Dr. Ben Carson Is In … He Announced Today That He Will Run for 2016 President of the United States of America
DR. BEN CARSON SAYS HE IS IN THE 2016 PRESIDENTIAL RACE …
We had all expected that Dr. Ben Carson would officially enter the presidential race next week in Detroit; however, he told local media today that he would run for the President of the United States. Carson shared his decision with WPEC-TV, the CBS affiliate in West Palm Beach, FL in an exclusive interview on Sunday.
Carson, 63, will formally jump into the race at an event in Detroit, where he grew up.
His presidential campaign will mark Carson’s first run for office, though he’s been a Tea Party hero since 2013 following his blistering attack of Obamacare at the National Prayer Breakfast in front of President Obama.
While he enters the race as a long shot to capture the GOP nomination, he currently polls ahead of several more established Republican contenders in Iowa, site of the first caucus, including former Pennsylvania senator Rick Santorum, the winner there in 2012.
The Republican field of candidates continues to widen.
Retired neurosurgeon Dr. Ben Carson is expected to make a major announcement at an event Monday in his hometown of Detroit.
But in an exclusive interview Sunday, Dr. Carson tells our National Correspondent Jeff Barnd he is in the race for the White House in 2016.
“I’m willing to be part of the equation and therefore, I’m announcing my candidacy for President of the United States of America.”
With that, Dr. Ben Carson is off and running. He rose from poverty in Detroit to the head of the pediatric neurosurgery at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore. He’s now retired from medicine.
“Many people have suggested to me that I should run for president, even though I’m not a politician,” Carson said.
Dr. Carson’s political star rose at the National Prayer Breakfast two years ago when he admonished President Obama for several white house policies including Obamacare.
“I began to ask myself why are people clamoring for me to do this? I represented a lot of the same thoughts that they have,” Dr. Carson says. “I’m not 100% sure ‘politics as usual’ is going to save us. I think we are in a severe problem … a problematic situation.”
Catholic Middle School Student Rose McGrath Who Battled Cancer Has Been Dismissed From St. Joseph Middle School Over Attendance & Academic Performance
SHAMEFUL, HOW CAN THE EDUCATIONAL SYSTEM IN THIS COUNTRY BE SO FRIGGING IGNORANT … MIDDLE SCHOOL DISMISSES CANCER SURVIVOR.
In 2012 Rose McGrath was diagnoses with with acute lymphoblastic leukemia. For 2 1/2 years she has battled the dreaded disease and survived only to have to battle the ignorance of the educational school system in America. Rose McGrath was dismissed from St. Joseph Middle School, part of the Battle Creek Area Catholic School system, because of attendance and academic performance. UNREAL. How the hell do you dismiss a student when the reason why they have missed school is because of battling cancer, not just skipping school for the sake of doing it? Has the educational system lost its mind in this country? And this isn’t not even public school, it is a Catholic school. Have you no shame. no common sense, no compassion?
12 year old Rose McGrath said, “I didn’t do anything wrong, but they still got rid of me.”
Father John Fleckenstein, with Battle Creek Area Catholic Schools said the following, “These were extraordinary circumstances, but so many accommodations were made we felt eventually it became a point where we really had to help Rose, by being able to make sure that she was getting the assistance that she needed and to learn.” The parents disagree and stated that the school failed their child saying, “The accommodations which were made were woefully inadequate for a child with such a serious diagnosis.”
A young girl who has just finished fighting the biggest fight of her life has been dealt another blow.
In August 2012, Rose McGrath, of Battle Creek, was diagnosed with leukemia.
But last week, her family received a letter in the mail that would turn her world upside down.
The letter addressed concerns regarding Rose’s attendance and academic performance, and stated that Rose had been dismissed from St. Joseph Middle School.
“I didn’t do anything wrong, but they still got rid of me,” Rose said.
Rose McGrath is beside herself.
“Even though she’s now done with her treatment you still have a very long recovery process because you’ve basically just put two and a half years of poison into your body. you’re not recovering overnight,” said Rose’s mother Barbara McGrath.
The McGraths say despite all of the obstacles, Rose was on track to pass her core classes.
Father John Fleckenstein and the St. Joseph Middle School should be ashamed of themselves. You call yourselves Christians? How in the hell do you let one of God’s children fall through the cracks after she had battled something as vile as acute lymphoblastic leukemia. How can the answer be to dismiss a child from school whose only crime was battling cancer. What kind of low life people are you?
The McGrath parents said they have filed a civil rights complaint on behalf of their daughter. Personally, I hope they sue this school and Father John Fleckenstein personally.
Let’s take a look at the St Josephs Middle School website and their mission statement.
Let me just say one thing to Father Fleckenstein, the school board and the Battle Creek area Catholic School system … JESUS CHRIST WOULD HAVE A HUGE ISSUE WITH WHAT YOU HAVE DONE AND I HARDLY BELIEVE THAT DISMISSING A CANCER PATIENT IS IN LINE WITH CHRIST’S VALUES.
High expectations, Christ-centered values and morality are three of many of the characteristics that make the St. Joseph educational experience both unique and rewarding. There are special opportunities for middle-school-aged learners to best prepare them for high school and beyond.
We provide a safe and nurturing environment for your student which fosters life-long learning and faith development. Staff is especially mindful and prepared to meet the academic, social and emotional needs of adolescents. They are committed to cultivating a strong sense of belonging by focusing on academics interwoven with self-respect and acceptance for others. Students experience teachers who truly care for them and their peers.
Beyond academics, emphasis is placed upon technology integration—as technology is no longer an add-on in education; it is now an essential tool in the learning process. A wide variety of extracurricular offerings are offered; allowing each student to discover and develop their talents. Service is paramount at St. Joseph Middle School; with Jesus as our ultimate model of service. Students strive to follow in His footsteps by participation in thoughtful service projects that witness our Christian beliefs.
St. Joseph Middle School provides three years of opportunities to discover your unique academic strengths, explore your spirituality, deepen your commitment to social responsibility and prepare for high school and beyond.
Megan Murphy on MSNBC … Hillary Clinton “Cruised Right On By” Everyday Iowans Waiting To Meet Her” Including Elderly People in Wheel Chairs
WHAT DOES HILLARY CLINTON HAVE AGAINST PEOPLE IN WHEEL CHAIRS?
First the Hillary Clinton’s Scoobie van is parked in a handicapped parking spot illegally and now she cruises right past people, some in wheelchairs that were there to meet her in Iowa. Hillary’s meet and greet the little people turns out to be total BS as she wound up driving right by the so-called every day Americans that she told us all that she wanted to meet on this van tour. Imagine that, Hillary lied again. Just curious, how is Hillary Clinton supposed to be the champion of the common folk if she cant find time to meet with them?
Washington Free Beacon – Reporter: Hillary’s Van Drove Past Elderly People in Wheelchairs Waiting to Talk to Her.
Hillary Clinton wants to meet “everyday Americans” so badly, she drove right past many waiting in front of her event in Iowa.
In the now-viral clip of reporters chasing after Clinton’s “Scooby” van, the Clinton camp drove to the back entrance, surprising both reporters and many of her supporters waiting to get a glimpse of the candidate.
“I think what you don’t see in that clip, which is one of the most surprising things is there were actually a ton of people waiting for her at the front of that college,” said Financial Times reporter Megan Murphy. “There were elderly people in wheelchairs, there were people — and they just cruised right on by to the back.”
The news that Clinton symbolically drove past ordinary voters while driving their own “everyday Americans” to the event will certainly reflect poorly on the campaign. The incident draws parallels to the man Clinton hopes to succeed in the Oval Office when he drove past disabled veterans in Phoenix.
ABOVE THE LAW: Hillary Clinton’s Mystery Machine Scooby Van Illegally Parked in Handicap Parking Spot … But What Difference Does It Make?
ARE REAL AMERICANS ALLOWED TO PARK IN HANDICAPPED PARKING SPOTS WITHOUT HANDICAPPED STICKERS … IF HILLARY WAS A REPUBLICAN THE MSM WOULD BE ASKING … WHY DOES HILLARY CLINTON THINK SO LITTLE OF THE HANDICAPPED?
Add another black mark to the Hillary Clinton roll out of her 2016 presidential run. This time it was in Council Bluffs, Iowa where Hillary’s Scooby Doo van parked in a handicapped parking spot. Remember, the rules really don’t apply to Democrat politicians, especially Hillary Clinton. So this is how she shows she is one of us? Do any of you think that there would not be a ticket on your vehicle if you had done the same? That’s because you are not entitled and above the law. How about a comment from Team Hillary where they they are asked whether they think its OK to park in a handicap spot and why they think so little of the handicapped that they would illegally park in a spot?
Hillary Clinton’s now-famous Scooby Doo van made an appearance in Council Bluffs, Iowa on Thursday for a closed-door meeting with state Democratic Party officials – and it idled in a handicapped parking space from beginning to end.
Footage broadcast by KETV-7 in the nearby city of Omaha, Nebraska, showed the presidential nominee emerging from a cafe, greeting onlookers and walking past the blue handicapped-parking sign to climb into the vehicle.
15 year old Kimberly Greenberg has been missing since Tuesday, March 24, 2015 in Mar Vista, California. She was last seen leaving her apartment in the 11200 block of Westminster Avenue (MAP) in the Mar Vista area of Los Angeles around 8:30 p.m. last Tuesday without taking her cell phone. Kimberly has been diagnosed with autism and has not been seen for a week. She has also gone without her medication for a week. Her mother, Janice Greenberg, says that because of Kimberly’s autism she is very trusting and has the mental capacity of an 8 year old. According to her mother, Kimberly went for a walk near the Mar Vista Recreation Center to calm down, but never returned. The mom fears that her daughter may have gotten in some one’s car. The mother of missing Kimberly Greenberg says it tool the police to long to act in her daughter’s disappearance. She stated, “I want them to find my daughter. I want them to do what I feel they should be doing, and I’m not sure that was done soon enough.”
Kimberly Greenberg is described as 4 feet 10 inches tall and about 110 pounds. She has a small build and light complexion. She was last seen wearing a red sweater, jeans and Ugg boots.
Missing: 15 year old Kimberly Greenberg
Kimberly Greenberg was last seen leaving her apartment in the 11200 block of Westminster Avenue in the Mar Vista area of Los Angeles around 8:30 p.m. last Tuesday.
Kimberly needs medication, which she has been without since leaving home.
She was last seen wearing a red sweater, jeans and Ugg boots.
Because she has autism, Kimberly can be very trusting and has the mental capacity of an 8-year-old, her mother said. This may have gotten her into trouble.
If you have any information about Kimberly’s whereabouts, you’re urged to contact the LAPD’s Pacific Division at (310) 482-6334.
Co-Pilot Andreas Lubitzn Repeated Made Efforts to Get Captain Patrick Sondheimer to Leave the Cockpit to Crash Plane … Sondheimer Heard Shouting “Open the Goddamn Door!”
THIS GUY WAS NOT INSANE, HE HAD A DEATH WITH AND WAS HELLBENT ON GOING OUT WITH A BANG AND KILLING OTHERS …
According to transcripts of the black box voice recorder, the Co-captain Andreas Lubitzn, the individual who purposely crashed Germanwings Flight 9525 killing all aboard, Lubitzn made multiple attempts to get Captain Patrick Sondheimer to leave the cockpit. We know that Andreas Lubitzn had been given doctors notes that stating that he was too ill to work. As we know now that illness was mental illness. However, for some one who was deemed crazy, this individual seemingly planned what he was going to do and crazy like a fox got the pilot to leave the cockpit so that he could complete his plan to go out with a bang. As the ill-fated plane descended closer and closer the the ground, Captain Sondheimer can be heard shouting for the last time shouting to Andreas Lubitzn, “Open the Goddamn door!”
Full transcripts of the black box voice recorder recovered from Flight 9525 revealed for the first time the apparently premeditated nature of Andreas Lubitz’s actions, which prosecutors say deliberately killed himself and 149 other people on the Airbus A320.
According to the Sunday edition of the German newspaper Bild, Lubitz twice urged captain Patrick Sondheimer to go to the toilet in the first 20 minutes of the flight from Barcelona to Dusseldorf.
When the captain eventually left the cockpit, the co-pilot manually set the door to “lock” and changed the autopilot from 38,000ft to 100ft, bringing the plane crashing down into the French Alps after a gradual descent.
During the plane’s ascent, Lubitz can be heard on the voice recording telling his captain he can go to the toilet any time and reminding him he didn’t do so during their prolonged stop in Barcelona, according to a translation of Bild’s report in the Mail on Sunday.
As the plane reaches cruising height at 10.27am, Sondheimer can be heard telling his co-pilot to start preparing for landing in Dusseldorf – to which Lubitz reportedly responded in a vague and “laconic” manner and used words like “hopefully” and “we’ll see”.
After landing checks, Lubitz reportedly tells Sondheimer: “You can go now.” Two minutes later, the captain left the cockpit for the last time, telling his colleague: “You can take over.”
Further details were also reported by Bild about the final words used by Sondheimer as he desperately tried to gain access to the locked flight deck.
With the plane descending and an automatic alarm signal sounding, the captain can be heard shouting: “For God’s sake, open the door!”
At 10.35am a “loud metallic banging against the door” is heard, which Bild reported is more likely to be from a crowbar rather than the plane’s only axe – located next to Lubitz in the cockpit.
Less than two minutes later a new automatic alert sounds, warning: “Ground! Pull up! Pull up!”
Sondheimer can be heard shouting for the last time: “Open the goddamn door!”
At 10.40am the plane hit the side of the mountain. At no point during the descent can Lubitz be heard speaking, and prosecutors described his breathing as “normal”.
FRAUD ALERT: 6.5 Million Active Social Security Numbers Belong to People Who Are at Least 112 Years Old
WOW, WHO KNEW THERE WERE SO MANY PEOPLE OVER 100 YEARS OLD …
Once again we are witness to more government waste and a system that is too big to succeed. As reported at the WAPO, a recent watchdog review found that at least 6.5 million active Social Security numbers belong to people who are at least 112 years old and likely deceased. CAN YOU SAY FRAUD? The findings of this report was that SSA did not have controls in place to annotate death information on the Numident records of number holders who exceeded maximum reasonable life expectancies and were likely deceased. Come on man, really? Do you know how simple it is with database administration to red flag something like this? Having done data analysis, it is even more simple to write queries that look for such outliers as that is what one does when looking for fraud. Sorry, but one would almost not want to find the fraud to have something like this happen.
Senator Ron Johnson (R-WI) who head the Senate committee that oversees the Social Security Administration said the following, “It is incredible that the Social Security Administration in 2015 does not have the technical sophistication to ensure that people they know to be deceased are actually noted as dead.” Ya think? It makes one think, what does our government do to protect tax payers money? Do they just not care? Stuff like this is simple to fix, not difficult. Sadly, we have a government that would just rather raise taxes on workers than fix the obvious fraud.
Thousands of workers over the age of 100 applied to verify their employment eligibility through the U.S. government in recent years.
It’s not a trend toward an older workforce, but a sign of identity fraud, according to federal auditors.
A recent watchdog review found that at least 6.5 million active Social Security numbers belong to people who are at least 112 years old and likely deceased.
But only 35 known living individuals worldwide had reached that age as of October 2013, according to the Gerontology Research Group.
The Social Security Administration’s inspector general said in a report on Monday that the questionable identification numbers put the government at risk of fraud and waste.
The review found that one individual opened bank accounts using Social Security numbers for individuals born in 1869 and 1893.
The official database of active Social Security numbers showed that both beneficiaries were alive, meaning they would be older than 145 and 121 years, respectively.
Auditors also discovered that nearly 67,000 Social Security numbers in recent years were used to report wages for people other than the cardholders. The workers reported about $3 billion in earnings between 2006 and 2011.
EXIT QUESTION: What are the odds that many of these active social security numbers of people between the age of 121 and 145 is identity theft by illegals? This incompetent and apathetic government can’t handle this type of fraud and yet they want to provide illegals with tax refunds for past work under the guise that they have to prove some type of income, REALLY? REALLY!
22 year old Rachel Sirman has been missing since 9:45 pm Friday, February 5, 2015 in Fort Bend Texas. Following a car accident that took place near the intersection of Highway 36 and FM 361 south of Pleak, TX, Rachel Sirman jumped out of the vehicle and ran into the woods. Sirman is reported to have severe mental health disabilities. Sirman is described as a white female who is 5-feet, 5-inches tall and about 220 pounds. She was last seen wearing a black shirt and black stretch/yoga style pants.
The sheriff’s office said a vehicle accident was reported near the intersection of Highway 36 and FM 361 just south of Pleak on Feb. 5 at about 9:45 p.m.
A woman and her 22-year-old daughter Rachel Sirman were in the vehicle. But after the accident, Sirman, who has been diagnosed with severe mental health disabilities, jumped out of the vehicle and ran into a heavily wooded area, deputies said.
Deputies searched the area with tracking dogs without success and now they are still looking for the woman. Deputies believe she ran south to a wood line and then proceeded north where they lost her trail.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office Dispatch at 281-341-4665.
The CDC warns of ‘large outbreak’ of measles … let’s hope they handle this better than Ebola.
CDC Director Tom Frieden said on CBS’s “Face the Nation, ” We are very concerned by the growing number of people who are susceptible to measles, and the possibility that we could have a large outbreak in this country as a result.” Wait a minute, I thought measles immunization of children was mandatory? Frieden urged parents to immunize their children.
“What you do for your own kids doesn’t just affect your family. It affects other families as well. The more kids who are not vaccinated, the more they’re at risk and the more they put their neighbors’ kids at risk as well.”
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Director Tom Frieden on Sunday warned that the U.S. could see a “large outbreak” of measles.
“We are very concerned by the growing number of people who are susceptible to measles, and the possibility that we could have a large outbreak in this country as a result,” Frieden said on CBS’s “Face the Nation.”
There are at least 102 reported cases in 14 states, according to the CDC. Frieden said that the U.S. is “likely to see more cases.”
Frieden said there is “aggressive public health action” to identify those with measles, isolate those sick and quarantine those who have been exposed.
But he said the best way to prevent the spread of measles was vaccination.
Frieden said despite the U.S.’s 92 percent vaccination rate, there is growing evidence more parents are not vaccinating their children.
Daughter of Late Whitney Houston & Singer Bobby Brown, Bobbi Kristina Brown Found Unresponsive in Tub at Home in Roswell, GA (Update: Family Say Her Condition ‘Doesn’t Look Good’)
Hmm, sounds very hauntingly familiar …
Bobbi Kristina Brown, the daughter of the late Whitney Houston and singer Bobby Brown, was found at her home in the tub full of water unresponsive in Roswell, Georgia. The 21 year old Brown was found by her husband, Nick Gordan, and a friend in the home in the Ellard subdivision in Roswell. WSB-TV in Atlanta is reporting that Brown’s husband and a friend started CPR until the police took over life-saving measures until rescue crews arrived. The 21 year old Bobbi Kristina Brown was taken to North Fulton Hospital. The incident remains under investigation by the police.
Bobbi Kristina Brown, the daughter of singers Whitney Houston and Bobby Brown, was found unresponsive today in a home in Roswell, Georgia, police say.
Brown’s husband, Nick Gordon, and a friend found her in a tub in the home in the Ellard subdivision and started CPR, police said.
When Roswell police officers arrived at 10:25 a.m., she was still unresponsive and they took over life-saving measures until rescue personnel arrived.
This incident comes less than two weeks before the third anniversary of Whitney Houston’s death. Whitney Houston, Bobbi Kristina Brown’s mother, was found unresponsive in a tub and died nearly three years ago in California.
Brown “was not breathing” when her husband and a friend found her around 10:25 a.m. at a home in a Roswell subdivision, police spokeswoman Lisa Holland said.
“They called 911, started CPR on her, and police arrived first,” the spokeswoman added. “We took over the lifesaving measures until the fire/rescue and an ambulance arrived.”
Brown was then transported to Roswell’s North Fulton Hospital, where she was breathing, according to Holland.
Whitney Houston and Bobby Brown’s daughter, Bobbi Kristina Brown, was reportedly placed in a medically induced coma due to swelling of the brain after being found unconscious in a bathtub in her home in Roswell, Ga. on Saturday morning.
The 21-year-old was rushed to the hospital, where doctors stabilized her breathing. She was in the intensive care unit at North Fulton Hospital before being induced.
The odds of recovery look grim for Bobbi Kristina Brown, one day after the daughter of music legends Whitney Houston and Bobby Brown was found unconscious face down in a bathtub by her husband.
The 21-year-old was last reported in stable condition in a medical induced coma, but sources close to the family told TMZ that her brain function has ‘significantly diminished’.
‘It doesn’t look good,’ another source told Entertainment Tonight.
That same source revealed to the TV show that it’s ‘no coincidence’ that Bobbi Kristina was found in such tragically similar circumstances as her mother, who was died in a bathtub from an ‘accidental’ drug overdose almost exactly three years ago. Since then Bobbi Kristina’s troubles have been ‘a lot deeper than everyone can see’.
‘We don’t think Bobbi Kristina is going to pull through,’ a source told Hollywood Life.