Quotes of the day

posted at 8:41 pm on January 24, 2014 by Allahpundit

“I guess some women out there probably were wincing when they heard this,” Blitzer said of Huckabee’s comments.

CNN chief political analyst Gloria Borger noted that the GOP has recommended its allies get “more aggressive” when combating attacks on them as waging a “war on women.” She added, however, that Huckabee’s remarks were probably “not what they had in mind.”

“It was really the word ‘libido,’” Bash said. “One of his friends actually told me afterword, somebody who’s a very big supporter, ‘Can you text him and say don’t use the word ‘libido’ anymore?’

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Huckabee, saying that he has an “outspoken wife” and appointed more women in Arkansas than any other governor, told me: “If people read the actual words I said in context, everyone who wants to understand it will.”

Pressed today about his use of “libido,” Huckabee said by e-mail: “Women (like men) are sexual beings, but they are much more than that. To reduce either gender or any person to one aspect of their being is an unfair characterization. My point was to point out that Dems have put a laser like focus on government funded birth control and given it more attention than cancer drugs.”

As for the word, “never thought about every word parsed apart from the overall message, so not sure why that one word attracts such attention in the context of the statement. It adds color and as a communicator yourself, you probably try to write so as to create vivid pictures. Libido is a normal part of being human. Nothing scandalous about it. But without it, in either women or men, would there be a demand for birth control?”

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“Gov. Huckabee has no reason to apologize and if anything the Democrats should be apologizing,” [Allen] West told “The Steve Malzberg Show” on Newsmax TV.

“[He] is right. Government is trying to be the sugar daddy. Government is trying to … replace having strong male role models together with women, strong women, to have strong families, and the left just got caught guilty as always.”…

“I’m going to be very blunt, the left tries to win the women’s vote by talking from the waist down. What we have to do on our side as conservatives … we have to talk to their heart and we have to talk to their mind and that’s exactly what Gov. Huckabee was talking about drawing that delineation.”

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Spicer said that there is more media attention devoted to Republicans who make artless comments than Democrats. “I would caution, frankly, all of the rhetoric is probably not helpful in general, but there is a bit of a one-sided battle when it comes to how Republicans are viewed in the media,” he added.

Witt pressed Spicer again about whether the RNC should disavow Huckabee’s comments. “You can probably look through almost every speech and find something somebody said that probably could have been worded differently,” Spicer replied.

“Look at your own network, frankly, Alex,” he added. “Martin Bashir, Alec Baldwin, Melissa Harris-Perry — this is not something held entirely to the Republican Party.”

“Your own network has problems with communicating itself,” Spicer concluded.

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Unless they’re willing to walk away from their conservative or libertarian traditions, Republicans ought to view with deep suspicion any form of political speech that encourages people to conform their thoughts and emotions to the patterns established by the propaganda of crisis. Yet when Republicans are accused of prosecuting a war on women, their instinct is to fight fire with fire…

What, as a human, do you want your relationship with your government to be? It’s a simple question. It’s an open one. And once the conversation starts, the ideological talking points and the lame excuses start falling away. It’s already started to happen, in fact, with pot and gay marriage. The reason why there’s so much movement on those issues isn’t because the partisans of the cult of progress have their opponents on the run. It’s because, on a human level, growing numbers of people are determining that, on those issues, they don’t want their government taking a paternalistic or maternalistic approach to their lives. Pot and marriage are two areas where mobilizing fear around health and safety isn’t really working. So why is health care an area where health-and-safety fearmongering is working for propagandists of crisis? Why are troops so easily mobilized in wars around women?

The answer to those questions would seem to involve a lot of personal fears held by a lot of people. Imagine what might happen if Republicans took an approach to real fears and fake wars that invited everyone to lay down not only their arms but their fears. I suppose Mike Huckabee might be groping toward the claim that too many progressives rely on voters’ fearful sense that their lives will be ruined unless they have a relationship of dependence on the government. If that’s anywhere close to the mark, though, Republicans really have to alter the way they think about inspiring people to explore the ways in which they don’t have to be afraid. And the first order of business in that transformation is to object conscientiously to the rhetoric of pretend wars. Unlike pretend wars, politics — at its best, anyway — helps gives people room to rediscover how they can become what they dream in freedom.

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The creepy, condescending-uncle image, the retrograde attitude toward sex: Huckabee managed to illustrate exactly the phenomenon he was trying to decry, the perception that Republicans don’t know how to talk to or about women. Democrats were gleeful. Within hours, liberal groups had bombarded reporters with outraged statements, the White House press secretary had called the remark “offensive,” and MSNBC was playing the clip over and over (chyron: “HUCKED UP”). “If this is the GOP rebrand a year later, then all they’ve gotten is a year older,” gloated the chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee, Debbie Wasserman Schultz…

But while Democrats fixate on what they consider the GOP’s failed makeover, Republicans have moved on. The delegates at Thursday’s RNC meeting weren’t brooding over the party’s lack of reorientation. They were getting upbeat briefings about how far the party has come in the past year and how bright the future looks. As Massachusetts Republican committeeman Ron Kaufman told me, the time for “painful self-examination” has passed. “Now we’re implementing it, and it’s going to pay off. Everything couldn’t be better right now for us.”…

Enough progress has been made, and enough breaks have gone their way, that Republicans feel good about their chances. “That doesn’t mean somebody isn’t going to stick their foot in their mouth from time to time,” Barbour said—like Huckabee did on Thursday. But for 2014 and 2016, he had this to say: “Bring it on.”

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Via RCP.

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Via Newsbusters.

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You’re NOT my huckleberry!!!

PolAgnostic on January 24, 2014 at 8:42 PM

L2G?

Lanceman?

Kwispy Kweme?

PolAgnostic on January 24, 2014 at 8:42 PM

“Now waging a ‘War on Wimmins’, the former Governor Of Arkansas, Bill Clinton Mike Huckabee!”

PolAgnostic on January 24, 2014 at 8:44 PM

But while Democrats fixate on what they consider the GOP’s failed makeover, Republicans have moved on.

Because it’s Huckabee. It might as well have been Lester Schlump.

Marcus on January 24, 2014 at 8:45 PM

Hmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm ………….

Might have used the wrong setting on the “Temporal Distortion” subroutine ….

OMG!!! I used the wrong year!

The date … it’s 2014 … no one will know about ….

PolAgnostic on January 24, 2014 at 8:47 PM

…so glad they analyze progressive speech…the same way!

KOOLAID2 on January 24, 2014 at 8:49 PM

“It was really the word ‘libido,’” Bash said. “One of his friends actually told me afterword, somebody who’s a very big supporter, ‘Can you text him and say don’t use the word ‘libido’ anymore?’

Why not? Is the left afraid of libidos? They certainly push contraception enough, and I don’t think it’s so condoms can be used as water balloons.

Stoic Patriot on January 24, 2014 at 8:50 PM

Enough progress has been made, and enough breaks have gone their way, that Republicans feel good about their chances. “That doesn’t mean somebody isn’t going to stick their foot in their mouth from time to time,” Barbour said—like Huckabee did on Thursday

Your foot isn’t stuck in your mouth when it’s busy kicking your opponent’s ass.

Stoic Patriot on January 24, 2014 at 8:51 PM

He said the democrats treat woman as if they were x,y,z – he didn’t say he agreed with them and, in fact, made it clear that he didn’t.

It’s rather like if Joe said Sally’s boss treats her as if she were crap, and someone goes running to Sally and says, “Joe said you were crap!”.

VorDaj on January 24, 2014 at 8:52 PM

like I said on another thread, the Left planted the bait in the Stephy debate. The Rs were blindsided…had no clue.

the Left trolled the R party for its dimwitted reactionaries…and found them! They could only hope for someone like an Akin…but their dreams came true.

The bait they planted so long ago is still luring dim Rs into the trap. Huckaboo will always fall for this…this is who he is…a preacher man, accustomed to offering his opinions on people’s lives

So when will the GOP sober up?…and get out of the tar pit? I have no idea. leftists love to bait the reactionaries…and reactionaries react. the GOP needs to man up a learn to lead. But i think that’s a long way away.

r keller on January 24, 2014 at 8:52 PM

Huckabee, saying that he has an “outspoken wife” and appointed more women in Arkansas than any other governor, told me: “If people read the actual words I said in context, everyone who wants to understand it will.”

Well, Mitt had binders of women. It doesn’t matter how many women you hired, helped, you stepped in it. Own it.
When Hillary runs, these words will be used in the war on women.

BedBug on January 24, 2014 at 8:53 PM

Don’t think he said anything wrong. I’m just tired of the same old has beens trying to regain relavency.

wolly4321 on January 24, 2014 at 8:54 PM

Public is going to extremes to ignore if not deny biology.

Women ‘get’ pregnant by having sechual relations with a male. All these abortions-on-demand indicate that females who engage in them are having a lot of sechual relations with males without regard for the results.

Discussing the morality of human behavior makes many people uneasy, uncomfortable, even outraged. This is why: it’s being suppressed as a key aspect of personal responsibility.

Thus, Huckabee’s selection of words become the war zone, the issue of “making women feel good about themselves” becomes the issue, and not the lives that are lost through abortion if not irresponsibly created by people disregarding their own actions while dismissing the utter worth of the lives of others.

Lourdes on January 24, 2014 at 8:54 PM

Wow, so early tonight…

OmahaConservative on January 24, 2014 at 8:54 PM

WTF?!!!!

annoyinglittletwerp on January 24, 2014 at 8:54 PM

Hmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm ………….

Might have used the wrong setting on the “Temporal Distortion” subroutine ….

OMG!!! I used the wrong year!

The date … it’s 2014 … no one will know about ….

PolAgnostic on January 24, 2014 at 8:47 PM

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I’m still chuckling about that one, two nights ago.

BUT IT WEREN’T NO FAIR !

listens2glenn on January 24, 2014 at 8:58 PM

WTF?!!!!

annoyinglittletwerp on January 24, 2014 at 8:54 PM

.
What’s so fantastic?

listens2glenn on January 24, 2014 at 8:59 PM

Thus, Huckabee’s selection of words become the war zone, the issue of “making women feel good about themselves” becomes the issue, and not the lives that are lost through abortion if not irresponsibly created by people disregarding their own actions while dismissing the utter worth of the lives of others.

Lourdes on January 24, 2014 at 8:54 PM

And, sometimes the condom breaks or the pill doesn’t work, since you’re going there. Unless you’re in the room, you do not know the woman’s circumstance.
Republicans just need to learn from Akin and shut up. It never leads to good.

BedBug on January 24, 2014 at 8:59 PM

Huckabee, saying that he has an “outspoken wife” and appointed more women in Arkansas than any other governor, told me: “If people read the actual words I said in context, everyone who wants to understand it will.”

Well, Mitt had binders of women. It doesn’t matter how many women you hired, helped, you stepped in it. Own it.
When Hillary runs, these words will be used in the war on women.

BedBug on January 24, 2014 at 8:53 PM

No issue with you, BedBug, BUT, the problem is identified right there in what you quoted and then remarked about that quote.

It’s Hillary Clinton’s gender-irrationality and gender-prejudice (for political reasons, whatever) that’s the issue.

Huckabee’s remarks are harmless, bits of word puffery, hardly dangerous, not life-threatening, don’t represent warfare or anything violent. Yet it’s Hillary Clinton’s exploitation of those words and others like them that alter them to “mean” the worst possible (life-threatening, warfare, violence, etc.) that IS the issue and yet isn’t identified as such by far too many.

Hillary and the Left continue to USE the issue of “women” as victims: say anything, share any opinion, that references “women” and you’re a “hater,” you’re “at war with women.” And THAT’s the issue, that the Left’s perpetualizing the exploit of female gender as political, social, economic victim.

So what are women? Hillary CLinton certainly isn’t one from what I observe.

Lourdes on January 24, 2014 at 9:00 PM

listens2glenn on January 24, 2014 at 8:59 PM

That pix of Schmuckabee is SCARY.

annoyinglittletwerp on January 24, 2014 at 9:01 PM

And, sometimes the condom breaks or the pill doesn’t work, since you’re going there. Unless you’re in the room, you do not know the woman’s circumstance.
Republicans just need to learn from Akin and shut up. It never leads to good.

BedBug on January 24, 2014 at 8:59 PM

No, Republicans need to counter-punch effectively. They can start by reminding Democrats that if they want to say it isn’t true, then why was this ad ever produced?

http://i.huffpost.com/gen/1458404/original.jpg

Democrats do think that women = libidos.

Stoic Patriot on January 24, 2014 at 9:03 PM

Lourdes on January 24, 2014 at 8:54 PM

And, sometimes the condom breaks or the pill doesn’t work, since you’re going there. Unless you’re in the room, you do not know the woman’s circumstance.
Republicans just need to learn from Akin and shut up. It never leads to good.

BedBug on January 24, 2014 at 8:59 PM

FIFTY-SIX MILLION HUMAN BEINGS ABORTED and counting daily by the thousands…

That statistic reveals a whole lotta faulty, defective if not disabled females in that room…if your excuse is to be taken seriously.

What you’re doing is avoiding the issue of morality, as I earlier commented is done routinely by many others. The issue is reduced to “yes, but, rape, yes, but, broken condoms, yes, but, too busy now for a baby, yes, but, income inequality, yes, but, I was drunk/stoned/outofmymindwithlust, yes, but…”

FIFTY-SIX MILLION HUMAN BEINGS ABORTED and counting…

Lourdes on January 24, 2014 at 9:04 PM

And, sometimes the condom breaks or the pill doesn’t work, since you’re going there. Unless you’re in the room, you do not know the woman’s circumstance.
Republicans just need to learn from Akin and shut up. It never leads to good.

BedBug on January 24, 2014 at 8:59 PM

So you’re saying women are incompetent and abortion “is healthcare”?

Lourdes on January 24, 2014 at 9:05 PM

BUT IT WEREN’T NO FAIR !

listens2glenn on January 24, 2014 at 8:58 PM


LOL!
I ran a few laps waiting for someone to show up.

“Never ignore coincidence. Unless, of course, you’re busy. In which case, always ignore coincidence.”

PolAgnostic on January 24, 2014 at 9:05 PM

BedBug on January 24, 2014 at 8:59 PM

The issue of morality is suppressed because there are a myriad of political payouts available to the Left to continue to suppress it.

It’s an uncomfortable area of discussion in our society today and our society today, our population, is suffering the stupidity of suppressing that discussion.

IT’s also the obvious cause of much of human suffering. The LEft profits from human suffering, by claiming it’s inevitable due to gender, NOT due to behavior. That argument completely rejects the issue of personal responsibility: “someone did this to me, I’m not responsible, so someone else has to pay me to fix it.”

Lourdes on January 24, 2014 at 9:08 PM

Huckabee, saying that he has an “outspoken wife” and appointed more women in Arkansas than any other governor, told me: “If people read the actual words I said in context, everyone who wants to understand it will.”
Well, Mitt had binders of women. It doesn’t matter how many women you hired, helped, you stepped in it. Own it.
When Hillary runs, these words will be used in the war on women.

BedBug on January 24, 2014 at 8:53 PM

No issue with you, BedBug, BUT, the problem is identified right there in what you quoted and then remarked about that quote.

It’s Hillary Clinton’s gender-irrationality and gender-prejudice (for political reasons, whatever) that’s the issue.

Huckabee’s remarks are harmless, bits of word puffery, hardly dangerous, not life-threatening, don’t represent warfare or anything violent. Yet it’s Hillary Clinton’s exploitation of those words and others like them that alter them to “mean” the worst possible (life-threatening, warfare, violence, etc.) that IS the issue and yet isn’t identified as such by far too many.

Hillary and the Left continue to USE the issue of “women” as victims: say anything, share any opinion, that references “women” and you’re a “hater,” you’re “at war with women.” And THAT’s the issue, that the Left’s perpetualizing the exploit of female gender as political, social, economic victim.

So what are women? Hillary CLinton certainly isn’t one from what I observe.

Lourdes on January 24, 2014 at 9:00 PM

So, you’re going to tell me what I should comment on? Was this not a quote from the governor?
His words were of things he has no business in speaking about, where as Hillary Clinton, as a woman, can speak of birth control, libido, women’s bodies and their choice. Huckabee has no place to do so.
But, Hillary Clinton is NOT a woman? Please take your meds. That’s just crazy.

BedBug on January 24, 2014 at 9:08 PM

listens2glenn on January 24, 2014 at 8:59 PM

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That pix of Schmuckabee is SCARY.

annoyinglittletwerp on January 24, 2014 at 9:01 PM

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That doesn’t like something you’d say “WOW, That’s Fantastic” to.

listens2glenn on January 24, 2014 at 9:09 PM

And, sometimes the condom breaks or the pill doesn’t work, since you’re going there. Unless you’re in the room, you do not know the woman’s circumstance.
Republicans just need to learn from Akin and shut up. It never leads to good.

BedBug on January 24, 2014 at 8:59 PM

So you’re saying women are incompetent and abortion “is healthcare”?

Lourdes on January 24, 2014 at 9:05 PM

You cannot even observe what is a woman. Abortion is legal. Deal with it.

BedBug on January 24, 2014 at 9:09 PM

listens2glenn on January 24, 2014 at 8:59 PM

Btw:About last night’s QOTD.

‘MizFlame’ and I have a history. We were FB friends until she unfriended me right after Newtown because she didn’t like the video that I put up. My son also dated her daughter for a short while.
It seems like the only reason that she stops by here at all-it to b***h about/at me.
She’s a veteran,so next time, thank her for her service…and then ignore her.

annoyinglittletwerp on January 24, 2014 at 9:09 PM

You cannot even observe what is a woman. Abortion is legal. Deal with it.

BedBug on January 24, 2014 at 9:09 PM

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We are “dealing with it.” We’re trying to eradicate the practice.

listens2glenn on January 24, 2014 at 9:10 PM

listens2glenn on January 24, 2014 at 9:09 PM

WTF=What the F888!

annoyinglittletwerp on January 24, 2014 at 9:10 PM

So, you’re going to tell me what I should comment on? Was this not a quote from the governor?
His words were of things he has no business in speaking about, where as Hillary Clinton, as a woman, can speak of birth control, libido, women’s bodies and their choice. Huckabee has no place to do so.
But, Hillary Clinton is NOT a woman? Please take your meds. That’s just crazy.

BedBug on January 24, 2014 at 9:08 PM

Huckabee has every place to speak about the issue given what the Democrats push. Look at the Obamacare ad I linked to above. Consider Sandra Fluke. Think about the endless pushing they’ve done to ensure that there’s a large focus on sex-ed in high schools, even though it’s not an academic subject. It’s a perfectly appropriate subject to counterpunch with.

Stoic Patriot on January 24, 2014 at 9:10 PM

Lourdes on January 24, 2014 at 9:00 PM

So, you’re going to tell me what I should comment on? Please take your meds. That’s just crazy.

BedBug on January 24, 2014 at 9:08 PM

Now, THAT comment by you does prove your irrationality.

Slurs and insults after I wrote I had no issue with you but that your two quotes (quoted material followed by your remarks about it) pointed out (“illustrated”) the issue of my concerns. You identified the problem and avoided discussing the problem, thus, “illustrated” the issue (the issue between the lines, obvious to most, suppressed by mostly the Left and by persons with a borderline handle on reality as you seem to have).

Lourdes on January 24, 2014 at 9:11 PM

DNC hack Gloria Borger at CNN?

Usually the political payoff route is to move creep from CNN to PBS not the reverse.

viking01 on January 24, 2014 at 9:11 PM

No, Republicans need to counter-punch effectively. They can start by reminding Democrats that if they want to say it isn’t true, then why was this ad ever produced?

http://i.huffpost.com/gen/1458404/original.jpg

Democrats do think that women = libidos.

Stoic Patriot on January 24, 2014 at 9:03 PM

Yep!

Hucklebee aggravated them because he was right, and they’re hilariously using his usage of “libido” as a distraction.

Anti-Control on January 24, 2014 at 9:12 PM

Think about the endless pushing they’ve done to ensure that there’s a large focus on sex-ed in high schools, even though it’s not an academic subject. It’s a perfectly appropriate subject to counterpunch with.

Stoic Patriot on January 24, 2014 at 9:10 PM

Right you are. I wonder if all this “sex ed” the Left just has to have in public education includes the results of having sex. If it does, most of those taking these courses are failing them.

Lourdes on January 24, 2014 at 9:12 PM

No, Republicans need to counter-punch effectively. They can start by reminding Democrats that if they want to say it isn’t true, then why was this ad ever produced?

http://i.huffpost.com/gen/1458404/original.jpg

Democrats do think that women = libidos.

Stoic Patriot on January 24, 2014 at 9:03 PM

Yep!

Hucklebee aggravated them because he was right, and they’re hilariously using his usage of “libido” as a distraction.

Anti-Control on January 24, 2014 at 9:12 PM

DITTO and DITTO.

Lourdes on January 24, 2014 at 9:13 PM

BedBug on January 24, 2014 at 9:08 PM

Hillary was never in the Military, therefore can’t speak about it.

wolly4321 on January 24, 2014 at 9:13 PM

Twoof herts.
Therefore, I say .. preach more twoof.

;-)

pambi on January 24, 2014 at 9:14 PM

They really need to get rid of that Beta Male that in charge of the RNC. Stop worrying about tone and FIGHT!

mizflame98 on January 24, 2014 at 9:15 PM

Lourdes on January 24, 2014 at 9:05 PM

You cannot even observe what is a woman. Abortion is legal. Deal with it.

BedBug on January 24, 2014 at 9:09 PM

Morality is a real problem for you, eh?

So, apparently, is public behavior if not common sense.

Lourdes on January 24, 2014 at 9:15 PM

listens2glenn on January 24, 2014 at 8:59 PM

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Btw:About last night’s QOTD.

‘MizFlame’ and I have a history. We were FB friends until she unfriended me right after Newtown because she didn’t like the video that I put up. My son also dated her daughter for a short while.
It seems like the only reason that she stops by here at all-it to b***h about/at me.
She’s a veteran,so next time, thank her for her service…and then ignore her.

annoyinglittletwerp on January 24, 2014 at 9:09 PM

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Okayyyy . . . . . . . . .

Too many times I’m the last one to find out pertinent details.

But I’ve got it now. Does this mean she’s against private ownership of firearms?

listens2glenn on January 24, 2014 at 9:15 PM

WHAT DOES CHRIS CHRISTIE THINK????

kim roy on January 24, 2014 at 9:16 PM

Huckster – Somewhere there are some people who want to hear really bad music. Please go find them.

bw222 on January 24, 2014 at 9:16 PM

annoyinglittletwerp on January 24, 2014 at 9:09 PM

Thanks .. ‘splains alot.
Still laughing, btw.

pambi on January 24, 2014 at 9:17 PM

BedBug on January 24, 2014 at 9:09 PM

Gassing Jews was legal. Slavery was legal. Murdering babies is legal.

Time will tell how long the barbaric practice of killing babies will last.

SparkPlug on January 24, 2014 at 9:17 PM

Merm is right.

SparkPlug on January 24, 2014 at 9:17 PM

So, you’re going to tell me what I should comment on? Please take your meds. That’s just crazy. BedBug on> January 24, 2014 at 9:08 PM

You suggested what huck can’t comment on.

wolly4321 on January 24, 2014 at 9:18 PM

For the record, I’d like to state publicly that I don’t regard women by generalization as barbaric, crude, deceptive or irresponsible to human life. I do, however, regard Hillary Clinton that way, and for specific reasons.

Unlike the Left, I can distinguish individuals from generalizations.

Lourdes on January 24, 2014 at 9:18 PM

If killing your 5 year old was legal libs would do it.

SparkPlug on January 24, 2014 at 9:19 PM

You cannot even observe what is a woman. Abortion is legal. Deal with it.

BedBug on January 24, 2014 at 9:09 PM

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We are “dealing with it.” We’re trying to eradicate the practice.

listens2glenn on January 24, 2014 at 9:10 PM

But, until it is banned, it is legal. Lourdes seems to forget that. That and telling you what quote you can comment on.

BedBug on January 24, 2014 at 9:19 PM

The GOP establishment seems pretty smug about their chances.Only one problem-how will they get the conservatives they have used and abused to vote or them?Staying home this November to bring down the GOP!

redware on January 24, 2014 at 9:20 PM

So, you’re going to tell me what I should comment on? Please take your meds. That’s just crazy. BedBug on> January 24, 2014 at 9:08 PM

You suggested what huck can’t comment on.

wolly4321 on January 24, 2014 at 9:18 PM

He can comment on it, this is America, but don’t be surprised by the blowback.

BedBug on January 24, 2014 at 9:20 PM

Auschwitz was legal…..

viking01 on January 24, 2014 at 9:20 PM

. It never leads to good.

BedBug on January 24, 2014 at 8:59 PM

And you support killing babies. Back under your rock. Nobody’s missed you .

CWchangedhisNicagain on January 24, 2014 at 9:20 PM

listens2glenn on January 24, 2014 at 9:09 PM

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WTF=What the F888!

annoyinglittletwerp on January 24, 2014 at 9:10 PM

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Of course, I know what “WTF” is really used for.

But I don’t get the gist of the “F” triple “8″.

That’s a new one to me.

listens2glenn on January 24, 2014 at 9:21 PM

ObamaCare. Because state sponsored infanticide is good for the environment.

SparkPlug on January 24, 2014 at 9:21 PM

Innocent question .. was there a recent open registration ?

pambi on January 24, 2014 at 9:22 PM

Cannibalism is legal in areas where cannibals cannibalize each other.

SparkPlug on January 24, 2014 at 9:23 PM

BedBug on January 24, 2014 at 9:20 PM

You’re still in the top 5 dumbest HA posters. That is one thing that has not changed. Dimwitted.

CWchangedhisNicagain on January 24, 2014 at 9:23 PM

Muzzies stone women. Perfectly legal.

SparkPlug on January 24, 2014 at 9:24 PM

. It never leads to good.

BedBug on January 24, 2014 at 8:59 PM

And you support killing babies. Back under your rock. Nobody’s missed you .

CWchangedhisNicagain on January 24, 2014 at 9:20 PM

Did I say that I support abortion? No.
But, it is legal.

BedBug on January 24, 2014 at 9:24 PM

Innocent question .. was there a recent open registration ?

pambi on January 24, 2014 at 9:22 PM

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I believe they started allowing people registered on certain “social-media” sites to post comments. That’s my recollection, anyhow.

listens2glenn on January 24, 2014 at 9:24 PM

BedBug on January 24, 2014 at 9:24 PM

Yet you don’t stand up against it. You’re for it.

You’re not any smarter than when you used to post here before. Embarrassing.

CWchangedhisNicagain on January 24, 2014 at 9:25 PM

listens2glenn on January 24, 2014 at 9:15 PM

She’s a patriot. No question.
We just don’t get along.
I’m kind of like country music or rap-people either ‘love’ me or they ‘hate’ me. It is what it is-and I’m getting to the age where I really don’t care one way or the other. *shrugs*

annoyinglittletwerp on January 24, 2014 at 9:25 PM

Innocent question .. was there a recent open registration ?

pambi on January 24, 2014 at 9:22 PM

Obama has a pin….and a phone…

Anything can happen….:)

Electrongod on January 24, 2014 at 9:25 PM

OK, thanks.
Lotsa new names.

pambi on January 24, 2014 at 9:25 PM

pen

Electrongod on January 24, 2014 at 9:25 PM

…The bait they planted so long ago is still luring dim Rs into the trap. Huckaboo will always fall for this…this is who he is…a preacher man, accustomed to offering his opinions on people’s lives…

r keller on January 24, 2014 at 8:52 PM

Huckabee’s doing what is in his nature and beliefs to do and speaking about that which concerns him. Preacher man, yes, but he certainly does NOT need anyone’s permission, not the Left’s particularly, to talk about whatever concerns him.

If the Left accomplishes anything, it is the suppression of issues by making comments by others about issues to be so ‘upsetting’ to the Left, so so so…

It’s the Left’s hysteria at work.

I don’t think Huckabee fell into any trap or took any bait. I think he’s talking about what his concerns are.

I don’t agree with the man on all issues, particularly on illegal aliens and amnesty, but I respect the man his faith and his courage in speaking out about it.

It’s not limited to his faith, either. But he certainly doesn’t need the Left’s ticket to say whatever he wants to say.

Lourdes on January 24, 2014 at 9:26 PM

ObamaCare. Because state sponsored infanticide is good for the environment.

SparkPlug on January 24, 2014 at 9:21 PM

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Well, yeah . . . . . . nothing shrinks the ole “carbon footprint” like infanticide/abortion.

listens2glenn on January 24, 2014 at 9:26 PM

Murdering babies is at present, legal.

but don’t be surprised by the blowback. BedBug on January 24, 2014 at 9:20 PM

wolly4321 on January 24, 2014 at 9:26 PM

What difference, at this point, does it make?….:)

Electrongod on January 24, 2014 at 9:26 PM

Really enjoyed this article by the Boss Emeritus:

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce vs. America — Giant corporations make common cause with leftist special interests to win government favors.

If you are a business owner who believes your country should strictly and consistently enforce its borders and deport illegal immigrants who violate the terms of their visas, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce doesn’t represent you.

If you are a worker who believes that the feds should punish illegal aliens who use fake documents to obtain jobs instead of rewarding them with “legal status,” the U.S. Chamber of Commerce doesn’t champion you.

If you are a parent or educator who opposes top-down federal education schemes such as Common Core that undermine local control, dumb down rigorous curricula, and threaten family privacy while enriching big business and lobbying groups, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce doesn’t speak for you.

If you are a taxpayer who has had enough of crony capitalism and publicly funded bailouts of failing corporations, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce doesn’t work for you.

Last year, the Chamber poured more than $52 million into K Street lobbying efforts on behalf of illegal-alien amnesty, Fed Ed Common Core programs, and increased federal spending. This year, chamber bigwigs are paving the perilous pathway to GOP capitulation. The Left hardly needs to lift a finger against tea-party candidates and activists who are bravely challenging the big-government status quo. The Chamber has already volunteered to spend $50 million subsidizing the Republican incumbency-protection racket and attacking anti-establishment conservatives.

PolAgnostic on January 24, 2014 at 9:26 PM

I’m getting to the age where I really don’t care one way or the other. *shrugs*

annoyinglittletwerp on January 24, 2014 at 9:25 PM

Yeah, me, too.

Lourdes on January 24, 2014 at 9:26 PM

Muzzies stone women. Perfectly legal.

SparkPlug on January 24, 2014 at 9:24 PM

Especially when their husbands cheat on them.

viking01 on January 24, 2014 at 9:28 PM

ObamaCare. Because state sponsored infanticide is good for the environment.

SparkPlug on January 24, 2014 at 9:21 PM

It makes us more compliant with China, too.

::aargh::

Lourdes on January 24, 2014 at 9:28 PM

That’s a new one to me.

listens2glenn on January 24, 2014 at 9:21 PM


It’s an S.T.S.
– Simple Twerp Substitution code .. she’s using the number 8 in place of the other letters.

Works ok in this case … not so well with complete sentences.

PolAgnostic on January 24, 2014 at 9:30 PM

annoyinglittletwerp on January 24, 2014 at 9:25 PM
Lourdes on January 24, 2014 at 9:26 PM

Me, three !
(praps 4 or more by the time this posts .. LOL)

pambi on January 24, 2014 at 9:30 PM

Cannibalism is legal in areas where cannibals cannibalize each other.

SparkPlug on January 24, 2014 at 9:23 PM

Putting Olde People out alone on an ice flow without provisions is legal in some places, too, so they’re, um, “no longer an inconvenience.”

Lourdes on January 24, 2014 at 9:31 PM

OK, thanks.
Lotsa new names.
pambi on January 24, 2014 at 9:25 PM

Pleased to meet cha.

You can call me Sparky.

SparkPlug on January 24, 2014 at 9:31 PM

>>>Okayyyy . . . . . . . . .

Too many times I’m the last one to find out pertinent details.

But I’ve got it now. Does this mean she’s against private ownership of firearms?

listens2glenn on January 24, 2014 at 9:15 PM<<<

Well, since ALT is wanting to rehash last night, I unfriended her because a schoolmate of my husband lost a son in the Newtown shooting. I'm not asking ALT to have any sympathy for those families since she didn't personally know them. But she opted to post a video to express to the world that she feels nothing.

So, after seeing that while dealing with devastation that hit real close to home, I quietly unfriended her.
From there she started complaining and whining to everyone that would listen that I was cold and heartless for unfriending her.. She even brought up my son’s as proof that I should feel sympathetic to her and her lack of empathy because ALT is an Asspie and my son has Autism. BTW, my son is a very loveable, compassionate, and empathetic little boy. ALT?…well, you be the judge.

Yeah, big time victimization right there.

BTW, I’m pro 2nd Amendment with a very sweet arsenal.

Now that all that is cleared up…

Back to Huckabee and how his words were taken out of context.

mizflame98 on January 24, 2014 at 9:32 PM

Yet another example of how complete biased the press is.

They are the house organ of the Democrat party.

WisCon on January 24, 2014 at 9:32 PM

listens2glenn on January 24, 2014 at 9:15 PM

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She’s a patriot. No question.
We just don’t get along.
I’m kind of like country music or rap-people either ‘love’ me or they ‘hate’ me. It is what it is-and I’m getting to the age where I really don’t care one way or the other. *shrugs*

annoyinglittletwerp on January 24, 2014 at 9:25 PM

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I’m past that age. … In fact, I decided some while back that I would simply HATE everyone. It was just getting too difficult to make the decisions as to who I would, and who I wouldn’t.
Deciding to hate everyone takes all the “guess work” out of it.

listens2glenn on January 24, 2014 at 9:32 PM

BedBug on January 24, 2014 at 9:24 PM

Yet you don’t stand up against it. You’re for it.

You’re not any smarter than when you used to post here before. Embarrassing.

CWchangedhisNicagain on January 24, 2014 at 9:25 PM

I answered Lourdes morality rant with a fact. Don’t like it, but even Dana Perino said it will probably never be overturned.
I’m sorry. You just didn’t make an impression on me.

BedBug on January 24, 2014 at 9:33 PM

Eating dogs is legal in Nigeria.

SparkPlug on January 24, 2014 at 9:34 PM

I think Huck is an idiot. I think he represents 20 percent of the voter population. I think he does damage to the R brand, and has done damage to the R party (cf. Akin).

So I don’t start out very favorable. But Ace pretty neatly sums up my view..and why I think Huck should not be given a lot of air play by the GOP

That said, @drewmtips (who alerted me to this) points out that Huck still isn’t helping. Whether the thought is coming from his own mouth, or whether he’s ventriloquizing it into Democrats’ mouths, he’s still making the connection that birth control has something to do with “controlling your libido.”

I know this is a popular sentiment among the “Best form of birth control is an aspirin, held between your knees” caucus, but there are a lot of married men and women who do not feel that they should control their libidos with one another (indeed, complaints frequently run in the opposite direction) and would like to sometimes have sex without procreation being among the joys flowing from it.

And people really need to get the hell over this, because I’m tired of hearing it, and I’m at least a political ally of those insisting on this sort of message. I cannot fathom how this relentless claim that Sex is for Babiez, Alwayz, line falls on the ears of people not predisposed to giving the right a break.

It’s no different than feminists’ eternal war over the cultural preferability of pubic hair. What one does in the privacy of their own home — whether to have childbirth as the result of sex, or to employ birth control — is their own prerogative. It’s every person’s right to not use birth control, if they find it sinful; and it’s everyone’s right to use it, if they don’t find it sinful.

The elevation of strictly personal decisions — and this is strictly personal; abortion doesn’t enter into it, so this is entirely about a woman’s decision with no reference to a third party’s rights — into a major political issue is childish and tribalist.

Yes we all have a preferred mode of living. News at 11. The law is not about preferred modes of living, and neither should we make “political issues” about it.

My view of Huck is that he’s just a cheap trick pol, a hip preacher man who plays base guitar. He’s into cheap tricks so much that he didn’t quit in the 2008 primary so that he could get the second highest votes…Romney was class all the way. Not so much The Huck

r keller on January 24, 2014 at 9:34 PM

Killing dolphins is legal in some areas of the water.

SparkPlug on January 24, 2014 at 9:34 PM

That’s a new one to me.

listens2glenn on January 24, 2014 at 9:21 PM

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It’s an S.T.S. – Simple Twerp Substitution code .. she’s using the number 8 in place of the other letters.

Works ok in this case … not so well with complete sentences.

PolAgnostic on January 24, 2014 at 9:30 PM

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That’s the second piece of pertinent data I’ve picked-up on this evening.
I’m on a ROLL . . . . . . . . . . . .

listens2glenn on January 24, 2014 at 9:35 PM

So, you’re going to tell me what I should comment on? Please take your meds. That’s just crazy. BedBug on> January 24, 2014 at 9:08 PM

You suggested what huck can’t comment on.

wolly4321 on January 24, 2014 at 9:18 PM

He can comment on it, this is America, but don’t be surprised by the blowback.

BedBug on January 24, 2014 at 9:20 PM

What’s next from the Left? Occupy Babies?

Left to run around grabbing babes and yelling, “you aren’t ALLOWED to live, it’s not FAIR…”

Lourdes on January 24, 2014 at 9:35 PM

You cannot even observe what is a woman. Abortion is legal. Deal with it.

BedBug on January 24, 2014 at 9:09 PM

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We are “dealing with it.” We’re trying to eradicate the practice.

listens2glenn on January 24, 2014 at 9:10 PM

But, until it is banned, it is legal. Lourdes seems to forget that. That and telling you what quote you can comment on.

BedBug on January 24, 2014 at 9:19 PM

Let me speak a little slower for you. You’re obviously challenged. Luckily your mother did not know just how much so.

Abortion is not as simply legal is you purport. There are many laws that govern abortion. In fact, this past year has been a very active year in the regulation of abortion.

http://statelaws.findlaw.com/family-laws/abortion.html

Somehow I doubt you would talk so simplistically about gun rights and gun laws.

CWchangedhisNicagain on January 24, 2014 at 9:36 PM

Cheating on your taxes is legal if you are a registered democrat.

SparkPlug on January 24, 2014 at 9:36 PM

mizflame98 on January 24, 2014 at 9:32 PM

Beer summit ! Cures all, I’ve heard.
No, wait, that’s forgiveness and graces extended.
My bad.
Works, tho, surely.

pambi on January 24, 2014 at 9:36 PM

So, how long before the RNC finds someone with stones to stand up to the Democrats instead of cowering in the corner for fear their words will be taken out of context? Newsflash! So long as you’re dealing with the MSM, no matter what you say or how nice you say it; your words will be edited and taken out of context. Instead of trying to get on the MSM’s good side and hope they’ll eventually report things your way, just go out and put the word out yourselves? It blows my mind that the RNC hasn’t figured this out yet.

mizflame98 on January 24, 2014 at 9:37 PM

Killing dolphins is legal in some areas of the water.

SparkPlug on January 24, 2014 at 9:34 PM

Killing imaginary spirits is legal in some cultures.

Lourdes on January 24, 2014 at 9:37 PM

Breaking the law is legal if you are a registered democrat and donated more than 5K to preznit slim Jim.

SparkPlug on January 24, 2014 at 9:37 PM

But, until it is banned, it is legal. Lourdes seems to forget that. That and telling you what quote you can comment on.

BedBug on January 24, 2014 at 9:19 PM

Ohhh, NOW I understand your concern about “meds.” Makes perfect sense now after having read that, above-quoted.

Lourdes on January 24, 2014 at 9:38 PM

You cannot even observe what is a woman. Abortion is legal. Deal with it.

BedBug on January 24, 2014 at 9:09 PM

What a simplistic idiot. Top 5.

CWchangedhisNicagain on January 24, 2014 at 9:38 PM

mizflame98 on January 24, 2014 at 9:32 PM

Beer summit ! Cures all, I’ve heard.
No, wait, that’s forgiveness and graces extended.
My bad.
Works, tho, surely.

pambi on January 24, 2014 at 9:36 PM

Hmm. Thanks for reminding me. Gonna grab a Shiner from the fridge.

mizflame98 on January 24, 2014 at 9:38 PM

Killing dolphins is legal in some areas of the water.

SparkPlug on January 24, 2014 at 9:34 PM

Killing Vince Foster was legal to Hillary Clinton.

Lourdes on January 24, 2014 at 9:39 PM

Pleased as punch to make your acquaintance, Spark !

:-)

pambi on January 24, 2014 at 9:39 PM

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