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Huck and Fred Go At It

Fred says Rudy’s tax plan looks a lot like the one he put out a few months ago.

Under tax cuts, “The government never loses as much money as the experts think it’s going to.”
We still have a bunch of two-handed economists in Washington. One the one hand, we might go into recession, on the other hand, we may not. Nobody really knows.” Wants to speed up depreciation schedules for businesses.
Carl Cameron: Huck, Ed Rollins said the Reagan coalition is gone. What part of that coalition is gone?
Huckabee: I’m not running for this president’s third term. Reagan coalition has not seen middle-class and working class voters feel a part of that coalition as they should.
Asked about the Reagan coalition, McCain laments that Republicans didn’t do what they pledged when they came to Washington in 1994. “There’s not a Republican in this room who doesn’t know what I mean when I say, ‘Bridge to Nowhere.’
Then says climate change is real, and has to be addressed.
Cameron: Governor Romney, you said that coverage of abortion services was required under your health plan in Massachusetts.
Romney: Was required by the court, not by legistature and certainly not by me.
Thompson: Governor Huckabee’s campaign manager is right in articulating the beliefs of their campaign. They think the Reagan Revolution is over… This is a battle for the heart and soul of the Republican Party.
He would be a Christian leader, but he would also bring about liberal economic policies and liberal foriegn policies.
Fred woke up, and unleashed a barrage in Huckabee’s d
Hits Huckabee for his NEA endorsement! Finally! Hits him for nationwide smoking ban!
This gets a roar from the crowd!
Huckabee: If you’re not catching flak, you’re not over the target.
Huckabee gets his own roar from the crowd.
Huckabee says that if Reagan were running today, the Club for Growth would be running ads against him because he raised taxes as governor of California.


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