RUSH: Milan in Mountain View, California. I’m glad you waited. Welcome to the program.
CALLER: Hi, Rush. Thanks for the call.
RUSH: Yeah, you bet.
CALLER: I just had an interesting conversation with one of Chuck Schumer’s staffers when I called to comment on the tax the oil companies and trust fund are putting. I was told that Senator Schumer only accepted calls from his constituents and that I should talk to one of my two California senators if I wanted to leave a comment.
RUSH: Is that right? (laughing)
CALLER: It was not until I pointed out that it was not New York Senator Schumer, that it was US Senator Schumer and if his legislative decisions only affected his constituents, it was one thing, but they affected the whole country.
RUSH: That’s a brilliant reply. What did they say to that?
CALLER: Oh, he finally said, okay, kind of begrudgingly took my call and let me leave a comment, which he said he would pass on.
RUSH: Well, what was your comment, briefly?
CALLER: Briefly, that I didn’t think they should tax the oil companies and put it in a trust fund, how would that produce one more drop of oil, and the trust fund would only be raided like Social Security. How about opening up the lands in the US to drill and let the oil companies use their windfall profits to produce more petroleum.
RUSH: Damn good.
CALLER: I have fun with those things.
RUSH: I bet you do. Damn good. I appreciate that. Excellent reply to that dummkopf who told you only Schumer’s constituents can get through. Hey, he’s a United States senator. I am his constituent.
CALLER: Exactly. That kind of floored me, that comment.
RUSH: Well, you were quick to respond to it. I’m proud of you, Milan. That’s excellent.
CALLER: Well, thank you, Rush.
RUSH: You bet. Thanks for the call, very much, I appreciate it.
I gotta tell you one quick story here before we go back to the phones. I previously mentioned to you that Professor Hazlett came to my house, stayed overnight as a guest. He had a business proposition to discuss with me, not including he wanted my thoughts on it. His computer broke down, he’s using my Mac, first time he’s used a Mac, he caught on to it real quick, wanted to steal it. He’s sitting there, he’s consuming an adult beverage, he wanted some Glenmorangie single malt scotch. I had a bottle from 1971, so I went to the bar and I got him his Glenmorangie single malt scotch, and he’s hunched over the computer, and he says to me, ‘Is this Allen Brothers stuff really as good as you say it is?’ That makes me mad. People ask me that about the Select Comfort bed, they ask me that about GM. I said, ‘Professor, how long have we known each other?’ I said, ‘We are having Allen Brothers New York strips for dinner with macaroni and cheese with bacon and onions, asparagus spears. We’re going to start with a little Italian ravioli with a little sauce on it, and we’re going to end up with peach Melba dessert. And I guarantee you the thing you’re going to like most about it is the Allen Brothers steaks.
So he takes a swig of the ’71 Glenmorangie, said, ‘Well, what are we waiting for?’ So we headed in there and just scarfed the thing down. He said, ‘You were telling the truth.’ I said, ‘I always do.’ There’s nothing better than Allen Brothers beef. It’s two and a half percent of the whole beef supply in the country that’s prime, they get it, and they have made it available to the public. It’s a great Father’s Day present. Your dad can sink his teeth into their stuff very easily. Go to their website, ABSteaks.com. They’ve got a brochure, online brochure that will make your mouth water, a couple of special Rush PACS that you can try out. There’s still time ’cause they ship overnight to get to your dad on time for Father’s Day, ABSteaks.com, you can call also 800-260-0111. Professor Hazlett wanted another one.
Here’s John in St. Louis. Welcome to the program, sir. Nice to have you here.
CALLER: Hey, Rush, how you doing?
RUSH: Excellent, sir.
CALLER: I really appreciate a lot of the things I’ve been hearing here lately. You know, yesterday — or day before yesterday, I don’t remember which it was, I’m enjoying the devil out of it, just keep going after it, man, keep getting ’em. And the comment that was just made a while ago about the man that asked the Senator, hey, that was excellent, that was a jewel. What I wanted to say is that, you know, when you mentioned earlier about the fact that you feel, you had mentioned several times recently —
CALLER: — that you feel like that there are people out there who really want to mess with the economy of the United States, to —
RUSH: There’s no question you are absolutely right. Two brilliant callers in a row and sandwiched in between an Allen Brothers commercial! It doesn’t get any better than that.