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Rush Limbaugh: Time Picked Pope Francis To Get Back At Me
Catherine TaibiThe Huffington PostDec 16, 2013
Rush Limbaugh has one explanation and one explanation only for why Pope Francis was named Time magazine’s Person of the Year: the media is out to get him.

The radio host said on Monday that the media is simply “jealous” of him, and that was the fuel behind the magazine’s decision to choose Pope Francis. Limbaugh has been under fire as of late for attacking Pope Francis earlier in December.

“The media is beside itself,” he said. “They don’t know what to do– they’re conflicted…. The media’s jealousy, envy, hatred for me has driven them into the arms of the Pope!”

The proof? Limbaugh said that members of the media “despise the Catholic church” and “despise the Pope– the papacy,” thus there could only be “one reason” why they would pick Pope Francis.

“They name him man of the year simply because he attacks capitalism and ticks me off,” Limbaugh concluded.

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Martin Bashir and Sarah Palin

Martin Bashir Suggests Someone Should Defecate In Sarah Palin’s Mouth – The Huffington Post

Sarah Palin is a “world class idiot” for comparing the US national debt to slavery, British journalist Martin Bashir raged on his US TV show, suggesting someone should defecate in the mouth of the former vice presidential nominee.

Palin told a crowd at Iowa’s Faith and Freedom Coalition event last weekend: “Our free stuff today is being paid for by taking money from our children, and borrowing from China.

“When that note comes due — and this isn’t racist, so try it. Try it anyway. This isn’t racist. But it’s going to be like slavery when that note is due.”


Martin Bashir takes on Sarah Palin

Famed for his interviews with Princess Diana and Michael Jackson, Bashir, now a political analyst for MSNBC, said Palin had no idea of the hardships of slavery.

“Given her well-established reputation as a world class idiot, it’s hardly surprising that [Palin] should choose to mention slavery in a way that is abominable to anyone who knows anything about its barbaric history,” the presenter said on his show, Clear The Air.

“So here’s an example. One of the most comprehensive first-person accounts of slavery comes from the personal diary of a man called Thomas Thistlewood, who kept copious notes for 39 years.

“Thistlewood was the son of a tenant farmer, who arrived on the island of Jamaica in April 1750, and assumed the position of overseer at a major plantation.

“What is most shocking about Thistlewood’s diary is not simply the fact that he assumes the right to own and possess other human beings, but is the sheer cruelty and brutality of his regime.”

“In 1756, he records that a slave named Darby ‘catched eating kanes; had him well flogged and pickled, then made Hector, another slave, s-h-i-t in his mouth.’

“This became known as ‘Darby’s Dose,’ a punishment invented by Thistlewood that spoke only of inhumanity.

“And he mentions a similar incident in 1756, his time in relation to a man he refers to as Punch. ‘Flogged Punch well, and then washed and rubbed salt pickle, lime juice and bird pepper. Made Negro Joe piss in his eyes and mouth’. I could go on, but you get the point.”

Bashir suggested that Palin try out ‘Darby’s Dose’ of a turd in the mouth, before she made comparisons with slavery.

“When Mrs Palin invokes slavery, she doesn’t just prove her rank ignorance. She confirms if anyone truly qualified for a dose of discipline from Thomas Thistlewood, she would be the outstanding candidate.”

In Iowa, Sarah Palin compared the federal debt she says shackles Americans to slavery.

The government, like a slick marketer, seductively offers “free” services, said Palin, a conservative provocateur and former vice presidential candidate who makes occasional, high-profile trips to politically-important Iowa.

Palin: “Our free stuff today is being paid for by taking money from our children and borrowing from China,” she said at the Iowa Faith & Freedom Coalition’s fall fundraiser at the State Fairgrounds Saturday night. “When that money comes due – and this isn’t racist, but it’ll be like slavery when that note is due. We are going to beholden to the foreign master.”



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