Friday, February 08, 2013

Speaking truth to Power: Dr. Benjamin Carson nails Barry in his Prayer breakfast speech, with Obama sitting 5ft away.

Speaking truth to power.  it's primarily what this blog is all about.

Here's a gutsy speech by Dr. Benjamin Carson of Johns Hopkins in Baltimore.  It's at that National Prayer breakfast.  And he beats the crap out of a clueless Barack Obama without even raising his voice.

Were that this man our president instead of that twit we've got now.

Conservative Dr. Ben Carson speech upstages Obama at prayer breakfast

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Move over President Obama. Conservatives are not talking so much about the president’s address at Thursday’s National Prayer Breakfast, but rather remarks from Dr. Benjamin Carson, a black pediatric neurosurgeon with Johns Hopkins Hospital who took over the stage for 25 riveting minutes.

Dr. Carson spoke of his disdain for political correctness, calling it a “dangerous” and “horrible thing” that has led to such ridiculous fears as wishing people Merry Christmas, according to The Blaze.

He also talked about the moral decay of American, and cautioned of a Rome-like fate, and — in front of Mr. Obama, who sat just feet from the podium — confronted the issue of America’s debt and current fiscal policy.
“Our deficit is a big problem,” Dr. Carson said, according to The Blaze. “Think about it — and our national debt — $16 and a half trillion dollars.” And here’s one of his most daring lines, as reported by The Blaze: “What about our taxation system — so complex there is no one that can possibly comply with every jot and tittle. When I pick up my Bible, you know what I see? I see the fairest individual in the universe — God — and he’s given us a system. It’s called tithe.”

Conservatives are applauding.

First lady Michelle Obama applauds as President Barack Obama waves after he spokes at the National Prayer Breakfast in Washington, Thursday, Feb. 7, 2013. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

As reported on, David Limbaugh tweeted: “Finally, a self-reliant conservative decided to make this every bit as political as Obama does. Yes, we had a voice. Benjamin Carson.”

Other tweets, as reported by Twitchy: “Dr. Ben Carson throws out political correctness during speech in front of Obama, who’s not happy.” And this: “Sounds like Dr. Ben Carson of Johns Hopkins stole the show at the Nat’l Prayer Breakfast today. Hit on healthcare in front of Obama.” And this: “This is awesome. National Prayer Breakfast — Carson prayer speech.”

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