Posts Tagged ‘Rush Limbaugh’

District Line Daily: Tax Cut Cuts

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The $160 million tax cut package the D.C. Council passed last month could be in [...]

Rush Limbaugh Attacks the Bookstore at Busboys and Poets

The independently operated bookstore at the V Street NW location of Busboys and Poets became the target of one of conservative radio hosts Rush Limbaugh's on-air diatribes Monday.
Limbaugh blasted the store, which is operated by the nonprofit Teaching for Change, for not selling his new children's book, Rush Revere and the First Patriots.
Limbaugh's mention of the store was prompted [...]

Introducing the Pigskins Shame Spiral

Last year, after Deadspin highlighted the long-time policy of the Kansas City Star not to print the name of D.C.'s football team, Washington City Paper held a vote on how to change the in-house style here for referring to the team, whose actual name is defined in the dictionary as a "usually offensive" term for [...]

The Needle: Breitbart’s Last Rant Edition

Limbaugh Says Georgetown Student Is A "Slut," Obama Calls: Sandra Fluke, the Georgetown Law student who became the subject of Rush Limbaugh attacks after testifying that the Jesuit Georgetown University should pay for birth control, got a phone call from President Barack Obama today. White House Press Secretary Jay Carney says the president "expressed disappointment" [...]

Our Morning Roundup: Rush Just Needs Somebody to Love

Good morning, City Desk readers, and welcome to a cold, wet Freedom Friday. If I didn't know better, I'd say god has blackened the cursed sun! OMG, y'all, I totally called that whole thing with Balloon Boy. Darrow can tell you. That flying popcorn bag landed on the television, and the cops cut it open [...]

Our Morning Roundup: Who Loves “Rusty” Limbaugh?

I'm soaking wet, dear readers. Your trusted Urban Explorer spent Thursday evening reviewing film fest screeners and sipping G&Js–damn near forgot what day it was and had to run in the rain! Creative Loafing's cat fight, Rush Limbaugh's exploitative second cousin, social engineering and more, after the jump:

The 2009 National Douchebag Tournament: DOES THE OCTOMOM HAVE WHAT IT TAKES??

In the most heated bracket-based throwdown since Man Madness, Holy Taco has launched its 2009 National Douchebag Tournament, whereby d-bagz compete against other d-bagz in four categories (sports, entertainment, politics, and business) en route to the ultimate prize (as yet unspecified).
Notable matchups include A-Rod vs. Bellichick and Beckham vs. Bonds in the sports division, and [...]

BlusterMania I: Rush Limbaugh vs. Michael Moore…Let’s Get It On!

No bout at the upcoming Wrestlemania has a better build, as the rasslers say, than the one shaping up between Rush Limbaugh and Michael Moore.
Let's review: The White House calls out Limbaugh as the head of the Republican Party. So Republican strategists say the Democrats are stealing tactics used by the Bush administration, which deliberately [...]

Our Morning Roundup: The Power of Rush

Good morning City Desk readers, and happy Freedom Friday. Before we get started, I'd remind you all that John Pinette performs this weekend at the DC Improv, Cool Papa's Party run for just one more week at MetroStage, and David Plotz–former Washington City Paper man and current editor in chief of Slate–reads from and signs [...]