[Vision2020] [Bulk] Huckabee Wants Women To Be Submissive
godshatter at yahoo.com
Mon Dec 31 22:21:30 PST 2007
That's the great thing about anonymous voting. With any luck, he's just
lost half of his support.
Tom Hansen wrote:
> >From KTVU (CBS affiliate) of the San Francisco Bay area at:
> Huckabee Wants Women To Be Submissive
> Candidate: Take Nation 'Back For Christ'
> POSTED: 8:41 am PST December 31, 2007
> DES MOINES, Iowa -- Mike Huckabee, a Republican relying on support from
> religious conservatives in Thursday's hard-fought presidential caucuses, on
> Sunday stood by a decade-old comment in which he said, "I hope we answer the
> alarm clock and take this nation back for Christ."
> In a television interview, the ordained Southern Baptist minister and former
> Arkansas governor made no apologies for the 1998 comment made at a Southern
> Baptist Convention meeting in Salt Lake City.
> "It was a speech made to a Christian gathering, and, and certainly that
> would be appropriate to be said to a gathering of Southern Baptists,"
> Huckabee said on NBC's "Meet the Press."
> He gave the speech the same year he endorsed the Baptist convention's
> statement of beliefs on marriage that "a wife is to submit graciously to the
> servant leadership of her husband even as the church willingly submits to
> the headship of Christ." Huckabee and his wife, Janet, signed a full-page ad
> in USA Today in support of the statement with 129 other evangelical leaders.
> The former governor, who rallied Christian evangelicals to make him a
> surprise force in Iowa, has put his faith front and center in his campaign.
> His stump speech sounds like a pastor's pitch from a pulpit. Campaign ads
> emphasize faith and call him a Christian leader. He frequently quotes Bible
> As his fortunes have improved, Huckabee has faced a drumbeat of questions
> and criticism about his gubernatorial record and the role of faith in his
> administration. He also has made some missteps while trying to fend off a
> challenge -- and critical TV ads -- from Mitt Romney, a former Massachusetts
> governor and Mormon whose faith unsettles some religious conservatives.
> Four days before the caucuses Thursday, a new poll found Huckabee's surge
> may have stalled; his once double-digit lead over Romney has evaporated.
> Private polling shows the two in a dead heat.
> The television interview was Huckabee's only campaign appearance Sunday.
> With the media throng following him having grown immensely, Huckabee
> scrapped a public event at a church in favor of attending a private service
> closed to reporters. Instead of courting voters, he hunkered down to film
> new TV ads, perhaps spots responding to Romney's barrage of critical
> As recently as Friday, Huckabee insisted he wanted to run a positive
> campaign. He also reserved the right to respond aggressively.
> Those skeptical of the role of faith in his presidency, he said, should look
> at his record in Arkansas.
> "I didn't ever propose a bill that we would remove the Capitol dome of
> Arkansas and replace it with a steeple," he said. "You know, we didn't do
> tent revivals on the grounds of the Capitol."
> Seeya round town, Moscow.
> Tom Hansen
> Moscow, Idaho
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