Speaking at the annual National Prayer Breakfast this morning at the Washington Hilton in Washington DC before an audience that included President Barack Obama, Benjamin Carson proposed an alternative to ObamaCare. Dr. Benjamin Carson, who was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2008, is the Director of Pediatric Neurosurgery at Johns Hopkins Hospital. Dr. Carson's autobiography was the subject of the 2009 movie Gifted Hands: The Ben Carson Story and he has written five books, including an autobiography of the same name as that movie.
Carson outlined his three point alternative to ObamaCare, suggesting when babies are born they are given a birth certificate, electronic medical records and a medical savings account. The medical savings account, to which family members or others could deposit money into, would cover the expenses of for standard routine health care throughout the life of that individual after birth.
Dr. Carson also expressed his opposition to political correctness, the efforts by some to silence views or speech that are deemed to be not politically correct. Reporting for The Blaze, Billy Hallowell wrote, “At the beginning of his speech, Carson shared an intense disdain for political correctness. Without getting too specific on the issue front, he said that Americans should stop being afraid to speak up and defend their beliefs; he also encouraged people to respect the individuals they disagree with. Carson held little back, condemning political correctness as “a horrible thing” that is “dangerous,” as it hampers freedom of thought and expression.”
“We’ve got to get over this sensitivity and it keeps people from saying what they really believe, Carson said.”
Dr. Carson also addressed the current state of culture in our country, stating, ““I think particularly about ancient Rome. Very powerful — nobody could even challenge them militarily…they destroyed themselves from within. Moral decay. Fiscal irresponsibility.”
The speech by Dr. Carson is quickly becoming the subject of much discussion and Rush Limbaugh spent much of his program on radio discussing it today.
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