Here are some of the greatest hits in the life of the limbaugh:
24 Nov 1970Receives a military classification of 1-Y (fit for service only in time of war), thus avoiding the draft. There is some dispute on the reason for this, but Limbaugh’s brother recounts an unsusual medical condition: “Rush avoided the draft because of a pilonidal cyst at the base of the spinal cord in which excess tissue and hair may collect, causing discomfort and discharge” eeyuch!!
1971Moves to Pittsburgh to work for KQV, is fired after an arrest for soliciting a gay prostitute.
23 Sep 1993″He says that, ‘I know every expert in the world will disagree with me, but I don’t buy into the disease part of drug abuse. The first time you reach for a substance you are making a choice. Every time you go back, you’re making a personal choice. I feel very strongly about that.’
9 Dec 1993″If [Surgeon General Jocelyn Elders] wants to legalize drugs, send the people who want to do drugs to London and Zurich, and let’s be rid of them.” Rush Limbaugh, admitted drug addict, inexplicably still lives in America.
23 Feb 1994″I think this reason why girls don’t do well on multiple choice tests goes all the way back to the Bible, all the way back to Genesis, Adam and Eve. God said ‘All right, Eve, multiple choice or multiple orgasms, what’s it going to be?’ We all know what was chosen.”
13 May 1994Rush tells his television audience: “Now I got something for you that’s true. 1972, Tufts University, Boston. This is 24 years ago — or, 22 years ago. Three-year study of 5,000 coeds, and they used a benchmark of a bra size of 34C. They found that the — now wait, it’s true — the larger the brasize, the smaller the I.Q.” No such study was ever actually issued.
1999Limbaugh enters detox.
Jun 2002Limbaugh enters detox a second time.
10 Oct 2003To radio audience: “I am addicted to pain medication.”
17 Nov 2003Rush Limbaugh returns to the air after a well-publicized monthlong rehab.
6 May 2004Radio commentator Rush Limbaugh dismisses the photos taken of naked prisoners at Abu Ghraib prison, saying: “This is no different than what happens at the Skull and Bones initiation.”
2 Oct 2003Reports surface that Limbaugh is being investigated by the Florida State Attorney General’s office in Palm Beach County, for his abuse of Oxycontin, Lorcet and hydrocodone prescription painkillers. The source for the story is Wilma Cline, a former housekeeper and also alleged source of the drugs. She claims to have obtained Limbaugh 4,350 pills over a 47 day period. An unnamed source at the State Attorney’s office confirmed the story to the New York Daily News.
This digital document is an article from New York Times Upfront, published by Scholastic, Inc. on April 6, 2009. The len… More >>
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