For those of us in our forties who have enjoyed Rush Limbaugh commentaries for nearly half of our lives, the smears and disingenuous assaults from Harry Reid and the iniquitous Senator Tom Harkin, against the lovable little fuzz ball, engender anger these senators readily discount to their peril.
With an approval rating somewhere around fifteen percent, making the Presidentâ€™s insipid thirty look stellar, you might think idiot congressional leaders would tread lightly in denigrating the most popular radio host in the country.
To hear leading Democratâ€™s tell it, Rush Limbaugh is polluting the air waves with hate speech and vitriol so egregious that we â€œzombieâ€ listeners are only one step away from Hitleresque atrocities spurred on by Limbaughâ€™s mesmerizing and seductive speech.
The twenty million or so of us who tune in everyday do so without any thoughts of our own like little Stepford children awaiting orders from the great one.
It reminds me of a line from a Charles Manson biography entitled, In His Own Words, where Charlie laments, â€œWhenever I start to think I possess the powers attributed to me and try to put the whammy on my prison guard, he slams the cell door and me back to reality.â€
Democrats have convinced themselves that Rush Limbaugh has some magical exploitive powers.Â He actually encourages people to learn about our history, understand our Nationâ€™s foundations, and support the government our Founders blessed America with.Â The audacityâ€”Rush Limbaugh actually thinks average Americans should have any thoughts of their own.
The fifteen percenters are so dense they donâ€™t realize Rush Limbaugh doesnâ€™t make us, we make Rush Limbaugh.Â Twenty million of us tune in everyday, to listen, to learn, and to be reassured that America is not as close to Communist rule as our Democrat leaders would like.Â
Rush speaks for each one of us disgusted with the left wing social agenda bent on penalizing hard work, rewarding mediocrity, and promoting the class warfare ideals pioneered by Lenin and Marx.
When Rush Limbaugh is egregiously, inaccurately, and deliberately dishonestly attacked, twenty million of us feel the arrows pierce.Â We donâ€™t all articulate as well as Rush, we donâ€™t all have his knowledge of history and politics, and we donâ€™t all know how to argue points with well scripted liberals, but we do all share one important belief, the United States of America is one nation under God, and we all have inalienable rights guaranteed by our Creator.
Democrats do not believe it, and each day they work to usurp those rights, and to usurp the straight forward language of the Constitution, ergo, the â€œliving documentâ€.
Contrast that to Alexander Hamiltonâ€™s proclamation, â€œConstitutions should consist only of general provisions, the reason is that they must necessarily be permanent, and they cannot calculate for the possible change of things.â€
That doesnâ€™t sound like a â€œliving documentâ€ to me.
As long as the American people embrace moralistic and responsible values, Democrats cannot effectively institute their ultimate agenda.
Promising government entitlements to be strewn out â€œno chargeâ€ gets them so far, but it canâ€™t get them all the way to utopia.Â That achievement will require the total destruction of American culture where self-reliance, honor, optimism, effort, and excellence, are all subjugated in favor of State controls.
Rush Limbaugh fights that march each day he broadcasts, and each day twenty million of us support him and thank him for his effort.
As for Senator Reid, and Senator Harkinâ€™s bombastic accusations of Rushâ€™s imagined current drug abuse, Rush could be strung out on every drug known to man, drunk, and whacked out by Alzheimerâ€™s, and heâ€™d still be smarter than any Democrat.
Even with half his brain tied behind his back.
For those who are not daily listeners of Rushâ€™s program, I would note, it is a centerpiece of his broadcast to admire, to thank, and to exhibit a genuine feeling of appreciation for those men and women in uniform fighting for Americaâ€™s freedoms.Â He exhibits genuine humility and gratefulness for their service, daily.
For Senator Reid and Harkin to suggest Rush has maligned any of our soldiers is beyond ridiculous.Â The accusations are deliberate and malevolent lies which illustrate one of Rushâ€™s main themes, Democrats cannot win with truthful, direct, and objective debate.
If character matters, it might be instructive to know that Senator Harkin has repeatedly lied about his military service throughout his political career, proclaiming service in Viet Nam which never occurred.Â
Senator Reid has also made profit through questionable financial dealings where his position undoubtedly was used to encourage the transactions.
Both senators have been indignant in discussing these occurrences, and each can be researched through Wikipedia, not exactly a right wing smear site.Â
Contrast their actions to Rushâ€™s handling of a very public addiction to prescription drugs where he went through rehab and humbly communicated facts of his addiction and rehabilitation to his audience.
Copyright 2007 Jim Pontillo