Rush 24/7 Morning Update: Turn the Screws
RUSH: I mentioned the other day we’re hearing reports that Donald Trump’s wall is a laughingstock among the Republican establishment. They say it's never gonna be built. Meanwhile, another story is unfolding.
Trump at NRA: We’ll Build the Wall
RUSH: People are getting a little nervous. The wall's a signature promise. If it keeps being put off, it's gonna be a problem, and Trump's trying to assure them they've got nothing there to worry about.
The Washington Establishment Doesn’t Want Trump to Succeed
RUSH: Trump has a huge, huge wall of opposition that he is up against each and every day that's trying to stop him, destroy him.
Goodell Gets Booed at the Draft – What Does It Mean?
RUSH: Don't doubt me on this, folks. I speak with great experiences on this from my days with the Kansas City Royals. The thinking in the executive suites at all the teams, the owners, is, "If our league is gonna get booed, we would much rather have it be the commissioner than any of our players."
Texas Takes Action on Sanctuary Cities
RUSH: You see what Texas is doing with sanctuary cities? Folks, this is magnificent.
Advice from Your Host on How to Overcome Slander
RUSH: You'll note the people who really succeed and stand out and go great guns are those who don't care what the people they don't know think about them.
Republicans Don’t Really Want to Repeal Obamacare
RUSH: Where's Trump on this? For crying out loud, Trump's elected president. Trump's got a mandate. This was clearly part of it, like building the wall. Like any number of other things, repealing and replacing Obamacare was mentioned at every rally, so why doesn't the president go in there and tell them what-for?
Caller Finds the Meaning of “Rush”
CALLER: What I wanted to tell you and to share with you is that recently in a Bible devotion that I was reading, I came across the meaning of the word "rush," and it is a Hebrew and Aramaic word, "rush," that means "spirit, breath, or wind." And this word is actually used extensively in the Old Testament to describe the Spirit of God.
Idea for Democrats: A 90% Tax on Speaking Fees
RUSH: It's very simple. Elizabeth Warren, Bernie Sanders, made to order, put your mouth where your policy is. Suggest a 90% tax on all speech income over $50,000. Don't hold your breath, folks, it will never happen.
ESPN Could Mix Sports and Politics Successfully
RUSH: If ESPN wants to bring politics back — and if they want to do it right and if they want to win with it — they should ask me how to do it.
Flashback: President Reagan Addresses the NRA
RUSH: The applause throughout Reagan's speech to the NRA in 1983 was never ending.
Yale Students Conduct Hunger Strike (But They Can Eat)
RUSH: Oh! Have you ever heard about what's going on at Yale? Folks, Yale students have unionized and are conducting a hunger strike where they can eat. And they're being applauded as courageous and valorous. Tweets galore saying even though they can eat, this is commitment, this is serious.
The Best and Worst Jobs (According to Some List)
RUSH: Number 10 best job list, speech pathologist. How many of you out there planning your futures right now, how many of you parents, little Johnny, little Susie running around the house, eight, nine years old, "Little Johnny, what do you want to be when you grow up?" "Mommy, Mommy, I want to be a speech pathologist. I can't wait."
Politico Upset Trump Watches Fox & Friends
RUSH: Even though this is hilarious and uproariously funny, it still is a very, very wide open window into the soul and the mind-set of the American media, the American left.
Rush 24/7 Stack of Stuff
RUSH: No longer is this just gonna be a long list of stories that I might mention on the program. Now, you will get specifically the stories that I talk about on the program and a select list of a few others that I intended to get to but ran out of time. It's going to be more of a real-time base feature rather than just a generic list of places that I go to prep the show.
Rush 24/7 Morning Update: Days of Hate
RUSH: Now we’re at Trump’s first 100 days. The defining factor is not what he has or hasn’t done. It’s what his liberal opposition has done.
Unbelievable — Yet Totally Believable — Obama News
RUSH: Barack Obama considered being homosexual as a young man, according to a forthcoming biography … by David Garrow, Rising Star: The Making of Barack Obama… Oh, now I'm just… I'm confused, folks.
Ajit Pai Calls Out the Left on Their Plan to Control the Internet
RUSH: Ajit Pai is the chairman of the Federal Communications Commission. He is a wonderful man, very, very smart, and is prepared now to roll back elements of Title II of the communication law, which is popularly known as net neutrality. Net neutrality is a total creation of left-wing politics, and it has many lies, many fraudulent notions about it, such as the internet will only be free and open when government is regulating it.
Avoid Eye Contact? You’re a Racist!
RUSH: Now you can't even lower your eyes and walk away without being considered a deplorable. And this is at Oxford. This is the highest of higher education.
I’ll Say It Again: Cutting Tax Rates Creates More Revenue
RUSH: Tax rates are being cut. Taxes are not. The government is going to collect more revenue than they think. In fact, the Trump team gets it; they're saying it's gonna pay for itself. How does it do that? It pays for itself by generating new revenue. Lowering tax rates creates more money to Washington.