Goodbye, Old Friend

My latest Newsmax opinion piece…

By John Cylc

February 17, 2021

Today, February 17, at 12:09 p.m. EST, I lost a great friend.

He kept me entertained for many years. During bad times, he cheered me up. When our country suffered, he reminded me why I should keep hope in my heart.

He was the kind of friend that every person deserves, and I have never even met him.

Rush Limbaugh passed away at 70 years old from complications due to lung cancer. His brave wife, Kathryn, made the public announcement on his daily radio show.

Somehow, as soon as she was introduced, I knew that his time had come. I am not too proud to admit that I shed a tear for this great man.

When Rush announced his cancer diagnosis last year, many of us hoped and prayed for his recovery.

It was Stage IV and, even knowing that it would be a momentous effort to overcome, Rush fought anyway.

In his infinite wisdom, God had different plans for our conservative mentor.

I called into his radio show and spoke to him six or seven times.

On the morning after President Obama referred to Trayvon Martin saying, “If I had a son, he would look like Trayvon,” Rush actually engaged me in a short conversation, even asking me a couple of questions…

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