Tag Archives: Mike Huckabee

Predicting Effect

Often the Sunday story is based on the big political story of the preceding week.  This past week there were simply too many to cover and no single one sticks out as the biggest.  What I want to focus on … Continue reading

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White Knight By Default?

I saw an editorial cartoon yesterday morning the caption of which said: “Three out of four Republicans are running for President.”  Thankfully that is an exaggeration but, granted poetic license, not that much of one. 

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Insignificant Entries

If all the reports are correct former Arkansas Governor and Fox News personality Mike Huckabee will add his hat to the 2016 Republican Presidential contest today.  In the past 48 hours Dr. Ben Carson and Carly Fiorina joined the already … Continue reading

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The Next Name You May Need To Know

When someone gets the nickname the “Karl Rove of Missouri” that raises my political antennas.  Meet Jeff Roe who appears to be making the leap from state to national level politics. 

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The Fringe Met In The Middle

It’s the weekend between the NFL Conference Championships and the Super Bowl in the year before a presidential election; you’re a Republican who wants to be considered important.  What are you to do?  Well Saturday was your lucky day because … Continue reading

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2016 Republicans: Mike Huckabee

When evaluating prospective 2016 Presidential candidates, the three questions always loom the largest.  In the case of Mike Huckabee two answers are easy and very apparent.  He can’t win and will not be the Veep pick.  There is just a … Continue reading

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In Case You Missed It, And I Hope You Did

In case you missed it, and I certainly did, the Values Voter Summit held its 2014 event in Washington D.C. this past Thursday through Saturday.  The highlight of this annual conclave of the radical religious right was its presidential straw … Continue reading

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Ben & Bill; Baseball & Baloney

Wednesday night I kept switching television channels between politics and baseball highlights.  My regular readers know my favorite sport is baseball and that my favorite team is the Tampa Bay Rays.  The piece of baseball news that most caught my … Continue reading

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Mostly The Same Old Show

CPAC held its annual convention last week in Washington.  I have often compared the event to the circus and the 2014 version gave me another variation on that analogy: It was basically the same old show with perhaps a rare … Continue reading

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Democrats Need Hillary

The scenario: You are a basketball coach.  Your team is down by less than three points and has just been awarded the ball under your offensive basket.  The time on the clock will only allow for one final shot.  You … Continue reading

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