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Open the Champagne!!!

  1. lovemychris profile image79
    lovemychrisposted 4 years ago

    “The Rush Limbaugh Show” is leaving the dominant conservative talk radio station in Philadelphia, one of the biggest radio markets in the country.

    http://mediadecoder.blogs.nytimes.com/2 … ;seid=auto

    1. Hollie Thomas profile image60
      Hollie Thomasposted 4 years ago in reply to this

      I can imagine why you would want to crack open the champagne, LMC. But replaced by a Christian talk show, are they not trying to replace a stupid, hypercritical big gob with a Christian hypocritical big gob? Not that all Christians are big gobs, on the contrary. But some are just, umm.......

    2. American View profile image61
      American Viewposted 4 years ago in reply to this

      Yea nothing like never giving the whole story eh LMC. He is not being booted off the air.

      "It is unclear when the change will take place in Philadelphia. The company that syndicates Mr. Limbaugh’s show, Premiere Radio Networks, declined to comment.

      But Premiere has indicated that it will be moving Mr. Limbaugh to a new station in Philadelphia. Radio-Info.com reported on Monday that it might be WKDN, a Christian programming station that is expected to be turned into a news-talk station soon.

      To the untrained eye, it would appear to be a step down for “The Rush Limbaugh Show.” WKDN, with a 38,000-watt signal, is a smaller station than WPHT, which has a 50,000-watt signal. But WKDN is an FM station, while WPHT is an AM station, and Premiere has shown interest in moving its talk radio shows over to FM stations lately."

      So as you can see, this is part of a planned move to get all their talk shows o FM. Sorry LMC, you will just have to continue to listen to him in Phily

      1. Hollie Thomas profile image60
        Hollie Thomasposted 4 years ago in reply to this

        Hello AV, LMC may have given her opinion re this situation, but she also gave a link. It's not like she actually accused this person of anything, just pleased that he was going. Your comment was harsh, judgemental and without any real grounds.

        1. American View profile image61
          American Viewposted 4 years ago in reply to this

          Hollie,

          LMC said

          "“The Rush Limbaugh Show” is leaving the dominant conservative talk radio station in Philadelphia, one of the biggest radio markets in the country."

          Yes she did leave a link and that was most kind of her. But see, her statement was not accurate, in fact he is not leaving at all, he is mearly going to the FM dial.

          I have no problem with opinions Hollie, I think they are great, but this is not an opinion, either he is on the air in that market or he is not. Clearly he is. Do you not agree accuracy is much better than  a half misleading fact?

          Just for curiosity, please point out the harsh judgmental words I used. I never had the truth called that before.

    3. AEvans profile image71
      AEvansposted 4 years ago in reply to this

      Good. He was rude anyway and should have never made that statement.

      1. American View profile image61
        American Viewposted 4 years ago in reply to this

        He was rude. But again the point trying to be portrayed by the poster is Rush was being tossed off the air in Philly which is why she wants to pop the cork, When in fact he is just moving to FM in the same market, a decision made by his network over a year ago and it is for ALL talk shows, not just Rush.

      2. lovemychris profile image79
        lovemychrisposted 4 years ago in reply to this

        He gets away with so much---all of those talk-haters do. Then you mention farting, and those same people who support him have a fit!

  2. lovemychris profile image79
    lovemychrisposted 4 years ago

    Yeah....bigots don't play well on FM...that's more a rock and roll thing.

    Say---how many big-mouths does it take to open a champagne bottle anyway???

    Limbaugh: "If there is a war on women, it is happening and it is being directed from the White House with Obama as the generalissimo."

    ahahaha....Dis-Connect from reality. And he'll be the one leading the new/old Birther movement. Since you know--Obama is doing pretty well right now.

    1. Hollie Thomas profile image60
      Hollie Thomasposted 4 years ago in reply to this

      Since you know--Obama is doing pretty well right now

      Hence the bitterness of his opponents. Still, couldn't help myself re: the big gob statements. smile

      1. lovemychris profile image79
        lovemychrisposted 4 years ago in reply to this

        Have you seen the clip on the internet where Limbaugh is jumping around on the stage where he's talking?? OMG....funny every time you see it.

        Like my grandson says about me: He's got Jiggly's!

        1. Hollie Thomas profile image60
          Hollie Thomasposted 4 years ago in reply to this

          I haven't, LMC. But it does sound entertaining. When you can, could you provide the link, I'd really like to see it. smile

          1. lovemychris profile image79
            lovemychrisposted 4 years ago in reply to this

            Wish I knew where it came from. Olbermann used to use it. Little box in the corner of the screen with Limaugh bouncing around. But I have no idea where they got it.

  3. lovemychris profile image79
    lovemychrisposted 4 years ago

    Why don't you point out where I said he was being booted off the air?

    I posted the headline, and gave the link....kind of the usual way to do things, isn't it?

    1. American View profile image61
      American Viewposted 4 years ago in reply to this

      LMC,

      Right here

      "“The Rush Limbaugh Show” is LEAVING the dominant conservative talk radio station in Philadelphia, one of the biggest radio markets in the country."

      As you can see,, he is not leaving  the radio market at all, just moving to FM radio where i am sure you know there are more listeners. If  you did not mean he was leaving you would not pop a cork if he was just moving and we know that don't we. You have made more hateful comments about Rush than Carter had peanuts, and not that Rush did not earn some of them for he did.

      1. lovemychris profile image79
        lovemychrisposted 4 years ago in reply to this

        That is the lead paragraph of the article. I did not say anything about it, just posted it. YOU put that interpretation onto me to diss me, like you alway do.

        And from my experience, AM is the home of talk radio, FM is the home of music. I see this as a step down for Russsshhhhhhh, due to his demeaning of anything not white and male like himself.

        No one deserves a demotion more than that tub-o-lard potty mouth. IMHO

        1. American View profile image61
          American Viewposted 4 years ago in reply to this

          I did not post anything, you did you titled this thread did you not, Please for once someone on the left take responsibilities for your actions. I know it is a novel concept to you, but I promise you will live a better life learning to take responsibility.

          Sorry your experience is not quite accurate either. AM was the onlt source for music at one time As radio and stereo sound grew, they had to go to a different BAUD rate and Fm was born. Music stations all changed to Fm because it sounded better.  Now Everyone wants to be on FM, Am will be extinct in about 4 to 5 years, maybe even less. So as you can see, and was even stated in the article you posted but I guess did not read because of the title, this change has been happening and has so or years. Rush's Distribution company insisted all talk shows not just Rush Be on FM.

          So no demotion which breaks your heart, and you can twist it all you want to, but even the article you cited in your link does not back you up.

  4. lovemychris profile image79
    lovemychrisposted 4 years ago

    So, you say I said Russshhhhhh is being booted off radio, but the article I post doesn't even say that??

    Hmmmm, I site the article....post it for all to read......How is that avoiding responsibilty?

    And I have every right to see it as a demotion. It's called thinking for myself. Sorry, I don't see the world like you do.

    It's a matter of time befor he's toast, imo. When Focus on the Family went after Stern, it took years. But they got him.

    This time, it's a lot more than one Christian group who is sick of Russshhhhhh.

    1. American View profile image61
      American Viewposted 4 years ago in reply to this

      LMC,

      That"s the point, you made a claim the the article did not make. Glad you finally get it.
      You can see it as a demotion if you want to but here again is where you spin. The TRUTH is and it is even in the article you cite, this move was going to happen. The network is moving ALL talk radio shows to FM, all means even Rush. Whether the Fluke incident came up or not, it was going to happen, Whether Rush wins the Nobel Peace Prize, the move was going to happen.

      LMC you can have all the opinions you want, you can think Rush sucks, he is a windbag, he is radical, whatever, I am sure not many will disagree with you based on opinion. But you cannot take a fact like his station was going to move to FM for corporate reasons and then try to spin it as he was demoted, or he was removed from the largest market, when that is not what the facts are. He is still going to be broadcasting there.

      Its a matter of time before he is toast, of course that is true, all shows come to an end sooner or later. Nothing is forever.

      Yea they really got Stern, he makes as much money as ever. Real Effective. 

      Hey LMC, this has nothing to do with anything but I am curious form a females point of view. Do you remember Daran Kagan fron CNN? She was a very attractive journalist who had mornings and mid morning shows on CNN for many years. Anyway, She and Rush dated for a few years and I do not get it. Well you know what he looks like and what his personality is like, What did she ever see in him? I admit it broke my heart when she was dating him.

      1. lovemychris profile image79
        lovemychrisposted 4 years ago in reply to this

        You are making a big deal about my opinion, which I'm entitled to have..

        I didn't "claim" anything. I didn't scream Yay--he's being fired! Or Yay! He's being demoted! I said open the champagne. Then posted words FROM THE ARTICLE, and THE ARTICLE ITSELF.

        And yes--they did get Stern. And it angered me. Because he made my work mornings funny and enjoyable. He made me laugh every day.

        And these same people who had to destroy Howard have no problem with Rush, who tells a black woman to take the bone out of her nose and calls a white college student a sl*t.

        They mold the world, and force us to live in it. Puritan and joyless, because as the minister said at my cousins wedding: "Let us contemplate our worthlessness".....

        No thanks.

        And no, I don't remember Daran Kagan. I was probly listening to Howard when she was on. I know his first wife said all he ever did was lay on the couch, smoke pot and watch sports.

  5. Mighty Mom profile image91
    Mighty Momposted 4 years ago

    I see no distortion in what has been stated or posted.
    Limbaugh is leaving the AM station. True.
    Philadelphia is one of the dominant radio markets in the US. True.

    It is yet to be determined how going to an FM station impacts his listenership. I suppose loyal dittoheads will go wherever the hatred goes.

    Agree with LMC. In my media market, AM dial is for talkers.
    FM is for music.
    Except of course NPR is on FM.
    smile

    1. lovemychris profile image79
      lovemychrisposted 4 years ago in reply to this

      Thank you!

    2. American View profile image61
      American Viewposted 4 years ago in reply to this

      Wonder why NPR is on FM? I do not know your market, I just know AM is being phased out. All the sports talk shows are now on FM, almost every major market broadcasts the local  home sports on FM, ESPN is only on FM,

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    Hubert Williamsposted 4 years ago

    Y'all do realize that FM is a much clearer signal. After the change you will be able to hear more of what he says, more clearly, without all the interference. Except for the interference that is always heard from the far left. I don't think that broadcasting on a clearer frequency could be considered a demotion.

    1. lovemychris profile image79
      lovemychrisposted 4 years ago in reply to this

      AM is the bastion of talk.... FM is Hollywood. We'll see how long he lasts with a younger crowd.

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        Hubert Williamsposted 4 years ago in reply to this

        You might be surprised. Young people are much smarter than they were in 2008. And remember, AM was once the main stream of music.

        1. lovemychris profile image79
          lovemychrisposted 4 years ago in reply to this

          Hmmm, well, I have kids.....17, 27 and 29......racists and misogynysts just don't appeal to them. Now Howard Stern....him they liked! They can laugh about FartMan with the best of em.


          And I do not on any level equate Limbaugh with smart. Any numbskull can insult and deride. But that's just my opinion. Time will tell.

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            Hubert Williamsposted 4 years ago in reply to this

            I didn't say he was smart or that I agree with him. I very rarely listen to him. I just said that he could be heard more clearly on FM than on AM.

            1. lovemychris profile image79
              lovemychrisposted 4 years ago in reply to this

              "The Rush Limbaugh Show” is leaving the dominant conservative talk radio station in Philadelphia, one of the biggest radio markets in the country.

              In its place on the station, WPHT, will go “The Michael Smerconish Show,” hosted by Mr. Smerconish, a native of the city."

              Take what you will out of it.....I see this as talk radio finally saying: enough of that clown. He's bringing us all down.

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                Hubert Williamsposted 4 years ago in reply to this

                You could be right, We'll just have to wait for the numbers after the switch.

  7. lovemychris profile image79
    lovemychrisposted 4 years ago

    "In Philadelphia, WPHT is known as The Big Talker. They also broadcast Phillies games and other local college sports. It may not be "news" in your neck of the woods, but in Philadelphia, it's important. This station was one of the first to drop Benn Gleck, too."

    How's Beck doing in his new gig?

    Writing's on the wall.

    He jumped the shark. And he was given HUGE leeway.
    Finally---we stood up for our kids.
    Our daughters...who matter as much as our sons.

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      Hubert Williamsposted 4 years ago in reply to this

      Now you will be able to listen to more ballgames. That's one small step for mankind and one giant step for the Phillies. Happiness can now, finally, be achieved. (Don't boil over now I was only joking).

      1. lovemychris profile image79
        lovemychrisposted 4 years ago in reply to this

        I hate it when they do that.....I used to work sat nights, and always looked forward to hearing this guy Jay Diamond, or something. But everytime there was a Red Sox game--he would be pre-empted!! argh--happened all the time.
        That's one thing I remember about my grandfather....walking into his house, and he'd be there sitting in his favorite chair, smoking a pipe, listening to the Red Sox. That legendary announcer.....America is so great.

  8. lovemychris profile image79
    lovemychrisposted 4 years ago

    hmmm, maybe not so great....sad

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