Skip to comments.Rush Limbaugh: A Loving Brother and 'a Friend to Countless Americans'
Posted on 02/14/2020 3:44:24 AM PST by Kaslin
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In my instance, both definitions are accurate.
To say that rush is everyday is a compliment involving all sorts of superlatives
Of course. As long as it's grammatically correct ;-)
Grammar aside, I presently have a dilemma.
My everyday button down collar chambray shirt has severely frayed cuffs and a collar nearly worn through. It has an old company logo embroidered on it.
I have a new nearly identical shirt that has a National Sea Shore logo
Can the new shirt become everyday? Ahhh such problems does life present us
Someday Jimrob will be acknowledged for the similar miracle that he has performed on the Web.
I’ve spent more time here than listening to Rush.
Probably because I’ve NEVER failed to get through to comment.
God Bless Jim Robinson, and his thousands of compatriots!!
Well; there WERE a couple of timeouts - that I richly deserved.
That town is about 300 miles West of Cape Girardeau, but over the years
I've thought Rush and I probably had roughly the same exposure to education,
in our early years.
Back then there was a no-nonsense atmosphere. You minded your folks, and you
minded at school. Local authority was instilled. You did what a police officer
told you to do. You minded your elders.
We both went through the duck and cover drills, just the sort of thing that would
save our hides if the big one was dropped near us.
In those days teachers had pride in our nation. They taught us what a great nation
it was. We pledged allegiance. We played nicely with the other kids for the most part.
We heard our elders talk respectfully and proudly of the United States.
Loosely, I've kind of thought of Rush and I being a product of a generation of
middle America. We had sound values, a love of our nation, a love of our fellow man.
Leftists don't get this, but Rush isn't a racist, and neither am I. Both of us
are happy to see minority people be successful. One of my biggest pleasures to this
day is seeing a well grounded Black person demonstrate that they grasp and prefer
the same set of principles, that I do. Why? It's because they are the same middle-
class values. If they're running a business, or pushing an effort, I love
to see them doing well.
I've been listening to Rush since around 1988. Reagan was still president, and Rush
was championing his cause. Rush at the same time was championing my cause. I had
been listening to talk radio for a number of years before I ran across Rush, but when
I did, I realized Rush was a winner from the first time I heard him.
I'm not person who had to listen in every day. In fact I have gone for years in
between times when I listened to him. It wasn't that I didn't agree with him, it's
just that we agreed so much, it wasn't necessary. Could I have picked up some good
stuff from him then. Why sure, without a doubt.
You see, I'm grounded in the same beliefs that Rush is. I grew up in that
middle American fly-over country Rush did. He and I are identical at our core.
Have I always agreed with Rush on everything? Of course not. I saw some issues
differently than he did, but it wasn't Conservatism dogma related. It was government
corruption related. Rush didn't see TWA-800 the way I did.
There are other times when I thought he was a bit too forgiving of the Bushes.
Look, this didn't shake my faith in him. We are each our own person, and we're
going to have our own skew on things.
The one thing I do know, is that Rush will always be in my head. He will
never know it, but I'll be in his too, because the things I believe at my core,
Rush believes in.
We are in a way brothers of our time, sharing a common respect that was instilled
in us. We love our nation and our fellow man.
We both know that Capitalism and the bedrock values of our Founders and our
Founding Documents, the very foundation of who we are, is the best system on earth.
If you don't believe that, all you have to do is reflect on China in 1990,
and China today. Capitalism transformed that nation in under 30 years,
perhaps even 25.
Yes, the Communist Government is still what is has always been, but when China
wanted to come up to speed and become a global player, what system did they
implement to get the job done?
We have the rock solid fundamentals. Even the real Communists know it.
The idiot Left in the United States has never gotten Communism. They have this
romantic notion that equality will soon spread across the land and everything
will suddenly be fair. Well, it won't.
Rush and I grew up with the best object lesson a kid could ask for. We saw
the USSR and what it did to it's own people.
Rush is my brother from a different mother (and dad). I hate like hell to see
him having to deal with his illness. It sucks.
It not only causes me a sense of sorrow and loss, it causes me to face my own
Life comes and it goes. Rush and I have lived a good life. We got to observe
ventures into space. We got to live to seen Ronald Reagan. We got to see Donald Trump.
We shared so many experiences in our lives, public exposure to so much.
We got to see some of the best days of our nation, and perhaps some of the best
this old world ever had to offer.
I hope that Rush is around for another thirty years. I do because he has become
a fixture in my life. When I walk into the room I turn on the light. When I walk
by a radio when Rush is on, I flick on another light in the darkness.
Without Rush, there would be an empty space in my life, where something
incredible used to thrive.
When Trump is gone, I will need Rush to get me through, as he did after Reagan.
If ever something happens to him, we'll get through it, as he would.
It won't happen without incredible sorrow.
So we think warm thoughts. We ponder incredible wishes. We pray to God and
hope for the answer we want to hear/see.
I grew up in heartland Illinois across the way from Rush's Missouri....and I grew up with the same midwestern values as he.....and as an adult I listened to Rush's radio show from the onset and faithfully tuned into him virtually every day that I could over the following decades.
He was the one who seeded, rooted, nourished and blossomed my conservatism....and I'm forever grateful.
I wish you would send your outstanding tribute to him in a beautiful frame and enclose a note of thanks, love and encouragement to him from you, me and every freeper who is a member of this great forum.
We all owe so much to you...and we all love you very much, Rush.
Thanks for the Rush ping... he’s in my prayers...
I found RUSH due to my own unique environment.
It was 1990 and I was working the bombing ranges in AZ.
My employer was very cheap and all we had was AM radio in the service trucks.
I think it was KFI out of Phoenix.
God Bless you Rush.
Thanks. Simple, yet dead on target...
Thank you very much. I do appreciate your nice thoughts.
I will give your ideas some thought.
Maybe we can do something as a forum.
and I was further (farther?) east: Indianapolis
Bookmark and Ping.
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