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What Scares Mike Huckabee?
Moore Thoughts ^ | January 5, 2008 | Nathan Moore

Posted on 01/05/2008 8:27:14 AM PST by 2ndDivisionVet

Apparently, small government Republicans

[Huckabee’s] aides are wary of New Hampshire. “It’s all no tax, no government there,” said Bob Wickers, a top strategist. “It’s not ideal.”

But they believe that the message of economic anxiety that he preaches will help in Michigan’s primary on Jan. 15 and in states in the South, which have high poverty rates in addition to strong groups of social conservatives.”

Mike Huckabee is skipping New Hampshire because it’s too fiscally conservative.

Instructive, yes?

Huckabee’s brand of identity politics is as dangerous as anyone else’s - after nearly eight years of a fiscally liberal Republican president, the issues of low taxation and spending ought to be on the top of every Republican primary voter’s list. Each GOP primary candidate is going to appoint conservative judges. Many, such as Fred Thompson, are true principled federalists. Governor Huckabee’s main distinction is that he does not seem interested in limiting the power of the central government, but perversely, has plans to enhance it. No matter your social purpose, widening the influence of Washington, DC is never the right answer.


TOPICS: Arkansas; New Hampshire; South Carolina; Tennessee; Campaign News; Issues; Parties; State and Local
KEYWORDS: conservatives; electionpresident; elections; fiscalconservatives; fred; fredthompson; gop; huckabee; mikehuckabee; nannystate; nh2008; populist; republicans; smallgovernment; taxandspend; taxes; thompson
Spot on!
1 posted on 01/05/2008 8:27:15 AM PST by 2ndDivisionVet
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

The Huckster skips a state because they are considered “too conservative”, yet are polling in favo of McCain?

The Huckster is showing just how lib he is.


2 posted on 01/05/2008 8:33:03 AM PST by ConservativeMind
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To: ConservativeMind

He’s our John Edwards meets Barack Hussein Obama.


3 posted on 01/05/2008 8:34:41 AM PST by 2ndDivisionVet (Your "dirt" on Fred is about as persuasive as a Nancy Pelosi Veteran's Day Speech)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Didn’t Truman skip New Hampshire?


4 posted on 01/05/2008 8:35:14 AM PST by benjamin032
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Spot on!

No it's not! It contains this bald faced LIE "Mike Huckabee is skipping New Hampshire because it’s too fiscally conservative." yet you post it here because it suits your purpose!

That is just plain dishonest!

Mike Huckabee is at his very moment campaigning HARD in New Hampshire and YOU know that!

5 posted on 01/05/2008 8:40:11 AM PST by Bigun (IRS sucks @getridof it.com)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Hucky is an idiot, what a dumb thing to say, just because New Hampshire does not have sales tax, does not mean they don’t have tax money sources. Hucky the scorn, takes his few marbles and leaves New Hampshire.


6 posted on 01/05/2008 8:43:10 AM PST by AmericanMade1776
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To: Bigun
He may not actually be "skipping" New Hampshire, but his campaign does seem wary of it. This quote is from the campaign: “It’s all no tax, no government there,” said Bob Wickers, a top strategist. “It’s not ideal.”

For the most part, the article is right on target.
7 posted on 01/05/2008 8:48:16 AM PST by rob777 (Personal Responsibility is the Price of Freedom)
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WE can defeat Mike Huckabee and nominate Fred Thompson WITHOUT resorting to outright lies! THAT is my one and only point here!


8 posted on 01/05/2008 8:50:48 AM PST by Bigun (IRS sucks @getridof it.com)
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To: Bigun
"WE can defeat Mike Huckabee and nominate Fred Thompson WITHOUT resorting to outright lies! THAT is my one and only point here!"


Point taken. That line was a little disingenuous in what was an otherwise on target article.
9 posted on 01/05/2008 8:54:18 AM PST by rob777 (Personal Responsibility is the Price of Freedom)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

“What Scares Mike Huckabee?”

The truth.


10 posted on 01/05/2008 9:20:21 AM PST by AuntB (" It takes more than walking across the border to be an American." Duncan Hunter)
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To: Bigun
LMAO....

You missed the meat!

[Huckabee’s] aides are wary of New Hampshire. “It’s all no tax, no government there,” said Bob Wickers, a top strategist. “It’s not ideal.”

Get outta Dodge, you have until South Carolina!
11 posted on 01/08/2008 6:33:36 AM PST by Khepri (Fred Thompson, he's a hundred miles away son - READY TO STRIKE!)
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To: rob777

He left out “We don’t wear our religion on our sleeves” like in Iowa...


12 posted on 01/08/2008 6:39:32 AM PST by Khepri (Fred Thompson, he's a hundred miles away son - READY TO STRIKE!)
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To: Bigun

Yeah, I saw him campaogning hard on CSPAN...

He’s gave a talk about chowder-fest...and boy does he love chowdwer...and back home they have catfish-fests...

Oh and btw...Chuck Norris is here!...

(Chuck proceeded to plug his new exercise video)

ROFLOL...

I wish I was making this stuff up!


13 posted on 01/08/2008 6:43:40 AM PST by Khepri (Fred Thompson, he's a hundred miles away son - READY TO STRIKE!)
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