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NRA Accuses Hillary Clinton Of Being Sauron

Not one of the Republican presidential candidates at the event had the decency to stand up and say something like, “Hey, we’re getting a little bit out of hand here.” Instead, they clapped their hands as Wayne LaPierre wove his prophecies of permanent darkness, and hoped that they could pick up some political capital from the crowd’s fervor. […]

Ben Carson Says People Voluntarily Choose To Be Gay In Prison

Ben Carson is already fumbling in incoherence, just one day into his campaign for the Republican presidential nomination. A person who believes that prison rape proves that being gay is a choice is not the kind of person we need making life and death decisions in the Oval Office. […]

Is Ben Carson Right About Homeschooling and Private Schools?

Ben Carson claims that homeschoolers perform best, and public school students do the worst. Let’s look at some research to see if his claims hold up to scrutiny. […]

Ben Carson PAC Claims That Barack Obama Is Trying To Stop The 2016 Presidential Election

The National Draft Ben Carson For President Committee is asserting that Barack Obama is trying to use this strategy of provoking poor people to rise up en masse, by lowering the value of the U.S. dollar, in order to prevent the 2016 presidential election. […]

Ben Carson Warns That Christian Bakers Are Likely To Poison LGBT Wedding Cakes

How can a man who has never been elected to public office gain enough political support to be elected President of the United States? Apparently, Ben Carson has decided that his rise to the Oval Office will be achieved using the power of outrageous statements to audiences filled with people who are ready to hate. […]

Do Small Time Presidential Candidates Indicate Psychological Problems of Big Time Candidates?

Over the last few weeks, we at Irregular Times have been writing about some of the less well-publicized of the 2016 presidential candidates. As we’ve moved from Midge Potts to Robert Milnes to Michael Bickelmeyer and Dinesh Ravishanker, I’ve become more uneasy. I’ve looked at the information available on many of the declared presidential candidates […]

Ben Carson Worked For Pyramid Scheme To Sell Bad Medicine

There is absolutely no reliable scientific evidence showing that Nutriverus does anything at all to improve anybody’s health in any way. That didn’t stop Ben Carson from endorsing Nutriverus, and from celebrating Mannatech’s questionable products in general. […]

Ben Carson Fans Seek To Use Government To Force Religion On You

This warning comes from the National Committee To Draft Ben Carson, the dominant organization preparing for Ben Carson’s 2016 presidential campaign: “We have to understand that Freedom of Religion must never be allowed to be a mandate for Freedom from Religion.”

Let’s be clear about what this policy position means: Ben Carson’s supporters want to […]

Ben Carson Super PAC Lurches Clumsily Out Of Gate In Iowa

Sometimes, we can learn a good deal about political candidates by observing their supporters.

When the National Draft Ben Carson for President Committee, run by John Philip Sousa the Fourth, announced the opening of an office in Iowa this week, Ben Carson supporters celebrated the move as a sign of the strength of their favored […]

Ben Carson Wants Americans To Surrender Civilian Control Of The Military

Ben Carson is running for President, and seeking the help of voters, acting in our democratic system of government, as he does so. Yet, part of Ben Carson’s political platform is to place a huge section of the government outside of our democracy.

Ben Carson’s plan is to make the operations of the U.S. military […]

Ben Carson, Torture, and Immaturity

Last week, when Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson learned of the release of the results of a Senate Intelligence Committee report detailing the illegal brutality with which CIA agents had tortured people who turned out to have been mistakenly imprisoned, what did he do to demonstrate the kind of moral leadership he would demonstrate if […]