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The audacity of Ben Carson
Washington Examiner, by David Limbaugh

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Posted By:Hooverdog, 2/12/2013 1:42:40 PM

President Obama must have been stunned at the "audacity" of Dr. Benjamin Carson in challenging his core assumptions right to his face in front of thousands of people at the National Prayer Breakfast. Obama is not used to being challenged, especially in public, even if indirectly and without being specifically named. From the look on his face, it was obvious Obama was none too pleased with Carson´s message or with his "presumptuousness" in presenting it in that forum, while he had to sit still and -- remain silent.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: lydwho, 2/12/2013 1:50:40 PM     (No. 9172411)

Dr Carson has restored some of my faith in the black race which was completely lost with the election of Obama!!!

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Reply 2 - Posted by: earlybird, 2/12/2013 1:56:04 PM     (No. 9172425)

Someone should send this to Cal Thomas. He clearly didn´t get what Dr. Carson was saying and the way in which his speech was framed with Biblical references.

Tribune Media Services should take another look at its syndication contract with Thomas.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: nonsense, 2/12/2013 2:57:49 PM     (No. 9172550)

Ben Carson is a hero in my book, and so needed at this time. The cowards are everywhere ... in our government, in the media, and on the Supreme Court.

There is a reason he generated so much buzz, Americans yearn for a real leader with character, wisdom, and humility. A Dear Leader dictator does not fill the bill.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: tennisbum, 2/12/2013 3:14:36 PM     (No. 9172565)

The country has lost its way....anything is OK ´cause there are no moral absolutes, Fairness is the equal opportunity to achieve to whatever level you are capable of. There will be help available but it will not be given to you just because you are black, poor, white poor, etc.

Because of your birth in whatever family condition it is, it is NOT your right, just because you are breathing, to have everything given to you without the sweat from your brow.

Obama has no core moral values. It is all about fairness in his mind. If he has read much of the Bible, it is by accident ´cause he certainly doesn´t seem to embrace much of its teachings except to co-opt a verse here or there to suit his political need.

What a great speech. I´m sure that the alphabets are apoplectic over it and will ignore it or marginalize him.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Democracy First, 2/12/2013 3:26:14 PM     (No. 9172584)

Anyone want to take bets on how fast the libs will label Dr Carson as an Uncle Tom or a " house Negro" ??? Hide and watch, kiddies, it´s gonna happen. They HATE it when someone dares to step off the DemonRat Plantation.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: horacer, 2/12/2013 3:31:54 PM     (No. 9172592)

All of Dr. Carson´s remarks were grounded in faith and morality. He absolutely belonged at the prayer breakfast. Despite what Hollywood and MSNBC thinks Obama is not our lord and savior.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Philipsonh, 2/12/2013 3:41:25 PM     (No. 9172612)

No, it has nothing to do with Race, because Obama is financially backed by Whites- it has all to do with power, money, & ideology - it has nothing to do with faith in the Black Race- They are not represented by Obama-
he is the front man for liberal thinking- they divide the Country using race as an excuse- I would have voted for Herman Cain if he had run against Obama - the Black is only skin deep - it ain´t the "person" -

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Grambo, 2/12/2013 5:25:09 PM     (No. 9172805)

The contrast between the accomplishments and values of the two men is stunning.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: oh-heck, 2/12/2013 5:34:13 PM     (No. 9172824)

He expressed some concepts with amazing clarity:

Proportional taxation is the most fair approach and comes from the Bible (tithes)

A medical savings account should be created for each child at birth. Contributions should be pre-tax. Patients should decide which health care they´ll buy and be able to pass on savings to their families. Government benefits should go the medical savings account to involve individual choice in how money is spent.

Education is fundamental to our freedom and prosperity. We should have choice of our education from a competitive marketplace.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Bla Bla, 2/12/2013 5:45:18 PM     (No. 9172843)

Dr. Ben Carson for President of the United States, 2016!

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Reply 11 - Posted by: hamrman, 2/12/2013 6:13:05 PM     (No. 9172892)

I hope that this Obama pain in the rear end will stick around the and make him miserable until at least 2016...

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