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Gretchen Carlson Moved To Tears
As Huckabee Urges America: ‘Quit
Being Ashamed That We Believe In God’

Mediaite, by Noah Rothman

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Posted By:KarenJ1, 12/17/2012 10:33:24 AM

Fox News Host Mike Huckabee moved Fox & Friends host Gretchen Carlson to tears on Monday in a discussion about God and religion in the wake of the mass murder in Connecticut on Friday. After saying that no one “should be surprised” by the attack because schools have become a place free of religion, Huckabee softened his tone. He said that Americans should no longer be ashamed of their belief in a higher power and turn to morality before the tragedy rather than after. (Snip) “I’m not suggesting by any stretch that if we had prayer in

I might not always agree with Huckabee, but what he said this morning was absolutely correct. I have been fearful that some of the vile leftists will start complaining about all the references to God after this horrible tragedy.


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Reply 1 - Posted by: yuban, 12/17/2012 10:45:25 AM     (No. 9070725)

Huckabee is correct on this one.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: djs, 12/17/2012 10:53:46 AM     (No. 9070742)

You want disturbing? Read the replies after the article. Sheesh.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: PoliticalJunky, 12/17/2012 10:56:01 AM     (No. 9070745)

Yes, we should not be ashamed that we believe in God and I think the war on the Christian religion should stop. We need to affirm that we are a Christian nation and defend that nation by restricting Muslims to visitor status only.

However, this has nothing to do with the recent shootings. The gunman was insane, not disbelieving.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: evansj42, 12/17/2012 11:06:35 AM     (No. 9070773)

We are reaping what we have sown. We removed God from the conversation and every other endeavor, and there is nothing left to fill the void. Just sayin´
-Joe In OKC

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Johnny Angle, 12/17/2012 11:14:30 AM     (No. 9070799)

Otherwise the killer and the victim are all meaningless, soulless robots.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: JoniTx, 12/17/2012 11:18:02 AM     (No. 9070809)

Agree about the ´comment´ section. It appears our country is lost. So sad.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: athina, 12/17/2012 11:22:28 AM     (No. 9070817)

God is preparing us for something, that´s for sure. Pray that more will come to Him in time.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: JAN, 12/17/2012 11:25:33 AM     (No. 9070826)

Sadly and tragically it´s the little children who are reaping what some adults have sown.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Chuzzles, 12/17/2012 11:29:53 AM     (No. 9070838)

As a practicing Christian, I have not always agreed with the way Huckabee portrays himself in politics. But on this one I definitely agree. Christians need to ´man up´ and tell seculars to back off and stop attacking us for our faith. Jesus stood against evil for our sake. We can do no less now can we?

We are currently seeing the results of secular behaviour that has been a part of our national culture for decades.

Nature abhors a vacuum.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Italiano, 12/17/2012 11:33:05 AM     (No. 9070846)

Seen the new T-Shirt?

"Dear God, how could you allow such a thing to happen in our school? Signed: Concerned Student."

"Dear Concerned Student: I am not allowed in your school. Signed: God."

If the above offends you, good. That´s what I intended.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: tennisbum, 12/17/2012 11:42:11 AM     (No. 9070871)

I´ll never understand why the majority (God fearing Believers) allow the small % of the population to force us to remove God and any references to God from the public forum. Since the atheists believe in nothing, why should they be offended. They worship nothing and one day they will be rewarded with nothing.

Tell the ACLU to leave, go away, vanish. They do nothing except foment trouble and strife...but perhaps that´s their charge.

Tell the churches and pastors that it is time to read God´s word and follow God´s word.....not just interpret the Bible to fit their own desires and the secular-progressive agenda. Some denominations have wandered away from biblical teachings and have instituted their own teachings. Time to stand up and be counted for something.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: tehtriggerman, 12/17/2012 11:42:53 AM     (No. 9070873)


Government is HELL BENT on filling that void. These are the results.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: jalo1951, 12/17/2012 11:55:20 AM     (No. 9070898)

I believe that Gretchen´s father was a minister. Funny how we can defend the islamic center being built in the shadow of the Twin Towers but we cannot mention the word God without feeling embarrassed.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: cartcart, 12/17/2012 12:27:46 PM     (No. 9070949)

The remedy for safety from one another has always been and will always be the living of higher laws. Mankind always looks for the new solutions which usually restate the same old worldy solutions that do not work. When we become a moral society, then these problems will disappear. If we keep in the same direction, the consequences will follow.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: The Maggster, 12/17/2012 12:28:51 PM     (No. 9070950)

Fear of God has prevented many a person from doing terrible harm. Judgement by fellow citizens helps to keep a society civil and encourages positive behavior. There will always be the tug of war between good and evil. Many today no longer know right from wrong. The "do it if it feels good," me generation is in position of power. All the "diversity" and "politically correct" BS has succeeded (as it was intended)in dividing our nation. After all...nobody wants to hurt anyone´s feelings, right? Presently we have an un_American lying, lawless,divisive President. Bad behavior and indecent acts,(ala Bill Clinton)are accepted by society,elected officials who will not or cannot work together for the good of their country, worship of self and celebrity,the devaluing of human life,the unwillingness to punish illegal immigrants yet we don´t encourage assimilation, destroying the American economy, devaluing marriage, marginalizing Christian religion,dissing the founders of this great nation and ignoring our beautiful Constitution. Our children see all this happening and yet are expected to grow up healthy in mind, body and soul. Is it any wonder they are confused about right and wrong and good and evil and bereft of moral covictions? America is indeed in decline as it is being destroyed from within. It´s so clear yet so many are in denial or simply don´t care. Governor Huckabee is correct in his assessment.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: JoElla Bee, 12/17/2012 12:31:56 PM     (No. 9070952)

Mark 8:38 "Whosoever therefore shall be ashamed of me and of my words in this adulterous and sinful generation; of him also shall the Son of man be ashamed, when he cometh in the glory of his Father with the holy angels."

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Reply 17 - Posted by: Momma Walton, 12/17/2012 1:12:08 PM     (No. 9071016)

How many see the significance of the actions today compared to when Jesus was born. Herod heard that a prophecy was to come true of a King (Jesus) being born. The Wise Men saw a star and followed it. They were summoned to Herod, asked to return when they found the King so Herod could worship Him too. Of course, he wanted to kill him. When they did not return, Herod had all male babies/children two years and under killed. Satan has again attacked our children, who will carry on God´s legacy for the human race.

Obama, in his speech, sought "again" to cause confusion/division amongst the people.

He thinks he is able to do what only God can do!

We need a heart trasfusion of God´s Love/Grace, His ability to draw US together in His Word that defines who we are, what we are capable of with His aid/intervention.

America is in need of God´s mercy, His true Love/Grace that gave His only-begotten Son so that we might one day enjoy His PEACE/LOVE/JOY!

pray for America! We are at a crossroad that will lead to freedom or tyranny!

God save the nation - US!

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Reply 18 - Posted by: Libertygal, 12/17/2012 1:18:21 PM     (No. 9071030)

Yet more symptoms of a PC nation gone awry. Not PC to talk about mental illness, not PC to talk about God and religion.

But, oh, how the misty presidential tears and prayers flowed. When it was too late. How about before the fact, presidential role model? At those evaded prayer breakfasts every year? That we are not a Christian nation, yet, history dispoves your lying lips.

Well, someone brought a gun to the knife fight, president role model misty tears. You provoked a challenge, then hide behind a false Christianity because it was a great photo op.

Sick doesn´t begin to describe...

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Reply 19 - Posted by: kanphil, 12/17/2012 1:51:05 PM     (No. 9071109)

#13, Gretchen´s father is a car dealer. Maybe some connection to the clergy on the side, but his main business is cars.

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Reply 20 - Posted by: momoftwinteens, 12/17/2012 2:58:13 PM     (No. 9071239)

I have always believed, and have taught both of my children, that faith is believing in something when common sense tells you not to. On Friday, I couldn´t wait to hold my children and tell them how much I love them. They are 19 and supposedly independent but, they both just let me cry and hold them tight. They both knew that their mom needed them so very much that day. When tragedies of this magnitude happen, I HAVE to hang onto my faith. It´s sometimes all I have to get me through without running screaming into the street.

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