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A Wing and a Prayer

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

Is Ben Carson Running for President?

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 »

Obama says a thing. Republican outrage. Pope Francis says a similar thing. Where's the outrage?

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

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

The Rise of Ben Carson

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

Ben Carson: I Aced My College Chemistry Final Because God Gave Me All the Answers in a Dream

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:

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott: We Know that God's Law Can't Be Undone By Man's Law

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.

Bashing Ben: The Media's Worst Attacks on the Neurosurgeon Turned Presidential Candidate

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

Ben Carson and the Politics of Rudeness

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

Ben Carson to Make Presidential Announcement May 4

Dr. Ben Carson, who rose to political fame after a speech criticizing the Obama administration at the National Prayer Breakfast in 2013, will make...

Jesus at the National Prayer Breakfast

8 months agoReligion : SoMA Review

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.

Ben Carson Establishes Presidential Exploratory Committee

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 finally makes sense: Comparing ISIS to Christian terrorists is an ‘accurate’ analogy

9 months agoNews : The Raw Story

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...

Obama Invokes Christian 'Humility' to Exonerate Islamic Terror

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.

The Cancer of Multiculturalism

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

Obama’s Almost Perfect Speech on Religion

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 Words To The Dalai Lama At Prayer Breakfast Ruffles Chinese Gov’t. Feathers

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

A. Barton Hinkle on Obama, Terrorism, and the National Prayer Breakfast

9 months agoNews : Reason

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

Wednesday Link List

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 […]

Islam As A Victim Civilization

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.

It is Violent Extremism, Not Islamic Extremism

9 months agoReligion / Islam : altmuslim

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...]

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