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July 3rd, 2008- The day I went insane.

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posted on Jul, 3 2008 @ 11:42 PM
reply to post by 12.21.12

Geez, I can tell dailykos is your news source. Rush is a party hack - I give you that - but hes no more of a partisan political hack than you are. I personally don't care for him because I just don't go with social conservatism at all, but I also do my research and know that he never called for riots - he made a statement that there was a group of your own democrat party members (Recreate 68) that were calling for riots. Of course, the DNC conveniently forgot to leave that out of your anti-rush talking points.

posted on Jul, 3 2008 @ 11:43 PM
The doctor on the TV drug commercial says that 1 of 5 American adults has genital herpes. A recent study on NY teenage girls says that 1 of 4 has a sexually transmitted disease. Follow up report says that 25% of that number has more than 1 sexually transmitted disease. Maybe, the reason the people at the top treat the rest of us like animals, is because we act like animals, like garbage. Well, I guess they act like garbage. too.

posted on Jul, 3 2008 @ 11:47 PM
reply to post by ALightinDarkness

Actually, you calling me a democrat is offensive. And here are the links.

Nuff said. Goodnight!

[edit on 3-7-2008 by 12.21.12]

posted on Jul, 4 2008 @ 12:00 AM
reply to post by 12.21.12

Yeah, Democrats usually hide from the label and I understand, the propagandists don't like to be revealed as it hurts your forum cred. Its OK, your in good company on ATS.

Did you read the links you posted? I mean seriously, its right there for you to see: operation chaos was not a call for riots, it was urging people to keep up the DNC primaries to cause as much disharmony as possible. His quote about riots was a direct reference to Recreate 68, which of course the DNC editors on Wikipedia conveniently left out the context. Wikipedia is trash, the only sources you should be looking at is his own transcripts.

This is the same thing, by the way, that your own party did when it advocated via dailykos the voting for Mitt Romney by democrats. And again, its your own party calling for riots at the DNC convention:

[edit on 4-7-2008 by ALightinDarkness]

posted on Jul, 4 2008 @ 12:05 AM
reply to post by ALightinDarkness

Seriously quit calling me a dem....grrrrr. And no the links I posted don't mention the DNC but it is obvious what was said.

Oh and 68 didn't solve nothing.

This times for keepers.

[edit on 4-7-2008 by 12.21.12]

posted on Jul, 4 2008 @ 12:06 AM
Hello to the OP

Now that you feel that you have hit the floor, it is time to get up and get a hold of yourself. Above all, you have to feel yourself! Battle all of the negativity, flip your mindset and realize that, in this one life, you are the s***! About a month ago, I had a talk with a friend who told me that the way to succeed, to be who you want to be, is to have no fear.

I have heard of this in so many forms, but only recently was I able to truly understand it and implement it into my own life, to stunning, immediate effects! And watching movies like "Into the Wild" and reading "Walden" by Henry David Thoreau helped simplify this world and broke it down into matters that are of true relevance.

FEEL YOURSELF, conquer fear, and love. The only way out is through!

"Die on my feet never on my knees!"

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posted on Jul, 4 2008 @ 12:22 AM
I feel the same way sometimes but the best thing you can do is prepare yourself. Buy bottled water, first aid kit, rambo knife, hiking boots, water purification tablets, firearms. Not only will you be more prepared but you will boost the economy with your purchases. Essentially you want to have a backpack supplied and ready to go. You should be mentally prepared to take only this one pack and leave everything else behind forever. In the event of a major disaster your odds have already gone way up.

You should try to walk 3 hours a week, eat a low calorie diet and stock up on emergency rations or MRE's. Eating a low calorie diet is actually very healthy for you and drastically increases your lifespan, as does eating healthy and getting excercise. Eating less will help you stretch those rations when it counts.

You can never underestimate the power of tools. If you have the right tools for whatever job then your much better off. First and foremost is that big knife, you want one big enough to be versatile. too small is a problem, too big is not.

Positive mental attitude is a hurdle you need to overcome. Just keep in mind (no pun intended) that you are in control of your thoughts so every time you think, I'm not gonna make it, you need to really take a moment and think about deleting that thought and replacing it with a new more positivethought like "problems have solutions" Or even replace it with a simple question of "how do I overcome this problem?" It doesnt matter if you have an answer because the beuty of the human mind is that your only scratching the surface thoughts, theres this whole subconcious layer which will ponder your question in the background and before you know it you may begin to find enlightenment.

On top of that, If you don't make it, well, does it really matter? I have this feeling that the universe is absolutely teeming with life and it always will be and death is natural and necessary for rebirth and continued growth and evolution. So try to appreciate the moment, plan and prepare as best you can for the future and whatever happens in life don't take any of it too seriously because your just a speck of dust in an endless desert.

posted on Jul, 4 2008 @ 12:50 AM
To the OP, I know how you feel when you see a person like Rush receiving 400m USD. For what, basically being obnoxious and a general nuisance. He gets this over a period of eight years and what will he do with it? Doubtful it will be anything good.

Personally I would like to get my hands on 5m euro so that I can go and do humanitarian missions for the next 40+ years or until I die which ever occurs first(I am 53). So far haven't seen anyone coming forward to provide that. I guess the humanitarian part isn't of much interest to people but hay, be loud obnoxious and a general nuisance and get 400m USD.

So cheer up, no need to feel down, the Rush's of this world are not worth crying over. Give someone a smile and watch them smile back and Rush with his 400m USD couldn't buy that if he had to.

posted on Jul, 4 2008 @ 01:20 AM
i am a living example that in america you do not need to make large sums of money every month to be happy and healthy.

i have a spouse [of one year] and a dog, and i live in a 1 bed/1 bath apt. we have one car we use back and forth, back and forth. we both love reading, writing, listening to music, walking around, watching movies, playing scrabble and chess, and pretty much just chilling.

we are only in debt because of student loans, and we save up hundreds of dollars each month.

find your identity and what you want out of life. esp if you turn off network and cable tv permanently, it is easier to find yourself and easier to listen to yourself without questioning if it came from you or that commercial you just watched.

the world is messed up. some nations are wealthy, and most others are not. we are all products of our environments...we are who we are because of where we live. if i was born in haiti to a regular family like i was born here in america, i would probably be dead from malnutrition or from any other disease.

i appreciate and love my life. it would be nice to not have to worry about money, but then again, i am not going to give up who i am to seek it out. some people will and do, and that is fine for them. they earn their money.

finally, the way i look at it is, if you cannot picture yourself living without some convenience that's not really necessary or beneficial to your mind/body, maybe you should give it up for awhile to see how your life changes.

posted on Jul, 4 2008 @ 01:26 AM
Just make sure you
1. Never turn him on.
2. Don't contribute to what you hate.

You can't control the fact that the Radio Station pays him money, and you can't control the fact that people listen to him. You just have to make sure your enjoying your life to the fullest you can.

[edit on 7/4/2008 by Brainiac]

posted on Jul, 4 2008 @ 02:53 AM

Originally posted by Arbydol
July 3rd, 2008- The day I went insane.

I was balancing my checkbook this morning which was bad enough when it was announced on CNN that Rush Limbaugh had just renewed his contract for 400 million dollars.

I started crying and I haven’t stopped since. 400 million dollars is what it pays to be an arrogant, high-handed, ignorant, close-minded piece of human garbage. Every day good and loving people all over the world- fathers and mothers and children suffer starvation and drink filthy water. People torture other people for being different. Hate and racism and people thinking that they are somhow better and smarter because of the language they speak? People spewing anger and fear because of a political party preference or a belief system that isn’t the same as theirs. People degrading and debasing others because their experieces have brought them to seeing things differently. I can’t believe it really matters …where your born, what country, what color you are, how much money you have, who you have sex with, what language you speak, where you went to school, what you think Jesus meant when he said that, and BTW… what brand of shoes are you wearing?
I read conspiracy theories about Nazis and Masons taking over the Denver airport, the world’s elite planning to enslave the masses when they’re not performing black arts and ritual sacrifices, alien overlords who feast on plasma and amniotic fluid. I see interchangeable politicians making promises that EVERONE knows they can’t keep and people wasting their passion arguing with each other about those promises like they’re actually made of something more than fairy dust and dog sh!t.
“I’m not going to make it”- that is the thought that runs through my head every time I balance my checkbook, fill up my car with gas, spend 45 minutes and $45 dollars at Wal-Mart and have only 35 lbs of cat litter and a box of saltines to show for it. “I’m not going to make it” is what occurs to me when I fear that the NWO is on it’s way and I’ll be shipped off to some FEMA camp. “I’m not going to make it” is the answer when I think about ….insert natural disaster, nuclear explosion, global warming or martial law here…
“I’m not going to make it”…I don’t know how to grow crops, purify water, build solar cells, hunt and gather. I don’t know the difference between poison oak and the plant that will cure cancer. I have no idea how to make a halloween costume out of twine and felt scraps how the hell will I figure a recipe to turn paper into concrete to fortify the straw bales I’m building my new hut with? Bear Grylls I am not.
I’m not going to make it.
I am the accountant for a small company and today I will pay the sales team their commissions. I’m not sure I’m cut out to know how much money everyone else makes. I’m not sure I’m cut out to know that I am the lowest paid and therefore the least valued employee at my company. The LVP if you will. I’m not going to make it. My office has a glass door, I hope there’s not a lot foot traffic ‘cuz today is going to be rough.
I'm don't know what my purpose is and I'm tired of feeling impotent and lost.

Envy is the ugliest trait in any human being. I don't know you but you must be a sad little person, a sorry excuse for the species. Bet you also envy people with a Mercedes, or with a good house or with money.

If his boss thinks he is worth it I do not see what business is it of yours what the size of his paycheck is. Maybe you should have built a life for yourself instead of always looking at the life of other with greed, envy and hatred.

Obviously, since you need to be "balancing" your "books", your boss has the wisdom to think you are not worth that much.

posted on Jul, 4 2008 @ 03:29 AM

it is just money. Bunch of papers..
He's a man that's living in a materilism world.
Means nothing..

at least, to me..

posted on Jul, 4 2008 @ 04:20 AM
Rush Limbaugh had to change his name before he was allowed to be on radio. It used to have another "S".

Rush Slimbaugh

posted on Jul, 4 2008 @ 04:29 AM
reply to post by Arbydol

Because revolution in our culture has always represented an attack on hierarchy, it has always meant upheaval--literally a heaving up from below. But upheaval has no role to play in moving beyond civilization. If the plane is in trouble, you don't shoot the pilot*, you grab a parachute and jump. To overthrow the hierarchy is pointless; we just want to leave it behind.

*or yell and wave signs and write songs about what a bad job the pilot is doing (i said that)

Daniel Quinn

posted on Jul, 4 2008 @ 04:40 AM
Trust me Arbydol, i know the feeling of hopelessness.
I could tell you to try and stay positive and look at the bright side in everything and try meditation and the rest of it... as i believe these things go a hell of a long way these days.. but i realise that words alone can rarely change a person's state of mind - something has to move inside of them to change their whole perspective. Something has to click with them and they finally realise something..

Remember these virtues courage, patience, truthfulness, friendliness, modesty, temperance, ambition and of course love and ask for help OFTEN, mentally, in your thoughts. If it sounds stupid think of it as attracting help through the power of thought, or the laws of attraction.

There is very real energy there and many don't realise that the power to achieve all lies within us, dormant, waiting to be utilised.

If you don't do this already i personally recommend taking things easy - stroll around in the sun, listen to music ALL THE TIME and go out of your way to have a laugh or create laughter around you, notice the beauty in EVERYTHING. There was this saying, i think it went: look at everything as though you were seeing it either for the first or last time. Then your time on earth will be filled with glory.

I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word in reality. That is why right, temporarily defeated, is stronger than evil triumphant.
Martin Luther King Jr.

The best of luck goes out to you friend

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posted on Jul, 4 2008 @ 04:53 AM
reply to post by Arbydol


Yeah the jerks have really flocked to tell you what a loser you are!

I know how you feel, I'm a socialist commie loving loser too!

Because I believe that health care is a right and that other socialist drivel I don't work hard enough and deserve every thing I get, or don't as the case may be. There lots of jerks around here, they have no compassion and it makes them feel better about their lack of a soul.

Please, try and stay strong, I know how disenheartening it can be at times. Do the best you can to take care of your self and your family.

In the end, Rush like every single other person that exisits will be maggot food. All the money in the world can't save you from that.

posted on Jul, 4 2008 @ 05:19 AM
It is amazing how we institutionalized injustice to preserve the concept of competition.
In all facades over our life we have become numb to the inequalities that favor the few to the detriment of the masses. We have only increased our cravenness to become a few so to indulge in the fruits of the masses. This is our doom as human; with this attitude nothing will change every thing will remain as such with different few and increasingly large masses.
All governments of the country of this world will never change their habits as they only know this ways of systems. This is why we have not one single country in this world that has no poverty or inequality abolished. When the G7 reunite every year is to set their old system and preserve they status co of their greedy system against the rest of the world. In the same instance a group of wealthy CEO will convene to do the same thing as country leaders do.
Why is it that above all constitution of any country we have not the 4 must fundamental rights of human which are:
1- Food for every one,
2- Lodging for every one,
3- Health care for every one,
4- Education for every one.
Not one human being should have to compete for the right of this 4.
Maybe one day humanity will understand that in sharing we will gain our dignity.

posted on Jul, 4 2008 @ 05:30 AM
Sometimes it all gets to me too when i think about the future of things that could come. Nothing scares me more than whats being said on 2012. Iv just come to that conclusion what will be will be and that I will be safe. and if its my time to leave this world early then so be it. You will find if you have love for others it will come back when you need it most. And at least my friend you are not alone with your thoughts

posted on Jul, 4 2008 @ 05:31 AM
Wow! I didn't realize that pointing out that Rush Limbaugh is an overpaid jerk would bring out the vitriol in so many people!

I can guarantee you that Rush, himself, probably sits around thinking that he can't believe he's making that kind of scratch to simply sit and talk about his thoughts. Although with his legendary ego it's possible that he thinks his words are worth every penny.

It is unbelievably rude to imply that the OP is envious or hates anyone who might be better off simply for the fact that an over the top salary is difficult for the OP to swallow. I personally have the same kinds of thoughts whenever I read about an entertainer or an athlete being paid some ridiculous amount of money. This doesn't make me shallow. It simply points out the absurdity of some facets of our society.

When we begin paying teachers, social workers, and public servants the kind of money that they deserve... Well then I'll shut up about thinking that Rush Limbaugh is overpaid.

Geesh. Some peoples children!

posted on Jul, 4 2008 @ 05:36 AM
400 million dollars is a hell of a lot of money in anyone's terms. But do you think he's going to be happy?
Sure he'll buy a nice house , a fleet of gas guzzling cars, have a half dozen dolly birds hanging on his every whim. But will he be happy?
I don't think so. He'll have hanger's on, the people who only want to be next to him to either been seen or to take advantage of his generosity ( if he has any).
He'll have a bunch of sycophantic people saying " oh yes , you should invest in this and that", then you watch his money total drop like a preverbial stone in a pond.
He'll probably go on spending sprees to buy a house full of useless tat .
The thing I bet he doesn't or won't do is help out those who really need it. He'll pass a vagrant on the street in his bentley and won't stop to offer aid or even give him a buck..... just because he's earned it.
I work from 7am till 6 pm geta crap wage, ( well decent for the job I actually do) but I still try to be as human as I can to the next person, I donate to charities I think are worth it, do my very best for my family and friends, and still people like this seem to reap the benefits.
The hard working people of the world are just there to be stepped on.
This economy, both in the US and the UK is going down the toilet because of overinflated ego's being matched by overinflated wages. It's about time we stopped being doormats to the wage payers , and said enough is enough.
It's like the football (soccer) players over in the UK , getting 100k a week for knocking a ball about?? DO WHAT? HOW MUCH?
50 pounds for a team shirt because the team wants a new colour, it seems that the team shirts change every couple of months and yet people are stupid enough to pay, to look like their 'hero' - I use the term 'hero' in a very loose term.( what have they done that's 'heroic' stopped a bullet? saved an infant from a burning house?).

People are MUGS!! and you know it.
I bet this radio jock wouldn't have been offered this much if the people stopped listening to him.
I thnk the listeners of that particular show should stop listening for a week then see what happens?
And Yes I know its about 4o million a year for 10 years, Still too much for someone who loves the sound of their own voice.


Sad fact is that it won't stop. people will pay no matter how much it costs, soon it will be like the old roman empire, the very wealthy few lording it over the peons. If the peons can't pay then they lose their house and home, and whatever else they own..

Welcome to the new slave labour force because until we make a stand against this madness that's all we will become........

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