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Now Media Matters targets Ben Carson
WorldNetDaily ^ | Feb 23, 2013 | Garth Kant

Posted on 02/23/2013 4:23:36 AM PST by wesagain

"Claims Obama critic is using his race to bolster career"

Media Matters has posted a “research article” claiming Dr. Benjamin Carson is just “the latest in a long line of black conservatives – from Clarence Thomas to Herman Cain – relentlessly promoted and propped up by right-wing voices in the media.”

The article, “Ben Carson’s Moment,” contains just a few original paragraphs and a slew of links to articles and videos.

Carson, the director of pediatric neurosurgery at Johns Hopkins Hospital, struck a chord with many Americans when he delivered a devastating critique of Obamacare at the National Prayer Breakfast earlier this month, with President Obama seated a few feet away.

Though he already was the youngest head of a major division at Johns Hopkins, the first surgeon to successfully separate conjoined twins and the recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom, it was the prayer breakfast speech that catapulted him into headlines.

According to the Atlantic, he “voiced concern about the national debt and argued the case for a flat tax, using the Bible’s injunction to tithe a set percentage, and for health-savings accounts, a medical option that has gained currency among conservatives. Crucially, he delivered this speech from a podium just feet from President Obama.”

Media Matters chose to focus on the surgeon’s race.

“After Carson used a speech at the National Prayer Breakfast in front of President Obama to trumpet conservative arguments about economics and health care, News Corp........

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TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Culture/Society; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: bsncarson

1 posted on 02/23/2013 4:23:41 AM PST by wesagain
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To: wesagain

Well, he’s made the “A” list of the left!


2 posted on 02/23/2013 4:24:56 AM PST by wesagain (The God #Elohim# of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob is the One True GOD.)
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To: wesagain
Wow. First, are liberals ever racist. If anyone was calling a black man "coon" they would die in a gutter, unless it is a liberal discussing a conservative black man. And then I found this interesting:

“Today, if you’re a racist, you’re almost certainly a Republican. Did you forget all of those “Don’t Re-Nig in 2012″ bumper stickers."

Only in a liberals wet dream were there any abundance of this type of bumper sticker, and if someone had one, my money would be on a liberal trying to defame conservatives.

3 posted on 02/23/2013 4:39:40 AM PST by ican'tbelieveit (School is prison for children who have commited the crime of being born. (attr: St_Thomas_Aquinas))
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To: wesagain

As soon as you stray from the democrat plantation they chase you and try to destroy you.
I predicted they would try to crush him.
Democrats are nothing but racist bastards.


4 posted on 02/23/2013 4:41:54 AM PST by I want the USA back (Democrat party: criminal enterprise masquerading as a political party.)
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To: wesagain

Classic “Pot Calls Kettle Black.” As though every Black Democrat politician from Obama on down hasn’t gotten his position because of his race.

How else would some of the least qualified people in the nation wind up in leadership positions in business and academia? Affirmative Action, baby.


5 posted on 02/23/2013 4:49:14 AM PST by txrefugee
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To: wesagain
Soon pictures of Dr. Carson will be airbrushed out and he will be designated a “non-person” by the commissars.
6 posted on 02/23/2013 4:50:30 AM PST by jmaroneps37 (Conservatism is truth. Liberalism is lies.)
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To: wesagain

The Leftist Media is still doing what it knows best: http://ts4.mm.bing.net/th?id=H.4731165091235787&pid=1.7


7 posted on 02/23/2013 4:58:09 AM PST by WorkingClassFilth
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To: wesagain

Naturally. Even though I’m not sold on Rubio yet, the liberal media started marginalizing him with the “water” incident when it appeared he was a “rising star” within the Republican party. The Dems really do have an Alinsky type hold on things, it is no joke. Now that Ben Carson “dared” to speak out against Obama, the ad hominem attacks, marginalizing, and ridiculing from the liberal establishment must begin.


8 posted on 02/23/2013 4:58:50 AM PST by corlorde (forWARD of the state)
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To: txrefugee

No, this is a case of ‘The pothead calling the kettle white.’


9 posted on 02/23/2013 4:59:34 AM PST by WorkingClassFilth
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To: wesagain

I’m thinking brown skinned conservatives from all walks of life are silent about their good sense, because they are afraid of being called slanderous names by the immoral left.


10 posted on 02/23/2013 5:09:41 AM PST by abclily
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To: wesagain

A long line (and getting longer) of Black Conservatives...that in itself to me IS a silver lining.

The rest is their same old, same old attack meme. Eventually, that is going to fall on far fewer ears. Go, Dr. Carlson!


11 posted on 02/23/2013 5:09:51 AM PST by SueRae (It isn't over. In God We Trust.)
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To: I want the USA back

They have progressed from labor slave owners on the tobacco and cotton plantations to the political slave owners on the welfare plantations.


12 posted on 02/23/2013 5:12:04 AM PST by ican'tbelieveit (School is prison for children who have commited the crime of being born. (attr: St_Thomas_Aquinas))
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To: wesagain
To Dr. Carson: If Media Matters hates you, then wear that badge of honor proudly.

5.56mm

13 posted on 02/23/2013 5:15:41 AM PST by M Kehoe
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To: corlorde

Dr. Carson spoke out with a COMMON SENSE and simple alternative to Obama’s thousand theories about healthcare TO OBAMA’S FACE. A brilliant speech, a Christian surgeon, a brilliant surgeon; now Obama must use surrogates to destroy him (counting on the fact that many people didn’t hear the prayer breakfast speech of Dr. Carson).


14 posted on 02/23/2013 5:21:28 AM PST by Twinkie (JOHN 3:16)
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To: wesagain

Leave the democrat plantation and they’ll sick the coon dogs on ya.


15 posted on 02/23/2013 5:50:02 AM PST by AU72
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To: Twinkie

I love the way this happened, just as it did for His Excellency brow beating Paul Ryan. I bet His Excellecny had to take a few dozen Tums after that breakfast. I would equally loved it to have had him rise in debate....”ah, uh, well, that is one notion, but ah, uh, there are some who say, ah, eh, uh... No the chump had to sit there and listen to someone talking reason and he took the cowards way out, sent out his brown shirts to rough up the opposition. Not only is this POS a villain and bully, he is a coward and beneath contempt.


16 posted on 02/23/2013 5:50:03 AM PST by Mouton (108th MI Group.....68-71)
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To: wesagain
Dr. Carson's speech has gone viral. This should be used to identify the soros connection to media matters and begin their destruction with those left in the U.S. that can think.
17 posted on 02/23/2013 5:55:12 AM PST by plsjr (<>< what mankind "knows" is by trial and error; only the CREATOR really knows)
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To: wesagain
“the latest in a long line of black conservatives – from Clarence Thomas to Herman Cain – relentlessly promoted and propped up by right-wing voices in the media.”

It's a fair bet that on the same page, they have another article calling Republicans racists for not having enough blacks in the party.

18 posted on 02/23/2013 6:07:44 AM PST by jiggyboy (Ten percent of poll respondents are either lying or insane)
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To: wesagain
It's only a matter of time now before some White Woman comes forward with allegations of "Sexual Harassment".
19 posted on 02/23/2013 6:41:53 AM PST by Falcon4.0
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To: wesagain; All
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20 posted on 02/23/2013 7:21:56 AM PST by SWAMPSNIPER (The Second Amendment, a Matter of Fact, Not a Matter of Opinion)
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To: wesagain

The ACLU, the black caucus and the NAACP will side with anyone black or white to attack thier own to prevent the truth about thier scam they have running to control thier own and keep thier chairs at the big table. Keep them dumb and numb and feed them crumbs


21 posted on 02/23/2013 9:58:58 AM PST by ronnie raygun (Lexington and Concord Americans experience thier first gun grab attempt)
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To: plsjr
"and begin their destruction with those left in the U.S. that can think. "

Houston, we have a problem!

22 posted on 02/23/2013 10:01:21 AM PST by wesagain (The God #Elohim# of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob is the One True GOD.)
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To: Mouton

“Notion” has been his favorite word to use when he wants to convey that some person or the other is stupid and wrong (that’s just my opinion of it). - I think what you say is simply calling it what it is, and that he is in many people’s eyes - a vile person and a thug manipulator. - I “wish” it were different; but it isn’t, and I’m at a loss about just what exactly to pray. - So, I guess the Lord may be amused at some of my awkward attempts.


23 posted on 02/23/2013 2:00:13 PM PST by Twinkie (JOHN 3:16)
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