Posts tagged "mike huckabee"

On Kim Davis And Religious Freedom

Now that Rowan County, Kentucky County Clerk Kim Davis has been martyred by being sent to jail for refusing to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples, as is her job as a representative of the state, several Republican presidential candidates are rallying around her.
Rand Paul, for instance, is predictably calling for the…

Rebecca Vipond Brink / September 4, 2015

President Mike Huckabee Will Outlaw All The Abortions, Protect Bigots

Mike Huckabee is currently running for President of The Republic of Gilead.

Robyn Pennacchia / September 2, 2015

Huckabee Hearts Forcing 10-Year-Olds To Have Their Rapists’ Babies

Mike Huckabee says he would absolutely force a 10-year-old rape victim to go through with a pregnancy.

Robyn Pennacchia / August 17, 2015

GOP Leaders Appear In Completely Insane Anti-Gay Documentary

Mike Huckabee and Rand Paul appear in documentary with the pastor who helped create Uganda’s notorious “Kill The Gays” bill.

Robyn Pennacchia / June 22, 2015

Hillary Ahead Of Voldemort In Presidential Popularity Polls, Behind Darth Vader And Terminator

So which presidential candidate is currently leading in the polls, you wonder? That would be “the Terminator” — presumably the T-1000 model — followed closely by Darth Vader.

Jenn Frank / June 10, 2015

Arkansas Judge Orders Josh Duggar’s Child Molestation Police Report Destroyed

According to the Associated Press, Arkansas police have destroyed the 2006 offense report for Josh Duggar, which detailed how the then-14-year-old had molested five girls, including his sisters, on the orders of Judge Stacy Zimmerman. “As far as the Springdale Police Department is concerned, this report doesn’t exist,” Springdale’s police representative Scott Lewis told AP.

Amelia McDonell-Parry / May 23, 2015

Mike Huckabee Comes To Josh Duggar’s Defense

Screw all of these people.

Robyn Pennacchia / May 22, 2015

Huckabee Equates Legalizing Same-Sex Marriage To Forcing Jews To Sell “Bacon Wrapped Shrimp”

In an interview with CNN on Sunday, Mike Huckabee explained why he is never going to support the legalization of gay marriage, which is already legal in most of the states:
“I’d like to think that there’s room in America for people who have different points of view without screaming and shouting and wanting…

Robyn Pennacchia / February 2, 2015

Megyn Kelly On Women: “We’re Drinking, We’re Smoking, We’re Having Premarital Sex”

Megyn Kelly, you’re all right.

Say what you will about Fox News (which hopefully is very little, because my god, talk about bottling up the worst conservative arguments into one place and giving them a megaphone), one thing is true: their own Megyn Kelly, right-leaning host of “The Kelly File,” is kind of…

Beejoli Shah / January 29, 2015

Dear Mike Huckabee: Please Stop Telling Me I Don’t Understand Small Towns

Mike Huckabee has been going on a bit of a whirlwind tour promoting his book Gods, Guns, Grits and Gravy. The purpose of this book, he says, is to explain “Real America” to those of us who live in cities, as though small town America is something we cannot possibly understand.

He call…

Robyn Pennacchia / January 22, 2015

Republicans Come Out Swinging For The 1% In State Of The Union Responses

In last night’s State of The Union speech, President Barack Obama finally got it together to start proposing some of the things the American people thought they voted him in to do in the first place. He detailed his plan to offer free community college, to raise taxes on the rich to pay for childcare,…

Robyn Pennacchia / January 21, 2015

Mike Huckabee Thinks Beyonce Will Turn Kids Into Strippers

Potential presidential candidate Mike Huckabee appeared on t”The Daily Show” last night to generally spew oddities and further put his foot in his mouth in regards to great American patriot Beyonce. He insisted that young girls want to be more like Bey (well, duh) and that she carries on “the culture of crude” with her…

Claire Hannum / January 20, 2015

Mike Huckabee Cannot Believe The Obamas Let Their Kids Listen To This Beyoncé Person

Potato-faced nincompoop Mike Huckabee has advice for practically everyone, and is more than willing to dish it out as he goes around promoting his new book, which is seriously titled God, Guns, Grits and Gravy. An appropriately classy and dignified title for a book by a man who wishes to be President of these United…

Robyn Pennacchia / January 13, 2015

India’s First Transgender Mayor: “My Focus Will Always Be My Community”

Read this interview with India’s first transgender mayor, Madhu Bai Kinnar. [Wall Street Journal]
The NFL’s first openly gay player, Michael Sam, is engaged! All together now: Awwwwwww. [Refinery29]
The University of Oregon is being sued for recruiting a basketball player previously accused of sexual assault. [BuzzFeed]…

Rebecca Vipond Brink / January 9, 2015

Ladies: Mike Huckabee Says If You Use Contraception, You Can’t Control Your Libido

“If the Democrats want to insult the women of America by making them believe that they are helpless without Uncle Sugar coming in and providing for them a prescription each month for birth control because they cannot control their libido or their reproductive system without the help of government then so be it! Let u…

Jessica Wakeman / January 23, 2014

A Handy Guide To What These Various Old Conservative White Politicians Have Said About Rape

I don’t know about you, but I have such a hard time remembering which conservative politician said what ridiculously offensive thing about rape. They’re all old and white and most of them are in some state of partial baldness. They all look the same! And they all sound basically the same too, given that woman-hating…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / October 25, 2012

Last Night At The RNC: Mike Huckabee Invokes Bono And Implies President Obama Supports Infanticide!

I’m pretty far left, so full disclosure, the views expressed at the Republican National Convention are not my cup of tea. But I still watch the speeches and try to ignore the lump of depression that rises and settles in my throat every time the crowd cheers for something that stands in stark contrast to…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / August 30, 2012

Mike Huckabee Finds Silver Lining, Says Rape Can Result In Some “Extraordinary” People

“[Gospel singer] Ethel Waters, for example, was the result of a forcible rape. I used to work for James Robison back in the 1970s, he leads a large Christian organization. He, himself, was the result of a forcible rape. And so I know it happens, and yet even from those horrible, horrible tragedies of rape,…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / August 21, 2012
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