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Dr. Carson hits a grand slam
Human Events, by John Hayward

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Posted By:JoniTx, 2/7/2013 5:07:11 PM

Dr. Benjamin Carson is a leading pediatric neurosurgeon at Johns Hopkins, where he is a renowned authority on separating Siamese twins. He was raised in the Detroit inner city by a single mom who worked multiple jobs to get him through school. He is a professor of neurosurgery, oncology, and plastic surgery as well as pediatrics… and he holds over 50 honorary degrees on top of that. He’s been the director of pediatric neurosurgery at Johns Hopkins since he was just 33 years old. In 2008, he received America’s highest civilian honor, the Presidential Medal

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: MMC, 2/7/2013 5:45:43 PM     (No. 9164445)

Dr Carson is a great man of faith and integrity. Barry cant meaure even close to Dr Carson´s stature.

Barry doesnt like the competition- watch out Dr Carson.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: horacer, 2/7/2013 5:52:54 PM     (No. 9164455)

Thank you for posting. I thought I was going to have to hunt for his speech. I wish this guy was President. He makes Obama look like a fool.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: crimea river, 2/7/2013 5:53:03 PM     (No. 9164456)

There´s a highly rated movie out, Gifted Hands: The Ben Carson Story, starring Cuba Gooding Jr.
Available on netflix.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Udanja99, 2/7/2013 6:22:06 PM     (No. 9164495)

Does anyone know where to find a transcript of the speech? I´ve looked but haven´t found one.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: TXknitter, 2/7/2013 6:32:32 PM     (No. 9164519)

My husband had the great honor of meeting and talking with Dr. Carson three years ago. He is unashamedly Christian, giving the Lord God, and He alone, all the glory for his incredible surgical skill. He is even more impressive in person. Today, this humble man took this Preident down a peg or two to his face. Only the second national figure I´ve seen who isn´t a bit intimidated by Obama. The other is Bibi.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: bob913, 2/7/2013 6:38:55 PM     (No. 9164533)

You just know obama and the democrats will try to undermine him in the coming days and months.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: georgia peach, 2/7/2013 7:08:30 PM     (No. 9164570)

It´s on you tube ...Carson speaks at the prayer breakfast...excellent.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: jalo1951, 2/7/2013 7:14:53 PM     (No. 9164572)

Dr. Carson is truly a brilliant and compassionate man. Try picking up the book "Gifted Hands". If chris rock and the other butt kissers want a black man to admire they should raise their sights a bit higher than obama. They might try looking to a real man for strength and leadership. God bless Dr. Carson and the work he does.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Dante, 2/7/2013 7:23:02 PM     (No. 9164582)

This man is the anti-Obama, I can´t think of any higher praise.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Calico Al, 2/7/2013 7:25:42 PM     (No. 9164585)

Will the MSM be called racist if they attack Dr Carson?

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Reply 11 - Posted by: Italiano, 2/7/2013 7:26:01 PM     (No. 9164586)

Unfortunately, Eric Holder just ruled that he missed third base.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: Susieq1, 2/7/2013 7:42:14 PM     (No. 9164602)

One word, hero.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: SpeedMaster, 2/7/2013 8:02:58 PM     (No. 9164617)

I have never heard of Dr. Carson, but have to say he is on my radar now. That the presidents´ handlers/lackeys/experts, or whatever, allowed the empty chair obama attend a meeting where this guy is talking is an indication that they do not have a clue, and neither does he. WHAT A PUT DOWN, and he may not even know how bad it was!

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Reply 14 - Posted by: Udanja99, 2/7/2013 8:08:30 PM     (No. 9164622)

I know that it´s on YouTube and that the video is linked in numerous articles, but I want to find a transcript so that I can read it and savor every word.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: Momof3, 2/7/2013 8:09:42 PM     (No. 9164623)

Dr. Benjamin Carson is the epitome of grace, class, intelligence and common sense. He has saved the lives of thousands of children. Watch the movie of his life with Cuba Gooding. I promise you, you will not be disappointed

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Reply 16 - Posted by: dadofboys, 2/7/2013 9:18:26 PM     (No. 9164689)

He better not leave the country, he would be a "legitimate target". Of course Obama wouldnt have to worry about being a victim of a drone attack, after all he isnt an american citizen.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: nonsense, 2/7/2013 9:20:03 PM     (No. 9164691)

Listened to the entire audio clip, and it was wonderful. An American filled with knowledge, love and joy for his nation, it´s people, and it´s history. How very sad for us that he is not our President. How far we have fallen under the guise of Fundamental Transformation.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: bugger, 2/8/2013 4:45:59 AM     (No. 9164966)

Yes #18, and Obama hates him. It was so obvious.

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