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Immigration Group: Huckabee a "disaster."
Washington Times ^ | Nov. 30, '07 | Stephan Dinan

Posted on 11/30/2007 3:03:35 PM PST by T.L.Sink

Groups that support a crackdown on illegal aliens havn't settled on their champion in the race for the White House, but there's little doubt which Republican scares them the most - former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee. "He was an absolute disaster on immigration as governor," said Roy Beck, president of NumbersUSA, a group that played a mojor role in rallying the phone calls that helped defeat this year's Senate immigration bill. "Every time there was any enforcement in his state, he took the side of the illegal aliens." Just as problematic for the former Arkansas governor, however, is that the independent interest groups that track the issue are also giving him the once-over, and don't like what they see. "Huckabee is the guy who scares the heck out of me," said Peter Gadiel, president of 9-11 Families for a Secure America, a group instrumental in fighting for the REAL ID Act that sets federal standards for driver's licenses. Some leaders said Mr. Huckabee reminded them of President Bush, who pushed for legalization of illegal aliens and a new supply of foreign guest workers, despite his base calling for better border security and enforcement. Huckabee said he's willing to take the heat for pushing for illegal alien students to be able to get taxpayer-funded financial aid and college scholarships.

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The article concludes by saying that Tancredo and Hunter win near universal praise from the group leaders. Huckabee may be good-humored and affable, but like another pair from Arkansas he's a phony when it come to secure borders and defending American sovereignty. In an age of international terrorism we can't afford to surrender to the ethnocentric pressure groups, business special interests (U.S. Chamber of Commerce, et al.) who love the low wages with no benefits, the open borders lobby, and politicians pandering for votes.
1 posted on 11/30/2007 3:03:36 PM PST by T.L.Sink
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To: T.L.Sink

Immigration Group: Huckabee a “disaster.”

I must agree


2 posted on 11/30/2007 3:07:09 PM PST by traderrob6
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To: HiJinx; gubamyster

"Pretty soon, Southern white guys like me may be in the minority," Huckabee said jokingly as the crowd roared in laughter.

Huckabee promotes 'open door' policy at LULAC convention

Thursday, Jun 30, 2005

By Wesley Brown

Arkansas News Bureau

LITTLE ROCK - In a impassioned speech before hundreds of influential Hispanic civil rights leaders from across the nation, Gov. Mike Huckabee told a captive audience Wednesday that America is great because it has always opened it doors up to people seeking a better way of life.

"I would hope that no matter who we are, or where we are from, that America should always be a place that opens its arms, opens it heart, opens its spirit to people who come because they want the best for their families ...," Huckabee said as the largely Hispanic audience gave him a standing ovation.

Huckabee was the keynote speaker, along with Tyson Foods Inc. Chairman and CEO John Tyson, at a noon luncheon of the League of United Latin American Citizens, which is holding its 76th annual convention in Little Rock.

About 10,000 political, community and business leaders, along with exhibitors and speakers are in Little Rock attending the convention at the Statehouse Convention Center. The convention started Monday and runs through Saturday.

Although he never actually talked about the U.S. or Arkansas immigration policy, Huckabee made it very clear where he stood on the issue. In his opening remarks, he said the nation will need to address the concerns of the Hispanic community because of its growing influence and population base.

"Pretty soon, Southern white guys like me may be in the minority," Huckabee said jokingly as the crowd roared in laughter.

He told the LULAC delegates that their presence in the state's capital city was very important because Arkansas has one of the fastest growing Hispanic populations in the nation. "Your gathering is so very significant for our state," Huckabee said. "We are delighted to have you."

Despite several light moments, Huckabee did not stray away from several controversial issues that made him a target of criticism during the recently ended 85th General Assembly. He said Arkansas needs to make the transition from a traditional Southern state to one that recognizes and cherishes diversity "in culture, in language and in population."

"This is an issue that is going to require extraordinary efforts on both sides of the border, particularly those coming from Mexico," Huckabee said of verifying the status of illegal aliens. "But I am confident that our government will recognize that we should accommodate people who wish to provide the best opportunities for their families (and) employers so that we can make sure our economy has the necessary work force."

During the legislation session, Huckabee criticized an immigration bill by Republican senators Jim Holt of Springdale and Denny Altes of Fort Smith as un-Christian, un-American, irresponsible and anti-life. Senate Bill 206, which died in the Senate, would have required proof of citizenship to register to vote and also force state agencies to report suspected cases of people living in the country illegally. Holt, R-Springdale, replied later to Huckabee's comments that Christian charity does not include turning a blind eye to lawbreaking.

3 posted on 11/30/2007 3:09:24 PM PST by Travis McGee (---www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com---)
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To: T.L.Sink

Huckabee seems like a typical “front runner”

See my tagline...


4 posted on 11/30/2007 3:17:00 PM PST by ROTB (Front Runner=rich guy who doesn't hate evil and strives to offend no one, AND WILL SELL YOU OUT.)
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Another Dope from Hope.


5 posted on 11/30/2007 3:26:05 PM PST by clintonh8r
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To: Travis McGee
I cannot understand the Huckster’s surge. He claims a tough position on illegal immigration but his record speaks otherwise. He is worse than Giuliani on immigration. I trust Giuliani more than the Huckster. I even trust McCain more than the Huckster. Who are these Republicans who support the Huckster? He is the least electable of all candidates.
6 posted on 11/30/2007 3:31:53 PM PST by businessprofessor
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To: Travis McGee
Immigration, just one month ago:

http://www.onenewsnow.com/2007/10/immigration_activist_welcomes.php

The former Arkansas governor received numerous standing ovations during an address to 2,000 social conservatives at the recent Values Voters Summit in Washington, DC. Huckabee accused the government of making it more difficult for the average American to get on an airplane in their own hometown than for an illegal alien to get across an international border.

"We need to make it clear," Huckabee told the gathering, "that we will say no to amnesty, no to sanctuary cities, and no to the idea that there can be some complete ignoring of the fact that our laws have been broken."

Continuing, the GOP presidential hopeful said he does not blame those who want to come to America. "I blame our government for sitting on its hands for over 20 years and letting this problem get completely out of hand. Build a border fence, secure the border -- and do it now," Huckabee implored.

Roy Beck, president of Numbers USA, says Huckabee's past record on immigration has not matched his recent rhetoric, citing several instances when the former governor "stood up for illegal aliens" during federal immigration raids in Arkansas. "It does not seem to me that, as governor, he particularly lived by those principles, at least strongly so. I am always happy to see someone learn more about an issue and come around and take better positions," he states. "We welcome what seems to be some change of heart."

Beck says Huckabee received an "F" for his past record on immigration, but his recent statements have pulled him up to the "B" range.

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And what has Huckabee said on immigration in the past?

"I would hope that no matter who we are, or where we are from, that America should always be a place that opens its arms, opens it heart, opens its spirit to people who come because they want the best for their families."

-Mike Huckabee [spoken along with Tyson Foods Inc. Chairman and CEO John Tyson, at a noon luncheon of the League of United Latin American Citizens]

Gov. Mike Huckabee on Thursday heaped criticism upon immigration legislation in the Arkansas Legislature, describing it as inflammatory . . . race-baiting and demagoguery. He also challenged the Christian values of its main sponsor.

Huckabee said the bill, seeking to forbid public assistance and voting rights to undocumented immigrants, inflames those who are racist and bigots and makes them think there's a real problem. But theres not.

The bill is modeled after Proposition 200, approved by Arizona voters in November. The Arkansas measure was filed by Republican Sens. Jim Holt of Springdale and Denny Altes of Fort Smith.

Huckabee, also a Republican and a Baptist minister, said Arkansans should be welcoming hard-working immigrants of all races. He singled out Holt, who often talks of his strong Christian beliefs, saying, “I drink a different kind of Jesus juice. My faith says don't make false accusations against somebody. In the Bible, it's called don't bear false witness.”

In response, Holt said he was hurt by the governor's questioning his faith. “I just want to uphold the law and protect the benefits that apply to citizens, “ Holt said.

-Arkansas News: http://www.arkansasnews.com/archive/2005/01/28/News/316347.html

Gov. Mike Huckabee Thursday denounced a bill by Sen. Jim Holt that would deny state benefits to illegal immigrants as “un-Christian, un-American, irresponsible and anti-life.” Holt, R-Springdale, replied later that Christian charity does not include turning a blind eye to lawbreaking.

Senate Bill 206, filed Wednesday, also would require proof of citizenship to register to vote and would require state agencies to report suspected cases of people living in the country illegally.

Holt replied, “I think the politically correct movement has misconstrued what compassion really means. They think compassion means that any person can disrespect our laws and that we're supposed to be tolerant and let them get away with it.”

”True compassion is correcting them so in the future they can be law-abiding citizens,” Holt said. “They broke the law,he said. My angst is not with them, though. My angst is with the state and federal government for not enforcing our laws.”

”People living illegally in the United State has overwhelmed our school and welfare system,” McCutchen said. As for whether the bill reflects un-Christian attitudes, McCutchen said: “Jim Holt is as good a man and as good a Christian as any man walking this Earth.”

”Doggone it, the rule of law is not being upheld, and that's wrong,” McCutchen said.

-Arkansas News: http://www.arkansasnews.com/archive/2005/01/28/News/316347.html

”I didn't sign the No Amnesty pledge because it was a silly piece of campaign propaganda cooked up by Tancredo. Candidates don't make pledges for each other to sign, and he knows that.”

-Mike Huckabee August 4, 2007 http://www.libertypost.org/cgi-bin/readart.cgi?ArtNum=196021

He [Mike Huckabee] also made the insane point that companies like Toyota would not invest in Arkansas if the state didn't allow non-citizens to vote because it would send the message that, essentially, 'If you don’t look like us, talk like us and speak like us, we don't want you.

-Ann Coulter [http://www.townhall.com/columnists/AnnCoulter/2007/10/10/fred_sawyer_and_huckabee_finn]

”I do believe that some of [the opposition to the McCain-Kennedy-Bush Amnesty Bill] is driven by racism or nativism. It's not amnesty to make people pay for breaking the law.”

-Wash. Times May, 2006

7 posted on 11/30/2007 3:32:02 PM PST by Free Vulcan (No prisoners. No mercy.)
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To: Travis McGee

When it comes to the border I think Huckabee will be nothing more than Bush, Part 2 ... a total back stabbing sellout.


8 posted on 11/30/2007 3:33:22 PM PST by navyguy (Some days you are the pigeon, some days you are the statue.)
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To: navyguy

Which is why I cannot support him. Which is why I will not vote for him, ever.


9 posted on 11/30/2007 3:37:30 PM PST by DoughtyOne (Mr. President, Article IV Section IV is in our Constitution, and the states it refers to are ours.)
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To: T.L.Sink
The Huckster just might win.

A heck of choice in the next election. We get to vote for:

A. Wife of Slick Willie

or

B. Clone of Slick Willie (minus the sex or drug addiction)

10 posted on 11/30/2007 3:38:11 PM PST by Nachum
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To: T.L.Sink

Huckabee was on Hardball last night (MSNBC). You have to wonder why the left-leaning media seems to be pushing this guy.
Could it be that they think he can’t win in the general election? That would be my first thought.


11 posted on 11/30/2007 3:41:26 PM PST by Signalman
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To: Travis McGee

Just found a new tagline.


12 posted on 11/30/2007 3:41:28 PM PST by matthew fuller (The Huckster cherishes diversity "in culture, in language and in population.")
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To: businessprofessor
I cannot understand the Huckster’s surge.

Simple. The average noodnik in the hustings just takes in whatever he says and doesn't bother to look any further. Even here on FR we have suckers who actually believe this carney's website promises.

13 posted on 11/30/2007 3:45:14 PM PST by hinckley buzzard
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To: T.L.Sink
Mike Huckabee just moved down on the preference list for most of the core Republican voters. He's going to continue to do well in the media, but he's lost his appeal to the real Republicans and conservatives. Some religious conservatives will continue to support him, but many of his supporters will be looking to other campaigns. Fred Thompson may benefit the most. If people are paying attention, maybe Duncan Hunter will benefit as well.

Bill

14 posted on 11/30/2007 3:47:02 PM PST by WFTR (Liberty isn't for cowards)
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To: Bobkk47
Could it be that they think he can’t win in the general election? That would be my first thought.

I think you think rightly. Imagine if Huckabee actually snatched up the nomination. the 'rats would turn the election into a replay of the Scopes monkey trial. And this time the monkeys would win in a walk.

We would get to see that Bible-thumping gomer from the U-Tube debate in campaign ads from morning till night, and the GOP would be even further wiped out than it was last year.

15 posted on 11/30/2007 3:49:53 PM PST by hinckley buzzard
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To: businessprofessor

The MSM loves him, he’s Mr. Sound Bite.


16 posted on 11/30/2007 3:56:52 PM PST by Andy'smom
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To: T.L.Sink
Huckabee is a disaster. His affable exterior hides a dark side when it comes to US security.
17 posted on 11/30/2007 3:58:15 PM PST by Dante3
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To: hinckley buzzard
Yup. To some, Ole Mike is a swell guy, and by gosh, they lap it up when he plays his guitar or makes them laugh. To hell with the issues. They like Mike!

It's not going to be so funny if he gets the nomination..

sw

18 posted on 11/30/2007 4:00:02 PM PST by spectre (spectre's wife (It's Illegal immigration, Stupid)
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To: businessprofessor
One word: Evangelical voters. The pro-life question is a dominant litmus test for them and subordinate all other issues. Nobody in the Republican field comes close in beating Huckabee on that.
19 posted on 11/30/2007 4:04:15 PM PST by raj bhatia
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To: Travis McGee

Huckabee is okay with white guys like him being a minority. He appears to even hope it will happen.


20 posted on 11/30/2007 4:04:36 PM PST by Dante3
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To: Bobkk47
You have to wonder why the left-leaning media seems to be pushing this guy.

I believe they want the Republicans to have a fractured convention; if Rooty, Huckster, Romney, and Thompson each come to Minnesota with roughly a quarter of the delegates apiece, it is guaranteed that there will be no unity behind the eventual nominee.

21 posted on 11/30/2007 4:06:47 PM PST by hunter112 (Change will happen when very good men are forced to do very bad things.)
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To: raj bhatia
And what becomes of the evangelical voter if Huckabee accepts a VP nomination from someone like Rudy? (God forbid)..

It can happen.

sw

22 posted on 11/30/2007 4:09:24 PM PST by spectre (spectre's wife (It's Illegal immigration, Stupid)
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To: spectre
Simple. The culture war will come to the floor of the GOP nominating convention. Evangelicals will stay home on election day. Why blame them when a party of millions cannot nominate someone with these 5 attributes:

1. Strong on social issues (implying a firm commitment to appoint good judges).

2. Strong on the WOT.

3. Strong on Immigration.

4. Is a fiscal conservative.

5. Has held an executive position successfully. Phonies that raise their hands in a roll call in Congress will attract 2% of the total vote. People are not stupid to categorize long winded talk in Congress and raising your hand correctly as proof of competence.

23 posted on 11/30/2007 4:19:03 PM PST by raj bhatia
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To: matthew fuller

Pitiful, ain’t it?


24 posted on 11/30/2007 4:26:09 PM PST by Travis McGee (---www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com---)
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To: businessprofessor

The Huckster surge is easy to explain. It’s a MSM confection. Why? Because the MSM is 90% for a ‘rat presidential victory (Hillary or Obama). The greatest ‘rat weakness against a strong Republican is their open borders and pro-amnesty postition, which the MSM realize will cost them the election. So to innoculate Hillary or Obama against a strong Republican who is against open borders and the invasion, they want to promote the Huckster. If the Huckster runs against either ‘rat, the ‘rat will win, because a Huckster nomination effectively removes the illegal invasion from the debate.


25 posted on 11/30/2007 4:31:42 PM PST by Travis McGee (---www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com---)
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To: hinckley buzzard

Add your 15 to my 25, and you have the MSM formula for 2008.


26 posted on 11/30/2007 4:32:54 PM PST by Travis McGee (---www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com---)
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To: raj bhatia
It might not work out the way you say, but it was a good answer.

I was hoping you'd say something more, like it would prove Huckabee was a hypocrite if he ran with a pro-choice candidate.

sw

27 posted on 11/30/2007 4:34:10 PM PST by spectre (spectre's wife (It's Illegal immigration, Stupid)
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To: businessprofessor

The same evangelicals who support Huckabee swooned, when in a debate during the primaries, George Bush said Jesus Christ was his favorite political philosopher. He explained that Jesus had “changed his life.” Jesus saved him from a life in the drunk tank and we’re supposed to vote for him because he admitted it? Evangelicals fell for it hook, line, and sinker. At the time I thought it was an incredibly manipulative and pandering remark from someone who supposedly graduated from Yale with a history degree. Presumably, he studied American history and had heard about Thomas Paine, Thomas Jefferson, et al. For a lot of naive voters, Bush’s answer was enough to convince them that he was one of them. They didn’t care about any other qualifications or his stands on issues. It’s the same with the lemmings who are Huckabee supporters.


28 posted on 11/30/2007 4:37:55 PM PST by WestSylvanian
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To: T.L.Sink
Immigration Group: Huckabee a "disaster."

I hope Huckabee doesn't take this sitting down.
And sues this immigration group.

So that with "discovery", we can find out even the shilling for
illegals that Huckabee does in the privacy of those smoky back rooms.

We've already heard about his public love of spending "other peoples'
money" in order to ingratiate himself with illegals and their
fellow-travelers.
29 posted on 11/30/2007 4:41:36 PM PST by VOA
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To: VOA
Just now, on Lou Dobbs, Michael Perez said he is "very excited about Mike Huckabee...I like him...I'm surprised about how well he is doing...I think there is hope for the Republican party after all."

Barf.

sw

30 posted on 11/30/2007 4:48:16 PM PST by spectre (spectre's wife (It's Illegal immigration, Stupid)
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To: T.L.Sink
"but like another pair from Arkansas he's a phony"

Which is why I call him Mike Huckafraud.
31 posted on 11/30/2007 4:48:32 PM PST by attiladhun2 (Islam is a despotism so vile that it would warm the heart of Orwell's Big Brother)
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To: Travis McGee
On March 1, 2001 the Huckster proposed taxing the aged, sick, old and dying @ $5.25 PER DAY:

"The bill would impose a $5.25 fee per day per bed on nursing homes...". Source= Arkansas News Bureau Archives (searchable).

32 posted on 11/30/2007 4:50:51 PM PST by matthew fuller (The Huckster cherishes diversity "in culture, in language and in population.")
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To: T.L.Sink

Mike Huckabee disses Americans, Mexicans, promotes illegal immigration: http://lonewacko.com/blog/archives/005609.html

Christians Need To Beware Of Mike Huckabee:
http://www.chuckbaldwinlive.com/c2007/cbarchive_20071102.html

While Gov. of Arkansas, Huckabee was AGAINST proving citizenship in order to register to vote. He called those who were in favor of this “racists”...
http://www.signonsandiego.com/uniontrib/20050218/news_lz1e18perkins.html

Huckabee fought hard to kill an Arkansas bill which would have cut off social services for illegal aliens. Huckabee called the bill, “anti-Christian” and “un-American”...
http://www.arkansasnews.com/archive/2005/01/28/News/316347.html

Huckabee supported in-state tuition for illegal aliens...
http://www.arkansasnews.com/archive/2005/03/11/News/318458.html

Huckabee’s opposition to the illegal aliens bill:
http://www.diggersrealm.com/mt/archives/000718.html


33 posted on 11/30/2007 4:51:09 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet (Your "dirt" on Fred is about as persuasive as a Nancy Pelosi Veteran's Day Speech)
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To: T.L.Sink
Immigration Group: Huckabee a "disaster."

Well put!

34 posted on 11/30/2007 4:52:03 PM PST by TigersEye (This is the age of the death of reason.)
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To: Nachum

I don’t think so and I hope not. Now that he’s risen to some prominence his record will be seriouisly examined. He can tell all the jokes he wants but today with the internet, 24/7 cable and so many anti-illegal alien watchdog groups (like NumbersUSA), he won’t be able to hide from his past. I see from some of the posts that many FReepers are already very well informed about his record.


35 posted on 11/30/2007 5:29:06 PM PST by T.L.Sink
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To: Bobkk47

When I watched Lou Dobbs tonight I heard a guy who always has a good word for the illegal invaders praise Huckabee. That alone would make me check his record! You can tell a lot about someone by looking at the agenda of those who support him!


36 posted on 11/30/2007 5:34:23 PM PST by T.L.Sink
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To: T.L.Sink

Mike’s immigration idiocy won’t be any better received than Bush’s by the base, and Republicans don’t need another pro illegal leader tearing down the party.


37 posted on 11/30/2007 5:40:58 PM PST by pallis
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To: pallis

Exactly. And we in the base should make our views known.


38 posted on 11/30/2007 6:52:35 PM PST by T.L.Sink
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To: WFTR

I agree. But I think religious conservatives will abandon him because illegal immigration is a HUGE social issue. Religious conservatives are just as disgusted as others with higher taxes for prison incarceration, bankrupt public school districts, social welfare costs, insolvent hospitals and the crimes and human misery brought to us by the drug cartel.


39 posted on 11/30/2007 7:01:30 PM PST by T.L.Sink
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Thanks much for all the good information.


40 posted on 11/30/2007 7:10:26 PM PST by T.L.Sink
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To: VOA

Right - and the Club for Growth has documented all his tax increases when he was governor. He’s tried to worm out of the accusation - as in the last debate - but he’s not very convincing. That’s all we need - a tax and spend friend of illegal aliens!


41 posted on 11/30/2007 7:17:25 PM PST by T.L.Sink
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To: T.L.Sink

It is one thing to read about things Mike Huckabee has said and hear others repeat it, but to watch actual video clips of Huckabee saying these things is all I need to see. He will not get my vote! Huckabee Facts.org


42 posted on 11/30/2007 7:17:56 PM PST by seekthetruth
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To: seekthetruth

http://www.huckabeefacts.org/


43 posted on 11/30/2007 7:20:17 PM PST by seekthetruth
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To: T.L.Sink
Groups that support a crackdown on illegal aliens havn't settled on their champion in the race for the White House....

Sure can't blame 'em for that.

44 posted on 11/30/2007 7:20:57 PM PST by unspun (God save us from egos -- especially our own.)
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To: WestSylvanian

I think something can be said to excuse the so-called religious right on that point. At the time they were comparing Bush’s PERSONAL morality (which I don’t doubt he has) to eight years of Bubba in the Oval Office with the whore of the month. No one knew at the time (including me) that Bush was no conservative. People can’t be blamed for not knowing what they couldn’t have known at the time. But now things are different and I think we’re all wiser, including evangelicals.


45 posted on 11/30/2007 7:27:22 PM PST by T.L.Sink
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To: seekthetruth

I’m with you - a video clip is worth a thousand campaign sound bites!


46 posted on 11/30/2007 7:32:42 PM PST by T.L.Sink
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To: Nachum
B. Clone of Slick Willie (minus the sex or drug addiction)

That we know of.....

47 posted on 11/30/2007 7:34:31 PM PST by stboz
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To: stboz

A vile and seething pox on the houses of all hucksters....Clinton or otherwise.


48 posted on 11/30/2007 7:35:52 PM PST by stboz
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To: T.L.Sink

Hillary could eat the Huckster alive in a debate by just attacking his record on illegal immigration.


49 posted on 11/30/2007 8:00:50 PM PST by TheLion (How about "Comprehensive Immigration Enforcement," for a change)
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To: T.L.Sink
Immigration Group: Huckabee a "disaster."

It may be an even bigger disaster.

Huckabee also had been in the practice of receiving large gifts; he reported a total of $112,000 in 1999, which included $23,000 in clothes from one state appointee. Huckabee responded--in an election year!--with a lawsuit to allow him to receive more gifts and another lawsuit to stop the state ethics commission from investigating him.

Huckabee's wife Janet announced she was running for secretary of state. "She insisted on a 24-hour state police detail while campaigning across the state; when that was challenged, she at first said she had no control over it, then promised to pay the cost, then said she would pay only up to $500."

Gov. Huckabee "lost some 110 pounds . . . He quit eating fried foods and sweets and started exercising regularly; he showed his progress by toting a 90-pound girl around a school gym."

Also..

From a John Fund column - "I know of no conservative he appointed while he headed the Arkansas Baptist Convention." . . . Mr. Huckabee’s reluctance to surround himself with conservatives was evident as governor, when he kept many agency heads appointed by Bill Clinton. Zac Wright, a spokesman for incoming Democratic Gov. Mike Beebe, was asked this year why 15 Huckabee agency heads had been retained. Most of them were "Clinton people," he replied, not "Huckabee people." Mr. Huckabee told me many of his agency heads had "apolitical" responsibilities.

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I do not have a TV and have never seen images of the former governor of Arkansas Mike Huckabee. I've heard very little audio but I have read over the years of his ILLEGAL alien stance.

I am honest to say that he has the traits of a smooth talking flim-flam man. IMO.

Is he and Mrs. Huckabee another Mr. and Mrs. Clinton? Or, given his tolerance of "Clinton people" is he another Schwarzenkennedy? I truly wonder.

50 posted on 11/30/2007 8:28:54 PM PST by WilliamofCarmichael (If modern America's Man on Horseback is out there, Get on the damn horse already!)
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