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By Tom Fitton
New photos confirm the attack's coordination and its cover-up
Independent voices from the The Washington Times Communities
Topic - Ben S. Carson
The implementation of Obamacare places the health — and, ultimately, the lives — of the people in the hands of the government. Over the course of time, such a relationship places the government at the top of the power pyramid, thus putting "the people" in a very dependent position.
Dr. Ben S. Carson's "Success for the dumbest kid" (Commentary, Aug. 8) brought me up short. Until I read that piece, I had deluded myself into thinking that my cover, successfully kept until now at age 70, would never be blown. Well, the game's up.
These days, it seems like everything is made into a political football. Perhaps the one thing we can agree upon is the importance of education for everyone.
Few people in this world deserve more respect than Dr. Ben S. Carson, but even he can be wrong on occasion ("Why boycotting Florida would hurt everybody in the wake of the Zimmerman verdict," Commentary, Aug. 1). It is mystifying to me why Dr. Carson is ignoring the fact that George Zimmerman was viciously attacked — and reacted as anyone would in the same circumstances, self-defense being a primary human instinct. Why does Dr. Carson leave this completely out of the equation?
The IRS has gone after retired Johns Hopkins neurosurgeon Ben S. Carson, who also writes an op-ed column on these pages.