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On his radio show Tuesday, Limbaugh told the incredible, creepy, and funny story of how his phone recently started talking to him about Obama, wind power, and even the president?s ?minions.?

When Limbaugh hit the microphone icon, which either begins or ends an action with Siri, he heard the three iconic beeps ? but nothing happened. He continued to trying to establish a connection, at one point reciting the text response he was hoping to send to his wife Kathryn.

What he got back in return when the device began to work was nothing like what he claims to have said. What he saw on the screen was ?Obama?s minions are taking over and there is nothing you can do about it.?

?My system is my phone paired with the car?s bluetooth, provided by the manufacturer, and it is also connected via wi-fi to a Verizon LTE hotspot,? he explained. When he prepares to use Siri and pushes the microphone button, if he was listening to the radio at the time, the radio becomes muted to allow for action with the smartphone to take place. When that action is complete the radio would come back on.

Rush says that after he saw the disturbing message on his phone, the radio didn?t come back as it usually did. ?The whole system was discombobulated,? he said. Switching from satellite radio to AM, in case that would make a difference, Rush found it worked.

He then deleted the message and attempted to send his answer to Kathryn again via text message and received another unrelated message to what he had allegedly dictated to Siri. It was about ?wind power and Obama and you don?t have a chance.?

?I am not making this up,? Rush said, speculating someone had hacked Apple?s servers. Even when Rush tried a third time to dictate a text through Siri what he received as a transcript in return wasn?t about Obama or politics but it still wasn?t close to what he had said.

He tried several other tests to no avail. He explains that when he reached his office and connected to that wi-fi network, all systems operated as they should. ?It was only in the car,? he said.

Going to computer experts, Rush explains the answers as to what could have happened ranged from being hacked or someone tampering with the bluetooth. ?Somebody?s done something,? he said. ?They?re sending you a message that they can do it.? He was also told there could have been something wrong with his LTE hotspot or that his bluetooth was defective.

All of these answers he considers unsatisfactory. Rush says his experts? most suggested option, even though they still couldn?t believe what transpired, was that it was a bluetooth problem. Rush, though, is adamant that he didn?t say ?Obama? or any of the text that appeared on his phone, leading him to believe it was Apple?s servers that were hacked.

Now, Rush points out that he can?t prove this story actually happened. He deleted the messages that appeared on his screen and didn?t send them on to Kathryn as his response to her questions. He does note that he?s going to see if the problem continued this afternoon.

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Beyond Godlike

And people say the Republicans arent whats wrong with America, when they make this stuff up, and the uneducated types will actually believe it.

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MindTrickz

He is coo for cocoa puffs.

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revparadigm

And people say the Republicans arent whats wrong with America, when they make this stuff up, and the uneducated types will actually believe it.

Sounds like someone is hacking & messing with him if it's true. To slander all "Republicans" using this oppourtunity sounds just as much as blowhard partisan rhetoric as saying all Democrats are whats wrong with America.

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nominak

And people listen to this loony drugged up hot air balloon why?

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Growled

Whatever he's a smoking I want some of it.

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nominak

Whatever he's a smoking I want some of it.

Probably back on the Oxy's and whatever other hard drugs he can get.

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Hum

Just because you think they are out to get you, doesn't mean they aren't. :shiftyninja:

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Amarok

And people say the Republicans arent whats wrong with America, when they make this stuff up, and the uneducated types will actually believe it.

What's wrong with America is the vast majority of people who allow themselves to be divided by party lines. Both parties suck, because even if by some chance the best person for the job gets elected nothing he/she does will matter because the other group will just drag their feet on anything he/she proposes.

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HSoft

What's wrong with America is the vast majority of people who allow themselves to be divided by party lines. Both parties suck, because even if by some chance the best person for the job gets elected nothing he/she does will matter because the other group will just drag their feet on anything he/she proposes.

Yep. Although the "best person" won't get elected as you only have the choice of the two.

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Hum

^ We can all still write-in, Ron Paul :shifty:

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Anibal P

Sounds like someone is hacking & messing with him if it's true. To slander all "Republicans" using this oppourtunity sounds just as much as blowhard partisan rhetoric as saying all Democrats are whats wrong with America.

Typical Democrat MO, just like all these other attempted "scandals" involving GOP members

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neufuse

I get so sitck of these stupid comments lately about democrats "taking over the world" type BS that we should be so scared about... yeah but when the republicans do it, its perfectly fine right?...... politics suck... too much BS made up to sway people that can't think for themselves... and no one learns form it either, just makes people dumer and start fights over dumb politics that aren't even important

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thefonz

why delete it? :wacko:

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