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Is Ben Carson 2016's sleeper candidate?
« on: March 08, 2014, 10:06:51 AM »

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Re: Is Ben Carson 2016's sleeper candidate?
« Reply #1 on: March 08, 2014, 10:14:15 AM »
He speaks at CPAC today, I believe after Gingrich.  :patriot: :hands:

This makes me happy, happy, happy!
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Re: Is Ben Carson 2016's sleeper candidate?
« Reply #2 on: March 08, 2014, 10:21:41 AM »
He has the qualification you really want in a president.

He doesn't want the job.
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Re: Is Ben Carson 2016's sleeper candidate?
« Reply #3 on: March 08, 2014, 10:32:52 AM »
He has the qualification you really want in a president.

Yes. He is AN OUTSIDER and a brilliant man.

ON A SIDE NOTE: I find it odd that those that always pipe in and say, 'let them wait until they are in politics awhile then we will see, are usually the ones that despise the thought so strongly about any long term, 'it's HIS turn,' politician running.

I think Carson would make a superb President because we need an outsider to clean house.

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He doesn't want the job.

I think he does if he sees no one else can take the helm to really CHANGE things.
"The Tea Party has a right to feel cheated.

When does the Republican Party, put in the majority by the Tea Party, plan to honor its commitment to halt the growth of the Federal monolith and bring the budget back into balance"?

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Re: Is Ben Carson 2016's sleeper candidate?
« Reply #4 on: March 08, 2014, 10:36:13 AM »
He has the qualification you really want in a president.

He doesn't want the job.

I remember reading a short story a long time ago where the president was chosen by arrest

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Re: Is Ben Carson 2016's sleeper candidate?
« Reply #5 on: March 08, 2014, 10:43:26 AM »
NeverTrump wants to deny you YOUR voice, YOUR presidential choice.

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Re: Is Ben Carson 2016's sleeper candidate?
« Reply #6 on: March 08, 2014, 10:47:04 AM »
He has the qualification you really want in a president.

He doesn't want the job.

And none of the baggage of a career politician!  He's my first choice at this point in time!

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Re: Is Ben Carson 2016's sleeper candidate?
« Reply #7 on: March 08, 2014, 10:53:40 AM »
He's a sleeper candidate all right.

He's guaranteed to put you to sleep every time he speaks.
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Re: Is Ben Carson 2016's sleeper candidate?
« Reply #8 on: March 08, 2014, 11:22:52 AM »

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"The Tea Party has a right to feel cheated.

When does the Republican Party, put in the majority by the Tea Party, plan to honor its commitment to halt the growth of the Federal monolith and bring the budget back into balance"?

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Re: Is Ben Carson 2016's sleeper candidate?
« Reply #9 on: March 08, 2014, 11:26:57 AM »
Only a brother could've gotten away with criticizing Obama in his presence without triggering a firestorm media frenzy. Although, as I recall his speech did raise a few eyebrows among liberal talking heads (redundant).

But if Carson were to declare his intention to get in the race (freudian?) watch for liberal PC to turn hostile as their underlying racism percolates to the surface.

Another thought. Obama has so poisoned the well of race relations that folks may be leery of pulling the lever for another black man or woman for a long time to come.
See what happened to Herman Cain the last time around if you want a sneak-peek of what's in store if Ben Carson seeks the Presidency.

I don't think he'll seek it right off the bat. He may seek a lower office first.

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Re: Is Ben Carson 2016's sleeper candidate?
« Reply #10 on: March 08, 2014, 11:30:54 AM »
And none of the baggage of a career politician!  He's my first choice at this point in time!

He's up there for me. Not top pick (yet), but he knows how to put together a solid team and leave them to get on with their jobs while he gets on with his - any brilliant surgeon is half personal expertise and half teamwork. He's good with people. Very precise in how he communicates. He puts the lie to "blacks are helpless and need a boost up."
The only down side is he is used to working retail, not wholesale. One or two distinct problems at a time. Give him 4 years in Sibelius' slot to get him into working large scale, and he'd be formidable.
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Re: Is Ben Carson 2016's sleeper candidate?
« Reply #11 on: March 08, 2014, 11:35:40 AM »
I doubt they can call Carson Uncle Tom and get away with it. Nor will they be able to pull what dems, Obama and Hillary do best, politics of personal destruction. Hillary coined the term to refute all of the Clinton scandals when VRWC got old. They know nothing but to attack. They have the CIA.NSA.FBI on their side to bug any political opponents computer. The Alinsky tactic they use to target is getting real old and most are not phased by the media bias campaign anymore.
"The Tea Party has a right to feel cheated.

When does the Republican Party, put in the majority by the Tea Party, plan to honor its commitment to halt the growth of the Federal monolith and bring the budget back into balance"?

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Re: Is Ben Carson 2016's sleeper candidate?
« Reply #12 on: March 08, 2014, 06:17:36 PM »
Came in third in the CPAC Straw poll (behind Rand Paul and Ted Cruz)... what this tells us is people want candidates who are not cowards.

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Re: Is Ben Carson 2016's sleeper candidate?
« Reply #13 on: March 08, 2014, 09:51:29 PM »
I like much of what Carson says.  However, you cannot take anyone seriously as a candidate unless they have been elected to high public office.


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