Any Rush atics in here?
Tareeka Babooga said:I used to be. I taped his TV show because I worked nights, I listened to him every chance I could, then when I had a field job, I would make my liberal manager listen to him when he came down. I read his first two books.
As a conservatarian, I stopped listening to him when he admitted to being an illegal drug user. I don't fault someone for doing drugs, that is their choice. I do fault him for being a lying hypocrite calling for stiffer sentences for drug users. He always played so self righteous about illegal drugs, just to end up being a pure hypocrite.
That, and his hypocritical support of GWB, which was worse, was just too much. The man I had admired so much, betrayed me.
If people like Rush,especially Rush, had held republican feet to the fire over their big government growth and out of control spending, the republicans might have returned to their conservative roots, and we would not have a democrat congress right now. Rush gave the republicans a pass because it was politics and party over conservative principle. When Rush turned away from conservatism, and to the republican party, too many people who are unable to think clearly for themselves went with him, and instead of protesting loud and clear, they blindly supported the new liberal republican party, and gave US a democrat controlled congress.
I felt he should have been prosecuted for possession with intent to distribute.[/quote------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Following a series of surgeries for advanced osteo arthritis, resulting in finally removing as much bone as possible and all discs and replacing with titanium cages and rods I have an insight in severe, chronic pain.
I was advised up front that I would become addicted to oxycodone. It is said to be the most addictive of pain management drugs.
Fortunately my surgeries were done in a facility that treats the whole person and managed withdrawal was part of my post op therapy, along with NA meetings 3x week.
(one has to consciously admit their drug addiction)
I credit Rush with educating the public and medical community of the after effects of prolonged oxycodone usage.
I am biracial, European and Choctaw. In the native American tradition, one does not pass judgement until they've walked a mile in your moccasins.
I think there is a big difference between someone who sells drugs, and someone who becomes addicted to painkillers because of a medical situation that caused him to be in constant pain! He was not buying the hydrocodone to sell to kids - nor was he sniffing cocaine in the men's room - he was trying to alleviate his suffering. I do not think that warrants a death sentence!!!! However, those that KNOWINGLY sell drugs to vulnerable people, with the full awareness that it will lead to the deterioration of their health and well-being, do deserve to be removed from society..........Mike Barham said:It's a bit much for a drug addict to rail on about how we need the death penalty for dope peddlers. :roll:
If you have not already figured it out, she will use you until the world ends. But when the time comes to "put out, or shut up", you will be left alone with fisteena and a can of vaseline.zipperzap said:I agree with Ninesey - for one, and one reason, only!
... she's SO much prettier than most - probably ALL
of you PugUglies (present company, included, may
I add) I find it impossible to miss the opportunity to
make some 'suck up points!'
I do enjoy a lady's touch around a forums with such
unrefined (ha ha ha) men's men!
(How many 'points' was that worth, Ninesey!??)