On Tuesday, Detroit got permission to declare itself bankrupt over an $18 billion debt. Also on Tuesday, Illinois dealt with a $100 billion debt to the state employee pension system.
RUSH: Thirty-six hours ago the whole notion of income inequality -- in terms of what's being talked about in Washington, what's on people's minds and what to tackle next as an issue, nobody was thinking about it. And the minimum wage, nobody. All of a sudden Obama, our hero/villain, needs a change of subject. So they go to the writers. They went to the writers and said, "We need to change the script. We're losing audience here with our primary attraction, Obamacare."
RUSH: I am not gonna let them turn me into a black-hatted character. I'm just not gonna do it, 'cause it's all made up. This anger, this outrage, it's all phony. I mean, you've got people who themselves hate the Catholic Church but, all of a sudden, now having to weigh in: "Well, who do we hate more, Limbaugh or the Catholic Church?" They decided me.
RUSH: Jonathan Turley, otherwise a close associate of Obama's and one inclined to hope Obama would succeed, actually said the president of the United States is becoming the very danger the Constitution was designed to avoid. Amen. That is exactly right.
RUSH: He doesn't care about the details. He doesn't care that he lied. He doesn't care. He doesn't want to be bothered by the details of any of it. That's not what this is. All that matters to him is, it's the law now. The hell with what happens between now and when they get to total government control, total socialized medicine.
RUSH: A quick question for you Millennials who are now balking at paying Obamacare premiums to cover other people. Where's your compassion? I keep hearing that the youth are compassionate and they only care about people. Here's your chance to prove it.
RUSH: I've got three stories on this next theme, and that is the lack of unity on the left about Obama's latest strategery.
RUSH: There is nothing else that determines your value to a corporation or company than your ability to grow their income, bottom line... How do you get a raise? You don't do it by demanding it. You certainly don't do it with fairness. You don't appeal for compassion. You don't ask the government for a raise in the minimum wage.
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