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Is Limbaugh Promoting Corporate Fascism?

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With Rush Limbaugh's latest full court press against Barack Obama he has, among other things, sought to link Obama's effort to pass a health care bill with Nazism.

This is dangerous ground for Limbaugh since analysis of Nazi practices, particularly in the realms of propaganda and economics, reveal much more in the way of commonality with the loquacious talk show host than with Barack Obama.

On the subject of propaganda, look at what Limbaugh has been up to the last few days. He has been referring to Nancy Pelosi and Harry Reid as imams and mullahs.

Now just what does that translate into? Race hate against Arabs. He is using a blanket charge of racism against the Arab community and then linking the House and Senate Democratic Party leaders to terrorism through trying to domineer the legislative process in a dictatorial manner.

Limbaugh uses racism frequently. Not only did he once hang up on an African America caller with the angry comment, "Put a bone in your nose."

After a young African American man threw a brick at a white truck driver in a tragic racial incident in Los Angeles following demonstrations regarding the O.J. Simpson trial, Limbaugh targeted Congresswoman Maxine Waters, who represented the district where the attack occurred.

Using a then frequent advertisement practice of showcasing 800 numbers, Limbaugh presented a mock radio commercial repeatedly, starting off with, "1-800-Brick Maxine."

Since the truck driver sustained permanent injury by being hit in the head by a brick and Representative Waters never had anything to do with the attack, nor did she condone it in any way, the attack was vicious and malicious. It can be reasonably seen as nothing more than an attempt to raise the racial tension level in an already volatile situation.

Notice how Limbaugh's attacks are repeated over and over again. This is a paramount brainwashing tactic.

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