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    Carl is the former Speaker Pro Tem of the Missouri House of Representatives and one of the earliest supporters of Fred Thompson for President. Initiating a petition for his fellow caucus members to sign, the Speaker Pro Tem garnered the support of over half of the Republican House members (63%, to be exact). More information about Carl can be found at his wikipedia page. Simply search "Carl Bearden".
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Huckabee favored Bush immigration proposals before it became unpopular

Posted by tommyd4 on November 13, 2007

from the Washington Post:

On immigration, Huckabee aligns himself with President Bush rather than more conservative elements of the Republican Party, favoring a pathway to citizenship for those who at one time entered the United States illegally.
To think that we’re going to go lock up 12 million people or even round them up and drive them to the border and let them go might make a great political speech but it’s not going to happen, said Huckabee.
He downplayed the political consequences of the issue, insisting that while there is a segment of people who are “truly exercised about this and virtually nothing but this,” the vast majority of voters are not up in arms over the idea of offering illegal immigrants a chance to be citizens. “I just don’t believe that at the breakfast table in most homes in Arkansas the first thing that happens is the man throws his cereal spoon down and says: ‘Let’s talking about immigration, honey, said Huckabee.

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