Rush Limbaugh Mocks Sheila Jackson Lee As ‘Curiosity’ Touches Down on Mars (Audio)

As the Curiosity landed on Mars Monday morning Rush Limbaugh had fun mocking Houston Representative Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX) on her previous statements.

From the Rush Limbaugh website:

Within ten minutes of this thing hitting the ground they got the first pictures back showing it on the ground, showing one of the wheels. (interruption) What was the question, HR? (interruption) (laughing) HR wants to know if it’s near the flag. Yeah, Sheila Jackson Lee was visiting NASA in Houston. That’s her district. She was in the Johnson Space Center for a previous Mars rover mission and that little rover… This thing is huge by the way. This rover is huge. This rover is larger than a Volkswagen, it looks like. It’s huge, for what it is.

And one of those missions, they brought Sheila Jackson Lee in. She’s a member of Congress. You know, show her the money is being well spent. And, as it’s shown moving around the Martian surface, she said, “Is it gonna go to where the astronauts planted the flag?” Of course, the staff of the Johnson Space Center said, “Okay, we got a woman here who doesn’t have the slightest idea that we’re talking about Mars, not the moon. How do we, A, not laugh; and then how do we answer her question without embarrassing her ’cause there’s a lot of other people here?” (interruption)

Oh, that’s right, folks. I’m sorry. We didn’t build that. We didn’t build the space program. Never mind. We didn’t build that.

No, wait a minute!

We damn well did build it ’cause there aren’t any roads and bridges up there yet.

We damn well did build it!

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  • Finncrisp

    Poor Ms. Lee is not used to being around people whose job it is to have answers.

  • SoLongSong

    As much as I hate frivolous government spending, I for one don’t think that NASA and the space program was any such thing. The nerve! Sending out former NASA folks to make Muslims feel better about themselves – remember that?

    Remember instead when we strived to and achieved being the best in the world? Landing on the moon first (the MOON moon, not the Mars moon)? Kennedy would not recognize what the democrat party has become.

    I MISS having a president who actually loved the country over which he presided. This going on right now feels like an all-oppressive dictatorship, affecting every facet of my life. SMOTHERING.

  • shibumi

    Answer to Sheila Jacksons query re: flag: “No. No it’s not near the flag.”

    Then SILENCE.

  • jorgen

    Sheila Jackson Lee certainly didn´t build this – or anything else for that matter.

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  • BarbaraS

    This is what we have governing us. I realize she, and others just as dense, represent a constituency as dumb as they are, but, really, do they need to be represented? They seem to like this idea of the government just taking care of them so the only words they need to speak are “gimme” and where’s the “D” after names on the ballot. That is the sum total of their intelligence. I have known people who can’t come in out of the rain but can quote you chapter and verse every freebie they can get from the government and how to dget it.

  • Superkev

    If I had been there when SJL uttered those famous words I damn sure would not have held my tongue. I would have said something like”Sorry. but there’s no flag there” then let her correct me about it and argue that she watched it on television.

    So we got one who thinks we planted a flag on Mars, another who thinks Guam is going to “tip over”, what’s next? Who the hell elects these morons?

  • TomH

    I hope Mars doesn’t tip over because of the weight. It already has all those holes.

  • Joe College

    I see on the news that exactly 90 days before the election Levi Johnston is entering into a public fight to gain custody of Tripp.

    There are no coincidences in politics. This is set up to recreate the chemistry that befitted Obama when he ran against Palin.

    This is the next distraction. One after another now for the next 90 days.

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  • bg


    OT.. maybe not..

    August 7, 2012

    MPAC’s political agenda with the Aurora, Colorado Tragedy

    [In the wake of the tragic shootings in Aurora, CO, the Muslim Public
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    of Violence,” which sickeningly used the image of an obviously
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    MPAC displayed its blatant anti-Americanism while trying to draw
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    of Islamist terrorists, such as Nidal Hasan.

    August 5, 2012

    The trouble with “Jumah at the DNC”

    [It is troubling that the Democratic National Convention has decided
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    Dr. Zuhdi Jasser on DNC Convention and Islamists

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  • blackbush666

    Wow! What a stupid ______!

  • Remco Kimber

    Laugh at SJL all you want. But she was put in Congress by people we graciously (but ever so pathetically) call “our fellow Americans.”

    And you thought that public education wasn’t successful.

  • TheresaAK

    Sheila Jackson Lee…you need to “hook up’ with Hank Johnson, “Guam will capsize” …..

    You two deserve each other….

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  • jb books

    Someone had to bring the stupid.

  • http://none tommy mc donnell

    are there muslims on mars that we are trying to reach?

  • bg


    re: #12 August 7, 2012 at 3:19 pm bg

    Breaking The War Mentality (#21)

    [The article, “Breaking the War Mentality,” published by the
    Columbia magazine Sundial, is a wholesale endorsement of all
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    Obama deems the Reagan era defense buildup
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    If Obama still has this sensibility, he could be poised to take American
    foreign policy sharply to the left, notwithstanding the centrist foreign
    policy team he has assembled. Moreover, since Obama didn’t recognize
    the Soviet menace during the Cold War and blamed the possibility of war
    entirely on the United States, there’s good reason to think that today
    he could lack the moral clarity needed to fight radical Islam.]

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  • MicahStone

    Personally, I think it is bad taste to publicly, outwardly laugh at the mental deficiencies of the lunatic-left d-cRATs, who ALL suffer from the debilitating and non-curable mental disease of socialist extremism. In fact, I make a point of never openly, publicly laughing at any of the remarks of Bite-Me biden (of course, in private…). These people are so warped by their moronic ideology that we should “pity the fools,” as Mr. T would say.