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  • Dr. Carson: White House Repeatedly Asked for Advanced Copies of Speech Before Prayer Breakfast

    02/27/2013 11:34:35 AM PST · by Nachum · 39 replies
    fox ^ | 2/27/13 | Molly K. Hooper, The Hill
    <p>The White House repeatedly asked Ben Carson for his speech before the rising Republican star criticized President Obama at the National Prayer Breakfast earlier this month.</p> <p>Carson, a prominent neurosurgeon at Johns Hopkins University, declined to do so, noting that he doesn’t put his speeches down on paper beforehand.</p>
  • Dr. Ben Carson On Criticizing Obamacare: "Somebody Has To Stand Up To The Bullies"

    02/12/2013 6:12:07 AM PST · by Biggirl · 25 replies ^ | February 12, 2013 | Real Clear Politics Video
    DR. BENJAMIN CARSON: There are a group of people who would like to silence everybody and have everybody go along to get along, but that's not going to be very helpful for us in the long run, in terms of solving our problems. And somebody has to be courageous enough to actually stand up to, you know, the bullies.
  • The Amazing Grace restored to America by Dr. Ben Carson

    02/10/2013 4:08:37 PM PST · by Kaslin · 34 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | February 9, 2013 | Judy McLeod
    A phenomenon we all needed came into our view at National Prayer Breakfast 2013, and it couldn’t have come along at a better time. The phenomenon in the person of Dr. Ben Carson didn’t just upstage President Barack Obama when he spoke at Thursday’s National Prayer Breakfast, he restored amazing grace to a loudly-lauded event. How can we take to heart an event touted as “inspirational” and beneficial to federal government officials when they piously break breakfast bread before returning to careers duking it out in House and Senate? How sincere can proclaimed Christianity be in an atmosphere where the...
  • Marco Rubio Talks Jesus at National Prayer Breakfast

    02/08/2013 5:14:33 AM PST · by rhema · 26 replies
    Juicy Ecumenism ^ | 2/7/13 | Mark Tooley
    Justifiably the President always gets the most media attention at the annual National Prayer Breakfast in Washington, D.C. But this year a follow-up lunch featuring Florida Republican Senator Marco Rubio may have been more surprising and interesting. The National Prayer Breakfast is actually a 24 hour event including several meals involving several thousand participants, about 20 percent of whom come from overseas. Attenders and speakers are overwhelmingly Christian, although the event is interfaith and includes Jews and Muslims in the program. Rubio’s lunch remarks today were more like a sermon and focused on Jesus. Rubio preached on 4 lessons from...
  • ‘Braveheart’ Screenwriter Randall Wallace at National Prayer Breakfast (wonderful)

    02/05/2011 1:35:06 PM PST · by STARWISE · 15 replies
    "Wow, maybe there is hope for Hollywood. 'Braveheart' screenwriter and 'Secretariat' director Randall Wallace with a beautifully delivered address on the power and importance of prayer." VIDEO: Randall Wallace-National Prayer Breakfast
  • Tebow to attend national prayer breakfast (-0 will be there .. tell it, Tim!)

    02/03/2010 6:59:54 PM PST · by STARWISE · 64 replies · 1,067+ views
    Politico ^ | 2-2-10 | Ann Schroeder Mullins, Amie Parnes
    Tim Tebow — the Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback who will appear in a pro-life ad during the Super Bowl — will attend the National Prayer Breakfast on Thursday, his agent tells POLITICO. Asked if Tebow will speak at the breakfast, his agent, Susan Vanderlinde, said, “Yes, I believe he is.” President Obama and several lawmakers plan to attend the breakfast. Tebow, who just finished his last football season at the University of Florida, has crossed over from sports to politics and religion: He will appear in an ad paid for by the conservative Christian group, Focus on the Family, during the...
  • Pres. Obama Quotes Hadith [Who Would Ever Have Thought]

    02/13/2009 6:53:02 PM PST · by Steelfish · 32 replies · 1,495+ views
    MuslimMediaNetwork ^ | February 13, 2009
    Pres. Obama Quotes Hadith February 12, 2009 Prepared remarks of President Barack Obama at the National Prayer Breakfast THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary Remarks of President Barack Obama National Prayer Breakfast As Prepared for Delivery Good morning. I want to thank the Co-Chairs of this breakfast, Representatives Heath Shuler and Vernon Ehlers. (snip) We know too that whatever our differences, there is one law that binds all great religions together. Jesus told us to “love thy neighbor as thyself.” The Torah commands, “That which is hateful to you, do not do to your fellow.” In Islam, there...
  • Obama evokes church/state divide at National Prayer Breakfast

    02/05/2009 5:37:55 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 20 replies · 1,187+ views
    Reuters ^ | February 5, 2009 | Ed Stoddard
    Religion's role in U.S. politics was on full display on Thursday as President Barack Obama spoke and prayed at the annual National Prayer Breakfast. Obama, an adult convert to Christianity, used the occasion to announce that he will be establishing a White House Office of Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships. This will replace or be an extension of the Office of Faith-Based and Community Initiatives established by former President George W. Bush, who was strongly supported by conservative Christians. Some of Obama's remarks about the new office are sure to raise eyebrows in those conservative Christian circles. For example: "The goal...
  • Obama to create faith-based office

    02/05/2009 7:56:13 AM PST · by Lucky9teen · 31 replies · 3,167+ views
    WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama said Thursday he will establish a White House office of faith-based initiatives that will show no favoritism to any religious group and adhere to the strict separation of church and state. Addressing the National Prayer Breakfast, Obama spoke of how faith has often been a divisive tool, responsible for war and prejudice. But, he said, "there is no religion whose central tenet is hate. There is no God who condones taking the life of an innocent human being," and all religions teach people to love and care for one another. That is the common ground...
  • Bush: Time to act on immigration (speaks at Nat'l Hispanic Prayer Breakfast)

    06/15/2007 7:47:43 AM PDT · by BornInASmallTown · 149 replies · 2,327+ views (The Houston Chronicle) ^ | June 15, 2007 | DAVID ESPO AP Special Correspondent
    "Each day our nation fails to act, the problem only grows worse," the president said at the National Hispanic Prayer Breakfast. "I will continue to work closely with members of both parties, to get past our differences, and pass a bill I can sign this year." Bush, at the prayer breakfast, said, "We must meet our moral obligation to treat newcomers with decency and show compassion to the vulnerable and exploited, because we're called to answer both the demands of justice and the call for mercy. "Most Americans agree on these principles," the president said. "And now it's time for...
  • Bush Talks About Faith at Prayer Breakfast

    06/18/2005 5:52:30 AM PDT · by Tumbleweed_Connection · 1 replies · 269+ views
    AP ^ | 6/16/05 | Nedra Pickler
    President Bush has never been shy about talking about his faith, and he has been getting more opportunities with the increasing popularity of prayer breakfasts. Bush doesn't typically lead the worship at these events, but speaks easily of his faith and humbly of his place before God. "Through fellowship and prayer, we acknowledge that all power is temporary, and must ultimately answer to his purposes," Bush said at the National Prayer Breakfast in February. In the past six weeks, Bush has been the main attraction at three prayer events. He hosted the National Day of Prayer at the White House,...
  • Retired general: God on side of U.S. (Gen Short)

    02/11/2005 4:25:54 PM PST · by SandRat · 11 replies · 499+ views
    FORT HUACHUCA -God has been wonderful to America, but God requires love in return for favoring the nation, a retired Army lieutenant general said Thursday. Speaking before 400 at the fort's annual National Prayer Breakfast, Alonzo E. Short said noted evangelist Billy Graham recently said America needs to recommit itself to God to ensure the nation stays in God's good graces. "God is looking down on this assembly and there is one thing He wants from each of us," Short said. God, he said, is looking for an answer to a simple question. "What is your relationship with my son,...
  • 'U.S. should be open to God's priorities' - Bush

    02/04/2005 8:08:22 AM PST · by pissant · 84 replies · 1,209+ views
    Wash Times ^ | 2/4/05 | Bill Sammom
    President Bush yesterday said that affirming God's supremacy "is particularly appropriate in the heart of a capital built upon the promise of self-government" and called for "opening ourselves to God's priorities" at the National Prayer Breakfast. "Prayer has always been one of the great equalizers in American life," he told thousands of faithful at the Washington Hilton & Towers. "Through fellowship and prayer, we acknowledge that all power is temporary and must ultimately answer to His purposes." Mr. Bush, who regards Abraham Lincoln as America's greatest president, cited the 16th president's reference to God after he was elected to a...
  • President Delivers Remarks At Annual National Prayer Breakfast

    02/03/2005 7:29:56 AM PST · by ConservativeStLouisGuy · 14 replies · 818+ views
    White House Website ^ | February 3, 2005 | President George W. Bush
    Washington Hilton Hotel Washington, D.C. 8:59 A.M. EST THE PRESIDENT: Thank you all very much. (Applause.) Thank you for the warm welcome. You know, last night was a prayerful occasion. (Laughter.) I noticed a lot of members were praying that I would keep my speech short. (Laughter.) I want to thank you for getting up so early in the morning. You resisted temptation to sleep in. Thanks for having us. I appreciate Jo Ann Emerson's leadership on this prayer breakfast. (Applause.) I want to thank Elaine Chao for her prayer and for representing my Cabinet. And I want to thank...
  • A Day in the Life of President Bush (photos) 2.5.04

    02/05/2004 4:50:05 PM PST · by ohioWfan · 360 replies · 4,624+ views
    White, | 2.5.04 | ohioWfan
    President Bush and First Lady, Laura attended the annual National Prayer Breakfast at the Washington Hilton this morning, where the President spoke about our dependence on God as a nation. Later he traveled to South Carolina and gave a strong speech about national security and the War on Terror at the Union Pier cargo terminal in Charleston, and made a side trip to the Sticky Fingers restaurant and bar with Senator Lindsey Graham..Enjoy your trip to Sanity Island on the Daily Dose !!
  • Bush praises U.S. troops for illustrating tolerance

    02/05/2004 9:57:13 PM PST · by kattracks · 5 replies · 174+ views
    Washington Times ^ | 2/06/04 | Julia Duin
    <p>President Bush heaped praise on U.S. military forces during the National Prayer Breakfast yesterday, saying American troops are illustrating "the great American tradition of religious tolerance" by some of their deeds in Iraq.</p> <p>"The Iraqi people are mostly Muslims and we respect the faith they practice," Mr. Bush told almost 5,000 listeners at the 52nd annual National Prayer Breakfast at the Washington Hilton and Towers.</p>
  • Bush Speaking in My Home City of Charleston

    02/05/2004 8:22:47 AM PST · by Big Steve · 24 replies · 113+ views
    2/5/04 | Me
    Check Out Bush SPeaking in my city of Charleston, South Carolina.
  • President Bush recognizes Chief Wiggles!!!!!

    02/05/2004 1:47:58 PM PST · by Ragtime Cowgirl · 27 replies · 2,406+ views
    Thursday, 5 February 2004   President Bush recognizes Chief Wiggles!!!!!At this mornings National Prayer Breakfast, President Bush recognized the work of Chief Wiggles.We are currently awaiting the transcript and, unfortunately, CSPAN2 did not broadcast it as per schedule. I phoned CSPAN and they said they had technical difficulties.Any help finding these materials would be greatly appreciated.This has been one of the hardest secrets to keep, having spoken with one of the President's speech writers about this a couple of days ago. They asked that it not be advertised ahead of time and we respected this.CONGRATS TO THE CHIEF!UPDATE: Chuck Simmons...