Your Rush Limbaugh Echo for Tuesday, 4/10/12
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Opening: Who is surprised at Obama's $340billion?
Seg#1: Why did anybody believe Marxist Obama? ... We knew!
Congressional Budget Office delayed six years of health benefits to keep Obamacare, when voted on, under $1TRILLION. Lately, the CBO says it will be double, to $2TRILLION. House Republicans go bananas over the $340billion.
Then The Obama Regime announces they have hired new IRS agents to enforce it. $340billion in a year? That happens with entitlements every time. Good work from Republican Charles Blahous overseeing accounting practices.
I am stunned that anybody thinks $340billion is news! I am also stunned that anybody thinks Obama policies will fix Obama deficits. Folks, you are so far ahead listening to this show. [Rush is very passionate, taking loud and fast.]
((Clip-Obama: That is how we will pay for the plan. This is what you need to know (1) I will not add one dime to the Deficit; (2) We will find how to pay for it from existing programs.)) Why did anybody believe [this Marxist]?
We know what happens with new Liberal entitlements; and we knew about Obama before he went to the Oval Office. ((Archive-Clip-Rush: Lies, falsehoods, distortions, and called his opponents 'liars'.)) We knew Obamacare would bust the USA Budget wide open, and there are those even on our side now surprised.
The Regime is sticking with the Lie that their plans reduce the Deficit. It is the same gang that brings down unemployment. They make it up and know their sickifants in Media will report it as news.
Paul Ryan has been warning people for months about the huge deficit that will come with Obamacare; his is mocked and laughed at.
Even AP reports that Obamacare 'savings' is from double-counting Medicare cuts: The Regime counts it when they 'cut' it; and then recount it when they put it back in. CBO did that first, and now say it can't be done.
You know full-well this will cost $2Trillion, we will have Death Panels, [etc], if it is declared constitutional by the Supreme Court. Ask yourselves and your friends, "Why do we need 4,000 new IRS agents?"
If Obamacare were to increase the deficit, then it should never have passed.
>>> Budget reconciliation requires that Deficit not be increased .!.
ED: What does this tell you about supporting Democrats, then and now?
Seg#2: Ozzie Guillén looks Hispanic FYI // No sunset provision (fudging)
How many times in a day do you hear, "I can't believe so-and-so said that." "So what do you think of what Ozzie Guillén (Marlin baseball coach) said?" Castro would be pleased with our talk-police.
To get Obamacare through without a 'sunset' provision, they brought it in at $118billion under $1Trillion. Congressman Joe Wilson yelled, "You lie!" and look what happened to him.
> This new Welfare State entitlement never had a prayer of costing less.
DittoCam seems to be 'off' today, FYI.
Seg#3: 88million non-working Americans vs 82million living in Germany
Not only does Obamacare place a new tax/fine on the uninsured, it also puts a tax on 'high-end' people that have insurance already: hence, the 4,000 new IRS agents. $500million is diverted from somewhere to hire them.
Obama spoke at the same place as Winston Churchill to say: as founded, this country has never worked, meaning 'capitalism'. He thinks people cannot take care of themselves. "You're on your own" never works, he thinks and now says.
"Obama policies will fix the unfairness of over 200 years." It just begins.
Like he told the Russians, 'After Election 2012, I will have more latitude.' You see Social Darwinism in Communist countries where they actually eat dogs. This is how to understand every speech Obama makes. You should be scared to your wits end.
A chart is worthless on the radio; so I use different ways of persuasion. How do I illustrate the reality of unemployment? Romney should use this. RINOs need to be swept aside. The number of working Americans out of the work force is 88million, out of a population of about 300million, is larger than the population of Germany, 82million.
Jim Geraghty at National Review talks about the Buffett Rule and points out it will only raise by $5.1billion. So now The Regime changes their tune to "Fairness".
www.politico.com/politico44/2012/04/obama-to-push-fairness-buffet-rule-in-florida-120064.html If each federal agency cut by just 1% we would generate $33.6 billion — that is just paperclips.
>>> Cut agencies by 1% and save seven times the 'Buffett Rule' money.
Seg#4: Those who criticized Obamacare are being proven right
Investors.com has an article about IRS enforcers.
http://news.investors.com/article/607161/201204091855/obama-can-only-enforce-obamacare-with-irs.htm ((Reading: Boehner was laughed at and mocked when he criticized hiring IRS agents. Now he has been proven right, and the Obama Administration knew it all along. 500 Agents will tell the poor about free benefits.))
>>> How can you even say 2,700 pages of legalize is a law?
Segment#5: What do 4,000 IRS agents know that we do not?
> Not being reported: 4,000 IRS agents to enforce Obamacare.
Seg#6: IRS Agents will help you opt in when there are no other options
(Theme Music) Another lie, repeated often, "What is dragging down our economy is the growing gap between the ultra-rich and everyone else." That's a direct Obama quote. He believes it. The opposite is true, jobs need to be created.
There is no capitalism without capital and there is no capital without the rich.
AP and everybody is breathless about the $340billion added by Obama. It is outrageous what Obamacare does to doctors, healthcare, and our economy.
I know Jay Carney and Claire Shipman his wife. Robert Gibbs left to earn some money while there is some. Carney called me one day for a story he was doing. I saw him once at a national baseball game, Washington Redskins. He moved from Newsweek to spokes-kid for Obama.
((Clip-Carney: This is about enabling the IRS to assist small businesses.)) There is our answer: 4,000 new IRS agents to help small business. Did you know you would get assistance to comply with the mandate?
"Did you know you are missing tax breaks, because the law is that you must have some. Or if you are a really small business, we are here to provide healthcare insurance." It will be a friendly visit. "The Law requires it."
Snerdley is asking me some questions I can't answer. Suppose you are the coyote and having trouble catching the roadrunner? How would agents help? They will help you avoid the seductively low fine. Would people tell the IRS to pound sand?
The fine is set low for the first few years, purposefully. Insurance companies were early supporters because of the Mandate. They applauded. "My ship has come in, and I am at the dock." Whoa! If you sold Happy Meals, wouldn't you like the government forcing everyone to buy them? If you were GM, wouldn't you love it if everyone had to buy a Volt, by law.
What they didn't notice was the low-low fine; people will be fined rather than buy in. Then the fines will cost much more than the fines. But later, where do you go as the private industry has opted out? A state-run office. It will be the only place you can go.
If you don't, you will hear a knock on the door and you'll look through the peephole to see:
>>> IRS agents to 'help' you see how you can opt in, or else.
Seg#7: Companies will say to employees, "You are on your own."
The optional fine is 8% of the employee's salary. That will rise. Companies will give up their company plans. This is all part of The Regime's plan.
[Baseball fan calls in: The American Left loves what Ozzie Guillén said.]
> > > I'm with ya, man, that's all you need to know.
Seg#8: How will the Supreme Court justices rule on The Mandate?
Ozzie Guillén is Venezuelan and loves Hugo Chavez. Like Sean Penn, Leftists are jealous of the power of dictators. Ozzie has been fired a bunch of times and admires how Cuban Castro can hang in there. He criticized AZ.
Come criticize Romney and war-on-women, because of me.
Caller: If Obamacare is striked down, what happens to the agents?
They are government workers and will work elsewhere in Obamacare. A government job is 'forever'. They could try to replace The Mandate by giving Medicare to everybody. Or Obama could just ignore the court. They did this before with the moratorium on drilling in the Gulf of Mexico. It would be the biggest campaign issue ever, "Five Republicans on the Supreme Court just took away your healthcare, they don't care about you." Four rich White judges and one confused Black justice, uncle Tom, did this to you.
Leftist look forward to the opportunity. They never admit failure, like Global Warming. You could show cooling for 15 years and they still accuse you: "You have caused this massive destruction to Earth, but you can redeem yourselves if you buy a golf cart for your family car."
The Trayvon Martin caused happiness with race politicians. Normal people are not happy, but Leftist activist are. They then say, "You are to blame." It's your fault that polar bears have no place to live, even though the polar bear population is at an all-time high.
Turn your life into something meaningful, by buying a Volt. That's their technique: send you on a guilt trip on any of their issues.
>>> >>> They propel via feelings, not real life facts.
Segment#9: What we need is to save America
When you discuss this with friends and family, you should say the truth: "Five Supreme Court justices has just saved your private healthcare insurance." Your employer would have paid the 8% fine and you would have lost out.
People have been led to believe they could keep their insurance,
but it won't be there to consider.
Caller-gal: You changed my views. We saw Sarah Palin on TV.
The ratings of Palin on one day, defeated the Perky One for the whole week.
> > > And Tina Fey on TV hits an all-time rating low of 1.6 .
Seg#10: What can you believe that comes out of Drive-by Media ?
A buzz inside the beltway: Obama way ahead of Romney due to gender gap.
>>> Let's go back and see how accurate AP/ABC polls have been.
FLASH: just breaking :: . . . Santorum suspends his campaign.
Seg#11: God bless Santorum — he suspends his campaign
(Music) Obama can't lose? His numbers are in the tank, but can't lose?
Santorum has suspended his campaign, God bless him. It allows him to continue to raise money to pay off his debt. I don't know why. Negative ads drove Newt and others out; the women took care of Herman Cain.
[Rush Limbaugh goes back to relive the Republican campaign since last summer.] Historically, run to the right to shore up the Conservative base; and they move to the middle to go after the precious Independents to ride to victory. That has been what advisors have said since the burning bush.
Do not doubt me when I say establishment Republicans are embarrassed of Conservatives in the Republican Party, I'm talking about those in DC.
We had landslide victories in 2010 centered around an idea: Liberty and Freedom is what made USA great and will win elections. People saw America being tossed and they came together and were given a name. Media didn't tell the truth about the loss of 700 elected offices. It was expected that a presidential hopeful would arise and give Tea Party a face.
It was expected ideas would secure the WH, but that didn't happen. Instead, the Republican establishment made no effort to secure the support of Tea Party conservatives. It frustrated many who had high hopes. [Rush doesn't mention himself, but you can tell his passion.] Supporters of the more conservative-positioned candidates have seen negative ads.
Newt Gingrich saw the ads and was livid! His passion focused on defeating Romney, but switches his rhetoric now. There is a degree of sadness over the loss of conservative opportunity, viewing Obama's [hammer].
Remember how media on our side was going to throw in the towel and point to 2016 if Romney didn't lock it up in WI or somewhere. 'Get Jeb Bush in August.'
I just want to prepare you for something, maybe not now, but for later. I'll save it for various outcomes down the road. This is best judgment for now.
I don't know who the VP will be. Chris Christie is really talking against welfare recipients. From NewJersey.com ((Reading: entitlement society.))
>>> He's right, but a little late to speak out and say this.
ED: For women to vote for him, he could lose a little weight.
Seg#12: ED: Romney is a Conservative in his heat // unlike First Lady
Caller-MI: Santorum suspension is a sad day for America. Let's get USA back.
This is just what I was talking about. I'm under no illusions. Romney came by here and I met with him for half an hour. I mentioned to me he needed to 'shake things up' to save America for his grandchildren. He sounded just like you and I, about the Obama/Democrat threats.
Had you been in that conversation, you would not have doubted his conservatism. He sounded just like me. Will he stick with it? Contrast that with Obama, thinking America was founded to fail. Obama wants to redistribute.
Romney agreed with my position and agreed it had to stop. But last week Obama condemned something and Romney jumped in five minutes later to condemn the same thing. It was about women and golf tour in Augusta.
If Obama wins, the Republican establishment will once again blame us.
Of course, that would be bogus. Conservatism wins whenever tried.
>>> Grasp the opportunity to win a landslide against Obama.
Seg#13: YES, Now is the time to confront Obama
Great, great speech Santorum is giving [ED: Always too long from Santorum] Obama can now focus everything on Romney. It is one reason I wanted to delay the onslaught. So only Ron Paul is left and Primaries are 'over'.
How ideological will Romney be now? Will he continue to talk like a Conservative? It won't take very long to find out.
Obama Team will switch from the Buffett Rule to the Romney Rule. OWS has already prepared. It is time to put on the flight jackets and take off.
[Rush switches to reading and talking about the Chris Cristie's address.]
After three years, George W. Bush shows up and defends his tax cuts. ((Clip))
((Clip-Trump: I like Paul Ryan, but his plan is catastrophic at this time, for Republicans.)) So they caught up with Paul Ryan and read him the comment. ((Clip-Ryan: It is good to be honest with Americans. Obama has decided to punt, wait for Republicans to present the only budget plan and then attack.))
The only target must be Obama's lack of record and his destruction.
People have to be reminded. He is running as someone who hasn't shown up to do the job. "America hasn't worked and I'm the guy to fix it." It is incumbent on Romney (or our nominee) to point Obama out. Talk about America. Barack Obama sees America as a crime.
You can count on one hand any accomplishment that Obama cites; one of them will be Obamacare saving money. Countering will require confrontation, confidence, and a good Conservative candidate.
((Clip-Ryan: The problem is Spending; set to double, then triple. … get people back to work.))
>>> He's responding to people who say, "It is just not the time right now."
Seg#14: Rush Limbaugh likes conservative talking from Rick Santorum
If Republicans are not careful they can destroy themselves in the course of this 2012 campaign. I'll discuss it more tomorrow. [Infomercial on LifeLock.] ((Clip-Santorum: This race was important; I thank you, and God; not a negative campaign; reflecting hope.)) He spoke [on&on] ((Clip-on: I brought to this campaign what Lincoln did here: a country conceived in Liberty, etc.)) He refers to the Tea Party.
When this started, who thought Santorum could win 11 states.
>> >> >> Santorum never mentioned Romney by name.
Seg#15: Others will expand on why Rick Santorum got out of the race
As to why Santorum got out, I think it is pretty obvious: I don't think he could convince Newt to join forces with him and take this race out to Convention [August in Tampa FL] and I don't think he wanted to do that with Ron Paul.
He just saw he could not put a coalition together, and that was it.
>>> Rick Santorum saw no way forward.
Closing: Others will expand, I'm sure — See you tomorrow.
ED: Romney statement praises Santorum on his campaign, "a worthy candidate".
The delegate count from WSJ is currently at: Romney 661, Santorum 285, Gingrich 136, Ron Paul 51, and Huntsman 1 delegate. http://projects.wsj.com/campaign2012/delegates/
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• March 27: "The Today Show" covering the Trayvon Martin shooting aired a sound byte of George Zimmerman: "This guy looks like he's up to no good. He looks black."
Newsbusters busted NBC. In the unedited call, Zimmerman actually said: "This guy looks like he's up to no good. Or he's on drugs or something. It's raining and he's just walking around, looking about." The dispatcher then asked, "Okay, and this guy, is he white, black, or Hispanic?" Zimmerman answered, "He looks black."
• March 31: NBC told the Washington Post they'd investigate. Reuters reported there was "shock" inside NBC that its editorial controls failed.
• April 4: NBC released a statement, regretting the "error made in the production process," apologizing to their viewers, and promising to take steps to prevent a repeat of the "error."
• April 6: the New York Times reported that the producer involved in the "misleading segment" had been fired by NBC. And that, quote, "people with direct knowledge of the firing characterized the misleading edit as a mistake, not a purposeful act."
Even with all these new organizations, we still don't know the producer's name. Is he or she black, white, or a white Hispanic? Does the producer belong to a political party or civil rights group who did he or she vote for what radio or TV shows does he/she listen to? We don't know. We may never know.
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"There's a massive move on to try to make the literally devastating realities of this economy seem like no big deal. The media is working with the White House; the government is publishing phony data."
"We have a literal economic disaster on our hands. And while we have this literal economic disaster on our hands, we have Obama and the Democrats telling us that it's the fault of the way the country was founded."
"Obamacare is just a new tax, folks. A series of new taxes. That's all it is. It is not a health care bill. It's disguised as a health care bill to expand the size, the reach, and the scope of government and to have it as intimately involved in everybody's life as possible."
"Golf is such a mental game. I think they ought to make prisoners play it. It's so frustrating. It makes you so mad at yourself. It can make you so irritated. It would be the best form of punishment for people behind bars I could think of, to make 'em play the game and actually make 'em care about wanting to be good at it."
"There's nothing wrong with this economy that capitalism can't fix, but Barack Obama wants you to believe that capitalism has never worked in the history of America."
"Obama has been trying to make people despise the court, distrust the court. It's like everything else in reality that's happening to Obama, it's going in the wrong direction."
"The war on the economy is to make people think that 8.2% unemployment is equal to 5% unemployment. That five-dollar-a-gallon gasoline is the same as three dollars. They're trying to redefine the economy now, what we have now as the new normal."
"If there is a war on women, it is happening and it is being directed from the White House with Obama as the generalissimo."
"What Obama and the Democrats want you to believe is that we are in structural decline because of the failure of capitalism. We're not. We are in decline because of Obamaism. We are in decline because Obama is shrinking the private sector. We are in decline because Obama is spending us into debt."
"Government doesn't have any money, other than what it borrows or prints, but it doesn't have any money as a result of production. So whatever money it has to redistribute, it has to take from someplace."
"The only place the American left tells you that you don't need a photo ID is the polling place, and that's the only place where it's discriminatory to have one."
"There is no country in the world, there is no country in the history of the world that has the energy of the United States of America. You call it American exceptionalism or Yankee ingenuity, or whatever, but it's right there in our 200-plus-year resume. There's no holding us back if we're turned loose."
"Obama and the Democrat Party want you to think our economy is in decline because of its own structural failures and inabilities."
"What's happening here is that Obamaism has shackled all these new regulations, all of the spending. The expansion of government has to come from somewhere. It comes from the private sector shrinking."
"You know as well as I do that if there were a Republican in the White House and gasoline prices were where they are, higher than they've ever been, the last thing you would say is stories anywhere about how you are complacent and you're cool with it."
"The reason we're in decline is not because of the way the country was founded, not because of capitalism. We are in decline because of three-and-a-half years of drastically failed Obama policies."
"Disposable income is really what grows the economy. The money people have to spend that's in their pocket after they paid bills, taxes, and all that, that's vanishing because of the rising cost of gasoline."
"What does the IRS have to do with health care? It's a question everybody needs to be asked, particularly if you are one of these people who's bought into this notion that the only kind and compassionate people around are the Democrats and Obama, and that this health care bill is about getting you health care for nothing, or for very little cost."
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