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?
Comments: It sure is a pleasure reading uplifting articles about such an honorable man. I can´t remember the last time I felt so good in listening to someone speak. He has struck a chord in us and shows that the American people are hungry for a leader who loves this country and all it has to offer. What a lovely change. He is the very antithesis of Barack Hussein 0bama.
Somebody needs to tell that oafish baboon Bob Beckel that this was 100% appropriate for the Prayer Breakfast. It could not have been more inspirational, more tone-perfect for these or any times. Carson has become a national hero to quite a few. A breath of very fresh, invigorating, restorative air.
We certainly need him right now. More and more very good people are surfacing...Marco Rubio, Ted Cruz, Rick Perry, Michelle Bachmann, Rand Paul, Allen West, Glenn Beck....I´m sure anyone reading this can add twice as many names to this list. Tiny bit by tiny bit, I´m beginning to find the courage to hope...just a little. Now if Karl Rove would just quit resembling an anchor around our feet....
Watch obama´s face. While I don´t know exactly what he is thinking I can sure guess and I bet I am close. Dr. Carson is more qualified to run this country than that dork pretending to be president wishing he was playing golf. Thank you sir, we needed that moment listening to you speak from the heart.
Glad you watched it #2! I really was moved when I saw it. Dr. Carson is really an inspiration. It is too bad that most of the lefties and seminar posters on Mediaite are so nasty, rude and ignorant in their comments about him after the other article about him. I hope more articles come out about his speech at the NPB.
Just ordered two of his books today America the Beautiful and Gifted Hands. After watching John Stossel´s expose on education in America, Dr. Carson´s life story towers above just about everybody else.
Dr.Carson demonstrated that the best way to connect with people is simplicity and common sense. Politicians get too wrapped up in nuisance and parsing for people to connect.
I also got the impression that he doesn´t care for the left blaming successful people for this country´s problems,especially over this fair share crap.
Medical savings accounts should be the way everybody gets health insurance.For one thing,i tmakes people aware of wasteful dr visits and tests.You have a certain amount of money for out of pocket expenses,then you pay out of your own pocket.
Obamacare wouldn´t have been a problem if it just required people to buy catastrophic insurance,not a-z coverage.It´s the big unpaid surgeries that are causing the cost shifts.
the left still sticks to the belief that this is the richest country in the world and everybody should be entitled to free healthcare.
Dr. Ben Carson is truly an American Hero! He dismissed political correctness, talked about God, life, and American politics and it made Obama squirm. God has blessed you Dr. Carson and we are now blessed because of you. Thank you for telling the truth without apology!
True greatness isn´t attained by soaring rhetoric but by the revelation of simple yet profound truths. Ben Carson reminded us that a nation that loses its reverence for life and the protection of the most vulnerable among us, the unborn and those near the end, will itself not survive long. The soul of a nation withers before its body dies.
Dr. Ben Carson is justifiably proud of his phenomenally noteworthy past and is all too willing to be totally open and aboveboard by telling the entire world about it. Contrast the good doctor with BHO, the most deceptively artful dodger who ever attained high public office by going to unprecedented lengths in concealing everything he could about the emptiest of empty suits that he truly is. Carson worked his way up. Obama sneaked his way in. The perspective between the two is breathtaking. The comparisons are incomparable.
Remember the scene from "Dirty Dancing" where the gigolo dance instructor thanks the doctor who saves his girlfriend´s life after a botched abortion? It suddenly dawns on him after meeting a person of real accomplishment that his easy-going, partying lifestyle adds up to nothing. I wonder if similar thoughts occurred to BO when he met Dr Carson? BO tricked & defrauded his way into public office, but he knows better than anyone what a nothing he is. Maybe that is why he seemed so uncomfortable. He was in the presence of REAL greatness & the contrast was undeniable.
I too listened to the speech and was impressed and moved like many on this thread. I wouldn´t hesitate to vote for the good doctor. It is obvious president Zero is quite uncomfortable. Worth watching just for that.
After watching, I asked myself the question... "Would Mitt Romney or Paul Ryan disagree with anything Dr Carson stated?" I think they would fully agree. Yet we conservatives couldn´t unite behind that ticket. We have many other qualified republicans, Rubio, Paul, Cruz, Perry, etc, who would all agree completely. Somehow we always find some issue where we disagree and throw these quality candidates under the bus. Already happening to Rubio. My guess is we would do the same to Dr Carson.
“It really didn’t matter who I was sitting in front of. Before I speak, I ask God to give me the right things to say.”
Any committed Christian who is used to public speaking or teaching knows that when you turn to God for the right words, He gives them to you. Dr. Carson is the real deal, but you can rest assured the Left will begin its character assassination post-haste.
Did you watch Obama during Dr. Carson speech? I watched him the whole half hour and he was alternately bored, angry, infuriated at the effrontery of Dr. Carson´s words and vengeful. You could see barely-disguised disdain and fury: "I´ll get you, my pretty. And your little dog, too."
What a man! I could go on and on about Dr. Carson, but we´ve seen who he is and what he is.....a distinguished, accomplished man who does not look upon the rest of us - or his country - as inferior to him.
What a stark contrast in character, dignity and grace from the mean, snarky little man who now occupies the Oval Office.
my 3 boys,16,10,&7,of the mixed races of anglo-saxon &hispanic,are all going to watch this today..so that will remove any ideas of racism holding them down(which they hear in school everyday) is completely removed from their little brains...racism my foot!! it is ALL about your own actions,as the good doctor so clearly lays out..man oh man...would i love to drink a beer with this man...just to show my utmost respect..such intelligence..such character..i am a 40 year old man,and this guy makes me embarrassed of my "accomplishments"...rock on doc!!
Watch your back, Doctor. Your clear, reasoned thinking is a threat to the liberal, progressive, socialist, communist Democrats who are destroying this country. You are their "enemy." Be safe, and God bless you.
Barak Obama couldn´t have been more ungracious. Never did he applaud and did not offer a handshake at the end. And He bows to everyone. Such boorish behavior is unfitting of the office of the President of the United States.
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