June 13, 2019

Here's a great real-life analogy from Thomas P. sparked by Wednesday’s commentary about the Obama State Department…

Governor, when I was a young man, I worked on a pipeline in Mississippi, and I rented an upstairs room in an old house. The room had a light with a pull chain right over the bed. The first night, I went to bed and turned out the light, [and] in a few minutes I heard a scratching noise. I turned on the light and there were hundreds of roaches on the walls, [but] within one minute not a one in sight.

Needless to say, that light never went out again at night. I know the roaches were there but they were afraid of the light! There will always be roaches in Washington, but, thankfully, the light is coming on!

Thank you for your hand on the chain, along with others.


From the Gov:

Thanks so much for your insight, and I hope you sleep a lot more comfortably these days! It’s true, there will always be roaches. I’m sure you share my hope that at the end of Barr’s investigation the biggest ones, at least, will wind up at the “Roach Motel” (that’s jail), but there will always be more to take their place.

The light obviously went out at the State Department, but –- for now, at least –- it’s back on. Of course, it goes without saying that (shudder) President Hilary would have made sure the light stayed off, probably smashing the light bulb with a hammer, just in case...



Here’s another good letter, from Al:

Think it's a coincidence that State Department people with Libya in their portfolio were so desperate to keep Trump from winning? Last thing those people wanted was Trump digging into what Hillary and they had done in Libya. Hillary HAD to win.


From the Gov:

Yes, we found it quite intriguing that Winer and Nuland happened to be the “Libya” people. Imagine the stories they could tell, especially under oath to a grand jury, being questioned by someone who knew just what to ask. Of course, they had a HUGE stake in a Hillary victory.



Al’s letter provides good context for this one from Cindie H:

I am getting sick of being told by Hannity and Sara Carter that the Horowitz report is coming out in a week and then a month and now two months. They sound like the climate change wackos saying the earth is blowing up in 10 years - 15 years ago. Better get it out NOW, because "We the People" are getting tired of Hannity and Carter crying wolf!


From the Gov:

You have to give them this: they’re doing a fantastic job of staying on top of the story for their viewers, when most of the media shamefully ignore it. On the other hand, they of all people know how vast this mess is and what an enormous job a thorough investigation of it has to be.

That takes time and can’t operate on a deadline. (Hope Barr is getting progress reports, though.)  Look at what Judicial Watch has just turned up on the State Department. The bureaucracy took so long getting documents out in response to FOIA requests –- when they did at all –- that we are STILL finding out how wide and deep the corruption goes.

The Huckabee team has tried not to sensationalize, just to be as accurate and clear and well-reasoned as we can, to MAKE SENSE of a complicated story that’s been years in the making and reaches literally around the world. The work of Solomon, Carter and Jarrett, as presented in their written reports and on the Hannity show, has been invaluable. If Hannity & friends get a bit ahead of themselves, that’s probably just a consequence of presenting this story for a TV audience night after night. Believe me, that’s a challenging mission.

PS --- This is not to say that climate change wackos aren’t wackos. They are.



Speaking of not sensationalizing, here’s a letter praising us for our no-nonsense approach, from David F:

Hey, Mike. I just wanted to say that I thank you for your comprehensive articles you provide to us each day. I try to read each one –- not all your links, but some. I receive a number of conservative emails that seem a bit too interested in sensationalizing the unbelievable news of late than [in] thoroughly researching each piece as you appear to do. The facts are sensational enough. Thanks again.


From the Gov:

Appreciate that, David! You said it best: “The facts are sensational enough.” Who would have believed all this? In this age of misinformation, people typically don’t know what to make of what they read, so our goal is to be a trusted source, to get it right and never have to retract a story. (So far, so good.) Even though this is an opinion site and my opinions are clear, these are based on observable fact, not exaggeration. And we try to throw in a little humor, too, under the guiding principle that comedy is --- or should be ---based on truth. Thanks so much for your kind words.


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  • Bella Gray

    06/15/2019 04:55 AM

    Oh WOW, take a look at this overwhelming evidence of Omar's immigration fraud and perjury. She in a naturalized citizen, who disrespects our country and violates our laws. Immigration fraud is a deportable offense.

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  • Patricia McMahon

    06/14/2019 02:43 PM

    Gov. Huckabee, the gentleman that gave the funny picture of Washington--using cockroaches and keeping the lights on to chase the bugs away--was such an accurate word picture. That picture is thoroughly secured in my mind. It will give me a bit of a smile, which is a relief from my aggravation with the swamp. Let's all of us turn on the light and keep it on! We need to see what we are doing in order to drain the swamp. Thanks again that brightened my day.

  • LeeM

    06/14/2019 01:37 PM

    Mike and others I am going to try to make this my last comment on these stories. I've said about all that I can say or ask and until there is ACTION---REAL ACCOUNTABILITY ACTION, it is all moot, nil, and void. IF we are talking about "roaches" then there are some very important things to remember about roaches...other than they were here LONG before man-kind in any shape or form. Plus VERY IMPORTANT to remember...the "roaches LIVES" are MORE IMPORTANT THAN YOUR'S, Our Loved ones or probably anyone we know." IF there are ever any disasters (either man-made or GOD made), that threaten the roaches...the roaches are the first groups that are MANDATORILY man-dated to be SAVED, no MATTER the cost or sacrifices of others....Remember that about who is in office now...and who you will vote for next time. That is one reason I wrote WE the PEOPLE DESERVE EVERYTHING WE DID OR DID NOT LEGALLY VOTE/VOTED FOR....Please don't worry about the roaches surviving...they will do that very comfortably, as they will NOT be concerned about you...Because their LIFE IS MORE IMPORTANT than yours or mine, or anyone we care about. A roach is not carnivorous and eat their own for nothing.

  • Linda M. Freeman

    06/14/2019 12:10 PM

    Right on, David F., sensationalists belaboring some snippet of news that happened weeks ago, or even last year(!) aren't worthy of the Internet transmission! Thanks, Mike Huckabee, for providing good thoughtful commentary based on solid research.

  • Dawn Street

    06/14/2019 11:25 AM

    I still think this is some sort of Orwellian nightmare that we will wake up from someday. Hopefully, soon. I am so tired of the whining, wheedling, wailing, weeping woesayers of the Left Progressive Socialist Communists of the DemonRat Party and the RINOS!!

  • Dennis R.Huckabee

    06/14/2019 11:16 AM

    Sarah,has done a wonderful job!As a Huckabee,speaking for my family!Who couldn’t be more proud,for you as a father!To have your daughter,been in that position and handle herself with dignity,courage,and outstanding composure!I also want to say,I wish a wonderful Fathers Day!Sarah rejoining her family,and all to celebrate that day together,This Sunday!God Bless you!Thank you,for your continuous feedback of the things in this country,We have so much to be Thankful for!God Bless America!

  • James-Lynn Jonas

    06/14/2019 09:49 AM

    We record your show on TBN and watch it after Church on Sunday read here. We thoroughly enjoy your thoughts on ALL things and agree wholeheartedly with them.

  • Steven Lechtenberg

    06/14/2019 08:19 AM

    Thank you Governor for your spot on analysis. To really understand what is going on in Washington DC, the most corrupt city in the world, you have to realize this, we don’t have a constitutional republic anymore, we have a political monarchy. Just like our founding fathers realized we the people are ignored as our elected reps pursue their own agenda. Like our founding fathers we matter little in their pursuit of what they deem good government. Just like the birth of our country the only thing that mattered to the monarchs dictating to us from far away(England) was the taxes levied on citizens of the COLONY, the only that matters now to our elected royalty, actually two things, is to get our DULLY ELECTED PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP out of the way so they get to their intended goals and maintaining their lavish life styles which include the further enrichment of their families and selected cronies who whisper in their ear and stuff money in their back pocket. Pretty soon, if they get their way elections will not even matter. They will turn this country into the biggest banana republic the world has ever seen. I always remind people that we fought one revolution to right a wrong, another revolution, not the fighting each other type, but a revolution of the people demanding change and getting ethics back in Washington.

  • Robin Durham

    06/14/2019 07:29 AM

    Between you and Rush, I can understand more of what’s going on in the swamp. Thanks for telling the truth; honesty is still the best policy. Loved the analogy of the roaches!

  • Nadine Mortensen

    06/13/2019 10:13 PM

    One great promise is that the light from our Heavenly Father will eventually shine into the darkest places, revealing the evil! And the other great scripture is "Be sure your sin will find you out!" Revealing all the corruption and evil right now will take an enormous light, but I have a feeling that God has a huge light! Don't you, Governor??

  • Zofia Kopacz

    06/13/2019 04:11 PM

    Thank you for remembering those that died in Benghazi. What a terrible weight to carry, that heroes serving our Country where forgotten by the Obama Administration and left to perish on foreign soil. I pray for justice for them.

  • Janet Bockting

    06/13/2019 03:53 PM

    It sounds like a sensational story all right, but if not one goes to jail then it’s another witch hunt like the Mueller report

  • Mike Smith

    06/13/2019 03:33 PM

    Hi Governor!

    These analogies and voiced frustrations with how long things are taking have reminded me of when I started to fix a light switch in an old house I just moved into. A light switch is simple to change out, but when I took off the cover I could see that the wood it was mounted to needed some help. Then I cut away some of the plaster and saw that there was more damage further down. So I cut down to the baseboards and found dry rot.
    That's similar to what's happening in D.C. now. Bill Barr just got there and found the dry rot. NOW he has to find out how far along the frame of the structure it goes and whether or not there is more of it elsewhere.
    It's going to take time. Especially because some of the rotten boards are covering themselves up with fancy fabric. (fabrications, that is)

  • Michael Johnson

    06/13/2019 03:06 PM

    I agree with David F. I’ve deleted most sources from my reading and read your articles instead. On another issue: I suspect the Mueller team borrowed Hillary’s hammers to coverup democrat crimes since there wasn’t a single investigation into anyone of them. Filet one side of the fish and feed the other to the seals.

  • Gary D James

    06/13/2019 01:57 PM

    Gov. I just wanta say what a blessing you and your staff are. I enjoy your post and your show. I believe it keeps the American people informed with truth. Thank you sir and thank you for never being ashamed of your faith in our Lord Jesus Christ.

  • Amelia Little

    06/13/2019 01:34 PM

    I rarely hit the links to headlines in even the newsletters I get--because even some of the conservative sites put up sensational headlines, and the story doesn't exactly match. Even when I do "go there" I wait for your newsletters to see if whatever it is--is all it's cracked up to be.

    I have started watching Hannity again--it's easy enough to turn the channel (Forensic Files is 2 channels down) for a few minutes when he starts a montage of what msm is saying--I listen to the first "reporter/anchor/host" but don't need to listen to a dozen more as they all say the same thing.

    As much as I would like for all the info to come out, arrests, trials and convictions to be over, it does all take time, especially if AG Barr and others are going to do a thorough job. And, of course, their job is being obstructed as much as possible by the culprits and their friends in Washington--delay providing subpoenaed documents, some people refusing to appear, etc. Funny (not ha-ha funny) how they are doing that which they accused people of doing for mueller's investigation---in spades. But, they think it's okay, because, those liberals in question are special, you know!!! They think they are above the law--just not President Trump (who has been exonerated--they need to listen to real news to get that info.)

  • Grace Barbera-Bryson

    06/13/2019 12:52 PM

    i agree with one of the comments above. i turned off breathless butt-kissing hannity and his fan club sara and jarrett months ago. He sounds as crazy as the left. "tick-tock" was years ago and big zero. There will be a big zero again unless trump grows balls and shuts down the corrupt fbi starting w/ratwray who is a compromised as comey from day 1. he is busy having all fbi records destroyed in the same way hillary was allowed to do w/ no punishment. The american kgb should have been shut down back to waco days. They are a leftist group and hide or frabricate the truth.

  • Kathy Gibbons

    06/13/2019 10:50 AM

    The roaches seem to be the top brass at all these federal agencies and they are coming out of
    the woodwork and fighting amongst them is a relief that Hillary DID not win.
    She also needs to be in the roach motel. (jail)…..Do you think she would look good in orange.?