Mike Huckabee: His ignorance might be cute if he were a five year old and weren’t running for President…

Larry Moran at Sandwalk has posted a video in which Mike Huckabee, as Governor of Arkansas, claims that evolution is just a theory, is not an established fact, and that it the fair thing to do is teach Creationism along with the theory of evolution because many people believe it. Apparently Huckabee is unaware that … Continue reading

Mike Huckabee well-received at Christian Conservative White Supremacist Convention

The Raw Story reports on Mike Huckabee’s January 17 speech to the Council of Conservative Citizens: As South Carolina’s Republican primary election draws nearer, Mike Huckabee has ratcheted up his appeals to the racial nationalism of white evangelicals. “You don’t like people from outside the state coming in and telling you what to do with your … Continue reading

Ignorance and Ideological Rigidity: Achilles’ heels of democracies and individuals

Larry Moran asks At what point does something become an “ethical” issue for society? How many people have to be against something on “ethical” grounds” in order for it to become an ethical problem? What if their objections are irrational? For example I imagine that US Presidential candidate Mike Huckabee is against stem cell research … Continue reading

Huckabee’s implicit admission that the US is NOT a Christian nation

Many have already pointed out how Mike Huckabee’s stated desire to amend the US Constitution so as to bring it into line with the Bible is an implicit admission that the Constitution is not a Christian document. Conservative Christians may rebut “Hey! The US is a Christian nation. It’s just not Christian enough, and that’s … Continue reading

Huckabee wants to change the Constitution to fit the Bible

“I have opponents in this race who do not want to change the Constitution. But I believe that it would be a lot easier to change the Constitution than it would be to change the word of the living god. And that’s what what we need to do—to amend the Constitution so it’s in God’s … Continue reading

Rational fears are not phobias, Mike Huckabee

I just read a very good post at another WordPress Blog called, simply, kip. In tear down this wall!, kip addresses a Mike Huckabee assertion of Christophobia, which refers to the fear of a public official discussing his/her (probably his) Christianity. As kip points out, a phobia is an irrational fear. We have clearly gotten to the … Continue reading