Skip to comments.Mexican consulate deal dogs Huckabee campaign
Posted on 10/31/2007 4:15:34 AM PDT by Man50D
A lingering controversy over the role former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee played in establishing a Mexican consulate office in Little Rock financed by taxpayers and local businesses continues to follow the Republican presidential candidate's campaign, even as he enjoys a surge in polls.
Critics in Arkansas contend Huckabee worked with some of the state's most prominent and politically powerful businesses to draw illegal immigrants to the state to accept low-paying jobs.
Huckabee strongly denied the charges in a telephone interview with WND yesterday
This week, as WND reported, Rasmussen Reports added Huckabee to its daily tracking of top tier GOP presidential candidates following a surge that pushed him past former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney with the support of 13 percent of likely voters nationwide. In Iowa, a University of Iowa poll released Monday showed Huckabee surging to a virtual tie for second place in the key primary state with Rudy Giuliani at 13 percent.
One of Huckabee's Arkansas critics, long-time border-security activist Joe McCutchen, told WND that Freedom of Information Act documents he obtained show unusual business practices and possible improprieties in a 2006 Huckabee decision to attract a Mexican consulate to Little Rock.
Space in an Arkansas government facility was leased for $1 a year to the Mexican government to establish the Mexican consulate until a permanent Mexican consulate facility could be built, at the expense of Arkansas citizens and corporations.
McCutchen charges that Huckabee made the deal with Mexico in order to attract illegal immigrants into the state to work in politically connected Arkansas businesses seeking to exploit low-cost immigrant workers.
"Huckabee is an open borders multi-culturalist who put the will and needs of Arkansas corporations before the needs of Arkansas citizens and taxpayers," McCutchen charged.
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Excuse me, Huckleberry, but why in the **** is taxpayer's money being used to pay for a MEXICAN consulate. Let the Mexican government pay for their own **** consulate. I hadn't heard about THIS fiasco--just knew that Huckleberry was a shill for "La Raza". And THIS guy is moving up in the polls??
Bump! NO SALE on Huckleberry! Just another RINO Huckster!
I think the media’s attempt to paint Huckabee as a rising candidate is just another attempt to position a surefire loser as the GOP nominee. Don’t fall for it!
Huckabee is one of America's Quislings who substituted Mexican "legal processes" for American "legal processes" to accomodate un-American business practices. Huckabee and those businesses had no problem subverting American sovereignty by supporting a shadow Mexican government and sovereignty - right here in the U.S..
Mexican President Felipe Calderon has said "Mexico does not stop at the border, that wherever there is a Mexican, there is Mexico", and Huckabee has shown that he agrees.
FWIW, in the same light, I think the laimstream media has done the same thing with Osama Obama. Knowing this guy has absolutely no experience and regularly inserts both feet in said mouth, they go out of their way to make him out to be the second coming. Then, when he fails to hit the mark, it's her Thyness to the rescue!
Nothing quite like having a complicit media when running for office, is there?
This ping’s for you, spectre.
I think, and I could be wrong, it is the special interest groups that are trying to make us believe he is moving up in the poles. (They must be spending a lot of money on him.)
There are enough sheep out there who will vote for him just because they have been fooled into thinking he is a frontrunner, and the sheep will vote for any frontrunner. They are not going to stop to think he is dangerous.
Sorry... didn’t read your post correctly. After rereading we agree.
Ping - as the case against the Huckster grows by the day.
I thought joe m. couldnt be mentioned on this site.
Huckabee....except for Klintoon, the biggest scalawag in 140 years. On this issue, he is right up there in the polls for best candidate Mexico wants in the WH on 1/20/09.
I say we keep poking that dog with a stick until it gets so riled up it off and bites the Huckster right in the ass.
Yeah, Joe McCutchen.
Tin-foil wearer if I ever heard of one.
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