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Posted on 02/09/2013 6:20:36 AM PST by KeyLargo
Ben Carson: US Like Ancient Rome; Obama Not My Target
Friday, February 8, 2013 10:05 PM
World-renown pediatric neurosurgeon Dr. Ben Carson told conservative radio and television host Armstrong Williams on Friday that his attacks on the nations ills in his speech at the National Prayer Breakfast this week were not directed at President Barack Obama.
In his first interview since upstaging the president at the event on Thursday, Carson, director of pediatric neurosurgery at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore said his comments were directed at the situation that is going on in our nation and how we can solve it.
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Dr. Benjamin Carson Epic Full Speech at National Prayer Breakfast
As I listened, I watched Obama. Sat stone faced. At one point, he used to fingers towards his eye, rubbing his face, the fore finger and middle. Michelle clapped many times, Obama only at the end of the speech. Carson got a standing ovation, Obama last to stand for it. Obama was not amused.
We should start promoting this man for President. His mother was one of 24 children- she married at age 13 and taughter her boys no excuses would be allowed. She made them do book reports twice a week. Love the use of his parables and the talk about complex tax system. Used 10% tithing as example for taxes. No loopholes, just give 10% of what you make and be done.
I didnt really know this about Carson!
My teacher read us his book (Gifted Hands) in elementary school. I actually remember really liking the story even though it wasn’t even a kids book.
The man makes sense, wonder how long till the left starts tearing down his reputation?
Carson is right. Obama is just a symptom of a deteriorating society. Unless the culture changes we can look for more ‘bread and circuses’ style presidents who seek to assume more and more power in the executive branchuntil we wind up with an actual dictator.
He is a very courageous man
Remember Rome, but do not forget Greece...
In the end, more than freedom, they wanted security. They wanted a comfortable life, and they lost it all security, comfort, and freedom. When the Athenians finally wanted not to give to society but for society to give to them, when the freedom they wished for most was freedom from responsibility, then Athens ceased to be free and was never free again. Edward Gibbon
‘Ask not’ speech of JFK, too.
Michelles husband is angry the doctor doesn’t think the US is the great bully the great satan
I don’t think the good doctor will be invited to any of the DC cocktail parties.
Hannity Interviews Dr. Ben Carson About National Prayer Breakfast Speech
Dr. Benjamin Carson talked to Sean Hannity about the speech he delivered at Thursday’s National Prayer Breakfast where he railed against political correctness and Obamacare while President Obama was in attendance.
DR. BENJAMIN CARSON: Here’s a nation, one of the founding pillars was freedom of speech and freedom of expression. And yet, we have imposed upon people restrictions on what they can say, on what they can think. And the media is the largest proponent of this, crucifying people who say things really quite innocently.
Ben Carson biography
Ben Carson was born in Detroit, Michigan, on September 18, 1951. His mother, though undereducated herself, pushed her sons to read and to believe in themselves. Carson went from a poor student to an honors one, going on to medical school and becoming Director of Pediatric Neurosurgery at Johns Hopkins Hospital at age 33. He became famous for his ground-breaking work separating conjoined twins.
Read all here about this great man:
The outstanding man at the podium should be President. The shrinking little figure to his right should be organizing some community in Chicago....but that would mean dodging bullets.
It should be obvious to the Black voters in this country which man their children should emulate, but unfortunately, they’ve fallen for the free ObamaPhones and welfare checks that will continue to enslave them.
By the way, Bob “The Bullshooter” Beckel excoriated Dr. Carson on “The Five” yesterday. He insisted criticizing the president was unacceptable at the National Prayer Breakfast. Where in the First Amendment is that stipulation written, Bob?
I don’t think that most Americans are particularly wedded to Obama and what he represents, but they do need to see a credible alternative.
In his interview with Williams on Friday, Carson said likened the United States to the ancient Roman civilization.
The Roman Empire was very, very much like us, he told Williams. They lost their moral core, their sense of values in terms of who they were. And after all of those things converged together, they just went right down the tubes very quickly.
When you look at America, its not too hard to see great similarities. Weve spread ourselves all over the place. We have incredible expenses. We dont adjust and, consequently, we expand the deficit and the debt and entitlement programs, and not living within our means and not adjusting programs and not adjusting peoples expectations.
When it comes to wanting things, people dont really care about the national debt, Carson said. They dont really care about the future; they just care about, Give me my check so I can eat next week.
Thats understandable, but we have not created the right kinds of expectations and we really need to start doing that or we will face a similar fate.
he didn’t shake bama’s hand coming in or going out
So, who “communicated” to Dr. Carson that he should clarify that he was not castigating “the One we gave been waiting for”?
It’s almost amusing how sensitive the Leftists are to even indirect criticism. It’s as if they would run a campaign based on nothing but sly criticism just to win an election...
Benjamin S. Ben Carson Sr. (1951-)
Professor of Neurosurgery, Oncology, Plastic Surgery, and Pediatrics along with Director of Pediatric Neurosurgery at Johns Hopkins University. Educated at Yale and the University of Michigan, Carson has written over 100 scholarly articles as well as three bestselling books on integrating work and faith, all three with the Christian publishing house Zondervan. In addition to 38 honorary doctorates, he has received dozens of national merit citations, including the Presidential Freedom Medal, awarded in 2008. In a debate with atheist Richard Dawkins, Carson raised questions about evolutionary theorys ability to reconstruct the natural history of life.
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Flat-rate tax -- just the sort I'd like to see.
Agree.... except 5 minutes later he talked about pretax contributions to a health savings account. He’s like everyone else. He has his pet projects that he’ll give tax breaks to.
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