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Fri Jan 16, 2015, 12:36 PM

Pic Of The Moment: Ben Carson Compares Founding Fathers To ISIS



Ben Carson: Founding Fathers, ISIS Both 'Willing to Die For What They Believed In'

Ben Carson Blames the 'Liberal Press' for Making Him Sound Crazy


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Reply Pic Of The Moment: Ben Carson Compares Founding Fathers To ISIS (Original post)
EarlG Jan 2015 OP
Initech Jan 2015 #1
Mbrow Jan 2015 #2
Fred Sanders Jan 2015 #3
SoapBox Jan 2015 #5
SoapBox Jan 2015 #4
Johonny Jan 2015 #6
tclambert Jan 2015 #7
MisterP Jan 2015 #10
Sick_of_TP Jan 2015 #8
matt819 Jan 2015 #9
JohnnyRingo Jan 2015 #11
khankiso Jan 2015 #12
SummerSnow Jan 2015 #13
El Shaman Jan 2015 #23
1StrongBlackMan Jan 2015 #14
progressoid Jan 2015 #15
marym625 Jan 2015 #16
Burf-_- Jan 2015 #17
samsingh Jan 2015 #18
pnwmom Jan 2015 #19
blkmusclmachine Jan 2015 #20
MrScorpio Jan 2015 #21
El Shaman Jan 2015 #22
Moonwalk Jan 2015 #24
EuroStyleSocialist Jan 2015 #25
Cryptoad Jan 2015 #26
Warren Stupidity Jan 2015 #27
project_bluebook Jan 2015 #28
delrem Jan 2015 #29
chrisa Jan 2015 #30
qazplm Jan 2015 #31
TeamPooka Jan 2015 #32

Response to EarlG (Original post)

Fri Jan 16, 2015, 12:41 PM

1. D'oh!!!!!!!!!

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Response to EarlG (Original post)

Fri Jan 16, 2015, 12:46 PM

2. I guess he forgot about,

Oh I don't know, maybe the Holocaust or maybe WWI or II or Stalin's camps or the killing fields or........

What a bunch of zipper heads.

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Response to EarlG (Original post)

Fri Jan 16, 2015, 12:53 PM

3. Can we talk about his Christian beliefs that drive his political beliefs.....now?

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Response to Fred Sanders (Reply #3)

Fri Jan 16, 2015, 01:05 PM

5. Yes, yes, yes!

I want these freaks to start explaining their Faith, Hope and Love.

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Response to EarlG (Original post)

Fri Jan 16, 2015, 01:04 PM

4. The perfect example of an American Domestic Terrorist.

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Response to EarlG (Original post)

Fri Jan 16, 2015, 01:26 PM

6. If you replace the "We are" with "I am" in "We are busily giving away every belief and every value"

Then I don't doubt him. Holy fuck if Obama said this I'd literally never hear the end of it. At the RNC though... What exactly do these people stand for and against anymore?

Dear Ben Carson from the bottom of Ben Franklin's heart to mine "FUCK YOU."

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Response to EarlG (Original post)

Fri Jan 16, 2015, 01:37 PM

7. You know Paul Revere went around ringin' bells and shootin' guns and beheadin' redcoats . . .

Republican history . . . there's so much wrong with it, where do you start? First, let's forget about the French helping us, because, you know, "freedom fries." Also forget that most of our revolutionary military leaders were trained by the British, veterans of the French and Indian War. Forget that the British had an ocean to cross in order to fight in a huge wilderness. Forget that one of those core beliefs our founding fathers fought for was freedom of religion, not to create a Holy Christian Empire. Forget that in the ISIS analogy, WE would be the British.

Also saying, "Obamacare is worse than slavery" would earn 20 stupidity points, but saying, "Obamacare is the worst thing since slavery" still scores you 19 stupidity points. So, you're only 5% less stupid.

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Response to tclambert (Reply #7)

Fri Jan 16, 2015, 03:02 PM

10. yeah, that's more Francis Marion's bag

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Response to EarlG (Original post)

Fri Jan 16, 2015, 02:13 PM

8. Not exactly

The Tea Party is more like ISIS. The TP like ISIS, will do whatever it takes to crush our Govt. All for their twisted beliefs.

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Response to EarlG (Original post)

Fri Jan 16, 2015, 02:46 PM

9. Would you want this guy rooting around in your brain?

Putting Obamacare in the same sentence as slavery, whatever the context, is more than a non sequitor. Is there a word for that? Oh, yeah. It's idiotic. It's like saying that chocolate chip cookies are the best thing since ponies. They're not on the same spectrum.

Granted, you can criticize the Affordable Care Act. Fair enough. First off, call it what it is. Next, have at it and criticize, but don't be an idiot about.

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Response to EarlG (Original post)

Fri Jan 16, 2015, 04:38 PM

11. "Worst thing since slavery"?

Even a worst case scenario where Obamacare isn't working out as well as planned, I could start making a public policy list including internment of Japanese citizens and "enhanced interrogation" that are worse policies than passing a public health care law, but I think I'm safe in assuming that everyone except the highly touted GOP smart guy already knows this.

It's hard to believe this guy is the head of the Republican Party Mensa Club.

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Response to EarlG (Original post)

Fri Jan 16, 2015, 04:54 PM

12. I believe

we had the help of the French to beat England didn't we. Oh that's right you don't like the French do you Ben.

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Response to EarlG (Original post)

Fri Jan 16, 2015, 05:17 PM

13. So um he "admires" ISIS?

He's the secret Muslim they've been looking for. he has that beard too. lol

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Response to SummerSnow (Reply #13)

Fri Jan 16, 2015, 10:09 PM

23. He works (used to)

on heads too!!

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Response to EarlG (Original post)

Fri Jan 16, 2015, 05:48 PM

14. Okay ... reading the first thing ...

 

about ISIS ...

What is dr. ben trying to say? What belief and/or values are we giving away and how does that relate to the ISIS fighters dying for what they believe in?

Is he saying, Americans should be willing to die for what we don't believe in? Because, based on his comment, we are, clearly, killing ISIS fighters.

What needs to change?

I the words of Gen. George S. Patton:

War is not meant to be you dying for your country (beliefs/values) -it is about making the other bastard die for his.

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Response to EarlG (Original post)

Fri Jan 16, 2015, 06:30 PM

15. Did he practice brain surgery on himself?

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Response to EarlG (Original post)

Fri Jan 16, 2015, 06:39 PM

16. Best headline ever! Great work!

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Response to EarlG (Original post)

Fri Jan 16, 2015, 06:53 PM

17. He has a face like....

 

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Response to EarlG (Original post)

Fri Jan 16, 2015, 07:10 PM

18. hey moron, i don't think it's worse than world war 1, world war 2, aids, cancer, and a whole

lot of other stuff.

fing imbecile.

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Response to EarlG (Original post)

Fri Jan 16, 2015, 07:14 PM

19. Get used to it. He's going to be their nominee.




Deep in their hearts, they believe that African Americans are so stupid they'll vote for Ben Carson just because he's black. And with the black vote in their pockets, they'll win the election. That's what THEY think, not what I think.

Just wait . . . .

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Response to EarlG (Original post)

Fri Jan 16, 2015, 07:41 PM

20. Crazy talk

 

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Response to EarlG (Original post)

Fri Jan 16, 2015, 07:43 PM

21. If I ever meet this guy, I'm going to have to ask him what it's like to be a brain surgeon

I seriously doubt that he could answer what it's like to be a politician instead.

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Response to EarlG (Original post)

Sat Jan 17, 2015, 12:14 AM

24. Sooooo...lynchings and segregation and all those things that happened to Black Americans since slavery....

...Obamacare is worse than those? I dunno. I kinda think most people would prefer signing up for Obamacare to being lynched.

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Response to EarlG (Original post)

Sat Jan 17, 2015, 10:46 AM

25. Please, please let him by the Republican nominee!

They're always talking about how they lose presidential elections because the nominee's aren't conservative enough. Here you go! A guy who truly represents conservative values. (And, as repulsive as his politics are, he's kind of hot.)

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Response to EarlG (Original post)

Sat Jan 17, 2015, 12:17 PM

26. The GOP see Ben as,,,,,,

a Token Negro,,,, Liberals just see another fucked up 1%er........

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Response to EarlG (Original post)

Sat Jan 17, 2015, 04:49 PM

27. Looks a bit like mockery to me.

 

Then again I am a big fan of the mock.

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Response to EarlG (Original post)

Sat Jan 17, 2015, 05:24 PM

28. Our Founding Fathers weren't out to kill every Jew on the planet

 

but I guess if your a republiCon T-bagger you can make up history and Fox will publish it.

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Response to EarlG (Original post)

Sun Jan 18, 2015, 05:24 AM

29. How do you pick your crazy, when a whole country is war crazy? nt

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Response to EarlG (Original post)

Sun Jan 18, 2015, 10:39 AM

30. When did we become a political culture dependent on moronic hyperbole to get our point across?

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Response to EarlG (Original post)

Sun Jan 18, 2015, 03:53 PM

31. we won not because

"we believed in what we were doing or because we were willing to die for it..."

but because:

1. The Brits didn't care enough to send sufficient forces.
2. The French helped us out big time.
3. The Brits didn't care to spend more than a few years fighting us.
4. The Brits had other, more immediate, and closer concerns occupying some of their energies (although this mostly helps to explain 1 and 3).

If the Brits really wanted to keep us in the fold, they could have, for at least some period of time. But the expense, cost, and distances involved combined with the worth of the colonies weren't enough for more than a short, half-hearted attempt (and I include the War of 1812 in this).

Ironically, the reason why ISIS will fail is that the greater powers they are facing, relatively speaking, can afford the expense and cost involved, and the distances don't remotely matter nearly as much.

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Response to EarlG (Original post)

Sun Jan 18, 2015, 07:44 PM

32. a better comparision for ISIS would be the Klan. Violent gangs of intolerance. nt

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