If Huckabee had ran......

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Posted: 10/18/2011 11:36:56 AM

where do you think he would be in the polls among the other republicans ?

from what I remember from 2008, he was pretty good in debates..

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Posted: 10/18/2011 11:13:12 PM
I am not sure about his views...

But I think Huckabee is a likable person...  He reminds me of how Clinton came across to people as some they could relate too...  he also is has some musical talent and is able to play an instrument...

I have listened to some of his radio spots  in the past and he seems to make sense in the delivery of his views that might speak to how he might appeal to independents...

But the republican base seems to comprehend a more "spoon fed"/bachman talking to a 5th grader approach... or a Palin/Beck with a chalk board telling you what to believe...

I think you would be hard pressed to get any type of response tho on this forum unless you are screaming out the preprogrammed mantra of  "Anyone but Obama"...   Which ironically communicates the perceived quality of candidates



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Posted: 10/18/2011 11:33:02 PM
He is the perfect politician. He sounds so wholesome, but stands for nothing. This is the guy your grandma would vote for.

I'd say he'd be right at the top, given how weak the overall field is. If Herman Cain has had this much success, you gotta figure Huck could fair about as well.
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Posted: 10/19/2011 2:21:43 AM
Herman Cain's success cones from being the most vocal and prominent "uncle Tom" of this millennium so far...

He serves a purpose as a "racist's alibi" to protect the vile anti-Obama rhetoric and Spin... While not all anti-Obama rhetoric is racist, there is a large part of it that is and channels the hate/fear of the collective masses that can't handle a half african American president... supporting Cain is the teaparty version of saying "some of my best friends are black"... Or "I grew up with black people"... Grasping desperately for some alibi for all of the other crap they Spin...

Covers knows the Spin ; )
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Posted: 10/19/2011 8:35:46 PM
dytide,

so where would you rate huckabee among the current candidates?
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Posted: 10/19/2011 9:01:38 PM
I think sliksiks99 summed it up pretty well


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Posted: 10/20/2011 2:27:56 AM
I guess huckabee would be responsible enough to do nothing and avoid ruining the country... Which considering the radical/extremists in his party might be a good thing
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Posted: 10/20/2011 1:48:59 PM
QUOTE Originally Posted by dl36:

Herman Cain's success cones from being the most vocal and prominent "uncle Tom" of this millennium so far...

He serves a purpose as a "racist's alibi" to protect the vile anti-Obama rhetoric and Spin... While not all anti-Obama rhetoric is racist, there is a large part of it that is and channels the hate/fear of the collective masses that can't handle a half african American president... supporting Cain is the teaparty version of saying "some of my best friends are black"... Or "I grew up with black people"... Grasping desperately for some alibi for all of the other crap they Spin...

Covers knows the Spin ; )


My thoughts exactly.
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Posted: 10/21/2011 4:00:47 AM
Star parker and her supporters are similar in using the "racist's alibi"...

Slikstiks99 knows the Spin
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Posted: 10/21/2011 11:07:05 PM
QUOTE Originally Posted by dytide:

where do you think he would be in the polls among the other republicans ?

from what I remember from 2008, he was pretty good in debates..



His absence significantly alters the race.    He drew huge support from the Evangelicals 4 years ago;  those folks are not all  supporting  Romney now, but he seems to be  benefiting the most in his absence.
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Posted: 3/17/2013 3:18:32 AM
QUOTE Originally Posted by dytide:

I think sliksiks99 summed it up pretty well



do you think he will run in 2016?
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Posted: 3/17/2013 4:02:02 PM

From what I read, he seems to be a genuine nice person.

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Posted: 3/17/2013 4:27:50 PM
freakshow

http://newsweek.washingtonpost.com/onfaith/undergod/2009/11/huckabees_misplaced_mercy.html

and i don't think that story includes this guy

http://voices.yahoo.com/huckabee-secured-release-rapist-went-to-696503.html

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Posted: 3/17/2013 9:47:43 PM
darn it club...

you have to spoil a thread like you always do...

playing the "Reality Card"....

why do you always have to bring reality to the discussion? 

Ignorance is bliss...  
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Posted: 3/17/2013 9:51:01 PM
dude, it's fuckin nuts that so called "conservatives" would be for a piece of sh*t like huckabee.  isn't "tough on crime" a basic characteristic of being a social conservative .  here's a guy who would pardon anyone who said "praise jesus" no matter how bad of a criminal he is and some of the people he pardoned went on to commit serious crimes including murdering 4 police officers in cold blood.  just crazy. 
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Posted: 3/17/2013 10:45:35 PM
he has little backbone, and some pretty centrist ideals.  He will also champion his pro life ideals which will lose him votes with the abortion fans, but hell Idiots on the left thought that Romney (a Massachusetts liberal) was some sort of radical right wing menace.  LoL

He is about as un-electable as any other asshat that the entrenched GOP neocon stooges have put forward in the last decade, so I am sure there will be a heavy contingent rallying for him. 
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Posted: 3/18/2013 2:35:56 AM
I would think that a centrist would be a good thing in today's climate...

I agree that his theocratic ideas on right to choose might lose some votes, but I honestly think that things are not going to change there... but I guess its the supreme court appointments that effect that balance...

as I understood it and from what I saw from people on the left romney was not seen as a radical or a right wing extremist...  he was viewed as a moderate...  romney was viewed as the most left by the left and I heard one progressive tell me that the GOP were running "their obama" with Oromneycare and being from a typically democratic state...

And especially in comparison to santorum and ron paul who he battled at the end... they seemed to get branded the right wing menaces while romney was viewed as the middle ground guy...

Rick, I wondering if there are any GOP candidates in your opinion that are not Asshats that are not cursed by the entrenched GOP neo"Con" stooges?

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Posted: 3/18/2013 8:07:04 PM
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Posted: 3/18/2013 11:11:59 PM
Stand with Rand 2016 
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Posted: 3/21/2013 3:59:31 AM
So the neo"Con" stooges dont support Rand?

This reminds me of that ridiculous michelle obama thread that completely blew up in the OPs face...

Just because Ron preached conservative values with pissed off the big government/big spending/socialism of the Rich neo"Cons" doesnt mean that Rand will do the same thing just because they have the last name...

im not saying im against rand... I really need to see more of what he is about in his campaign for president to give him and the other GOPs candidates a fair chance...

Other then Ron paul in 2012 and perhaps newt...  I honestly think the entire rest of the field where asshats/jokes...  it was a complete circus...  I really wished the GOP get its head out of its asss and start making better choices in strategy and candidates
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Posted: 3/21/2013 10:35:46 AM
If you have been paying attention Rand Paul, Ted Cruz and some of the Tea Party folks have been taking it to the Mitch McConnel and John MCCains of the party.  

The NeoCon stooges absolutely do not support Rand.  McConnel dumped a bunch of money against him in his primary.  

McCain called him names and came out against his filibuster.  

If guys like Karl Rove are against you,  you are on the right side of the Republican Party. 
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Posted: 4/3/2013 3:16:12 AM
why dont the neocon stooges support him?

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Posted: 4/18/2013 3:33:07 AM
Im actually pretty excited about the huckabee moses scenario where he would lead the theocratic/racist/social conservative/fuddie-duddies out of the GOP party...

would probably do wonder for them in the long run...
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a theocratic/racist/social conservative third party would be a game changer

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Posted: 4/19/2013 6:44:25 AM
QUOTE Originally Posted by rick3117:

he has little backbone, and some pretty centrist ideals.  He will also champion his pro life ideals which will lose him votes with the abortion fans, but hell Idiots on the left thought that Romney (a Massachusetts liberal) was some sort of radical right wing menace.  LoL

He is about as un-electable as any other asshat that the entrenched GOP neocon stooges have put forward in the last decade, so I am sure there will be a heavy contingent rallying for him. 
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God dang abortion fans always pulling out their giant foam abortion hands outside the abortion clinic.  And their proabortion rhetoric.
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I remember him saying he would consider legalizing it and reform some of the over blown prison sentences
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