Dear GOPeach

If you keep spamming the comments with Huckabee press releases, etc. I’m turning off your account again. The level of complaints from your fellow readers is greater than at any time in your infamous commenting history on this site.

Stop.

215 comments

  1. GOP Girl says:

    oh good grief. Can ya’ll not just hit the down arrow like I do??? You’re going to censure someone???

  2. dorian says:

    Oh, damn you Erik. DAMN YOU! We want MORE HUCKABEE!!! Not less! Give your readers what they want! Huckabee t-shirts. Huckabee bumper stickers. Huckabee buttons. Huckabee banners. Huckabee suppositories! I renamed my THREE kids to HUCKABEES 1, 2, and 3. And they are all GIRLS!

    I NEED HUCKABEE ERIK! MORE! MORE! A HUCK-A-HUCK-A-BURNIN-LOVE!!!!

  3. rugby fan says:

    W A K E U P P E O P L E!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    Mike H U C K A B E L I E V E I T IS the REAL deal!!!!!!!!!!!!

    I’ve been TRYING TO TELL you the BASE is not going ANYWHERE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    WE WILL WIN (number of exclamation points: 323×10^83711)

  4. Doug Deal says:

    rugby,

    I think you just Hackaconvinced me.

    It seems that GOPeach just needed to Huckapost her support for him just one more Huckatime. To bad she will be Hucakbanned if she does it again.

  5. dorian says:

    LIAR!!!! YOU DON’T LOVE HUCKABEE AS MUCH AS I DE DIDDLY DOOOOOOO!!!! I have HEART HUCKABEE tattooed on me buttocks! I had it tattooed on me wife’s too (ex wife. she was drunk and slept through it). I have a HUCKABEE doormat, sheets, and LICENSED HUCKABEE UNDEROOS TOO! THE LAW says I can’t come within 100 YARDS OF HUCKABEE!!! DE DIDDLY DOO! HUCK-A-BEE! HUCK-A-YOU! I’m a going to FIND MORE Huckabee quotes I can cut and paste on my HUCKABEE laser etched HUCKING lappy! Yeah!

  6. rugby fan says:

    dorian:

    I H E A R T H U C K A B E E so much that in addition to offering my first born son, I have named the Huckabee estate as my heir in my will.

  7. Icarus says:

    Dorian,

    Minus five points each for failing to mention your phone conversations with Johnny, Saxby, and the Arkansas House of Representatives; The FAIRtax!; or an obsequious reference to your black in-laws.

  8. dorian says:

    You are a cruel and bitter man Icarus. Please, excuse me now. I need some alone time. I am photo-shopping myself into a bunch of wedding photos I found of Huckabee.

  9. StevePerkins says:

    I’m a Paul supporter, so far be it from me to ostracize crazies… but the 68 comments per thread is just over the top. No one’s telling you to stop supporting Huckabee (or any other cause you want to jump on), GOPeach… just make your point and move on to another thread.

    Nobody has a problem with you coming back to a thread to respond to something that someone else later says… but when you post 7 or 8 times back-to-back before anyone else has said anything in reply, that’s overkill. You could make your points much more effectively by stopping to think about what you want to say, and saying it in one comment… rather than the stream-of-consciousness approach where you keep posting like it’s a live chat room.

  10. GOPeach says:

    Erick –

    What is wrong with you? Are you in a bad mood?

    I am just enjoying a nice time sharing my political views with everyone else.

    Now can you define “spamming”? That’s a new one on me, Hon.

  11. Icarus says:

    O.K. Bill, You owe me one.

    I just read thru about 5 days of PeachPosts. Found the following:

    // Feb 3, 2008 at 11:08 pm

    Wooooooooooooooo Hoooooooooooo!!!!!!
    I am FEELING GOOOOOOOOOOOD about TUESDAY…. My e-mail box is jammed ….
    HUCKABEE is in this THANG YA’LL!

    Hey – want to hear the clincher – My black democrat in-laws are going with HUCKABEE because THEY KNOW he is a Republican with a heart!!!! He feels what normal folks feel…

    http://www.peachpundit.com/2008/02/03/mccain-obama-hold-leads-in-georgia/#comments

  12. Rogue109 says:

    “Her excessive exuberance is an endearing trait.”

    That’s the same philosophy that SpaceyG and Andre employ with their posts. Unfortunately, they confuse “endearing” with “annoying” in the same manner that GOPeach does.

  13. IndyInjun says:

    I really don’t mind Peach’s multiple, rapid-fire posts nearly so much as those that are about 2 feet long.

    Peachy, I like ‘ya, but try to stay brief, eh?

  14. Tea Party says:

    Democracy just happens to suck if you are the only sheep discussing dinner arrangements with two wolves.

    Blogs suck if you censure them.

    Y’all just suck it up and use the nifty roller-ball to avoid Peachsplatter Huckblasts.

    Having said that, I envision a lonesome, yet vibrant Suthin’ Belle alone with a bourbon and a keypad….merrily pishing off a bunch of upity wankers.

  15. Doug Deal says:

    T-P,

    But they probably don’t suck if you censor them though.

    If blogs aren’t censored, then they end up being a perpetual viagra comercial or Nigerian scam.

  16. dorian says:

    You know who I really, really like? RON PAUL! RON PAUL found a cure for cancer, AIDS, and being jewish while delivering quadruplets. AND that was just on SATURDAY! JESUS believes in RON PAUL.

  17. StevePerkins says:

    Blogs suck if you censure them.

    There’s a difference between “moderate” and “censor”. Erick’s never told anyone they can’t voice an opinion (at least not on this particular blog). He’s simply slapped people’s wrists for using excessive swear words, personal attacks… and in this case, rapid-fire cut-n-paste posts.

    It’s true that blogs suck when they are censured. However, they also suck when they are not moderated. The two notions are NOT the same.

  18. cheapseats says:

    a basic rule to blog by is:

    post your own words and thoughts; include a link to interesting words and thoughts of others

    etiquette will allow for direct inclusion of quotes of about 200 words or less

    cut-pasters should receive some reprimands that can include having your posting privileges suspended

  19. Tommy_a2b says:

    Dang it, I step away from the computer for 1 day and y’all take up the good fight.

    Erik you gotta ban her now she slammed you a couple of comments up.

    BAN GOcrazyPeach!!!!!!!!!!
    DOOOOOOOO ITTTTTTTTTTT DOOOOOOOO ITTTTTTTTTTT

  20. rugby fan says:

    I think she has gotten to Tommy with his excessive exclamation points and superfluous characters.

    You know what this means don’t you Tommy? You brought it upon yourself.

  21. GOPeach says:

    “basic rule to blog by is:

    post your own words and thoughts; include a link to interesting words and thoughts of others”

    Okay… let’s see everyone COMPLY with THAT ONE. …. especially “Debstser” … She like never has her own words unless they are despicable personal insults of a fine and descent man who is running for office, who has lasted longer than Rudy, Fred, & Romney. He came from poverty. He was elected the VERY FIRST REPUBLICAN governor in the State of Arkansas. He was elected twice. He ran against the Clinton machine 4 times and won. Not one candidate is more socially conservative than he. He does not deserve such ridicule. He has held his own. He has lasted this long …. with NO MONEY … just resolve, character, and an army of relentless supporters who are not rude to people. They are good, good people. I think Debbie should make a public apology to Gov. Mike Huckabee and the Majority of the Georgia Voters who backed him.
    I also think every bogger on Peach Pundit should show Gov. Huckabee respect and honor for carrying Georgia. This is the right thing to do.

    FYI – I do not drink alcohol. I do not smoke. I am a very healthy, slim, young 50+ year old who is pushing 60. My energy comes from my faith. My humor comes from having lived longer than most of you and still here to tell about it.

  22. Tea Party says:

    GOPeach, many a fine Suthern lady snorts Ol’ Grandpappy, puts a patina on the the persona of the fiesty Lady Reb . Easy now.

    Ms. Amy Vanderbilt in the Cheapseats, get over yourself. If someone chooses to re-post and posting mini-novellas, the blog reader can just get their way-too-busy-and v. important selves and depress the down arrow key.

    If a moderator censures bloggers, that action likens the blog to printpress where a nice editor chooses what we read.

    Blogs should give us raw and unfiltered views. Generally if the group ignores unpopular posters they go away. Thus, self policing won’t allow a site to turn into a viagra or nigerian scam.

    Its’ your World, Boss. Do as you choose.

  23. KLMCDad says:

    GOPeach – The majority of Georgia voters didn’t vote for him. Hell, not even a majority of Republican Georgia voters voted for him…unless 30-some percent is considered a majority where you’re from.

    Tea Party – “If a moderator censures bloggers…”

    1. I think the word is “Censor”

    2. Commenting on a post on someone elses blog does not a “blogger” make. It makes you a “commenter”. The person(s) who pay for the bandwidth and have moderator status are the bloggers. If they want to censor someone on their own blog, it’s their perogative.

    That is all.

  24. juliobarrios says:

    All joking aside, there is clearly something manic about peach and if she’s not under the care of a medical professional then she needs to be.

  25. Romegaguy says:

    Last time I looked Obama was the person that carried the MAJORITY of Georgia voters. Phuckabee carried 30% of the republican voters that voted which amounts to about 12 percent (still not a majority) of the voters that voted which amounts to maybe 4 % of registered voters which is probably less than 1% of the people that are eligible to vote in this state. A majority is over 51% so phuck Mike.

  26. IndyInjun says:

    Rome – Sad to say, but Peach’s vote ended up counting. My vote for Ron Paul counted the same as 20 times as many votes for Romney and McCain, plus Erick’s vote for Thompson.

    As the song went “Nothing from nothing leaves nothing….”

  27. debbie0040 says:

    Peach said “They are good, good people. I think Debbie should make a public apology to Gov. Mike Huckabee and the Majority of the Georgia Voters who backed him.”

    Huckabee did not win a majority. He won a plurality. In Gwinnett, Cobb, Forsyth, Dekalb, etc Romney won a plurality. Huckabee will not be the nominee, McCain will. Can you say President McCain, Peach? Get used to it..Say it over and over…

    “A plurality, relative majority or simple majority is the largest share of something, which may or may not be considered an absolute majority, i.e. it is the largest group/category, but is not necessarily more than half.”

    I can tell you Peach that the chances of me offering an apology of any kind about the things I have said about the Huckster fall somewhere between slim and none… I have said nothing that was not true and I will keep on blasting him as long as he stays in the race. He should not be VP either.

    Huckabee should offer an apology to McCain and the Republican Party for being self serving and staying in the race. The fact the Huckster stayed in shows just what a lack of class he has. No suprise.

    There are primaries tomorrow. I talked to my relatives in Louisiana to see what they are going to do tomorrow. They think the Huckster is a big jerk for staying in and are voting for McCain…

  28. TrueConservative says:

    We will still win….. It is not over until the ugly chick sings…. And I have not heard Debbie sing yet….

  29. TPSoCal says:

    I may actually vote for a dem this time. I have never voted for a dem on any level of government. If the next President is destined to be a lib, I would rather the dems take the blame. I might have to join Ann Coulter on the Hillary! bandwagon. 🙁

  30. IndyInjun says:

    Bill:

    Billy Preston was the artist.

    “Nothin’ from nothin’ leaves nothin’
    You gotta have somethin’ if you wanna be with me
    Nothin’ from nothin’ leaves nothin’
    You gotta have somethin’ if you wanna be with me

    I’m not tryin’ to be your hero
    ‘Cause that zero is too cold for me, Brrr
    I’m not tryin’ to be your highness
    ‘Cause that minus is too low to see, yeah”

    http://www.tsrocks.com/b/billy_preston_texts/nothing_from_nothing.html

  31. debbie0040 says:

    TrueConservative // Feb 8, 2008 at 10:16 pm

    We will still win….. It is not over until the ugly chick sings…. And I have not heard Debbie sing yet….

    Just listen, after the primaries are over today and the Huckster doesn’t win all but 7 delegates, you will soon hear Huckabee’s wife sing …

  32. debbie0040 says:

    True Conservative, you and GOPeach can just be delusional together… Hey, I have some ocean front property in Tennessee you two may be interested in..

  33. GOPeach says:

    Debster-

    You are obviously part of the establishment without question. You will get in the bed with whomever is ( in your moderate reality) the most popular. It will be a delight to see you and your ilk meltdown when you see the majority in American see the LIGHT that shines from the “City on a Hill”- ( a quote Reagan borrowed from JESUS ) ….

    “You are the light of the world. A city on a hill cannot be hidden. 15Neither do people light a lamp and put it under a bowl. Instead they put it on its stand, and it gives light to everyone in the house. 16In the same way, let your light shine before men, that they may see your good deeds and praise your Father in heaven.

    Matthew 5 : 14

    Mike Huckabee is among those will always unapologetically shine.

    And another thought…..

    It is NOT good for Huckabee to drop out – you spasmodic simpleton!!!!

    Even many McCain supporters have told me that they appreciate the constructive role that Governor Huckabee can play in the months to come, because a vigorous discussion will keep all the media “oxygen” from migrating over to the heated Democratic contest.

    HUCKABEE’s PRESENCE in the RACE IS A BLESSINGS.

  34. Tea Party says:

    Seriously, the last point would be better if we replace Governor Huckabee with Dr. Ron Paul…

    “…Even many McCain supporters have told me that they appreciate the constructive role that Governor Huckabee [should be Dr. Ron Paul] can play in the months to come, because a vigorous discussion will keep all the media “oxygen” from migrating over to the heated Democratic contest.

    “…NeoCons give rise to Libertarian Republicans”

  35. GOPeach says:

    Tea –

    Clearly the showdown between Debster and I goes beyond ” a girl fight”….

    It smacks of 2 different types of voters.

    I lock down, latch on, and I stand by my man. I am loyal, faithful, and steadfast. I do not cut and run. I have resolve and principles.

    Debster is a voter who is fickle, flighty, impulsive, inconstant, irregular, mercurial, reversible, uncertain, unpredictable, unreliable, unsettle, unstable, vacillating, vagrant, wavering, and wondering.

    Now … if you were a candidate… which would you want on your campaign?

  36. Tea Party says:

    I listened to Schmuckabee this morning.

    We have no room in affairs of State for a zealous polemic. Separation of religion and State, all that.

    GOP needs to chuck the evangelicals, like the Muslims need to chuck extremists.

    Scmuckster will return to oblivion, where he can enjoy his Target tea set.

    If nominated, Mr. McCain will have to convince half of his own party to vote for him and not a Dem.

    Best race in years!

    America WINS!

    We show the World we can have a free and peaceful election with both an Amercian woman and an African American man running for the highest office in the land. Hooray! This is history folks.

  37. Tea Party says:

    Well, Peachy you described yourself like a stalker and Debster like my ex-wife who was a stalker, as well.

    So, I guess I would marry one of you, and diddle the other. Sorta like Bill Clinton…

  38. GOPeach says:

    Tea –

    Congressman Paul is a 3rd Party candidate within the Republican Party. That is why the GOP is ignoring him.

    If he had ran as a Libertarian, he would not have gotten the air time ( what little it was) and would not have gotten to share his platform.

    His involvement is good as he stretches the GOP to think more libertarian. That doesn’t hurt you know. Ron Paul is a catalyst.

  39. GOPeach says:

    Please note that I have not called Congressman Paul any degrading names. So I would like it if you fine people would refrain from calling Governor Huckabee disrespectful names.

    He is the ONLY ONE still standing on the stage. He still is in the race. You may hate his faith but you have to admire someone who has spent less than ANYONE ( under $10 million) and is still in the race! WOW!

    What a breathe of fresh air.

  40. GOPeach says:

    Please note the term “neo-con” is political propaganda used to intimidate democrats who moved from the left to the center and even to the right because of MORAL issues.

    My Fellow Conservatives –

    Do not be bullied by such a term as it is designed to cause you to cave on social issues. To hell with such intimidation.

    “Neo- Con” defined –

    Neoconservatism is the political philosophy that emerged in the United States from the rejection of social liberalism and the New Left counter-culture of the 1960s. It influenced the Ronald Reagan, George H. W. Bush, and the George W. Bush presidential administrations, representing a re-alignment in American politics, and the defection of liberals to the right-hand side of the political spectrum.[1] One accomplishment was “to make criticism from the Right acceptable in the intellectual, artistic, and journalistic circles where conservatives had long been regarded with suspicion.”[1] Neoconservatism emphasises foreign policy as paramount responsibility of government, seeing the need for the U.S. acting as the world’s sole superpower as indispensable to establishing and maintaining global order.[2]

    As a term, neoconservative first was used derisively by democratic socialist Michael Harrington to identify a group of people (who described themselves as liberals) as newly stimulated conservative ex-liberals. The idea that liberalism “no longer knew what it was talking about” is neoconservatism’s central theme.[3]

    The development of this conservatism is based on the work and thought of Irving Kristol, co-founder of Encounter magazine, and of its editor (1953–58),[4] Norman Podhoretz,[5] and others who described themselves as “neoconservatives” during the Cold War.

    Prominent neoconservatives are associated with periodicals such as Commentary and The Weekly Standard, and with foreign policy initiatives of think tanks such as the American Enterprise Institute (AEI), the Project for the New American Century (PNAC), and the Jewish Institute for National Security Affairs (JINSA).

    The term ‘Neoconservative’ was originally used as a criticism against liberals that had politically ‘moved to the right’. [6][7]

  41. Tea Party says:

    The “One who shall be obeyed” has entered the room and thinks poorly of my ‘Girl fight’ characterisations…Methinks I shall be in the crawl space again…

    Sorry, Peachy, I do NOT like that man, and I will call him everything under the sun, except early for supper. Free speech and all that, mind you.

    However, since you are a lady, I shall remove any semblance of ‘pottymouthism’ from my colourful characterisations of your beloved Clown Boy.

    Is Gov. Huckabee the Willful Taxer, OK?

    Sheesh and marone!!!

  42. Tea Party says:

    GOPeachee!

    I now have you sighted in my intellectual crossbow. You have ‘assumed’ I used the word ‘neo-con’ in the negative. First mistake.

    Second mistake, per your quote:

    ‘…Neoconservatism emphasises foreign policy as paramount responsibility of government, seeing the need for the U.S. acting as the world’s sole superpower as indispensable to establishing and maintaining global order…

    Hmmm, do you happen to see anything a bit dated in that statement from the 1960’s? Like the bit about US as the world’s sole superpower?

    See, dahling, its’ like this: Both Parties have failed the Nation. And the Liberatarian Party is a silly joke, unfortunately.

    WDC must return to the days where pols actually went to church, ballgames, and school functions with each other. They did not pick their voters through dastardly re-districting, rather their voters picked them. Gridlock remained a traffic term and not a political reality.

    Unless partisan politics are used to resolve this Nations true issues, we shall fall together.

    Read “Rise and Fall” again, then realize it is never too late to learn Mandarin.

  43. IndyInjun says:

    Peach,

    The Fair???tax will be a 30% tax on your nursing care costs when you are too old to remember how to log onto PP. Exxon gets $15 billion as tax forgiveness on taxes they already owe. I am glad that this fits your definition of “fair” and the Rev. Huckabee’s Christian sense of bringing relief to the ‘poor’, the word ‘poor’ being stretched to cover the corporation making the biggest profit in world history.

  44. TrueConservative says:

    Did you hear Huckabee’s CPAC speech. Wow, not even the “Great Communicator” Ronald Reagan could have done it better. Huckabee is alive and well. We are going all the way……. Oh yeah, Janet Huckabee, a cancer miracle survivor, is more atractive than any of the last 5 first ladies. But more important than that, there is a lot of substance in Janet….

  45. TrueConservative says:

    “Debster is a voter who is fickle, flighty, impulsive, inconstant, irregular, mercurial, reversible, uncertain, unpredictable, unreliable, unsettle, unstable, vacillating, vagrant, wavering, and wondering.

    Now … if you were a candidate… which would you want on your campaign?”

    GoPeach ,hands down…. Debbie could not pick a winner in a horse race with one horse. She scares voters away. She backed two candidates in GA and lost both times. I have never seen her pick a winner. Looser with a capital L…….

  46. GOPeach says:

    Indy –

    Please source those numbers. My research shows 23% across the board for FAIR TAX.

    Also… if we have no more IRS – We will be able to release the TRILLIONS in OFF SHORE Tax-Free Banks back into the AMERICAN ECONOMY!

  47. IndyInjun says:

    Peach,

    The 23% Fair???tax inclusive rate on a $100 item is $30 tax divided by price of $100 AND the $30 tax = 23%.

    OK, you got me, it is a 30 cents on the dollar tax.

  48. IndyInjun says:

    In fact, Linder slipped up in a CSpan interview in late 2005 and admitted that a firm called Global Insights had looked at the rate and concluded that a Fair???tax rate of 24 to 26% would be revenue neutral.

    A 26% Fairtax rate would mean a 35 cents on the dollar tax.

    Rev. Hackabee is promoting a con job.

    My Bible says “Thou shalt not bear false witness.” and the Fair???tax is chock full of lies and half-truths.

  49. GOPeach says:

    Indy, Darlin-

    I understand what you mean. I am actually good at Math… even though I am a woman.

    However….

    Heaven forbid (oops did I say that?) we elect a president whose morals and ethics arise from something as childish as religion. There’s no way in hell (oops did I say that?) any president could impose a religious agenda on this nation. The nutcases who fear he will are probably equal to the nutcases that would allow him. That would be a little more than a handful.

    Mike Huckabee is not long a pastor. He was a GOVERNOR fpr 10.5 years… UNLIKE Romney who STILL IS a Mormon Bishop.

    It seems there was a little confusion on the time sequence. Some people in politics are a little confused on THAT FACT!

    GOVERNOR HUCKABEE would entertain a REAL PLAN if you would actually present one better than FAIR TAX …

    Can you do that, Precious?

  50. IndyInjun says:

    Yes.

    Go to Moscow and study their FLAT tax.

    Implement it in the USA, after slashing spending and long term commitments 35%.

    No tax at high rates will be successfully adopted and our astronomical spending ruins the best of tax plans.

  51. debbie0040 says:

    True conservative, at least I know when my candidates have lost. I have said time and time again I would much rather have McCain as the nominee than the Huckster. You and Peach keep living in your little fantasy land. One day you two will wake up to President McCain..

    Fred and Mitt may have lost but McCain won’t and Huckabee will. Guranteed.

    You and Peach refuse to admit your candidate is toast when everyone else knows that. It is a simple matter of math. I guess you and Huckapeach failed math.

    Huckabee refuses to even admit it.

    My Mom said rumors flying around the Louisiana Primary today was that Democratics were propping Huckabee up to stay in the race so McCain can not concentrate on the general and that the Huckster wants the vote divided and the party to be divided going in to the GOP Convention.

    With the way Huckabee lied and distored his record, the preacher obviously left him when he entered politics…

  52. debbie0040 says:

    True conservative, Huckapeach, how do you feel knowing the Huckster is aiding Hillary or Obama?

    True conservative, Huckabee, McCain and Paul are still in the race. I side with McCain. You have still cast your lots with the Huckster. Who is the loser now?

  53. IndyInjun says:

    The loser is certainly not Ron Paul. The winner will end up being the loser. The forces in play assure that the next POTUS will be a one-termer blamed for all of the chickens set aloft by George W. Bush coming home to roost.

    Maligned and ridiculed from the start, Dr. Paul is the only conservative in the race and he miraculously set in motion a movement that will endure. The $30 million that he raised was second only to Obama and he was a far more successful candidate than Thompson or Giuliani.

    RedState may have banned his supporters, but they are revealed to be impostors and Dr. Paul exposed their stupidity by being on every major media outlet and repeatedly. The more wild-eyed Paul supporters blamed his lack of primary traction to the media ignoring him, but I was amazed at what he was able to do.

    From his perch on Financial Services, he will be around as the current financial house of cards continues to implode, all the while educating the public on who caused the mess.

    He is not perfect, like all of us, but he is one man in Washington that I truly admire.

    Conservatism is said to be dead.

    Wrong.

    It was never tried.

  54. debbie0040 says:

    Ron Paul was good for the whole process. He forced issues to be addressed. You don’t see Paul supporters still claiming he can win the nomination like Huckabee supporters are.

    Ron Paul was always honest and non evasive with his answers unlike Huckabee. I agreed with Paul on most issues except the war. I have a tremendous amount of respect for Dr. Paul and hope he will still continue to speak out … We need him…

  55. debbie0040 says:

    Fred Thompson finally endorsed McCain yesterday. It is time we all rally around McCain.

    I saw a former co-worker today that is an anti war liberal Democrat. He said that McCain was the worst candidate we could have nominated in his eyes. He said they were going after McCain hard because of his support for the Iraq war.

    There is no way the Huckster can win. As of 2-08 here is the delegate count:

    McCain 714 Romney 286 Huckster 181
    Number of delegates needed to win nomination 1,191

    Primaries left. There are 1008 delegates available in states that have not voted. It lists the state, the date and delegate count in that order. McCain only needs 477 more delegates to win the nomination. Romney needed to win 905 out of 1008 to win. That is why he dropped out. Huckabee needs 1010 more to secure the nomination. That is more than the number of delegates even left.

    W Winner Take All C Closed Primary

    Louisiana 02/09 47 C

    Washington 02/09 40

    Kansas 02/09 39 C

    Virginia 02/12 63 W

    Maryland 02/12 37 C

    District of Columbia 02/12 19 W C

    Wisconsin 02/19 40

    Texas 03/04 140

    Ohio 03/04 88

    Rhode Island 03/04 20

    Vermont 03/04 17 W

    Mississippi 03/10 39

    Pennsylvania 04/22 74 C

    North Carolina 05/06 69

    Indiana 05/06 57

    Nebraska 05/13 33

    Hawaii 05/16 20 C

    Kentucky 05/20 45 C

    Oregon 05/20 30 C

    Idaho 05/27 32

    New Mexico 06/03 32 C

    South Dakota 06/03 27 C

  56. joe says:

    Indy,

    I will tell you why I like something like the fair tax at some percentage.

    I get my paycheck and 40% goes to taxes, 15% to 401K, and 45% is takehome. Out of that 45% takehome, I still have to pay sales tax, property tax, ad valorum taxes, and all sorts of other stuff.

    Total, I pay over 50% on taxes. If the Fair Tax can reduce my burden by increasing somebody elses (who is currently below 50%), then it is indeed MORE fair.

    But yes, reduced spending is the only answer. Perhaps the next President will name Ron Paul to 4 cabinet positions and let him shut them all down.

  57. GOPeach says:

    Carry on my wayward son
    There’ll be peace when you are done
    Lay your weary head to rest
    Don’t you cry no more …

    FYI – Kerry Livgren is married to my cousin.

  58. IndyInjun says:

    Debbie,

    I ‘somewhat’ understand that folks opposed Paul because of Iraq, but the bigger point that was missed was that he voted for going after OBL in Afghanistan. His opposition to Iraq was founded in the FACTS, which he recited on the Floor of the House back in 2002 and 2003, that Iraq fit none of the criteria for war that Bush was citing. He even spoke of Pakistan being a greater danger.

    It was and is.

    The most ruinous aspect of this war is that we will spend $2.5 trillion – SQUANDERING our force in men, equipment, and money – in a war in the wrong place against an enemy who was no threat. This while spending $billions on a country that DOES have the most dangerous of WMD, has 40% of its land mass under Islamist control, marketed Nukes to US enemies, has thousands of militant Madrassas churning out hundreds of thousands of militants, and harbors Osama and Mullah Omar.

    Continuing a calamity of a misjudgment like this endangers us all, a point that Ron Paul should have pounded on even more, for now we have no force with which to deal with this supreme danger.

    Reading my Bible, having studied history, and seeing what is still supported by the main of the GOP frankly makes my knees weak. In the past mistakes of this magnitude were FATAL most of the time, with the erring state leveled, its women raped, its children sold as slaves, and its men slaughtered like cattle.Let’s pray that our support for this disaster doesn’t cost us as it did them.

    I am familiar with guns and know that they can save your life or can be used in a suicide.

    Paul would have stopped the latter. Now the only hope there is Obama.

  59. debbie0040 says:

    Peach, “Huckabee needs 1010 more to secure the nomination. That is more than the number of delegates even left.”

    It is pretty humerous that you and True Conservative refuse to give up. Keep making complete fools of yourselves talking about how Huckabee still has a chance. It is rather amusing… How about that ocean front property in Tennessee?

  60. IndyInjun says:

    Debbie,

    Don’t look now, but Kansas is a blow-out for Huck against McCain.

    People are not going along with the McCain coronation.

    This year would be funny, if one can get beyond it being the most important election in US history with totally disastrous candidates running.

  61. GOPeach says:

    With Mitt out, many Romney supporters would probably vote for Huckabee before McCain. That means that Huckabee could possibly run the table, and if he was given Mitt’s delegates at the end, he could possibly win.

    We never know unless we go the distance! We do not quit like Debster… She is no jumpy she couls thread a sewing machine while it was still running.

  62. debbie0040 says:

    Peach, Romney suspended his campaign not ended it. His delegates are still bound to vote for him the first round. I doubt very seriously that Romney delegates would vote for the Huckster if it were not that way. There is a reason the Romney suspended his campaign instead of ending it, duh!

    I did not realize how gullible you really are…

    Indy, Kansas does not matter. Look at the numbers…

  63. debbie0040 says:

    Peach, you are wrong. Check the rules. Romney still controls the delegates on the first round . He suspended his campaign not dropped out. Big difference as far as delegates.
    You are wrong as normal…

    http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=20601087&sid=a7UPgHCusAsI&refer=home

    “While Romney’s name will remain on ballots, he is no longer seeking votes or campaigning, his spokesman Kevin Madden said in an e-mailed response to questions.

    “The governor will bring his delegates to the convention” to make sure he has a say in the party’s platform “with the expectation of releasing those delegates to the eventual nominee,” Madden said.”

    Results from CPAC Straw Poll taken Thursday morning through Saturday.

    Romney 35%
    McCain 34%
    Paul 12%
    Huckabee 12%

  64. DoubleDawg3 says:

    Debbie,

    While I won’t contest the fact that delegates are usually bound for 1 round of voting (some for longer), BUT I”m pretty sure Romney “suspended” his campaign for the SOLE PURPOSE of continuing to raise money, so that he can pay himself back some of that $35 million+ which he loaned his campaign.

    Let’s be honest here folks…if Mitt Romney though he could win, he’d have kept pumping more of his own money into the race, but once he saw the writing on the wall, he decided it wasn’t worth losing the family fortune over.

    Huckabee can “afford” to stay in, simply b/c he’s already been running a nickel & dime campaign (literally) – he can keep doing so w/o putting any of his own money in and w/o raising much money.

  65. GOPeach says:

    Huckabee doesn’t have to have 1191 delegates to win the nomination. According to the CNN delegate totals, all Huck needs is 741 delegates (60% of the remaining) to get a brokered convention.

  66. It thoroughly amazes me that the “pundits” have dictated this election. Their analysis continues to be proven flawed.

    Look at the facts. Huckabee has proven to be highly effective on the electorate. He’s the only candidate, outside of McCain, and I’m willing to bet some money his hype will wane bigtime, who has been able to have massive shifts.

    We took 14 of 20 counties in the 8th district. Only the smaller counties went elsewhere.

    My point simply is while some have trashed the man he’s still moving mountains.
    I respect McCain, but this man is the token of Romney’s rants and great media posturing. However, he is going to have to start attending Toastmasters or something if he’s going to win outside the Republican base, if he becomes our nominee. I enjoyed his New Hampshire speech, but listening to this man deliver a speech is like listening to the priest in High School catechism class. I slept through it.

    Go Huckabee!

  67. Precincts Reportng: 86%
    Republicans
    Candidate # of votes % of total # of delegates
    Huckabee 59,293 43.77% 0
    McCain 56,269 41.53% 0
    Romney 8,608 6.35% 0
    Paul 7,043 5.20% 0
    Giuliani 1,329 0.98% 0
    Thompson 1,310 0.97% 0
    Hunter 308 0.23% 0
    Tancredo 90 0.07% 0

    woohoo, and he should drop out???…. Shut your mouth.

  68. Nah, that ain’t those other guys in the lead…. Ain’t it that hick who won his last election?

    Precincts Reportng: 89%
    Republicans
    Candidate # of votes % of total # of delegates
    Huckabee 61,857 43.58% 0
    McCain 59,176 41.70% 0
    Romney 9,017 6.35% 0
    Paul 7,370 5.19% 0
    Thompson 1,387 0.98% 0
    Giuliani 1,386 0.98% 0
    Hunter 329 0.23% 0
    Tancredo 95 0.07% 0

  69. Precincts Reportng: 78%
    Republicans
    Candidate # of votes % of total # of delegates
    McCain 3,017 25.69% 0
    Huckabee 2,822 24.03% 0
    Paul 2,509 21.37% 0
    Romney 1,905 16.22% 0

    Now that’s a tight race. What’s odd is that Louisiana’s numbers are steadily coming in and there are over 100k voters. Washington has barely 12000 ballots and they’re slow as snails.

  70. GOPeach says:

    Now, when I was just a little boy,
    Standin to my daddys knee,
    My poppa said, son, dont let the man get you
    Do what he done to me.
    cause hell get you,
    cause hell get you now, now.

    And I can remember the fourth of july,
    Runnin through the backwood, bare.
    And I can still hear my old hound dog barkin,
    Chasin down a hoodoo there.
    Chasin down a hoodoo there.

    Chorus:
    Born on the bayou;
    Born on the bayou;
    Born on the bayou.

    Wish I was back on the bayou.
    Rollin with some cajun queen.
    Wishin I were a fast freight train,
    Just a chooglin on down to new orleans.

    Chorus

    Do it, do it, do it, do it. oh, lord.
    Oh get back boy.

    I can remember the fourth of july,
    Runnin through the backwood bare.
    And I can still hear my old hound dog barkin,
    Chasin down a hoodoo there.
    Chasin down a hoodoo there.

    Chorus

    All right! do, do, do, do.

  71. GOPeach says:

    Mike Huckabee added Louisiana to his wins tonight, as a large chunk of Republican voters rebelled against the party establishment coalescing behind John McCain.

  72. Tea Party says:

    Dear God we pray that you grace our nation with your continued blessings. We pray you keep our soldiers, citizens, police, fire and other servants of the public good both safe and free from undo anxiety.

    We pray earnestly, that in your wisdom and glory you keep the American dream strong so that we may do your will, in your name, we pray.

    God Bless all of you magnificent people, this is truly a wonderful dialogue.

    ###

  73. debbie0040 says:

    Maurice, Huckabee moves 1/3 of the GOP base. The other 2/3rds don’t like him.

    Be accurate with your facts. The Huckster can not win and will not be VP. He is helping the Democrats now.

    I can not wait until McCain reaches the magic number he needs to secure the nomination. I hope Maurice, True conservative and GOPEACH won’t avoid this blog when that happens. You can just keep living in your little fantasy world. It is rather humerous and entertaining.

    McCain won Washington with 40 delegates.

    No one got 50% of the vote in the GOP Louisana Primary which means the delegates won’t be awarded now.

    In Jaunary the Louisiana GOP caucused or met to elect representatives to choose delegates in the event no on received 50% of the vote. The majority that won were pledged to Pro life non committed. The majority of those supported Fred Thompson. Thompson endorsed McCain
    McCain won those pledged to a candidate.

    So even though the Huckster won by a very small margin, the delegates could still go to McCain.

    http://campaignspot.nationalreview.com/post/?q=ZDZmZDg1MTlkMzU5MzNhMDE0MjZjZTlkMGExOWIyNDE=

    http://reason.com/blog/show/124573.html

    Here is how National Review’s detail-driven political reporter David Freddoso explained it:
    Last night, something like 20,000 Republicans in Louisiana picked the delegates to their state convention, who will select half of the state’s delegates to the national convention (or, as Jim correctly points out, they may select nearly all of them).

    The official results are not in yet, but I’m told that McCain beat all of the other candidates. The conservative “uncommitted” effort — designed to influence the party platform — might have come out ahead of everyone…

    Ron Paul finished second. His supporters reportedly mobbed the 11 polling places, but many of them could not participate because they were not registered Republicans. They were required to cast provisional ballots, many of which will not count. (The provisional ballots are part of the reason for the delay in tallying the results.)

    Axom confirmed all of this and explained that the “Uncommitted” slate was called the “Pro-Life, Pro-Family” slate. Until yesterday there was a good organization for Fred Thompson. When Fred moseyed off the stage, his canny organizers backed the PLPF slate and handed out ballots like the one pictured above, encouraging people to “win one for the Gipper” by voting for now-homeless delegates. “It was a very slick move on their part,” Axom said.

  74. Philly says:

    Ban GOPeach!! She offers nothing to the dialog and just irritates everyone .

    GOPEach, I sure hope you don’t decide to run for public office again.

    Your incessant ramblings on this blog show that you should not hold public office.

  75. GOPeach says:

    Debster/Philly –

    Please know that you have been greatly deceived…

    John McCain, Hillary Clinton, and Barack Obama are members of the CFR. There is little to distinguish them from each other really. They are 3 senators who seem “moderate” .

    John McCain flashes his POW photos on TV to distract voters from doing the research on his connections with the Tri-lateral Commission.

    For you to fight against the ONLY candidate still standing who is NOT a member of the CFR shows you are either ( A ) Unaware of it ( B ) Apart of the GOP Establishment now and you do not fully know what the CFR is all about.

    I loved Ron Paul because he was a whistle blower on these issues.

    Vote Huckabee.

  76. DoubleDawg3 says:

    The funny thing, in my opinion, is that all of the Huckabee haters keep saying that he’s only got the support of 1/3 of the GOp…that’s the MOST that Romney ever had, and before Romney got out, it’s the most that McCain ever had too – in most states.

    Who here can PROVE, show me stats & polls, that McCain’s supporters, were McCain not in the race, would pick Romney over Huckabee? I don’t see that happening for one second.

    THe fact is, Huckabee probably isn’t going to get the nominaton. He’s probably not going to be the VP (I think McCain has closer friends he’ll pick). However, Huckabee is going to come out of this election with delegates that will help shape the party’s platform, and he’ll come out as the 2nd biggest GOP name going right now (ahead of Mitt Romney).

    Do the Romney people not get it? No one trusts him…he’s got hundreds of millions to waste on trying to build his “conservative” credentials over the next 4 years, but the simple fact of the matter is that most voters simply don’t trust the man.

    If you believe that if McCain loses this year, that Romney can win the GOP nomination in 2012, you’re insane. For starters, if McCain loses to Hillary/Obama, most likely the next legitimate shot is going to be in 2016. By that point in time, George Allen, maybe even Jeb Bush will be back into the race and Romney’s establishment base will be all gone.

    Not that I think Huckabee has much more of a chance either (unfortunately). His best bet, should he not get the VP nod, is to run against David Pryor and get into the US Senate. There, he’ll keep his name in the spotlight and will continue to be a presence in GOP politics. That, or he could become a Falwell / Dobson kind of evangelical leader – who knows?

  77. Tea Party says:

    RomeGaguy

    Laugh as you and others may, but the U.S.. Federal gov’t money supply curve is nearly vertical. Any econ major will say that is truly bad news.

    Historically, any accelerated rate of growth in the money supply leads to inflation, less a 18 month lag time.

    We have an unsustainable economic set of conditions. Quo bouno? Who benefits?

    Let’s just say the uber-rich won’t be as affected as most of us will be, should inflation skyrocket.

    Take heed, 2009-2010 may be a very bad years for both vino and your economic security.

  78. debbie0040 says:

    Huckabee does not even have 1/3 of the base support outside of the Bible Belt. Romney did.

    Look at the straw poll at CPAC. The Huckster finished tied for third with Ron Paul. 75% of the ballots were given out after Romney dropped out , but Romney still won far ahead of the Huckster.

    Romney put the party and nation above his own self interests by dropping out.

    Huckabee showed he is self serving..

    Huckabee uses religion to distract from his record. McCain has not lied about his record like the Huckster has…

  79. GOPeach says:

    Against government over-spending: How much will illegal alien amnesty cost the American taxpayer?

    Has supported anti-gun control bills: What about McCain/Leiberman Gun Show Control Bill?

    Strong national security candidate: Oh yeah, how to reconcile his open borders position with his claim to be the “war on terror” candidate?

    McCain says he is pro-life: Supports stem cell research on fetuses

    Lied about his campaign in Iowa: Said he went to Iowa and campaigned against ethanol subsidies. Did exactly the opposite!

    Said he supported Bush tax cuts: Voted against them in 2000 and against making them permanent, until 2005, when it was expedient to do so.

    McCain will veto all earmarks: Wants $10 million for William Renquist memorial in Arizona.

    The guy is a liar and we’re supposed to ignore all this and support him!

    NEVER NEVER NEVER!!!!

  80. GOPeach says:

    I broke up the video links RomeGay and Rubgy because Word Press will NOT allow them to go through unless I do so….

    I am merely helping readers see that Debtser’s claim that ” McCain has not lied about his record..” is ABSOLUTELY delusional at best…
    I feel it is intentional at this point… so very “establishment”.

  81. Bill Simon says:

    In all fairness to Peach, it’s not like she learned this on her own, OR was the only one doing it.

    When the Debster was doing all the cutting and pasting of crap about Romney and Huckabee, Tommy Sandavol (Debbie’s secret admirer) didn’t bitch about her postings, and her LENGHTY posts were almost as annoying as Peachy’s.

  82. gatormathis says:

    We have commentors who can’t even help themselves when they get started. Good thing some don’t attend many auctions, they’d be raising their own bid up into oblivion.

  83. IndyInjun says:

    Yeah, all Marie Antoinette got out was “let them eat cake,” but she was not a blogger.

    Come to think of it, she would have made a damned fine Republican.

    Why do I have the image of Peach leaving this topic with her head in a basket, but her fingers furiously punching at a keyboard that is no longer there?

  84. SugarHillDad says:

    I agree, the Peach Pundit community needs to make an example of GOPeach.

    Kick her off the island, as they say.

  85. Tommy_a2b says:

    As I go back and read thing more carefully I see my secret admirer posted this,

    “In all fairness to Peach, it’s not like she learned this on her own, OR was the only one doing it.

    When the Debster was doing all the cutting and pasting of crap about Romney and Huckabee, Tommy Sandavol (Debbie’s secret admirer) didn’t bitch about her postings, and her LENGHTY posts were almost as annoying as Peachy’s.”

    Bill what is your problem? Haven’t you ever heard the idea of a focused attack? Deal with one problem at a time. Also if you are going to mention me learn to spell my name. It is Sandoval, like sand on the beach and oval the shape. It is not hard, at least for most folks.

    While I am posting I will will say, Ban GOPeach!

  86. GOPeach says:

    “gotta love the stamina of the lady.”

    Gotta admire the stamina of Gov. HUCKABEE! WOW!

    Talk about an inspiration to the democratic process of everyone should get to vote and every vote should could. That type of thinking has been missing from the “establishment “for a long, long time. That is one of the reasons I can not walk in lock-step with the goof balls.

    I loathe GOP shin digs. I once was very involved when there was a thing called MORALS among republicans.

    I am no Neo-Con. I am an OLD SCHOOL CONSERVATIVE… Nothing NEW. Stamina comes from a thing called RESOLVE!

    When one has no resolve, it is easy to PLAY along to get along. I love to have fun and joke around but some things are just not funny…. like MAC – AMNESTY War Admiral…..

    Hummmmmm it makes me think of SeaBiscuit Huckabee!

  87. Bill Simon says:

    Tommy,

    I’m into getting ALL of the loonies off at one time, and having a 500-character per blog post limit instituted. If you cannot write concisely, you’re writing it wrongly.

  88. GOPeach says:

    GOOD NEWS!!!!

    Paul Weyrich Chairman / CEO – Free Congress Foundation – a GOLDWATER REPUBLICAN….

    endorsed HUCKABEE!!!!

    The GOP must connect with the working class MORAL CONSERVATIVES who are hurting economically now trying to educated kids, pay a mortgage, and basically survive.

    Huckabee relates best to mainstream America.

  89. BubbaRich says:

    As long as you’ll give up new things like airplanes and healthcare, Peach, you can say stupid things like:

    >>>>I am no Neo-Con. I am an OLD SCHOOL CONSERVATIVE… Nothing NEW.

  90. GOPeach says:

    Hey Bill –

    I forget which thread we were discussing this idea of “Rule of Law” but I want to revisit that topic …

    I have a few questions for you…

    1. Do you believe in Moral Law?

    2. If so, where does Moral Law come from?

    3. Concerning the Rule of Law … where did it originate?

    4. Who originated it?

  91. IndyInjun says:

    Peachy,

    Marie did not engage in furiously cutting the rope holding up the guillotine blade one thread at a time the way you do.

    Don’t look up.

    I will miss you.

  92. GOPeach says:

    Hey … it’s all good.

    Huckabee is allowing conservatives like me to have a VOTE!!! That is the right thing to do.

    Clearly this nation lacks MORALITY. That is sad.

  93. Romegaguy says:

    is this honor student homeschooled?

    “all votes help to elect people” … then explain how casting votes for Phuckabee the Huckster will help elect him? And take your meds before calling me crazy….

  94. rugby fan says:

    The home less? Is that like millionaires who only own two homes? Why do they need money? Not helping her on that whole being moral thing. One more try lets go.

  95. Romegaguy says:

    Maryland and DC cast their ballots for McCain and not Phuckabee.

    Maryland and DC cast their ballots for McCain and not Phuckabee.

    Maryland and DC cast their ballots for McCain and not Phuckabee.

    Maryland and DC cast their ballots for McCain and not Phuckabee.

  96. GOPeach says:

    Rugby…

    My niece did not homeschool -she went to GOVERNMENT school in LA… anyway … I was fixing her up with JACE not you!!!!!

    Here is your girlfriend –

  97. debbie0040 says:

    Hey, Peach, did you see where McCain won all THREE primaries yesterday? What happened to this great momentum Huckabust was supposed to have?

    “Velvet Jones” Huckabee is staying in to pimp his book and maybe get a tv show…

  98. GOPeach says:

    #200 To All Peach Pundit Readers

    Concerning the 2008 Presidential Primaries … there has been way, way, way too much criticism of the Honorable Gov. Mike Huckabee for staying in the race! ! !

    Clearly those of you with limited political insight ( i.e. Debster ) are blind to the FACT the HUCKABEE is gathering NEW CONSERVATIVE VOTERS to the polls. He reaches out to those whom McCain has ignored. HUCKABEE’s charisma & moral stand has brought in people who would otherwise stay home watch GODTV, TBN, & DayStar.

    HUCKABEE’s stamina and energy is a blessing to the GOP. He is contagious! When McCain wins the nomination, Huckabeee will graciously endorse him and THAT will bring everyone together.

    BE GLAD!!!!

    OBAMA has brought in so many NEW COLLEGE and BLACK Voters who have like waise been ignored. We need all the voters that Ron Paul and Huckabee have draw in to challenge the DEMOCRATS…

    Sooo SHUT UP ABOUT HUCKABEE you idiots!!!

    I HOPE HE SELLS 1 MILLION BOOKS!!!! Good for Him for Gathering the Neglected !!!!!

  99. Romegaguy says:

    Funny she used to tell us that Phuckabee could still win. Now she has at least admitted that he has no chance in hell of winning. Good for you Shirley Roper for joining us in reality.

    As for the people he has brought to the polls, are we really any better with them voting? Let them stay at home watching television.

  100. debbie0040 says:

    I just thought cracks came in sizes and colors not political affliation 🙂

    -The Huckster is forcing McCain to concentrate on the primaries in raising money and campaigning. McCain should be able to concentrate on the general and get a jump start on the Dems.

    Delegate Count McCain 839
    Huckster 241
    McCain needs 352 to secure the nominatoin
    Huckabee needs 950

    Delegates left 774

    McCain needs to win only 35% of remaining delegates to secure the nomination.

    The Huckster needs 123% to secure the nomination.

    Huckabee is just concerned about pimping his book and maybe getting a tv show. That is why he is still in. He is an ego maniac…

    Pimping, hmm, hey Rome I thought of a new nick name for Huckabee. Velvet Jones Huckabee.. 🙂

  101. Romegaguy says:

    :yawn:

    You have such a great record of supporting candidates Shirley that maybe you should stay at home… it’s not like the candidates you support ever win or get sworn in.

  102. Demonbeck says:

    Actually debbie, while Huckabee cannot catch up in the primaries, a brokered convention could secure him the nomination.

    Romney’s endorsement today should take care of that though.

  103. GOPeach says:

    MITT ROMNEY said – ” A Vote for HUCKABEE is a VOTE for McCain”….

    When in FACT … the TRUTH is …

    A VOTE FOR MITT WAS A VOTE FOR MCCAIN!

    That Mitt Flopp is a REAL Slick Salesman ain’t he?

    BAIT and SWITCH in the highest order.
    Honestly… Romney makes me sick.

  104. Donkey Kong says:

    Jesus would tell all of us we are being pathetic. And not very nice. Especially you Peachy. You know better.

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