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True Fact; I Almost Never Watch FOX NEWS since that NOV.6.12 GrandPiano Dropped Down on my Head.
feb,13,2013 | san rafael blue

Posted on 02/13/2013 2:46:44 PM PST by San Rafael Blue

I used to watch Greta almost every weeknight. I made it my business to watch whenever "Our Sarah" was on, till The Fox Bosses decided to diss Sarah in order to make liberals like them (as if!). People in my household were under strict orders not to interupt me during what I called my "News Round-Up" on Sunday night with Mike Wallace. I used to listen to some Sean, some O'Reily. I never did like The Five, because a. I already see these same people during the day or overnight b. Beckle; need I say more. Beckle is one of the reasons I stopped making a point to see Hannity.

Now...I don't know. I no longer expect anything from Fox, nothing that is a true harbringer to change and improvement. We'll have to be content just to tred water till the mid-terms of 2016. I keep hoping for a conservative with 'heavy pockets' to start their own RED channel, one that is free and easy to access. Fox could use some real competition. Could be that we americans are so very fractured and balkanized as ever-changing mosaics of demographic groups, with few particular demos big enough, brand-loyal or predictable enough to be worthwhile. I sometimes feel a little guilty, as though I missed going to church.

Meanwhile, I have a 'temporary separation' with George Noory's Coast to Coast as well. I started listening to Art Bell back around 1992. I'm still interested in the Outer and Inner Spaces of existance, but Coast to Coast has become a bit too predictable. I still visit sometimes, but for now, I'm seeing other people, like Red-Eye Radio, which is political, but it's two mid-western guys with a fun delivery, and I don't yet know everything about them. Sometimes, I want to hear about Hockey, or fishing for smelt in the great lakes, or successful Charter Schools that are loudly praised and defended by concerned parents.

Call me in late 2014. I'm sure the closer we get to the mid-term election's, things will look more interesting. Maybe, Maybe a Tea/ Repub who is good, and polished and BOLD, and READY will challenge Mr. Boener and Mr. Preibus. Good fellows, both of them, but too mild mannered and easily thrown off base. Most americans are not wanting to line up and follow someone overly meek, overly compromising.

This is probably a good time for us conservatives to think locally, meaning, consider getting involved in your local City Council, visit the local Chamber of Commerce, or Traffic Court.


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1 posted on 02/13/2013 2:46:52 PM PST by San Rafael Blue
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To: San Rafael Blue

“As a life-long registered Republican and member of the NRA, blah, blah, yada, yada, huminuh, huminuh...”


2 posted on 02/13/2013 2:49:58 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet (I'll raise $2million for Sarah Palin's presidential run. What'll you do?)
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To: San Rafael Blue

Me, too........I was soooo disappointed I have stopped watching obsessively and hardly ever listen to Rush, Hannity and others anymore.......except Mark Levin.......


3 posted on 02/13/2013 2:50:52 PM PST by Red Badger (Lincoln freed the slaves. Obama just got them ALL back......................)
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To: San Rafael Blue

I have to admit the same. Nothing they have on is very important to me anymore.


4 posted on 02/13/2013 2:51:34 PM PST by ImJustAnotherOkie (zerogottago)
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To: San Rafael Blue

If you’re a writer for soap operas get a new line of work. :-)


5 posted on 02/13/2013 2:53:19 PM PST by jazusamo ("Mercy to the guilty is cruelty to the innocent." -- Adam Smith)
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To: San Rafael Blue

You haven’t missed much. Feigned outrage light. Oh, Bill O’Reilly has come out as a gun grabber supporting registration and limits (stealing) on “assault weapons”.


6 posted on 02/13/2013 2:54:55 PM PST by samadams2000 (Someone important make......The Call!)
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To: San Rafael Blue

Yeah, when Fox made the call for Obama during election night, Mom ran to the bathroom to throw up. George Noory is OK but no one can be Art Bell. Art Bell well, is Art Bell, he had his own way of doing things. If he knew he was being BSed by a caller or guest, he had the knack to keep things going by handing them the rope to hang themselves. He also knew what questions to ask plus every once in a while he talked about amateur radio as well. I’ve been in contact with Art Bell as well as a fan group on Facebook and there was a deal he might be coming back to radio buy not just yet.


7 posted on 02/13/2013 2:55:24 PM PST by Nowhere Man (Whitey, I miss you so much. Take care, pretty girl. (4-15-2001 - 10-12-2012))
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To: Red Badger

Yeah, I’m not as big on Rush and Hannity, I still get into Beck, Levin and Savage. Sometimes I think Fox jumped the shark although I like Fox Business and so does Mom. I think we are all just bummed out and burned out over the election, time to lick our wounds and go on.


8 posted on 02/13/2013 2:58:50 PM PST by Nowhere Man (Whitey, I miss you so much. Take care, pretty girl. (4-15-2001 - 10-12-2012))
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To: ImJustAnotherOkie

I find myself watching the Brady Bunch to escape everyday crappola. Fox News is on at work during midnights for background noise.


9 posted on 02/13/2013 2:59:12 PM PST by 1217Chic
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To: San Rafael Blue

Ditto.

Hannity is like a broken record, O’Reilly researches nothing on his own and takes everything from his staff as gospel. Only watch him when Miller is on.

I now find Greta to be the easiest to watch.

Would watch The Five more often, but anything with Beckel is an instant channel turner.


10 posted on 02/13/2013 2:59:49 PM PST by dmzTahoe
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To: jazusamo

You mentioned; If yr a writer for soap operas, get a new line of work.

Do you mean, one should not realistically expect a whole lotta changes when contemplating how the government or national politics is or is not working? Do you mean, So what else is new? Polititians are known to disappoint. If that was your meaning, then, yes, I understand you, they’re just people, like the rest of us. Even still, I hope for better, sometime down the line.


11 posted on 02/13/2013 3:01:56 PM PST by San Rafael Blue
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To: San Rafael Blue

Same here. After Megyn was giddy with excitement over Zero’s reelection, I realized it’s all just a game to them, and they are not even close to being one of “us.” Stopped watching them after the election. They can ALL go to he!! as far as I’m concerned.


12 posted on 02/13/2013 3:03:06 PM PST by Prince of Space (Be Breitbart, baby. LIFB.)
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To: San Rafael Blue

I sympathize with you, but

Why is this ‘news’, and in the News thread?


13 posted on 02/13/2013 3:03:33 PM PST by Sir Napsalot (Pravda + Useful Idiots = CCCP; JournOList + Useful Idiots = DopeyChangey!)
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To: San Rafael Blue

I too have pretty much dropped the Fox News Channel. They were very quick to call obama the winner, and seemed more pleased with it than anything.


14 posted on 02/13/2013 3:03:58 PM PST by null and void (Gun confiscation enables tyranny. Don't enable tyranny.)
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To: San Rafael Blue
Yep me too, cable (FoxNews) could quit and it would take me a few weeks to find out and think about getting it fixed.

I do spend a lot more time on FreeRepublic getting all the news that is fit to print.

15 posted on 02/13/2013 3:05:48 PM PST by EXCH54FE (Hurricane 416 "It’s one thing to make a law, It’s another to enforce it.")
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To: Nowhere Man

Art Bell as Lazarus? OOH, I can’t wait! I figured he simply needed a decade or two away from the pressures of running a program. I presummed that someone that popular would eventually miss being talked about.Hope it’s true.


16 posted on 02/13/2013 3:05:54 PM PST by San Rafael Blue
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To: ImJustAnotherOkie

Once it was confirmed to me by law enforcement that the media companies were all threatened and just saying what George Soros allows them to say, I have no interest in listening to any of them.

At least with Baghdad Bob there was some entertainment value. Somehow I just can’t find it funny to dance on the coffin of the America I’ve always loved. Feels about as good as a root canal but accomplishes nothing.

Count me out, Rush, Hannity, and everybody else.

The only one who really understands what’s going on with America and isn’t afraid to tell the story is Glenn Beck. But even he won’t tell the whole story, because he knows Obama is ineligible and was put in place by Soros’ communist-Islamist cabal and yet he is the worst at mocking those who also know it. So I don’t trust him either.

The country is dead and we’re all on our own. As long as people keep gingerly stepping over that big elephant in the room, I can’t believe a word they say about anything.


17 posted on 02/13/2013 3:07:12 PM PST by butterdezillion
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To: San Rafael Blue

Freudian Mike Wallace, huh? Since 12/2/12. Pretty chatty post. Hmm...


18 posted on 02/13/2013 3:08:07 PM PST by Chaguito
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To: San Rafael Blue
Ditto on FauxNews.

Used to watch it, daily. Cannot stand Beckel and Rove.

Since Sarah ditched FauxNews there's no need to watch, anymore.

19 posted on 02/13/2013 3:14:06 PM PST by Jane Long
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To: San Rafael Blue

Opus much?


20 posted on 02/13/2013 3:17:18 PM PST by GVnana
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To: San Rafael Blue
Too many conservatives are taken in by the leftmedia constantly referring to Fox News as a 'right-wing' network. Leftists on the internet routinely complain about Fox News and call it 'faux news' as way to ridicule what they can't destroy. In reality, Fox News simply gives the Republican POV a fair shake but it is far from being 'the conservative network' - because it can't be.

The secret of FNC's success is the fact that it actually makes an attempt to be, all together now: 'fair and balanced'. That isn't always possible but they try. However, were Fox News really conservative, as it's leftist critics claim, it would never be as successful as it is now. Just as MSNBC, which is down-the-line liberal gets small ratings, a Fox News network that trumpeted conservative values and only allowed conservative commentators and guests to appear would do better than MSNBC, I'm sure, but not as well as they do now, leading the cable news networks on a regular basis.

The reality is that Fox News is a business, not a subsidized right-wing mouthpiece that we could all agree with all the time. Besides, judging from the tone of some posts on FR, there are always those who find some politician, commentator, etc as 'not conservative enough' or 'wrong' on some issue or other. I'm happy to have Fox News. Not because they are so very conservative - they are not. I'm happy to have a TV news outlet that isn't 100% leftist all the time. Fox News may not toe the conservative ideological line for many but it's still welcome in my home because I understand what it is and do not put unrealistic expectations on it just because liberals rant and rave about how 'right-wing' the network is....only in their echo chamber.

However, complaining is easy and for some, enjoyable so those who find FNC 'too liberal' can certainly ignore them. Somehow, I suspect they'll survive just fine, offering a mild contrast to the left-wing rubbish we get on the rest of the (supposed) 'news' networks.

21 posted on 02/13/2013 3:19:53 PM PST by Jim Scott
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To: butterdezillion

Please elaborate on what law enforcement personel TOLD YOU about George Soro’s grip on and manipulation of our U.S. media. Many of us here would be most interested in what you were told and under what circumstances. You can use fake names or locations.


22 posted on 02/13/2013 3:20:57 PM PST by San Rafael Blue
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To: San Rafael Blue

*** GrandPiano Dropped Down on my Head.***

Were you looking for Bagel street while wearing a Susquahana hat?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=THZV5g1CNZM


23 posted on 02/13/2013 3:21:24 PM PST by Ruy Dias de Bivar ( Too old to cut the mustard any more.)
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To: dmzTahoe
Hannity is like a broken record

If he stopped saying "you know" every 5th word, he could cut his hour show back to 15 minutes.

24 posted on 02/13/2013 3:25:03 PM PST by llevrok (The only thing Obama has achieved are rapid executive orders.)
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To: ImJustAnotherOkie

I’m sufficiently distressed by what’s happening to our country that I find myself not interested in listening to anything much. I rarely watch Fox, I rarely listen to Rush (used to be faithful), and I really just feel like saying “wake me up in 2016” ( if we’re still around ).


25 posted on 02/13/2013 3:27:53 PM PST by JaguarXKE (Welcome to the new America.)
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To: San Rafael Blue

True fact, most people don’t care if you watch or not.


26 posted on 02/13/2013 3:30:17 PM PST by Krodg
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To: San Rafael Blue

Welcome to FR.


27 posted on 02/13/2013 3:30:45 PM PST by OKSooner ("Was it over when the Germans bombed Pearl Harbor? Hell No!!")
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To: JaguarXKE

Rush missed his chance to change the course of history years ago. If Paul Revere had Rush’ attitude, he never would have made the ride to rally the citizens... he would have spent all his time in the pubs preaching and complaining.

Haven’t listened to Rush in two years.


28 posted on 02/13/2013 3:35:30 PM PST by dmzTahoe
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To: San Rafael Blue
till The Fox Bosses decided to diss Sarah

You do know that her quitting Fox was her choice, right? It wasn't 'the bosses' it was her choice.

29 posted on 02/13/2013 3:35:39 PM PST by mnehring
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To: San Rafael Blue

I am still bitter over the election and haven’t watched that much news, period. All the talking heads are still getting their big paychecks at Fox News, so I don’t see the election impacting them much. A stupid electorate will do what it does best, vote stupidly, so a fat lot of good all the conservative talk out there is doing. I don’t even know what Rush has been saying these days.


30 posted on 02/13/2013 3:39:40 PM PST by mancini
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To: San Rafael Blue; jazusamo
I Almost Never Watch FOX NEWS since that NOV.6.12 GrandPiano Dropped Down on my Head.

Stop griping, you barely got a scratch! :)


31 posted on 02/13/2013 3:43:01 PM PST by smoothsailing
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To: JaguarXKE
I’m sufficiently distressed by what’s happening to our country that I find myself not interested in listening to anything much. I rarely watch Fox, I rarely listen to Rush (used to be faithful), and I really just feel like saying “wake me up in 2016” ( if we’re still around ).

Yeah, I feel like blasted of into space, frozen in suspended animation and when I come back, I'm in a different world. As I enter Earth orbit and see the changes, I'm not sure I want to come back but know I have to when my food runs out and/or my solar panels lose efficency and batteries get old. Welcome to the Planet of the Apes.
32 posted on 02/13/2013 3:43:24 PM PST by Nowhere Man (Whitey, I miss you so much. Take care, pretty girl. (4-15-2001 - 10-12-2012))
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To: San Rafael Blue
Call me in late 2014.

Only if you promise to stay away until then.......deal?

BTW, what should we call you, knucklehead or Mr. Dumbass?

33 posted on 02/13/2013 3:47:11 PM PST by Hot Tabasco (Jab her with a harpoon or just throw her from the train......)
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To: San Rafael Blue

Like many of you fellow FReeps I’m taking a hiatus from Fox and Talk Radio. Since last corrupution day the level of inner frustration runs too high and listening to Rush, Hannity, Levin and all seems to only increase it further.
For now I’m switching to more fun and interesting topics to explore. Scrooge politics to the high heavens.


34 posted on 02/13/2013 3:52:33 PM PST by tflabo (Truth or Tyranny)
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To: smoothsailing

ROFL!! Oh, the drama. ;-)


35 posted on 02/13/2013 3:52:33 PM PST by jazusamo ("Mercy to the guilty is cruelty to the innocent." -- Adam Smith)
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To: Red Badger

Me too. They seem to be part of the MSM now. I used to like Greta, but even she has become formulaic.


36 posted on 02/13/2013 3:52:59 PM PST by AdaGray (squi)
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To: dmzTahoe
Rush missed his chance to change the course of history years ago.

Well, if you can blame Bush then might as well blame Rush.............


37 posted on 02/13/2013 3:58:39 PM PST by Hot Tabasco (Jab her with a harpoon or just throw her from the train......)
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To: San Rafael Blue

There is no difference between Fox News and CNN now....none whatsoever. Only a PhonyCon with fantasy issues think they are different

And most of GOP Media is worthless Obama supporters.....with the way they attacked Obama Eligibility people....even after Joe Arpaio and his posse proved Obama released another bogus birth certificate. Many of the PhonyCon Liberals who covered for Obama on Eligibility will spend hours talking about Michelle O’s behind

Fortunately we still have decent conservative sites on line....but they even get attacked on here


38 posted on 02/13/2013 4:01:01 PM PST by SeminoleCounty (GOP = Greenlighting Obama's Programs)
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To: San Rafael Blue

I read your post. Yes I did. Then I clicked your FReep name and confirmed my suspicion:

San Rafael Blue
Since Dec 2, 2012


39 posted on 02/13/2013 4:03:10 PM PST by Responsibility2nd (NO LIBS. This Means Liberals and (L)libertarians! Same Thing. NO LIBS!!)
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To: 1217Chic

Ha Ha...Brady Bunch is what I have on right now!


40 posted on 02/13/2013 4:12:51 PM PST by ImJustAnotherOkie (zerogottago)
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To: San Rafael Blue

My dog likes Fox & Friends and Special Report.

He barks at Greta. I think it’s her squeaky voice.


41 posted on 02/13/2013 4:12:51 PM PST by paterfamilias
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To: mnehring

Gee, why did Sarah quit fox? The same reason we all did.fox is liberal and nothing more.hannity is a broken joke and sorry to say rush has been a disappointment as well.He needed to call out these rinos and libs(romney and rove etc)and the same shit happened again.Of course they say we all need to stay in the fight(listen to me so my paycheck keeps rolling in)but what else would they say.I say screw’em.


42 posted on 02/13/2013 4:13:52 PM PST by HANG THE EXPENSE (Life's tough.It's tougher when you're stupid.)
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To: San Rafael Blue

The GOP is down for a few small repairs ...

Buddy Miller: Worry Too Much

43 posted on 02/13/2013 4:16:55 PM PST by Liberty Valance (Keep a simple manner for a happy life :o)
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To: San Rafael Blue

I love these threads. “Those libruls at Fox! I won’t watch anything. In fact I haven’t seen a movie in 20 years... libruls in hollyweird....now get me my Lawrence Welk tapes to put in my VHS and Get Off My Lawn!!!


44 posted on 02/13/2013 4:24:38 PM PST by Blackirish (Forward Comrades!!!!!!!!!)
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To: San Rafael Blue

I stopped watching too. And the Megyn Kelly thing made me sick.


45 posted on 02/13/2013 4:25:31 PM PST by nolongerademocrat ("Before you ask G-d for something, first thank G-d for what you already have." B'rachot 30b)
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To: All

Our tv’s all came with these neat little buttons that turn the set off and on.

I quit watching most tv years ago, especially the talking heads.

Life is so much more relaxing these days. I get the news from FR. The rest of the time, I first turn the tv on when I go to bed each night. I watch either old movies, Home and Garden TV, or ID TV.

It’s much calmer in my house without some talking head yakking away all day long.


46 posted on 02/13/2013 4:27:08 PM PST by basil (basil)
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To: Responsibility2nd

It’s been a few years since we had cable TV and I can honestly say, I have not missed Fox News a bit. I got tired of the same people spouting the same inside-the-beltway nonsense and treating the decline of the country as if it were some kind of game. I’m done listening to the 24 hour play by play. That said, as conservatives, our naturally independent tendencies are a weakness when it comes to organizing a united front against statism. For this reason, we need outside the beltway folks like Rush to rally us.

By the way, feel free to check my join date.


47 posted on 02/13/2013 4:27:25 PM PST by ThomasSawyer (Democratic Underground: Proof that anyone can figure out how to use a computer.)
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To: San Rafael Blue

When I got my dish last year, I was quite pleased to see FOX for the first time in years. Since the election, however, I am now quite tired of it, especially seeing that fatso Beckel, and stupid Colmes.

I am still a Rush fan and get him and Savage via Dar.FM, a great service for recording any radio program for later playback. It is also recording Kook to Kook, which I find interesting at times, until they spew ET stuff.


48 posted on 02/13/2013 4:29:33 PM PST by AlexW
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To: 1217Chic
"I find myself watching the Brady Bunch to escape everyday crappola."

Same here. I can't take Hannity anymore; his repetitiveness drives me nuts. Greta has gotten boring for me, and when she brings on her criminal justice "expert panel" of clowns...ugh.

I get my news here. And any other TV is pure escapism. We look forward to Sundays and "The Walking Dead."

49 posted on 02/13/2013 4:29:53 PM PST by CatherineofAragon (Support Christian white males---the architects of the jewel known as Western Civilization)
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To: llevrok

I turn Hannity on when I get in my car to go home in the evening. If the “boot up your ass” guy sings, Hannity starts telling how humble he is, or Karl Rove is mentioned the radio is turned off. I very rarely make it from work to home with him on. My commute is about 10 minutes most days.

He needs to replaced. How Levin doesn’t include him as a “back bencher” is beyond me. A good time slot is wasted with Hannity’s RINO worship.


50 posted on 02/13/2013 4:38:47 PM PST by chickenlips (Karl Rove striking fear in donuts everywhere)
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