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A Message to Obama, Served Cold

megapotamus Wrote: Feb 13, 2013 12:01 PM
The good doctor has biblical support for his tithing plan. There is also a great deal of practical and mathematical support. Consider the 28th Amendment.....

In an earlier era, Dr. Benjamin Carson's speech before the National Prayer Breakfast last week would have been a really big deal rather than mere fodder for a brief squall on Twitter and cable news.

Born in crushing poverty to an illiterate single mother dedicated to seeing her children succeed, Carson became the head of the department of pediatric neurosurgery at Johns Hopkins medical institutions when he was 33. He's been a black celebrity role model ever since.

Even if you didn't like the substance of what Carson had to say at the breakfast, his speech made for great political theater....