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Huckabee: Sarah Palinís wrong, Michelle Obamaís right
Politico ^ | 12/22/2010 | Jennifer Epstein

Posted on 12/22/2010 4:54:39 PM PST by BfloGuy

Potential GOP presidential candidate Mike Huckabee says Sarah Palin’s wrong and Michelle Obama’s right, at least when it comes to the first lady’s push to combat childhood obesity.

“With all due respect to my colleague and friend Sarah Palin, I think she's misunderstood what Michelle Obama is trying to do,” the former Arkansas governor said Tuesday on the “Curtis Sliwa Show.”

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TOPICS: Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: cino; freepressforpalin; huckabee; huckleberry; knucklehead; nannystater; rino; socialism; socialist
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To: deport

Are these folks related to the late John Candy?

51 posted on 12/22/2010 5:26:12 PM PST by Right Wing Assault (The Obama magic is <strike>fading</strike>gone.)
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To: BfloGuy
Mikey, Mikey, Mikey! Look in the mirror. On matters of personal health, who's the better role model?


52 posted on 12/22/2010 5:26:29 PM PST by LibFreeOrDie (Obama promised a gold mine, but will give us the shaft.)
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To: Blood of Tyrants

The irony is Huckabee lost weight without the govt getting involved. And he never blamed the govt for getting fat in the first place. If anyone he should know that when it comes to obesity it’s mainly about personal responsiblity. There are some exceptions and various diseases and things where it’s not, but for the most part if you eat right and exercise you won’t get fat. Even if you don’t exercise that much as long as you eat right you won’t get fat.

Gov Palin should trumpet her record in this area. Under her leadership Alaska won back to back titles as the most physically active state in the union in the President’s Physical Fitness Challenge. For some reason after AK won for a second time in 2009 the program was cancelled. Hmm...

Part of this is also typical media overreaction. Palin makes an obviously joking comment(that I probably would have edited out if it were up to me)and the media plays it up into some egregious personal insult.

On the whole though this initiative is pretty harmless. There are way more important things to worry about than Michelle Obama saying a few things about childhood obesity.


53 posted on 12/22/2010 5:26:34 PM PST by jeltz25
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To: BfloGuy

Never saw what anyone saw in this guy from the start. Reminds me of a carnival huckster.


54 posted on 12/22/2010 5:27:24 PM PST by Kent C
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To: BfloGuy

Just another “nanny stater”, but then we knew that, didn’t we?


55 posted on 12/22/2010 5:29:27 PM PST by 3niner (When Obama succeeds, America fails.)
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To: trisham
You got that right. Anymore I can't tell the difference between him and Jimma Carter
56 posted on 12/22/2010 5:31:18 PM PST by annieokie
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To: ExSoldier
I'm exaggerating a bit. Jeb came out (again) against the Arizona immigration enforcement and made the remark (perhaps partly tongue-in-cheek) that he obviously wasn't running for president and to prove it, he reminded us that he opposed the Arizona law.

And Huck comes out backing Michelle Obama on the dessert issue against Sarah Palin. Again, for all I know, he may be partly tongue-in-cheek on that too, although I remember his interview with Mrs Obama a few months ago in which he complimented her profusely for her stand on children's diet.

Palin had made a joke on her Alaska show when she was handing out treats to the kids, that Michelle might not like this... which led to Huck's remark saying that he sided with Michelle.

And I'm saying (maybe partly tongue-in-cheek), that by backing Michelle against Sarah, he is making himself unelectable. Thats just me; I'm sure he doesn't agree.

57 posted on 12/22/2010 5:31:38 PM PST by marron
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To: shalom aleichem
...Sarah is a delightfully slim person. I’ll take her diet any time.

Her "diet" involves a lot of running, something the fat and lazy crowd have trouble emulating.

58 posted on 12/22/2010 5:31:50 PM PST by 3niner (When Obama succeeds, America fails.)
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To: BfloGuy

Shut up, Mike.


59 posted on 12/22/2010 5:33:16 PM PST by smalltownslick
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To: deport

They need lap-bands all around.


60 posted on 12/22/2010 5:34:38 PM PST by Bullish
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To: ExSoldier

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-gop/2646317/posts

“Bush concluded his speech by pointing out that his outspoken opposition to the controversial SB 1070 laws should be proof positive that he does not intend on running for president in 2012—a rumor his parents had already attempted to dispel, but that his brother and other conservatives have been pushing for.”


61 posted on 12/22/2010 5:35:06 PM PST by marron
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To: Blood of Tyrants

You hit the nail on the head. Just one more COMMIE maneuver to control every aspect of our lives.


62 posted on 12/22/2010 5:35:21 PM PST by SC_Pete
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To: UCFRoadWarrior

DumButt huckleberry never had a chance.


63 posted on 12/22/2010 5:39:49 PM PST by dusttoyou ("Progressives" are wee-weeing all over themselves, Foc nobama)
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To: BfloGuy
Sounds like Huckabee just screwed the pooch in the race for the nomination.

Garde la Foi, mes amis! Nous nous sommes les sauveurs de la République! Maintenant et Toujours!
(Keep the Faith, my friends! We are the saviors of the Republic! Now and Forever!)

LonePalm, le Républicain du verre cassé (The Broken Glass Republican)

64 posted on 12/22/2010 5:41:17 PM PST by LonePalm (Commander and Chef)
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To: BfloGuy

Maybe Sarah could lend Huck one of her gonads so he could have one too.

Merry Christmas


65 posted on 12/22/2010 5:45:25 PM PST by bray (Sarah Palin will destroy the Repub Party, hopefully!)
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To: LonePalm
Huckybeast sucks mung. If he thinks siding with the First Wookie is going to aid his chances of winning in a primary against Palin, I invite him to continue doing so whenever the urge overtakes what should be his better judgement.

The guy is a mouth-breather if he thinks this is a shrewd move.

;-\

66 posted on 12/22/2010 5:46:36 PM PST by Gargantua (Palin ~ Bachmann 2012... cuz "Pa-Bach's a bitch!" (if you're a Liberal or a PDS snart))
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To: deport

Photographic proof that stripes do not make a person look thin.


67 posted on 12/22/2010 5:50:07 PM PST by 6SJ7 (atlasShruggedInd = TRUE)
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To: BfloGuy

Strike two.


68 posted on 12/22/2010 5:51:05 PM PST by NYCslicker
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To: bigfootbob
Remember these names; Sgt. Mark Renninger, 39, and Officers Ronald Owens, 37, Tina Griswold, 40, and Greg Richards, 42.

Huckabee cannot ever be president.


I remember those four officers who were murdered by a man that Huckabee pardoned.

I think about them every time I see something about Huckabee.

I wonder how the families of these officers are doing this holiday season without their fathers, brothers and sons.

I wonder if Huckabee every thinks about the officers or their families.

You're right. Huckabee cannot ever be President.
69 posted on 12/22/2010 5:52:48 PM PST by Ticonderoga34 (Free Obama's Birth Certificate!)
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To: jospehm20

:)


70 posted on 12/22/2010 6:04:37 PM PST by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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To: annieokie

Now *that* is an indictment! :)


71 posted on 12/22/2010 6:05:51 PM PST by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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To: americanophile

Holy Crap!!!!

Are those members of the Huckster’s family?

Looks like an audition for WWE!!!

How dare he talk about the government needing the power to control everything that a kid eats????


72 posted on 12/22/2010 6:11:43 PM PST by ridesthemiles
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To: deport
How would you like to see that tribe pull into the parking lot of your "All-You-Can-Eat-For-$5.00" Buffett?


73 posted on 12/22/2010 6:13:36 PM PST by Iron Munro ("Damn it, Jim! I'm a doctor not a race relations Czar in the Obama administration.")
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To: lonestar
His kids!? Heck, up until the last run in 2008 his WHOLE family looked like a squadron of Zeppelins.
74 posted on 12/22/2010 6:13:47 PM PST by WorkingClassFilth
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To: All

Huckabee needs to go away.

His TV show seems more a pay off than anything substantive.


75 posted on 12/22/2010 6:14:38 PM PST by longtermmemmory (VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
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To: LibFreeOrDie
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76 posted on 12/22/2010 6:21:15 PM PST by dragonblustar ("... and if you disagree with me, then you sir, are worse than Hitler!" - Greg Gutfeld)
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To: Tex-Con-Man

it’s spending 4.5 billion of the taxpayers hard earned money on a federal program that has no business being involved in local school districts in the first place.”

Someone on another thread did the math & said that this program of NObama spending would amount to 6 CENTS more for every meal that is served in the schools.

I cannot in any way shape or form use only 6 CENTS to switch from canned or frozen veggies & fruits to fresh.

I cook the main meal about once a month for a horse riding club when they are competing. I have made sliced ham—turkey—chili-spagetti-baked potatoe bar-chicken thighs—Polish sausages /hot dogs-—lots of different things. The rest of the group brings pot luck to fill out the meal.

I have served as high as 80 riders/crew at a single event. 6 Cents would not change things over to fresh items.

I often make a layered fresh salad for my own contribution to the pot luck. I make it in a large metal bowl. Lettuce-shredded cheese- sliced hard boiled eggs—tomatoes—cucumbers-green bell pepper-red bell pepper-gold bell pepper- yellow bell pepper-red onions—long stem green onions-—frozen corn kernals-—frozen green peas—broccoli—celery—carrots—& whtever else I can find in season.

I have kept track 3 times of all those ingredients to layer into that large bowl. It costs a tick under $30 just for tht one salad. Not even counting the dressing, as that is separate. If everyone takes a fair helping it will work for about 45-50 people and even less if everybody is hungry and really diving into that bowl.

This entire issue is about control——not about being able to serve any fresh ingredients to any kids.


77 posted on 12/22/2010 6:21:57 PM PST by ridesthemiles
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To: LibFreeOrDie

Yes- & Sarah has had-—what?-— 5 kids???

Huckster cannot even blame his size on ‘pregnancy weight’ he hasn’t shed yet.


78 posted on 12/22/2010 6:25:12 PM PST by ridesthemiles
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To: BfloGuy
She’s stating the obvious, that we do have an obesity problem in this country.”

Baloney! Obesity is the same as poverty. Overstated in order to make it an issue which requires government intervention.

Huckabee, Romney, and McCain are all polishing their mushy credentials at a time when we are clammoring for a strong conservative. Good luck with that, Mike.

79 posted on 12/22/2010 6:27:59 PM PST by Mind-numbed Robot (Not all that needs to be done needs to be done by the government.)
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To: Iron Munro

there used to be a place in Amarillo, Texas that would give you the whole dinner for free if you could eat it & it included everythign plus a 64 ounce steak.

I knew a few drag racers that could do it.

If that place is still open, I can see them turning out the lights & putting up the closed sign if this group came in.

Do they need extra suspension add ons for their cars? What about their mattresses??


80 posted on 12/22/2010 6:28:39 PM PST by ridesthemiles
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To: BfloGuy

Well this just goes to show that Sarah is smarter than the Huckster. She has been living what the Arkansas Huckster just recently caught up on. You don’t chow down every day on fatty foods!

Of course...I wish he would keep his mouth full of smores instead of spouting inane political commentary.....


81 posted on 12/22/2010 6:30:33 PM PST by Shamrock-DW
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To: BfloGuy

Add Huckabee’s name to the list of RINOs that need to be put back under their rocks in the near future.


82 posted on 12/22/2010 6:30:34 PM PST by Aleya2Fairlie
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To: BfloGuy

Huck knows he does not have a chance against Palin thats why the cheap shots.


83 posted on 12/22/2010 6:31:34 PM PST by Americanexpat (Everytime I see that guy's face ot)
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To: nomad
I know I`ll vote third party for POTUS, case closed, end of argument. NO MORE LESSER OF TWO EVILS!

Oy, we're screwed. Hello, larger of two evils. Obammy, welcome to your 2nd term.

84 posted on 12/22/2010 6:38:49 PM PST by EnquiringMind
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To: BfloGuy

Michelle Obama sees a problem of obesity and turns to the same solution she and her husband choose for every problem in life - more government. She’s already decided to spend a substantial amount of our money to put new salad bars into cafeterias, so that school kids can continue throwing away the rabbit food that will be slapped onto their trays.

Sarah Palin sees a problem of obesity and turns to the same solution she tries first for most problems in life - the family. She’s already filmed several episodes of her show in which she models active parenting. She takes her kids digging for clams, fishing, hiking, camping, and in general keeps them active, outdoors, and engaged in life. You don’t need an ineffective government program to do the job if you have parents who are active with their kids. My guess is that some kids will see the show, ask, “hey, can we do that” and get far more benefit than they get from carrying a heavier school lunch tray to the trash can to toss the salad made by the lowest bidder with ingredients that they probably don’t want.


85 posted on 12/22/2010 6:40:40 PM PST by Pollster1 (Natural born citizen of the USA, with the birth certificate to prove it)
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To: red irish

Ration electricity.


86 posted on 12/22/2010 6:42:31 PM PST by NathanR (,)
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To: BfloGuy

Isn’t it interesting that SARAH is the only THIN one in this whole thing??


87 posted on 12/22/2010 7:01:55 PM PST by redhead ("I think I'm the best fish filleter in the whole third grade." --Piper Palin)
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To: BfloGuy

Huckabee IS a giant nanny stater. He is onboard with denying many rights, and in this instance, looks to govt to do what he and his wife apparently could not do themselves. So what if his family is overweight, that does not mean the govt should control food intake! Get a clue!


88 posted on 12/22/2010 8:04:03 PM PST by gidget7 ("When a man assumes a public trust, he should consider himself as public property." Thomas Jefferson)
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To: marron
that by backing Michelle against Sarah, he is making himself unelectable.

Weeeelllll, it's really such a minor thing. You DO know that in nearly every straw poll on the planet (almost, not all I know) the Huckster still comes out on top of everybody from Sarah to Mitt and everybody else. That says a lot. Freepers tend to be waaaaay more conservative (God Bless 'em all) than your run of the mill "Conservative Republican." Hopefully, freepers stand as a force multiplier to make psuedo conservatives more conservative in a more concrete (read gutsy) fashion. But still, all those other folks, they vote.

89 posted on 12/22/2010 8:05:05 PM PST by ExSoldier (Life without God is like an unsharpened pencil: It has no point.)
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To: marron
“Bush concluded his speech by pointing out that his outspoken opposition to the controversial SB 1070 laws should be proof positive that he does not intend on running for president in 2012
WOW!Good thing because he just sucks in so many ways after that public display of lunacy .
90 posted on 12/22/2010 8:05:20 PM PST by lewislynn ( What does the global warming movement and the Fairatx movement have in commom? Misinformation)
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To: BfloGuy
Los Bloatos are still around?


91 posted on 12/22/2010 8:09:55 PM PST by rdax
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To: redhead
Isn’t it interesting that SARAH is the only THIN one in this whole thing??
She's the only everything positive you can imagine in this whole thing...beginning with honesty.
92 posted on 12/22/2010 8:10:29 PM PST by lewislynn ( What does the global warming movement and the Fairatx movement have in commom? Misinformation)
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To: ExSoldier
But still, all those other folks, they vote.

Yep. If they'll vote for Obama, they'll vote for a nanny state cop killer like ole Huck.

93 posted on 12/22/2010 8:13:47 PM PST by seowulf ("If you write a whole line of zeroes, it's still---nothing"...Kira Alexandrovna Argounova)
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To: BfloGuy
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94 posted on 12/22/2010 8:25:45 PM PST by EveningStar (Karl Marx is not one of our Founding Fathers.)
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To: trisham

Maybe so but he is getting rich walking in the ‘middle of the road’ and entertaining the soft, gutless electorate-—


95 posted on 12/22/2010 8:38:32 PM PST by cmomm44
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To: All

Hey Huckster.....HUCK YOU!!!!


96 posted on 12/22/2010 8:42:23 PM PST by ak267
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To: BfloGuy

All Huck is doing is demonstrating his bonafides for the Rinocrat Oligarchs...whom he seeks to join on Capitol hill.


97 posted on 12/22/2010 8:45:37 PM PST by mo
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To: americanophile

Anybody who thought these outfits were a good idea for a photo shoot has no business running anything....period!


98 posted on 12/22/2010 9:09:00 PM PST by dagoofyfoot
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To: BfloGuy

when you ain’t got nothing, Mike, you’ve got nothing to lose....and it’s clear you ain’t got a thing


99 posted on 12/23/2010 2:55:53 AM PST by The Wizard (Madam President is my President now and in the future)
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To: seowulf
Yep. If they'll vote for Obama, they'll vote for a nanny state cop killer like ole Huck.

And between those two, who do you vote for?

100 posted on 12/23/2010 6:35:40 AM PST by ExSoldier (Life without God is like an unsharpened pencil: It has no point.)
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