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Huckabee releasing S.C. team
http://processstory.com/2011/04/27/huckabee-won%E2%80%99t-run/ ^

Posted on 04/27/2011 2:05:19 PM PDT by Minus_The_Bear

We’ve been told that former Ark. Gov. Mike Huckabee, a rumored candidate for the Republican presidential nomination, is giving his former S.C. supporters the nod to seek work on other presidential campaigns. The word is that he’s told South Carolina staffers that they have his blessing for them to peddle their wares elsewhere. If this is as true as it appears, it’s the second major shakeup. Monday, Miss. Gov. Haley Barbour surprised everyone but himself when he announced that he would not seek the GOP nod.


TOPICS: Breaking News; Government; Politics/Elections; US: South Carolina
KEYWORDS: 2012; 2012gopprimary; huckabee; huckabee2012; nevermind; sc2012
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I wonder if another candidate will jump in if this is true...
1 posted on 04/27/2011 2:05:20 PM PDT by Minus_The_Bear
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To: Minus_The_Bear
Link to story
2 posted on 04/27/2011 2:06:43 PM PDT by Minus_The_Bear
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To: Minus_The_Bear

Thank God!

We now need to find a serious challenger who can actually unseat Obama, cuz none of the current crop are even close.


3 posted on 04/27/2011 2:07:59 PM PDT by The Magical Mischief Tour (With The Resistance...)
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To: Minus_The_Bear

Please, please let this be true. No huckster!


4 posted on 04/27/2011 2:08:30 PM PDT by Mr. Silverback (Anyone who says we need illegals to do the jobs Americans won't do has never watched "Dirty Jobs.")
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To: Minus_The_Bear

Huckabee was always rumored not to be running....so the name of those thinking or ready to run are already out, there probably will be few if any surprises in new names surfacing.


5 posted on 04/27/2011 2:08:32 PM PDT by Bigtigermike
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To: The Magical Mischief Tour

Every day I beg Rep. Allen West to run. I don’t think he is interested, though.


6 posted on 04/27/2011 2:08:48 PM PDT by ilovesarah2012
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To: Minus_The_Bear
I fear this guy will be the nominee by default.


7 posted on 04/27/2011 2:08:54 PM PDT by avacado
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To: Minus_The_Bear

This makes more sense than The Huckster running. The thing to me was the fact that Santorum and Gingrich got the boot at FOX News because they were thinking of running and Huckster and Palin stayed. It just seemed odd and made me think that they are not going to run.


8 posted on 04/27/2011 2:09:33 PM PDT by Lazlo in PA (Now living in a newly minted Red State.)
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To: Minus_The_Bear

Finally, something to like about Huck. Maybe he can honeymoon with McCain in Benghazi.


9 posted on 04/27/2011 2:11:11 PM PDT by throwback ( The object of opening the mind, as of opening the mouth, is to shut it again on something solid)
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To: Minus_The_Bear

Could this be another “scalp” for Beck?
Could he have sensed some of his support slipping away to Cain?
Could he have decided he needed to keep the first job he’s ever had that didn’t depend on the offering plate or the tax collector?
Could he be reading FR?


10 posted on 04/27/2011 2:12:20 PM PDT by C. Edmund Wright (American Thinker Columnist / Rush ghost contributor)
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To: Minus_The_Bear

#1— Huckster has done the rounds and the money and support ain’t there for him to run
#2— Fox is paying this boob a million plus each year for his awful show. So Huckster is going to kick back and semi-retire


11 posted on 04/27/2011 2:12:37 PM PDT by dennisw (nzt - "works better if you're already smart")
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To: Minus_The_Bear

I really hope that Huckabee does not run and announces his resolve not to do so soon and unequivocally.


12 posted on 04/27/2011 2:13:21 PM PDT by rogue yam
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To: Minus_The_Bear

Please let this be true.


13 posted on 04/27/2011 2:13:32 PM PDT by Servant of the Cross (the Truth will set you free!)
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To: C. Edmund Wright

Could he have decided he needed to keep the first job he’s ever had that didn’t depend on the offering plate or the tax collector?>>>>>

Fox is paying him the big bucks!


14 posted on 04/27/2011 2:14:00 PM PDT by dennisw (nzt - "works better if you're already smart")
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To: Minus_The_Bear

Thank goodness!


15 posted on 04/27/2011 2:14:22 PM PDT by pgkdan ( "Wherever the Catholic sun doth shine / There's always laughter and good red wine / ...Belloc)
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To: C. Edmund Wright
I think you are probably correct.

Beck exposing him right before primary season probably didn't help.
16 posted on 04/27/2011 2:17:18 PM PDT by Minus_The_Bear
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To: Minus_The_Bear
I have been told that a bear craps in the woods, the difference in the two statement is the one about the bear is 100% correct.
17 posted on 04/27/2011 2:22:14 PM PDT by org.whodat
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To: dennisw

Dennis, that was my point on Fox - the first job he’s had not dependent on the offering plate or the tax man.

Of course, he depends on the acumen of Roger Ailes, but at least it is a free enterprise job of some description, even if Huck remains clueless as to how his pay check is derived.


18 posted on 04/27/2011 2:23:01 PM PDT by C. Edmund Wright (American Thinker Columnist / Rush ghost contributor)
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To: Minus_The_Bear

I mean you cannot release something you don’t have.


19 posted on 04/27/2011 2:23:11 PM PDT by org.whodat
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To: Pride in the USA; Stillwaters

Good news for a change. Looks like The Huckster is out!


20 posted on 04/27/2011 2:24:03 PM PDT by lonevoice (Where the Welfare State is on the march, the Police State is not far behind)
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To: Minus_The_Bear

If true, like Barbour dropping out, this is good news.

An open-borders establishment guy and a nanny-stater out.

Two down (?) and how many more to go?


21 posted on 04/27/2011 2:25:06 PM PDT by SharpRightTurn (White, black, and red all over--America's affirmative action, metrosexual president.)
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To: Minus_The_Bear
"I wonder if another candidate will jump in if this is true."

I'm waiting for Lieberman to endorse someone.

22 posted on 04/27/2011 2:25:30 PM PDT by ex-snook ("Above all things, truth beareth away the victory")
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To: lonevoice

No “Dope From Hope II”


23 posted on 04/27/2011 2:26:41 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: Minus_The_Bear

Lets hope Romney, Giuliani and Trump make the same decision and let their people go.

NO more liberals, NO more moderates, NO more rinos!


24 posted on 04/27/2011 2:27:39 PM PDT by Reagan Man ("In this present crisis, government is not the solution to our problem; government is the problem.")
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To: dfwgator
:-)
25 posted on 04/27/2011 2:27:54 PM PDT by lonevoice (Where the Welfare State is on the march, the Police State is not far behind)
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To: Minus_The_Bear

Haley Barbour is a major shakeup? I guess all 1% of us will miss him.


26 posted on 04/27/2011 2:28:56 PM PDT by Invincibly Ignorant
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To: dennisw

He can also use his show on FOX to take down any republican candidate he chooses to target. Remember how he stepped in to help McCain and went after Rudy


27 posted on 04/27/2011 2:31:21 PM PDT by peekaboo
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To: Invincibly Ignorant
What’s interesting about Barbour and (to some extent) Huckabee is their reluctance to run. Maybe it's a warning sign that things are even worse than we think.
28 posted on 04/27/2011 2:33:42 PM PDT by Rational Thought
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To: Minus_The_Bear

I like Haley Barbour a lot but I can’t view his decision as that big a deal, I think he lacked the star quality at this point.


29 posted on 04/27/2011 2:36:05 PM PDT by Williams (It's the policies, stupid.)
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To: The Magical Mischief Tour

Oh Praise God! This smarmy corn pone hack has stayed way past his welcome.


30 posted on 04/27/2011 2:37:16 PM PDT by lone star annie
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To: Minus_The_Bear

I still think the eventual nominee isn’t even on the radar screen yet. IMHO it will be a currently sitting Republican governor.


31 posted on 04/27/2011 2:38:59 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: Rational Thought

When your wife is adamantly a ‘No Go’ and not just a casual reluctant then it’s time to hang it up or destroy your marriage by dragging them into the Fray of a presidential run which is a animal of a run like no other


32 posted on 04/27/2011 2:39:19 PM PDT by Bigtigermike
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To: Minus_The_Bear

Good.
Mitt, Chris and Newt, please follow.


33 posted on 04/27/2011 2:41:08 PM PDT by Flintlock
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To: Minus_The_Bear

Good.
Mitt, Chris and Newt, please follow.


34 posted on 04/27/2011 2:41:14 PM PDT by Flintlock
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To: Minus_The_Bear

Good.
Mitt, Chris and Newt, please follow.


35 posted on 04/27/2011 2:41:20 PM PDT by Flintlock
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To: Flintlock
"Good. Mitt, Chris and Newt, please follow."

___________________________________________________

One can only hope....
36 posted on 04/27/2011 2:42:18 PM PDT by Minus_The_Bear
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To: Minus_The_Bear

this is the best news i have heard in a while. he has always given me the creeps. this is good news for the gop indeed.


37 posted on 04/27/2011 2:44:20 PM PDT by cpray (We'll put a boot in your a**, it's the American way)
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To: Minus_The_Bear

Maurice Clemmons fifth victim?


38 posted on 04/27/2011 2:44:58 PM PDT by Spok
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To: Minus_The_Bear

please no Huckabee.

Shame Sarah will be attacked as well as Michelle Bachmann off this corrupt media which leaves Christie.
Demint will never get the corrupt media attention either.

So what we have is Newt , Romney, Pawlenty etc

I’m sure the GOP likes losing


39 posted on 04/27/2011 2:45:44 PM PDT by manc (Shame on all who voted for the repeal of DADT, who supported it or never tried to stop it. Traitors)
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To: Rational Thought

“What’s interesting about Barbour and (to some extent) Huckabee is their reluctance to run. Maybe it’s a warning sign that things are even worse than we think.”

I think the opposite is true. They can read the writing on the wall. I think they know that they are unelectable. A couple of cycles ago maybe, but they know the mood of the conservatives is going to rule the day, as it did in the mid-terms. I also think they know they would be targeted by the Tea Party for defeat. Maybe 2 different motivators at work here. I don’t trust Huckster as far as I can throw him, but I do think Barbour is a genuinely good man, has been an excellent Governor, and doesn’t want drag his family through what Sarah has already been through, and what Huckabee wouldn’t have to because the press would love him as the candidate.
Don’t get me wrong, I don’t think Barbour is a West style Conservative, but I know the press would try and destroy him because of their political, and non-political biases.


40 posted on 04/27/2011 2:48:54 PM PDT by rikkir (I had to show my BC to play Little League, he should have to show his to be President!)
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To: Minus_The_Bear

The “insiders” from Huck’s last Iowa go at it have already moved on to other pastures - so I’ll give this story a bit of credence.


41 posted on 04/27/2011 2:49:33 PM PDT by Keith in Iowa (FR Class of 1998 | TV News is an oxymoron. | MSNBC = Moonbats Spouting Nothing But Crap.)
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To: Minus_The_Bear

LOL HuckaPHONY’s OUT! LOL LOL


42 posted on 04/27/2011 2:49:33 PM PDT by A. Morgan
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To: cpray

43 posted on 04/27/2011 2:49:54 PM PDT by Bobalu ( "Israel must be like a mad dog, too dangerous to bother." ..Moshe Dayan:)
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To: Minus_The_Bear

Makes me wonder what they know. I suspect there is something in the works.


44 posted on 04/27/2011 3:05:02 PM PDT by redgolum ("God is dead" -- Nietzsche. "Nietzsche is dead" -- God.)
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To: rikkir
I like your positive take.

What I'm concerned about is the void of any electable Conservatives, as of now. I respect Bachmann, but I honestly don't think she can launch a winning effort from her current position.

I should note, last week during an interview, Gov. Palin made it a point of speaking to an electable candidate having executive experience. Also, John Ziegler has changed his opinion of a Palin run, saying he now believes it's 60/40 that she will run.

45 posted on 04/27/2011 3:05:43 PM PDT by Rational Thought
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To: redgolum
Makes me wonder what they know.

That their boy sucks, probably.

46 posted on 04/27/2011 3:05:43 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: manc
Christi is worse than a RINO, he was/is for the GZ Mosque, and the only thing about him, that is anywhere near conservative, is in the financial sphere.

And he is not, not, NOT interested in running for the presidency.

47 posted on 04/27/2011 3:06:04 PM PDT by nopardons
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To: Minus_The_Bear

I think Huckebee’s and Barbour’s decision reflects the belief that America is going to be a disaster state by 2016 and they didn’t want to be the ones trying to fix the mess.


48 posted on 04/27/2011 3:08:41 PM PDT by Jonty30
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To: Bobalu

I like Huckabee. Bob Grant stated that in 2008 he was the only person who could have defeated Obama and I believe it.


49 posted on 04/27/2011 3:08:56 PM PDT by juliej
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To: The Magical Mischief Tour

They are stepping aside for Rove to trot out Jeb Bush. Romney gets to be VP. It will be RINO vs. Rat again. What a system.


50 posted on 04/27/2011 3:10:35 PM PDT by screaminsunshine (Shut up and eat your Beans!)
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