Archive | February, 2008

Do Morals Matter?

Is it enough for a leader to have experience without character? Is it enough for him to have factual intelligence without Christian morality? Are his "private" beliefs inconsequential when contrasted with his public prowess? Many of our Founding Fathers stated very clearly how they answered these important questions. One of them was John Jay. Elected […]

An Experienced Leader: Foreign Policy

From CBS News: "If a tree falls in the forest and no one’s there to hear it, does that mean that it didn’t make a sound?" This was Mike Huckabee’s response when a reporter noted that a state newspaper had endorsed John McCain, calling Huckabee’s foreign policy experience unsettling. "The fact that they are not […]

The Truth on Taxes

Many people have heard the whopping statistic from Huckabee opponents that there was a "47 percent increase in state tax burden" while Mike Huckabee was Governor of Arkansas. Few, however, get the rest of the story. "During Huckabee’s years in office, total state tax burden — all 50 states combined — rose by twice as […]

Romney vs. Huckabee: A Gun Control Shootout

“A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed.” (Second Amendment to the US Constitution) The Voting Record Mitt Romney: “I supported the Brady Bill, which instituted a five-day waiting period before you could buy a handgun, […]