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Huck Looks for Black Helicopters
nationalreview.com ^ | 02/02/08 | [Mark R. Levin]

Posted on 02/04/2008 9:47:57 AM PST by TornadoAlley3

This is incredible. Mike Huckabee accuses Sean Hannity, who has announced he will vote for Mitt Romney on Tuesday, of being influenced by Bain Capital, which Huckabee says owns Sean's network — Clear Channel.

First, the facts. Bain is trying to buy Clear Channel, or parts of it. Clear Channel does own many radio stations. Sean appears on many of their stations, as do many of us. But Sean's syndication partner is ABC Radio Networks, which was recently acquired by Citadel Broadcasting.

So, not only does Huckabee get his facts wrong, like most conspiracy kooks, he makes a scurrilous charge — in his usual matter-of-fact way — and then admits he really doesn't know. Here's the video.

Not enough attention is given this tendency we've seen from Huckabee. In South Carolina, where the Confederate flag issue was largely settled, he brought up during campaign stops to agitate for support. It was utterly irresponsible act. And then there was his devil-worship line about the Mormon faith, which was intended to raise questions about Romney's religion.

This is disgraceful stuff.


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Culture/Society; Government; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: clearchannel; conspiracytheory; elections; helicopters; huckabee; marklevin; mikehuckabee; romney; talkradio; tgo
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1 posted on 02/04/2008 9:47:58 AM PST by TornadoAlley3
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To: ScratInTheHat

ping a ling


2 posted on 02/04/2008 9:48:47 AM PST by TornadoAlley3 (Everytime McCain reaches out to conservatives, conservatives get poked in the eye.)
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To: TornadoAlley3

http://www.newsweek.com/id/78241


3 posted on 02/04/2008 9:49:39 AM PST by Samba
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To: TornadoAlley3
"Huck Looks for Black Helicopters"

Call Ron Paul...he knows where they are.

4 posted on 02/04/2008 9:52:51 AM PST by blam (Secure the border and enforce the law)
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To: TornadoAlley3
At first I was very impressed with Huck. He was an unabashed Christian and made no apologies for it. That was refreshing. Now though, he’s revealed as just another lying politician willing to do or say anything to satisfy his own ambition. This embarrasses the faith and the sooner Huck is gone the better. Politics corrupts everything it touches.
5 posted on 02/04/2008 9:56:24 AM PST by joebuck
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To: TornadoAlley3

Go the distance Huckabee. Put on your Armour.


6 posted on 02/04/2008 10:02:13 AM PST by CindyDawg
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To: TornadoAlley3

Considering Levin is in the tank for an equally worthless moderate, its pott/kettle syndrome.


7 posted on 02/04/2008 10:03:51 AM PST by pissant (Time for a CONSERVATIVE party)
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To: TornadoAlley3

Can we have the exact quote, in context, from Huckabee?

Did he say anything about Black Helicopters?

I don’t believe a word of this.


8 posted on 02/04/2008 10:05:53 AM PST by donna (If America is not a Christian nation, it will be part of the Islamic nation. Take your pick.)
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To: donna

He said, “Just because we didn’t find all the Easter eggs doesn’t mean they weren’t planted.”

Oh, my mistake. That was one of his good-ol-boy quips about WMD’s.


9 posted on 02/04/2008 10:09:21 AM PST by goodwithagun (My gun has killed less people than Ted Kennedy's car.)
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To: TornadoAlley3

Sean was so in the tank for Rudy it was embarassing. I had never heard someone so in love with a candidate before. Why didn’t the Huckster comment on that?


10 posted on 02/04/2008 10:12:52 AM PST by Phantom Lord (Fall on to your knees for the Phantom Lord)
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To: pissant
Considering Levin is in the tank for an equally worthless moderate, its pott/kettle syndrome.

That did surprise me. I wonder if anyone in the media can make a truly independent choice.

11 posted on 02/04/2008 10:12:52 AM PST by Lijahsbubbe
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To: TornadoAlley3

Huckabee will not win the nominee, but he is far from irrelevant. By remaining in the race he is dividing up the vote to keep McCain in the lead. Don’t know if it is intentional or not, but that is the result.


12 posted on 02/04/2008 10:12:55 AM PST by GregoTX (The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.)
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To: TornadoAlley3

lolol love the title.


13 posted on 02/04/2008 10:15:56 AM PST by libbylu (Mitten I WILL NEVER VOTE FOR MCCAIN OR HUCK..THEY CALLED ME RACIST/BIGOT)
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To: CindyDawg
Go the distance Huckabee. Put on your Armour.

And just think, if Huck really had that theology degree which he lied about having in Iowa, he might know which portion of scripture you were alluding to!

14 posted on 02/04/2008 10:16:20 AM PST by Titus Quinctius Cincinnatus (Mike Huckabee - The choice of the Hee-Haw generation)
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To: CindyDawg

“Go the distance Huckabee. Put on your Armour.”

(Whispers) “Yeah, float a few more crosses in your adds Huckster. No one will notice but everyone will vote for you as the true Christian.


15 posted on 02/04/2008 10:16:38 AM PST by ScratInTheHat
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To: TornadoAlley3

Gosh, I seem to think the Bible says something about bearing false witness. You’d think a “Christian leader” would be aware of that. Its in some obscure part like the 10 Commandments, as I recall.


16 posted on 02/04/2008 10:18:59 AM PST by coramdeo
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To: joebuck

Thank you. You mirror my thoughts exactly.


17 posted on 02/04/2008 10:20:04 AM PST by righttackle44 (The most dangerous weapon in the world is a Marine with his rifle and the American people behind him)
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To: TornadoAlley3

I suspect that Huckabee was put up as a candidate by the Clintons in order to derail Romney.

That’s a more plausible conspiracy theory than anything Huckabee could come up with.


18 posted on 02/04/2008 10:21:37 AM PST by Brilliant
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To: TornadoAlley3
"not only does Huckabee get his facts wrong, like most conspiracy kooks, he makes a scurrilous charge "

Mike is fond of scurrils.

Fried mostly.

19 posted on 02/04/2008 10:22:18 AM PST by avg_freeper (Gunga galunga. Gunga, gunga galunga)
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To: ScratInTheHat

If he is not God’s choice he won’t win. If he is, there is not one thing anyone can do about it, no matter how hard they try. Can we agree on that?


20 posted on 02/04/2008 10:22:19 AM PST by CindyDawg (Go the distance Huckabee.)
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To: ScratInTheHat

If he is not God’s choice he won’t win. If he is, there is not one thing anyone can do about it, no matter how hard they try. Can we agree on that?


21 posted on 02/04/2008 10:22:20 AM PST by CindyDawg (Go the distance Huckabee.)
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To: GregoTX

He’s after a slot in the McCain admin.


22 posted on 02/04/2008 10:22:35 AM PST by ScratInTheHat
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To: ScratInTheHat

23 posted on 02/04/2008 10:23:49 AM PST by TornadoAlley3 (Everytime McCain reaches out to conservatives, conservatives get poked in the eye.)
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To: Titus Quinctius Cincinnatus; CindyDawg

What the heck is “Armour”?


24 posted on 02/04/2008 10:25:23 AM PST by donna (If America is not a Christian nation, it will be part of the Islamic nation. Take your pick.)
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To: Titus Quinctius Cincinnatus

How about it Huck. Did you lie about a degree? Do you know what scripture I’m alluding too? Freepers want answers. Be prepared though, no matter how you respond, your enemies won’t be satisfied.


25 posted on 02/04/2008 10:25:45 AM PST by CindyDawg (Go the distance Huckabee.)
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To: TornadoAlley3

Baptists don’t wear collars and robes. Can you put the rat in a suit and tie? :’)


26 posted on 02/04/2008 10:27:12 AM PST by CindyDawg (Go the distance Huckabee.)
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To: Brilliant

Nah...It’s W’s fault. Isn’t it?

The Huckster deserves a one way ticket back to Arkansas. He’s a charlatan; a snake oil salesman.


27 posted on 02/04/2008 10:28:10 AM PST by PubliusMM (RKBA; a matter of fact, not opinion...)
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To: TornadoAlley3

There are a few here peddling the “Mitt owns Clear Channel” myth.


28 posted on 02/04/2008 10:28:48 AM PST by TankerKC (I tried to find more Nixon.)
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To: donna

Oops. I’m not the greatest of spellers. What can you expect from a Southern Baptist with an IQ of 50 though? LOL. In all fairness I did a spell check and it can be spelled both ways.


29 posted on 02/04/2008 10:30:31 AM PST by CindyDawg (Go the distance Huckabee.)
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To: TornadoAlley3

“Not enough attention is given this tendency we’ve seen from Huckabee. In South Carolina, where the Confederate flag issue was largely settled, he brought up during campaign stops to agitate for support. It was utterly irresponsible act. And then there was his devil-worship line about the Mormon faith, which was intended to raise questions about Romney’s religion.

This is disgraceful stuff.”

Don’t be fooled by this grifter!

Brother Huck’s Travelin’ Salvation Show

http://www.freerepublic.com/~auntb/


30 posted on 02/04/2008 10:31:53 AM PST by AuntB (" DON'T LET THE PRESS PICK YOUR CANDIDATE!" Mrs. Duncan Hunter 1/5/08)
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To: pissant

“Considering Levin is in the tank for an equally worthless moderate, its pott/kettle syndrome.”

That’s unfair. Do you listen to Levin. His Romney endorsement is VERY recent. There comes a time to use some common sense and not support candidates who no longer are in the race, or are you willing to settle for McCain. That’s the choice you have. Levin simply sees that.


31 posted on 02/04/2008 10:37:47 AM PST by AuntB (" DON'T LET THE PRESS PICK YOUR CANDIDATE!" Mrs. Duncan Hunter 1/5/08)
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To: donna
Can we have the exact quote, in context, from Huckabee?

"Some suggest that the fact that Bain Capital owns a major stake in Clear Channel is on Sean's network, maybe there's a correlation. I don't know."

Huckabee's obvious meaning is that Sean Hannity endorsement of ROmney is only because he is OWNED by Romney, and the same goes for Rush, etc.

The Problem with Huckabee's Black Helicopter Tin foil thinking is

1. Romney no longer has any affliation with Bain Capitol

2. Bain Capitol does not own Clear Channel, it is atytempting to buy them (or a protion there of)

3. Hannity was an unabashed Guiliani supporter and after Guiliani dropped he said he would vote for Romney. He never said "I am endorsing Romney", although that is semantics.

4. Clear Channel does not OWN the Hannity show, Rush Limbaugh or any other talk show -- they just air the shows on SOME of thier stations

Bottom Line, Huckabee's statement was nothing but a baseless untrue smear attempt. Huckabee is lower than pig snot, and is a disgrace to Republican's, Baptist's, and slimey Arkansas politicians.

32 posted on 02/04/2008 10:37:54 AM PST by commish (Freedom tastes sweetest to those who have fought to protect it.)
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To: CindyDawg
CindyDawg On that point I will readily agree with you! I was with him before he started with the Satan and Jesus are brothers and floating cross garbage.
33 posted on 02/04/2008 10:42:00 AM PST by ScratInTheHat
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To: TornadoAlley3
Huckabee is trying to smear anyone by making statements he knows are false. He is unable to control his anti Mormon (and other religion) bigotry.
34 posted on 02/04/2008 10:42:39 AM PST by Jane Austen
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To: TornadoAlley3
So, not only does Huckabee get his facts wrong, like most conspiracy kooks, he makes a scurrilous charge — in his usual matter-of-fact way — and then admits he really doesn't know.

Huck has sunk pretty low cozying up to McCain and showing a complete lack of class while doing so. Serious lack of judgment. But we knew that since Huckabee granted clemencies an average of once every 4 days for 10 years.

With apologies to the Beatles: http://minx.cc/?post=251835

35 posted on 02/04/2008 10:43:20 AM PST by redgirlinabluestate (Unite 4 Mitt --- Stop McCain)
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To: commish
Huck is a liberal, “It is a vast right wing conspiracy!” LOL!
36 posted on 02/04/2008 10:44:14 AM PST by TornadoAlley3 (Everytime McCain reaches out to conservatives, conservatives get poked in the eye.)
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To: ScratInTheHat

Do what???????


37 posted on 02/04/2008 10:44:57 AM PST by CindyDawg (Go the distance Huckabee.)
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To: TornadoAlley3

“Huck Looks for Black Helicopters”

and flying squirrels


38 posted on 02/04/2008 10:48:07 AM PST by egginanest ( We don't know what we want, but we are ready to bite somebody to get it. -Will Rogers-)
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To: AuntB

I suppose. But where was Levin and Rush and the gang bolstering the conservatives (Fred/Hunter/Tanc) months ago? Even the last minute pining for Fred before SC was too little too late.

So we are where we are. A choice between a old Nutcase, a flip flopper extraordinaire, and an arkansas hayseed.

The bright side is, if you are an environmentalist, is they all believe in the farce called global warming, so we can look forward to international treaties and higher taxes.

The bright side is, if you are believer in socialized medicine, is that all three deem it the government’s job to ensure health care coverage is universal.

The bright side is, if you believe China is a friend, not a foe, is that none of them will lift a finger to prepare the US for a major conflict with the chicoms.

The bright side is, if you are believer in campaign rhetoric over long established records in office, is that all three are now conservatives. LOL


39 posted on 02/04/2008 10:49:39 AM PST by pissant (Time for a CONSERVATIVE party)
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To: TornadoAlley3
FOX NEWS ALERT: The FDA has determined that eating fried squirrels may result in permanent brain damage!
40 posted on 02/04/2008 10:50:35 AM PST by McGruff (McCain: "We don't want them to lay in the weeds until we leave." It means a timetable)
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To: CindyDawg

Can you put the rat in a suit and tie?

I think it’s one of those yummy squirrels that huck loves so much.


41 posted on 02/04/2008 10:56:10 AM PST by IM2MAD
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To: CindyDawg

I thought is was French love, LOL.


42 posted on 02/04/2008 10:56:31 AM PST by donna (If America is not a Christian nation, it will be part of the Islamic nation. Take your pick.)
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To: commish

I just heard the clip on Rush.

I have to say that from the way Hannity’s been acting I’ve thought something similar myself.

Huckabee didn’t say a word about black helicopters.


43 posted on 02/04/2008 10:58:55 AM PST by donna (If America is not a Christian nation, it will be part of the Islamic nation. Take your pick.)
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To: CindyDawg

If god chose our leaders for us, how did we get nixon, clinton, etc.. etc..

Or do you believe he only picks one for use every once in awhile and he does, it’s a baptist preacher...

I want some of what ever you are smoking....


44 posted on 02/04/2008 11:08:17 AM PST by Robbin
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To: IM2MAD

I need to put my glasses on:’)


45 posted on 02/04/2008 11:08:24 AM PST by CindyDawg (Go the distance Huckabee.)
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To: donna

Now that’s funny:’)


46 posted on 02/04/2008 11:09:31 AM PST by CindyDawg (Go the distance Huckabee.)
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To: TornadoAlley3
This is disgraceful stuff.

Governor Huckabee is a disgraceful candidate. He and McCain deserve each other.

Go Mitt!

47 posted on 02/04/2008 11:10:12 AM PST by TChris ("if somebody agrees with me 70% of the time, rather than 100%, that doesn’t make him my enemy." -RR)
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To: donna
Huckabee didn’t say a word about black helicopters.

For crying out loud, it's figurative. Do you think when people say "Tin Foil Hat" they mean the conspiracy theorist is literally wearing a tin foil hat?

It's the same context as the term "Black Helicopters". He's referring to someone looking for a conspiratorial connection when none exists.

48 posted on 02/04/2008 11:10:16 AM PST by Squeako (Clothespin Republicans: Holding our noses for lousy candidates since 1988.)
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To: Squeako
Literally.

49 posted on 02/04/2008 11:13:39 AM PST by evets (beer)
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To: evets

Perfect! lol


50 posted on 02/04/2008 11:25:23 AM PST by Squeako (John McCain will reach across the aisle...to Republicans.)
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