This Friday, Dr. Ben Carson will sit down with Sean Hannity and a distinguished audience in a special one-hour show that revolves around one idea and one quest: saving America. Tonight, the Insider caught up with Dr. Carson before the taping of the special to get a preview of the show, as well as ask him some of our own burning questions about his inspirational career, his plans for the future, and of course, his reaction to the outpouring of response after his comments at last week’s National Prayer Breakfast. (Snip) Insider: Over the past week,
Comments: I know what I will be doing Friday night. I can´t wait to see him for an entire hour. It will sure be intersting.
I think this is terrific. One thing I just can´t get over, however, is how many stupid lefties had said so many horrible things about Dr. Carson on the Mediaite comments section a couple days ago. How could anyone, even if they disagree with his views, say nasty things about this man?? I don´t get it.
#1, I think it is because they think that they successfully destroyed Sarah Palin through ridicule, that now they can do it to any conservative that shows up. Particularly if that person is black and avowedly Christian. Such people are traitors to their race and should not be allowed to express themselves publicly, just as Sarah Palin was a traitor to her sex. Also consider the tenor of the comments. The juvenile quality suggests that the commentators read like they are 15 years old.
Our problem is not low information voters, our problem is high sin voters. These folks have no fear of God because our nation is filled with compromising preachers. As Martin Luther King preached, let judgement run down like waters and righteousness as a mighty stream. Our nation has departed so far from God that Dr. Carson´s words are like rain in a desert land.
I added the tv movie made about him, Gifted Hands:The Ben Carson Story, starring Cuba Gooding Jr to my netflix list and will move it up. I´ve read a brief summary of his life and it should be very interesting. Every interview I´ve heard with him is so encouraging. Such a contrast to Obama, night and day.
I know what I´ll be doing on Friday night. This should be good TV.
Reply 1 - don´t forget that the democrat party pays a few people to be a web presence of hundreds if not thousands, directed specifically to respond negatively and mock those they don´t like. They join something like Lucianne or respond to newspaper articles, using different user names and email addresses with directions to cause havoc.
The days of one person, one opinion are gone. How many different email addresses do you have? and you´re legit.
Anyone that has time to write numerous hateful and stupid comments has to be a worthless POS, unemployable and friendless. Probably spends the rest of the day sleeping and watching sob sister talk shows. Homo porn during the commercials. Only physical activity is onanism.
We streamed "Gifted Hands: The Ben Carson Story" last night and watched it with renewed perspective. Cuba Gooding did a fine job portraying Dr. Carson.
This man IS presidential material because he is sane. He is rational, Godly, reasonable, committed to certain core conservative values and fearless - his strength comes from God, which he is the first to admit.
Dr. Carson said in an interview that "if God grabs him by the collar", viz running for POTUS, he would do it. Well, God does use other human beings to do His work so let´s begin the draft process for Dr. Carson for POTUS.
The Left will try tearing him apart as they always do, but you can be certain that a black conservative, successful Republican would be the Left´s worst nightmare. They tried it with Clarence Thomas, with Michel Faulkins, J.C.Watts, and they´ll try it again.
But Carson is different; he´s got a long track record of helping people, saving babies and doing good. Watching the Left go after him would be worth the price of the ticket because they would lose.
Dr Carson appears to be a fine, principled man, an exceptional speaker, with great insight and the courage of his convictions. Truly a motivational person.
Having said all that, it disturbs me to read psters on this forum suggesting that he run for senator, and even president. Have we stooped down to become low information voters? People, beyond Dr. Carson´s exceptional qualities as described above, what makes anyone think that he has the qualifications, ability, inclination, and even competence to hold public office--especially that of President? Public office should not be a celebrity poularity contest. After we have been pounding on Obama´s inexperience and incompetence to be POTUS for the last 6 years, are we to now do the same with Dr. Carson? I greatly admire the man, but not as POTUS.
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Bad Dog, 2/14/2013 7:52:52 AM (No. 9175541)
Hubby can´t always take Hannity´s pontifications, but I´ll definitely DVR this one for later, and maybe he´ll watch with me.
Watching the professional Left´s hysterics and histrionics over Dr. Carson reminds me of the scene in the Wizard of Oz, where Dorothy pours a bucket of water over the Wicked Witch´s who´s on fire.... intending to do a good thing, but actually doing a REALLY good thing quite inadvertently. We need more Dorothys drowning out the Left´s destructive fires.
Like most others here, I will be watching Hannity on Friday with anticipation. Dr. Carson "warms the cockles of my heart" when he speaks, and I feel hopeful again.
#3 is so right - "our problem is high sin voters". It seems that both Protestant and Catholic churches have leaders who are compromising God´s will by deviating from His Commandments. Personally, I think that the big Ten (I don´t mean basketball teams) are perfectly clear. I believe one of those big Ten tells us not to lie; so if we applaud a leader who lies like a rug, what does that say about us as a nation?
The left attacks him because he represents the direct opposite of Fauxbama. He´s a person of real accomplishments. Every day he bears heavy responsibilities and his successes and failures are obvious. There is transparency. There is no delegation of responsibility, no tolerance of lies. What you see is what you get. No obfuscation and pure common sense. And he´s right: we already have too many lawyers.
Agree with #3. We have a country who has fallen so far away from God, I think it is ludicrous to keep asking for His blessings. When I pray I ask Him for mercy. I also ask Him to send us good and decent individuals to govern us. I think my prayers have been answered with Dr. Carson and few others. I´ll keep praying for more. All I can say is Judgement Day will certainly be interesting. I´ll bet that many of our current crop of ´leaders´ will be standing before the Lord with what I call the ´E-Trade Baby Surprised Face´. I hope they´ll be wearing diapers ´cause thy´re going to need them.
As head of pediatrics, Dr. Carson has more governing and management experience than Obama does today, seeing as has yet to do any of that. That being said, I would very much like to see him enter public life, as a representative, Senator, or Cabinet appointee (HHS?). Wouldn´t it be great if he became a role model - people spend their lives doing something great, building expertise, gaining wisdom, and then enter public life to serve the people when it is most appropriate instead of the career lawyers/politicians we have now?
The very best, most dramatic, no explanations needed, antidote for the ravaging poisons of stealth Communist Obama, is to see and hear clearly more and more of the fantastic black culture that we have in every city and village of America, and all of them, millions of them, speaking up that same way Ben Carson speaks up. Ben Carson is truly an accomplished member of our society, but we need every level of accomplishment to speak up. Every righeous non socialist human being in America, needs to speak up. Vox Pop. We´ve got to verbally beat down the would be golfing dictator, all his Marxist comrades and the entire main stream totalitarian Diane Sawyer, Brian Wms Steve Pelley nightly brainwashers.
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Howard Adams, 2/14/2013 9:07:59 AM (No. 9175678)
Dr Carson is a communicator. He can explain complex medical concepts and goals to frightened parents. He leads a large team of people (JHU Pediatric Neurosurg.) to accomplish great things. A great man once said it´s amazing what can get done when you don´t worry about who gets the credit. He won´t worry about getting the credit, "his legacy". If he answers God´s call to heal our nation, then he will answer, "Here I am Lord. Send me."
I don´t fear the storm that is coming from the left in order to destroy Dr. Carson´s threat to Obama and their progressive agenda. They will be as visicious wolves, but the real threat will come from the republicans who see Dr. Carson as a threat to their power and control. They can´t just have anyone rise to the position of a possible candidate for President without paying their dues to the party machine and political consultants. They can´t have that. Admittedly, Dr. Carson is a political novice, but he is a man of accomplishment and honor and that is in short supply in this day and age. His biggest obstacle will be the fact that it won´t be his turn and we just can´t have that.
Before Carson, Rubio, cruz and Cotton are pilloried by the Dems for "drinking the water" (or whatever), I´d like them to take the initiative by condemning Obama´s administration as a dictatorship--citing examples from the headlines. That will force Zippy and Co. to defend themselves and their anti-American behavior.
I would be interested in hearing more From Ben Carson. I have only known of his work professionally since before last week. Of course the media will go after him because they are stupid and ignorant. He has a professional record for at least 40 years of helping people far more than any other person that Democrats know about. The man is accomplished in this area. As for politics? He lives in Maryland, folks. Senator? Not even House Rep. Get a grip.
However, he has a message of accomplishment, responsibility and healing. He´s more than Obama ever dreamed of being. He has a message and I hope he spreads it all over the state of MD and maybe the US.
Here in VA we have a great Black speaker and Conservative. Right now he is running for LT. Gov. in VA. There are 6 other candidates. He is dynamic, funny, intellectual and Conservative. Right this second he is going around the Tidewater and VA Beach area telling Blacks the story of what they can accomplish and be without the government. He and Ben Carson have the same story. How this translates to politics and runnning for office, I don´t know yet, but these two men are doing their part to warn the LoFoVo of what they have to lose by backing the Democrat Party
Make no mistake The Obama machine is frantically searching for the skeleton in the closet that can be blown out if proportion to mark the good doctor. What sickens me is when the republicans turn their backs and don´t defend. I watched that happen with every presidential candidate who rose to the top. The Dems honed their skill with Sarah Palin and the republicans perfected the cower.
Amen # 11. Just because Dr Carson is a gifted speaker and a brilliant neurosurgeon does not mean he´s qualified to become POTUS. Obama is obviously unqualified, but, two wrongs don´t make a right. Dr Carson is a good advocate for our side on Obamacare and we should let that be enough . The rush to nominate someone based on a single speech makes us look silly and unserious. Like the Democrats did with Obama.
I think Dr. Carson knows what is coming and is prepared for it. Or he would not have made those remarks in that venue. My hope for him is that he represents the best aspirations of Libertarians and the TEA party and shuns the corrupt failure that is the GOP.
I am a recovering "lo-fo"---I believed everything the RNC declared. Now I realize how these people have caused the democrat surge by being selfish, power hungry weasels just like the Dems. They withheld money from tea party candidates who beat out the RNC faves then blamed the tea party for the loss. My rule of thumb: if both Dems and RNC belittle a candidate, then he or she is probably worth supporting.
Comments here indicate people feel Dr Carson does not have the experience to be President. A President´s primary job is to be a leader and to pick the best people for each position under him. It also helps to be a patriotic, ethical, honest, strong individual that commands respect, from other Countries as well as from our own citizens. The current President has none of these values, in my opinion. Lets all watch and learn Friday night. It will be the first time I watched anything but TV sports and movies for quite a while. Could not stomach all the drivel, even on what became P.C. Fox Cable news. Hoping to find a dark horse in Dr. Carson, ( no racism intended ). Not much you can say today in public that isn´t considered as such. The left destroyed Mr Cain´s chances. Let´s hope they fail if Dr Carson looks to be Presidential material. I know virtually nothing about him except he stood up to Obama in a public venue and that speaks volumes. We need an unafraid fighter to break the back of the tyranny we are excperiencing
Posters who refer to a loud-mouthed LTC cannot be referring to Congressman Allen West! Really! Why don´t we just let this shake out according to a Plan better than the one we have been following? I am looking forward to seeing Hannity and watching Gifted Hands when it arrives in our mailbox.
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