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Similar diaries - thousands of likes. What does it mean? It means the tremendous and relentlessness work by people in groups like, Daily Kos, StopRush, Boycott Rush, Being Liberal,, Media Matters and FlushRush, - is working. The general public is now eager and willing to speak out, sign petitions, and boycott Limbaugh sponsors. Thousands of advertisers have left. How do facebook 'likes/shares' affect the boycott? One example: 11 universities were listed in last week's aforementioned diary. Four days after the diary was published, FOUR universities had already left his show. They were slammed with messages from the public. And that's how it works.On his show last week, Rush said, "Ladies and Gentlemen, for the first time in my life I am ashamed of my country..."
One reply: "As an American, it is NOT the first time I've been ashamed of you, Rush Limbaugh. For 25 years, you have filled our public airways with hatred, lies, racism, sexism, gay-bashing, and bigotry. You tried to bully and silence a young women who was advocating for mandated health insurance for birth control. You called her a 'slut'. Now, your sponsors are dropping fast. Your parent company, Clear Channel, is in big financial trouble and the Right Wing and the Left Wing are both protesting your network. Have you heard, Rush? Clear Channel blocked a Clint Eastwood gun ad. You're having to depend on organizations like FreedomWorks and the Tea Party to help subsidize your smut. So Rush, you can go now, quietly, or wait, and go down ugly. It's your 25th year. Make it like it was your 'choice'. We don't care. Just go."
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Thank You, Richard Myers. We're Finishing This. Rest In Peace

Originally posted to Leslie Salzillo on Sun Feb 24, 2013 at 04:47 AM PST.

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