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Tag: Rush Limbaugh

March 2, 2012 | 1:30 pm

Sacramento’s Sleep Train Pulls Ads From Limbaugh Show Over ‘Slut’ Comments

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Update 1:35 p.m. Sacramento-based Sleep Train has announced that it’s pullings its ads from Rush Limbaugh’s radio program because of derogatory comments he made about a Georgetown student who was denied a chance to testify at a congressional hearing on the controversy over a federal rule mandating insurance coverage for contraception. Here’s the tweet from […]

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January 26, 2011 | 1:20 pm

Leland Yee Calls for Boycott of Limbaugh Advertisers, Receives Threatening Fax

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Leland Yee, who recently criticized Rush Limbaugh over the radio host’s mocking impression of Chinese President Hu Jintao, is now calling for a boycott of the radio host’s advertisers. Today, Yee’s office said it had received a fax that mentions Limbaugh and contains racist language and a graphic of a noose. A couple of weeks […]

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January 20, 2011 | 12:46 pm

Leland Yee Criticizes Rush Limbaugh Over Hu Jintao Impression

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In an homage to material-poor five-year-old comedians everywhere, Rush Limbaugh did an impression of Chinese President Hu Jintao on his show yesterday that was straight out of the 50s (the 1850s). State Sen. Leland Yee, who is running for mayor of San Francisco, condemned the radio bit in a press release: ‚ÄúToday, Rush Limbaugh reached […]

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