Rush Limbaugh Tribute

In honor of Rush's life and legacy, share how the "Great One" impacted your life and our nation....

Rush Limbaugh was one of the nation's leading conservative voices for more than three decades. He championed America's founding ideals of liberty and limited government like few talk-radio hosts ever. On Wednesday, February 17, at the start of "The Rush Limbaugh Show," his wife Kathryn announced that he died from lung cancer at the age of 70.

We're saddened by his passing and what it will mean to the future of the conservative movement in America. But we are grateful for the decades that he served as such a strong voice for this great nation. Please join us in praying for his family and friends during their time of loss.

(Grassfire President Steve Elliott's Tribute.)

Please use this "Rush Tribute" to share how Rush impacted you personally and how grateful you are for the way he has impacted our nation.

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    Vernon Van Buren
    commented on Rush Tribute 2021-02-17 23:03:01 -0500
    A real man. Someone I think of as a friend. A voice for freedom and America that will be missed and never replaced. Our love to his family. May God bless you.
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    Jeffrey Shaffer
    commented on Rush Tribute 2021-02-17 23:02:20 -0500
    He was always honest and on point with his comments. R. I. P. To a great man
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    stuart markham
    commented on Rush Tribute 2021-02-17 22:55:47 -0500
    He always helped me make sense of what was going on politically. His sense of humor about what was going on kept me going when the Democrats made life hard.

    I will miss listening to him on the radio. He made my days brighter and gave me hope.
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    Pat Ryle
    commented on Rush Tribute 2021-02-17 22:51:32 -0500
    I first heard Rush during a visit to California. I did not realize that he would open a whole new world of political thinking into my life. Someone was finally saying what I believed! In the following years he became a companion, an inspiration, a part of the family that traveled with me to work, at home, on vacation, on long lonely drives, walking the dog, skiing, biking, fishing, cutting grass. He was there for me during those times and I pray he knew I (we, his family) was/were with him through his life journeys, challenges and medical struggles. I pray his extended family i.e. his listeners find each other, remain strong in our beliefs, and can band together and carry out his/our dream for our nation. Rest easy in Paridise Rush Limbaugh and may God continue to hold you in the palm of His loving hand.
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    Robert Stolt
    commented on Rush Tribute 2021-02-17 22:51:10 -0500
    I started listening to Rush in the mid 90’s. His intuitive and concise dissection of truth and liberty immediately caught my attention and held it for decades. I always appreciated his unapologetic declaration of conservative, God-fearing values. I will try to emulate him as best I can, but inevitably I will fall short! Thank you Rush for your life of service and your wonderful example to me.
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    Sandra Shook
    commented on Rush Tribute 2021-02-17 22:48:12 -0500
    You were a light in the darkness! A man who stood for truth an honesty. You blessed us each day. We thank you for standing strong against those who are trying to tear apart our Constitution. We love you and will miss you so very much!

    We are praying for Kathryn and family.

    The Shook Family
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    Robert Kraus
    commented on Rush Tribute 2021-02-17 22:45:52 -0500
    This man was a titan of character – a True Conservative person – who remained True to the End. Not like some other national hosts – who became ‘Biden-lite’ after receiving a life-threatening report from a physician.
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    Glenn Inverso
    commented on Rush Tribute 2021-02-17 22:44:21 -0500
    I was never interested in politics until I found Rush some 30 years ago! As a young 30 year old he blessed me with his gift of communication to make news fun and enjoyable like no one else could. I am so grateful for this man who was betrayed by the media as someone he was not!! A big heart and loved this Country! We will meet again in a kingdom from above that he is in the presence of our Heavenly Father!

    Praying for his family and his lovely wife!

    Glenn
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    Joan Troutman
    commented on Rush Tribute 2021-02-17 22:35:03 -0500
    He loved God our country and people and had a generous heart. He had great insights on politics and stood up for the average American. We listened to him daily for years and will miss him greatly. Our prayers to Kathryn and family.
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    Thomas Macias
    commented on Rush Tribute 2021-02-17 22:30:40 -0500
    One of the most dedicated Americans during my lifetime. I thank God and Rush for most of my conservative principals. One great man!
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    Joan Annuzzi
    commented on Rush Tribute 2021-02-17 22:26:47 -0500
    Rush was a Unique Individual, and I do believe that he was sent to us by God. I was a listener of Rush, from day one. I listened to him every day, and when I learned that he was ill, I prayed for him every night. So difficult to know that when I turn on my radio tomorrow, he won’t be there.

    I will miss him very, much. He now walks with the Lord and the Angels, and is now free of pain. Thank you Rush for all that you have given to us all. You will be missed, but never forgotten.
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    Susan Bruss
    commented on Rush Tribute 2021-02-17 22:21:35 -0500
    I cannot even begin to explain what RUSH meant to me. I looked forward to his show and hearing his voice every weekday at 11 AM. I have to say when I turned him on this morning, and heard Katherine’s voice, I knew… We have been praying for him for months, he will be so missed by so many. He impacted and taught so many of us over the years. He was the good friend that we never really met. No one will ever be able to fill his shoes, he is the great Maha Rushie! I am saddened that we will never be able to hear his voice again on this side of heaven, but at the same time I’m happy that the Lord chose to spare him from the evil that was sure to come his way in a full court press. I am grateful that he knows Jesus, and that he is with the Father right now and is completely healed and out of pain, and that he will not have to endure the persecution that will no doubt be coming our way. Thank you RUSH for the education, the entertainment, the love that you brought us over all these years! We love the Mayor of Reallville and are grateful that you’ve trained us up well so that we can continue to fight for our country and our rights! Rest in peace my brother, rest in peace!
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    Christine Jarreau
    commented on Rush Tribute 2021-02-17 22:16:36 -0500
    You are now in Gods hands. There is no better place to be. Thanks you so very much for the greatest with humility that you did for this nation. GOD BLESS YOU with Love from every corner of this Nation.
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    Moira Love
    commented on Rush Tribute 2021-02-17 22:16:01 -0500
    I’m at a loss for words! Rush has been my everyday inspiration!! His voice was like home, always there! How lucky we are to have his voice in our homes for so many years!!

    Thankyou for all you did for others anonymously, plus sharing your talents with us on the radio everyday, you’re missed already!

    Godspeed Rush…….

    Moira Love
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    Joan Annuzzi
    commented on Rush Tribute 2021-02-17 22:15:44 -0500
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    Cheryl pomeroy
    commented on Rush Tribute 2021-02-17 22:13:28 -0500
    Such a loss. He is in a much better place now. Thank you for the strong work for the country. God bless his family.
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    Ginger Frank
    commented on Rush Tribute 2021-02-17 22:13:18 -0500
    Rush was my hero for all the years he was syndicated. I learned so much from him and his legacy will continue. I am grieved beyond words. Just think, Rush is now thanking God for all the talent He loaned him for all these years! You are dearly loved Rush and will be greatly missed. Praying for you Kathryn and family.
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    Joseph Scalzo
    commented on Rush Tribute 2021-02-17 22:07:44 -0500
    I listendd to him, from day one.

    He made sense. He spoke my thoughts.

    He truly was a gentle GiNg of Man.

    HE WILL BE SORELY MISSED.

    RIP MY WELCOMED FRIEND.

    👍❤👍❤👍
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    Mark Klacking
    commented on Rush Tribute 2021-02-17 22:00:01 -0500
    I have a ditto head for years. I have always looked to him for conservative guidance and will miss him dearly. This Great nation has lost a treasure today.
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    Dennis Williams
    commented on Rush Tribute 2021-02-17 21:57:17 -0500
    I started listening to Rush on the radio right after he started broadcasting back in 1988. He will be missed very much, as my wife and I always enjoyed his words of wisdom and his conservative values.
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    Ron Dibble
    commented on Rush Tribute 2021-02-17 21:53:58 -0500
    I used to drive from Ft Wa;ton Beach, FL to Montgomery, AL on a daily bases..Rush sure made that trip pass quickly. He also influenced a few young passengers that I was taking to the military processing center.
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    Ron Dibble
    commented on Rush Tribute 2021-02-17 21:53:57 -0500
    I used to drive from Ft Wa;ton Beach, FL to Montgomery, AL on a daily bases..Rush sure made that trip pass quickly. He also influenced a few young passengers that I was taking to the military processing center.
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    Lisa Turner
    commented on Rush Tribute 2021-02-17 21:49:43 -0500
    We loved Tush because he loved this country. He had the gift of communication. He will be missed.
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    Dale Erlandson
    commented on Rush Tribute 2021-02-17 21:45:33 -0500
    I will forever miss Rush!! I’ve listened to him since he began his radio show and tried never to miss his program. I feel empty.. Sad is not a strong enough word..Life won’t be the same without Rush. I wish his wife and family members the best..and our heartfelt wishes that they get through this, because that’s what Rush would want..So sorry for your loss and for the country’s loss..Rush will be forever missed and forever loved…He was a great, kind, and smart man. The family will be in our prayers. Thank you
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    Cathy McCarthy
    commented on Rush Tribute 2021-02-17 21:45:06 -0500
    My dear 💟🙏 Mother ❣️ who passed on to the dear Lord several years ago listened to you until she was 93 blessed years! Thank you 😊! My family has always loved you 💖🤗! Thank you and we’ll miss you our happy warrior and your blessed family 💖 our in our prayers 🙏! ☮️ Peace of Jesus, Cathy McCarthy
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    Joan Thalmann
    commented on Rush Tribute 2021-02-17 21:40:49 -0500
    I had a friend and former co-worker told me to listen to Russ back in 1988. Back then I was a firm Reaganite supporter. He told me I might learn something from Russ. I thought it a was very funny when Russ would call the liberals (libtards). I thought it was so funny, because they (the liberals) could never listen to reason. Over the years I learned to like Russ more and more. In the year 2000, I had another co-worker tell me to listen to Glen Beck, which I did, but I still liked Russ more. About nine years ago I had another co-worker tell me to to listen to Sean Hannity. I did but no one compared to Russ. I retired four years ago and listened to them all. But my love for Russ only deepened. He was the best. I loved him so much better than the other two by 3000%, plus. He was always informative, always positive, and always felt like a true friend.
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    Lynne Komanec
    commented on Rush Tribute 2021-02-17 21:38:43 -0500
    A dear friend that I never met but listened to for years. No matter what was going on in the world he always made my day better. RIP my friend.
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    william campbell
    commented on Rush Tribute 2021-02-17 21:38:21 -0500
    I didn’t always like Rush. Among the many labels I have earned along the way is that of ‘Recovering Hippy Liberal’. My transformation began around the turn of the century and from the very beginning, Rush was a voice that began to bust through my thick liberal filters. Rush’s impeccable logic and rational delivered by the unmistakable voice slowly became the very beacon which served to keep me from floundering back onto the dangerous progressive reefs and surf that mocked me for my new paradigms while attempting to lure me back with their constant pounding ‘feel good’ music. I discovered other great conservative talk show hosts as well, who I have come to be grateful for….but always, Rush’s ‘gift from God voice’ remained the grand lighthouse which shined greater, brighter and farther than any other. In the maddness of late 20th century and now the beginning of the 21st, The eloquent and courageous conservative talk show hosts are basically the only wall which stands between the survival of the Nation and the complete takeover by the new radical left. Countless millions of us out here in middle Earth rely on these regular voices to give us hope, and clarify the crazy making we are forced to endure from the main media every day. Rush was one of those messengers we are blessed with from time to time, who come at the right time with the right stuff. His massive confidence and courageous logical Honesty were often seen as arrogance, pompousness or even meglamaniacal disorders by his detractors. But those of us who ‘got’ him knew otherwise. On those occasions where I would dial in to find that my own analytical conclusions were validated by the great Rushbo himself….the feelings inside of me were purely sublime, for I could say to myself….. “wow, I’m really gettin’ this”. We knew we would lose him….. but, yet…he was always back. Week after week, sometimes taking a few days off, but always….he would come back. And, he still sounded like the Rush we had come to Love and rely on. When I discovered the news of his death this morning, a saddness swept upon me like nothing I have felt for a long time. Then, as I later heard the soft announcement on his show given by his wife, the saddness trembled deep inside me as tears squeezed from my eyes and moistened my cheeks. I had not expected this….but, this is how powerful his dependable voice and spirit had imbedded itself into my own life. How can we replace him? We can’t. But, he has long since replaced himself in the many, many other courageous voices all accross our nation which resonate through Ampitude Modulation every day of the week. Voices which serve to give us Hope and strength while resisting the diabolical crazy making methodologies of the radical left. Still, whenever I hear the familiar refrain of the ‘Pretenders’ theme music…..I will reflect on Rush Limbaugh, the brightest lighthouse on the treacherous coast.
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    Walter Bryant
    commented on Rush Tribute 2021-02-17 21:36:50 -0500
    Learning about Rush and what He stood for gave me the courage and strength to be more vocal and intelligent when discussing conservative vs. liberal ideas. I greatly enjoyed his tv show, his radio program and his books, for which I endured ridicule from my liberal coworkers. I was very honored to see Rush in person in Ft. Collins, Colorado for Dan’s bake sale, during which Rush stressed personal responsibility in achieving what is important instead of relying on government handouts. I will miss Rush greatly.