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Report: Huckabee not running for President in 2012?
Politicons ^ | February 9, 2011 | Henry D'Andrea

Posted on 02/09/2011 7:18:45 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet

In what could be a potential giveaway to Gov. Mick Huckabee’s 2012 aspirations, Race42012 has reported that Huckabee’s presidential committee Huckabee for President, Inc has filed termination paperwork with the Federal Election Commission. Though Mike Huckabee’s political action committee HuckPAC is still an entity and has filed it’s normal year end report, this could show clear signs that Mike Huckabee has decided not to seek the office of President in 2012. However, this could also mean that Mike Huckabee is in fact gearing up for a 2012 run, with a possible re-structure of committee. I also said earlier, that if Mike Huckabee doesn’t run, it could put Sarah Palin in the lead for the GOP Nomination.

Race 4 2012 Said:

I must add an important caveat: as I am not thoroughly versed in FEC campaign laws, it is not precisely clear what this filing means – but we will keep digging to find out. Closing this committee could be indicative of Gov. Huckabee retiring old debts incurred in his 2008 presidential run in order to open a new committee for his 2012 campaign, or it could simply be the settling of old accounts. The timing, however, is interesting. Stay tuned for more details and analysis as the situation becomes more clear. As Drudge says, developing…

View the FEC filings here


TOPICS: Breaking News; Constitution/Conservatism; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: 2012; 2012gopprimary; gomerhuckleberry; huckabee; huckabee2012; iowa; notbreakingnews
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To: TChad

The powers that be in the Republican establishment are getting ready to Push Jeb Bush on us. In case anyone has not noticed.


51 posted on 02/10/2011 3:10:23 AM PST by screaminsunshine (34 States)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Now for Willard.

YES!!! Happy retirement from politics to mittcare....


52 posted on 02/10/2011 3:35:19 AM PST by Caipirabob ( Communists... Socialists... Democrats...Traitors... Who can tell the difference?)
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To: screaminsunshine
The powers that be in the Republican establishment are getting ready to Push Jeb Bush on us. In case anyone has not noticed.

Been watching that, if the GOP does it, they WILL lose... Again!

53 posted on 02/10/2011 3:35:33 AM PST by AvOrdVet ("Put the wagons in a circle for all the good it'll do")
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To: Caipirabob

I can hope...


54 posted on 02/10/2011 3:38:02 AM PST by Caipirabob ( Communists... Socialists... Democrats...Traitors... Who can tell the difference?)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Do we really need another Prez from Arkansas? rhet.


55 posted on 02/10/2011 3:59:08 AM PST by Bringbackthedraft (The candidate they smear the most is the one they fear the most!)
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To: Netizen

Your mother wears army boots :)


56 posted on 02/10/2011 4:50:37 AM PST by Friendofgeorge (Sarah Palin 2012 or bust)
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To: newzjunkey
In 2008 Huck refused to drop out even when all hope was lost. Others in his same situation had dropped out, he said he was staying to the bitter end.

Now if he had not done this, Romney would have probably won the nod, and we would never have had Sarah Palin? Unless Romney picked her, but probably unlikely, so we probably have Huck to thank for Sarah Palin.

Thanks atleast for that Huck

57 posted on 02/10/2011 4:55:38 AM PST by Friendofgeorge (Sarah Palin 2012 or bust)
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To: Fantasywriter; onyx

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=msqfQpoFTYk

Willard the movie is also the source of this, the only known love song to a rat.


58 posted on 02/10/2011 5:03:22 AM PST by RipSawyer (Trying to reason with a liberal is like teaching algebra to a tomcat.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

woot!

see ya huckster, stick to TV!


59 posted on 02/10/2011 5:25:37 AM PST by TexasFreeper2009 (Obama = Epic Fail)
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To: conservativebuckeye
but why should anyone care how old a presidential candidate thinks the Earth is?

Because it embarrasses the party to have ignoramuses representing it. It was brought up in the debates last time and will likewise be brought up this time.

60 posted on 02/10/2011 6:08:15 AM PST by GunRunner (10 Years of Freeping...)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Barbour has lost twenty pounds, and it looks as if Huck has gained twenty...


61 posted on 02/10/2011 6:13:54 AM PST by ErnBatavia (It's not the Obama Administration....it's the "Obama Regime".)
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To: AvOrdVet
Been watching that, if the GOP does it, they WILL lose... Again

Precisely what is intended. Ruling class elites are all on the same team. The liberal media picks the "opposition", which is always a big government symp, and we the people get big government either way.

Not one of the favored "candidates" will dare to advocate a return to enumerated powers, 10th amendment respect, or dissolving any agencies. It will be more tinkering at the fringes of reducing the rate of GROWTH of the federal government.

62 posted on 02/10/2011 6:53:06 AM PST by ecomcon
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To: screaminsunshine
The powers that be in the Republican establishment are getting ready to Push Jeb Bush on us. In case anyone has not noticed.

Barbara Bush was on with Greta last night talking about literacy. The whole interview was spent blaming parents for the country's educations woes and gushing over Jeb's education initiatives in Florida. Curiously, she could not name any of them.

63 posted on 02/10/2011 6:58:34 AM PST by Jess79
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To: Jess79

Jeb is a Globalist RINO.


64 posted on 02/10/2011 6:59:47 AM PST by screaminsunshine (34 States)
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To: screaminsunshine

No argument from me. I found it especially interesting that Mrs. Bush has had two sons in high political office, but she didn’t mention any of Dubya’s education initiatives. It was all about Jeb. No agenda there, huh?


65 posted on 02/10/2011 7:03:18 AM PST by Jess79
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To: Jess79

I hope people do not fall for the establishment Bush Push.


66 posted on 02/10/2011 7:07:30 AM PST by screaminsunshine (34 States)
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To: Ethrane

Ill second your sentiment


67 posted on 02/10/2011 7:07:58 AM PST by LesbianThespianGymnasticMidget (God punishes Conservatives by making them argue with fools.)
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To: Forty-Niner

I don’t think so. I think she’s a descent of FP’s brother, although I haven’t looked into it for while.


68 posted on 02/10/2011 7:46:42 AM PST by twigs
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To: Forty-Niner

More accurately, Barbara Bush is also a descent of FP’s grandfather.


69 posted on 02/10/2011 7:47:38 AM PST by twigs
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To: conservativebuckeye
Don't trust Huckster spent two much while Governor and let murders and rapist out of prison. That is enough for me not support him. One person he let out went to Missouri and raped and killed a women. Just say not to Huckster. He need to keep his day job.....it was because of him we got McCain.
70 posted on 02/10/2011 8:35:27 AM PST by ducks1944 (GOD Bless the USA .)
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To: OrangeHoof

I don’t think you can read much into Bush not pushing his VP as his successor.

Cheney was picked as a mentor, not a successor.

The word was “Gravitas”. Cheney had it. Youth and electability and a likely successor, not so much.


71 posted on 02/10/2011 8:50:43 AM PST by allmendream (Tea Party did not send the GOP to D.C. to negotiate the terms of our surrender to socialism.)
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To: GunRunner

Jim DeMint.


72 posted on 02/10/2011 9:03:12 AM PST by allmendream (Tea Party did not send the GOP to D.C. to negotiate the terms of our surrender to socialism.)
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To: allmendream

Yeah, forgot about him. Hopefully only his hand goes up next time when they pose the evolution question, which no doubt they will.


73 posted on 02/10/2011 9:28:48 AM PST by GunRunner (10 Years of Freeping...)
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Romney need not apply, either.

Palin/West 2012. Unstoppable.

74 posted on 02/10/2011 10:32:53 AM PST by NoRedTape
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To: OrangeHoof

Best theory I ever heard. I wonder what they threw Romney to quit so easily, an unimpeded shot next time, too. It would explain why they’re trying to squash Sarah. I’d love to see her run as an independent and win a landslide.


75 posted on 02/10/2011 3:57:11 PM PST by Excuse_My_Bellicosity (Liberalism is a social disease.)
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To: screaminsunshine

It’s too bad our Republican primary voters are just so plain dumb, isn’t it?


76 posted on 02/10/2011 7:32:24 PM PST by Theodore R. (Rush was right when he said America may survive Obama but not the Obama supporters.)
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To: ducks1944

As I said in my post, he’s worse than Romney in my opinion. I was just pointing out that we shouldn’t come after him because he believes the Earth is 6000 years old, but because he’s too liberal and strikes me as a bit of a phony.


77 posted on 02/10/2011 10:32:59 PM PST by conservativebuckeye
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To: GunRunner

Why are you obsessed with this issue? With all the problems this country faces, you’re concerned with how old the earth is. The fact is, it’s not a political issue. While I’m friends with both atheists and fundamentalists, both groups tend to annoy me in general.


78 posted on 02/10/2011 10:44:06 PM PST by conservativebuckeye
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To: Gondring
"And he's a big-time big-government lib who believes that the government exists as a tool for others to run our lives."

I think I've been on Facebook too much. I went looking for the "like" button here.

Huckabee is way too quick to have government butt into our personal lives, "for our own good" of course. To the point where I often add a letter to the beginning of his name. >:)

79 posted on 02/11/2011 12:22:26 AM PST by E Rocc (November 2, 2010: The beginning of the end of the kleptocracy.)
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To: conservativebuckeye

I don’t want it to be an issue, but the media will make it one. With Huckabee out it’s less likely to be brought up.


80 posted on 02/11/2011 6:52:21 AM PST by GunRunner (10 Years of Freeping...)
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