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Travolta Laments Global Warming, But Has Five Jets

RUSH: Now, this is typical.John Travolta owns five airplanes.He's got a 707. He's got some Gulf Streams. I forgot what the fifth airplane is.He's out there saying people need to do their bit to stop global warming.He says (paraphrasing), "Well, look, I need five airplanes because the movie business means I travel a lot."Five airplanes, including a Boeing 707 that he got from Qantas.He flies all these.He's an excellent pilot.I landed at Teterboro once, and there was this G2, a Gulf Stream...

Rush Accepts Media Research Center's William F. Buckley, Jr. Award for Media Excellence

RUSH:Last night I went up to Washington. As I mentioned on the program yesterday, Iflew up to Washington, the Grand Hyatt, for the Media Research Center's 20th annual gala, the DisHonors Awards.It's a terrific show they put together every year.During the year they collect the most outrageous in four or five different categories liberal media statements --audio sound bites, printed, published stuff -- and there's a panel of judges that selects the winner in each category.I am on that panel.The...

Rush Nailed the Edwards Story

RUSH:John Edwards -- we alluded to it earlier today -- is getting a significant bump, fundraising and poll rating bump, after his press conference a week ago yesterday, with his wife, Elizabeth.I just want to review this, folks, because, once again, I, your host, am the singular focus of attacks for pointing out that that might happen and that the Drive-Bys were looking at it that way when they still are.So here is Howard Fineman, which got my whole mind-set on this started.This was Thursday...

Algore Lobbies Nobel People

RUSH: Algore was in Oslo yesterday. He has "won praise from a man with the power to change lives - the head of the Nobel Peace Prize committee - after a speech urging more action to fight global warming. 'A very important message', Ole Danbolt Mjoes said after hearing Gore, a nominee for the prestigious award, say the planet was under threat from a build-up of greenhouse gases caused mainly by burning fossil fuels."Gore's over there lobbying! That's cheap.You're not supposed to lobby for this...

Cheryl: Military Wife Responds to Adam

RUSH:I'm going to grab one more call.It's Cheryl from Elko, Nevada.Cheryl, I have one minute so please squeeze it in there.Thank you for calling.CALLER:Hi.I just wanted to remind everyone, as you said earlier, the military is 100% voluntary.My husband is 59 years old.He joined the Army reserves a little over a year ago --RUSH:Fifty-nine, you say?CALLER:Yes, sir.And he is in better physical shape than most of the people he works with.RUSH:Well, you would know.CALLER:He -- (laughing)...

Rush Nailed the Edwards Story

RUSH:John Edwards -- we alluded to it earlier today -- is getting a significant bump, fundraising and poll rating bump, after his press conference a week ago yesterday, with his wife, Elizabeth.I just want to review this, folks, because, once again, I, your host, am the singular focus of attacks for pointing out that that might happen and that the Drive-Bys were looking at it that way when they still are.So here is Howard Fineman, which got my whole mind-set on this started.This was Thursday...

Unhappy Days for Rev. Al

RUSH: From the New York Post today: "Reverend Jesse Jackson is already backing a presidential candidate, Barack Obama - but the Rev. Al Sharpton denies persistent rumors he's throwing his support to Hillary Clinton.'I am unequivocally not endorsing Hillary or anyone else,' Sharpton told Page Six. As to a tip we got that he and Bill Clinton recently enjoyed cigars together in Clinton's Harlem office, Sharpton - in Las Vegas yesterday to address the Trial Lawyers Association - said, 'I don't think...

Jenny: Applicant for All-American First Cavalry Amazon Battalion

RUSH: Here's Jenny in Dubuque, Iowa.Jenny, thanks for waiting, you're on Open Line Friday.CALLER:Mega dittos from the great state of Iowa, Rush.RUSH:Thank you.CALLER:I have a problem with a comment you made last, I think it was Tuesday about why -- you wondered why -- all lesbians thought that Rosie O'Donnell was the be-all and say-all.RUSH:That's not what I said.What I said was, Rosie O'Donnell is a de facto spokesman for American lesbians, and I just asked a question: "I wonder how American...

DiFi Busted on Carol Lam

RUSH:Folks, you gotta hear this.I'm going to briefly touch here on the so-called scandal of the fired US attorneys.Dianne Feinstein making a huge stink about whether US attorney Carol Lam was fired mistakenly or unfairly because she's making a case here about how great Carol Lam was on immigration cases. This is yesterday during the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing with the former chief of staff to Gonzales, Kyle Sampson.It's just a portion of what Di Fi said.FEINSTEIN:An accumulation study...

Adam: How Long Should We Stay in Iraq?

RUSH:We go to Teaneck, New Jersey.This is Adam.Nice to have you with us, sir, hello.CALLER:How you doing, Rush?RUSH:I'm very well, sir.Thank you.CALLER:Well, I'm a liberal, and I pretty much disagree with you on almost everything but --RUSH:Thank you for being honest.I appreciate that.Most liberals call here and say that they're conservatives but they only disagree with me on a couple things, but you are honest.And I appreciate that.CALLER:Well, listen, I'm a big fan of honesty,...

Homeless Flock to San Francisco

RUSH:I was just talking about homelessness in the context of paying people to be in poverty and people in poverty to do mediocre things that everybody takes for granted.Well, it turns out there's a companion story out of San Francisco requiring a trip back memory lane, back to the archives for a homeless update.(Playing of the Homeless Update Song: "Ain't Got No Home")RUSH: That's Clarence "Frogman" Henry from 1956.(The Frogman continues.)RUSH: Clarence "Frogman" Henry here with exciting vocal...

NYC Pays Poor to Be Normal

RUSH:New York Times again, headline: "New York City to Reward Poor for Doing Right Thing."They're going to raise some private money.Now, that's all well and good, fine and dandy, but they don't need private money.There is so much tax money that is being raised in New York that they don't need to go ask the private sector for this. They're going to do it anyway.The program is going to reward people for showing up and doing what any responsible person would do. "Seeking new solutions to New York's...

The NY Times Admits: Gas Prices Don't Really Matter

RUSH: The New York Times today: "Prices at the gasoline pump are rising again, much as they do every spring as oil traders bid up the price of crude ahead of possible summertime shortages. Possibilities for more conflict in Iran and elsewhere in the Middle East are adding to the surge.But there is something new this time, energy experts say, in how drivers are reacting - or, more accurately, not reacting, even as the price of gasoline has climbed during the past two months to a national average...

Drive-Bys Go After Rudy

RUSH:I predicted this.I predicted it in an instant message session I was having with my buddy F. Lee Levin two or three weeks ago, and then I shared that with you on the air.I said, "It's not going to be long. You wait 'til Giuliani rises to the top of the Republican crop, and the Drive-Bys are going to take him out," and that has happened.There's a new poll out here, and the Drive-Bys are all in a tizzy over it. Giuliani beats Obama by one point, andbeats Hillary by ten points.Obama beats...

Iranians Count on the Madam Albrights of the World to Let Them Off the Hook

RUSH:Bob in Ava, New York, you're next on Open Line Friday.Hi.CALLER:Hi.Dittos from a reformed McGovern Democrat.RUSH:Well, thank you very much.You ought to recognize the modern-day Democrats, then.CALLER:They were nothing like I was.RUSH:No, but the modern-day Democrats today are doing their McGovern imitation.They're McGovernizing the whole Democrat Party today.CALLER:Well, I got an education and grew up, and now I'm a Republican.RUSH:Well, we're happy to welcome you to the fold...

Kayla: 14-Year-Old on Algore's Movie

RUSH: To the phones we'll start in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.We have a 14-year-old named Kayla, and you're first.It's such a pleasure to have you with us today.CALLER:It's a pleasure to talk with you, Rush.I wanted to say just how stupid and idiotic Algore's movie is.We were required to watch it in geography class because apparently it has to do with the fate of the world and the theocracy, apparently.At least that's what our teacher said, so I'm taking it that our geography teacher is definitely...

Travolta Laments Global Warming, But Has Five Jets

RUSH: Now, this is typical.John Travolta owns five airplanes.He's got a 707. He's got some Gulf Streams. I forgot what the fifth airplane is.He's out there saying people need to do their bit to stop global warming.He says (paraphrasing), "Well, look, I need five airplanes because the movie business means I travel a lot."Five airplanes, including a Boeing 707 that he got from Qantas.He flies all these.He's an excellent pilot.I landed at Teterboro once, and there was this G2, a Gulf Stream...

Algore Lobbies Nobel People

RUSH: Algore was in Oslo yesterday. He has "won praise from a man with the power to change lives - the head of the Nobel Peace Prize committee - after a speech urging more action to fight global warming. 'A very important message', Ole Danbolt Mjoes said after hearing Gore, a nominee for the prestigious award, say the planet was under threat from a build-up of greenhouse gases caused mainly by burning fossil fuels."Gore's over there lobbying! That's cheap.You're not supposed to lobby for this...

EIB Correction on Ben Domenech

RUSH:A correction from yesterday where there was a Washington Post blog story that I quoted in illustrating a See, I Told You So.After Tony Dungy's Indianapolis Colts won the Super Bowl, during his interview on the field with Jim Nantz of CBS Sports after the game, Dungy said (paraphrased), "Yeah, it's important that Lovie Smith and I are both black. Yeah, yeah, yeah, but the most important thing is that we are Christians, and we did it the Christian way, and we are both champions and so forth."I...

Rush Accepts Media Research Center's William F. Buckley, Jr. Award for Media Excellence

RUSH:Last night I went up to Washington. As I mentioned on the program yesterday, Iflew up to Washington, the Grand Hyatt, for the Media Research Center's 20th annual gala, the DisHonors Awards.It's a terrific show they put together every year.During the year they collect the most outrageous in four or five different categories liberal media statements --audio sound bites, printed, published stuff -- and there's a panel of judges that selects the winner in each category.I am on that panel.The...

It's Open Line Friday!

You're Missing Out on Thousands of Rush Quotes! Join Rush 24/7 NOW!"Real Americans hate losing. This country didn't get to be what it is with that kind of attitude.""Another letter supposedly written by the female hostage in Iran has been released. She makes a point (I find this hilarious) of saying that she and her 14 fellow hostages are being treated royally-- 'unlike the way we treated prisoners at Abu Ghraib' Ha, ha! The Iranians are spouting Ted Kennedy talking points!""The New York Post...

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