January 14, 2021
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Good morning!

Blessings on you and your family, and from all the Huckabee staff!

Today's newsletter includes:

  • House Votes To Impeach President Trump
  • President Trump denounces mob violence
  • AOC Wants To "Liberate" The South
  • Parler Might Not Come Back
  • New Podcast Episode
  • Advertisement: The Mediterranean Experience

Sincerely,

Mike Huckabee

House Votes To Impeach President Trump

By Mike Huckabee

Wednesday, to nobody’s surprise, the House voted to impeach President Trump a second time, on grounds that he incited the violent protesters who stormed the Capitol. They were in such a rush to impeach him before he leaves office that they didn’t take time for the standard legal procedure of presenting evidence and letting him defend himself.

The vote was 232-197, with 10 Republicans joining the Democrats against Trump.

One Republican, Rep. Liz Cheney, was particularly outspoken, declaring, "The president of the United States summoned this mob, assembled the mob, and lit the flame of this attack. Everything that followed was his doing."

However, the FBI later announced that they had picked up evidence of plans for violence at the Capitol as early as January 5, the day before the attack, and they suspect some of the participants left the Trump rally early to pick up supplies and meet at the Capitol.

If so, that would mean that Trump’s speech, while it might have been irresponsible, did not incite the Capitol rioters, who planned their attack in advance and left before his speech to launch it.

This could mark the second time the Democrats rushed to judgement to impeach Trump, only to have their efforts collapse once they left the hyper-partisan House because they substituted partisan anger for solid legal evidence. This article explains how a Senate trial might not even happen.

Joe Biden seems to have cold feet about continuing this impeachment trial in the Senate, at least judging by his statement yesterday reminding Senators of “other urgent business” and his suggestion that they split their time between that and other things.

The fact is that by pulling this final rebuke of Trump, the House may have undercut Biden by handing the Senate a divisive, time-wasting responsibility (a trial to remove a President who’s already left office) just as Biden will be coming into office and wanting to fast-track his agenda. Mostly because they hope to ban Trump from running again, which it's doubtful the Senate has the power to do. It also tells us that for all their vilification of Trump, they still fear he might beat them in 2024.

Speaker Pelosi and the Democrats seem to think that they have put a real super-duper stain on Trump by impeaching him twice, but more so, they’ve stained themselves as rabid partisans and permanently devalued impeachment. Being “double-impeached” without proper procedure of evidence as he’s leaving office anyway is as hollow as Dean Wormer warning the frat boys in “Animal House” that they’re on “Double Secret Probation.”

Impeachment of a President is the most drastic of all remedies for the most serious of offenses. It’s a grave Constitutional crisis that should be undertaken with the utmost seriousness. By talking about impeaching Trump from the moment he was elected, then impeaching him over a phone call and having the Senate throw it out -- and then impeaching him again when he’s leaving office over a riot incitement charge that not only wouldn’t pass legal muster, but if it did, the people accusing him of it would be as guilty as he is -- they’ve reduced that most solemn of last-resort responsibilities to a nakedly partisan political ploy.

Want proof? A Georgia Republican Representative announced that she plans to introduce impeachment articles against Joe Biden the day after he takes office, over corruption related to China and Ukraine.

Of course, it won’t go anywhere in a Democrat House. But as satisfying as it might be for Republicans who’ve had to put up with Trump being attacked from day one – and now accused of attempting a coup by the same people who enabled the Russian Collusion attempted coup, and of inciting violent rioters by people who’ve spent the past year defending violent rioters – do we really want a banana republic-style nation where impeachment is just a meaningless political weapon that every President can expect to get hurled at him by the other party, like a mudball?

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President Trump denounces mob violence

By Mike Huckabee

Last night, President Trump released a video message denouncing violence, lawbreaking and vandalism, and saying that’s the opposite of what the Make America Great Again movement is about.

Trump said, "Mob violence goes against everything I believe in and everything our movement stands for…No true supporter of mine could ever endorse political violence. No true supporter of mine could ever disrespect law enforcement or our great American flag. No true supporter of mine could ever threaten or harass their fellow Americans. If you do any of these things, you are not supporting our movement. You are attacking it and you are attacking our country. We cannot tolerate it."

It was a welcome message, mature and presidential, but I wish he’d said it last week. Now, I fear it’s too little too late.

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AOC Wants To "Liberate" The South

By Mike Huckabee

Stacey Lennox at PJ Media reports on the latest nonsense from Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, who says she wants to “liberate” Southern states run by Republicans from their “economic, social and racial oppression.” Lennox notes that between her calls to force political opponents in front of a tribunal and to have the government reign in free speech, and now her call to “liberate” people who are happy and successful, AOC is turning into a real chip off the ol’ Castro.

She might want to take a look at how many people are fleeing her home state of New York for Southern red states (so many that New York may lose a Congressional seat and Florida gain one.) She might not realize it, but by fleeing the kind of leftist policies she champions, they’ve already liberated themselves from oppression.

Parler Might Not Come Back

By Mike Huckabee

The CEO of Parler said it’s not certain if the free speech Twitter alternative will ever be able to come back. After Amazon cut off their web hosting service, they’re talking to other servers, but they don’t want their names known for fear of reprisals by leftists. A number of other companies are also refusing to do business with them, as listed at this link:

And some of their employees say they’ve received threats and had people show up at their homes.

Think about that: Parler’s critics claim it tolerates violent people, so their response is to make personal threats against its staff and their families.

Parler has filed a lawsuit against Amazon citing a number of contractual violations. But Amazon claims the lawsuit has no merit, and the Washington Post agrees that Amazon was right to snuff out Parler.

That would be the same Washington Post that’s owned by Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, an example of the Big Tech monopoly on information that actually makes the case for why we need alternatives like Parler.

But while Amazon and its pet newspaper may insist the lawsuit has no merit, other legal analysts are seeing more justification for it all the time. For instance, as Matt Margolis at PJ Media points out, there’s so far scant evidence that many of the Capitol rioters had Parler accounts or that there was any planning of the assault on Parler. But the FBI warned law enforcement agencies last week of the potential for violence because of activity they picked up on Twitter.

So if it was planned on Twitter, but only Parler was crushed, can discrimination be added to the list of offenses in Parler’s lawsuit, and the lawsuit be extended to Apple and Google for banning Parler’s app for no just cause while allowing Twitter’s to continue being downloaded?

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New Podcast Episode

This week on “The People’s Podcast,” Governor Huckabee talks with attorney and former DOJ prosecutor James Trusty about last week’s riots, this week’s impeachment, and the importance of reason, evidence, and fidelity to the law in our current era of hysteria. The Governor also responds to some online outrage he received this past week after condemning the rioters at the Capitol, and spoiler alert: He isn’t issuing any apologies.

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  • Stephanie Kaplan

    01/15/2021 05:21 PM

    Love the newsletter! Big Tech is a serious threat to democracy and must be addressed. Unfortunately, Google, Amazon, etc. are Corporate Wokeplaces (www.corporatewokeplace.com), not Corporate Workplaces. Sad state of affairs indeed.

  • Jeanette Couch

    01/15/2021 11:35 AM

    I understand the capitol is a federal building. The FBI should go after those who violated laws there January 6.
    However, I thought the FBI was supposed to persecute all who violated laws. The small and large business owners who watched on TV while night after night their businesses and neighborhoods were destroyed should be asking why the FBI is not pursuing those protesters!! I’m also asking why we pick and choose who is punished and who is not!! Our nation is headed to disaster as more and more injustices are revealed.

  • William Fuhrer

    01/15/2021 10:36 AM

    As President Donald Trump supporters are being defamed. President Trump supporters believe in God and believe in the teachings of their Church and believe in the SANCTITY OF LIFE. President Trump supporters believe in LAW an ORDER. Gary Krupp of Pave the Way Foundation who knows about Germany during WWII believes that tactics used by antifa is like Nazis. Gary Krupp knows how Soviet tactics are used to discredit, marginalize and demonize

  • Jerry

    01/15/2021 09:01 AM

    I thought Biden did ok last nite reading the teleprompter however the I thought the message sounded a bit like what Donald had done before the The CCP started killing Americans and destroyed American business somehow old Joe forgot that part of history. Oh he is forgetful isn't he. I wonder if he has remembers his password and ID to his fortune he has acquired as a government employee he really doesn't look to be a great investor oh his Family members are really good Hunter is the smartest man he knows. Family Members know how to turn a dollar in to Family dynasty I am sure you can read about it in 20 years.

  • Keith Richardson

    01/14/2021 09:07 PM

    Will you PLEASE PUT OUT A MESSAGE TELLING EVERYONE TO STAY AWAY FROM ANY CAPITAL IN ANY STATE FOR THE NEXT WEEK AND A HALF. IT HAS BEEN REPORTED OF FALSE FLAG GOING TO TAKE PLACE. We are confident that the fbi is also behind it. Leftists are going to make it look like Trump supporters again only this time they will be armed. It will cause the democrats to enforce removing our guns.

  • Patricia Murphy

    01/14/2021 08:42 PM

    Keep fighting our fight. Thank you.

  • Sharon Faulkner

    01/14/2021 08:13 PM

    President Trump has never supported violence and done more for peace than anyone else. I support him always. Stop whining. Our country was founded on violence.

  • Paul Kern

    01/14/2021 06:30 PM

    It has been a 4 year drama we have had to endure.
    All i have seen is both parties have no ability to govern. Also that America is not the kingdom of God or Karl Marx.
    I am not an escapist. I know the Christ will return. I like many others pray for God's intervention. I am a hard core realist so dread the approaching storm when the Communists take over
    Only God can help us. Our church and political leaders have lost the trust and respect of the people. Finally I pray Biblically and ask God to raise up real shepherds and leaders
    Maybe we do need a second revolution

  • Janice roberts

    01/14/2021 05:49 PM

    AOC can keep her sticky paws off “the South!” We’re just fine thank you!

  • Maxine Wyatt

    01/14/2021 04:41 PM

    We enjoy your Saturday TBN program. Keith Bilbrey is from our hometown.

  • Maris K Hodges

    01/14/2021 04:30 PM

    Portland, OR riots for months on end. Other places rioters in neighborhoods intimidating everyone, people cowering in fear. Black children gunned down in their homes, law enforcement murdered---Congress silent! Congress is breached and AOC puts out an emotional video clip of how she could have been killed. Congress what do you think the murdered people and relatives from the riots felt? Think on these things.

  • Eugene Staudinger

    01/14/2021 04:09 PM

    Mike keep up on talking about the people that created the violence. Soros Antifa and BLM rioters. The Pelosi bunch silenced any information along with corrupt demonrats. And prior to his speach Mr. Trump was not made aware of this obvious planned attach which was probably in the works for weeks not days. He was PUT IN DANGER!!!!!!

  • Rosie Wrights

    01/14/2021 03:43 PM

    I need hope that the Democrats won't get away with everything they're been doing for years. Our constitution in on it's last leg.

  • Betty Fisher

    01/14/2021 03:32 PM

    All those that voted for impeachment should be treated like the traitors they are !

  • Renee Kendrick

    01/14/2021 03:31 PM

    Refreshing article about the DIMS "impeachment" process. Pelosi is the Coyote. President Trump, the Road Runner.

    AOC is the one who needs to be liberated. She needs Jesus! Many Southerners are liberated because we know Him. We do have the Bible Belt in our part of the country. Not to mention Texas, aka God's Country.

  • Donna S Lewis

    01/14/2021 03:16 PM

    My husband and I look forward to your comments, wit and wisdom. We have been hoping for better news but so disappointed President Trump did not get back in the White House.

  • David McGillvray

    01/14/2021 02:16 PM

    Thank you for your news letters; I can't find your show at all, or it's at a time not open.
    Anyhow: Now that the liars have overcome the truth, will the investigations into voter fraud, etc. continue? If the investigations continue and I hope they do, will certain elections be added to the list? In particular AOC's and Nancy Pelosi's election. AOC is a bartender what did she promise to get votes" I can't believe that people who live in poop covered streets actually voted for Nancy "gottagetahaircut" Pelosi?

  • Gregory George Keller

    01/14/2021 01:55 PM

    Sounds like you have turned your back on Trump to .

  • William Fuhrer

    01/14/2021 01:45 PM

    How wide spread is the Chinese Virus and I don't mean COVID. The way main stream media hide stories about Chinese Communist Party and American politicians and now complete censureship

  • James Ray

    01/14/2021 01:40 PM

    What would we have to do to get Pelosi out of office?

  • Dave Newbry

    01/14/2021 01:30 PM

    The first headline is incorrect, the "house" didn't impeach Trump, the Trump haters and never-Trumpers impeached him.

  • Jeanice Crowley

    01/14/2021 01:18 PM

    Dear Mike:

    I have watched the videos over and over and have actually read the full transcript of President Trump's words at the rallye on June 6th. I do not see any words inciting a riot. And almost all the pictures show people just standing around - not rioting. Have I missed something? Anxious to hear back from you.

  • Floyd Unger

    01/14/2021 01:05 PM

    Bad...Terrible...times

  • Joseph Orsini

    01/14/2021 01:03 PM

    Why is HITLER and the Nazis always cited as the "bad guys" but never STALIN and the Communists? We fought the Nazis from 1941 to 1945, but we fought the Soviets from 1947 to 1990!

  • PAUL SCHABER

    01/14/2021 12:46 PM

    AOC and her followers better take off the Rose colored glasses and take a long hard look at all the industries located in the Southern and Red States and all those people along with those Corporations that have fled to the those states and leaving behind empty buildings along with not taking employees with them. Before she speaks do some research how many of those companies have investors and their companies are there to avoid paying import taxes on their product. If those employees did not like for them, then why are they flocking to the Red States to work for them.