Mike Huckabee

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    July 19, 2013

    The 18 Most Entertaining Musical Performances by Politicians

    In America, politics and music have been tied together since the very beginning. Benjamin Franklin played multiple instruments, including the violin, harp and guitar, and he even invented one: the glass harmonica. Thomas Jefferson, who played the violin, used music to woo his wife, Martha, who pla ... More >>

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    June 17, 2013

    College Athlete-Rappers: The Good, The Bad & The Ugly

    Anyone who has ever watched college sports has seen more than their fair share of those NCAA commercials emphasizing the 'student-athletes who are going pro in something other than sports.' After all, they're shown during every single commercial break. So, I decided to look into some of the NCAA's ... More >>

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    June 13, 2013

    Monty Python and the FM Smokehouse

    The producers of the Holy Grail proudly present The Life Of Bri ... no, no that's not right. It says here "FM Smokehouse". I don't remember that one being part of the canon, but then I guess no one really watched The Meaning Of Life either, despite that whole song and dance routine about contracept ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 9, 2012

    Mark Cuban Loves Watching Fox News, But Thinks It Could Learn a Thing or Two From Dancing With the Stars

    Yesterday, Mark Cuban joined the rest of the universe in parsing the presidential election, putting on his media-critic hat and taking to his blog to assess the state of political coverage on cable. Turns out, Cuban loves Fox News. He watched it all the time during the election cycle, though not as ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 10, 2012

    Revisionist Historian David Barton's Book Yanked For Inaccuracies. Will He Still Choose Texas' Social Studies Textbooks?

    NPR ran a story on Wednesday about David Barton, the Aledo-based pseudo-historian who has built a career arguing that America was established on Christian principles. It found that his claims aren't particularly hard to debunk. For one, Barton has only a bachelor's in Christian education from Oral R ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 3, 2012

    A Scene from National Same Sex Kiss Day at Chick-fil-A in Dallas

    Two days ago, on the Mike Huckabee-chosen Chick-fil-A Appreciation Day, supporters of the Chicken Sandwich Chain Against Gay Marriage cause flooded locations across the country. Some carried signs; some burst out in choruses of "God Bless America." It was, according a recent CNN piece, a record sal ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 2, 2012

    Six Dallas Chicken Sandwiches to Eat While You Protest Chick-Fil-A

    If you haven't heard, tomorrow is National Same-Sex Kiss Day at Chick-fil-A. The event encourages gay rights supporters to head to their nearest Chick-fil-A restaurant and take pictures or videos of themselves making out. News of the event spurred Mike Huckabee to call for a preemptive Chick-fil-A A ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 23, 2012

    Mike Huckabee Calls for Chick-fil-A Appreciation Day

    Citing "intolerant bigotry from the left," former Arkansas governor and candidate in the 2008 republican presidential primaries, Mike Huckabee, has called for a "Chick-fil-A Appreciation Day" on August 1. Last week we reported on Chick-fil-A's president Dan Cathy's interview where he condemned sam ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 21, 2012

    Arlington Pastor Hates Gays and Mormons

    First Baptist Pastor Robert Jeffress gets most of the press for his outspoken views on homosexuality and Mormonism, but over at the Dallas Voice, John Wright highlights the, um, retrograde views of another prominent local preacher, Dwight McKissic of Arlington's Cornerstone Baptist Church. McKissic ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 13, 2011

    Rangers Closer to Raising AL West Pennant, Funds for Shannon Stone

    ​Yep, the Angels somehow lost to this laughable outfit again last night -- Anaheim has given up the division by going 5-9 against the A's -- shoving the Rangers' lead in the AL West up to 3 with 15 remaining and trimming their magic number to 13. Nelson Cruz should be off the DL and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 3, 2011

    What Kind of Presidential Candidate Will Evangelicals Support? Let's Ask Jeffress.

    ​Our first real introduction to First Baptist Dallas's Robert Jeffress was in the fall of 2008, when the downtown pastor came under fire for referring to Mormon Mitt Romney a member of a "cult." That came up today on FOX News, where Jeffress is a frequent guest and where he was asked today who eva ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 13, 2010

    As Obama Signs Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act, White House Sends Endorsement From DISD

    In March '08, Dora Rivas testified before a House committee on the need for better school nutrition.​Back in August we sneak-peeked the Dallas Independent School District's new-n-improved school menus, which offer a few more healthier alternatives than in recent years. But the district has long sa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 4, 2010

    Not Donkeying Around, George Gimarc's Laughing It Up With His Latest Radio Format

    George Gimarc, like you didn't know​Almost four years ago, the great George Gimarc introduced us to his then-latest rock and roll alternative: a would-be syndicated format called Radio SASS, which stood for "Short Attention Span System" -- as in, no song lasted lasted longer than two minutes. Said ... More >>

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    November 19, 2009
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    March 5, 2008

    You Kids Today and Your Voting. Now Get Off My Lawn.

    What a morning. I woke up with a bitter taste in my mouth. But then I brushed my teeth. Wait a minute. Couple months ago, I was excited about seeing Bill back in the White House. Now I'm pissed. Is this a Clinton problem or a personal problem? But I do have to tell you: The magic at my particular ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 3, 2008

    Tony Romo is "Fearless"

    Sorry, can't help it -- avert your eyes, what can I say. But here's Tony Romo, quoted today: "I guess you date Jessica Simpson, that makes you fearless!" Why did he say it? Where did he say it? And who was he with when he said it? Well, if you wanna find out, all you have to do it click here. In unr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 27, 2008

    No Safety for Cliff Harris

    I guess it makes sense, as the Dallas Cowboys great is an Arkansas native: Today Cliff Harris endorsed Mike Huckabee for president. As in, "Many told me I would never play in the NFL, let alone win a Super Bowl ring or two. Similar cynics may say the same thing about my friend, and fellow Ouachita a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 20, 2008

    An Unfair Park Programming Note

    For those who actually have to work today and can't attend Barack Obama or Chelsea Clinton's appearances around town today, fret not: We'll have folks at both Clinton's speech this morning at the University of Texas at Dallas and Obama's Reunion Arena rally. They'll file throughout the course of the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 19, 2008

    Sorry, DMN, But What, Exactly, Is "Progressive" About Mike Huckabee?

    Well, thank goodness, I got a long irate e-mail from a friend this morning, so I know I’m not totally nuts. She started off: “Just when I thought I could no longer be shocked and amazed by the DMN, I read that they are endorsing Huckabee, the nimrod who doesn't believe in EVOLUTION, for god's sa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 18, 2008

    Hillary's Other Big Secret: How Texas' Primary System Works

    No word yet on when and where Barack Obama will be appearing Wednesday -- not even his local campaign operatives know anything. And, yes, they too have heard all the rumors that have the Illinois senator appearing mid-morning at a local church, Fair Park or even the American Airlines Center. Ian Kri ... More >>

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    February 14, 2008
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    February 11, 2008

    Geeks v. Xenu

    They were anonymous, and while they weren’t exactly legion, as promised here, they were an enthusiastic bunch at Sunday’s Scientology protest in Dallas. Between 60 and 70 protesters (at a guess, average age about 19) lined the sidewalk on the west side of Buckner Boulevard across from the Church ... More >>

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    December 18, 2007

    Rod Dreher's "Really Excited" by Obama. Still Won't Vote For Him Though.

    Pardon our absence -- server issues, in short. So, back to business. Courtesy The New York Times' Bloggingheads today comes this video, featuring Time's Amy Sullivan and The Dallas Morning News' Rod Dreher. They "examine the growing appeal of Mike Huckabee and Barack Obama." Feel free to examine, af ... More >>

  • News

    June 15, 2006

    On a Wing and a Prayer

    Minister to despots across the globe, evangelist K.A. Paul just needs a few tons of jet fuel--and a safer plane--to keep up Gods work

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    May 12, 2005