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Fri Nov 6, 2015, 12:43 PM

Pic Of The Moment: Republican Primary Gets Even Weirder



Ben Carson Fabricated Violent Juvenile Past, CNN Investigation Suggests


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Reply Pic Of The Moment: Republican Primary Gets Even Weirder (Original post)
EarlG Nov 2015 OP
Botany Nov 2015 #1
awoke_in_2003 Nov 2015 #8
IronLionZion Nov 2015 #32
Hamlette Nov 2015 #59
underpants Nov 2015 #14
SusanaMontana41 Nov 2015 #55
WinstonSmith4740 Nov 2015 #58
dixiegrrrrl Nov 2015 #2
EEO Nov 2015 #3
awoke_in_2003 Nov 2015 #9
trusty elf Nov 2015 #4
MADem Nov 2015 #25
BlancheSplanchnik Nov 2015 #48
gordianot Nov 2015 #5
SummerSnow Nov 2015 #16
appalachiablue Nov 2015 #6
BlueJazz Nov 2015 #7
passiveporcupine Nov 2015 #23
1StrongBlackMan Nov 2015 #10
Fritz Walter Nov 2015 #11
wolfie001 Nov 2015 #12
stonecutter357 Nov 2015 #13
Xipe Totec Nov 2015 #15
Punkingal Nov 2015 #17
Liberalagogo Nov 2015 #19
SusanaMontana41 Nov 2015 #56
Initech Nov 2015 #18
barbtries Nov 2015 #20
Bigredhunk Nov 2015 #21
SusanCalvin Nov 2015 #22
silverweb Nov 2015 #54
MADem Nov 2015 #24
DhhD Nov 2015 #28
MADem Nov 2015 #31
silverweb Nov 2015 #53
polly7 Nov 2015 #38
WestSeattle2 Nov 2015 #26
mdbl Nov 2015 #35
Mendocino Nov 2015 #27
TBF Nov 2015 #29
c588415 Nov 2015 #30
AgingAmerican Nov 2015 #33
mdbl Nov 2015 #34
lonestarnot Nov 2015 #36
red dog 1 Nov 2015 #49
NorthCarolina Nov 2015 #37
onehandle Nov 2015 #39
L. Coyote Nov 2015 #40
Javaman Nov 2015 #41
PatrickforO Nov 2015 #42
LiberalArkie Nov 2015 #43
Squaredeal Nov 2015 #44
davidthegnome Nov 2015 #45
dlk Nov 2015 #46
dorkzilla Nov 2015 #47
red dog 1 Nov 2015 #50
Dont call me Shirley Nov 2015 #51
Thinkingabout Nov 2015 #52
Cha Nov 2015 #57
libodem Nov 2015 #60

Response to EarlG (Original post)

Fri Nov 6, 2015, 12:52 PM

1. Witch Hunt?

Ben Carson either wrote or had written for him in his autobiography "Gifted Hands,"
stories about his violent acts and so CNN investigates it and that is a witch hunt?

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Response to Botany (Reply #1)

Fri Nov 6, 2015, 02:41 PM

8. Republican logic

 

Question something you said equals witch hunt. Investigating Clinton relentlessly for political reasons is not a witch hunt. Get it? Neither do I.

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Response to awoke_in_2003 (Reply #8)

Fri Nov 6, 2015, 10:51 PM

32. The right answer is probably BENGHAZI!1!1!1 nt

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Response to awoke_in_2003 (Reply #8)

Sun Nov 8, 2015, 06:32 PM

59. That's what I found most troubling. He believes NO ONE has ever been questioned like this.

Clinton....remember they lost money on a land investment and were hounded by the NYTimes, and the GOP, for years over it. Hillary's Rose Law Firm billings, Vince Foster, Monica, avoiding the draft in college, going to Russia in college (made him a commie don't cha know) firing a couple people in the WH travel office etc. etc. I remember George Stephanopolis (sp?) saying he'd had to testify in congress like 200 times (if memory serves) sometimes about the parking tickets he got while testifying in Congress. It was an 8 year witch hunt that ended in impeachment but that was NOTHING like the questions they are asking Carson. He is an idiot or a liar. Not sure which is worse.

And Obama. Investigating the "story" of his birth went on for years. And his pastor and a fellow college professor who held a meet and greet for him, or when he once said there were 37 states or whatever the F that was all about. Can you imagine what they would have done to him if he had ever actually LIED about anything?

His comments today that no one has ever been examined as closely as he is being now, "not even close" is the craziest thing he's ever said.

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Response to Botany (Reply #1)

Fri Nov 6, 2015, 03:26 PM

14. Maybe they are claiming he's a witch too

I mean, at this point, would it surprise you?

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Response to underpants (Reply #14)

Sun Nov 8, 2015, 03:23 AM

55. I'd be very surprised if CNN found one reliable witness.

Seriously. After getting smashed by a rock, a lock and a hammer, how much would you remember?

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Response to Botany (Reply #1)

Sun Nov 8, 2015, 12:34 PM

58. You can never forget...

IOKIYAR. It's OK If You're A Republican. Otherwise, you must be taken down by the RW media.

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Response to EarlG (Original post)

Fri Nov 6, 2015, 01:03 PM

2. Ben Carson admits fabricating West Point scholarship

www.democraticunderground.com/10027321630

Mr. Dixie thinks Carson is "a construct" like Joe the Plumber, cause too many "facts" of his life are unraveling.

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Response to EarlG (Original post)

Fri Nov 6, 2015, 01:14 PM

3. It must be because of the brain transplant he had with that Sasquatch...

He is crazy to the point where this could be believable...

Ben Carson: Area 51 Stores My Original Brain, Sasquatches

WASHINGTON (The Nil Admirari) - Earlier today, Republican presidential candidate and retired neurosurgeon Dr. Ben Carson announced the real purpose of Area 51 was to house his original brain, and a colony of Sasquatches. Carson's statement followed his declaration earlier in the week he still believed the true purpose of the pyramids in Egypt was to store grain.

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Response to EEO (Reply #3)

Fri Nov 6, 2015, 02:43 PM

9. Or a brain transplant with Abbie Normal...

 

Last edited Fri Nov 6, 2015, 04:00 PM - Edit history (1)

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On edit: add video

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Response to EarlG (Original post)

Fri Nov 6, 2015, 01:23 PM

4. ...

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Response to trusty elf (Reply #4)

Fri Nov 6, 2015, 07:48 PM

25. You are HILARIOUS!! Well done!!! nt

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Response to trusty elf (Reply #4)

Sat Nov 7, 2015, 06:40 PM

48. LOLOL!!!

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Response to EarlG (Original post)

Fri Nov 6, 2015, 01:29 PM

5. If he were to become President the day would arrive he would talk with presidential portraits.

Much like another compromised self tortured occupant of that house.The difference is he would tell you about it in advance. No reason to hunt out his disease he provides the evidence willingly.

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Response to gordianot (Reply #5)

Fri Nov 6, 2015, 05:30 PM

16. lol...he wouldnt choose a cabinet, he would say Jesus' apostles are his cabinet and he

talks with them daily.

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Response to EarlG (Original post)

Fri Nov 6, 2015, 01:52 PM

6. Narcissist personality traits- self focus, grandiosity, exaggeration, lying. Watch out for this one!

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Response to EarlG (Original post)

Fri Nov 6, 2015, 02:34 PM

7. "Why would anyone cooperate with your obvious witch hunt"

 

Ah..maybe to prove your candidate isn't a total, self absorbed LIAR??

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Response to BlueJazz (Reply #7)

Fri Nov 6, 2015, 06:30 PM

23. Sounds like he and Trump were separated at birth.

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Response to EarlG (Original post)

Fri Nov 6, 2015, 02:58 PM

10. This morning on Morning Joe, Mika said something (for once) I completely agreed with ...

 

She said: "Wait a minute ... is he arguing the these things DID happen, like it's a good thing?"


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Response to EarlG (Original post)

Fri Nov 6, 2015, 03:17 PM

11. Stories like these really take me back

Reminding me of the Top 10 Conservative _____ journal on DU.
In addition to the 2016 clown car occupants, you have the assault incident at Applebee's in MN (against a woman daring to speak a non-English language), the ammosexual who injured three when he dropped his gun at a Cracker Barrel, plus many more.

We live in interesting times!
<sigh!>

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Response to EarlG (Original post)

Fri Nov 6, 2015, 03:21 PM

12. Great pic of that crazy jackass! nt

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Response to EarlG (Original post)

Fri Nov 6, 2015, 03:25 PM

13. K&R!

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Response to EarlG (Original post)

Fri Nov 6, 2015, 04:15 PM

15. Did he stab somebody with his Pinocchio nose? nt

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Response to EarlG (Original post)

Fri Nov 6, 2015, 05:32 PM

17. Looks as crazy as Gloria Swanson in Sunset Boulevard in that picture...

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Response to Punkingal (Reply #17)

Fri Nov 6, 2015, 05:58 PM

19. "All right, Mr. DeMille, I'm ready for my close-up."

 

lol.

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Response to Punkingal (Reply #17)

Sun Nov 8, 2015, 03:31 AM

56. "I AM big. It's the PICTURES that got small."

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Response to EarlG (Original post)

Fri Nov 6, 2015, 05:33 PM

18. Is there anything that he isn't lying about?

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Response to EarlG (Original post)

Fri Nov 6, 2015, 06:18 PM

20. if all this shit swirling around him

does not bring him down i don't know what. republicans are crazier and more stupid than i've been giving them credit for.

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Response to barbtries (Reply #20)

Fri Nov 6, 2015, 06:23 PM

21. It Won't Matter A Lick To Them

Anything that paints their candidate in a negative light is a fabrication invented by the "leftist media." Click on a link, like the one re: his not being admitted to West Point (links to marketwatch web site). A bulk of the comments are about a lying liberal media, about how Hillary lied about Benghazi, etc...

It's like Bill Maher has always said, they live in a bubble. Facts don't matter. Facts are lies. The only "facts" that matter are those they see/read on their channels/sites. Everything else is simply not true.

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Response to EarlG (Original post)

Fri Nov 6, 2015, 06:28 PM

22. Psychopath or liar?

What a circus.

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Response to SusanCalvin (Reply #22)

Sun Nov 8, 2015, 02:36 AM

54. I vote for psychopath.

[font color="navy" face="Verdana"]I saw a list published recently (here, maybe?) of the top 10 professions most likely to attract psychopaths and the top 10 professions least likely to attract psychopaths.

Surgeons are something like #5 on the psychopath list. They may be technically skilled to an astonishing degree, but also completely lack the capacity to relate to or empathize with their patients as human beings.

Sounds like that shoe fits Carson just about right, although I'm not all too sure about his technical skill.

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Response to EarlG (Original post)

Fri Nov 6, 2015, 07:47 PM

24. This lunatic is a serial LIAR. Let's cut to the chase and call him what he is...a Big FIBBER.

He tried to claim he got a "scholarship" to West Point and turned it down.

That's bullshit, too. You get a Congressional recommendation and it's free. That goes for all the Service academies. We, The People pay for those educations with our tax dollars, and I'm glad we didn't waste a dime on that idiot....

I think he's starting to deconstruct. Not a moment too soon, either.

The only time I've ever heard him make a lick of sense is on Bad Lip Reading....because "Every mouse has a weenie!!!"



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Response to MADem (Reply #24)

Fri Nov 6, 2015, 08:41 PM

28. I want to know, Is Carson, or Cruz, the biggest liar? n/t

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Response to DhhD (Reply #28)

Fri Nov 6, 2015, 09:23 PM

31. I think with the "Westmoreland offered me a scholarship to West Point" lie, that Carson beats

Cuban - Canadian Carnival Cruz by a country kilometer!!!!

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Response to MADem (Reply #31)

Sun Nov 8, 2015, 02:30 AM

53. But that was "just semantics."

[font color="navy" face="Verdana"]It wasn't a lie, just "semantics" - so the self-admiring Dr. Carson now says.

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Response to MADem (Reply #24)

Sat Nov 7, 2015, 11:10 AM

38. OMG!



That is genius.

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Response to EarlG (Original post)

Fri Nov 6, 2015, 07:57 PM

26. Republican primaries are always a target rich environment for those looking for liars, grifters,

and pure, unadulterated bullshit.

Mental Ben is just one of many.

His "business manager", Armstrong Williams, is just as much the liar, grifter and bullshitter as Carson.

They're simply following the Sarah Palin economic model: If you can identify people stupid enough to send you money, monetize that stupidity. Double down! Run for president and rake in the cash! Increase your speaking fees and sell more books!

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Response to WestSeattle2 (Reply #26)

Sat Nov 7, 2015, 07:59 AM

35. And they're all making a lot of money

off this BS campaign

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Response to EarlG (Original post)

Fri Nov 6, 2015, 08:36 PM

27. Now that's a knife

First it was a friend he tried to knife, then it was a relative. It was a pocketknife, then a large camping knife. He tried to stab him, then he says he threw the knife. Some accounts say the blade broke, others don't. But miracles of miracles, a large ROTC belt buckle prevented a sure death, sending our troubled future surgeon into a life of virtue and purpose. Too bad his supposed epiphany didn't include honesty.

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Response to EarlG (Original post)

Fri Nov 6, 2015, 08:46 PM

29. Just when you think they can't get any crazier -

this guy comes along.

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Response to EarlG (Original post)

Fri Nov 6, 2015, 08:55 PM

30. what did former Rep. Joe Wilson say to Ben Carson?

" You a Lie ! "

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Response to EarlG (Original post)

Sat Nov 7, 2015, 04:09 AM

33. I will never understand Republicans

 

They are incomprehensible to me

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Response to EarlG (Original post)

Sat Nov 7, 2015, 07:58 AM

34. Makes you wonder if he's really a surgeon

anyone checked his medical credentials?

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Response to mdbl (Reply #34)

Sat Nov 7, 2015, 08:24 AM

36. Wouldn't let that wild eyed freak touch my brain, not even in conversation.

 

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Response to mdbl (Reply #34)

Sat Nov 7, 2015, 06:51 PM

49. "Ben Carson Loses Brain Surgeon License After Making Numerous Brainless Comments"

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Response to EarlG (Original post)

Sat Nov 7, 2015, 11:04 AM

37. Probably because he figured he'd be a shoe-in when he spoke about stabbing someone.

 

Very Presidential. Perhaps that could be his foreign policy agenda; meeting with foreign leaders, and stabbing the ones he doesn't like. Brilliant!...Oh Putin, I have a surprise for you...come over here.

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Response to EarlG (Original post)

Sat Nov 7, 2015, 11:15 AM

39. Nice to see him with his eyes open for a change. nt

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Response to EarlG (Original post)

Sat Nov 7, 2015, 11:25 AM

40. I spoke to Ben Carson's roommate at West Point, and ....

You can tell when a campaign has totally flamed out via the image feed on Twitter and the memes on fora.

Or, if their Sunday morning consists of cleaning up after the previous week's and years' statements by the candidate.

Or, if suddenly your candidate goes from number one Republican to the number one ridiculed person in the memesphere.

https://twitter.com/search?f=images&vertical=default&q=ben carson




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Response to EarlG (Original post)

Sat Nov 7, 2015, 11:50 AM

41. his photo reminds me of this one...

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Response to EarlG (Original post)

Sat Nov 7, 2015, 12:19 PM

42. This guy is crazier than a hoot owl. I mean creepy crazy.

I saw that press conference with him yesterday that Chris Matthews played. Watched about five minutes of it, maybe a little more. Did you guys see Bill Maher last night? He was so funny. He asked the question of the right - hey, since you don't want anyone but a total outsider who doesn't have a clue how government works as president, when your toilet is clogged up, do you want anybody else but a plumber? Or when you want brain surgery, do you want anybody but a brain surgeon - and outsider? I was rolling.

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Response to EarlG (Original post)

Sat Nov 7, 2015, 12:34 PM

43. If he was Baptist, it would sound like he was "giving testimony of how bad he was before he was

saved".

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Response to EarlG (Original post)

Sat Nov 7, 2015, 01:24 PM

44. This is the lunatic...

some voters want to give the nuclear codes to.

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Response to EarlG (Original post)

Sat Nov 7, 2015, 02:19 PM

45. Hmm.

It could be that some of these things people simply didn't know about. I don't know. What reason would he have for making this stuff up? Is it supposed to be a story of struggle from lunacy to sanity? If so, it's hardly inspiring that now he's a xenophobic front-runner for the republican nomination.

I'm vaguely amused and kind of disturbed at the idea of some ghost writer or assistant listening to him dictate this stuff with a straight face. "And then I attacked my mom with a hammer...", crazy, more crazy, etc. "Now I'm running for President!"

Weird stuff.

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Response to EarlG (Original post)

Sat Nov 7, 2015, 03:17 PM

46. Ben Carson

Ben Carson, like Carly Fiorina, has never been a viable candidate, as he has never held ANY elected office, and, so, is completely unqualified to be even considered for president. He is just part of the sideshow to distract low information voters from the real issues. Meanwhile, our country is becoming more and more of an oligarchy.

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Response to EarlG (Original post)

Sat Nov 7, 2015, 05:34 PM

47. Wait a second...



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Response to EarlG (Original post)

Sat Nov 7, 2015, 07:00 PM

50. K&R...Thanks for posting, EarlG

Great photo!

This idiot makes Trump look like a genius!

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Response to EarlG (Original post)

Sat Nov 7, 2015, 07:34 PM

51. And hence the gop take-down of Ben Carson commences.

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Response to EarlG (Original post)

Sat Nov 7, 2015, 08:19 PM

52. We knew there was going to be a Clown Car, never knew it was going to be this crazy.

I love Democrats.

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Response to EarlG (Original post)

Sun Nov 8, 2015, 04:41 AM

57. He also lied about West Point.

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Response to EarlG (Original post)

Sun Nov 8, 2015, 08:02 PM

60. His religion has loosened his grasp on reality

Denying science is never a good policy. Wacko pyramid grain silo story is very far out there.

But this meme outdoes that:

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