The keynote speaker at the annual National Prayer Breakfast, in Washington, D.C., is expected to be an agile performer: a preacher, but a nondenominational one; an orator, but a nonpartisan one. In 1997, the speaker was Benjamin Solomon...Show More Summary
On February 7, 2013, Ben Carson appeared at a National Prayer Breakfast, where he visibly annoyed President Obama by delivering a right-wing speech denouncing Obamacare and cultural liberalism, and calling for a flat tax based on the biblical tithe. Conservatives, still devastated by Obama’s reelection, took delight in the appearance... More »
Republicans were outraged—outraged—when, at February's National Prayer Breakfast, President Obama said: "Lest we get on our high horse and think this is unique to some other place, remember that during the Crusades and the Inquisition, people committed terrible deeds in the name of Christ. Show More Summary
In 2013, Ben Carson gave a speech at the National Prayer Breakfast that launched his political career. According to the rapturous response on the Internet, Carson’s remarks were a rebuke of President Obama—people saw Carson as an authentic...Show More Summary
Earlier today, at the official National Day of Prayer breakfast in Washington, D.C., GOP Presidential candidate Ben Carson -- a neurosurgeon by trade -- explained how he passed his chemistry final during his first semester at Yale University:
While giving a keynote address at the 11th annual National Catholic Prayer Breakfast Thursday morning, Texas Governor Greg Abbott asserted that "now, more than ever," is the time for Americans to start praying for the protection of religious liberties in the United States.
Newly-announced presidential candidate and neurosurgeon Dr. Ben Carson broke onto the national scene at a National Prayer Breakfast in 2013 when he, while sharing the same stage as the President, had the courage to rail against the deficit,...Show More Summary
On February 7, 2013, Baltimore neurosurgeon Ben Carson criticized President Barack Obama's policies on healthcare, taxation, and the national debt in a speech at the National Prayer Breakfast in Washington D.C. President Obama was sitting...Show More Summary
Dr. Ben Carson, who rose to political fame after a speech criticizing the Obama administration at the National Prayer Breakfast in 2013, will make...
It's no surprise that in a God-fearin’, red-state Christian nation such as ours the National Prayer Breakfast would serve a little Jesus along with the bacon.
Dr. Ben Carson on Tuesday announced that he has established a presidential exploratory committee. The retired pediatric neurosurgeon who rocketed to national fame after tut-tutting the president at the National Prayer Breakfast in 2012,...Show More Summary
Cardinal Dolan, one of the most conservative and outspoken Catholic leaders in the U.S., on Tuesday echoed President Barack Obama by drawing a “parallel” between ISIS and Christian terrorists. At the National Prayer Breakfast earlier this year, the president had reminded Christians not...
During the National Prayer Breakfast earlier this month, U.S. President Obama tried to shield Islam from criticism by depicting Christianity as equally violent and intolerant (via comments about crusades, inquisitions, and "high horses"). Much lesser known is that he also tried to shield Islam by invoking Christian virtues.
President Barack Obama surprised many at the National Prayer Breakfast when he lectured us, “Lest we get on our high horse and think this (barbarity) is unique to some other
Barack Obama's speech at the National Prayer Breakfast on Feb. 5 was excellent. It was attacked by many Christians and political pundits who cannot handle criticism of their own beliefs. But even Obama's speech was misleading about the full meaning of freedom of speech.
President Obama’s kind words towards the Dalai Lama seemed to irritate some in the Chinese government. China Daily is reporting that the way the President welcomed the Dalai Lama at the National Prayer Breakfast on February 5, and the...Show More Summary
Conservatives got a bee up their nose when, at he National Prayer Breakfast earlier this month, President Barack Obama reminded Christians not to cast the first stone. Christians had done some pretty ferocious things themselves, Obama...Show More Summary
introduction Mama Mea Culpa? – Ravi Zacharias on President Obama’s remarks at the National Prayer Breakfast: “For those who did not hear the talk, it is sufficient to say that it was the most ill-advised and poorly chosen reprimand ever given at a National Prayer Breakfast. I have been to several and have never, ever heard […]
President Obama’s scolding of Western civilization at the National Prayer Breakfast (“Lest we get on our high horse…”) may go down in history as the emblematic moment of his presidency.
By Junaid M. Afeef President Obama’s remarks at this year’s National Prayer Breakfast — particularly that those who commit acts of terror in the name of Islam are in fact betraying it — are timely if not overdue. Muslims in America, particularly youth, deserve to hear the president speaking accurately about Islam at a time [Read More...]