At a town hall protest in San Diego over the weekend a town hall protester tried to say that healthcare reform is unconstitutional, but it didn't quite come out that way. He said, "I got a book here called the U.S.S. Constitution." Ahoy, matey, the U.S.S. Constitution may not give the government authority to reform healthcare, but the U.S. Constitution does.
It took less than a day for right wing talk radio to turn Ted Kennedy's death into an argument against the public option. While filling in for Lou Dobbs on his radio show Tom Marr said, "Yes there will be bureaucrat saying no, 77 brain tumor, bye-bye. Get the pills ready, get the pain killers ready." Of course, this is a complete lie.
On his radio show today, Rush Limbaugh defended his comparisons of Barack Obama to Adolf Hitler and the Nazis, but he also claimed to have never compared Obama and Hitler. That is interesting because here is some audio of Rush Limbaugh comparing Obama to Hitler.
On his radio show today, Glenn Beck gave his full throated support to Sarah Palin's claim that the Democratic healthcare reform plan creates death panels. He said, "That's quite a statement. I believe it to be true." Beck asked, "What would make her say there will be a death panel?" The answer is that Sarah Palin wants to be president in 2012.
On his radio show today Rush Limbaugh made the claim that President Barack Obama is inciting the violent protests against healthcare reform. Limbaugh said, "No incidents of violence until Obama's people showed up...He is out there inciting violence." Wait, so the people at these town halls who are screaming that Obama is a socialist were sent there by Obama. Wow.
On his radio show today Glenn Beck responded to Republican South Carolina Rep. Bob Inglis' statement that Glenn Beck is spreading fear, and people should turn off their televisions off when he comes on by saying that both sides are corrupt, and he said thank you to his fans for defending him, and he never denied spreading fear.
On his radio show today Lou Dobbs declared MSNBC the attack dogs for the White House. He claimed that MSNBC has manufactured a story against him. Dobbs said, "These people over at MSNBC have moved so far to the left they will do almost anything to hold in the good graces of the Obama White House." So, the White House and MSNBC are out to get Lou Dobbs?
On his radio show today Rush Limbaugh compared President Obama to The Joker in The Dark Knight. Limbaugh said, "The Joker in that movie took every opportunity to remake Gotham City...His goal was to undermine the whole current system and to effect the change that the people Gotham City didn't want." Did Rush see The Dark Knight?
Jon Stewart has now earned the wrath of Rush Limbaugh for getting Bill Kristol to admit on The Daily Show that government run healthcare works. Limbaugh said that Stewart is a sell out for using the military as healthcare example, because liberals like Stewart hate the military. Ugh, so now Rush is going after Jon Stewart.
On his radio show today Lou Dobbs got it all wrong when he praised Jon Stewart of The Daily Show for accurately reporting his Obama citizenship comments. The problem is that Stewart was making fun of Dobbs, not reporting what Dobbs was saying. Here is the audio of Dobbs and the video of Jon Stewart.
According to Broadcast and Cable media giant Clear Channel has already passed on the chance to give former Alaska governor Sarah Palin her own radio show. Clear Channel turned her down because they weren't sure that she could handle talking for 15 live hours a week. Palin might not find as many takers for her services as she thought.
On his radio show today, Glenn Beck stood by his claim that President Barack Obama is a racist, who has problems with white people. Beck said, "I deem him a racist based on really his own standard of racism." So a man that is half white has racial issues with white people. This makes absolutely no sense.
Today on his radio show Rush Limbaugh, went into full let's scare some old people about healthcare mode, as he told his elderly listeners that their medical costs were too high. "Limbaugh said people at a certain age with certain diseases will be deemed not worth the investment..." He laid out his vision of stopping healthcare by mobilizing the elderly against it.
Today on his radio show Glenn Beck went on a full blown paranoia bender by claiming that ACORN and Barack Obama are coming to silence him. Beck said, "I fear that there will come a time when I cannot say things that I am currently saying. I fear that it will come to television and to radio, and I will stop saying these things. "
On his radio show today Glenn Beck launched into a full blown defense of the healthcare industry, by calling COBRA the healthcare safety net. Beck called the middle class college graduate from Maryland that President Obama referred to in his remarks last night cheap and stupid for not having COBRA. Beck has no idea how expensive COBRA coverage is.
On his radio show today Rush Limbaugh was whining about being audited by New York state and NYC, when he said, Barack Obama has yet to have to prove he's a citizen. All he'd have to do is show a birth certificate." Limbaugh like the other birthers conveniently forgets that the United States government has already verified Obama's citizenship.
For some reason, Republicans keep letting RNC chairman Michael Steele near live microphones. Today, while guest hosting the Bill Bennett radio show, Steele said that he is working on a new game plan that will address issues in the black community by creating a "hip-hop storm" for the GOP.
On his radio show today, Glenn Beck argued that democracy does not work because voters have the ability to directly elect the president. Beck said, "This direct vote just put Barack Obama into office. Congratulations on that direct vote." The problem is that the United States does not directly elect the president, and the system isn't a direct democracy.
On his radio show today, Rush Limbaugh declared that Sonia Sotomayor butchers the English language more than George W. Bush if he got drunk again, but while criticizing Sotomayor, Limbaugh confused the terms providence and provenance, which made him look like a total fool. Check out the audio.
On his radio show today, Glenn Beck completely blew up at a caller, who dared to suggest that America needs healthcare reform. When the caller asked Beck what he would do about healthcare, and then mentioned the bailouts, Beck completely lost his mind. Check out the audio.