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RUSH: Dick Durban told WLS that the oil-producing state senators don't like eliminating or reducing the subsidy for oil companies. Really? You mean to tell me that after all of this hubbub -- Obama running around saying we've got to stop subsidizing Big Oil -- that there are some Democrat senators who don't want to get rid of the subsidy?
RUSH: Durbin added a last-minute amendment to the Dodd-Frank Bill, and that's where the details reside that are causing the banks to make all these changes. Durbin wanted these extra fees to help provide "fraud detection," and the money raised was supposed to go to fraud protection. What we need is fraud protection from Congress! We need fraud protection from the likes of Durbin and Dodd and Frank.
RUSH: Oh, there's a story up on Fox News: "Rush Limbaugh Pokes Fun at First Lady's Trip to Target." It's already in the news. What did I say? All I said was, "What is she doing buying Lysol for the White House?" (pause) I did say she was dressed up like Lady Gaga. Maybe that's what got 'em.
RUSH: Now, how many of you who bought this notion that your health insurance premiums are going to go down by $2,500 thought that you would have to wait 10 years for that? And how many of you are now hearing that it's going to be 2019 before your premium's reduced $2,000, how many of you now believe that's ever going to happen?
RUSH: By the way, the government is trying out a new pilot program to make it even easier to get food stamps. They're going to stop even bothering to interview applicants. You know why they figure? Who would lie about needing free food?
RUSH: They're calling him "American-born" because the message is, "See, see? Not all the terrorists are in the Middle East. Terrorists are right here in America," meaning, "We grow them, too," meaning, "We inspire terrorism. It's not just those people over there. We've got our own terrorists here."
RUSH: If you like that kind of movie, I think you'd really like this. I do like the genre now and then. It is an escape movie. It will take you away, but there is a genuine story behind it and the intrigue of it being true or not just adds to it.
CALLER: I know it will be on television, but like that day you can get my view of things from being there especially since I was a student there -- and, you know, everyone knows Katie from Michigan is from Oakland University -- and just to have another perspective from someone who's not in the media to, y'know, add a little flavor to the whole debate!
RUSH: Wait a minute now: "Everybody knows Katie from Michigan"? How have you managed that, Katie?
RUSH: They're just trying to swell the number of people that pay dues. This is just an attempt to end up with more money in the Democrat Party. Now, you're saying, "How can they do that?" That's who liberals are! This is who we're dealing with. They would organize every group of people and unionize them if they could.
RUSH: Let me tell you something, the more I learn about it and look at it, I'm beginning to wonder if solar energy was ever the real purpose of this whole thing. Because the more I look at this, this is just a giant slush fund.
RUSH: You didn't win it, the odds are, so you need to focus on the next one coming up. We've got trips to Las Vegas planned. We have all kinds of stuff coming up between now and the end of the year as ongoing Two If By Tea sweepstakes contests continue.
RUSH: You may not know this, but Snerdley is a big Cowboys fan and is worried about the Cowboys/Lions game on Sunday. What's your biggest concern? Romo being hurt? The fact your team can't score touchdowns in the red zone? The offensive line has no cohesion? (interruption) Well, no, the receivers know where to line up. They're just having trouble catching the ball. That's the fundamental requirement of a "receiver."