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KPUA cancels Rush Limbaugh radio show in Hilo
67AM KPUA News ^ | Monday, March 5th, 2012 | Chris Leonard

Posted on 03/06/2012 1:12:54 PM PST by LeoWindhorse

Hilo, Hawaii March 5, 2012: New West Broadcasting announced today that it is discontinuing the Rush Limbaugh program on KPUA AM 670 in Hilo, Hawaii effective immediately.

Chris Leonard, President and General Manager of New West released the following statement this morning:

“We have always encouraged spirited discussion about national and local issues on KPUA and from time to time those discussions may be deemed by some to be objectionable. We are strong believers in the first amendment and have recognized Mr. Limbaugh's right to express opinions that often times differ from our own, but it has never been our goal to allow our station to be used for personal attacks and intolerance. The most recent incident has crossed a line of decency and a standard that we expect of programming on KPUA whether it is locally produced or a syndicated program like the Rush Limbaugh show. [snip] As a result, we are discontinuing the Rush Limbaugh program on KPUA effective immediately.”

For questions or comments, email us at news@kpua.net

(Excerpt) Read more at kpua.net ...


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Dear Chris , I work for a major rent a car company here on the Big Island .For years I have been programming your station into each and every rental car I get in during the course of my work day . I have programmed literally 10's of 1000's of such rental cars

Effective immediately I will cease programming your station into any and all cars and I shall further re-visit the programming I have done and remove all pre-sets to your station .

Your discontinuance of Rush was a bad idea . It will have it's own costs

Bye bye

1 posted on 03/06/2012 1:13:03 PM PST by LeoWindhorse
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To: LeoWindhorse

Oh noes! Don’t tell me the radio stations have been taken over by commies too! /s


2 posted on 03/06/2012 1:18:55 PM PST by rawcatslyentist (BO Stinks! Like Mitts magic underwear!)
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To: LeoWindhorse

GOOD FOR YOU!!!...WOW....OUTSTANDING!


3 posted on 03/06/2012 1:19:31 PM PST by Guenevere (....We press on.....)
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To: LeoWindhorse
Nice job.

Tit for tat.

This is what will impress the "opposition" more than anything. Thanks Citizen!

4 posted on 03/06/2012 1:19:56 PM PST by China Clipper ( Animals? Sure I like animals. See? There they are next to the potatoes!)
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To: Guenevere
Hey Guenevere.

Do you have green eyes?

Like yours, m'lady, like yours?

Sorry, couldn't resist....

5 posted on 03/06/2012 1:21:44 PM PST by China Clipper ( Animals? Sure I like animals. See? There they are next to the potatoes!)
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To: LeoWindhorse

Good for you! THe hypocracy is blaring. He APOLOGIZED for God’s sake. And in my opinion, he didn’t have to. I have already told ProFlowers and Shari’s Berries I will never purchase their products again. They’re all going to feel the pain.


6 posted on 03/06/2012 1:22:22 PM PST by Hildy ("When the debate is lost, slander becomes the tool of the loser." - SocratesH)
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To: China Clipper

I learned this strategy from Andrew Breitbart

Now , you all , go out and GET SOME !.....


7 posted on 03/06/2012 1:23:09 PM PST by LeoWindhorse
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To: LeoWindhorse

Mahalo. :-)


8 posted on 03/06/2012 1:24:15 PM PST by left that other site
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To: LeoWindhorse

Translation: it gives us an excuse to dump the hefty syndication fee.


9 posted on 03/06/2012 1:26:40 PM PST by relictele (We are officially OUT of other people's money!)
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To: LeoWindhorse

I’ll bet Rush will get many more 24/7 subscribers now.


10 posted on 03/06/2012 1:28:56 PM PST by Mark (Don't argue with my posts. I typed while under sniper fire..)
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To: LeoWindhorse
We have always encouraged spirited discussion about national and local issues on KPUA

"But we changed our minds about this."

ML/NJ

11 posted on 03/06/2012 1:29:02 PM PST by ml/nj
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To: LeoWindhorse

“.....and have recognized Mr. Limbaugh’s right to express opinions that often times differ from our own....”

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I wonder if this liberal hypocrite EVER inserts that qualifier into his assessment of the propaganda dispensed daily by the CommieMedia.


12 posted on 03/06/2012 1:29:40 PM PST by EyeGuy (2012: When the Levee Breaks)
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To: LeoWindhorse

what are they, 50 watts? lol


13 posted on 03/06/2012 1:29:53 PM PST by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Pursue Happiness)
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To: rawcatslyentist

KAPU. Sounds like it stinks. Never knew how anti american socialist the islands were. Conspiracy to commit fraud regarding O’s birth certificate. Electing a certifide commie for governor. Now this. To name a few. I can take to gnarly looks from the pineapples but this is the last straw. Be a cold day in hell before I travel there again.


14 posted on 03/06/2012 1:30:11 PM PST by spawn44
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To: LeoWindhorse
Leo, good move.

As a radio veteran I can assure you that will get under their liberal skin.

Chances are they are libs and have long wanted to cancel Rush but didn't know how to do it in a way that would not cause an uprising in their audience.

Feigning ire at the names Rush called the Trojan Whorse gives them (they think) the excuse to let the audience down gently, you know, based on "civility" and all that.

However, the time slot will fall like a rock in the ratings without Rush on the air.

You did a good thing, Leo.
15 posted on 03/06/2012 1:30:30 PM PST by FrankR (You are only enslaved to the extent of the entitlements you receive.)
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To: Hildy

and good for you

My Sears accounts are CLOSED. They can KMA
Capitol One is the next to go. Imagine them being “outraged” over a Rush crude joke when they have a fine woman-respecting guy like Alec Baldwin pitching their brand

I have no need for the products or services of the other scared skunks slinking away from Rush but there are plenty of competitors if I do!


16 posted on 03/06/2012 1:30:30 PM PST by silverleaf (Funny how all the people who are for abortion are already born)
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To: silverleaf

Alec Bladwin Father of the year-he who called his daughter a Pig great dad


17 posted on 03/06/2012 1:35:08 PM PST by funfan (and his crew)
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To: LeoWindhorse

Chris,

Let us know how well that liberal rock soup tastes, after having to live off of sinking profit margins.

Your job is the bottom line and you’re failing.

You will be rewarded accordingly in the near future.


18 posted on 03/06/2012 1:35:13 PM PST by G Larry (We are NOT obliged to carry the snake in our pocket and then dismiss the bites as natural behavior.)
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To: Mark

Actually I think I wiil do that right now thanks for the info.


19 posted on 03/06/2012 1:36:39 PM PST by funfan (and his crew)
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To: LeoWindhorse

I stream Rush down here in Brisbane, Australia off an east coast station. People in HI can do the same; just hook up with a west coast station like KTTH out of Seattle. I think they’d be getting it around 7am.


20 posted on 03/06/2012 1:37:18 PM PST by SkyDancer
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To: LeoWindhorse

None so blind as they who will not see....

There is a huge conspiracy right now to drive Rush Limbaugh, and ALL commentary that supports the conservative point of view, from the air. They seize upon his words, looking for double meanings and hidden meanings behind those words, and say, “See! See! Bigotry, and hatred, and incivility!”

As if Rush invented the bigotry, the hatred, the incivility. All those were there all the time, but through the magic of projection, the faults of others are reflected and magnified upon those whom would be driven out.

But surprise, the world still turns, Rush still speaks, and a certain bewilderment befalls those who accuse him of improprieties. Why does Rush not simply crumple to the ground? Does he not understand the gravity of the charges made against him?

Sandra Fluke is an attention hog, greedily absorbing the spotlight, and acting the wounded innocent. But by her example, how many other young (and not so young) are encouraged to step up, point fingers, and say, “This is the devil who made me do it!”, referring to some authority figure, in a rash attempt to use some semblance of shame to force a confession of guilt from that authority figure? She who is without shame herself is in no position to force guilt upon another, and should be revealed as such.

Rush used language that was much too mild in describing Sandra Fluke. And for that, he need never to have apologized.


21 posted on 03/06/2012 1:38:33 PM PST by alloysteel (Are Democrats truly "better angels"? They are lousy stewards for America.)
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To: LeoWindhorse

Here’s their schedule for today and the rest of the week minus Limbaugh. They just threw away their best program and probably their only moneymaker. Fools.

3-6-12 02:00AM Wall Street Journal This Morning
3-6-12 04:00AM First Light
3-6-12 05:00AM Japanse Show with Taka
3-6-12 06:00AM CBS News
3-6-12 09:00AM America in the Morning
3-6-12 10:00AM ?
3-6-12 01:00PM Sporting News Network with Monty
3-6-12 07:00PM Coast to Coast with George Noory

http://www.kpua.net/search.php


22 posted on 03/06/2012 1:40:21 PM PST by smoothsailing
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To: spawn44

Wonder if genealogical records in Salt Lake City have any recent additions or deletions in the Honolulu section? Wouldn’t be funny to Mitt show up with a birth certificate straight out of the Utah archives?


23 posted on 03/06/2012 1:43:32 PM PST by ptsal (E)
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To: GeronL

670 10/10kW


24 posted on 03/06/2012 1:46:51 PM PST by LeoWindhorse
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To: LeoWindhorse

Another station will pick him up. No loss.


25 posted on 03/06/2012 1:46:57 PM PST by albie
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To: LeoWindhorse

Another station will pick him up. No loss.


26 posted on 03/06/2012 1:46:57 PM PST by albie
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To: LeoWindhorse

Reality check time.

What Limbaugh said wasn’t that big a deal and SF is not some poor little thing who wandered in off the street. She is an absurd leftist gender warrior.


27 posted on 03/06/2012 1:47:27 PM PST by Williams (Honey Badger Don't Care)
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To: smoothsailing

And broadcasting at 5,000 watts, it can probably be heard from across the street...


28 posted on 03/06/2012 1:47:55 PM PST by Mr Rogers ("they found themselves made strangers in their own country")
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To: smoothsailing

That schedule is a complete waste of good electricity.
There are 2 other AM and around 9 FM stations in Hilo.
I’m sure he’ll get picked up someplace else.

“Pirate Radio Operators for Rush” anybody?


29 posted on 03/06/2012 1:48:27 PM PST by Buckeye McFrog
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To: smoothsailing

The other station that dropped him was WBEC in Pittsfield MA (nr NY border)

statement
http://www.live959.com/STATEMENT-REGARDING-RUSH-LIMBAUGH/12468922


30 posted on 03/06/2012 1:49:10 PM PST by raccoonradio
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To: smoothsailing

My email to them -

So ah, what are you going to do to meet your financial goals?
Let’s see, how about Ed Schultz? No. He calls women nasty names too.
How about Bill Maher? Nah. He also calls women nasty names.
I could go on, but I think you get the idea.
Bad move on your part. Sorry for your loss.

3-6-12 02:00AM Wall Street Journal This Morning
3-6-12 04:00AM First Light
3-6-12 05:00AM Japanse Show with Taka
3-6-12 06:00AM CBS News
3-6-12 09:00AM America in the Morning
3-6-12 10:00AM ?????????????? - Bwahahahahahahahahaaaaaaaaa
3-6-12 01:00PM Sporting News Network with Monty
3-6-12 07:00PM Coast to Coast with George Noory


31 posted on 03/06/2012 1:50:08 PM PST by mark3681
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To: smoothsailing

KHVH radio 830 AM - Honolulu still carries Rush and that is audible over the entire State of Hawaii , but not Hilo side .


32 posted on 03/06/2012 1:50:21 PM PST by LeoWindhorse
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To: LeoWindhorse

Thank you!

You are Breitbaricus!


33 posted on 03/06/2012 1:51:43 PM PST by netmilsmom (Happiness is a choice)
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To: LeoWindhorse

You rock..!! Nice...!

It cuts to the core. It burns.

I know just what you’re feeling.

Good on ya.


34 posted on 03/06/2012 1:52:55 PM PST by gaijin
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To: LeoWindhorse

Fluke you, New West Broadcasting.

If you are publicly held, I’m accessing my Interactive Brokers account and shorting.


35 posted on 03/06/2012 1:53:29 PM PST by cicero2k
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To: netmilsmom

thanks ma’am

We should all be inspired by Brietbart. He taught us alot about how to fight back against these cretins . Hit them hard , and then stamp their toes on the way down . No prisoners

Now , off to work and get to some radio de-programming ;^)


36 posted on 03/06/2012 1:54:44 PM PST by LeoWindhorse
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To: netmilsmom

What’ll kill them worse than anything is when someone else picks Rush up and kicks the stew out of them.


37 posted on 03/06/2012 1:55:06 PM PST by King Hawk
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To: spawn44

“I can take to gnarly looks from the pineapples but this is the last straw.”

Hmmm...”pineapple” would be a racial slur, except racism is now enshrined in the Hawaii state constitution. IIRC, one doesn’t have full citizenship rights or something without provable Hawaiian ancestry.

Heard many reports about open hostility towards “haoles” and “malahinis”. Tourist guides giving angry lectures demanding “respect”. Beachgoers being confronted by locals declaring “this is our beach, not yours”.

With their yellowfanged radical governor and no U.S. flag at the state capitol, Hawaii needs to be handed over to the Japanese with apologies.


38 posted on 03/06/2012 1:59:49 PM PST by elcid1970 ("Deport all Muslims. Nuke Mecca now. Death to Islam means freedom for all mankind.")
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To: LeoWindhorse
Aloha Leo,

Just an aside, I've heard worse comments on the Dr. Dean Edell program throughout the years but he's a SF lib and immune to censorship......right?

Too much pilikia!
39 posted on 03/06/2012 2:03:10 PM PST by BIGLOOK (Keelhaul Congress!)
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To: smoothsailing

Wow that is an exciting lineup I bet they have trilllions listening. You know I bet these stations and advertisers think they will get attention so in a backwards way they are trying to get more listeners and or consumers what they don’t realize is most likey the people who are calling or signing petitions are living in the OWS tents.


40 posted on 03/06/2012 2:06:02 PM PST by funfan (and his crew)
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To: LeoWindhorse

Not surprised. We lived in HI for a few years. Totally socialistic place. We couldn’t tolerate it any longer.


41 posted on 03/06/2012 2:11:50 PM PST by MayflowerMadam (Don't blame me; I voted for the American.)
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To: GeronL

They probably use a pair of 45 Power amplifier tubes with an 866 jr. mercury vapor rectifier left over from the 30’s to put themselves on the air. Ohhhh I am dating myself :-)


42 posted on 03/06/2012 2:12:55 PM PST by jesseam
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To: LeoWindhorse

Here on Maui I get him on 1110 AM from 8 to 11 am. I think that is a Honolulu station. I checked this morning and he was on as always. I don’t listen there much anyhow as I get him streamed from Boston on my computer from 6 to 9 am.


43 posted on 03/06/2012 2:32:37 PM PST by fish hawk (Isa. 42:12 Let them give glory unto the Lord and declare his praise in the islands. (Maui))
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To: LeoWindhorse

btt


44 posted on 03/06/2012 2:50:37 PM PST by markman46 (engage brain before using keyboard!!!)
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To: LeoWindhorse

Probably a bad move financially.

Rush can be listened to online and anyone with modern technology, whether from their phone or car system can listen to him. They won’t be listening to KPUA.


45 posted on 03/06/2012 2:50:53 PM PST by School of Rational Thought (Fun for women ages 21 through 35)
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To: LeoWindhorse

I listen to RUSH on-line at Honolulu station KHVH whenever I miss the live show.

You can get it @ iHeartRadio.com or 830AM on the local Honolulu dial.


46 posted on 03/06/2012 2:51:47 PM PST by Beaten Valve
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To: SkyDancer

“I stream Rush down here in Brisbane, Australia off an east coast station.”
___________________________________________

Even better, I use DAR.FM (www.dar.fm) to record Rush while I am asleep, and play it back when I wake up at 6 AM. (Philippine time)
I can auto record most any radio station in the world.


47 posted on 03/06/2012 2:59:03 PM PST by AlexW
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To: AlexW

Same here. I use Radio-Locator.com - can pick up stations all over the globe. It’s a -15h from NYC.


48 posted on 03/06/2012 3:02:07 PM PST by SkyDancer
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To: netmilsmom

Breitbarticus!


49 posted on 03/06/2012 3:14:19 PM PST by muleskinner
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To: China Clipper
Blue..:)
..but Gonzo thinks they're green
50 posted on 03/06/2012 3:20:28 PM PST by Guenevere (....We press on.....)
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