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Mike Huckabee

Data de nascimento: 24. Agosto 1955


Michael Dale "Mike" Huckabee é um político estadunidense filiado ao Partido Republicano, ex-governador de seu estado natal de 1996 a 2007.

Em 28 de janeiro de 2007 anunciou sua pré-candidatura à presidência dos Estados Unidos, disputando a vaga republicana com John McCain, Rudolph Giuliani, Fred Thompson, entre outros.

Huckabee também é pastor de uma igreja batista sulista e tem posições consideradas conservadoras. É casado com Janet McCain e tem três filhos adultos, David, John Mark e Sarah. Em 3 de Janeiro de 2008 conseguiu a vitória nas eleições primárias do Partido Republicano, no estado de Iowa. Um dos seus apoiantes foi o ator Chuck Norris.

Em maio de 2015 anunciou sua pré-candidatura a nomeação do partido republicano para a eleição presidencial nos Estados Unidos de 2016. Em fevereiro de 2016, desistiu da campanha após fracos resultados.

Citações Mike Huckabee

„My personal belief is that marriage is between one man and one woman, for life.“

—  Mike Huckabee
Context: I support and have always supported passage of a federal constitutional amendment that defines marriage as a union between one man and one woman. As President, I will fight for passage of this amendment. My personal belief is that marriage is between one man and one woman, for life.

„There's never been a civilization that has rewritten what marriage and family means and survived.“

—  Mike Huckabee
Context: I don't think the issue's about being against gay marriage. It's about being for traditional marriage and articulating the reason that's important. You have to have a basic family structure. There's never been a civilization that has rewritten what marriage and family means and survived. So there is a sense in which, you know, it's one thing to say if people want to live a different way, that's their business. But when you want to redefine what family means or what marriage means, then that's an issue that should require some serious and significant debate in the public square.


„Here's the clear "science:"When the male sperm and female egg join, a new and unique life form is created. At conception. Not at birth or viability, or when a lawyer says so. At conception this happens. John McCain got it right; Obama pled less scientific knowledge than a 5th grader.This life is either human or something else. Science irrefutably would declare that the life which is starting from that moment is human. It's not a stalk of broccoli, it's not a parrot, squirrel, or dolphin. It will never become a tree—it can only become a human. It has the entire DNA schedule that it will have for the rest of its life right then. In days it will begin to take on increasingly observable human characteristics and form, but at conception, it is biologically human.If this life is human, then the only issue left is whether this human life falls under the notion that it has a fundamental right of existence or not. If not, it is because we as a culture have decided that some human lives are simply not worth living. If we can decide that about an innocent and unborn baby, we can also decide it on the basis of less absolute criteria than that. If we make that choice (and this is all about "CHOICE," isn’t it?) then someone may decide that a terminally ill person is not a life worth living. Maybe a severely disabled child is a life not worth living; what about a person with a limited IQ? Say that's absurd—that an educated and enlightened society would never be so audacious as to begin to terminate life based on such arbitrary excuses? Maybe you haven't studied Nazi Germany, in which the murder of six million Jews was justified because of their religion and millions of others were murdered because of their politics. Germany was not a primitive, superstitious culture. It was one filled with the intelligentsia and enlightened.This is an important issue. It's why we can't trust Obama with America's future because he's not even sure which Americans are worth saving and which ones aren't. And it's why that for many of us, McCain's selection of a running mate really does matter. Because John McCain clearly is pro life, I will support and vote for him because Obama is not an option for me as a pro life person. I will be disappointed if McCain doesn't pick a true pro life person and realize that should that happen, he will lose many of the very people who supported me. I cannot expect all of you to vote for McCain if he chooses someone whose record isn't pro life. It will be a less than perfect decision for all of us—our only real choices are McCain and Obama; one will protect life and one won't. Some will argue for a 3rd party candidate and I respect that, but in political realities, that is essentially a vote for Obama and I can't go there.“

—  Mike Huckabee


„Maybe [Pres. Obama] would take ISIS seriously if he discovered they didn't recycle.“

—  Mike Huckabee
Huckabee: "America needs a commander in chief, not a weather-obsessed meteorologist", (1 December 2015)


„But it was President Obama himself who suggested that seniors, who don't have as long to live, might want to consider just taking a pain pill instead of getting an expensive operation to cure them. Yet when Sen. Kennedy was diagnosed with terminal brain cancer at 77, did he give up on life and go home to take pain pills and die? Of course not. He freely did what most of us would do. He choose an expensive operation and painful follow up treatments. He saw his work as vitally important and so he fought for every minute he could stay on this earth doing it. He would be a very fortunate man if his heroic last few months were what future generations remember him most for.“

—  Mike Huckabee
referring to Obama saying, in ABC's "Questions for the President: Prescription for America" forum on , "But what we can do is make sure that at least some of the waste that exists in the system that's not making anybody's mom better, that is loading up on additional tests or additional drugs that the evidence shows is not necessarily going to improve care, that at least we can let doctors know and your mom know that, you know what? Maybe this isn't going to help. Maybe you're better off not having the surgery, but taking the painkiller."

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