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Welcome to today's edition of the Rush Limbaugh Show podcast and greetings to you. Music lovers, thrill seekers, conversationalists all across the fruited plain. Rush Limbaugh back at it, the Excellence in Broadcasting Network. A great day to be back, folks. Thank you so much. I apologize for being out. I, I remember mentioning at the very beginning of this that they were going to be random days where I would just need to take off. And the last couple have been in that category.


I've had some medical challenges, but that was to be expected. Dealing with them every day remains a gift. And I wake up every morning and I thank God that I did. And there will probably be down the road similar type days where I will need to take a day for rest or for whatever medical challenges present themselves. But the fact that I'm able to get back here and be with you is a genuine blessing. And I appreciate it. And I appreciate your your understanding throughout throughout all of this as as we say, everything's day to day, and especially in the circumstances I find myself in.


Everything is day to day. And you strive to make every day the best it can be. And that's exactly what I'm doing. So I appreciate your understanding and your patience. And here we are ready and ready to go for another three hours of broadcast excellence. I'm going to violate one of my one of my rules here.


One of my rules is that when I am discussed in the drive by media, when I'm talking about.


When I am slandered or libeled or misrepresented, I have always come down on the side of ignoring it rather than discussing it, because discussing it amplifies it and makes it even bigger than it already is. But that is a moot point because in this circumstance, they're already making it bigger than it should have ever been. And it's chock full of misrepresentations and lies.


And so rather than sit here and ignore this and allow people to draw whatever conclusion they do, I'm going to I'm going to deal with this head on. And what this is, is this supposedly. Allegation that I am somehow in favor of secession. That I am in favor of a civil war, that I have predicted, a civil war, that I have suggested that maybe it would just be better if we divided the country. I have not said this.


I have acknowledged that I have seen other people say it. I have not mentioned their names since. They obviously do not want to step forward and own it. But they know who they are, they are bloggers, they are prominent bloggers, there are two or three of them who have numerous times. Suggested that secession may be in our future because we don't have in common anymore the things that divide us have no overlap. All I've done is simply repeat.


What I have read. And as I you know, I always take great pains to protect people's privacy and their identity, even though they're writing under their own names and saying so I have I have not mentioned any names, but I know how volatile the subject is. But I do a three hour radio program that's a lot of content that that exists here, and there are many, many days where that content yearns to be discussed.


So I do. One of the reasons that I usually do not mention these kind of things is because there's a theory. Oh, wow, Limbaugh must really be upset now. He's talking about it. No, it must have really hit a home run. Limbaugh must really be in favor of. No, it's not that at all.


It's just I'm sick and tired of being lied about and and misrepresented when the people doing it.


No, they no, I am not in favor of secession. They cannot find a single quote of mine where I'm in favor of it. So let's go to the audio sound bites. I'll show you what I mean. We put together a montage here from last Wednesday and Thursday, and I'm not going to mention the names of the doofuses in this montage, but here is how it sounded elsewhere in the media last let's see, last Wednesday and Thursday, Rush Limbaugh.


Now he's denying that he was actually in favor of secession, but he's playing with fire.


Rush Limbaugh talking about secession, Rush Limbaugh trial, ballooning civil war or secession there, calling for military action. We've seen Rush Limbaugh do this.


Would you have liked the godfather of this sort of political rhetoric introduced and then said, oh, I was just talking about it.


Secession is treason, Russell. That talk is reckless. It's irresponsible.


It is reckless and irresponsible. I never suggested it. I'm simply telling you what other people are saying. And I know I'm not going to quote these other people, but they know who they are and I find it fascinating when this kind of stuff happens, this is by no means the first time I have been accused of saying something where I have simply been repeating what I've said or seen other people say and they do not step forward and raise their hands.


And I said it, I'm the one that said it. They're out there hiding, but they know who they are. OK, so that's one montage. Then Thursday night on Fox, this is the story with Martha MacCallum.


She had her Rodo. The Grim Reaper showed up, you know, when Heraldo shows up, somebody's going to die or has died and she was talking to her Ronaldo, about my comments that the United States may be heading toward secession. So to set things up here she is introducing and playing an audio clip of mine.


Even Rush Limbaugh warning that he thinks we might be headed in a dangerous direction, an actual separation of the states.


I actually think that we're trending toward secession. Can't go on this way. There cannot be a peaceful coexistence of two completely different theories of life, theories of government, theories of how we manage our affairs. We can't be in this dire a conflict without something giving somewhere along the way.


That's a profound and challenging statement for our nation right now.


Well, it's it's a profound and challenging statement because all kinds of people are talking about it. And by the way, you have been writing about it for a number of multiple weeks. This is not anything. It's actually even new. Know, I actually think we might be trending toward it. I said that because I'm reading about it. I'm reading people who, by the way, I've quoted before on this program and who I respect. They're out there saying it.


They're out there. And by the way, when they say it, they don't just say it. They back it up with their own theories of why. And I'm fascinated when they write it on their book, nobody writes about it, and obviously, you see what was telling me is such and such blog. No, no, no. They wait I repeat it and then somehow claim it originated with me. So after she set that up, she then went to the Grim Reaper, Geraldo Rivera, for his reaction.


Talk of secession is treason. I thought Rush Limbaugh is a powerhouse broadcaster. He's one in a zillion. They come along once a generation. But that talk is reckless. It's irresponsible. We are one nation, indivisible. I had a laugh. Rush goes on to say that people where he is, I have no idea what people in New York are thinking and they're so different. They're like a different species. Half of New York lives in Florida where Rush Limbaugh lives.


It's a preposterous leaders who accentuate the differences and exacerbate the divide by themselves is responsible.


I didn't accentuate or exacerbate it at all. I didn't originate it. It's something that is out there and being discussed by others. Now, here's here's Martha MacCallum reacting to the Grim Reaper.


That's a strong charge. And it is as I said, it's a discussion that I think is being had in a lot of places. There's a piece by the Claremont Institute recently called The Separation, which talks about this. I mean, nobody wants this to be the case. And I'm sure that Russia doesn't want secession to be where the country is headed.


Of course not. But see, she finds she's she's wanting to quote a place that talked about the separation. That's from the Claremont Institute. The Claremont Institute is a very highly reputed conservative think tank and library. I mean, it a library of conservative philosophy and thought. And they are discussing it there. So Martha did something that nobody else in the media did. She went out and actually listened. To this program, and she found an audio sound bite of me that is appropriate to use in fits based on what all had been discussed on our program.


So the comments prior to this were Thursday. On Friday, she played a clip. Now, imagine if the rest of the media cared about getting things right. She wouldn't be the only one to have found this.


This is Rush Limbaugh, because last night Geraldo sort of went after him for talking about the secession statement. I just want to play this real quick for everybody at home.


I simply referenced what I have seen other people say about how we are incompatible as currently divided, and that secession is something that people are speculating about. I am not advocating it.


I have not advocated it, never have advocated it and probably wouldn't just wanted to square the circle on that and make sure that we gave Rush's due by playing that part of it.


So thank you, Martha, for the deep digging into the archives of the program to find something that was readily available for anybody that wanted to to find it. Now, I don't expect this to change anything. Like what's going to happen is, is that these same critics see we got him.


We can't rush, rush. Rush knows he's given course. He's trying to change what he said. They're going to they're totally distort the whole thing again, because I represent the opposition. I am the opposite of you if you're somehow. Come along and damage my credibility than they think they've damage the credibility of the entire opposition and so forth. Which is why all of this stuff happens. There's one more I think of one more maybe.


And maybe a couple more let's let's this is this is from Sunday morning on Meet the Depressed during the roundtable and a discussion about people on the right talking about secession. And the moderator is Chuck Todd. He's talking to the Hoover Institute senior fellow Lanhee Chen, who said this.


Rush Limbaugh, the godfather of this sort of political rhetoric that we're dealing with these days, also introduced and then said, wait a minute, stop the godfather of what?


The the godfather of this political rhetoric that we are talking about these days. The Godfather is political. All right, well, cue it back up to the top list. I promise I won't interrupt the sound byte again.


No Rush Limbaugh, the godfather of this sort of political rhetoric, Godfather one they also introduced and then said, oh, I was just talking about it.


Talk about secession. And the like is nonsense and it's dangerous. You talk about going against federalism, going against the notion that you should ask the judiciary to be activist in overturning the will of the people. I mean, these are the kinds of things Chuuk growing up in the Republican Party to me would have been fundamentally offensive. But you've got a bunch of people who are out there making this crazy argument essentially to politically appease one man and to politically appease their electorate instead of explaining to them, hey, look, here's the reason why this is madness.


Why what is madness? I'm not sure I know what Lanhee Chen is talking about here. I always thought the Hoover Institute was a conservative place, but it seems that they're getting rid of all the conservative thinking out there and replacing it with a bunch of RINO type thinking. At least that's what it seems to me.


At any rate, this this is the same people who lied about Russian collusion and Trump stealing the election in 2016, the same people lying about me now. So that's that. I just wanted to set the record straight. I know it's not going to set anything straight. It's going to accomplish the exact opposite. But what what matters to me is you people in the audience and you understanding what's what and what. I mean when I say what I mean, I am a preeminent communicator.


I don't leave anybody in doubt as to what I mean. When I say anything, I'm perhaps the most direct communicator.


I, I do not speak in riddles at all.


And believe me, if I were in favor of secession, you would have no doubt about you would have not you wouldn't doubt it for a minute.


I just added. The divisions in this country that exist are largely because of people on the left anyway. So if there is anybody out there moving toward a drifting apart or a division of people in this country, it's people on the left, it isn't us.


OK, I have time to get this next analyst there.


Maybe, maybe, maybe not. Let me take a brief break. We'll do that. We'll come back. I've got Rachel Maddow here trying to explain the magic of Rush Limbaugh, but I'm not quite sure I understand that.


Even reading the transcript.


Let's see. This is last Thursday night. Comedy Central's The Daily Show. Trevor Noah is the is this is the the former show hosted by Jon Stewart.


And Rachel Maddow is the guest. And the question to Rachel Maddow from Trevor Noah, is there something that liberals and Democrats are missing in America in learning how to communicate with people and convincing them of ideas are, you know, that question is actually more profound than this guy understands. Do you know the difference in persuasion and convincing? You know the difference, it's a big difference, and he asked it right here in this, there's something liberals and Democrats are missing in America in learning how to communicate with people and convincing them you don't want to convince people.


You want them to figure it out on their own? You want to persuade, not convince. Anyway, what he's talking about here is the magic of conservative media and how the left cannot beat us. They can't beat us in talk radio no matter how they try. And he wants to know what madhouse theory is and she gets it spectacularly wrong.


I was also part of this experiment where liberals tried to do a talk radio with Air America Radio for a long time, and it was at that point and talk radio was basically in a foreign language or sports or church or Rush Limbaugh like that was that was you know, we tried and it didn't work.


So I have thought about this a lot. I do think that there is something that is a little bit magic about the right wing media that the left wing media will never do and that I think liberals and centrists will never do, which is that they tell their audience, you can trust no one other than me.


There are no facts other than those that I am giving to you is so spectacularly wrong. This also illustrates why they don't understand Trump. They don't understand the bond that Trump has, the connection he has with his voters, his base, his audience or what have you. And they certainly don't understand the success of talk radio, conservative talk radio, Air America. They were clueless from the beginning. They treated it as a fundraising operation. They didn't treat it as a commercial business.


They had no idea. They don't know how to make a profit. It's not even part of their their lexicon. Profits, a dirty word, everything is fundraising to them, and they have they have no clue about building an audience and holding it and and creating credibility with the audience, this idea that we sit here and tell you, look, there's one set of facts.


That's what I'm telling you, and there's nothing else that's true. That's not at all what happens here or anywhere else. In conservative media, we just have the ability, born of honesty, to connect with people.


I mean, if there's any group of people out there which is telling their audience, you can trust no one other than me, what the hell have we been through for the past four years? With mainstream media lying through their teeth multiple times a day about anything and everything having to do with Donald Trump. And conservative media. So they never did understand the success, they thought all they had to do was go on the air, that all they had is going to go out and get some fundraisers and get some donors and I'd be up and running.


And they had literally no clue how to build an audience, how to create an audience, how to connect with with an audience at all.


So now they look at conservative media as something they can't beat. And there's got to be something going to be some kind of magic. It's got to be something that we would never do. It's got to be something so low. It's got to be something so beneath our dignity that we would never do. And what they decided is, well, we have our own set of facts. And then we tell you that whatever we tell you is all there is.


There is no alternative.


What they don't get is that I do a better job of presenting a presenting both sides of any issue than they ever will. Because I am into persuasion. I am attempting to get people to think. And conclude the proper thing, not by convincing them of anything, but by persuading quick time out. We'll be right back. Don't go anywhere.


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Hello. Hello, sir.


Many of those and also lots of prayers for you and your family. Thank you very much.


I wanted to talk about the the recent court cases and especially the Supreme Court case with Texas and the kinds of precedent setting for election lawsuits. Basically, I'm of the opinion, I've been following these things a lot, and it seems that no one's really willing to hear the case on the merits. They basically kind of suggest that, well, we don't have jurisdiction or we don't have a acceptable remedy or the case is moot or the person doesn't have standing.


I'm kind of wondering, are they basically all saying that it's impossible to bring an election lawsuit because it's just impossible to bring an election lawsuit on the merits? No, I don't think that's what they're saying, because if it's a case they wanted to take, they would take it.


I think, you know, a friend of mine sent me a note after the Texas after the Supreme Court refused to hear the Texas case. And the note is Supreme Court just said that a state that cheats in a national election, which screws everybody in the nation, is the only entity that's allowed to do anything about it. It's asinine. It's like saying the only person who can prosecute a murder is the murderer. His point is the Supreme Court said we cannot allow one state to start suing other states because it would soon be out of control and so forth.


I think there's a common denominator in all this that people I mean, you know, with this, but you may not have put it in your equation. This is strictly about getting rid of Donald Trump.


There isn't an entity in the in the in the American deep state, Washington establishment, whatever, that doesn't want to get rid of Donald Trump, including enough justices on the Supreme Court.


And I, I don't I think it's it's there's some additional reasons why. And the court gave its its its reasons. But the bottom line is that this is the best chance they've ever had to get rid of Trump. And they're not going to hear these cases. They want him gone. It's no more, in my humble estimation, no more complicated than that. The precedents that are being set precedent are made to be broken. The Supreme Court can break whatever precedent it wants, any time it wants down the line, depending on if they get a case that they that they want to hear, if they get a case that they want to decide.


OK, thank you, sir. You bet, I'm glad you called it there, Carol. Here's my guess. Which one?


Ed in Pittsburgh, you're next. Welcome to the EIB Network. Hello. Hey, Rush, megadose mega prayers. But when I heard Mitch McConnell this morning congratulating Joe Biden, Kamala Harris on their win and, you know, it's just I have to tell you, it just sickens me when I hear these career politicians congratulating each other on their many, many years of, quote, public service as they all accumulate and, you know, millions and millions of dollars before they leave.


And that's called public service. I'm just it just doesn't make any sense to me at all. And it's just kind of enrages me that they keep doing that. They call each other public servants. Wait a minute.


Even when they're making millions and millions of dollars, what is making millions and millions of dollars have to do with what what McConnell said congratulating Biden?


Well, he was congratulating them all these years of public service. And quite honestly, Rush, you know, else to stop and be like, hey, we're putting the swamp back. Oh, OK.


Well, I've got I've got the audio sound bite here. Let's listen to let's listen to the turtle. This was on the Senate floor today. Mitch McConnell speaking about the Electoral College. But look, this is the same answer I just gave the previous caller. If you if you have taken a look at at the news, you will see that this statement by McConnell is being reported as Trump conceding McConnell did it for him. McConnell has sewn it up.


McConnell has finally acknowledged that Trump lost, even if Trump quote, that's how this is being portrayed. This is what McConnell said.


The Electoral College has spoken. So today, I want to congratulate President elect Joe Biden. The president elect is no stranger to the Senate. He's devoted himself to public service for many years. I also want to congratulate the vice president elect, our colleague from California. Senator Harris, beyond our differences, all Americans can take pride that our nation has a female vice president elect for the very first time.


And so there you have it. And that that suffices for a Trump or as a Trump concession in terms of the way it's being reported by the the media, even though Trump hasn't conceded anything.


They are reporting that McConnell effectively did it for him. Now your comment about public service and the fact that these people like Biden and and in Hunter, I got to tell you, you know, it's it's amazing. There are there are at least four separate federal criminal investigations of the Biden family going on right now. You know, people about to move into the White House, there are four separate federal criminal investigations that resulted from Joe Biden's years and years and years of, quote, unquote, public service.


And here's Mitch McConnell congratulating him on all those years of public service. Here's some headlines Hunter Biden raked in six million dollars in nine months from communist Chinese dealings, not including the two point eight carat diamond that he got as a gift. Hunter Biden failed to disclose 400000 dollars in Verismo payments. Biden is poised to hand Republicans an incredible tool to investigate the Hunter corruption scandal. And Joe Biden deflects questions from the press stays silent on criminal investigation of Hunter Biden.


Hunter Biden himself says the U.S. attorney's office is investigating his tax affairs. He said, I learned yesterday for the first time, the U.S. attorney's office in Delaware advised my lawyer also yesterday that they are investigating my tax affairs. So where was all of this before the election? Well, it was there it just wasn't reported by the people who are reporting it now. So why are the people who didn't report this before the election reporting it now? Well, my friends, I have explained this on previous editions of this program, remember, the my theory is the ultimate objective is to get Biden replaced as soon as feasible.


They want Carmela in there for a whole host of reasons, but even if they even. Even if. I'm wrong about that. There is another theory, and it is the people in the deep state, the FBI, the intelligence community, look at what they've got on Biden now. I mean. The intelligence community, they want to be the first to meet with every president every day, they want to have access, they now have the means of.


I mean, they can tell Biden what to do, when to do it and how to do it, otherwise they go public with all this, otherwise they make hay out of it. The fact that they have this data, the fact that they're letting Biden know and everybody know on his team that this. Supposedly, criminal activity is something they are keeping an eye on is the best way they have of controlling it. It's the best way they have of having the executive branch do what these people in the other regions of the executive branch want done.


So the difference here is rather than use this. Before the election as a means of maybe casting doubt on Biden's competence and his. Credibility, they hold it, they hold on to the information and use it after he's elected as a means of controlling him. And that's where we are right now, and that's why all of a sudden these headlines are popping up everywhere and that's why all of a sudden everywhere, all the details about all this stuff, which you and I knew before the election because of Bob Wolinsky and some of the other people.


The mainstream media never reported any of it, they're only reporting it now after the election. This is done so as to maintain a level of control over Biden as he assumes office next month. Be right back.


Stay with us. Back to the phones in just a second. But before we do a grab, audio sound bite, number 10 a.


Mitch McConnell, the turtle with sound bite number 10, John Harwood today on CNN's NEWSROOM, and he was on with Jim Sciutto, who said moments before Senate Majority Leader the turtle made those comments on the Senate floor, calling Biden president elect for the first time, President Trump continued to tweet out baseless conspiracy theory attacks about the stolen election. You have any reaction from the White House on this yet from what the turtle did?


And if not, how do you think the president handles what the turtled that President Trump has the power to sink those two incumbent Republican senators if he wants to, by discouraging his people from supporting them? Kelly Leffler, the appointed senator, David Perdue, the elected senator.


The president has the capacity to take away Mitch McConnell's job as majority leader if he sinks those two. Is he willing to do it?


Yeah, I think these people think that he is so just to explain this, so McConnell goes out and basically says for the first time anywhere in the Republican Party, Joe Biden is president elect. Congratulations, Mr. President. By the way, congratulations, Cammy Harris. The American people are happy to see the first ever woman elected vice president. That's great with us. So happy. We're also happy. So Trump watches this. Trump gets mad. Trump says, oh, turtle, you like being the leader of the Senate.


Well, I'm going to take it away from you. I'm going to go out there and I'm going to suggest the Republican voters in Georgia that they not support Kelly Loffler.


And and Purdue and thereby the Democrats are going to own the government and they're going to own the Senate and therefore you will have nothing to be leader of. That's what Harwood is suggesting Trump can do as a reaction. To McConnell, essentially acknowledging for the Republican Party that Biden is official.


Here's here's Jim in Astoria, Oregon. Jim, great to have you on the EIB Network. Hello.


Oh, mega dittos Rush. Yesterday, it was my birthday, and today I get my present.


Well, thank you very much. I appreciate, you know.


You know, there are 60 million people praying for you and your family and me especially.


I really appreciate that to more than you know.


But but what I wanted to say was back in April 2017, California was entering articles of secession into their legislature. So I don't understand what's the big deal? Well, if anyone did say yes, you know what?


The reason I wanted to take your call. We bumped you up in the order because I just found this story in one of the recent breaks. And here it is. It's actually this is a Web page.


It's from November 10th, 2016. This is just a week after the elections, a week after Trump won one week, seven days. California secession plan gains momentum after Trump win. Californians made it abundantly clear Tuesday night they didn't want to see Donald Trump in the White House overwhelmingly voting for Hillary Clinton, now disappointed with Trump's victory, they are seeking another way out. A group of secessionists.


Is taking advantage of post-election discontent to push for Culex it, the new name for the prospect of California seceding from the U.S.. It's modeled after Brexit, Britain's historic decision to leave the European Union.


Discussion of the idea exploded Wednesday on Twitter and nowhere to be found was Geraldo Rivera calling it traitorous. Nowhere to be found was Geraldo Rivera suggesting that it was treasonous. Right here, I formerly nicotine stained fingers, the state of California. The headline California Secession Plan gains momentum after Trump win. There wasn't a single complaint. There wasn't any righteous hand-wringing there, wasn't it? Oh, my God, this is outrageous. California needs to be so ashamed of themselves.


California, this is treasonous. California. This is outrageous. How dare you suggest such a thing? That was none of that. And New York has talked about secession as well. Off and on for decades, I guess it's I guess it's cute when New York does. I guess it's cute when California does it. Right here, November 10th, 2016, it wasn't the election wasn't even a week old, ladies and gentlemen. So, Jim in Astoria, Oregon, great memory.


I'm glad you called. We'll take a brief break and be back and continue right after this.


Bill Gates was on CNN recently with with Jake Tapper. The topic was the pandemic. And Bill Gates. Spoke about how bad the winter wave of Corona's coronavirus outbreak is going to be and basically said that we need to shut down bars and restaurants, it just needs to happen and need to shut them down for six months minimum. So here we have. A billionaire telling. A reporter at CNN that we need to keep closing down businesses and nobody says there's nobody challenges it, nobody disagrees.


Nobody. Why are we listening to Bill Gates?


What in the world has Gates done where he has his expertise on this, you know, Bill Gates could withstand being shut down for 10 years, but these bars and restaurants, these owners can't do this.


They're being destroyed. They'd be wiped out.


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Great to have you here with us, my friends. Rush Limbaugh back at it again.


Just wanted to remind everybody that they are going to be days where I'm not going to be able to get in, and I mentioned that at the at the very outset of this back in in January and February. And as time goes on there, there are medical challenges that present themselves and that have to be dealt with. And some of them, you know, pop up as a surprise. Some of them are predictable.


But I continue to look at this and live this as a day to day proposition. You know, I've said it enough times. It becomes a cliche that I wake up every morning and thank God that I did.


But, you know, it's not a cliche. It absolutely happens to be the truth.


And so the bottom line is that every day is a gift. And even on those days where I'm not able to get here, I realized that I wish I could be and that when those days occur, that I will I will do what I can to get back as quickly as as as possible. And I want to go back to this Bill Gates business, because look at this to set this up. Let me share with you another story that I have here in my formerly nicotine stained fingers.


Story dated December 11th. Oh, by the way, that was four days ago, and it's my brother's birthday and I was not able to wish him a happy birthday, a public way here behind the golden EIB microphone. So I'm doing it now. Happy birthday, Dave. Dave, the brother is just a couple of years younger than I am, and he's he's doing great. And he had a had a birthday last Friday, and I wanted to make sure to acknowledge it.


So happy birthday. Many more as many more as you want.


I'm old enough to remember when Hydroxycut, when he was a kook theory. From a kook president now all of a sudden. It is amazing the things that are happening after an election where this cook, the so-called cook, Donald Trump, is lost, allegedly lost. Look at all the things now all of a sudden, the AMAA, although very quietly that hydroxyl Clark win is OK.


It's perfectly fine. Go ahead and use it if you want, it can be helpful. Now, how many people do you think we'll ever know, how many people do you think died needlessly because they were sent home to ride it out or were afraid to go to the doctor or were afraid to take hydroxyl? CLARKIN Because what they were hearing about it in the drive by media. Now, if you if you doubt the corruption in the numbers of covid cases, consider that the AMAA, the American Medical Association, lied to us about using hydroxyl Clark when?


Here's the headline AMAA rescinds previous statement against prescription of Hydroxycut Laquinta covid-19 patients.


The AMA, in a surprising move, has officially rescinded for those of you in Rio, Linda, that means they've taken it back a previous statement against the use of hydroxyl Clark, when in the treatment of covid-19 patients giving doctors the OK to return to utilizing the medication at their discretion. Wait a minute. Well, I remember when we were told that this stuff could kill you. Do you remember, in fact, when Trump talked about hydroxyl, Clark?


When during. Oh, I forgot. Was it when he had it when he had covid-19 or was it before? Before.


Who was it that was on television that went nuts saying, Mr. President, you're killing people. You're killing people. You're asking people to die. Who was it? It was some prominent cable news person that accused Trump of killing people by suggesting that hydroxyl Clarkin was OK to use. I can't remember who it was, but it'll come to me.


But now it's perfectly fine that. You see, previously, the AMA had issued a statement in March, way back at the beginning of this, that was highly critical of hydroxyl, Clark, when in regards to its use as a proposed treatment by some doctors in the early stages of covid-19, in addition to discouraging doctors from ordering it in bulk. They suggested that there was no reason to prescribe it, that it could kill, that it could seriously damage it.


And now now that Trump is gone, they think now that Trump is Femi Oke, guess what hydroxyl Clarke went perfectly fine to use. Which takes me back to this Bill Gates story. Bill Gates was on CNN with Jake Tapper. They were talking about the coronavirus pandemic. Let you know what. Let me very quickly. Yeah, I thought we had the sound bite let me go let me let me get the actual sound bites, the transcripts up here.


Right, here we go. All right.


Here we go, this is I guess it's Sunday morning, State of the Union is the show. Jake Tapper's the host talking to Bill Gates about the pandemic. And Tapper says a lot of governors who oppose bringing back these lockdown orders and forcing businesses to close. What do you think?


Bars and restaurants in most of the country will be closed as we go into this way. And I think, sadly, that's appropriate. The next four to six months really call on us to do our best because we can see that this will end. And you don't want, you know, somebody you love to be the last to die of coronavirus.


All right. OK, so we have a billionaire here. As far as I know, that's his only qualification. I don't know what Bill Gates qualification is to determine when we have lockdown's who gets locked down, for how long do they get locked down? Where is this level of expertise and where is somebody on this show challenging this? He just gets to run around and say whatever he wants to say and nobody challenges this. And what is he saying?


We need to keep closing down businesses. So. When did Gates become the expert in this? Why should anybody be taking advice from him? I know he donates a lot of money, I know he's got this foundation where he does mosquito nets in Africa and so forth, does a lot of things like that.


But I'm reading some bloggers here, the bloggers have checked in or he's not a doctor and Gates is not a researcher. He's not a professor in any medical field at all yet. CNN and a bunch of other news networks very often ask for his opinion on health care issues. But he's not a medical expert. And they never questioned his reasoning. He just gets to pontificate and it's because he's a billionaire, can't possibly. That's what was Neil Cavuto. It was Cavuto who accused Trump of killing people by suggesting hydroxyl.


Clark when Neil Cavuto. That's exactly right. I appreciate the reminder.


Anyway, here you have Bill Gates all over CNN, nobody challenging what he says. But Gates is out there ripping into Trump's executive order that brings his America first stance to coronavirus vaccine distribution.


Tapper then asks Gates when we're going to get back to a normal life, is the next sound bite here. Tapper attack? President Trump signed an executive order he says prioritizes distribution of the vaccine before it goes to people in other countries. What do you think of that strategy?


I think we need to help all of humanity here. The U.S. has benefited from other countries work here, and we shouldn't be entirely selfish in how we go forward. The extreme idea that everybody should die until we have the very last American vaccinated, that's hardly the appropriate response.


Good grief. Nobody is saying this. Nobody is saying that everybody in the world should die. So that every last American gets back. So, folks, this is classic, this is a classic illustration of people who are offended by the idea of America first or make America great again. Gates is a globalist and he believes that the United States is not the good guys. The United States trends toward being the problem. So here he is suggesting that somebody out there in this world wants to make sure every American is vaccinated first and to hell with the rest of the world, to hell with the rest of the world.


And if some people die so that all Americans may get the vaccine, then to hell. But that's not at all on anybody's list. It's not a suggestion that anybody has. And it's not who we as Americans are, as we have demonstrated over and over again, time and time again. When natural disasters have hit, we're the first on the scene of all nations in the world now, Tapper asked Gates when he thinks we'll be able to get back to some form of normal life.


Gates predicts late summer. Late summer, we're going to get back to normal life, well, how about the bar and restaurant owners that Gates wants to shut down for six more months? How in the world are they ever going to be able to reopen, they are going to be wiped out, they cannot withstand a six month shutdown or a six month lockdown. These are small business owners, restaurants and bars are small businesses. They're never going to be able to get back to a quote unquote, normal life if they are shut down for six months, like Bill Gates wants to shut them down.


How are they going to pay the mortgages on their businesses, how are they going to pay the mortgages on their homes? Now, billionaires don't have these concerns, billionaires are not worried about mortgage payments and other bills that have to be paid.


These people own these bars and restaurants, they just want to stay open, they want their employees working, they they they do not want six months of a shutdown or lockdown. Gates said the next four to six months really call on us to do our best because we can see that this will end and you don't want somebody that you love to be the last to die from coronavirus.


Gates actually said, you know, early 20, 22, unless we help other countries get rid of this disease and we got high vaccination rates in our country, the risk of reintroduction will be there. And, of course, the global economy will be slowed down, which hurts America economically in a pretty dramatic way.


This this is. Obviously, somebody out of touch, and that's that's I know it's a it's a an accusatory thing to say because, you know, we kind of celebrate billionaires in America. Well, some of us do. Some people equate being a billionaire with being brilliant.


And that's not necessarily the case at all. But I mean, Bill Gates is more shutdowns needed, six months shut shutdown bars and restaurants. That's the last thing that's needed. That is the last thing that's going to be helpful.


Shutdowns don't advance anything, they just delay the inevitable. Anyway, I got to take a break, folks will do that. Come back and resume with you on the phone. Don't go away.


By the way, one more one more thing on on on Bill Gates. Ted Cruz.


Makes a really great point. He said that that all of the government class and by that we mean the government employees, political appointees, everybody in the cabinet level departments, virtually every. Government job, every every person in a government job is getting paid through the shutdown. Did you know that when we tell a bar or restaurant we are locking you down, buddy? You're killing the country, you're spreading the virus, you're spreading the disease. So we're going to shut you down for six months.


We're going to wipe you out. We're going to put you out of business. Everybody working for the government gets paid. Through the shutdowns and lockdowns, all of the teachers are being paid, whether or not there are classes, all of the Democrat governors with their states shut down, they are getting paid. It is so easy for these people to shut us down as they pay absolutely no price for it, their lives are unchanged. Same thing with Bill Gates, Bill Gates can stand there and suggest that every bar and restaurant needs to be shut down for six months and it's no skin off his back.


Gates thinks he'll be next summer before the U.S. is close to returning to normal. So at what point are the rest of us going to tire of billionaires whose lives are completely unaffected by Lockdown's school closures, travel restrictions and all the rest telling us good little prongs that we just have to wait a few more months?


That's former New York Times reporter Alex Berenson. Ted Cruz said leftists, a millionaire and a billionaire discuss how they think it's appropriate to destroy and bankrupt small businesses across America. I'll tell you what. Let's do this, let's halt all salaries at CNN and Microsoft, let's stop paying Democrat politicians and then let's see if they think two more years of shutdown is OK. That's Ted Cruz. Hey, if we're going to shut down, let's shut it down. If we're going to shut down bars and restaurants, you've done nothing here.


Then let's shut down CNN. Let's just let's let's do the equivalent of shutting them down, let's just cancel their salaries, let's just cancel every payment they get for working the same thing at Microsoft. Let's see how they feel about it. It's a great response, and Ted Cruz here is a lad in Brunswick, Georgia. We head back to the phones. I'm glad you waited, sir. Hello.


God bless you. And we're praying for you. Well, thank you, sir. Appreciate it.


Right now, the establishment Republicans have a fatal flaw. They think the movement Trump started is going away and the party's going to revert back to the pre Trump era. But the people who believe that there was enough voter fraud to swing this election are not just some fringe group on Twitter. I think it encompasses everyday Americans. And my point is that we need to let the establishment know that if they don't step up now in respect to the issue of voter fraud, then they won't have a job after the next election.


Yes, this is you know, you're making it tough for me because I'm on your side and I'm with you on this, but that's not going to happen. The truth of the matter is. That we have an entity that we are up against and it has in it both Republicans and Democrats, and that entity has been called the deep state, it's been called the Washington establishment. It's been called the elites. And they want no part. Of Trump's base.


They have no desire. To somehow find a way to incorporate Trump's base in whatever they think the Republican Party is, they they are content to be a minority party if that's what it takes to eliminate the populism of the Trump base, the Trump voter. So while you're sitting out there thinking that the establishment Republicans. Need to come up with a strategy to find a way to incorporate the the the Trump based Trump supporters, they're not doing that. They're doing the exact opposite.


They're trying to figure out how to be viable without the Trump base. They don't want the Trump base. The establishment wants no part of the Trump base. They haven't wanted any part of the Trump base since before there was Trump.


And I it's it's. All you have to do if you if you want to know who these people are, is find the nearest Never Trumper and just listen to them read what they write. Listen to what they say and you'll get very good heads up on what they think of the Trump. I mean, these people acknowledged that they would rather vote for a Democrat. Than to support Donald Trump or to find a way to build a relationship with Trump supporters, rather vote for a Democrat, and they did and they proudly probably said so.


Anyway, we're coming up here on a break and I got to take it tight. We'll come back and continue on the phones.


Eight to eight, eight two's a no. Sit tight, folks, back before you know it.


Greetings and welcome back. And will rush back on the cutting edge of societal evolution. And give me an example. Never Trumper Steve Schmidt. Remember, he was the he was the campaign consultant for McCain back in 2008 when McCain ran against Barack Hussein. Oh, Steve Schmidt was the guy turned on Sarah Palin. And after McCain lost Schmidt start showing up on RPM's NBC and basically went to the other side now and never Trumper, he just said he just said the Trump supporters are like the brownshirts in Germany in the 20s and 30s.


This is what they think of you. You're no different than the brownshirts in Germany in the 20s and 30s, so folks, if you're sitting out there thinking that the Republicans in the Senate or in the House, I mean, there's there are exceptions, but they're not very many. I think you can count on maybe two hands, the number of Republicans in Washington who remain fervent Trump supporters. There may be others, but they're not. Visibly public about it.


And this is just they're not trying to figure out a way to keep you on board. They're not trying to find a way to make sure you trump voters, stay with them in the Republican Party. They want a Republican Party, doesn't include you. There's an analogy to this, and a lot of people are not going to remember it because you have to go back to the 80s, but this is exactly what happened when Ronald Reagan left office after two terms and George H.W. Bush.


Promised the third term of Ronald Reagan as his part of his campaign, but the fact of the matter is that the Washington establishment, if you get right down to it, folks did not like. Reagan, because they don't like conservatism. Mainstream establishment Republicans have never liked conservatives or they'll put on a great act. Reagan was president. Oh, it was the greatest thing in the world. They all wanted to serve. They all wanted to be in the bright lights that were shining on Reagan.


They wanted to be in the cabinet. They wanted to do this. They wanted to do it, but.


When it was time for Reagan to leave office, they were they were happy. It's about conservatism, Trump, call it populism. Call it populist, whatever Trump was implementing a conservative agenda, he was implementing the agenda the never Trump have devoted their lives to, and still they opposed him.


So they're not calculating ways to find a way to fold you in with whatever Republican Party they hope to build, by the way, grab sound bite number 30, we found the audio. This is Neil Cavuto. This is back in May, May 19th, 2020.


A VA study showed that among a population of veterans in a hospital receiving this treatment, those with vulnerable conditions, respiratory conditions, heart ailments, they died. It will kill you. I cannot stress enough. This will kill you.


Trump took hydroxyl, Clark, when that's what prompted Neil Cavuto to tell. But don't do it. It'll kill you. It's going to kill you. Now, the AMA, the reason I'm making a deal out of this is the AMA has rescinded all of this. The ACMA has rescinded every critical thing they ever said about hydroxyl chloroquine, do you realize how much money we could have saved? You realize how many lives could have been saved if this drug would have been free to be prescribed.


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Thank you very much. Great to have you here.


Thank you. You're playing in the first hour about Rachel Maddow. Response in the interview is exactly the opposite of the truth. Your audience is right and fastidious about reading and research. We actually critically think so. You are the catalyst and we do our own analysis, research and follow up. That's exactly right.


Thank you. It's exactly right. In fact, this goes back, ladies and gentlemen, to the the early days of the program. And it still survives to this day. The the criticism that you all are just a bunch of mine, no robots that you can't sink on your own, that you are tuning in waiting for marching orders from me.


And that's never been the case. This program. Attracted a massive audience rapidly because. This program validated what millions of Americans already believed, what millions of Americans already thought, they just didn't have anybody in the national media saying what they believed that I came along in this program, came along and. They felt validated, it wasn't that they hadn't considered anything, I was saying they knew it before I said it. They were just ecstatic. Somebody was already on national media.


Finally, national media to validate what they believe.


And you are absolutely right. People in this audience are among the brightest and the most educated, the most politically viable people in this country. Precisely because you engage in critical thinking, you are the exact opposite of mind numbed robots, the exact opposite of a bunch of sponges, the exact opposite of a bunch of people waiting for your Svengali to tell you what to do. And you know what, they know it. They know exactly who you are. They may lie to themselves now and then.


As they report to their own audiences, you know, I have an I have a bigger question than than any of this, what is MSNBC going to do now that they don't have Trump? Do you realize how much of cable news? Is going to have nothing to talk about now that Trump is gone or allegedly gone, don't get mad at me here, folks. I'm just saying that without Trump in the White House providing media fodder countless hours per day, they're not going to know what to do.


They're going to have to cover for Biden. They're going to have to sing Biden's praises. They're going. And let me show you how hard that's going to be. Grab audio, sound bite number 13. Biden did a speech last night. It was a train wreck. He couldn't stop coughing, he couldn't stop clearing his throat, the guy was full of phlegm. We put together a montage of this speech and it sounds like this once again, the American America where Americans voted this year over one hundred and fifty five million.


Their votes counted, the biggest voter turnout in the history of the United States.


It has received together the vice president elect Harris and I received when they won in twenty sixteen excuse me, or dispute the results yet it's a position so extreme. You seen it before. You know, this battle for the soul. We the people vote. It remains intact and now it's time to unite, to heal.


I will be president for all Americans to work in front of us better than it ever was.


We, the United States of America, has always set the example for the world for a peaceful transition of power. Thank you.


Yeah, the speech was nothing but clearing of the throat. So how did the drive by media deal with this? We put together another montage.


What we heard tonight was a top to bottom takedown of President Trump, a forceful and full condemnation, a pretty forceful argument pushing the president even to concede a decisive rebuke to the efforts of President Trump.


There you hear President elect Joe Biden offering a full defense of democracy, the most vigorous denunciation of President Trump.


What really struck me about those remarks was just how forceful Joe Biden was.


He really drew a line in the sand on taking names here.


It was a very striking moment, real passion and outrage as Joe Biden laid out all challenges. He was forceful, sending that message to the White House and the present occupant saying, look, pack up your bags, I'm coming.


I don't I don't know what it was, but it was not forceful. It was not a top to bottom takedown. It was not a decisive rebuke. It was nothing more than Flem and clearing the throat and coughing. But you see, they have to overlook that. They have to ignore all of that. So what are they going to do? They cannot be critical of Biden. They will not be critical of Biden. They're going to Biden until until I'm a folks.


I think we're seeing enough information on the Biden's now to safely say that Biden will serve at the pleasure of Barack Obama.


If Obama gives the green light to Democrats to take Biden out, there will be ample evidence. That Biden has lied about his knowledge, his family was selling his name and office with his permission, and if that's in fact the case, then there's likely unreported money that will be found. The fake news media will temporarily become hard news media. If the decision is made that Biden has to step down until that time, they will be covering for Biden. They'll be making excuses for Biden.


They'll be ignoring all the negatives you wait and see and then watch what happens to their ratings when that happens.


Brief break. We will come back and continue after this.


No, no. I really think Obama is running the show. Obama has been running a Democrat show since since 2016. He ran the operation against Trump. He ran the Russia sting. He ran the Russian coup. He ran everything. And he's now running this.


And as long as Biden accomplishes or does what Obama wants, then he'll be fine. But I do believe that it will be up to Obama Biden's fate. We'll see. Here's Kim in Kennesaw, Georgia.


Graduated High Congress. Thank you so much for having me. I'm a Georgia voter here. I was proud to attend Trump's rally on November the 1st, waiting in line for eleven hours. It was worth every minute. My question is, without Trump, why would I bother to give these Republican Senate seats another vote? I voted for Loffler and Pardoo when I voted for President Trump. And due to the overwhelming fraud in our Georgia election system, my vote did not count.


It's the same people running the runoff election. Why would I think it would matter then?


Well, let me ask you, does it matter to you that the Senate be able to stop the Biden Obama agenda? Are you sure of the you don't care anymore?


No, I do. OK, I do care. But my thing is, too, even if we have 52, 48, we can't trust all our Republican senators. Kamala would be the tie breaker for a 50/50 vote, and if Romney and Ryan, for instance, voted with a Democrat, I understand that.


But if you lose these two seats, then it's it's academic.


There's there's there's no way you have no chance of stopping the Biden Obama agenda, at least with these two.


If they win, there is numerically a chance to, you know, require that the Republicans stay unified and so forth.


It just it's look, as far as I'm sure there's no wrong or right answer here. So don't misinterpret my tone. I'm not I'm not trying to be critical in the in the way I ask the questions of you. I'm just to me, that's what this is about. If you want to be able to stop the Democrat agenda by that, you want to stop the Green New Deal. Do you want to stop the way they're planning on dealing with the coronavirus?


Do you want to you want to stop the virtual takeover of this country by radical leftists? The only chance you've got is those two Senate seats. I know they're not a guarantee because the you know, you said they could cave any time. They want to depend on the pressures that are mounted against them. But at least there is the possibility of stopping it if they if they are elected.


And I don't. Has Trump changed his mind? Has Trump said that he doesn't care whether they win or not since that rally?


Not that I know of. I just feel it just seems more hopeless each day. I have never not voted in any election since 1988, not even small municipal elections. But I'm sure I'm not the only one, especially here in Georgia, that feels like. You know, the Republicans are basically using us the way the Democrats used an underclass to keep them in power and they're not doing anything to help us. They're selling out left and right. Our governor ran on a platform that he was like Trump.


He has not none of his administration is. I don't feel that the Republicans are fighting for us. Vernon Jones, a Democrat, goes to the Capitol on the weekend and fights for us. But Perdue and Loffler are not. Well, I understand how you feel, I and I hear this from people constantly that they care about you when it's election time and then after that, you may as well not even exist.


But look, it's up to you. I'm not I'm not going to try to talk you into or out of anything. I respect your independent thinking enough as it is.


But I did want to put the option in front of you because that's really what we're facing. I got to run out of time.


Hey, did you see this? Elon, Elon Musk says that electric cars will require a lot more electric power than we currently have.




I wonder where it's going to come from. Details are coming up. Sit tight.


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I thought that I would do a key word search, you know, after Bill Gates. I saw the Bill Gates interview.


Well, I have the audio sound, but I didn't actually watch CNN. I didn't I heard that Gates had appeared with Jake Tapper and Little Joe Biden impersonation there. And here's Gates advocating that we shut down bars and restaurants. For six months, folks, I can't tell you how this irritates me and to try to explain it, I want to go back to March and April when we had the first nationwide shutdown that was put in place by President Trump because remember, they have these these computer model projections of two million dead if we did nothing.


And so they they succeeded in getting Trump to shut down the country. So. Because. Of mine, the necessity of seeking treatment. I'm traveling around and I'm I'm looking at the results of this, I'm seeing a boarded up country. And I remember I remember coming to the program every day after I had seen this and almost breaking down in tears, telling you what I had seen and how it was affecting me. I looked at these shut down businesses.


I don't care what they were, how large or small. And I saw. A lifetime dream being destroyed. I saw people who had invested, who knows how much money, it was just vanishing. It just irritated the heck out of me. This is not who we are. I was saying to myself, we do not run away from things like this. We don't we've never shut down the country. For a pandemic, we've never shut down the country for any reason at all.


And yet here we were and once it started, it was going to be impossible to put it back together rapidly. We're shut down for a month. It went longer than two or three months. I'm driving around.


I'm looking at this and. It just. It personally was was ripping my heart out. And I became an advocate on this program for reopening the country. Because it was so unnecessary, we were literally. Destroying people's livelihoods, not to mention the amount of debt that we were going into by paying everybody to stay home, we were paying everybody to shut down for a while. So we're making it easy for these people. They weren't actually seeing their dreams vanish yet.


And so now we're approaching 30 trillion dollars in debt. Just mind boggling. So here comes Gates, and apparently that wasn't enough for him. So Gates is demanding that bars and restaurants be shut down for another six months because we don't have any hope of normalizing until late twenty twenty one or twenty twenty two. I do not know how Gates is an authority on this, but he apparently is because people treat him as one. So I did this keyword search on bars and restaurants and I found a fascinating story here from Newsweek.


That, let's see, the date here is done today, that I don't have the date. Yeah, I do. Yeah, I do. Why, it's just four days ago, I imagine that. Let me ask you this, what percentage? Of New covid-19 cases in New York, do you think are attributable to restaurants and bars? Because these these entities are being held up almost as an enemy. When Gates and the rest of these, like Cuomo and the rest people come along and point fingers at bars and restaurants say you need to shut down.


Well, here is the number of restaurants and bars account for less than two percent of new covid-19 cases in New York. Two percent, and this is who we're focusing on, this is who we're trying to portray as the enemy, because that's what this is. Bars and restaurants, you guys, you got to shut down because that's where people gather and that's where people get together and they don't wear masks at all, even despite all of that two percent less than.


Two percent of new covid-19 cases in New York are accounted for by bars and restaurants. Now, during a press briefing on Friday, the New York governor, Andrew Cuomo, said that private gatherings account for the vast majority of new statewide cases, while less than two percent are coming from bars and restaurants. Now, bars and restaurants, though, we're being told that they are high risk areas for the virus to spread. Yes, they accounted for only one point four percent of new cases in New York.


How can this be? So once again, we're being fed a bunch of misinformation, we are being fed a bunch of false enemies and false targets. For what purpose, why in the world target bars and restaurants, what in the world could Gates's purpose be? At any rate, Elon Musk says that electric cars are going to require a lot more electric power than we currently have.


Now, wait a minute, I thought we were going to have all the electric power we needed with the Green New Deal. We have brand new windmills and we're going to have solar panels all over the place. Except, no, those kept those keep getting shut down. Yes, right, Tesla CEO Elon Musk says that we're going to need more electricity to power cars like his a lot more. He said electricity consumption is going to double if the world's electric car fleets are electrified, increasing the need to expand nuclear, solar, geothermal and wind energy generating sources.


Elon, you have to know that we can't cover the needed electricity with wind and solar. It's not possible. Increasing the availability of sustainable energy is a major challenge as cars move from combustion engines to battery driven electric motors, a shift which will take 20 years, Musk said in a talk hosted by Berlin based publisher Axel Springer. This has always amazed me where do you people that drive electric cars think the power is coming from when you plug them into charge?


It boggles my mind these people think that they are saving the planet, engaging in clean, renewable energy, when in fact it is coal that is charging the battery in your car. It is coal. It's charging the battery in your iPhone and your iPad in whatever lithium ion battery device you have. It is coal. Evil, dirty, rotten coal, and now Elon Musk. Is saying that there will not be. Enough electricity to charge all the electric cars we are on tap to manufacture, why?


Well, because these newfound sources, geothermal, wind, solar, ain't going to get it done. They simply do not produce enough electricity, there is no free lunch when it comes to renewable energy sources because. They're not even renewable yet, but the closest we have to renewable energy is. Nuclear, but even that not quite. Well, what about the wind and water out there, they're free, but they're not very efficient, and if there's no wind, you don't get any power.


And if there are clouds, you don't get any power from solar.


But mining, oh, my God, it's so filthy, it's so yeah, but without it, you're not going to be able to drive your electric car. It's so much of the radical environmental movement just perplexes me from the standpoint of common sense and how there isn't any. You take a look at your electric car, you go in and charge it up wherever you do that, the charging stations and you think somehow you're saving the planet when all you are doing is upping the demand for more coal.


And guess where a lot of the coal in the United States power plants guesswork comes from folks. The TCHI comes, that's exactly right. You wouldn't believe how much coal we import from the trichomes. They've got it out the wazoo and we need it, and so we buy it from them. It's. On Deniable. Anything that requires batteries is going to require coal to power it. I don't care how clean you think that you are making the environment.


Hey, try this. This is from the BBC. Here's the headline, The Heat Gap Dividing a Major U.S. City. The heat gap. Yes, my friends, there is a heat gap out there. It's in Los Angeles and it's rooted in primary unfairness. As in many U.S. towns, historic disinvestment in certain areas of Los Angeles have created a heat gap within the city. You know what the heat gap is. Let me tell you, poorer neighborhoods experience higher temperatures due to a lack of shade.


That's right, in poorer neighborhoods, for some reason, environmentalists are going in there and cut down all the trees. There isn't any shade, there's no tree cover. Vegetation and shade are gone.


And so it is hotter. In poor neighborhoods, it's unfair in this case. Poor and minorities hardest hit because of the absence of shade, so the city of Los Angeles. And several nonprofits profits are now trying to close the gap through a variety of urban programs.


This is just more left wing victimization, that's all this is creating a new group of victims based on the fact that there's not enough shade where they live and we're going to blame it on the rich.


The rich are going in there and shut down their shade by cutting down their shade.


And so the poor have no hope.


They're sweltering, they're sweating. And as they sweat, they stink. And the stink rises and spreads throughout the city and all because the rich have gone in and cut down their trees, eliminating their shade. Something new to blame on global warming. Rich people are cooler, rich people can afford shade, rich people don't have to cut down their trees.


And so. It's just another way to make people think that they're being mistreated unfairly on equitably. Because of a new discovered heat gap in Los Angeles. Be right back. Don't go away.


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Hello, Rose. My prayers go out to you. And these days I'm not a very powerful man. I do pray for you, sir.


I appreciate it. Thank you very much. My point is this. We have mayors and governors across this country either closing or limiting the hours of bars and restaurants, all in the name of science. Where is the science? Where are they getting this science from? This is that's going to do anything.


I don't think it's about science. I think it's about destroying capitalism. You can't you can't get more capitalistic than American small business, can you? I mean, that's the essence of capitalism. The vast majority of jobs in this country are produced by small business, not major, big time corporations. And if you go after the small businesses, if you if you succeed in shutting them down, then you can bring about. The change over. To socialism, you can exchange and by blaming these bars and restaurants, by blaming American small business.


For the problems that we're having with covid-19, if you succeed in convincing enough Americans that these small businesses are the problem.


Then you shut them down, you blame small business as it is that can then be said to be capitalism is the problem and then the solution will be government. Government will come in and fix whatever happens. Government will make the owners of these businesses whole, will do something, will protect them. But I, I think the objective here of is is not science. And it's not to somehow save people from getting covid-19. It's not to stop the spread.


It is about promoting globalism and getting rid of American capitalism. This is the obstacle that Donald Trump was trump his campaign make America great again was purely.


Rooted in American capitalism, revitalizing America, bringing jobs back that had been lost because of globalism, and he succeeded in doing it. I mean, more than anybody ever dreamed of. So now that they think they have gotten rid of Trump, now it's time to get rid of Trump ism. That means get rid of small business, get rid of capitalism and get back to the direction we were going under Barack Obama, we were headed toward globalism. By the way, I mentioned Brexit earlier in a brief comment, look at how long ago Brexit was voted on by the British people.


How many years is it and they still haven't done it. They still haven't exited the European Union. So it's it's the same situation here. The. Trump for years was was rooted in reestablishing America. As a singular nation, that is the good guy in the world. That American greatness is good for everybody in America, achieving greatness is good for everybody in the world. But this runs counter to what the Washington establishment seeks. In Britain, they were able and continue to be able to delay implementing the Brexit vote for at least four years, and they're going to succeed probably, and we'll see how long it takes if they ever do succeed in actually exiting the European Union.


And now, look, this is something I think yes, I did. I predicted this shortly before the election. Trump's economic miracles are being diminished, all of Trump's economic successes, all of his economic recovery, all of it is being diminished now by revisionists on the left. Here's a tweet from John Harwood. Alone among the 13 presidents since World War Two, Trump will exit the White House with fewer Americans employed than when he started, he will have overseen puny your growth in economic output than any of the previous 12 president.


Now, this is an outand out lie, but this is exactly they're going to end up giving Biden credit for the virus, for the vaccine. They're going to Byron R. Biden credit for reviving the U.S. economy. If you go back. To the three and a half years of the Trump term before the virus hit, the economic output of this country was at a record high and it was continuing to grow and it was all Trump.


And now here comes the effort to say we all but Trump legacy is what happened after the virus hit the virus is Trump's fault. And now, look, Trump will leave the White House with fewer Americans employed than when he started. He will have overseen puny growth in economic output than any of the previous 12. Now thinking people understand what the pandemic did to economies all over the world, but here comes the effort to say Trump was a disaster.


Trump didn't accomplish anything, and it was so predictable this was going to happen. They're just now beginning it.


Let me ask you a question. How. How much did it hurt Trump, the American Medical Association literally lying about Hydroxycut when Trump comes out, advocates that you're killing people, you're going to kill people. I said, is a killer. You're irresponsive. How much of that do you think cost Trump? Some votes, in other words. The AMAA knowingly lying about hydroxyl chloroquine, could you say that it's another form of election meddling? I mean, how many people didn't vote for Trump because of what they thought Hydroxycut Clark would do based on what he said?


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Well, they're misguided, isn't prayers. Yes. It's an honor to speak with you as a first time caller. Thank you much. Great to have you here.


After Trump leaves office is no longer the titular head of the party. How soon before the Republicans currently distancing themselves have to take the reins? I mean, what time you estimate before the internal turf where to either retain the mandate for a backbone and double down on conservative principles or face being put out to pasture and let the rhino's own the death knell of the party? All right.


You got to slow down. I mean, I've got to read what you said after Trump leaves office and is no longer the titular head of the party. How soon before the Republicans currently distance distancing themselves have to take the reins? What timeline before the internal turf war to maintain the mandate for conservative principles or let the rhino's own death?


Well. I who with Trump gone, who's the leader? I would know Mitch McConnell, maybe. Well, that there isn't a leader, that's my whole point.


There's there's nobody that is you might have some guys in the house and maybe a couple in the Senate, but I.


I don't know a name to give you that's going to pick up the the gavel, the mantle of Trump ism and try to run with it. Do you mean Lindsey Graham to say no won't be Lindsey Graham, Nasti, Lindsey Graham just he goes with the flow. I think I think it's time for someone to step up, we've got a power vacuum on the horizon. Well, who would you like it to be? Who would you like to see step into the role of of leadership, of the Trump movement?


Well, I can't be prouder than Tim Scott, again, keeping it local to South Carolina, I think that definitely we have great representation there. Yeah, but is he in trumpet's? I mean, is he is he going to actively pick up the populist message in the absence of Trump and be thought of as the heir to Trump? I mean, if I understand your question, that's basically what you're asking me, right?


Correct. And the alternative is that the rhinos regain control of the party and we all know what that means. So if you can if you can tell me if you can name for me somebody who is going to assume the leadership position now.


Every movement at some point needs a leader, the Trump base is going to it's going to stay. It's going to it's going to hold steady. They are who they are Trump voters. Trump supporters are who they are. And they I think they existed before Trump came along.


Trump just had the amazing ability to galvanize them, to lead them. But people who believe in making America great. They are numerous, remember, we have the research that showed that 95 percent.


Of Republicans supported Donald Trump, it became his party, the Republican Party is the Trump Party, and I've heard people say that whether Trump is active in a leadership role or not, that the Trump base will stay, it will hold steady, but it will be absent a leader. In the meantime, the Republican establishment that you talk about is going to be doing everything it can to.


What's the word eliminate? Or damage the power that Trump voters have within the Republican Party, even if it means that the Republican Party must lose with honor.


For a couple of elections. I don't think that the Republican establishment that you're talking about wants any part.


Of the Trump base, because the Trump bases, in their view, it's a bunch of populists and they don't like populism, they don't like that at all, and they'd rather get back.


To the standing they had pre Trump. And I think they're eager. That is the Republican establishment anyway. I appreciate the call, I got to go. We'll be back and continue in just a minute.


America's real anchorman, America's Truth doctor and doctor of democracy sitting here behind the golden EIB microphone. And we go back to the phones. This is Brian in Salt Lake City. It's great to have you, Brian. How are you?


I'm great. Glad to hear your voice today. Thank you, sir. Hey, quick point on on Bill Gates. I think that people think that he's like a software. You can just turn the country off and turn back on again and and it'll work. But my point with calling earlier was that I think that Sleepy Joe had some some brilliant ideas by having Kamala Harris be his VP pick because he knew that there was going to be a lot of investigation of Hunter and that it could lead to his own impeachment.


But he figures that probably nobody in the House right now, none of the mainstream Democrats are willing to pick it up because they don't want Kamala as far as the president. And in two years, when the when the Republicans take over the House, they certainly don't want to impeach him because they won't want to be the president. So I think that there's some even though he's sleepy, Joe, and he's got some problems. I think he either had some really good advice or he thought that through and thought, you know, if I pick somebody that everybody hates, then it'll it'll protect me.


So if I understand you correctly, you think that Biden, in a stroke of genius, selected commie commie Harris to be his vice presidential running mate because he is aware of how much mainstream Democrats despise her and would not want her to become president, therefore, he has impeachment insurance?


You know, I'm not sure if I if it's his genius or somebody else's who's pulling the strings, but I feel strongly that that is the case.


What about this alternative? What about, say, Barack Obama choosing Connie Harris because Barack Obama wants a radical leftist to be president and knows full well that Commy Harris could never be elected president on her own. The only way to make her president is to have Biden choose her and then somehow get rid of Biden or let that happen naturally. She's the veep. She becomes president, never has to get elected, never has to go before the American people. And they've got their radical leftist socialist president built in.


And it doesn't matter what mainstream Democrats think about it.


Well, you know, that's that's certainly an alternative. And that could equally be as true. I don't I don't necessarily favor one idea over the other. It kind of depends on who's really pulling the strings. If it's Barack Obama, you're probably right. If it's somebody else, then, well, we know that Obama was pulling the strings for the four years of the Russian coup.


We know that Obama was behind. We know that Biden was part of it. We know that Biden and Obama ran that show. I don't think Obama has given up any control over the Democrat Party whatsoever. I mean, how the hell does Biden become the Democratic nominee in the first place and then get elected president? How the hell does that happen of all people? Joe Biden, who happened to be Obama's veep, that's it. Biden is never run for office successfully outside the Senate in his life.


He has sought the presidency numerous times and never got past the early primaries. Now, all of a sudden, Bambo not only is he the nominee now, he becomes president. And I do believe I really mean I think that Biden serves at the pleasure of Barack Obama.


We'll find out. It isn't it ain't going to be long. Look, I appreciate the call. Here is Ed Venice, Florida. Welcome, sir. Great to have you with us.


Glad to be on Rush. Been a 30 year listener. Thank you, sir. Right to my point. Right to my point. With all due respect, I'm 61 year old Republican and I've listened to mainstream conservative media such as yourself and Fox News. And I'm fed up with all of you. I'm fed up with Republicans and I'm fed up with the media that supposedly backs Republicans. Why in the world would someone like you give a forum during the summer to disc jockeys in New York City that dislike white people, and why in the world would Sean Hannity have Cuomo on his show talking about how let's all get along and go to Yankee Stadium and wear masks during this supposed pandemic and not one Republican have I heard stand up anywhere on national TV, on Fox News anywhere and say, look, this election was a fraud.


The Republican legislature in Michigan could have stopped all this. There's Republican legislatures all over the country that could have put an end to all this. And all we were doing was worried about rioting in the summer and covid while behind the scenes, what were they doing? They were figuring out how to win every time the Republicans will bring a knife to a gunfight. And I am fed up with it. I hope Georgia, they lose. I want Democrats to run it all for a while and give these rhinos and everybody else, the conservative media and the whole show, give them what they deserve because they won't fight hard enough for the rest of us that Trump was willing to do.


He was a man all alone and nobody helped. Nobody. Nobody helped him, not to the extent that they could have they wasted their time worrying about these riots in the streets, which were all a diversion, covid, all this other stuff. And what were these states doing in the background? They were going, good, let them let them do. We'll do the old rope a dope, let them worry about all this. We're going to figure out how to win this election.


You mean steal it, don't you? What they did steal it, win it, whatever. The Republicans should have been smart enough and had guts enough to stop this. The commentators like yourself, with all due respect, you didn't see the stiches on the fast ball on this one rush. You got diverted just like everybody else. Oh, let's worry about rioting and whether blacks like whites and whites like black and then buy into all this, defund the police garbage.


It was all a diversion the whole time they were accomplishing what their goal was. Divert everybody away and get. Why didn't.


Why didn't you called me this past summer and tell me this stuff then? So I could have done something about it.


Believe me, I tried. I've been listening to you every day for the past 30 years, and I was so disappointed in you and the other Fox News. I'm fed up with them. Juan Williams, Donna Brazile, the whole Schmiel Hannity. I mean, you talk about how gutless it is to be a Democrat. Well, look at our party. If I hear one more Republican, one more Republican. Oh, abortion, abortion, abortion. Support the military.


Yes. What abortion is a personal matter. It doesn't matter what the law is. And everybody knows you support the military. What are we supposed to feel better about ourselves? Because we believe in this. That doesn't win elections. It doesn't win. Well, yeah, but I have my own theory about that, which I have shared with you numerous times today, and I'll have to delay reminding you of it because I'm out of busy broadcast time since I stood aside and let you have your rant, because we believe in fairness here at the EIB Network.


Well, that said, Fox, thank you so much for being with us today. Clipsal Louis Louis Farrakhan, by the way, calling the vaccine toxic waste and white people a bunch of crackers if they're fool enough to take it. We'll have that and whatever else happens between now and then when we get back here tomorrow, folks.


Thank you so much for being with us, as always. Have a great rest of the day.


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