Tag: Mike Huckabee

Huckabee Supports Slavery

In yet another case of the GOP candidates making offensive remarks, former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee publically described slavery as a more effective strategy than jail time. The Republican hopeful sat with Jan Mickelson, a notoriously conservative radio talk show host, earlier this week. The two began discussing the criminal…

'Black Lives Matter' Confounds White People

A recent poll conducted by PBS NewsHour and Marist College’s Institute for Public Opinion on race relations and racial equality found that the majority of Americans feel race relations are getting worse. Results from the poll, divided by responses from whites, Blacks and all respondents, showed all three groups were…

Ben Carson's Anti-Muslim Talk Reflects A Lot of America

Despite the fact that the U.S. Constitution clearly states “no religious test shall ever be required as a qualification to any office or public trust under the United States,” Republican presidential candidate and retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson this weekend said that a Muslim should not be elected president of the…

Obama Names First Openly Gay Civilian To Lead Army

President Barack Obama on Friday announced he is nominating Eric Fanning to be the next Secretary of the Army, which, if confirmed by the Senate, will make Fanning the first openly gay person to serve in the Army’s highest civilian role. The historic move, which comes almost exactly four years…

Ben Carson: 'Michael Brown was a bad actor'

Dr. Ben Carson recently discussed his feelings on the killing of Michael Brown and his thoughts about the Black Lives Matter movement, but his opinions have seemed contradictory. During a visit to the St. Louis area earlier this month, just miles outside of Ferguson, Carson told CBS News he thinks…

CLUELESS Jenner to DeGeneres: 'I'm a Traditionalist'

By Sheryl Estrada Caitlyn Jennerhardly supports same-gender marriage. Jenner publicly came out as transgenderin an interview with journalist Diane Sawyer in April. However, during the season premiere of The Ellen DeGeneres Show, which aired on Tuesday, she expressed lukewarm feelings toward marriage equity. Here’s what Jenner said: I have to…

Huckabee: Dr. MLK Would 'Be Appalled By' Black Lives Matter

In an interview with CNN, former Arkansas Gov. and current presidential Republican contender Mike Huckabee shared his thoughts on how Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. would “be appalled by” the Black Lives Matter movement. “It’s not that any life matters more than another,” he explained. “That’s the whole message I…

Huckabee Trying To Out-Trump Trump

The rhetoric among presidential candidates especially those in the GOP seeking to secure a spot in next month’s first primary debate appears to be an attempt to out-Herod Herod, or its modern day equivalent: to out-Trump Trump. Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee this past weekend said that, in pushing for…