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61 annual national prayer breakfast once bigger getting even more media attention than present Obama.
Johns Hopkins neurosurgeon doctor Benjamin Carson giving his biblical interpretation of taxes and health care.
We spend a lot of money and health care twice as much per capita as anybody else in the world and yet not very efficient.
You make ten billion dollars you've put in a billion you make ten dollars you put in one course you gotta get rid of the look.
Now have some people say.
That's simple that's not because it doesn't hurt the guy who made ten billion dollars as much that god made time.
Where does that say you have to hurt the guy he just put a billion dollars in the pot.
Was -- Harrison's speech inappropriate based on the location the timing former congressman Alan west trying to speeding sect.
Good evening are you doing Greta.
Very well and she may have noted that that deck -- -- those world famous neurosurgeon making those comments is caused somewhat of a controversy among some.
Because it made at the prayer breakfast.
You -- -- your thoughts and answer.
Well I don't think it's -- cause any controversy whatsoever.
-- thought that we lived in America where you could have freedom of speech and I believe that the doctor gave his assessment.
Well some of the policies that involve his profession in the health care professional and also.
Talk about the culture of the and the relationship of government to the individual.
Now I think what has everyone upset.
Is that he violated the unwritten rule of be in an African American male and he criticize the policies of President Obama which I can so -- understand haven't been on the other so out of a lot of attacks as well.
But if you go back to September 2012.
There was the chairman of the Congressional Black Caucus Emanuel Cleaver.
Who gave an incredible statement saying that if anyone elsewhere in the White House over the President Obama.
That there will be marching on the White House and that the President Obama knows that he he is given the deference that would not be given.
To a white president and we were talking about the incredible 14% unemployment rate.
In the black community.
And I think that we cannot continue to go on believing that all we can do is ask the president.
What his favorite color is and start and continue to have -- softball interviews.
We have to start talking about the policies of -- fail in this country and I think doctor Carson hat -- to him for.
Having that platform be able to a challenge those policies.
Think President Obama thought sitting -- Well I think he felt for the first time.
Someone his stood up to me because pretty much so he's been given a a free pass just recently we saw that sixty Minnesota -- So it has become rather up -- -- If you continue to reward this type of behavior in these type of failing policies without any type of challenge that comes from the media.
And -- the -- you when you see him going out about he continues to be placed in front of -- the fawning audience is that just clap and they become campaign rallies more than anything else.
So I believe it is time that we have to start standing up and challenge and the president.
-- let's see what happens tomorrow night with the State of the Union Address.
I spend out that we -- go on to another attack but there's so much talking about.