Border patrol snags Limbaugh

I’ve made no secret that as I pursue a career in radio, I look to John Carlson and Kirby Wilbur as role models of sorts. But Rush Limbaugh, not so much

Sources have confirmed to CBS4 News that conservative talk show host Rush Limbaugh has been detained at Palm Beach International Airport for the possible possession of illegal prescription drugs Monday evening.

Limbaugh was returning on a flight from the Dominican Republic when officials found the drugs, among them Viagra.

Limbaugh entered a plea deal back in April in a previous case where his charge of fraud to conceal information to obtain prescriptions was dropped under the condition he continue undergoing treatment for addiction.

Limbaugh had admitted to being addicted to pain killers on his radio program and had entered a rehabilitation program prior to that arrest.

I hope Limbaugh finally gets the addiction treatment he needs, and comes away with a newfound respect for human frailty. (Hat tip to Raw Story.)

Comments

  1. 1

    JDB spews:

    Rufus Limbaugh:

    Nope thousands of military ballots were mailed late in the 2000 election from Dade and Palm Beach counties.

    Got a single link to back you up? I thought not. More lies.

    Of course we all know about King county.

    Yep, every illegal vote ever proven was Republican or Libertarian. Another cunning plan. You are just full of it tonight, are you RL?

    But there’s good news Rufus Limbaugh, Bush’s time in Iraq the other week does count toward his National Guard service!

  2. 4

    JDB spews:

    For the Clueless:

    What is even funnier is that ACVR doesn’t even back up Rufus Limbaugh’s lie. Heck, I can’t find anyone with Google that backs up his lie.

    But, hey, it was truthy, so Rufus Limbaugh had to say it.

  3. 5

    christmasghost spews:

    it would be very interesting indeed to see what is in mr. goldstein’s medicine cabinet.
    goldy…your addiction to attention and alcohol are different from this how?????
    you have failed at everything you have ever attempted, and yet you attack someone who was wildly successful…and typical lib…kick him when he is down.
    this is why the dems will never be in the majority again.
    all your freudian slips are showing……….

  4. 6

    rhp6033 spews:

    Comparison of what would have happened if it were me, instead of Limbaugh:

    Upon attempting to enter the United States, the Homeland Security computers would have informed the officers that I was on deferred prosecution which did not allow me to leave the United States without prior permission. Such permission would not have been granted to me, if I had asked. The computers would have shown I was on deferred prosecution for a drug-related offense, and since I was returning from a country which is a “known drug source”, the officers would conduct a full search of all the passengers and crew of the private aircraft, their luggage, the aircraft itself, and possibly a full-cavity search of me, personally.

    Upon search, being found in possession of prescription drugs which were not prescribed to me, and apparantly already returning to the United States from an illegal trip abroad, I would not have been “detained” not for a few minutes while we discussed the matter. Instead, I would be “detained” for at least 48 hours, transported in handcuffs to the local lockup, while my file was placed on the desk of the local prosecutor, who will place an immediate “bail hold” on me, not allowing my release until he has time to review my file and decide if (a) I have violated the terms of my deferred prosecution (answer: yes), and (b) if I have illegally brought prescription drugs into the country which were not prescribed to me (answer: probably – charge him now, we’ll talk with his attorneys about it in a few months).

    So I’ll sit in jail for about 48 hours, whereupon I will attend a bail hearing. At the hearing the prosecutor will announce to the judge that I was on deferred prosecution for a drug offense, I had left the country illegally, and I was caught returning into the country with controlled narcotics in my possession for which I did not have a prescription. My attorney will try to argue that it was only a small amount of drugs and that the doctor provided them to me, at which point the judge will cut him off and tell him to save it for the trial. The prosecutor will point out that given my previous offense and status of deferred prosecution, I should be held without bail. He will paint a picture of me as possibly a major drug trafficker, the tip of which is only now being discovered. He will point out my access to a private plane and lots of money, and since I had already left the country once illegally, I am a flight risk. The judge will agree, and post an impossibly high bail.

    I will then sit in jail for the next sixteen months, awaiting trial. Because I lose my job after being gone more than a few weeks (if not for the arrest itself), I will soon have to rely upon a public prosecutor to defend me. The Public Prosecutor’s office is so underfunded that it will take months before someone can look at my file. Nobody gets around to calling the doctor to check out my story. The speedy trial rule doesn’t apply because my public defender waived it when he asked for a continuance because he hadn’t had a chance to look at the file yet.

    Sixteen months later I am brought to trial in jail coveralls and shackles. The prosecutor hasn’t called the doctor, but neither has the defense attorney. In fact, neither one of them has returned the dozen or so phone calls the doctor made to them. The prosecutor has an open-and-shut case, illegal departure from the country in violation of my deferred prosecution agreement, possession of controled substances with no prescription, attempting to import controlled substances into the country with no prescription. The defense intends to put me on the stand to argue that the doctor gave me the drugs (with no other corroborating evidence). Both know it won’t work – everyone in the court room hears excuses like that every day, in multiple cases.

    They strike a plea deal minutes before the trial begins – I will plead guilty to all offenses, the prosecutor will agree to request the judge to limit my sentence to the time already served waiting for trial (sixteen months). I take the deal, because otherwise (a) the prosecutor will ask for a continuance of at least six more months, and (b) I could get up to five years in prison.

    Now I’m out of jail, but I can’t vote, can’t hold public office, and I am not even eligible for federally funded student loans, and I have to put that I am a convicted felon on every job application. I also have to pay a substantial sum to the government to cover their “costs of administration” and fines, which is a difficult burden if you are now out of work and trying to find a job as a convicted felon.

    But that’s just what would happen if it were me. If it’s Karl Rove, then he gets “detained” for a little while at the airport, and then released, with the info forwarded to the prosecutors to act upon or ignore as they see fit. It will indeed be interesting to see how this plays out in the end.

  5. 7

    Daddy Love spews:

    janet S. @ 8

    Re: haditha

    it’s not the crime, it’s the coverup. Although ultimately they are also culpable if a crime has been committed, no one blames our soldiers for the lack of command and control they operate under. No one blames them for a governmental in institutional culture that condones and even promotes torture and other unlawful and/or unconstitutional mistreatment of Iraqi (and Afghani, and American) civilians. No one blames the soldiers for a yearlong coverup of the events in Haditha, where the Pentago even today still claims that the dead were killed by IEDs when most of the available information indicates shooting deaths.

  6. 8

    ConservativeFirst spews:

    Goldy are you trying to say that Rush Limbaugh is addicted to Viagra?

    I think the guy is pretty boring. I don’t listen to his show. He used to be funny and relevant about 10 years ago. Like most celebrities, espeically those on the air for 3 hours a day, 5 days a week 40+ weeks a year, their message gets tired and worn.

    Doesn’t it just bug you liberals that this burned out relic still garners better ratings than Al Franken?

    I think this is all “much ado about nothing”:
    http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/13577227/

    “This latest case may simply be dismissed if prosecutors can confirm with Limbaugh’s doctor that the prescription was indeed for Limbaugh, said Kendall Coffey, a former U.S. attorney in Florida.

    ‘It’s perhaps a little embarrassing but not highly incriminating,’ Coffey said.

    In addition, possession of Viagra is in a ‘completely different universe than a matter that would involve Schedule Two (controlled) substances such as OxyContin’ Coffey added.”

  7. 9

    My Left Foot spews:

    Michael @ 82

    There are federal laws about having prescription drugs that are not prescribed for you. Read the post again. This is why he was detained. They did not make this up just for Limpdick.

    Carl Grossman
    Democrat

  8. 12

    RUFUS Fitzgerald Kennedy spews:

    Of course you can read the major newspapers from St Louis or from Milwaukee to hear more lefty voting fraud. Those are the ones who got caught. Hehe

  9. 14

    REP Pat Kennedy [D-Bitchslap the Black Security Guard At LAX] spews:

    Yeah, by getting all those old Jews to vote for Buchannan. What a cunning plan!

    Commentby JDB— 6/26/06@ 9:55 pm [………………………………………Er, JDB, Democrat district, Democrat voting coordinator “guvment” hack, Democrat approved “butterfly” ballot, Democrat approved voting machines………And you liberal dumb asses blame Bush!!!!! Classic!! You are total dumb fuck idiots!!

  10. 15

    joel connelly spews:

    The story is about Rush Limbaugh. Why do you have three first-person references before getting around to the trouble he’s in?

  11. 16

    Reporterward spews:

    It will be interesting to see how this plays out. Less interesting the mentally-ill ramblings to follow below.

  12. 17

    Josef in Marummy Country spews:

    I’m a Republican and I find Rush Limbaugh nothing short of repulsive. Let him rot in jail! And let Ann Coulter marry him!!

  13. 18

    LeftTurn spews:

    HA HA HA HE HE HE HO HO HO !!! HA HA HA HE HE HE HO HO HO !!!HA HA HA HE HE HE HO HO HO !!!HA HA HA HE HE HE HO HO HO !!!HA HA HA HE HE HE HO HO HO !!!HA HA HA HE HE HE HO HO HO !!!HA HA HA HE HE HE HO HO HO !!!HA HA HA HE HE HE HO HO HO !!!HA HA HA HE HE HE HO HO HO !!!HA HA HA HE HE HE HO HO HO !!!HA HA HA HE HE HE HO HO HO !!!HA HA HA HE HE HE HO HO HO !!!HA HA HA HE HE HE HO HO HO !!!HA HA HA HE HE HE HO HO HO !!!HA HA HA HE HE HE HO HO HO !!!HA HA HA HE HE HE HO HO HO !!!HA HA HA HE HE HE HO HO HO !!!HA HA HA HE HE HE HO HO HO !!!HA HA HA HE HE HE HO HO HO !!!HA HA HA HE HE HE HO HO HO !!!HA HA HA HE HE HE HO HO HO !!!HA HA HA HE HE HE HO HO HO !!!HA HA HA HE HE HE HO HO HO !!!HA HA HA HE HE HE HO HO HO !!!HA HA HA HE HE HE HO HO HO !!!HA HA HA HE HE HE HO HO HO !!!HA HA HA HE HE HE HO HO HO !!!HA HA HA HE HE HE HO HO HO !!!HA HA HA HE HE HE HO HO HO !!!

  14. 19

    RightEqualsStupid spews:

    Oh man this is RICH! This pill popping, drug addicted, chickenhawk is nothing but a crook and now we see that like most republicans, he’s a LIMP DICKED crook! HE HE!

  15. 20

    BushWentAWOL spews:

    Where are all the righties talking about strict drug law enforcement? This puke piece of shit was caught red handed with a scripted drug and no script. Given the fact he’s on probation for drug abuse already, this should be a no brainer. He should be (and would be if he were anyone else) off to jail. Come on righties, talk to me about rule of law now you hypocrite sons of bitches!

  16. 21

    Goldy spews:

    Joel @1… because I’m a blogger, and writing first person is one of the joys of the genre.

    (Also, I guess, because I’m kind of embarrassed to make such a lazy post. I really don’t have much else to add to it, and I don’t particularly take pleasure from his personal tragedy. But I’m pretty sure my audience will.)

  17. 22

    Janet S spews:

    He is already on his way home. You guys are pathetic. I guess it is telling that you all are ready to declare someone guilty before knowing the facts. Must be why you like Murtha so much. He already has Marines condemned as murderers, and the facts are even out yet.

    So much for being the compassionate party. Isn’t it a mental condition to enjoy seeing someone else suffer?

  18. 23

    LauraBushKilledAGuy spews:

    Oh man oh man oh man. I always knew this asswipe punk was impotent in his mind. Now I see he’s dick limp to boot. Couldn’t happen to a nicer guy!

  19. 24

    Felix Fermin spews:

    I thought Goldy’s post was very compassionate and restrained: “I hope Limbaugh finally gets the addiction treatment he needs”. Yeah, that’s pretty harsh – shame on you. Goldstein!

  20. 25

    LeftTurn spews:

    You have to love it when the righties start screaming “innocent until proven guilty.” Where was all that shit during the non-stop attacks on Clinton. Fuck you Janet S you slimey cunt. You and yours get what they deserve and I absolutely LOVE this and WILL take pleasure in it. Your hero is a limp dick drug addict. Get used to it. Own it. Live with it!

  21. 26

    LeftTurn spews:

    We’re one step closer to getting this guy put into jail where he belongs. While republicans seem to think that laws don’t apply to them, old limp-dick Lush will find out they do, sooner or later.

  22. 27

    das spews:

    There is no cost to the leftprogressive journalists’ litany of protest about the neo-con oppression they are forced to live under. It’s all a big free lunch to them: trash the president without ceasing and complain that freedom of expression is curtailed, call his war a lie, deny the threat of terror while refusing to publish the Danish cartoons (and call yourselves “respectful” while your at it); expose and publish all the administrations’ efforts to keep us safe and squeal about the Big-Brother state. You live in a vaccume of having it all- living in total freedom while screaming continually about total oppression. There is something vey wrong with the left.

  23. 28

    LeftTurn spews:

    Remember when Limp Dick Lush said all white men caught with drugs should be jailed? He said that in a Playboy interview. Seems like he’s changed his mind? HE HA HE HA HO!

  24. 29

    LeftTurn spews:

    Yes Das it’s the left’s fault that your daddy, your hero, your god, Lush Flimbaugh is a limp-dicked drug addict. It’s Clinton’s fault. It’s the New York Time’s fault. Make up any story that gets you over the fact that your guy, your number one guy, is a limp-dicked, hypocrite, a draft-dodging chickenhawk and drug addict! You must be so very proud!

  25. 31

    Roger Rabbit spews:

    “I hope Limbaugh finally gets the addiction treatment he needs, and comes away with a newfound respect for human frailty.”

    Nah, just extradite him to the Dominican Republic and let their army handle it.

  26. 32

    spews:

    The Seattle Times article on this only mentions the Viagra, but Raw Story hints there were others. This sounds like it’s going to be interesting…

  27. 33

    Roger Rabbit spews:

    3

    Maybe there’s hope for you, Joseph — but have you asked Zits for a date yet? I’ll bet she’d spread her legs for you on the first date! She seems like the type.

  28. 34

    Roger Rabbit spews:

    7

    “I don’t particularly take pleasure from his personal tragedy.”
    Commentby Goldy— 6/26/06@ 7:30 pm

    Don’t be bashful, Goldy! Savor the moment. (bang! bang!)

  29. 35

    Roger Rabbit spews:

    8

    If he’s on his way home, it’s the Florida criminal justice system that’s pathetic. (Florida is the kind of state where people get all the justice they can buy.)

  30. 37

    WenG spews:

    The part-time Libertarian in me says so what, let freedom ring! Either somebody set him up or ICE is finally working to protect the world from all those dangerous aliens and haters with erectile dysfunction.

  31. 38

    Roger Rabbit spews:

    8

    “Isn’t it a mental condition to enjoy seeing someone else suffer?” Commentby Janet S— 6/26/06@ 7:30 pm

    If so, then every Republican on the planet is certifiably insane; but we already knew that, didn’t we?

  32. 39

    Roger Rabbit spews:

    Janet, how come you have all this compassion for Rush, but none for the innocent Afghans and Iraqs tortured and murdered by Americans?

  33. 40

    dj spews:

    Goldy @ 7

    Next time write it this way:

    We’ve made no secret that as we pursue a career (careers?) in radio, we look to John Carlson and Kirby Wilbur as role models of sorts. But we, for one, would never look to Rush Limbaugh…

    (Yes…I stole that last line from Blatherwatch Michael)

  34. 41

    Tree Frog Farmer spews:

    Limbaugh will eventually fade away like Billy Sunday or Father Coughlin. P. T. Barnum was right in saying the American public has a seemingly insatiable appetite for hokum. . .but they are fickle.

  35. 43

    Roger Rabbit spews:

    13

    “There is something vey wrong with the left.” Commentby das— 6/26/06@ 7:37 pm

    Yeah, we didn’t throw you bastards into concentration camps when we had the chance.

  36. 44

    WenG spews:

    Janet, I strongly suspect that Rep. Murtha does *NOT* suffer from erectile dysfunction. Clinton didn’t suffer from it either, This leads me to believe that any powerful man who can’t run it up the flagpole must be harboring sinners.

  37. 45

    sgmmac spews:

    Roger,

    You’re right, that’s why Terri Schiavo is dead and her wonderful husband is remarried.

    What do you expect for a state where they have found a man with a female alligator (literally) in his bed………..

    talk about hard up!

  38. 46

    RUFUS Fitzgerald Kennedy spews:

    Limbaugh will eventually fade away like Billy Sunday or Father Coughlin. P. T. Barnum was right in saying the American public has a seemingly insatiable appetite for hokum. . .but they are fickle.

    Commentby Tree Frog Farmer— 6/26/06@ 7:51 pm

    True but there will be someone else to take his place. Talk show host may come and go but conservative media will never go away. Get use to it lefties. Hehe

  39. 47

    WenG spews:

    No Rufus, you’re confusing media voices with people who hear voices. There is no cure for pathological narcissism.

  40. 48

    REP Pat Kennedy [D-Bitchslap the Black Security Guard At LAX] spews:

    MIAMI, June 26 /PRNewswire/ — Roy Black, Rush Limbaugh’s attorney, issued the following statement today in response to several inquiries by the media:
    While going through routine Customs inspection of luggage at Palm Beach International Airport upon his return from an international trip, Rush Limbaugh was detained by customs agents after they noticed a non-narcotic prescription drug, which had been prescribed by Mr. Limbaugh’s treating physician but labeled as being issued to the physician rather than Mr. Limbaugh for privacy purposes. After a brief interview, Mr. Limbaugh was permitted to continue on his journey.

  41. 50

    REP Pat Kennedy [D-Bitchslap the Black Security Guard At LAX] spews:

    20 million American listen to RUSH each week day! 20 million!!!! hehe, JCH

  42. 51

    WenG spews:

    One more thing. Lefties and righties are worthless monikers because we’ve moved beyond party politics and into the realm of delusional versus realist. You don’t need party affiliations to see that our Iraq presence is all about propping up our falling dollar. The “last throes” of capitalism, romantic stuff like that.

    The terror game is the moral equivalent of pulling wings off butterflies. What the whole show is about is protecting our currency and dying for dollars. Few on the “left” or “right” are talking about it.

  43. 52

    REP Pat Kennedy [D-Bitchslap the Black Security Guard At LAX] spews:

    Fact: The right OWNS talk radio! 100 to 1!! Commie libs hate this!!

  44. 53

    Smedley Butler, Brig. General, USMC, ret. spews:

    In the World War, we used propaganda to make the boys accept conscription. They were made to feel ashamed if they didn’t join the army.”
    So vicious was this war propaganda that even God was brought into it. With few exceptions our clergymen joined in the clamor to kill, kill, kill. To kill the Germans. God is on our side. . .it is His will that the Germans be killed.
    And in Germany, the good pastors called upon the Germans to kill the allies. . .to please the same God That was part of the general propaganda, built up to make people war conscious and murder conscious.
    Beautiful ideals were painted for our boys who were sent out to die. This was the “war to end all wars.” This was the “war to make the world safe for democracy.
    No one told them told them that dollars and cents were the real reason. No one mentioned to them, as they marched away, that their going and their dying would mean huge war profits. No one told these American soldiers that they might be shot down by bullets made by their own brothers here. No one told them that the ships on which they were going across might be torpedoed by submarines built with United States patents. They were just told it was to be a “glorious adventure.”

  45. 54

    howcanyoubePROUDtobeanASS spews:

    I wonder how much Pfizer will offer him to be an official spokesman… the rich get richer and the lefty’s whine… America is great!

  46. 55

    dj spews:

    J Craig Herman @ 38

    “Fact: The right OWNS talk radio! 100 to 1!! “

    Or not.

    I mean, there may be some markets where that is true, but most certainly not in Seattle!

  47. 56

    RUFUS Fitzgerald Kennedy spews:

    “Fact: The right OWNS talk radio! 100 to 1!! “

    Or not.

    I mean, there may be some markets where that is true, but most certainly not in Seattle!

    Commentby dj— 6/26/06@ 8:54 pm

    Well what do you expect from Seattle. This is a city who cant run a freakin school district. Dumbasses attract dumbasses. Hehe

  48. 57

    REP Pat Kennedy [D-Bitchslap the Black Security Guard At LAX] spews:

    dj…….100 to 1!! FOX, RUSH and the internet will get the message out, and you libs will howl and bitch but there is nothing you can do. Air America? Stealing money from poor black kids so that Al Frankensteinberg can make 7 figures. Very “slave” like to steal from blacks. hehe, JCH

  49. 58

    Harry Tuttle spews:

    13

    deny the threat of terror

    No, we are not denying the threat of terror, it is very real.

    What is fantasy, and thus objectionable, is the Bush administration reaction to it for the past four years.

  50. 59

    howcanyoubePROUDtobeanASS spews:

    My Pfizer stock has gone up 559.45% since I bought it… I wonder how much a Rush endorsement will add???

  51. 60

    Radio Programmer spews:

    20 million??? Like everything else you righties and your limp dick hero say, it’s utter fucking bullshit.

    Here’s the truth about limp dick’s numbers…

    As a former Radio Program Director I assure you I can take Arbitron numbers and spin them to say whatever I want.

    Limbaugh’s 20 million is the total number of possible listeners for a week. If you listen closely they actually say he reaches an audience of 20 million people every week. So does NPR but does that mean all 20 million are actually listening? Obviously not. Just because you can reach an audience with your signal doesn’t mean they’ll actually tune you in.

    Just for fun I’ll give Rush the benefit of the doubt here. Let’s say his total number of listeners in a week is actually 20 million people. Very impressive again right? Not so fast. That total is what is simply the number of people who tuned him in at one point or another during a week. That means that they added up the numbers from every show for a week and the total is where they got the 20 million. So in reality all the nut jobs that listen to him every day were counted 5 times in his weekly total. It does not mean by any definition that 20 million separate people listened to his show during a week. It simply means that the same people who listen over and over were counted 5 times. Imagine if we could find a way to make our vote count 5 times. Kerry wins in a monumental landslide!

    Now let’s break it down some more. Of the total listeners every day. Many of them may have only listened for 5-10 minutes or what is known as a quarter-hour. Doesn’t matter. They count towards the total. So now we have people who are listening for a few minutes being thrown into this very impressive total. They aren’t listening from 12 to 3 every day. They simply show up as a listener for at least 15 minutes. Now if you listen for only 30 seconds but you write it down in your little Arbitron diary guess what, Rush Limbaugh picks up antother quarter- hour. A person literally could have been listening by accident but they just happened to be an honest diary keeper and Rush gets their rating. Takes some of the shine off the whole thing don’t you think?

    The real number you want to look at is called the AQH. That is the Average Quarter Hour. That is where you might get a better idea of how many people are actually listening to Limbaugh. And the AQH will give you the true size of his audience.

    The AQH is the number of people listening during any quarter-hour of Limbaugh’s show. That’s the true audience and I promise you it’s not 20 million. Not even close. It might be 3 million and that’s pushing it. Still those are truly great numbers in Radio. Trust me, there are radio people out there who would sacrifice their family to a volcano for an AQH of 3 million. But it’s hardly the 20 million that Big Fat Rush would have you think it is.

    Let’s break it down some more. Limbaugh is on about 640 stations. So let’s take the AQH rating and see where we really are in terms of audience size.

    3 million actual listeners divided by 640 stations. That comes out to 4687.5 listeners per station. Obviously that isn’t how it works but that is the average number of listeners per station. Clearly a station in Cleveland will have a much larger total than one in Auburn, NY just because the markets are so different in size but you get the gist.

  52. 61

    RUFUS Fitzgerald Kennedy spews:

    Let see, great lefty Seattle talk show host. There was that guy who committed insurance fraud….. um whats his name. Can someone help me out here?

  53. 62

    LeftTurn spews:

    Yes it’s the liberal’s fault that Lush Flimbaugh, drug addict and probationer, can’t get his dick hard. We scare him!

  54. 63

    howcanyoubePROUDtobeanASS spews:

    Of course that pales in comparison with the 904.8% my Microsoft has gone up and the 698.54% my Intel has gone up…

  55. 64

    BushWentAWOL spews:

    Since allegedly 50 million people voted for the Pretender & Thief, that means AT LEAST 60% of republicans DO NOT listen to Lush Flimbaugh. So much for the big shot. Can’t even get that limp dick up. Now we know why all his wives come over to my house at night!

  56. 65

    LeftTurn spews:

    In case I forgot to mention it…

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  57. 66

    RUFUS Fitzgerald Kennedy spews:

    Radio programmer just gave us good insight why Air America and other lefty radio shows have thousands of listeners. They are all fake. Thanks.

  58. 67

    RUFUSSuxDick spews:

    Man I guess I won’t be able to suck Rush’s dick since he can’t get it up!

  59. 68

    LauraBushKilledAGuy spews:

    “Rush Limbaugh doesn’t learn. After all his trouble with his doctor shopping case, and his being under a deferred prosecution, he asks his doctors to put his viagra script in their name instead of his “for privacy purposes.” What will happen to him? The matter has been referred to prosecutors. Possessing drugs without a proper prescription can be a class two misdemeanor. It could revoke his deal. Any violation of the law could result in a revocation of his deal, which would mean he’d have to stand trial on the doctor shopping charge. The decision will be up to prosecutors…

  60. 69

    RUFUS Fitzgerald Kennedy spews:

    Of course why not have fake radio listeners when you already have fake voters. Hehe

  61. 70

    LauraBushKilledAGuy spews:

    Rush Limbaugh was detained for more than three hours Monday at Palm Beach International Airport after authorities said they found a bottle of Viagra in his possession without a prescription….

    So much for the (he only spent a few minutes talking to cops) BS! I bet the little punk bitch was freightened out of his puny mind! What a happy day!

  62. 71

    PSYCH-OP DEPARTMENT spews:

    ATTENTION: PERSONNEL CHANGE

    The persona known as “Das” is now inoperative due to ineffectuality.

    We here in the Psych-Op Department pride ourselves on creating personas that distract and destabilize terrorist cells such as Horse’s Ass. However, we have come to realize that Das works much better in snooty East Coast college towns than bastions of granola such as Seattle. Here, his rhetorical strategies are not successful because he comes across as too shrill, one-dimensional, and lacking in empathy.

    As a stop-gap measure, we will be increasing the coverage of our other specialists until we retool our strategy and introduce a new persona. Thank you for your patience.

  63. 72

    Janet S spews:

    25:
    “Janet, how come you have all this compassion for Rush, but none for the innocent Afghans and Iraqs tortured and murdered by Americans? ”

    Who are claiming is committing these alledged crimes? Our military? Are you implying that our troops are wantonly committing war crimes, or are you bringing up the same tired story of those who have already been prosecuted? Or are there Americans roaming the countryside wreaking havoc?

    You piously say you support our troops. Sounds to me like you are trashing the good men and women who serve this country. What a class act.

  64. 73

    JDB spews:

    Hey Rufus Limbaugh and JCH Rush Limbaugh [R- Drop your pants and lift your sack, this might pinch a little]:

    Amazing how quickly you believe what someone’s lawyer tells you.

    Three hours with a finger up your ass, just a normal day for JCH, Having it be Rush Limbaugh, priceless.

  65. 74

    dj spews:

    J Craig Herman @ 43

    “dj…….100 to 1!!”

    Nope. As usual, you are confused (or, more likely, demented–you should have gotten that syphillis taken care way earlier [he he]).

    The fact is Arbitron rating are only for commercial radio. Public radio is listed by the Radio Research Consortium, so someone must combine the lists to figure out total ratings for any given market. Quite unsurprisingly, public, community and college radio stations tend to lean left.

    BTW: A 2005 Harris poll found that NPR was the most trusted news source in the US.

  66. 75

    RUFUS Fitzgerald Kennedy spews:

    You lefties are jumping up and down for not. Remember Palm Beach was the district that tried to steal the election for Gore. We will have better insight as the week progresses and you lefties will be wiping egg of your face like you always do.

  67. 76

    RUFUS Fitzgerald Kennedy spews:

    BTW: A 2005 Harris poll found that NPR was the most trusted news source in the US.

    Commentby dj— 6/26/06@ 9:43 pm

    No that was the most subsidized news source. Great place for lefty news though.

  68. 77

    dj spews:

    RUFUS @ 62

    “No that was the most subsidized news source. Great place for lefty news though.”

    Nope…it was the most trusted news source. I don’t think Harris asked about subsidies. Of course, NPR isn’t really subsidized in any case, regardless of those wingnut burping points.

  69. 78

    BUST MEI AM A LYING CORRUPT REPUBLICAN BUST ME I DESERVE IT RUSH LIMPBALLS spews:

    “Too many whites are getting away with drug use. Too many whites are getting away with drug sales. Too many whites are getting away with trafficking in this stuff. The answer to this disparity is not to start letting people out of jail because we’re not putting others in jail who are breaking the law. The answer is to go out and find the ones who are getting away with it, convict them and send them up the river, too.”
    –Rush Limbaugh TV show (10/5/95)

  70. 79

    JDB spews:

    Rufus Limbaugh:

    Remember Palm Beach was the district that tried to steal the election for Gore.

    Yeah, by getting all those old Jews to vote for Buchannan. What a cunning plan!

  71. 80

    rwb spews:

    20 million American listen to RUSH each week day! 20 million!!!!

    Well, there’s 20 million candidates for the Darwin Awards

  72. 82

    rwb spews:

    Rush Limbaugh was detained for more than three hours Monday at Palm Beach International Airport

    If in the rare case your detention lasts more than three hours, you should consult your lawyer.

  73. 83

    RUFUS Fitzgerald Kennedy spews:

    Of course, NPR isn’t really subsidized in any case, regardless of those wingnut burping points.

    Commentby dj— 6/26/06@ 9:52 pm

    Well then they must get it from the boys club. Its got to be government funded or stolen from charity if it is lefty radio.

  74. 84

    JDB spews:

    Wingnuts, lets face it, best case scenario: Rush is a multiple felon who constantly lies and is a blatant hypocrite.

    Worse case scenario, he is just another limp dick chicken hawk Republican.

    (I know JCH, it sounds just like you.)

    Not much of a difference, I admit. But those are the only choices you have.

  75. 86

    dj spews:

    RUFUS @ 65

    “That and not mailing out military ballots. Old donk trick.”

    Awwwww…it is our adorable SORE LOSER Rufus whining about made-up shit again. Let’s all lift a toast to the whiner!

    Cheers Rufus! We love you even when you whine!

  76. 87

    My Left Foot spews:

    RE: Das @ 13,

    Dude, first of all, chill. Just because someone dissents, that dissent does not make them unpatriotic. Our friend, Roger Rabbit, has eloquently posted numerous times here just how patriotic dissent actually is. He has also posted the changes brought about by liberals that have improved our country and way of life. The problem is that the Right wishes to silence criticism and resist change. They are only interested in power, not service. RightWingNuts have forgotten that the government is here to serve the people and not the other way around. There is something wrong with the Right. Something very wrong indeed.

    By the way, before you post, try writing your post in Microsoft Word first. That way your lack of education won’t show when you spell VACUUM incorrectly.

    Carl Grossman
    Liberal, Patriotic and Proud!

  77. 88

    rwb spews:

    67:
    The bushies “caged” a bunch of black military voters and disenfranchised them. so fuck you

  78. 89

    RUFUS Fitzgerald Kennedy spews:

    71

    I am not whining, the right person won in 2000. Bush won Florida despite thousands of illegal votes for Gore. Geeesh.

  79. 90

    dj spews:

    RUFUS @ 69

    “Well then they must get it from the boys club. Its got to be government funded or stolen from charity if it is lefty radio.”

    Yes…RUFUS…chench you fists, click your heals together while saying it three times in a row…

    “Its got to be government funded or stolen from charity if it is lefty radio.” (*CLICK*)

    “Its got to be government funded or stolen from charity if it is lefty radio.” (*CLICK*)

    “Its got to be government funded or stolen from charity if it is lefty radio.” (*CLICK*)

    There, there, now, li’l Rufus. Does that make it all better for you?

  80. 92

    RUFUS Fitzgerald Kennedy spews:

    67:
    The bushies “caged” a bunch of black military voters and disenfranchised them. so fuck you

    Commentby rwb— 6/26/06@ 10:02 pm

    Nope thousands of military ballots were mailed late in the 2000 election from Dade and Palm Beach counties. Of course we all know about King county. Sorry you loose.

  81. 93

    LauraBushKilledAGuy spews:

    You can see why the moronic right wingers want to try to change the subject here. Their hero, their daddy, the man they base their right wing religion on, is a limp dick drug addict probationer who may finally be on his way to jail. ANYTHING to change THAT subject.

    By the way Rufas, sorry but Lush won’t be coming by to fuck you in the ass tonight. They took his little blue pills from him. HE HE!

  82. 95

    dj spews:

    RUFUS @ 74

    “Bush won Florida despite thousands of illegal votes for Gore. Geeesh.”

    Yes, li’l Rufus. You can do it with your magic heals. Clench you fists, close your eyes. Click ‘em three times, now and say it!

    “Bush won Florida despite thousands of illegal votes for Gore.” (*CLICK*)

    “Bush won Florida despite thousands of illegal votes for Gore.” (*CLICK*)

    “Bush won Florida despite thousands of illegal votes for Gore.” (*CLICK*)

    There…all better for you, son?

  83. 96

    My Left Foot spews:

    Das @ 13,

    Please define “neo-con oppression”. By the way, my free lunch (I am sure you mean freedom of speech) is guaranteed by the Constitution of The United States. Unless of course Republicans have their way and free speech will only apply to people who agree with the RightWingNuts.

    Das, go fuck yourself in the ass sideways with your computer. When you are done remember this: This message was brought to you and protected by the Constitution of The United States.

    Carl Grossman
    Liberal, Progressive and Pissed off at RightWingNUts. I will NEVER vote for another Republican.

  84. 97

    Michael spews:

    Is there a law against being in possession of a prescription drug that is not made out to you?

  85. 99

    YO spews:

    GOLDY YOUR RADIO SHOW IS A JOKE. YOUR A JOKE.ENJOY YOU WONT BE AT KIRO LONG.THE 11 PEOPLE WHO LISTEN CAN CARRY YOU ONLY SO FAR.

  86. 100

    REP Pat Kennedy [D-Bitchslap the Black Security Guard At LAX] spews:

    JDB, Will the Democrats again be sending Democrat trail lawyers to Florida to kick out the military votes and include the felons, the dead, and the “Upper East Side New York Jews” who vote in NY as well as Miami??

  87. 101

    REP Pat Kennedy [D-Bitchslap the Black Security Guard At LAX] spews:

    Hey Kennedys! Let’s head to Milwaukee and trash some Republican vans the night before the elections!! This really worked well before!!!

  88. 102

    RUFUS Fitzgerald Kennedy spews:

    I know that repub take voter fraud seriously and the dems do not for obvious reasons. The ACVR doesnt cover everything and is primarily focused on the 2004 election. In it you will see lots of democratic voter fraud from Philly,St Louis ect. Bush won by a lot more than 3-4 million in 2004. That is a fact.

  89. 103

    ArtFart spews:

    Re: #34…..”for PRIVACY purposes”? What the HELL?

    All the righties are screaming that BushCo’s illegal surveillance shouldn’t matter to “law-abiding patriotic citizens with nothing to hide”. Yeah, sure…so one of your great icons of virtue, on probation from a drug rap, is supposed to get a wink and a nod for having his doctor continue to write false prescriptions…so his adoring public won’t be burdened by the knowledge that he can’t get his little weenie to budge without chemical help? What a bunch of fucking hypocrites.

    And I shudder to think what he and his whoopie pills were doing in the Dominican Republic. Sounds like Brother Neil ain’t the only perv in that crowd.

  90. 104

    RUFUS Fitzgerald Kennedy spews:

    Hey if we run out of fun there we can always go to Ohio and give away crack for democratic votes. Hehe

  91. 105

    JDB spews:

    JCH Rush Limbaugh [R-Drop your pants and lift your sack, this might pinch a little]

    Are Republicans going to disenfranchise a lot of blacks again?

    Again, I note you have no links to support your syphilitic rants.

    Rufus Limbaugh:

    So you are admitting that there is not a single web site that backs up your claim of late military ballots from Palm Beach County?

    Wow, a Republican that admits the truth…, admittedly, only after lying about it, but, still, an improvement.

  92. 106

    RUFUS Fitzgerald Kennedy spews:

    91

    Leave it to a donk to blame a republican for their own hacks mistakes. Hehehe Ah classic. You donks dont have much amo when it comes to this subject do ya. Hehe

  93. 107

    REP Pat Kennedy [D-Bitchslap the Black Security Guard At LAX] spews:

    No voter fraud will EVER be investigated in East St. Louis, Philly, Chicago, Detroit, or Milwaukee because these are black districts and ANY questions would be racist. hehe, JCH

  94. 108

    Bunny spews:

    Uh, I think he bigtime understands human frailty. He’s walking that path right now, bub.

  95. 109

    REP Pat Kennedy [D-Bitchslap the Black Security Guard At LAX] spews:

    Are Republicans going to disenfranchise a lot of blacks again?

    Commentby JDB— 6/26/06@ 10:56 pm [JDB, Name one!! Provide the link. You are probably too bust trashing Republican vans in Milwaukee on Election Night to respond. [Would you like the link for the DEMOCRAT criminals in Milwaukee who did commit felonies?]]

  96. 111

    RUFUS Fitzgerald Kennedy spews:

    102

    But most of the ACVRs work refers to USDOJ cases. So I guess the USDOJ is part of the conspiracy to. Hehe

  97. 113

    RUFUS Fitzgerald Kennedy spews:

    liberal avenger? What the f…. hahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahaha

    And you call the ACVR partisan. Hahahahahahaha

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    JDB spews:

    ghost at 123:

    goldy…your addiction to attention and alcohol are different from this how?????

    Uh…., they are not against the law?

  100. 117

    RUFUS Fitzgerald Kennedy spews:

    Relentlessly optimistic. They must of started the diebold BS

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  101. 118

    RUFUS Fitzgerald Kennedy spews:

    Raw story????? Is that when you libs dont have enough time to cook up a lie so you serve it raw??? WTF Hahahaha

  102. 119

    Bunny spews:

    105: King County already took steps to keep black soldiers AND soldiers of any other color by mailing their ballots late.

  103. 120

    dj spews:

    We interrupt this silly comment thread for a public service announcement:

    When wingnuts have lost an argument, they spew lines composed of the letter h followed by the letter a. The worse they lose, the more lines of hs and as they spew.

    We now return you to the regularly scheduled playground brawl….

  104. 121

    JDB spews:

    Oh, here’s another link, just so you can wallow in your wrongness:

    http://www.thenation.com/doc/20010205/palast

    In Latin America they might have called them votantes desaparecidos, “disappeared voters.” On November 7 tens of thousands of eligible Florida voters were wrongly prevented from casting their ballots–some purged from the voter registries and others blocked from registering in the first instance. Nearly all were Democrats, nearly half of them African-American. The systematic program that disfranchised these legal voters, directed by the offices of Florida Governor Jeb Bush and Secretary of State Katherine Harris, was so quiet, subtle and intricate that if not for George W. Bush’s 500-vote eyelash margin of victory, certified by Harris, the chance of the purge’s discovery would have been vanishingly small.

  105. 122

    JDB spews:

    Investigators confiscated the drugs, which treats erectile dysfunction, and Limbaugh was released without being charged.

    The sheriff’s office plans to file a report with the state attorney’s office. Miller said it could be a second-degree misdemeanor violation.

    Limbaugh reached a deal last month with prosecutors who had accused the conservative talk-show host of illegally deceiving multiple doctors to receive overlapping painkiller prescriptions. Under the deal, the charge, commonly referred to as “doctor shopping,” would be dismissed after 18 months if he continues to submit to random drug tests and treatment for his acknowledged addiction to painkillers.

    http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/200.....hdA–

  106. 123

    wayne spews:

    I wonder if the ACVR ever applauded the conviction of the GOP official who sabotaged the democrat phone banks the same as they did the convictions of four stupid vandals who slashed some tires in Milwaukee?

  107. 124

    Daddy Love spews:

    Re: Limbaugh…

    SUH-WEET!

    As for “declare someone guilty before knowing the facts,” read the story. His ATTORNEY admits that Limaugh was carrying drugs not precribed for him.

  108. 125

    LeftTurn spews:

    Oops – if LimpDick Lush Flimbaugh is convicted of even a misdemeanor, then his probation deal could be off. HE HE!

  109. 126

    For the Clueless spews:

    ACVR? I’m reminded of Robert Palmer:

    Might as well face it (DOOFUS) you’re addicted to (right-wing) lies.

    Might as well face it (DOOFUS) you’re addicted to (right-wing) lies.

    Might as well face it (DOOFUS) you’re addicted to (right-wing) lies.

    Might as well face it (DOOFUS) you’re addicted to (right-wing) lies….

  110. 127

    rhp6033 spews:

    Gee, at 35 I said “Karl Rove”, instead of Rush Limbaugh. They look so much alike to me, sometimes I get confused.