening to his advisers to a certain extent, but he's already made predictable unnecessary heavy handed blunders - with our friends and trading partners in Mexico, our allies in Australia, and with the travel ban. He's going to need Congress to push his agenda through, and if he starts sinking, they aren't going to be on his bandwagon, they're going to try to save themselves.None of this is new.He's also Not Hilary, and being Not Hilary is the Number 1 job for the new president. If he learns to think before tweeting and speaking, to keep certain conversations behind closed doors, to let his people do their jobs and takes their advice, he can be a great president. His choice.
Quote from: zeebo on February 04, 2017, 06:08:22 PMOf all the conservative talk, Rush is my fave, mostly because he's got a dry sense of humor and a flair for the dramatic. He does not add to my tension or road rage levels while driving around. He's actually got some funny lines. And he doesn't sound as bitter or unhinged as some of the others, like Savage or Levin or the dreaded Beck. Whether I agree with his points or not doesn't really matter as I think he's fun to listen to either way, well in small doses at least.
Quote from: GravitySucks on February 04, 2017, 06:24:00 PMI started listening to Rush right after he started for the sole reason that his 800 number was the same as my office phone and Houston did not have 10 digit dialing yet. Made for interesting lunch time at the office. Had to just ignore outside phone calls for a couple of hours because we did not have caller id either. He is an entertainer.
Quote from: PB the Deplorable on February 04, 2017, 05:47:13 PMNo, but we're still allowed to have opinions, and voice them.
Quote from: PB the Deplorable on February 04, 2017, 07:07:22 PM...On the environment he just doesn't get it, period. Well, other than understanding ''man made climate change'' is BS.
Quote from: Lunger on February 05, 2017, 09:04:08 PMIt is! What else do you need to know in a political context?
Quote from: PB the Deplorable on February 05, 2017, 09:52:51 PMSeriously?We could start with fracking. An environmental nightmare. There is also the pollution and depletion of ground water / aquifers, habitat loss, over fishing. Our oceans are filling up with bits of plastic, they are dying, corals are dying, rainforest destruction, fertilizer runoff ends up suffocating everything in the water and creating dead zones, offshore drilling, pollution from manufacturing, mining, etc. That's a short list, and Rush Limbaugh plays down and doesn't give a hoot about any of it. He is so completely ignorant on the subject that he doesn't even realize the issues exist. We've done much towards ending the worst of some of it. We aren't strip mining thousands of square miles or sawing down entire forests anymore. Our air and water are cleaner than they've been in a century. But we are continuing unchecked in other areas, and other damage has slowed down but not stopped or reversed. People like Rush won't be happy until everything is black outside.
Quote from: Robert Ghostwolf's Ghost on February 05, 2017, 10:59:46 PM... fracking is just insane recklessness that's a disaster waiting to happen.
Quote from: Lunger on February 05, 2017, 10:51:40 PMExcept for fracking, which we've been doing for over 100 years ---- and now its a problem? none of that other stuff has really hit the political arena.I wish people would not be so easily swayed on the nebulous bullshit that will never be solved because its not a real problem in the first place ( read: AGW , fracking... ) and maybe concentrate on the problem that are solvable ( Read: Ocean trash islands )
Quote from: PB the Deplorable on February 05, 2017, 11:42:03 PMWe've become so much more efficient at fracking, and it's much more extensive.
Quote from: Lunger on February 06, 2017, 12:19:22 AMThat's a good thing. Everyone is saying that they cause earthquakes now. So what? The media makes it sound like each one is a Fukushima-type event when I've had trucks roll by my house that cause greater seismic activity.
Quote from: Σ> on February 04, 2017, 04:32:41 PMi learned long ago not to bother evaluating or emotionally inveseting in how/why someone's marriage ended. one can never really know or understand the closed door dynamics of someone else's relationship. but, again, this is more trump "the man" stuff, which, as i pointed out, is not what motivated people to vote for him in the first place... and didn't motivate people to abandon him. why? because this election was about saving western civilization, not whether trump is a nice guy or whatever.trump's use of eminent domain? i'd agree with you on that. i don't like property being taken just because the resulting project will generate more tax revenue. i don't believe that was the intent behind eminent domain laws at all.
Quote from: yumyumtree on February 11, 2017, 11:51:22 PMRush is a disaster when he ventures into the area of science, medicine or the arts. He explained once that he knew that climate change was a crock because of the people who were on board with it. To him, that was proof it was bogus. He explained that this is how he evaluates a lot of ideas--if people on the left support them, they must be wrong. This was a few yeare ago. I was shocked, and lost a lot of respect for him.Incidentally, he also believes that a lot of the people in recent protests are paid by George Soros. This is a popular idea with a lot of conservatives, but not proven.Not long ago he announced that fact-checkers, such as factcheck.org and Snopes are biased and not trustworthy. I'm sure a lot of George's guests agree. But it shows that Rush seems to be in his own world to a greater and greater extent.
Quote from: yumyumtree on February 11, 2017, 11:51:22 PMRush is a disaster when he ventures into the area of science, medicine or the arts. He explained once that he knew that climate change was a crock because of the people who were on board with it. To him, that was proof it was bogus. He explained that this is how he evaluates a lot of ideas--if people on the left support them, they must be wrong...
Quote from: yumyumtree on February 12, 2017, 12:18:31 AMThe 1994 Republican Congress made Rush an honorary member.I always remember that whenever people,including him, say he's just an entertainer. I know he says things to be funny, but if you had heard this monologue, I think you would have agreed he was serious...
Quote from: yumyumtree on March 03, 2017, 10:38:01 PMAnybody catch Rush saying that the Lords Prayer isn't in the Bible week before last?
Quote from: albrecht on April 18, 2018, 02:11:43 PM He was great though the other day in his opening monologue where he detailed all the connections- professionally, personally, sexually, and politically- between various personalities in the news media, who are whining about some connection between Trump and Hannity.
Quote from: Azzerae on April 18, 2018, 02:13:43 PMI don't believe I've heard it yet, its been a busy week but I'm gonna catch up soon. I'll probably hear it on podcast tomorrow.Rush is the best. I actually prefer him to Art, personally. Its no coincedence he's number #1.
Quote from: Gd5150 on November 20, 2018, 10:55:40 AMBecause of weather Rush couldnâ€™t make it to NY to induct Mark Levin into the Radio Hall of Fame, so yesterday he gave part of his speech on his show. Explained in detail the art behind being a great radio broadcaster etc... Iâ€™ve always found that subject interesting. Limbaugh was so ahead of his time. So many techniques that started on his show ended up in other talk radio. To me Art and Rush were the best, in the 90s when AM radio made itâ€™s huge comeback, there was no one better.Still like Rush, he keeps things interesting, entertaining, and not so stressful. His media analasis is spot on. His analasis of the lefts use of negativity, and his use of optimism is quite inspiring politically. And his sense of humor is great. He and Trump are quite similar in the way they needle the left. Little sarcastic stereotyping that drives the left insane. Thereâ€™s nothing better than seeing them respond like the little brainless Pavlovian dogs they are.Levin is an outstanding constitutional analyst and great for picking up real info on what is and isnâ€™t constitutional. He called the Russia collusion farce months before the sham was exposed wide open. Of course the brainless left is still pushing the fantasy, shocker. Style wise Levin isnâ€™t all that exciting. Not as stressful as Savage whoâ€™s just a flame thrower.
Quote from: Azzerae on November 20, 2018, 12:31:59 PMI dig Savage's stressful style. Rush can be too calm for me. Maybe I only listen to Rush because its the forbidden fruit.
Quote from: Gd5150 on November 20, 2018, 01:51:02 PMI like when Savage talks about eating experiences in the greater San Francisco.He has some great stories. His criticism of conservative commentators always comes off as jealousy, itâ€™s kinda weak. I like his philosophy on conservation and animal rights but rather than just promoting the cause in a rational way he ends up talking about himself and how his views make him so much better than his fellow conservatives. It just comes off as petty.