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According to his financial disclosure documents for 2007, Huckabee’s income appears to come from a small pension and his wife’s salary — as well as speaking honoraria placed solely through “12 Stops, Inc.,” a company set up to handle funds he made from book sales, and for which he is a named corporate officer. A Huckabee campaign aide said that Huckabee’s speeches were placed by a speaker’s bureau and the honorarium was paid for by Huckabee’s company. “Essentially, he paid himself to speak,” says the aide, who requested anonymity because he is not authorized to speak to the press.
This isn’t the first time Huckabee has paid himself. As Arkansas lieutenant governor Huckabee was embarrassed when it was revealed that he supplemented his state income through payments he made to himself via the nonprofit he had set up, Action America.
A man of faith in a godless age is hitting Americans where it hurts.
Mr. and Mrs. American Spectator Reader, let P.J. O’Rourke talk sense to your kids.
In Britain, defending your property can get you life.
The debacle of this president’s administration is both a cause and a symptom of the decline of American values. Unless Congress impeaches him, that decline will go on unchecked. An eminent jurist surveys the damage and assesses the chances for the recovery of our culture.
It won’t take long for conservatives to scratch this presidential wannabe off their 2008 scorecard.
The American Christmas, like the songs that celebrate it, makes room for everybody under the rainbow. Is that why so many people seem to be hostile to it?
Was the President done in by the economy, or by the politics of the economy?