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English: Dr. Benjamin Carson, left, seated wit...
English: Dr. Benjamin Carson, left, seated with Dr. Anthony S. Fauci, listens Thursday, June 19, 2008, as he is announced as a recipient of the 2008 Presidential Medal of Freedom, at ceremonies in the East Room of the White House. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
I like Ben Carson. I don't care if he got a few facts messed up concerning events of his younger years (the events pretty much happened the way he claimed and were much closer to fact than anything coming out of Hillary's mouth appears to be). Why is he doing so well? I believe he is doing well because he is a man of faith and integrity-- something sorely lacking among many in Washington these days. I am obviously not alone in my dislike of the way seasoned politicians are handling things these days. Considering that the two top front runners in the GOP right now are Trump and Carson, I think we can draw a conclusion that people are tired of establishment types.

Of course, many will point out that neither Trump or Carson have any political experience and are not well-versed in foreign policy. Trump, in many ways, is an unrealistic extremist who may well say things just for the shock factor and to gain some press coverage. My answer to skeptics concerning Ben Carson's lack of foreign policy experience is Obama. What did he have and what has he done? I would also point out that our foreign policy in general seems to change with the wind.

There is much to say on this subject and I know I will be devoting more and more "posting time" to the nomination/election cycles as they progress.

Here are some topics I would love to discuss:

  • Immigration control -- deport illegals?
  • How to handle ISIS.
  • How to deal with Russia.
  • Support for our military and national defense in general.
  • Reform the tax code: flat, consumption or repair what is in place?
  • The FED.
  • The abuse of power by the IRS.
  • The CFPB. Scary.



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