Rush 24/7 Morning Update: Backlash
RUSH: Why should people in low-tax states or with no state-tax deductions subsidize people in high-tax states?
Speaker Ryan Joins Us to Discuss the Tax Cut Plan
RUSH: The fact is that we've gotten to the point that 95% of all income tax revenue is paid for by the top 20% of wage earners. And yet I saw a poll out there — and I know this is what you're up against — I saw a poll where something like 80% of the American people don't think the rich are paying enough, and this is purely because of Democrat demagoguery. And yet this tax bill does not provide relief for the group of people that's already paying 95% of all income tax revenue simply because: Are we afraid of Democrats, are we afraid of the media, or is it because the president's insisting on this? What is it?
Trump Rocks Asia Trip
RUSH: Trump is emblematic of a strong America. Trump is emblematic of an America that wants to and is happy to lead, that is proud to lead and is more than willing to accept the responsibility of leading the free world. And Donald Trump makes no excuses for it.
The Democrat War on Women Marches On: Reverend Jackson Accused of Sexual Harassment
RUSH: Do you remember this narrative that the Republicans were leading a War on Women? Let me tell you who the generals and the commanding officers of the War on Women were. They were Ted Kennedy. They were Bill Clinton. They were Algore. They were Harvey Weinstein, the Reverend Jackson. And Ted Kennedy — let's not forget Chris Dodd.
Gillespie Shouldn’t Even Be Close in Virginia
RUSH: It's generally conceded that he has a legitimate chance of winning this thing when, under all normal circumstances, it wouldn't be this close.
More Laws? Laws Should Have Stopped the Texas Shooter
RUSH: The Democrats are always demanding more laws, more restrictions on guns every time one of these happens. We find out that the shooter was able to get his guns because the United States government — the United States Air Force — neglected to enter his convictions for domestic violence into the FBI's database.
One Year Later: A Look Back at the Election
RUSH: "Twelve Months Later, Trump Would Probably Still Win the 2016 Election." That's the headline of a piece in the Washington Post today. This is a bombshell story, when you measure this against nearly universal coverage from the Drive-By Media for the past year.
EIB Pop Quiz
RUSH: “There are only two nearly universal characteristics of mass shooters. They are men, and they use guns.” What is wrong? What is crazy about that? If you’re scratching your head, I’ll tell you what. I’ll even give a third option here.
There’s Nothing to Fear About Apple Face ID
RUSH: I'm going to explain this, not to defend Apple, although it may sound that way. I'm just interested in the truth.
Rush Explainer: Pass-Through Income
RUSH: There are terms that become accepted in usage among people in specific businesses, and only they really know what it means, and these terms serve to confuse other people.
NFL Wife Claims Raiders Didn’t Block for QB Who Disapproved of Anthem Protest
RUSH: Stop what you're doing here, folks.
How Many Mass Shooters Went to Day Care?
RUSH: This stuff, it all made me wonder just how many of these mentally disabled people or people with mental disorders, how many of them actually have been farmed out to, I don't care who runs it, day care, state-run or not, during the early formative years.
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.