September 13, 2019

Today's Edition



President Trump has left no stone unturned in his fight against illegal immigration, and it’s becoming increasingly apparent that he’s succeeding.

Despite the obstructionism of Democrats in Congress, who have blocked every legislative effort to resolve the crisis on our southern border, Trump has nonetheless found bold and creative ways to address the problem using his executive authority, working closely with the Department of Homeland Security to identify and implement policies necessary to reduce the influx of illegal immigrants across our southern border.

Thanks to the President’s initiative, word is clearly getting out among would-be illegal immigrants that the perilous journey to the United States is no longer worth hazarding.


With gratitude,

Mike Huckabee

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A rare, double Huck's Hero salute

By Mike Huckabee

I know I’ve surprised people before by talking about how much I like and respect Whoopi Goldberg.  Yes, we disagree strongly on many political issues, but she’s my friend and one of the few liberal Hollywood celebrities who can hold a civil discussion on issues without making it personal.  She’s a fierce defender of everyone’s right to hold their own opinions.  And every so often, she surprises you with the stands she takes, like her rebuke of Debra Messing for seemingly promoting blacklists of Trump supporters in Hollywood. I saluted her for that in this latest digital exclusive, web-only “Facts of the Matter” segment from my TBN show:

Now, just a few days later, Whoopi has done it again by blasting Congress members for not showing up at the 9/11 ceremony in Washington.  Way to go, Whoopi!  You are the recipient of a rare double Huck’s salute in one week!


Bad governance in California

By Mike Huckabee

Many California cities are suffering from the effects of decades of bad governance, but perhaps the worst is Los Angeles. Some areas are crammed with homeless people and plagued with garbage, rats, violence, crime, drug needles, human feces, the return of the medieval disease typhus and fears that (brace yourselves, Angelinos) cholera and leprosy may be next.

It’s so bad that on Tuesday, 15 White House officials, including several from the EPA, toured the Skid Row district of L.A. on the invitation of local civic leaders who are urging FEMA to stage a National Guard-style federal intervention.  One of those leaders, Rev. Andy Bales of Union Mission Church, lost his leg to a flesh-eating bacteria contracted on Skid Row.

At the link, Forbes takes an in-depth look at how California’s homeless problem reached such horrendous and dangerous levels, and how its official policies are making the problem worse.  The article asks how it could have gotten so bad when California has some of the “most progressive policies on mental health and drug addiction. The Democrats have a supermajority. What went wrong?”   

I would direct their attention to five words: “The Democrats have a supermajority.”  But read the whole article as a cautionary tale before the next election.




Deputy AG rejects McCabe's appeal

By Mike Huckabee

It’s been reported that Deputy Attorney General Jeffrey Rosen has rejected former deputy and acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe’s appeal of a recommendation by the U.S. attorney for Washington that McCabe face criminal charges for making misleading statements to federal investigators and unauthorized leaks to the media (this doesn’t mean he’ll face charges, only that the option remains.) 

The news didn’t go over well with some employees of CNN, who are anonymously fuming that their bosses hired McCabe as a correspondent, despite knowing that he’d lied under oath and was under investigation. The idea of hiring anyone who would badmouth Trump is as irresistible to them as a fat worm is to a bass, so they bit and now they’re on the hook and don’t know what to do next.

Some liberal commentators are trying to spin this as a personal vendetta orchestrated by Trump, rather than the results of findings of serious wrongdoing by career professional investigators and prosecutors. CNN legal analyst Jeffry Toobin, who describes McCabe as a friend, tried to poo-poo the potential charges, calling it an “extremely unusual prosecution.” Toobin said, “Andy McCabe had the right to speak to reporters. That is beyond dispute.” Which seems odd, since the US Attorney for Washington obviously disputes it.

I’m going to read some legal analysis and go into this in more detail later.  Meanwhile, it’s nice to know that there are still a few people working at CNN who are upset that their network is squandering whatever molecules of journalistic credibility it still had left by hiring a Deep State known liar in hopes that he would echo the anti-Trump rhetoric already being spewed by all the other Deep State known liars they’ve put on the payroll.


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My condolences to the family of Joseph A. Heller, Jr., who died on Sept. 8th at 82. And my congratulations to his children for writing an obituary so hilarious that it went viral on Facebook. Judging from the way they describe their dad, it sounds as if he would be delighted at the idea of embarrassing people by making them crack up while reading an obituary.



Just minutes after the 9/11 anniversary started at midnight on Wednesday, a rocket struck the US Embassy compound in Kabul, Afghanistan.  Fortunately, it happened late at night, and there were no casualties.  It’s a reminder to President Trump of what he’s dealing with if he thinks he can talk the Taliban into a peace agreement.  But the fact that the White House didn’t try to convince us that the 9/11 anniversary attack on our Embassy was sparked by anger over a YouTube video is a good sign that they’re far more realistic, and honest, than the last Administration.


Want more news from Mike Huckabee?  Read the Evening Edition from September 12

A wrap-up of all the news you might have missed yesterday!


Our Daily Verse (NIV)

"Blessed is the man who perseveres under trial, because when he has stood the test, he will receive the crown of life that God has promised to those who love him."

- Jas 1:12

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  • Joseph K Weydemann

    09/13/2019 08:37 PM

    Do you have daughters, Governor? I have to assume you do not. I liked whoopie pie on Start Trek TNG.
    However when whoopie pie said what Roman Polanski did was not "rape rape". Polanski gave her Quaaludes, champagne and a hot tub to a 13 year old. That would be rape if was an adult woman involved.
    You like her if you want but in my eyes it tarnishes all the good you have done. By supporting a rapist.

  • Sandy Helm

    09/13/2019 12:49 PM

    So California creates a homeless crisis by their failure to meet the needs of their citizens. And now people are asking the federal government to take care of the problem. It's my considered opinion that if the federal government steps in California should be fined to pay the costs of the government's intervention.

  • Lawrence E. Foster

    09/13/2019 11:20 AM

    If one good thing has come out of the democrat "debates", it has been the exposure of just how little these candidates, and the vaunted "experts" know, not only about climate change, but more importantly, about how to deal with climate change.

    The climate has been changing since the dawn of man. Without scientific measurement and good record keeping, people often did not recognize the climate had changed, until one day they had to move to a new location because there was either not enough or too much water, or the weather was too hot or too cold to grow the crops they had been growing. Rather than whine, people hitched up their asses and found a new home.

    Later, as people settled in cities, and began to keep some sort of records, a new class of people developed. They did not raise sheep or plant wheat. They did not hunt nor build buildings. They settled into the temples of the local gods, and told the people what they should do. When faced with an unknown threat such as an impending eclipse, or sand storms from the desert, the wise men of the temple told the people how to deal with this threat. Traditionally this meant identifying a scapegoat, group howling at the moon, and sacrifice of small children to the gods.

    In Houston last night, as in the previous democrat spectacles, we saw a continuation of the traditional guidance from the temple wise men. Beto led the group in howling at the moon, all ten of the 'candidates' identified the cause of the problem as the mysterious "orange man", and Bernie was the first to call for child sacrifice. Of course, to make it more palatable to voters, the sacrificial offerings will be the children of "third world" parents.

    Now we have already been told all the "free stuff" being promised by these candidates is going to be paid for by taxing "rich" people, but if we are not totally brain dead, we know it is very likely going to be necessary down the road to re-define "rich" to bring more tax payers into the 70% tax zone. Likewise, if sacrificing the children of "third world" parents does not do the job, it will be necessary to redefine "third world" so as to bring more children into the sacrificial group. But that will all come after the election.

    So, now we know! The wise men in the temple know no more about what to do about climate change than the priests in ancient Sumeria knew about how to deal with sand Storms from the desert, or flooding in the river valley. Again, traditionally, when the people realized the temple wise men were full of organic BS, they looked to some one who had a plan, and said "let's do this"! People moved, people changed the way they farmed, changed the type of animals they raised, and moved on with their lives.
    We are, or at least we like to tell ourselves we are, wiser and more intelligent than those long ago Sumerians and Chaldeans, So lets quit listening to the temple wise men with their doom and gloom, and find some leaders who not only can figure out why the climate is changing, but how to deal with it. We know only a small percentage of the causes of climate change are within our control. We could totally eliminate green house gasses from man-made sources, and natural causes will still produce these gases. Bears will still poop in the woods,with attendant methane emissions, leaves will rot in the rain forest, and volcanoes will belch, all of which produce 'green house gasses', often more than humans produce, Sun spots will still warm the earth, and undersea volcanic activity will warm the oceans. We cannot control these latter phenomena, so lets figure out how to live with them.

  • Stephen Russell

    09/13/2019 11:05 AM

    CA Governance: We Red Voters who voted for President Trump then etc have Voted NO to prior issues BUT Dems overrule the populace & thus we Lose.
    We the Red Silent Minority in CA since Day 1.
    Have NO Voice & CA State doesn't care.
    Its the Dems , they OWN the issue can't blame GOP, THEY OWN the CA issue
    Hope WH teams does air survey or use drone to map homelessness.
    Or scan LA County, City Homeless count records alone.
    Then Go viral online.
    Make public worldwide