Huckabee announces support to amend the Constitution to "God's standards" {Title fixed}

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Huckabee announces support to amend the Constitution to "God's standards" {Title fixed}

http://forums.somethingawful.com/showthread.php?threadid=2742599

 

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Yesterday during a campaign stop in Michigan Mike Huckabee announced his support to "amend the Constitution to God's standards". Here's the full quote:

"I have opponents in this race who do not want to change the Constitution. But I believe it's a lot easier to change the Constitution than it would be to change the word of the living god. And that's what we need to do -- to amend the Constitution so it's in God's standards rather than try to change God's standards so it lines up with some contemporary view."

Proof: Yeah, it's Raw Story, but there's video from MSNBC of the event.

If anyone else had said this their campaign would be over that same day. However when good ol' Mike says it there's no mention at all other than a passing bit on the morning news.

How can blatant religious pandering like this not result in someone being laughed off the campaign trail?

 

Well you can stick a fork in him because he is done as far as I am concerned. 


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The man is a fucking Theocon

The man is a fucking Theocon obviously, i may have to leave the country if he gets elected


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zntneo wrote: The man is a

zntneo wrote:
The man is a fucking Theocon obviously, i may have to leave the country if he gets elected

 I'm with you, Iowa, pick me up on your way to Toronto.

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the united states scare me

the united states scare me


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Have any of you ever looked

Have any of you ever looked at fuckabees eyes.  It's like they're empty, like there's no soul to be found behind them (speaking figuratively, of course).  I've always thought W was the anti-christ, I don't know anymore.  Quite frankly, all the cadidates scare the bejeezuz outta me.  Probably end up voting for Mad Max.  Who the hell is he?

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Fire, thanks for posting

Fire, thanks for posting this.  It is, of course, far from being good news, but it definitely is something that every American should know about.

 

And I may just have to join the caravan to Canada if this joker gets all the way to the White House.  Given that I'm a gay atheist, you can imagine how I feel about this.

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I've wanted to get out of

I've wanted to get out of this country for a while now, and if holy huck gets elected I'll leave even sooner. Perhaps to the UK. And as for huck's eyes, they remind me of the evil cockroach alien from Men in Black.......anyone else see the connection?


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OOO look what I

OOO look what I found

http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/n/a/2007/12/08/politics/p065455S80.DTL

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"It is the first time in the history of civilization in which the carriers of a genuine plague have not been isolated from the general population," he said. "This deadly disease, for which there is no cure, is being treated as a civil rights issue instead of the true health crisis it represents.
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"If the federal government is truly serious about doing something with the AIDS virus, we need to take steps that would isolate the carriers of this plague."

 


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As I heard from a caller on

As I heard from a caller on Mike Malloy last night:

"This just shows that we need to give prospective candidates pee tests and psych evaluations before they can be considered for the Presidency"

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WOW!! I knew he was a

WOW!! I knew he was a Whacko, but this is Way beyond anything I have heared. Holy. Interestingly, He admits that the Constitution was not written based on Judeo-Christian Principles. If it was, there would be no need to change it.

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Sadly, this will get little

Sadly, this will get little national coverage, while so-called racist comments made by Hillary and Obama got national coverage and we spent half the debate last night argueing over fuckin semantics.

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 to me honestly it is

 to me honestly it is really sad  that there are actually millions of sheeople in the states who support this idiotic moron
I hear his first act as President will be to burn all the non-believers at the stake.

Yes, lets amend the Constitution to God's word... if my brother dies I get to nail his wife! (Leviticus 14-16). But then we have to bake our bread with poo... (Ezekiel 4:12). But I'll get to kill my enemies then take their women, children, and cattle! (Deuteronomy 20:13-14) what is next the united states of god? 


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Reverend Huckabee

Reverend Huckabee

Mike Huckabee is not as innocent as he would like you to believe. Apparently, the former Governor of Arkansas has a very colorful past and he’s trying to out run it by pretending yesterday does not exist once you cross the state line. With his front runner so called political status comes the price of not just one organization looking at his past but millions. Bribe, as defined by the dictionary is money paid in order to influence opinion of someone in a position of trust. No matter how you spin the facts of money passing from one person to the checking account of Mike Huckabee it’s still a bribe. Over at the New York Times they have this to say on some of the Governors past… In its three-year life span, the organization, Action America, collected $119,916 from a dozen or so donors. Among them were former Senator Bob Dole’s political action committee, an Arkansas cotton gin owner who had been jailed for stock fraud, and R. J. Reynolds, the tobacco giant that had opposed the Clinton health plan. As for Mr. Huckabee, he ended up with $61,500 for his efforts before becoming governor in July 1996 and shuttering the group. - New York Times Is this the vast political experience that he will bring to the White House if he is elected President? I believe the nation has had enough of “This White House for Sale” tactics and policy. Always in search of truth and justice I Google searched Huckabee Ethics Violations and was amazed to see some of the things this politician aka man of the cloth has been accused of. Huckabee Depletes Emergency Fund, Destructs Government Property as He Leaves Office. “Former Gov. Mike Huckabee depleted the governor’s office emergency fund in the final weeks of his administration in part to pay for the destruction of computer hard drives in his office. That left Gov. Mike Beebe, who replaced Huckabee on Jan. 9, with no emergency funds for the last half of fiscal 2007. Documents that the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette obtained under the Freedom of Information Act, describe the destruction of the computer drives, as ordered by Huckabee’s office, and Huckabee complaining strongly about his cell phone and Blackberry not working” [Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, 1/19/07] Snip-a-bee Why do you suppose the good Reverend aka Governor would have all of those hard drives destroyed? Was the Governor’s office doing something it was not supposed to be doing? Maybe they wanted to hide the fact that they were all bad spellers! Then again they could have been slackers and spent the entire time Huckabee was in office online shopping? Ya, that must be it! Huckabee Defended Parole of Convicted Rapist Who Later Committed Murder. Governor Huckabee found himself defending the “parole, during Huckabee’s governorship, of convicted rapist Wayne Dumond, who later committed a murder in Missouri. Huckabee said he regretted Dumond’s actions but denied playing a proactive role in the release decision by Arkansas’ parole board, and claimed that most of the board’s members had been appointed by his predecessors.” [New York Times, 1/29/07] - Democrats.org How dare those pesky Democrat’s try to lambaste the Governor. You can never trust them as a realistic source for news about HACK-a-Bee so off I went to Fox News and there was even more about him taking “Gifts”. Two of the complaints against Huckabee pertain to unreported gifts — the canoe and a $200 stadium blanket received by his wife, Janet. Two stem from cash the governor or his wife received but did not initially report. The panel also ruled in 2003 that Huckabee’s campaign violated state law when it used its funds to pay for an event during the summer of 2002 called Gospel Fest During his tenure, Huckabee accepted 314 gifts valued overall at more than $150,000, according to documents filed with the Arkansas secretary of state’s office. (He accepted 187 gifts in his first three years as governor but was not required to report their value.) - Fox News What Fox News didn’t tell us is that the $150,000 could have all been in the form of Weight Watchers coupons. He has lost a few pounds recently. It could have happened that way! Maybe… Papamoka Originally posted at Papamoka Straight Talk


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They were discussing

They were discussing Godabee on Dan Abrams Tonight. They had on Tony Perkins from Family Research Council. This guy called people who believe in evolution and want universal healthcare radical.

Wow. Europe your so radical!!

Wouldn't Jesus be for healthcare?

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Nah, if he cured the lepers

Nah, if he cured the lepers than what incentive would they have to not get leprosy.


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RationalSchema wrote: They

RationalSchema wrote:

They were discussing Godabee on Dan Abrams Tonight. They had on Tony Perkins from Family Research Council. This guy called people who believe in evolution and want universal healthcare radical.

Wow. Europe your so radical!!

Wouldn't Jesus be for healthcare?

 

Universal healthcare radical Smiling, I believe the EU is around 500 million people, as far as I know there is not a single political party left or right that is against universal healthcare, it would be the equivilant of being against having an army. Why should I have to pay for someone elses defence I just want my own private tank to look after me Smiling

 

 Plenty of diversity of how its implented, whether private or publically run, on how it treats illegal immigrants (as in should they get health care) but the principle that all citizens get healthcare regardless of ability of ability to pay its a fundamental role of a nation.

All citizens pay for the army to protect them from (err not sure really), all citizens pay to be protected from cancer, germs, viruses etc


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If something like this

If something like this occured in the political discourse of any enlightened nation, the electorate would share a hearty laugh, and then execute the candidate in question. All joking aside, I am quite sure that a president of a nation promising that he will amend its Constitution based on his Hermeneutics of his particular holy book constitutes the ultimate violation of the seperation of Church and state and is therefore an act of sedition to be committed by the chief executive of that nation, which means that such a comment should have earned Huckabee, in any enlightened political discourse, an immediate expulsion from the process for promising openly to commit illegal acts as the chief executive if elected. From the standpoint of any enlightened discourse, Huckabee may as well have said "If elected, I promise that I will rape every male child under the age of five in the United States".

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I'm sure he's already raped

I'm sure he's already raped a few in the name of god. As far as acts of sedition, I wholeheartedly agree with that.  Unfortunately, as we all know, the majority of this country is anything but enlightened, probably half of them agree with the seditious act proposed by fuckabee and that is why he could succeed if elected.  Although, hopefully, there would still be enough moderate to liberal dems still in office to put it down.  Although I'm no longer sure if any of them have the backbone to stand up to something like this.

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Bulldog wrote: I'm sure

Bulldog wrote:
I'm sure he's already raped a few in the name of god. As far as acts of sedition, I wholeheartedly agree with that.  Unfortunately, as we all know, the majority of this country is anything but enlightened, probably half of them agree with the seditious act proposed by fuckabee and that is why he could succeed if elected.  Although, hopefully, there would still be enough moderate to liberal dems still in office to put it down.  Although I'm no longer sure if any of them have the backbone to stand up to something like this.

I agree mostly with your analysis of our country, but I really think the majority of the U.S. is smarter then this and will put the Dems in power after the last 8 years. I don't think it will be a sweeping landslide, but we will have enough rational people to win. Even Republicans have been saying how ridiculous this is.

BTW-Chuck Norris will be head Inquisitor if Huckabee is elected.

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