With pretend play money at Inkling Markets and with actual money at Intrade, people are placing bets on the probability of all sorts of future events, including events in politics. Shares for possible outcomes are bought and sold, with the price for a share set in a market based on demand for that share. People [...]
That’s what the pundits really should say on this morning’s news shows about the Mike Pence – Mike Huckabee squeaker. When nearly two-thirds of the already unusual set of people attending a conference don’t even bother to cast a vote, a 2% margin of “victory” in a presidential preference straw poll doesn’t mean squat.
Who do you consider the major Republican candidates for President in 2012 to be? [...]
As you may have heard, 2012 Republican Presidential Mike Huckabee has declared that the Palestinians cannot expect to have a Palestinian state in Palestine. Huckabee declared that Israelis should be able to plant communities wherever they want to in the West Bank. But where do the Palestinians go when the Israelis move in? Huckabee answered:
As Barack Obama settles in to the rhythm of accolade and complaint accompanying tenure in the White House, the shuffle and the hustle of the next Presidential race has already begun, at least on the Republican side. Alaska Governor Sarah Palin, former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney and former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee are taking pains [...]
Believe it or not, the jockeying for position among Republican presidential contenders for 2012 has already begun. Mike Huckabee is taking trips to Iowa, Sarah Palin is being pushed to the top of the list in speaking engagements, Bobby Jindal is explaining to the world how not bothering to prevent natural disasters would be helpful [...]
Mike Huckabee, President, Witch Killer?
Mike Huckabee, Republican presidential candidate in 2008, is sure acting like he’s going to be making a run for president in 2012. He’s written a book. He’s heading to Iowa. When asked whether he’ll be running for president in the next cycle, he coyly responds that “I’m not ruling anything [...]