Tag: Mike Huckabee

For Honest Conservatives, The Only Answer Is #NeverTrump
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For Honest Conservatives, The Only Answer Is #NeverTrump

BY JOE CONASON From his opening slur against Mexicans to his current coddling of the Ku Klux Klan, Donald Trump has shaped the Republican presidential race into a character test for conservatives. For months, too many of the country’s most prominent figures on the right have failed to respond adequately to the threat he embodies….

Hey, Fox — What’s The Difference?
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Hey, Fox — What’s The Difference?

BY KAREN WEBB Why is Cliven Bundy a hero for rights and James M. Boyd not a hero? Cliven Bundy is a wealthy Nevada Rancher who has used federal land, without paying for the use of it, to feed his cattle since 1993 when he decided there is no such thing as the federal government….

What Could Possibly Go Wrong?
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What Could Possibly Go Wrong?

BY KENNY BELFORD It’s certainly true that elections have consequences. Just look at the total lack of leadership present in our state government as we’ve elected all those Tea Party, uninformed and harmful state officials from the governor on down, and our representatives in Washington are no exception. There is some new information about one…

Heroes, Cowards, Loons And Solutions
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Heroes, Cowards, Loons And Solutions

BY RICHARD L. FRICKER There is a dynamic with such events as Friday’s massacre in Newtown, CT. We as a nation have been imprinted with the heroism of ordinary teachers willing to pay the ultimate price to protect our children. We have also been imprinted with the cowardice of 31 pro-gun Republican senators feasting at…

Over The Top With Rick Santorum
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Over The Top With Rick Santorum

BY ALEXANDER COCKBURN Surely Rick Santorum is the most fanatical Christian to run for the Republican nomination in the modern era, maybe any era. Next to him, Pat Robertson, billionaire founder of the Christian Broadcasting Network, who ran for the nomination in 1988, has the tolerant, glassy-eyed bonhomie of Dean Martin. Robertson has always been…

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