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Rush Limbaugh: 'The Oprah' Was Snubbed Cuz She's Too Fat To Look Rich
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Rush Limbaugh: Oprah Faced Racism Because She’s Fat

This is one of those "BREAKING: Water Is Wet" items, but your seventh grade BFF Rush Limbaugh who moved to, like, Brussels or something when his dad got a weird job, crawled out from under a local bridge to voice his important opinions on Oprah's recent encounter with racism (and just plain retail rudeness) at

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POLITICS AS [UN]USUAL: This Week in Politics

Another look at the political week that was: The George W. Bush Presidential Library opened this week but did it whitewash his record and failure with the Iraq War and Hurricane Katrina? It certainly tried to make us forget what kind of president he was. Why did this Michigan high school protect their star basketball player instead of the young

Rush Limbaugh Thinks 'Lovable' Photos of Tsarnaev & Trayvon Are a Conspiracy
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Limbaugh Compares Marathon Bomber to Trayvon Martin

Rush Limbaugh sees a media conspiracy to "define deviancy down" by portraying Dzhokhar Tsarnaev as an adorable kid through teenage anecdotes and photos that make him look handsome. "You notice also that the news media are doing to Dzhokhar what they did to Trayvon Martin," Limbaugh said on his radio show Tuesday. "They're regularly showing a

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POLITICS AS (UN)USUAL:This Week in Politics

A look at the political week that was… Finally, there is a ceasefire between Israel and Hamas after a week of violence, resulting in the deaths of innocent civilians and children. U.N. Ambassador Susan Rice is still under fire for using the talking points from intelligence officials that turned out to be incorrect, but it

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President Obama: the Celebrity-in-Chief(So What?)

How ironic that an entertainer guised as a political thinker takes issue with a politician using celebrity for his own gain. Last week provocateur for sport Rush Limbaugh assailed President Obama for recent campaign ads featuring actress Sarah Jessica Parker and Vogue editor-in-chief Anna Wintour. The ads – used for fundraising initiatives – were dismissed

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CHANGING LANES:What if NASCAR was Black?

In 2010, scholar Tim Wise and rapper-activist Jasiri X called upon their readers and listeners to imagine “If the Tea Party was Black”—how might their perception, reach and behavior be received if the race of the people involved changed? Two years later, I think we should play this game again, but with NASCAR.  Like the Tea Party,

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[OPINION]Benevolent Sexism: Rush Ain’t Alone

The backlash against Rush Limbaugh has been swift and inspiring. Upwards of 30 advertisers have reportedly pulled their support for his radio show in the wake of his unprovoked attack on Sandra Fluke, the Georgetown law student who testified in favor of insurance coverage of birth control. Limbaugh referred to Fluke as “slut” and a

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Rush Limbaugh Apologizes to Sandra Fluke

There have been plenty of barbs being thrown around as we go deeper into the election season, but media personality Rush Limbaugh sent the blogosphere on fire when he called Sandra Fluke a “slut” on air. Now, a day after President Barack Obama entered the fray with a call of support for the Georgetown law student and activist, Limbaugh has apologized. “For

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