Mike Huckabee

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    October 29, 2014

    New Times Un-Endorsements: Vote for Anyone Next Week but These Six Fools

    In daily newspaper conference rooms across the state, editorial writers in shirts and ties or conservative dresses have been meeting every candidate for public office and carefully scrutinizing their records, all so they can offer readers a sober, reasoned recommendation about who deserves their vot ... More >>

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    January 17, 2013

    Floridians Prefer Rubio Over Bush for Prez in 2016, But Like Hillary Clinton Even More

    Another day, another poll that shows that while Marco Rubio is the clear early frontrunner for the Republican nomination in 2016, he can't quite match up to Hillary Clinton in a general election yet.The latest poll from Public Policy Polling was only of Florida voters, and shows that Rubio would bea ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 5, 2012

    Poll: Marco Rubio Is Republicans' Favorite for 2016 Prez Run, Jeb Bush Second

    So, just in case Mitt Romney fails to deliver, Public Policy Polling decided to jump way ahead of things and conducted a poll asking Republican voters who they'd like to see as their candidate in 2016. Surprisingly, two politicians from Florida took the top two spots: Marco Rubio and Jeb Bush. Rubio ... More >>

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    August 27, 2012

    Rayzor on Republicans: 'They Think Vaginas Have Secret Compartments Full of Graham Crackers to Absorb Rape Sperm'

    Rayzor is the kind of comedian who doesn't suffer fools lightly. Especially not fool-ass Republicans who are contemptuous of women's rights to control their own reproductive health. "The thing I will say about those Republicans," he tells Crossfade, "is that they let us know. I just recently learne ... More >>

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    August 21, 2012

    GOP Decides to Let Rick Scott Speak at RNC

    So, the Republican are having their National Convention in Florida, which is slightly uncomfortable for conservatives as Florida has one of the least popular Republican governors in the country. Despite some early speculation to the contrary, however, the Romney campaign has given Gov. Rick Scott a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 1, 2012

    It's Chick-fil-A Appreciation Day: What Would Jesus Eat?

    Mike Huckabee, former governor, former presidential candidate, former marathon runner, political pundit, and author of a children's book, has announced that today, August 1, be proclaimed across this great nation as Chick-fil-A Appreciation Day, in honor of the company that sparked a shitstorm ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 28, 2012

    Joaquin Serrapio, Miami Man Who Threatened to Kill Obama, Loves Ron Paul, Racism and Journey Covers

    ​Joaquin Amador Serrapio Jr., the Miami man arrested for making online threats to kill President Barack Obama while he spoke at the University of Miami last week, has a large internet footprint. Serrapio went by the stage name of "Jay Valor" online, and fronted a local bar band known as the Jay Va ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 27, 2011

    Mike Huckabee Defends Rick Scott, Calls Riptide an "Idiot" on Fox News

    So apparently Mike Huckabee reads Riptide, and apparently he thinks we're just idiots. The former Arkansas Governor-turned-Fox News host had Rick Scott on his program this weekend, and the two discussed Scott's dismal poll numbers. Huckabee decided to blame the press, and as evidence flashed a Ripti ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 13, 2011

    Rick Scott for President? It's Possibly the Stupidest Thing We've Heard All Month

    ​"Rick Scott for president? It's possible," blares a headline for a non-story in today's St. Petersburg Times. Oddly, the third sentence in the story is a quote from Scott saying, "I'm not running for president," yet the Times political editor Adam C. Smith manages to drag the story on for 832 wo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 12, 2011

    Fat Boy Republican Presidential Contenders: Ranking 'em According To Girth

    Let's face it: With Americans getting portlier by leaps and bounds, we need a President who reflects our food-obsessed values. That's right: It is time again for a fat person to inhabit the White House.It's been almost a century since our last obese leader, William Howard Taft, got stuck in the Whit ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 11, 2011

    Mitt Romney is the GOP Front-Runner in Florida, Maybe

    Mittens in guayabera. ​Back in 2008, Mitt Romney came in second place to John McCain in Florida's GOP primary, a loss that signaled the beginning of the end for his campaign. Perhaps though the Sunshine State could prove warmer to Romney's presidential hopes a second time around. A new poll from M ... More >>

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    February 18, 2011

    Ten Reasons Rick Scott Will Never Be President

    ​This morning The Miami Herald ran a very chilling story asking "Is Gov. Rick Scott eyeing White House in 2012?" Amongst the evidence: his infatuation with federal issues, his appearances on Fox News, his apparent rivalry with other possible 2012 candidates, and his repeated attacks on Obama. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 14, 2010

    Mike Huckabee Won't Run for President ...if Jeb Bush Runs

    Former Arkansas Governor turned Fox News host (and now Florida resident) Mike Huckabee says he won't run for President in 2012. Well, he won't if former Florida Governor Jeb Bush decides to run. Huckebee came out of national obscurity to place second in the 2008 Republican Primary, and is widely exp ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 10, 2010

    Michael Moore Spotted at Miami Weight Loss Spa, Conservatives Make Fat Jokes

    ​America is known for its mature, reasoned and respectful political discourse... oh, who are we kidding? When a partisan figure is spotted at a weight loss clinic the other side takes the opportunity to make loads and loads of fat jokes, because American politics have basically devolved into a kin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 27, 2010

    "I'm Mike Huckabee and I Approve of Torche": Fox News Loves Miami Metal Band

    ​For reasons no one quite understands, Fox News continues to air Red Eye, a somewhat satirical talk show, at 3 o'clock in the morning every day. Monday night host Greg Gutfield welcomed members of beloved Miami-based metal band Torche, and had a bit of a surprise for them. Apparently former Republ ... More >>

  • News

    July 22, 2010
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    April 14, 2010

    Mike Huckabee Has Registered as a Florida Voter, Thinks Children Aren't Puppies

    ​Former presidential candidate Mike Huckabee has turned his back on the political process of the state he used to be governor of, Arkansas, and has apparently registered himself to vote in Florida. The Huckster doesn't own property here, but he rents a beach house in the Panhandle, which is appare ... More >>

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    December 10, 2009
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    July 3, 2009

    Remember When GOP Governors Were the Future of Their Party?

    The atmosphere at the Intercontinental Hotel in Downtown Miami last November during the Republican Governor's Conference was hopeful. The GOP governors where the only national wing of the party to actually gain membership in the 2008 election, and the line was it was th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 1, 2009

    Daily Kos Has Wet Dream About Charlie Crist Coming Out as a Democrat

    Markos 'Kos' Moulitsas of The Daily Kos has a dream that one day Charlie Crist will do some soul searching, look deep inside himself, and finally come out a Democrat. And it will all be Marco Rubio's fault. See, Marco Rubio is calling upon the dark forces of the right wing --the wingnut ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 26, 2009

    The Week That Was: Showin' How Funky Strong Is Your Fight

    photo via JustJaredPhotographer (and Miami resident) Bruce Weber shot Michael Jackson back in 2007 for the cover of L'Uomo Vogue. It was one of the pop icon's last major photo shoots.RIP Michael Jackson. RIP urban legend that Thriller was shot in Coconut Grove.Some tabloid claimed Alberto Cutié is ... More >>

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    June 24, 2009

    News Roundup

    A Super Cab driver was shot in a burglary attempt early this morning. He's recovering at Jackson Memorial. [CBS4] A venomous lionfish was caught off the coast of Miami. They're not very big, but their habit of eating everything makes them a threat to ecosystems. [Herald] The neighborhood surrou ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 23, 2009

    Mike Huckabee Endorses Marco Rubio

      Word that this endorsement might be coming has been in the pipeline for weeks, but now it's official: Former Arkansas governor and presidential candidate and current Fox News host Mike Huckabee has endorsed Marco Rubio in the Republican primary for Senate. Huckabee's endorsement is as much a c ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 3, 2009

    Jeb Bush Nets a Whopping Six Percent in Republican Presidential Poll

    via Spalding GOP StoreJeb Bush is only 56. That's down right youthful in Republican politician terms. So much life ahead of him, that one. But what will he fill it with? That seems to be the question. He declined to run for Senate. A third-term as governor is nothing more than a fairy tale. Wha ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 22, 2009

    Will McCollum Get a Primary Challenge from the Right Too?

    'Tis the season for former speakers of the state house to run to the right of front runners in Republican primaries it seems. Marco Rubio is already in an uphill battle in the senate primary against Charlie Crist, and now March on Politics reports that former speaker and state Senator Dan Webster is ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 27, 2009

    Charlie Crist on CPAC's Straw Poll Ballot, Will Probably Lose Horribly

    The Conservative Political Action Conference is taking place in Washington, DC this week and has already been dubbed the "the comedy festival of the year!" Noted public intellectuals (and more than a few 2012 hopefuls) like Ron Paul, Michelle Bachman, Newt Gingrich, and the Anti-Crist himself, Bobby ... More >>

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    December 9, 2008

    Crist Appoints Loser Ex-Football Player To Board of Education

    Florida's education rankings continue to linger in the bottom half of the nation's states, and who does Charlie Crist appoint to the State Board of Education? Oh, a former professional football player. ex-FSU Standount and Baltimore Ravens linebacker Peter Boulware ran for a Florida House seat as a ... More >>

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    November 21, 2008

    Charlie Crist Isn't Popular in the GOP 2012 Trailer Park

    Poor Charlie Crist. Sure, he went out of the way to let it be known he wouldn't mind being John McCain's personal vice president, but he hasn't done anything that indicates he really wants to stage his own presidential campaign in 2012. He must seem like a natural to the moderates in the party, tho ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 14, 2008

    Charlie Crist Overshadowed

    Charlie Crist's orange-y skin tone proves he's not someone who's afraid of the bright lights, but he completely got overshadowed at the Republican Governor's Conference. A recent Ramussen poll, taken before the conference, showed Crist coming in dead last in a completely speculative competition fo ... More >>

  • Dining

    June 5, 2008

    Flapjack Flip-Off VIII

    Who says politics and pancakes don't mix?

  • News

    March 20, 2008

    Barack Obama Naked!

    If you could enjoy sensual pleasure with Hillary Clinton, would you? Really?

  • Film

    February 28, 2008

    Reel Wrap

    Our critics review a sampling from week one of the film fest.

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    January 29, 2008
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    January 29, 2008
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    January 25, 2008
  • Music

    January 17, 2008

    Got Wood?

    Ronnie, the Stone's new autobiography, shows rockers and writers don't always mix.

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    January 10, 2008

    A Look Back at Hoodstock 2008

    Hoodstock 2008 Saturday, January 3, 2008 James L. Knight Center Better Than: Watching Senator Clinton trying desperately to be funny during ABC’s Democratic Debate. While the Nation transfixed their eyes on their television screens, enraptured by both the Republican and Democrat Debates in New ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 4, 2008
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    January 4, 2008

    Weekly News Wrap - Iowa Caucus, Kenya, E. Coli and more

    1. Obama and Huckabee win Iowa Caucus – The results have pushed Obama to the front runner for the Democratic Party and demonstrated Huckabee’s appeal to conservative Christians, who launched him to the foreground in the race. 2. Miners come to the Everglades – Several mining companies have ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 27, 2007

    Dennis, Hillary not quite twins?

    Do you think Dennis or Hillary could be twins? Or that Huckabee and Giuliani are cut from the same cloth? That’s what we thought. If you want to show how different the candidates are in the Florida presidential primaries on Jan. 29, you must be registered to vote by Dec. 31. You can register at ... More >>

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    December 14, 2007

    Weekly News Wrap

    1. Mortgage Interest Rates Frozen – President Bush reached an agreement with lenders that allows them to freeze the interest rates on mortgages made in the last few years. This will prevent monthly payments for those who are up to date on their mortgages from increasing for the next five years. ... More >>

  • News

    July 13, 2006

    Classroom Felon

    Steve Clark teaches criminal law in Miami. He's an expert.