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Speaking Truth to Power

Diogenese_wy Wrote: Feb 07, 2013 9:13 PM
Speaking truth to power is all good and well and may enhances the reputation of the speaker but is ineffectual if those in power lack the mental acuity to understand the truths that are being spoken.
Marc_H Wrote: Feb 07, 2013 10:32 PM
they do understand
they do not care
they want power
pascagoulapappy Wrote: Feb 08, 2013 10:14 AM
Pow-wuh --- to--- de --- guvmint, er, de PEE-PUL ! ! !

If I were President Obama, I would start worrying about having to attend the National Prayer Breakfast.  For the second year in a row, the keynote speaker has had some home truths that the President should hear -- and to which he refuses to listen in any other forum.

Today's speaker was Dr. Benjamin Carson, who rose from humble origins to become a renowned pediatric neurosurgeon at Johns Hopkins.   

So far, only Rush has transcribed some excerpts of the remarks, but they had to have left a mark.  They include the following: