Thousands Sign Petition to Get Rush Limbaugh Off Armed Forces Radio
Monday, March 5, 2012
Home Post Blog: There are no plans to remove Rush Limbaugh‘s radio program from Armed Forces Radio Network, according to Pentagon spokesman George Little. But that hasn’t stopped more than 9,000 (at this writing) people from signing an online petition to remove Limbaugh’s program from taxpayer-funded airwaves, according to the Marine Corps Times.
The petition, aimed at Defense Secretary Leon Panetta and the Obama administration, reads in part:
"[Limbaugh's] remarks this week were well beyond the pale of what should be broadcast to our military and their families, supported with our tax dollars. We have a moral objection to our tax dollars being used for such a purpose." (read more)