RUSH LIMBAUGH “I HEARD OBAMA PLANNING RIOTS TO GET RE ELECTED”
6 Oct 2011
This thing just didn’t bubble up out of nothing. We now find out George Soros money is behind this, and there’s no doubt in my mind that the White House is behind this. I wish I could tell you who, but a very prominent person asked me to never mention his name in this regard, but for months he has been telling me, “You watch, Rush, do not doubt me,” he said to me, “Obama is setting up riots. He is fanning the flames for riots and eventual violence. That’s all he’s got.” And now you look, all of this talk about millionaires and billionaires and people not paying their fair share and this relentless assault on achievement in this country has resulted in what? The appearance of a spontaneous combustion of angry white college students who are fed up with all the injustices that this country is famous for. That’s his base.
Occupy Wall Street is his base. Those are his foot soldiers. The anarchists, the union thugs who are occupying Wall Street, Obama is now going to run for reelection against Wall Street, and all of these schlubs in this protest march don’t understand that Wall Street and Obama are inseparable.
New York legislators are getting death threats now if they don’t tax the millionaires, and my very prescient friend wanted me to say this on the air, wanted me to warn people. “I’m not gonna say that. I’m not gonna predict the president of the United States wants riots,” but he was a very, very, very prominent individual; and we’re on the verge of it here. You get this many people together and you whip ’em into this kind of a frenzy over things they don’t even really know about? They’ve got a bunch of energy, and it’s gonna have to have an outlet somewhere. But all these people down there occupying Wall Street, this is his base — and he admitted it! He expressed his solidarity, ’cause those are his campaign foot soldiers down there. He can’t turn his back on them this close to the elections.
You’d think that he’d be embarrassed to embrace them publicly like this. He said, “Well, those people, they’re simply expressing the frustrations of the American people,” as though the frustrations felt by you and me and everybody else have nothing to do with what’s gone on in the last two-and-a-half years. He keeps saying (impression), “The American people have been frustrated a long time, ten years! American people have been mad about this economy for a long time. We need to do something now. We need to pass that jobs bill!” Who in the world thinks, even if…? Let’s just play a game here. This bill of his is $450 billion of tax increases. He’s out there talking about small business tax cuts and middle-income class tax cuts. There aren’t any tax cuts in this bill! It’s a tax increase bill, but let’s just pretend for a second that this was $450 billion of just spending, stimulus spending.
Somebody explain to me how spending $450 billion is gonna get every bridge repaired, every school repaired, every road repaired, and everybody who doesn’t have a job, a job. How does that happen? This is what’s on parade today. This is utter foolishness, this is utter incompetence, trying to sell the notion that this bill of $450 billion is a magic elixir. If $450 billion would turn this economy around — which I thought it already had! We have been “back from the brink” for how many years now, according to Obama? If $450 billion is gonna turn this economy around, then why didn’t the first $787 billion and then the next $50 billion that was added to it and then the third $26 billion on top of that and all of the other spending that has occurred in this administration — not just the stimulus spending — created this magic?
Right, because we had a typhoon in Japan, and we had the Arab spring. Oh! Oh! You remind me. I got a story here in the stack: One of these idiots down there at Occupy Wall Street claims that they were inspired by the Arab spring and that that’s why they are marching. H.R. dug that one out in some obscure weekly publication in the Bowery. So, anyway, folks, I just sit here and I don’t quite know how to verbalize the emotions I’m feeling over this because they run the gamut of anger, shock, dismay, suspension — willing suspension — of disbelief, all of it. It’s just the Twilight Zone, alternate universe.