Tag Archives: Mike Huckabee

Huckabee: Yeah, Gay People Get Beaten – But What About The Stryofoam Cross Lady?

Last month former Arkansas governor and failed presidential candidate Mike Huckabee appeared on The View to say that gays had not been beaten up enough to deserve the comparison between the gay rights movement and the black civil rights movement. At a book signing in Lansing, Michigan on Wednesday, Huckabee acknowledged to Todd Heywood of the Michigan Messenger that there ...

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Huckabee: Gays Haven’t Been Beaten Up Enough To Be Compared To Blacks

Huckabee: “People who are homosexuals should have every right in terms of their civil rights, to be employed, to do anything they want. But that’s not really the issue. I know you talked about it and I think you got into it a little bit early on. But when we’re talking about a redefinition of an institution, that’s different than ...

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Huckabee Jokes About Obama Assassination

Speaking to the NRA on Friday, veep hopeful Mike Huckabee’s speech was interrupted by a loud noise offstage, to which he responded, “That was Barack Obama, he just tripped off a chair, he’s getting ready to speak. Somebody aimed a gun at him and he dove for the floor.” Yeah, jokes about people taking shots at Obama are hilarious, at ...

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Exit Stage Far-Right: Huckabee Quits

Huckabee: “We stayed in until the race was over. We kept the faith, that for me has been the most important goal of all. I’d rather lose the election than lose the principles that got me into politics in the first place.” Tomorrow John McCain visits Bush at the White House where Dubya will show him where he keeps his ...

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Lewis Black On Mike Huckabee

(Via JMG tipper Janice in Las Vegas.)

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Huckabee On SNL

Mike Huckabee was actually rather amusing on Saturday Night Live this weekend. UPDATE: Sorry, kids. NBC has yanked the clip from YouTube.

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Less Than A Feeling

Turns out the rock band Boston isn’t very happy with the Huckabee campaign’s appropriation of their biggest hit. The chief songwriter and founder of the band Boston has more than a feeling that he’s being ripped off by Mike Huckabee. In a letter to the Republican presidential hopeful, Tom Scholz complains that Huckabee is using his 1970s smash hit song ...

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Irony Explosion

Mike Huckabee is accusing the Washington state Republican Party of stealing that state’s caucus by declaring John McCain the winner before all the votes were counted. Calling a winner brought the caucus to an end. BWAH HAH HAH. The [Huckabee] campaign will be pursuing a full investigation, including sending in lawyers to join those already on the scene in the ...

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Dobson Endorses Huckabee

After Mitt Romney pulled out of the race yesterday, the evangelical leader of Focus On The Family, James Dobson, gave his long-sought endorsement to Mike Huckabee. Dobson is the largest evangelical endorsee of Huckabee, most of whom have shied away from the candidate due to his admonitions that evangelicals should be more involved in poverty and environmental causes. “The remaining ...

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Huckabee’s Girl

“Riding on a Jesus-horse, you and me.” Is this same chick that did Obama Girl? This is the best so far of the increasingly large genre of candidate-rock. (Via – By The Bayou.)

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Savage: Stone The Adulterers First

On the Bill Maher Show, Dan Savage turned in a hilarious report on Mike Huckabee and the way Christianists selectively interpret their bible.

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Huckabeastiality

Mike Huckabee, talking to Belief.net :” Well, I don’t think that’s a radical view to say we’re going to affirm marriage. I think the radical view is to say that we’re going to change the definition of marriage so that it can mean two men, two women, a man and three women, a man and a child, a man and ...

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Talking Out Of Four Sides Of His Mouths

December 30th, on Meet The Press: “I’ve never tried to come out with some way of imposing a doctrinaire Christian perspective in a way that is really against the Constitution. I’ve never done that.” January 14th, speaking to evangelical supporters in Michigan: “What we need to do is to amend the Constitution so that it’s in God’s standards rather than ...

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Huckabee: We Need To Amend The U.S. Constitution To Reflect God’s Standards

I’m rethinking my opinion on Mike Huckabee. Because with crackpot shit like this, maybe he IS the guy we want running against the Dem nominee. Too bad he only got 16% to Romney’s 39% in Michigan yesterday.

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Iowa Changes Everything

After last night’s Iowa Caucus results, some are saying the GOP is now in total disarray, and others are expressing shock that the once seemingly unstoppable Clinton train has gone off the rails, with the New York Times calling her performance a startling setback. (THIRD place?) And not that anybody noticed or cares, but both Joe Biden and Chris Dodd ...

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Huckabee On Meet The Press

On Sunday’s Meet The Press, Mike Huckabee tried to allay fears that he wants to impose Christian ideals on the nation after host Tim Russert brought up the quote in Huckabee’s 1998 book in which he equates homosexuality with necrophilia and pedophilia. “I don’t know whether people are born that way. People who are gay say that they’re born that ...

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Huckabee On Larry King: Takes On AIDS Comment, DADT, Creationism

Huckabee’s comment on AIDS and DADT start about four minutes into the clip. Huckabee agreed to meet Ryan White’s mother last week, but so far she hasn’t heard from him. In the next segment of the show, Huckabee shillster Chuck Norris chimes in. (Via – HRC Back Story.)

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Ryan White’s Mom Angry With Huckabee

The Human Rights Campaign is trying to engineer a meeting between Mike Huckabee and Jeanne White-Ginder, mother of Ryan White, the Indiana teenager whose battle with AIDS in the 80’s riveted the nation and made Ryan a darling of AIDS activists such as Elton John. White-Ginder says Huckabee’s recent comments about AIDS have infuriated her and that “We have to ...

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Huckabee: I Still Believe PWAs Should Be Isolated

Republican presidential candidate Mike Huckabee yesterday refused to recant his 1992 call for AIDS patients to be quarantined, saying “I still believe this today, that we were acting more out of political correctness. I don’t run from it, I don’t recant it.” In 1992, Huckabee said, “It is the first time in the history of civilization in which the carriers ...

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