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Ben Carson: There’s a ‘war on what’s inside of women, but not a war on women’

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Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson said on Thursday that Democrats were wrong to allege Republicans were waging a “war on women,” and that the real war was on “what’s inside of women.”

At a campaign event on the steps of the Arkansas Capitol in Little Rock, the candidate took a shot at leaders who “are always trying to stir up trouble” by driving “wedges” between people.

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“They tell you that there’s a war on women,” he said. “There is no war on women. There may be a war on what’s inside of women, but there is no war on women in this country.”

Carson argued that Americans should realize that “we are all in the same boat” instead of focusing on racism and sexism.

The candidate pointed to immigrants who came through Ellis Island and “worked, not five days a week but six days or seven days. Not eight hours a day, but 10, 12 hours day. No such thing as a minimum wage.”

“But they worked not for themselves but so that their sons and daughters and their grandsons and granddaughters might have an opportunity in this land,” he explained. “And hundreds of years before that, other immigrants came here involuntarily in the bottom of slave ships, worked even longer, even harder for less.”

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“But they too had a dream that one day their great grandsons and great granddaughters might pursue freedom and prosperity in this land.”

According to Carson, rhetoric from the left was being allowed to “destroy this nation.”

“If I was trying to destroy this nation and I was in charge, let me tell you what I would do,” he opined. “I would drive wedges between the people. I would have a war on women and race wars and income wars and age wars and religious wars.”

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“I would be inviting people in here from other countries, I would be putting them on benefits, I’d be giving them free phones,” Carson continued. “I would be trying to get people involved in every social program that I possibly could so that I could destabilize the financial structure of the country. I would be trying to weaken the military and demoralize the military while our enemies were growing stronger and strong all over the world.”

Because the United States was a nation of immigrants, Carson said that the country had a “stake in the welfare of every other nation.”

“We are the natural leaders of the world,” he insisted.

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Watch the video below, recorded Aug. 27, 2015.


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‘A profound emoluments clause violation’: Andrew Napolitano slams Trump’s hosting the G7 at Doral

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In the wake of acting White House Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney's announcement this Thursday that next year's G7 summit will be hosted at President Trump's Doral golf club, Fox News senior judicial analyst Andrew Napolitano pointed out that Trump would be violating the emoluments clause if he were to go through with the move.

At the outset of the segment, Fox Business Network anchor Neil Cavuto said that the announcement is "effectively saying the president has given himself this contract."

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Modi tells Xi summit will launch ‘new era’ for India and China

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India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi said Saturday that his summit with Chinese leader Xi Xinping would launch a "new era" between the neighbours who are seeking to overcome troublesome differences.

Modi and Xi strolled along a pristine Bay of Bengal beach and held one-on-one talks overlooking the ocean before their delegations sat down to official negotiations at the historic resort town of Mahbalipuram, south of Chennai.

The two leaders are meeting for the second time in a year in a bid to ease tensions over border disputes, the troubled Kashmir region and China's domination of trade between their huge economies.

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Trump calls for impeachment of Mitt Romney for criticizing him in rambling tweet

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Hours after Donald Trump attacked Sen. Mitt Romney for being critical of his call for the Chinese to dig up dirt on former Vice President Joe Biden, the president was back for another round, calling for the Utah Republiocan to be impeached.

Claiming without evidence that voters in Utah are turning on their senator, Trump claimed, "I’m hearing that the Great People of Utah are considering their vote for their Pompous Senator, Mitt Romney, to be a big mistake. I agree! He is a fool who is playing right into the hands of the Do Nothing Democrats!" followed by:  #IMPEACHMITTROMNEY

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