When Dr. Benjamin Carson lit up Barack Obama over his landmark health-care legislation at last month’s National Prayer Breakfast, it appears he was … holding back.
Not so in his speech today at the Conservative Political Action Conference.
“I’m want to talk a little bit about what’s logical and what’s common sense today, because we don’t hear a lot of that,” began Carson director of pediatric neurosurgery at Johns Hopkins Hospital. “Liberals and everybody else should understand and enjoy common sense also. For some strange reason, sometimes they don’t.”
Among his “common sense” barbs: Members of Congress ought to remember they work for the people, not all black people think alike, nor should they be expected to, and the current policies and tactics of Obama and his allies are working to “destroy this country.”
“Let’s say somebody were [in the White House] and they wanted to destroy this nation,” Carson posited. “I would create division among the people, encourage a culture of ridicule for basic morality and the principles that made and sustained the country, undermine the financial stability of the nation, and weaken and destroy the military.
“It appears, coincidentally, that those are the very things that are happening right now,” Carson concluded.
The solution to this path of destruction, he suggested earlier in the speech, is an informed and active population willing to hold rogue government officials’ “feet to the fire.”
“Congress has a nine-percent approval rating, and yet we returned people at a rate of 90 percent to Congress. Now what does that tell you?” Carson asked. “What I’m saying to people, to the people of America today, is that we are responsible. This is a country that’s ‘for, of and by the people,’ not for, of and by the government, and if we turn it over to them, we cannot complain about what they’re doing. … We have to hold their feet to the fire.”
Dr. Carson’s full comments can be seen in the video above.
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Government officials in cahoots with Islamist regimes, federal agencies buying up bullets, attempts by lawmakers to restrict private gun ownership – it’s enough to make a man “paranoid,” says radio host Michael Savage.
“Here’s a news story for you: Hagel linked to Iran lobby,” Savage said on his Friday program this past week, quoting a WND exclusive that revealed secretary of defense nominee Chuck Hagel’s work for organizations that aid Iranian causes. “It doesn’t get any worse than this.”
“If you want to get paranoid, Obama can really help you in your work,” Savage continued. “Why would Homeland Security be buying 22 million more rounds of ammunition? Can anyone explain that to me? I mean Big Sis Napolitano – why does she need 21.6 million more rounds of ammunition to add to the 1.6 billion bullets [DHS] has already obtained over the last 10 months?”
Several news agencies have reported a growing stockpile of ammunition by federal agencies unconnected to the U.S. military. No significant explanation has been offered for the massive acquisitions.
“This is shocking,” Savage said. “I want to remind you of something: Hollow-point ammunition is outlawed by the United Nations. Why would they need 10 million .40-caliber [and] 10 million 9mm jacketed, hollow-point bullets? Tell me why.”
Savage continued, “Now when you couple this with the fact that the DHS has secured over the last 10 months 1.6 billion rounds of ammunition, and now you couple that with Hagel linked to the Iranian lobby, now you couple that with the man who wants to take over the CIA who has suspicious relationships as well, now you couple that with Obama being a very, very strange fellow to say it in a very polite way – I’ll tell you something. It will give you pause for thought, to put it mildly.
“Why would the Department of Homeland Security have purchased 1.6 billion rounds of hollow-point ammunition over the last 10 months at the same time they’re trying to disarm the average American citizen?” he asked.
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