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Wednesday, March 7, 2012

IT'S TIME FOR THE PONDEROUS PORCINE TO GO!

IT'S TIME FOR "THE DRUGSTER" TO GO!


Rush (the band) asks Rush (the human swine) to stop using their music.


Via a Bob Cesca’s Awesome Blog! Go! exclusive, Geddy Lee, Alex Lifeson and Neal Peart of Rush have asked Rush Limbaugh to stop using their magnificent music on his Hate Show:

Yesterday Anthem Entertainment and Rush (the band) spoke about Rush Limbaugh’s airing of its music on his show, and today we where informed that the legendary Canadian rock group has formally demanded that the Rush Limbaugh Program stop using its music on the air.

For years now, Rush Limbaugh has been playing Rush music as bumpers out of his commercial breaks, including the tracks “Bravado” and “The Spirit of Radio”. In fact, when Limbaugh attacked Sandra Fluke and remarked about seeing sex tapes of Fluke in exchange for birth control pills, Limbaugh was playing the popular Rush track “The Spirit of Radio” under his rant.

Thankfully, that ends today.

Here’s an excerpt from the letter (pdf) their lawyer sent the excremental talk show host:
The use of Rush’s music in this way is an infringement of Rush’s copyrights and trademarks. The public performance of Rush’s music is not licensed for political purposes and any such use is in breach of public performance licenses and constitutes copyright infringement. There are civil and criminal remedies for copyright infringement, including statutory damages and fines. [...]In addition, the use of Rush’s music in this manner implies an endorsement of the views expressed and products advertised on the show, and is in breach of not only copyright and trademark rights, but also, of section 51 of the New York Civil Rights Law.
Accordingly, we hereby demand that you immediately stop all use of Rush’s music and confirm that you will do so.
At least 45 advertisers have reportedly dropped their ads from Rush Limbaugh's radio show in the wake of his misogynistic attacks on Sandra Fluke.

Rush Limbaugh has been saying outrageous things for a long time and for a long time he has not been held accountable, this means society is partly the blame for this monster. If a man is allowed to act uncivilized in a land of laws and regulation, he therefore believes he has no one to answer too (but himself).

Rush has no fear of repercussion or consequences. NONE. That makes him very dangerous considering he has a big following. The fact of the matter is rich white people pay Rush Limbaugh to say what he says. Rush is only saying what they want to say, but are unable to do so in public. This is why Rush is not held accountable; despite the fact his words are offensive, incendiary and hateful.


Dating for adulterers: 

While most advertisers are pulling out quickly on the "drugster", one is willing to join the fray, enter Ashley Madison a website that pairs wannabe adulterers. Is there a more perfect sponsor for the man who has been married four times, a man who has “so much sex” that he was detained for having illegally obtained Viagra?





Since calling Sandra Fluke, a women’s rights activist, a “slut” and a “prostitute” - Limbaugh has felt a backlash like never before. At current count, over 40 advertisers have jumped ship from his show, despite his anything-but-heartfelt apology in which he blamed liberals for his actions.

Rush claims that losing 40 plus advertisers is like:
“Twenty-eight sponsors out of 18,000? That’s like losing a couple of French fries in the container when it’s delivered to you at the drive-thru. You don’t even notice it.”




The "drugster' suffers from diarrhea of mouth and constipation of the brain, and it's time for the ponderous porcine to remove his lard ass from the microphone!



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