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  • President Bush Honors Presidential Medal of Freedom Recipients [Dr. Anthony S. Fauci]

    08/15/2020 2:34:14 PM PDT · by conservative98 · 15 replies
    The White House President Geroge W. Bush ^ | June 19, 2008 | Office of the Press Secretary
    Three decades ago, a mysterious and terrifying plague began to take the lives of people across the world. Before this malady even had a name, it had a fierce opponent in Dr. Anthony Fauci. As the Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases for more than 23 years, Tony Fauci has led the fight against HIV and AIDS. He was also a leading architect and champion of the Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief, which over the past five years has reached millions of people -- preventing HIV infections in infants and easing suffering and bringing dying communities...
  • Photos: Image Surfaces Of Dr. Fauci With George Soros, Bill Gates Sr., David Rockefeller & More

    04/11/2020 11:30:30 AM PDT · by USA Conservative · 57 replies
    Right Journalism ^ | 04.11.2020 | Natalie Dagenhardt
    Former Rep. Ron Paul on Thursday called for the firing of Dr. Anthony Fauci, the infectious disease specialist leading President Trump’s medical response to the coronavirus pandemic. Mr. Paul, a retired doctor who ran three times for president during his decades in politics, also called Dr. Fauci a “fraud” and encouraged Americans to “quit listening to him.” The former Republican congressman from Texas made the remarks during an internet program he co-hosts, the Ron Paul Liberty Report, after Dr. Fauci slashed the number of Americans projected to die from COVID-19, the infectious respiratory disease caused by the novel coronavirus. The...
  • No, Rush Limbaugh’s Comments About Buttigieg Are Not Homophobic

    02/14/2020 4:10:14 AM PST · by Rummyfan · 77 replies
    The Federalist ^ | 13 Feb 2020 | David Marcus
    Conservative radio host and recent recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom Rush Limbaugh found himself in hot water Thursday over remarks he made about former South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg’s presidential campaign. In a nutshell, the fiery right wing superstar opined on how Democrats view the impact of Mayor Pete’s homosexuality in a potential debate against Donald Trump, who Limbaugh views as an alpha male. Here are the remarks in question: Then they’re sitting there and they’re looking at Mayor Pete, a 37-year-old gay guy, mayor of South Bend, loves to kiss his husband on the debate stage, and...
  • VANITY: The "Sacred Honor" of the Medal of Freedom

    02/10/2020 8:59:30 AM PST · by GOP Congress · 10 replies
    Self-Published | 2/10/20 | Self-Published
    About AOC's comment about the "Sacred Honor" of the Medal of Freedom, with specific regards to Rosa Parks: Check out one of her fellow recipients, along with Muhammad Ali, in 1986
  • I’m One Of The Luckiest People Alive

    02/07/2020 11:40:02 AM PST · by goldstategop · 38 replies
    Rush Limbaugh ^ | 02/07/2020 | Rush Limbaugh
    RUSH: What a week. What an incredible week. I mean, from beginning to end. And it’s still going. And there is still winning that’s happening today. Just incredible. And I’m gonna tell you something, folks. One of the things I’m gratified about — you know, I don’t like to brag, and I don’t like to say, “notice me.” But everything happening to the Democrat Party today, if you go back and you look at excerpts of the award-winning broadcast, go to, you’ll find that I predicted this implosion of the Democrat Party. And that’s exactly what it is. I...
  • Fact-checking Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on the Presidential Medal of Freedom for Rush Limbaugh

    02/07/2020 7:42:11 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 15 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 02/07/2020 | John Leonard
    Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-Cuba) couldn’t be bothered to attend the 2020 State of the Union address, but she somehow managed to find the time to record a short message harshly criticizing President Trump’s decision to award the Presidential Medal of Freedom to Rush Limbaugh in the wake of Limbaugh’s recent announcement of having advanced lung cancer.   On Instagram live, @AOC hits Trump for awarding "virulent racist" Rush Limbaugh a medal of freedom #SOTU2020 — Tom Elliott (@tomselliott) February 5, 2020   Instagram video screen grab via Twitter She begins her video reaction to Rush Limbaugh receiving the...
  • NBC Analysis: Trump giving Rush Limbaugh the Medal of Freedom was controversial -- and fitting

    02/07/2020 6:33:27 AM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 72 replies
    NBC "News" ^ | February 7, 2020 | By Jackson Katz
    When President Donald Trump bestowed the Presidential Medal of Freedom on ailing right-wing, talk radio icon Rush Limbaugh at the State of the Union, it wasn’t just a feel-good moment for his conservative base. It was also a gesture of thanks to a (fellow) media personality who helped set the stage for Trump’s astonishing political success. Limbaugh’s brash and boorish persona, and his belief that white, male cultural centrality is, to quote the title of Limbaugh's first book, “the way things ought to be," paved the way for the political rise of the bombastic media performer currently sitting in the...
  • Double Standards on Rush Limbaugh's Presidential Medal of Freedom

    02/06/2020 11:04:06 AM PST · by DeweyCA · 6 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 2-6-20 | Tyler O'Neill
    The Presidential Medal of Freedom, the highest honor a president can bestow on a civilian. Obama awarded the most such medals of any president, giving out 123. Many of Obama's recipients arguably deserved the award, including Bill and Melinda Gates, John Glenn, Stephen Hawking, Sandra Day O'Connor, and Sidney Poitier. Obama also gave the award to Republicans like former President George H.W. Bush. Yet a surprisingly large number of Obama's Presidential Medal of Freedom recipients turned out to be campaign donors for both Obama and his hand-picked successor, Hillary Clinton. At least 17 of his donors received the honor, including...
  • 'Never say never': Hillary Clinton holds out possibility of becoming Vice President if the Democrats win in November as she urges voters to follow Mitt Romney's example and kick Trump out of office

    02/06/2020 3:47:27 AM PST · by Libloather · 58 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 2/06/20 | Chris Pleasance
    Hillary Clinton has refused to rule out taking on the job of Vice President if the Democrats win the election in November. The former Secretary of State, who has run two failed campaigns to become president herself, said she 'probably won't be asked' to take the role by whoever becomes the Democrat nominee this time around. But, speaking to Ellen DeGeneres on her chat show, she added 'never say never' - recalling how she turned down Obama's offer of leading the State Department twice, before accepting the role and serving for four years. **SNIP** Instead, she said: 'You've got to...
  • Rush Limbaugh - The Best Friend I've Never Met

    02/06/2020 7:18:09 AM PST · by Kaslin · 17 replies ^ | February 6, 2020 | Chris Stigall
    A dear friend of mine once asked me years ago of Rush Limbaugh, “Is he a better conservative or a better broadcaster?” From time to time over the years, we have returned to that debate whenever we’ve marveled at a particular bit of news Limbaugh’s show has made or a particular monologue that was so good we texted back and forth like teens. “Did you just hear what Rush said?” The question isn’t meant to be answered. It’s probably why my friend and I love to engage in it so often. It’s our way of returning to a discussion of...
  • TMZ: Kirk Douglas, renowned actor and father of Michael Douglas, passes away at 103

    02/05/2020 3:31:38 PM PST · by DCBryan1 · 224 replies
    Fox 6 now ^ | 5 FEB 2020 | Katie DeLong
    LOS ANGELES — Kirk Douglas, renowned actor and father of Michael Douglas, with a decorated career spanning more than six decades, died Wednesday, Feb. 5 at 103, TMZ reported. Kirk Douglas’ health had been in decline. In 1996, he suffered a stroke, but recovered most of his faculties. TMZ reported Wednesday the last time he was seen enjoying life was in April 2019 when he was “camping” in his grandson’s backyard. Douglas appeared in a few minor Broadway productions in the ’40s but then put his career on hold and enlisted in the U.S. Navy in 1941. After several years...
  • Obama Awarded the Medal of Freedom to a Sex Predator, But Liberals Are Triggered by Rush Limbaugh's

    02/05/2020 8:05:23 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 59 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 02/05/2020 | Matt Margolis
    If you watched President Trump's State of the Union address, one of the more touching moments was when he recognized Rush Limbaugh, acknowledging his recent cancer diagnosis, and announced that he was awarding Rush with the nation's highest civilian honor, the Presidential Medal of Freedom, which was awarded to him on the spot by First Lady Melania Trump. True to form, liberals were outraged that such a high honor would be bestowed upon a man they've hated longer than Trump. "Oh FFS Rush Limbaugh getting the Medal of Honor [sic] is a low I sure wasn’t expecting," tweeted former Rep....
  • Rush Limbaugh receives Presidential Medal of Freedom during State of the Union

    02/05/2020 2:05:15 AM PST · by conservative98 · 80 replies
    C-SPAN on Youtube ^ | Feb 4, 2020 174 107 SHARE SAVE
    Rush Limbaugh receives the Presidential Medal of Freedom during State of the Union Address.
  • Congratulations Rush Limbaugh

    02/04/2020 10:35:45 PM PST · by Sequoyah101 · 50 replies
    Vanity | February 5, 2020 | Vanity
    Wishing Rush Limbaugh Congratulations and warmest regards upon the honor of his being presented the Presidential Medal of Freedom. He is as deserving of this honor as any ever have been. He is a great American. His spirit of determination, unflagging optimism, wisdom and love for this country are an inspiration to millions.
  • Trump gives Presidential Medal of Freedom to racing icon Roger Penske

    10/24/2019 6:00:35 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 21 replies
    Fox News ^ | October 24, 2019 | Vandana Rambaran
    President Trump awarded one of the nation's highest civilian honors to Roger Penske, a businessman, professional racer and founder of one of the world's most successful motorsports teams. Trump heralded Penske, a veteran racer who has won hundreds of races, as a "champion and winner," before awarding him the Presidential Medal of Freedom on Thursday. Penske, who was joined by his wife and children in the Oval Office, said that "to receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom is something special and means more to me than any business success or motorsport trophy." The medal honors civilians who have made "an...
  • Mark Levin: Congratulations Ed Meese

    10/08/2019 11:13:39 PM PDT · by conservative98 · 13 replies
    Mark Levin Twitter ^ | 10/8/19 | Mark Levin
    Congratulations Ed Meese, recipient of the Medal of Freedom!  And thank you, President Trump!— Mark R. Levin (@marklevinshow) October 9, 2019
  • A well-deserved honor for Arthur Laffer: The Presidential Medal of Freedom

    06/25/2019 9:41:48 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 9 replies
    Washington Times | 06/25/2019 | Richard Rahn
    Most people plod through life, having an impact on their family and friends, but not much on the rest of humanity. Rulers and despots can impact most everyone’s life, as can those who are responsible for great scientific or engineering breakthroughs. Some musicians and athletes bring pleasure to millions. In other fields, such as economics, it is hard to identify individuals who created much in the way of pleasure or pain, or even directly useful knowledge for his or her fellow man. President Trump awarded the Medal of Freedom, the nation’s highest civilian honor, to economist Arthur B. Laffer, the...
  • President Trump Presents the Presidential Medal of Freedom to Tiger Woods

    05/06/2019 3:05:35 PM PDT · by LeoWindhorse · 64 replies
    White House Facebook ^ | May 6th , 209 | Donald J. Trump
    Watch LIVE: President Trump Presents the Presidential Medal of Freedom to Tiger Woods - Livestream starting soon
  • Trump says Tiger Woods will receive Medal of Freedom

    04/15/2019 10:54:15 AM PDT · by be-baw · 159 replies
    The Hill ^ | April 15, 2019 | JORDAN FABIAN
    President Trump said Monday he will award pro golf great Tiger Woods with the Presidential Medal of Freedom on the heels of his comeback win at last weekend’s Masters Tournament. “Spoke to @TigerWoods to congratulate him on the great victory he had in yesterday’s @TheMasters, & to inform him that because of his incredible Success & Comeback in Sports (Golf) and, more importantly, LIFE, I will be presenting him with the PRESIDENTIAL MEDAL OF FREEDOM!” Trump tweeted. Woods’ victory on Sunday gave him his 15th major championship win and his fifth Masters title.
  • Antonin Scalia, Elvis Presley Among This Year's Presidential Medal of Freedom Recipients

    11/11/2018 1:28:49 PM PST · by Kaslin · 8 replies ^ | November 11, 2018 | Timothy Meads
    The White House announced yesterday that there will be 7 recipients of this year' Medal of Freedom including three posthumous winners.  White House announces POTUS to give presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation’s highest civilian honor, to: Elvis PresleyBabe RuthAntonin ScaliaRoger StaubachAlan PageOrrin HatchMiriam Adelson— Jake Tapper (@jaketapper) November 10, 2018 As noted by Vanity Fair, "The celebrity honorees will include Elvis Presley, for defining American culture and noting his service in the Army; Babe Ruth because, as the White House noted in its announcement, “he remains the personification of “America’s Pastime;” former Dallas Cowboys quarterback Roger Staubach; and former...