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The 47% Speaks: She's Voting for Obama Because He Gave Her a Free Phone


RUSH: Let's go back to the Grooveyard of Forgotten Favorites, the archives. Here's Ken Rogulski, our man in Detroit at WJR, our blowtorch affiliate there. In October 2009, people were in line for money from Obama's stimulus, and Ken Rogulski went out and talked to 'em.

ROGULSKI: Why are you here?

WOMAN #1: To get some money.

ROGULSKI: What kind of money?

WOMAN #1: Obama money.

ROGULSKI: Where's it coming from?

WOMAN #1: Obama.

ROGULSKI: And where did Obama get it?

WOMAN #1: I don't know, his stash. I don't know. (laughter) I don't know where he got it from, but he givin' it to us, to help us.

WOMAN #2: And we love him.

WOMAN #1: We love him. That's why we voted for him!

WOMEN: (chanting) Obama! Obama! Obama! (laughing)

RUSH: It's really a sad, sad day. Thousands of people were lined up for vouchers for something that was not available in any sort of plentiful supply. Most of these people ended up getting nothing, but they thought they were there to get money from Obama. From Obama's stash. See, I'd be embarrassed if I were president and this kind of stuff happened. But the point is: Do you think these people even know that Mitt Romney spoke to a bunch of fundraisers and talked about the 47%? Do you think they even know this? And that's being cited as the reason why Romney lost the election and the polls have plunged. It's all over.

So Rogulski kept talking to these people in Detroit hoping to get some money for from Obama's stimulus. It's October 2009.

ROGULSKI: Did you get an application to fill out yet?

WOMAN: I sure did. And I filled it out, and I am waiting to see what the results are going to be.

ROGULSKI: Will you know today how much money you're getting?

WOMAN: No, I won't, but I'm waiting for a phone call.

ROGULSKI: Where's the money coming from?

WOMAN: I believe it's coming from the City of Detroit or the state.

ROGULSKI: Where did they get it from?

WOMAN: Some funds that was forgiven (sic) by Obama.

ROGULSKI: And where did Obama get the funds?

WOMAN: Obama getting the funds from... Ummm, I have no idea, to tell you the truth. He's the president.

ROGULSKI: In downtown Detroit, Ken Rogulski, WJR News.

RUSH: And, now, ladies and gentlemen, we move to Cleveland, Ohio. Yesterday in Bedford (I think it's near Cleveland) outside a Romney campaign event, an unidentified reporter and a woman have this little exchange about why she's protesting Romney and supporting Obama.

WOMAN: Obama!

REPORTER: You got an Obama phone?

WOMAN: (screaming) Yes! Everybody in Cleveland, low minorities, got Obama phone. Keep Obama in president, you know? He gave us a phone!

REPORTER: He gave you a phone?

WOMAN: He gonna do more!

REPORTER: How did he give you a phone?

WOMAN: You sign up. If you're... If you on food stamps, you on Social Security, you got low income, you disability...

REPORTER: Okay, what's wrong with Romney, again?

WOMAN: Romney, he sucks! Bad!

RUSH: So these are the people that don't like Romney because of what he said about the 47%? No, these are the 47%! (laughing) Yeah, I'll play it again. These are the 47%. Notice this guy...? Is it a guy? It's a woman. (It's my hearing. I'm sorry.) She knows. She knows how to get this free Obama phone. She knows everything about it. She may not know who George Washington is or Abraham Lincoln, but she knows how to get an Obama phone, and she knows that Romney sucks, and she ends up at a Romney rally.

How did she get there?

Here it is again...

(replaying of sound bite)

RUSH: You want to hear it one more time? Okay. Here's one more time...

(replaying of sound bite)

RUSH: You know, folks...

(playing of parody song: You Just Need Reeducation)

RUSH: We wonder why we're losing the country, maybe, and why we ask that question. (song continues) The EIB Network. El Rushbo on the radio. (song continues)

(replaying of sound bite)

RUSH: And there you have it, ladies and gentlemen.

Oh, by the way, Obama himself was in Bowling Green, Ohio, yesterday at Bowling Green University for a campaign event. Listen to this from President Bump in the Road.

OBAMA: I don't believe we can get very far, uh, with leaders who write off half the nation as a bunch of victims who never take responsibility for their own lives.

FOLLOWERS: (smattering of applause)

OBAMA: And I've gotta tell you, as I travel around Ohio and as I look out on this crowd, I don't see a lot of victims. I see hardworkin' Ohioans. That's what I see.

RUSH: How in the hell are you missing the idiots?

He's traveling around Ohio. How in the world are you missing the idiots? You see, Obama thinks he's got a great campaign issue, folks. He running around and he's saying that 47% of the people are not victims. He's putting words in Romney's mouth. He's misrepresenting what Romney was saying. He's taking out of context. Romney never talked about them being victims.

But, but it's good to know that there are no victims in this country, because that means Obama has reversed course completely. If Obama believes there are no victims, then I assume he'll shut down all the civil rights offices throughout the federal government, starting with the Civil Rights Division of the Department of Justice. If there are no victims, all affirmative action laws will immediately be repealed. Same thing for equity in pay.

If there are no victims, then there no need to redistribute wealth. Right? So that needs to be repealed. If there are no victims, there's no need to confer legal status on 1.2 million illegal immigrants. If there are no victims, then the entire justification for liberalism ceases to exist. This is how far he's willing to go. Nobody else but me is gonna think of this, but he's undercutting his own philosophical beliefs in order to put words in Romney's mouth.


WOMAN: Obama!

REPORTER: You got an Obama phone?

WOMAN: (screaming) Yes! Everybody in Cleveland, low minorities, got Obama phone. Keep Obama in president, you know? He gave us a phone!

REPORTER: He gave you a phone?

WOMAN: He gonna do more!

REPORTER: How did he give you a phone?

WOMAN: You sign up. If you're... If you on food stamps, you on Social Security, you got low income, you disability...

REPORTER: Okay, what's wrong with Romney, again?

WOMAN: Romney, he sucks! Bad!

RUSH:  That's not Saturday Night Live.  That is a real Obama voter.  That's not a comedy skit.  That happened.  That happened yesterday in Bedford, Ohio.  Your average Obama voter.  Folks, I can't win pointing this out.  It's the truth.  That's the group of people Obama believes are a majority of voters.  If you add these people to the professors, academia, and the Hollywood types, entertainment crowd, these bastions of elite liberals, the media, and the morons, that's the coalition he's putting together.  He's counting on that. 

Now, it wasn't until this past summer that I knew that this was actually true.  There is a website called ObamaPhone.net.  ObamaPhone.net.  We had a caller call here and I thought I was being set up.  It was absurd that the president of the United States was giving away cell phones.  People called, "No, no, no, it's really true."  So we looked it up.  June 22nd, there's a radio transcript from my award-winning program.  Here are the details.  There's a website, ObamaPhone.net.  "The Obama Phone Program. What exactly is the free Obama phone? The free Obama phone is a program that is meant to help the financially unstable who cannot afford access to a cell phone."  And here's some frequently asked questions from the Obama phone website. 

How do I get an Obama phone?
What is the Obama phone?
Who qualifies for an Obama phone?
Who pays for the Obama phone?
Is the Obama phone real?

There's a website that tells these people, and this woman that you just heard has figured it out.  You low income, you Social Security, you food stamps: you get an Obama phone.  And the website's called ObamaPhone.net.  So that's the constituency.


RUSH: Just to update you on the phone situation.  We explained all of this this past summer when I first learned of the program.  There are 12-1/2 million Americans that have free cell phones, 12-1/2 million Americans with Obama phones, and they get free cell usage of 250 minutes a month.  That's not all.  You get more free minutes as a bonus if you sign somebody else up.  Somebody else for free.  If you alert the government to some other victim that needs a free cell phone and the person qualifies, and it's obviously not hard to do, then you get bonus minutes in addition to your 250. 

So if you recruit more dependent people, if you have an Obama phone and you sign up additional people to get an Obama phone, in other words, if you find more dependent people, more victims, that Obama claims he doesn't believe in, you get additional minutes.  This government will bonus you for finding more people that they can give telephones to.  Twelve and a half million Americans have free cell phones, free Obama phones, and get free cell usage of 250 minutes a month.  I don't know what kind of phones. I don't know with what provider or any of that.  I imagine you get to pick your phone.  Heck if I know.  



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