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Ben Carson Suggests Welfare Is Worse Than Slavery

“When you look at what the Black community has been through, go all the way back to slavery. “It was the family, the strong family units and the faith in God that got people through that, that got people through Jim Crow, through severe segregation, through all the difficulties. “But what really had a negative impact was when the government …

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Carson Flogs Trump’s Malaria Drug, Fox Host Rolls Eyes

Mediaite reports: Former Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Ben Carson pushed for the use of hydroxychloroquine in Covid-19 patients — earning some skepticism from Fox Business anchor Neil Cavuto. Yes, Carson is still pushing hydroxychloroquine as a treatment for Covid-19, even as legitimate vaccines are clearly working to fight the virus. Cavuto quickly refuted Carson’s claim on the drug …

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Man Behind New “Compassion And Civility” Think Tank To Pray With Hate Group Against LGBTQ Equality Act

Two weeks ago Ben Carson launched a think tank aimed as dispelling notions that conservatives are “deplorable and stupid,” when what they want is “compassion and civility.” Today’s press release from Tony Perkins: Tomorrow, the U.S. House of Representatives is scheduled to vote on one of the greatest attacks on the First Amendment to ever be considered in the hallowed …

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Ben Carson Launches “Think Tank” Aimed At Dispelling Notions About “Deplorable And Stupid” Conservatives

Ben Carson writes for RealClearPolitics: We have painted our fellow Americans as “​deplorable​,” “stupid,” and worse. It is this type of malicious, political rhetoric fueled by opportunistic politicians and profit-driven media organizations that has roiled our deeply divided nation. We are better than this. Words such as compromise, compassion, and civility are twisted, maligned and tainted as somehow being dirty, …

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Ben Carson Now Says He Became “Desperately Ill” After Taking The MyPillow Nutjob’s “Oleander 4X” Treatment

Posted this afternoon to Ben Carson’s Facebook page: Thank you everyone for your support and prayers as Candy and I battled COVID-19. I was extremely sick and initially took Oleander 4X with dramatic improvement. However, I have several co-morbidities and after a brief period when I only experienced minor discomfort, the symptoms accelerated and I became desperately ill. President Trump …

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Ben Carson: I Took The MyPillow Guy’s COVID “Cure”

The Washington Post reports: When Ben Carson, Trump’s secretary of housing and urban development, came down with covid-19 last week, the former surgeon wasn’t worried. He had a Guy for that. “I heard about the oleander extract from Mike,” Carson said in an interview. “Mike” is Mike Lindell, the pillow magnate who served as a Trump campaign chairman in Minnesota; …

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Ben Carson Tests COVID+ After Attending WH Party

The Independent reports: Ben Carson has become the latest Trump administration official to test positive for Covid-19. The secretary of housing and urban development attended the election night party at the White House on Tuesday. Mr Carson’s deputy chief of staff says he is “in good spirits and feels fortunate to have access to effective therapeutics which aid and markedly …

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Ben Carson At RNC: You’re Wrong To Call Trump Racist

Politico reports: Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson paused during remarks at the Republican National Convention on Thursday night to express support for the family of Jacob Blake, the Black man shot in the back by police in Kenosha, Wis., on Sunday. Carson went on to defend Trump’s record on issues important to the Black community, saying Trump — …

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Axios: Trump Interested In Oleander COVID “Cure” Pushed By MyPillow Nutbag And HUD Sec. Ben Carson

Axios reports: To the alarm of some government health officials, President Trump has expressed enthusiasm for the Food and Drug Administration to permit an extract from the oleander plant to be marketed as a dietary supplement or, alternatively, approved as a drug to cure COVID-19, despite lack of proof that it works. The experimental botanical extract, oleandrin, was promoted to …

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Trump Repeals Obama-Era Fair Housing Regulation

The Los Angeles Times reports: With President Trump facing sagging support in the suburbs, his administration on Thursday targeted an Obama-era affordable housing regulation, the latest in a series of appeals to white voters’ fears of crime and declining property values. The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development announced that it would scrap a regulation known as Affirmatively Furthering …

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Carson Dodges On Trump’s “Best Since Lincoln” Claim

ABC News reports: Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson on Sunday declined to back up President Donald Trump’s claim that he’s done more for the African American community than any president since Abraham Lincoln, saying the debate is “not productive.” “To get into an argument about who has done the most probably is not productive, but it is good …

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Secular Groups Win Settlement From HUD After Asking For Info On Ben Carson’s Bible Study At His Workplace

The Christian Post reports: A leading secular legal group says the Department of Housing and Urban Development has agreed to pay $17,800 after settling a lawsuit related to Secretary Dr. Ben Carson’s participation in a Bible study and his daily schedule that might include a Bible study. The Wisconsin-based Freedom From Religion Foundation announced that it, along with the Citizens …

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Carson: Trump Isn’t Racist, His Housekeepers Love Him

Politico reports: Housing Secretary Ben Carson appeared to stray from prepared remarks as he introduced Donald Trump on Friday, declaring that the president “is not a racist” and pointing to how he treats the members and service workers at his Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida. The comments came at the beginning of a North Carolina event touting the administration’s Opportunity Zone …

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Ben Carson Compares Baltimore To Cancer Patient

ABC News reports: Housing Secretary Ben Carson, the sole African American Cabinet secretary, directly injected himself into President Donald Trump’s attacks on a black congressman, holding a press conference Wednesday in the Democrat’s district and comparing Baltimore to a cancer patient wearing a “nice suit.” He said the city has serious problems, including buildings with mold, lead and rodent infestation, …

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Housing Head Flames Out On Common Housing Term

Mediaite reports: Political observers are not impressed that Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson needed a tutorial on Tuesday to learn the difference between an Oreo and REO. Appearing before Congress for an oversight hearing, Congresswoman Katie Porter (D-IA) asked Carson about disparities in REOs — a term which stands for Real-Estate Owned. As Porter explained, REO refers to …

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HUD Plans To Evict 55,000 Legal Resident Kids In Purge Of Undocumented Immigrants From Public Housing

The Washington Post reports: The Department of Housing and Urban Development acknowledged that a Trump administration plan to purge undocumented immigrants from public housing could displace more than 55,000 children, all of whom are legal U.S. residents or citizens. The proposed rule, published Friday in the Federal Register, would tighten regulations against undocumented immigrants accessing federally subsidized housing to “make …

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HUD Charges Facebook With Housing Discrimination

The Washington Post reports: The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development said Thursday it is charging Facebook with housing discrimination, alleging its targeted advertising platform violates the Fair Housing Act by “encouraging, enabling, and causing” unlawful discrimination by restricting who can view housing ads. The charges caught Facebook off guard, coming one week after the social media giant agreed …

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Trump Administration Considers Defining Gender As An Immutable Biological Condition Determined At Birth

The New York Times reports: The Trump administration is considering narrowly defining gender as a biological, immutable condition determined by genitalia at birth, the most drastic move yet in a government-wide effort to roll back recognition and protections of transgender people under federal civil rights law. A series of decisions by the Obama administration loosened the legal concept of gender …

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Jerry Falwell: Trump Literally Saved My Life [VIDEO]

The Roanoke Times reports: A cardiologist and medical engineer spoke at Liberty University College of Osteopathic Medicine on Wednesday about an innovative new procedure, revealing a surprise patient: Jerry Falwell Jr. Falwell, president of Liberty University, revealed Wednesday he was born with a hole in his heart that has caused decades of migraines and two mild strokes in 2016. Last …

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Carson Ties Kavanaugh Allegations To Socialists

CNN reports: Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson on Friday tied the sexual assault allegation against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh to a century-old plot by socialists. “If you really understand the big picture of what’s going on, then what’s going on with Kavanaugh will make perfectly good sense to you,” Carson said at the Values Voter Summit in …

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