By Rush Limbaugh
So I was going through the show prep today and you know what I find myself doing? I have to catch myself. I'm throwing more stuff away and halfway to the trash container is where I throw things. The way this show gets prepped, I constantly am reading. When I read something I like I print it to my studio printer and then I forget about it. Wherever I am, the afternoon or night, I print to the studio printer. And once I have printed it, I forget it. Because I'm confident that when I go in the next day and collect the things from the printer, start going through it, I'll remember why I wanted to print it and why it was a possibility for the Stack of stuff.
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I find myself lately throwing more stuff away, and I caught myself on a thing today throwing it away, and I asked myself, "Would you have thrown this away ten years ago? Would you have thrown it away 15 years ago? Would you have thrown it away one year ago?" And I stopped myself, and I put it back in the stack. And in order to illustrate what I'm talking about, I put it at the top of the stack. Now I threw it away because it's depraved. And I threw it away because it's just another example of the descent our culture is taking toward the sewer. But then I stopped myself and I asked -- and I think it's crucial that we all ask ourselves every time we think that -- is it really a crashing toward the sewer and if it is, is it really new? Does it represent something that has not happened before? And the honest answer most of the time is no, it's not anything really new.
I think the depths of depravity have been plunged long before today. I don't know that we're setting any new standards for depravity.