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Carson Willing to Step Down as Commencement Speaker After Protests [Gestapo Tactics!]
Newsmax ^ | March 29, 2013 | Greg Richter

Posted on 03/29/2013 3:55:21 PM PDT by Steelfish

Carson Willing to Step Down as Commencement Speaker After Protests

29 Mar 2013 Greg Richter.

A pediatric neurosurgeon who has become the darling of conservatives since speaking against nationalized healthcare is now under fire for comments he made about same-sex marriage.

Dr. Benjamin Carson told “Andrea Mitchell Reports” on Friday that he would be willing to step down as commencement speaker at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine after faculty and students signed petitions asking that he not speak.

“I would say this is their day, and the last thing I would want to do is rain on their parade,” Carson told Mitchell.

Carson said in interview that he has not notified the university he won’t be speaking. “I am waiting for appropriate channels,” he said. “I don’t think television is the appropriate channel.”

The petitions began after Carson told Fox News Channel’s Sean Hannity, “My thoughts are that marriage is between a man and a woman. It’s a well-established, fundamental pillar of society and no group, be they gays, be they NAMBLA, be they people who believe in bestiality — it doesn’t matter what they are — they don’t get to change the definition.”

One of the petitions, quoted by The Hill newspaper, reads: “We retain the highest respect for Dr. Carson’s achievements and value his right to publicly voice political views. Nevertheless, we feel that these expressed values are incongruous with the values of Johns Hopkins and deeply offensive to a large proportion of our student body.”

MSNBC’s web report on the story says Carson equating same-sex marriage with pedophilia and bestiality has caused him to lose some of his star power within the GOP. Carson has said he would consider a run for president if the public was still interested in him a year-and-a-half from now.

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1 posted on 03/29/2013 3:55:21 PM PDT by Steelfish
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To: Steelfish

Screw ‘em—it’s their loss if he doesn’t speak.


2 posted on 03/29/2013 3:57:20 PM PDT by basil (basil, 2ASisters.org)
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To: Steelfish

No guts. One of the best points he can make to a young crowd is to stand for something.


3 posted on 03/29/2013 3:57:37 PM PDT by battlecry
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>> equating same-sex marriage with

Aren’t the proponents of same-sex ‘marriage’ equating the uterus to the rectum?


4 posted on 03/29/2013 3:59:19 PM PDT by Gene Eric (The Palin Doctrine.)
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To: Steelfish
If men who have sex with men can marry, why not men who have sex with sheep? As men having sex with men (MSM) is a deadly perversion, can men who have sex with sheep be that more dangerous?

So much for lib/commie tolerance for minorities when they happen to be sterling individuals such as Dr. Carson or for that matter, Herman Cain.

5 posted on 03/29/2013 4:00:10 PM PDT by Stepan12
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To: Steelfish

Too bad he buckled.

After 4 years of indoctrination, these little jam-tarts could use at least 1/2 hour for an opposing view point.


6 posted on 03/29/2013 4:01:17 PM PDT by llevrok (Keep your arms out. It makes it harder for them to throw a net over you.)
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To: Steelfish
As I just said on another thread.

They’re doing very serious damage to society through the blacklisting of anyone who disagrees with them.

Art, literature, science, medicine you name it. If you disagree with the left on any subject they will give bad reviews or otherwise ostracize you regardless of the quality or validity of your work.

Ben Carson is one of the finest brain surgeons in the world and students at UofM are now calling for his speech there to be canceled because he doesn’t toe the hard left line.

These people are dragging us into the dark ages with their hate.

7 posted on 03/29/2013 4:02:04 PM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: Steelfish

Father, forgive them, for they know not what they do.


8 posted on 03/29/2013 4:03:43 PM PDT by Jim Robinson (Resistance to tyrants is obedience to God!!)
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To: Steelfish

I guess these medical students are all aware that under socialized medicine (ObamaCare) they will make 42% less than they would if we didn’t get ObamaCare. That is how much less doctors make in Canada than in USA. I guess these students don’t have college loans to repay, or malpractice insurance to pay for????????????


9 posted on 03/29/2013 4:08:40 PM PDT by buffyt (Glowbull Warming the Greatest Hoax ever perpetrated on Mankind! since Y2K & Glowbull Cooling!)
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To: Steelfish

What the Dr said was absolutely right! Homosexuality and pedophilia are one in the same..men who molest little boys are gay..of course the left REFUSES to acknowledge that FACT so instead they are slandering a good man..they are doing to him EXACTLY what they did to Sarah Palin..they see a threat and they are trying to destroy him..but it wont work..all the left is showing us is who they fear


10 posted on 03/29/2013 4:09:05 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: cripplecreek

I am reading a book that Ayn Rand wrote in the 1960s! The students then were like the students now, they do not believe in freedom of speech. You should all read ALL of her books.


11 posted on 03/29/2013 4:09:49 PM PDT by buffyt (Glowbull Warming the Greatest Hoax ever perpetrated on Mankind! since Y2K & Glowbull Cooling!)
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To: Steelfish

If John Hopkins is like Columbia and other training grounds for the healthcare industry, they could be sex positive proponents.

Columbia gives us goaskalice.columbia.edu/ which (at least at one time) offered non-judgmental advice on human-animal sex (risks, disease, etc.).


12 posted on 03/29/2013 4:10:24 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (America 2013 - STUCK ON STUPID)
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To: Steelfish

First they came for the Jews, but I wasn’t Jewish. Then they came for the Catholics, but I wasn’t Catholic...Then they came for......Its Germany in the ‘30’s all over again. Believe it!


13 posted on 03/29/2013 4:10:42 PM PDT by Don Corleone ("Oil the gun..eat the cannoli. Take it to the Mattress.")
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To: Jim Robinson

Amen, Jim, Amen! We have been watching the mini series The Bible, and we were watching the part about Sodom and Gomorrah while the Supremes were hearing this case. Sure brought it all to light what God thinks about this.


14 posted on 03/29/2013 4:11:05 PM PDT by buffyt (Glowbull Warming the Greatest Hoax ever perpetrated on Mankind! since Y2K & Glowbull Cooling!)
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To: basil

Hey basil! I haven’t seen you in a long time. I think we were both at a Ron Paul event at Surfside Beach many years ago.


15 posted on 03/29/2013 4:11:59 PM PDT by buffyt (Glowbull Warming the Greatest Hoax ever perpetrated on Mankind! since Y2K & Glowbull Cooling!)
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To: Steelfish
guts
16 posted on 03/29/2013 4:13:04 PM PDT by tomkat
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To: Steelfish

Ever gracious.


17 posted on 03/29/2013 4:16:28 PM PDT by moovova
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To: llevrok

He didn’t buckle. He’s doing the classy thing. Let Johns Hopkins formally ask him not to come. Then it’s on them, the bias and bigotry.


18 posted on 03/29/2013 4:17:55 PM PDT by 1010RD (First, Do No Harm)
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To: Steelfish

Deliver the speech on You tube. It will reach many more than the few thousand graduates will, and if preceded by a preface explaining that this cannot be uttered on a modern campus, will be all the more powerful


19 posted on 03/29/2013 4:19:00 PM PDT by jmcenanly ("The more corrupt the state, the more laws." Tacitus, Publius Cornelius)
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To: buffyt

Probably—I was at so many places with so many people in the last about 14 years.

I post something on FR nearly every day—don’t know how you could miss me—LOL!

Good to hear from you. I hope everything is going well.

Mari


20 posted on 03/29/2013 4:19:33 PM PDT by basil (basil, 2ASisters.org)
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To: Steelfish

This shows you the crap that is graduating from Johns Hopkins.


21 posted on 03/29/2013 4:20:11 PM PDT by Venturer
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To: Steelfish

I’m sure John Hopkins has a Christian Student association. Why are they silent? If I were at that graduation I would stand and give my back to face the speakers in protest.


22 posted on 03/29/2013 4:20:30 PM PDT by RginTN
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To: buffyt

This is how civilizations fall. The left wants to eliminate anyone who isn’t a lock step thinker and their definition grows tighter and tighter. Eventually you silence the majority of your thinkers and society regresses.

Imagine if Albert Einstein, Jonas Salk, or Thomas Edison had been ostracized because they disagreed with the modern left on gay marriage or gun control.


23 posted on 03/29/2013 4:20:53 PM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: Steelfish

Don’t back down Ben. He who is without sin, cast the first stone. They are all a bunch of hypocrites.


24 posted on 03/29/2013 4:21:05 PM PDT by bmwcyle (People who do not study history are destine to believe really ignorant statements.)
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To: Stepan12

Actually the vaginal area of the sheep is probably much cleaner than the exhauist pipe of the average Homo.


25 posted on 03/29/2013 4:21:38 PM PDT by Venturer
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To: Steelfish

Nothing is more intolerant than a liberal. Nothing.


26 posted on 03/29/2013 4:22:19 PM PDT by ought-six ( Multiculturalism is national suicide, and political correctness is the cyanide capsule.)
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To: basil

It can be argued that he will gain more listeners by being kicked off the podium than he would making the speech.

Rather than counter attack directly, he can quietly stick knives in them over and over as the subject never goes away

Very cool and mild mannered he is becoming a white hot celebrity, a dangerous political foe


27 posted on 03/29/2013 4:22:32 PM PDT by bert ((K.E. N.P. N.C. +12 .....The fairest Deduction to be reduced is the Standard Deduction)
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To: Jim Robinson

Yeah they know what they are doing. They are getting an orgasm and that is all that matters to them.


28 posted on 03/29/2013 4:22:44 PM PDT by Venturer
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To: Gene Eric

Not the uterus. The vagina.


29 posted on 03/29/2013 4:22:48 PM PDT by amihow
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To: battlecry
No guts. One of the best points he can make to a young crowd is to stand for something

Wrong.
Carson already stands for something - - that's precisely why the faggot lobby has targeted him. The best thing he can do is shrug and walk away, thereby denying the faggots the noisy public fight they want. Carson's handling of this is perfect - - he puts it right back on the John Hopkins faggots and the John Hopkins normals to figure out.

30 posted on 03/29/2013 4:23:10 PM PDT by Lancey Howard
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To: basil

When I went to school they had him as a guest speaker during the Obamacare debate. Best speaker they ever had. Faculty were pissed-off for days afterwords.


31 posted on 03/29/2013 4:23:12 PM PDT by matt04
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To: Steelfish

The Medicine school! The very place he works with!

So now he’s going to end up being ousted from his job? These assholes. To think the physician staff have nerve to get after this genius head of department, this compassionate man who doesn’t even take credit for what he does.

Yes, he fixed my tiny nephew’s head long ago.

JH Hospital has more to worry about than what Carson thinks of homos. After all, the other week 1 of their gynos killed himself when info began to surface about him taking stills and films of his women patients and collecting them for fun.


32 posted on 03/29/2013 4:23:22 PM PDT by the OlLine Rebel (Common sense is an uncommon virtue./Technological progress cannot be legislated.)
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To: Steelfish

None of this gay stuff is tied to rationality, but one would think that Johns Hopkins medical school would be aware of the biological facts concerning homosexuality (i.e. things don’t fit?).


33 posted on 03/29/2013 4:23:58 PM PDT by avenir (I'm pessimistic about man, but I'm optimistic about GOD!)
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To: Steelfish

As we all can see, tolerance only goes one way. Communists are never tolerant, though they preach it.


34 posted on 03/29/2013 4:24:32 PM PDT by dforest (I have now entered the Twilight Zone.)
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To: 1010RD
He didn’t buckle. He’s doing the classy thing. Let Johns Hopkins formally ask him not to come. Then it’s on them, the bias and bigotry.

Yep.

35 posted on 03/29/2013 4:25:01 PM PDT by Lancey Howard
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To: Jim Robinson

Unfortunately most of the things that are of value to us, will offend the dems/marxists. These are most challenging times. We need to pray more.


36 posted on 03/29/2013 4:25:03 PM PDT by phormer phrog phlyer
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To: cripplecreek

“These people are dragging us into the dark ages with their hate.”

That’s why it will be ever so much fun when the SHTF.


37 posted on 03/29/2013 4:26:05 PM PDT by ought-six ( Multiculturalism is national suicide, and political correctness is the cyanide capsule.)
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To: Steelfish

Given the venue, the lead time, the collective intelligence contained in them who will be graduating and the many possible ways to respond, this is a very telling response. The tactic of silencing one with whom you disagree rather than giving, logically and calmly, the opposing argument is indication of the poverty of the opposition. Johns Hopkins’ reputation has become smaller in my estimation.


38 posted on 03/29/2013 4:26:52 PM PDT by Belteshazzar (We are not justified by our works but by faith - De Jacob et vita beata 2 +Ambrose of Milan)
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To: Jim Robinson

They know EXACTLY what they do. That’s why they are such losers.


39 posted on 03/29/2013 4:27:22 PM PDT by ought-six ( Multiculturalism is national suicide, and political correctness is the cyanide capsule.)
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To: Steelfish

Typically, Dr. Carson has behaved as the epitome of an intelligent and honorable man. Too bad it didn’t rub off on his students.

When one sees a 2013 Johns Hopkins medical diploma, the question will be, “Is this physician a homosexual or a coward?” These graduates paid big bucks for this travesty.


40 posted on 03/29/2013 4:27:32 PM PDT by txrefugee
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To: Don Corleone

Yeah, but unlike the average German in the 1930s, we will NOT give up our guns. The 2nd Amendment has a purpose.


41 posted on 03/29/2013 4:30:17 PM PDT by ought-six ( Multiculturalism is national suicide, and political correctness is the cyanide capsule.)
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To: Steelfish

Please don’t give up, Dr. Carson. Right is right, no matter who says it, or where it is said.

To heck with the PC nut jobs.


42 posted on 03/29/2013 4:30:17 PM PDT by madison10
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To: Belteshazzar

I agree with you. It sure makes you wonder what marvelous medical advances (if any) are going to come out of this graduating class, eh?


43 posted on 03/29/2013 4:30:18 PM PDT by Alberta's Child ("I am the master of my fate ... I am the captain of my soul.")
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To: llevrok
After 4 years of indoctrination, these little jam-tarts could use at least 1/2 hour for an opposing view point.

That's the answer he should have given, rather than folding and apologizing.

44 posted on 03/29/2013 4:31:26 PM PDT by NurdlyPeon (New tag line in progress.)
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To: txrefugee

If you are ill you better stay far away from that crowd. I would not trust them to treat my dog’s ass. messing around with them will cause you to go from sick to dead very quickly.


45 posted on 03/29/2013 4:31:37 PM PDT by sport
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To: Alberta's Child
It sure makes you wonder what marvelous medical advances (if any) are going to come out of this graduating class, eh?

Future Johns Hopkins doctor.


46 posted on 03/29/2013 4:32:07 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: ought-six

I doubt the young useful idiots have any idea of the overall Marxist goals. They’re just going along with the flow, completely ignorant of the fact that they’ve been totally brainwashed by government union goons, aka public school teachers.


47 posted on 03/29/2013 4:33:13 PM PDT by Jim Robinson (Resistance to tyrants is obedience to God!!)
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To: buffyt
I really hope you realize that the series, “The Bible”, thoroughly sidestepped the facts in their portrayal of Lot being rescued from Sodom and Gomorrah. In the interest of “getting it all in”, they have seriously under served strong cultural and religious principles God wanted the children of Israel to not only learn and know but to internalize and realize everything that happened was a type, an example, a foreshadowing and ever mounting promise that was fully and totally realized in the birth, life, death and resurrection of the Lord Jesus Christ. The reason people watch the series in droves, IMO, is that they know there will be no vulgarity or perversion celebrated, no profanity and limited discreet skin exposure, and their beliefs not ridiculed or made as the focus of condemnation by people who themselves are unworthy to even speak the name of God and only do so in vain and cursing.
God is not mocked. He will judge, not with water as he did the first time, but with a refining fire that will ultimately wipe evil from the face of the earth.
48 posted on 03/29/2013 4:33:49 PM PDT by cashless (Obama told us he would side with Muslims if the political winds shifted in an ugly direction. Ready?)
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To: Alberta's Child
It sure makes you wonder what marvelous medical advances (if any) are going to come out of this graduating class

Exactly my point about them dragging us to the dark ages.

I vehemently disagree with Stephen Hawking on pretty much all social issues but I thank the God that he doesn't believe in for Hawking's existence. The man is truly brilliant and has advanced theoretical astrophysics and actual sciences in incalculable ways.

I refuse to be like the left.
49 posted on 03/29/2013 4:38:25 PM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: cripplecreek

Why would JH need a World class neurosurgeon, when they can have an expert fudge packer talk about fudge packing and how much they love each other?


50 posted on 03/29/2013 4:45:04 PM PDT by Williams (No Obama)
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