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.

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 ABC-WHAM-13:

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.”

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.

 

 

Hot Air opines,  Exit question: Do we, as a people, deserve Hillary? What if the answer is … yes?

Hillary Clinton Can’t Even Tell the Truth About Her Family Immigration History

IS THERE ANYTHING THAT HILLARY IS CAPABLE OF TELLING THE TRUTH ON …

Hillary Clinton has stepped in it once again, this time spinning a yarn about her Faux immigrant family. Hillary has been telling the story of her immigrant grandparents because one, it sounded good and was politically expedient for her and two, well it must be true because Hillary always thought of them as immigrants. UNREAL. This woman is simply incapable of telling the truth. You mean she never thought as she is running for the highest office in the land and has a severe credibility issue with voters thought to vet the story?

This is from the same person who said she was names after Sir Edmund Hillary, the man who climbed Mt. Everest. Eventually, Hillary was forced to admit that was not true either as Hillary Diane Rodham born on October 26, 1947 and Sir Edmund Hillary did not conquer Mt Everest until May 29, 1953. Even Kool-aid drinking sycophant liberals can do that math.

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She’s Just Making it Up as she Goes …

Speaking in Iowa Wednesday, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said that all her grandparents had immigrated to the United States, a story that conflicts with public census and other records related to her maternal and paternal grandparents.

The story of her grandmother specifically immigrating is one Clinton has told before. Clinton’s sole foreign-born grandparent, Hugh Rodham Sr., immigrated as a child.

“Her grandparents always spoke about the immigrant experience and, as a result she has always thought of them as immigrants,” a Clinton spokesman told BuzzFeed News. “As has been correctly pointed out, while her grandfather was an immigrant, it appears that Hillary’s grandmother was born shortly after her parents and siblings arrived in the U.S. in the early 1880s.”

“All my grandparents, you know, came over here and you know my grandfather went to work in lace mill in Scranton, Pennsylvania, and worked there until he retired at 65. He started there when he was a teenager and just kept going,” Clinton said.

As PJ Media opines, “She has always thought of them as immigrants” — summing up the Clintons and the rest of the Mendacious Left in a nutshell. They feel something is true (mostly because it’s politically useful to them), ergo, it is true.

Maybe the real records of Hillary Clinton’s genealogy tree was saved on her private server that she scrubbed? When one cannot tell the truth on the simple things in life, imagine what type of liar they would be with the big things?

Marco Rubio Announces He is Running For President in 2016 … “I Can Lead This Country” … Calls Hillary Clinton “a Leader from Yesterday” … Yesterday is Over and we Are Never Going Back”

MARCO RUBIO IS IN …

Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) made it official, in a speech at Miami’s Freedom Tower, Marco Rubio announced his 2016 presidential run. Rubio stressed a fresh approach to the future, telling supporters that “yesterday is over and we’re never going back.” The 43 year old Republican Florida Senator is all in and he has quite the story of only in America to tell We the People. As the son of poor Cuban immigrants, Marco Rubio spoke of The American Dream.

Both of my parents were born to poor families in Cuba. After his mother died when he was nine, my father left school to go work. My mother was one of seven girls raised by a disabled father who struggled to provide for his family.

When they were young, my parents had big dreams for themselves. But because they were not born into wealth or power, their future was destined to be defined by their past. So in 1956 they came here, to the one place on earth where the aspirations of people like them could be more than just dreams.

My father became a bartender. My mother a cashier, a maid and a Kmart stock clerk. They never made it big. But they were successful. Two immigrants with little money or education found stable jobs, owned a home, retired with security and gave all four of their children a life far better than their own.

My parents achieved what came to be known as the American Dream. But now, too many Americans are starting to doubt whether achieving that dream is still possible:

Notice how you never hear Rubio or his supporters say that a reason to vote for him is to be the first Hispanic president or the first Cuban-American one? It’s about the dream, the American dream that he wants every American to have and to pay back America for all that he has received.

More from Marco Rubio’s speech and his views for the future, not living or governing in the past.

Because while our people and economy are pushing the boundaries of the 21st century, too many of our leaders and their ideas are stuck in the twentieth century.

They are busy looking backward, so they do not see how jobs and prosperity today depend on our ability to compete in a global economy. So our leaders put us at a disadvantage by taxing, borrowing and regulating like it’s 1999.

They look for solutions in yesterday, so they don’t see that good-paying modern jobs require different skills and more education than the past. They blindly support an outdated higher education system that is too expensive and inaccessible to those who need it most.

And they have forgotten that when America fails to lead, global chaos inevitably follows, so they appease our enemies, betray our allies and weaken our military.[...]

Just yesterday, a leader from yesterday began a campaign for President by promising to take us back to yesterday.

But yesterday is over, and we are never going back. We Americans are proud of our history, but our country has always been about the future. Before us now is the opportunity to author the greatest chapter yet in the amazing story of America.

We can’t do that by going back to the leaders and ideas of the past. We must change the decisions we are making by changing the people who are making them.

That is why today, grounded by the lessons of our history, and inspired by the promise of our future, I announce my candidacy for President of the United States of America.

But can Marco Rubio win, he better because he is not running for both Senate and the President? If he loses, he is out of politics. Although I have to believe that if he does not get the GOP nomination, he would be on the short list for VP.

Marco Rubio’s full presidential announcement speech can be seen below.

Fantastic Presidential Announcement by Rubio

Former Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid Defends His Lies of GOP Presidential Candidate Not Paying His Taxes … “Romney Didn’t Win, Did He?”

There are lying, pathetic, disingenuous politicians and then there are scumbag liars like former Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid …

If you want to know why Washington, DC and federal politics are so screwed up today and so polarized, you need to look no further than Sen. Dingy Harry (D-NV). In an interview on CNN with Dana Bash, Harry Reid not only refused to apologize for lying to the American people while standing on the US Senate floor that Mitt Romney had not paid his taxes, he seemed to relish and gloat that his lie caused Romney not to win the 2012 Presidential election. Reid’s smug little comment during the interview of “Romney didn’t win, did he” makes one want to vomit. Reid is unapologetic and showed no remorse for his lie. In fact, he is gleeful. What a miserable, little man. But in the end, this is how Democrats win elections … THEY LIE. And the American people are too apathetic to care.

Thankfully, this piece of human excrement is retiring from the US Senate as he has done this country no favors. Reid will for ever be remembered for being nothing more than carrying Barack Obama’s water and blocking the GOP at every turn in presenting bills to the Senate so to protect the Obama agenda. Reid will also be known for creating a poisonous atmosphere and one of the most divisive US Senates ever. GOOD RIDDANCE.

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Reid’s claim, which seemed outrageous on its face, was widely dismissed by fact-checkers. Wrote WaPo’s Fact Checker Glenn Kessler in a piece giving Reid four Pinocchios for the claim:

Without seeing Romney’s taxes, we cannot definitively prove Reid  incorrect. But tax experts say his claim is highly improbable. Reid also has made no effort to explain why his unnamed source would be credible. So, in the absence of more information, it appears he has no basis to make his incendiary claim.

Moreover, Reid holds a position of great authority in the U.S. Congress.  He should hold himself to a high standard of accuracy when making claims about political opponents.

And yet, the clip above shows Reid, in an interview with CNN’s Dana Bash, not only refusing to apologize for the claim but defending it — in a very weird way.

“Romney didn’t win, did he?” Reid said in response to Bash’s question of whether he regretted what he had said about Romney.

Its Official, Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) Is All In: Tweets He is Running for President in 2016 … “I’m Running for President and I Hope to Earn your Support!”

From The Weekly Standard, It’s official, Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) is running for president. He made the announcement shortly after midnight on Twitter. “I’m running for President and I hope to earn your support!” Sen. Cruz is expected to make an in person announcement later today on Monday at Liberty University in Virginia.

Ted Cruz is a good man and a real Conservative. What do I like the most about Ted Cruz, he is not afraid to call out establishment Republicans who have long lost what the Republican platform stands for. I remember another Conservative who the Washington, DC GOP elites did not care too much about, his name was Ronald Reagan. It is refreshing for a politician to call it like it is and not be overcome by political correctness.

A Time for Truth

“I believe in America and her people, and I believe we can stand up and restore our promise,”
Cruz said in the web video as images of farm fields, city skylines and American landmarks and symbols played in the background.
“It’s going to take a new generation of courageous conservatives to help make America great again, and I’m ready to stand with you to lead the fight.”

The Liberty Champion:

Texas Sen. Ted Cruz, 44, is scheduled to speak Monday, March 22, at Liberty University’s weekly Convocation, according to university President Jerry Falwell. Cruz will be announcing his candidacy for president, an anonymous Cruz staffer told the Houston Chronicle.

“I got the call last week,” Falwell said of Cruz’s request to visit Liberty.

In announcing his bid, the 2016 hopeful, who placed third in this year’s annual Conservative Political Action Conference straw poll, is skipping the longstanding traditional step of first forming an exploratory committee.

“Mr. Cruz will be effectively firing the starting gun on the Republican primary,” New York Times reporter Maggie Haberman wrote.

The announcement is fitting, as Cruz has joked, “I’m Cuban, Irish and Italian, and yet somehow I ended up Southern Baptist,” according to Dallas News.

“We’re honored that political candidates are now requesting to appear at Liberty,” Falwell said. “We never had that happen years ago — we had to invite them. I think it’s a testament to what Liberty students have accomplished and what they are accomplishing.”

Check out Ted Cruz’s bio … Ted Cruz for President

Conservative Talk Show Host Laura Ingraham Says Jeb Bush “Will Lose” to Hillary Clinton if He’s the GOP Presidential Nominee for 2016

 Laura Ingraham to Jeb Bush SHUT UP AND SING GO AWAY …

From The Hill, Laura Ingraham says if the GOP nominates former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush as their 2016 presidential nominee, he will lose.  YES HE WILL. Laura Ingraham is 100% correct. If the GOP establishment and their “Chamber of Commerce faux-conservative” or as we like to refer to it as “Chamber of Crony Capitalism” we will have another liberal in office as president destroying America. At some point the GOP had best do what the base wants, or suffer the consequences. Eventually, the the Republican establishment continues to not follow the GOP platform, they may just find themselves losing their base forever.

Check out  Laura Ingraham at 2015 CPAC Rips Jeb Bush

Ingraham, who’s long ragged on Bush for his positions on immigration reform, said he couldn’t beat former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, the Democratic front-runner, because of his “Chamber of Commerce faux-conservative” views on her radio show Thursday morning.

“I think a populist pitch is a winner across the country — in Hispanic, white, black communities, I’m telling you it is a winner. We can peel off some minority voters, focus on their wages, their renewal. I’m telling you, it’s a winner,” she said. “Not this old Chamber of Commerce faux-conservative big business message. That is a crony capitalist disaster. And I’m sorry, but that’s what the Bush folks represent and that’s what the Bush nomination will do. It will lose.”

NBC/WSJ Poll: Nearly 60% Looking For Change in 2016

According to a recent NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll, more Americans are clamoring for change in the upcoming 2016 presidential election than they were in the “Hope and Change” year of 2008. However America, be very careful what you wish for. America cannot withstand another Barack Obama whose change was to fundamentally change America. Look where that has gotten us. Anyone who believes that Hillary Clinton and Jeb Bush are a change, are sorely mistaken … they are the same old, same old.

Full poll results HERE.

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More Americans are clamoring for change in the upcoming 2016 presidential election than they were in the “Hope and Change” year of 2008, according to a new NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll.

That desire for change is a potential roadblock for two of the leading frontrunners – Democrat Hillary Clinton (the former first lady, presidential candidate and secretary of state) and Republican Jeb Bush (the former Florida governor whose brother and father served as president).

But it might be a more significant challenge for Bush, given that fewer than half of Republican primary voters believe he would provide new ideas and a vision for the future, versus nearly three-quarters of Democrats who think the same of Clinton.

In the poll, 59 percent of all voters prefer a candidate who will bring greater changes to current policies, even if he or she is less experienced and tested – up from 55 percent who said this in July 2008 during the general-election contest between Barack Obama and John McCain.

Sixty percent of registered voters (including 42 percent of Republicans) say that Bush represents a return to the policies of the past, versus 27 percent (and 49 percent of GOP voters) who say he will provide new ideas and a vision for the future.

By comparison, 51 percent of all voters (but just 24 percent of Democrats) think Clinton represents a return to the policies of the past, and 44 percent (including 73 percent of Democrats) say she’ll provide new ideas for the future.

Personally, I am not looking for change. I am looking for a competent leader who understands the US Constitution exists and someone with Conservative principals and knows how to lead.

Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker Leads GOP Field in New Des Moines Register/Bloomberg Iowa Poll

The latest Des Moines Register poll has Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker in the leads the GOP pack for presidential candidates for 2016. The poll takes into account Mitt Romney removing himself from the race and allocated his percentages accordingly.According to the poll results, Gov. Walker leads the large GOP pack with 15% of GOP presidential contenders. The poll shows that Walker is also the No. 2 most popular choice for likely caucus-goers who want an establishment candidate, and he’s the No. 2 for those who want an anti-establishment candidate. It was just last week that Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker wowed them in Iowa and asked for Iowans to take a further look at him. Between now and 2016 is an eternity, but it is important to get noticed in the beginning otherwise you will be pealed off before you even get to the primaries.

Iowa Freedom Summit 2015 Scott Walker Speech

Presidential stage newcomer Scott Walker, the conservative reform pit bull who inspired death threats from the left, has become the one to watch in the race for the Republican nomination a year out from the Iowa caucuses.

At 15 percentage points, he leads a big, tightly packed field of potential contenders in a new Des Moines Register/Bloomberg Politics Iowa Poll of likely Republican caucusgoers. The caucuses are scheduled for Feb. 1, 2016.

The Wisconsin governor is also the No. 2 most popular choice for likely caucusgoers who want an establishment candidate, and he’s the No. 2 for those who want an anti-establishment candidate, the poll shows.

“He’s in a sweet spot,” pollster J. Ann Selzer said. “People who don’t want an ultra-conservative think he’s OK. People who don’t want a moderate think he’s OK.”

Just one point behind is Rand Paul, a U.S. senator from Kentucky and the son of three-time presidential candidate Ron Paul, a hero to dissidents who want to shake up government. Paul draws support from the same anti-establishment well.

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